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as of 15/07/2008


Welcome to Allrecipes.co.uk (the “Web site”). Please read this Terms and Conditions of Use Notice (“Notice”) carefully before using the Web site. By viewing or otherwise using this Web site, you agree you are 13 or older and agree to the Allrecipes privacy policy and to the terms and conditions in this Notice.

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to change, modify, add, or delete portions of this Notice at any time. We will provide notice of such changes only by posting the updated notice on our Web site and changing the “last updated” date listed above. This Notice applies exclusively to your access to, interaction with, and use of, this Web site and does not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you might have with Allrecipes.com, Inc. (“Allrecipes”) for products, services, or otherwise. We encourage you to review our Notice each time you visit our site to see if it has been updated since your last visit.

If you have any questions regarding the use of the Web site, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions on our Help page. All other questions or comments about the Web site should be directed to CustomerService@allrecipes.co.uk.

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Privacy policy

Allrecipes believes strongly in protecting user privacy. Allrecipes has therefore adopted a Privacy Policy. Users of this Web site should refer to Allrecipes’ Privacy Policy, available for viewing here, before providing any information.

Proprietary Rights

I. Copyrights

All Web site materials, including, without limitation, the Allrecipes logo, design, text, graphics, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, “Content”) are either ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Copyright © 2012 Allrecipes.com, Inc. or are the proprietary property of Allrecipes’ affiliates or licensors. You may electronically copy and print to hard copy portions of this Web site for the sole purpose of using materials it contains for informational and non-commercial, personal use only, provided you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. Any other use of Content, including any commercial use, reproduction for purposes other than described above, modification, distribution, republication, display, or performance, without the prior written permission of Allrecipes, is strictly prohibited.

II. Trademarks

“Allrecipes.co.uk”, “Allrecipes”, and all other trademarks on this Web site are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Allrecipes and its licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Allrecipes. In addition, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts are service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress of Allrecipes, and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Allrecipes. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned on the Web site are the property of their respective owners.

Allrecipes might have other patents, patent applications, trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property rights covering subject matter in any Web pages, and any software part of the Web site. Unless we have granted you licenses to our intellectual property in this Notice, our providing you with such Web pages or any software does not give you any license to our intellectual property. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Hyperlinks

You are granted a limited, nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the homepage or recipe home page of this Web site only, provided such link does not portray Allrecipes or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise defamatory manner. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Allrecipes trademark, logo, or other proprietary information, including the images found at this Web site, the content of any text, or the layout/design of any page or form contained on any page of the Web site, without Allrecipes’ express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of Allrecipes or any third party.

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Third-Party Content & Services

Allrecipes may provide hyperlinks to sites such as search engines and content of third parties (“Third-Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information. Allrecipes does not monitor nor does Allrecipes have control over any Third-Party Content. Allrecipes does not endorse or adopt any Third-Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. Allrecipes does not warrant the accuracy of any information contained on, and undertakes no responsibility to update or review, any Third-Party Content. Users use these hyperlinks and Third-Party Content contained therein at their own risk.

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Submissions

By submitting, disclosing, or offering any recipe, review, photograph, image, video, “favorites” list, comments, feedback, postcards, suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, and other information, content or material, or other item (each, a “Submitted Item”) to Allrecipes, either online or offline and whether or not solicited by Allrecipes, you hereby grant to Allrecipes an irrevocable, nonexclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free right and license to use, display, publicly perform, modify, reproduce, publish, distribute, make derivative works of, sublicense, and otherwise commercially and non-commercially exploit your Submitted Items and all copyright, trade secret, trademark, or other intellectual property rights therein, in any manner or medium now existing or hereafter developed (including but not limited to print, film, or electronic storage devices), without compensation of any kind to you or any third party.

You hereby represent and warrant (a) you have all necessary right, power, and authority to grant the license set forth herein to your Submitted Item, and (b) your Submitted Item does not violate, misappropriate, or infringe any copyright, trade secret, trademark or other intellectual property right of any third party. You will take, at Allrecipes’ expense, any further action (including, without limitation, execution of affidavits and other documents) reasonably requested by Allrecipes to effect, perfect, and confirm the license granted to Allrecipes to your Submitted Item as set forth herein.

