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FAQ: Rules and Regulations
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Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct

Rules and Regulations ClusterDX update October 14 2020 user levels update

1:1A Important for members, new members visitors: Inform yourself about the Law and regulations for 11 meter band. ClusterDX takes no Code of Conduct Rules and Regulations ClusterDX update October 14 2020 user levels update

1:1B Important for members, new members visitors: Inform yourself about the Law and regulations for 11 meter band. ClusterDX takes no responsibilities in which way members using their RTX, transceivers or other radio equipment. Golden rule: inform yourself about the Law and regulations we take no responsibility for the information on the ClusterDX, DX club groups websites, or web links, message board, activations, contest, managers, spots contest prizes (by sponsoring) etc etc

1:1C In ClusterDX we use written-English only. All other texts can and will be deleted by ClusterDX staff. We ask you to use written-English only.

1:2 Membership at ClusterDX is low profile and free. No contribution Needed! However we like to get sponsoring. It is totally voluntary. What we ask from you in return is that you will be active on ClusterDX and spot your DX contacts.

1:3 The use of other call signs is permitted with some rules and regulations. If you planning to use another call sign of a other DX Group, the rule is that you have to inform us about this call-sign change. If you change your call always make a back-up of your spots. A new call can be affected on your spots. (So contact HQ Admin first what to do) admin@clusterdx.nl ONLY ONE ACCOUNT IS ALLOWD PLEASE CONTACT HQ CO IF YOU NEED A EXTRA ACCOUNT. If you do not inform us about the extra account we can change or we are allowed to delete your callsign, account, administration, webpage spots etc etc. without any notice!

1:4 A Note to all members, new members or visitors. You are not allowed to use or make a website with a url containing following names or words “clusterdx / cluster-dx" or what appears to be the same. This is only possible with permission from HQ Official registered club and 11 meter radio group in the Chamber of commerce. (See also 1:4 B)

1:4 B IMPORTANT You may not use ideas or tekst, urls, programming codes, photos or spots, Facebook account containing, (FB will be informed about these regulations and be ask to delete) etc etc without the permission of the owner of ClusterDX. Even if you are a sponsor you are not allowed! If you do so you will be expelled or we take other actions in the court of law.

1:5 Donations is entirely voluntary and gives you no additional benefits within the ClusterDX or any refund. You can be a free member (regular user) ‘Silver or Gold is only for 1 callsign and Valid for 1 call sign when you did the donation for. If you change call sign or go to other club group or whatever we do not make again a gold Emblem and certificate and swiths the technical connection Silver Gold.

Free Level ClusterDX user level Regular (is free)
Auto log system levels free 15 minutes

Bronze donations (€5,00 per year) incl Certificate and Avatar logo for your profile
Auto log system levels out Bronze 1 hour

Silver donations (€15,00 per year) incl Certificate and Avatar logo for your profile
Auto log system levels out Silver 2 hours

Gold Donations (€20,00 per year) incl Certificate and Avatar logo for your profile and a Personal Nickpage you can manage your self.
Auto log system levels out Gold 4 hours


1:6 Activations, Contest, club promoting Your are not allowed to promote your business or advertise for yourself or somebody else to make money or to advertise for a other reason etc is not allowed without HQ and CO permission. Also club promoting on FB ClusterDX pages Chat of Shoutbox are not allowed. The ClusterDX would like to be transparent for DX Groups. We work and share the same hobby. If we hear, see or sense that clubs or individuals lure – recruiting on ClusterDX website, Facebook of Whatsapp, Chats, Shoutboxes etc. We can decide to ban your account or remove it temporarily or forever. If we see, hear or sense that you are advertising on Clusterdx website without the HQ permission we can ask you to money to pay.

1:7 You are not allowed to use ClusterDX as a contest platform and use the ClusterDX as a control sheet for the contest. Also your SES and self promoting or selfspoting of a contest or SES is not permitted. Ask your moderator CO or Admin what you can do. You are not allowed to recruit members for your radio dx group / club on the ClusterDX website facebook or other platforms to find new members you have already broken the rules. You may not spot your own SES or Contest. A Submitter cant can Spot A WKD or SWL of a SES or Contest.
(not your own SES or Contest!) An WKD SWL Comment or maybe if ask by the is WKD QRZ to give a a progressive back by a contest is no problemen. Some stations ask for a Progressive number Back

You may not link or promote Links fotos of club companies on the spoter and chat and schoutbox. Also not on forum, news download etc. your Profile is not a problem, or on the nickpage. (golden level)

1:8 If you make a spot you have to do this correct. The Head Manager, ADMIN, Super Admin, Owners HQ Staff Area Manager Moderators Coordinator and owner Admin are allowed to change your spot or delete it. He or she will contact you first. For example you write the call sign not okay with.

