Classified/Discussion Board Guidelines
The Portland Mercury does not control the content of the classified ads or discussion board listings, nor does it guarantee the accuracy or quality of their content. You, as a user of this website, understand that by browsing The Portland Mercury's classifieds, you will be reading content that may be objectionable to you. Under no circumstances will The Portland Mercury be liable in any way for any classified ad or discussion board listing, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted on The Portland Mercury's website. By using this site you agree to the following: to never sell anything illegal; to fully and accurately describe your service or sale item; and to comply with all applicable laws. You are entirely responsible and liable for any content you post or any content that is posted through your account. The Portland Mercury reserves the right to remove any classified ad or discussion board listing without notice, warning or refund. The Portland Mercury reserves the right to modify or discontinue any and all parts of the website without notice even though such changes may affect the way you use the website. You agree that The Portland Mercury shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the classified listing and display system.
Content Posting Guidelines
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