In an effort to maintain the integrity of fotochatter.com and to provide a comfortable environment for people to communicate, we require you follow the guidelines when posting on this site. These guidelines are global and are effective on every area on this site. Any comments posted on the fotochatter.com that violate our guidelines are routinely removed. We reserve the right to close the accounts of persistent violators of these guidelines at any time and without warning.
Registration Guidelines: Individuals are allowed one account. Anyone found to be in violation risks having all accounts banned. We have several tools at our disposal to identify multis. We use them. You may think you can get away with it, but you can't. So don't. All data submitted to fotochatter.com including but not limited to accounts, usernames, signatures, posts, custom user titles and etc become the property of fotochatter.com immediately upon submission. fotochatter.com owns all content in its database without exception. By posting content or making content available for inclusion on the fotochatter.com, including without limitation images and comments you post to the site, you grant fotochatter.com and its proprietors a world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free, non-exclusive, fully sub-licensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display, and to incorporate such content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.
Language Guidelines: Foul language (profanity) used in fotochatter.com will be loosely tolerated and at the moderators discretion. Derogatory statements directed at other members as well as direct or indirect personal attacks are permitted with the stipulation that you generally look like a fool when resorting to these tactics. If you're comfortable playing the fool, feel free to do so. Note that direct or implied threats of violence towards another member and/or threats of any action meant to disrupt a member's normal life will be dealt with severely. All members have the right to their own ideas, beliefs and faiths. Members have the right to constructively express these on fotochatter.com with equal respect and consideration.
Private Messaging Guidelines: If exclusively personal contact is needed, use the Private Message system. Posting and Language guidelines extend to the PM system. fotochatter.com maintains the privacy of its users and will not access Private Messages unless ordered to do so by a Court of Law.
Advertising: Advertising for personal gain of any kind is not permitted in any chatter or by private message.
Contact Guidelines: When contacting the administrator or a specific moderator please make use of our Private Message system or 'contact us' form. Do not post a topic in public regarding your situation.
Privacy: Do not reveal any personal contact information about yourself or others such as full name, address, phone number or even email. This is a public place and anyone is able to view your messages. Posting the personal information of other posters, regardless of how you've obtained it, is considered threatening behavior.
General: All messages express the views of the author, not necessarily the views of the site owners. The owners and moderators of fotochatter.com reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any content for any reason. This policy goes for member profile information as well. Use of this site is not a right. It is a privilege granted you by fotochatter.com under the terms of this agreement and can be revoked at any time without warning. In accordance with the privilege of using this site granted you by fotochatter.com, we require that you abide by the terms and conditions of our guidelines when using the site. We reserve the right to change the guidelines at any time. The fotochatter.com online community is moderated by volunteers on a regular basis and we ask that you please respect their efforts. Thank you for visiting fotochatter.com, and we hope you enjoy the community!