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Here you can view all the legal documents for The 5Th Shot Forum and website

The 5Th Shot Forum's help to build a strong community of Air Rifle Enthusiasts, by fostering discussion and sharing information. Messages posted by The 5Th Shot Forum community members are solely the opinion and responsibility of the person posting the message. All users posting to The 5Th Shot Forum must adhere to this Forum Posting Policy.

Posting to the forums constitutes your agreement to the terms outlined in this Forum Posting Policy. For more information on The 5Th Shot Forum's Terms and Conditions, please also see our Legal Pages

Please treat all Community members with respect. As volunteers who are helping other users in The 5Th Shot Forum forums, all members and moderators deserve your courtesy as much as we feel you deserve theirs. While we're the first to admit we're not perfect, we strive to be impartial and conduct ourselves in the fairest manner as possible for all. In order to provide you with a safe and positive experience on our forums, some moderation actions taken in the forums by our Community moderators may not be explicitly covered under these guidelines if we feel certain posts are not in the best interest of our community. If at any time you feel a community member or moderator treats you unfairly or inappropriately, please send an email to admin@the5thshot.co.za.

By Following the "Policies and Guidelines," you help to ensure that The 5Th Shot Forum Forums remain an enjoyable environment for everyone. Violating these rules may result in your removal from the forums as well as other The 5Th Shot Forum services. The following Policies and Guidelines apply to "public" threads, private messages, visitor messages on user profiles, social groups, and any other form of communication within The 5Th Shot Forum Forums:

  1. Remember the Golden Rule - Treat others as you want to be treated

Misunderstandings on forums are quite common often due to the difficulty in understanding the implied tone in another user's remarks. In fact, quite often something you may interpret as being harshly worded or rude may just be someone else's form of offering you support. Take extra care to be kind in your comments to other users and never react negatively to comments you perceive as rude or otherwise objectionable. Instead, it's always wiser to either, end the discussion, ignore the comment entirely, or in more severe cases report the offense to our moderators by clicking the "Report Abuse" button beside the post. Remember: two wrongs don't make a right. Responding to another user's comments in a manner contrary to our posting policy will be viewed by our moderators as equally inappropriate and may result in sanctions against your forum privileges.

  1. Do not use abusive or disrespectful behavior

Disagreements or conflict may arise in the course of a discussion. Please remember to be courteous when disagreeing with others. Debate on differing opinions is appropriate and encouraged. Personal attacks against other users, however, are not allowed.

The following behaviors are examples of what will not be tolerated in the The 5Th Shot Forum forums.

  • Flaming - posts that are designed to personally berate or insult another user.
  • Trolling - posting derogatory or inflammatory comments/threads attempting to bait other users into responding. Accusing someone of being a troll is also a form of trolling.
  • Personal attacks - posts that insult a poster directly. This includes any attacks against forum moderators, The 5Th Shot Forum representatives, or employees.

This list is non-exhaustive. ANY behavior that is patently offensive is also forbidden.

  1. Be nice to Newbies

New members should feel welcome to post their questions, no matter how well-informed. Do not harass them for asking questions or treat them poorly for not knowing an answer. Remember, we were all new once! Please welcome them to our boards and help them find the information they are looking for.

  1. Search for answers before posting

Chances are if you have a problem or question, you're not the first. Someone may have posted the same question before you and received an answer or The 5Th Shot Forum staff may have covered the subject in an Announcement. Read through the forums or do a keyword search on your question on the Forum Search Page. This can save you and our community time and effort and add your thoughts to a larger existing discussion.

  1. Requests for assistance

If you're having a problem and need direct assistance from staff, please contact The 5Th Shot Forum Admin or Moderators by filling out a Support Ticket. Typically customer service will respond to your inquiry within a few hours from the time the inquiry is sent. If after two days you do not receive a response or are not happy with the response you received, you may post a message in the forums detailing the problem.

  1. Do not post personal information

Please respect the privacy of others. Do not give out or re-post ANYONE'S personal information such as names, phone numbers, addresses, email addresses, etc. This applies to your own information and that of other users, The 5Th Shot Forum employees, family members, etc.

  1. Do not post private communications

This includes conversations between The 5Th Shot Forum Customer Support, community members, moderators, employees, or partners of The 5Th Shot Forum on these forums or any other site.

