Help Topic: Terms of Service
Terms of Service
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- It is also acknowledged that some people will try to circumvent these Terms of Service for their own purposes. These postings will be reviewed and may be edited, relocated or removed and the offender(s) dealt with appropriately.
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By registering, a poster agrees to be bound by these conditions. Narcolepsy Network, Inc. reserves the right to revise or update these Terms of Service at its own discretion and will post notification of changes on the forum. By continued use of this forum a poster agrees to be bound by these updated and revised Terms of Service.