Updated Information as of 2012-08-26 ALL sellers of ecigarettes, eliquids or ecigarette-related items MUST be registered as a supplier at ECF before they can promote/advertise their business or site on ECF. Any business related posts will be deleted and infraction bans issued. ALL APPLICATION REQUESTS are to be sent via : supplier[AT]e-cigarette-forum[DOT]com [please rebuild the email address into the normal format with @ and .com] We have several supplier usergroups available for application: - ECF main Supplier usergroup: Registered Supplier - Defined as Standard online suppliers of ecigarettes hardware [nod & atomizer]and/or eliquid. Site must be own domain, 100% ecigarette related, with active online trading site with secure, encrypted shopping cart. Minor Supplier Usergroups : - known as "restricted suppliers" - no access to private Suppliers Forum Supplier Offline - defined as any commercial affiliation with an ecigarette business selling hardware and/or eliquid but with no website, web promotion, or online presence of any kind. Accessories Supplier - Defined as selling any ecigarette related items but do not sell the 2 main components of ecigs : hardware [mod & atomizer] or eliquid. They can be either registered with website OR offline with no website, web promotion, or online presence of any kind Supplier Services Provider - Defined as selling or offering a service for suppliers ie. merchant accounts Wholesaler/Manufacturer -defined as wholesalers (primarily selling to retailers) restricted to Supplier private forum ------------------------------ ALL APPLICATION REQUESTS are to be done via email to: supplier[AT]e-cigarette-forum[DOT]com [please rebuild the email address into the normal format with @ and .com] You will receive by email a complete information package dependent on the usergroup you request, including a mandatory Suppliers Details Form to be completed. Pls note the information on the Supplier Form will remain confidential, for internal records only and will not be listed on the Forum. We do not carry lists of suppliers on ECF on the open forum. You will remain in the unregistered supplier usergroup during the application process. Those applying for Registered Supplier usergroup - those with online active trading websites, will undergo a site review for compliance to ECF Business Site Criteria to ensure no health, safe, smoke anywhere and other non-permissible claims are made and secure encrypted checkouts in place. Applicant Rules : You are cordially asked not to post ANY reference to your products or services UNTIL YOUR REGISTRATION IS ACCEPTED. This includes preference polls or ideas of products such as proposed concepts. Do not post in another supplier's thread or forum without the express permission of the thread/forum owner. No signature text or links are allowed nor avatars that are business-related until approval process is completed. Only ONE username is permitted per company to be registered on ECF and represent the business. No associates/employees allowed to be registered.