Overview
As the PradoPoint.com community has grown an avenue for advertising has emerged to this niche interest area. Some suppliers and members have taken advantage of our community without permission for personal gain. It is for this reason that these Advertising Rules are now in force and apply retrospectively.

These rules may change from time to time and it is your responsibility to be familiar with them.


For Sale Area
You may post a message in the For Sale forum only if:
  • you are a current member, and
  • you have posted to the forum more than 15 times (Not in short succession), and
  • you have been an active member for more than 3 months, and
  • Meet the for sale rules.
  • The item for sale is a single item, or
  • a collection of single items.


Penalties
  • Removal of listing, and/or
  • Infringement points/warning, and/or
  • Account Suspension or Account Termination



Links, Phone Numbers & Email addresses
You may add links, phone numbers or email addresses to your posts that are relevant to your topic only if:
  • you have no personal or business affiliation with the person/website being linked to, phone number or email address and
  • there is personally or financially no benefit to you or to any person or business you know derived from the link phone number or email address.

You may add a link to your profile (homepage link). This link may be:
  • personal in nature, or
  • commercial in nature.

You may add links, phone numbers or email address to your signature only if:
  • it is personal in nature, Not business orientated or
  • you have express permission from the owner of PradoPoint.com.

You may add links, phone numbers or email address to your blog that are relevant to your topic only if:
  • you have no personal or business affiliation with the website being linked to, phone number or email address and
  • there is personally or financially no benefit to you or to any person or business you know derived from the link phone number or email address.


Penalties
  • Removal of link, and/or
  • Infringement points/warning, and/or
  • Account Suspension or Account Termination



Forum Usernames
Usernames must not contain any form of advertising including:
  • phone numbers, or
  • email addresses, or
  • website urls


Penalties
  • Alteration of username, and/or
  • Infringement points/warning, and/or
  • Account Suspension or Account Termination



Group Buy Forum
All group buy type threads are to be located within the Group Buy forum. You may add a post to the Group Buy forum only if:
  • you have express permission from the owner or Admins of PradoPoint.com.


Penalties
  • Removal of thread, and/or
  • Infringement points/warning, and/or
  • Account Suspension or Account Termination


Advertising in threads
Advertising in threads is prohibited unless:
  • you have no personal or business affiliation with the offer and
  • there is personally or financially no benefit to you or to any person or business you know derived from the offer, or
  • you have express permission from the owner or Admins of PradoPoint.com.
  • This includes using the forum to make the offer of taking work externally to Pradopoint.


Penalties
  • Removal of thread, and/or
  • Infringement points/warning, and/or
  • Account Suspension or Account Termination


PM (Private Messaging system)
Unless you have express permission from the owner or Admins of PradoPoint.com, the PM system is not to be used for solicitation of business that would contravene any the above rules by offer of any the following:
  • Offer or quoting values of work/ Parts etc, or
  • phone numbers, or
  • email addresses, or
  • website urls


Penalties
  • Alteration of username, and/or
  • Infringement points/warning, and/or
  • Account Suspension or Account Termination