Publicizing any private correspondence such as support tickets, email, Private Message (PM) correspondence, or chat logs is not permitted without prior permission.

  1. Do not discuss moderator actions on the forums

If you do not agree with a moderator's decision, you may send a private message to the moderator or community administrator. You may NOT start a thread or post complaining that your post was removed. Nor may you post private correspondence from moderators, such as infraction or warning notices. Questions or comments concerning warnings and suspensions (site or forum) should be conveyed through e-mail or private messaging.

  1. Do not make non-constructive posts

Below are examples of prohibited non-constructive posts:

  • Spam - repetitive posting of the same topic or text or nonsensical posts that have no substance and are often designed to annoy other forum users. The solicitation or advertisement of content, goods, services, or information not found or published on The 5Th Shot Forum is considered "spam" and not allowed anywhere in our forums.
  • Bumping - posting on threads in order to keep them near the top of the forum list. Commenting on obsolete or old topics with the intent to bump them into a discussion is also prohibited.
  • Hijacking - Try to keep all replies to a thread on the topic at hand. Posting's which is intentionally off-topic or try to sway the discussion completely or partially off topic is generally considered rude.
  • Advertising - The 5Th Shot Forum prohibits the posting of ads on any of the forum pages. There is a dedicated Classifieds Section which is tailored for ads. You may post a link to the add in the Forum. The one exception to this is signature links.
  • Lobbying - continually bringing up the same topic in numerous different threads or as an off-topic post in existing threads to get a Admin or Mod’s attention.
  • Cross-posting - Posting the same topic or thread in more than one forum is considered cross-posting. As a courtesy to others before beginning a new thread, please look to see if an active thread on that topic has already been established by using the Search feature.
  • "I'm quitting" threads.
  • Signing - posts which contain only the text "/signed" or "+1" to show agreement with the previous post. These are discouraged, as they do not engender constructive discussion.
  • Malicious or Disruptive Code - the use of JavaScript, active or other coding, making repetitive posts, or other actions that interfere with site operations are forbidden. Any malicious code or employment of a robot, spider or other process or device to harvest e-mail addresses or other User information or to monitor the activity on the Forums is also forbidden.
  • Data Mining/Harvesting & Employing Bots - using The 5Th Shot Forum as a means to acquire private information from other community members through any methods.
  • False obituary threads
  • Threads that make threats or use other combative languages.
  • Threads that single out a user for ridicule.
  • Conspiracy Threads - claims or complaints about The 5Th Shot Forum or any of its employees acting in collusion with or showing favoritism to a group, author, or community member.
  • No Hunting or Pest Control related posts
  1. NEVER: Impersonate another forum user, moderator, community administrator, or The 5Th Shot Forum employee.

You are prohibited from impersonating anyone, including those named above, on the forum or The 5Th Shot Forum site.

  1. Do not post disruptive off-topic threads

These forums are for and about The 5Th Shot Forum. We do, however, allow non-disruptive off-topic discussion in our forums as fitting with the community of posters who frequent them. Constructive discussion about other sites (comparing and contrasting) is allowed at the discretion of The 5Th Shot Forum. Likewise, any topics (such as politics or religion) that are volatile or disruptive are discouraged and can be removed at our discretion. Please contact a moderator if you have questions about a topic being permitted on the forums.

  1. Post your comments in the most relevant forum

While at times it's not always clear where to post your comments, do your best to post to the most appropriate forum. It's the best way to ensure your comments are visible to the people you want reading them so your comments are not moved or deleted by moderators.

  1. Do not post advertisements for other companies

Advertising of any kind for other companies on these forums is strictly prohibited. Unless approved to do so by The 5Th Shot Admin

  1. Do not use proxy posting or account hopping to evade suspension

Posting on behalf of a suspended user is not allowed. Working around a suspension through other people's accounts, the creation of new accounts or use of secondary accounts to continue posting is also prohibited. You are personally responsible for your conduct on the forums. If you create a new account to continue posting after your account has been suspended, any forum and accounts involved can be permanently banned. Forum and site suspensions generally apply to a person, rather than a specific account. Threads designed to announce, appeal or contest a forum or site suspension decision on behalf of a third party will also be removed without notice. If you do not understand why you were suspended or have further questions, you must contact support.

