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These terms and conditions (Terms) govern your use of this website and any connected Site delivered by email that are provided by ShortList Media Ltd and use of our associated mobile and tablet sites (together referred to as the Site). By using the Site, you will be deemed to have read, understood and accepted these Terms and agree to be bound by them.

In addition, the following additional terms may apply to your use of the Site and are deemed incorporated into these terms:

·       Privacy Policy

·       Cookies Policy

·       Competition Rules

·       [EULA]

ShortList Media Ltd (we, us) is a company registered in England and Wales with registered company number 06246263 and registered address at Jubilee House, 92 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 2SN. We operate this Site.


We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms from time to time and these changes will become effective as soon as they are posted on the Site. By continuing to use the Site you will be deemed to accept these changes and agree to be bound by them. If you disagree with the Terms, or any revisions of them, please discontinue your use of the Site.


We reserve the right to change the format and the Content of the Site from time to time. While we take every care to ensure that the information provided by the Site (other than any user generated content) is accurate and complete, it is not intended to amount to authority or advice on which reliance should be placed. You are advised to verify the accuracy of any information before relying on any such information.

Some of it may be supplied to us by third parties and where that is the case we are often unable to check its accuracy or completeness. We will do our utmost to ensure that the Site will be uninterrupted and that transmissions will be error-free. However, due to the nature of the Internet this cannot be guaranteed. Your access to the Site may also be suspended or restricted occasionally to allow for repairs, maintenance, or the introduction of new facilities or Site. We will always try to limit the frequency and duration of any disruption.

The Site are provided on an "as is" basis and to the fullest extent permitted by law without any warranties of any kind. In particular we make or give no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, integrity, quality, fitness for purpose or originality of any content on the Site.


It is your responsibility to ensure your computer system meets all the necessary technical specifications to enable you to access and use the Site and that it is compatible with the Site.  It is also your responsibility to ensure that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

We cannot guarantee the uninterrupted or error-free operability of the Site.  Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw, modify or suspend the service we provide on the Site without notice.  We will not be liable to you or any third party for any unavailability, modification, suspension or withdrawal of the Site, or any features, parts or content of the Site at any time for any period.

This site is controlled and operated by us from the United Kingdom and is intended for United Kingdom residents and we make no representation that any material contained on this site is appropriate for any other jurisdiction.


The website may from time to time invite you to comment on articles, send in your own imagery, and join in webchats or provide other methods of uploading user generated content (herein collectively referred to as “Forums” and the materials submitted to Forums is herein referred to as “Postings”).

By submitting your content or Postings, you give us and our group companies and our affiliated companies and third party service providers permission to use, copy, adapt, edit, translate, make available and transmit or otherwise communicate, display and publish such content (or any part of it) and to create any derivative works from it together with the ability to sub-licence the same whether we refer to your user name or not and to the extent permitted by law, you waive any moral rights you may have in your content (i.e. the right to be identified as author of or to object to derogatory treatment of such content). The grant of these rights to us is irrevocable, worldwide and royalty-free. This means that we can continue to publish, use and display that content even if you ask us to remove it or after your registration has ended. We can use all or part of your content in advertising and marketing materials for our products and we may edit the content as we wish. It is in our sole discretion whether or not we use your content. We can remove your content even if you have complied with our Community Guidelines and Acceptable Use Policy. If you do not agree to this, please do not submit any content to us. We may or may not use any user generated content provided to us. You are responsible for all content you may upload to the Site from time to time and indemnify us in relation to any such content or for any failure to obtain the appropriate permissions of the owner of rights in the content you upload and for any breach of these terms of use.

You should submit only content which belongs to you. You should never upload material that would violate the intellectual property or other rights of other people or organisations. Before posting or sending any content referring to or relating to any living person, you must obtain their explicit consent to be referred to on the Site and you warrant to us that you have done so prior to posting such material. If the living person is under 16 you must obtain the consent of their parent or guardian to this use.

