Please review these guidelines for conduct prior to participating in any interactive portions of the Humanity Healing International Website.
All members - old and new, paid and unpaid - are expected to be familiar with, and adhere to, these guidelines.
These guidelines are subject to change at any time to reflect the growing issues within our Community, and we make a definite point of announcing such changes as they are made.
However, full responsibility of staying informed, updated, and aware of changes lies with each individual Community member.
Ignorance of these guidelines is not a legitimate excuse for misconduct.
1.) Please Contribute Actively to the Community.
2.) As a Spiritually Aware Being, you are expected to conduct yourself with a high degree of honor, integrity, and dignity on this site. The following behaviors are inappropriate, and disruptive issues will be resolved promptly by Management:
3.) Please Respect all Administrators and Moderators.
You may not unduly argue with a staff member, either publicly or privately. Belittling, berating, and otherwise hostile treatment or disrespect of any staff member will automatically get you banned. Administrators, particularly the site founders, are the final word on what constitutes disrespectful behavior. Group moderators have limited authority within their own groups only, and do not have the power to ban members without the approval of management.
If you are banned, an appeal may be filed with the founders. If successful, you will be on probationary status. If any further incidents occur, you will be permanently banned, with no possibility of returning to the Community.
4.) Harassment, threats of harassment, and discriminatory behaviors are not tolerated.
While we are open to a good, hefty debate, there are specific places on Humanity Healing for such discussions. In all areas, we expect you to be courteous and respectful. Please keep in mind that statements made are peoples’ opinions. As such, people should not have to put a disclaimer in front of everything they say. It is formally understood that, as stated in these guidelines, no one is intentionally trying to offend or insult anyone else.
Name calling, finger-pointing, belittling, threats, removal of content without approval from an administrator, and anything else that disrupts the peace of the site will be swiftly dealt with by management. Anyone conducting themselves in this manner is subject to immediate suspension, and possible removal.
3.) Humanity Healing International Logos and Graphics are Copyrighted.
None of the official logos or graphics of Humanity Healing International may be re-distributed, copied, or derived from in any form unless written authorization is obtained from the founders, and the original artist. Any content submitted within the Community becomes the property of Humanity Healing International, with all credits and rights also still remaining with original authors.
6.) Projects and public relations activities are conducted by the founders.
No Community member may act as an official spokesperson for Humanity Healing International, or for any of our associate organizations, for ANY reason. Administrators may occasionally act on behalf of our organization at the express request of the founders only, and only for the task at hand. The majority of public relations activities will be handled exclusively by the founders.
Anyone caught misrepresenting themselves, or their association with Humanity Healing International is subject to immediate removal, and possible legal action, with absolutely no possibility of returning to the Community. Three strikes are for baseball, not fraud.
7.) Founders are available by appointment only.
This includes member crisis situations, interview requests, and so forth. To request an appointment, please submit your request using our contact form under the heading ‘Contact Us’ on the Homepage, or send a direct email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond as soon as we are able.
8.) Public Events related to Humanity Healing International are to be conducted under these same guidelines.
If any member is found in violation of these guidelines at an event related to our organization, they are subject to review, possible suspension, or removal. If an event is held without our knowledge or permission, and we are misrepresented in any way, the person responsible is subject to possible legal action.
9.) You must be at least 18 years of age to be in this network.
While there may not be any overtly adult content on the site, this is a legal issue that we must adhere to.
10.) Membership is a privilege, not a right.
Likewise, Humanity Healing International reserves the right to suspend or ban any and all disruptive accounts at its own discretion, hereby absolving itself of any possible legal ramifications or responsibilities.
11.) These Guidelines are Born of Necessity
We fully realize that some of these guidelines may, at first glance, be considered rather harsh to some people. We wish it to be known that it is not our intention to be militant, or overbearing in our approach to operating this Community.
However, there have been particular past members who have fraudulently presented themselves as officials of Humanity Healing International, and who have conducted false business and humanitarian activities on our behalf, without our knowledge or consent. This has caused significant trouble, and we have been obliged to engage in far too much damage control due to the actions of these reckless, insensitive few. In light of this, we feel that it is our right, and our responsibility to guard against such actions, perpetrated by people of questionable integrity.
Our first defense has been that we now do our level best to screen new members thoroughly, both for our own protection, and yours. We have also updated these guidelines, and make them readily available here for all Community members in an effort to keep the peace, and to inform all would-be troublemakers that we do not tolerate fraudulent, insensitive, or disruptive behavior.
Comments, opinions and suggestions are welcome.
Please email us at:
or write to us:
Humanity Healing Network
9947 Hull Street Road - Suite 117
Richmond, VA 23236-1412
These guidelines are not negotiable.
Your full understanding and cooperation are greatly appreciated.
Last Update: 02/01/2012
I have read & am signing 3/23/12.
If I do make a mistake, I only ask you notify me and I will immediately make every effort to rectify and correct.
Thank you for everything each of you do to pull this all together. From my heart I truly have enjoyed being on this team with each of YOU! ~dZ
Great rules! It is not easy to keep a forum as large as this operating at a high level.