TRANSforumation is an online community primarily intended for individuals who identify as transgender and/or non-binary. We aim to provide a safe place for all individuals with such identities.
This document was last updated on 09/23/2019
In order to be eligible to register on TRANSforumation, you must be at least thirteen years old and not already have an account. To be clear, we only permit one account per physical body.
Upon registration, perspective members' IP and email addresses are submitted for screening by third party security providers in order to prevent registrations from spammers and known abusers. By registering on TRANSforumation, you consent to such checks and understand that you must also confirm the validity of your email address by clicking an activation link before your account is activated. Abusive users may also have their IP address and email addresses reported to these same security providers.
If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with it. We may, but have no obligation to, monitor and review new accounts before you may sign in and use our Services. Providing false contact information of any kind may result in the termination of your account. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions. We may suspend, disable, or delete your account (or any part thereof) if we determine that you have violated any provision of this Agreement or that your conduct or content would tend to damage our reputation and goodwill.
During your use of TRANSforumation, you agree not to post content that is: libelous, defamatory, abusive, disruptive, obscene, violent, threatening, harassive, or blatantly pornographic. It is also prohibited to post unsolicited advertising material (SPAM) or material which violates any federal law of the United States of America. Further, you agree not to post copyrighted material that doesn't belong to you.
By contributing, you hereby grant TRANSforumation a perpetual, fully paid-up, worldwide, sublicensable, irrevocable, assignable license to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display or perform, edit, translate, reformat, and otherwise use user-generated content in connection with the operation of our website and services, in any medium now existing or later devised, including without limitation in advertising and publicity.
The purpose of the above section isn't to give us the right to radically change your submission and transform it into something it isn't, but rather so that we can provide it as a resource to our users. We need the right to modify your submission in order to enforce our rules (editing out explicit content), format your submission in order to display it nicely on our site (such as adding line breaks, or resizing images), and similar operations. Don't worry; you still own your content, you just give us the right to publish it.
TRANSforumation has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material posted to this website and therefore cannot be responsible for its content. TRANSforumation does not represent our imply that it endorses the material posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful, or non-harmful. TRANSforumation disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from use of our services.
Through our services, you may encounter links to other resources that are not under the control of TRANSforumation. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those services. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
This Agreement does not transfer to you any intellectual property owned by Website Operator or third-parties, and all rights, titles, and interests in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Website Operator. All trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with our Website or Services, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Website Operator or Website Operator licencors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with our Website or Services may be the trademarks of other third-parties. Your use of our Website and Services grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Website Operator or third-party trademarks.
Please be aware that there may be certain adult or mature content available on the Website. A warning will be shown to the User prior to adult content being displayed. Where there is mature or adult content, individuals who are less than 18 years of age or are not permitted to access such content under the laws of any applicable jurisdiction may not access such content. If we learn that anyone under the age of 18 seeks to conduct a transaction through the Services, we will require verified parental consent, in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 ("COPPA"). Certain areas of the Website may not be available to children under 18 under any circumstances.
We perform regular backups of the Website and Content, however, these backups are for our own administrative purposes only and are in no way guaranteed. You are responsible for maintaining your own backups of your data. We do not provide any sort of compensation for lost or incomplete data in the event that backups do not function properly. We will do our best to ensure complete and accurate backups, but assume no responsibility for this duty.
Although this Website may link to other websites, we are not, directly or indirectly, implying any approval, association, sponsorship, endorsement, or affiliation with any linked website, unless specifically stated herein. Some of the links on the Website may be "affiliate links". This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, Website Operator will receive an affiliate commission. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of, any businesses or individuals or the content of their websites. We do not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, products, services, and content of any other third-parties. You should carefully review the legal statements and other conditions of use of any website which you access through a link from this Website. Your linking to any other off-site websites is at your own risk.
During your use of services provided by TRANSforumation, you agree to abide by our Community Guidelines at all times.
For security reasons and in order to ensure compliance with our Terms and Rules, all content submitted to TRANSforumation is logged. Passwords, financial data, and other information of a sensitive nature should never be submitted through private messages. While there is no facility for staff members to view private or instant messages, they are stored in our database as plain-text. Administrators may access such logs if they are required in order to respond to a valid subpoena or court order, as well as to ensure compliance with the Terms and Rules. Users can also report abusive communications using the report system, which makes them available for viewing by our staff team.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will Website Operator, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, suppliers or licencors be liable to any person for (a): any indirect, incidental, special, punitive, cover or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for lost profits, revenue, sales, goodwill, use of content, impact on business, business interruption, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity) however caused, under any theory of liability, including, without limitation, contract, tort, warranty, breach of statutory duty, negligence or otherwise, even if Website Operator has been advised as to the possibility of such damages or could have foreseen such damages. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the aggregate liability of Website Operator and its affiliates, officers, employees, agents, suppliers and licencors, relating to the services will be limited to an amount greater of one dollar or any amounts actually paid in cash by you to Website Operator for the prior one month period prior to the first event or occurrence giving rise to such liability. The limitations and exclusions also apply if this remedy does not fully compensate you for any losses or fails of its essential purpose.
You agree to indemnify and hold Website Operator and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents harmless from and against any liabilities, losses, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred in connection with or arising from any third-party allegations, claims, actions, disputes, or demands asserted against any of them as a result of or relating to your Content, your use of the Website or Services or any willful misconduct on your part.
All rights and restrictions contained in this Agreement may be exercised and shall be applicable and binding only to the extent that they do not violate any applicable laws and are intended to be limited to the extent necessary so that they will not render this Agreement illegal, invalid or unenforceable. If any provision or portion of any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, it is the intention of the parties that the remaining provisions or portions thereof shall constitute their agreement with respect to the subject matter hereof, and all such remaining provisions or portions thereof shall remain in full force and effect.
The formation, interpretation, and performance of this Agreement and any disputes arising out of it shall be governed by the substantive and procedural laws of Georgia, United States without regard to its rules on conflicts or choice of law and, to the extent applicable, the laws of United States. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for actions related to the subject matter hereof shall be the state and federal courts located in Georgia, United States, and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. You hereby waive any right to a jury trial in any proceeding arising out of or related to this Agreement. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to this Agreement.
We reserve the right to modify this Agreement or its policies relating to the Website or Services at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Agreement on the Website. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Website. Continued use of the Website after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
If you would like to contact us to understand more about this Agreement or wish to contact us concerning any matter relating to it, you may do so via the contact form