Welcome to StayCloze! We’re glad you’re here
The welfare and wellbeing of all users of StayCloze is our utmost priority and in furtherance of this, we are looking to create a safe environment for our users.
You'll find a vibrant and growing community of smart, enthusiastic people at StayCloze. Our objective is to foster conversations that are helpful, fun and informative. These Community Guidelines (“Guidelines”) are here to help StayCloze users understand the nature of content which may be posted on StayCloze and how to do so in a way that is respectful and safe for the community. As a monitor, our users hail from every corners of the world, so we ask all to be mindful of different nuances and cultural norms when determining the appropriate of content shared on StayCloze.
You concur that you will not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or allowance any information that:
(a) Don’t insult another user. It’s not helpful and it doesn’t make StayCloze a friendly place which includes calling other members trolls.
(b) Images or links that could be examining borderline are not acceptable. A rule of thumb is that anything beyond PG-13 will get in trouble, but we hold the right to delete any post we deem offensive. This goes for generally gross stuff, pornographic material, and vile language.
(c) Don’t harm minors in any way.
(d) Don’t disclose someone else’s personal information. Also, infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights.
(e) Don’t promote, encourage, or make light of any kind of illegal activity, including sexual assault, DUIs, or domestic violence.
(f) Discriminatory language includes sexism, racism, ableism, transphobia, homophobia, or other forms of discrimination.
(g) StayCloze is not a platform for spreading conspiracy theories and wrong information, and will delete posts promoting oblivious falsehoods.
(h) Let’s keep discussion to the content, please. Even if you’re writing what you consider a compliment, it will be deleted.
(i) Our zero-tolerance policy on spam, which embrace sharing links to illegal game streams or downloads. Spam will be deleted and may be banned, blocked, or removed.
While we celebrate and strongly encourage creativity and freedom of expression, we will always prioritize our user safety and protect against any illegal activity on our platform. If we learn of unlawful content on StayCloze, we will take proper action, including removal of content, blocking user access to certain features on StayCloze, disabling an account, or contacting law enforcement where necessary.
StayCloze reserves the right to request a user removes, or proactively remove of its own accord, any content that it deems inappropriate for the community that may not be specifically outlined here. Thank you for being a valuable member of our community and helping us keep StayCloze a safe and expressive space for all.
HARASSMENT / BULLYING AND HATE SPEECH
Bullying never allowed, it’s not okay! It’s hurtful and can impact someone for a long period.
• Generally, users are responsible for their interactions with other users on StayCloze. However users are not allowed to post any content with the intent of creating harm or emotional distress to other users. This includes verbally abusive content or any content that is directed at specific StayCloze users or repeated unwanted contact with a user.
• All forms of blackmail, harassment, stalking, and intimidation, predatory behavior, violating the privacy of any person or disclosing the private information of other persons is prohibited.
• StayCloze acknowledge that bullying can be especially harmful to less than 16 ages, and our policy provides heightened protection for minors because they are more vulnerable and susceptible to online bullying.
• With honor to public figures, we allow for discourse, which includes fault-finding discussion of people who are featured in the news or who have a great public audience. We will nevertheless delete content over public figures that do not contribute to such critical discussion but instead violates our content policies, which includes hate speech or threats.
• StayCloze does not allow the posting of any content that promotes or depicts violence, abuse, humiliation / shaming, or other grave mistreatment of groups or individuals on the basis of ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disabilities/ medical conditions, and national origin and promoting discrimination or violence against persons on such basis.
• Do not post any content that promotes, incites or condones violence, hatred or discrimination against any person or groups of persons based on nationality, gender, religion, race, ethnicity, region, caste, disability, age, deformity, sex, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.
• Exception is made for posts of such content for the purpose of educating others about this subject matter in an effort to such behavior and conduct (e.g. charities or NGOs which includes non-profit organizations fundraising or building awareness). Likewise, in few cases, terms that might violate our standards are used self-referentially or in an empowering way. In this case, we allow the content, but we expect people to clearly indicate their intent, which helps us better understand why they allowed it. However, Use judgment and make sure your intent is clear in such posts. Also, consider such content is too inflammatory even for this purpose. If, we may reach out to request that you delete such content.
