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Oktay Shakirov
Member Admin

BerliNEW.club RULES - we ask that you observe the following rules in all areas of the forum including Visitor & Private Messages unless stated otherwise

  1. BerliNEW.club is an interactive site. Please treat others here the way you wish to be treated, with respect, and without insult or personal attack. Personal attacks will NOT be tolerated. Trolling on this site is not tolerated, that being deliberately inflammatory posts, and trolls will be removed from the site immediately.
  2. Sexually explicit, racist, obscene or vulgar language, graphics or behaviour is NOT acceptable on this site. Should anyone use inappropriate language, engage in a personal attack, or use hate speech, their posting rights will be revoked immediately. In the same way, links to adult content, pages with links to adult content, near adult content, hate sites or messages describing anything against the law is not allowed and will be removed.
  3. Anyone who finds a posted message objectionable should notify a moderator immediately, at which point we may remove the message should we deem it necessary.
  4. Please keep personal information personal. Do not request personal information from other members, and similarly do not post other members' personal information on the site without their permission. Do not post your, or other members' personal contact details such as email address, Facebook, Skype, Twitter or other profile nor telephone number. This information should only be shared by Private Message, for your own protection.
  5. Please don’t discuss moderator or admin actions in the forums. Use the PM facility to contact moderators.
  6. All posts on this site must be in English. Non English language posts including abbreviations like text speak are not permitted on the forum.
  7. Don’t post articles, news items, or copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. You can however post a link to the article to illustrate your point.
  8. Do not post publicly in full or in part any PMs or emails sent to you
  9. Multiple user names are not allowed, and anyone discovered having them will have their posting privileges removed. Shill posting and deceptive posting is strictly not allowed in any form.
  10. Do not use the forum as a place for advertising.
    • You may not make posts to promote commercial, personal, or not-for-profit websites, products, or services.
    • Don't therefore post unsolicited URL's in threads unless a specific request for information has been requested by a poster.
    • Self-promotional links to your blog, video channel, product, business, etc. are limited to your forum signature if you are an Active Member. Active members (those with a 5+ post count) are allowed only one link (no extra wording, lines of text, slogans, no large text size etc.). No one is allowed to post self promotional links in the main forum areas.
    • This is not a tool for advertising someone else’s site, and any links found to be doing so will be removed immediately.
    • Links that advertise other competing forums will be removed immediately.
    • Premium members are allowed to post unsolicited adverts in the marketplace section only. Premium members are also allowed enhanced signatures which maybe upto four lines of text and include a promotional banner with multiple links.
    • Increasing your post count in order to advertise or self promote, post links, promote your signature, etc. is not allowed.
  11. Using a username, user title or avatar that is an obvious domain name, company name, product name or service description will be removed. This is out of unfair promotion considerations as well as trademark implications. Email addresses are also NOT to be used as a username. Premium members are allowed promotional avatars. Forum Vendors are exempt from this rule.
  12. Messages posted at this site are the sole opinion and responsibility of the poster. You are responsible for your own posts and agree not to hold BerliNEW.club liable for any messages posted. Periodically the Moderators of BerliNEW.club may post comments. These comments may not necessarily reflect the opinions of BerliNEW.club, or its owners.
  13. The BerliNEW.club forum is not pre-moderated. The BerliNEW.club forum is intended to facilitate communication between registered BerliNEW.club users and the views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the owners. The posting of defamatory or otherwise illegal comment or material, contravenes our forum policy is not allowed. Although BerliNEW.club is not responsible for comments included in this area, it reserves the right to review postings and delete them if they are not appropriate and your right to access the BerliNEW.club forum may be revoked. Members should also be aware that such activities may subject them to civil actions or criminal penalties.
  14. In return for permitting you to use the BerliNEW.club forum you agree with BerliNEW.club that your contribution:
    • is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to us for all the purposes specified above
    • is not defamatory
    • does not infringe any applicable law and
    • does not breach our abuse policy as outlined within these rules
  15. This Website is only for use by individuals over the age of 18. You should not use this Website if you are under 18.
  16. Software restrictions are placed on new members with less than 5 posts. This means new members are not allowed to post external links, use the private messaging facility, have a forum signature or a forum profile. After posting 5 good messages we upgrade members and these restrictions are lifted.
  17. You may not use the forums to solicit donations, votes, or participants for surveys, contests, petitions, or product testing. Employment requests/offers are limited to the Marketplace forum and subject to the Marketplace Rules.
  18. Posts advertising missing persons are not allowed, unless there is police involvement. Contact a moderator before posting.
  19. If a forum member asks you not to send them any (or anymore) private messages you are to cease sending them anymore private messages immediately.
  20. You are not to private message a forum member unasked for advice.
  21. NO criticism of DIBP staff for example, calling them names or lazy.
Posted : 28/05/2017 4:39 pm

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