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Community Standards.Users who violate our standards and policies while in our collaborative web site will be denied access to this site without due recourse. Right to use at any specific time does not constitute a continued obligation to provide service to any individual or group. The webmaster, as appointed by the MTFCI President, will act as the gatekeeper and manage the website as he/she deems appropriate in the best interests of the MTFCI. Portions of this web site support interactive discussion via forums, chat rooms, and other forms of messaging, forming a private Community. We encourage an atmosphere of understanding and thoughtful debate and discussion. Please abide by the following code of conduct that prohibits:
1) Slanderous, defamatory, false, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, insulting, threatening and harassing comments are inappropriate and prohibited.
2) Any form of direct or indirect personal attack or harassment is unacceptable behavior and is prohibited. Any comment that calls for or results in unlawful or illegal behavior or might result in harm to others is prohibited.
3) All forms of "denial of service" attacks are strictly prohibited. SPAM posts or Phishing posts or emails are strictly prohibited everywhere on the site. Violators will be reported to local, state, and federal law enforcement authorities.
4) Remain friendly and civil at all times. The use of all CAPS is considered yelling and is prohibited.
5) Advertising is allowed under Classified Ads, Banner Ads, New Products, and other areas must be Model T related as deemed appropriate by any of the club officers, Board of Directors, and Webmaster.
6) NO EBay ads or links to Ebay ads will be tolerated in the MTFCI classifieds. Occasional EBay references in the forum will be acceptable for making reference to extremely unique, hard to get items that would appeal to the general forum readership, but not for personal gain in online transactions or for promoting commercial or private selling of products.
7) No Work at Home schemes, drug related postings, dating, opportunities for personal advancement, popups, or events deemed by the webmaster or Board of Directors to be inappropriate will be posted anywhere on the MTFCI websites.
8) Do not use copyrighted information while posting on our message boards or while participating in our chat rooms. We reserve the right to remove any posts without further notice.
10) Any publications available on the MTFCI websites will be for personal use only. Republishing by any other source other than the MTFCI is not allowed.
11) Direct links to the MTFCI online library is forbidden. Other websites may link to the MTFCI website homepage ( www.modelt.org ) but that is the only page allowed linkage to.
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There are areas on the MTFCI website, such as the MTFCI forum and classified advertisement, where public posting of information is allowed and the protection of private information in these areas is the sole responsibility of the user. It is strongly advised that users who post information to publicly accessible area of the MTFCI website exercise due diligence to protect their personal information. MTFCI shall NOT be held responsible should any unwanted disclosure of personal information either directly or indirectly occur as a result of a user or individuals using one of these public areas of the MTFCI website.
What information does MTFCI collect? MTFCI may collect personal information including name, address, and billing information connected with the provision of our membership with their consent. Some of the information that you may provide to MTFCI is "personal and in some cases sensitive information" as defined by the Privacy Act 1998 (the "Act"). If you choose not to provide some or all of the information, we may be unable to process your membership request. In line with normal business procedures, MTFCI maintains contacts and mailing lists of every member.
How does MTFCI collect and store your information? MTFCI collects personal information when you complete a membership request applications either online (Internet Web & Email), in person, by phone, and in writing. MTFCI may store your personal information electronically or in hard copy. We endeavor to protect it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification and disclosure.
How does MTFCI use your personal information? The information collected by MTFCI is collected for the purposes of processing membership applications, processing renewals, and website and electronic forum access. This information is shared, with consent by the individual member, in a membership directory available to members and non-members at a nominal fee. The information you provide may be used by the employees of MTFCI, and its volunteers to administer and manage the services it provides including magazine distribution, billing and collecting debts. MTFCI maintains a database of personal and other information relevant to membership of the organization and subscription to the Model T Times Magazine. MTFCI employees and volunteers use this data to handle enquiries from members and subscribers and to promote the activities of MTFCI that they consider may be of interest to the individual and general membership. MTFCI is a registered Not For Profit company, and we occasionally engage in fundraising activities to provide our services as cheaply as possible. Personal information received from you may be used to make an appeal to you. You have the right to elect not to be contacted for any purposes other than relating to our direct service provision. If you do not wish to be contacted for any particular reason please let us know. See contact details below. We DO NOT disclose your personal information to third parties for any marketing or fundraising purposes.
How and when does MTFCI disclose your information? This information may be shared, with consent by the individual member, in a membership directory available to members and non-members at a nominal fee. As a general rule, we will not disclose personal information to third parties, but if a need ever arises, we will contact you to seek your permission. MTFCI may be requested to provide personal information as required by law and therefore we all adhere to all Federal, State, and local laws and legal judgments by a court of law. MTFCI publishes a magazine and other literature to inform people about our organization. We will not identify you in this literature without your permission.
How can you make sure the information MTFCI has about you is accurate? MTFCI takes all reasonable precautions to ensure that the personal information and sensitive information we collect, and use is accurate, complete and up-to-date. However, the accuracy of that information depends to a large extent on the information you provide. Please let us know if there are any errors in your personal information; and keep us up-to-date with changes to your personal information. See contact details below.
How you can access your information? You have the right to access and alter the personal or sensitive Information concerning you in accordance with the Act. MTFCI reserves the right to charge a fee for searching for and providing access to your information. If you are giving personal information about another person, e.g. next of kin, you should seek their permission beforehand and advise why you are disclosing their details to MTFCI. Please also inform them that they can access the information you have provided to MTFCI.