First, we'd like to thank you for choosing (or considering) phpBBhosts.co.uk as your free forum host.

I know rules and terms are not fun and often boring, unfortunately these days it's necessary. Therefore by accessing, creating or contributing to any forum hosted at phpBBhosts.co.uk you agree to abide by these terms of use. Please read them carefully before creating a forum here.

Support

Support to our users is offered for free 24/7, and is offered in English only.

Publicly Viewable Content

We request that, unless you've paid for ad removal, at least 50% of your posts must be made in a publicly viewable area of your forum. You don't have to allow guests to post (in fact we discourage that), but you must make sure that guests can at least see the majority of your forums, threads, and posts.

We Do Not Host

We will not host illegal, immoral, unethical, or otherwise objectionable forums. This includes, but isn't limited to, forums (directly or indirectly) about hacking, pornography, warez, (downloads of copyright material), drugs, online pharmacies, or content not suitable for children.

We do not allow any forum to use redirection, url shortening or url masking services, if you want a better url please use the custom domain upgrade, this upgrade is free and is better than a forwarder. Such sites will be removed without warning.

30 Day No Action Policy

Any forum which goes more than thirty (30) days without any posts, or which hasn't been logged into by the admin within 30 days of creating the forum, may be deleted as the board is most likely abandoned. Any forum deleted for inactivity will not be recoverable. (Please do not leave it 30 days!)

Payments and refunds

Some of our upgrade services (if you choose to use them) require you to pay us via paypal, we use paypal as it is a secure, fast and easy system to use.
If the situation occurs that we refund you your money for any reason ether requested by you or initiated by us, the refund amount will be less the paypal fees for the original payment. This is because each payment received has a fee taken out of it by paypal (we do not get this fee it goes straight to paypal.)

Copyright info

All forums are published under the Creative Commons Public License. Basically you permit anyone to copy, distribute, display and perform your content (royalty-free) on the condition that they credit your authorship each time they do so. In general, you may post content freely to your forum and to those of others hosted at phpBBhosts.co.uk so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy or otherwise injurious or objectionable. All content posted must be original and owned by you, or protected by fair use. phpBBhosts.co.uk does not pre-screen, is not liable for, and may (at our discretion) remove any content that we feel is a violation of our terms of service or that we have reason to believe may be in violation of a copyright.

In addition to this all text and images on the phpbbhosts.co.uk site are protected and may NOT be used or copied under any circumstance, unless you have first asked permission to do so.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

This site is provided on an as is basis. phpBBhosts.co.uk hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. We will not be liable for damages of any kind arising from the use of or inability to use this site.

Privacy Policy

Any information submitted to phpBBhosts.co.uk, either upon registration or by posting may be publically displayed for use by us. Our logs collect and store information such as IP addresses, cookie information, to compile reports, etc. If you don't want your information accessible, then don't use the site. We do not engage in unsolicited spam nor will we release your email address to any third party for such purposes.

Modification of These Terms of Use

We reserve the right to modify these terms of use at any time. You, by continued use of our service, are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms to ensure you're in compliance.

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