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Community Guidelines

Community Guidelines

The products and services provided by Crowdsol enable our user community to connect, share, contribute, and take part in exciting, fulfilling experiences. While we encourage and support the variety of activities carried out across Crowdsol, our community has grown rapidly, and we also expect our users to adhere to a set of standards that are designed to uphold the safety and security of the community as a whole.  We encourage you to frequently refer to these Guidelines as they change because they provide a more thorough explanation of the requirements that apply to proper use of Crowdsol. These Guidelines are being reviewed frequently to make sure they are clear, principled, and applied consistently.

How We Enforce

If you identify a violation of these Guidelines, please report it by completing the form located here. We may take action against any user or account at any time to address instances of non-compliance, though be aware that, in certain limited cases, we may grant an exception to enforcement on the basis of a legitimate educational, documentary, scientific or artistic purpose. Enforcement action can include blocking or removing content, issuing warnings, terminating accounts of those involved, or formal legal action, depending on the type and severity of the violation. In determining our enforcement approach, we will also take into account the full context of the conduct or content, including content attributes like tags, metadata and linked materials, as well as the user’s activities beyond Crowdsol. Any user who attempts to circumvent account termination to regain access to Crowdsol will attract additional enforcement measures for the protection of our community.

Sensitive Content and Conduct

Adult Content and Conduct: We do not allow sexually explicit content and activities, including pornography, fetish material, sexual acts, offers or requests for sexual services, or any other content or conduct where the primary purpose is sexual arousal or stimulation. We also prohibit sexual violence and exploitation, including the sharing of non-consensual, sexually exploitative images or videos taken of someone without their knowledge or consent (or that appear as such).

Child Exploitation: We have a zero tolerance policy for content or conduct that relates to sexual exploitation or endangerment of children, no matter the form. If child sexual exploitation is identified, we will act expeditiously to report the violation to applicable authorities.

Defamatory Content and Conduct: We do not allow provable false statements of fact about private persons that are harmful to their reputation.

Dangerous and Violent Content and Conduct

Bullying and Harassment: We do not tolerate any form of bullying or harassment (including, for example, sexual harassment, unwelcome sexual advances, stalking, intimidation, threats, humiliation or insult).  

Discrimination and Hate: We do not allow discrimination, or the promotion or incitement of hatred or violence against individuals or groups, based on race or ethnic origin, genetic features, religion, disability, age, language, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, caste or any other characteristic that is typically associated with systemic marginalization or discrimination. This includes promotion of hate symbols, such as flags and insignias, as well as condoning, denying or trivializing crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and similar acts.

Suicide and Self-Harm: We do not allow the promotion or depiction of self-harm, suicide, eating disorders and other acts that may result in serious injury or death; however, we do allow content focused on users sharing their own experiences with these issues in an effort to educate or raise awareness.

Violent Conduct: We do not tolerate behavior that includes acts or threats of violence.

Content Containing Gratuitous Violence, Gore and Cruelty: We do not allow content that includes gratuitous violence or gore, including graphic descriptions or depictions of realistic violence or dangerous acts, sadistic activity, rape, or cruelty in relation to any person or animal.

Terrorism: Crowdsol is not a place for groups or content encouraging or promoting terrorism or violent extremism, or for those who affiliate themselves with – or seek to recruit for – those groups.

Deceptive Content and Conduct

Private Information and Impersonation: We do not allow the sharing – or threatened sharing – of another’s personal data (doxing), engaging others to do so, or engaging in activities that violate another’s reasonable expectation of privacy. We also prohibit attempts to impersonate another person or company, including misrepresenting yourself as an employee or agent of Crowdsol. 

Personal Data: We do not allow publishing or posting other people’s personal data without their knowledge and consent if required by the applicable law. We do not allow threatening to expose personal data or incentivizing others to do so. In addition, we do not allow sharing personal data, such as passwords, account information, credit card numbers, addresses, images or videos of individuals, without their knowledge and consent. However, we recognise that there are instances where users may share images or videos of themselves during Services. In such cases, we may allow the media to remain on the platform. 

Personal Data of Children: We do not allow use of our tools or Services to collect data from children under minimum age requirement of the country you are resident in. If children under the age of minimum age requirement attend an event, the registration and/or purchase of the ticket must be completed by the parent or legal guardian of the minor on their behalf. We do not allow processing personal data that is intended to harm or exploit minors in any way, including collecting the personal data of any minor (anyone under   minimum age requirement of the country you are resident in), such as: name, email address, home address, phone number, visual and audio recording or the name of the minor’s school is strictly forbidden. 

Spam and Scams: Behavior that is disruptive, malicious or manipulates the user experience on Crowdsol is unacceptable. We don’t allow any activity that is intended to drive users to unrelated products, or services, nor do we allow bulk messaging – particularly where commercial or promotional in nature – that is unauthorized, irrelevant or highly repetitive. We do not allow content that willfully misrepresents or otherwise defrauds or exploits others for money or property, such as ponzi schemes, loan advance and debt relief schemes. We also prohibit attempts to interfere with Crowdsol’s products, systems or the provision of services to our users, whether through manual or automated means.

Misinformation: We do not allow false or misleading content, including misinformation or manipulated content, that may impact the trust and safety of our community. This includes health claims that are not substantiated by a recognized domestic or international health authority like the CDC or WHO, or conspiracy theory content that violates other parts of these Guidelines, such as by promoting hate speech.

Legal Compliance

Applicable Laws: You must respect and comply with all applicable local, national and international laws and regulations, and any legal order, when using Crowdsol, as well as our rules, agreements and policies, both in letter and spirit (similarly, you may not advocate, promote or incite any party to commit or assist any unlawful or criminal act). Even in cases where conduct or content may not be explicitly prohibited by these Guidelines or other Crowdsol agreements, we will take action consistent with the principles we have described in these Guidelines to promote an environment of trust and safety.

Illegal Goods and Services: Crowdsol must not be used to promote or facilitate trade in illegal products, such as illegal drugs, products made from endangered or protected species, counterfeit goods or services, and weapons.

Intellectual Property

IP in Content: When you share or contribute content on Crowdsol, you must ensure that you have the right to do so. In general terms, the easiest way to avoid issues is to create the content yourself. Crowdsol respects the intellectual property rights of others, including trademark, copyright and other legal rights, and expects our users to do the same. Users should also be aware that they may use copyrighted works and related materials under exceptions or limitations to copyright, such as fair use in the United States or enumerated exceptions under the laws of the European Union. Be aware that these types of exceptions do not apply to attempts to share content like copies of movies, television shows or songs, which will be considered copyright violations by Crowdsol.

Trademark: We do not allow any attempt to create confusion regarding the source of goods or services in violation of another’s trademark rights.