Publication or use of any Submitted Items is at the sole discretion of Allrecipes and Allrecipes is under no obligation to publish or use any Submitted Item. If your Submitted Item is published, used and/or posted on the Web site or otherwise used by Allrecipes, we may include your name in conjunction with such publication, posting, or use. By submitting, disclosing, or offering a Submitted Item, you hereby grant Allrecipes the right to use your name in connection with the publication, use or posting of your Submitted Item. You must include your full name and e-mail address with your Submitted Item so we can contact you if we have any questions about your Submitted Item; however, only your name and not your e-mail address will be published with your Submitted Item.

User Conduct

This Web site might include discussion forums or other interactive areas, including, but not limited to, bulletin boards, and recipe storage and exchange areas. All such forums and interactive areas shall be used only for non-commercial purposes. You are solely liable for any material you upload or transmit to the discussion forums or interactive areas of this Web site. You agree not to use the Web site to do any of the following:

1. Upload, post, e-mail, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish any message, information, text or other material (“Material”) that we deem to be unlawful, harmful, libelous, tortious, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

2. Upload or transmit any Material that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national, or international law, including, without limitation, the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, or the NASDAQ;

3. Upload, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available any Material that might infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;

4. Impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

5. Without Allrecipes’ written permission, distribute, publish, or make available any unsolicited or unauthorized promotions, advertising or solicitations for funds, goods or services, including junk mail, spam, and chain letters;

6. Harm minors in any way; or

7. Upload, post, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available any Material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.

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Disclaimer

THIS WEB SITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON IT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND YOU AGREE USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND/OR ITS CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ALLRECIPES DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALLRECIPES DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. ALLRECIPES DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THIS WEB SITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

Allrecipes reserves the right to change any and all Content contained on this Web site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, and supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Allrecipes.

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Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL ALLRECIPES OR ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEB SITE OR CONTENT CONTAINED ON, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF ALLRECIPES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above might not apply to you.

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Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Allrecipes and its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, suppliers, and licensors from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of the Web site or any Materials or Submissions you provide, including, but not limited to, any claim by a third party that any Materials or Submissions infringe or violate such third party’s rights or interests.

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Removal and Disclosure

We reserve the right to, at our sole discretion, remove, take down, destroy or delete any Material and Submissions at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to Material and Submissions, that we deem inappropriate or which we believe might subject us to any liability. We may access, use and disclose transaction information about your use of our Web site, and any Material and Submissions transmitted by you via or in connection with our Web site, to the extent permitted by law, in order to comply with the law (e.g., a lawful subpoena); to initiate, render, bill and collect for our products and services; to protect our rights or property, or to protect users of our Web site from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of our Web site. INDIRECT OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS OF THIS NOTICE OR ANY RELATED POLICY, GUIDELINE OR AGREEMENT, AND ACTUAL OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS BY A THIRD PARTY ON YOUR BEHALF, SHALL BE CONSIDERED VIOLATIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT BY YOU.

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Applicable Law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Washington, without regard to its choice of law principles to the contrary. You agree any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions shall be filed only in the state and federal courts residing in King County, Washington, and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action, or proceeding arising out of this Notice.

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Termination

Allrecipes reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion at any time, to terminate your license to use this Web site, to block or prevent future access to and use of this Web site, and to remove and discard any Material and Submissions.

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Severability

If any provision of this Notice shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Notice and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

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Copyright Complaints

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement must be sent to Service Provider’s Designated Agent.

Notification must be submitted to the following Designated Agent:

Service Provider: Allrecipes

Name of Agent Designated to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement: Monica Williams

Full Address of Designated Agent to Which Notification Should be Sent: 413 Pine Street, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98101

Telephone Number of Designated Agent: 206.292.3990

Facsimile Number of Designated Agent: 206.436.7406

E-Mail Address of Designated Agent: dcma@allrecipes.com

To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:

1. A physical or electronic signature of person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;

4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;

5. A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

We may give notice of a claim of copyright infringement to our users by means of a general notice on the Web site, electronic mail to a user’s e-mail address in our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user’s address in our records. Allrecipes may, within its sole discretion, terminate authorization of users to its Web site who are repeat infringers.

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Contact us

If you have any questions about this legal notice, the practices of this Web site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at CustomerService@allrecipes.co.uk.

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