Discussion and Submission Guidelines
As a visitor of this website you have the possibility to submit videos, photos, articles, and comments in certain areas. We would love to see original content and contributions that you share with our community. In order to keep these contributions enjoyable and interesting for all of our users, we ask that you follow the rules outlined below.
Some basic rules apply when submitting content on our website and herewith you are consenting to these rules. Also you agree not to submit inappropriate content. Inappropriate content includes any content that:
- Infringes upon or violates the copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights of any person
- Is libelous or defamatory
- Is obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, or vulgar
- Violates a person’s right to privacy
- Violates any local, state, national, or international law
- Contains or advocates illegal or violent acts
- Degrades others on the basis of gender, race, class, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other classification
- Is predatory, hateful, or intended to intimidate or harass, or contains derogatory name-calling
- Contains advertising
- Contains a solicitation of any kind
- Misrepresents your identity or affiliation
- Impersonates others
- Is in poor taste or is otherwise objectionable
You agree that you are fully responsible for the content that you submit. You will promptly remove any content that you have posted should you discover that it violates these rules or that it is otherwise inappropriate.
You understand and agree that we are not responsible for any user submitted content. You further understand that we have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor submissions and we may remove content that we deem inappropriate for any reason whatsoever without consent. We further reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to remove a user’s privilege to post content on our site. We may reject or remove any comment at any time, with or without notice to you.
You grant to “CancunTurtles” a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to “CancunTurtles” the right to sub-license these rights to its licensors (MediaOff / TE-Media) and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you, “CancunTurtles” or and its licensors (MediaOff / TE-Media) or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
“CancunTurtles” reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on its servers, or hosted or published upon this website.
Do I have to register to comment?
You must register as a user on our website or login to the site through a social media account. Registration is free.
Do my comments have to be approved before they are published?
We review comments by new commenters to verify that they don’t violate our guidelines. Any comment that violates our discussion guidelines is subject to removal.
Will my username be displayed with my comment?
Your username will be displayed with all comments and photos you post. If you log in through Facebook, your name will display with your comments unless you choose a username.
What should I do if I see an offensive comment?
Please click on the “Report” link. We will review the comment and remove it if it violates the discussion guidelines.
I posted a comment, but don’t see it on your site. Why?
If you recently registered for a commenting account, your comment may be awaiting moderation. Comments from new users are generally moderated within 3-4 hours. You should also make sure that your post does not include any profanity, which may be withheld automatically. Occasionally, the inclusion of links in a comment can cause it to be caught by spam filters. If you’re not seeing a comment you believe should have been posted, contact us through our contact form.
Can I remove a comment I’ve made?
No. Your comments on the site are part of a public conversation. We generally do not remove comments unless they violate our discussion guidelines. If you have concerns about a comment you’ve posted, please contact us through our contact form.
Last updated: 10th of March 2016