Terms of Service and Rules
Just Anime Network Terms of Service
Just Anime Network (JAN) provides the services to you, the visitor, based on its Terms of Service (TOS) outlined here. When using the services provided by Just Anime Network, you are subject to these posted terms. Usage of the services on this site denotes acceptance of these terms. The TOS may be changed at any time and without direct notice to individual visitors, so it is recommended that you check back with this page at any time you have questions or concerns.
In order to view messages on Just Anime Network's message boards without user restrictions, no registration is required or necessary. In order to post messages on the boards, and use other advanced services, you must register with Just Anime Network using a valid e-mail address. Upon registration, an Activation Key in the form of a URL will be mailed to the address you provided. You must visit this URL using the web browser of your choice to activate the account. No posting privileges are granted until the account is activated.
Just Anime Network not require you to use your real name or other identification that can be easily traced to you, and the e-mail address you provide will be kept private. You may not however use a temporary email service. In order to register on Just Anime Network, registrants must be 13 years of age or older. Just Anime Network does not knowingly collect any information from any users under 13 years, and if it is found that an underage user has fraudulently registered, their account will immediately be terminated.
By viewing the site content, you agree that all content on the Just Anime Network's Message Boards is the responsibility of the person from which the content originated. You agree that neither Just Anime Network nor its sponsors or affiliates are responsible for all content that you personally post or upload. Just Anime Network does not directly control any content posted on the boards, and does not guarantee the truthfulness or quality of any content.
You agree that while using the Just Anime Network message boards, you may be exposed to content that is offensive or objectionable, and that you will in no way hold Just Anime Network nor its sponsors or affiliates liable in any way, shape, or form for any harm or loss that may come to you or others as a result of viewing this content. Just Anime Network is not responsible for screening content before it is posted, although an offensive language filter is installed on the system that will reject certain posts that may contain certain words deemed offensive or used most often in an offensive way.
Users are solely responsible for protecting their accounts from access by others. You are strongly encouraged to select a hard-to-guess password and not re-use that password on any other sites where it may be read by the owners or administrators of that site.
Because of this rule, it is highly recommended that board users do not share their accounts with others, nor share their computers used to access the site with others, as the actions of some other person could easily directly impact all known shared message board accounts. It is strongly advised that you do not use a temporary email service either should you need to recover your user account. Temporary email services operate as a public email address without a password and anyone can view your emails.
Privacy and Release of Information
Under normal circumstances, Just Anime Network will never release your provided information to any third party without a court order requiring us to do so. However, in cases of certain severe and/or repeated TOS violations or illegal activities, we reserve the right to forward any and all known information about you and your accounts to your ISP (including libraries, schools, and places of employment). Also, any parties whose copyright has clearly been infringed by your actions on the boards.
You agree that you will not use this service to perform the following actions:
1. Offensive Posting
Posts of an offensive nature are not allowed. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Using vulgar, profane, or sexually explicit language
- Using race, religion, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, handicap, nationality, or gender as a means of insult
- Using sexual preference terms as a term of insult in any way, shape, or form
- Using threatening, harassing, defamatory, hate-speech, or libelous language
- Posting or requesting links to or material from pornographic, obscene, or hate-speech web sites
- Posting links to web sites with potentially offensive content without a clear warning
While our forums does not censor word at this time, please remember this forum is PG-13-rated. Swearing is not disallowed, however excessive use of such words will be censored. Inappropriate usernames will not be tolerated at all.
3. Flaming (Insulting Other Users)
Posts clearly insulting other board members, individually or as a group, directly or indirectly, are not allowed. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Name-calling ("You're an idiot", "You moron")
- Direct insults ("Screw you")
- Offensive orders ("Go kill yourself")
- Insinuations ("Are you stupid or something?") or insults towards family ("Your mom...")
Posts intended solely to annoy and/or offend other posters by going against the clear nature of a board or topic are not allowed. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Provoking other users to respond with flames
- Making misleading topic titles
- Asking obviously useless questions
Posts that violate or incite others to violate the law are not allowed. This includes, but is not limited to, asking for or providing, in any way, shape, or form:
- Illegal copies of copyrighted software (ROMs, Warez)
- Methods of circumventing copyright protection (Cracks, CD Keys, mod chips)
Posts that clearly advertise a service or product are not allowed. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Unsolicited commercial or personal web site advertisements
- For-Sale/For-Trade/For-Auction/Wanted notices
- "Make Money Fast" scams, chain letters, and pyramid schemes
- Advertising for another message board or game.
- Users are allowed to include a web site address in a signature, request comments on their personal site in a social setting, or providing only once an interesting or relevant link to another site.
- Posting to get your post count higher is strictly banned.
The main purpose of the Just Anime Network's Message Boards is to provide a discussion forum for Just Anime Network gameplay and general discussion. Topicality is expected and will be enforced on all boards, so take the extra time to post on the proper board. This includes, but is not limited, to:
- Creating threads in the wrong section (posting polls in any other section, but the polls section)
Posts that disrupt the message boards for other users, intentional or not, are prohibited. This includes, but is not limited, to:
- Message posts or topic titles that force browsers to scroll horizontally
- Large blank or content-free posts
- Bumping old or "dead" topics without a reasonable cause
- Posting multiple identical or near-identical messages or topics, including "fad" topics
- Topic titles or posts consisting of all or mostly capital letters (Images cannot be larger than 600 pixels wide).
- Intentionally hard-to-read posts (i.e. using all, mostly, or alternating capital letters; using no spaces, capital letters, or punctuation)
- Flooding the board with multiple disruptive topics or posts
Users will be immediately banned (along with any associated accounts) for impersonating other boards users by creating and/or using a message board account with a name clearly intended to impersonate, mock, or antagonize another user, or otherwise falsely claiming to be another message board member.
Continual harassing behavior directed towards a certain individual or group with the intent of an creating an intimidating, offensive, or hostile environment on the boards, with or without use of explicit or implicit threats is strictly prohibited. Posting private information without permission is also prohibited.
11. Unauthorized Access
Accessing or attempting to access any Just Anime Network user account not belonging to the user in question without permission is prohibited. Accessing another user's account in this manner is grounds for immediate loss of all known accounts.
12. Bugs and Exploits
Using exploits or tricks in the Just Anime Network code to gain privileges, access, or abilities not clearly intended by the board design is prohibited. While you are more than welcome to try and find any exploits away from the public eye, making them public or using them for personal benefit is grounds for immediate loss of all known accounts.
13. Acceptance of Site Rules and Community Standards
You also agree to the Site Rules and Community Standards [here] (opens in new window/tab) and that these rules may be updated with or without notice.
Topics and message posts that violate the TOS will be deleted from the boards, and additional penalties may be applied at the moderator's discretion. Re-posting deleted violations (yours or those of others) is also considered a violation.
Messages and topics may be removed at any time and for any reason at the sole discretion of Just Anime Network and its designated moderators. User accounts may be warned, suspended, or revoked at any time and for any reason at the sole discretion of Just Anime Network and its designated moderators. All determinations of what is "acceptable" and "unacceptable" content will be determined solely by Just Anime Network and whoever it designates as moderators. You agree that the decision of the moderators and administrators is final, and you may not legally contest their rulings.
Intentional, repeated, or severe violations are cause for the banning of your account, all use of the boards from your IP address or your entire ISP, and Just Anime Network contacting your ISP or other relevant parties concerning your activities.