Welcome to Fifty Plus Forum. Please read this agreement in full before accepting it.
You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post, upload, email, PM (personal message) or otherwise transmit via this forum or its facilities, ANY material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, libellous, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise be in violation of any International or United Kingdom law.
You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum. Trolling (i.e., posting to provoke conflict) will not be tolerated.
You also agree that any material posted on this site may be quoted on this site by other site users. You also agree not to quote material from this site on any other site or to copy material from this site to any other. This would breach the copyright of the members and this site.
You also agree not to post on any other site any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, hateful, harassing, obscene, threatening or invasive of privacy in respect of any user of this site or of the site itself.
Note that it is impossible for the administrators or moderators of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please also remember that we do not actively monitor 100% of the posted messages and as such, we are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its administrators or its registrants. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The administrators and moderators of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process however, so please realise that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.
You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the registrants of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its administrators and its moderators. The operators of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.
We require that you post within the forum at least once every 200 days, this will ensure your account is kept active. Failure to do so may result in your account being deleted. Accounts not used within a year of registration will be removed..
You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. Under no circumstances is a user to register more than one account. The site adopts a one member, one account rule. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account you are about to register, you agree to NEVER give your password out to another person except an administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER allow another person to use your account or to yourself use another person's account for any reason. We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft. See the guidelines for passwords at the end of this document.
After you register and log in to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clear and accurate information. Any information the forum administrators or moderators determine to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature or which appears to be intended to provoke or upset other users will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may also be applicable.
This agreement may be modified from time to time and you agree to abide by any modifications thereof. Should you disagree with any such modifications you have the right to cease using this site.
Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. Your ISP will only be contacted in the event of a major violation of this agreement. To assist in the above you agree not to use any form of proxy or spoofed IP address.
Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.
On May 25th 2018, the European Union brought in the General Data Protection Regulations. You can read all about it here: https://www.eugdpr.org/
To comply with GDPR, Fifty Plus Forum requires that you give us your permission hold any data you provide via this website in a safe and secure manner and that should you leave or request, we delete this data. By clicking the I accept the terms of the agreement and I am at least 50 years old you therefore AGREE to Fifty Plus Forum holding said data. You can request to have all data removed at any time by resigning from the forum, at which point all data and posts you have made will be removed.
PLEASE NOTE: Your password MUST be a minimum of EIGHT characters in length and contain a mixture of UPPER CASE, lower case and numerical characters.
If you have any doubts about accepting all or part of this agreement, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be happy to discuss your concerns.