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- Code of Conduct -

By accessing "Being Black Today" (hereinafer "I", "we", "us", "our", "Being Black Today", "BeingBlackToday.com", "http://www.beingblacktoday.com"), you agree to be legally bound by the following terms.

If you do not agree to be legally bound by all of the following terms please do not access and/or use "Being Black Today" with the intent of contributing content.

If, however, you decide to continue the use of "Being Black Today" as a vehicle of self-expression, it would be in your best interest to review these terms regularly, as you will be legally bound by these terms as they are updated and/or amended.

Through your participation in Discussion forums or through any words submitted to this site, you agree that you will not post any material which is:

  • False
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  • Inaccurate
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  • Threatening
  • Obscene
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  • Solicitations
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In addition, the following contributions are also strictly forbidden:
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  • Copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material

As the sole operator of this site, I do not actively monitor posted messages. Therefore...

  • no personal responsibility is claimed for content introduced by others
  • no warranty is offered in regard to the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented
The posted messages express the views of the author, and not my personal views. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to immediately notify me (abuse@beingblacktoday.com), or any moderator officially acting on my behalf.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages.

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All rights are reserved to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of words while visiting this site.

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After you register and sign in to this site, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile.

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Any information that is determined to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. In addition, appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

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This a standard practice of Internet browsing, providing a high-level of traceability and accountability, in the event of extreme circumstances, or major violations of standards set forth in this agreement.

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