Code of Conduct



  • Hi Catanians,
    to make the experience of this forums as pleasant as piossible we created some basic rules. If you have an questions regarding this rules don´t hesitate to contact the CatanUniverse CM or other moderatores.

    Racial / Ethnic

    This category includes both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

    Promote racial/ethnic hatred
    Are recognized as a racial/ethnic slur
    Allude to a symbol of racial/ethnic hatred

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be temporarily banned from the forums
    Be given a final warning, after which any further Code of Conduct violations may result in a permanent ban from the forums

    Sexuality / Violence

    This category includes both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

    Refer to violent and/or sexual acts
    Refer to extremely violent real life actions
    Pornography

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be permanently banned from the forums

    Distribution of Real-Life Personal Information

    This category includes:

    Releasing any real-life information about other players, Moderators, USM or Exozet employees

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be permanently banned from the forums

    Impersonating a moderator, USM or exozett employee

    This category includes:
    Passing yourself off as a moderator, USM or Exozet employee to post false information

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be given a final warning, after which any further Code of Conduct violations may result in a permanent ban from the forums

    Inappropriate Language

    This category includes language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

    Are a mildly inappropriate reference to human anatomy
    Are otherwise considered objectionable

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be given a temporary ban from the forums, depending upon severity

    Harassing or Defamatory

    This category includes both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

    Insultingly refer to other, players, employees, moderators, or groups of people
    Result in ongoing harassment to other, players, employees, morderators or groups of people

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be given a temporary ban from the forums, depending upon severity

    Religions or Religious Figures

    This category includes both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

    Negatively portray major religions or religious figures

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be given a temporary ban from the forums, depending upon severity

    Illegal Drugs or Activities

    This category includes both clear and masked language and/or links to websites containing such language or images which:

    Reference to abusing illegal drugs
    Reference to performing illegal activities

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be given a temporary ban from the forums, depending upon severity

    Spamming or Trolling

    This category includes:

    Excessively communicating the same phrase, similar phrases, or pure gibberish
    Creating threads for the sole purpose of causing unrest on the forums
    Causing disturbances in forum threads, such as picking fights, making off topic posts that ruin the thread, insulting other posters
    Making non-constructive posts
    Abusing the Reported Post feature by sending false alarms or nonsensical messages

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be given a temporary or permanent ban from the forums, depending upon severity

    Cross Linking Threads

    This category includes:

    Linking to threads from other forums
    Creating threads with the sole purpose of linking another post

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be given a temporary ban from the forums

    Discussing Disciplinary Actions
    This category includes:

    Creating posts or threads to discuss disciplinary actions taken against a player, including chat logs and email correspondence between a user and a moderator, USM or Exozet employee.

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be given a temporary ban from the forums, depending upon severity

    Circumventing a Suspension / Ban

    This category includes:

    Posting on another account
    Having someone post on your behalf

    If a player is found to have participated in such actions, he/she will:

    Be permanently banned from posting on the forums

    IMPORTANT

    Repeatedly violating any area of the Forum Code of Conduct, including the areas detailed above, will often result in permanent banishment from the forums.
    This policy is not language-restrictive. Language that falls under this policy will always be subject to the repercussions listed, whether it is inappropriate in English or any other language.


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