Social Media Terms of Use

Creating a Respectful and Informative Online Community

The town of Rothesay’s social media sites are periodically monitored during business hours only, Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm, excluding Holidays. However, in the event of an emergency, the sites may be monitored outside of regular business hours as required.

Considerations:

  • The town of Rothesay’s social media sites are intended for information purposes only.
  • Messages received on Rothesay social media sites will be answered within one business day.
  • Emergency Service is available 24/7 by calling: (506) 848-6600. Social media sites are not monitored 24/7 and therefore, are not the appropriate forum to report emergency or time-sensitive issues.
  • Please consider that social media is a public forum when commenting online. Make sure to safeguard your privacy and personal information. If you have a specific inquiry regarding Town Services, please contact Town Hall at (506) 848-6600 or email: rothesay@rothesay.ca.
  • Official social media sites of the town of Rothesay:

Please be aware that when engaging with the town of Rothesay’s social media sites, you are agreeing to adhere to the following terms of use:

We reserve the right to remove any content that you post on our social media sites, and to remove, edit or move, at any time, any content posted which does not comply with these Terms of Use or for any other appropriate reason.

Keep information relevant: We encourage thoughtful comments that are related to the post. Users who post content that is unrelated to the topic and/or discussion may have their content removed and/or blocked from our social media sites. Spam or misleading content will be removed and the user may be removed and/or blocked from future use of Rothesay’s social media sites.

Be respectful: Rothesay reserves the right to hide or remove any comments that are abusive, defamatory, offensive, inappropriate, or disrespectful. Users who cause conflict or offence to others, or use offensive language may be removed and/or blocked from our social media sites.

If you choose to post content, please keep in mind that you must not post or transmit any message, content or link to content that:

  • is in violation of any law, rule or regulation or any third party right, or promotes illegal activity or conduct that would contravene any law, rule or regulation or third party right;
  • is abusive, hateful, threatening, violent, harassing, defamatory, knowingly false, misleading, graphic, obscene, sexually explicit, otherwise offensive;
  • is discriminatory on the basis or race, creed, colour, age, religion, gender, language, marital status, social status, national origin, physical or mental ability, gender identity or sexual orientation;
  • is in breach of any confidence; or
  • includes personal data or information about others.

Rothesay supports an inclusive, diverse and respectful work environment, free of discrimination and harassment. Town of Rothesay employees moderate our social media sites and their contents. Any conduct that is discriminatory or harassing will be removed and the user may be removed and/or blocked from future use of Rothesay’s social media sites.

Shared information: Any “like”, “share”, or “retweet” or other link posted for informational purposes should not be taken as a formal endorsement or an approval on behalf of the town of Rothesay.

 

Updated: January 24, 2022

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