Forum Communication Policy


Hostel Management International, LLC (“HMI”) believes in building a professional community and will not tolerate antisocial or unlawful behavior in connection with the Service. We expect you to use only language appropriate for general conversation, with no insulting, racist, obscene or sexually explicit remarks

You are solely responsible for the content of any transmissions you make to the Service or any User Generated Content you add to the Service (the ''Communications''). You will not use the Service to: Upload, post, e-mail, transmit, display, copy, distribute, promote, or otherwise communicate to the public;

(a) Communications of any kind that are false, unlawful, threatening, tortious, disparaging (including disparaging of HMI, its parent, subsidiaries or affiliates), anything that adversely affects HMI such as discouraging any person or entity from advertising with, linking to or supplying HMI, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, racist, sexually explicit, ethnically or culturally offensive, indecent, or that promotes violence, racial hatred, terrorism, or illegal acts, or are otherwise objectionable in HMI’s sole discretion;

(b) Communications of any kind that violate, plagiarize, misappropriate or infringe upon the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright (including, offering pirated computer programs or links to such programs, information used to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, including serial registration numbers for software programs, rights management information or any type of cracker utilities), trademark, patent, trade secret, rights of privacy or publicity, confidential information or any other proprietary right;

(c) Communications of any kind that contain a virus, Trojan horse, time bombs, worms, spyware, adware, malware, bots, any automated use of the system, such as scripts, or other harmful component or restricts or inhibits any other user's uninhibited use and enjoyment of the Service, interferes with, overburdens, impairs or disrupts the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobeys any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;

(d) Communications of any kind that are false or misleading or that constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact, including, without limitation, by forging any TCP/IP packet header, any part of the header information in any transmission to the Service, or otherwise manipulating identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted to or from the Service;

(e) Communications of any kind which include any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, requests for money, petitions for signature, or any other form of solicitation;

(f) Communications of any kind that encourage, promote, solicit or commit conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law or otherwise make available any material that exploits or harms any individual, corporation or other entity;

(g) Communications of any kind designed to impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

(h) Communications of any kind that disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to scroll faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges on the Service;

(i) Communications of any kind designed to stalk, abuse, sexually exploit, violently exploit, groom, act violently toward, threaten or otherwise harass another;

(j) Communications of any kind designed to use or attempt to use another's information, account, password, service or system except as expressly permitted;

(k) Communications of any kind designed to solicit or collect personal data including telephone numbers, addresses, last names, email addresses, or any other kind of information about users, including without limitation, through such means as spidering, "screen scraping," "database scraping," harvesting of e-mail addresses, wireless addresses or other contact or personal information, or any other automatic means of accessing, logging-in or registering on the Website or for any services or features offered on or through the Website; and

(l) Communications of any kind that undertake any commercial purpose or activity without the prior written consent of HMI, including, for example and without limitation, inserting your own or a third party’s