VIOLENCE, SELF HARM AND SUICIDE
Suicide, self-injured and violence are not allowed!
Any violence – Content that depicts graphic brutality, especially criminal in nature (e.g. stabbing, beheadings, rape, sexual assault, and domestic abuse) is prohibited. This includes genital mutilation. The welfare of all users of StayCloze is our priority and furtherance of this to create a safe and secure environment for all users. We never allow any individuals to be posted that depict, instruct, glorify, encourage, or promotes self-harm or self-injury.
However, as an exception of content that provides support, resources, coping mechanisms for those struggling with thoughts of suicide are permitted. Do not post any content that encourages, promotes glorifies persons to engage in any dangerous or risky activity that has an imminent risk of physical or mental injury. StayCloze doesn’t allow any post content that encourages, promotes glorifies or incentivizes persons to engage in any risky activity that has an imminent risk of mental injury or physical.
Self-Harm - StayCloze does not allow any content that glorifies, supports, or enables users to inflict physical harm on others or themselves (e.g. cutting, burning, eating disorders, and suicide). Self-harm is refer as the intentional and direct injuring of the body, including self-mutilation, eating disorders and body dysmorphia. StayCloze is sickly prohibited promoting anorexia, bulimia, or any other eating disorders. We want StayCloze to be a space where people can share their experiences, raise awareness about these issues, and support each other through difficult experiences, and so we allow people to discuss suicide and self-injury. We will also delete content that identifies and negatively targets victims or survivors of suicide, self-injury, humorously, or rhetorically.
Some restricted content may be posted for the limited purpose of raising awareness and promoting discussion about individual’s newsworthy events, as long as sufficient information is provided to warn persons of the graphic violent nature of the content.
GRAPHIC CONTENT \ EATING DISORDERS
StayCloze do not post violent, gruesome or graphic content that is especially intended to be sensational and shocking, or gratuitous and depicting violent or accidental deaths involving genuine people. Eating disorders are complex mental health conditions, with behavioral symptoms, and are frequently influenced by a person’s genetic make-up. As so many people who have an eating disorder have a co-morbid mental health condition, such as depression and anxiety, engage in harmful alcohol or other drug use, or have a personality disorder. A person with an eating disorder experiences severe disturbances in eating and/or weight regulation behaviors, such as excessive exercise.
Online community where individual can connect to others who are struggling with an eating disorder, in recovery, or supporting someone with an eating disorder. Health professionals assessing people with an eating disorder (especially children and above 16 age people) should be alert throughout assessment and treatment to signs of bullying, teasing, abusing (physical, emotional, and sexual) and neglect.
Eating disorders - Content depicting, bulimia, or any other eating disorders (e.g. images of person(s) appearing “malnourished or sickly” with hashtags or message descriptions seeming to promote eating disorders) is prohibited on StayCloze.
Exception is made for posts of such content for the purpose of educating others about subject matter in an achievement to conflict such behavior and conduct. People can tie attention to unhealthy activity that they may witness or experience as long as they do not advocate for or coordinate harm. However, please use judgment to consider whether such content is too striking even for this purpose. If it is, we may reach out to request that you delete such content. Organizations, associations, or societies (e.g. terrorist organizations, gangs, drug cartels) generally known to promote or are based solely on the premise of committing illegal activities are prohibited on StayCloze.
INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
• StayCloze doesn’t give permission to use other people’s content without his/her permission.
• You are the owner of all of the content that you create and post on StayCloze. However, do not post any content that you are not entitled to share or post. Only upload images, videos, and other content that you have created or that you have been authorized to use.
• We are not allowed use any other’s content in your posts or uploads because you do not own the copyright to, like as music records or portions of videos created by anyone else.
• Do not post any content that you have copied or accessed from any other source including the internet, for which you have not obtained authorization to post.
