Terms of Service

To sign up for an account on Elysian Fields, you MUST be at least 15 years of age. To read, write or review material rated NC-17 or Adult Only, you MUST be at least seventeen years of age.  By signing up for an account and reading stories on the archive, you verify that you are the required age and assume responsibility for any content you might read.

Do not sign up for multiple accounts on Elysian Fields, unless you have cleared it with an admin first. If you create multiple accounts in order to review your own stories, we reserve the right to delete all the accounts you hold on Elysian Fields.

No flames allowed. Constructive criticism is welcome, but if a review is found to be pointed with insults and personal statements about the author, it will be removed, and the responsible party will be banned from the site. We encourage growth as authors, but disrespecting another author's work will simply not be tolerated.

You may not use Elysian Fields to distribute any abusive, obscene or threatening material. Respectful and civil behavior is required of all members.

You may not to use Elysian Fields to send unsolicited communication to our members.

Please do not bring disputes from another archive or website over to Elysian Fields. If you have issues with another member from another site, please do not post about it on the archive.

We don't permit Cyberbullying, Harassment, Flaming or Trolling in the shoutbox, our LJ or FB connected pages, PM's or in reviews. Any report will be investigated and if a member is found to be violating this rule there will be a warning issued. If three warnings have to be made within a calendar year the member in violation will be banned from the site for a period not to exceed one year. If the member returns after that time and incurs another warning the ban will be for life. Definitions of these terms of unacceptable behavior can be found here.  To report a violation, use the "report this" button found on the profile of the person you want to be investigated for the violation.

The content posted on Elysian Fields does not necessarily represent the views of the administration and other members of Elysian Fields and are only representative of the member who posted them.

 Fanworks posted on Elysian Fields are available for personal download and personal reading distribution. You can find a self-identified list of authors who wish their works to not be shared among members hereMembers are never allowed to re-post author's works to other sites without expressed consent of the author.

We do not allow plagiarized material on Elysian Fields. This includes: posting somebody else’s work under your penname, posting somebody else's work under their penname without their permission, or using cited material without reference and/or permission. An investigation will be carried out if we are alerted to plagiarized content on Elysian Fields.

You may link to a patron type site in your profile if you have one but the wording in the linked page must not specifically say the donation is to finance your writing of fanfic or creation of fanart specific to properties owned by Joss Whedon, The Kazui team, ME, Fox or any other entity who own the legal rights to the characters and images you use in your art. If your patron site violates this you will be asked to remove the link until it complies with our rules. This applies to official patron sites or any other request for financial compensation for your fan based artistic output.

Content posted on Elysian Fields is not to be reproduced or reposted on another site or archive without the consent of the author.

Content added to Elysian Fields must comply with our submission rules.

When browsing Elysian Fields, you may be exposed to offensive, indecent or questionable/objectionable material. Although we try, we cannot moderate all the content that goes through, included but not limited to member profiles and stories. In addition, we cannot be responsible for readers' interpretations of certain issues. If you feel a story has incorrect warnings (or lack thereof) or an incorrect rating, please contact the administrators.

Elysian Fields is not liable to anyone for modification, suspension or stoppage of service.

You are responsible for the backup of your content (stories, favorites, private messages, etc...) on Elysian Fields.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms of Use at any time, and will publish a revised version of these Terms of Use on the Site. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms of Use. Continued access and use of Elysian Fields following any such change means you accept and will abide by the changes.

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