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Forum Rules

Registration to this forum is free! We do insist that you abide by the rules and policies detailed below. If you agree to the terms, please check the 'I agree' checkbox and press the 'Register' button below. If you would like to cancel the registration, click here to return to the forums index.

1. Introduction:

Welcome to the DV247 Forum (the "Forum"), an on-line community resource provided free to DV customers and those interested in music technology, production and performance, musical instruments and all related branches of popular culture, artistic expression and development. We promote a community of courteous and responsible individuals, in an environment where dignity, respect, humanity and equality prevail.

Here, you can:

  • Discuss, exchange opinion, debate, seek/offer advice or reviews on relevant category content
  • Read news on product launches, events and exclusive offers
  • Promote your band, artistic output, music related professional services and seek employment
  • Expand creative horizons linking to sites and content of particular interest to Forum members
  • Buy, sell or swap used music related equipment or goods

This forum and associated services is operated and maintained by DV247 Ltd. (T/A Digital Village, DV247.com) and its group of companies ("DV", "We" or "Us"). You are most welcome to the DV247 Forum. By registering and taking part in discussions, you hereby agree to abide by the following terms and conditions ("Terms") in line with our privacy policy.

2. Registration and Eligibility

To utilise the above services and participate in this Forum, you will need to register an account with us. In order to do so, you agree to:

  1. Satisfy the minimum age requirement
  2. Provide us with complete and accurate registration information (updated accordingly)
  3. Ensure your use of the Forum is in accordance with DV terms and conditions and also compliance with local, national and International applicable laws
  4. Select a username and password and be responsible for your securing your own on-line identity and any Forum activities under said user name
  5. Agree to notify us immediately of any actual, threatened or unauthorised use of your user name or breach of account security

3. Cancellation & Termination:

  1. You may cancel your account at any time
  2. DV reserves the right to suspend, cease or terminate your account with us for any or no reason, at any time, with notice or without and shall have no liability or responsibility to you in any manner whatsoever if it chooses to do so.

4. Forum Conduct and Etiquette:

You acknowledge that you are responsible for all acts and omissions that occur under your user-name. In particular, but without limitation, you agree not to post, publish or otherwise display:

  1. Content which violates the rights (including and without limitation, the intellectual property rights) of a third party or deemed as being unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, hateful, offensive (whether regarding sex, race, religion or otherwise) harassing, hateful, prejudice, defamatory, vulgar, or obscene.
  2. Content considered invasive of another's privacy, solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18 years or contains any illegal content whatsoever.
  3. Content which links to viruses, chain letters, pyramid selling schemes, junk mail, false or misleading information
  4. Content linking to pirate/cracked/illegal software. Any such occurrence will involve the member’s offending posts to be removed and the member warned and, if recursion is apparent, ultimately being banned from the forum. DV reserves the right to report the IP address of persistent offenders to copyright owners.
  5. The Forum and associated services are gladly provided free to all users but as DV exclusively bear the substantial costs of bandwidth, staffing and site maintenance and we are a long standing and reputable business trading in all forms of Music Technology, Musical Instruments, Computer Software, Hardware, and Pro-Audio Accessories, you further agree not to post, publish or otherwise display, content of, or actual links to any DV retail competitor website, or hint of product availability or competitor pricing.

In addition, you agree not to:

  1. Harvest or collect any IP or email addresses
  2. Register an account with us under more than one user name
  3. Post actual content which infringes intellectual property or proprietary rights owned by a third party without consent from said third party
  4. Use the Forum in any unlawful manner to promote or encourage illegal activity which could damage, disable or impair the Forum or the additional services provided
  5. Modify, adapt, translate, interfere with or reverse engineer any part of the Forum or attempt usage of a robot, spider, site search/retrieval application or any other device considered harmful or damaging (including attempted unauthorised access)
  6. Utilise any action considered to be ‘trolling’. These actions are considered disrespectful to other Forum members. Any member suspected of this inappropriate behaviour will be warned only once and subsequently their account deleted if similar posts occur.
  7. Post any image or likeness of any member or person unless you have obtained that person's written consent
  8. Under any circumstances, ask for or give out any medical advice whatsoever
  9. Submit any posts of an offending, denigrating or demoralising nature towards the name and reputation of, or service provided by, DV and its associated companies, including its Staff, Representatives and Directors. Posts that also show lack of respect for, or openly criticise the policies of, the Forum Administrator are not permitted. Criticism of any Forum related matter can however be executed via email communication directly with the appropriate member of staff.

