BY USING MELAN MAG, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. NOTE THEY MAY BE MODIFIED BY US FROM TIME TO TIME. Please read these Terms of Service carefully. We have created them to protect you and to ensure that is safe and fun for everyone.
If you do not agree to these Terms of Service, please do not enter or subscribe to our newsletters or other subscription based services.

1. Acceptance of Terms of Service
2. Amendments
3. Registration
4. Password and Security
5. Privacy Policy
6. Your use of
7. Intellectual Property
8. Third Party Web Sites, Goods and Services
9. Disclaimer of Warranties
10. Limitation of Liability
11. Emails and Personal Home Pages
12. Termination & Remedies for Breach of these Terms by You
13. Indemnification
14. Applicable Law
15. Miscellaneous
16. Competitions
17. Computer Viruses

1. Acceptance of Terms of Service
1.1 is provided free of charge to you by 1975 Media Limited (“1975 Media”) under these terms of service (Terms of Service). These Terms of Service govern your use of (whether you are a subscriber or a visitor) and govern all services provided to you by 1975 Media in connection with, including but not limited to, access to message boards and use of any email accounts, and other features and services such as
personal home pages, provided from time to time.
1975 Media Ltd (we, us) is a company registered in England and Wales with registered company number 10076504 and registered address at 3 Coopers Close, Dagenham, Essex, RM10 8TN.
1.2 We make no warranty or representation that (or any element of it) is
appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom. Accessing from territories where your access to it is prohibited or where such service (or any part thereof) is considered illegal or unlawful is not permitted under these Terms of Service. If you choose to access from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws.

2. Amendments
2.1 We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Service from time to time without notice to you. Please check the Terms of Service periodically to see whether a change has been made to them. We may (at our discretion) provide you notice of such changes to any email address you have provided to 1975 Media. If you do not agree with any change in these Terms of Service, please discontinue further use of Your continued use of will signify your acceptance of any change in the Terms of Service set out here.
2.2 From time to time 1975 Media may supplement these Terms of Service with additional terms applying to specific content or events, such as competitions (“Additional Terms”). Any Additional Terms will be clearly placed on to be viewed in connection with the specific content or events.
All Additional Terms will form part of these Terms of Service.
2.3 1975 Media may modify or discontinue with or without notice to you and without liability to you or any third party.

3. Registration
3.1 Although portions of may be viewed by anyone who visits you will need to register as a subscriber in order to access some areas.
3.2 When you subscribe to us you are stating that you are over 18 years of age or are a minor over 13 years of age with parental consent to use the service you are registering for. PLEASE NOTE that all minors are recommended to discuss these terms and conditions with their parents or legal guardian before they complete any registration process or provide us with any information about themselves. We do not allow persons who we know to be 13 years of age or younger to register with
3.3 You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time will be true, accurate and complete and that you will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up to date at all times. 1975 Media reserves the right to terminate your membership and access to any specific content if 1975 Media learns that you have provided 1975 Media with false or misleading registration information.

4. Password and Security
4.1 When you subscribe to use you will be asked to create a password. You must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it to or share it with anyone. YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE for all activities that occur under your password. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you agree to notify us immediately at
4.2 If you forget your password please click here or contact us at and we will be able to remind you of your password if you satisfy our security check.

5. Privacy Policy
We treat your privacy very seriously and we understand that you will wish to know how we will use the information we collect from you or that you provide to us. Please see our privacy policy, which forms part of these Terms of Service. All use of your personal information will be in accordance with our Privacy Policy and applicable data protection legislation.

