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CONFIDENTIALITY, DISCLAIMER & POLICY

The STEAM AND POWER FORUM is an open forum for discussion and free-expression. Also, your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us at the STEAM AND POWER FORUM.  Because we gather certain types of information about the users of STEAM AND POWER FORUM’s Web Site, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information.  This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.  The policy addresses abuse and unauthorized uses of the STEAM AND POWER FORUM.

1. Rules and Regulations

The following rules and regulations apply to all visitors or users of this Web Site.  By accessing this Web Site, user acknowledges acceptance of these terms and conditions.  STEAM AND POWER FORUM, which is operated and owned by the OWNER, reserves the right to change these rules and regulations from time to time at its sole discretion.  In the case of any violation of these rules and regulations, the OWNER and STEAM AND POWER FORUM reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for such violations. These rules and regulations apply to all visits to the STEAM AND POWER FORUM Web Site, both now and in the future.

2. Limited License

the OWNER hereby authorizes you to copy materials published by STEAM AND POWER FORUM on this Web Site within your organization in support of STEAM AND POWER FORUM.  No other use of the information is authorized.  In consideration of this authorization, you agree that any copy of these materials, which you make, shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices in the same form and manner as on the original. Except as specified above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark or copyright of the OWNER and STEAM AND POWER FORUM or any third party.  All contents on this site are protected by copyright.

3. Trademarks

The trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on this Web Site are the property of the OWNER or other third parties. Users are not permitted to use these Marks without the prior written consent of the OWNER or such third party who may own the Mark.

The logo, trademark, and service mark of Poppy displayed on this Web Site are the property of the OWNER Users are not permitted to use these Marks without the prior written consent of the OWNER

4. General Disclaimer

Although, the OWNER and the STEAM AND POWER FORUM has attempted to provide accurate information on the rules of the Web Site, the OWNER and STEAM AND POWER FORUM assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information or postings and replies on the website.  the OWNER may change the programs or services mentioned at any time without notice.  Mention of non-the OWNER services, is for information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation.

5. Transmission of Personal Data/User Communications

Except as required by law, the OWNER and the STEAM AND POWER FORUM will maintain the confidentiality of all personal information transmitted to the OWNER and STEAM AND POWER FORUM by the user. The OWNER and STEAM AND POWER FORUM does not share, sell or trade email addresses, information collected as part of a survey or specific details about you or your household, however, any information (i.e. feedback, email, etc.) you provide at this Web Site shall be deemed to be non-confidential, unless otherwise stated, and the OWNER and STEAM AND POWER FORUM will have no obligation to protect such information and may use such information in any way it chooses. We do not contribute to or participate in shared or cooperative databases, which give other companies access to your personal information. Current USERs email addresses may be old and or not valid since the USER only has to remember what email address he/she had at the time of registration.

In addition, there is no possible way to validate the USER name. The OWNER and the STEAM AND POWER FORUM are aware that a USER may use an alias or just a first name and initial or 'Handle.' The purpose of the forum is to exchange information about STEAM AND POWER FORUM or related topics freely without persecution and or tyranny by allowing the USER to use ambiguity and or anonymity with freedom. Minimal controls are put in-place to remove USERs who abuse the forum. The OWNER and the STEAM AND POWER FORUM always welcome USERs who properly identify themselves, but even those USERs have and can abuse the forum.

6. Links to Third Party Sites

STEAM AND POWER FORUM home page provides links to the OWNER sites and other authorized third party sites.  The sites that operate independently of the OWNER and other sponsored authorized discussion groups or forums have established their own privacy and security policies.  We encourage you to review these policies when you visit them.   Access to any other Internet site linked to this Web Site is at the user's own risk and STEAM AND POWER FORUM and the OWNER is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these authorized sites.  STEAM AND POWER FORUM and the OWNER provides these authorized  links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement. 

7. Unauthorized "Misleading Domain Names on the Internet", Advertisements, Promotions, Products, Services, Company & Hyperlinks

When you make an unauthorized posting with links that are unauthorized to promote a company, a product or other sites on the STEAM AND POWER FORUM you are agreeing to be billed a $250 initial unauthorization fee then for each link a premium unauthorization charge $3 per hyperlink per day.  These are payable in advance until arrangements are finalized to remove your unauthorized hyperlink and a settlement is reached.  There is a 11/2% monthly interest for past due monies. 

In addition, the STEAM AND POWER FORUM has postings from minors or under-age individuals that visit the STEAM AND POWER FORUM for educational benefit such as science project, career planning, and general interest.  Therefore, as a warning note the United States Criminal Law that passed in July 2006. 

§  TITLE 18—CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE:  PART I—CRIMES:  CHAPTER 110—SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND OTHER ABUSE OF CHILDREN:  2252B of the bill, entitled "Misleading domain names on the Internet":
 
  1. (a) Whoever knowingly uses a misleading domain name on the Internet with the intent to deceive a person into viewing material constituting obscenity shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both.

    (b) Whoever knowingly uses a misleading domain name on the Internet with the intent to deceive a minor into viewing material that is harmful to minors on the Internet shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 4 years, or both.

    (c) For the purposes of this section, a domain name that includes a word or words to indicate the sexual content of the site, such as "sex" or "porn", is not misleading.

    (d) For the purposes of this section, the term "material that is harmful to minors" means any communication, consisting of nudity, sex, or excretion, that, taken as a whole and with reference to its context-

        (1) predominantly appeals to a prurient interest of minors;

        (2) is patently offensive to prevailing standards in the adult community as a whole with respect to what is suitable material for minors; and

        (3) lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value for minors.

    (e) For the purposes of subsection (d), the term "sex" means acts of masturbation, sexual intercourse, or physical contact with a person's genitals, or the condition of human male or female genitals when in a state of sexual stimulation or arousal.

The site you are promoting is yours and we will find the Who Is registrant and any others listed in the Who Is and charge them with a the US Crime and collect the penalties in US Civil court.  If you are out of the United States of America you will be processed in absentia and you will not be able to move as freely in the world. 

8. Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas

Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Web Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of the Web Site will be subject to prosecution.

The STEAM AND POWER FORUM does not have the ability to track any user/party who Posts or Replies on the Web Site.  The registration process is only as good as the information given and requires only an email address and does not have to be valid after initially registering.  An informal information request can be made to change or modify the USER email address to ensure and enhance USER security.

9. Advertisers and Sponsors Disclaimer

Advertisers and Sponsors must provide reasonably accurate information in compliance with Federal Laws and Truth in Advertising. Sponsors and Advertisers are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on STEAM AND POWER FORUM and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information of the forum questions and answers.  Information provided in an advertisement or by the advertiser in connection with that advertisement does not constitute information or advice from the OWNER or STEAM AND POWER FORUM.

10. Users, Postings, Replies & Free Expression

The STEAM AND POWER FORUM is an open forum for open & free discussions and free-expression.  The STEAM AND POWER FORUM provides a space for the users to express and exchange their own opinions and views.  The information a user posts or replies to in the STEAM AND POWER FORUM may not be accurate or reliable. The USER must NEVER assume that other USERS are who they say they are or are knowledgeable, experienced or have the training or education or license.  The question in a posting and reply may be misleading, a misstatement, inaccurate or have (an) omission(s) of any type for any content.  Therefore, the posting and replies on this open forum shall be at the USER's own risk.  In addition, the USER must hire a professional to seek the proper answer to their posting or reply and must not consider the STEAM AND POWER FORUM, which uses an open forum format where free-expressions and open & free ideas with free-discussions are exchanged, a place where proper answer(s) to the USER's posting or reply can be found.

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