Registration Agreement

Nikongear (NG) is a web community for grown-ups. Membership is open to any person age 18 years and older. A keen interest for photography should be your driving force for seeking a membership.  Corporate membership is not allowed. Neither is opening an account with the intention of spamming the forums.

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You are obliged to disclose your full name during registration in a field ONLY seen by Nikongear Administration. Sorry, no exceptions can be given to this rule. The full name information is protected from search engine crawlers and spiders.

You are also encouraged to use your full name as a screen name ('nickname') or to place your full name in your post signature, if you have a previous handle you wish to use here on NG.

We want the member community to be open and transparent so relationships and connections between real persons can develop over time.

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The basic membership is free of charge. You can become an NG Supporter by signing up for a subscription. We will strive to offer membership subscription at very modest rates. The NG Administrators decide whether part(s) of the site and/or features are available only to subscribers. In periods of high server load, only members will be allowed to see any attachments or pictures.

You are expected to participate on the various boards with images or discussions. Inactive members without any posts will be pruned after a predetermined period, initially set to 12 months.

Nikongear is NOT a forum for POLITICAL or RELIGIOUS issues, GUNS, or BRAND FLAMING. Any material or posts in breach of such constraints will be removed immediately and the user either warned or banned. Do respect the choices taken by other members regarding the actual gear they use.

You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, pornographic material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law.

You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also strictly forbidden on this forum.

Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum 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 forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owners. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The owners of this forum 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, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.

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

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

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owners determine to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

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

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

NikonGear Revival Registration Agreement Last update 31 May, 2016