Raising the tone of the conversation
The Internet is a brilliant place to witness people behaving badly. The belief that the web is somehow unreal has encouraged unbelievable behaviour. It is a sad fact that even believers have been known to express themselves in a particular way online that would be considered sinful in any other context. As a Christian network, Geneva Push encourages its members to speak the truth, but to do so in love.
To that end, we have drawn up the following guidelines for contributing to this site. We hope that they will simply elicit an 'Of course!' response from anyone dedicated to building Christ's Kingdom, but they are here so that people can understand our actions should we choose to act…
Geneva Push requires contributors to register and post under their full names for reasons of accountability. As the publisher, Geneva Push could be held to be legally liable for comments posted. We believe it is helpful to create an environment wherein contributors are held accountable for their comments, and requiring people to post under their real names ensures that this is the case.
All messages posted at this site express the views of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the owners and administrators of this site.
Community members agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-oriented comments, or any other material that may violate any applicable laws.
Additionally, Geneva Push reserves the right to remove material in the following circumstances:
- When the material is considered to be blasphemous, offensive or in poor taste etc.
- When the material is considered to be defamatory, libellous or otherwise legally actionable
- When the material relates to a minor and the consent of a parent or guardian has not been granted
- When the material is demonstrably inaccurate or based solely on rumour or hearsay
- When the material qualifies as unsolicited advertising or spamming
In the event that a community member knowingly defames another person or infringes the general guidelines for posting listed above, Geneva Push will take action to remove the post and deal appropriately with the offending member.
Community members accept that the site’s webmaster and administrators have the right to edit, move or close any topic at any time in the application of these guidelines and the smooth running of the site. Members are encouraged to report any post they believe contravenes the site’s posting policy. While the site’s administrators will attempt to remove or edit any objectionable material as quickly as possible, it is impossible to review every message and delays are to be expected, particularly when reports are being investigated.
All community members will have agreed to be bound by these conditions as part of the process of submitting their applications.