Kramer Guitar Forum FAQ

Here you can find answers to questions about how the board works. Use the links or search box below to find your way around.

Overview

KramerForum.com is a privately owned online community for collectors of Kramer Musical Instruments. Kramer Forum was started on August 9, 2002 and continues being the primary voice of Kramer collectors worldwide.

Kramer Forum is dedicated to preserving the heritage of Kramer Musical Instruments. Kramer Forum encourages the freedom of speech of its members. Posts and comments are never censored unless they are in violation of the restrictions below.

Restrictions for Users

The following are forbidden of the forum's members:

- Using the forum to promote a personal business. Doing so dilutes the vision of preserving Kramer heritage and drives a wedge between forum members in competing businesses.

- Using the forum to solicit members for a competing forum. Anyone undermining the forum's unity is in violation of the bylaws.

- Creating confusion, and affiliating the Kramer Forum with any entity other than the Kramer Forum itself.

- Creating seamless navigation from a different website to the Kramer Forum or KramerForum.com. Kramer Forum may be advertised in the "links" section of any website, but may not be included as part of another site's navigation.

- Undermining the forum's unity by verbal attacks on forum members or administrators.

- Using false identities or deceiving forum members in false business practices.

- Exploiting the Kramer Forum or Kramer Forum admins and members for personal gain or profit. This activity will be evaluated on a case by case basis by all admins and moderators.

- Selling products that are not as described or listing products on this forum my omitting certain aspects of the description in order to deceive or mislead a prospective buyer.

- Selling copyrighted or trademarked materials: please be aware that selling copyrighted or trademarked materials such as logos are not allowed on this forum.

- Selling or soliciting the sale of musical equipment is premitted ONLY in the "Kramer Klassifieds" section. Any sale or solicitation outside the Klassifieds section may be deleted. Please see the specific Rules regarding Access to the Klassifieds section, below.

Repeat violations of these bylaws are subject for temporary or permanent ban from the Kramer forum.

Access to Kramers on Ebay and Klassifieds

Access to Kramers on Ebay and Klassifieds sections is limited to users who have registered over 30 days ago and have a post count of 25 posts or more. Once you reach the 25 post level, you will be automatically promoted to having access within 2 hours.

Guidelines for Posting Guitar-Related Listings


Posting your own ebay auctions is not allowed in any online guitar community.

Posting of only the following guitar-related eBay listings is recommended:

-humorous or overpriced auctions
-deceitful or questionable auctions
-auctions with a Buy It Now
-auctions with questionable parts or questionable authenticity

Please use your discretion, but it is within the Admins' discretion to remove any live auctions that are posted.

Privacy

KramerForum.com takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy.

 

What This Privacy Policy Covers

  • This policy covers how KramerForum.com treats any personal information that KramerForum.com collects and receives.
  • This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that KramerForum.com does not own or control, or to people that KramerForum.com does not employ or manage. In addition, certain KramerForum.com advertising partners such as Google, have their own privacy statements which can be viewed by clicking on the links.
Information Collection and Use

     General

  • When you register as a member on the Kramer Forum, we ask for optional information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. Once you register with KramerForum.com and sign in to the message board, your IP address is visible to the Forum's administrators.
  • KramerForum.com automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address and KramerForum.com cookie information.
  • KramerForum.com uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal use.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
  • KramerForum.com does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except for the following circumstance:
    • We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of KramerForum.com's terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.
  • KramerForum.com displays targeted advertisements based on personal information. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click on targeted ads meet the targeting criteria - for example, women ages 18-24 from a particular geographic area.
    • KramerForum.com does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
    • KramerForum.com advertisers include music retailers, music service, clothing retailers, and entertainment industry companies.
Cookies
  • KramerForum.com may set and access KramerForum.com cookies on your computer. The main purpose of the KramerForum.com cookie is to verify a user's status as online.
  • KramerForum.com lets other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to KramerForum.com's cookies.

Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences

     General

  • You can edit your KramerForum.com user profile in the User Control Panel, at any time.
  • We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the KramerForum.com service, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the KramerForum.com Newsletter, that are considered part of your KramerForum.com account, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.

Confidentiality

  • We limit access to personal information about you to KramerForum.com administrators only.
Changes to this Privacy Policy
  • KramerForum.com may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your KramerForum.com account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.

Effective Date: September 1, 2005

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