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- Debate should be lively but also constructive and respectful.
- Don’t incite hatred on the basis of race, religion, gender, nationality or sexuality or other personal characteristic.
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- Stay on-topic. Please don’t post messages that are unrelated to the topic.
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Complaints and Disputes about conduct on LoveHateFilm
Introduction: Unfortunately, it is possible that other users of the Site or the Services may use the Site or the Services in violation of the terms of this Agreement. For example, it is possible that another user may post or transmit on the Site or the Services content that is obscene or offensive, or use the Site or the Services to harass you. We take your online and offline security very seriously.
We urge you to be cautious when interacting with other users. You should carefully select the content that you post or transmit on the Site or the Services, or to other users by any other means: you should not include any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names or email addresses. Any content that you transmit or post on the Site or the Services, or otherwise transmit to any other user of the Site or the Services by any other means, will be considered non-confidential.
a. If you are experiencing problems with any other user of the Site or the Services and would like to inform us, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
b. Notification of complaint: if you believe that another user has acted contrary to this Agreement or the guidelines, please notify us at email@example.com
c. Complaints against you: we may record and store any information relating to any complaint made against you and we will take any appropriate action which may include terminating your user rights.
d. Monitoring disputes: LoveHateFilm may, but is not obliged to, monitor any dispute between you and other the Site or the Services users.
e. Liability of LoveHateFilm: if you have a dispute with one or more users or those who have posted, viewed, or used information on the Site or Services, LoveHateFilm is not liable to you or any other person for any damage, loss or liability connected with or arising out of use of the Site or Services or your dispute with other users. In particular, if a LoveHateFilm user has added a profile to your LoveHateFilm identity, tagged you, included you in a group, or accessed or used any of your content, material or information (together, “material”) contrary to this Agreement or to any restrictions you have placed and clearly communicated on your material, your sole claim or cause of action is against that other user and not against LoveHateFilm.
Copyright takedown process
In addition to the involved social networks Copyright Policies, LoveHateFilm respects the intellectual property rights of others. By making any content available through this Site, you represent and warrant that you own all rights necessary to properly do so. If you own content or act for a content owner and believe that your content has been infringed, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.