Last updated: 10 August 2023
General Terms – All Users
- Respect the community: Encourage respectful and constructive communication among members of the community. This means avoiding any form of harassment, hate speech, or discrimination based on race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or any other personal characteristic. Members should be able to express their views and opinions freely, without fear of retribution or attack.
- Be transparent: Provide clear and accurate information about the content shared on the platform. This means disclosing any conflicts of interest or sponsored content. Members should be able to trust the information shared on the platform and have confidence in its accuracy.
- Protect intellectual property: Respect the intellectual property rights of others and do not share content that violates copyright laws. This means ensuring that any content shared on the platform is original or properly licensed, and that users do not infringe on the rights of others.
- Follow legal and ethical standards: Ensure that all content shared on the platform complies with the legal and ethical standards of the country or region where the platform operates. This means avoiding any content that is illegal, offensive, or harmful, and complying with all applicable laws and regulations.
- Encourage feedback and engagement: Invite feedback from members of the community and engage with them to foster a positive and productive environment for exchanging ideas and information. This means encouraging open and honest communication, and responding promptly and respectfully to any feedback or concerns.
- Ensure accuracy and reliability: Ensure that all content shared on the platform is accurate, reliable, and up-to-date. This means encouraging fact-checking and providing sources for information. Members should be able to trust the information shared on the platform and have confidence in its accuracy.
- Maintain confidentiality: Respect the privacy and confidentiality of users and their information. This means protecting sensitive information and avoiding sharing personal information without consent. Members should feel safe and secure sharing their information on the platform.
- Monitor content: Monitor and moderate content shared on the platform to ensure that it complies with community guidelines and standards. This means removing any content that violates the guidelines or is harmful to the community. Members should feel protected and supported by the platform’s moderators.
- Provide resources and support: Provide resources and support for users who may need help or guidance in using the platform. This means offering tutorials, FAQs, and other resources to help users navigate the platform, as well as providing support for any technical issues or concerns. Members should feel supported and valued by the platform.
- Continuously improve: Continuously review and improve the community guidelines to ensure that they remain relevant and effective in maintaining a positive and productive environment for the community. This means regularly soliciting feedback from members and updating the guidelines as needed to reflect changing needs and standards. Members should feel that the platform is responsive to their needs and concerns.