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Forum Rules
« on: April 25, 2011, 09:44:55 PM »

The Great War Aviation Forum is a community. With that in mind the owners do not wish to be cyber police.

The owners (David McGuinness & Andrew Smith of the Great War Aviation Forum reserve the right not to accept registrations of new members.

Your use of the Great War Aviation Forum is subject to the rules and guidelines shown on this page. By using the Great War Aviation Forum in any way you signify explicit agreement to all of the statements contained herein. These rules and guidelines apply to the titles and body of your posts, to your signature and to private messages and emails sent from the forum. Failure to adhere to the rules may result in your posts being modified, moved or deleted. Continued failure to respect the rules may lead to your account being suspended or a ban being placed on your continued use of the forum.

Please post in English

As this is a predominately english speaking forum, we would appreciate that all posts are written in english. Posts written in languages other than english are allowed but an english translation must accompany that post. If the translation proves not to reflect the content of what was written in the foreign language, that user will be banned for a minimum of 24hours to a maximum of a lifetime ban.

Respect for your fellow members

You will not use profane language.
You will not post messages that are in any way racist, sexist, abusive or obscene.
You will not incite or be aggressive in tone.
You will respect the right of others to express their opinion.
You will not post irrelevant text or photos designed to disrupt discussion.
You will not make any statements that could be construed as defamatory of an individual, group or business.
You will not post Personal Messages sent to you by other members without their permission.
Threats or any form of harassment against another member will be taken seriously. The forum owners will cooperate fully with law enforcement agencies in the event of an action.

Threads that Wander Off Topic
From time to time threads can wander off topic. These threads will be locked either by the mod or admin of that particular area. These threads can be reopened at anytime upon application to the Admin team. We do this to ensure that each thread is kept on topic.

Respect for Great War Aviation Forum moderators
All moderators have an absolute right to delete, move, edit or otherwise change any post added to this forum as necessary in order to maintain flow, ensure adherence to these rules and maintain the positive spirit of the discussion. If you don't agree with a decision you may discuss it with the moderator who made the judgment in private, but you are not entitled to a "hearing" or even a necessarily to a response. The rules outlined on this page will be used as moderation guidelines. Remember that the discussion forum is moderated by people who have volunteered to put themselves in the position of making difficult judgment calls. Following these guidelines/rules makes their life easier and everyone's experience visiting the Great War Aviation Forum better.

Respect for copyright
You will not post material that may be copyright, where publication rights are owned by others.


The Forum will be free from advertising. if you own a Great War Aviation related business you can advertise your business in the "Market Place" section of the main page for a small donation.

Suspension or termination of membership
In the case where these rules are violated, your membership of the Great War Aviation Forum may be terminated and access blocked; alternatively a members posts may be made subject to moderator sight before they appear in the forum. Should any of these actions become necessary, the member may be advised by email. Repeated transgression will result in your account being banned and your ISP being informed.

Member's legal responsibilities
The member is held responsible for what they write in the Great War Aviation Forum, regardless of whether it is a post in a forum, on their signature or profile or in an email or message that is sent by the forum. The member specifically agrees by use of the forum to indemnify and hold harmless the administrators, moderators and owners of this forum against any form of action. The forum owners and moderators do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message and are not responsible for the contents of any message. All members have accepted these terms on registering to join the forum and explicitly agree to these terms on their continued use of the Great War Aviation Forum.

What to do if you see another member breaking these rules
Please report any messages violating these rules to the moderators. There is a link to do this alongside each message as you view them.

Changes to these rules

The owners and operators of the Great War Aviation Forum reserve the right to modify these rules at any time and without notice or announcement. Members continued use of the Forum is in explicit acceptance of the current version of the rules in force at the time of posting to the Forum.
« Last Edit: August 28, 2011, 10:50:34 AM by Andrew »
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