Registration Agreement

                                                      *** User Agreement ***

     The Arimecibo Island website includes an online forum that uses Simple Machines Forum software, a online photo gallery that uses Coppermine Photo Gallery software (free to registered members only), and a chat room that uses Ajax Chat software. This User Agreement is binding on all areas of the website. A few language packs were installed on the forum for the benefit of members for whom English is not their first language. These language packs only include forum buttons, directions, and some navigation links. The content of the forum is not automatically translated. Any postings on the forum or comments in the gallery should be translated into English by the person posting that content. See for help with translation.

     The owner and management of the Arimecibo Island website, including the forum, the photo gallery, and the chat room reserve the right to forbid membership to anyone, or to permanently ban anyone from this website. If any registered member has pictures in the gallery, and then gets banned, that gallery and those pictures will be deleted. The owner and management of the Arimecibo Island website reserve the right to modify or delete any forum post or any gallery picture which does not comply with this User Agreement.

     You agree, through your use of this website, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, pornographic, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any International law or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes and solicitations (with the exception of recognized charities)  are also forbidden on this website. Items for sale person-to-person by registered members (such as used dolls) are permitted.
     Political endorsements are not allowed, nor is any picture or comment (including links to comments), either positive or negative about living candidates, those currently in office, or those who have previously held a political office. Pictures and /or comments about changes to legislation  (including links to such comments) are not allowed. Invitations to join hate groups or politically radical groups are not allowed. Comments about hate groups are not allowed.
     With the exception of common religious greetings, pictures and comments about religion are strictly forbidden.
     Forum posts about religion or politics will be delete and that poster banned.

     Note that it is impossible for the staff or owners of this website to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages and, as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author and not necessarily the views of this website, its staff, its subsidiaries or this website's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this website immediately. (email The staff and the owner of this website reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, so please realise that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy also applies to member profile information and member signatures.

     You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify, and hold harmless, the owners of this website, any related websites to this website, its staff and its subsidiaries. The owners of this website also reserve the right 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 this website.

     You have the ability, when you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With the user account you are about to register, you agree, for your protection and validity reasons, NEVER to give your password out to another person except an administrator. You also agree NEVER to use another person's account for any reason. We also HIGHLY recommend that you use a complex and unique password for your account to prevent account theft.

     After you register and login to this forum, or the associated photo gallery, you will be able to complete a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the website owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

     Note that, with each forum post, your IP address is recorded. This IP address will be used in the event that you need to be banned from this website or your ISP contacted and will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

     Note also that the software places a cookie (a text file containing bits of information such as your username and password) in your browser's cache which is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information from/to your computer.

     If you experience problems with this website, conact for technical assistance.