Registration Agreement

Please read this user agreement thoroughly before registering. Due to high volume of spam registrations, we manually approve all new accounts before you can participate in the forum. Once you're registered, we'll send you an activation email within 24 hours. Don't forget to check your SPAM folder.

If you are using a proxy or cell phone network, we will not approve your registration. Please don't waste your time registering.

You agree, through your use of PebHmong Discussion Forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal 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.  You also agree that you will not post anything that will encourage hate, killings, violence, anything against or discriminatory at a particular ethnic group, religion, sexual orientation, and/or anything that is deemed terrorist affiliated.  If we determined you in violation of the user agreement herein, you can be subjected to administrative actions that may result in your account suspended or banned.  Your membership is also a privilege and can be revoked at any time and for any reason we deemed appropriate.  

Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, 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 staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner 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, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well. As a member, you are to use the forum at your own risk and to waive the site owner and all its' administrators and moderators from any liability from any legal actions and damages you occur as a result of your usage of this forum.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners 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.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. 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 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.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

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. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

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.

Moderator positions are chosen by administrators from members of the public.  If you are chosen a position in the panel, you agree to uphold forum rules to the best of your ability, be in the best of conduct, and act appropriately as to uphold in good public image, integrity, leadership, and all responsibiliti es and duties considered a staff of PH.  As a moderator, you should not attack another moderator.  You should keep member's privacy, support their needs on the forums, keep the peace, and direct the flow of traffic. Your administrator also reserve the final judgment over any and all moderation actions a moderator made on the site.  Any improper conduct or unsatisfactory performance can lead to a revoked moderation status.  Moderation status is also a privilege and can be revoked at any time and for any reason an administrator may deem appropriate.  

As a member, you have the rights to appeal if a decision has been made that you feel is unjust, to obtain leniency, re-consider a case, or to plead for any other reasons.  You can contact an administrator or the site admin/owner to start the appeal's process.  We will try to handle the case speedily, but does not guarantee a specific time frame or outcome.  If you find that an administrator's decision is unsatisfactory, then you can appeal to the site admin/owner himself/herself.  In the case where your appeal reaches the highest level for litigation, you AGREE to accept the final outcome of that decision, even if it is found not in your favor.  
We reserve the right to remove or ban any suspicious account at our discretion and without notice or explanation.