Social Media at Kent

Disclaimer example

It is good practice to post a disclaimer on your chosen social media site stating you reserve the right to remove inappropriate comments. Here is an example you can use as a basis, please amend as appropriate:

University of Kent Social Media Guidelines

The University’s social media sites are places where we encourage interaction and discussion between students, staff, alumni, friends, in fact anyone interested in the University of Kent.

If you post a question to the University on this site we will respond as promptly as possible during working hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm). If your enquiry falls outside of these hours, we will get back to you as soon as possible when office hours resume. If your enquiry is urgent please contact Campus Security - 01227 823300.

We ask that you’re respectful in your comments. We reserve the right to remove anything we deem:

  • Abusive or personal attacks
  • Material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other entity
  • Third party advertising
  • Chain letters or ‘spam’

We also reserve the right to terminate involvement by users who post such content.

The views and opinions expressed on the University’s social media sites do not necessarily represent those of the University of Kent. Therefore, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information posted by external parties.

For your safety, never include your phone number, email, address or other personal information in a post. Your comments are visible to all.

As well as the above, it’s also worth taking note of the site’s terms of use.

(Add contact details if appropriate)

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Last Updated: 30/03/2015