Terms of Us

1. Introduction AND ACCEPTANCE

These "Terms of Use" apply to the Websites controlled by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. also, moreover its assistant and backup substances ("Scripps Networks", "us", "we", or "our") where these Terms of Use are posted. "Destinations" join areas encouraged by no less than one web servers (at any rate got to and moreover used, paying little heed to whether by methods for PCs, PDAs or something different (all things considered, "PC")) and other natural features, applications or downloads that are worked by us and that are available through, or team up with, Websites where these Terms of Use are posted.

In the event that it's not all that much inconvenience READ THESE TERMS OF USE AND APPLICABLE ADDITIONAL TERMS (DEFINED BELOW) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE, AS THEY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS. BY ACCESSING AND/OR USING THE WEBSITES (OTHER THAN TO READ THESE TERMS OF USE), YOU ARE AGREEING TO COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, WHICH MAY CHANGE FROM TIME TO TIME AS SET FORTH IN SECTION 18 BELOW. THESE TERMS OF USE REQUIRE YOU TO AGREE TO ARBITRATE DISPUTES RATHER THAN GOING TO COURT, GRANT US CERTAIN RIGHTS AND LICENSES, PROVIDE US CERTAIN INDEMNITIES, WAIVE CERTAIN OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES, AND LIMIT OUR LIABILITY AND OBLIGATIONS TO YOU. READ THEM CAREFULLY AND DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE OR PURCHASE OUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE.

You agree that these Terms of Use are supported by extraordinary and noteworthy idea the receipt and ampleness of which you therefore perceive. Such idea fuses, without obstacle, your usage of the Websites and the materials and information open on the proportional and the probability of creation or introduction of your User Content (as portrayed in Section 6). Despite these Terms of Use, Scripps Networks has developed a Privacy Policy to illuminate how customer information is assembled and used by Scripps Networks. A copy of this Privacy Policy can be found here​ and is combined by reference into these Terms of Use. By getting to or using the Website, you are hinting your confirmation and agree to Scripps Networks' Privacy Policy.

2. Authorized development

But in the event that for the most part explicitly demonstrated, the Websites (tallying past, present and future structures) and included substance (and any auxiliary works or updates of the equal), including, yet not limited to, all organization, content, portrayals, bearings, records, pictures, plans, programming, substance, plans, photos, sounds, music, chronicles, information, advancing copy, content, materials, things, organizations, URLs, development, documentation, savvy features, the "look and feel" of the Websites, the social event, get together and game-plan of the materials of the Websites and all copyrightable material (checking source and question code), (with everything taken into account, the "Webpage Content") and all ensured advancement rights to the comparable are had or controlled by us, our licensors, or both. In addition, all trademarks, advantage marks, trade names, trade characters and trade dress that may appear on the Websites are guaranteed by us, our licensors, or both. Except for the obliged use rights yielded to you in these Terms of Use, you won't get any right, title or eagerness for the Websites or any Website Content. Any rights not expressly surrendered in these Terms of Use are unequivocally spared.

3. Site ACCESS AND USE

(An) Access to the Websites, including, without obstacle, the Website Content, is obliged your information and individual, non-business use so to speak. While using the Websites, you agree to pursue all fitting government, state, and neighborhood laws, including, without limitation, copyright law. Beside as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use or suitable Additional Terms, you may not use, rehash, course, make auxiliary works reliant on, transparently appear, unreservedly perform, appropriate, transmit, or for the most part abuse Website Content for any reason whatsoever without getting prior made consent from us or, by virtue of pariah substance, its specific proprietor. In explicit events, we may enable you to download or print Website Content or both. In such a case, subject to your strict consistence with these Terms of Use, you may download (temporary limit simply), appear, see use, play and also or print (as appropriate) one (1) copy of the Website Content (notwithstanding source and question code in rough casing or something different, other than as made open to get to and use by methods for a standard web program to engage appear on your Computer) on any single Computer for your confined, individual, non-particular, non-business, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable use in a manner of speaking. In a couple of events, we may enable you to have more noticeable access to and usage of Website Content, subject to Additional Terms material thereto. You perceive that you don't get any proprietorship rights by downloading, printing or by and large using or getting to the Website Content.

