HarryPotterFanFiction.com Terms of Service

The following Terms of Service are intended solely for the purpose of sites that are a part of FanFictionWorld.net. It may not be copied in whole or part in any form (electronic or otherwise) without the prior consent of the owner. HarryPotterFanFiction.com is an unofficial, not for profit fan site, and is in no way connected with J.K. Rowling, Scholastic Books, Bloomsbury Publishing or Warner Bros. It is not endorsed by any of the aforementioned parties. Rights to characters and their images is neither claimed nor implied.

All members and visitors to our web site must comply with and understand the following:

I. HarryPotterFanFiction.com will make every effort to monitor its discussion boards, fiction archive, and outbound links for material we consider inappropriate, but does not guarantee suitability of content for all readers. You acknowledge that HarryPotterFanFiction.com is viewed/read at your own risk. While the administrators and moderators of this site will attempt to remove or edit any generally objectionable material as quickly as possible, it is impossible to review every post/story and outbound link.Therefore you acknowledge that all posts made to this site express the views and opinions of the author and not the administrators, moderators or webmaster and hence they will not be held liable, including to any links to other websites not maintained by Fanfictionworld.net. If you come across material which you find offensive or inappropriate, please contact us.

II. Any information given to us (email address, name, etc...) will not be given to anyone outside the staff of this site and will be used ONLY for contact purposes concerning this site. [Privacy Policy]

III. Although HarryPotterFanFiction.com encourages creativity and discussion, we reserve the right to remove any material that we believe is inappropriate for this web site at any time based on the terms and conditions within this document or other administrative documents within the site.

IV. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, or threatening material that may violate any applicable laws. HarryPotterFanFiction.com reserves the right to be the sole judge in whether a posted content falls within this description

The Fan Fiction Archive

1: Stories submitted to this archive MUST be original fan fiction works. Reproduction of copyright material is illegal and is forbidden. Copying stories from HPFF without express permission of the author is also forbidden. Please be aware that HPFF has a zero tolerance towards plagiarists. Any material found to be copied from another source or author will be deleted and the author will be removed from the archive. Any member of this site who copies stories to other sites without prior permission of the author will also be removed. If you discover a story that you believe to be plagiarised, please contact a staffer through our helpdesk

2: Content. You agree to abide by all content rules as listed in the site rules including, but not limited to, those specifically related to the posting and/or viewing of inappropriate content on this site. Public areas of the site are required to be no higher than 12+ in rating and all stories are required to have applicable ratings and warnings. The staff will not be held responsible for users reading material that is marked as unsuitable for their age. Although all reasonable efforts are made by the owner and staff to keep inappropriate content from being posted on this site, we cannot be held responsible for all content that may slip through. Users agree to report any violations of the ToS or site rules to the staff for immediate recourse via our helpdesk

 

3. Removal and Rejection. Anyone found to be in violation of any provisions of this document, abusing the site software, or failing to comply with the site rules are subject to removal at the staff's discretion. Stories failing to comply with posting requirements are subject to removal without prior notice. Removal may be done by temporary suspension, deletion of stories and/or accounts, or banning as deemed suitable by the staff. All content removed by the site owner and staff is permanently gone and in no way recoverable. This includes chapters, stories and reviews. Always back up your material.

4. Staff Decisions. Staff have the final decision in interpreting these rules as they apply to this website. Staff are not under any obligation to specify reasons for removal once members and/or visitors have breached these Terms of Service and/or Site Rules.

The Forum

The forum maintains it's own specific rules which are hereby incorporated into this document as if set forth in their completeness. [link to forum rules]

Please note that this document may change as and when the need arises. It is the user’s responsibility to follow changes. (Last updated: January 2012)

If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Service, please direct them to our staff via trouble ticket or via staff e-mail at the links provided above.