``The Legalese``

Review Posting and Site Participation Rules
aka Rules and Terms & Conditions of Use (the “Guidelines”)

Registering and participating at agilitytrialreviews.com constitutes agreement to abide by these rules. We reserve the right to modify these rules at any time without giving prior notice.

Agilitytrialreviews.com is a free, member review and information site for those who attend or participate in dog agility trials and other related events. It is our goal to support the exchange of knowledge and experiences among agility enthusiasts. We want this website to be an enjoyable place for you to visit. If you come across any violations to these Guidelines or have any problems navigating the site, let us know through the [Report Post function or the Contact Us] link.
We will do our best to address your concerns.

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The Details

Agilitytrialreviews.com is an online community designed for those involved in dog agility trials to share experiences and obtain information to help make more informed decisions about what to expect when you attend an agility competition.

Our goal is to have this site reflect the actual experiences of agility trial participants and their supporters, so accordingly only those goods and services you have experienced first-hand should be reviewed or commented on. We encourage everyone to participate in and enjoy the site while at the same time adhering to these rules which apply to all sections of this site including private messaging.

Agilitytrialreviews.com hosts this site and its contents on an “as is” basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, with respect to this site or its contents. This site depends on contributors who have decided to share their agility experiences with others. Please keep in mind that we display both good and bad reviews, which are strictly the opinions of the authors. You should not rely on these reviews to make your final decisions. We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the content found on this site. Furthermore, we do not warrant that the information is current.

Agilitytrialreviews.com also makes no promises that the content or the service itself will be delivered to you uninterrupted, timely or error-free. By using Agilitytrialreviews.com you agree that under no circumstances will Agilitytrialreviews.com be liable for direct, indirect, incidental or any other type of damages resulting from your use or the downloading of any content on our site. This includes, but is no way limited to, loss or injury caused in whole or in part by our negligence or things beyond our control in creating or delivering any portion of Agilitytrialreviews.com. You are responsible for your own research and decisions.

You also agree that Agilitytrialreviews.com will not be liable for any decision made or action taken by you or others based upon reliance on reviews, information or any other material published by Agilitytrialreviews.com. We make no claims or representations as to the accuracy, completeness or truth of any material contained on our site.

Some Common Sense Guidelines

Do not engage in personal attacks. Feel free to exchange opinions, but do so respectfully and thoughtfully. Sarcasm, insults, profanity, or offensive comments about race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and national origin are not tolerated. Do not post libelous remarks or misleading information. Posts containing explicit, obscene or vulgar language, images or links to websites with adult content/images or punctuation marks designed to “trick” our obscenity filter will be removed.

Harassment, trolling, cyberstalking or predatory behavior will not be tolerated and are grounds for account termination. Trolling includes posting controversial, irrelevant or off-topic messages with the intention of or anticipated result of baiting other users into an emotional response or to otherwise disrupt on-topic discussion. Discussions should be related only to the purpose of agilitytrialreviews.com and discussions regarding politics and religion should be avoided and will be closed or removed if they become disruptive.

Reviews should not contain personal information names, (either yours or others), commercial content, links, phone numbers or e-mail addresses. We prohibit SPAM, advertising or commercial postings. Participants may not post affiliate links or direct others to any pages at their own commercial website or website in which they have a commercial interest, including informational pages unless a prior arrangement has been made with the site Administrators.

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Technical Standards

Participants may only have one account. Moderators may consolidate or delete multiple accounts. Do not post the same discussion in more than one forum. Posts should be well-formatted, with use of proper grammar, punctuation and capitalization. Use slang and short cuts sparingly. Please post in English. If you are not a native English speaker, do your best. We are glad to have you as a member and will be supportive and polite.

Forum members may use standard fonts available on the forum. The use of bold, large or colored fonts should be used sparingly. Posts containing inappropriate formatting will be removed or modified at our discretion; e.g. all caps or excessive color. E-mail addresses, URLs, business names and vulgar or offensive names are not acceptable user names.

Signatures should not exceed seven lines and may not contain commercial content including business names, links, contact information, sales pitches or e-mail addresses. Reviewers may add relevant images to reviews that depict the reviewers text. Photos must be appropriate for all ages. Do not upload images that are vulgar, obscene, offensive, insulting or objectionable in any way. Images containing identifiable faces, especially those of children, or readable license plates may not be submitted. Images must be original and taken by the reviewer. We accept photos in the following formats: jpeg and png. Photos larger than 5 mb are not accepted. Agilitytrialreviews.com may remove photos at any time and for any reason.

Intellectual Property

Do not post protected or copyrighted material. Information copyrighted or owned by any individual or entity other than the member making the posting, should not be used on this site without the consent of the owner. If this occurs, the individual posting the information shall be held solely responsible. The copyright laws of the United States govern this site. If you are not sure if you can use material always err on the side of caution and simply post a link to the material.

All postings and their contents submitted on Agilitytrialreviews.com become the property of Agilitytrialreviews.com. None of the material may be reproduced without our express written permission, with the exception of downloading or printing your own copy for personal use. This copyright extends from original Agilitytrialreviews.com material, to all selected compilations of reviews in our review areas, including any reviews or selected compilations of reviews that we might sell and distribute.

Agilitytrialreviews.com reserves the right to republish the material contributed by our readers. By posting a review, you grant the right to Agilitytrialreviews.com to republish or sell the message as part of our regular reviews. Privacy Certain information about visitors and users to Agilitytrialreviews.com may be retained and stored in Agilitytrialreviews.com databases. This information is used to provide a better service to its users. User information may be used for statistical purposes, but will not associate the user’s actual identity with the data.

It is Agilitytrialreviews.com policy to take reasonable measures to respect the privacy of its members and will take reasonable measures not to disclose any personal information unless required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal requirements, protect and defend the rights or property of Agilitytrialreviews.com or enforce or further the application or intent of the terms of this site; or act to protect the personal safety of Agilitytrialreviews.com participants or the public.

No Endorsement Reference to any products, services, processes, hypertext links to third parties or other information by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not imply agilitytrialreview.com’s endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation, unless otherwise specified.

None of the reviews on the web site are edited for content; they are posted directly by the author. However, any material that violates our guidelines will be removed at our sole discretion. The opinions expressed on this site are the sole opinion of each individual reviewer and do not necessarily represent the views of anyone else but that reviewer.

Retention of Rights & Choice of Law

Agilitytrialrevies.com reserves the right to discontinue or modify these Guidelines at any time and for any reason. Your continued use of the site following any changes made to these Guidelines means that you accept those terms. If any provision herein is invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. Users of this site agree that the Guidelines are governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Florida (except with respect to choice of law) and that the appropriate court is the county court for Polk County, Florida. Trial by jury on any issue related to these Guidelines is hereby waived by all participants.

Agilitytrialreviews.com is not a public resource; it is privately owned and we require members to abide by our rules and by our decisions. If we deem the Guidelines to by violated in any way, we may remove, edit or delete posts and if necessary ban or restrict account access. If a moderator deletes or edits one of your posts and you disagree with the action, contact us directly. Do not repost deleted material. This forum is largely self-policing, which means that moderators will respond and react to problems reported through the [REPORT POST option or via the CONTACT link at the bottom of each page, or via Personal Message]. Do not hesitate to use these tools to report any problems regarding the forum.

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