Clause 1 - Acceptance of terms
1.1 Use of the Teen Now
Online Forum, including the private messaging service, indicates your
acceptance of these Forum Terms and Conditions of Use as well as the
Teen Now Online terms and conditions (which can be found here).
Clause 2 - Advertising
2.1 Companies/individuals must not use the Forum to advertise any products or services.
Clause 3 - User accounts
3.1 Users can only register one username per email address
Users are strongly discouraged from registering multiple usernames.
Anyone who registers a second usename and then uses it inappropriately
will be named on the open forum, in addition to having their account
3.3 Teen Now Online reserves the right to remove access
to the Forum for any Users who mimic another User's identity and/or
register identities of a similar or identical nature to persons in the
3.4 Teen Now Online encourages Users to leave their
real email address so others can contact you directly if they so wish.
We do not collect email addresses from our Forum for use in mailing
Clause 4 - Users Obligations
4.1 Like the
rest of society, Users of the Forum should adhere to basic standards and
nothing false or misleading should be posted.
placing racist material on this Forum is committing a criminal offence -
namely Incitement to Racial Hatred under the Race Relations Act. All
details are therefore passed on to the people who provide the computers
from which that message has been sent.
4.3 Do not post rude or abusive messages - including personal attacks on other Users.
4.4 Do not post defamatory or other insulting or inappropriate messages.
Anything that is placed onto the Forum must not infringe the
intellectual property or other rights of any third party or breach any
4.6 Users must not use this Forum for transmitting any "spam" or "junk mail", or any other form of commercial solicitation.
Users must not post onto the Forum anything that contains any
software viruses or any other code, file, program designed to harm the
function of any computer or telecommunications equipment.
Users must not collect or store (or attempt to collect or store) any
personal data that it may receive about other Users of the Forum.
If under the age of 18 a User will need to obtain a parent or
guardian's permission before posting anything onto the Forum. You should
never reveal personal information about yourself, such as your address,
telephone number and school.
Clause 5 - Intellectual Property
Media Ltd. reserves the right to re-use any submission to the Forum of
Teen Now Online in any format or media and in such ways as Teen Now sees
fit. Users waive their moral rights to object to any derogatory
treatment, or to be identified as the author, of the submission in
Clause 6 - Termination
6.1 If a
User fails to adhere to these Terms & Conditions, Teen Now Online
reserves the right to terminate the User's participation on the Forum.
Teen Now Online also reserves the right to terminate the User's
participation on the Forum if their behaviour is damaging or potentially
damaging to the forum community.
6.2 Users who posts
defamatory, obscene, racial or otherwise offensive material on this
Forum acknowledge that this may expose them to the risk of legal action
(whether civil or criminal) being taken against them.
User who has had their access to the forum terminated and attempts to
regain access may have further action taken against them.
Clause 7 - Disclaimers
Please note that the Teen Now Online Forum is not moderated and we
therefore rely upon notifications from other Users regarding abuse of
the Forum. We reserve the right to remove or edit any posting on the
Forum that contravenes these Terms & Conditions.
of the Forum do so entirely at their own risk. As such, to the extent
permitted by law, Users release IPC Media Ltd, its directors,
contractors and employees from all liability arising out of or in
connection with the Forum and the material submitted to it by third
7.3 Problems or complaints should be directed to Teen Now Online Admin at Nowonline@ipcmedia.com or via private message. This is particularly if you notice that a User is contravening these Terms & Conditions.
Users who wish to make suggestions about Teen Now magazine, Now
magazine, or Teen Now Online can do so via the Suggestions Forum.
7.5 The views of users of the forum are not those of IPC Media or Teen Now Online.