Registration Agreement

Before you can login and start using the forum, your request will be reviewed and approved.  When this happens, you will receive another email from the Administrator. To speed-up the approval process please reply to the registration email you will receive indicating the name and email of the forum member or supporter who has introduced you, or alternatively provide a brief introduction about yourself and the reason why you would like to join the forum. If you do not reply to the registration email with the above information your request may be rejected in which case you may email for special assistance with the registration process.

You agree, through your use of this website and related 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 us to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, we are not responsible for the content therein. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, safety, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of its author, and not ours. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify us immediately. We reserve the right to remove objectionable content, or any other content, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine in our sole opinion that removal is necessary or appropriate. This is a manual process. Therefore, please realize that we may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This 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 website and related forum, any related websites to this forum, any staff, subsidiary(ies), and associate(s). We also reserve the right to reveal your identity or any other information collected on this website and related forum in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use.

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 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 website and related forum or your ISP contacted. 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 to keep you logged in/out. If you do not want information collected through the use of Cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the Cookie feature. Note, however, that your ability to access our forum will be affected if the cookie option is disabled.

Terms of Service:

You agree that this website and related forum including its use and membership is governed exclusively by English law and that English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising with or through this website and related forum or the website and related forum owner.

You agree to personal jurisdiction by English Courts for all matters relating to this website and related forum or the website and related forum owner.

In the event that any provision of these terms and conditions of use of this website and related forum is held unenforceable, it will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

All posts and articles on this website and related forum are the opinions of their respective authors and may not reflect the views of this website and related forum or its owner.

 You agree that, its owner and all staff and administrators cannot be held responsible or liable for the content of this website and related forum or the authenticity or accuracy or safety of any information available on this website and related forum.

If you are employed by or own a company in the Scuba Industry and post on their behalf then you have accepted these terms and conditions on their behalf.

This is a safety oriented board and our recommendation is that each diver should seek formal accredited training on how to operate his or her unit and we do not recommend any other course of action. We encourage you to avail yourself of as much formal accredited training as possible. A competent instructor will be able to see safety concerns that you might miss.

The posts and articles written by the staff and administrators are their individual views and you agree neither this website and related forum nor its owner are responsible or liable for their content, authenticity, safety, or accuracy.

We accept no liability (including without limitation) in either contract, tort, negligence, statutory duty or otherwise to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law arising out of the use of or access to or content contained on this website and related forum which includes without limitation any errors or omissions contained in this website and related forum or if the website and related forum is unavailable and we shall not be liable for any direct or indirect:

a.   economic losses (including without limitation loss of revenues, data, profits, contracts, use, opportunity, business or anticipated savings);
b.   personal injury or death;
c.   loss of goodwill or reputation; or
d.   special, incidental, consequential loss or damage, suffered or incurred arising out of or in connection with this website and related forum and these terms and conditions.

This website and related forum retains all rights and privileges and copyright to any and all content posted and files uploaded, except for photographic material or articles identified as already being copyrighted, in this case you grant an irrevocable license to display the content or file in perpetuity to its user and other databases.

Access to and use of this website and related forum is at the user's own risk and we do not warrant that the use of this website and related forum or any material downloaded from it will not cause damage to any property or person, or otherwise minimise or eliminate the inherent risks of the internet including but not limited to loss of data, computer virus infection, spyware, malicious software, trojans and worms. Also, we accept no liability in respect of losses or damages arising out of changes made to the content of this website and related forum by unauthorised third parties.

In order to maintain the security of its systems, protect our staff and detect fraud and other crimes, reserves the right to monitor all internet communications, including web and email traffic relating to this website and related forum. Monitoring includes without limitation checks for viruses and other malignant code, criminal activity, and use or content that is unauthorised or unlawful or material that may cause offence in any way. We may share this information and any other information we might hold with law enforcement officials if asked to do so.

You agree to indemnify the owner for any loss or damage howsoever caused resulting from any breach by you of these terms and conditions of use.

The contents of this website and related forum, including these terms and conditions of use, are subject to change by us without notification. Your continued use of the website and related forum after any change/s signals your acceptance of said change/s. You should check these terms and conditions of use whenever you use the website and related forum. Additionally we shall not be obliged to remove any outdated information from the website and related forum or to expressly mark it as being outdated.