These terms and conditions set out the circumstances in which you may access and contribute to the TheCarouser.com or the print magazine. Read these terms and conditions carefully as they apply to everyone who uses or contributes to The Carouser.

Content standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to the blog or our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with the same.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

Be accurate (where they state facts).
Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).
Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
Previously unpublished original material.

Contributions must not:

Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
Promote violence.
Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
Be likely to deceive any person.
Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
Promote any illegal activity.
Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass alarm or annoy any other person.
Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

The copyright in this website belongs to The Carouser. All other intellectual property rights are reserved. This website is for personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, including photographic and graphic images, obtained from this website. You may only download to your personal computer for viewing purposes and print out pages from this website for your personal use.

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these terms and conditions through your use of our site. When a breach of these terms and conditions has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with these terms and conditions may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use thecarouser.com or our related websites.
Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to thecarouser.com.
Issue of a warning to you.
Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
Further legal action against you.
Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these terms and conditions. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Rights to use your contributions

We retain all world rights of any material.

You irrevocably and unconditionally grant to lThe Carouser and its related parties all necessary rights and consents to use your contributions for any purpose, including without limitation, the ability to copy, adapt, digitise, publish and transmit the contributions across its distribution channels and on web sites owned or controlled by it (or by any third party technical provider), and otherwise to use and exploit the contributions in any media anywhere in the world. Such grant of rights is royalty-free and no payment is, or shall be, due to you.

You grant The Carouser the right to edit or change your contributions in any way we consider necessary in our sole discretion.

When granted access to interviews, events or given free samples, you are acting on behalf of The Carouser and any materials gathered (notes, recordings and images) will be automatically copyrighted to The Carouser.

Changes to these terms and conditions

We may revise these terms and conditions at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms and conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.