• StayCloze request you to respect the copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights of some other persons.
• If we receive valid notice from a copyright or trademark holder alleging that their intellectual property rights have been infringed by a user’s posts on StayCloze, then your images or video(s) or any other content you have posted or shared will be promptly removed without notice to you.
• There are different three different kinds of remedies for infringement of IPRs these are –
1. Civil Remedies – it provides the injunctions, indemnification of the defendant, damages, and other remedies.
2. Criminal Remedies – it is processed and penalties are compulsory in terms of copyright piracy and T, counterfeiting on a business.
3. Remedies outside TRIPS – the court can give judgment regarding the request of the applicant and at the expenditure of the infringer, relevantly evaluates for circulation of the data.
DANGEROUS WEAPON IN AN ORGANIZATION - FIREARMS
• StayCloze only allows content depicting firearms where their use or display is in compliance with State and Federal law in the United States (e.g. sporting activity). However, such content cannot promote or enable on StayCloze the sale of firearms or committing violent or illegal acts with firearms (unless in video games), or glorify violence.
• We strictly prohibit the purchase, sale, gifting, exchange, and transfer of firearms, including firearm parts or ammunition, between private individuals on StayCloze. These items are not regulated everywhere; cause of the borderless nature of our society, we try to implement our policies as consistently as possible. We authorize to discussions regarding the sale of firearms and firearm parts in stores or by online retailers and advocate for changes to firearm regulation.
• Loaded of firearms in more manners than one in current society some goals are as severe as a gun. In case an organization would like to execute an obligation firearms rules at the workplace, one has to detach feelings from the discussion.
• Some people are taken as the firearms as a tool but they are a tool, which comes with important feelings variables as well as a cultural and political liability.
• Verdicts based on feelings are not bad but they are not good and those decisions that are taken in hurry can be as harmful as a toxic one.
• The StayCloze wants to leads the consequences of permitting firearms in the place of work to its final stage. It is analytic to acquire ownership of all the possible causes before permitting such an important change in place of work.
DRUGS AND NARCOTICS
• StayCloze only allows content showing recreational, legally allowed drugs in the United States (including cannabis). Nonetheless, such content cannot encourage or enable the sale of drugs (e.g. no advertising of products available for sale). In addition, users cannot use StayCloze as a platform through which to sell or otherwise transact in the distribution of drugs.
• In order to ensure safety of users, you shall not post any content that depicts, promotes, encourages or glorifies the consumption, possession, manufacture or trade of drugs, narcotics and other controlled substances.
• The omission to this will be posts by users for the purpose of educating others about this subject matter in an achievement to combat such behavior and conduct (e.g. Non-profit organizations fundraising, building awareness, or providing reformation services for drug addiction).
• Cannabis dispensaries can have user accounts as long as they do not promote or engage in the sale of cannabis through StayCloze.
• You shall not sell, offer for sale, trade or solicit any drugs, narcotics or other controlled substances on StayCloze.
• Content that depicts or promotes physical violence against or mistreatment of an animal, including sexual interaction with an animal, is prohibited in StayCloze platform.
SPONSORED POSTS AND ADVERTISING
• Posts with images & videos advertising products or services on StayCloze must comply with applicable advertising regulations, including any necessary disclosures of sponsored posts (e.g. using hashtags like #advertisement, #sponsored, and #partner or disclosure language in the related post captions). This is the particular responsibility of the all user who is posting such content.
SOLICITATION / SPAM / MISLEADING INFORMATION
Do not spam someone posts and comment threads with spontaneous content, endeavor or promotions.
• StayCloze does not allow any content that is fraudulent or constitutes false advertising (e.g. scams and spam).
• StayCloze do not acquiesce any accounts that impersonate or pretend to be a business, organization, public figure, or private individual.
• Do not contact people on StayCloze for commercial purposes without their consent.
