Code of Conduct

Group Rules & Etiquette

Thank you for visiting the HERO Library.  This is a self-moderated library, and your participation is voluntary.  We encourage your post items you feel would be of interest to other HERO members.  To ensure the best possible experience, we have established some basic rules and etiquette guidelines for the HERO Library.  In order to preserve a climate that encourages both civil and fruitful sharing, HERO reserves the right to suspend or terminate participation for members who violate the rules. The HERO Library is a great tool for sharing written material with peers. 

The Rules

  • Don’t post commercial messages or material.
  • Inappropriate, defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening, invasive, offensive, or illegal materials are strictly prohibited.
  • Carefully read all items listed in the rules and legalities below, particularly regarding the copyright ownership of information posted to thelibrary. 
  • HERO  reserves the right to reject or remove any item, for any reason, at any time with no obligation to inform the submitter.


  • Do not post anything that you would not want others to know came from you.
  • Please include key word search tags in your posting, this will help make the item more easily found by other users.

The Legal Stuff

The Library is provided as a member benefit by the HERO.  HERO is not responsible for the opinions and information posted on the site by others, and disclaims all warranties with regard to information posted on this site.  This disclaimer includes all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness.  In no event shall the HERO be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of any information posted on this site.

Do not post or upload any information or other material protected by copyright without the permission of the copyright owner.  By posting or uploading material, the posting party warrants and represents that he or she owns the copyright with respect to such material or has received permission from the copyright owner. In addition, the posting or uploading party grants HERO and fellow members the nonexclusive right and license to display, copy, publish, distribute, transmit, print, and use such information or other material. Items should not be posted if they encourage or facilitate members to arrive at any agreement that either expressly or impliedly leads to price fixing, a boycott of another's business, or other conduct intended to illegally restrict free trade. Items that encourage or facilitate an agreement about the following subjects are inappropriate: Specific: prices, discounts, or terms or conditions of sale; salaries; profits, profit margins, or cost data; market shares, sales territories, or markets; allocation of customers or territories; or selection, rejection, or termination of customers or suppliers. General discucussion on these topics as it relates to our industry is allowed.

HERO does not actively monitor the site for inappropriate postings and does not on its own undertake editorial control of postings. However, in the event that any inappropriate posting is brought to HERO’s attention, it will take all appropriate action.

HERO reserves the right to terminate access to any user who does not abide by these guidelines.