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Terms Of Service

 

Last Updated 6-10-2012

 

NO KIDS ALLOWED: You must be over the age of 18 to use vorts.com.

 

STAY ON TOPIC: All contributions and content Including and not limited to Discussions, Questions, Answers, Comments, Articles, Blogs, Pictures, Videos, Event Information, News, Classifieds and Daily Deals as well as Members Messages and other Interactions on Vorts.com must be 'on topic' or related to the community it is posted to. All 'off topic' and non-related contributions will be promptly removed. Repeated violations of this rule will cause permanent removal from Vorts.com.

 

KEEP IT CLEAN: You may not post sexually explicit, illegal, racially insensitive, hateful, hurtful or violent contributions or content including and not limited to Discussions, Questions, Answers, Comments, Articles, Blogs, Pictures, Videos, Event Information, News, Classifieds and Daily Deals. This includes Members Messages and other Interactions on Vorts.com. Vorts.com will maintain and enforce a zero-tolerance policy in enforcing this rule.

 

PLAY NICE: Bullying, hate speech, racially insensitive, threatening, libelous, slanderous, lewd or indecent comments, discussions, questions, answers, messages, articles, blogs, pictures, videos, classifieds, news, daily deals, event information or interactions will not be tolerated on Vorts.com. In other words, play nice or forever be removed. Vorts.com will maintain and enforce a zero-tolerance policy in enforcing this rule.

 

NO 'UNSOLICITED SOLICITING': Vorts.com is a place to get noticed. If you offer a product or service YOU MAY contribute or contribute an “on-topic” Announcement, Discussions, Comment, Answer, Article, Blog, Picture, Video, Event, News Release, Classified or Daily Deal regarding your product or service and you may respond to all member inquiries about your product or service. YOU MAY Answer a Question or join a Discussion posted by a community member regarding your product or service. YOU MAY NOT solicit your product or service to other members that have not contacted you first. Repeated violations of this rule will cause permanent removal from Vorts.com.

 

NO SPAMMING: Repeating the same contribution (Announcement, Discussion, Question, Answer, Article, Blog, Picture, Video, Event, News Release, Classified or Daily Deal) or message to multiple communities or members is forbidden and will cause immediate and permanent removal from Vorts.com. Spamming also includes “unsolicited solicitation” and will not be tolerated. Vorts.com will maintain and enforce a zero-tolerance policy in enforcing this rule.

 

NO 'SHILLING': Shilling is the deceptive practice of TWO or MORE people interacting through comments, answer or messages solely for the purpose of enticing another to act (buy or bid on a product or service).  Any attempted shilling will result immediate and permanent removal from Vorts.com. Vorts.com will maintain and enforce a zero-tolerance policy in enforcing this rule.

 

“NO HARM, NO FOUL*”: Any attempt to cause any harm to another members Person, Reputation or Finances will result in immediate and permanent removal from Vorts.com. Vorts.com will maintain and enforce a zero-tolerance policy in enforcing this rule.

*FYI - This was a phrase used by the late, great L.A. Lakers basketball announcer Chick Hearn.

 

BE YOURSELF AND ONLY YOURSELF:No multiple accounts or multiple personalities. Representing yourself as someone else is strictly forbidden and will result in immediate and permanent removal from Vorts.com. Vorts.com will maintain and enforce a zero-tolerance policy in enforcing this rule.

 

BE LEGAL AND FLY RIGHT: Any and all illegal activities will not be tolerated and cause immediate and permanent removal from Vorts.com and the proper authorities may be contacted. Vorts.com will maintain and enforce a zero-tolerance policy in enforcing this rule.

 

DO RIGHT BY COPYRIGHTS: Please don’t use Copyrighted material as your own. If you see someone using your Copyrighted material, please let us know immediately.

 

USE VORTS.COM AT YOUR OWN RISK: Some communities on Vorts.com offer Classifieds and Daily Deals and some Vorts.com members are topic experts and offer products or services. If you choose to do business with other members you do it at your own risk.  Please use all necessary care and due diligence when purchasing a product or service from another member and all care necessary for your safety should you choose to meet another member in person.

 

SEE SOMETHING? SAY SOMETHING! Please report any and all abuses to: abuse@vorts.com