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If you have any questions of problems, please feel free to contact one of the moderating team via private message or via email to moderators@hpoc.co.uk

In order to keep the forums running without problems, please follow these simple rules.

General Rules

  • Wherever possible all information submitted to this site will be verified as being accurate. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of this site, use of this site, or access to this site.
  • As this site is aimed at and for the use of all age groups, HPOC.co.uk will strive to ensure that it is free from content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable.
  • Under no circumstances will HPOC.co.uk, nor persons connected with it, be liable in any way for any content, including but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via this site.
  • This site may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources. As HPOC.co.uk has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that HPOC.co.uk and persons connected with it are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content

The Use Of Forums

  • You agree not to upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.
  • While debating and discussion is fine, we will not tolerate rudeness, baiting, insulting posts, personal attacks or purposeless inflammatory posts.
  • Multiple or repeated posting in order to increase your post count is not allowed.
  • Thread titles should be descriptive and appropriate. Please try to avoid thread titles such as "Help Me" for example!
  • Advertising, spamming, trolling and flaming is not allowed. This includes using the forum email and private message system to spam other community forum members.
  • Discussion of illegal activities such as software and music piracy and other intellectual property violations are not allowed.
  • Each community forum member is allowed one login account. Registering with multiple accounts is not allowed.
  • While we are quite happy to have constructive conversations about alternative sites blatant advertisement will not be tolerated.
  • The HPOC staff and forum moderation team reserve the right to remove any threads/posts without notice.
  • No sexual/explicit content to be posted in in any forums.
  • No profanity to be posted in thread titles or status updates.
  • Violating community rules could result in your posting privileges being revoked temporarily or permanently & we reserve the right to ban anyone who continues to violates the community forum rules.
  • When posting a thread containing images or the like that may potentially cause offence to others the thread must be labelled likewise and placed in the "Site Supporters" section.
  • Grooming and other related activities will not be tolerated and if a complaint should arise from such activity the member in question will have posting privileges removed until a full investigation has been made. Serious offenders will have their details passed to the authorities.
  • While these rules cover most common situations they cannot anticipate everything. Consequently we reserve the right to take any actions we deem appropriate to ensure the community is not disrupted or abused in any way.
  • The HPOC forum moderation team shall be the sole arbitrator of what does and what does not violate community rules & standards. The HPOC moderators decision is final in these matters.

Advertising Services

  • Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through this site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that HPOC.co.uk or persons connected with it, shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on this site.
  • We do not allow community forum members to post, send private messages or email other community forum members that advertise or solicit any product(s), sites(s) and/or service(s) unless agreed with Admin. The only exception is within the For Sale forums.

Links In Signatures

  • Explicit advertising and soliciting in signatures is prohibited unless previously agreed with Admin
  • The HPOC staff and forum moderation team shall be the sole arbitrator of what does and what does not violate standards.

Signature Size Limits

  • For text signatures: 4 lines normal size, 8 lines small size. Font sizes above 2 are not allowed. 
  • For images in signatures: 1 image up to 640 x 170 pixels and no more 150k in size.
  • Signature pictures that are suggestive or sexual in nature or violate HPOC Community standards are prohibited

Personal Hilux Details

  • Max Characters: 200

Avatars & Profile Pictures

  • Avatar size no greater than 75kB and 125 x 125 pixels
  • Avatars and profile pictures that are suggestive or sexual in nature or violate HPOC Community standards are prohibited.
  • The HPOC staff and forum moderation team shall be the sole arbitrator of what does and what does not violate community standards.
  • HPOC.co.uk reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this site or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that HPOC.co.uk or persons connected with it shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of this site or any part thereof.
  • You acknowledge and agree that HPOC.co.uk may preserve content and may also disclose content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: 1) comply with legal process; 2) enforce the terms and conditions of use; 3) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third-parties; or 4) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of HPOC.co.uk, persons connected with it, its users and the public.

Forum Etiquette

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