Publishing Policy

The Tulsa World and the Administrator of this web site ("We") advise all persons who post material and read the postings that We do not review or edit any posting for Objectionable Materials (as hereafter defined) or other content before it is posted by parties other than Tulsa World representatives. After We become aware of Objectionable Materials posted on this forum, We will take reasonable steps to remove postings containing Objectionable Materials within a reasonable time after We learn or are advised of the Objectionable Materials. All persons making postings to this forum consent in advance to the removal of any or all postings at any time for any reason or for no reason. All persons posting further consent in advance to the removal or deletion of all or any posting We determine in our sole discretion to delete or remove. No notice of removal of a posting is necessary.

All persons using this forum acknowledge and consent that all postings express the sole views and opinions of the author making the posting, and We are not in any way directly or indirectly responsible for the content or information contained within the posting. All persons agree that the person making the posting is solely responsible for the postings and its content.

You further agree not to post Objectionable Materials or content that is degrading on the basis of gender, race, class, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual preference, disability or other classifications or epithets, threats, or intimidation. Inappropriate materials described above will not be tolerated and will be removed in a reasonable time after We learn of them. We may monitor any postings and reserve the right to remove, edit or alter postings that are inappropriate with or without your consent and you agree and consent in advance to this specific right.

Objectionable Materials include offensive, abusive, obscene, vulgar, defamatory, libelous, information placing someone in a false light or invading someone's right of privacy, hateful, threatening, sexually orientated materials or other materials that may violate any applicable laws. Objectionable Materials also include any material that violates a copyright, trademark, patent, proprietary or other intellectual property rights of any third party. By making any inappropriate postings, you acknowledge and consent that you may be permanently barred from any further postings on this forum. You further agree that We reserve the right to edit, move or close any posting at any time should We see fit (although you agree that We have no obligation to edit, move or close postings). All persons making a posting agree that any information that has been entered may be stored in a database and understand that while efforts are made to avoid inappropriate or improper disclosure to a third party without your consent, We cannot be held responsible for any hacking activity that may compromise the information or cause the inadvertent disclosure of any material. Material subject to removal also includes any material that is degrading on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual preference, disability or other classifications.

All persons making a posting agree to and do indemnify Tulsa World, its employees, agents, officers, directors and affiliates from any and all claims or damages (including but not limited to reasonable attorneys' fees) resulting from any claim brought by any third party against them relating to their postings.

This forum is not for the purposes of commercialization, to solicit funds or engage in any commercial or business activity. Graphics or audio are not appropriate (unless specifically authorized).

You further agree that any and all postings wherever you and your computer are located are deemed to be accessed and viewed at our server location in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and no other location. The fact that these are deemed to be accessed and viewed solely in Tulsa, Oklahoma, also includes the consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the State of Oklahoma, Tulsa County, as to any and all claims related to any postings. These are express conditions to the use of this forum and by indicating that you agree, you have accepted full responsibility and accepted all of the terms and provisions of this Agreement.