Our Values: A Tech Against Terrorism Template
At [insert platform name] our aim is to [insert use of platform i.e. allow individuals to connect with one another, or share videos]. We are strongly committed to protecting [freedom of expression/speech] on our platform. We’ve developed the below
Community Guidelines to allow us to protect our wonderful community of users and to make sure everyone feels safe. The policies illustrate the types of conduct and content that is allowed on [insert name of platform]. Breaking these rules may result
in the [insert penalty i.e. deletion of your content, warning given, or suspension of your account] or other restrictions.
relevant for financial technology).
Illegal and Dangerous Activity
In using this platform, you agree not to post any content that is illegal or engage in any illegal activity. This includes posting about/engaging in the purchase or sale of firearms, bomb-making, the promotion of organised crime, the use of illegal drugs,
the offer of sexual services, or any other illegal activity.
Violent or graphic content/conduct
You will not post gratuitously violent or graphic content on this platform. This includes content that is primarily intended to be distressing, sensational, gory, or disrespectful. You will also not encourage any violent conduct in any way. This includes
promoting acts that can cause serious harm (with or without a risk of death) against another individual or group of individuals.
We know that violent images are sometimes posted to raise awareness about a particular issue and this is in some cases may then be appropriate. If sufficient context was provided to a particular image, then the content may be allowed to stay.
You will not post content [text, image, video, audio, or financial transfer] that implicitly or explicitly associates the user with or represents promotion of celebration with violent extremist ideologies, groups, and tactics. We acknowledge that there
is no universal definition of terrorism. For the purposes of our service, we will consider terrorist content to be material posted by or in support of organisations included on the Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List, in addition
to country/region specific sanctions list.
One of the eight requirements in becoming a member of Tech Against Terrorism (and one of the six requirements in qualifying for the use of the trustmark) is in committing to add an explicit prohibition of terrorism to your Terms of Service. To read more
about our requirements and how to qualify for our trustmark, please read more here.
You will not post images or send messages that promote violence or incite hatred against groups or individuals on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender/gender identity, nationality, sexuality, age, veteran status or disability.
Threatening material and harassment
In using [insert name of platform], you agree to not engage in any threatening behaviour against any other user of this platform, to ensure that our users feel safe at all times This includes any form of predatory behaviour, stalking, threats, harassment,
abuse and intimidation, invasion of privacy, bullying, cyberbullying, posting content to humiliate another person, revealing of someone’s personal information and inciting others to commit violent acts.
Promotion and glorification of self-harm
You will not promote suicide, self-harm, self-mutilation or eating disorders on this platform. It can be acceptable to share information about self-harm without promoting it if it can be shown that the purpose of the share is to provide support to other
Nudity and sexually explicit content
You will not post sexually explicit or inappropriate content on this platform. This includes pornography, content that includes sexual acts, sexual stimulation, the advertisement of goods/services of a sexual nature or graphic fetish content.
Sexual violence and harassment
You will not use this platform to threaten or promote sexual violence or exploitation. This includes sexual harassment, the sexual exploitation of minors, threats to share intimate images of another individual, prostitution, sexual services of any kind,
and any recorded sexual activity.
Harm to minors
We take special care to prevent any harmful or dangerous conduct that involves minors. In using this platform, you will not promote or incite harm against minors in any way.
Fraud, scams and spam
We support genuine interactions on [insert name of platform]. You will not engage in fraud, scams or spam on this platform. This includes impersonating another individual, creating an inauthentic identity, sending unsolicited messages, posting unwanted/repetitive
comments, advertising to another individual without their permission, deliberately tricking other individuals for your personal financial gain and blackmailing.
If you think that your content has been wrongfully removed, you can appeal your decision here.