Terms of Use Agreement for AVPress.com


Effective January 1, 2010

Welcome to AVPress.com, an extension of the Antelope Valley Press. This site was created to provide our readers with a glimpse of the major headlines of the day, classified ad listings and useful community information in an electronic format. By using this site you are agreeing to our terms and policies regarding copyrights, privacy and usage. These policies are outlined below.

Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., may modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of any portion of the service, including the availability of any portion of the content at any time without notice or liability.

AVPress.com is a part of Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., and we feel that your privacy is important. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information.

Copyrights and trademarks

Material published on AVPress.com, including, but not limited to, articles, photos, graphics, logos and other content, is copyrighted by Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., Additionally, the entire content of AVPress.com is also copyrighted as a collective work under the United States copyright laws; the owner of the collective work is Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., You may not reproduce, republish or redistribute material from this site in any way without the written consent of Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc.,

You may, however, electronically store a reasonable portion of AVPress.com content for your personal, non-commercial use by making a single electronic copy on your computer’s hard drive, a single copy on a disk or other media or a single copy in printed form. You agree, however, that you will not store or archive a significant portion of the content or create a database using the content.

These rules also apply:

  1. You will not in any way violate the intellectual property laws protecting the content accessible through AVPress.com. This means you agree not to copy, modify, publish, transmit, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or display the content, including logos, trademarks or service marks, or otherwise violate the proprietary rights of AVPress.com or others.

  2. You will not reuse, republish or otherwise distribute the content or any modified or altered versions of it, whether or not for payment, without the express written permission of Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc.

  3. You will cooperate promptly and completely with any reasonable request by Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., related to an investigation of infringement of copyright or other proprietary right.

To obtain permission to reuse or republish any material copyrighted by Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., please contact Cherie Bryant at 661-267-4127 by phone or cbryant@AVPress.com by e-mail.

Linked sites and linking

This site may contain links to other sites on the Internet. Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., is not responsible for the content, advertising, products or other materials made available on or through any linked site. The links to these sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused (or alleged to have been caused) to a user in connection with such linked sites.

Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., welcomes links to this site. You may establish a link to this site, provided that the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of your site by Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., AVPress.com or any group or individual affiliated with Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., You may not use on your site any logos, trademarks, service marks or copyrighted materials appearing on this site, including but not limited to any logos or characters, without the express written consent of the owner of the mark or right. You may not frame or otherwise incorporate into another site the content or other materials on this site without prior written consent.


While AVPress.com strives for accuracy, it does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information included in our service. Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., shall not be liable in any way to you or other parties for delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in the material published on AVPress.com.

AVPress.com does not guarantee that our service will be uninterrupted or error-free. AVPress.com makes no warrantees, express or implied, including, without limitation, any information published on the AVPress.com Web site or any products or services sold through the AVPress.com Web site.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold AVPress.com harmless from and against any and all liability, loss, claims, damages, costs and/or actions (including attorney’s fees) based on or arising from any breach by you of your obligations under these Terms of Use. We reserve the right to defend any such claim, and you agree to provide us with reasonable cooperation and information as we may request.


By submitting information via e-mail to AVPress.com, you automatically grant Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., a nonexclusive, royalty-free license to use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, create derivative works of, transfer or sell any such content, for any purpose, including commercial purposes, without any payment to you, in any type of media or in any form now known or later developed. In addition, you automatically waive and give up any claim that any use of such content violates any of your rights, including privacy rights, publicity rights, moral rights or any other right, including the right to approve the way AVPress.com uses such content. This includes letters to the editor, or any other employee of Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc.

Third party advertising and content

Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., and AVPress.com have partnerships with other companies and links to other Web sites. We do not endorse third parties’ products and/or services and are in no way liable for any failure of such services or products.

Remember the risks when you use the Internet

You should know that when you voluntarily disclose personal information on the AVPress.com Web site (for example, a letter to the editor), that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people. While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot be responsible for information that you choose to publicly disclose. Although we make good faith efforts to store the information we collect in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public and to work with responsible third parties, we cannot guarantee complete security for your information.

In addition, our advertisers, content providers, partners and other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through AVPress.com have separate data and privacy practices that are independent of us, and we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. Please contact those sites directly if you have questions about their privacy policies.


This site gives users the option to change and/or modify information the user has previously provided. You may do this either by e-mail or phone.


Contact information

If you have any questions regarding this Terms of Use agreement, the practices of this Web site, or your dealings with this Web site, you may contact:

Mail: www.AVPress.com support
PO Box 4050/120
Palmdale, CA 93550

E-mail: eEdition@AVPress.com
Phone: 661-273-2700

Technical questions regarding your software, your hardware's configuration or your Internet connection should be directed to your Internet access provider. AVPress.com cannot address questions except those specifically about content and services that we provide.