Forum Conduct Policy

The Forum Conduct Policy is an abbreviated version of T Nation’s Terms of Use policy. Refer directly to our Terms of Use policy for full text and defined terms.

Moderation and Monitoring

T Nation shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor Forum Posts. In its sole discretion, T Nation shall have the right to edit, refuse to post, or remove any material submitted or posted to the Forums. Without limiting the preceding, T Nation shall have the right to remove any material that it deems, in its sole discretion, in violation of the Terms or otherwise objectionable.

Copyrights and Trademarks

The Site and all materials incorporated on the Site, including but not limited to text, photographs, graphics, video, and audio content (“Content”), are protected by copyrights, patents, or other proprietary rights under the laws of the United States and other countries. Some logos and images incorporated on the Site are protected as registered or unregistered trademarks or trade names (“Trademarks”) owned by T Nation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Use of T Nation Trademarks, or any other party, is not authorized in any manner other than as incorporated into the Site.

Forum Posts

You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any of the following Content:

  1. Violates Rights. Content that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including any statements which may defame, harass, stalk or threaten others.
  2. Is False or Misleading. Content you know to be false, misleading, or inaccurate.
  3. Contains Bigotry or Racism. Content that contains blatant expressions of bigotry, racism, racially or ethnically offensive content, hate speech, abusiveness, vulgarity, or profanity.
  4. Is Pornographic. Content that contains or advocates pornography or sexually explicit content, pedophilia, incest, bestiality, or is otherwise obscene or lewd.
  5. Promotes Dangerous or Illegal Activities. Content that violates any law or advocates or provides instruction on dangerous, illegal, or predatory acts or discusses illegal activities intending to commit them.
  6. Advocates Violence. Content that advocates violent behavior.
  7. Threatens Safety. Content that poses a reasonable threat to personal or public safety.
  8. Contains Violent or Abusive Imagery. Content that contains violent images of killing or physical abuse that appear captured solely or principally for exploitive, prurient, or gratuitous purposes.
  9. Infringes Intellectual Property. Content protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity, or other proprietary rights without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity, or other proprietary rights. The burden of determining that any User Content is not protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity, or other proprietary rights rests with you. Any person who violates the intellectual property or the other rights of others, as deemed by T Nation in its sole discretion, shall be barred from submitting or posting any further material on the Site. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, rights of publicity, or other proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission.
  10. Contains Spam. Content that contains any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials concerning products or services, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.

Forum Conduct

  1. Restricting Enjoyment. Any conduct in T Nation’s sole discretion that restricts or inhibits anyone else from using or enjoying the Site will not be permitted. T Nation reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove or edit User Content by you and to terminate Your Account for any reason.
  2. Criminal Activities. You agree not to engage in activity that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability.
  3. Revealing Personal Information. You agree that if necessary, you have the consent of each identifiable natural person in any submission to use such person’s name or likeness in the manner the Site contemplates.
  4. Impersonation and Misrepresentation. You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, including but not limited to T Nation or any T Nation employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity.
  5. Falsifying T Nation Affiliation. You agree not to represent or suggest, directly or indirectly, T Nation’s endorsement of User Content.
  6. Right to Privacy Interference. You agree not to interfere with any other user’s right to privacy, including by harvesting or collecting personally identifiable information about the Site users or posting private information about a third party.
  7. Malware. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content, software, or other materials which contain a virus or other harmful or disruptive component.
  8. Network Disruption. You agree not to interfere with or disrupt the Site or the servers or networks connected to the Site or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Site.
  9. Commercializing Site. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purpose, any portion of the Site, use the Site, or access to the Site.
  10. Inflating Page Views. You agree not to use any service, technology, or automated system to artificially inflate the page views that your User Content receives, including pay-per-click services, web “robots,” and any other current or future technologies. You also agree not to direct any third party to use these services, technologies, or automated systems on your behalf.
  11. Automated Posting. You agree not to use any technology, service, or automated system to post more User Content than an individual could upload in a given period. You also agree not to direct any third party to use these services, technologies, or automated systems on your behalf.