Community Guidelines

Last updated: 11 April 2024 Version: 1.0

General Terms – All Users

  • Respect the community: Foster a culture of respect and constructive dialogue within the community. This entails steering clear of harassment, hate speech, or discrimination based on race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic. It's crucial for members to feel free to express their opinions and views without fear of retribution or hostility.

  • Be transparent: Ensure that the content shared on the platform is presented with honesty and clarity. This includes disclosing any conflicts of interest or sponsored content. It's important for members to trust the platform's content and to have confidence in its authenticity and accuracy.

  • Protect intellectual property: Honor the intellectual property rights of others by refraining from sharing content that breaches copyright laws. This means sharing only original content or content that is correctly licensed, and not violating others' rights.

  • Follow legal and ethical standards: Make sure that all content on the platform adheres to the legal and ethical norms of the country or region in which the platform operates. Avoid sharing illegal, offensive, or harmful content, and ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.

  • Encourage feedback and engagement: Welcome and act upon feedback from the community members to cultivate a positive and interactive environment for the exchange of ideas and information. This involves promoting open and sincere communication and addressing any feedback or concerns promptly and with respect.

  • Ensure accuracy and reliability: Verify that all content shared on the platform is accurate, reliable, and current. This encourages fact-checking and the provision of sources for information, building trust and confidence in the platform's content.

  • Maintain confidentiality: Preserve the privacy and confidentiality of users and their information. This includes safeguarding sensitive data and refraining from sharing personal information without explicit consent. Members should feel secure in sharing their information on the platform.

  • Monitor content: Actively monitor and moderate the platform's content to ensure it aligns with community guidelines and standards. This entails removing any content that contravenes these guidelines or could harm the community. Members should feel safeguarded and supported by the moderation efforts.

  • Provide resources and support: Offer resources and support to users who may need assistance or guidance on the platform. This includes providing tutorials, FAQs, and support for technical issues or concerns, ensuring members feel supported and valued by the platform.

  • Continuously improve: Regularly review and enhance the community guidelines to keep them relevant and effective in fostering a positive and productive community environment. This means seeking ongoing feedback from members and updating the guidelines as necessary to meet evolving needs and standards. Members should feel that the platform is attentive and responsive to their feedback and concerns.