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Terms of Service and Rules

The providers ("we", "us", "our") of the service provided by this web site ("Service") are not responsible for any user-generated content and accounts ("Content"). Content submitted express the views of their author only.

You agree to not use the Service to submit or link to any Content which is defamatory, abusive, hateful, threatening, spam or spam-like, likely to offend, contains adult or objectionable content, contains personal information of others, risks copyright infringement, encourages unlawful activity, or otherwise violates any laws.

All Content you submit or upload may be reviewed by staff members. All Content you submit or upload may be sent to third-party verification services (including, but not limited to, spam prevention services). Do not submit any Content that you consider to be private or confidential.

We reserve the rights to remove or modify any Content submitted for any reason without explanation. Requests for Content to be removed or modified will be undertaken only at our discretion. We reserve the right to take action against any account with the Service at any time.

You are granting us with a non-exclusive, permanent, irrevocable, unlimited license to use, publish, or re-publish your Content in connection with the Service. You retain copyright over the Content.

These terms may be changed at any time without notice.

If you do not agree with these terms, please do not register or use this Service. If you wish to close your account, please contact us.

CLUB RULES AND CODE OF CONDUCT

Vectra-Sport provides a forum for the exchange of advice and information on maintaining and/or modifying the Vauxhall Vectra.

By registering with Vectra-Sport, you agree to abide by this Code of Conduct.

Use of these message boards is at the sole discretion of the Vectra-Sport Admin Team. We reserve the right to revoke access to the forums at any time and without reason.

Forum Members are expected to be civil and polite at all times.

FORM ETIQUTE

Vectra-Sport is a family club. Posting pornographic images and videos (including posting links to other sites hosting such material) is not permitted.

Any form of direct or indirect personal attack or harassment both on and off the forum is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

The Vectra-Sport Moderation and Admin Team reserve the right to edit, move or delete postings.

The Vectra-Sport Admin Team reserve the right to restrict, modify or remove member profiles. i.e. signatures, avatars, profile pictures, etc.

REPORTING OFFENSIVE MATERIAL

Please report offensive posts or messages to the Vectra-Sport Admin Team using the forum notification system; We will investigate and take appropriate action.

Do not report offensive material by posting on the forum. Any and all such posts will be removed without warning.

TRADERS / COMMERCIAL ADVERTISERS

Should contact the Vectra-Sport Admin Team via the Contact Us link (which appears at the bottom of each page) to request approval before advertising on the forum.

POSTING LINKS TO AUCTION SITES / SHOPS

You may post links to Auction Sites / Shops to either promote your own PRIVATE sales (Traders see above) or to provide assistance to a fellow member seeking advice or help.

Please note that Vectra Sport do not endorse any of these Auction Sites or Shops and cannot accept any liability for any loss or damage incurred as a result of following any outbound links posted on Vectra-Sport.

CLASSIFIED ADS SERVICE

Vectra-Sport provide a Classified Ads service to registered forum members holding a PayPal account for the private sale of their own goods and to advertise for parts / items that they wish to buy.

You may not offer items for sale in the discussion forum, any such posts will be removed and an Infraction issued.

Terms and Conditions for Posting an Advert using the Classified Ads Service

To place an advert elite membership is required.

When making payment you must include your registered PayPal home address and contact phone number

All For Sale listings require a recent photograph showing the item(s) offered for sale. Generic / Stock / Brochure Photographs are NOT acceptable. We also require that you either watermark the image with your member name or include it on a piece of paper in the image with the current date any listings without this will be removed.

When making any transactions please always obtain landline telephone numbers from both parties and home addresses this will help protect the seller and purchaser should something go wrong

Resolution of Trade Disputes

The Vectra-Sport Admin Team remain a neutral third party and play no part in any verbal or written contract between the parties conducting the transaction.

We will not be held responsible or liable for the exchange or transaction of goods or payments between members.

Should you fail to pay for or post item(s) to the other party upon completion of a sale, we will pass your address and contact phone number to the other party.

