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BVI Mariner Rules and Policies

BVI Mariner was established to provide useful and accurate information and tools for those planning to sail the British Virgin Islands and as a forum for users to share their experiences.  This service is free to members, guests and visitors.  Please take a moment to read the forum’s policies.   

In order to maintain a friendly, pleasant and learning atmosphere, we have implemented some rules of conduct. We reserve the right to edit these rules from time to time without prior notice. The following are considered forum violations:

  • Any posts which are profane, racist, sexist, discriminatory, sexually oriented, ethnocentric, threatening, flaming, vulgar, or mocking in nature.
  • Personal attacks, victimization, retaliation, or hateful posts against any user, staff, or moderator.
  • Extensive topic deviation (includes political debates). Please try to return the discussion to the original topic, or else the topic may be closed.
  • Nudity, pornographic, or macabre material.
  • Spamming.
  • Advertising of products or services without BVI Mariner prior consent.
  • Posting of yours, or another’s personal contact information (i.e. telephone numbers, addresses, etc.) on any publicly view-able forum.
  • Anything else deemed inappropriate by the BVI Mariner Moderators.

We will remove, edit, move or close any thread due to these violations, and any other action deemed inappropriate by BVI Mariner. Please respect the decision of the moderators to maintain these forum rules.

If you feel a post violates any of these rules, please report this immediately to BVI Mariner.

BVI Mariner is not responsible for the content and/or accuracy of any messages posted by forum users. Users are solely responsible for the content of their messages, and agree to hold harmless this forum and its agents, with respect to any claim based upon any post made. We reserve the right to reveal user information, in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any messages posted by the user.

The Federal Trade Commission's Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) requires that Web Sites are to obtain parental consent before collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children under 13. If you are below 13 then you can NOT use this forum. Do NOT register if you are below the age of 13.

Failure to observe this forum’s policies may result in actions including but not limited to: negative moderation, editing or deletion of posts, or closing of accounts.