Posted: 13th September 2021
Effective: 13th September 2021
These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of this website (www.themetalmagazine.com) and any content contained therein.
This website, ‘The Metal Magazine’, is published by Comton Media, a division of Comton Group Ltd. Comton Group is registered in England & Wales. Company number 11562321.
Comton Media offer this website, including all information, products and services available from this website, to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all of the terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.
By accessing this website, we assume that you accept these terms and conditions in full, and will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use this website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
Your use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions of use:
Disclaimer of liability
This website is provided to you ‘as is’, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. While we will always endeavour ensure that the data on the website is accurate and up to date and to correct any errors or omissions as soon as practicable after being notified of them, neither Comton Media nor its employees, third-party information suppliers, service providers or the like warrant that the website or its operation will be accurate, reliable, uninterrupted or error-free. Nor are any warranties made that the website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive. Comton Media will endeavour to allow uninterrupted access to the website, but access to the website may be suspended, restricted or terminated at any time.
To the extent permitted by law, Comton Media will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data or profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.
Comton Media reserves the right to change or discontinue at any time any aspect or feature of the website, and you confirm that Comton Media shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal.
Changes to these terms and conditions of use
This website may include links to third-party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any links to other websites are not an endorsement of those websites, and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such websites. Nor do we guarantee that any such links will work.
Third-parties may have written content that is displayed as part of the website, but we do not necessarily share any opinions expressed in such content.
Use of material appearing on the site
The copyright and all other intellectual property in the material contained in the website, together with the website design, text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material, and their selection and arrangement, and all software and underlying source code belongs to Comton Media or our licensors. All rights are reserved and are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia, and are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties.
The content of the pages and articles on this website are for your own personal, non-commercial use and general information only. It is subject to change without notice.
None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder (Comton Media). This excludes the downloading, copying and / or printing of pages of the website for personal, non-commercial use, including fair usage as described within UK copyright law, or sharing on social media in such a manner that it is clear that the content originated from this website and appropriate attribution is given.
You agree not to use the content or the website for any illegal or improper purpose, nor for any purpose which might infringe the rights of others, or which might harass or cause inconvenience of distress to any person.
You also agree to abide by all copyright notices and restrictions attached to the content and not to remove any such notice or restriction, or alter the content in any way.
You are permitted to link to stories within the website, using the URL and quoting the headline and the source website. Content must not be reproduced on a third-party site without express authorisation from us. You must ensure that nothing on another website suggests or could be understood to imply that any part of this website is part of the other website unless you have obtained the prior written approval of Comton Media.
Comton Media reserves the right to withdraw any permission without explanation or notice if in its sole judgement use of such links is excessive or inappropriate. Comton Media also reserves the right to change the location and nature of files within the website without explanation or notice; it is the responsibility of the third-party to check and update links.
Third parties must not deep-link to, or frame or use other techniques to enclose any part of the website.
Except as expressly authorised by Comton Media, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on The Metal Magazine website.
If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you believe there is content on the website that violates copyright law, let us know. Specifically, send us an email (email@example.com) that includes substantially the following:
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
- Identification of the material on this website that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
- A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- A scanned physical or valid electronic signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Comton Media reserves the right to review the allegedly infringing material and independently determine whether it is infringing.
Limitation of liability
You agree to indemnify Comton Media and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against Comton Media arising out of any breach by you of these terms and conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this website.
Before taking any action or decision based in whole or in part on our content, you should always make your own independent checks of any information that is important in making such decision or taking such action. You should also seek professional advice in appropriate circumstances such as on medical, investment, tax, financial, legal and other professional matters.
Comton Media is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the content on the website has not been approved under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Appropriate expert advice should be obtained before making any investment or other decisions.
Advertising or promotional material submitted by third party advertisers, sponsors or promoters is viewable on the website. The advertisers are solely responsible for that material, including ensuring that it complies with all applicable legislation and regulations. Comton Media are not responsible for such material.
Comton Media shall not be liable for any claims, losses, injuries, penalties, damages, costs or expenses arising from the use of, or inability to use the website or content on it or from any action taken, or omitted to be taken, as a result of using the website or its content, other than death or personal injury resulting from use of the website directly caused by the negligence of Comton Media.
Comton Media excludes liability to you and / or any third party for any consequential or incidental damages (including but not limited to lost profits, loss of privacy or for failure to fulfil any duty) or for any other indirect, special or punitive damages whatsoever that arise out of or are related to the use of the website or its content or to any breach of the terms by Comton Media, even if Comton Media has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even in the event of fault or strict liability.
You agree that, subject to the forgoing terms of this term, your exclusive remedy and only recovery for any damage you incur, shall be limited to the direct damages (if any) you actually incur in reasonable and exclusive reliance on the website or its content, and for which we may be held liable by a competent court, of up to a limit of the refund of the amount you paid (if any) in relation to the particular use of the content on the website in total during the month in which the damage first incurred.
You agree to indemnify Comton Media against all costs, claims, proceedings, demands, losses, damages, expenses or liability whatsoever arising directly or indirectly as a result of any breach of the terms by you and any negligence or breach of duty by you.
All implied warranties or duties are excluded save if and to the extent that they may not lawfully be excluded.
Exclusion of liability
Nothing in these terms and conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of Comton Media for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of Comton Media or that of its employees or agents.
Relevant law and jurisdiction
If any of these terms and conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, then such term or condition shall be severed and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts, to which both parties submit.
If you have any queries about these terms and conditions, please email us and we will be happy to discuss your queries with you: firstname.lastname@example.org