Terms and rules

The Harbeth User Group - Governance, Boundaries and Rules.

The providers ("Harbeth", we", "us", "our") of the service provided by this web site ("Service", "forum", "group") are not responsible for any user-generated content and Member accounts. Content submitted for publication express the views of their author only.

Governance: All content you submit, upload, or otherwise make available to the Service ("Content") will be individually examined by moderators. All Content and contributor identifiable metrics (including geolocation and IP addresses) as you submit or upload to this Service will be automatically sent to and scanned by third-party verification services (including, but not limited to, spam prevention services). Do not submit any Content that you consider to be private or confidential or which is hostile to other named audio brands to this site.

This Service exists to promote and enhance the Harbeth brand and primarily the products that it manufactures today and to create an environment of informed debate based of citizen-science objectivity. Submitted Content that is deemed incompatible with this may not be published, may be Moderated and edited before or after publication and subsequent review, and/or may be subsequently removed (deleted) without explanation or notice. Contributors should remember that this service is run by the Harbeth company (as a manufacturer's forum) and that implies that there are necessarily boundaries applied at our discretion concerning public content that can and will be permitted on this site.

This Service is only available to users who are at least 18 years old. If you are younger than this, please do not register for this Service. If you register for this Service, you represent that you are this age or older.

You may only register once. The IP addresses of every current member, declined member and ex-member is permanently recorded and new membership applications are compared against those records and also against third party spam records. You have no automatic right to join or remain a member of this group. The decision whether to allow you membership is wholly that of the Service provider. If your membership has been declined or ended, your subsequent attempts to re-register will be declined.

You agree to not use the Service to submit or link to any Content which is or could be or has in our opinion the appearance of being advertising, PR, promotion, defamatory, abusive, hateful, threatening, inflammatory, factually or logically incorrect, unsubstantiatable, spam or spam-like, likely to offend, contains adult or objectionable content, contains personal information of others, risks copyright infringement, encourages unlawful activity, could violates any law or is outwith the spirit and harmony of the Group. You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, your submitted Content or your conduct.

You must not post items for sale or purchase, nor link to websites selling Harbeth product, nor to suggest that Harbeth products may be available discounted, ex-demonstration, used or second hand. Any external links will be inspected and their permanency cannot be guaranteed nor content validated. It is the readers personal responsibility whether to follow links or not.

You must not contribute posts that concern the disassembly, reverse-engineering, inspection, 'upgrading' or modification of Harbeth products or any other posts which might invalidate a user's Warranty.

We may remove or modify any user profile and submitted Content at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. We will not justify or discuss the editing or removal of any Content. Requests for Content to be removed or modified will be undertaken at our discretion. We may terminate access to all or any part of the Service at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

Matters concerning aftercare and Warranty should be directed to your supplying dealer and are not permitted on this forum.

You are granting us a non-exclusive, permanent, irrevocable, unlimited license to use, publish, re-publish, edit, truncate, summarise, spell-check and correct or re-layout your Content in connection with the Service. We retain the copyright over all Content submitted even after the termination of Membership.

These terms may be changed at any time and without notice.

If you do not agree with any of these boundaries and rules, please do not register or use the Service. Use of the Service constitutes full acceptance of these terms. If you cannot agree to be bound by all these terms then you should forthwith close your membership account, which we can arrange if you contact us.

Decision made by the Service owner in managing this forum are final and binding on all Contributors and Content contributions without exception at all times and are not negotiable. These rules are for the benefit of the entire HUG community and your formal Acceptance of these Rules sets the boundary for your ongoing membership here.