Terms of Service
Composed Feb 18 2001, 10:45 PM EST
Last Updated: November 18, 2008
Please read this terms of service document. You must agree to every
statement in this document before proceeding. If you do not agree to any
statement in this document, you may not use our messageboard
a) No messageboard will be issued to Warez, piracy related websites,
pornographic sites and discriminative sites. Discrimination includes:
speaking against any race, speaking against either men or women,
speaking against any culture and any religion. However, Boycott
requests, protests and petitions are acceptable. Warez and piracy
include: giving or linking to illegal copies of software and "Roms",
giving or linking materials related to cracking software security or
copy-protection, giving or linking to serial numbers, cd keys, patches
or any other such materials. Laws governing your location are also applicable
on your messageboard.
b) No listed messageboard may contain any adult material.
Adult-oriented messageboards (other than those promoting pornography,
which are prohibited) must be removed from our members list. To
remove your board from the members list, sign-in and go to Board
No messageboard shall be used for hacking. Any single attempt to hack
either alsprograms.com, atomicboards.com, or one of our affiliated,
partnered, linked, supported or supporting sites will result in that account being
deleted. Any attempt to hack us
result in the removal of your messageboard, and possible legal
action against you.
For users creating messageboards or forums on
Any false information sent to us during your sign-up process will result
in your messageboard's removal. This includes: fake e-mail
addresses, fake names, and fake payment information. You
must absolutely submit a valid e-mail address. You do not need to
have a website to use this service.
For users registering on a messageboard or forum on AtomicBoards.com:
You are free to enter any information during your
registration process. The information you enter will be publicly
viewable in your profile. Only enter information you want to
share. Your e-mail address will only be used by us when you
request e-mail notifications or password recovery services.
AtomicBoards.com will never display on any hosted forum, any form of advertisement whatsoever. Atomicboards reserves the right to include only text links to Support, Administration, and to the Terms of service page, on free forums. In addition, Atomicboards reserves the right to invite users to upgrade a messageboard when users are attempting to use a function reserved for paid forums.
Moderators must monitor their forums for any content that is either a
direct or indirect violation of this document. If a user notifies us of
an offending message, the forum owner will be notified, and he or his
moderators will have a maximum of 7 days to modify or remove the message.
Failure to do so will result in the termination of that
messageboard. Find responsible moderators, or do not create other
Free Messageboards that are inactive for 12 months will be deleted,
without notice. Inactivity means that there have been no new
messages posted in an extended period of time. This paragraph DOES NOT apply to any messageboard
on a payment plan (Namely: Basic, Silver, Gold and Platinum.)
7. Payments and refunds:
a) All payments are NON-REFUNDABLE. If you wish or chose to cancel
your paid messageboard, you will NOT receive a refund for unused
days. If you violate this Terms of Service documents, and you have
a paid board, you will be notified by e-mail, and given a week to modify
and/or remove violating messages. If nothing changes after 7 days,
your messageboard WILL be deleted and NO refund will be given.
b) If you fail to make a payment within 9 days of your cycle-expiry
date, your messageboard will revert to a free board, and all extra
settings/features will be lost.
A. ATOMICBOARDS.COM RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY THE TERMS OF SERVICE
major changes. You should read this document periodically.
B. ATOMICBOARDS.COM RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY MEMBER'S ACCOUNT
THAT DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS STATED IN THIS TERMS OF SERVICE
DOCUMENT, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON,
WITHOUT NOTIFICATION AND/OR WARNING.
C. ATOMICBOARDS.COM RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THE MESSAGEBOARD SERVICE IN
ITS ENTIRETY, AT ANY TIME, AND FOR ANY REASON. If AtomicBoards.com
must shutdown, prior warning will be displayed directly on the top of
E. ATOMICBOARDS.COM WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANYTHING,
INCLUDING LOSS OF INFORMATION, SERVICE DOWNTIME AND/OR INTERRUPTION,
SERVICE MALFUNCTION, ERRORS, UNAVAILABILITY, HACKING, DEFACING, DDOS ATTACKS,
SPAM AND SLOW
break the rules.
Composed Feb 18 2001, 10:45 PM EST
Last Updated: June 12 2003, 2:35 PM EST
1. Personal Information:
AtomicBoards.com requires a small amount of information from each
individual using our service. This information will be kept strictly
confidential. We will never sell your e-mail address, name, or website
address to any advertisers. We will never give your information to any
company whatsoever. We will only use your e-mail address to notify you
of important updates, TOS infringement, and password requests. However,
we do not take any responsibility for both lost information and stolen
information. Use our service at your own risk.
Your messageboard will be displayed, by default, in
our member's listings. Links to both your messageboard and your
website will appear there. If you do not want that
information to be publicly displayed, please select "NO" in
the Member's Listing option, in you board's settings.
Any information you enter in your profile will be seen
by anyone who reads your profile. Do not include information you
do not wish to share in your profile.
2. IP Logging
Every post and reply left on each messageboard will be logged in IP
lists. This information may be viewed by the board owner and all moderators on the messageboard.
We do not take any responsibility for misuse of this information.
For example- someone hacks your PC because your IP address was displayed in the IP logs.
IP logs are kept for security and legal reasons.
3. Payment information
If you are paying by PayPal, read PayPal's terms of service and
privacy policies for more information. PayPal will not share
your credit card information with us. Your mailing address, if
available, will be kept in our personal records. It will not be available online.