- Your post is your property. No user’s post will ever be directly edited or modified by Roundtable Commons administrators.
- No account shall be removed from the site without ample warning (see member responsibilities)
- Members will be given notice and the reason if a post is unpublished.
- If an account is removed, the user retains the rights to the content that he or she has produced.
- Roundtable Commons operates on a three strike system. Generally speaking, users that violate the following in their onsite behavior will incur a strike, with a subsequent violation incurring a second strike. After the third strike, the account in question will be suspended, and the user’s posts will be turned over to the author.
- Any breach of the Tufts University code of conduct (http://uss.tufts.edu/studentaffairs/codeofconduct/)
- Any form of cyber-harassment, or onsite activity that breaches local, state of federal laws
- Users can appeal any and all disciplinary actions, which will be reviewed by the Roundtable Commons administrative panel at large before a decision is handed down.
- These responsibilities apply to any and all content the user authors on the site-blog posts, forum posts, comments, groups, messages.
Notes About the TRCommons Frontpage
Every Roundtable Commons community member is entitled to space on the front and section pages for their posts, usually in the recent post section. Featured and headline posts are promoted (….) However, users risk having their posts removed from the front and section pages if:
- The post includes any curse words our foul language in the title/headline
- The post includes pornographic images or otherwise lewd content.
- The post itself is considered *spam or otherwise malicious content that is designed to damage the community
- The post is shorter than 50 words
- The post is in a language other than english
- Moderators reserve the right to, in rare cases, remove posts from the front page/section pages that clearly do not fit in with ethos and spirit of the Roundtable Commons communty.