(B) Furthermore, except for as unequivocally permitted in these Terms of Use or proper Additional Terms, you may not:

(I) remove, alter, cover, or turn any copyright, trademark, or other restrictive rights sees on the Websites or Website Content or on any copy you make of the Website Content;

(ii) sidestep, hinder or by and large interfere with security-related features of the Website, including, without hindrance, any features that prevent or limit use or copying of any substance or approve confinements on the use of the Websites or Website Content;

(iii) use a customized contraption, (for instance, a robot or 8-legged creature) or manual methodology to copy or "rub" the Websites or Website Content for any reason without the express made assent out of Scripps Networks, diagram the Websites or Website Content yet to the degree we have given you unequivocal approval to do all things considered, or use any of our trademarks as meta marks. Regardless of the earlier, Scripps Networks stipends open web list managers approval to use modified devices, (for instance, robots or frightening little animals) to copy Website Content from the Websites for the sole inspiration driving making (and just to the degree imperative to make) an available record of Website Content that is available to individuals all in all. We guarantee all expert to repudiate this approval (generally or unequivocally) at whatever point;

(iv) assemble or procure any before long unmistakable information from the Websites, including, without hindrance, customer names, passwords, email addresses;

(v) ask for various customers to join or push toward getting to be people from any business online organization or other relationship without our prior created support;

(vi) attempt to or interfere with the most ideal working of the Websites or incapacitate, overburden, or hinder the identical;

(vii) decompile, make sense of, destroy, change or attempt to discover any Website source or question code or any item or distinctive things, organizations or methodology open through any piece of the Websites;

(viii) use sort out watching programming to choose building of or remove utilize data from the Websites;

(ix) bolster lead that manhandles any close-by, state or government law, either respectful or criminal, or impersonate another customer, individual, or substance (e.g., using another person's Membership (as described in Section 5(B)) without approval, etc.);

(x) use the Website Content in a way that proposes an association with any of our frameworks, things, organizations or brands;

(xi) misuse U.S. convey laws, including, without confinement, encroachment of the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations controlled by the Department of Commerce; or

(xii) partake in any lead that limits or quells some other customer from using or getting a charge out of the Websites or that dismisses these Terms of Use or important Additional Terms.

(C) You agree to take an interest totally with Scripps Networks to analyze any suspected or genuine development that is in break of these Terms of Use or suitable Additional Terms.

(D) You in like manner agree that you will be responsible for getting and keeping up all Computer hardware and other apparatus required for access to and usage of the Websites and you will be accountable for all charges related thereto.

4. CONDITIONS FOR LINKING TO WEBSITE

We in this manner surrender you a non-select, compelled allow, revocable at our watchfulness, for you to association with the Website greeting page from any site page you case or control that isn't fiscally engaged with the Websites and does not investigate or for the most part hurt us, seeing that the site page where the association stays, and each and every other territory to which such site joins, pursue each appropriate law and don't in any way abuse, censure, stalk, trade off or harm the benefits of security, consideration, ensured development or other authentic benefits of others or, in any way, post, circulate, scatter, spread or empower any ill-advised, infringing, trashing, profane, foul, revolting or illegal/unlawful information, point, name or other material or that mishandles the spirit of our fundamental objective. Such an association isn't an endorsing of such unique site(s) by us. The dominant part of our rights and fixes are unequivocally held. In spite of anything in fact contained in these Terms of Use or appropriate Additional Terms, we guarantee all specialist to prohibit associating with the Website for any reason, in our sole and preeminent deliberateness, paying little heed to whether the interfacing fits in with the necessities depicted beforehand.