We will pass any and all information regarding a sale to the UK Police or other law enforcement agency if requested.

We reserve the right to revoke access to the Classified Adverts Service or remove items listed using the Classified Adverts Service at any time and without notice.

By posting a listing using the Classified Adverts Service you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

INFRACTIONS / WARNINGS AND BANS

Vectra-Sport operates a three-strike rule; 3 offences will result in a PERMANENT BAN.

FIRST WARNING: an infraction will be placed to your account

SECOND WARNING: a second infraction will be placed to your account

TEMPORARY BAN: up to a one month ban

Whilst under a temporary ban the forum member will be permitted to view, but not post.

PERMANENT BAN: a lifetime ban; with or without reference to any previous warnings or Temporary Ban(s).

A permanent ban may result in all your account, posts and other related material being permanently removed from the forum. You will not be permitted to register another account with Vectra-Sport.

RIGHT OF APPEAL

A member wishing to raise objections to or is in disagreement with the issuing of a ban should be put to the Admin Team using the Contact Us form.

Any appeals made by posting on the forum will be deleted and the member issued an infraction.

Appeals will be acknowledged. Each case will be addressed on its own merits, with due consideration and in strict confidence. Decisions made by the Admin Team are FINAL.

ALTERNATE / DUPLICATE ACCOUNTS ARE FORBIDDEN

You are not permitted to open or use additional accounts on Vectra-Sport Forum. We monitor all forum activity and new registrations.

Should you be disciplined with a warning or ban, you are not permitted to open or use another account to try to circumvent your ban.

If another account is opened, that account will be banned, and the original account will be Permanently Banned.

Members who are under a warning or ban may not change their user name.

EVENTS AND MEETS

NATIONAL EVENTS

The Vectra-Sport Admin Team arrange all Club Events and will provide advice and information on overnight accommodation.

You are under no formal obligation to attend any of these events, but it would be nice to see you all there.

LOCAL MEETS/EVENTS

At these meets you are representing Vectra-Sport. We expect all members to follow the Highway Code.

Showing-off by driving without due care or consideration, or behaving in an irresponsible manner to the general public or other road users will result in a permanent ban.

Vectra-Sport will not be held responsible or liable for any loss or injuries incurred at a meet or event.

PRIVACY

Converstations (PMs) are private.

Do not forward a Conversation to another member or post a Conversation in public without the permission of the other party. Members breaking this rule will be banned.

Report offensive messags to The Vectra-Sport Admin Team using the Notification system.

Do not post personal information (addresses, phone numbers, emails, date of birth, etc) of other people on the forum. The Vectra-Sport Moderation and Admin Team will remove all such posts without warning or notification. Infractions may be issued to offenders.

COPYRIGHT

The forum rules, layout and design of this website are copyright Vectra-Sport and remain under the ownership of their author.

Content posted on Vectra-Sport Forum (including information in the HowTo and Technical Help sections) remains the property of the original author. Should you wish to use any images or text, please contact the member via the PM system.

Any member found copying or selling guides hosted by Vectra-Sport will be permanently banned.

The Vectra-Sport Logo, as displayed on our website, forum and merchandise is an original design and is Copyright Vectra-Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.

If you wish to use the Vectra-Sport Logo, then you must obtain written permission from the Vectra-Sport Admin Team.

Any member, associate or other corporate service found misusing or abusing the Vectra-Sport Logo without permission will be challenged and could be banned from the forums.

Do not post confidential or copyrighted information on the forum without permission from the owner. The VS Admin Team will remove any such material without warning or notice.

MARKETING, ADVERTISING, PROMOTION OF SERVICES OR OTHER WEBSITES

Any form of direct or indirect marketing, unless otherwise authorized by Vectra-Sport, is strictly prohibited. This includes advertising or promoting other websites.

If you wish to advertise please use the Contact Us link that appears at the bottom of each page on this site.

Varying of Terms and Conditions

Vectra-Sport reserves the right to amend or alter these rules at any time.

Please note, the Vectra-Sport Admin Team's decisions are, as ever, FINAL.