Terms of Sale

IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF SALE – DIGITAL PRODUCTS CAREFULLY, AS THESE TERMS AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS. THESE TERMS GOVERN YOUR PURCHASE OF CHICAGO Fourth Estate DIGITAL PRODUCTS. YOUR USE OF DIGITAL PRODUCTS ESTABLISHES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND THE CHICAGO Fourth Estate TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY NOTICE.

1. Digital Products

“Digital Products” refers to all digital offerings, including DailyNewsBrief.com, mobile sites, tablet and mobile apps, and E-paper, provided by the Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation. (“Fourth Estate”). Purchase of a Digital Products subscription (“Subscription”) may not be necessary to access some or all Digital Products. However, without such a Subscription your access to Digital Products may be limited or foreclosed.

2. Digital Product Subscription Auto-Renewal

Your Digital Product Subscription will AUTOMATICALLY RENEW at the end of the period indicated in your initial Subscription order or any subsequent Subscription renewal (“Billing Period”), unless you cancel your Subscription or it is terminated by Fourth Estate. YOU WILL NOT NECESSARILY RECEIVE A NOTIFICATION FROM Fourth Estate OF ANY SUCH SUBSCRIPTION AUTOMATIC RENEWAL.

IF YOU BEGAN YOUR SUBSCRIPTION WITH A PROMOTIONAL RATE, YOUR SUBSCRIPTION WILL AUTOMATICALLY RENEW AT THE REGULAR SUBSCRIPTION RATE INDICATED IN YOUR INITIAL SUBSCRIPTION ORDER.

You can access information regarding your next scheduled Subscription payment at any time by logging-in to your account and accessing the “Manage Account” section of the website or by calling 888-848-4637.

3. Price Changes

You acknowledge Fourth Estate’s right to change Subscription fees at any time. Fourth Estate will notify you if your then-current regular Subscription fee changes from the amount then in effect. You will have an opportunity to cancel your Subscription at that time. If you do not cancel your Subscription, you will be charged the new Subscription fee during the next Billing Period.

4. Cancellations

You may cancel your Subscription at any time by logging-in and accessing the “Manage Account” section of the website. In order to avoid being billed for the next Billing Period’s Subscription fee, you must cancel your Subscription’s automatic renewal before it renews each Billing Period. Your cancellation will become effective at the end of your then-current Billing Period, and you will retain access to your Subscription during that time. Cancellation will only affect future Billing Periods. If you purchased a Subscription through a third party, you may also be subject to that third party’s cancellation policies and procedures.

5. Billing Period

Fourth Estate will charge a Subscription fee at the commencement of your Subscription or, if applicable, at the end of your free trial period, and automatically on the first calendar day of each Billing Period thereafter unless and until you cancel your Subscription or it is terminated by Fourth Estate.

6. Payment Method

You may pay for your Subscription with a major debit or credit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay, or PayPal (“Payment Method”). You may edit your Payment Method information by logging-in and accessing the “Manage Account” section of the website. If your payment is unsuccessful by reason of insufficient funds, expiration, or for any other reason, you will be responsible for any uncollected amount.

7. Billing and Recurring Billing

By placing an order for a Subscription, you authorize Fourth Estate to charge you, at the beginning of each Billing Period, the Subscription rate then in effect. Fourth Estate will automatically bill your Payment Method on the first day of each Billing Period. The amount charged in any given Billing Period may vary for reasons that may include price changes or changing your Subscription, and you authorize Fourth Estate to charge your Payment Method for any such varying amount in each Billing Period. You further acknowledge Fourth Estate’s right to change the timing for such billing for any reason.

8. Refunds

Payments are non-refundable, and there are no refunds or credits for partially used Billing Periods. However, Fourth Estate reserves the right to issue refunds or credits at its sole discretion. The issuance of a refund or credit in any instance does not create a future obligation for Fourth Estate to issue the same or similar refund or credit.

9. Changes to Digital Products and Access

Fourth Estate reserves the right to modify or terminate the content, type and availability of its Digital Products at any time. If Fourth Estate temporarily reduces or eliminates the charge for content or access that you are currently paying for under different terms, you will not receive a refund. If any or all Digital Products are temporarily unavailable, you will not receive a refund.

10. Cancellations by Fourth Estate

Fourth Estate reserves the right to suspend or terminate your Subscription for any reason, with or without notice and without further obligation. You will not be entitled to a refund in these circumstances. However, Fourth Estate reserves the right to issue refunds or credits at its sole discretion. The issuance of a refund or credit in any instance does not create a future obligation for Fourth Estate to issue the same or similar refund or credit.

11. Electronic Communications Disclosure and Consent

By purchasing a Subscription, you consent to receive disclosures, statements, receipts or any other information relevant to your account and Subscription (“Electronic Communications”) from Fourth Estate in electronic form, including by posting them on the websie, emailing them to the email address associated with your Subscription, or making them available to you through the a website

In order to receive Electronic Communications, you must have a device and operating system software that will support and permit a connection to the internet, a software program that can read and display PDFs, and an internet browser supported by Fourth Estate. Your access to this page verifies that your system and device meet these requirements. You also confirm that you have access to the necessary equipment and are able to receive, open, store, and print Electronic Communications. Fourth Estate will notify you if there are any material changes to the necessary hardware or software to receive, open, store, or print Electronic Communications.

You must keep your primary email address current. You may change your primary email address bby logging-in and accessing the “Manage Account” section of the website. You agree that Electronic Communications sent to the primary email address provided by you that is incorrect, out of date, blocked by your service provider, or cannot be received due to your failure to maintain the above system requirements or for any other reason, will still be deemed to have been provided to you.

You have the right to receive a paper copy of Electronic Communications and may request one by emailing [email protected]

You may withdraw your consent to receive Electronic Communications by emailing [email protected]

12. Changes to the Terms of Sale – Digital Products

Fourth Estate reserves the right to modify or rescind any aspect of its Terms of Sale – Digital Products. When such changes are made, the Fourth Estate will make a copy of the new Terms of Sale available to you online.