Novahub Content Policy
1.1 This policy seeks to maintain a positive experience for all users of the Novahub platform by helping to understand what types of content is acceptable. If we become aware of content that falls outside the bounds of what is acceptable under this policy, we may remove it and report it. We also take steps to prevent uses of our services that are contrary to the spirit of this policy.
This policy applies to Novahub Ltd. ‘We’ or ‘Us’ or ‘Novahub’ refers to Novahub Ltd.
This Content Policy may be changed by Novahub at any time. Any revised policy will be loaded to this page.
2 Prohibited Content
2.1 All content hosted on the Novahub platform shall not:
2.1.1 constitute, facilitate or promote illegal products, services or activities. Content targeted to minors must not promote products, services or content that are inappropriate, illegal or unsafe, or that exploit, mislead or exert undue pressure on the age groups targeted
2.1.2 engage in predatory practices or contain content that discriminates against, harasses, provokes or disparages people who use our service.
2.1.3 promote the sale or use of illegal, prescription or recreational drugs.
2.1.4 promote the sale or use of weapons, ammunition or explosives.
2.1.5 promote the sale or use of adult products or services and must not contain adult content. This includes nudity, depictions of people in explicit or suggestive positions or activities that are overly suggestive or sexually provocative.
2.1.6 infringe on or violate the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights. To report content that you feel may infringe on or violate your rights, please check these details. You must have the appropriate rights to any content included.
2.1.7 assert or imply personal attributes. This includes direct or indirect assertions or implications about a person’s race, ethnic origin, religion, beliefs, age, sexual orientation or practices, gender identity, disability, medical condition (including physical or mental health), financial status, membership in a trade union, criminal record or name.
2.1.8 contain deceptive, false or misleading content, including deceptive claims, offers or business practices.
2.1.9 contain spyware, malware or any software that results in an unexpected or deceptive experience. This includes links to sites containing these products.
2.1.10 promote products or items that facilitate or encourage unauthorised access to digital media.
3 Phishing and Security
3.1 We strive to protect the security of all of our users. We take specific measures to ensure respondents are not misled for fraudulent or other malicious purposes.
3.2 We also remove any content that publish a person’s sensitive identifying information against their wishes.
3.3 We will remove content intended to deceive or mislead respondents or other users, including by linking to websites with malicious software such as malware.
3.4 Our services may not be used to knowingly and artificially boost or inflate a website or webpage’s search engine ranking.
3.5 Our services may not be used to host content that is downloadable, live-streamed, or merely intended to solicit clicks to other sites.
4 Violence and Hate Speech
4.1 We remove content and may report information related to that content to law enforcement authorities if we become aware of or believe that, a genuine risk of harm or threat to public safety exists.
4.2 Our services may not be used to directly or indirectly threaten or attack others, or to organize or incite violence, harassment, or property damage.
4.3 Our services may not be used for hate speech, or to promote or fund such acts. Examples of hate speech include attacking or advocating for the abuse or exclusion of people based on their ethnicity, national origin, political or religious affiliations, gender, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition, disability, medical or physical condition, veteran status, or any other protected classes under applicable law.
4.4 Our services may not be used to promote or glorify self-harm.
5 Bullying and Harassment
5.1 Our services may not be used to bully or harass others.
6 Criminal Activity
6.1 Our services may not be used in furtherance of any criminal activity or in violation of any applicable law.
7 Pornography and Offensive Graphic Material
7.1 Our services shall not include nudity, gratuitous graphic violent, gore or pornographic material.
7.2 We strictly prohibit and report to law enforcement any display of sexual or pornographic content (including in cartoon form) involving minors.
Version 1.0 – December 2017