Terms of Use

The information detailed here tells you how you may use information on our website.

The Global Diamond Portal provides news and information based on information supplied to it by companies and organizations or news received from other news sources which are re-written in our house style.

Any articles can be reproduced as long as the following credit is given: This article is reprinted with permission of The Global Diamond Portal.

Because we are creating a diamond community and readers are encouraged to contribute news and information, we require that full names and contact information be provided and that any information submitted carries your full name.

Any contributions you make may be moderated by us which means they may be reviewed, edited and/or removed. We reserve the right to remove any of your contributions if we believe that they do not comply with our terms.

We retain the right to change or edit the materials in your contribution for operational and editorial reasons. We may also share your contribution with trusted third parties, for instance with other users such as reputable website and news publications.

Any copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material you contribute in any way including allowing others to use it.

You confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory or unlawful and does not infringe anyone else's rights (including privacy rights) and that it complies with the Terms. You also confirm that your contribution is made in your personal (rather than business) capacity and that such contribution does not unfairly promote or further any business activities and has not been contributed for commercial gain. You also confirm that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their parent/guardian if they are under 16.

We normally show your name with your contribution, unless you request otherwise, but for operational reasons this is not always possible.
We may contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution, or in relation to particular projects.

Do not endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or break any laws when creating any content you may share with us.