Academy for Justice

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Social Media Disclaimer


Academy for Justice has several active communities online, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, and blog pages. We encourage you to take a look at them and get involved. We appreciate open discussions and look forward to your comments, stories and experiences within reason of our policies. The purpose of these sites is for the free exchange of ideas and commentary regarding issues of interest to those in the field of criminal justice and criminal justice reform. By accessing, viewing and/or posting any content to any Academy for Justice social media site on the internet, you accept without limitation or qualification, the following terms of use, as well as any other terms of use required by the company that owns and operates the underlying social media site (e.g. any terms of use required by Facebook, Twitter, etc.). If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy, you may not view or post any content to any Academy for Justice social media site on the internet. Your use of Academy for Justice social media sites is acceptance of this Policy and has the same effect as if you had actually physically signed an agreement

Before you post, make sure to read the below policies.

Rules of conduct/Prohibited content

As a visitor, users should follow these guidelines on Academy for Justice’s social media:

  • Do not post any content that is unlawful, disruptive, threatening, profane, abusive, harassing, embarrassing, tortuous, defamatory, obscene, or libelous, or is an invasion of another’s privacy, is hateful or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable as solely determined by Academy for Justice’s staff.
  • Do not violate another’s copyright or intellectual property.
  • Do not be disruptive with posts that are excessively repetitive.
  • Don not post any proprietary, confidential, sensitive, or nonpublic information.
  • Do not post links that contain any kind of virus, spyware, or malware.
  • Do not engage in any activity that would qualify as insider trading.
  • Do not purport to act as a representative or spokesperson for Academy for Justice.
  • Do not post under an identity that is not your own.
  • Do not post any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials or any other form of solicitation.

Right to remove content

Academy for Justice reserves the sole right to review, edit and/or delete any comments it deems are inappropriate. Comments including but not limited to the following may be deleted or edited by the moderators:

  • Abusive or hurtful comments about an individual or other participant.
  • Off-topic and redundant comments (this includes promotion of events, groups, pages, websites, organizations and programs not related to or affiliated with the Academy for Justice).
  • Comments that use foul language or “hate speech” (for example, including but not limited to racial, ethnic or gender bashing language).
  • Personal attacks or defamatory statements or comments (i.e., making negative personal or untrue comments about a participant), instead of just criticizing his/her posting, opinion or comments.
  • Comments that violate another individual’s privacy.

Liability/warranty disclaimers

Academy for Justice does not make endorsements via social media. We may post or share information on social media we find useful or relevant, but this does not constitute an official endorsement or recommendation on behalf of Academy for Justice. Any content, including posts, pictures, responses, and videos on our social media sites should not be considered an advertisement, endorsement, or advice.

We value the opportunity to engage and connect with the public. Others may post or share information on our social media sites. We may occasionally include links or references to third parties on our social media sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policy, content, or accuracy of items posted or shared by third parties, nor any website accessed through these links. We do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of the content posted by others.

Content ownership

If you post content, including images, to Academy for Justice websites, social media or other online properties, you grant Academy for Justice and its affiliates an unrestricted, nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such material throughout the world in any media without providing attribution or obtaining additional consent. You further agree that Academy for Justice and its affiliates are free to use any ideas, concepts, or know-how that you provide to Academy for Justice via its websites, social media, or other online properties.