|TFN Board Rules|
|TFN Board Rules
1. The Site Admins have the right to ban or delete any members from this forum without giving any warnings or reasons. The Site Admins have the right to remove any posts, threads, emails or private messages if deemed necessary to safeguard the interests of other members. The Site Admins do not need to give theirs reasons and have no need to defend such actions, which shall be taken at their sole discretion.
2. The Site Admins have the rights to add or amend the board rules and regulations at anytime.
3. The Site Admins have the right to post any pictures or videos of members they deem to be adding interest and fun to the content of this website. However, if any member object to their pictures or videos being posted on this website, they can request the Site Admin to remove them.
4. No posting of Maps from Virtual Map or links to w w w.s t r e e t d i r e c t o r y . c o m
5. It is an expected courtesy, on these message-boards, to always sign off with your real name. Those who refuse to abide by this rule after being sent a formal reminder will be barred from using the forum on the grounds of anti-social behaviour. You are encouraged to use the signature function to help you auto-sign-off on your posts.
The signature should include
a. your real name including family name
It may also include
b. contact number
c. email address or MSN
c. Your "Quote of the Day"
"Its the pLayer, not the rAcquet"
No fancy fonts, colours, simlies or formatting.. and NO URL LINKS.
just keep it as simple as possible..
6. Please DO NOT post notices or announcements on behalf of any other forums, clubs, websites, organizations, coaching services, tennis services or commercial parties without Admin approval.
7. Please DO NOT post notices or announcements for events, tournaments, friendlies, without Admin approval.
8. We DO NOT allow posts for commercial sales or high volume sales on TFN without Admin approval.
9. Coaches or any commercial parties who wish to have their offerings made available to this network must seek the consent of the Admins first. Strictly and absolutely no direct advertising or publishing of price quotations for personal commercial benefit is allowed on the forum. This rule does not apply to trading items on a limited quantity personal basis (the quantity deemed beyond acceptable is at the sole discretion of the TFN admins). Only associate coaches of TFN are able to extend their services and events with the use of their contact details. Recommendations of coaches, merchandise, events, retailers and weblinks are acceptable as long it does not impinge the sensitivities of readers in the forum.
10. Postings on the WTS (Want To Sell) or WTT (Want To Trade) must include the contact number on the post itself (including the telephone in the signature is not sufficient). WTS postings must include a clear selling price.
11. Commercial entities are not allowed to post on TFN without prior Admin approval. No one is allowed without prior approval, to sell tennis or non-tennis items beyond quantities deemed as personal and seemingly amounting to commercial gains. No one is allowed to initiate or conduct a Mass Order through the forum without the prior consent of the Admins. All decisions are at the sole discretion of the TFN committee.
12. You can only post items for Sale or for trade for the sale of your own items You are not allowed to post an item for sale or trade on behalf of someone else
13. TFN is in no way responsible for any activities or groups which are organised with the information presented on this portal. Individuals who utilise the online features here will discharge on all rights and claims for damages which they may accrue to its respective organisers, or representatives assign for any and all damages which may be sustained and suffered by players in connection with the said association with, or arising out of travelling to, participating in and returning from any activity facilitated by TFN.
14. Post in the right forum! You may have your post deleted if you post in the wrong forum!
15. Use descriptive Topic Subject. This will help others find what they want to read. Topics with bad Topic subjects maybe deleted.
16. Research your Post! Make sure you are not double posting. Search the forum first. Many questions have been answered before.
17. No trolling. Don't make posts that are inflammatory just to annoy people.
18. Personal Attacks. Criticise ideas, not people. Flaming will not be tolerated. This includes any material which is vulgar, defamatory, inaccurate, harassing, hateful, threatening, invading of others privacy, sexually oriented, or violates any laws.
19. No pornographic, sexually offensive, sexually explicit, or objectifying material. This includes suggestive images, graphics, and comments.
20. Do not post links to warez, warez sites or sites with pornographic or objectionable content. Only link to sites that are for family viewing only.
21. Respect the privacy of others. Do not post other's phone numbers, addresses, pictures, etc., without their permission.
22. Each forum member can have only one account. (Except administrators)
23. Do not use objectionable language.
24. Politics and Religion. This is not a political or religious site, this is a user-based private tennis site, please do not post on any issue that can be considered as political.
25. NO Spamming. No commercial posts or flooding the forum with useless content. You will be banned for such actions.
26. Message content. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages and any images you post or link to.
27. No Cap Locks. Please do not post messages with the subject or post all in capital letters, or your message will be deleted. Words all in capitals are not only annoying but are read 50% slower than normal writing.
28. TFN is first and foremost a forum for like-minded tennis enthusiasts to get together and meet to enjoy the game. TFN (Tennis Friendz Network) shall not be held responsible for any transactions, sales, purchases and trades done through the posts or threads on the TFN "WTS" (Want To Sell), "WTB" (Want To Buy) or any other sections of our forum. The transactions are done by independent forum-users. Please check the background of the people/persons with whom you have the intention to make a deal with. Please do all necessary research, checks and risk considerations. There are RISKS involved. It is entirely the responsibility of forum-users to check for scams, sale of fakes, cheating, etc. It is entirely your risk and your responsibility to check on the trader, the goods and the terms of the transaction. TFN is not responsible and will not be held responsible. TFN is just offering a service for buyers , sellers and traders to connect. It is not TFN’s responsibility to police, mediate or right the wrongs for any transactions. Although TFN is not obliged to act to help you out if transactions go wrong, we would appreciate your feedback if you find any forum-user whom you feel has acted unfairly. Notwithstanding the above, TFN reserves our rights as forum administrators to exercise all necessary moderation actions, administrative actions and/or legal actions.
YOUR IP IS LOGGED FOR SECURITY
If you are found breaking any of the rules you may have your account deleted immediately. There will be no warnings given