PokéCheats Forum Rules and Guidelines v.0.1
by XpL

The PokéCheats Forum Rules and Guidelines was developed to establish a benchmark for a safe and healthy community, and to provide clarity to normal members of the standard that moderators base their decisions from. While effort has been taken to ensure utmost clarity; the PokéCheats Forum Rules and Guidelines are enforced with their subjective interpretation by the respective moderator, in accordance to the relative context.

Pokécheats Forum Rules

By using this forum you agree to follow these rules to the best of your ability. You understand that for any reason whatsoever, we reserve the right - at our own discretion - to terminate your access to these forums indefinitely.

This document specifies the minimum requirements expected of the community from the staff and a series of suggestive guidelines for an enjoyable user experience. It is universally applicable to the PokéCheats Forum domain, including: Private Messages, Social Groups, Visitor Messages, Tags and Tournaments.

  1. You will not create, distribute or specify content that violates local or United States law.

  2. This website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, you are not authorized by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) to use this website without verifiable parental consent, and will not be afforded access to any features of this website that allow for you to provide information to us or to share information with other users on this forum.

  3. You agree, through use of this service, that you will not post unrelated 'spam' content, or flood the forum. You also agree to not evade the automatic spam and flood filters, or make attempt thereof.

  4. You agree, through use of this service, that you will not use this forum to post anything that is knowingly abusive, vulgar, racist, hateful, harassing, threatening or invasive of a person's privacy.

  5. You will not post or request personal information ('dox') of another user.

  6. You agree, through use of this service, that you will not use this forum to post any copyrighted material that you do not own copyright of.

  7. You agree, through use of this service, that you will not use this forum to post any material that is pornographic, obscene, profane, lewd, graphic, gory or commonly accepted as Not Safe for Work (NSFW) or unsuitable for minors.

  8. You agree, through use of this service, that any and all content you post to this forum is considered to be in the public domain.

  9. You agree, through use of this service, that you will not post content with the primary motive of advertising to external sources. Commercial advertising is strictly prohibited.

  10. You acknowledge that should you choose to leave the forum voluntarily, or have your access permissions involuntarily terminated, any deletion of your account and thereby all content associated with your account, is at the sole discretion of the administrators.

  11. You acknowledge that rights to liberty, including Freedom of Speech are non-applicable across the PokéCheats domain. By extension, the staff reserve the right to delete any content you post, should we consider it against the best interests of the community, or for any reason at our discretion.

  12. Account usage is reserved solely for the account creator and may not be used for the interests of, or by users who have had their access permissions removed. Account sharing is prohibited.

  13. PokéCheats practices a zero tolerance policy for piracy. This includes (but is not limited to): posting of pirated material, linking and distribution of pirated material, posting information instructing how to remove/bypass anti-piracy measures and blatant advocacy for piracy.

  14. You agree, through use of this service, that you will alert the staff through the inbuilt VBulletin report function of any instance in which the above rules have been broken. You agree to not abuse this feature, nor make unnecessary attempts to resolve the situation yourself. ('minimodding')

  15. You may not break or 'hack' the website, or do anything which interferes with the normal day to day running thereof. This includes scrapers, bots, automatic posters and scripts.

  16. You acknowledge that we reserve the right to change and amend these rules and guidelines at any given time, and accept full responsibility to regularly read rule and guideline changes.