Forum Rules and Terms of Use

When you use our online forums, it is understood you have read and you agree to the Retire in Ecuador Terms of Use as outlined below:


1. You agree that the text and photos you submit are owned exclusively by you and that you do not require permission or authorization from any other person to publish them online. We reserve the right to reject or remove any text, images or comments at any time, with no prior notification to you, if they do not comply with the submission guidelines below.

2. When you use our public forum you understand that your messages and photos may be viewed by other online visitors.

3. You agree to the inclusion of a comments page with all text and comments you submit. It is the only way others site visitors can respond to comments or messages you post. We reserve the right to reject any comments made by you or others at our sole discretion if they do not comply with the submission guidelines below.

Submission Guidelines

a. You may not use our forums as a commercial sales point or advertisement for any company. If you are interested in advertising your company on you may contact us here. The intent of our forums is solely to provide a community messaging area. However, we do allow you to post messages relating to the donation, sale or purchase of personal belongings (for example if you are moving) through our classifieds section.

b. In keeping with the formatting of our website, reserves the right to include advertising on publicly viewed site pages.

c. You agree to not include any affiliate links in the body of your articles or messages. This includes text links and image links for any affiliate program. You agree to not include any text or image advertising of any kind in our forums.

d. You agree to not hold liable for any personal information you submit that others use in manners not agreeable to you.

You are solely and exclusively responsible for the personal information you post online.

e. Should you at any moment wish us to take your PRIVATE FORUM offline please contact us and we will do so immediately, no questions asked.

Illegal and/or Objectionable Material

This website is directed at both individuals and families; therefore we do not allow articles, messages, comments, links or images on pornography, escort services, sex toys, violence, illegal subjects (such as movie downloads), potentially dangerous information, online gambling sites, profanity or hate speech. reserves the right to reject any article, messages, images or comments solely at our discretion without prior notification to you if the do not abide by these submission guidelines and/or terms of use.


You agree to not hold liable for any inaccurate information in the messages you submit. The forums are simply a place for expats to share useful information with each does not endorse any author, website, service or product mentioned in any articles or messages not written by Retire in Ecuador writers or webmasters. No articles or messages freely contributed by you or others to should be considered for use as legal, medical, or any other type of advice. All messages are published merely for informative or entertainment purposes.

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