Forum Guidelines and Privacy Notice

Forum Guidelines

By entering these forums, you agree not to:

  • Violate any local, state, national or international laws;
  • Post material that infringes the intellectual property rights, including without limitation, trademark, copyright and trade secret rights, of others;
  • Post material that infringes the privacy or publicity rights of others;
  • Post information that you know to be false or misleading;
  • Post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, tortuous, libelous, vulgar, invasive of another's privacy, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or embarrassing to a third party, as determined by BoaterEd in its sole discretion;
  • Post chain letters, junk mail, pyramid schemes, spam or other forms of advertisements or solicitations;
  • Collect or store personal data about others;
  • Impersonate another person, whether a third party or a BoaterEd representative or moderator; or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • Engage in any conduct that limits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas; this includes the use of images or graphics or other bandwidth intensive inclusions in your "signature."  
  • Engage in any conduct or express views that, in BoaterEd's sole opinion, exposes BoaterEd or any of its affiliates, customers or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type.
  • Engage in any form of advertising activity.  This includes the use of URL's or company names in posts that link to sites that are commercial in nature, or are of some benefit to you, or are controlled by you, or are competitive in nature to BoaterEd, Inc. and/or its affiliates and the use of any URLs and/or company names, addresses, phone numbers in the "signature" and/or text.  This includes Email address, private or commercial, included in text or signatures.
  • Material posted on this site is the property of and copyrighted by BoaterEd, Inc. and may not be copied, printed, duplicated, published or distributed with the express written permission of BoaterEd, Inc. 
  • BoaterEd reserves the right to restrict the access to the Forum of any individual whom, in our sole opinion, is violating the Forum Policies.  This includes Forum Subscribers whose access may be limited to subscriber features only. 
Responsibility
All information, data, text or other materials ("Content") posted in BoaterEd's chat rooms, forums or bulletin boards (collectively, "Interactive Areas"), are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. BoaterEd does not control the content posted in the Interactive Areas and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Content posted to the Interactive Areas is not confidential and BoaterEd may use or reproduce such Content as it sees fit. BoaterEd cannot monitor all of the postings in the Interactive Areas, but does reserve the right (but assumes no obligation) to delete, move or edit any postings that come to our attention that we consider unacceptable or inappropriate, whether for legal or other reasons. BoaterEd HAS NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO BoaterEd VISITORS OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR CONTENT POSTED ON ITS WEB SITE. We will comply with the requirements of the law regarding disclosure of postings to our Interactive Areas, including law enforcement agencies. Under no circumstances will BoaterEd be liable in any way for Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted on any Interactive Areas.
Warranty
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Ownership
All right, title and interest (including all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) in this web site are the property of BoaterEd, Inc.. In addition, the names, images and other indicia identifying BoaterEd, Inc.'s products and services are BoaterEd, Inc.'s proprietary marks. A partial list of trademarks owned by BoaterEd, Inc. is set forth in the "Trademarks" section of these Terms of Use. All other copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights referred to in this web site belong to their respective owners.  All material posted on this site becomes the property of BoaterEd, Inc..   Once a message is posted, BoaterEd, Inc. reserves the right to delete that message without warning and at BoaterEd, Inc.'s sole discretion.  
Trademarks
BoaterEd is a trademark of BoaterEd, Inc..  

Privacy

BoaterEd, Inc. collects no personally identifying information about individuals except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals. In addition, BoaterEd, Inc. may place a "cookie" in the browser files of a user's computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information although it will enable the site to relate a user's use of the site to information that the user has specifically and knowingly provided to BoaterEd, Inc.. BoaterEd, Inc. will NOT use such information for marketing and promotional purposes and WILL NOT share, sell or otherwise distribute this information to third parties. 

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