February 28, 2018 at 11:57 am #6155
To ensure our Forums are as useful to all as possible, set out below are the discussion ground rules for the Platelet Society web forums, Facebook, Twitter and other social media channels.
Please follow these to help make our time on here as effective and as pleasant as possible, thank you.
Comments may be either be pre-moderated or post- moderated, in accordance with the following rules:
As a general rule, if you wouldn’t do or say something in real life, don’t do it online either.
Keep your comments relevant to the discussion topic.
Do not spam or flood the forum. Only submit a comment once. Do not resubmit the same, or similar, comments.
Keep the number of comments you submit on a topic at a reasonable level. Multiple comments from the same individual, or a small number of individuals, may discourage others from contributing.
Do not submit defamatory comments (comments that are untrue and capable of damaging the reputation of a person or organisation).
Do not condone illegal activity or incite people to commit any crime, including incitement of racial hatred.
Do not submit comments that could prejudice on-going or forthcoming court proceedings (contempt of court) or break a court injunction.
Do not submit comments containing someone else’s copyright material, including unlicensed images, without their licence or consent, and with due attribution.
Do not swear or use language that could offend other forum participants.
Do not otherwise submit comments that are unlawful, harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually orientated or racially offensive. This includes comments that are offensive to others with regards to religion, gender, nationality or other personal characteristic.
Do not impersonate other forum members or falsely claim to represent a person or organisation.
Do not post comments in languages other than English.
Do not advertise or promote products or services.
Do not use an inappropriate user name (e.g. vulgar, offensive etc.).
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