VoyForums Policy and User Agreement
VoyForums (www.voy.com) is a free service of Voyager Info-Systems
("Voyager") provided to people over internet.
This is a legal agreement ("Agreement") between you and Voyager
Info-Systems. In return for your usage of the VoyForums service, which
includes but is not limited to by viewing or transmitting any data to or from
VoyForums, or creating a message board on VoyForums, or using services directly
related to VoyForums and other services from Voyager, you and Voyager agree to
all the terms and conditions herein.
You may not "spam" or in any way broadcast or perform mass postings to our forums,
or users. Additionally, VoyForums does not allow the addition of VoyForums'
site, forums, or any users of VoyForums' names, email addresses, or other
information to any software which may be used for spamming, mass-posting, or
the broadcast of messages to our site. Such activities use extra resources on
our systems, degrade the quality of the service for our members, necessitate
our labor, increases on our support load, and can disturb members and visitors,
and decreases on the quality of our system and/or business's public image. Any
attempts at any such activities are considered an abuse of or an attack on our
systems and company and any parties performing such activities or participating
in providing services or software which contribute to such activities may be
held accountable and subject to legal action. In addition, such activities
can and are hereby considered a Denial of Service (DoS) attack and are subject
to criminal treatment. We do not take this lightly. VoyForums is not to be
used for spamming, mass-postings, or the broadcasting of messages by any method
without the written approval of Voyager Info-Systems.
You will not stalk users of our system, nor will you post, email, or otherwise
transmit any data which is illegal, harassing, threatening, abusive, or obscene
to our system nor any user of our system. Also included as such an
activity is the display of any private information of an individual, company,
or other organization without permission of that individual, company, or
organization. Such activities are not only considered an abuse of our system,
our company, and a violation of this agreement, but such activities can decrease on
the quality of our public image, increase on our personal labor, and can cause
other damages. Notice is hereby given that any party contributing
or otherwise participating in any such activity is subject to to legal action from
any related parties, including Voyager.
Voyager reserves the right to suspend or terminate without notice your
access to VoyForums and/or your message board for any reason and at
Voyager's sole discretion. The right to delete a message board or refuse
service to any individual includes but is not limited to the reasons
specified in this agreement.
You understand that VoyForums is able to be provided to you because it
is paid for by Voyager, and some of VoyForums' revenues result from Voyager
selling advertising space on the VoyForums website; this includes, but is not
limited to, pages set up by Voyager as well as individual message boards. As a
message board creator, you agree to follow the guidelines and instructions
provided in this agreement, in message board setup, and in any other
administration areas of the system.
VoyForums refers to creators and administrators of message boards/forums as
"Forum Owners" and it is hereby understood that this term is used solely
to express the creator [of the message board] as having management rights
over the message board only as described in this document.
By your use of VoyForums you agree to the following:
You are solely responsible for the information or content you display
or make available ("post") on VoyForums or transmit in any way to other
VoyForums users including those not covered by this agreement. Voyager
reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you
and other members and users of VoyForums.
You will use VoyForums in a manner following any and all applicable laws
and regulations and will not post or transmit any data on VoyForums or to any
VoyForums members or employees any illegal material or material that infringes
upon another parties rights unless otherwise allowed by the law. Furthermore,
you agree you will not post content other than text, language, or HTML code, nor any
data or material, including but not limited to text, language, or HTML code, which is
intended or capable of causing harm, damage, or disruption to Voyager
or its services, or to its members, users, visitors, or viewers or their computers or the
ordinary operation of their computer systems, browsers, or other software or devices.
Your forum and the posts in your forum may not contain material of
sexually-oriented, adult, pro-racist, pro-hate-related, or harassing nature, nor
posts with excessive profanity, nor may you post warez or software in any form
including but not limited to raw, encoded, or encrypted data, nor links to sources
of illegal software either directly or indirectly.
Forums cannot be created, used, or continued with the primary or dominant purpose
or usage of "bashing".
You will not post, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way any
copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without
obtaining prior consent from the owner of such proprietary rights or otherwise
as allowed by law, nor in any way violate applicable local, state, federal, or
international law. You will not impersonate any real person -- this includes but
is not limited to users of VoyForums, public figures, individuals related to the
activities of VoyForums, including staff, volunteers, or other parties, nor
will you falsely represent yourself as being affiliate with any such parties,
individuals, or entities.
Additionally, you will not engage in unsolicited advertising to other
members or users of VoyForums to buy or sell any products or services.
You may not copy text/HTML/source code from any VoyForums message board,
including your own, to any another location including but not limited to
other servers or websites on internet.
You may not include advertisements, banners, or images on your message
board for purposes of advertising anything other than your own product or
service if your message board is dedicated to your specific product or service.
If you use any VoyForums message board in a frame the banner advertisement
at the top of the message board must be completely visible without having
to scroll when the board loads on a 640x480 pixel screen and any other
area of your complete or incomplete page may not contain advertisements of any
Voyager may, at its descretion, provide features and options to allow you
to attempt to limit access to your message board to/from selected users by
various methods. Some of these methods may be but are not limited to:
password protection, read access based on IP/hostname, post access based on
IP/hostname, or profanity filtering. Although Voyager may provide these
services as a convenience to you, with or without their usage or
availability, you agree that Voyager cannot be held responsible for
stopping any particular individual from posting or reading messages on
board, nor are there any guarantees to the availability or proper
functioning of such features. Additionally, Voyager may not be able to prevent
specific types of materials from being submitted to your board, including image
links or URL's. You also agree to these restrictions being placed on your
access to VoyForums by board admins or other authorized users so long as it is
within the normal intended location of these operations. Voyager determines
the normal intended location of these operations at its sole discretion.
