These rules (Rules) are the terms of use for any opinions, discussion forum, blog, or article with public comments (each of them called the Forum in these Rules) operated as a tool of Club Matters. The Rules apply to all users. Any submission of material by you to the Forum means that you accept and agree to abide by all the terms and conditions of these Rules.

The Rules supplement the Club Matters terms and conditions and privacy policy and are in addition to any terms of use applicable to other websites on which a Forum may be hosted.


We may revise these Rules at any time. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we may make, as they are legally binding on you.


Every contribution submitted to the Forum (Contribution) may be checked by us for compliance with the content standards below (Content Standards).

We are under no obligation to you or any other person to oversee, monitor or moderate the Forum and we may stop moderating the Forum at any time. We reserve the right to remove, or to disable access to, any Contribution which we consider to be potentially defamatory of any person or which we consider unlawful or in violation of any third party rights. We expressly exclude liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of the Forum by any person in contravention of these Rules.


A Contribution must: A Contribution must not:

These Content Standards apply to each part of a Contribution as well as to its whole. The Content Standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter. We will determine, in our discretion, whether a Contribution breaches the Content Standards.


By submitting a Contribution to the Forum, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive licence to use that Contribution. Although you will still own the copyright in your Contribution, we will have the right to freely use, edit, alter, reproduce, publish and/or distribute the material contained in your Contribution. This licence will be free of charge, perpetual and capable of sub-licence. We may exercise all copyright and publicity rights in the material contained in your Contribution in all jurisdictions, to their full extent and for the full period for which any such rights exist in that material.

Please also note that, in accordance with the Content Standards above, you must ensure that your Contribution does not infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person. By submitting your Contribution to the Forum, you are warranting that you have the right to grant us the non-exclusive copyright licence described above.

If you are not in a position to grant such a licence to us, please do not submit the Contribution to the Forum.

All information (such as data files, written text, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images, and the like) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the Forum are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Contribution originated.


If we consider that a breach of the Content Standards above has occurred, we may at our discretion take such action as we consider appropriate. Failure to comply with these Rules constitutes a material breach of the terms of use under which you are permitted to use the Forum, and may result in us taking all or any of the following actions:

We exclude liability for all action we may take in response to breaches of these Rules. The actions described above are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably consider appropriate.


If you wish to report any Contribution posted to the Forum to us, please use the complaints button on at the bottom of the relevant page of the site. We will receive immediate notification with details of the issue. All users will receive an update with any proposed action within 2 working days of the report.