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FORUM HOUSE RULES & TERMS
« on: August 08, 2010, 11:06:51 PM »
Welcome!

  • Whether you are new or a seasoned forum user, we ask you to please read through these rules before you proceed and respect everyone participating in this forum and website. Our forum is a place for people to learn, discuss, support each other and generate positive, thoughtful, educational dialogue.
  • By participating in this forum, you agree to abide by our forum rules. If you violate any of our rules, that member's account may be immediately and permanently suspended, banned or deleted, without warning or other notification.

 

Respect

  • We encourage good manners and do not tolerate any rudeness. Any member who is intentionally unpleasant or disruptive may be suspended, banned or deleted without warning.
  • We will not tolerate obscene, hateful, profane, racist, sexually explicit or otherwise offensive language or material in your posts. Do not harass, insult, defame, slander, abuse or threaten another person.
  • We suggest you discontinue any conversation that makes you uncomfortable.

 

Keeping it a safe place

  • For the safety and privacy of all forum members, please do not post or solicit personal information such as phone numbers, addresses, social security numbers, last names (you may use last initials), medical, financial or any other private information about yourself or others.
  • If you SPAM our members in any manner, your account will be suspended or deleted.
  • Do not contact anyone to suggest your product or service who is not explicitly expecting you to contact them from an advertising forum post.
  • Your account is yours alone. You are responsible for any activity created with it. You take full responsibility for any and all use under your account and username, regardless of whether you've authorized it.
  • You may not post on behalf of any banned member in any public manner. This includes all forums, private messages, signatures, and e-mail features.
  • We do not monitor private messages (PMs). But we will investigate all allegations of PM abuse.
  • You may not link, in any manner, to sites or images containing pornography, sexually explicit, gross violence, or are determined by moderators to be detrimental to the community.
  • You may not bump threads. Bumping can refer to posting useless information, posting one-liners or any other action to deliberately keep or bring a thread to the top of its forum. Admin/Moderators will use their discretion and authority, depending on the nature of the post, as to whether to take action or not.
  • By participating in this forum, you assign this forum all rights, ownership, title and interest to or in your posts.

 

Warnings & bans

  • While we do not review all postings and are under no obligation to do so, we reserve the right to accept, reject or remove any postings, including those that contravene the guidelines of the forum or that contain personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity, impersonations or that violate.
  • If you post anything that contravenes the guidelines of the forum, your post will be deleted immediately, with or without warning.
  • The next offense will result in a temporary suspension of your account for three (3) days, with or without warning.
  • After two (2) temporary suspensions, you will be banned or deleted from the forum, without further notification.
  • Public posts debating these rules and/or moderators' enforcement of such, will be removed without comment. However, we encourage feedback and invite you to email us if you have any questions or concerns.

 

The terms

  • We reserve the right to modify and amend these terms at any time without notice. It is your responsibility to remain informed of our guidelines.
  • Any abuse towards our moderators and administrators in any form, may result in immediate suspension of your account.

  • We further reserve our right to disable any account at any time for any reason and without notice.
  • If there are any rules or policies you do not understand, please contact us via email.
  • You participate in the Forums at your own risk. We take no responsibility for the content or opinions posted.

 

The website and forum are the result of our time, energy, money, dedication and teamwork. It is our sacred space, created to preserve, share and promote Dorje Shugden with all sincere Dorje Shugden practitioners. We are the true owners of this website and therefore, reserve the absolute right to set all or any guidelines for this site and execute whatever we deem fit.
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