The purpose of Game Trails Online is to promote the Dallas Safari Club, its foundation, members, advertisers, exhibitors, and partners in a positive, fun, entertaining, and informative manner. In order to maintain the integrity of the Dallas Safari Club and to further its position as the premiere conservation organization in the world, the following editorial guidelines should / will be adhered to.
Alcohol may be mentioned / pictured when used by those of legal U.S. drinking age in social or celebratory situations only. For instance, after the hunt, at convention, etc. Alcohol may not be mentioned / pictured prior to or during hunt, with firearms present, or in any manner that shows poor taste or a possible safety risk.
Only legal drugs may be mentioned / covered / pictured. For instance, medical advice on anti-malarial medication, first aid kits, etc. Illegal drugs or drugs used other than in the above setting may not be mentioned /
Hate Email / Comments
Insulting comments, those in poor taste, and those considered anti-hunting, anticonservation, or in opposition to the beliefs and standards of the Dallas Safari Club will be deleted immediately. Users that post such comments will be forever blocked from the Comments Section.
Game Trails Online provides positive information / material only. News considered antihunting, anti-conservation, or in opposition to the beliefs and standards of the Dallas Safari Club will not be posted.
Politics / Politicians
Game Trails Online does not / will not endorse or subscribe to any particular political agenda or party. Only pro-outdoor political stories / politicians will be covered and will be regulated to news releases, interviews, or feature articles. For instance, Governor Perry’s daughter’s first deer, President Obama allows concealed handguns in National Parks, etc. News releases, interviews, or feature articles containing negative outdoor political material will not be covered. For instance, Senator Jones voted against allowing hunting on Sunday, the NRA says Obama is anti gun, etc.
Profane language and slang terminology consisting of expletives, racial slurs, and vulgar euphemisms or language that is derogatory or defamatory is prohibited.
Only organizations associated with or that are not considered in opposition to the beliefs and standards of the Dallas Safari Club will be covered / mentioned. Portrayal The purpose of Game Trails Online ] is to promote / portray the Dallas Safari Club, its foundation, members, advertisers, exhibitors, and partners in a positive, fun, entertaining, and informative manner.
Only pro-outdoor / outdoor relevant press releases will be posted.
Game Trails Online does not / will not endorse or subscribe to any particular religious belief, agenda or denomination. Religious beliefs may be mentioned / pictured only as they pertain to a foreign setting. For instance, our Pygmy guides worshiped several different gods, our guides in Iran were devote Muslim, etc.
Only sex relating to the breeding of animals as it relates to conservation will be mentioned / pictured.
Cigars and pipe smoking can be mentioned / pictured as used in a celebratory manner only. Mention / pictures of cigarettes or smokeless tobacco are not allowed other than when / if used by an indigenous culture in foreign country. For instance, Pygmy guides smoking hand-rolled cigarettes.
Given the positive nature of Game Trails Online, stories / material of a tragic nature will be avoided. Exceptions to this – such as obituaries – will be covered in a discreet, respectful manner.
Photos of hunters / anglers / fishers posing with their trophies should be tasteful, respectful of the animal and the environment / country in which it was taken / caught, free of excessive blood, and show the animal in the best light.
All images on Game Trails Online are readily available in various places on the Internet and believed to be in public domain. Images posted are believed to be posted within our rights according to the U.S. Copyright Fair Use Act (title 17, U.S. Code.)
Claims of Infringement
If you believe that any content appearing on Game Trails Online infringes on your copyright, please let us know. E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
following information to us and the infringing material will be removed as soon as possible.
(a) your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
(b) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
(c) the exact URL or a description of each place where alleged infringing material is located;
(d) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use has not been authorized by you, your agent, or the law;
(e) your electronic or physical signature or the electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on your behalf; and
(f) a statement by you made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf
Please also note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.
The above guidelines can be changed / updated at anytime and at the discretion of the Dallas Safari Club’s Executive Director, President and or other applicable staff.