Social media policy
Social media policy

Social Media Policy

Social Media Terms of Use

UrbanGrowth NSW administers its social media pages to provide important public interest information about its activities. An open dialogue between us and members of the general public is always beneficial to achieving our goals.

UrbanGrowth NSW expects that users will post comments that are relevant and respectful to the community as a whole.

Terms of Use

By using or accessing this social media page, you agree to comply with the social media platform providers terms and conditions and our terms included below. Please note that our social media pages are for information only, and that opinions posted by users of these pages do not reflect those of the UrbanGrowth NSW.

The following rules are intended to provide a quality experience for the people who choose to interact with our page. UrbanGrowth NSW reserves the right to remove comments or block users who publish posts that:

  • contain abusive, obscene, indecent or offensive language, including in include defamatory, abusive, harassing or hateful remarks or represent unproven or inaccurate accusations against individuals, organisations,or
  • political beliefs
  • are far off-topic, unintelligible or irrelevant
  • constitute spam, advertising, solicitation, link baiting (embedding a link in your post to draw traffic to your own site), or vigilante (or 'call to action') comments
  • include personal attacks against other users, members of the public or members of UrbanGrowth NSW
  • invade anyone's privacy or impersonate anyone
  • contain inappropriate imagery
  • constitute trolling or deliberate disruption of discussion
  • are posted without the necessary rights, licences and consents
  • encourage conduct that may or would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability, or that otherwise violates any local, provincial, national or international law or regulation anywhere in the world
  • contain long embedded URLs
  • are longer than 300 words
  • appear to contain irrelevant or excessive links or appear to contain code
  • identify any publicly-elected representative or candidate regardless of their political affiliation, whether those comments are supportive or critical
  • are contrary to the principles of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW)