Terms of Service

Last Updated: May 3, 2016

By creating an account on AK Voice, you agree to follow everything outlined in the following Terms of Service, Rules, and Privacy Policy; whether you have read it or not.

Rules

Any broken rules in the Terms of Service may cause you to receive a report, warning, temporary ban, or permanent ban from this website; depending on the severity of the situation. Severe cases may result in you losing protection of the Privacy Policy (shown below.)

  • You must be at least 13 years of age to register for an account.
  • Do not reveal the identity of any user. If someone chooses to hide their identity: everyone, including all staff, must respect that decision by not revealing the user's identity or any personal information in any way.
  • No copyrighted or plagiarized material such as text from a book, music, photographs, etc. This is strictly forbidden, and will be removed immediately.
  • No racially/sexually offensive material. Any content that is deemed racially offensive and/or sexually offensive will be deleted. Depending on the degree of and persons involved, it may be reported to the proper authorities.
  • No pornographic material. Because this website will be viewed by minors, the viewing/sharing of pornography of any type is illegal. This includes pornography in all content, including avatars. Child pornography or other any other illegal type will be immediately reported to the proper authority.
    • Artistic nudity does not apply, so long as it does not include real people of any sorts (nude photography). Any nudity in the form of Hentai or other animation drawn with sexual content is also not allowed. Situations where artistic nudity may be allowed are in posts where the goal is to get creative critisism on your art, or create a discussion about the technical aspects of the piece.  Examples of appropriate artistic nudity are works from great artists such as Michelangelo, Da Vinci, or other famous artists.
  • No disturbing material. This is mainly directed at the posting of Shock Sites. Knowingly misleading someone to a website or anything that contains this form of material is illegal in the United States of America. This includes private messages. Legal issues may reside depending on who the offended is.
  • No threatening/harassing material. There is a 0% tolerance for threats and harassment on this website. Any form of threats/harassment, whether they may be self or out to another person may be reported to the proper authority, and your personal information will be given to them. (See the Privacy Policy)
  • No slanderous/libel material. Posting anything that is/may be harmful to one's reputation is not allowed. Unless you have the definite facts you may not release false or rumored information about someone.

— Removal of content – The Administrators have every right to remove any content or user from this website. The Moderators have every right to remove any content that is breaking any of the above rules.

— Ownership – The content and opinions posted by individual users on this website are owned by that user/author, and it should not in any way be assumed that their opinions or actions are related to any of the owners, developers, administrators, moderators, or other viewers of this website. By accepting these Terms; you accept and understand that all users (yourself included) are legally responsible for what they post on this website.

— Memes – Please do not post content that is commonly considered a "meme" on another website such as Reddit, 4chan, Facebook, 9gag, etc. This content includes things like rage comics, rage/troll faces, advice animals, etc. Although we respect and believe in freedom of speech: This kind of content is not usually valuable or relevant to discussions and should be avoided. Staff members hold the right to remove any of this content at any time.

All inappropriate material may not appear anywhere on the site. Whether posted directly into any content, or linked via text or URL, to a website with content that contains material deemed inappropriate in these Terms of Service.


Privacy Policy

AK Voice ("us", "we", or "our") operates the https://akvoice.com website (the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

AK Voice will do everything its power to protect your identity, data, and opinions. Especially if you choose to keep your identity a secret. We will never release your information to anyone without a legal/valid court ordered search warrant.  Under legal issues, we cannot withhold information from authorities or any government agency.  The only time AK Voice will give away personal data is if authorities or government agencies/entities request data through the Privacy Act, or we are forced to through public or secret court order. As of May 3, 2016: AK Voice has never received either of these orders.

We do reserve the right to voluntarily give away your information if your account is breaking of any rules above that relate to illegal acts. The rules are there to protect you and keep you from breaking the law. Any broken rules in the Terms of Service/Rules will cause you to break the Privacy Policy, and your information may be given out.

In no way can we protect your identity if one of the following situations occur:
  • Information pertaining to illegal activity. If you are commiting any illegal activity on the website, and your information is requested by authorities, we cannot withold it from the police and will be given to them if the situation warrants.
  • Information that is incriminating against oneself. If you are admitting to commiting illegal acts, it will most likely be taken as a serious note from a police officer or administrator, and cannot be withheld from the police and your information will be given to them if the situation warrants.
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