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Terms of Use

In the discussion forums on rism.info you can publish questions, information, comments, and critiques and enter into dialog with other users.

In the forums, RISM intends to cultivate professional dialog in which, in a wider sense, musical sources and RISM, its activities, and its projects are to be discussed. To this end, we ask the following:

Be tolerant and respectful of other users and behave toward them as you would want others to behave toward you. Do not provoke others or resort to unnecessary polemics.

rism.info grants write permission for the discussion forums under the following conditions:

  • In order to receive write permission for the forums, you must register with rism.info.
  • At the time of registration, you must enter a valid e-mail address as well as additional data, including your full name. By doing so, you are indicating that you take full responsibility for your posts.
  • You agree that these data are published in connection with the publication of your posts.
  • You may participate in discussions solely under your user name.
  • rism.info reserves the right to cease disseminating posts and delete them from the forum.
  • No one has an automatic right to be granted write permission. rism.info can recall write permission without stating reasons.

RISM Forums: Rules of Conduct

  • Keep your discussions related to the issue at hand. Insults, abusive criticism, and pejorative remarks against individuals are not allowed.
  • Refrain from making discriminatory, racist, or xenophobic remarks. Do not use vulgar or obscene language.
  • Both calling for and sanctioning of criminal acts is prohibited.
  • It is prohibited to publish content unsuitable for minors.
  • Do not link to content that violates our terms of use.
  • Advertising is not allowed in forum posts.
  • The topic of each discussion forum is indicated either through the articles belonging to the forum or through the short description of the forum. All posts must relate to the topic.
  • Publishing individual e-mails without the explicit agreement of the sender as well as publishing the personal data of third parties is not allowed.
  • Check carefully each post before publication and make sure that there is nothing that is not intended for the public. rism.info is not obligated to delete or correct such entries.
  • When posting content, please observe all prevailing laws, especially copyright.

Violation of the terms of use entitles rism.info to move and/or block in whole or in part posts or threads and revoke write permission from users.


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