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Stoner Haven Guidelines

Stoner Haven Message Board Guidelines

Please read the following rules and guidelines very carefully. By proceeding to post, or chat you agree to these guidelines. Refusal to Follow these guidelines will result in the appropriate responsive actions.


Special Notes - By viewing the Stoner Haven message board you recognize and agree that Stoner Haven, is not responsible for information or content posted or transmitted in our forums, chat and blogs.

If you have questions or concerns, you may contact Stoner Haven.

Advice, opinions, and/or suggestions given by staff and/or members of this website, or in articles posted by our membership, do not reflect the opinion of Stoner Haven.

Please also remember that we are not responsible for any messages posted.

We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message.

MESSAGE BOARD:

Display Name: You will not be allowed to use your e-mail address or real name as your display name on this website.
This is done for your protection against spam and other abuses of personal information.
If you have already registered using your e-mail address as your display name, please click on the Contact links at the top of the screen and submit a request to have a display name change.

If you post or blog your e-mail address or phone number publicly on this site, it will be removed.

Please remember that all our staff members are volunteer workers.
Abusive behavior reaching or exceeding an unacceptable degree to a staff member will not be tolerated, please remain as calm as possible while we help you through your problem.

AUTHORIZED ADVERTISERS:

In all cases, the approved advertiser must abide by the Board Guidelines.
Failure to do so could result in removal of posts.
Advertisers are not allowed to initiate contact of members, as this is considered spam.
Spamming members is not acceptable!

CHAT ROOM

Protocols for chat shall be in according with Chat TOS.

FORUMS

We have implemented the following guide for using our community forums.
This guide is designed to strike a balance between the main goal of our forums, providing support, and keeping the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere of our community which has made Stoner Haven so popular.

We require all posts to be positive, constructive, and on topic.

We may delete individual posts that could ruin a good topic thread.

We reserve the right to remove any topics we deem inappropriate or disruptive to our community. Please note that, from time to time, topics may be removed for being inappropriate even though your individual post in that topic may have been perfectly fine. Please do not feel this reflects badly on you.

Having fun is good, we like fun. There are several general forums for non-stoner related topics. Please keep it positive and polite.

We do not censor opinions or ideas on our forums but we do take action against posts and/or topics that could cause unrest in the community beyond a civil and polite disagreement.

You may not make personal attacks on other users or staff members either in public forums, blogs or private messages.

You may not advertise or promote other organizations or websites that may compete with Stoner Haven.

We reserve the right to ban any member who violates our guidelines or disrupts our community. We will be fair and provide a warning in most cases.

If you have an issue concerning our services, policies or staff, please use a personal contact method such as a private message or e-mail to a staff member. All moderators, administrators, and support staff are highlighted in the active members list. We take serious complaints to heart and will do our best to address them.

STONER SWAP MEET (SH Classifieds):

About StonerHaven.com Swap Meet:
StonerHaven.com Swap Meet is a marketplace that allows users to offer, sell and buy just about anything in a variety of pricing formats and locations. The actual contract for sale is directly between the sellers and buyers.
While we may provide pricing, shipping, listing, and other guidance in our Services, such guidance is solely informational and you may decide to follow it or not. Also, while we may help facilitate the resolution of disputes through various programs, StonerHaven.com has no control over and does not guarantee the existence, quality, safety or legality of items advertised; the truth or accuracy of users' content or listings; the ability of sellers to sell items; the ability of buyers to pay for items; or that a buyer or seller will actually complete a transaction or return an item.


Using StonerHaven.com Swap Meet:
In connection with using or accessing the Services you will not:
  • Post, list or upload content or items in inappropriate categories or areas on our sites.
  • Breach or circumvent any laws, third party rights or our systems, policies, or determinations of your account status.
  • Use our Services if you are not able to form legally binding contracts (for example if you are under 18), or are temporarily or indefinitely suspended from using our sites, services, applications or tools.
  • Fail to pay for items purchased by you, unless you have a valid reason.
  • Fail to deliver items sold by you, unless you have a valid reason.
  • Manipulate the price of any item or interfere with any other user's listings.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about users without their consent.
If we believe or discover that you are abusing StonerHaven.com in any of the ways mentioned above or otherwise, we may, in our sole discretion, take any steps to prevent and mitigate such abuse such as limiting, suspending, or terminating your user account(s) and access to our Services, delaying or removing hosted content, and taking technical and/or legal steps to prevent you from using our Services.
We may cancel unconfirmed accounts or accounts that have been inactive for a long time or modify or discontinue our Services. Additionally, we reserve the right to refuse or terminate our Services to anyone for any reason at our discretion.


