Statement of Purpose & Topic
The primary purpose of this group is to provide information and support to PARENTS (defined as parents, adult family members, guardians, and caregivers) of IBD KIDS (defined as children of any age with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases of any kind).
Acceptable topics are any topics which are relevant to the exchange of information and support between PARENTS of IBD KIDS, or the offering of information and support from IBD ADULTS (defined as adults with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases of any kind) to PARENTS of IBD KIDS.
We assume absolutely no responsibility for the content of any messages posted in this IBD Support Community. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message posted. The messages posted in this IBD Support Community reflect the views of their authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of DragonPack.ComŽ.
Any member who feels that a posted message in this IBD Support Community is objectionable or in violation of these terms of service is encouraged to contact us immediately by email. We will make every effort to remove objectionable messages, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that such removal is warranted.
Member Rights & Responsibilities
Every IBD Support Community member has the right to be treated with respect and the responsibility of treating others with respect.
Every IBD Support Community member has the right to make your own choices and the responsibility of not judging others' choices.
Every IBD Support Community member has the right to share what works for you and the responsibility of doing so respectfully.
Medical Advice: Authority, Etc.
No administrator or representative of DragonPack.ComŽ is a medically trained professional. Some members of this IBD Support Community are medically trained professionals; however, they do not particpate in this IBD Support Community in their professional capacity.
The content of this IBD Support Community is provided for friendship, informational, and support purposes only. The content of this IBD Support Community is not intended in any way to be a substitute for professional medical advice nor is it intended to be relied on for medical diagnosis or treatment.
Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider. Never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in this IBD Support Community.
Sponsorship & Advertising
This IBD Support Community was built and financed soley by DragonPack.ComŽ, and continues to be provided and maintained by the same. Ongoing expenses for this IBD Support Community are financed by DragonPack.ComŽ. We do not sell advertising to support this IBD Support Community or any part of DragonPack.ComŽ.
It is expressly prohibited that any individual or group use this IBD Support Community as a medium to sell or receive donations for any product or service. It is further prohibited that any individual or group use this IBD Support Community as a medium to solicit potential customers for future sales or donations for any product or service.
Email addresses and other personal details provided by users of this IBD Support Community for the purpose of registration or in the content of posts are publicly visible by all other visitors of this IBD Support Community as well as major search engines.
Email addresses provided privately to the administration of this IBD Support Community, for whatever purpose, will not be released without express permission.
Under no circumstances will DragonPack.ComŽ publish or otherwise provide individual email addresses or lists of email addresses to any outside individuals or groups.
Message Deletion Policy
IBD Support Community posts will be automatically moved to the archive after they exceed 15-30 days old, depending on the amount of the traffic on the forum. Archived posts will be purged periodically after they exceed 60-90 days old. We reserve the right to amend this policy if necessary due to server space concerns.
Otherwise, messages will not be deleted from this IBD Support Community except under the following circumstances:
- Duplicate postings of the same post.
- Flaming or attack of another member.
- Posts completely unrelated to stated topic.
- Posts by minors (anyone under the age 18) in IBD Parents Support.
- Posts of any type of spam or internet junk mail.
- Posts in violation of our no solicitation policy.
- Posts which otherwise interfere with or disrupt the supportive environment.
You agree, through your use of this IBD Support Community, that you will not use this IBD Support Community to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violative of any law.
Furthermore, you agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or by DragonPack.ComŽ. And, finally, you agree not to use this IBD Support Community as a medium for posting spam or advertisements.