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BY ACCESSING OR USING THE DIGITAL SERVICES, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY AND COMPLY WITH THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE DIGITAL SERVICES. SPECIFICALLY, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT WITH LIMITED EXCEPTIONS, ALL DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND US REGARDING THIS AGREEMENT ARE SUBJECT TO BINDING ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS RATHER THAN JURY TRIALS, INCLUDING CLASS ACTION LAWSUITS, IN COURTS AND ONLY SPECIFIC REMEDIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU. Read more here.
In the Highlights section, we provide an overview of the terms and conditions that apply to your access to or use of our U.S. website, mobile application or other digital service (each a “Digital Service”). Please review the full Terms of Use below for a detailed explanation of applicable terms and conditions. Any reference to the Terms of Use, including its sections, in the Highlights section is intended to refer to the full Terms of Use below.

Highlights

 

Application and Acceptance of the Terms of Use

  • Each time you access or use the Digital Services, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use along with our Privacy Notice and any additional guidelines, terms, procedures or rules that may apply to a specific feature of the Digital Services that are owned or operated by Hearst Communications, Inc. (“we”, “us”, “our” or “Hearst”).
  • You acknowledge that we will use information we obtain about you in connection with your access to and use of the Digital Services in accordance with our Privacy Notice.

Your Responsibilities

  • You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of any information you submit to us in relation to your access to and use of the Digital Services.
  • You are solely responsible for any user content you provide to us.
  • You are responsible for your conduct in relation to the Digital Services, and your access to or use of the Digital Services and Content (as such term is defined in the full Terms of Use) is subject to the rules described in the section entitled “Your Conduct and Responsible Use of the Digital Services” of the Terms of Use below.

Intellectual and Other Proprietary Rights

  • Your access and use of the Digital Services and Content is for personal and noncommercial purposes only.
  • As between Hearst and you, Hearst owns all right, title and interest in and to the copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, patents and all other intellectual and proprietary rights throughout the world associated with the Digital Services and Contentexcept, if applicable, with respect to your User Content.
  • You may not build a business, in whole or in part, resell, redistribute, recirculate or make any other commercial use of, or create derivative works or materials utilizing any portion of the Digital Services (including any code used in any software) or Content, whether or not for profit.
  • If we become aware that any of our users has repeatedly infringed the proprietary rights of any third party, we may take steps to terminate that user’s access to the Digital Services. We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to review any User Content, investigate, and/or take appropriate action against you in our sole discretion.

Release, Indemnity, Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

 
  • You agree to indemnify and hold Hearst (and its affiliates and its and their officers, directors, employees, contractors, and agents) harmless, including costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of (a) your use of the Digital Services or Content, (b) your User Content, (c) your violation of the Terms of Use; or (d) your violation of applicable laws or regulations.
  • Hearst disclaims any warranties and provides the Digital Services “as is”.
  • Our liability is limited as described in the Limitation of Liability section in the Terms of Use below.

Third Parties

  • Hearst is not responsible for any links to third-party websites, apps or other services, including social media platforms.
  • We participate in affiliate marketing and may allow third-party affiliate links to be encoded on some of our Digital Services. This means that we may earn a commission when you click on or make purchases via third-party affiliate links.

Termination

  • Hearst may, in its sole discretion, terminate your password, account (or any part thereof), access to or use of the Digital Services, or remove and discard any User Content (as such term is defined in the Terms of Use below) or information stored, sent, or received via the Digital Services without prior notice and for any reason or no reason.

Changes to the Terms of Use

  • We may revise the Terms of Use prospectively by posting an updated version on the Digital Services.
  • Your continued use of the Digital Services will be deemed as irrevocable acceptance of any revisions.

Governing Law and Severability

  • The Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed solely and exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, USA without giving effect to any law that would result in the application of the law of another jurisdiction.
  • The Terms of Use (including the Privacy Notice) constitutes the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Digital Services.
  • If any provision of the Terms of Use is, for any reason, held to be invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions of the Terms of Use will be unimpaired and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed modified so that it is valid and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law.

Copyright Policy
If you believe your copyright has been infringed, you may provide us with notice in accordance with the process described in the corresponding section of the Terms of Use below.