Apnea Board Registration Agreement and Rules
By registering on Apnea Board you agree that you will not post any material which is knowingly false, inaccurate, abusive, disruptive, inappropriate, hateful, harassing, sexually oriented, vulgar, threatening or invasive of a person's privacy, or any other material which may violate any applicable laws. No member may use their forum account to solicit or facilitate the sale, trade or transfer of any commercially-sold or pirated computer software package or digital media anywhere on Apnea Board Forums. All posts must be made in the English language.
Failure to comply with these rules may result in the termination of your account, account suspension, or permanent ban of access to these forums. Your IP Address is recorded with each post you make on Apnea Board and is retrievable by the forum staff if need be. You agree that we have the ability and right to remove, edit, or lock any account or message at any time should the Administrator deem it necessary. You also agree that any information you enter on Apnea Board is stored in a database, and that "cookies" are stored on your computer to save your login information. Any information you provide on these forums will not be disclosed to any third party without your complete consent, although the staff cannot be held liable for any hacking attempt in which your data is compromised.
1. External Commercial Links Not Permitted:
Links to commercial websites are not allowed
in forum posts, member signatures or user profiles. This includes redirects, scam sites, blind links and informational sites that are essentially commercial in nature.
It is not acceptable
to by pass this rule by posting something like: "Please visit my-online-store.com"
or "Go to my-products-online-dot-com"
There are two exceptions
, as follows:
: A member may
post a direct link to a CPAP manufacturer website
forum for the purpose of linking to user manuals, product support documents and similar information-only
: A member may
post a commercial link or message in our Commercial Posts
forum, as long as the link or message does not fall into one of our three prohibited categories
within that forum:
Prohibited Category 1
: Commercial links or message solicitations not related
to sleep apnea.
Prohibited Category 2
: Solicitations offering prescription required items
(such as CPAP machines, humidifiers, masks or mask parts) for sale, trade or transfer.
Prohibited Category 3
: Links to any website owned or operated by
a DME (Durable Medical Equipment supplier
) who offers CPAP machines for sale in an online store
. (Please see below for instructions on how to refer to this type of CPAP supplier within a post
* The CPAP 'Supplier List
': If a member wishes to refer to an online CPAP supplier who maintains on online store, then within their forum post, they may refer to our CPAP 'Supplier List'
. (link at the top of the forums). This list enables a member to make reference to a specific supplier within their post without making a direct link or reference to the supplier's website address
. Members may post something like: "I got a good price on filters from 'Supplier #3' on the Supplier List"
. [For more information, please refer to the top section of the Supplier List
For questionable links that fall outside the scope of these rules, a determination of acceptability will be made by the Administrator.
For further clarification, please refer to this chart:
2. Administrator and Moderator Instructions Must be Followed:
Our staff members are not perfect; they're volunteers who try to keep Apnea Board operating smoothly. Be patient with them and respectfully follow their instructions.
3. Additional Information:
By registering, you agree to accept the entire Apnea Board Legal Statement
and any other rules or policies that the Administrator specifies. Information contained on this website and forums should not be considered as medical advice. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician before seeking treatment for any medical condition, including Sleep Apnea. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician before changing pressure or other settings on any medical device, including CPAP machines.