5. USER REGISTRATION

    (A) In order to access or use some (or potentially all) of the features of the Websites, you may have to become a registered user.  If you are under the age of thirteen (13), then you are not permitted to register as a user or otherwise submit personal information to Scripps Networks.  For more information about children, see Section E of our Privacy Policy.

    (B) If you become a registered user, you will provide true, accurate, current and complete registration information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms and, if such information changes, you will promptly update the relevant registration information.  During registration, you may be required to create a username and password (a "Membership"), which may permit you access to certain areas of the Websites not available to non-registered users.  You are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of your Membership and for restricting access to your Computer so that others may not access any password protected portion of the Websites using your username in whole or in part.  If you register with us, you agree to accept sole responsibility for all activities that occur under your Membership, whether or not you have authorized the activity.  You agree you will not sell, transfer or assign your Membership or any Membership rights. You agree to notify us immediately at privacy@hgtv.com of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your Membership.  We reserve the right to terminate your account or otherwise deny you access to the Websites in our sole discretion for any or no reason without notice and without liability.

    

6. USER CONTENT

    (A) We may now or in the future permit users to post, upload, display, publish, distribute, transmit through, broadcast or otherwise make available on the Websites (collectively, "submit") messages, text, illustrations, files, images, graphics, photos, comments, sounds, music, videos, information, content, and/or other materials ("User Content").  Except for any Website Content included in your User Content we have given you permission to use, and subject to the rights and license you grant herein, you retain all right, title and interest in your User Content.  It is solely your responsibility to monitor and protect any intellectual property rights that you may have in your User Content, and we do not accept any responsibility for same, but you grant us the right to protect and enforce our and our licensees’ licensed rights to your User Content, including, without limitation, by bringing and controlling actions in your name and on your behalf (at our cost and expense, to which you hereby consent and irrevocably appoint us as your attorney-in-fact, with the power of substitution and delegation, which appointment is coupled with an interest).  You agree that you either: (i) own the rights to the User Content you submit and the right to grant all of the rights and licenses in these Terms of Use or applicable Additional Terms; or (ii) you have all necessary rights and licenses from the owner(s) of these rights to enter into these Terms of Use and grant us these licenses.  Upon our request, you will furnish us with any documentation, substantiation or releases necessary to verify your compliance with these Terms of Use or applicable Additional Terms.  You also acknowledge that the Internet may be subject to breaches of security and should be aware that submissions of User Content or other information may not be secure, and you should consider this before submitting any information to us.  Subject to these Terms of Use and applicable Additional Terms, we grant you the limited, revocable, non-exclusive permission to use Website Content in your User Content as may from time to time be made available on the Websites specifically for that purpose, but only for such purposes as may be explicitly stated at the time such Website Content is so made available on the Websites; provided, however, we retain the ownership of such Website Content.

    (B) You shall not submit any User Content protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property, personal, contractual, proprietary or other third party right without the express permission of the owner of the respective right. You are solely liable for any damage resulting from your failure to obtain such permission or from any other harm resulting from User Content that you submit.

    (C) You represent, warrant, and covenant that you will not submit any User Content that:

        (i) violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including, but not limited to, any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property, personal, contractual, proprietary or other third party right of any person or entity;

        (ii) impersonates another or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing or otherwise objectionable;

        (iii) encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law;

        (iv) is an advertisement for goods or services or a solicitation of funds;

        (v) includes personal information such as messages which identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references unless specifically requested by us;

        (vi) contains a formula, instruction, or advice that could cause harm or injury;

        (vii) is a chain letter of any kind;

        (viii) the licensed use by us hereunder would result in us having any obligation or liability to any party;

        (ix) depicts any third party trademarks or products or services in any manner that violates their rights or could otherwise create liability; or

        (x) violates these Terms of Use or applicable Additional Terms.

Moreover, any conduct by a user that in our sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Website will not be permitted.

