Welcome! Thank you for joining AssistiveWare's online discussion forum. Use of our forums constitutes acceptance and agreement to our forum Code of Conduct.
The Code of Conduct (CoC) is created to provide a basic understanding of what's allowed and not allowed in our forums. The following are the principle guidelines for the establishment and enforcement of our CoC:
As a member of our forum community, you must participate responsibly. Any abuse could have a negative impact on the entire community. If you have any questions regarding our CoC, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unsure whether what you wish to post may be in violation of a rule, please consult a moderator first before posting.
It is extremely important for you to understand that this Code of Conduct isn’t designed to cover everything. We may take action — issue a warning, ban your account(s) and/or IP addresses, delete/edit your post(s)/thread(s), etc. — if your conduct is counterproductive to the Code of Conduct’s principle guidelines.
Posts that violate the Code of Conduct will be removed.
The following actions are strictly prohibited:
All intrusions will subject all your forum accounts to immediate termination.
Users are responsible for the security of their AssistiveWare accounts.
Usernames must not be in violation of this Code of Conduct. We reserve the right to terminate accounts whose associated usernames are in violation of this Code of Conduct, or are otherwise deemed inappropriate and/or potentially offensive. Users may be invited to register under a new name at our discretion.
Ad Hominem comments/personal attacks towards anyone – staff or forum member - is subject to the message being deleted.
Spamming is prohibited. Spamming includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Posts advertising or soliciting donations for fundraisers or giveaways will be removed, along with unsolicited posts from companies promoting their own products.
Attempting to impersonate any person, including staff, in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited.
Use of profanity is prohibited.
You may not use terms or audio/visual materials referring to ethnic/national origin, ideological/religious beliefs, gender, or sexual preference in a demeaning context.
If you use any terms in an offensive context against a person, race, culture, group or organization, as determined by our moderators, you are in violation of this rule. Please note that words carry different meanings in different cultures, and that while a word may be acceptable use in one part of the world, it may not be in another.
You may not post or link to pornography, shock sites or offensive materials.
You may not use our forums for illegal purposes, in support of illegal activities, or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense. Such activities will guarantee a ban. We reserve the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.
We will delete posts containing materials in breach of active Non-Disclosure Agreements. We reserve the right to cooperate with the companies in the investigation of any NDA breach.
English is the official language of our forums as it is the most common language between our moderators and users. Conversations in a foreign language will be translated for moderation.
The views, opinions, and activities in user submitted posts are solely those of the author and the information contained therein no way serves as an endorsement or guarantee by AssistiveWare®. User posts are not edited for accuracy; however, to ensure a continually positive experience for the community, we reserve the right to remove content that violates this CoC.