Terms of use:

You must read and agree to these Terms of Use (agreement) and the following terms and conditions and policies, including any future amendments to this agreement prior to use of services provided through this website, thewesternedition.com.

Identification: User understands and acknowledges that thewesternedition.com is owned solely by Western Edition Newspapers, Inc. and that Western Edition Newspapers, Inc. shall be referred to in this agreement hereinafter as thewesternedition.com. 

Notification: Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made, you should visit this page periodically to review the terms. Western Edition Newspapers, Inc may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. If you do not accept and/or abide by this Agreement, you may not use thewesternedition.com web site and/or services.

Purpose: User understands and agrees that the sole purpose of the services on thewesternedition.com is for shared information to the general public.  This site will not accommodate any pornographic, illegal, illicit information or graphics that are deemed inappropriate for the general public.  User further understands and agrees that there are three categories of services:

1.       Website advertising through banners, tiles and skyscrapers and commercials: This service is for commercial advertising under the general use category and is intended to reach the general public.

2.       Business Listings: This service is for professionally licensed and legally permitted business listings that are legally registered entities

3.       Barter’s List:  This service is for person to person give away items, one time only items for sale or for trading items.  This service is not an on-going business sales service.


1.       “General public” shall include persons of all ages.

2.       “Advertising” shall mean outreach with the intent to make repetitive sales

3.       “Business Listings” shall refer to identifying and location of on-going products and/or services for sale.

4.       “Barter’s list: shall mean items available for give away, trade or sale by individuals (over the age of 18) who have posted the information and are not representing business interests.

Duration:  All advertisements, business listings barter’s posts are published for one month unless purchased in bulk rates.

Removal:  Thewesternedition.com reserves the right to remove at will any content it deems inappropriate, and/or in conflict with its terms of use agreement.

Compliance:  pursuant to the policies, terms and conditions stated herein, thewesternedition.com comply with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations.

Right to remove content: Thewesternedition.com reserves the right at all times to remove or refuse to distribute any content on the Service, such as content which violates the terms of this Agreement. Thewesternedition.com also reserves the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as it reasonably believes is necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (b) enforce this Agreement, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues (including, without limitation, the filtering of spam), (d) respond to user support requests, or (e) protect the rights, property or safety of thewesternedition.com, its users and the public. Thewesternedition.com will not be responsible or liable for the exercise or non- exercise of its rights under this Agreement.

Communication Responses: Thewesternedition.com is not responsible for any communications you may or may not receive as a result of the use of this service and makes no guarantee of any communications resulting from information posted in any of its service categories. You agree that you are responsible for your own communications and for any consequences thereof.

Representations and Warranties. You represent and warrant that (a) all of the information provided by you to thewesternedition.com to participate in the Services is correct and current; and (b) you have all necessary right, power and authority to enter into this Agreement and to perform the acts required of you hereunder.  Information required to use the service is as follows:

User Identification to be provided: This information is confidential and will not be shared unless required by applicable law. Information may be used to respond to or provide information from thewesternediton.com (exclusively) to user.

For Business Listings:

PERSONAL INFORMATION.—The term "personal information" means individually identifiable information about an individual collected online, including—

(A) Name of the business and link to website or contact name

(B) a physical address including street name and name of a city or town;

(C) an e-mail address;

(D) a telephone number;


For Barter’s Posts:  PERSONAL INFORMATION.—The term "personal information" means individually identifiable information about an individual collected online, including—

(A) a first and last name;

(B) a physical address including street name and name of a city or town;

(C) an e-mail address;

(D) a telephone number;

User Responsibilities: Your use of the Service is subject to your acceptance of and compliance with the Agreement. You agree that you will use the Service in compliance with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations, including any laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from your country of residence. You shall not, shall not agree to, and shall not authorize or encourage any third party to: (i) use the Service to upload, transmit or otherwise distribute any content that is unlawful, defamatory, harassing, abusive, fraudulent, obscene, contains viruses, or is otherwise objectionable as reasonably determined by thewesternedition.com; (ii) upload, transmit or otherwise distribute content that infringes upon another party's intellectual property rights or other proprietary, contractual or fiduciary rights or obligations; (iii) prevent others from using the Service; (iv) use the Service for any fraudulent or inappropriate purpose; or (v) act in any way that violates the Program Policies, as may be revised from time to time. Violation of any of the foregoing may result in immediate termination of this Agreement, and may subject you to state and federal penalties and other legal consequences. Thewesternedition.com reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to investigate your use of the Service in order to determine whether a violation of the Agreement has occurred or to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

Advertising: As consideration for using the Service, you agree and understand that thewesternedition.com will display ads and other information adjacent to the content of your listing.

Trademarks:  Use of the thewesternedition.com or Western Edition Newspapers, Inc, it’s graphics, logos is prohibited and other Company graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names are registered trademarks, trademarks or trade dress of Company in the U.S. and/or other countries. Company's trademarks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the Company.

Cancellation by User: You may cancel your use of the Services and/or terminate this Agreement with or without cause at any time by providing notice to: webnotice@thewesternedition.com provided, however, that a terminated ad or listing may continue to exist for up to three business days before such cancellation takes effect. There are no refunds for cancellations.

Termination: thewesternedition.com may at any time and for any reason terminate the Services, terminate this Agreement, or suspend or terminate your account.  Thewesternedition.com will notify you via email (if provided) of any such termination or cancellation, which shall be effective immediately upon thewesternedition.com’s delivery of such notice.

Indemnification. You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Western Edition Newspapers, Inc., and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and employees from and against any third party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the Service, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys' fees, of every kind and nature. In such a case, thewesternedition.com will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit or action.

Choice of Law; Jurisdiction. These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual state or country of residence. Any claims, legal proceeding or litigation arising in connection with the Service will be brought solely in San Francisco County, California, and you consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.