Terms of Use for CarolinaGMX

CarolinaGMX, www.carolinagmx.com (referred to below as “the Website”) does not sell your personal information, email address, or any other identifiable information to third parties.  Any paid collaborations or sponsorships are disclosed in the respective editorial. If you visit pages or purchase products through the Website, you are accepting these Terms of Use so please read through them carefully.




Profile and Account Data

Any information you provide to the Website through registration must be true and accurate.  You will be solely responsible and held liable for any and all loss, damage, and additional costs that we or any other person may incur as a result of the submission of false, incorrect or incomplete information or failure to update your registration and payment information.


Copyright and Trade Mark Information

The content included on the Website, such as text, graphics, logos, and material published is the property of CarolinaGMX unless otherwise mentioned.  Nothing on the Website should be construed as granting license or right to use the Website or any of its materials, through the use of framing or otherwise, except: (a) as expressly permitted by these Terms of Use; or (b) with our prior written permission.  Any attempt to override or circumvent the usage rules or restrictions on the Website shall be susceptible to legal action.



The content included on the Website, such as text, graphics, logos, and material published is the property of CarolinaGMX unless otherwise mentioned.


Control and Management

We may alter, suspend or discontinue the Website or goods sold on the Website may be changed by the relevant merchant at any time and for any reason or no reason, without notice. The Website may be unavailable from time to time due to maintenance or malfunction of the computer or network equipment or other reasons.  In addition, these Terms of Use may be amended or updated by us at any time and therefore, the Terms may have changed since your last visit to the Website.  It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use for any changes.  Your use of the Website after any amendments or updates to these Terms of Use shall signify your acceptance of such revised terms.  You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms of Use.



The User can make use of third-party comments related to the article posts on the Website.  The Website holds the right to remove or prohibit the publishing of comments but does not exercise any control over their content.

The User may comment on the posts published on the Website.  In this case, the User must not carry out any activity in violation of the law or of the third party rights, meanings/he must not prevent other Users from complete enjoyment of the Website.  It is strictly prohibited to submit vulgar or offensive content towards third parties.  The User accepts that the Website may proceed to the removal and/or prohibit the publishing of any comment containing similar content.

The Website does not assume any liability for accuracy, completeness or up-to-dateness of the data, content and information on the Website or otherwise uploaded to the related websites.

The User shall verify before making any decision, the accuracy and completeness provided by the Website.  The User is held liable for making decisions based on the information featured on the Website.


Links to Third-Party Websites 

This Website may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us.  You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with the services and accessing the Website.  The Website is not responsible for the content of linked sites.  Any third-party websites or services accessed via the Website are subject to the terms and conditions and/or services of those websites.  The User is responsible for determining those terms and conditions and complying with them.



The User agrees to indemnify and protect CarolinaGMX and its employees, directors and agents from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees made by third parties, arising out of your breach of this agreement, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.



Because we do not control third party payment processing companies, you agree that you bear all risk and you agree to release us (and our officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, and third party partners) and organisers, creators or hosts and their designees from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, now and in the future, arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the Website.



The competitions or giveaways run are subject to the following rules (unless otherwise specified):

The prizes are subject to availability

No purchase is necessary

Only one entry is permitted per person via online route of entry, and no bulk or third party entries are permitted.

Competitions and giveaways are open to all UK and International residents (over the age of 18 unless otherwise specified).

CarolinaGMX and any associated promoters bears no responsibility for any entry which is submitted incorrectly, lost, damaged or incomplete or received after the closing date.

We offer no cash alternative for non-cash prizes, and the prize winners must accept prizes in the form offered. Prizes are not refundable or transferable.

The winner may be required to sign a statement proving their eligibility/liability.

The closing date for receipt of entries is stated for each individual competition. The winner(s) will be drawn at random from all valid entries and will be notified by email within 2 weeks of the closing date.

Should we be unable to contact the winner(s) within 14 days of the closing date or otherwise specified, or if the winner(s) is unable to accept the prize, we reserve the right to award the prize to an alternative winner, drawn in accordance with these terms and conditions.

Details of entries will never be shared unless otherwise specified in line with our Privacy Policy.

All entrants to competitions, giveaways and offers are deemed to have accepted these rules and agree to be bound by them, and agree to co-operate in any publicity that may arise which may include their name or image being used on websites, magazines, or mobile services at any time as a result of the competition or giveaway.

We reserve the right to disqualify or not award a prize to an entrant who in our opinion has not entered in to the spirit of these terms and conditions or the intention of the competition.

The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into.




We may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate the User’s ability to access the Website or portions thereof. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to breaches or violations of these Terms of Use, discontinuance or material modification to the Website (or any part thereof), unexpected technical, security or legal issues.



If any part of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.  Any failure by us to exercise or enforce any right or provision under the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.  No waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use by CarolinaGMX shall be deemed to be a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision.  The User agrees that any cause of action arising out of or related to the Website or your use of the Website must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues, otherwise such cause of action shall be permanently barred.


Applicable Law

The laws of the United Kingdom will govern these Terms of Use without giving any effect to any principles of conflict of law.


