Social Networking Policy

KDL Policy 4.6.2

The Kent District Library blog and sponsored social networking outlets (e.g., Facebook profiles, Twitter feeds, YouTube videos, etc.) are a place for individuals to share opinions about library related subjects. Comments are encouraged, but KDL reserves the right to edit, modify, or delete any comment. The following content will be removed:

  • Potentially libelous comments
  • Obscene or racist comments
  • Personal attacks, insults, or threatening language
  • Plagiarized material
  • Private, personal information published without consent
  • Commercial promotions or spam
  • Comments and/or hyperlinks unrelated to a given post, forum, or discussion

The Kent District Library reserves the right to monitor all content before it is posted and to modify or remove any messages or postings that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be abusive, defamatory, in violation of the copyright, trademark right, or other intellectual property right of any third party, or otherwise inappropriate.

By posting a comment, individuals agree to indemnify the Kent District Library and its officers and employees from and against all liabilities, judgments, damages, and costs (including attorney's fees) incurred by, arising out of, or related to the content posted.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Kent District Library is not obligated to take any such actions, and will not be responsible or liable for content posted.

Revised 3-15-11

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