6. Your use of
6.1 1975 Media does not read every message posted on the message boards and, as such, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such
content. While we require all users of to comply with these Terms of Service (including the standards below), you understand that, by using, it is possible that you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. If you see a message which you believe breaks the following standards please report it to us immediately using the ‘Report this message’ link at the bottom of the post. All reports are reviewed
as soon as possible during normal office hours.
The views expressed on our message boards are not those of 1975 Media.
6.2 You alone are responsible for the content of your messages and your use of and the consequences of any such messages. By you agree to comply with the following guidelines:

(a) is to be used by you for your personal use only and use of for commercial purposes or to obtain financial gain are strictly prohibited without 1975 Media’s prior written consent.
(b) may not be used to send chain letters, junk mail, ‘spam’, solicitations (commercial or non-commercial) or bulk communications of any kind unless the recipient has given specific permission to be included in such a list. may not be used to advertise a company, product or service or to recruit staff.
(c) You are not permitted to post links to alternative community groups unless it is with the express permission of 1975 Media.
(d) You may not post to or use to publish, send or distribute any message or material (in any media or form) that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, threatening, racially or sexually or otherwise discriminatory, offensive, inaccurate, is in breach of confidence or a third party’s intellectual property rights or which otherwise includes objectionable material of any kind or nature, that encourages or engages in conduct that could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, national or international law or regulation or which has a disruptive influence on the normal flow of a message board.
(e) You (whether acting in your capacity as a journalist in any media or otherwise) may not post appeals for case histories on any message boards. Unauthorized appeals will be removed.
(f) You must not impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious.
(g) You must not create any member names which mimic or impersonate an 1975 Media member of staff, Community Moderator, Community Leader or other 1975 Media member.
(h) You must not use or any part of in a way that might reasonably be expected to cause the same to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or which could in any way damage the operation of another’s computer.
(i) You will not harass or intimidate any member either on a message board or via email communication.
(j) You must not post or use any part of to distribute or send any illegal material of any kind, including but not limited to, illegal material in the form of text, graphics, video, programs or audio. Posting content or participating in any form of discussion with the intention to commit any illegal activity is strictly prohibited.
6.3 1975 Media reserves the right in its absolute discretion at any time to edit, alter, delete or move any material whatsoever posted to, appearing on or distributed by and you. 1975 Media will not enter into any discussions about its decision to edit, alter, delete or move such material.
6.4 1975 Media may at any time, and without prior or post warning, close discussions on message boards as it feels appropriate. No discussion will be entered into.
6.5 In the event of uploading photographs you agree:
(i) you are over the age of 13;
(ii) you have reviewed and agree to comply with these Terms of Service (unless you are aged 14-17 years old, in which case, your parent or guardian has reviewed and agrees to these Terms of Service on your behalf);
(iii) you have the rights necessary to authorize 1975 Media and its designees to copy, distribute, adapt, display, perform and otherwise use the photograph, and you hereby grant such authorization;
(iv) the individual depicted in the photograph is over the age of 13, or you have obtained the consent of the individual’s parent or guardian, and such individual has consented to the photograph being made publicly available in connection with the Website;
(v) the photograph has not been modified or altered in any manner so as to distort or misrepresent any individual or thing depicted in the photograph;
(vi) the photograph does not contain any personal information such as a name, phone number or email address; and photographs of groups or offensive materials may not be posted. 1975 Media reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove or not post any photograph, for any reason. Also, you acknowledge that 1975 Media requires that any submitted photograph should not contain potentially offensive materials. If you would like to have your photo removed. Materials submitted to will not be returned to the submitting party and 1975 Media has no obligation to inform you of any decision to remove or not post such materials.

