Terms of Service
Last updated March 19, 2012
Welcome to SkinMagz! Access to and use of SkinMagz's Web site and other SkinMagz Internet services are subject to the following Terms of Service. Please read these Terms of Service ("Terms") carefully. Creating an account with SkinMagz or otherwise using or accessing the SkinMagz Service will signify your acceptance of these Terms and constitute a binding agreement between you and SkinMagz ("Agreement"). If you do not agree to these Terms, discontinue use of the SkinMagz Service immediately. SkinMagz's acceptance is expressly conditioned on your assent to these terms.
1. Description of Service
The SkinMagz Service is operated by Blue Light Media, LLC, Inc. ("SkinMagz" or "We"). The "SkinMagz Service" (or "Service") includes the SkinMagz Web site that provides you the capability to order and subscribe to various magazines and other publications, and have digital versions of those publications or products delivered to you.
2. Your Account
Certain portions of the SkinMagz Service are available only to individuals who have registered with and obtained a password from SkinMagz. By registering with SkinMagz, you certify that you are at least 18 years of age. You may not provide or use a password, email address, or any other information of anyone else without the owner's authorization. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself when you register with or order publications from SkinMagz, and to maintain and promptly update that information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account, including the selection and use of all content and services.
3. User Conduct
You may only use the SkinMagz Service for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms, any operating rules established by SkinMagz and the SkinMagz Reader License Agreement. SkinMagz reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or cancel orders in its sole discretion, including, without limitation, based on any activity by a subscriber in violation of these Terms.
4. International Users
The SkinMagz Service is controlled, operated and administered by Blue Light Media, LLC from its offices within the United States of America. If you access the SkinMagz Service from a location outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the SkinMagz Service or any Publications or other content accessed through the SkinMagz Service in any country or in any manner prohibited by the United States Export Administration Act or any other applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
5. Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the SkinMagz Service, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and all software used on this site, is the property of SkinMagz or its suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. You agree to abide by all copyright notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
Each third-party content provider owns the copyright on content original to it including, without limitation, on the magazines and other publications delivered or otherwise made available to you by the SkinMagz Service (the "Publications"). Except as permitted by the Publication's lawful owner, you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.
Except as explicitly permitted under copyright law and by the features of the SkinMagz Service you may not modify, reverse engineer, publish, transmit, display, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way commercially exploit or provide to a third party the content of the SkinMagz Web site, the Publications, or any portion of them without the express permission of SkinMagz and the copyright owner.
We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of SkinMagz or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
6. Third-Party Content
SkinMagz is a distributor (not a publisher) of the Publications or other content supplied by third parties. Accordingly, we have no editorial control over such content. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including those made in Publications offered by the SkinMagz Service, are those of the respective author(s) or publisher(s) and not of SkinMagz. SkinMagz does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any content, nor will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the SkinMagz Service.
The SkinMagz Service may contain links to other Internet sites and third-party resources. SkinMagz does not assume any responsibility or liability for communications or materials available at such linked sites. These links are provided for your convenience only. You are solely responsible for understanding any terms and conditions that may apply when you visit or place an order with a third-party site.
7. Modifications to Service
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the SkinMagz Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that SkinMagz shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
8. Disclaimer of Warranties
THE SKINMAGZ SERVICE AND ALL CONTENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. SKINMAGZ EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER SKINMAGZ NOR ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS OR AGENTS, MAKES ANY WARRANTY THAT (A) THE SKINMAGZ SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (B) THE SKINMAGZ SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR -FREE, (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SKINMAGZ SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SKINMAGZ SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
YOU BEAR THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR OBTAINING AND MAINTAINING RELIABLE INTERNET CONNECTIVITY. SKINMAGZ IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INABILITY TO DOWNLOAD CONTENT.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SKINMAGZ SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SKINMAGZ OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SKINMAGZ SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS.
9. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL SKINMAGZ OR ITS AFFILILATES, LICENSORS, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF LAW, FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SkinMagz, its licensors, suppliers and any third-party content providers to the Service and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising out of your use of the SkinMagz Service and resulting from any violation of these Terms or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Service using your account.
SkinMagz has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the SkinMagz Service to determine compliance with these Terms and any operating rules established by SkinMagz; and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. Without limiting the foregoing, we shall have the right to remove any content that we, in our sole discretion, find to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable or in breach of SkinMagz's licensors' obligations.
