IrishReptiles Forums Rules and Terms of Use

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Nov 16, 2018
Dublin Ireland
Access to through a proxy server or other cloaking service is strictly prohibited. Should you have a legitimate reason that requires you to use a proxy server or other similar configuration, you MUST contact an IrishReptiles staff member to request permission to access before registering, or if you are already registered, immediately after first use.

1. Using profanity is not allowed. A warning will be issued on the first offence and a ban will be issued on a second offence. This includes trying to bypass the profanity filter by using alternate characters to spell a profane word. Posts deemed to be offensive will be removed immediately. This includes racist, sexist, religious, political, hateful or sexual comments or content.

2. Post messages in the correct topical forum. Off-topic posts will be moved to the appropriate forum.

3. Please do not cross-post. Making identical posts in different forums is prohibited.

4. Personal attacks or making libellous statements about individuals or organizations is prohibited. Well, thought out counterpoints are more effective and contribute more positively to the community.

5. Inciting fights will not be tolerated.

6. Showing disrespect towards moderators or admins will not be tolerated. If you are given a warning or direction by a mod or admin, you are expected to heed their instruction.

7. Advertising other forum websites is not permitted. You may put a link in your signature or refer to another site in your post if it pertains to the topic of a thread, but the topic and reason for the link can't be primarily to promote another site or product/livestock shown at such site.

8. Please do not put more than 2 (two) lines in your signature, this helps with the flow of threads. This includes blank lines.

9. Advertising of Retail Stores in the forums is not permitted. We offer paid advertisements opportunities throughout the site or Premium membership to anyone that needs it.

10. Purposely filling the message board with senseless or unnecessary posts will not be tolerated. This includes posts of the "me too" variety as well as duplicate topics and cross-posts.

11. Posting personal messages on the forums is prohibited. Please leave ALL personal messages to E-mail, PM or phone conversations. "Personal Messages" are anything private or directed to a specific individual with content not pertinent or of use to others. Posting text, that occurred in privacy between two individuals, onto the forums is also prohibited.

12. Posting petitions or links to petitions is prohibited.

13. Classified ads are prohibited in the discussion forums. This includes links to ads on other sites or any posts where the content indicates that you are looking to buy or trade animals/goods or to sell animals/goods. Any post in the forums deemed to be classified will be deleted without notice. Please feel free to use our Premium & free classified section for “For Sale” and “Wanted” ads.

14. Creating multiple accounts for the same individual is prohibited. We closely monitor accounts that are found to be using the same IP address.

15. Usernames or avatars deemed to be profane or offensive will be changed or deleted.

16. Any user allowing friends, visitors, siblings, spouses etc. to post under their login name assumes the full responsibility of assuring all content posted conforms to the rules of the TOS. Failure to do so may result in a ban on the username.


Rules and Terms for using the Classifieds section:

17. All sales are between the seller and the buyer. Classified users agree not to hold IrishReptiles or any associated member responsible for any bad deals or financial losses..

18. Items such as guns, drugs, stolen property or other contraband etc are prohibited.
The auction section is for Herps and Herp related items only. (no garage sale items)

19. Members must list their correct personal name along with their IrishReptiles username, business name, location and contact information when posting items for sale.

20. Sales tax when and where applicable are the responsibility of the seller to collect and submit.

21. All reptiles must be advertised either captive bred (CB), wild caught (WC) or long-term captive specimens (LTC).

22. Members found to be fraudulent in dealings will be banned from using and or viewing the IrishReptiles classifieds.

23. IrishReptiles reserves the right to remove any ad at any time without offering any notice to the posting member or the membership

24. Please fully utilize the capacity of each classified before loading additional ones within the same category. If you have 9 animals to sell, please list all nine in the same ad and upload the associated pictures or links.

25. Please allow 72 hours before reposting the same ad.

26 When uploading pics for ads, please only use pics that represent the species/product that you are selling.

27. Only upload pics that are yours, or ones you have permission to use if taken by another. Using other's pictures without consent is a
copyright violation and is prohibited. Any such pictures/ads will be deleted without notice.

28 Animals and other goods offered for sale must be the property of the member placing the ad. Placing ads for others, or for animals not in the advertiser's possession, is prohibited.

29. The Registration Agreement Terms you agreed to before registering, included below, apply in addition to the above rules.

Registration Agreement Terms:

While the administrators and moderators of this forum will attempt to remove or edit any

generally objectionable material as quickly as possible, it is impossible to review every message.

Therefore you acknowledge that all posts made to these forums express the views and opinions

of the author and not the administrators, moderators or webmaster (except for posts by these

people) and hence will not be held liable.

You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening,

sexually-oriented or any other material that may violate any applicable laws. Doing so may lead

to you being immediately and permanently banned (and your service provider being informed).

The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that the

webmaster, administrator and moderators of this forum have the right to remove, edit, move or

close any topic at any time should they see fit. As a user, you agree to any information you have

entered above being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any

third party without your consent the webmaster, administrator and moderators cannot be held

responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised.

This forum system uses cookies to store information on your local computer. These cookies do

not contain any of the information you have entered above; they serve only to improve your

viewing pleasure. The e-mail address is used only for confirming your registration details and

password (and for sending new passwords should you forget your current one).


No part of the site (forums, gallery, classifieds) can be duplicated, copied, edited, linked to without written permission from the admin of the site. Pictures, comments, threads and posts remain the property of
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