Registration Agreement

REGISTRATION HERE IS RESTRICTED TO ACTIVE / RETIRED DSA MEMBERS & ACTIVE / RETIRED RESERVE PATROL DEPUTIES ONLY!

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS - READ THESE FIRST SO YOU REGISTER CORRECTLY!

If you register incorrectly, your registration attempt will be automatically rejected!

If you need assistance, send an email to: webmaster@sonomacountydsa.org

YOUR USERNAME MUST be your full first and last name in all lower-case letters & separated by an underscore (for example: jane_doe). Doing this will help ensure our Member's Area remains secure and will make communication much easier between members. Registrations done in any other manner will be rejected to protect everyone's security.

All registrations must be approved by a moderator to protect our security and all registrations much be accompanied by a working and current email address. You are highly encouraged to use your personal email address when registering. You may use your County email address to register, but if you do this, you will need to remember to change it once you retire or you may miss important messages. For this reason, using your County email address is discouraged. Registration reviews generally take anywhere from just a few minutes, up to 24 hours.

After your registration is approved, you will receive and email telling you your account has been activated. Once it is activated, please login and update your profile details using the "Profile" button on the Main Menu.

By using this site, you agree that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, intentionally inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum.

Note that it is impossible for the DSA staff to confirm the validity of every post. Please remember that we actively monitor the posted messages and will remove any messages or posts that are rude or inflammatory to other members. The goal of this forum is to create a place where members are free to express their feelings without fear of people ridiculing them and or creating a hostile environment. If members disrespect other members here, the whole goal of the forum could be lost. This can not and will not be allowed.

The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of the DSA staff, its subsidiaries, or the DSA membership. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to "report" the post or notify an administrator / moderator of this forum immediately. The DSA staff reserves the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to a member's profile information as well.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the DSA or any related websites to this forum. The DSA will never release any personal information contained in your profile for any reason without a court ordering the DSA to do so.

You agree to NEVER give out your username and password to anyone but an Administrator. You also agree not to share the content of any sensitive post with another person except other registered DSA members. This is for your protection, the protection of the DSA and for validity reasons. Lastly, you agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason.  We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft. All passwords are required to be a 8 characters.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice.

Also note that the forum software we use here places a cookie (a text file containing bits of information such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to or from your computer.