1:9 Around 27.555 you are not allowed to write WKD, A SWL is not a problem. on the frequency 27.555 it is an on written rule law but the code of conduct is simple no talking on T5 (27.555) If people search on the calling frequency example 27.555 a 27.553 (for example) will not appear on our ClusterDX.

1:10 We always assume you have heard or spoken with a station if you make the spot in ClusterDX. It is the members who know if the spot is made or not. Unfortunately, sometimes spots are in doubt and are seen as lying or bragging spot. After some profiling it is sometimes a fake spot. We as ClusterDX team are not responsible for the spots but if we get informed about fake spots from your account It can and will be deleted. We always assume a fair situation and integrity and we do not delete this spot automatically. We always assume the contact is made or the station is heard. HQ Coordinator Owner or Admin ClusterDX can ask you to delete the spot if your QRZ station is claiming he or she was not on the air at that date or time. We will inform you about this first.

1.11 You are using the chat Shoutbox ClusterDX and also outside the cluster in a normal, friendly and integrity way. Discussions, Fights are not allowed. After 1 mediation and again a violation, we are allowed to delete your callsign, account, administration, webpage spots etc etc. or we expelled you for a time!

1.12 Bid sad to announce about this text but in some way there are always members who fight and point fingers at each other. We are all adults and the ClusterDX and our 11 meter hobby is for fun! And there is no place for Individual members (or between) obsessive or jealous behavior. If we see, hear or sense this kind of behavior… we are allowed to delete your callsign, account, administration, webpage spots etc etc. or we expel you for a time! There is no place for a member like this. So be a sports… Mind! your hobby is your hobby and no annoyance!

1.13 No political views - ideas or discrimination affairs be tolerated. We do not discuss religious beliefs. We keep our community ClusterDX clean. We like don't let anyone in. Our community is for our wonderful hobby where we all United ... Observe the standards and values we call here.

1.14 Please follow up the guidelines and instructions of the Owner Admins. We can always make a decision to change or delete accounts if we think it is for security reasons or for Privacy or Server matters. We can do this without any notice. If we make a decision and we withdraw that our rights because we are the Owner, HQ or Admin.

1.15 We do not accept self spotting. The Moderators are instructed to remove this. You can indicate via special activations if you have an activation or not. We also see many typos if you have had qso and you make a spots, please check before you send it, if you have typed the call correctly. Please do not use the clusterdx spotter as an advertisement for a stations location, freq or QSL route if you did not talk WKD the stations. Use the chat or activations news for this to inform radio friends.

1.16 Email and other private data You can hide your email on the ClusterDX and do not let others contact you or use your email address. If someone use your email address, we can never be held responsible in any way or another! For the use of your e-mail address or other private data you have to be Alert yourself. Please do not use private data like phone numbers house addresses or whatsoever on the ClusterDX. If you do so it is you own responsibility. If you sign up at the ClusterDX you have to read the code of conduct and with sign-up you agree with our rules and regulations (code of conduct). Inform yourself about the rules and regulations. ClusterDX takes no responsibility for the information on the ClusterDX, DX club groups websites, or web links, message Board, activations, contest, managers, spots contest prizes (by sponsoring) the use of your e-mail address or personal private date here on clustredx.nl (.com)

1.17 Auto log out system levels

Normal user - 15 min
Bronze user – 1 hour
Gold user – 4 hours
Silver user – 2 hours
Normal user - 15 min

1.18 We can always change our rules and any members ship ideas without notifying you of this. The voluntary donations, but also donations Silver Gold members do not give you extra rights or benefits within the ClusterDX. In case of disagreement or other matters we do not refund any donation. Ones donated is donated! Rules and regulations can be changed sometimes and so we ask you to see if there are some new rules or regulations… Questions can be done on the following e-mail address admin@clusterdx.nl

1.19 We would like to inform that we have this code of conduct rules and regulation, that you have to use a valid call sign and If the (only HQ and Admin HQ) HQ of a 11 meter DX group / club give us the information that a member is no longer a member we suspend / delete the account, We ask you to change within the stipulated time of 12 hours, if not we have to block/ delete your account. We do not take any action when the the ifo comes from gossip or tekst or notifications by members of that particuler club or group. Or other operators. HQ and their admin have to infom us via admin@clusterdx.nl mail. or bij phone or personal whatsapp.

1:20 Disclaimer

Every effort has been made to make this website as complete and accurate as possible, but no guarantee or fitness is implied. The information is on ''''as-is'''' basis. The publisher shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damages arising from the information contained on this website.

