Reporter4Public builds technologies and services that enable people to become Reporter and post the Articles and Actual Facts, build an ideal Society and bring awareness to the community.
We don't charge you to use Reporter4Public. Instead, businesses and organisations pay us to show you ads for their products and services. By using our Products, you agree that we can show you ads that we think will be relevant to you and your interests. We use your personal data to help determine which ads to show you.
We don't sell your personal data to advertisers, and we don't share information that directly identifies you (such as your name, email address or other contact information) with advertisers unless you give us specific permission. Instead, advertisers can tell us things such as the kind of audience that they want to see their ads, and we show those ads to people who may be interested. We provide advertisers with reports about the performance of their ads that help them understand how people are interacting with their content.
1. The services we provide
Our mission is to give public the power to become reporter and bring awareness to the society. To help advance this mission, we provide the products and services described below to you:
Provide a personalized experience for you:
Your experience on Reporter4Public is unlike anyone else's: the display of Articles that includeds science,Travel, stories, sports,politics,wildlife and other content that you see Reporter4Public Home page or our video platform to the Pages that you follow and other features that you might use, such as Dashboard,Actual Fact,Mann Ki Khaas Baat and Rewards. We use the data that we have – for example, about the article postings you make, the Actual Fact and Mann Ki Khaas Baat you post, and what you write and do Reporter or Reader on our Products – to personalise your experience.
Post Articles that you care about:
We help you post articles that belongs to sports,politics,wildlife,science,Travel, stories and others that matter to you across the Reportr4Public Products that you use. We use the data that we have to make suggestions for you and others – for example, Pages to follow the Reporters, shows to watch and people who you may want to follow your articles.
Empower you to express yourself as Reporter or Reader and post or read the articles:
There are many ways to express yourself on Reportr4Public and to post articles about what matters to you – for example, sharing articles, photos, videos and stories across the Reportr4Public Products that you use, sharing articles or videos to a friend or several people, or adding Mann Ki Khaas Baat to your profile.
Combat harmful conduct, and protect and support our society:
Reporter will post articles on Reportr4Public if they feel safe. We employ dedicated teams and develop advanced technical systems to detect misuse of our Products, harmful conduct towards others and situations where we may be able to help support or protect. If we learn of content or conduct like this, we will take appropriate action – for example, offering help, removing content, removing or restricting access to certain articles, disabling an account or contacting law enforcement.
Research ways to make our services better:
We engage in research to develop, test and improve our Products. This includes analysing the data we have about our reorters and understanding how public use our Products, for example by conducting surveys and testing and troubleshooting new features.
Provide consistent and seamless experiences across the Reporter4Public Product:
Our Products help you post and read the articles that are important to you. We design our systems so that your experience is consistent and seamless across the different Reporter4Public Product that you use.
Enable global access to our services:
To operate our global service, we need to store and distribute content and data in our data centres. This infrastructure may be operated or controlled by Reporter4Public or its affiliates.
2. How our services are funded
Instead of paying to use Reporter4Public we offer, by using the Reporter4Public Product covered by these Terms, you agree that we can show you ads that businesses and organisations pay us to promote on and off the Reporter4Public Company Product. We use your personal data, such as information about your activity and interests, to show you ads that are more relevant to you.
Protecting reporter's privacy is central to how we've designed our ad system. This means that we can show you relevant and useful ads without telling advertisers who you are. We don't sell your personal data. We allow advertisers to tell us things such as their business goal, and the kind of audience that they want to see their ads (for example, Reporters who post travelling). We then show their ad to people who might be interested.
3. Your commitments to Reporter4Public
We provide these services to you and others to help advance our mission. In exchange, we need you to make the following commitments:
1. Who can use Reporter4Public
When reporter stand behind their opinions and actions, our community is safer and more accountable. For this reason, you must:
use the same name that you use in everyday life;
provide accurate information about yourself;
create only one account (your own) and use your timeline for personal purposes; and
not share your password, give access to your Facebook account to others or transfer your account to anyone else (without our permission).
We try to make Reporter4Public broadly available to everyone, but you cannot use Reporter4Public if:
You are a convicted sex offender.
We've previously disabled your account for violations of our Terms or Policies.
You are prohibited from receiving our products, services or software under applicable laws.
2. What you can post and share and do on Reporter4Public
We want reporter and reader to use Reporter4Public to express themselves and to post and share content that is important to them, but not at the expense of the safety and well-being of others or the integrity of our community. You therefore agree not to engage in the conduct described below (or to facilitate or support others in doing so):
I. You may not use our Products to do or share anything:
That is unlawful, misleading, discriminatory or fraudulent.
