RULES AND CONDITIONS
BECOME A MEMBER
The ABMMS will handle every personal details with the utmost privacy. Members can not ask the staff for information or personal details of other members. Neither will we publish any memberslist. The personal database of the members can only be consulted by a staff member.
Members who resign from the club will get a confirmed email that they are excluded from the club on the expiringdate of there membershipdate. From that moment on the former will member not recieve any emails nor updates from the club. There pesonal details will be set on non-active in our personal details database and will be deleted at the start of the new membershipyear.
The ABMMS is not responsible at any time when updates or correspondence of the club are delivered to the wrong adress after a member failed to update his personal details.
The term membership means that an identified person has registered himself to the Anglo-Belgian Military Medal Society. The term member is only valid when a registered person has recivied his membershipcard after paying the annual fee, at least one month afther the expiration of his membershipcard. The annualmembership starts always from the first of Januari till the 31 of december of that same year. A member can renew his annualmembership only one month before the expiration date of his membership.
CHAIN OF COMMAND
The ABMMS is run by the President who who determinants the course of the society and overviews all publications on the website. He also takes command in organizes events and other major activities. He makes shure the society is led by a good leader and that the income of the membershipfees and others are transparently to all members and the legal authorities. The president appoints the Vice-President.
Assists the President in his daily activities and overseas the good function of the organisation in absence of the president. He is charged with the promotion, advertising, publication and public relations of the society.
A moderator is an administrator of the website. He has the power to make changes to the website as far as publishing articles, update the database and library, keeping the onlineshop up to date and placing images and texts where needed on the website.
Changes in lay-out, names of menu's, slogans and logo's can only be made after the consent of the President and Vice president. Moderators are also appointed with the endorsement of the President and Vice president
The chain of command can not be elected and is firm since the establishment of the society. Non of the titles in the chain of command is salaried. The ABMMS will only provide a refund of expenses to the chain of comand, when a legitimate reciept is brought in. The expenses must be approved by the president and vice-president before the actual purchases have taken place.
THE RIGHTS OF A MEMBER
Every member has the following rights in the organisation of the ABMMS:
- To participate in every purpose of the ABMMS, considering the
collecting of medals and researching military veterans.
- To publish (anonymous or in person) articles on the website
- Ask the research team for a 'one page' (free) or 'full report' (at cost)
- To advertise medals for sale in the online shop
- To buy or trade medals in the online shop
- To ask for consultancy on there collection or conservation of medals
- To participate in the events organized or sponsort by the society.
- To recieve a coupon for printed publications of the society.
- To cooporate in publications and research reports
- To recieve an annual membershipcard
THE DUTYS OF A MEMBER
A member is obligated to enjoy his membership of the club at all cost and must respect and honor all military traditions and there values. He has to leave an honorable impression to all soldiers who lost there lives on the field of honor and to does who went above all and beyond to fight for freedom and civilisation, whitout any remorse or any political statement.
A member has the duty to pay the annualfee of the society in order to become or maintain his membership.
PRICE AND PAYMENT
The price of an annualmembership is adjusted to 25 euro for all European country members. Members outside Europa will pay an additional fee for postage the membership card. The payment of the annualfee must be done to the following account:
IBAN: BE45 3771 0325 2089
COMMENT: NAME MEMBER OR NUMBER MEMBERSHIP
!!! Attention !!! only pay the membership fee when you get an approval of your membership, after filling in the Join us form.