No Trial by Jury

The User understands and agrees that, by entering into these Terms of Use, you are waiving the right to a trial by jury or to participate in a class action with respect to any claims arising in relation to the Website, orders or services offered through the Website.



The following Terms relate to CarolinaGMX, https://carolinagmx.com. These Terms cover the Company’s agreement with brands, individuals and other businesses’ involvement in the INTERVIEWS series on this Website. ‘Material’ means any copyright work as set out in the copyright legislation and covers Material intended for publication as well as background Materials that have been used directly or indirectly for Material intended for publication.


By submitting Material for publication, by agreeing to prepare Material for publication or by agreeing to be featured in the INTERVIEWS part of the Website you agree to be legally bound by these Terms, which will take effect immediately. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all of the following terms please do not contribute to the Website or offer your Material for publication.


Variations of the Terms

These Terms will not be varied, the only exception to that would be in the event that a Director of the Company or the Editor has expressly agreed in writing to a variation. If any external contributor is not happy with the Terms of Use then they should not offer the Website any Material, nor post any comments on the Website including Blogs. Any Material posted or supplied to the Company for publication is deemed to have been supplied with full knowledge and acceptance of these Terms.


External Contributions covered by these Terms 

Material supplied by any Contributors:

All contributors should be aware that these Terms are the terms of business that will apply to all Material you provide however supplied, commissioned, sent on spec or by any other arrangement.

Non-commissioned, self-generated contributions to any area of the Website and any comments you post on content on the Website are called User-generated content or UGC (referred to as the ‘Contribution’).


Rights in the Material

It is very important for both parties that there is a clear understanding early on over who can exercise which rights in the Material. As is the case with other publishers, the Company needs to have certain rights to allow it to make further use of the contents of the newspaper titles and websites.

In addition to the content of the Company’s publications appearing online on the Website, Material is also supplied by the Company to the websites of other third-party hosts, thereby ensuring that the quality writing the Company publishes is widely available to interested readers on a variety of websites.


The Website will require the exclusive right to first publication in any medium in the case of commissioned Material; if not, this will be made clear to you in writing by your editorial contact at the Company.  There may be occasions when there is a delay in publishing your Material. Should this be the case, after a reasonable time has elapsed from the date when you submitted your Material, it may be possible to request a waiver by the Company of its exclusive right to first publication of your Material. Such a variation to these Terms must be negotiated with your editorial contact at the Company in writing.


Unless otherwise agreed:

(a). You retain copyright.

(b) The Company has the following rights, which are worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable and sub-licensable, and are:

(b)(i) the right to syndicate, distribute, license, republish or retransmit the Material in all present, future media and formats, including print, electronic, online, telephony, mobile and tablet apps and all others and

(b)(ii) the rights in the title, format and any pseudonym used in respect of your Material.

(c)In addition the Company also has the following non-exclusive rights which apply to all your Material submitted to the Company and any Contribution made by you to the Website, whether that includes text, photographs, graphics, video or audio in any format:

(c)(i) the right to store your Material in any database or archive in any present or future media or format. You are free to store and allow access to your Material on databases for personal purposes, provided nothing competes or conflicts with the rights you have granted the Company; and

(c)(ii) in respect of all of the above, the right to translate, amend, cut or alter your Material as the Company deems appropriate.

(d) The exercise by you of any of these rights is conditional on it not leading to any conflict of interest with the Company, and to your procuring a proper acknowledgement to the Company and its product on any further use of your Material together where possible with a link to the Material on the Website.

(e) You agree that the Company can use an image of you in association with your Material for purposes of publicity, promotion and any other activity related to the exercise of its rights under these Terms.


Warranties, Indemnities and Liability 

You warrant that the Material:

(a) is your own original work and that neither it, nor any exploitation or use which the Company might make of it, will infringe any person’s rights, including but not limited to intellectual property, privacy, performance, data protection or any other right;

(b) is not defamatory of any person or entity; and

(c) is not likely to render you or the Company in contempt of court or in breach of any criminal law, including (but not limited to) improper obtaining, processing or disclosure of data, surveillance, harassment, trespass, bribery or any other law or regulation whether during the course of your journalistic activities or otherwise.

D.4.(ii).You hereby agree to indemnify the Company against all costs, claims, losses and liabilities incurred or suffered by the Company as a result of any breach of your warranties or obligations under these Terms.

D.5  To the extent permissible in law, the Company will not be liable for any loss including but not limited to the following (whether such losses are foreseen, known or otherwise) loss of data, loss of revenue or anticipated profit, loss of business, loss of opportunity, loss of goodwill or injury to reputation, losses suffered by third parties, any indirect, consequential or exemplary damages.


  1. Jennifer Monteiro
    28th April 2016 / 4:14 pm

    I cannot figure out how to sign up for your email.

  2. 30th April 2016 / 4:46 pm

    Hi Jennifer, We are so sorry we were experiencing technical difficulties but our sign up is back up on all pages of our site top right hand column, let me know if you can sign up to the email now 🙂

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