Terms of Service

Terms of Service

Effective Feb. 1, 2018


Welcome to Sunflowerstatejournal.com, your source for Kansas political news. No one likes rules and we all like an open field to say whatever we want online. However, we want our new website to be enjoyable for everyone. We set out the rules for our website in the following section. They explain what you can expect from our website, detailing everything from online conduct to subscriptions to refunds and to copyrights. They also explain what is acceptable engagement in debating the issues or our times.


Your agreement

Please read these terms of service before using the Sunflowerstatejournal.com. Your access to and use of the service is conditioned upon your acceptance of and compliance with these terms. These terms of service apply to all visitors, users and others who wish to access or use the Sunflowerstatejournal.com. By accessing or using Sunflowerstatejournal.com you agree to be bound by these terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you do not have permission to access Sunflowerstatejournal.com


The terms of service include Sunflowerstatejournal.com’s privacy and commenting policies. The privacy policy explains how sunflowerstatejournal.com intends to use and share any information it collects. The commenting policy explains what is accepted on the commenting section of sunflowerstatejournal.com. If you do not agree with any part of the terms of service, your only option is to discontinue using  Sunflowerstatejournal.com


Terms of Service revisions

Sunflowerstatejournal.com may occasionally change the terms of service. Your continued use of the website means you agree to the revised terms of service. It is the user’s responsibility to keep up to date with any changes in the terms of service. If you disagree with any changes in the terms of service or become dissatisfied with sunflowerstatejournal.com in any way, your only course of action is to immediately end your membership and stop using the website.  Continuing to visit sunflowerstatejournal.com means that you agree to any changes in the terms of service. The effective date of any new changes in the terms of service will be placed atop the web page for the terms of service.



Access to the content at Sunflowerstatejournal.com requires users to register with Sunflowerstatejournal.com with a username and a password. When you create an account with us, you guarantee that you are at least age 18 and that the information you provide us is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Inaccurate, incomplete, or obsolete information may result in the immediate termination of your account on the service.


You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, including but not limited to the restriction of access to your computer and/or account. You agree to accept responsibility for any and all activities or actions that occur under your account and/or password, whether your password is with our service or a third-party service. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.


You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you, without appropriate authorization. You may not use as a user name any name that is offensive, vulgar or obscene.



Some parts of the service offered by sunflowerstatejournal.com are billed at the time you sign up for a yearly subscription. Billing cycles will be set on an annual basis. At the end of each billing cycle, your subscription will automatically renew under the exact same conditions unless you cancel it or it’s canceled by Sunflowerstatejournal.com. You may cancel your subscription renewal either through your online account management page or by contacting Sunflowerstatejournal.com in writing at bradc25@sunflowerstatejournal.com


A valid payment method, including credit card, is required to process the payment for your subscription. You shall provide Sunflowerstatejournal.com with accurate and complete billing information including full name, address, state, zip code, telephone number, and a valid payment method information. By submitting such payment information, you automatically authorize Sunflowerstatejournal.com to charge all subscription fees incurred through your account to any such payment instruments.


Refund policy

Once a Sunflowerstatejournal.com membership has been purchased, it is good for one year from the date of purchase. Users may cancel their subscription in writing to bradc25@sunflowerstatejournal.com.

Refunds will be provided, on a pro-rata basis, only where a user has less than six months of their annual subscription remaining.  Sunflowerstatejournal.com reserves the right to keep at least six months of the annual subscription fee for administration and other costs.


Free Trial

Sunflowerstatejournal.com, may, at its sole discretion, offer a subscription with a free trial for a limited period of time. You may be required to enter your billing information in order to sign up for a two-week free trial. If you enter your billing information when signing up for the free trial, you will not be charged by Sunflowerstatejournal.com until the free trial has expired. On the last day of the free trial period, unless you canceled your Subscription, you will be automatically charged the applicable fees for your annual subscription. At any time and without notice, Sunflowerstatejournal.com reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of the free-trial offer or cancel such free-trial offer.



Fee Changes

The annual subscription to the Sunflower State Journal is $160.

