Note: These rules set out the terms for use of the current and any future discussion forums or web communications run on our website or our Facebook page or Twitter account (all Forums). Any submission of material by you to any Baby's Breath Forum implies that you have read and understood these Rules and means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the terms and conditions of these Rules. All Baby's Breath Forums are public, and we do not guarantee privacy or anonymity with regard to anything posted on any of our forums. We are not liable for any detriment suffered by any individual through reliance on any material in our Forums.
1.1 The Forums are operated by Baby's Breath. Baby's Breath is a registered charity in Canada, located in St. Catharines, Ontario.
2.1 Although we endeavour to moderate Forums on a daily basis, they are not fully moderated. We will not be responsible as author, editor or publisher of any material uploaded to the Forums. We expressly exclude our liability for any loss, liability or damage arising from the use of the Board by any person in contravention of these rules. We reserve the right to promptly remove, or to disable access to, any submitted content which we deem to be potentially defamatory of any person, unlawful or in violation of any third-party rights.
3. USE OF THE BOARD BY MINORS
3.1 The use of the Board by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian.
4. CONTENT / CONDUCT
4.1 Participants are responsible for the content of any submission to the Forums. Submissions are expected to be relevant to the vision and mission of Baby's Breath, accurate (where facts are stated) and genuine thoughts that are likely to prove useful to other members. The Forums shall not be used to collect views on issues unrelated to the interests of Baby's Breath.
4.2 We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information contained in any submission. By using the Forums you acknowledge that any reliance on any such opinion, advice, statement or information shall be at your own risk.
4.3 All participants will be polite and respectful towards other users of the Forums and remember that others may not always share your point of view. Disruptive, offensive or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated by Baby's Breath. Baby's Breath shall exercise its sole discretion and powers as moderator to take whatever steps may be required to ensure respectful Forums are maintained.
4.4 The role of the Forums is to encourage compassionate communication and greater understanding for all interested participants. The Forums Baby's Breath operates are generally not intended for debate. Any behaviour that deters other members from engaging with the Baby's Breath online community will be considered offensive at the sole discretion of Baby's Breath, and rectified to whatever extent Baby's Breath chooses, including the banning of certain contributors if necessary.
4.5 Baby's Breath Forums may be used to promote partnerships or products of interest to Baby's Breath. No other participant or party has the permission to promote any products or activities through Baby's Breath Forums. We reserve the right to remove information or references to information that we do not endorse.
4.6 When posting material on Forums, you are responsible for ensuring that all such material is free of any libellous or discriminatory statements of any form. Baby's Breath will be the sole judge of what is considered libellous or discriminatory, and Baby's Breath's judgment on these matters shall be consistent with guidelines provided by Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms. No submission to any Forum may harass, embarrass, annoy or alarm any other participants, and no submission may attempt to impersonate or misrepresent any other person or group, including Baby's Breath.
5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
5.1 You must ensure that your submission does not infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person. Baby's Breath shall not be responsible for any copyright infringement by individuals within the Forums.
5.2 By making a submission to any Baby's Breath Forum, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive licence to use that communication, and we will have the right to freely use, edit, alter, reproduce, publish and/or distribute the material contained in your submission to benefit the Mission and Vision of Baby's Breath.
6. BREACH OF THESE RULES
6.1 We reserve every right at our absolute discretion to determine whether or not a breach of our Forums rules has occurred. Failure to comply with these established rules may result in a warning, removal of shared information, withdrawal of rights to use the Forums, and/or legal proceedings being commenced at the discretion of Baby's Breath. Such actions may commence without warning.
7. COMPLAINTS OR CONCERNS
7.1 All complaints, concerns or questions regarding Baby's Breath online Forums should be emailed to our National Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8.1 Baby's Breath reserves the right to shut access to our online Forums at any time, and for any reason. All information housed on our Forums may or may not be kept or maintained at the sole discretion of Baby's Breath.
9. REVISEMENT OF RULES
9.1 Baby's Breath reserves the right at any time to revise these Rules. Forum participants are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes Baby's Breath makes.