Terms of Service (TOS)The Murfreesboro Post Terms of Service (TOS)
This is the Terms of Service agreement that governs members' participation and practices within The Murfreesboro Post website. As a member/user of The Murfreesboro Post, it is your responsibility to know, and adhere to the Terms of Service.
We ask that your username be one that does not pertain profanity, obscene language or any member name calling, we will delete those accounts and ask you to choose another username.
One account is allowed per person; a member may not have multiple free accounts. In the event a member requests their account/membership to be deleted, The Murfreesboro Post reserves the right to maintain certain information on the website. This information includes any content posted by the member in areas considered community participation, purchasing information, forum posts, blog posts on other members' blogs, photo gallery comments, etc. Members will have their homepage content, and personal blog removed.
Members and users are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that is constructive and respectful of others at all times. Additionally, we would hope that each member/user would do their best to facilitate a culture of collaboration and positive attitude. Members/Users will not use
this community for:
Any practices that affect the normal operations of the community (Admins will take whatever steps are necessary to restore service).
Transmitting any libelous, defamatory, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.
Personal attacks. This includes but is not limited to, destructive, abusive, defamatory communications in any form, and retaliatory attacks from personal attacks. If you need assistance, please communicate with someone from our The Murfreesboro Post Team.
Destructive commentary/communications made with the intent to disrupt or attack (Trolling). This applies to any communications within this community, whether in the forums, blogs, photos, or Site Mail.
Advertising or linking to any publications and/or web sites that are age restricted due to content and/or pornographic in nature.
Advertisements of any nature, not placed by the management of The Murfreesboro Post, are not permitted and will be removed. Members/Users found practicing these behaviors receive: Deletion of the post/s, warning by email and/or Site Mail, or possibly Membership revoked, and access to the community permanently blocked. This includes any duplicate accounts for the same person. The Murfreesboro Post considers this information private and confidential. However, there may be certain situations that necessitate otherwise. Any post, image or writings can be removed at the discretion of staff if it is deemed unsuitable for this community.
Conduct - Zero Tolerance The Murfreesboro Post maintains a Zero Tolerance on certain behaviors within the community. These include, but are not limited to the following:
Any threats of physical harm, property damage or acts of violence toward another individual, or group of individuals.
Fraudulent use of credit cards or refusing to pay for items recieved from The Store.
Soliciting or Trading of any products illegally.
Intentional practices that affect the normal operations of the community (Admins will take whatever steps are necessary to restore service). Members/Users found practicing these behaviors will immediately have their membership revoked, and access to the community permanently blocked from the community including any duplicate accounts for the same person. The Murfreesboro Post considers this information private and confidential. However, there may be certain situations that necessitate otherwise. The appropriate legal authorities will be contacted, and if appropriate charges may be filed.
Intellectual Property You grant The Murfreesboro Post a free, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use any content that you post on the website for online and print publication.
E-mail Addresses: Member e-mail addresses are stored in a database for use in distributing member selected newsletters. This information is not shared except in cooperation with appropriate authorities in the case of violations of our Zero Tolerance Conduct.
IP addresses: Member/User IP addresses are collected, and stored in a database to help diagnose, track, and manage issues within the community. This information is not shared except in cooperation with appropriate authorities in the case of violations of our Zero Tolerance Conduct.
Purchasing Data: The Murfreesboro Post maintains a database of merchandise purchases. Purchasing Data consists of, but is not limited to Name, Address, and Phone. The Murfreesboro Post does not keep a database of credit card numbers. This information is not shared except in cooperation with appropriate authorities in the case of violations of our Zero Tolerance Conduct.
Cookies: Servers are programmed to read, and write member/user specific cookie files. The use of these files is limited to page views and stored information provided by the member. This includes member passwords, purchasing data, and aggregate data. Please note that any data other than that contained in The Murfreesboro Post cookie files cannot be read off your hard disk.
Aggregate Data: The Murfreesboro Post collects and uses aggregate data for the purpose of advancing the site and soliciting advertisers. This data includes page views, ad impressions, click throughs, total membership and total number of subscribers. No individual personal information is shared with this statistical data.
Off-Site Links: The Murfreesboro Post community contains links to a variety of other web sites. These are usually in the form of product advertisements, and/or member/user provided links. The Murfreesboro Post cannot and will not be held responsible for the privacy practices, or content of any web site other than our own. By visiting The Murfreesboro Post website, you agree that the laws of the State of Tennessee, without regard to principles of conflicts of laws, will govern the Terms of Service and a dispute of any type that may arise between you and The Murfreesboro Post in connection with your use of the website. In addition, you agree that any legal action that may arise between you and The Murfreesboro Post in connection with your use of the website shall be brought exclusively in the Chancery Court for Rutherford County, Tennessee or the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, to which you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue thereof. You further agree that in the event litigation ensues over the Terms of Service and your use of the website, the prevailing party in any such litigation shall be entitled to recover all costs and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney's fees, court costs and attendant expenses, from the non-prevailing party.
Copyright Policy The Murfreesboro Post members remain the original copyright holder in all materials provided on the site. Use of the material inconsistent with the terms and conditions set forth is prohibited and considered an infringement of the copyrights of the respective holders unless specially stated otherwise. Members are not to post non-original works to which they do not hold the copyright or which they have not cleared with the copyright holder.
Uploading Photos or News Content
TERMS: By uploading photos or news content to The Murfreesboro Post site, you acknowledge that you are the original creator/writer and/or the copyright holder of this work and that you grant The Murfreesboro Post a non-exclusive license to use any content that you post on the website without written permission or other compensation.
Blogs: Blogs are provided with the intention of being a place to talk about what is happening in your life, business, family, friends, etc. Please remember that the Terms of Service also applies to blog material and comments on blogs.
Communications The Murfreesboro Post provides a variety of communication services to members. These include: forums, site mail, homepages, blogs, and ability to email members. Any information provided by members using these services is considered public information and may be logged. The Murfreesboro Post will not be held responsible and/or liable for information that members choose to share via these services. We strongly recommend that members exercise forethought and caution prior to disclosing any personal information while using these services.
Privacy Statement The Murfreesboro Post maintains a database of member/user information to facilitate the community's operations for members, users and administrators. The following discloses our information collection, use and dissemination practices:
Contact Us Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Email is firstname.lastname@example.org
*** The Murfreesboro Post reserves the right to change, alter or modify the Terms of Service as required. All postings, past and present are subject to the most current terms of service.**