Terms of Agreement

Thank you for taking the time to review the Community Etiquette & Guidelines. The Christian Herald is pleased to provide the Members Online Community (“Community”) to all individuals age 18 and over, subject to these terms, at the following Internet sites – mychristianherald.com.  You do not need to be a Christian Herald advertiser, partner, or client to register for or participate in the Community.  This Agreement is a legal contract between you and The Christian Herald. By registering for or using the Community or any of its related services, you agree that you have read and understand these terms and you agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use or otherwise access the Community.

Please keep these core concepts in mind as you post and interact with others.

General Content

The Christian Herald forums are intended for Christian Herald discussion only. Any topics not related to Christian Herald forum topics, activities, and events are subject to removal without notice.

Members are required to place content in the correct sub-forum topics. Your post should be relevant to the content discussed within the original sub-forum topic. Members should strive to remain on topic while participating in topics created by Christian Herald or your peers. This includes honoring the conditions and spirit of the topic.

Duplicates of existing content, topics or posts, are subject to removal, without notice, at our discretion.

Prohibited Content

Members are to demonstrate civility, respect, and professionalism while participating in our open and free forums. To do so the following content and behavior is strictly prohibited:

Content that is libelous or defamatory, or violates the privacy or publicity rights of any member;
Content that consists of but is not limited to viruses, malicious code, other harmful or destructive content, and spamming or the creation of disruptive posts to garner attention, trolling and impersonation of staff or your peers;
Content and behavior that depicts excessive violence, contains comments or images that are offensive, abusive, threatening, harassing or menacing, or that incites, encourages or threatens physical harm against another;
Content and behavior that promotes or glorifies racial intolerance, uses hate and/or racist terms, or signifies hate towards any person or group of people;
Has a detrimental effect to the goodwill and good standing of The Christian Herald or any of its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, contractors or representatives;
Content that is obscene, lewd, or pornographic;
Content that is generally offensive or in bad taste, as determined by The Christian Herald.
Violates in any way applicable laws or regulations, including without limitation laws designed to regulate unsolicited email or other electronic advertising, in any jurisdiction where the Website or Services are marketed or provided; or
Violates any provision of the Christian Herald Community Etiquette & Guidelines Agreement policy;
Members should remain civil while participating on our forum. Hostile and, or, offensive content is prohibited. Remain civil while engaging with Christian Herald forum moderators. Harassment, insults, and threats will result in immediate action taken against your member account. Refrain from engaging in, or embracing, toxic behavior on our site or external services.

Advertising / Soliciting / Trading

As a member, you are expected not to advertise third party products or services in our forums. You are expected not to solicit services, paid or free, in our forums. Our forum is not a place to barter, trade or illegally transfer funds, in-game content, or products.

Community Rule Enforcement

As a member, please also report any infractions or questionable content you see on our forum. This helps our forum remain a positive place for discussion. Remain friendly and objective when sharing our rules with users who are violating them. Avoid conflict in these situations to prevent further infractions and, or, conflict.

Violations of the Community Guidelines & Etiquette

Any violations may result in action taken against your member account. Some violations may warrant an immediate account cancellations, and others may merit a warning in our sole discretion.

Christian Herald Forum Moderators reserve the right to modify, move, delete, censor, or otherwise manipulate the information you upload to our servers in any way we see fit in our sole discretion. You agree that your contributions are original, and any text, video, images, or other assets you provide you own the rights to redistribute. In so doing, you are also granting the right to use and redistribute freely.

If you do not agree with all aspects of this document and do not intend to follow it entirely, please leave now and do not participate in this community. Otherwise, welcome to the community and thank you for helping us make it a great place for our members to engage, communicate, and connect!