International Falconry Forum Terms Conditions & Rules
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TERMS OF USAGE & DEFINITIONS
Your use of the forum, message board(s) (and inclusive forums and video services) and any other public medium hosted on the International Falconry Forum, owned and operated by the owner named below, indicates your acceptance of the following Terms and Conditions of Use. The above named website, its owner, and any related organization(s) will be referred to collectively from this point forward as "IFF" The Terms and Conditions of Use applies to unregistered users, registered users, upgraded members and site sponsors, including all other users accessing any type of content on the Website (individually, a "User" and collectively, the "Users"). "We" or "Us"refer the administration team, owner, licensor and representatives of the Falconry Forum web site, including its forum and chat room. "You" refer to all visitor and users of this site, whether as a registered member or guests. "Usage" means to visit this web site viewing it's content or posting/transmitting information via the site through the forum, chat room or any messaging service. Certain additional terms apply to registered members of the Websites and are identified in the Terms and Conditions of Membership below.
The IFF may change the Terms and Conditions of Use (and the Additional Terms and Conditions of Membership) at any time and the changes will become effective immediately after posting the revised Terms and Conditions of Use (and the Additional Terms and Conditions of Membership) (the "Effective Date"). You can review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions of Use (and the Additional Terms and Conditions of Membership) at any time at http://falconryforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=40998 You are responsible for checking periodically for changes, and your continued use of the Websites after the Effective Date indicates your acceptance of any changes specified in the new Terms and Conditions of Use (and for members, the new Additional Terms and Conditions of Membership). Additional operating guidelines may be posted from time to time and can be found under the Forum Wesite Section. The IFF may also offer certain services (e.g., podcasting, media hosting, Internet radio, etc.) that are governed by different terms of service, and such different terms of service will be clearly posted on web pages associated with the service and govern the use of such service.
Usage of this web site, either as a member or unregistered guest is subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement. By continuing to use this website and all services herein, you accept without limitation and qualification, all the terms and conditions as specified in this document. Further more, in using this site and all services herein provided, you agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations including laws and regulations governing copyright and trademarks.
1.1 Service Changes and Discontinuation. Our services provide you with access to a diverse collection of online resources, including several types of communication tools, online forums, personalized content and branded features. Services are provided free of charge with no warranty as to quality or availability. The IFF reserves the right to change or to discontinue temporarily or permanently the services at any time without notice. You agree that The IFF will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification or discontinuance of the services in anyway.
1.2 Service Limitations. We work hard to make your experience enjoyable. However, we cannot always anticipate technical or other operational difficulties which may result in loss of data, personalization settings or other service interruptions. For this reason, you agree that the Website, including the services of our third-party service providers, are provided "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE". Neither The IFF nor our third-party service providers assume responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any data, communications or personalization settings.
We, the administrator and owner of International Falconry Forum, reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time as appropriate. All changes will appear in this document, and may do so without prior notice or further agreement from any users of this forum. By continuing to use the services of this site you agree in advance to accept any changes. If at anytime you do not agree to any terms or wordings specified in this Terms and Condition document, whether existing or due to changes, you agree to cease usage of the site. In such cases, you acknowledged that materials already posted on this site by you may still exists within the current and archived data store.
You agree not to post or send messages including emails via this site, any material deemed obscene, profane, hateful, vulgar, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, profane, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, violate the rights of others, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. This includes posting matter of a political, religious nature or encouragement of violence or terrorism. You will be responsible for, and indemnify and hold harmless this forum and representatives against, any claim arising from any material that you post or transmit. You acknowledge that we will carry out out our duties to all reasonable expectations to fully comply and co-operate with legal authorities to resolve any issues or complaints against you. To this effect, we reserve the right to reveal your identity and all information we know about you including the content of your posts whether current or archived in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you.
All terms and conditions applies to content of the posts including avatars and signatures whether in accompanying posts, usernames or real names or otherwise details you have published in your profile will be made public and can be transmitted by the IFF.
