Gear Head Abuse Policy
 

While using this Website, you may NOT do the following:

1. Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying this Website

2. Post or transmit any unlawful, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, racist, sexist, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, abusive, hateful, offensive, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind.

3. Post or transmit any information constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, constitute unauthorized practice of a professional service, or otherwise violate any local, state, national, or foreign law, including without limitation U.S. export control laws and regulations.

4. Use the “Gear Head” or “pcgearhead.com” names, domain names, trademarks, logos, or insignia in your user or screen name, or in any other manner, that would imply that you work with or are affiliated with Gear Head.

5. Pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else or impersonate any other person or entity.

6. Invade the privacy or violate any personal or proprietary right of any person or entity.

7. Post or transmit any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid or Ponzi schemes, investment opportunities or schemes, or other unsolicited commercial communication (except as otherwise expressly permitted by Gear Head), or engage in spamming, phishing, or denial of service attacks.

8. Post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute, or in any way exploit any information, software, or other material obtained through this Website for commercial purposes (other than as expressly permitted by the provider of such information, software, or other material).

9. Use the Website to generate traffic for other sites.

10. Infringe the intellectual property rights or similar rights, including but not limited to copyrights, trademarks, and patents, of any person or entity.

11. Upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way information, software, or other material obtained through this Website, which is protected by copyright or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without obtaining permission of the copyright owner or right holder.

12. Upload, post, publish, reproduce, transmit, or distribute in any way any component of this Website itself or derivative works with respect thereto without Gear Head's prior written consent, as this Website is protected under U.S. and international copyright laws.

13. Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of this Website or Gear Head’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to this Website or to Gear Head.

14. Forge headers (headings) or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to Gear Head on or through this Website or any service offered on or through this Website.

15. Use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access this Website or services for any purpose without our express written permission; however, this provision shall not apply to the indexing or updating of search engines.

16. Post or transmit any information or software that contains a virus, Trojan horse, worm, or other harmful component.

17. Post or transmit any information, file, or software that contains, but not limited to, a virus, Trojan horse, worm, adware, spyware, crimeware, online graffiti tagger, dropper, rootkit, keylogger, bot, or any other harmful software program or program element.