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9rules Member Agreement

Want to be a 9rules member? Play by the rules!


Once accepted, 9rules will display portions of your articles throughout the 9rules site. 9rules will not display your full content on the site. Members will maintain the quality of their sites and update their sites regularly (continue doing what you are already doing). Unless notified, 9rules will remove sites lacking updates for 60 days. We understand situations arise and will work with members concerning site updates (inform Tyme you are experiencing a problem as soon as possible).

The topics you write about determine placement in Communities. In the event you decide to change the topic of your writing, notify 9rules of the change and your site will be moved to a new Community. 9rules management reserves the right to remove a site that has content viewed as pornographic, sexually explicit, discriminatory, or racially derogatory.

For your content to show in Communities, 9rules will need the link to your articles only feed. Our system will check your feed periodically for updates and display your updated content automatically. It is important to notify 9rules if the URL of your feed changes.

9rules will provide members with a link to the 9rules member badges. The 9rules badge should be displayed on all pages of your site with a link back to 9rules. You can alter the color and size of the badge to match your site. The overall shape of the leaf should remain unchanged. If you redesign your site, remember to move the linked leaf to the new design.

9rules members are responsible for keeping informed on community and member news. 9rules will post updates in the private member’s area or on the 9rules blog.

Upon acceptance, you will receive access to the private 9rules area. Conversations that take place in this area are private. Violating this trust will lead to removal of your site from 9rules.

Voiding Agreement

Either party has the right to void this agreement at any time, effective immediately. If a member would like to remove their site from 9rules, the member should use the contact form to request removal.