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September 23, 2017, 11:17:53 AM

Registration Agreement

Please only use your real name on registering in this forum.
(aliasses are usually either automatic forum spammers or psychoproblematic people...)

How does this forum work?
               -In 3 simple steps-
1. you sign-up (what you're doing right now), scroll down and accept
      we will usually approve any request
      and then you get rights on the "unknown new members" forum
2. you introduce yourself there
      then you get rights on the "members" forums
3. you share a collecting story ("you give")
      and then you get access to the "active members" forums ("you receive")

Please: only sign up, if you want to make a positive contribution, and share information with the other forum members.


Help
If you need help: please email us on info@strahlen.org and we will register you.


More legal stuff...
You agree, through your use of this forum, that you are bound by our disclaimer: http://www.strahlen.org/overig/disclaimer.htm (for the use of the strahlen.org website) and the below legal disclaimer (for the use of the strahlen.org forum). You also agree, through your use of this forum, that you cannot ever ask us to delete your postings. That would leave ugly holes in discussion-topics and render complete discussions useless for the whole forum community, now and in the future. We want to prevent that from happening. This does not mean you loose your rights on your contributions: on the contrary. Your photo's and texts do not become our property, but you cannot (for the best of reasons) ask us to delete them. That would hurt everyone. This is by the way the same on other mineralogical websites and fora: Strahlen.org is not unique in this. And don't forget: Facebook abuses your rights, but we don't. We respect your rights, and at the same time we ask you to respect the rights of the community that you are entering. We want to be an information base for the future, for us and for our children. So, when you write, you are writing for the next generation. Not for yourself, but for the future. That's why you cannot ask us to delete your postings.

Legal disclaimer
You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or Dutch law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum. Mineral dealers are allowed to advertise only in the Shops/Dealers section of our website.

Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out to another person, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason.  We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

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