Registration Terms

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HALOTRACKS TERMS AND CONDITIONSUpdated September 10, 2016Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the terms and conditions set forth in this document. As a member or visitor of HaloTracks.org, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions at all times. In return, the Staff and Administration of HaloTracks.org will ensure that all members will be treated fairly in conjunction with all proceeding items in this document.Messages reflect the views of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the HaloTracks.org Administration and Staff, as well as the general community and any visitor to the board. Any user who feels that a message is objectionable is also encouraged to contact the HaloTracks Administration and Staff immediately, by either email or filing a report on the board.HaloTracks' Staff and Administration reserve the right to remove any content considered to breach this document's terms at any time, without the consent or knowledge of that message's author.The Administration of HaloTracks.org reserves the right to terminate access to the board for registered accounts at any time.GENERAL CONDUCTAt no point are derogatory remarks, sometimes referred to as "flaming," allowed on both this board and/or on Xbox Live. Any content is which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any law is strictly prohibited.We ask that you conduct yourself as maturely and professionally as possible at all times.We have somewhat lenient filters when it comes to profanity; however, you may not direct the use of profanity in an attempt to insult or otherwise degrade another member or guest of HaloTracks.Any materials related to pornography or content showcasing gruesome acts of violence are strictly prohibited. Any member or guest of HaloTracks guilty of doing so will result in the immediate termination of board access.As with all things on the internet, your privacy cannot be guaranteed; however, we ask that you refrain from posting any personal or otherwise private information such as credit card numbers, Social Security numbers, birth certificates, or any other legal document that can provide an individual or group with easy access to your HaloTracks, Xbox Live, or accounts with financial/federal institutions.Users may only have access to one account at a time on HaloTracks. Users with multiple accounts will be immediately contacted to determine the primary account. Any additional accounts' access to the board will be permanently disabled and, if necessary, the account creator may be reprimanded accordingly.POSTING RULESPosting any message to return a topic, map, or any piece of content on HaloTracks to the top of a list is prohibited, with exception to any data which is considered by the HaloTracks Administration and Staff to be relevant to that topic. This process is commonly referred to as "bumping."Members that have viable reasons to bump any content on the board must provide a reason for that action. Otherwise, that action will be considered as spam and may subject that content to be removed from the board.Double-posting is prohibited on the board, unless such messages are relevant to the original message's topic. We ask that you use the "Edit" buttons to amend content that you have previously posted.Spam, which is defined as any message, video, or image not relevant to the original theme of parent content is strictly prohibited.At no point may any user or visitor to HaloTracks.org link to any website or service that violates the terms of this document.Discussion of sensitive topics such as religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality, politics, ideology, and/or gender are not prohibited, but we do ask that you use discretion when discussing such topics. If any discussion regarding these topics begins to violate the terms in this document, the HaloTracks Administration and Staff may remove any content related to said topics from the board. Additionally, these types of discussion are limited to light use in the Shoutbox, General Chat forum, and Off Topic forum.Advertising content that you have created is allowed, as long as such content does not compromise the integrity or health of HaloTracks.org. The HaloTracks Administration and Staff reserve the right to scrutinize any messages, images, or videos considered to be advertising and deduce whether or not they violate the terms in this document.Discussion that violates Microsoft's Xbox Live Terms and Conditions is not allowed. Such discussion includes unauthorized modding/tampering with a game, console, or internet connection.SHOUTBOXMessages in the Shoutbox may not exceed more than 5 consecutive entries.Some BBCode is allowed in the Shoutbox, apart from embedding images or videos of any kind.Do not attempt to alter the horizontal or vertical dimensions of the shoutbox by means of excessive text. For example: Typing, "MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM..." You get the point.The Shoutbox is subject to the same terms and conditions as any other module on HaloTracks. Persistent abuse of this module may lead to the permanent or temporary removal of access to the Shoutbox.SIGNATURESForum signatures may not exceed a resolution of 500x200 pixels.Subject matter in any forum signature may not violate any terms set forth in this document.Signatures may not alter the horizontal width of the board.Fonts included in signatures may not exceed a value of BBCode value "4."Advertising of content which you have created is allowed, as long as it does not violate the integrity or health of HaloTracks.org.Animated images are allowed in signatures as long as they are not overly distracting or have the potential to induce photosensitive seizures.WARNING LEVELSRegistered users of HaloTracks.org are subject to these warning levels when any term set forth in this document is violated.Sequential ascension of these warnings is not guaranteed. The HaloTracks Administration reserves the right to "skip" warning levels to properly accommodate either one or more users in violation of the terms in this document.The warning levels are as follows:

10% - Warning from HaloTracks Administration20% - Final warning from HaloTracks Administration30% - 1 day posting suspension40% - 3 day posting suspension50% - 1 week posting suspension60% - 3 day account suspension and 1 week posting suspension70% - 1 week account suspension and 2 week posting suspension80% - 2 week account suspension and 1 month posting suspension (User may not participate in any HaloTracks Official or Community events for duration of disciplinary period)90% - 1 month account suspension and 2 month posting suspension (User may not participate in any HaloTracks Official or Community events for duration of disciplinary period)100% - Indefinite suspension of access to the HaloTracks board and any HaloTracks related events