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It is therefore important that you read the following terms and conditions before clicking "I Agree…" at the bottom of the page.
While this is a moderated site, it is impossible for us to review messages on a real-time basis. We expect you to respect other users' rights by complying with these Rules.
You acknowledge that we are not under any obligation to monitor or review the Community areas and you agree that you are entirely responsible for all content that you make available on the Community areas.
To the extent that we are notified of or become aware that you have posted content that is in breach of these Rules, we will delete or amend it, and we reserve the right to remove you from our Community area without notification, temporarily or permanently, and to take any other action we consider appropriate, including legal action.
You agree that the following behaviour is not acceptable in the Community areas:
Swearing or the use of language which is obscene, threatening, sexual, sexist, libellous, defamatory, or invasive of another person's privacy;
Expressions of hatred towards racial, ethnic, national, religious or other groups including those pertaining to sexual orientation;
Discussions that encourage promote or provide information about illegal or criminal activities (including pornography, explosives, weapons, and drugs, programming viruses, computer hacking and copyright infringement);
Posting of addresses for websites that contain content that is banned from our Community area, by these Rules;
Posting material that infringes a third party's intellectual property rights or any other rights;
Exchange of user telephone numbers, emails or home addresses;
Harassing other users in Community areas, either privately or in a public forum;
Impersonating our staff or any celebrities or characters;
Actions that would disrupt or impair the functioning, stability or security of the Community area;
Advertisements or use of the Community areas for unauthorised commercial purposes;
Promoting particular stocks or shares, financial services or pyramid schemes; and
Promoting and posting of links to any other website.
Postings that contravene the above guidance are likely to be removed with extreme or persistent offenders being excluded from the forum altogether.
If you see or receive any communication in our Community area that does not comply with these Rules or that you consider is inappropriate, please report this immediately by sending us an e-mail.
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