Terms and Conditions
By accessing and using the Online Services, you agree that we may use information about you in accordance with our Privacy Notice.
Additional terms apply if you purchase a digital membership or subscription (referred to as a Digital Membership Product).
If you buy a print subscription, there are additional terms about auto-renewal and continuous service (“Continuous Service Program”).
- You are responsible for the accuracy of any information you submit to us in connection with your use of the Online Services.
- Any user content you submit to us is solely your fault.
Rights of Ownership
Your use of the Online Services and Content is strictly noncommercial.
Except for your User Content, Hearst owns all worldwide copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, patents, and other intellectual and proprietary rights associated with the Online Services and Content.
You may not create derivative works or materials using any portion of the Online Services (including any code used in any software) or Content, for profit or not.
We may suspend or terminate a user’s access to the Online Services if we discover that they have repeatedly violated third-party proprietary rights. Please note that we reserve the right to review any User Content, investigate and/or take appropriate action against you.
Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
Aside from that, Hearst provides the Online Services “as is”.
Hearst disclaims any responsibility for third-party websites, apps, or services, including social media.
For some of our Online Services, we allow third-party affiliate links to be encoded. This means we may get paid if you click on or buy through third-party affiliate links.
Continued use of the Online Services constitutes irrevocable acceptance of all revisions.
There are no other agreements between you and us regarding the use of the Online Services.
1. Acceptance of this Agreement
We, us, our, or Hearst are a contract in electronic form between you (“you,” “your,” and “yourself”) and Hearst (the “Agreement”). This Agreement governs your access to and use of the Online Services. That includes third parties who may advertise or sponsor content, products or services on the Online Services or third-party platforms (such as social media platforms or app stores) (as defined below).
Only general information, discussion, and entertainment is provided by the Magazine. For the avoidance of doubt, “Content” refers to all material and information provided by or in connection with the Online e Services, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted. We make no representations or warranties about the Online Services or Content and do not endorse any user opinions. USE OR RELIANCE ON THE Online SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. The magazine services and content are provided “as is” with no warranty of any kind.
2. Information & Communication Methods Accuracy
Your account creation, registration, or membership information must be complete and accurate. You must maintain the accuracy of such data. To terminate, suspend, or refuse access to the Online Services, we may believe your information is not true, accurate, or current.
This includes payment authorizations, invoices, password or payment method changes, confirmation messages and notices, which we may send to the email address you provided during registration. It is understood that any electronic communications we send to you will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.
3. Age and Legal Capacity
The Online Services are not intended for children under the age of 13. To use the Online Services or provide us with information, you must be at least 13 years old.
4. Password and Other Credentials
To access the Online Services or certain features or portions of the Online Services, you must create a username, password, and other credentials (collectively, “Credentials”). We are not responsible for any unauthorized use of your Credentials by third parties. You agree to notify Hearst immediately of any unauthorized use of your Credentials or other security breach. We are not liable for any loss or damage caused by unauthorized use of your Credentials or your failure to comply with this Agreement.
5. Intellectual Property Rights
Your use of the Online Review Services and Content is strictly noncommercial. The following restrictions apply to your rights under this Agreement:
You may not remove, alter, interfere with, or circumvent I any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices marked on the Online Services or Content, or (ii) any digital rights management mechanism, device, or other content protection or access control measure associated with the Magazine. You may not modify, disassemble, reverse compile, or reverse engineer any part of the Online Services or Content.
A perpetual, nonexclusive, royalty-free and fully paid license to use your User Content is granted to Hearst. You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant such a license. Any claims or assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to your User Content are irrevocably waived.
We may suspend or terminate a user’s access to the Online Services if we discover that they have repeatedly violated third-party proprietary rights. Please note that we reserve the right to review any User Content, investigate and/or take appropriate action against you. They can remove or modify your User Content, terminate your access to the Online Services (including any user account, registration, or membership), take legal action against you, or report you to law enforcement. If Hearst chooses to modify User Content, it does so at its own risk.