That infringes or violates someone else's rights, including their intellectual property rights.
II. You may not upload viruses or malicious code, or do anything that could disable, overburden or impair the proper working or appearance of our Products.
III. You may not access or collect data from our Product using automated means (without our prior permission) or attempt to access data that you do not have permission to access.
We can remove or restrict access to posted articles that is in violation of these provisions.
If we remove content that you have posted in violation of our Standards, we'll let you know and explain any options you have to request another review, unless you seriously or repeatedly violate these Terms or if doing so may expose us or others to legal liability; harm our community of readers; compromise or interfere with the integrity or operation of any of our services, systems or Products; where we are restricted due to technical limitations; or where we are prohibited from doing so for legal reasons.
3. The permissions you give us
We need certain permissions from you to provide our services:
I. Permission to use content that you post and share: Some content that you share or upload, such as photos or videos, may be protected by intellectual property laws.
You own the intellectual property rights (things such as copyright or trademarks) in any such content that you create and share on Reporter4Public you use. Nothing in these Terms takes away the rights you have to your own content. You are free to post and share your content with anyone else, wherever you want.
II. Permission to use your name, profile picture and information about your actions with ads and sponsored content: You give us permission to use your name and profile picture and information about actions that you have taken on Reporter4Public next to or in connection with ads, offers and other sponsored content that we display across our Products, without any compensation to you.
III. Permission to update software that you use or download: If you download or use our software, you give us permission to download and install updates to the software where available.
4. Limits on using our intellectual property
If you use content covered by intellectual property rights that we have and make available in our Products (for example, images, designs, videos that we provide, which you add to content that you create or share on Reporter4Public), we retain all rights to that content (but not yours). You must obtain our written permission (or permission under an open source licence) to modify, create derivative works of, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract source code from us.
4. Additional provisions
1. Updating our Terms
We work constantly to improve our services and develop new features to make our Products better for you and our community. As a result, we may need to update these Terms from time to time to accurately reflect our services and practices. We will only make changes if the provisions are no longer appropriate or if they are incomplete, and only if the changes are reasonable and take due account of your interests.
We will notify you (for example, by email or through our Products) at least 30 days before we make changes to these Terms and give you an opportunity to review them before they go into effect, unless changes are required by law. Once any updated Terms are in effect, you will be bound by them if you continue to use our Products.
We hope that you will continue using our Products, but if you do not agree to our updated Terms and no longer want to be part of the Reporter4Public, you can delete your account at any time.
2. Account suspension or termination
We want Reporter4Public to be a place where people feel welcome and safe to express themselves and share their thoughts and ideas.
If we determine that you have clearly, seriously or repeatedly breached our Terms or Policies, including in particular our Community Standards, we may suspend or permanently disable access to your account. We may also suspend or disable your account if you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights or where we are required to do so for legal reasons.
We try to provide clear rules so that we can limit or hopefully avoid disputes between you and us. If a dispute does arise, however, it's useful to know up front where it can be resolved and what laws will apply.
If you are a consumer, the laws of the country in which you reside will apply to any claim, cause of action or dispute that you have against us that arises out of or relates to these Terms or the Facebook Products, and you may resolve your claim in any competent court in that country that has jurisdiction over the claim. In all other cases, you agree that the claim must be resolved exclusively in the Bangalore District Court or a High court located in Bangalore City. You also agree that you submit to the personal jurisdiction of either of these courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim, and that the laws of the Karnataka will govern these Terms and any claim, without regard to conflict of law provisions
These Terms (formerly known as the Statement of Rights and Responsibilities) make up the entire agreement between you and Reporter4Public. regarding your use of our Products. They supersede any prior agreements.
You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else without our consent.
You may designate a person (called a legacy contact) to manage your account if it is memorialised. Only your legacy contact or a person who you have identified in a valid will or similar document expressing clear consent to disclose your content upon death or incapacity will be able to seek disclosure from your account after it is memorialised.
These Terms do not confer any third-party beneficiary rights. All of our rights and obligations under these Terms are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.
You should know that we may need to change the username for your account in certain circumstances (for example, if someone else claims the username and it appears unrelated to the name that you use in everyday life). We will inform you in advance if we have to do this and explain why.
We always appreciate your feedback and other suggestions about our products and services. But you should know that we may use them without any restriction or obligation to compensate you, and we are under no obligation to keep them confidential.
We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.
5. General Terms and Conditions for Reporter:
1. YOUR ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD: You are responsible for keeping your information and passwords up to date and confidential.
