HinduOnline is a free service for communication, self-expression and freedom of speech. We believe HinduOnline increases the availability of information, encourages healthy debate, and makes possible new connections between people.
We respect our users' ownership of and responsibility for the content they choose to share. It is our belief that censoring this content is contrary to a service that bases itself on freedom of expression.
In order to uphold these values, we need to curb abuses that threaten our ability to provide this service and the freedom of expression it encourages. As a result, there are some boundaries on the type of content that can be hosted with HinduOnline. The boundaries we've defined are those that both comply with legal requirements and that serve to enhance the service as a whole.
Our content policies play an important role in maintaining a healthy experience for you, the users. Please respect these guidelines. From time to time, we may change our content policies so please check back here.
PORNOGRAPHY AND OBSCENITY:
* Pornography and Obscenity: Image and video content that contains nudity, sexually graphic material, or material that is otherwise deemed explicit by HinduOnline should be made private. Otherwise, we may put such content behind an interstitial. * Pedophilia, Incest and Bestiality: Users may not publish written, image or video content that promotes pedophilia, incest and bestiality. * Commercial Pornography: We do not allow content that exists for the primary purpose of monetizing porn content or driving traffic to a monetized pornography site. * Child Pornography: HinduOnline has a zero-tolerance policy against child pornography, and we will terminate and report to the appropriate authorities any user who publishes or distributes child pornography.
HATEFUL CONTENT: Users may not publish material that promotes hate toward groups based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, and sexual orientation/gender identity.
VIOLENT CONTENT: Users may not publish direct threats of violence against any person or group of people.
COPYRIGHT: Hinduonline does not claim any copyright on any of the content. It is our policy to respond to clear notices of alleged copyright infringement. HinduOnline will not allow its users to post copyright content without prior written approval. However, in case if any of the user come across copyright content, please inform us to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will remove it immediately.
PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION: We do not allow the unauthorized publishing of people's private and confidential information, such as credit card numbers, Social Security Numbers, and driver's and other license numbers.
IMPERSONATION: We do not allow impersonation of others through our services in a manner that is intended to or does mislead or confuse others.
UNLAWFUL USE OF SERVICES: Our products and services should not be used for unlawful purposes or for promotion of dangerous and illegal activities. Your account may be terminated and you may be reported to the appropriate authorities.
SPAM, MALICIOUS CODES AND VIRUSES: We do not allow spamming or transmitting malware and viruses.