  1. Do not post "Legal Action" or "Boycott" threads

Using the forums or Private Messages for encouraging, promoting, endorsing, or inciting any kind of legal action, reporting, or boycott endeavor against anyone is strictly prohibited.

  1. Do not post sensitive or confidential information

This includes any information covered by a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) or beta testing agreement. Any information about The 5Th Shot Forum or a third party covered by an NDA or Beta Testing Agreement that is posted will be removed. Posters of the information may be banned from all The 5Th Shot Forum Services and may face legal action.

  1. User-Generated Content

You may post images on the forums as long as they are of an appropriate and non-offensive nature and do not otherwise infringe the intellectual property rights of any party. The following images (or links pointing to such images) are examples what may not be posted:

  • any image which is sexually explicit, harmful, threatening, abusive, derogatory, defamatory, obscene, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, contains profanity or depicts illegal activity, hunting or pest control.
  • Any image that is disruptive or, in The 5Th Shot Forum's sole discretion, appears to be in poor taste will be removed and your forum account may be banned.
  1. Zero Tolerance Policy

Immediate suspensions from the forum can result from any of the following: the posting of pornography; remarks which are sexually explicit, harmful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive; or vulgar which discuss or illustrate illegal activity; provide links to sites that contain any of the aforementioned.

  1. Proprietary forums

The 5Th Shot Forum Community Forums are private message boards administered by The 5Th Shot Forum. All message board content is allowed at the discretion of The 5Th Shot Forum. The 5Th Shot Forum reserves the right to remove any message board content without notice and for any reason.

  1. Copyright

The 5Th Shot Forum will respond to clear notices of alleged copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights infringement. For more information, please visit our Terms and Conditions.

  1. Suspension and Termination

The 5Th Shot Forum shall determine, in its sole discretion, whether there has been a breach of these Policies and may take any action deemed appropriate.

Your use of the forums is conditioned upon your compliance with the Forum Policies and Guidelines as well as The 5Th Shot Forum Terms and Conditions. Failure to comply with these Policies and Guidelines shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and may result in The 5Th Shot Forum taking any or all of the following actions:

  • Remove any material or postings you have made to the forums
  • Issue a warning
  • Suspend or ban your 5Th Shot Forum account and/or your use of the forums
  • Disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as The 5Th Shot Forum feels is reasonably necessary
  • Pursue legal action against you

The 5Th Shot Forum excludes all liability for:

  • Any action taken in response to breaches of these Policies and Guidelines. The responses described in this document are not exhaustive, and The 5Th Shot Forum may take any other action, in its sole discretion as deemed appropriate.
  • Any loss or damage arising from the use of the forum by you.
  • Any content posted or uploaded by users of the forum which shall include, without limitation, any liability for offensive and/or defamatory posts.
  1. Changes to Forum Policies and Guidelines

The 5Th Shot Forum may revise the Forum Policies and Guidelines at any time by making changes to this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes as they are legally binding. Provisions contained within these Policies and Guidelines may be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on The 5Th Shot Forum site.

Last updated: 18/04/2020

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”, “Terms of Use”) carefully before using the https://the5thshot.co.za website (the “Service”) operated by The 5Th Shot Forum (“us”, “we”, or “our”).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

Accounts

When you create an account with us, you must provide us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account on our Service.

You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our Service or a third-party service.

You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

Intellectual Property

The Service and its original content, features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of The 5Th Shot Forum and its licensors.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by The 5Th Shot Forum.

The 5Th Shot Forum has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that The 5Th Shot Forum shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

Termination

We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

We may terminate or suspend your account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

Upon termination, your right to use the Service will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your account, you may simply discontinue using the Service.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Disclaimer

Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 15 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.

Last updated: 18/04/2020

The 5Th Shot Forum (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the The 5Th Shot Forum website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at https://the5thshot.co.za

Information Collection And Use

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Address
  • Age
  • Province
  • City

Log Data

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.

Compliance With Laws

We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

Last updated: 18/04/2020

Hilome’s Salon (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the Hilome’s Salon website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at https://the5thshot.co.za

Information Collection And Use

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Address
  • Age
  • Province
  • City

Log Data

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analysing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.

Compliance With Laws

We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.