Simplified Terms & Conditions of Membership

Simplified Terms and Conditions of Membership for Crowdgather.com Message Board(s)

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(Condensed version, see the detailed Terms & Conditions for full explanations for each item.)

By accessing, using or signing up for our discussion boards or any other service, you indicate you agree to all terms.

Introduction

Welcome to CrowdGather.com web site. This web site and our message boards are provided to you by CrowdGather, Inc. These Terms of Use govern the site and help to make your experience an enjoyable and safe one.

We may update these terms from time to time. If we do, we will put the updated date at the bottom of the terms. Check in to regularly to see updates.

If you have any questions please contact one of our representatives by e-mail: info@crowdgather.com

We cannot be responsible for member posts on our message board(s)–they happen in real-time. We don’t have any obligation to prescreen, edit, or remove any content that is posted by users through message board(s). But, we do have the right to prescreen, edit, remove content, refuse to accept, remove or move any content posted our message board(s).

We do our best to make sure everything runs properly.

Our only requirement is that you are over 18 (if you are over 13 you can join with your parent or guardian’s permission) and have a functioning email to register. See our Privacy Policy for the list of what we won’t do with your email.

Everything you do on our website(s) is subject to these terms and conditions.

By becoming a member of these domains, you agree to the following:

1). Posting: Be respectful.

1a) Offensive Content: You won’t post it.
1b.) Profanity: You won’t direct it at another user.
1c.) Intellectual Property: Don’t steal content. Period.
1d.) Cross-Posting: You won’t post the same post in more than one location.
1e.) Recruitment/Solicitation: You won’t collect personal info of members for any reason.
1f.) Relevant Content: Stay on-topic in threads.
1g.) Political Baiting: Be respectful.
1h.) Spamming: Don’t spam.
1i.) Language: Post in English.
1j.) Video links/embeds: Describe anything you link to in a post. Don’t just post it.
1k.) Affiliate links: You shouldn’t include them in your post.
1l.) Hotlinking: Don’t do it unless you ask the owner.

2) Behavior: Be respectful.

2a.) Identity Spoofing: Be yourself and not someone else. Only you can use your account.
2b.) HaXor: No computer hacking.
2c.) Multiple Accounts: Don’t do it.
2d.) Forum Gangs: Don’t start or participate in one.
2e.) Illicit Activity: Don’t be a user here.
2f.) Private Messages: Don’t spam our members.
2g.) Board Wars: Don’t engage in them.
2h.) Public Affection: Don’t be overt.
2i.) Warez: Don’t do it.
2j.) Personal information: Don’t share your personal info–this is the Internet.
2k.) Obstructing the discussion: Keep it to a minimum.
2l.) Racial slurs: Never, ever. Don’t do it.

3) Content Copyright: Your posts are yours, be we can use them.

3a) Content Distribution: Share and share alike.
3b) DMCA Enforcement: We will protect what you post here.
3c) If you think someone has stolen data then let us know.

4) Advertising: No posts advertising your stuff–even if it is a charity.

4a) Unauthorized Marketing: ATTENTION MARKETERS: No posts advertising anything.
4b) Ad Blockers: We would appreciate you not blocking our primary source of income.

5) Personal Responsibilities: We are all adults here so act like one.

5a) Unauthorized Access: Don’t be a hacker or spammer.
5b) Cooperation: Let us know and we will do what we can to help.

6) Disclaimer: We can’t possibly see everything.

6a) Disclosure: If the government want something, they can get it.
6b) Neutrality: We endorse no posts or topics.
6c) No Guarantee: We do the best we can.
6d) Experts Advice: We do not claim to be authoritative. Go to a doctor or a lawyer if you need one.
6e) Loss: We are not responsible for any damages or problems you might have by using our site.

7) Violation: If you ignore or don’t follow the terms, you might be banned.

8) Right of Community Management: We can and probably will ban trolls on-sight.

9) Age: If you are under 14, this is not the place for you.

If you are between 14 and 18 you need parental/guardian permission to participate in our message board(s).

10) Post-Count Boosting: Post real comments.

If you join or post on our message board(s) you agree to all of the above.

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