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Offline zapiy

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Rules
« on: February 29, 2012, 12:23:37 PM »
We are here for the enjoyment of Retro Gaming so lets remember that. Sadly a few will spoil things if the rules and not stated. so here they are.

First of all welcome to RetroVideo Gamer.
Established in June 2002, we are a community attended by like minded individuals who enjoy retro gaming.

Please read through some of the forum first and get a feel for the place, then if you like, make a post in the Introduce Yourself Forum.

Retro Video Gamer ("RVG") has provided a forum/website people whole love retro gaming to meet like minded people to discuss their love for retro gaming as well as many other topics. Members can use the forum and chatbox to put across their views and opinions on many topics and the staff are there to ensure proper conduct is maintained.

RVG intends the site to be for adults and thus all members of this site are expected to treat others as they wish to be treated and therefore we expect members to word their posts with maturity and thought for others. There are obviously going to be differences of opinions but RVG hope that members can refrain from blatantly slagging each other off, we are all supposed to be adults. We know that topics such as religion, politics, war, etc are always topics that will get peoples backs up but you are free to discuss them as long as discussions are exactly that, discussions.

As adults, RVG expects its members to sort out their differences on their own, but, if things get particularly heated then a Moderator will step in. Members are free to report any antisocial behaviour to the Moderators.

All of the above is a little vague but that is on purpose as RVG would like its members to be able to post in confidence and not feel restricted. We do however have some important rules and guidelines in addition to the Terms & Conditions of Service that must be adhered to for legal reasons and for the safety of our board and members.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS:
Use by you of this Website (including, without limitation all chat forums, chatbox or other forms of communication) is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") and any other terms and conditions, rules or regulations contained on http://www.retrovideogamer.co.uk ("RVG").

If you upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content to a public part of RVG (including, without limitation, if you post a message to a chat forum, upload files, input data, or engage in any other form of communication through RVG) you are wholly responsible for it. You hereby: (a) grant RVG an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free right to use, distribute, copy, edit, adapt, license, distribute, transmit, publish, publicly perform or display any such Content in any form or medium anywhere in the World; and (b) irrevocably and unconditionally waive any moral rights or similar rights you have in any Content pursuant to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended, superseded or replaced from time to time) (the Act) or equivalent legislation anywhere in the World.

MEMBER CONDUCT:
You agree that when using the Website you will not:

(a) Upload, post, PM (Private Message) or otherwise transmit Content which violates the rights (including, without limitation, the intellectual property rights) of a third party or which is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, argumentative, flaming, hateful, offensive (whether in relation to sex, race, religion or otherwise) harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, indecent, libellous, invasive of another's privacy or contains any illegal content;
(b) Harvest Content or IP addresses or upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content which contains software viruses or any other files or programs that may interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of this Website or any networks connected to this Website or that contains any chain letters, pyramid-selling schemes, bulk mail, junk mail or similar; or
(c) Upload, post, PM or otherwise transmit any Content for any commercial or business purpose including (without limitation) any Content which contains any advertising or promotional materials; or
(d) Restrict or in any way inhibit any person from using this Website;
(e) Upload, post, PM or otherwise transmit any Content which is un-necessary and/or repetitive including any Content which repeats that previously uploaded, posted or transmitted by you or another visitor, unless absolutely necessary; or
(f) Register yourself as a member of this Website or the forum provided through this Website, or to receive any newsletter or other service under more than one user name and/or user account number without the consent of the Website owner; or
(g) Use this Website in a manner that is inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions and/or any relevant laws and regulations in force from time to time; or
(h) Breach the terms of any suspension or ban or seek alternative access.
You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for maintaining a secure password for the purpose of gaining access to the member sections of this Website.
You agree to indemnify RVG in full and on demand from and against any loss, damage, costs or expenses which they suffer or incur directly or indirectly as a result of your use of this Website other than in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

DISCLAIMER / LIABILITY:
Use of this Website, Third Party Websites, links to the Third Party Websites, and any Material and Content is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law:
(a) RVG disclaims all liability whatsoever, whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise in relation to this Website, Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, Material and Content; and (b) all implied warranties, terms and conditions relating to this Website, Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, Material and Content (whether implied by statute, common law or otherwise), including (without limitation) any warranty, term or condition as to accuracy, completeness, satisfactory quality, performance, fitness for purpose or any special purpose and title are, as between RVG and you, hereby excluded. RVG will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), under statute or otherwise, as a result of or in connection with this Website, any Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, the Material, Content, or any products or services offered on or through this Website or Third Party Website, whether by RVG or on its behalf, for any:

(a) economic loss (including, without limitation, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or
(b) loss of goodwill or reputation; or
(c) special or indirect or consequential loss.

RVG makes no representation that material contained on this Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations outside of the UK. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

ACCESS RESTRICTION:
RVG reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny you access to this Website, or any portion thereof, without notice and for any reason including, without limitation, if you fail to comply with any clause of the Member Conduct or any other provision of these Terms and Conditions and Rules and Guidelines. In particular, RVG may deny you access to this Website if RVG exercises its right to lock any discussion topic to prevent further discussion, following submission of Content relating to that topic by you.

ONLINE COMPETITIONS:
If you take part in any competition which is run on or through this Website ("Competition"), you agree to be bound by the Online Competition Rules and any other rules specified by RVG from time to time ("Competition Rules") and by the decisions of RVG, which are final in all matters relating to the Competition. RVG reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner in its absolute discretion without notice in accordance with the Competition Rules.

GENERAL:
These Terms and Conditions (as amended from time to time) constitute the entire agreement between you and RVG concerning your use of this Website and supersede any previous arrangement, agreement, undertaking or proposal, written or oral between you and RVG in relation to such matters.
RVG reserves the right to update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. If it does so, the updated version will be effective as soon as it is uploaded on to this Website.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and you agree, for the benefit of RVG, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
If any provision(s) of these Terms and Conditions is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
RVG's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by RVG in writing.
Unless otherwise expressly stated, nothing in the Terms and Conditions shall create any rights or any other benefits whether pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise in favour of any person other than you and RVG.

Rules and Guidelines

The Rules


* No fanboy posts or comments of any kind. Have your opinion of how much you love something but refrain from following the up with the trolling remarks.
* No racist posts or comments of any kind.
* No flaming, i.e. disproportionate negative posts.
* No advertising or discussion of stolen goods or illegal activity.
* No pornography.
* No bullying or nuisance posts / PM's.
* No trolling, i.e. deliberately argumentative posts or comments.
* Do Not directly link to games / software / music or any other copyrighted material for which you do not hold the copyright or have the permission of the copyright holder.
* Do Not request hacks / cracks / serials / warez (threads will be deleted without question and you may face a warning and / or temporary ban).
* No illegal activity will be allowed on this forum.
* Posts with unnecessary use of foul language or posts with abusive language will either be censored or removed entirely and poster may face action from the Admins.
* Personal attacks on ANY member of the forum or family of a member is not acceptable in any form. Such posts will be deleted and the attacker risks a ban from the site.
* Use your common sense.

The Moderators will decide whether your posts are in compliance with these rules and will give you advice if you are in some way breaking them.
Frequent abuse of the rules will be dealt with by the Admin and can result in either temporary or permanent suspension of your account.
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Re: Rules
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2015, 11:34:13 AM »
Please read.
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