The Newsghost

Terms and Policy

This statement of terms and policy expresses the conditions and guidelines with which Newsidea (‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’) delivers The Newsghost (‘online news network’, ‘online news site’, ‘online news service’) and its associated services to news readers and contributors around the world (‘you’, ‘user’, ‘users’, ‘them’).

By using The Newsghost and its associated services, you agree to these terms and policy:

Eligibility. Subject to other relevant sections of this statement of terms and policy, all persons who are literate in the English language are eligible to use the site without any restraints whatsoever, provided that persons below 18 years of age may use the site with the assistance and supervision of their parents and or guardians.

Content. False, vulgar, abusive and inciting content shall not be published on this site. Reports shall contain text not less than 150 words, and may include multiple images not more than 200 KB each and audios and/or videos not more than 1 MB each. Opinions and features shall contain text not less than 300 words, and may include multiple images not more than 200 KB each and audios and/or videos not more than 1 MB each. All content must be originally created by author or directly gathered from its original source or from a third party source with an original account. We reserve the right to query or unpublish any content that violates the aforementioned conditions.

Rights. All content published on this site by a user shall remain the property of the user. However, the use of this site in anyway does not imply conferment or transfer to the user of its ownership, nor ownership of any of its trade properties – like brand name, image or any other trade properties held under the organisation or site’s name. We reserve exclusive right of ownership of any content developed and published by The Newsghost’s team. However, all team contributors shall be given credit for their respective contributions. We reserve non-exclusive right to share any content published on this site. We reserve a non-exclusive right to share whatsoever content is published on this site.

Advertising. Advertisers shall provide all information and data necessary for developing their advert. Adverts cannot contain false, vulgar, abusive and inciting materials. We reserve the right to reject or suspend the publication of any advert that violates the aforementioned conditions.

Selling. Sellers or providers shall provide all information and data necessary for developing their sales deal. Sales cannot contain false, vulgar, abusive and inciting materials. We reserve the right to reject or suspend the publication of any sales deal that violates the aforementioned conditions.

Ghostwriting. Writings shall remain the properties of the respective clients. As such we would never claim ownership of such materials created on behalf of clients.

Payments. Charges billed must be paid for in full with any of the following payment options:
1. Cash
2. Instant bank deposit or transfer
3. Paypal

Instant bank deposit(s) or transfer(s), and Paypal payment options shall attract applicable value added taxes in addition to total payment value.

Returns. You may return a product you have purchased on this site if by the time it is delivered to you it is faulty, damaged or expired. On return, you may request a replacement or a refund.

Refunds. In case you are dissatisfied with a service or product you have paid for on this site, in cash to our representative or a designated bank account, we shall refund you on request. Refunds will attract a 10% charge.

Earnings. Users will be paid a one-time income per post published. The income paid per post will be derived based on total revenue forecasted, total revenue recorded, total number of users on the platform in the month of publication and administrative discretion. Expected income per post for users who publish what is happening near them will be published on the site homepage. The value of expected income per post may change from time to time depending on the underlying variables. Final user earnings for each month will be calculated using average income per post for respective month. Earnings less than ₦2000 will be held and carried forward till total earnings exceeds holding limit (₦2000). Users will be paid in full not more than 60 days after the month of publication with any of the following payment option:
1. Instant bank deposit or transfer
2. Paypal

Privacy. Personal information provided by users shall be documented solely for use on this site. No personal user information shall be shared or used on any other platform or service without the prior consent of the user. You grant us the right to use your personal information throughout the site or associate platforms and services belonging to us and/or our associates.

Disputes. Any dispute arising frommisrepresentation(s), abuse or incitement should be reported to office[a]thenewsghost.com.ng. We reserve the right to modify or change the design or content of the site at any time without notice to user. However, we will endeavour to issue users a notice should we need to make modifications or changes that may be of detriment to their interest or use of the site. Users are encouraged to first submit any dispute among them or between us and them to an arbitration or mediation process.

Disclaimer. NEWSIDEA AND/OR THE NEWSGHOST ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY HARM OR RISK THAT MAY ARISE FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT, EXCEPT WHERE THE CONTENT IN QUESTION WAS PUBLISHED BY NEWSIDEA AND/OR THE NEWSGHOST. THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THE CONTENT PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE ARE NOT OWNED OR ENDORSED BY NEWSIDEA AND THE NEWSGHOST, EXCEPT STATED OTHERWISE.