We want to keep the websites clean and friendly. Please do not submit contributions that are offensive, racist, harassing, illegal, misleading, abusive, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable. As you might expect we reserve the right to take down any contribution that breaches any of the above rules, and we may be obliged to pass copies to appropriate authorities. We reserve the right, among other things, to suspend or terminate your access to the Site if you are in breach of these Terms.


The Site will from time to time offer you links to third party websites and banner advertising. While we hope you will be interested in these other sites, you acknowledge that they are independent from us and we do not endorse, accept responsibility or liability for their content, practices, terms and conditions, suitability or compliance with any laws and/or regulations.

The Site will from time to time provide information to you about third party products and services. While we hope you will be interested in these products and services, you acknowledge that they are independent from us and we accept no responsibility or liability for their quality, safety, suitability, fitness for purpose or compliance with any laws and regulations. We accept no responsibility for any loss or damage that might arise from your use of any third party sites or products.

These terms and conditions only apply to our website. There are links on this website to third party websites over which Shortlist has no control. When you click on advertisements or links on our website, you will leave that site and go to another site and thereafter it is that third party's site whose terms and conditions will apply.

Our display of advertisements or links to any other company or site is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of such company or site (or the contents of the site). We have no control over, we do not review, and our terms and conditions do not apply to, these other companies, sites, or content, or to any collection of data after you click on an advertisement or link to a third party.

We cannot control how your data is collected, stored, used or shared by third party websites or to whom it is disclosed. If you do not want a third party website to share information about you, you must contact that site and determine whether it gives you the opportunity to opt-out of sharing such information. Shortlist is not responsible for how these third parties may use information collected from or about you.

Shortlist accepts no responsibility or liability for any third party practices on third party websites. We advise you to read third party privacy statements carefully prior to the use of any third party website.


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


The copyright and all other intellectual property rights in and to the Site and all the content featured on the Site from time to time are owned by us or our licensors (including text, graphics, software, photographs and other images, videos, sound, trademarks and logos). As a user of the Site, you may store, print individual pages and retrieve and display that content on a computer screen solely for your own personal use in accordance with these Terms. You may not:

·               store pages of the Site on a server or other storage device connected to a network or create an electronic database by (i) systematically downloading and storing all or any of the pages of the Site or (ii) by screen scraping, framing, caching, data extraction or programmatic access whether by robot, spider or otherwise or (iii) by printing pages of the Site in a systematic or regular manner so as to create a database in hard copy form;

·                collect or harvest personally identifiable information from the Site;

·          remove or change any legal notices or other content of the Site or attempt to circumvent security or interfere with the proper working of the Site or the servers on which it is hosted;

·          use the Site to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);

·          use the Site to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware;

·          attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site or circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with our security-related features;

·          reproduce, copy, distribute, publicly display or re-sell any part of the Site in contravention of these terms and conditions;

·          create links to the Site from any other website, without our prior written consent;

·          modify, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the Site or parts of the Site or create derivative works from the Site;

·          use the Site for any business, commercial or public purpose.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to privacy@shortlist.com. Our status as the authors of the material on the Site must always be acknowledged. "Shortlist", "Stylist" and "Emerald Street" are trademarks belonging to us. All other trade marks used on the Site are the property of their respective owners. No licence or consent is granted to you to use these trade marks in any way, and you agree not to use these trade marks without our prior written permission.


We shall not have any liability to you for any costs, expenses, damages and any other liabilities however arising, including directly or indirectly, as a consequence of your usage of the Site or the release of your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Notwithstanding the above, nothing in this paragraph "Liability" limits or excludes our liability for any matter for which it would be illegal for us to limit or exclude, or attempt to limit or exclude, our liability.


You agree to indemnify and keep us indemnified against any damage, loss, liability or cost incurred by us resulting from any breach of these Terms by you or any claims or legal proceedings brought or threatened against us as a result of your use of the Site.


These Terms are governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising in relation to these Terms or the Site .

In the event that any term of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms will remain valid and enforceable.

These Terms were last updated August 2016.