Board rules

These rules are disclosed to clarify the various responsibilities of all community members here on Seven Realms. They shall be adhered to by everyone to ensure that our board runs smoothly and provides a fun and productive experience for all of our community members and visitors.

  1. Terms of Service

    1. Introduction

      1. Please read these Terms of Service ("Terms", "Terms of Service") carefully before using the website (the "Service") operated by Seven Realms ("us", "we", or "our"). Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time and by continuing to access or use our Service after such revisions, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to these or any new terms, please stop using the Service. By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. #
    2. Registration

      1. When creating an account with us, you accept that you alone are responsible for safeguarding the password used to access the Service and for any activities or actions preformed under your password, whether your password is with our Service or a third-party service. In order to register, registrants must be at least 13 Years of Age or older. Any accounts found that an underage user has fraudulently registered will result in immediate termination of that account on our Service. Seven Realms does not require you to use your real name or other identification that can be easily traced to you, and the e-mail address you provide will be kept private. #
    3. User Responsibility

      1. You agree that you alone are responsible for any theft or unauthorized usage on your account. When selecting your password it should be considered by the user as sufficient to deny unauthorized access. You are strongly encouraged never to include Personalized Information in you're passwords or anywhere else on the Service that can lead back to a Users identity. We are not liable for any losses.

        Multiple Accounts are not permitted within the Seven Realms Community. #
    4. Privacy of Information

      1. Seven Realms is a non-commercial site staffed by volunteers, and cannot provide a binding guarantee of privacy to its members (except as required by law). Visiting any website will expose your IP address to that website. We may store members' IP addresses indefinitely for record-keeping purposes. Our Service uses cookies for a variety of purposes. Cookies are necessary to allow users to log in to the forum. They are also used to compile publicly-viewable statistics such as "Who's Online", allowing us to track violators of the rules.

        Some information (for instance, e-mail address) is deliberately submitted by members and is not publicly viewable. This information may be kept indefinitely, but will not be given out to third parties. Seven Realms does not send unsolicited e-mails. Moderators and administrators may send personalized, non-bulk e-mail to members on occasion regardless of preferences, at their discretion.

        Users who would like a greater degree of privacy should configure their browser appropriately. Some popular browsers can be configured not to accept cookies without confirmation, not to save cookies for some sites, not to load files from some sites, etc. Users who disable features of their browser might not be able to fully use the site (e.g, some cookies are necessary to allow login). #
    5. Governing Law

      1. These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of United Kingdom, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service. #
    6. Moderator Discretion

      1. Seven Realms is moderated by volunteer staff and it is at their discretion how disciplinary actions are taken and in what capacity. Disciplinary Action is deemed necessary when any part of the TOS (Terms of Service) are considered breached; including but not limited to notes, infractions, suspensions and temporary or even permanent banning from our Service in the event of severe breaches. #
  2. Posting Behavior

    1. Member Conduct

      1. We expect all members to conduct themselves in an orderly fashion whilst using our Service such that you reflect the site in a positive manner. Any action that negatively affects us will be subject to Moderator Discretion. #
    2. Pornography and Nudity

      1. Any form of Pornographic Material or Nudity in any scope is not tolerated on our Service. #
    3. Harassment

      1. Any form of harassing behavior in which causes hostility or intimidation towards a group or individual(s) is not tolerated on our Service. Releasing private Information such as identity in hopes provoking a user is also not tolerated and is considered harassment. #
    4. Insulting

      1. Engaging in unfounded personal attacks by one or more parties is considered insulting and will not tolerated. Seven Realms encourages a mature and civil environment. Insulting or otherwise attacking individuals is subject to Moderator Discretion. #
    5. Illegal Activities

      1. Postings, Discussion, ect involving the Violation of any sort of Commonwealth or International Law is not tolerated. Seven Realms does not condone, and or participate in any form of Illegal Activities in any fashion. If any illegal activity is present, Seven Realms cannot be held liable, and fault will lie at the registrants account and it's holder. As Seven Realms provides it's services to numerous international users, and visitors, in some cases jurisdictions may differ on whether something is legal or illegal; falling to Moderator Discretion and if necessary, local authorities. #
    6. Swearing and Profanity

      1. Swearing, and Profanity are permitted within our Service. However, there is a fine line between passive or friendly use of swearing and targeted attacks which can lead to article 1.5.3 "Insulting" which is a breach of the TOS (Terms of Service). #
    7. English Posting

      1. We understand that Seven Realms is host to an international community, but all posting must be in English. #
    8. Impersonation

      1. Impersonating a Member, and or Staff Member is not tolerated. Impersonation is when you take up the identity of another registered user of our Service whilst having you're own and subsequently failing to disclose your true identity. #
    9. Disruptive Posting

      1. Postings that is deemed by Moderator Discretion to be disruptive, off-topic or derailing to the otherwise normal atmosphere of any Discussion, and or negatively affects Seven Realms will be removed at said Moderators Discretion. #
    10. Disobeying Moderators

      1. If a Moderator specifically makes a request of a user, and or visitor, it is up to the User to respect that request. Requests may vary on a case by case basis due to Moderator Discretion. If any disagreements arise about a Moderators decision, you may contact us. #
  3. Site Policy

    1. Third-Party Links

      1. Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Seven Realms. We have no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Seven Realms shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party sites or services. #
    2. Termination

      1. We may terminate or suspend access to our Service without prior notice or liability, for any reason, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. Upon termination, your right to use the Service will cease. If you wish to terminate your account prematurely, you may discontinue using the Service. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability. #
    3. Unspecified

      1. Any activity not previously outlined but still deemed detrimental to the operation of the site, normal activities of the board and flow of conversation may be subject to moderation. Users responsible for these posts may be penalized at the discretion of Moderation. #