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Social Media Policy

Terms of Use for Participation in and Posting on Oxford Rhythmic Gymnastics Club social media accounts (Facebook page and Instagram)


The social media accounts (both Facebook and Instagram) are owned by Oxford Rhythmic  Gymnastics Club and managed by Oxford Rhythmic  Gymnastics Club. The purpose of the social media accounts is to provide an engaging forum to share information regarding activities, events and news and to encourage positive support to our gymnasts who represent the club. These Terms of Use are intended to help Facebook and Instagram users understand and differentiate between suitable and inappropriate use of the Facebook and Instagram page and to define best practices.

The Terms of Use are an agreement between the ORG and User. By accessing, browsing, or using this service, User agrees to be bound by these terms. ORG may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this policy.  User's continued use of the service following the posting of notice of a change will confirm User's acceptance of the change.

Rules and Restrictions on Submissions

  1. Users should exercise common sense and courtesy in submitting comments or materials for posting on ORG social media accounts ("Submissions"). Inappropriate Submissions would include, for example, comments or materials that:

    • make false or defamatory statements about others;

    • are obscene, vulgar, abusive, hateful or threatening;

    • harass or discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, gender, sexual preference or other factors;

    • are invasive of the privacy rights of others (e.g., by including addresses, phone numbers or other personal information about third persons without their consent.)

  2. Submissions may not include content or materials that violate the copyrights, trademark rights or other intellectual property rights of third parties.

  3. Submissions may not contain unauthorised disclosures of proprietary or confidential information.

  4. Users may not use the ORG social media accounts in a manner or for a purpose that could violate UK Laws.

  5. Users may not use the ORG social media accounts to promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities or for any purpose that may be illegal.

  6. Users may not use or attempt to use the ORG social media accounts for commercial purposes. Submissions may not include advertisements for goods or services, solicitations, "spam", chain letters, surveys, pyramid schemes or the like.

  7. Submissions may not include false or misleading representations of affiliation with any other person or entity. A User may not employ false identifiers to impersonate any person or entity or to misrepresent or disguise the true origin of any content.

ORG’s Right to Monitor and Administer the social media accounts

ORG reserves the right to monitor and administer the ORG social media accounts and, in their sole discretion, to remove any content posted to the Facebook page and Instagram account. ORG also reserve the right to disallow the use of any particular screen name or e-mail address, or to terminate any User's posting privileges at any time, including individual and group postings.

 

Compliance with Facebook Terms and Conditions

Users must comply with the terms identified in the Facebook User Agreement found at  https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms

 

Compliance with Instagram Terms and Conditions

Users must comply with the terms identified found at  Instagram  https://help.instagram.com/581066165581870/?helpref=hc_fnav

 

Ownership of the ORG social media (Facebook page and Instagram account) and its Contents and Associated Trademarks

ORG social media accounts page and its contents may not be copied, reproduced, republished or sold, posted, transmitted, distributed, modified, or used for the creation of derivative works without ORG’s prior written consent. ORG grants a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to access, display and/or download the Web pages within this site, solely on User's computer and for User's personal, non-commercial use, and provided that User agrees not to modify the content displayed on this site and to keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained therein.

ORG does not claim ownership of or copyrights in User Submissions. User understands that Submissions are not confidential and ORG will be free (without compensation to User) to use or disseminate such Submissions on an unrestricted basis for any purpose, so long as such use is within the terms of the User Agreements for both Facebook and Instagram. User agrees that Submissions may be published, displayed, copied, distributed, downloaded, or transmitted by ORG or other Facebook/Instagram participants, and User grants ORG and all other users of the Facebook page and Instagram account an irrevocable, unrestricted, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, reproduce, display, publish, distribute, transmit, adapt, modify or use for the creation of derivative works (including in digital form) such Submissions, subject to any applicable restrictions in the Facebook and Instagram User Agreements.

DISCLAIMERS- ORG MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY OR SUFFICIENCY OF THE INFORMATION POSTED ON THE FACEBOOK PAGE, WHETHER POSTED BY ORG OR, ANY THIRD PARTY. ORG MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE PAGE, OR ANY COMPUTER, SERVER, DEVICE, SOFTWARE, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATED IT, IS FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, OR OTHER ELEMENTS OR CODES THAT MANIFEST CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

ORG does not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, product, process, service or organisation presented or mentioned on the Facebook page/Instagram account, and information from the Facebook page/Instagram account should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. ORG makes no representations, warranties, or other commitments whatsoever about any non-ORG websites or third-party resources that may be referenced in, accessible from, or linked to our page. A link to a non ORG website does not mean that ORG endorses the content or use of such website or its owner. User acknowledges and agrees that ORG is not responsible for the availability of such external sites, and is not responsible or liable for any content, services, products, or other materials on or available from those sites.

The views expressed on the ORG social media account are those of the individual participants. They do not and should not be construed as representing the views of ORG.

 

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY- NEITHER ORG NOR ITS DIRECTORS OR EMPLOYEES SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO (A) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOCIAL MEDIA (B) ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS FROM SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT, (C) ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITES OR CONTENT THEREIN DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ACCESSED THROUGH LINKS IN ANY SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT, (D) THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THE SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES/ACCOUNTS (E) ANY USE OF THE SOCIAL MEDIA OR RELIANCE BY THE USER ON ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN; NOR SHALL THEY BE LIABLE TO USERS OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THE FOREGOING, EVEN IF THEY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OCCURRING.

REPRESENTATIONS BY USERS; INDEMNIFICATION-USER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF HIS/HER SUBMISSIONS TO THE SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS. USER REPRESENTS THAT HE/SHE HAS ALL RIGHTS NECESSARY TO POST THE INFORMATION, CONTENT OR MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO THE SOCIAL MEDIA WITHOUT VIOLATING THE COPYRIGHTS OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES, AND THAT NO SUBMISSION BY THE USER WILL VIOLATE THE LAWS. USER HEREBY INDEMNIFIES AND AGREES TO HOLD HARMLESS ORG DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ASSERTED AGAINST THEM AND ANY LIABILITY, LOSS, DAMAGE, COSTS OR EXPENSES INCURRED OR SUFFERED BY THEM IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF USER'S ACTS OR OMISSIONS OR THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION USER SUBMITS TO THE SOCIAL MEDIA.

 

Procedures for Requesting the Removal of Infringing Material

The owner of a copyrighted work (or the agent for the owner) who believes that material posted on the ORG social media accounts infringes on the copyrighted work may request that the allegedly infringing material be removed from the social media accounts/pages by notifying ORG.

Last reviewed: April 2022

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