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The following Terms and Conditions govern your use and access to the website: MartialTalk.com

Forum Rules

Registration to this forum is free! We do insist that you abide by the rules and policies detailed below. If you agree to the terms, please check the 'I agree' checkbox and press the 'Register' button below. If you would like to cancel the registration, click here to return to the forums index.

By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violative of any laws.

The owners of Kenpo Forums reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

You should receive a signup verification email after you complete your account setup. If you do not receive it within 1 hour of signing up, please contact us so we may look into it and get your account set up for you. Upon verifying your email address, we will review your account and notify you of its activation. In most cases you will receive an activation notice within 12-24 hours.

Forum Rules Summary:

1- Keep your topics and messages on subject. If the Forum is about EPAK for example, then keep it about EPAK. Off subject posts may be deleted by the Moderators. Also, please be sure you put your post into the appropriate forum. Posts placed in the wrong forum may be moved to the correct forum or deleted as the mods see fit.

2- You must maintain a valid email address. Failure to provide a valid email address will result in you not being allowed to post topics and possible account removal.If you do not wish to give your real email address, then you might consider getting a free web-based email service through Hotmail.com, Yahoo or others. This will keep your private email address private, yet still allow others to contact you

3- Please Keep it clean. Hateful, racist or slanderous comments and messages about other persons, fellow members or others Martial Arts will NOT be permitted. You may voice your opinion, but again keep it clean. "Flaming" (the trashing of anothers post) will not be permitted. VIOLATORS WILL HAVE THEIR MESSAGES DELETED, ACCESS REMOVED, AND BANNED WITHOUT WARNING.

This forum is here for your use and enjoyment. Your participation is vital to its success. We invite you to post and have fun here. If you agree to the terms, please press the Agree button at the end of the page.



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Membership may not be transferred or sold to a third party. The Site disclaims any and all liability arising from fraudulent use. If a user fraudulently obtains access, the Site shall terminate membership immediately and take all necessary and appropriate actions under applicable federal, state, and international laws.

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The Site disclaims any and all liability arising from damages incurred while on the Site including but not limited to fraudulent user statements, identity theft, or technical difficulties relating to the Site, to the extend permitted under the laws of your state, if such limitations control in light of the choice of law provision contained in this agreement. In consideration of user’s access to the Site, user hereby agrees to hold the Site harmless for all therein terminates this limited license effective immediately. This is a license to use and access the Site for its intended purpose and is not a transfer of title. Violators of this limited license may be prosecuted to the fullest extent under law.

4. Links and Linking.

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6. No Agency Relationship.

Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to constitute, create, imply, give effect to, or otherwise recognize a partnership, joint venture or formal business entity of any kind; and the rights and obligations of the parties shall be limited to those expressly set forth herein.

7. Legal Compliance.

User shall conform to all applicable laws, statutes, and regulations regarding user’s use of the Site and of the Site’s Forum areas. IF THE SITE DETERMINES THAT YOU INTEND TO USE THIS SITE FOR ANY ILLEGAL PURPOSES, WE EXPRESSLY RESERVE THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE YOUR MEMBERSHIP AND REGISTRATION IMMEDIATELY.

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The material and content accessible from the Site, and any other World Wide Web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Site (collectively, “Materials”) is the proprietary information and valuable intellectual property of Kenpo Forums or the party that provided the Materials to the Site, and the Site or the party that provided the Materials to the Site retains all right, title, and interest in the Materials. Accordingly, the Materials may not be copied, distributed, republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way without the prior written consent of the Site, except that you may print out a copy of the Materials solely for your personal use. In doing so, you may not remove or alter, or cause to be removed or altered, any copyright, trademark, trade name, service mark, or any other proprietary notice or legend appearing on any of the Materials. Modification or use of the Content except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions violates the Site’s intellectual property rights. Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you by access to the Site. All content included on the Site, such as text, graphics, photographs, video and audio clips, music, soundtracks, button icons, streaming data, animation, images, downloadable materials, data compilations and software is the property of the Site or its content suppliers and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on each Site is the exclusive property of the Site or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws, as well as other laws and regulations.