Social Media Terms of Use

By engaging on the City of North Vancouver’s social media channels you are agreeing to our Social Media Terms of Use. These terms are in place to ensure the respectful exchange of ideas, and that all users are treated with courtesy, kindness and respect on all our social media channels.

Thank you for following and engaging with the City of North Vancouver. We welcome your comments and we strive to make our social media channels a place where our community can engage in respectful dialogue, debate, ask questions and provide constructive comments and suggestions.

Rules of Conduct for City Social Media Channels

We want followers on our social media channels to be able to express their opinions and participate in informed and productive discussions. While commenting and participating in discussions your posts/comments must stay on topic, and not cause intimidation or offence.

We reserve the right to hide or remove any posts/comments that:

  • are off-topic, not relevant or link to petitions
  • are repetitive posts copied and pasted or duplicated by users (spam)
  • make unproven, unsupported or factually inaccurate claims (conspiracy theories)
  • go against public health guidance
  • are deemed violent, discriminatory, offensive, intimidating or harassing in tone or language
  • threaten or defame any person or organization
  • violate a person’s privacy or include personal information
  • promote or oppose any person campaigning for election to political office
  • suggest/encourage illegal activity or violate copyrights or trademarks
  • are spam, contain advertising or promote products/services
  • link to third party sites with anything other than credible news or research sources
  • breach the terms of service of social media platform

By posting on the City's social media channels, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions. Our social media Rules of Conduct are subject to change at any time.

Breach of Conduct

We reserve the right to block users who repeatedly violate our Rules of Conduct from further activity on our social media channels.

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