The YourVoice and Mirror-Club communities are run by Reach Plc bringing together readers and website visitors from some of the UK’s leading national and regional news titles into one single community.
As a community member, you will be invited to connect with other members on subjects as diverse as, well...you tell us. Must-see telly, political debate, food, real-life stories and a unique chance to help to shape what’s in your favourite newspaper. There will be polls, surveys and discussion rooms and other special members-only perks. Best of all, by taking part you’ll be able to shape the future of your favourite newspapers and websites just by sharing your opinions.
If you decide to you want to leave the Community at a later date or wish to stop receiving communications from us, you can do so very easily and at any moment in time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please read this agreement carefully. It sets out the terms under which we agree to make available any of our websites and apps, including e-editions (“the Site”), however you access it, to you.
By registering an account with the Site, you confirm that you accept the terms of this agreement and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to this agreement, you must not use the Site.
The YourVoice and Mirror-Club community (collectively referred to as “the Community”) and the Site (referred to in this agreement as “we” or “us”) are managed by Reach plc (company number 82548) which asserts copyright in the Site. Our address is One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AP. Our VAT number is 440 3567 67.
To contact us, please email email@example.com
We offer access to many features of the Site free of charge but due to the nature of the Internet, Reach plc or ResearchBods (who hosts/develops the Website on Reach plc’s behalf) do not promise full and error free operation of the Site at all times.
This agreement refers to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of the Site:
Please read these documents which contain important information about how we use any personal information about you that we receive through your registration and participation in the Community and use of the Site.
We amend these terms from time to time. As a User it is your responsibility to review these User Terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by us. Your continued contribution to the Community after changes are posted means you have agreed to be bound by these User Terms as updated and/or amended.
These terms were most recently updated on 1st March 2019.
The Site is for personal and non-commercial use only. You may download and print portions of the Site for your personal, non-commercial use only.
Any other use of materials on the Site, including any user generated content (including without limitation reproduction for a purpose (other than that noted above) and any modification, distribution or republication) without our prior written permission is strictly prohibited.
You agree not to frame the Site for any purpose, unless specifically authorised by us to do so.
Some services on the Site may be restricted to Users that have registered their details with us and created an account. In order to join the Community and become a member, you will be required to complete the online registration form. If you decide to register for one of these services you agree:
We may cancel your account at any time if for any reason we believe you have breached these requirements. We also reserve the right to suspend or delete your account details, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time if in our sole opinion you have failed to comply with any part of these User Terms.
Membership of the Community entitles you to the benefit of various incentives including prize draws, offers and promotions which may be provided from time to time by or on behalf of Reach plc. Additional terms and conditions will apply to such incentives. Details of these incentives may be emailed direct to you or will be made available on the Website.
You will receive regular invitations to take part in a range of activities including polls, surveys, discussion rooms or in-person events as a Community member. Your participation in all activities outside the registration process is voluntary and you may end your participation at any time.
You can unsubscribe at any time from receiving emails by using the “unsubscribe” link in email invitations or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. This will not affect your membership of the Community or your ability to take part in activities via the website.
At any point you can choose to close your account by logging into the community and selecting the “Close my account” option within your profile page or by emailing email@example.com. Members selecting this option will no longer be able to access the community or be sent email communications. If you choose to close your account, any profile information linked to your account or survey answers will be permanently deleted from all servers within a 12 month period.
At any point you have the right to request the information that we hold about you to be deleted if it is no longer necessary for the purpose we collected it for, and there is no other legal basis which we must, or are allowed to, retain it. If your request meets this definition any information linked to your account including poll or survey answers will be permanently deleted from all servers within a 30 day period of us receiving this request. When a deletion request is made, we will redact the Screen Name that appears alongside any comments made. The comments themselves will remain on the site unless they contain personally identifiable information or you request specific comments to be deleted. You can do so by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You undertake that all information you give in relation to the Community will be as accurate as possible. Providing false information could lead to you being disqualified from the Community.
You are responsible for ensuring that any and all details provided by you are kept up-to-date and correct. Failure to do so could result in you being excluded from the Community.
You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public or otherwise use any Community Content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any Community Content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of the Community content requires the prior written permission of Reach plc. “Community Content” means the questions asked in any discussion room, survey and/or any creative content made available to you including mock-ups of new magazine designs, website designs, articles, advertising material and any other material made available to you as a result of your membership of the Community.
