DIB aims to provide a safe and welcoming space for sharing friendship, support and ideas. Please be welcoming, friendly and respectful to other users at all times. We do not tolerate aggressive, insulting or abusive behaviour towards other members of the community. We will not tolerate any discriminatory content towards others based on gender, race, sexuality, nationality, religion or age.
We have developed five community values that should underpin all your interactions and help guide your posts:
Posts must not: Contain any material which is defamatory of any person. Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory. Promote sexually explicit material. Promote violence. Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age. Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person. Be likely to deceive any person. Promote any illegal activity. Describes or encourages violence, suicide or other activity which could endanger the safety or wellbeing of others. Puts overt pressure on other members to respond, including 'goodbye' messages and threats of suicide.
DIB is moderated at various intervals throughout the day and evening. We rely on all members to help keep these discussion forums a safe place for people to share and view information. Please flag up anything you deem inappropriate and we will deal with it as soon as possible.
Moderation action may include: Editing of content. Removal of content Banning users Any other appropriate action The moderators make the final decision on whether content is removed from the site or not. Warnings, temporary and permanent bans will be at the discretion of moderators.
Keep your sign in details secret from everyone, including those who are and who are not members of DIB
Never give out your personal address, home telephone number, date of birth or bank details to other members