Voyager cannot guarantee the proper functioning or availability of any of
VoyForum's options or services, including the possibility of a complete
innavailability of the service. You will not hold us liable for any loss
or damages resulting from the use or malfunction of the message board
Voyager provides the VoyForums message board service on an "as is" basis
and Voyager grants no warranties neither express, implied, nor statutory
with regards to its services nor with communication to Voyager or its
representatives or employees. Specifically, Voyager disclaims any
warranties of merchantibility, fitness for a particular purpose, or
noninfringement. Voyager does not warrant that VoyForums services will be
available, nor that they will be error-free or secure, nor that it will
meet your requirements. Additionally Voyager makes no claims that defects
or errors will be corrected.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Voyager, its officers,
directors, employees, agents, or third parties in the case of any loss or
damages, either direct, incidental, or consequential (including but not
limited to damages in loss of data, loss of programs, or cost of
procurement of substitute services or service interruptions), even if these
damages arise out of the use or inability to use VoyForum's services even
if Voyager or its agents, representatives, or employees have been advised
or notified of the possibility or occurance of such damages.
You understand that Voyager cannot be held liable for any acts or omissions
of other members or users including unauthorized users, members, or
The content of message boards, including, but not limited to, any
opinions, advice, statements, or offers made available on VoyForums are
are those of their respective authors and not of Voyager and should not
necessarily be relied upon. The authors are solely responsible for such
content and Voyager does not guarantee nor is Voyager responsible for the
accuracy, usefulness, or completeness of any information on the service nor
does Voyager endorse any of such content. Under no circumnstances will
Voyager be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone's
reliance on content or information made available via VoyForums nor
information transmitted to VoyForums members or users.
Additionally, Voyager reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor
the materials posted or otherwise made available on VoyForums or pertaining to
VoyForums including sites related to members of VoyForums and users of the
service including but not limited to posts made on VoyForums and private
messages between users of VoyForums. It is also understood that users may
supply to Voyager content provided to them by other users of VoyForums. It is
understood that the monitoring of all such information is necessary for
multiple reasons including but not limited to the need for Voyager to be aware
of the content available via VoyForums, the information transmitted as a
result of content available via VoyForums, maintaining the quality of service,
and monitoring its service for bugs or errors in Voyager's software or
Furthermore, Voyager reserves the right, but has no obligation, to remove any
material it wishes at any point in time, specifically but not limited to
material that violates, or is alleged to violate, the law or this agreement.
Notwithstanding this right of Voyager, you and other users of VoyForums remain
solely responsible for the content of the material you post on VoyForums,
information you make available through VoyForums or Voyager's services, or your
private e-mail messages.
*IMPORTANT: It is possible that VoyForums members or users, including
unauthorized users or hackers, may post, transmit, or make available
offensive or obscene materials on or via VoyForums and you may be exposed
to such materials. Additionally it is possible for your personal information
to be accessed by such users and used to harass or injure you. Voyager is not
responsible for the use or misuse of any information, personal or otherwise,
you may disclose on or to VoyForums or via its services. Please
carefully choose the information and type of information you make available via
VoyForums or release to others.
Voyager owns and retains all rights to information it makes available via
VoyForums including but not limited to proprietary posts made by Voyager
employees, any and all proprietary graphics and data otherwise made
available, and any and all copyrighted material, trademarks, and all other
proprietary information of Voyager and its licensors. Additionally, VoyForums
members or users may post copyrighted information and trademarks whether or
not they are clearly identified or indicated as such and, except for that
information which is in the public domain or of which you have been given
permission, or otherwise as pemissible by law, you will not copy, modify,
publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary
By posting information or content to any public area of VoyForums you are at
risk of this information being copied or used in a manner you do not wish.
It is your responsibility to consider the type of information you wish to make
available and, if your rights are violated by another VoyForums member or
user, you are solely responsible for handling the matter and you understand
that Voyager will not be involved with such issues.
This Agreement is entered into in Beverly Hills, California. You
agree that California state law (regardless of conflicts of law principles)
shall govern this Agreement, and that any dispute arising out of or relating to
this Agreement shall be subject to the federal and state courts in Beverly
Hills, California. You agree that this Agreement is accepted upon signing up
for VoyForums or any of Voyager's services or using or accessing its services
in any way and, collectively, constitute the entire agreement between you
and Voyager related to the use of the Service.
This Agreement may be modified or amended at any time by Voyager, but will
be available for viewing on the VoyForums website. This Agreement
may not be modified or amended by you without official authorization by
Voyager and the subsequent written approval from Voyager of the final
agreement. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, the Terms will survive
termination of your membership to VoyForums.
You agree that if any provision of this Agreement is or becomes illegal,
invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, that shall not affect the
validity or enforceability in that jurisdiction of any other provision of this
Agreement nor the validity or enforceability in other jurisdictions of that or
any other provision of this Agreement.
Should you at any time transfer your consideration in this contract to
another entity, including but not limited to any other individual, company,
corporation, or organization, the new entity must agree to all terms of the
most recent revision of this agreement which will be available on the
VoyForums website for the duration of VoyForums' services.
Thank you for reading the whole thing.
Revision: September 13, 2015
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