Through membership of the Community you will be eligible to be entered into prize draws related to specific activities you take part in. Full details of incentives available can be found on our Support & FAQs page.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site, to Users. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
We may close the Community when the programme ends or is cancelled. We will inform all Community members by email of the Community being closed at which point your access to it will cease.
In these User Terms the terms 'processing', 'personal data', 'data controller' and 'data processor' shall bear the same meanings as set out in General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018 and any superseding or amending legislation ("DPA").
You acknowledge and accept that Reach plc and its licensees may process your personal data from time to time. In relation to your personal data Reach plc shall be the data controller and the licensees of Reach plc shall be the data processor.
By registering an account on the Site, you will have access to enter competitions and/or prize draws on the Site.
Whether we or a third party operate the completion or prize draw, you will likely be dealing with other third parties directly as a result of it and as such any contracts and/or arrangements will be formed between you and them, without us as a party and we cannot be held liable for your use of or any liability arising out of the same (save to the extent required by law).
You agree that you will not use the Site to submit, or knowingly or recklessly receive, any material including without limitation, comments and reviews that:
You agree not to impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent any affiliation with any person or entity when creating an account on the Site or submitting any content to the Site.
You also agree not to attack the Site or access or attempt to access the accounts of other users or gain a greater level of access to the Site than authorised.
You acknowledge that we have no obligation to monitor any user generated content on the Site but in our sole discretion, we have the right to delete any such content and we may remove any such material at any time. Notwithstanding this, you are solely responsible for and bear the legal risk associated anywhere in the world in relation to any such content you may post.
In the event that you are in breach of the terms of this agreement, we will have the right to terminate any account that you have with the Site and you may not open another account on it or otherwise continue to use the Site.
We will co-operate with law enforcement or regulatory authorities or any court order requesting or requiring it to disclose the identity or location of or any other information in relation to anyone who has submitted content to the Site in breach or allegedly in breach of this agreement or the law. In appropriate circumstances, we may also disclose such information to the police, your Internet service provider and any third party to whom we may make a disclosure in good faith.
You acknowledge that submitting content to the Site does not guarantee that it will appear on the Site. You cannot edit or remove content once you have submitted it to the Site. However, if you would like make a complaint about specific user generated content on the Site, please email us at email@example.com
If you post or upload content to the Site, you grant us a perpetual, royalty free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and licence to use, reproduce, publish, communicate to the public, translate, create derivative works from and distribute such content into any form, medium or technology now known or hereafter developed. In addition, you waive any and all moral rights in such content.
The content on the Site is provided “as-is” and for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the Site.
We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Site is accurate, complete or up to date and we do not accept any responsibility for any of such content.
The Site may include links to the content, web sites and/or services owned and/or operated by third parties. These are provided for your convenience only and we are not responsible for and do not give any warranties or make any representations regarding any such content, web sites and/or services.
The onus for ensuring that content presented on the Internet is legal rests with the original content provider, and we will not be under any obligations to limit access to material unless notified that it is illegal or otherwise in breach of the terms of this agreement. Notwithstanding, we shall have the right to remove any items we believe may be illegal or otherwise in breach of the terms of this agreement.
The intellectual property in all design, text, graphics and other material (other than user generated content) and the selection or arrangement of such material on the Site is owned by us and/or our respective licensors.
We are the owner of:
All other trade marks, product names and company names or logos cited therein are the property of their respective owners.
Under no circumstances Reach plc or ResearchBods (who hosts/develops the Website on Reach plc’s behalf) be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
We will not be liable for:
If defective digital content that we have supplied damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill. Our only liability will be either to repair the damage or pay you equivalent compensation.
If any provision (or part of a provision) of this agreement is found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions shall remain in force.
If any invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision would be valid, enforceable or legal if some part of it were deleted, the provision shall apply with whatever modification is necessary to give effect to the commercial intention of the parties.
This agreement shall be personal to you and you may not assign, transfer, sublet, lease or delegate all or any of your rights and obligations, without our prior written consent.
We reserve the right to assign or transfer all or any of its rights and obligations under this agreement to any companies in the same group as Reach plc or another third party. In the event of assignment or transfer, notification will either be given to you by e-mail or posted on the Site.
Failure by either party to exercise or enforce any right conferred shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such right nor operate so as to bar that exercise or enforcement thereof or of any other right on any later occasion.
If you are a consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which you are resident. Nothing in these terms and conditions, including, without limitation, this section dealing with governing law and jurisdiction, affects your rights as a consumer to rely on such mandatory provisions of local law.
You can email us with any questions, concerns or complains at firstname.lastname@example.org