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Want to Join or provide feedback? => Instructions to join, feedback and notices => Topic started by: Jimmy Deguara on 25 July 2006, 02:37:24 PM

Title: Steps to join this forum
Post by: Jimmy Deguara on 25 July 2006, 02:37:24 PM
Welcome to the Australian Severe Weather Forum. Please note, joining this forum is absolutely free. Your joining information is kept confidential and as secure as possible. The main aim is to enjoy discussion.

Our new procedure for joining has changed. You will not be able to join via the regular registration.

The new secure procedure is for people to apply for membership via sending an email to [email protected]

In your application, please state the reason why you wish to join, your interest weatherwise, that you are fully aware of the terms and conditions of this website and are willing to participate. We reserve the right to accept or decline applications based on the information or insufficient information supplied herein, or based on past the history of behaviour on this or other discussion forums. We also periodically delete membership based on zero postings so please be aware of this. Once you have been accepted, a membership username and password will be forwarded to your email address. It is your responsibility to make the appropriate changes to the password once you have joined.

The reasoning for the latest membership application procedures are due to ample spam emails now occurring daily.

Once we have responded to your email requested above, we will manually register you and you will receive an email requiring activation.

Step 1: Click on register and complete full names and other important information. Failure to submit full name may delay or even prevent applicants from becoming members on this forum. Membership on this forum requires acceptance and an understanding of the agreement below. Please read it carefully - if you feel you don't agree to these terms and conditions, please discontinue your application. Applicants with an unpleasant past history may be refused membership.

Step 2: Await for an email from us for approval if successful. (Some applicants failing to meet the membership criteria may be required to supply further information).

The following is your registration for membership agreement.

Membership agreement

You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum.

Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.

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 person except an administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason.  We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

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

Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.
Title: What's in this forum
Post by: Jimmy Deguara on 27 July 2006, 05:06:36 PM
The Australian Severe Weather Forum offers a diverse and opportunistic approach to discussion on severe weather for members of all ages.

First and formost, the most visited area of the forum is the Severe Weather Discussion where the latest information and forecasts on severe weather (severe storms, tornadoes, floods and tropical cyclones) as well as storm chasing reports from the field are discussed in detail with a high level of accuracy. Questions are encouraged given that our dedicated team are there to answer your questions.

For the younger members or those that are educators looking for resources, there is the educational discussion severe weather section. This section encourage students wanting to exchange ideas on weather or climate change or discuss assignment ideas for school. Teachers can also use this section to ask questions and discuss ideas on developing resources for their courses.

This wanting to develop business partnerships or discuss advertising concepts can do so in the private section of the forum.

Occasionally, there are issues with applicants using internet behind secure servers and powerful firewalls. Sometimes a when joining or even posting, an error may occur. Try using the back button and click on one of the links in the forum and you may succeed in moving on. For some, the frame structure causes some concern. If so, try clicking (http://Problems logging in? Click on this forum link.) link on the left hand bar or simply try logging in at:


Jimmy Deguara