- User contribution policy
User contribution policy
Updated: 15 March 2009
The Akvo Foundation Website ("Akvo.org") is intended to be an active, enlightening and user-driven community. We welcome the free participation of anybody with an interest in the information that it provides.
If you break these rules, or the additional conditions described in the Terms, the Akvo Foundation may decide to suspend your account for a period of time, at our sole discretion. If you feel that we have made an error, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We want you as part of our community, so we will do our best to resolve any problems in a friendly way.
Egregious or repeated violations of these rules will result in a permanent ban.
We reserve the right to be the final decision-maker on all user contribution matters. Any decision we make shall not be open to debate. We will promptly and permanently remove from Akvo.org any content or contribution that we are aware of, and that, in our opinion, violates these rules.
• Do not upload illegal content of any kind.
• Do not upload content that violates the copyright of others.
• Do not upload NSFW* (Not Safe For Work) images or content, nor links to NSFW content.
• Do not upload graphic** images or content, nor links to graphic content.
• Do not upload rotating images.
• Do not upload hate speech.
• Do not upload private or contact information, no matter how easily obtained.
• Do not upload broken images or links.
• Do not upload repetitively or upload spam.
• Do not re-upload content that we have previously deleted.
• Do not encourage others to perform illegal acts.
• Do not attempt to hack, flood, DoS, reverse engineer, crack passwords, or otherwise compromise Akvo.org.
• Do not provoke or harass other users.
• Do not provoke or harass Akvo.org, its maintainers or partners.
• Do not discuss banned users.
• Do not attempt to make discussions all about you.
• Do not threadjack.
* Not Safe For Work is defined as any content that would be deemed unacceptable in the average professional workplace.
** Graphic images or content is defined as any content that the Akvo Foundation believes would cause a reasonable viewer to feel ill, upset, or uncomfortable.
The Akvo Foundation reserves the right to change this User Contribution Policy at any time by posting changes online. You agree to review this agreement periodically to ensure you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the Website after any changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by the User Contribution Policy as updated and/or amended.