ABCtales.com will not discriminate on the grounds of age, colour, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, nationality or national origins, race, religious beliefs, responsibility for dependents, sexuality or unrelated criminal conviction. Similarly it will not allow anyone to use the site to discriminate against or abuse individuals or groups of people on these grounds.
ABCtales.com supports the principle of freedom of speech and makes every effort to maintain as open a society as possible within its community of users. However, it will not publish written work that contains abuse on the ground listed above and the management will remove from the website any such work it discovers has been published. Automatic processes are in place to try to prevent the publication of such abusive material.
In relation to the forums, ABCtales.com is proud to operate un-moderated discussion groups but it will remove any posts that contain abuse on the grounds listed above as soon as they come to the attention of the management. It will further remove other persistent abusive and personal attacks on individuals or groups which are made in a manner intended to cause harm or offence but are not necessarily based on the grounds listed above.
ABCtales.com also reserves the right to remove any forum posts which are or contain direct advertisements or promotions for commercial products, services or organisations. It will also remove spam posts, repetitive posting and any contributions to the forums which, in the management's view, are intended to disrupt free and open discussion or the technical performance of the forums or the website.
Normally individual posts will be removed, but where necessary, whole threads may be deleted.
The following message will be posted where an item is removed:
**Post Removed by ABCtales.com staff** This post was removed by ABCtales.com staff because it contravened our equal opportunities policy. ABCtales does not tolerate racism, sexism, or any other form of discrimination. ABCtales.com will take steps to remove access to the site from people who persistently violate these rules.