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The Soul Source Site Guidelines are provided below
The aim of these guidelines is to assist all members to enjoy and get the most out of the Soul Source Website. Please note that the guidelines are provided to offer easy guidelines for general site use. Our Terms And Conditions Of Use  has more detailed site information


Soul Source Site Guidelines as at 21 January 2019 



Soul Source is an independent soul music web site.
Its main thrust is all about enjoying soul music, in an enjoyable and worthwhile style.
It is funded by advertising and subscriptions and the aim is to be fully self-supporting.


Posting Content on Soul Source

The site has various features, please use the most suitable feature for your content/post. The main ones are listed below

  • Forum - Soul related discussion
  • Event Guide - Event related content
  • Sales Forum - All sales posts
  • Freebasing Offtopic - Non Soul discussion
  • Gallery - members event photos
  • News/Article - Featured soul related news and artciles


Feature/Forum Specific Guidelines

Where needed individual forums (eg sales) or features (eg Event Guide) will have individual Guidelines, please ensure that these are read and understood before using the forum/feature.


Content Layout

The site is viewed on many different devices, pcs, phones, tablets. Use of oversized text can make the content hard to read on some devices and may also raise accessibility issues. Normal text size setting and normal case (no caps lock)should be used where possible. If you find you do need to increase the text size to read posts, you can do this easily via your browser settings,


Posting, trading or requesting illegal items

  • Due to copyright issues posting or requesting mp3s  etc (except if posted with sales ) is not allowed.
  • Links to websites which offer illegal items are not to be posted
  • Trading illegal items (such as recent bootlegs) is not allowed


We reserve the right to moderate posts which

  • Are considered likely to disrupt, provoke, attack or offend others
  • Are racist, sexist, homophobic, sexually explicit, abusive or otherwise objectionable
  • Contain swear words or other language likely to offend
  • Break the law or condone or encourage unlawful activity. This includes breach of copyright, defamation and contempt of court
  • Are seen to impersonate someone else
  • Describe or encourage activities which could endanger the safety or well-being of others
  • Are considered to be 'spam', that is posts containing the same. or similar content posted multiple times
  • Are considered to be off-topic for the particular soul source forum/feature


Respect other members

  • Do not insult or personally attack another member.
  • You do not have the right to attack someone for having an opinion other than your own.
  • If someone disagrees with you, they're entitled to provided they do it respectfully


Objectionable Content

  • Please assist the site by reporting/flagging such via the report/flag post/content feature


Moderation Comments

  • Please do not discuss moderation on the topic as it can disrupt the discussion flow. Use the Site Stuff (Support) forum for any moderation discussion.




Membership Limits

  • Membership is open to all ages over 16. Please read The Terms and Conditions of Use for full information.


Member Names will be failed if they...

  • Contain website or email addresses
  • Contain non-standard characters
  • Appear to impersonate someone else
  • Contain political statements
  • Contain swear words or are otherwise objectionable
  • Used for excessive advertising


    Members Avatars and Signatures

    • Avatar images and signatures where available used should be non-offensive and follow the members name guidelines above.





    Failure to follow the Site Guidelines

    • Your post content may be removed or edited
    • Minor offences may result in a simple advisory warning.
    • If repeated and/or felt needed a stronger official warning may be issued
    • If felt needed temporary removal of features/access of progressively longer durations may be used.
    • If it becomes clear that someone is unwilling to use our site within the terms and conditions of use (that all agree to follow) then the account may be closed.


    Further details...

    Please note the below


    All contributions are subject to Soul Source Terms and Conditions of Use

    Soul Source reserves the right to edit, move or delete any message, or terminate membership, at any time, for any reason.


    Access to and use of this site ('soul-source.co.uk') is provided by Telasource and is subject to an agreement to follow The Terms and Conditions of Use which can be read via the following link.




    Please remember that by registering for the Soul Source website you have also agreed to follow our Terms and Conditions of Use.

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