Golden Rule #1: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." This simple concept, taken from the popular book, The Holy Bible, best summarizes The HIP Team's collective thoughts regarding online communication and behaviors toward fellow participants and data contributors. Another way of saying this is, "Be nice."
If you participate in social media on the Internet that is associated with coffytalk.com, please abide by our other Golden Rules:
DO NOT make a profile at coffytalk.com if you are under the age of 18. This site is not for you, and you will probably be bored with it anyway.
DO NOT Advocate illegal activity or discuss illegal activities;
DO NOT Post or distribute any vulgar, obscene, discourteous, unlawful, defamatory, unwelcome, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or indecent language or images that are embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by coffytalk.com in its sole discretion;
DO NOT Make any bigoted, hateful, or racially offensive statements;
DO NOT Advertise, sell to or solicit others without sending a written request to the Board Members of HIP Inc at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please wait for a response before posting items for sale. We do not want to make a noisy site full of traps for your hard-earned money.
PLEASE DO NOT Post fundraising causes that (i) do not benefit Holter Intellectual Property, Inc. or one of its project teams or members and (ii) are not approved in advance and in writing by The HIP Team. Contract Members of the hip Team directly through our contact page at www.coffytalkradio.com. * There are options to email and to send a voicemail.
PLEASE BE CAREFUL to not post content that includes medical advice that may be unsolicited and/or unverified... by the people who verify medical information. Check with the Centers for Disease Control for updated medical information on Diseases, Viruses and try to be compliant or silent on the issues. False medical posts are detrimental to public safety and could get our little site shut down. Besides, we are here to have fun, meet new people and keep each other entertained until the next time we can safely meet.
PLEASE Use the Message Boards, Blog Pages, and Forums for commercial purposes with kind discretion.
FOR GOODNESS' SAKE... PLEASE DO NOT Post or distribute any software or other materials that contain a computer virus or other harmful component;
STAY ON THE TOPIC, or make a new forum page, or group gage, if what you have to say or show, doesn't really fit into the main topic. Please do not post material or make statements that do not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of any chat room, bulletin board, or discussion thread;
PLEASE DO NOT Post or distribute any material that infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or in violation of local, state, national, or international laws, including the intellectual property rights of others or the privacy or publicity rights of others;
PLEASE DO NOT Continue to post or re-post Defamatory, Illegal, Unlawful, Dangerous, Hateful, Disparaging, Erroneous, Rude, Bullying comments, photos, or videos after receiving a warning.
DO NOT Copy, quote, or otherwise recreate any Social Networking messages, media, or other postings outside of the CoffyTalk.com domain without the express written permission from Holter Intellectual Property, Inc.
DO NOT Post chain letters or pyramid schemes;
DO NOT Impersonate another person; #Catfish
DO NOT COLLECT & HARVEST PERSONAL information about others, including email addresses, without their consent;
* Please use common sense when interacting with people on the net. DO NOT MEET A PERSON ON THIS SITE AND THEN GO TO PHYSICALLY MEET THEM. Background checks are never out of order if you are considering meeting an online acquaintance in person, for business of otherwise.
DO NOT allow any other person or entity to use your identification;
DO NOT post the same exact thing more than once. You do not need to spam, we see you!
Violate coffytalk.com's policies and procedures or engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the online community, or which, in the judgment of coffytalk.com, exposes coffytalk.com or any of its customers or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type.
You are solely responsible for your own communications within social media, the consequence(s) of posting these communications, and your reliance on any communications made using social media. If you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.
When participating in social media affiliated with CoffyTalk.com, never assume that people are who they say they are, know what they say they know, or are affiliated with whom they say they are affiliated. Information obtained via social media may not be reliable, and it is not a good idea to make any decisions based solely or largely on information you cannot confirm. CoffyTalk.com shall not and cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of any information, and shall not be responsible for any decisions made based on such information.
CoffyTalk.com reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
Monitor or disclose suspicious, dangerous, or otherwise threatening communication occurring within social media affiliated with coffytalk.com. CoffyTalk.com reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests or the public. However, Holter Intellectual Property, Inc. assumes no liability or responsibility to users of the Coffy Talk Network Sites or any other person or entity for the performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.
Our pages on social media sites may contain links to other websites, some of which are operated by CoffyTalk.com or its affiliates and others of which are operated by third parties. These links are provided as a convenience to you and as an additional avenue of access to the information contained therein. We have not necessarily reviewed all the information on those other websites and are not responsible for the content of those or any other sites or any products or services that may be offered through those or any other websites. The inclusion of links to other sites should not be viewed as an endorsement of the content of linked websites. Different terms and conditions may apply to your use of any linked websites.- 30 -