Thank you for using our service (“service”). This service is provided by Stepping Stones Support of (“Stepping Stones Support”), located at Tirhomin, Milford, Co. Donegal, Republic of Ireland. By using our service, you agree to these terms. Please read them carefully.
Don’t misuse or abuse our service. Don’t interfere with our Service or try to access it in a way other than what we provide. You can use our Service only as permitted by law. We may suspend, ban, or stop providing our Service to you if you do not follow our policies or terms of service or if we are investigating suspected misconduct.
Using our Service does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Service or the content you may access. You may not use content from our Service unless you have obtained permission from its owner or are otherwise permitted by law. These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos from our Service without written consent from Stepping Stones Support. Do not remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our Service.
Our Service may display some content that does not belong to Stepping Stones Support. This content is the sole responsibility of the individual who makes it available. We may review content to determine whether it is illegal or violates any of our policies, and we will remove or refuse to display content that we believe violates our policies or the law. We do not necessarily review all content, do not assume that we do.
In connection with your use of our Service, we may send you announcements, administrative messages, and other information. You may opt out of some of these communications. Some of our Service are available on mobile devices. Do not use our Service in a way that distracts you and prevents or diminishes your ability to obey traffic and safety laws.
THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF RULES WHICH HAVE BEEN PROVEN TO HELP CREATE THE SAFEST ENVIRONMENT POSSIBLE FOR OUR USERS. THESE RULES MUST ALWAYS BE ADHERED TO BY ALL USERS. THE MOMENT YOU CONNECT TO THE CHAT NETWORK, YOU ARE AGREEING TO FOLLOW EACH AND EVERY GUIDELINE LISTED BELOW:
This site is run by a private individuals whom reserve the right to censor, remove and ban any individuals that do not uphold all rules and regulations that have been agreed upon and listed. SteppingStonesSupport chat rooms (also known as 'channels') are watched and moderated, therefore, any individual that is seen partaking in any of the following content during conversation may be banned from all contact with this site. For example we discourage: *
* Upon the discretion of the moderating team and subject to the amount of users active on the site at the time, what level of support is required and if any complaints are received concerning the subject of the conversation being carried out in main chat
The list above is not exhaustive, but demonstrative. Moderators will act on other topics that are deemed inappropriate and out of context with the philosophy of Steppingstonessupport.
Please note that these topics may be permitted in “The Pit” apart from matters which are deemed abusive.
ANY THREAT, DIRECT OR INDIRECT TO THIS WEBSITE, ITS OWNERS OR VOLUNTEERS, WILL RESULT IN AN IMMEDIATE AND PERMANENT BAN. WE WELCOME ALL REASONABLE AND MATURE SUGGESTIONS OR REQUESTS, BUT WE WILL NOT TOLERATE THREATS OR ABUSIVE REMARKS EITHER ON THE SITE ITSELF OR THROUGH ANY WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE TO THE SITE. THREATENING US WILL RESULT IN ANY AND ALL CORRESPONDENCE BEING IGNORED. NEITHER VOLUNTEER OR ADMINISTRATOR WILL TOLERATE ABUSE OR HATEFUL COMMENTARY OF ANY KIND.
We urge you not to share any personal information and are not responsible for any type of harm caused due to sharing things such as, personal e-mail, telephone number and street address. Although most people on the site are here for help and support, there may be untrustworthy people out there who may not have the best intentions. Please proceed with caution.
Private Messaging (PMing) is allowed and encouraged. The rules regarding private messaging are:
It is expected that each user of Steppingstonessupport will make attempts to moderate their own environment before seeking a moderator or network administrator. It is suggested that if you have trouble with another user, you use the Ignore function. To use the Ignore feature:
Steppingstonessupport will do all it can to protect you, but you must take efforts to protect yourself as well.
Any chat room/channel may have additional rules and conditions than expressed in this document. If a chat room has additional rules you will be alerted of their existence when entering the specific chat room. Always read and adhere to any and all channel specific rules.
If you feel that you were banned from the site in error, please Contact Us directly. Please include the moderator who banned you, your nickname and a written record of the incident which caused the ban. Without that information, nothing can be done. Furthermore, if your correspondence includes hateful, disrespectful language, your communication will be ignored, and your ban will not be lifted.
These Terms of Service can and will be changed at will without notice.
Steppingstonessupport welcomes everyone over the age of SIXTEEN for respectful and considerate conversation.
Ragnarock is our teenage site for those seeking support and friendship.
This room is for the use of 13-19 year olds and there are rules specific to this room which any user implicitly agrees to adhere to upon joining the room.
As per COPPA Regulations (US) and the Digital Age of Consent in EU Countries regulations – the minimum age of users for this room is 13.
We will cooperate with ALL law enforcement agencies in the investigation of users over the age of 19 in contact with minors and/or suspected of a crime.
Steppingstonessupport disclaims responsibility for the actions of any visitors on this site. Neither the site owners, nor it’s moderators, will be liable vicariously or otherwise.