We pledged to protect the privacy and sensitive personal info of users. In order to stimulate a safe and authentic platform for the undo expression and reciprocate of ideas of users, we sickly bottle up all attempts to gather sensitive user information through StayCloze and such attempts constitute an abuse of our platform and Services. You shall not use StayCloze to upload, transmit, distribute, store or otherwise make available in any way: files that contain viruses, Trojans or other material that is malicious or harmful.
Do not post such content that promotes betting, lotteries, any scam or fraud including phishing, Ponzi schemes.
Do not repeatedly texts or contact users without their consent. Do not access couple of or multiple StayCloze accounts under false pretenses, to fabricate fake activity or circulate commercial spam.
While you need not use your real name on StayCloze as your username, you are required to provide us with accurate and up to date information at the time of registering with StayCloze.
Any misinformation that could that is harmful to the community at large is prohibited and in particular, does not post any misinformation that:
• is related to any scams, frauds hoaxes or phishing attempts
• pertains to local or national elections or other such processes
• Defamatory in nature
• may incite fear, hate or prejudice opposing a person or a group of persons
• pertains to medical treatments, health of individuals or health conditions
SEXUALLY EXPLICIT CONTENT
StayCloze don't allow sexually precise pictures or video on StayCloze platforms. Nudity or any content (images, videos, documents etc.) that displays any genitals parts of an individual isn't permissible on StayCloze and more we have a tendency to disallow all pornographic and sexual content include with digitally created content. We will delete pictures, videos and digitally created pictures of individuals displaying private or focusing on absolutely exposed buttocks. Posting pictures of paintings, sculptures and alternative art that depicts nude figures is okay.
StayCloze doesn't allow any nude content involving minors. Content that appears to be sexualizing a minor will be deleting and promptly reported to the proper authorities. Additionally, any organizations that promote or modify the sexual exploitation of minor are prohibited on StayCloze. All activity associated with the grooming of minors for the purposes of sexual assault, sexual exploitation, or sex trafficking of such minors is strictly prohibited. Users refuse from posting any content that encourages, incentivizes or blackmails a minor to transmit any content that's sexual in nature. All posts that involve or interact a minor during a sexually explicit conversation are restricted.
Pornography businesses of any kind are not permissible on StayCloze, neither is content posted for the aim of soliciting sexual interaction ? whether StayCloze or elsewhere (e.g. webcams and pornography networks)– and such content will be delete and individual user accounts now shut down if found by StayCloze or reported by alternative users. Pornographic and sexual content includes content that depicts or related to sexually express language, sexual fetishes, arousal and sexual activities including penetrative sex, non?penetrative sex and perversion.
StayCloze also delete content that displays, advocates for, or coordinates sexual acts with non?consenting parties. This includes any pictures of a person’s body where the focal point is on a sexualized space of the body and such pictures seem to possess been taken without such person’s consent (e.g. upskirts or creepshots). All content that promotes, glorifies or depicts any variety of sexual violence or sexual exploitation or non?consensual sexual acts are prohibited.
Content that includes sex toys and accessories ? if such objects are replicas of private parts or seem in any content that depicts sexual activity ? isn't permissible. We welcome organizations and content promoting sex education and procreative rights.
UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES AND UNION CRIME SYNDICATES
Do not post any content that's unlawful or that is prohibited underneath any national or native laws that apply to you. Don’t use StayCloze for illegal activities or for the conduct of lawful activities in an unlawful manner. All content that stimulate, glorifies or incites the commission of any unlawful activities is prohibited.
Terrorists are prohibited from using StayCloze. Terrorists include non?state actors that use planned and deliberate violence or threats of violence against civilians, within the pursuit of any political, religious, racial, nationalist or philosophical objects. All content that stimulate, supports or glorifies any terrorists or criminals or criminal and unlawful activities is prohibited.
• We have a tendency to don't allow misinformation.
• Credible statements of intent to commit violence against a person, teams of individuals, or place (city or smaller) are prohibited and will be according to enforcement.
These guidelines apply to all or any users of StayCloze and StayCloze in its sole discretion might take any action against content to announce by users that don't befit these guidelines.