Introduction

The Cemeteries & Crematoria Association of NSW (CCANSW) recognises the importance of the Internet in shaping public thinking about it and its current and potential members, employees, partners, supporters, sponsors, registered website users, and customers (team). CCANSW also recognises the importance of the team joining in and helping shape industry conversation and direction through blogging and interaction in social media.

CCANSW is committed to supporting its team to interact knowledgeably and socially in the blogosphere and on the Internet through blogging and interaction in social media.

The policy and guidelines will help you, the CCANSW team, open up a respectful, knowledgeable interaction with people on the Internet. They also aim to protect the privacy, confidentiality, and interests of CCANSW and its current and potential services, products, employees, partners, customers, and competitors.

Note that the Editorial, Social Media and Website Content Policy (The Policy) and guidelines apply only to CCANSW related sites and issues. They are not meant to infringe upon your personal interaction or commentary online.

Confidential Information Component of the Policy

You may not share information that is confidential and proprietary about the CCANSW and its members. This includes information about trademarks, upcoming product releases, sales, finances, number of products sold, number of employees, company strategy, and any other information that has not been publicly released by the company.

The CCANSW logo and trademarks may not be used without explicit permission in writing from the CCANSW. This is to prevent the appearance that you speak for or represent the company officially.

Respect and Privacy Rights Components of the Policy

Speak respectfully about the company and its current and potential employees, customers, partners, and competitors. Do not engage in name-calling or behaviour that will reflect negatively on CCANSW's reputation.

Note that the use of copyrighted materials, unfounded or derogatory statements or misrepresentation is not viewed favourably by CCANSW.

CCANSW encourages you to write knowledgeably, accurately and using appropriate professionalism. Despite disclaimers, your Web interaction can result in members of the public forming opinions about CCANSW and its team, services and products. Honour the privacy rights of others in the team by seeking their permission before writing about or displaying internal happenings that might be considered to be a breach of their privacy and confidentiality.

Competition Component of the Policy

You may not sell any product or services that would compete with any of CCANSW's products or services without permission in writing from the CCANSW’s President. This includes, but is not limited to training, books, products, and freelance writing. If in doubt, discuss the issue with the CCANSW Secretary.

Your Legal Liability Component of the Blogging Policy

Recognise that you are legally liable for anything you write or present online. Do not defame, misrepresent, harass, or libel others. Do not incite others. Do not sexually or racially discriminate.

Do not express opinions without proof of evidence and valid argument.

When quoting or linking information from the internet, clearly state and link the source so as to limit liability.

MEDIA

Media Contact Component of the Policy

Media contacts about the CCANSW and its current team, services and products, and competitors should be referred for coordination and guidance to the Secretary or President.

Media Representation & Releases

Only the President and those appointed explicitly by the CCANSW Executive Committee may make media representations on behalf of the CCANSW.

Media and press releases on behalf of the CCANSW may only be made by the President or those appointed explicitly to do so by the CCANSW Executive Committee.

WEBSITE CONTENT

All content published on the CCANSW website domains and sub domains must comply with the CCANSW’s

Constitution

Website Policy

Privacy Policy

• This "Editorial, Social Media and Website Content Policy"

• Business Directory Policy (in draft).

Content Management of the News Site

Every CCANSW member and registered website user may post articles to the News Site (https://news.ccansw.org.au).

Articles so posted are not automatically published. That responsibility rests at the discretion of the President, and may be delegated to the Secretary or Website Administrator.

Information Website Content Management

Every CCANSW member and registered website user may post articles to the Information Site (https://members.ccansw.org.au).

Articles so posted are not automatically published. That responsibility rests at the discretion of the President, and may be delegated to the Secretary or Website Administrator.

Business Directory Listings

Every CCANSW member and registered website user may request businesses to be listed in the directory (https://directory.ccansw.org.au).

Listings so posted are not automatically published. That responsibility rests at the discretion of the President, and may be delegated to the Secretary or Website Administrator.

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