Guidelines for Participating

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Guidelines for Participating

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WELCOME TO THE NAKAMICHI COMMUNITY!

FULL Terms & Conditions (TOC’s)

The Nakamichi Community is provided as a place for discussion of all Nakamichi Shockwafe Products. The following rules have been crafted to ensure a pleasant experience for everyone, by ensuring each member knows what is expected of them, and in turn, what you can expect from other users. By accessing this website, you acknowledge acceptance of these terms and conditions (TOC’s) . Nakamichi reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time at its sole discretion, so do check back if you have any questions related to the usage of this site. These TOC’s apply to all visitors and members of the Nakamichi Forum Community, both now and in the future.

1. General guidelines - We’re all happy to help! If you are new to the Nakamichi Forums and are unsure about anything, just ask! Users on this forum, as well as Nakamichi Moderators are happy to help.

- Be objective: Please stay on-topic and refrain from discussing personal matters, abusing any company or product, or from posting discussions unrelated to Nakamichi Shockwafe products and/or services.

- Stay courteous. Everyone wants to have a positive experience when visiting a forum - and to achieve this, everyone has a part to play so that they do not detract from anyone else's experience. Please refrain from posting any forms of content that may be viewed as abusive, defamatory, inflammatory, indecent, pornographic, unlawful, libelous, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, or in general, may be viewed as objectionable or injurious to third parties. Your opinions are always welcome, but personal attacks and harassment ("flaming") of any form, be it on Nakamichi Community forum threads, posts or through private messaging, are not acceptable. Such posts can be deemed as a violation of our TOC’s and we reserve the right to delete posts, suspend accounts or ban such offenders from using our forums without prior notice.

- Our Ninja Team remains ready to assist: The Nakamichi support forum is a community driven effort to discuss technical issues with other Nakamichi Shockwafe product owners. Although Nakamichi’s Ninja team and moderators will be monitoring the community forums and doing their best to address questions that you may have, posting questions in this forum does not guarantee that your issue will be addressed. If our community forum is unable to provide satisfactory assistance for an issue you are facing with our soundbars, please visit https://www.helpdesk.nakamichi-usa.com/ , or contact our Ninjas if you need further assistance.

Also, Please keep in mind that while our forum may be able to solve some product issues or offer temporary workarounds, these remedies may not be the proper or permanent solution to your problem. Please contact our Ninjas if you need further assistance with your soundbar.

- Best Practices when using the forum:
  • When attempting to find a solution to a problem you are facing via our forums, we recommend searching to see if your issue has already been addressed in a similar thread, and “liking” workarounds or solutions that you may find on relevant threads. If a similar issue cannot be found, create your own post with a clear subject line that summarizes your issue. Based on experience, support posts with subjects that do not indicate the actual issue you are experiencing, such as, “Help me please!” or “This thing sucks” may result in further delay in assistance.

  • Also, Hijacking someone else’s support thread with the intent of bringing attention to the issue you are facing can sometimes result in your issue being ignored by the community.

  • We understand that technical issues can be a cause of great grief and while we understand the emotional toil it can take, abusive, obnoxious and rude posts do nothing to help your concerns or the community.

  • Do refer to sticky threads, if any, for helpful posting guidelines or information that might answer your questions.

Keep it spam-free. As an official forum is owned and operated by Nakamichi, any forms of promotion of third party products (including but not limited to competing products), services, websites or organisations is prohibited. Please do not post content that would constitute unfair bashing, advertising, junk mail, spam, chain letters, or any other form of unauthorized solicitation. Offending accounts may be suspended.

Keep it legal. Do not post any forms of content that would potentially:
  • Infringe on patents, trademark, copyright, trade secrets or other proprietary rights of any party
  • Contain software viruses or any other computer files designed to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software or hardware, and/or
  • Any forms of content that is deemed to be illegal by any local, state, federal, or international law.
  • In addition, you cannot legally post entire articles or news in the forums without permission from the copyright holder. In such cases, Even if you attribute the article correctly, it will still be considered copyright infringement. As such, please do not reproduce substantial parts of content from other sites. Instead, it is best practice to include a relevant line or two that describes, summarizes the content or contains the main topic that you would like to bring up; then, provide a link to the source.

Nakamichi and it’s vendors shall not be held responsible for member-posted information that may be deemed illegal and/or violates copyright law. However, content that is deemed illegal will be removed without prior notice by Nakamichi or it’s moderators. In addition, depending on the severity of the issue, penalties (including but not limited to account suspension) may be rolled out to offending forum members.

- Mind Your Privacy: Do not post information that you do not wish to make public. Be mindful that any information that you post online (even outside these forums) can be obtained and used by other visitors on the web. You post at your own risk and responsibility.

- Be careful. Most people are eager and happy to help out on forums, but remember that their advice is theirs only and that you are responsible for deciding whether or not to follow it. If the advice given by a user sounds wrong or risky to you, do not try it. In particular, if any user asks you for personal information, such as an account number, address, password or credit card number, do not provide it. Also, do be mindful about modifications or recommendations from any users that may potentially damage your Nakamichi Shockwafe and/or void your warranty. If you’re unsure, feel free to reach out to our ninja team for assistance on your Nakamichi Shockwafe.

