SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

Acceptable Use of Our Facebook Page and Social Media Channels

TKC is an equal opportunity club which values diversity. We are committed to the health, safety and general well-being of all our members and volunteers. As a club we are dedicated to providing a safe environment free from bullying, harassment, discrimination and abuse for all of our members, competitors, officials, administrators, volunteers and supporters.

This policy applies to all persons who are involved with the activities of TKC, including:

  • Members of TKC

  • Persons appointed to TKC Committees

  • Support personnel

  • Volunteers

  • Officials

  • Parents / guardians / family members

  • Teams / mechanics.

 

‘Social Media’ refers to any online tools / functions that allow people to communicate and / or share content via the internet.

 

This policy applies to all platforms including, but not limited to:

  • Social networking sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

  • Video / photo-sharing apps (e.g. YouTube, Instagram, etc.)

  • Blogs

  • Instant messaging (e.g. SMS, Snapchat, Whatsapp, etc.)

  • Online multiplayer gaming platforms

  • Online voting / polls

  • Public and private online forums

  • Any other online technologies that allow individual users to upload and share content.

 

TKC welcomes comments on our social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. We want to hear from our members and followers about what they love about karting, what is happening in the world of karting, upcoming events and your accomplishments.

 

You are welcome to express your views, comments and ideas about karting – you should keep your posts positive all times. You should show courtesy and respect to others and must not use our social media channels to abuse others, expose others to offensive or inappropriate content, or for any illegal purpose. Negativity and unconstructive comments do not advance the promotion of the sport of karting. You should refrain from making such comments.

When using our social media channels, please ensure that you:

  • protect your personal privacy and that of others by not including personal information about yourself or others in your posts to our social media channels (for example, email addresses, private addresses or phone numbers)

  • represent your own views and not impersonate or falsely represent any other person

  • do not make disparaging remarks or comments about the club, sport, officials, competitors and volunteers

  • are not abusive and do not harass or threaten others

  • do not make defamatory or libellous comments

  • do not use insulting, provocative, hurtful or hateful language

  • do not belittle any person

  • do not use obscene or offensive language

  • do not post material to our social media channels that infringes the intellectual property rights of others

  • do not post multiple versions of the same view to the our social media channels or make excessive postings on a particular issue

  • do not promote commercial interests in your posts to our social media channels

 

TKC may remove any posted messages that it considers to be in breach of our social media policy.


TKC is an equal opportunity club which values diversity. We are committed to the health, safety and general well-being of all our members and volunteers. As a club we are dedicated to providing a safe environment free from bullying, harassment, discrimination and abuse for all of our members, competitors, officials, administrators, volunteers and supporters.

 

It is a condition of your club membership that you agree to abide by TKC’s social media policy.