As a Member/User of EZ Cooking, you agree not to use this site, EZ Cooking, to:
a. Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, sexually, ethnically or otherwise objectionable (in our sole discretion);
Regarding comments - If you don't have something good to say about someone, their recipes, or any other of the site's contents it's better to say nothing at all.
Harassment of fellow members either onsite or off will not be tolerated - this includes the use of foul language or cyberstalking.
b. Harms minors in any way;
c. Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that you do not have a right to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, copyrighted information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
d. Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that infringe upon any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of privacy or publicity or other proprietary rights of any party;
e. Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of commercial solicitation, except in those areas, if any, that are specifically designated for such purpose;
f. Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, any regulations having the force of law;
g. "Stalk" or otherwise harass or flame another member of EZ Cooking;
h. Post links to other recipe or any other sites unless given express permission to do so. If you have or find a recipe on another site you want to share with other members of EZ Cooking, then post it on EZ Cooking, remembering as always to give proper attribution when doing so to the original publisher of said recipe. We have nothing against other recipe sites, but in general it's considered to be bad form to use one site to either, in essence, promote another site, denigrate another site or link to another site.
Your privilege to use this site, EZ Cooking, and contribute to discussions, depends on your compliance with the community standards and conduct guidelines set forth above. We may revoke your privileges to use all or a portion of this site and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce these community standards and conduct guidelines if violations are brought to our attention. Further, if you fail to adhere to our community standards and conduct guidelines, we may terminate, in our sole discretion, your use of, or participation in the site.
All Forum communications, including, but not limited to, chat and message board communications, whether on the main site or subsidiary, wikis, etc., are public and not private communications. We reserve the right to monitor some, all, or no areas of this Forum for adherence to the community standards and conduct guidelines set forth above or for any other purpose. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to distribute Postings on the site, we are acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and we are not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any Postings or activities in any Forum, Blog, Group, Message or on anyone's Page.
Although we reserve the right to remove, without notice, any posting on the site or on it's subsidiary sites, for any reason, we have no obligation to delete Postings that you yourself may find objectionable or offensive solely in your judgment.
The gist of it:
In short, we expect all members to act in accordance with reasonable standards of behavior, and decorum and to treat other members as they, themselves, would like to be treated, with respect and in accordance with generally accepted standards of proper etiquette, and to respect the rights of the original authors of any recipe or other intellectual property.
Last updated by Mark Apr 7, 2014.