Rules and Regulations for the HDSA Forum

This is a civilized board, we do not tolerate:

1) Harassment & Bashing: HDSA members are not permitted to harass or bash other members. Please do not post or transmit any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, violate the rights of others, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. Please note that this also includes the posting of taunts on a forum solely for the purpose of demeaning that forum's topic and/or members.

1.1) Inappropriate Language, Insults and Bickering: There is nothing wrong with having a difference of opinions, but if you are unable to express yourself using the linguistic skills of an adult you will be banned. The use of inappropriate, offensive language or language substitutions are not permitted on the HDSA Forum. Inappropriate or offensive language includes, but is not limited to, any language or content that is sexually oriented, sexually suggestive or abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, or that contains racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind. We ask that you please be considerate to other members in the forums when posting your messages. The HDSA Forum is a place that is friendly to members of all ages and that parents know is safe for kids. We will not allow linking, mention or reference to any website or organization that contains any of the aforementioned objectionable content. Any posts or links made to websites containing such will be removed and you will be banned without warning.

2) No spamming, advertising or linking to commercial sites of any kind: No external links to other websites such as message boards, blogs, newsletters, affiliate, referrer based compensation, adult or commercial sites.

3) No dual aliases. The Forum Admin can see your IP address with every post you make. An IP address identifies your computer and internet service provider.

Some additional guidelines:

Demeanor – The HDSA Forum is a private board, this is not public domain, you are here as a guest and as such was ask that you use common sense and abide by the simple rules listed above.

Banning – The HDSA Forum may terminate your membership if you breach or violate the rules. If the situation warrants a time out, a temporary ban will be imposed ranging from 1 to 365 days depending on the offense.

By Entering the forum you are agreeing to the rules and regulations listed above.