Either SkinMagz or you may terminate this Agreement at any time. Without limiting the foregoing, SkinMagz may, in its sole discretion and without liability, terminate your password, or use of the Service for any reason, including, without limitation, if SkinMagz believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms. Any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of these Terms may be effected without prior notice, and SkinMagz may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and/or bar any further access to the Service. Sections 4, 5, 6 and 8-13 shall survive termination of this Agreement.
These Terms, guidelines, licenses and disclaimers posted on the SkinMagz Web site constitute the entire agreement between SkinMagz and you with respect to your use of the SkinMagz Service and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between us with respect to the subject matter hereof. These Terms shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the State of Florida, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.
14. Notification of Changes
From time to time, SkinMagz may revise these Terms to keep them up to date with SkinMagz's products and services. Please refer to www.SkinMagz.com/policy periodically for any changes. The update date is used to alert you to recent modifications. In addition if SkinMagz makes any material changes to these Terms, you will be sent a notification describing such changes to the email address where your magazines are delivered. If you do not wish to accept the changed Terms, you may immediately cancel your SkinMagz subscriptions. Your access or use of the SkinMagz Service subsequent to such an update or email notification will signify your assent to be bound by such changes.
15. Our Address
Blue Light Media, LLC
1720 NE 17th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
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Last updated March 19, 2012
SkinMagz knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This Policy explains SkinMagz's treatment of information that we collect when you are on the SkinMagz Web site and when you use our products and services (collectively, the "SkinMagz Service"), which may include personally identifiable information ("Personal Information"). By using SkinMagz's products and services, you are accepting the practices described here.
This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that SkinMagz does not own or control, or to individuals that SkinMagz does not employ or manage, including operators of Web sites you may visit before or after visiting the SkinMagz Web site and the owners or publishers of the magazines and other products ("Publications") you purchase, download or otherwise access through the SkinMagz Service.
Information We Collect
SkinMagz collects information from users, which may include Personal Information, at different points on our Web site and through our software as follows:
Information You Give Us
We receive and store information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way.
When you register for the SkinMagz Service, we ask that you provide basic contact information such as your name, address, and email address.
When you order Publications through the SkinMagz Service, we collect your purchase and address information. Please note that we do NOT store credit/debit card information.
We may collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback, change your content or email preferences, respond to a survey, or communicate with SkinMagz Customer Support.
Information Collected Automatically
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us via SkinMagz.com or the SkinMagz Reader software.
We automatically receive and log information from your browser, including your IP address, your computer's name, your operating system, browser type and version, CPU speed, and connection speed.
Referral, clickstream, and site interaction data:
We may also record the URL you linked from to get to SkinMagz.com, your clickstream through and from our Web site, and other generally accepted tracking information.
Email delivery and open rates:
To help us make our emails more useful and interesting, and to ensure that we are delivering the Publications you have ordered, we often receive a confirmation when you receive and/or open email from SkinMagz.
File downloads and publication access:
For security purposes SkinMagz.com does not allow users to download published content or other files from SkinMagz.com. Users are provided secure access to only their issues through our proprietary software. Each user purchase is for unlimited access for as long as the product is offered.
Information from Other Sources
We may receive information about you from other sources, add it to our account information and treat it in accordance with this policy.
Customer and order data from our partners:
If you place an order for a Publication directly with the publisher or another SkinMagz partner for which we provide fulfillment or other services, your account information and order information is passed to us.
Updated delivery and address information:
We may obtain updated contact information from third parties in order to correct our records and fulfill your orders or deliver communications to you.
Demographic and purchase information:
We may reference other sources of demographic and purchase information in order to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions.
How We Use the Information We Collect
SkinMagz uses this information to:
- Deliver the Publications and other products you order or that are sent to you as sample or pass-along issues
- Verify access to secure content and your account information
- Determine whether you meet the minimum system requirements for use of the SkinMagz Service
- Provide you tailored content and instructions, renewal options and targeted promotions
- Service your customer support requests
- Ask you to participate in surveys about our products and services
- Offer you product upgrades
- Better understand, on an anonymous and aggregated basis, how the SkinMagz Service is being used, including Web traffic and reading patterns, so that we may continually improve our products and services
- See below for a description of SkinMagz's practices regarding e-mail communications to our users and how to update your preferences with respect to such e-mail communications.