Sunflowerstatejournal.com, in its sole discretion and at any time, may modify the Subscription fees for the Subscriptions. Any subscription fee change will become effective at the end of the then-current billing cycle. Sunflowerstatejournal.com will provide you with a reasonable prior notice of any change in subscription fees to give you an opportunity to terminate your subscription before such change becomes effective. Your continued use of the service after the subscription fee starts constitutes your agreement to pay the modified subscription fee amount.



Sunflowerstatejournal.com loves a civil and compelling debate. However, there are limits in order to keep Sunflowerstatejournal.com a welcome website for everyone. Users are barred from interfering in someone else’s right to use and enjoy the website.  Sunflowerstatejournal.com is authorized to monitor online behavior and enforce the terms of service. Users are barred from acting in the following ways:

  • Posting false or misleading information.
  • Using Sunflowerstatejournal.com for any illegal purpose.
  • Using any device to collect information about website users.
  • Transmit, install, upload or transfer any virus or other item or process to Sunflowerstatejournal.com that in any way affects the use, enjoyment or service of the website.
  • Post any material that offends any other user. Sunflowerstatejournal.com has the exclusive authority to decide what is offensive.
  • Post any content that violates or infringes on the intellectual property rights of others (including but not limited to copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents and publicity rights).
  • Transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer any unauthorized advertisement or communication.
  • Behaving online in a way that Sunflowerstatejournal.com determines is harming the enjoyment of the site.



All content on Sunflowerstatejournal.com is copyrighted. You may not reproduce, republish or redistribute any content from Sunflowerstatejournal.com without the consent of the owner of Sunflowerstatejournal.com. The content published on Sunflowerstatejournal.com is for your personal use. While users can make a single copy on their hard drive, a disk, paper or other media, they are barred from storing a large portion of content from the Sunflowerstatejournal.com website or creating a database with material from the website.


Copyright Policy

We respect the intellectual property rights of others. It is our policy to respond to any claim that Content posted on the Service infringes on the copyright or other intellectual property rights (“Infringement”) of any person or entity. If you are a copyright owner, or authorized on behalf of one, and you believe that the copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please submit your claim via email to bradc25@sunflowerstatejournal.com, with the subject line: “Copyright Infringement” and include in your claim a detailed description of the alleged Infringement as detailed below, under “DMCA Notice and Procedure for Copyright Infringement Claims.” You may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) for misrepresentation or bad-faith claims on the infringement of any content found on and/or through the service on your copyright.


DMCA Notice and Procedure for Copyright Infringement Claims

You may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):

  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright’s interest;
  • a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work;
  • identification of the URL or other specific location on the Service where the material that you claim is infringing is located;
  • your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

You can contact our Copyright Agent via email at bradc25@sunflowerstatejournal.com



Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Sunflowerstatejournal.com. Sunflowerstatejournal.com has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites or services. We do not warrant the offerings of any of these entities/individuals or their websites. You acknowledge and agree that State Journal LL shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such third party websites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party websites or services that you visit.



We may terminate or suspend your account and bar access to Sunflowerstatejournal.com immediately, without prior notice or liability, under our sole discretion, for any reason whatsoever and without limitation, including but not limited to a breach of the terms of service. If you wish to terminate your account, you may simply discontinue using the website. All provisions of the terms of service which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.



You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sunflowerstatejournal.com and its licensee and licensors, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees), resulting from or arising out of  your use and access of the website by you or any person using your account and password, or a breach of these terms of service.




Limitation Of Liability

In no event shall Sunflowerstatejournal.com, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from your access to or use of or inability to access or use Sunflowerstatejournal.com; any conduct or content of any third party on Sunflowerstatejournal.com; any content obtained from Sunflowerstatejournal; and ( unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.



Accuracy and thoroughness are important the Sunflower State Journal. However, it does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information or database on our service. It assumes no responsibility for any errors or omission with the content on the site. Your use of Sunflowerstatejournal.com is at your sole risk. Sunflowerstatejournal.com is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. Sunflowerstatejournal.com is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance. Sunflowerstatejournal.com does not warrant that the website will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; any errors or defects will be corrected; the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components, or the results of using the Service will meet your requirements.

Governing law

These terms of service shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Kansas without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these terms of service will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these terms of service is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these terms of service will remain in effect. These terms of service constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our website, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have had between us regarding the service.


Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.