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Please follow these terms, conditions and rules and we should all enjoy Buzz50

Buzz50 is a free private site intended to be a welcoming and friendly place for over 50s to chat and make friends.

You can Contact Buzz50 in various ways, including by phone (if urgent only please!) through the contact link at the bottom of every page on our site or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Terms and Conditions of Buzz50 (Updated 24/02/2015)

1. This is an over 50s site. You must be 50 years old or older to join;

2. Registered names and email addresses must be true and valid; anonymous memberships are not allowed and you may be asked to verify your identity to Mike or Mila if requested. Buzz50 does its best to be a safe and secure site for all our members.

3. Inappropriate user names or inappropriate profile pictures are not allowed;

4. No advertising without the consent of admin This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;

5. No duplicate memberships. Only one membership is allowed unless approved by admin, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Duplicate memberships will result in the removal and banning of that member. If you have a friend or partner using your computer or IP address then please inform Mike at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

6. You cannot delete your membership of Buzz50 but you can delete all the details from your profile page. If you would like your profile page removed as well then please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and I will do it for you within 24 hours of your request;

7. With some exceptions, posts, photos and other activities you add to Buzz50 cannot be deleted. This is because it would break the thread of the site's activities;

8. We reserve the right to delete, lock or move posts without warning;

9. Buzz50 is a private site and we reserve the right to refuse or terminate membership without warning;

10. If your post or topic gets deleted than read the rules and see if you can work out why. If you can't and you do it again then you run the risk of having your FREE membership withdrawn;

11. Moderators and admins will first let you know by PM of any rules that are broken, If same rules are still broken, admins will send three written formal warnings followed by a suspension of 7 days up to one month, if nothing changes member will be banned from Buzz50. If circumstances warrant it, we can suspend without warning.

12. Your IP address may be recorded to assist with keeping our site safe. Anonymous IP addresses or the use of a 'Proxy' to hide your IP address is not permitted.

13. Sending contact details away from Buzz50 within the first 48 hours will usually indicate that the member is a scammer and your membership may be blocked.

14. No photos of children as profile photos please


Rules – Posting on the Forums

1. All posts must be legal and decent and no swearing allowed;

2. No “Hijacking” of others posts - If you want to change the subject, start your own thread;

3. Please remember to address the topic not the poster, as deliberate attacks on other Buzzers may lead to a suspension of membership;

4. No starting of threads that are an obvious criticism of another Buzzer. Any criticisms should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;

5. No individuals should be identified in such a way as to cause upset or concern.

5a. Hate speech will not be tolerated on Buzz and in particular with regards to racism, gender orientation, or religion.
(added 24th September 2015)

6. If you have a complaint about the moderation, admins or moderators of Buzz50, please do not start a thread or make a post on the forums, instead, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and your complaints will be dealt swiftly;

7. Any potentially controversial or argumentative posts should be put in the Controversial Topics Forum.


Rules – Chatrooms

1. All chat must be respectable, decent and no swearing is allowed;

2. No individuals should be identified in such a way as to cause upset or concern;

3. No attacking of other chatters - those that do will be immediately suspended;

4. No soliciting or advertising is permitted in chatrooms;

5. If you have a complaint about the moderation, admins or moderators of Buzz50, please do not discuss in chatrooms, instead, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and your complaints will be dealt swiftly.

5a. Hate speech will not be tolerated on Buzz and in particular with regards to racism, gender orientation, or religion.
(added 24th September 2015)
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