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Welcome to FreeForums.org, By signing up and/or accessing our services you are agreeing to be bound by terms of this agreement, along with our Privacy Policy. Please read this document carefully as it is a legally binding agreement. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement, you may not use the services we provide. These services are intended for use only by individuals who are at least 18 years old or minors 13 years old and above who have parental permission. FreeForums.org reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of such changes. You are therefore responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms of Service and additional terms or notices posted on the FreeForums.org website. To use our service you must agree to all of the following:

- Indemnification Policy:
You must understand and agree that any service provided is provided "as is" and "as available". FreeForums.org makes no warranties of any kind regarding any service provided. FreeForums.org makes no claim that any service provided will meet your requirements, will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free. No information obtained from a third party is endorsed by FreeForums.org and remains the responsibility of the third party providing the information. The provider gives no warranty, expressed or implied, for the services provided, including, without limitation, warranty of merchantability and warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. this no warranty expressly includes any reimbursement for losses of income due to disruption of service by the provider or its providers beyond the fees paid by client to provider for services. we make every effort to backup our data, but we are not responsible for any loss of data. In no event shall FreeForums.org be liable for any loss, or loss of data, or other commercial damage, including but not limited to special, incidental, consequential or other damages. Customer agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold FreeForums.org harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against FreeForums.org, its agents, its customers, officers and employees, that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by customer, it's agents, employees or assigns. FreeForums.org is not responsible for any content hosted on our network of forums.

- FreeForums.org:
By using our services you agree to be bound by and comply with any and all applicable laws, regulations, ordinances or other such requirements of any applicable Federal, State or local government. Forums MAY NOT contain any of the following, including but not limited to:


-Adult Content / Obscene Content
-Harassment
-Illegal Drugs
-Terrorism
-Piracy, Hacking, Viruses
-Racism/Hate/Derogatory/Slanderous
-Promotion of or distribution of copyrighted materials which includes but is not limited to, the following:
     -links to download pirated movies, software, games etc from megaupload, rapidshare, and other such hosts/FTP/private servers
-Malicious software
-Non FreeForums.org sponsored ads


It is up to the creator of the forum to be responsible for upholding these rules on his/her forum.

FreeForums.org will be the deciding factor in what is allowed and not allowed. FreeForums.org's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Service shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. If your forum is found to be in violation of these terms, your forum will be permanently removed, and any applicable legal actions shall also be taken if needed. FreeForums.org unconditionally reserves the right to remove or suspend access to your forums without notice or explanation. Failure to abide by any local, state, or federal laws regarding your forum (s) will result in permanent removal and refusal of service. FreeForums.org will not be held responsible for any content and/or damages caused by such material hosted on our network.

By signing up to our services you are subscribed to receive service announcements that relate to your agreement with FreeForums.org.

- Legal Disputes
In the event it is necessary to refer any dispute to an attorney or resolve it in a court of law, the prevailing party will be entitled to an award of reasonable attorney's fees and all costs associated with any legal action, whether or not a suit shall actually be filed. These terms of service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the respective states of the owners and the United States of America.

- Service Availability
FreeForums.org maintains an high level of service uptime (99.913% as of 5/2011). The advertised uptime does not apply to service interruptions caused by (i) periodic scheduled maintenance or repairs undertaken by FreeForums.org from time to time; (ii) downtime caused by You; (iii) outages that do not limit browser access to your forum (for example, interruptions to your database or admin panel); (iv) suspension of your account due violations of the Terms of Service, as determined in FreeForums.org's sole discretion; or (vi) causes beyond the control of FreeForums.org or that are not reasonably foreseeable by FreeForums.org

- FreeForums.org Upgrades and Advertising
All purchase made on "upgrades" or "donations" to our service or forums are final, we do not offer any cancellation or refunds. FreeForums.org reserves the right to alter our services as we see fit at any time and for any reason, without notice to users. Users are not permitted to place any form of PPC advertising including but not limited to, Google Adsense, Yahoo YPN, and Adbrite. In order to have a domain transferred that you ordered through freeforums.org, there is a $6.00 fee in order to cover the service involved in transfer of the domain. This fee does not cover any other fees that may apply with respect to transferring your forum to another hosting provider. Any domains provided to you for free as a promotial offer, carry a $25 service charge to transfer off our account.

- Copyright and Licenses
The entire contents of this site are property of FreeForums.org, including but not limited to: text, graphics, logos, buttons, icons, audio clips, and any other data form. You may not reproduce, modify, copy, republish, or transmit/distribute, and portion of the website without the prior express written consent of FreeForums.org. Your submission of any file hereby constitutes your agreement to grant FreeForums.org a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, sub-licensable, perpetual license, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, modify, adapt, sub-license, and publicly display any such submissions. You also grant FreeForums.org the right to utilize your name in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional materials related thereto. FreeForums.org will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.