Terms & Conditions

Please be aware that the Engage Forum is a public message board which can be viewed by the general public. Any personal information that you disclose on the Forum will be available for the general public to read – it is strongly recommended that you do not post personal details or sensitive personal data on the Forum.

 

1. Definitions

1.1 The following definitions shall apply to these Forum Terms:

1.1.1 “Cookies” means small text files websites can use to recognize repeat users and facilitate users’ ongoing access to and preferences within a website;

1.1.2 “Denial of Service Attack” means any attempt by any means to make the Forum unavailable to users;

1.1.3 “Flame War” means to turn a discussion into a heated and vigorous exchange of personal attacks or crude name-calling; and

1.1.4 “Trolling” means to deliberately post false or controversial messages solely to annoy or offend or gain attention.

2. Disclaimer

2.1 We do not vet and are not responsible for any of the information which is posted on the Forum. We are not the author or publisher of any such information.

2.2 Any opinions expressed are the opinions of the users of the Forum, and do not represent any advice or opinions of Engage forum or any qualified digital marketing professional. Any recommendation or other information within the Forum is followed by you at your own risk and we do not warrant the accuracy of the information posted on it in any respect. Engage forum is not responsible for and gives no endorsement of such material.

2.3 Engage forum reserves the right to remove any message at its sole discretion for any reason whatsoever. This reservation of right to delete messages does not mean that Engage forum assumes any responsibility for the information contained on the Forum nor for content in messages exchanged between users through private messaging. No failure to remove particular material constitutes an endorsement or acceptance of it by us.

3. Terms of use

3.1 By registering for the Forum and posting messages, you warrant that:

3.1.1 You are aged over 18 or if you are aged under 18 you will be using the Forum under the consent and supervision of an adult;

3.1.2 You acknowledge the Forum uses cookies to assist the functionality of the website only – personal data is not collected through cookies; and

3.1.3 You acknowledge Engage forum is entitled to contact you for administration purposes

3.2 You may use the Forum only to post comments, messages and material that are proper and appropriate to it and without limiting the generality of the foregoing you shall not do any of the following:

4. Moderation

4.1 Apart from new members’ posts (which are sent for moderation until a certain level of community involvement has been established), we moderate after material has been posted and then decide whether it is suitable to remain.

4.2 The moderators actively monitor the Forum but we cannot be online 72 hours a day and users may post inappropriate material.

4.3 If you discover any content on the Forum which you consider breaches any of these Forum Terms, or is otherwise unacceptable, you should notify Engage forum immediately by using the reporting feature (this is the triangle shaped icon with an exclamation mark in it, found at the top of every post). Please realize that we may not be able to remove or edit messages immediately.

4.4 You acknowledge that Engage forum does not pre-screen content of users once they have passed their probationary period, but moderators have the right to delete or edit any post or thread that breaks any of these Forum Terms.

4.5 Engage forum will decide whether to warn or ban the user who breached the Forum Terms. Users who break these Forum Terms after receiving a warning may be permanently banned.

5. Your information

You acknowledge, consent and agree that Engage forum may access, preserve, and disclose your account information and any content posted by you in order to: (a) comply with any legal process; (b) enforce these Forum Terms; (c) respond to claims that any content posted on the Forum violates the rights of third parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Engage community, other users of this website and the public.

6. Our liability

6.1 To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us (including, without limitation, administrators and moderators) hereby expressly exclude:

6.1.1 Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Forum or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Forum, and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

(a) loss of income or revenue;

(b) loss of business;

(c) loss of profits or contracts;

(d) loss of data;

7. Variation

The Forum Terms are subject to change at any time. Engage forum will aim to make users aware of any significant changes. You should check the Forum Terms periodically to ensure that you are aware of and complying with the current version. Use of the site following changes shall indicate your acceptance of the new Forum Terms.

8. Severability

If any of these Forum Terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law

9. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Forum Terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and you and Engage forum agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts for the determination of disputes.

 

Last Updated : 23/02/2016