The 'Additional guidelines' section of your group settings is where you can set out your house rules and guidelines with regard to behaviour and content.
Creating guidelines ensures everyone is clear on what's acceptable and makes it easier to manage member behaviour.
Guild's guidelines - template copy
- No unsolicited selling
- You can leave the group at any time
- You are encouraged to propose new members to the host – you can either DM them with details or request an invitation link (if the group is discoverable, you can provide the public link for the ‘Request to Join’ page)
- The host’s decision on who can join and who should be removed is final
- Joining criteria: Provide your own, reflecting the purpose of your group. We usually request that they are professionals, potentially specific job titles or seniority, areas of interest and any specific expertise they might bring.
We encourage discussion and debate and do not discriminate against any views but we reserve the right to remove any content based on the following (and remove members who repeatedly post this content):
- Confidentiality – All Guild members must abide by the Chatham House Rule. Further to that, be mindful of people’s privacy: don’t share private information about other people without their permission
- Offensive posts: violent, obscene, profane, hateful or discriminatory (on the basis of race, colour ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, marriage status, social class, age etc.) comments or content
- Threats or defamation: Personal attacks or comments that threaten or defame any person or organisation
- Illegal content: Comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity
- Repetitive posts copied, pasted or posted
- Deceptive or misleading posts
- Vulgar language, Posts/comments seen as offensive
- Intellectual property rights: Share video content, links, photographs, and text if have rights to it. If you don’t own it or don’t have permission, please don’t post it, but you can link out to it.