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Terms of Use

This document is an extension of the basic Forum Rules, Cookie Policy, and Privacy Policy.
1. Acceptance of Terms
Internet Infidels Inc. (II) provides a service to you which is Internet Infidels Discussion Board (IIDB). Failure to comply with this TOU will result in revocation of your membership.
2. Mission Statement
Internet Infidels Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization dedicated to promoting and defending a naturalistic worldview on the Internet.
3. Organisational Structure
  • II is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization consisting of board members who manage and maintain IIDB.
  • IIDB has appointed staff that oversee the daily running of the board. These appointments are on a volunteer basis.
4. Operational Costs
IIDB is funded through donations. Donations are distributed at the discretion of II for the purpose of IIDB and II.
5. Membership
Membership is free and conditional to the TOU.
6. Membership Responsibilities
7. Moderator Responsibilities
  1. To abide with the TOU.
  2. To have the ability and willingness to strive to be a cohering force of IIDB.
  3. To have leadership skills.
8. IIDB Rules
II makes available to you IIDB provided that you agree to and abide by the Terms of Use, including that you agree:
  1. Not to violate any applicable law, code, regulation or rule or to plan, encourage or help others violate any applicable law, code, regulation or rule;
  2. Not to post or transmit unlawful or pornographic information.
  3. Not to post any or provide a link to any material that infringes upon any third party's copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights;
  4. Not to plagiarize.
  5. Not to post or transmit any information, e-mail, software or other material which contains a virus, Trojan horse or other harmful component;
  6. Not to post or transmit through IIDB any commercial, advertising or promotional materials, including without limitation, "spam," hate/fear mongering, illegal advocation or mass distributions (this rule applies to images or videos of violence, killing, murder, or other graphic scenes);
  7. Not to goad, harass, insult, flame, spam, falsely quote, or invade the privacy of II or any other registered member of this board;
  8. Not to restrict, interfere or inhibit any other member from using II or IIDB;
  9. Not derail threads or detract from board discussions;
  10. Not to discuss moderation or the rules in the general forum and to direct any complaints about moderation or the TOU to the Private Feedback Forum.
  11. Not to preach/proselytize your religious views.
  12. Not to accuse another user of being a troll or bot. See clarification for how to report actual cases.
  13. Not to engage in trolling, brinking, or rules lawyering;

The above list identifies prohibited conduct and is not an exhaustive listing. If you violate such terms, or engage in other conduct that II, concludes constitutes prohibited conduct, II may, without prior notice and without liability to you, ban you from any and all services, terminate your registration/membership, delete your messages or postings, and take any other action we deem appropriate.

II reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the rules and regulations set forth in IIDB, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to IIDB.
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11. Modifications to Service
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II makes no guarantee or warranty that the services will meet your requirements, or that the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free.

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