SOCIAL MEDIA PARTICIPATION GUIDELINES

  • Thank you for participating with Colorado Springs School District 11 in social networking communities such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram. We ask that you treat others with respect, even if disagreements occur. District 11 reserves the right to delete postings or block users who have provided content that creates a clear and present danger of the commission of unlawful acts, the violation of lawful school policies and regulations, or the material and substantial disruption of the orderly operation of the school. This includes, but is not limited to, postings and users who have provided content that is deemed to be libelous, slanderous, obscene as to minors, hateful, soliciting, abusive, harassing, threatening violence to property or persons, false as to any person who is not a public figure or involved in a matter of public concern, or​ an infringement of another’s rights, including but not limited to intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights. District 11 also may remove from discussion threads any comments that are off topic, repetitive or “spam.” Remember that these are public forums and whatever information you share will be viewed by others and may be archived by various third parties. Consider this carefully before posting detailed personal information. District 11 has no control over the policies and practices of third parties. The information provided by District 11 on these platforms is intended for educational purposes only. If you are an employee of District 11, all laws and district policies apply to your online activity. These include, but are not limited, to District 11’s social media policy as well as compliance, conflict of interest, security and safety. You are responsible for reading and following these policies. Consult your supervisor if you have questions about social media activity. By participating with District 11 in social networking communities, you agree to indemnify District 11 against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses arising out of a claim by a third party relating to any posts, comments, likes, shares or other social media activity you have undertaken.​