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  • The Forum Rules ~ New version

    This version of the rules 30/11/09 supersede former versions.

    The forum rules:

    General:
    1. The forum is a “family friendly” forum, therefore all words and content should be suitable for children.
    2. Treat others as you would wish to be treated.
    3. No personal attacks, keep debates about opinions. Flaming is not tolerated on this site and could result in banning. Name calling is not acceptable.
    4. No posting URL’s until you have 25 posts. This includes URL’s in disguise eg. Dot co dot uk. The 25 post rule also applys to being able to ask for a website review.
    5. Try to stay on topic (if the thread is about cards, then keep the thread about cards. Start a new thread for new topics.)


    Advertising:
    1. No spamming or unauthorized advertising of goods for sale etc. This includes private messaging without permission to advertise something.
    2. Advertising any forum, be it crafts or otherwise related is not allowed in either posts, pm’s or signatures. Such links will be removed from posts or signatures at the discression of the mod/ admin team.
    3. Signatures are limited to a small font, a maximum of four links and will be edited by moderators and admin if they take up too much space or include non craft related links.
    4. All signature links must be crafts related. (any non craft related signature should not be added until approval has been sought from the moderators or admin.)
    5. If you wish to advertise your site or products, you have 4 choices:
    · email or pm 0103media for the advertising rates
    · Add your site to the directory linked to this site www.ukcraftwebsites.co.uk This includes adverts on the forums right hand side
    · Add your site to your signature and then give great advice and help to people on the forum. Your reputation will advertise your site.
    · Go elsewhere if you wish to spam.
    6. You may advertise craft fairs based in the UK. The fair must be recruiting crafters and not merely advertising it’s presence. A single thread in the craft fairs section is all that is allowed. (the adverts will be subject to moderation if it is felt that they are not relavent or fall foul of other forum rules.)
    7. You may not advertise any product for sale. You can however show your latest creations in the my project section.


    Membership:
    1. Creation of duplicate membership accounts is not allowed. Duplicate accounts are often associated with bullying, spamming or other negative behaviour.


    How we deal with rule breaks:
    We use whats called a infraction system that offers a yellow and red cards. Yellow being a warning and Red being a temporary ban normally 10days. Many times we try and post in public regarding low level rule breaks to help new members vs a infraction. Infraction a recording and repeat offenders will be permanently banned from both craftsforum.co.uk and craftjuice.com


    ADDITIONAL RULES: These rules are not exhaustable, and may be added to at any time in the interest of the crafts forum.

    If you feel this limits the site and/or your experience then please email / private message me or any of the mods..

    Using the forum:

    Although the administrators and moderators of Craft forum will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of Craft forum, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message.

    The owners of the Craft Forum are not responsible for the content of external sites.

    By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violative of any laws.
    Disclaimer & Warranties: Craftsforum.co.uk disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or operability or availability of information or Content displayed on the website.

    Under no circumstances will craftsforum.co.uk be liable to you for any indirect, direct, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages arising out of or in connection with use of the service.

    The owners of Craft forum reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread, account, pm or group for any reason.
    Last edited by beadsbydesign; 28-05-2011, 11:30 AM.
    full time mum and very very part time crafter.
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