Rickresource Rickenbacker Forum - Terms of Use

By accessing “RickResource Rickenbacker Forum” (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “RickResource Rickenbacker Forum”, “The RickResource Forum” “http://www.rickresource.com/forum”), you agree to be legally bound by the following terms. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all of the following terms then please do not access and/or use “RickResource Rickenbacker Forum”. We may change the terms of use at our discretion at any time and it is recommended that you review these conditions regularly yourself as you continue to use "The RickResource Forum".

The RickResource Forum was created to foster public reading and moderated discussion with respect to Rickenbacker instruments and related musical topics. It is not affiliated with Rickenbacker International Corporation. Those posts that are considered to be rude, offensive, off topic, nonsensical or deemed inappropriate for this Forum, or that show apparent disrespect for others, including RIC and its employees will be edited or deleted at the discretion of the Webmaster. Topics focusing on religion, politics or sexuality are not permitted on the RickResource Forum and will be deleted. Please also be advised that while registration is required to post, your comments can be read by members of the public who may not be registered. Should you decide to post you agree that your comments become part of the public record.

Please take note that the only Official statement on Rickenbacker instruments, policy and service is at Rickenbacker International Corporation - Santa Ana, California.
In keeping with a respect for others, you agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, insensitive, sexually-orientated or any other material that may violate any laws be it of your country, the country where the RickResource Forum is hosted or International Law. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned, with notification of your Internet Service Provider if deemed required by us. The IP address of all posts are recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that the RickResource Forum have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time should we see fit. As a user you agree to any information you have entered to being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent, neither the RickResource Forum nor phpBB shall be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised.

Please take note, that posts are required to be written in proper English and shall follow commonly used net etiquettes guidelines, for example: "how r u?" is not proper English, additionally - ALL CAPS posts will be deleted/modified too, no need to shout - we hear you perfectly well!
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Rules of The RickResource Forum

The Rules are as follows:
1. RRF members are required to identify their true first and last name and include an active email address.

2. Posts shall not be rude, offensive, disrespectful or contain profanity or crude language as defined by Merriam-Webster and/or Oxford Dictionaries.

3. Topics focusing on religion, politics or sexuality are not permitted

4. Commercial advertisements are not permitted.

5. In the absence of permission, a direct link to copywritten material is required.

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