4. OWNERSHIP OF POSTS
This forum, website and services herein, does not control the information available on the message boards and chat rooms. Any information, opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content presented or disseminated on this bulletin board and chat room are those of their respective authors and they are solely liable for their content. Any communication or material you post or transmit is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. You assume full responsibility for anything you post or transmit, and you grant us the right to display this material on our web sites and forums. We make no ownership claims to any material you post or transmit and agrees that all submitted materials, text, graphics and files remain the sole property of their creator, with individual exceptions such as contest entries specifically labeled as such when solicited, but once posted become part of and owned by the forum website and owner and under no circumstance will be removed by request of any kind, unless it is deemed not to be important to threads, posts, the forum in any way shape or form.
5. MONITORING and MODERATION
The Representatives and agents of this forum may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, and other transmissions originated from this web site. However, you acknowledge that neither the Falconry Forum or any of it's agents/Representatives is under any obligation to do so. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to delete or edit any messages posted in the forum, chat room or transmitted messages as deemed fit.
6. COMMERCIAL POSTING
All posts, signatures or avatars that are deemed Commercial in nature are a violation of this User Agreement unless you have our explicit expressed permission/agreement. "Commercial content” is hereby defined as knowing and willful posts made by private individuals or businesses, directly or indirectly seeking commerce. However this definition cannot clearly satisfy every situation and/or circumstance, this forum and it's agent reserves the right to determine the "intent" of the posts against this User Agreement for violations.
6.1) Third Party Sites; Advertisers. The Website may provide Users with opportunities, links or other incentives to use certain sites, services, products, applications or content offered by or through The IFF's third-party providers, including but not limited to advertisers, and content and ecommerce providers (collectively, "Third-Party Services"). Your use of any Third-Party Services is subject to any terms of service or conditions of use associated with the Third-Party Services. The IFF does not control Third-Party Services and is not responsible for any Third-Party Services or for the contents thereof, including, without limitation, any links that may be contained in or accessible through Third-Party Services. TAN does not endorse any Third-Party Services or any products, content or communications linked to or accessible from the Websites. You agree you are wholly responsible for making your own independent judgment regarding your user or interaction with Third-Party Services.
7. NO WARRANTY OF INFORMATION
The content of this web site contains information, facts and opinions from various individuals and organizations. They are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, other than those warranties which are imposed by and incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification under the laws applicable to this agreement. Neither we or our agents or affiliates endorse or are responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement on the service or the sites. Your use any information and data posted on this web site and it's forums at your own risk. We or our agents and representatives shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or injury or any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or similar damages arising out of your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, the services of this web site and the information available on this web site or arising out of any action taken in response to or as a result of any information available on this web site. You hereby waive any and all claims against us arising out of your use of the services of this web site and the information available thereon.
7.1 EXTERNAL LINKS
We do not and cannot review or monitor any web sites linked from any of the content on this forum, whether explicit or implied, and are not responsible for the content of any such linked web sites. Your linking to such web sites is at your own risk. No commercial links are to be displayed unless you have come to an agreement with the forum owner and or also placed a reciprocating link to the IFF on your site.
We will not offer any information about you to any company. However, you should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g., name, telephone numbers, email address, street address, etc.) on your public profile, a forum or bulletin board, chat room or on any other user pages including private messages and emails, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other parties.
9. DELETING ACCOUNTS
The site owner reserves the right to not delete or remove any account placed up on the International Falconry Forum by any person, if it is deemed that the posts and threads will in some way disrupt, disjoint and interfere with the manner in which the forum, falconry, posts or threads are transmitted, unless you make a formal letter as to why you wish this to be done, which will display and deliver good reasons for your need to remove your posts. If the owner agrees to do this for you, it will be carried out at a cost of £200 per hour, which will be charged for and has to be paid in advance.
This User Agreement and any disputes arising out of or related to the services of this web site shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the court of laws of the United Kingdom.