Introduction

Welcome to our online community. Please read carefully the following terms and conditions of using our website and our forums.

In this document “our” and “we” relate to the owners of the Mental Health Forum website and online forums, Together 4 Change.

General

These terms and conditions apply to your use of our website and online forums. If you do not agree with them, or any part of them, you must not use our website or online forums.

To use our website and online forums you must be at least 18 years old.

By using our website and online forums you agree to our privacy policy which can be found here and that you consent to cookies being used as per what is stated in our privacy policy.

You accept that we may terminate or deny access to and use of the website and our forum to any individual or entity for any reason.

Registration

Contributing to our online forums requires registration. You will be required to choose a username and give a valid email address.

By registering, you are giving us permission to email you for any matter relating to our website and/or online forums.

Using our website and forums

Our website and forums are a public place. They are searchable on the internet, unless you are posting in a part of them which is private to members, or to a group of members. By being part of the forums you acknowledge this.

We request that you:

  • Protect the identity and privacy of other people.
  • Show respect to other forum members, and to the forum staff.
  • Do not submit posts that are unlawful, harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, sexually orientated or racially offensive.
  • Do not advertise or promote products or services.
  • Do not spam or flood the forum. Only submit a comment once.
  • Do not resubmit the same, or similar, comments.
  • Keep your comments relevant to the discussion topic.
  • Do not breech other people’s copyright.

User Content

By posting content on our forums your contributions are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License1. Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, we (including our moderators and administrators) have the right (though not the obligation) to, in our sole discretion, refuse or remove any content that, in our reasonable opinion, violates any of our policies or is in any way harmful or objectionable.

Cancellation or Suspension of Your Account

You may cancel your account at any time by emailing us using our contact form, which can be found let us know. We will endeavour to close your account within 7 daye.

Deleting Posts

Posts that have been made in our online forums cannot be deleted by members. Moderators and administrators have discretion to remove posts. This is normally only exercised in cases where there are privacy or safety concerns. Please direct your request directly to our forum moderators or administrators using the facility to flag posts.

Anonymous Posting

At times, it may be appropriate to use the anonymous posting function. This will help protect your identity, as it will not relate your post to your previous posts. There are safety mechanisms in the system which allow the poster to be identified by the administrators of our forums.

Links to other websites

We are not responsible for the content of external websites, and links to external sites should not be taken as an endorsement of their content.

Accuracy of information

While we endeavour to ensure the information contained on our website Mental Health Forum and within our forum is accurate, we do not provide any guarantee that it is. It is your responsibility to check any information that is given is correct.

Research

From time to time, research may be conducted within our online forums. By registering as a member, you acknowledge that you are aware that research may be being undertaken within the forums. You also consent to being contacted by email by the researcher(s) involved. While you may be contacted, there is no expectation that you will take part in any research. Declining to be involved in any research will not affect your membership of the Mentail Health Forum in any way.

Our Details

The Mentail Health Forum is owned by Together 4 Change.

Together 4 Change can be contacted by using the contact form which can be found here or by post at: Suite 223, 266 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7DL, United Kingdom.