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1. Registration. Information required upon registration for each participant on
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you to post a message (including without limitation text, data, photos,
graphics, music, sounds and videos) in the Forum in a number of
forms, such as your opinion about any of the topics in the Forum
and comments to other people's messages. (the "Messages").
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herein, however ,shall permit CertForums to use the name of the user, or the
title of his work, or otherwise to make use of his reputation with respect to
any version or adaptation of his Messages which, because of alterations therein,
would substantially tend to injure his literary or artistic reputation; or to
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information, and (d) promotes piracy.
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detail on the Forum Homepage.
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from the Administrator.
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username and manner of writing, is not allowed.
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Proper etiquette is required for participation at CertForums.
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off the balance of the forum, is also disallowed.
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screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or
otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage
in real time exchanges.
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commercial endeavours, which includes direct posts, as well as, active links to
other sites on the Internet, without permission from the
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Administrative forum. You may, however, include URLs or active links to
commercial sites, reasonable in number, only for the sole purpose of expanding
on comments or providing additional information as part of regular forum
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custom user title that is defamatory, obscene or profane, or which violates any
trademark, service mark, or other proprietary/intellectual property rights of
any third party, including, without limitation, that of CertForums.
6. Content Filtering.
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which, in its sole opinion, violates any of the terms and conditions of this
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areas of CertForums for adherence to these terms and conditions or
CertForums rules and guidelines. Moderators of CertForums control
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do so, within a reasonable period.
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contributed by its users. However, CertForums permits others to make judgments
about your Messages.
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CertForums does not attempt to control or validate any
comments or recommendations provided by the participants and is not responsible
for any inaccuracies in the Messages. Therefore, you bear the risk associated
with, the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the Messages.
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to those relating to law or medicine or other fields, is not intended to
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negligence, shall CertForums be liable for any reliance on any such information,
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who are under 13 years of age. While content is moderated to filter
objectionable posts, some topics may still not be suitable for children.
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loss or damage, including but not limited to lost revenues or profits or
special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages (howsoever arising,
including negligence) arising out of or in connection with the CertForums
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(a) use any automated means to access the site or collect any information from
the CertForums website (including without limitation robots, spiders or
scripts), or (b) frame the site, place pop-up windows over its pages, or
otherwise affect the display of its pages.
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services offered by CertForums from time to time, with or without notice,
including the right to terminate such services. CertForums reserves the right to
charge any fees for use or participation in the Forum. At present,
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14. Amendments. CertForums reserves the right to amend any of the terms and
conditions of this Agreement at any time. Such amended terms and conditions
shall be effective when posted at the CertForums website.
15. Termination. CertForums reserves the right to terminate your use of CertForums. at anytime, with or without notice. Following termination, at
its sole option, CertForums may remove some or all of your Messages from the
CertForums website or leave it available for public review, without need
of notice or approval from you.