We, the Operators of this Website, provide it as a public service to our users. The following is provided to ensure the security, safety, and respect of all members of our community.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. THEY CONTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS.
ACF-Metals provides access to our User Forum to enable visitors to exchange ideas, tips, information, and techniques related to our products and services, as they relate to the individual users application and equipment.
The information posted in the Forum can be viewed by any person. However, to post or contribute to the Forum, you must be authenticated, and/or an ACF-Metals customer and set up a Forum profile. After you have been authenticated, you will be prompted to set up a Forums profile. By checking the box and clicking “I Accept,” you acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms & Conditions and that you agree to be bound by all of its provisions. ACF-Metals reserves the right to change these Terms & Conditions from time to time. By continuing to use the Forum, you accept and agree to the Terms & Conditions, as modified.
You agree that all information submitted at registration is accurate and it is your responsibility to keep that information current. If ACF-Metals has reasonable grounds to believe that the registration data is untrue, inaccurate or incomplete, ACF-Metals may suspend or terminate your account. It is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your account information, and you are responsible for all use of the Forum site accessed through your account information.
At certain points in setting up your Forum profile, or ACF-Metals registration, you may be asked to share your email address or other personal identifying information with us. As provided in these Terms and Conditions, such information will never be distributed to a third party and it will never be publicly visible without your express written consent.
Your email address may only be used to send you email directly from ACF-Metals and/or to alert you to any information that you have specifically requested you be notified about.
The Forums are intended for use by adults at least 18 years of age or older and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, representations and warranties set forth in these Terms & Conditions.
Limitations on Use
Except as otherwise indicated, the Forum website is geared towards users of ACF-Metals products and services. You may download material displayed on the site for non-commercial, personal use only, provided that you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, re-post, or use the content of the site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio and video without the permission of ACF-Metals. Of course, you are free to encourage others to access the information themselves on this site and to tell them how to find it.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use - Code of Conduct
You agree that you will not use the site or material for any purpose that is unlawful both Nationally or Internationally, or prohibited by these Terms & Conditions. You will not: upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, obscene, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. This is an friendly, International community, to be used as such. We therefore rely mainly on our moderators and membership to alert us of postings which they feel are inappropriate.
You agree to not upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, or any other form of solicitation. As the provider of the site, ACF-Metals is merely providing a forum and is not liable for any statements, representations, or content provided by site users. Any opinions, advice or recommendations expressed therein are those of the users providing such content and not necessarily those of ACF-Metals. ACF-Metals may not agree or endorse any content or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein, except those provided by an authorized ACF-Metals representative. It is not the intent of ACF-Metals to discourage visitors from taking controversial positions or expressing vigorously what may be unpopular views, however, ACF-Metals reserves the right to take action as deemed appropriate. You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, or misrepresent affiliation. You agree not to upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party. You agree not to intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international laws.
License and Release of Submissions to ACF-Metals
All information posted by you on the Forums site, including without limitation, ideas, concepts, copy, proposals, inventions, methods or techniques for new or proposed ACF-Metals services or products (collectively referred to as "Submitted Material"), may be used by ACF-Metals for any purpose. You agree that the materials submitted do not violate the rights of any third party or applicable law or ordinance, submitted materials do not contain confidential or proprietary information for yourself, or the institution you may represent. You waive the right to make any claim against ACF-Metals relating to our use of such submission, including, without limitation, infringement of proprietary rights, unfair competition, breach of implied contract or breach of confidentiality.
Proprietary Rights and License to Use
All materials on the site, including, without limitation, names, logos, trademarks, graphics, photographs, illustrations, and software and other elements making up the site (collectively, “Content”) are protected by copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights owned and controlled by us or by other parties that have otherwise provided their material to us. You may not delete, distort, or otherwise modify the Content. It is our intent to protect the integrity of this Forum community.
Third Party Services
Parties other than ACF-Metals may offer services through the site/Forum. Except for ACF-Metals branded information, products or services that are identified as being supplied by ACF-Metals, ACF-Metals does not operate, control, or endorse any information or services in any way. ACF-Metals does not assume any responsibility or liability for any other third parties. You should carefully review their privacy statements and other conditions of use.