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About us

The Viking Herald is a site run by a couple of passionate history and Viking enthusiasts, dedicated to creating and sharing engaging Viking-related content. If you’re looking for information on Viking history, culture, religion, legacy, and much more - you’ve come to the right place!

Advertising

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Terms of use

Welcome to the web site of The Viking Herald’s publishers (hereinafter: TVH). TVH allows clients, readers, and customers to use the services and content of its web pages under these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use apply to all content and services on domains and subdomains that are owned, co-owned, and/or that are partnered with TVH’s publishers (hereinafter referred to as Services and Portals).

By using the Services and Portals, it shall be considered that the users are always aware of these Terms of Use and fully understand and accept them, including the cookie provisions.

Obligations of users using portals and services

TVH does not control the content shared by visitors and cannot guarantee the accuracy, origin, or quality of such content. TVH shall not be liable in any way for material or immaterial losses or damages arising from the use of its Portals and Services.

To ensure the free and unhindered use of the Portals and Services, the following practices are strictly prohibited:

  • posting, sending, and sharing content that violates existing Norwegian, Croatian, and/or international laws; content that is offensive, vulgar, threatening, racist, or chauvinistic, and otherwise harmful,
  • posting, sending, and sharing content that a visitor knows or suspects to be false, and the use of which could harm other users,
  • impersonation or representation on behalf of another legal or natural person,
  • manipulating identifiers to conceal the origin of content posted or sent through the Services,
  • knowingly posting, sending, and sharing content containing viruses or similar computer files or programs designed to negatively impact, destroy, or restrict the operation of any computer software and/or hardware and telecommunication equipment,
  • posting, sending, and sharing copyrighted content,
  • posting, sending, and sharing unsolicited content to users without their consent or solicitation, such as promotional materials, advertising messages, “spam”, chain letters, promotional material containing false information, misleading allegations, or claims,
  • collecting, storing, and publishing personal information of other users.

TVH reserves the right, at its sole and complete discretion, to remove any content it considers inappropriate or not complying with these Terms of Use without prior notice. TVH reserves the right to terminate a user account without prior notice in the event of unauthorized use or breach of these Terms of Use. By accepting these Terms of Use, the user acknowledges and agrees that the Services and Portals will include advertisements, miscellaneous notices, admin messages, and similar messages.

Copyright

The contents on the Portals and Services are copyrighted. Modifying, borrowing, selling, or distributing such content is only possible with the prior permission of TVH or the content owner.

If the user believes that copyright infringement has occurred on the portal, he is obliged to inform TVH about it by using the following address:

Registration of site users and visitors

By registering for the Services, the user obtains account information - a username and password. The user is obliged to keep the account information secure and private, and is fully responsible for any damage caused by unauthorized use of his/her account. By completing the registration, the user accepts responsibility for all activities caused and rendered using the Services.

TVH does not have access to user passwords, challenge questions, and answers. For the sake of identification when providing assistance to users, TVH may request the user's email address.

Privacy protection and data confidentiality

TVH respects the privacy of its users as well as the privacy of other visitors to the site. All registration and other user information is used solely for the purpose for which it was collected.

Under no circumstances will TVH make user information available to a third party, unless such obligation is regulated by law.

We use cookies for the sake of a better user experience, enhanced advertisement placement, analytical traffic insights, and for the Portals and Services to operate properly, with all their functionalities.

A cookie is information stored on your computer by the website you visit. Cookie settings can be controlled and configured in your web browser. By using the Portal and Services, you consent to cookies being stored on your computer.

Links to other websites

Some of the links on the Portals and Services link to websites and services neither owned nor controlled by TVH. TVH is not responsible for the contents of and on these pages.

Ads on TVH sites

Detailed rules, terms, and conditions for advertising on the Portals and Services can be found on TVH’s marketing page:

Contents of the site

The views expressed in the editorials and comments do not reflect the views of the editorial staff of the portal, i.e. TVH, but are the personal views of the authors of each editorial, opinion piece, and commentary.

TVH does not own the content posted or shared by visitors on the Portals and Services. TVH reserves the right to use some of this content for promotional purposes of the Services within which the content is posted.

TVH defines publicly accessible content as all the content available to all visitors of its Portals and Services. All self-submitted materials, in particular photographs, videos, texts, and other similar materials, i.e. other copyrighted works (hereinafter: Materials) may, once or multiple times, without time limit , might be published on TVH Portals and Services, but also might not be published on TVH Portals and Services. Submitters of Materials accept that no fee will be paid for the submitted Materials. All persons who submit Materials on their own initiative guarantee under full criminal and material responsibility that it represents their sole property and that they claim copyright for the said Materials. TVH respects the intellectual property and copyright of others and on that basis asks all those with whom it enters into any relationship regarding the Materials, protected by a positive legal regulation governing the protection of copyright and intellectual property and by self-initiated submission of the material expresses, under full material and criminal responsibility, to agree with the points above.

Changing the contents of the site and services

TVH reserves the right to change and suspend (temporarily and/or permanently) any content on the Portals and Services without prior notice. TVH is not responsible for any damages resulting from these changes.

Termination and prohibition of use of the services and sites

TVH reserves the right to terminate or deny users the opportunity to use accounts and/or one or more services for which they are registered, without prior notice and/or explanation.

TVH is not responsible for any damage caused by termination of the user account.

Changes to the terms of use

TVH reserves the right to change the Terms of Use at any time and will not be liable for any possible consequences or damages resulting from such changes. Changes enter into force by being posted on TVH’s Portals or Services.

Contact

For all questions and suggestions, feel free to contact us at

Write for us

We are always looking for new writers or bloggers who want to join our small team. If you want to write about Viking history, culture, life and other topics, you could be a great addition to the team! Please note that the site is currently operated through the work of volunteers and enthusiasts, so we are unable to offer any payment for articles at this time. However, we plan to be able to offer small payments to our best writers in the near future - as the site and the project grow.