Registration Agreement

User Agreement  
Guests intending to join Fishtas .Com please note;You MUST supply a valid email address.
All address's are checked prior to memberships being approved.
You agree, through your use of the Fishtas site, that you will not post or personal message any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, racial, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of  law.

You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or you have permission from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also inappropriate to the Fishtas site.

Please note, that it is impossible for us to confirm the validity of posts on Fishtas. Please remember that we do not always actively monitor the posted messages and are not responsible for their content. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information presented. The messages express the views of the author, not necessarily the views of Fishtas.Com or its staff.

Anyone who feels that a posted message  or personal message is objectionable is encouraged to notify the administrator of this Forum immediately. We have the right to remove objectionable content, or take action  without notice, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal/action is necessary.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, posts and pictures and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Fishtas.Com , the Fishtas Forum, its  Moderators , and any related websites to this Forum. We at Fishtas also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any information we have about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any information posted or sent by you.

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 member, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another member's account or false accounts to post messages or browse this forum, or allow any other person to use your account.

After you register and log into Fishtas.Com, you can fill out a  more detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information we consider inaccurate or vulgar will be removed.

Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from Fishtas.Com or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

 You must not republish any part of the data either on another website, or in any other medium, print, electronic or otherwise, or as part of any commercial service without the prior written permission of Fishtas.Com

Inappropriate comments that criticize members who make reports concerning the taking of "legal" fish will not be tolerated under any circumstances. Those that practice catch and release , must not impose their views on those who wish to take their  fish catch home to consume and vice versa.

The linking to or comments regarding other fishing websites/forums is not permitted without approval from the Fishtas Moderators  and any threads or posts or personal messages that contain such links or comments will be edited or removed.

Any Fishtas member who makes derogatory comments about Fishtas.Com ,its forum  or associated website or any other Fishtas member on any other website or forum  or via personal message will forfeit their Fishtas membership which will be terminated immediately and without notice.

Advertising including website urls within the signature area IS NOT permitted unless you are an official Fishtas sponsor or have been granted special dispensation in writing. The Fishtas moderators reserve the right to edit or remove any unauthorised advertising within the signature panel without notice.

Fishtas.Com and its forum is not designed as a means for posting advertising for or on behalf of businesses, their products and or web promotions. Any forms of advertising postings or promotions will be immediately removed, without notice.

Random and periodic validity checks are to be made of all Fishtas member's Email Addresses.  Rest assured your email accounts are kept in the strictest of confidence.

To ensure that Fishtas.Com has some means of suitable communication with its members, any member who does not continue to have a valid email account will be removed immediately from Fishtas.Com without notice. These measures may appear harsh, but may be necessary, given the nature of the infringement involved.

Should any indiscretions or breach of the above regulations be made by any Forum Member at any time during the life of their Membership, this will instigate an immediate and complete audit and scrutiny of all current and past Posts and IMs by that Forum Member (which can be ascertained from file footprints and previous backups), so as to fully establish the level of breaches made by said Forum Member. A determination can then be made towards the continued membership of the offending Member at Fishtas.Com and its forum.