Terms & Conditions

Welcome to Left of Field. By accessing Left of Field’s website and any of its pages, you agree to the terms and conditions listed below. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions listed below, please do not use this website or any of its pages. If you have any questions about the terms and conditions of this website, please contact Left of Field at leftoffield.net@gmail.com

General Use Restrictions

Left of Field, or other parties granting first publication rights to Left of Field, holds all rights to the contents of this website. These contents include, but are not limited to, the trademarks owned by Left of Field or other trademarks appearing on this website. The text, visual art, and music are protected by copyright laws. You may use the contents of this website for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that any copies (online or hardcopy) credit the author/artist and retain Left of Field’s trademark and copyright. Unless you have explicit permission from the owners of the page (which will be granted only if the author consents), you have no right to copy, download, display, or edit any of the contents on this website without consent from the owners of the page. We reserve the right to terminate your access to our website without notice if we feel these terms and conditions have been broken, or if we believe it to be in the best interest of the magazine.

Third-party Disclaimer

By submitting to Left of Field, our contributors confirm that they hold full copyright on all work submitted. They grant Left of Field first publication rights, and all rights to the piece(s) revert to the author & artists upon publication. The opinions and other statements expressed by our contributors are theirs alone and not opinions of the editors at Left of Field. Content created by any contributor is the sole responsibility of the contributor, and its accuracy and completeness are not guaranteed by Left of Field. Third parties may link to this website, and this website may contain links to third-party websites that are not under our control. Links to and/or from third-party websites does not imply any affiliation between us and the website owner or an endorsement of the contents on the third-party websites. By accessing Left of Field’s website, you agree that the editors are not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the information or contents either provided by any third party or exhibited on any third-party websites, and you acknowledge that third-party websites may have terms and conditions different from ours and may provide security that differs from our own.

Modifications

The editors reserve the right to modify or delete, temporarily or permanently, our website or any website pages or posts without notice. You agree that Left of Field shall not be liable to you or any third party for any deletions or modifications of our site.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

How ever you access the Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. 

1. Registration

You become a registered member for our newsletter by creating an account with us. You agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords or other account identifiers which you choose and all activities that occur under your account.

By registering on the Site, you agree that:
(i) your account and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the Site;

(ii) You will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access and;

(iii) You will not create registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor will you seek to pass yourself off as another user.

You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware any unauthorized use of your password or account identifiers by others.

2. Termination of registration

If you no longer wish to have a registered account, you may terminate your account by unsubscribing. If you no longer accept these terms and conditions, or any future modification to these terms and conditions, you must cease using the Site. Continued use of the Site indicates your continued acceptance of these terms and conditions.

If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these terms and conditions, we may, at our sole discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of Site immediately and without prior notice.

We may terminate your registered account, at our sole discretion, by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated.

3. Use of material appearing on the Left of Field Site

Your use of the Site is for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that, as between Left of Field and you, except for user content and advertisements (as discussed below), Left of Field is the sole owner of all content on the Left of Field Site, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material appearing on the Left of Field Site (“Left of Field Content”). The Site and the Content 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. 

You may download and print extracts from the Content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you download or print. You may not use any Content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. Except as expressly authorized by the magazine, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Left of Field Site.

If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions, please contact us at leftoffield.net@gmail.com. If you operate a news aggregation service that charges a subscription fee to its users, then you need to approach us directly to discuss your licensing requirements.

For all other inquiries about distribution or reproduction of the materials, please contact leftoffield.net@gmail.com.

4. Disclaimer of liability

To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the Left of Field Content. Nothing in the Left of Field Content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person. For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the Left of Field Content or any part of it. You can access other sites via links from the Left of Field Site. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.

We give no warranties of any kind concerning the Left of Field Site or the Left of Field Content. In particular, we do not warrant that the Left of Field Site or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the Left of Field Site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

5. Third party advertising on the BBT Site

You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on the Left of Field Site. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. 

If you want to advertise on the Left of Field Site, please email the team at leftoffield.net@gmail.com.

