There are big differences between the three documents.
Terms and Conditions are a contract between the user and the site administration that the user agrees to abide by when he progresses beyond the landing page.
I have also been researching the laws of copyright using the Intellectual Property Office website.
So why are all these rules and regulations needed for an Online Community?
While the huge majority of the time users will contribute to the site in a positive way, there may be an occasion where a user does something that will offend other users or cause the online community to be brought into a legal dispute.
Spamming can also be a problem. For example, Scope web content manager Alex White has told the Media Trust that the charity’s web forum receives between fifty and sixty spam messages a day.