Policy Enforcement:
When a buyer or seller issue arises we may consider the user's performance history and the specific circumstances in applying our policies. We may choose to be more lenient with policy enforcement in an effort to do the right thing for both buyers and sellers.

Listing Conditions:
When listing an item, you agree to comply with the Stoner Haven Message Board Guidelines, the Stoner Haven terms of service and the Stoner Haven privacy disclaimer/copyright information
and that:
  • You are responsible for the accuracy and content of the listing and item offered.
  • Content that violates any of StonerHaven.com's policies may be deleted at StonerHaven.com's discretion.
  • You agree that you alone are responsible for making sure the item you post is legal for sale in your locality.
Prohibited:
Users must comply with all applicable laws, the Stoner Haven Message Board Guidelines, the Stoner Haven terms of service and the Stoner Haven privacy disclaimer/copyright information
Here is a partial list of goods, services, and content prohibited on StonerHaven.com:
  • weapons; firearms/guns and components; BB/pellet, stun, and spear guns; etc
  • ammunition, clips, cartridges, reloading materials, gunpowder, fireworks, explosives
  • recalled items; hazardous materials; body parts/fluids; unsanitized bedding/clothing
  • alcohol or tobacco; unpackaged or adulterated food or cosmetics
  • child pornography; bestiality; offers or solicitation of illegal prostitution
  • pet sales (re-homing with small adoption fee ok), animal parts, stud service
  • false, misleading, deceptive, or fraudulent content; bait and switch; keyword spam
  • offensive, obscene, defamatory, threatening, or malicious postings or email
  • anyone’s personal, identifying, confidential or proprietary information
  • stolen property, property with serial number removed/altered, burglary tools, etc
  • ID cards, licenses, police insignia, government documents, birth certificates, etc
  • US military items not demilitarized in accord with Defense Department policy
  • counterfeit, replica, or pirated items; tickets or gift cards that restrict transfer
  • lottery or raffle tickets, sweepstakes entries, slot machines, gambling items
  • spam; miscategorized, overposted, cross-posted, or nonlocal content
  • postings or email the primary purpose of which is to drive traffic to a website
  • postings or email offering, promoting, or linking to unsolicited products or services
  • affiliate marketing; network, or multi-level marketing; pyramid schemes
  • any good, service, or content that violates the law or legal rights of others
Please don't use StonerHaven.com for these purposes, and Report anyone else you see doing so.

Purchase Conditions:
When buying an item, you agree to the rules for buyers and agree to comply with the Stoner Haven Message Board Guidelines, the Stoner Haven terms of service and the Stoner Haven privacy disclaimer/copyright information
  • You are responsible for reading the full item listing before making a commitment to buy.
  • You enter into a legally binding contract to purchase an item when you commit to buy an item.
  • You agree that you alone are responsible for making sure the item you are purchasing is legal for purchase in your locality.
Content:
When providing us with content or causing content to be posted using our Services, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise any and all copyright, publicity, trademarks, database rights and other intellectual property rights you have in the content, in any media known now or developed in the future. Further, to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law, you waive your moral rights and promise not to assert such rights or any other intellectual property or publicity rights against us, our sublicensees, or our assignees.
You represent and warrant that none of the following infringe any rights mentioned in the preceding paragraph: your provision of content to us, your causing content to be posted using the Services, and use of any such content (including of works derived from it) by us, our users, or others in contract with us that is done in connection with the Services and in compliance with this User Agreement.


MODERATION:
You agree we may moderate StonerHaven.com Swap Meet access and use in our sole discretion, e.g. by blocking (e.g. IP addresses), filtering, deletion, delay, omission, verification, and/or access/account/license termination. You agree (1) not to bypass said moderation, (2) we are not liable for moderating, not moderating, or representations as to moderating, and (3) nothing we say or do waives our right to moderate, or not. All site rules are incorporated herein.

Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability:
We try to keep our Services safe, secure, and functioning properly, but we cannot guarantee the continuous operation of or access to our Services. Such functionality is subject to delays beyond StonerHaven.com's control.
You agree that you are making use of our Services at your own risk, and that they are being provided to you on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. Accordingly, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all express or implied warranties, terms and conditions including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
In addition, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we (including our parent, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and our and their officers, directors, agents and employees) are not liable, and you agree not to hold us responsible, for any damages or losses (including, but not limited to, loss of money, goodwill or reputation, profits, or other intangible losses or any special, indirect, or consequential damages) resulting directly or indirectly from:
  • your use of or your inability to use our Services;
  • pricing, shipping or other guidance provided by StonerHaven.com;
  • delays or disruptions in our Services;
  • viruses or other malicious software obtained by accessing, or linking to, our Services;
  • glitches, bugs, errors, or inaccuracies of any kind in our Services;
  • damage to your hardware device from the use of any StonerHaven.com Service;
  • the content, actions, or inactions of third parties, including items listed using our Services or the destruction of allegedly fake items;
  • a suspension or other action taken with respect to your account or breach of the Abusing StonerHaven.com Section above;
  • Your need to modify practices, content, or behavior or your loss of or inability to do business, as a result of changes to this User Agreement or our policies.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of warranties or exclusion of damages, so such disclaimers and exclusions may not apply to you.
Regardless of the previous paragraphs, if we are found to be liable, our liability to you or to any third party is limited to the greater of (a) the price the item sold for on StonerHaven.com (including any applicable sales tax) and its original shipping costs, (b) the amount of fees in dispute not to exceed the total fees, which you paid to us in the 12 months prior to the action giving rise to the liability, or © $100.

Release:
If you have a dispute with one or more users, you release us (and our affiliates and subsidiaries, and our and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. In entering into this release you expressly waive any protections (whether statutory or otherwise) that would otherwise limit the coverage of this release to include only those claims which you may know or suspect to exist in your favor at the time of agreeing to this release.

Indemnity:
You will indemnify and hold us (and our affiliates and subsidiaries, and our and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents) harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach this Agreement, your improper use of StonerHaven.com's Services or your breach of any law or the rights of a third party.
We may amend this User Agreement at any time by posting the amended terms on www.StonerHaven.com.com. Our right to amend the User Agreement includes the right to modify, add to, or remove terms in the User Agreement. We will provide you 30 days notice by posting the amended terms. Additionally, we will notify you through the StonerHaven.com Message Center and/or by email. Your continued access or use of our Services constitutes your acceptance of the amended terms. We may also ask you to acknowledge your acceptance of the User Agreement through an electronic click-through. This User Agreement may not otherwise be amended except through mutual agreement by you and an StonerHaven.com representative who intends to amend this User Agreement and is duly authorized to agree to such an amendment.
The policies posted on our sites may be changed from time to time. Changes take effect when we post them on the StonerHaven.com site.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this User Agreement.
The User Agreement, the User Privacy Notice, and all polices set forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and StonerHaven.com and supersede all prior understandings and agreements of the parties
RULES OF CONDUCT

Breaking one or more of these Rules of Conduct can result in disciplinary actions that could consist of one the following: receiving a warning PM asking you to comply with our guidelines, moderation of your posts before they can go through to the message board, temporarily or permanently expelling you from the chat room, disabling your posting ability, and/or being temporarily or permanently banned from this website.

1) There will be no racial, ethnic, gender based insults or any other personal discrimination.

2) There will be no posts meant to offend or hurt any other member, in a manner which is offensive or inflammatory.

3) Spamming is not permitted; please keep all your posts as constructive and on topic as possible. Duplicate posts in more than one forum are also not permitted.

4) Pornography, warez, or any other illegal transactions may NOT be linked in any shape or form.

5) All posts are the responsibility of the poster.

6) Stoner Haven is not responsible for what a member posts.

7) Stoner Haven has the right to request alteration or deletion of any offensive post.

8) Posts may be deleted for any reasons the Message Board Administrators deems reasonable.


9) Pictures in the Gallery or on your profile page may be posted as long as they are not offensive or sexually explicit.

10) If your signature is deemed unacceptable by staff, you will be requested by a moderator to change it. Failure to comply with the moderator's request will result in removal of your signature.

11) Advertising (unless approved) of commercial-related products are forbidden.

12) No soliciting of funds, donations or pledges is allowed for any reason what so ever.

13) If your topic is placed in the wrong forum, it will be moved to the correct forum by a moderator.

14) If a topic is recognized as being posted in the wrong forum, or if the post is a violation of our guidelines then please contact a moderator via PM; please do not respond publicly to the member - a member of staff will do what is required upon contact.

15) Any impersonation of a user from these forums, in any mode of communication, is strictly prohibited and will result in a banning.

16) Linked and locked topics are pruned regularly to reduce page clutter.

17) If you have a question about where your topic went, please PM a moderator before starting a new topic asking where it went, or posting a duplicate of the original topic.
We will be happy to provide you with a link to the new location, or a reason why it was locked and/or removed.

Violation of any of these rules will result in consequences determined on a case-by-case basis.

Thank you for choosing Stoner Haven and we hope you enjoy your stay. See full terms of service/use here http://www.stonerhaven.com/page/terms_of_service