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Inappropriate Material

In order to protect Contactmusic.com Ltd and its members from legal prosecution, and to maintain an environment that encourages debate and discussion, inappropriate material may not be posted, including (but not limited to):

Posting inflammatory comments (commonly referred to as "trolling"). Persistant xenophobia, racism or personal abuse directed at anyone. Posting obscene or pornographic material, or links to other sites that contain or promote obscene or pornographic material. Discussion of how to circumvent copyright law, including (but not limited to) mod chips, peer-to-peer ("P2P") software,

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Additionally the following actions are not allowed:

Attempting to bypass the auto-censor. Posting irrelevant material (commonly referred to as "padding"). Posting links affiliated to other sites. Including images within your post that are not hosted on your own webspace without the explicit permission of the webspace owner.

If you find any post that you believe may contain any inappropriate material, contact us by using the "following email address bad_comments@contactmusic.com.

Copyright

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Any copyright holders who find their material posted on the site should contact remove_comment@contactmusic.com and request that material's removal.

Warnings

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We will notify you of any warning made for breaking these terms and conditions by:

A public warning within the thread in which you broke the terms and conditions .

and/or

An e-mail to your registered account.

Depending on their severity any warnings you receive, you may be subject to a temporary or permanent ban. Following a temporary ban you should contact us: comments@contactmusic.com to request the reinstatement of your account.

Complaints

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Disclaimer

Neither Contactmusic.com Ltd, nor any of the associated sites, can be held responsible for any false, offensive or otherwise unacceptable content on this message board.

Breaches of our terms and conditions will be dealt with on an individual case-by-case basis, resulting in formal warnings, suspensions and permanent bans. In extreme cases we will not hesitate to report members to their Internet service provider (ISP) or to take legal action.

We reserve the right to make amendments to these terms and conditions at any time.

It is free to comment on Contactmusic.com. Not at any time does writing comments on Contactmusic.com constitute writing for Contactmusic.com on any kind of a paid basis.

Contactmusic.com Ltd is privately owned and run. Membership of Contactmusic.com Ltd is not an automatic right of any user and is only granted on the condition that users accept all terms and conditions . Any use of the comments section is taken as your agreement to these terms and conditions . If you no longer wish to abide by these terms and conditions , do not use the comments section and instead advise us and we will close your account and remove your access to the site.

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