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- through your use of this service, that you will not use The Metamatic Forum to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, argumentative, bullying, abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, profane, harassing, threatening, racist, homophobic, sexually oriented, spam, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violative of any law.
- not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material.
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- not to use more than one registered Forum account and not to represent yourself as another person, company or entity.
- that Metamatic (including the webmaster, administrators and / or moderators of metamatic.com) has the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time.
- to any information you have entered above being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent, the webmaster, administrator and moderators cannot be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised. Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.
YOUR MEMBERSHIP TO THE METAMATIC FORUM IS PREDICATED ON YOUR ADHERENCE TO THESE RULES.
If you violate any of these rules your account will be suspended and you may be permanently banned from membership to The Metamatic Forum.
- posting of personal attacks against another member, non-member, webmaster, administrator or moderator in The Metamatic Forum or via E-Mail.
- posting of any false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, argumentative, bullying, abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, profane, harassing, threatening, racist, homophobic, sexually oriented or any other material that may violate any applicable laws. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned (and possibly your service provider being informed).
- registering more than one account.
- use of a false or invalid E-Mail address.
- posting information on how to defraud any company or promotion of any kind of illegal or unethical activity.
- posting personal information (full name, private address, postcode, telephone number, E-Mail address, etc.) of another member or non-member without their written consent.
- posting material that violates the trademark or copyright of another person or company.
- posting material with the intention of defrauding or taking advantage of another company, exploiting flaws or weaknesses in their systems or sites.
- posting links or information about where to purchase or sell pornography, drugs, guns, weapons or ammunition.
- padding your post count with one line posts or other attempts at flooding The Metamatic Forum with posts.
- posting any profanity (harsh or mild) in the topic/subject of your post.
- posting spam. If you have something related to advertise, that's fine - but only pick ONE area to do it in. Please do NOT post the same message in multiple places across The Metamatic Forum.
- posting complete nonsense, gibberish or using The Metamatic Forum to play posting games.
The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions.
The Metamatic Forum has a zero tolerance policy for personal attacks. Posting something to The Metamatic Forum which attacks another member, non-member, webmaster, administrator or moderator or contains profanity or any type of racial, sexual or ethnic slur may result in immediate suspension of your membership to The Metamatic Forum.
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Metamatic does not and cannot review all of the messages posted and is therefore not responsible for the content of any of these messages. Metamatic reserves the right to delete and/or edit any message for any or no reason whatsoever.
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Metamatic reserves the right to revoke your membership to The Metamatic Forum or disable your posting ability for any or no reason whatsoever.
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