2. You'll need to register to use the Nakamichi Forums page. You must be at least 13 years old to participate in conversations on our forums.

Also, please note that you are not allowed to register multiple accounts. Any user found to be active under multiple identities risks having one or more accounts suspended.

3. Nakamichi retains the right to remove content and limit users' access. We generally will not edit, monitor or pre-screen content posted by users on these forums. However, our moderators and staff retain the right to exercise their judgement and take action to edit and/or remove material that in our judgment, does not comply with these TOC’s, or that may be viewed as inappropriate, harmful, objectionable, inaccurate or impersonation. Our moderators and staff also have the right to limit any users' access to the forums, including temporary suspension or permanent banning of individual users. To report violations, please contact the moderators privately via private message, and include the message board name and a link to the relevant post. We’d also like to reiterate that although we retain the right to monitor, edit, and/or remove posts within our Forums, we may not review every post or thread. Therefore, specific questions about our Nakamichi products should be directed to our Ninja team who will be better able to answer your questions. You may contact them here.

4. Private messages, thread closures and moderator actions.
Moderator actions and the contents of private exchanges with moderators, staff members and administrators should not be shared or discussed on our forums. Our moderators will have the right to remove such materials and posts. If you have questions or comments regarding moderator actions, Please contact the forum administrator, staff or moderators through private message. Also, depending on circumstances, thread posts may be consolidated to other thread posts, closed or deleted without notice when: The Thread is very old or has similar themes to a larger, more active thread Degraded into attracting multiple posts that contain cynical or non-constructive arguments or; The Thread speculates on future Nakamichi Products, sale events or pricing Threads have evolved to require excessive moderation to ensure compliance with our TOC’s

5. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability. Please note that Users (like you) will be posting the majority of content found on Nakamichi Community. Such third-party content would be the sole responsibility of the person originating the material. Nakamichi does not control and is not responsible for third-party materials.

All information provided on The Nakamichi Forums is provided "as is'' without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. Nakamichi does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, usefulness, reliability, quality or non-infringement of intellectual property rights of any content in the Nakamichi forums, regardless of the source of the material. Nakamichi and its suppliers will not be liable or responsible in any way for any content on The Nakamichi Forums, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in the material, or any losses or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of or reliance on any material.

6. Limited License. Nakamichi hereby authorizes you to copy materials published on this website solely for non-commercial use within your organization, in support of our Nakamichi Shockwafe products. No other use of the information is authorized. In consideration of this authorization, you agree that any copy of these materials which you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices in the same form and manner as on the original. Except as specified above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark , copyright or any other intellectual property right of Nakamichi or any third party.

VISITORS OR USERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO MODIFY, DISTRIBUTE, PUBLISH, TRANSMIT OR CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF ANY MATERIAL FOUND ON THIS SITE FOR ANY PUBLIC OR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.

Content included on this site and provided by or on behalf of Nakamichi (including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images and forum posts) remains the exclusive property of Nakamichi.

For all reviews, comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to Nakamichi, be it on this Site or by any other medium of communication: unless otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection, by using any part of Nakamichi’s Websites, you grant Nakamichi a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free and fully-paid, freely transferable, sub licensable (through multiple tiers) right and license to use any content posted in any way Nakamichi desires, including, but without limitation, to copy, modify, delete in its entirety, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and/or sell and/or distribute such Comments and/or incorporate such Comments into any form, medium or technology now known or not currently own, throughout the world. Nakamichi will be entitled to use, reproduce, disclose, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, publish, display and distribute any posts or threads submitted for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction and without compensating you in any way.

Please do not post content on Nakamichi Forums if you do not want to grant Nakamichi the abovementioned rights.

7. Trademarks. The trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed within the Nakamichi Forums are the property of Nakamichi or other third parties. Users are not permitted to use these Marks without the prior written consent of Nakamichi or such third party which may own the Mark. "Nakamichi" and all Nakamichi product names remain the trademarks of Nakamichi-USA.

8. Cookies. You do not need to have cookies turned on to view forum postings. However, with cookies turned off or if you do not accept the cookie from the forum, you may be unable to sign in to The Nakamichi Forums to post content or respond to postings.

9. International Site Use. All community content is in English. The Nakamichi Community Forum page may not be as helpful or relevant to all international customers. Not all products or programs mentioned will be available internationally.

10. Links to Third Party Sites. The Nakamichi Community may contain links to third party sites. Access to any other internet site linked to this website is at the user's own risk and Nakamichi is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these sites. Nakamichi provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement. Any links posted by you are subject to all terms and conditions like any other type of content posted on the Nakamichi Forum. You may not post a link that directs users to any content or information that would constitute a violation of these Terms of Use.

11. Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas. Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the website is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of the website may be subject to prosecution.
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