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Forum Rules - Updated December 17, 2010
Please see the updated rules below.
Acceptable Use Policy (Rules)
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials (herein after "Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not The Planted Tank.net, herein after “The Planted Tank”, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, link, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. The Planted Tank does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable to your own personal beliefs. Under no circumstances will The Planted Tank be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.
You agree to NOT use the Service to:
1. upload, post, email, link, Private Message, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;You acknowledge that The Planted Tank may or may not pre-screen Content, but that The Planted Tank and its moderators shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, delete, or move any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, The Planted Tank and its moderators shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable at their sole discretion. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by The Planted Tank or submitted to The Planted Tank, including without limitation information in all parts of the Service., which includes forum board posts.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that The Planted Tank may access, preserve and disclose your account information, including your ISP address, and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property or personal safety of The Planted Tank, its users and the public.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
You understand that the Service and software embodied within the Service may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by The Planted Tank and/or content providers who provide content to the Service. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Service.
Membership, use and permissions on this site are at the sole discretion of the site owner. The Planted Tank reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread or account for any reason. Some, any or all permissions to view and/or use this site are subject to change, for no reason and no advance notice.
By accessing and using this site/forum, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, violate any of the listed additional rules, or otherwise violative of any laws. In addition, you also warrant that you will not hold The Planted Tank net Forums or any of its subsidiaries responsible for any post, image, or link posted from a forum member as the moderators cannot catch everything at the instance it happens.
1. Spam, self promotion and referral links are not allowed.General guidelines for images & avatars:
* Images and avatars must be PG13 rated.
General guidelines for signatures and Avatars
* Any image displayed must be banner size (100px high, 400px wide) or smaller. No animations are allowed as they are very distracting. One image per signature only.Although the administrators and moderators of The Planted Tank.net Forums will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of The Planted Tank Forums, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. will be held responsible for the content of any message.
Failure to follow the Acceptable Use Policy (Rules), Additional Rules, General guidelines for avatars or General guidelines for signatures can be met with an infraction point, ten day suspension of forum posting privilege, a longer period of suspension of forum posting privilege or a permanent suspension of posting privilege (ban). Infractions, temporary suspensions of posting privilege and permanent suspensions of posting privilege will be determined and enforced by The Planted Tank ownership, administration and moderators on a case by case or incident by incident basis and at the sole discretion of Planted Tank ownership, administration and moderators.
Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online --- for example, via message boards or chat --- that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While The Planted Tank.net strives to protect your personal information and privacy, The Planted Tank cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk. However, if you violate the rules, The Planted Tank.net Forums reserves the right to disclose any and all user activity to the public, third parties and or law enforcement agencies.
Note that the Planted Tank reserves the right to make updates to this policy including removing, editing and adding any part. Reasonable efforts will be made after each update in order to make all relevant parties aware of the changes.
Last edited by Wasserpest; 03-19-2012 at 10:15 PM.. Reason: Revised guidelines for vendor reviews to include hobbyists