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SDMX Users Forum Policy
« on: September 14, 2009, 04:15:55 AM »

Welcome to the SDMX Users Forum
This forum is aimed at supporting the SDMX users community in the implementation of SDMX standards and guidelines and to foster discussion on the future development of SDMX.

Each user speaks for themselves. While we anticipate that some users in the forum might be involved in SDMX in an official capacity, and make posts which point people to new versions of standards, or refer other users to official documents and activities going on within the SDMX initiative (typically as published on, this forum is not the place where official SDMX statements, releases or commitments will be made. Views expressed in this forum are personal and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of their organization.

Signing up to the SDMX Users Forum
You have the ability, as you register, to choose your user name. We recommend that you define your “displayed name” in the form “First name Last name - Organisation” as in “John Doe – ABZ”. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. You account password must at be least 8 characters, contain a mixture of upper and lower case letters, and at least one number.With this user account you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out to another person for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason.

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 an area named “browser cache” of your hard disk. 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.

SDMX Users Forum Rules
You agree, by signing up to and using 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, solicitations, and other commercial use 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.
« Last Edit: September 15, 2009, 02:24:16 AM by Open Data Foundation »