Introduction

These Website Standard Terms and Conditions written on this webpage shall manage your use of our website, The Star, accessible at https://www.the-star.co.ke/.

These Terms will be applied fully and affect to your use of this Website. By using this Website, you agreed to accept all terms and conditions written in here. You must not use this Website if you disagree with any of these Website Standard Terms and Conditions.

Intellectual Property Rights

The Star and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this Website.

You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.

Restrictions

You are specifically restricted from all of the following:

  • publishing any Website material in any other media;
  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
  • publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
  • using this Website in any way that is or may be damaging to this Website;
  • using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
  • using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
  • using this website to defame, harass, intimidate, engaging in negative ethnicity and any other unlawful activities.
  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website;
  • using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing.

Certain areas of this Website are restricted from being access by you and The Star may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality as well.

Your Content

In these Website Standard Terms and Conditions, "Your Content" shall mean any audio, video text, images or other material you choose to display on this Website. By displaying Your Content, you grant The Star a non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable, sub licensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.

 
 

Your Content must be your own and must not be invading any third-party’s rights. The Star reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time without notice.

Registration on the Star Website

Some areas of the Star website are only accesible to you if you register on the website. The terms and conditions which govern material submitted by you to us and your use of the www.the-star.co.ke website (including all 'The Star' branded microsites and any email bulletins) are governed by our Website Standard Terms and Conditions which include the following conditions on registration.

  1. Registration

By registering here and creating your "the-star.co.ke Profile", you can access different services that are offered by us without having to register for each service separately. If a service you wish to subscribe to has additional terms and conditions, you will be asked to accept these separately.

  1. You agree that:
  • you will keep your username and password safe, and won't share them with anyone.
  • you will not pass yourself off as someone else or create multiple, false accounts.

If you breach these or any of our other terms and conditions we reserve the right to close your account, if we do so, we may close all accounts you have opened in your name.

To deactivate your account please contact our customer services department; their details can be found under "contact us" on your the-star.co.ke Profile page.

  1. Administration

You can update your personal details (including your account and marketing preferences) by accessing your account at your the-star.co.ke Profile page and making any necessary changes; this will update your details across all services that you have subscribed to.

  1. Data

Full details of the way in which we use cookies on our website and how we hold and process your information can be found in our Privacy Policy

  1. General

No waiver by us of any breach of these terms shall constitute a waiver of any other prior or subsequent breach and we shall not be affected by any delay, failure or omission to enforce or express forbearance granted in respect of any of your obligations.

The rights and remedies of is under these terms are independent, cumulative and without prejudice to its rights under the law.

Your Privacy

Please read Privacy Policy.

No warranties

This Website is provided "as is," with all faults, and The Star express no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Also, nothing contained on this Website shall be interpreted as advising you.

Limitation of liability

In no event shall The Star, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website whether such liability is under contract.  The Star, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.

Indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent The Star from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

Variation of Terms

The Star is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.

Assignment

The Star is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

 

Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between The Star and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Kenya, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Kenya for the resolution of any disputes.