User Agreement & Rules

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  1. CHPMustang

    CHPMustang OilBurners Staff

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    OilBurners.net User Agreement

    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY - OilBurners.net user agreement and rules.

    YOU ACCEPT THE FULL CONTENT BELOW BY VIEWING OR REGISTERING FOR OilBurners.net.


    We want to promote a clean, healthy, respectful atmosphere where people are not afraid to ask questions, participate in this community and generally have a good time discussing the things we love most - Trucks with Diesels.

    Any posts or threads that break these rules may be deleted or edited at any time at the discretion of OilBurners.net. There is no guarantee that any posts or threads will be deleted or edited, however, even if they break forum rules. The volume of posts at OilBurners.net does not allow for review of all messages or action on all emails sent to us reporting messages that violate the rules. OilBurners.net is not liable for any damages suffered by the postings of users on the site.

    OilBurners.net is a provider of an "interactive computer service".

    Postings on OilBurners.net are "provided by another information content provider" and not OilBurners.net.

    OilBurners.net is not the "publisher or speaker" of any posts in the discussion forums.

    Violation of the rules listed below is grounds for immediate revocation of your account at OilBurners.net at moderator or administrator discretion.

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    The rules:

    (1) No profanity in subject lines or signatures.

    (2) No spamming or commercial solicitation of any kind by members.
    Any such messages can be removed at the discretion of either a forum moderator or administrator.
    Spamming of members via PM(Private Messaging) or emails is strictly prohibited as is Spamming of the Forum topics to advertise your
    business,services or "personal pursuits".

    (3) Selling of individual items is permissible by a private owner in our Classifieds forums, however selling multiple items of the same product is considered a commercial post and may be removed at the discretion of moderators and/or staff.

    (4) Commercial solicitations and links may be posted in the forum they most apply to as long as the company is a supporting vendor at OilBurners.net. Messages promoting a commercial entity that is not a supporting vendor of OilBurners.net may be deleted at any time at the discretion of OilBurners.net moderators and administrators. Occasional posts helping a fellow member to find a commercial vendor that has what he needs may be allowed. If these posts are viewed by moderators or administrators to be commercial promotion (by a vendor, affiliated party, or un-affiliated party) they may be removed/deleted. This decision is based on many criteria and may differ based on the actual moderator or administrator that makes the judgement call.
    These posts may be removed/deleted solely at the discretion of OilBurners.net moderators and administrators.

    (5) We recommend you not post about trucks you've seen for sale on dealer lots. One reason for this is that it's easy for commercial interests to register a username and act as if they are not associated with the business that they "advertise".

    (6) No flaming of other members to incite or perpetuate a conflict or argument.

    (7) Personal attacks or name-calling can get you banned.

    (8) No bombing forums or threads with pointless posts.

    (9) Public debate of OilBurners.net Staff moderations will not be tolerated thus resulting in warning , suspension or revocation of user account/s.

    (10) Graphics,images,links and phrases which are sexually explicit or suggestive should not be posted on the forum, in the image gallery, used as avatars, or in signatures.

    (11) Do not impersonate other individuals or falsely represent yourself.

    (12) Do not discuss, suggest, engage, or encourage any illegal activity on the forums. Linking to locations that deal with any such activity are also forbidden.

    (13) Posting under secondary usernames or alias user names other than your main account for the purpose of arguing, degrading or belittling, or deceiving other readers is grounds for having your posting privileges revoked.

    (14) You must have a valid e-mail account in your profile so you can be reached by a forum moderator or administrator.

    (15) If you came here to "slam" or "knock" Ford,Dodge,Chevrolet Trucks or other vehicles or the owners on this site, don't bother hitting "Agree",your account WILL be deleted, and your posts removed.

    (16) Placing a link to your personal website (Non-commercial) is okay.
    Link/s in your signature to your preferred retailers that are not OilBurners.net Supporting Vendors is not permitted,for it's the Supporting Vendors that keep OilBurners.net lights on brightly.
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    The rules listed below are here to make the forums easier to use and more conducive to friendly discussion. Violation of the rules below may result in grounds for immediate removal of posting rights:

    Respect both forum moderators and administrators.

    Post in a manner that promotes good will in the community. A few examples of what not to do: do not post racially derogatory comments or make threats of personal violence in the forums. It is up to the discretion of OilBurners.net moderators and administrators as to what constitutes inappropriate posting behavior. Please use common sense and be civil and there won't be any issues..

