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Terms of Use

The magazine collector.net website (the "website", "we" or "us"), has a mission to empower and engage people to create an index of magazines from around the world and develop content under a free license, and to disseminate it effectively and globally, free of charge.

We welcome you ("you" or the "user") as a reader, editor, author, or contributor of the magazinecollector.net, and we encourage you to join the magazinecollector.net community. Before you participate, however, we ask that you please read and agree to the following Terms of Use ("Terms of Use").


The magazinecollector.net website's role is to host a collaboratively edited index of magazines from around the world. However, the website acts only as a hosting service, maintaining the infrastructure and organisational framework that allows users to build the index by contributing and editing content themselves.

  • We do not take on an editorial role: Because the website is collaboratively edited, all the content we host is provided by users like yourself, and we do not take on an editorial role. This means that we generally do not monitor or edit the content of the website, and we do not take on any responsibility for this content. Similarly, we do not endorse any opinions expressed via our services, and we do not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any submitted community content. Instead, we simply provide access to the content that users have contributed and edited.
  • You are responsible for your own actions: You are legally responsibile for your edits and contributions on the website, so for your own protection you shoudl excercise caution

Content We Host

You may find some material objectionable or erroneous: Because content is produced or gathered by users, you may encounter material that you find offensive, erroneous, misleading, mislabelled, or otherwise objectionable. We therefore ask that you use common sense and proper judgment when using our services.

Our content is for general informational purposes only: Content is presented for general informational purposes only. It should not be taken as professional advice. Please seek independent professional counselling from someone who is licensed or qualified in the applicable area in lieu of acting on any information, opinion, or advice contained in one of the website.

Refraining from Certain Activities

The website only exists because of the community of users who collaborate to write, edit, and curate the content. We happily welcome your participation in this community. We encourage you to be civil and polite in your interactions with others in the community, to act in good faith, and to make edits and contributions aimed at furthering the mission of the website.

Certain activities, whether legal or illegal, may be harmful to other users and violate our rules, and some activities may also subject you to liability. Therefore, for your own protection and for that of other users, you may not engage in such activities on our sites. These activities include:

  • Harassing and abusing others
  • Violating the privacy of others
  • Engaging in false statements, impersonation, or fraud
  • Committing infringement
  • Misusing our services for other illegal purposes
  • Engaging in disruptive and illegal misuse of facilities

Password Security

You are responsible for safeguarding your own password and should never disclose it to any third party.

Licensing of Content

When you submit content you agree to release your contribution under the CC BY-SA 4.0 License with the understanding that a hyperlink or URL is sufficient for CC BY-SA 4.0 attribution.

Third-party Websites and Resources

You are solely responsible for your use of any third-party websites or resources. Although the website contains links to third-party websites and resources, we do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for their availability, accuracy, or the related content, products, or services (including, without limitation, any viruses or other disabling features), nor do we have any obligation to monitor such third-party content.

Limitation on Liability

We will not be liable to you or to any other party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, regardless of whether we were advised of the possibility of such damage.

Other Terms

You agree that we may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms of Use, by email, regular mail, or postings on the website.

You understand that, unless otherwise agreed to in writing by us, you have no expectation of compensation for any activity, contribution, or idea that you provide to us, the community, or the website.

If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms of Use is found unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from these Terms of Use and will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and all other provisions of these Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect.

These Terms of Use went into effect on April 14, 2016.