6. User content

Users of our site may be permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of the Left of Field Site. Interactions with our site are governed by our Community Standards and Participation Guidelines accessible at “Community standards” which are incorporated in these terms and conditions. You will be deemed to consent to these guidelines, and these terms and conditions, if you choose to post any content or comments to the Left of Field Site.  

When you submit content to us, you agree and represent that you have created that content, or you have received permission from, or are authorized by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the Left of Field Site. 

You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide license to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorize third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.

You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on the Left of Field Site or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of Left of Field, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have the right to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content submitted for publication by you and other users on the Left of Field Site.  

We, or authorized third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.

We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorized third parties.

You warrant that the content you submit to us is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, and invasive of another’s privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual.

You agree NOT TO 

  1. use the Left of Field Site to post or otherwise transmit content that victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any impermissible classification, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability; 
  2.  post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses, or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the Left of Field Site or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; 
  3. upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the Left of Field Site, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; or 
  4. use the Left of Field Site for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services unless contacting the owner of the magazine first. 

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the BBT Site may involve (i) transmissions over various networks; and (ii) changes to content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. BBT assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to the BBT Site.

If you are under 16, you confirm that you have permission of your parent or guardian to submit content.

Any queries regarding copyright and your content should be directed in the first instance to leftoffield.net@gmail.com.

7. Content Published

All content published is not to be seen as an expert’s opinion or claim and are not to be used against any individual, page, company or organisation. All sources used for publications can be made available on request. 

8. Changes to these terms and conditions of use

Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the Left of Field Site. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Left of Field Site after it has been posted. 

9. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Left of Field, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and expenses, arising out a breach by you or any user of your account of these terms and conditions or privacy policy or arising out of a breach of your obligations, representation and warranties under these terms and conditions.

10. No waiver

Our failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of these terms of service shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of Left of Field

11. Additional disclaimers

Visitors to the Left of Field Site agree that their use of the Left of Field Site is at their own sole risk. The Left of Field Site is provided “as is” and “as available,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied including but not limited to: 

  1. any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, reliability, timeliness, or usefulness of the content of the Left of Field Site; and 
  2. any warranties of title, warranty of non-infringement, or warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. 

Left of Field also makes no representations and warranties as to any linked sites and Left of Field has no liability or responsibility with respect to your use of such sites. In some instances, content made available on the Left of Field Site may represent the opinions and judgments of providers or users, such as user content. Left of Field and its affiliates do not endorse, nor shall they be responsible or liable for the accuracy or reliability of any statement made on the Left of Field Site by anyone. 

By using the Left of Field Site, you recognise that some images/texts might be provocative or might contain sensitive material, therefore, read/view/listen at your own discretion. 

This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injuries caused by the Left of Field Site, including, without limitation, those damages or injuries occurring as a result of: 

  • any error, omission, deletion, or defect in the content available on the Left of Field Site; or 

any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of records, information or data, unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of records, information or data, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation, or any other cause of action. Left of Field does not warrant or guarantee that access to the Left of Field Site will be uninterrupted or error-free. Left of Field does not accept liability for any of the above instances. 

Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. 

15. Limitation of liability

You acknowledge and agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, in no event will left of field or its affiliates, including, without limitation, their respective officers, directors, successors and assigns, be liable to you or any other party for any direct or indirect loss, damage, cost, expense or liability of any kind (“loss”) arising in any way out of or in connection with the availability, use, reliance on, or inability to use the left of field site, including (without limitation):

  1. damages for business interruption, loss of business and other profits, loss of programs, cost of replacing equipment or software or loss of records, information or data, loss of use of data, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill, loss of customers, loss of or damage to reputation, loss of capital, downtime costs, loss under or in relation to any other contract, or loss of anticipated savings or benefits.
  2. any indirect, special, exemplary, punitive, incidental or consequential loss; or
  3. any loss attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the left of field site. The exclusion of liability in this section 15 applies even if Left of Field shall have been advised of the possibility of such loss.

because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for particular kinds of loss, in such states or jurisdictions, Left of Field’s liability shall be limited to the extent permitted by law (thereby minimizing left of field’s liability to you to the lowest amount that applicable law permits).Last modified on September 10th, 2021