Rules and Guidelines
These rules and guidelines are issued in addition to the website Terms and Conditions for the guidance of all users. All messages and comments added to the records, classifieds, announcements, homepage entries, photo gallery, My Account, My Profile, are subject to the following regulations;
The house rules exist to provide an environment that is both safe and enjoyable for members.
Messages will be removed if they are likely to cause offence to other members, are illegal and cause legal problems or reveal personal details that may endanger personal safety.
You agree to use the website in accordance with these rules.
Your messages, comments and contributions must be civil and tasteful, constructive, helpful and please be patient and polite.
Your messages, comments and contributions must not be disruptive, unlawful, vulgar, obscene, offensive, abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, pornographic or misleading.
Profane language, sexually oriented, racially offensive or abusive material is not permitted.
Do not add comments with the intention of causing trouble and being mean spirited.
Do not add comments containing languages other than English.
Do not add comments that are off-topic, this includes spam or spamming, adverts or advertising, specific website addresses / URLs.
Do not use multiple logins for the purpose of disrupting comments and annoying other users.
Do not impersonate someone else.
Do not start or contribute to online "flame wars".
Do not use any inappropriate vulgar or offensive usernames or profile names.
Inappropriate messages or comments or anyone that does not comply with these rules should be reported to the moderator but please do not misuse the "report to moderator" facility. The moderator reserves the right to remove any comment without providing an explanation.
We recommend that you do not reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else, for example; telephone or mobile number, home or email address. To contact Familyrelatives.com members, use the messaging system available in MyAccount.
What should I add as a comment?
We suggest that you add dates, where the individual was born, parent's names including mother's maiden name, where they lived, occupation, age and date of death and in which district.
Please note that whilst My Account page is in Beta test the following applies
Maximum number of words that can be added or sent
- Add / View Friends 250
- Send Messages 250
- Received Messages 250
- Add Birth, Death, Marriages, Add Census, Military 250
- Number of Records allowed in My Research 250