    Try to post to the forum that is most appropriate for the topic being presented.

    No cross-posting in multiple forum sections.

    Refrain from using profanity or cr3ative spell1ng to get around the censor filters.

    Respect the privacy of other members and individuals. Do not post personal information about them (i.e. addresses, phone numbers, passwords, etc.).

    Observe all copyright laws when posting copyrighted material.

    Do not post messages that violate Federal, State, or Local laws which include, but are not limited to, anything that violates a copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or is bound by NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement).

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    Moderators and administrators review many forum messages for those that are in violation of OilBurners.net rules. Any messages found to be in violation may be removed without warning or explanation.
    OilBurners.net also reserves the right to ban any user, at any time, and for any reason.

    There are going to be topics and discussions that will have heated debates. Please think before you post and re-read what you type before you post it. Keep your comments limited to the debate at hand and do not make this a personal issue between you and another reader. There is tremendous diversity in age, race, gender, language, location (worldwide) and more here and there will be a lot of varying opinions on different subjects. We're all human beings and we we're all drawn to this site because we have a common bond as Diesel and truck enthusiasts.

    Considering the real-time nature of this bulletin board, it is impossible for OilBurners.net to review all messages or confirm the validity of information posted. Please remember that OilBurners.net does not actively monitor the contents of all posted messages and is not responsible for any messages posted.
    OilBurners.net does not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and is not responsible for the contents of any message.
    The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of OilBurners.net or any entity associated with OilBurners.net. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately.
    OilBurners.net has the ability to remove objectionable messages and will make every effort to do so, within a reasonable time frame, if it is determined that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, so please realize that we may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately,in fact, we may not edit or delete posts that break our rules at all. We have many time constraints on us and cannot guarantee that we will be able to edit or delete posts that break the rules/user agreement.
    If you do not agree with this then do not view or register at OilBurners.net.

    A valid email address is required for registration so that your password can be sent to you personally. This has been done to prevent and safeguard the OilBurners.net Forums from random attacks and people looking to cause problems and spam these forums. OilBurners.net does *NOT* sell or distribute your email address to any third parties. The option to have your email address visible in your posts on these forums is controlled and determined by settings in your profile which you control. If you feel uncomfortable submitting your email address, you can go to a number of free email services on the Internet to get a second email address for the purposes of registering on bulletin boards like this one.

    Moderators are not representatives of OilBurners.net.They are members with extra privileges.The opinions expressed by moderators and administrators are not necessarily those of OilBurners.net.

    The only authorized representatives of OilBurners.net is username Mike.

    Banned Members: If you have been banned by OilBurners.net and attempt to register again using some means to get around the ban, such as using another email address, you agree to a $5k dollar reinstatement fee.By clicking on agree on the registration page you agree to this fee.You also agree that any disputes will be resolved in court.

    This user agreement can change at any time without notice. It is the responsibility of the user to check back on this page often to read the latest user agreement.

    If any parts of this user agreement are found to be not legal by any court the remaining pieces of the agreement shall remain in effect.

    By viewing this site or registering for the discussion forums you agree that you understand these rules and terms. You agree to abide by them.
    You understand the limitations of OilBurners.net to manage the content of posts and agree not to hold OilBurners.net or it's agents liable for any posts made on OilBurners.net by members (junior, senior, elite, moderator, etc).
    You also agree not to hold OilBurners.net liable for any damages resulting from messages posted by any members (members include junior member, senior member, elite member, moderator and any other title under a username.
    The only representatives of OilBurners.net use the usernames Mike. No other username is used by a legal representative of OilBurners.net. You also agree to settle any disputes through legally binding arbitration if this is the method of dispute resolution chosen by OilBurners.net.

    Although OilBurners.net does not and cannot review the messages posted and is not responsible for the content of any of these messages,we at OilBurners.net reserve the right to delete any message for any or no reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages,and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless OilBurners.net, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (the developers of the bulletin board software),and their agents with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s).

    We at OilBurners.net also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you.

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    Thanks and Enjoy!

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  2. towcat

    towcat Administrator Staff Member

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    jUST A REMINDER........

    For all veteran and newer members. please re-read to refresh the memory.
    thanks;Sweet
     
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