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Question about giveaway section rules/terminology

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by davids355, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    This is from the please read post in the freebies/giveaway section:

    You MAY NOT collect any information (in any form) from BlackHatWorld's members. This includes, but is not limited to, emails/user names/instant message details/etc. In short, there's no list building allowed.

    someone just pointed out to me that I may be breaking the rules as I am asking for an email to send reports to for my ahrefs report giveaway.

    im not sure if the word collect should interpreted as meaning to ask for an address (technically I'm not storing of saving it intentionally, I'm only using it once for the purpose of the giveaway) or if collecting means actually taking and saving the email addresses (which I'm not doing)?
     
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  2. Untouchable

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    Its fine mate. Its just says that you cant put it into a subscription list like aweber and mail people.
    You just need the email so you can send the report which is perfectly fine.
     
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  3. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    That's what I was thinking. Just wanted to confirm :)
     
  4. TheRealRazzy

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    I may start my backlink giveaways again.

    Just waiting for a mod or admin to respond to this to confirm.
     
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    Go ahead and no issues asking email ids for sending reports.
     
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  6. TheRealRazzy

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    Thanks BB.

    I usually use a wufoo form to get URLs and keywords to give away free backlink packages. I also have an email field on there so I know where to send the report. Is that ok to do?