1.21 If you are a regular user or a voluntary bronze silver or gold donator and we find out that you also have a community that is similar to an 11 meter cluster, even though you are already making preliminary calculations. then we can ban you and delete your account. As owner we pay tax for the donations and income dependent contribution. If you have or start a cluster that is similar to that of clusterdx, we can start a legal procedure.

also make advertising for your club and as stated in our clusterdx rules you are not allowed to recruit or approach people. the use of the data from our website is prohibited to use it outside but also for your own interests. a procedure can also be stratified here. it is all not heavy but we work hard on our website and we want to protect more than 6000 users, but also our ideas, scripts, layouts, design, etc., so keep in mind that we can plan actions on this and to you if you break the rule or something with data stealing or whatsoever we can start a legal action to you.

It is prohibited without notifying us and with our permission to use information in any form for your own, or other community then ClusterDX, internal and external sites or other platforms. if you consciously, unconsciously advertise or promote something like 11 meter dx groups / clubs community, clusters radio sites. Even then we can ban you from ClusterDX and remove your account. for regular or level donors who do this, ‘as mentioned in our rules’, there is no refund of your donation or any benefits. And legal action can be done by the owner admin to you.

Dutch law reserved and EU. Name, ideas and data protection.

1.22 when registering with our site regular user, or as a voluntary donators Bronze Silver Gold, you have agreed to our rules. you agreed to this when you registered. so regularly check our rules that we have carefully drawn up. so keep our rules in mind. we can file legal action against you if this proves necessary.

1.23The e-mail private data with which you are registered on the Clusterdxnl may be used by us to e-mail you for security, technical matters, new updates or announcements (notes), we can also send you e-mail about misconduct on the cluster and send you warnings via Private message system or email directly or qsl address or your private (bineus) home address to announce you. Also ads about your hobby.

The Clusterdx Moderators, Coordinators, Staff, Amdins and Owner can therefore email you even if you do not wish to.

you can never rely on unsolicited mail pm (private message) use of private addresses phone numbers or regard it as spam. By signing up as a user on our website you have agreed to our rules. The rules can also be changed without notice. so we advise you to regularly check our rules and regulations. You can make your e-mail not visible to other users. So that they don't see your mail. You are responsible for your visibility and correctness of your email address, qsl address and your home or living location or witch radio gear, photos or whatever you may have posted.

We are always authorized to use your email's IP address(ses) private address for clusterdx related matters. In short, you can never hold us responsible for incorrect use thereof. We also refer ones again to our code of conduct rules and regulation and our articles in our rules and regulations. So that you are well aware of our rules regarding privacy, security and what is and is not allowed on our ClusterDX.

We are extremely careful with the use of your data. You are a regular (free ) Bronze Silver Gold user responsible for your privacy data, callsign, nickname, operator name and other information about yourself. This is your own responsibility and we as clustered and their helpers can never be held liable. Our website is well secured, but in the unlikely event that something may leak due to a hack or stealing information from external or internal users, we cannot be held accountable, please take this notice carefully and read the code of conduct rules and regulations regularly.

You yourself and other users (members) as a user here at Clusterdx take care of your own data. A big tip would be to not leave your private email (s) or address details and your name. So do not post personal private data or matters in the clusterdx.nl or in your profile chat scoutbox forum or photos or in any form whatsoever shared on this cluster.


Your ip or ip addresses mail (s) or a private or business semi business group / club can be used by us to check whether you comply with the rules on our clusterdx. You may not use any private or ClusterDX data without our permission Admin Owner. The other way around is that we'reas clusterdx.nl (and more domains) and their helpers are allowed to use whatever it may be necessary.

Advertising or starting a 11 meter cluster in Your personal name name, nickname, or call sign or as 11 meter group / club name is not allowed by us. Layout use or other ideas in with way or another is not allowed for this, we can delete and ban - suspend your account also without notification or if we think that your account or you as user / member or as private person or 11 meter hobbyist dxer callsign or whatever poses a risk to our data, we can delete ban, suspend, delete that on our ClusterDX immediately. We can also have you prosecuted if we think it necessary. You can never hold us liable or prosecute us for the use of your data text or other matters related to what you have placed with us as a user in with form it may be. We cannot say it often enough read our code of conduct rules and regulations

We can also attend you via facebook or other channels if necessary. regarding. violating any rules or matters related to cluster-related matters. such as ads for or from clusterdx. you may not use any information from our website and / or use it for your own interest, business, group / club or in any form whatsoever. You use our website clusterdx.nl and you therefore adhere to our code of conduct Rules and regulations. We are authorized to have you prosecuted. Within Dutch law, EU and international laws.




Note:
Always follow the guidelines or any correction of the HQ, Admin, Coordinators & Moderators. In case of misconduct or not following rules or on instructions, you can be banned, or you can be removed from the ClusterDX without any notice.




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