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TOWN OF ADDISON
SOCIAL MEDIA ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
By "Liking" and/or Subscribing to the Town of Addison, Texas (“Addison”) Facebook Page or any other Official Addison social media page (“Social Media Site”), you agree to adhere to this Acceptable Use Policy (“Acceptable Use Policy”), and understand that comments and/or posts (“Post(s)” or “Posting”) which fail to meet the requirements outlined in this Acceptable Use Policy may be removed by Addison, without notice.
Acceptable Use Policy:
The purpose of an Addison Social Media Site is solely to promote Addison, any Addison events and information through social media. The views and opinions expressed through Posts do not in any manner reflect the policies and/or opinions of Addison. By Posting on an Addison Social Media Site, you agree to the Acceptable Use Policy and the terms and conditions set forth herein.
By Posting to any Addison Social Media Site, you agree that every time you visit this site or any other Addison internet site you will be bound by the terms of this Acceptable Use Policy:
Every Post you make to an Addison Social Media Site is a public record and may be disseminated, reproduced, or copied by Addison or any other person without any further action by the poster (i.e. the person commenting, creating, or uploading to the site) or without notice by Addison of the same. You agree you have no expectation of privacy in anything you Post to an Addison Social Media Site.
Posts must be related to the posted topic on the Addison Social Media Site. Addison department social media accounts are not intended for Posts that do not directly relate to the purpose or topic of the Social Media Site, as stated herein. For general comments or communications concerning a department, please contact the department or division directly by phone, email or in person.
Posts to Social Media Sites are monitored by Addison employees and their appointed agents during normal business hours; therefore, Posts made after hours will not be addressed until the next business day.
Posts that violate any portion of the Acceptable Use Policy may be removed without notice.
When you Post you are subject to the policies, rules, and regulations (i.e. the Terms of Service (TOS)) of the host site. Information (photos, videos, etc.) you post to official Addison department, division, board or committee pages is also subject to the TOS of the host site and may be used by the owners of the host site for their own purposes. For more information, consult the host website's TOS.
Posts containing any of the following forms of content are prohibited and shall be removed by Addison without notice:
Posts promoting or opposing any person campaigning for election to a political office or a ballot issue(s);
Promotion or advertisement of a business or commercial enterprise or solicitation of commerce;
Use of profane, obscene, threatening or harassing language;
Personal attacks of any kind;
Posts that promote, foster, or perpetuate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, or actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local law;
Sexual content or links to sexual content;
Comments that violate the protected privacy interests of any person;
Comments advocating illegal activity;
Content that violates a legal ownership interest of any other party; and
Information that may compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems.
Users are welcome to Post content, including photographs and videos, to an Addison Social Media Site where the department, division, board or committee allows users to Post content, the content meets the standards articulated in this Acceptable Use Policy and pertains to the subject of the Social Media Site.
Users may only post their own, original content. Reproduced or borrowed content that reasonably appears to violate third party rights will be removed.
Questions or concerns regarding Addison’s social media activity and/or this Acceptable Use Policy should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. This Acceptable Use Policy is subject to amendment or modification at any time, without notice.
This Acceptable Use Policy is managed by Addison and is not endorsed or administered by any member of Facebook.com.
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