7. Intellectual Property
7.1, its contents and all Rights therein are owned by 1975 Media (and/or its licensors). “Rights” means copyright, database rights, trade marks, design rights and other intellectual and proprietary rights of whatever nature, anywhere in the world. You acknowledge that (i) is protected by Rights; (ii) these Rights are valid and protected in all media and technologies existing now or later developed; and (iii) except as explicitly provided otherwise, these Terms of Service and applicable copyright, trademark and other laws govern your use of such Rights.
7.2 You may view, print, download or temporarily store extracts from for your personal, non-commercial reference without alteration, addition or deletion. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material or content. You acknowledge that you will not acquire any Rights by downloading or otherwise using any content or materials.
7.3 By submitting content, which shall include your member name, to any “public area” of, including message boards, forums, contests and chat rooms, you grant 1975 Media and its affiliates a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any Rights that may exist in such content. You also permit any visitor to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use.
7.4 By submitting content, you also warrant that you are entitled and have all necessary rights to grant the licences stated above. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such content placed on retains any and all Rights that may exist in such content.
7.5. does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify or agree with the comments, opinions or statements posted by users in Discussion Areas or elsewhere in the Service. Any information or material placed online by users, including advice and opinions, is the view and responsibility of those users and does not necessarily represent the view of
7.6 From time to time will run competitions, free prize draws and promotions on this website. These are subject to additional terms as outlined below:
7.6.1 Entrants must be at least 18 years of age.
7.6.2 The competition is open to UK and Eire residents only.
7.6.3 All qualifying entrants who answer the question correctly will be placed in a free prize draw.
7.6.4 Winners will be notified within 28 days of the draw taking place. There is no cash alternative to the prize.
7.6.5 The competition is not open to anyone associated with
7.6.6 The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
7.6.7 Details of winners will be available upon written request.
7.6.8 No responsibility can be accepted for entries which are not properly received due to communications beyond our control.
7.6.9 By entering 1975 Media competitions you consent to us sending you 1975 Media Ltd emails with the latest competitions, offers, promotions, news, views, trends and must-haves. If you do not wish to receive such communications, you can unsubscribe at any time.

8. Third Party Web Sites, Goods and Services
8.1 provides links to third party web sites that are not affiliated with 1975 Media (although 1975 Media branding may appear on these sites). We make no representations as to the quality, suitability, functionality or legality of any sites to which we may provide links or any goods or services available from such sites.
8.2 All matters concerning any goods and services that you purchase from a third party site, including without limitation all contract terms are solely between you and the owner of that site and 1975 Media will not be liable for any costs or damages to you or any third party arising directly or indirectly out of any third party website. You hereby waive any claim you might have against 1975 Media with respect to any such sites.
8.3 Subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy, third parties may, from time to time, send email messages to you containing advertisements, promotions, etc. 1975 Media makes no representation or warranty with respect to the content of any email messages sent by third parties or any goods or services which may be obtained from such third parties as a consequence of these emails, and you agree that 1975 Media shall have no liability with respect thereto.

9. Disclaimer of Warranties
9.1 is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. 1975 Media expressly disclaims all warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
9.2 You understand and agree that 1975 Media does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information in or provided in connection with 1975 Media is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Whilst is provided for the general information of the general public, all information is provided on the basis that neither 1975 Media, its employees or consultants or its members, while such members are participating in, are engaged in rendering legal, medical, counselling or other professional services or advice. 1975 Media advises you to seek appropriate professional advice or care for any situation or problem which you may have.
9.3 1975 Media shall not be responsible for any loss or damage caused directly or indirectly, by the information or ideas contained, suggested or referenced on Your participation in is solely at your own risk. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from 1975 Media or through shall create any warranty not expressly made in these terms of service or imposed by law.
9.4 1975 Media makes no warranty that the will meet your requirements, or that the network will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor does 1975 Media make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of
9.5 You understand and agree that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of is at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data.

10. Limitation of Liability
10.1 Except as required by law, 1975 Media shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential losses or damages or loss of profits, data, goodwill, revenue in each case regardless of whether such losses or damages arise in the normal course of events or whether 1975 Media has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
10.2 1975 Media will not be liable for any such losses or damages whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise arising out of or in connection with this website including without limitation the use or the inability to use, or messages received, or transactions entered into through, or resulting from unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data.
10.3 Nothing in these Terms of Service shall operate to exclude or restrict 1975 Media’s liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence.

11. Emails and Personal Home Pages
1975 Media assumes no responsibility for the deletion of or failure to store e-mail messages or for any problems with its personal home page service. Whilst the security of your personal information is a priority to us, you should be aware that e-mails you send to us are not necessarily secure when they are transmitted to us. If your communication to us or any third party is sensitive or includes highly confidential information such as credit card number, you may want to provide it by post or via the telephone instead.