5. Disclaimer and Liability:

  1. DV is not responsible for and does not endorse any third party websites or their contents (unless otherwise stated). Use of this Forum and it’s associated services, is at your own risk and provided on an ‘as is’ basis.
  2. DV accepts no responsibility for any technical failure of the internet or the service provided or damage/injury to users or their equipment (including loss of data) as a result of any such failure. Your statutory rights are not affected
  3. DV are not liable, in contract, breach of duty (including, without limitation, negligence), as a result of or in connection with usage of the Forum, for any economic loss, loss of goodwill or reputation or indirect or consequential loss.
  4. DV does not vouch for, or warrant the accuracy or completeness of any message or post, and is not responsible for any such content. Any such messages or posts solely express the opinion and views of the Forum member and not necessarily those of DV, it’s staff and associated companies.
  5. DV reserves the undisputed right to delete any post or message for any reason whatsoever.
  6. You agree to indemnify DV and its associated group of companies in full and on demand from and against any loss, damage, costs or expenses which they may suffer or incur directly or indirectly as a result of your use of the Forum and it’s services, and any use of the same under your username other than in accordance with these terms or applicable law.
  7. DV accepts no responsibility, recourse or claim regarding any member who chooses to accept any form of medical advice whatsoever posted by another Forum member

Although the administrators and moderators of DV247 Forums - A Global Community for Music Makers will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of DV247 Forums - A Global Community for Music Makers, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message.

The owners of DV247 Forums - A Global Community for Music Makers reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

6. Privacy Policy:

DV take your privacy very seriously. We will only use your personal information strictly in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy. By using the Forum you acknowledge and agree that you have read and accepted the terms of our privacy policy and these Terms.

7. Original Content:

The copyright in all material contained within or available through the Forum including all information, data, copy, music, sound, images, graphics and video content is owned by or licensed to DV or its group of companies. All rights are reserved. You may view, print or download where applicable, extracts of the material for your own personal use but you may not otherwise copy, edit, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit, disseminate in any form or use the material (other than Content posted by yourself) without DV’s express permission.

8. Advertisers (Forum & Trader Section):

  • The Forum provides a free service (the “Trader”) for members to buy, sell, source or swap used and 2nd hand strictly music related goods. This area is not for use regarding (without limitation) any item that is not related, connected or associated with music. Any member found to be trading goods or services otherwise will be warned and their account suspended or terminated.
  • DV accepts no responsibility for adverts posted on the Forum Trader. If you agree to purchase goods and/or services from any third party who advertises on the Forum, you do so at your own risk. The advertiser is solely responsible for such goods and/or services and if you have any queries or complaints in relation to them, your only recourse is against the advertiser, not DV.

9. Jobs/Employment:

  1. The Forum provides a free service (“Gig Search”) for members to seek employment or advertise vacant positions within the music and creative industries. This area is not for use regarding (without limitation) any position or job that is not related, connected or associated with music or the creative industries. Any member found to be advertising or seeking positions otherwise will be warned and their account suspended or terminated.
  2. DV accepts no responsibility for positions advertised or posted on the Forum or Gig Search. If you agree to accept employment from any third party who advertises on the Forum or Gig Search, you do so at your own risk. The advertiser is solely responsible for your conditions and terms of employment and if you have any queries or complaints in relation to the position, your only recourse is against the employer, not DV.

10. Competitions:

If you participate or enter in any competition which is run solely by DV (or its associated companies) on the Forum you agree to be bound by the rules of that competition and by the decisions of DV, which are final in all relating matters. DV reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner in its absolute discretion without notice in accordance with the applicable competition rules.

11. Contact:

You can contact the site Administrators by clicking the link located at the bottom right hand side of the Forum home page. This can be used for feedback, questions, and general enquiries plus reporting misuse or inappropriate user activity and objectionable content. If you wish to put your enquiry in writing, please address any such correspondence to:

DV247 Forum Administrator
Digital Village
Chesham House
Chesham Close

12. Rule Amendments:

DV reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time. If this occurs, the updated version will be in effect immediately upon upload to the Forum server. It is acknowledged that your continued use of this service following any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and that it is your responsibility to regularly review said Terms so you are aware of any changes made.

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