Owlsonline is one of the Owls leading, fully independent, webzine ad forum fan-sites. We aim to produce articles that reflect a wide range of supporter opinion about Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, football in general, sport, life in Sheffield and our collective love of sport.

Owlsonline has no direct connection to Sheffield Wednesday Football Club; it’s Owners, Directors, Management or Players and does not seek to represent the club in any way other than to provide a platform to reflect a wide range of Supporter opinion.

Our articles are personal opinion pieces and not designed to be fully factual in all cases.

OWLSONLINE reserves the right to amend all contributions sent to the website to ensure, as much as possible, that we do not place either webmaster, moderators, posters or contributors in any potential position of possible legal action by 3rd parties.

Our message boards are moderated, however we are not able to amend content 24 hours a day – even although we do deploy ‘spotters’ who are in contact to staff with direct admin access to our message boards.

Owlsonline has provided Message Board facilities to allow visitors to express their comments on a number of different categories.

Please remember that our Message Boards are open to everyone and all messages on this board should be suitable for everyone to read regardless of age, sex, race, religion, or beliefs.

The views expressed on the Owlsonline message boards are strictly personal to the individual poster and Owlsonline does not necessarily subscribe to all or any comments that maybe posted on them. We respectfully request that any requirements for content on the website or posts on our message boards to be amended or deleted are made via email to admin@owlsonline.com where possible and, where appropriate, Owlsonline undertakes to identify defamatory posters for possible legal purposes.

Additionally our contact telephone numbers, and addresses are known by the key board members of SWFC, and although Owlsonline is keen to maintain friendly relationships with key figures at the club, we reserve the right to voice objective criticism and concern, as well as praise, events at the club we all support.



Privacy points

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Terms of use

We do not guarantee any information provided on the site, we disclaim any liabilities for any information we carry. You are solely responsible for any and all information you upload to the site. By contributing information you are implicitly allowing us to host that information at our domains and hosts for as long as we wish. We also reserve the right to edit or remove any information you upload, edit or remove your user account, for any reason whatsoever, and with no prior notice at our discretion, this is a condition of usage.

Disclaimer for site Message Boards:

The Message Boards, and remark functions, of Owlsonline are not affiliated with or endorsed by the companies they may describe. The opinions expressed on Owlsonline Message Boards reflect solely the opinions of the participants.

Owlsonline cannot effectively monitor all material posted on its Message Boards all of the time and, therefore, makes no representation and warranty with respect thereto. Participants of message boards may or may not actually be ISP customers, or whomever they represent themselves as, and the information they provide may or may not be true.

Our Message Boards are designed to help readers obtain information discuss a wide range of topic matter. This information is provided by other contributors to the main articles on the site, many of who use anonymous screen names and are people we've never met.

We recognize that people sometimes post messages on our Message Boards or make statements that are misleading, deceptive, or downright wrong. They may do this unintentionally and even intentionally, we will, in good faith, respond to any concerns readers may have on posted material and remove it if we uphold any grievance but cannot enter into correspondence over material we do not control.

Please treat the contributors here the same way you would treat anyone you had met for the first time. This is important because anyone can post on our Message Boards: no general membership or proof of identity is required.

You should NOT rely only upon the information or opinions you read on this site. Rather, you should use what you read here as starting points for doing independent research or comment, then judge for yourself the merits of the material that has been shared in our forum.

Owlsonline does not guarantee the veracity, reliability, or completeness of any information provided in our forum or in any hyperlink appearing on our site.

Owlsonline will not be responsible for any errors or omissions in articles or postings, for hyperlinks embedded in messages, or for any results obtained from the use of such information. Owlsonline will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a reader's reliance on information obtained in our area, or in a hyperlinked area. If you don't accept this responsibility for yourself, then you should not use Owlsonline.com.

If you ignore our advice and choose to make decision based on, or take at face value, opinions found in our forum, you have made a conscious, willing, free, and personal decision to do so, there is no liability placed on OWLSONLINE, and we accept non-liability on how you use any information provided on our forums.

Please proceed with caution.

General Disclaimer:

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Prohibited Content includes, but is not limited to, content that, in the sole discretion of Owlsonline:

1) Is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;

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4) Constitutes or promotes information that is fraudulent or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive or threatening,

5) Contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);

6) Solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users;

7) Includes a photograph or video of another person that violates copyright of a third party;

8) Libels or violates the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, or other rights of any person.

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Good Will

The Owlsonline web site is designed to be a totally non-offensive site, suitable for ALL ages. All information provided on the site is checked, but due to the number of sources that the information comes from, the occasional unsuitable item may slip through. Please contact us immediately if you believe that an item is unsuitable. We will check it out and if necessary remove it.


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