Web Site Usage Agreement, Site Disclaimers and Member Rules of Conduct
Registration to the Military Surplus Collectors Forums is currently free! This site is designed to encourage the open exchange of information amongst the general military surplus collector community, thereby helping all of our members to better enjoy their chosen hobby. It's not a venue for discussing the politics of firearms ownership or the practices and policies of various governments attempting to control control them. We do insist that you read and acknowledge the various disclaimers, as well as abide by the rules and policies detailed below. If you agree to the terms, please check the 'I agree' checkbox and press the 'Complete Registration' button below. If you would like to cancel the registration, click here to return to the forums index.
Please note that once you register and create posting content, we will be unable to delete your registered name and posted content without affecting other members and the coherency of our database. Therefore, if you decide not to use this site in the future, simply delete your bookmark pointing to this site and do not log in any more, however, all existing past content will remain accessible. Due to several instances of abuse, we do not permit individuals to register using multiple user names and identities to access the site and you agree not to attempt to this at any time for any reason.
You must not use our website in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity. The majority of content posted in this forum is created by members of the public and express the views of the authors. The owners of Military Surplus Collectors Forums will may not be held responsible for the content of any message and we accept no responsibility for any loss or harm incurred.
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We are not responsible for the contents or reliability of any other websites to which we provide a link and do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them.
Both Registered users and Un-Registered guests who use this website and rely on any information do so at their own risk, as well as in both cases agree to be bound by the full terms and conditions of this agreement.
We do not warrant that functions available on this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the server that makes it available is free of viruses or bugs. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.
Except for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, Milsurps.Com, its officers, employees, contractors or content providers shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from or otherwise in connection with your use of Milsurps.Com or any information, services or content on Milsurps.Com
This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.
This is a private site, not a public right of access. The owners of Military Surplus Collectors Forums reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason, as well as BAN anyone from accessing Military Surplus Collectors Forums. In addition, the owners wish to maintain a site with an active membership, who participate in the forums and use the Milsurp Knowledge Library regularly. As a result, the membership database may be periodically purged of members who have not logged in within the last six months.
DETAILED EXPANSION OF DISCLAIMERS
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In addition, taking action which results in blocking access to this web site by other Internet users will be deemed an unauthorized use.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY AND RELIABILITY:
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We make no representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality or this web site, its suitability for use, or that this web service will be interrupted or error-free.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES' WEB SITES:
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DISCLAIMER OF DAMAGES:
By using the Milsurps.Com web pages, the Internet user assumes all risks associated with the use of this site, including any risk to the Internet user's computer, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file which might be transmitted or activated via the Milsurps.Com web pages or the Internet user's access to it. We shall not in any event be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues, or lost profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or misuse of the information or lack of information on the Milsurps.Com web site or with the delay or inability to use this web site, or from any information, documents, services, software, or other material obtained through this web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of this web site, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise. We shall not be liable for any loss or injury caused in whole, or in part, by the actions, omissions, or contingencies beyond our control, including in procuring, compiling, or delivering the information, or arising out of any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information regardless of how caused, or arising out of any Internet user's decision, or action taken or not taken in reliance upon information furnished.
DISCLAIMER OF ASSOCIATION WITH THE INTERNET USER:
The Internet user acknowledges that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between the Internet user and Milsurps.Com, as a result of the Agreement or use of this web site.
DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSEMENT:
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Milsurps.Com. The views and opinions of various post and article authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of Milsurps.Com, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ABOUT THE INTERNET USER:
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USE OF BULLETIN BOARD, OR ANY OTHER COMMUNICATION OR INTERACTIVE FORUMS:
To the extent that this web site contains bulletin boards, discussion webs, chat rooms, or other message, interactive or communication facilities involving Milsurps.Com and other users ("Forums"), the Internet user agrees to use such forums only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular forum. By way of example, and not as a limitation, the Internet user agrees that when using a Forum, the Internet user shall not violate the law by:
Defaming, abusing, harassing, stalking, threatening or otherwise violating the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
Publishing, posting, distributing, or disseminating any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent sexually-oriented, vulgar, anti-Semitic, discriminatory, hateful, threatening, bigoted, or unlawful material or information.
