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1.5. Other than connecting to Hearst Magazine’s servers by HTTP requests using a web browser, you may not attempt to gain access to Hearst Magazine’s servers by any means, including, without limitation, by using administrator passwords or by masquerading as an administrator while using the Sites or otherwise.

1.6. You are responsible for ensuring that any material you provide to the Sites or post in a Discussion Forum, including but not limited to text, photographs and sound, does not violate the copyright, trade mark, trade secret or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party.

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2.1. These Terms have been put in place to help ensure that the Discussion Forum is a welcoming and useful resource for all users. These Terms outline what is deemed unacceptable behaviour and it is important to read them carefully.

2.2. Users of the Discussion Forums warrant and undertake that they will not:

post libellous or defamatory comments;

post anything relating to any ongoing or pending trial;

post content which you have copied from someone else (i.e. you do not own the copyright);

post a personal insult about another user;

advertise or solicit;

impersonate another user;

or post material that is deliberately intended to upset other users.

2.3. We cannot and do not review every post before it appears on the Sites. Hearst Magazines operates a ‘notice and take-down’ policy, which means if Hearst Magazines notices or is made aware of a post that contravenes these Terms, Hearst Magazines reserves the right to amend or remove the post.

2.4. Hearst Magazines encourages you to contact us if you feel a post violates these Terms. Please use the report function on the Site to let us know.

2.5. You are responsible for the content of your posts and Hearst Magazines does not accept any liability for the content or accuracy of your messages.

2.6. Users of the Site may submit material for publication in the Discussion Forums. Hearst Magazines accepts no liability in respect of any material submitted by users and published by Hearst Magazines, and Hearst Magazines is not responsible for its content or accuracy.

2.7. If you want to submit material to the Discussion Forums you may do so on these Terms.

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4.9. You acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause Hearst Magazines damage or loss, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Hearst Magazines in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage incurred by Hearst Magazines as a result of publishing any material you submit to us, including consequential loss.


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3.2. Hearst Magazines grants you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable licence to use the Site content solely for personal use relating to your use of the Site. Except as expressly set out herein, neither you nor anyone acting on your behalf acquires any intellectual property rights relating to any Site content. Any rights not expressly granted within these Terms are reserved.

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Hearst Magazines does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify or agree with the comments, opinions or statements posted by users in Discussion Forums or elsewhere on the Sites. Any information or material placed online by users, including advice and opinions, is the view and responsibility of those users and does not necessarily represent the view of Hearst Magazines.