Online Etiquette

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada encourages you to be responsible and to respect the brain tumour community as well as other participants in the Online Peer Support Centre and through external online tools such as, but not limited to, Facebook and Twitter. Your conduct should be guided by common sense, basic etiquette, and the following rules.

We prohibit any of the following:

  • using explicit, vulgar or obscene language
  • exploiting a minor (any person under the age of 18)
  • discussing or inciting illegal activity, such as how to build a bomb, counterfeit money, etc.
  • posting or referencing sexually explicit images or other offensive content
  • using racially or ethnically offensive language
  • disrupting the flow of chat in chat rooms with vulgar language, abusiveness, hitting the return key repeatedly or inputting large images so the screen goes by too fast to read, etc.
  • soliciting for the exchange of sexually explicit images, and/or material harmful to minors; including but not limited to any photograph, film, video, picture, or computer generated image or picture (actual or simulated)
  • harassing, threatening or embarrassing a chat participant, or doing anything else that is unwanted
  • offering products or services for sale
  • infringing on anyone else's intellectual property rights, including but not limited to any copyright, trademark, rights of publicity, or other proprietary rights
  • impersonating or representing Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada , Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada staff, or community leaders
  • harvesting email addresses
  • posting or requesting personal or other information from a minor (any person under the age of 18), including, without limitation, any of the following: full name, home address, telephone number, picture, or the name of their school

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada reserves the right to remove inflamatory posts including messages, photos, links, videos or any other material deemed to be disruptive to the brain tumour community.  Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada also reserves the right to block or ban users from posting on web properties including the message board and social media who are soliciting products, creating posts considered to be 'spam'. Violation of any of the above listed rules may result in post removal and/or banning of user.

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