Uploading or downloading files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless the User owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all necessary consents.
Deleting any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded.
Falsifying the origin or source of any material contained in a file that is uploaded.
Knowingly introducing viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage, alter or destroy this web site or the operation of another's computer system, network, software, program, documentation or data contained therein.
Knowingly accessing or attempting to access or use the Milsurps.Com computer system, computer network, or any part thereof, including this web site, for the purpose of devising or executing any scheme or artifice to defraud; obtaining money property or services by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations or promises; or committing theft, including but not limited to theft of proprietary information.
The Internet user agrees to (as available) send and receive electronic mail, engage in conferences and chats, download and upload files, and otherwise use this web site only as permitted by these terms and conditions, any additional policies or procedures published in this web site from time to time by Milsurps.Com, and applicable law.
We reserve the right to remove any contents of this web site received from users for violations of Milsurps.Com use policies and other applicable regulations and law, including violations of others' rights under law. We reserve the right to edit any notices or postings for length if and when such length interferes with other users' access to and use of this forum.
The Internet user acknowledges that chats, conferences, bulletin boards, discussion webs and any other such interactive or communications' forums hosted by this web site are public and not private communications. Further, the Internet user acknowledges that chats, posting conferences, discussion webs and other communications by other Internet users are not endorsed by Milsurps.Com, and such communications shall not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by the Milsurps.Com.
AMMUNITION RELOADING: Any and all equipment, materials, and data mentioned on our boards are for informational purposes only, and are not intended to promote or endorse any particular products or technique. Any and all recipes, techniques, and data are to be used at your own risk. We accept no responsibility for the use or misuse of any information found on this wed site. Please Note: All reloading activity should be done in strict accordance of the manufacturers' specifications printed in their manuals. Milsurps.com and it's members will be held harmless of any and all information related to reloading data and the use of any ammunition submitted on these boards. Due to the age and unknown maintenance and modifications of ex-military weapons there is always an inherent risk of personal injury including death, even when properly loaded ammunition is used. Inherently, reloading ammunition can be dangerous even in new weapons - Adding to this ammunition risk, many milsurp weapons are often well over half a century old with no knowledge of their maintenance and modifications over the many years while in civilian ownership. Milsurps.com does not endorse or take responsibility for discharging any weapon.
SALES, PURCHASES OR BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN USERS:
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Milsurps.Com specifically disclaims all and any liability to sellers and buyers of any kind for loss or damage of any nature whatsoever and however arising, whether due to inaccuracy, error, omission or any other cause, whether on the part of Milsurps.Com, their moderators or any other person, due to the use of the ads or other information herein. Without any recourse being available whatsoever to any sellers and buyers in this event.
All users are advised to check ad and message details carefully before entering into any agreement of any kind and before disclosing personal information. If in doubt, please seek legal advice.
Milsurps.Com reserves the right to unsubstantially change ads and messages described therein, as well as this legal disclaimer, at any time. The service may be unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. Milsurps.Com makes no warranty that the service will meet the user's requirements, that the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free.
Buying and selling through the Quartermaster Stores or Guns, Parts and Accessories Quick Shopper forums on Milsurps.Com is available only to members who can form a legally binding contract under applicable law. These two services may be used only for lawful purposes.
As a condition of use to the Milsurps.Com web site, the Internet user agrees to indemnify Milsurps.Com against any and all liability, expenses (including attorney's fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting from the Internet user's use of this web site, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by the Internet user of these terms and conditions.
This Agreement is governed by the Laws of Canada and the Province of Ontario. The Internet user consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts within York Region, Ontario, Canada in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this web site. Use of this web site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provision of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.
Milsurps.Com's performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process and nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of Milsurps.Com's right to comply with other requests or requirements relating to the Internet user's use of this web site or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use.
If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitation set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in effect.
CLOSING OF AGREEMENT:
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Internet user and Milsurps.Com with respect to this web site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the Internet user and Milsurps.Com with respect to this web site. This Agreement shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers and other terms contained in this web site; provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall control. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
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