Code of Conduct
We want you to enjoy using our Site, and we enjoy providing the Site to you. For us to both have an enjoyable experience, let’s agree to follow the rules in these User Conduct Guidelines.
Any capitalized terms used in these User Conduct Guidelines have the meanings ascribed to them in our Terms of Service. These User Conduct Guidelines are incorporated into our Terms of Service.
You agree that neither you nor your Company may cause or permit any person to do any of the following on the Site:
2.1 access, use, or copy any portion of the Site or Content through the use of bots, spiders, scrapers, web crawlers, indexing agents, or other automated devices or mechanisms;
2.2 reproduce, redistribute, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any commercial purpose any portion of the Site or Content or any access to or use of the Site or Content;
2.3 use the Site or Content for any unlawful purpose;
2.4 intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable federal, state, local, foreign or international law, ordinance, regulation or order;
2.5 use the Site to post or transmit any material that contains any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, malware, adware, or other computer programming routines that may damage, interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information;
2.6 impose an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on the Site or otherwise interfere with or inhibit any other user of this Site from using or enjoying the Site;
2.7 use the Site to post or transmit any unlawful, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, abusive, hateful, offensive, vulgar, harassing, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate information of any kind;
2.8 post nudity, sexual imagery or graphic descriptions of sex;
2.9 use the Site to post or transmit any information which is invasive of another’s privacy or publicity rights or that otherwise violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others;
2.10 remove or modify any copyright notice or trademark legend, author attribution, or other notice placed on or contained within any Content;
2.11 post, email, link, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property or proprietary rights of any party;
2.12 promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act;
2.13 use the Site to post or transmit any chain letters, pyramid schemes, spam, junk mail, or investment opportunities or schemes;
2.14 impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization;
2.15 harm any person in any way;
2.16 stalk or otherwise harass another person;
2.17 Cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety or do anything that would be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
2.18 post, email, link, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (this includes, but is not limited to inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements)
2.19 post scanned or altered manufacturer coupons; or
2.20 mention or link competitive sites.
There may be additional rules specific to forums or contests.
3. GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR PROFILE PICTURES & AVATARS
3.1 Images and avatars must be PG 13 rated (pictures of you in your lingerie, swimsuits, thongs, or pasties are not appropriate).
3.2 NO offensive material, including drugs, violence, or otherwise illegal activity.
3.3 NO pics of (or suggestive of) sexual acts.
3.4 NO moving, flashing, or otherwise active images or animations.
4. REPORTING ABUSE
If you see something on the Site that you believe violates our Terms of Service or these User Conduct Guidelines, please report it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The rules that we have put in place are not comprehensive and may change at any time. These User Conduct Guidelines are made a part of and incorporated into our Terms of Service. You are responsible for periodically checking these User Conduct Guidelines for changes and to confirm that you are following all rules.
6. QUESTIONSPlease contact us with any questions regarding the Site or these User Conduct Guidelines at email@example.com.