HoustonSpotters Terms of Service
You must agree to be bound by the rules of this agreement to participate in the
forum or photo gallery.
From this point forward, "the forum" refers to the collective works of the
HoustonSpotters.net website, and not just the discussion forums.
It contains rules and guidelines for posting and interacting on the forum.
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, adult 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 forbidden on this forum.
All members shall refrain from posting any material involving a particular political
affiliation or religion, in threads, posts, profiles, & signatures.
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
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
Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify
an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner
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
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 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 owner or staff determines 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.
Any photographs you upload are the property of the photographer. HoustonSpotters assumes NO ownership
of any photos uploaded to the site. The uploader assumes all responsibility for the content of the photograph,
and agrees to ensure that the photo is within the spirit of the site, which is Houston area based aviation photography.
This agreement is in effect at all times, and can change without prior notice!