    (D) By submitting User Content to us, simultaneously with such posting you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner has expressly granted, to us an unrestricted, unconditional, unlimited, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sublicensable (through multiple levels), and transferable right and license to use, copy, record, disclose, sell, re-sell, sublicense, lease, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon (including, without limitation, translations), publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, publish, broadcast, reformat, translate, archive, store, and otherwise exploit the User Content (in whole or in part) as we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate, for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, (1) in connection with our business; and (2) in connection with the businesses of our successors, parents, subsidiaries, and their related companies.  We may exercise this grant in any format, media or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such User Content. Furthermore, you also grant other users permission to access your User Content and to use, record, sell, lease, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, publish and otherwise exploit your User Content for personal, non-commercial use as permitted by the functionality of the Websites, these Terms of Use and applicable Additional Terms.  Without limitation, the granted rights include the right to configure, host, index, cache, digitize, compress, optimize, modify, edit, adapt, and remove such content and combine same with other materials.  Except as otherwise described in the Website’s posted Privacy Policy or applicable Additional Terms, you agree that your User Content will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.  Furthermore, we are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any User Content you submit without any remuneration or obligation to you and for any purposes whatsoever, including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and/or services using such User Content; or creating informational articles based on or advertising our products and services.  You further authorize us to publish your User Content in a searchable format that may be accessed by users of the Websites and the Internet.

    (E) By submitting User Content, you also grant us the right, but not the obligation to use your biographical information, including, without limitation, your name and geographical location in connection with broadcast, print, online, or other use or publication of your User Content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you waive any and all claims you may now or later have in any jurisdiction to so-called "moral rights" or rights of "droit moral" with respect to the User Content.

    (F) We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with your User Content and to use your User Content for advertising and promotional purposes. You acknowledge and agree that your User Content may be included on the websites and advertising networks of our distribution partners and third-party service providers (including their downstream users).

    (G) We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor User Content.  Please exercise caution and common sense when viewing User Content.  We have no obligation to post, maintain, accept, display, exploit or otherwise make use of User Content, do not guarantee distribution of User Content and User Content will not be returned and you will not have the right, once posted, to access, archive, maintain or otherwise use such User Content on the Websites.  We may discontinue operation of the Website, or your use of the Websites, in either case in whole or in part, in our sole discretion.  You have no right to maintain or access your User Content on the Websites and we have no obligation to return your User Content or otherwise make it available to you.  We may, in our sole discretion, delete, move, re-format, edit, alter, distort, remove or refuse to exploit User Content without notice or liability; provided, however, that we reserve the right to treat User Content on the Websites, or on certain portions of the Websites, as content stored at the direction of users for which we will not exercise editorial control except to block or remove content that is obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, violent, harassing or otherwise objectionable or to enforce the rights of third parties.

7. WEBSITE CONTENT & THIRD PARTY LINKS

    (A) We provide the Websites, including, without limitation, Website Content for entertainment, educational and promotional purposes only.  You may not rely on any information and opinions expressed on the Websites for any other purpose.  In all instances, it is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or usefulness of Website Content.  Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any Website Content.

    (B) In many instances, Website Content will include content posted by a third-party or will represent the opinions and judgments of a third-party.  We do not endorse, warrant and are not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on the Websites by anyone other than authorized employees or spokespersons while acting in their official capacities.

    (C) If there is a dispute between persons accessing the Websites or between persons accessing the Websites and any third party, you understand and agree that we are under no obligation to become involved. If there is such a dispute, you hereby release Scripps Networks and its officers, directors, employees, parents, partners, successors, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and their related companies from claims, demands, and damages of every kind or nature arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with such dispute.

    (D) The Websites may contain links to other websites maintained by third parties.  We do not operate or control, in any respect, or necessarily endorse the content found on these third-party websites.  You assume sole responsibility for your use of third-party links.  We are not responsible for any content posted on third-party websites or liable to you for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of your dealings with any third-party or their website.

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