- How We Share the Information We Collect
We may share your Personal Information only as follows:
Publishers and partners:
SkinMagz may provide publishers and other merchants for whom SkinMagz sells or distributes Publications or other products, with any Personal Information in connection with or as is necessary to fulfill your requests for their products, programs or services, or to satisfy other core business functions. In such instances, your Personal Information is governed by their respective privacy policies.
Agents: We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf such as fulfilling orders, sending email, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. They will be provided access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Protection of SkinMagz.com and others:
We release account and other Personal Information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; to enforce or apply our Terms of Service or other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of SkinMagz.com, our users, or others.
SkinMagz may transfer information it collects, including any Personal Information, in connection with a business combination transaction or sale of all or most of the assets of the company. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of SkinMagz may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy.
Trusted third parties:
With your consent:
Other than as set out above, you will receive notice prior to our sharing your Personal Information with any third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.
SkinMagz reserves the right to use and disclose anonymous information, including aggregate information derived from your Personal Information, to inform publishers, partners, and other interested parties as to the usage habits or characteristics of SkinMagz's user base; and to serve other general business purposes.
Email Communications to our Users
SkinMagz does not send unsolicited email, but we do send email communications to our users in connection with our providing the SkinMagz Service. The following outlines the types of email SkinMagz sends to our users, and the choices you have about which messages to receive.
Messages required to service orders you place for Publications and products fulfilled by SkinMagz:
SkinMagz will send you email notifying you of the availability of each magazine issue or other product that you order either directly from SkinMagz or from one of our publisher or other merchant partners. We may also send you communications related to your order, for example encouraging you to pay for, register for the auto-renewal option for or renew your subscription.
Messages required servicing your SkinMagz account:
SkinMagz may send newly registered users a welcoming email, as well as messages confirming each order you place directly at SkinMagz.com; confirming your account changes; inviting you to participate in customer surveys; and informing you of important product or service updates related to our core business.
Marketing messages about Publications you receive:
We may send you marketing messages related to the Publications you receive, for example, encouraging you to purchase additional single copies or to subscribe.
Optional marketing messages from SkinMagz:
Registered users may also occasionally receive information or special promotions from SkinMagz about additional Publications, products and services. You may update your preference with regard to receiving such messages by opting out in the Your Account area of the SkinMagz Web site.
Optional marketing messages from trusted third parties:
With your consent, SkinMagz may share your Personal Information (not including your credit card information) with trusted third parties so that you may receive information or opportunities from them about relevant products and services they offer. You may update your preference by opting in in the Your Account area of the SkinMagz Web site.
Changing or Removing Your Information
To review or update your Personal Information, or to alter your email preferences, or preferences regarding how we share your Personal Information, visit the Your Account area of SkinMagz.com.
If at any time you would like to close your account, send email to support@SkinMagz.com. Your Personal Information will be removed from our active user database and will be deleted assuming that you are current with all payment obligations, that SkinMagz does not believe it reasonably necessary to keep such information for any pending legal action, and that we are under no other legal obligation to retain such information. Please be aware that any unfulfilled subscriptions may be canceled without refund and you will have to re-register in order to use the SkinMagz Service. It is your responsibility to request a refund from SkinMagz or the appropriate merchant.
SkinMagz uses reasonable and current security methods to protect your personal data. Your information will be stored in a database located behind multiple firewalls and accessible only to authorized personnel. We do not encrypt normal Web sessions, but any transmission to our servers of credit card or other Personal Information uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. We do NOT store Credit Card information in any of our databases.
Children - Age verification
SkinMagz does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, Personal Information from persons under the age of 18.
Notification of Changes
California residents who have an established business relationship with SkinMagz may choose to opt out of SkinMagz disclosing personal information about them to third parties for marketing purposes.
From time to time, we may share your personal information with carefully screened companies that offer products or services that we believe you may enjoy. If you do not want us to share your personal information with such third parties, please send us your name, address and phone number to email@example.com
Your opt out request will be processed within 30 days of the date it was received
How to Contact Us
Blue Light Media, LLC
244 Fifth Avenue,
New York, NY 10001
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Last updated March 19, 2012
Your satisfaction is very important to us. You may cancel subscriptions ordered at SkinMagz.com at any time. SkinMagz will provide a refund for all unserved issues to the credit card used for purchase. Single copy purchases will only be refunded in the case that you are unable to access the issue. Please go to SkinMagz's help page to request a refund.
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