We've established these Community Rules so that everyone can get the most out of the Trebrown Message Boards. These Rules protect all users by making sure the forums are safe and fun for everyone.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS THROUGH USE

By using this website, you signify your agreement to all terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein (the "House Rules"). If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to update or revise these House Rules. Please check the House Rules periodically for changes. Your continued use of this website following the posting of any changes to the House Rules constitutes acceptance of those changes.

About your posts

  • Contributions must be civil and tasteful
  • No disruptive, offensive or abusive behaviour: contributions must be constructive and polite, not mean-spirited or contributed with the intention of causing trouble.
  • No unlawful or objectionable content: unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, racially offensive or otherwise objectionable material is not acceptable.
  • If you use multiple logins for the purpose of disrupting the community or annoying other users you may have action taken against your accounts.
  • Be patient: users of all ages and abilities may be taking part in the relevant Trebrown Forum Community.
  • No spamming or off-topic material: we don't allow the submission of the same or very similar contributions many times. Please don't re-submit your contribution to more than one discussion, or contribute off-topic material in subject-specific areas.
  • No advertising. I repeat NO ADVERTISING!
  • Contributions containing languages other than English may be removed unless allowed in the relevant local house rules.
  • No impersonation.
  • No inappropriate (e.g. vulgar, offensive etc) user names.

Safety:

We advise that you never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example: telephone number, home address or email address), and please do not include postal addresses of any kind. If you have a helpful address to share, inform the host of the relevant Community area using the 'Contact Us' link, and they will promote it if they see fit.

ABOUT THE LAW

  • You may not submit any defamatory or illegal material of any nature in the Trebrown Forums. This includes text, graphics, video, programs or audio.
    • Contributing material with the intention of committing or promoting an illegal act is strictly prohibited.
  • You agree to only post materials which are your own original work. You may not violate, plagiarise, or infringe on the rights of third parties including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, personal, publicity, or proprietary rights.

If you're under 16

  • Please get your parents' permission before taking part in any Trebrown Forums discussion.
  • Never reveal any personal information about yourself (for example: your telephone number, mobile phone number, school name, home address or email address).

User's grant of limited licence

By posting or submitting content to this website, you:

  1. grant us and our affiliates and licensees the right to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed, and promote the content in any form, anywhere and for any purpose; and
  2. warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content and that public posting and use of your content by us and our affiliates and licensees will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

Third party websites

Any third party websites which may be accessed through this website are the sole responsibility of the third party posting the website. We make no warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy of any information on third party websites and accept no liability whatsoever for any errors and omissions or for any damage or injury to persons or property arising out of the use or operation of any materials, instructions, methods or ideas contained on such websites.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

The statements and opinions in the material contained on this website and any Trebrown publications and material which may be accessed from this website are those of the individual contributors. We have used reasonable care and skill in compiling the content of this website. However, we make no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this website and accept no responsibility or liability for any inaccuracy or errors and omissions, or for any damage or injury to persons or property arising out of the accessing or use of any files and other materials, instructions or ideas contained on this website or in the Trebrown publications and material accessed from it.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL TREBROWN CO., ITS SUBSIDIARIES, OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OUR LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

INDEMNIFICATION

Upon a request by us, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Trebrown Co. and its subsidiaries and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including legal fees, that arise from your use or misuse of this website.

INTERNATIONAL USE

We make no representation that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

If you breach these Trebrown Community Rules

If you fail to abide by these Community Rules (and/or any variations in the relevant local house rules) when taking part in a Trebrown Forums service, you will be sent an e-mail which informs you why your contribution has been failed or edited. This mail will also include a warning that continuing to break the rules may result in action being taken against your account or accounts.
This action may include your relevant account or accounts being placed into pre-moderation or a temporary or permanent suspension of your ability to participate in any or all of Trebrown's Community areas.
If you post or send offensive or inappropriate content anywhere on or to the Trebrown Communities or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on Trebrown.com, and we consider such behaviour to be serious and/or repeated, we may use whatever information that is available to us about you to stop any further such infringements. This may include informing relevant third parties such as the police, your employer, school or email provider about the infringement/s. Trebrown.com reserves the right to delete any contribution, or take action against any account, at any time, for any reason.

TERMINATION

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of this website, with or without notice.

Trebrown.com is owned and operated by Trebrown Co. Copyright 2004 Trebrown Co. All rights reserved.

If you have any questions about this statement or the use of these forums, you can contact the forum administrator at: forums@trebrown.com

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