2. The Reporter is a soul responsible for his/her posted article
3. Posting a harassing, violence, abuse, threaten, illegal, vulgar, obscene, profane, offensive, Terrorism activity, for Fake news, racially any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense and violate any applicable local, state, national or international law and reporter is responsible for legal actions.
Newspapers/journalists shall avoid presenting acts of violence, armed robberies and terrorist activities in a manner that glorifies the perpetrators on their acts, declarations or death in the eyes of the public. Publication of interviews of anti-social elements by the newspapers glorifying the criminals and their activities with the resultant effects are to be avoided.
Reporter shall not publish anything which is obscene, vulgar or offensive to public good taste. Article shall not display advertisements which are vulgar or which, through depiction of a woman in nude or lewd posture, provoke lecherous attention.
III. Covering communal disputes/clashes
Article, views or comments relating to communal or religious disputes/clashes shall be published after proper verification of facts and presented with due caution and restraint in a manner which is conducive to the creation of an atmosphere congenial to communal harmony, amity and peace.
Sensational, provocative and alarming headlines are to be avoided. Acts of communal violence or vandalism shall be reported in a manner as may not undermine the people's confidence in the law and order machinery of the State. Giving community-wise figures of the victims of communal riot, or writing about the incident in a style which is likely to inflame passions, aggravate the tension, or accentuate the strained relations between the communities/religious groups concerned, or which has a potential to exacerbate the trouble, shall be avoided.
Reporter should have special responsibility to their country in promoting communal peace and amity.
The role of Reporter in such situations is to be peacemakers and not abettors, to be troubleshooters and not troublemakers.
Reporter plays their noble role of promoting peace and harmony among the people.
Any trend to disrupt the same either directly or indirectly would be an anti-national act.
The Reporter has to ensure that not only are his or her analysis free from any personal preferences, prejudices or notions, but also they are based on verified, accurate and established facts and do not tend to foment disharmony or enmity between castes, communities and races.
4. While posting article should have following documents for proof photographs, video or audio sequences or graphics.
5. (If you publish the content online, you must include a link to our Site)
6. A document, which forms a basis of a news report, should be preserved and facts investigated, detected and verified by himself. Facts are vital and they should be checked and cross-checked whenever possible until the moment the posting a article.
7. Reporter should not publish anything which is manifestly defamatory or libellous against any individual/organisation unless after due care and verification, there is sufficient reason/evidence to believe that it is true and its publication will be for public good
8. Reporters shall not allow their columns to be misused for writings which have a tendency to encourage or glorify social evils like Sati Pratha or ostentatious celebrations.
9. Headings not to be sensational/provocative and must justify the matter printed under them
Provocative and sensational headlines are to be avoided
Headings must reflect and justify the matter printed under them
Headings containing allegations made in statements should either identify the body or the source making it or at least carry quotation marks.
10. Blackmailing or extortion of money from people under threat of maligning them through the columns of R4P amounts to gross violation of journalistic norms and Reporter(That person is Responsible)
11. R4P should not be misused to gratify their private spite against each other out of commercial rivalry.
12. Violation of copyright also constitutes violation of journalistic norms.
13. lifting news from other newspapers publishing them subsequently as their own, ill-comports the high standards of journalism. To remove its unethicality the 'lifting' newspaper must duly acknowledge the source of the report.
14. Contributors are published free of remuneration, there must be an agreement not to pay and the newspaper should follow this practice as a rule.
6. Principles of Reporters:
Inform and educate the people, not alarm or scare them
Be objective, factual and sensitive.
Appropriate language and terminology that is non-stigmatising
Ensure headlines are accurate and balanced
Be responsible; give all sides of the picture, using voices of people
Highlight positive stories without underplaying seriousness of the issue
Uphold confidentiality of infected people, their families and associates
Ensure photographs do not breach their confidentiality
Ensure photo captions are accurate
Ensure gender sensitive reporting and avoid stereotyping
Obtain data from authorised sources as inaccurate reports have adverse impact on morale and increase stigma
Reporters are responsible for ensuring interviewees understand repercussions of revelations/identification
Ensure informed consent, in written form wherever possible
Balance coverage of a negative story like HIV-related suicide or incidence of discrimination by including contacts of helplines/counselling centres
Broaden reportage to examine impact of infection on economic, business, political and development issues
Ensure questions are not deeply personal or accusatory.
Don’t promote misleading advertisements related to HIV, STIs, skin diseases, tuberculosis and other opportunistic infections