Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Please read the following Terms of Use before using SheRa Mag (the “Site”). By accessing this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you don’t agree to these Terms of Use, please don’t use this Site. Every time you use the Site, the Terms of Use that are current at that time will apply.

Intellectual Property

The data and materials on the Site, except for User Submissions (as defined below), as well as the selection, organization, coordination, compilation, and overall look and feel of the Site (collectively, the “Content”) are the intellectual property of SheRa Mag (“SheRa Mag,” “we,” or “us”), and our contributors. The Content is protected by copyright and other intellectual laws and all ownership rights remain with us, or our contributors, as the case may be.

User Comments

Users must register to comment on SheRa Mag. For more on this, please read the Privacy Policy. SheRa Mag house rules are that no commenter use his or her last name when choosing a display nameuse your first name or an alias. Do not enter your street address. Users should include no information that makes them publicly identifiable. All comments are moderated by SheRa Mag, and we reserve the right to refuse comments and to remove comment accounts entirely at our discretion, including but not limited to for alleged violation of Terms of Use.

User Submissions

SheRa Mag permits the submission of communications, including images, comments, and text (“User Submissions”) and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Submissions. Please follow SheRa Mag’s house rules when both commenting and submitting—no last names, no addresses, no personally identifiable information. You user submissions will go only to SheRa Mag and, like user comments, will be moderated. What this means: We reserve the right to not publish your comments.

You agree that if you submit a User Submission to the Site that you shall be solely responsible for your own User Submission and the consequences of posting or publishing such. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyright, or any other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Site and these Terms of Use.

You retain all of your copyright rights in your User Submissions, except as set forth herein. By submitting User Submissions to SheRa Mag, you (1) hereby grant SheRa Mag a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licenseable, assignable and transferable license to display, perform, use, reproduce, distribute, publish, create derivative works of, perform, edit and disseminate by all media, whether now known or hereafter devised; create derivative works based thereon; and/or insert the User Submissions in connection with SheRa Mag’s (and our subsidiaries’, derivatives’, or successor’s) business (what this means in short: you continue to own the work and are legally responsible for it and any and all copyright and consent issues, and SheRa Mag has the right to feature that submission on our site and in any SheRa Mag-branded derivative work in perpetuity); (2) grant each user of the Site a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Site, and to use, reproduce, distribute, publish, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Site and under these Terms of Use; (3) you are not entitled to any compensation for any User Submissions for any reason, unless expressly agreed to by the written consent of all parties; (4) we do not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with User Submissions.

We will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.

What all this means: if you send us a picture or other submission, you are agreeing that you own whatever you sent us, and have the right to distribute and otherwise use it. In sending it to SheRa Mag, you are giving us the right to feature it on our site and in any SheRa Mag branded derivative work (e.g: print publications or videos) in “perpetuity,” or “for as long as we’d like to.” Payment for any submission must be agreed upon in writing by both you and SheRa Mag. SheRa Mag also reserves the right to take down submissions at any point.

Image and Video Terms of Use

SheRa Mag often displays images, audio, and video (the “Material”). The types of Material editors are authorized to use on SheRa Mag include Material commissioned by SheRa Mag, embedded material, or material we believe to be covered by the Fair Use Doctrine, taking into account factors such as: (1) the purpose and character of the use (i.e. transformation from the original, use for criticism, satire or parody; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work (i.e. factual or newsworthy versus creative works); (3) the effect on the potential market for the copyrighted work (for example, use that is not substitutive for the original, or would never be licensed in any event), material from photographic archive and video vendors, material supplied to our editors or released into the public domain by public relations and marketing companies for press purposes, reader-submitted material, with the implied representation that the person submitting the material owns the copyright in the material and the right to give it to us for use on SheRa Mag (see above under “User submissions”).

Copyright Notices

If SheRa Mag publishes material you think infringes your copyright, please email us at enquiries@sheramag.com and we’ll address your concerns. If we determine we’ve made a mistake, we’re sorry and we’ll take it down.

However, if the material falls into one of the categories listed above, we believe that our use is legitimate and we may not remove it from the site. If you’ve corresponded with SheRa Mag and thereafter choose to pursue a copyright notice, please note that we’ll respond only to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The text of the Act can be found at the U.S. Copyright Office Web Site.

To file a notice of infringement with us, you must provide a written communication (by email—to enquiries@sheramag.com—with an attached and signed PDF) that sets forth the items specified below. If we do not respond in 10 business days, please write again—high volume and spam means we sometimes miss emails.

To enable us to address your concerns, please provide the following information:

– For each alleged infringement that you wish to have removed, please provide the exact URL for the page containing the material.

– Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you: an email address is preferred, as well as a telephone number.

– For images, provide the following, detailing your claim to ownership of the copyright in the allegedly infringing image:

1. Proof of copyright in the image concerned, namely proof of registration of the Image under the DMCA; or, absent such registration, a detailed description the photograph—where it was taken, by whom, who or what the subject of the image is, and evidence to support your claim that you own the copyright. We may not comply with requests to remove an image where the complainant cannot prove that they own the copyright in the image in question.

2. Include the following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”

3. Sign the document and email it to enquiries@sheramag.com

You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this Section 3.D., your DMCA notice may not be valid. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that any material on SheRa Mag infringes your copyrights.

Accuracy of Information

While we strive for accuracy, information on the sites may contain errors or inaccuracies; SheRa Mag does not make any warranty as to the correctness or reliability of the sites’ content.

Email Correspondence

Emails sent to any SheRa Mag @sheramag.com email address are considered our property. You can read more about this in the Privacy Policy, but all correspondence is considered available for publication. If you wish to remain anonymous, please specify this in the body of the email itself and we will do our best to respect your wishes.

Links

SheRa Mag will contain links to and quotation of material from other sites. Please know that SheRa Mag is responsible for neither the content of nor the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave SheRa Mag and to read the privacy statements of any website that collects personally identifiable information.

Information Security

As stated in our Privacy Policy, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% safe, so we can’t warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. But SheRa Mag does have a variety of safeguards—technical, administrative, and physical—in place to help protect against unauthorized access to, use or disclosure of user information.

Changes to our Terms of Use

We may periodically modify, alter or update the Terms of Use. We will alert readers to any material changes to this policy by posting the revised information here. We encourage you to review our Terms of Use on a regular basis to stay informed. Your continued use of SheRa Mag constitutes your agreement to these Terms of Use and any updates therein.