• Disclaimer And Rules


    DISCLAIMER

    • The views expressed in the forum are entirely those of the author and there is no intention to represent these opinions as being those of Foggy Friends.


    • You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Foggy Friends, and any related web sites to Foggy Friends. We also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any information we have about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any information posted by you.


    • Foggy Friends accept no liability for any loss or damage (whether direct, indirect, special, consequential or otherwise) arising out of errors or omissions contained in this web site. We give no warranty that the web site will be available on an uninterrupted basis and accept no liability in respect of loss or damage arising out of its unavailability. Also, we accept no liability in respect of loss or damage arising out of changes made to the content of this web site by unauthorised third parties.


    • The information presented on this web site is not intended to replace the counsel of your health practitioner. It is important that you speak to your health practitioner before altering anything in your treatment plan. Foggy Friends does not endorse any medications, supplements, products or treatments for ME/CFS and is not responsible or liable for any adverse effects caused by their use or misuse.


    • Foggy Friends is not responsible or liable for any damages which may occur as a result of your use or misuse of the information available through the web site and forum.




    RULES

    Foggy friends is a supportive and friendly forum; a place to share ideas, tips, advice, support and find understanding and friendship. So that we can function we need rules.

    • Be polite and courteous in all your posts.

    • No Campaigning, advertising, spamming, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations.

    • Do not give medical advice. Sharing your experiences and coping strategies is allowed but do not give medical advice.

    • When writing a block of text please use short paragraphs to make them easier to read.

    • Do not over use punctuation, emojiís or capital letters.

    • Do not abuse the forum by posting unnecessarily to increase your post rank.

    • Do not make consecutive posts. Within 24 hours you must edit your post if you have more to say unless a reply has been posted.

    • Do not post copyrighted, illegal, objectionable or pirated info. This includes links to sites containing them.

    • Bullying or harassment, in any form will not be tolerated on Foggy Friends.

    • ME/CFS diagnosis debates are banned. We will not tolerate any discussion.

    • Goodbye/Iím leaving threads are banned. You are welcome to leave at any time, but you are not permitted to post a thread.

    • You agree not to post any personal information on the forum. Members may exchange personal details via PM (Private Message) or via email.

    • Political and debate posts will be monitored and deleted if they get out of hand.

    • Foggy friends is not to be used for research purposes.

    • Any member found to be posting slanderous comments about Foggy Friends and its Administrators and Moderators will be instantly banned and legal action may be taken.

    • The lightning process is not to be discussed.

    • You may not use Foggy Friends content without permission from an Administrator. Please Note: Foggy Friends has all content registered with a copyright agency who will work on our behalf in any event of copyright violation.




    FOR INFORMATION

    The Administrators and Moderators reserve the right to remove, edit, or close any thread or post for any reason. If it is found that members are getting upset, then these threads will be closed or removed.

    Administrators can monitor Private Messages (PM's). You agree not to use the Private Message system to circumvent the Foggy Friends rules.

    We reserve the right to delete any members that do not keep their email address current. It is your responsibility to keep your email and Foggy Friends account up to date.

    Username changes are not allowed except: If the member has made a spelling error in their name; If the member is being harassed; If the username triggers bad memories due to associations (for example with a relationship breakup). New members have 14 days grace period after joining in which they may request a username change. After this time changes are not allowed except at the discretion of the administrators.

    All usernames and IP Addresses are logged for security reasons. Impersonating a child in order to deceive and interact with children under the law is paedophilia. Adults who pose as children will be traced and prosecuted to the full extent of the law. that looks down on one name or elevates another.



    INFRACTION SYSTEM

    The Administrators and Moderators will issue an infraction if rules are broken. Three infractions will result in a ban.

    Although we have an infraction system we reserve the right to instantly ban members if we see fit. We are happy to discuss any infraction that a member feels is unfair if discussions are held in a calm and sensible manner. Arguing, insulting and harassing Administrators and Moderators will not be tolerated and may lead to further infractions or a ban.