If you continue to submit tips, extending and never letting your
subscription expire, then you never pay an annual fee again. If your
subscription expires (either because insufficient tips were submitted /
accepted, or because a paid subscription expires) then another paid
subscription would be required to participate.
Please do not send in tips
from any other database or tips that already exist in WinSTIPS. Credit will
not be issued for such tips. Send in only current tips from your service
center based on your own experience.
If the WinSTIPS Group Add
feature (SimTo Module) or any other cross reference is used to create tips
for a group of models, then only the unique tips will count toward
subscription extension. We painstakingly examine EVERY tip that’s
contributed, and reject any that are already in the master database. Others,
such as SAMS references, are no longer accepted because the SAMS PHOTOFACT
module is now available and provides complete and up-to-date information.
Records that are the same with minor revisions of chassis number are
rejected. For example, multiple records that are the same except for the
designation of CTC177. CTC177AA, and CTC177BB would be consolidated into one
For some brands we may welcome one record for a chassis
number and another for a model number, as this may improve the ability to
find information with minimal redundancy. For brands that are commonly
referred to by chassis (for example: Philips, RCA/GE), then this may not be
ServiceSoftware reserves the right to edit, alter, or not
accept any information received for any reason. All contributions and all information is only accepted per terms of
the WinSTIPS License Agreement.
ServiceSoftware reserves the right to discontinue or modify the WinSTIPS
Subscription Credit program without notice.
We hope that you’ll agree and
appreciate that the above is in line with our efforts aimed at maintaining