12. Termination & Remedies for Breach of these Terms by You
12.1 1975 Media will be entitled to restrict, suspend or terminate your membership or deny you access to or take such other action as 1975 Media deems appropriate if 1975 Media determines, in its sole discretion, that you are in breach any of the Terms of Service or 1975 Media considers in its sole discretion that your use of is inappropriate or otherwise unacceptable.
12.2 The restriction, suspension or termination of our service pursuant to this section will be without prejudice to any rights which 1975 Media may have against you in respect of your breach of these Terms of Service.
12.3 1975 Media shall be entitled to disclose your user identity and details if required or requested by the courts or other law enforcement authorities and/or agencies or in such other circumstances as specified in our Privacy Policy.

13. Indemnification
You agree to indemnify and hold each of 1975 Media, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand,
including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of, the violation of these Terms of Service by you, or the infringement by you, or any other user of your account, or of any intellectual property or other right of any other person or entity.

14. Applicable Law
These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

15. Miscellaneous
15.1 In the event that any provision of the Terms of Service conflicts with the law under which the Terms of Service are to be construed or if any such provisions are held invalid by a court with jurisdiction over the parties to the Terms of Service, such provision will be deleted and the remainder of the terms of these Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect.
15.2 Any failure or delay by us to enforce strict performance by you of any of the Terms of Service or to exercise any right under the Terms of Service will not be construed as a waiver to any extent of our rights.
15.3 1975 Media may assign its rights and obligations under these Terms of Service and upon such assignment 1975 Media shall be relieved of any further obligation under these Terms of Service.
15.4 These Terms of Service, any Additional Terms (as defined in section 2 above) and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire understanding between you and us as to your use of and supersede all prior agreements and understandings between us and you. Nothing in these Terms of Service shall operate to exclude or restrict your or our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

16. Competitions
Entry to competitions is free and open to UK and Eire residents only. Competitions are open to anyone resident in the UK or Eire except for the staff of 1975 Media, and any related 3rd party retailers involved in a specific competition, and their families. Entries must be submitted in the formats specified in the entry form. 1975 Media Ltd reserves the absolute right to reject any incorrect or incomplete entries. The competition can be extended or cancelled at anytime without notice and at the discretion of 1975 Media Ltd. No entrance fee or purchase is required to enter the competition. 1975 Media Ltd reserves the right to reject any entry on any grounds that it may from time to time consider appropriate. The decision of 1975 Media Ltd to accept or reject an entry is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Entrants must be over 18 years of age. Competition winners will be announced in within 14 days after the close of the competition. 1975 Media Ltd accepts only one entry per household. 1975 Media Ltd may require winners to take part in post-competition publicity. Winning entries and names of runners up will be published on the 1975 Media Ltd website and email newsletters. No alternative cash or otherwise to the stated prizes are available. 1975 Media Ltd shall be obliged to contact the prize winner only at their address given on the entry form. Any prize not claimed within 5 days of sending notification of a winning entry shall be forfeited. 1975 Media Ltd may award the prize to another entrant. By entering the competition each entrant agrees that 1975 Media Ltd may use their name and email address for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes. 1975 Media Ltd is bound by the Data Protection Act 1998 and entrants can request access to personal information held about them by contacting the company. 1975 Media Ltd reserves the right to cancel the competition if it is reasonable to do so or if unforeseen circumstances arise. On receipt of an entry the competition entrant is deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and to have agreed to be bound by them. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Services do not contain or spread any viruses or other malicious code. However, we recommend that you ensure that your home computer runs up-to-date anti-virus software just in case, and you should virus-check all materials downloaded from the Services and regularly check for the presence of viruses and other malicious code. We are not be liable for any sort for any damage or loss caused by viruses or other malicious code originating or contracted from the Services.