Shutterpen Community guidelines
Shutterpen accounts are intended for members to share original blogs and photos that they themselves have created.These Community Guidelines are here to help you understand what it means to be a member of Shutterpen. Any violation of these guidelines will be addressed by Shutterpen admin and may result in, but not limited to, removal of blogs, photos and other contents without the consent of the member, restricted member account or complete removal of member account and all its activities.
Things to do
We're a global community of many types of people, who all have the right to feel comfortable and who may not think what you think, believe what you believe, or see what you see. So, be polite and respectful in your interactions with other members.
Only upload contents created by you.
Copyright violation and/or copyright infringment is strictly prohibited in Shutterpen community. Any such content will be removed from Shutterpen immediately. Please upload you own original blogs and photos.
Link back to Shutterpen when you post your Shutterpen content elsewhere.
Shutterpen is free photo blogging platform. Pages on other web sites that display content hosted on Shutterpen must provide a link from each photo or video back to its page on Shutterpen. This provides a way to become a strong community and get more information about the content creator.
This is your community. Please treat as your own. Be creative, be mindful , be social and share what's important to you. See the world through others' eyes and feelings, be active and participate, find your interest, and expand your horizons!
Things not to do
This is a free community and it is open to all. That doesn't mean it will tolerate any violation, unwelcome and/or objectionable activities that impacts general objective and vive of it. Any activity as listed below may result in removal of your account completely from Shutterpen with or without your consent or any warning.
Don't upload photos or blogs that aren’t yours.
This includes other people's photos, video, blogs, and/or stuff you've copied or collected from around the Internet. Accounts that consist of such collections may be deleted at any time. Don't violate copyright laws.
Don’t upload any raciest, sexist, erotic, explicit or pornographic content.
Shutterpen has a zero tolerance policy around all of them. Your content and account will be removed, period.
Don’t harm children
To say that Shutterpen has a zero tolerance policy towards harmful content involving minors would be an understatement. In protecting children from criminal predators, particularly in crimes involving child sexual abuse, we will aggressively report and cooperate with law enforcement with the goal of prosecuting to the full extent of the law. This includes, but is not limited to, images, video, comments, faves, and other communications.
Don't harass anyone
Shutterpen is a place to share your blog and photos. It's not a place to harass, abuse, spam, impersonate, or intimidate others. Please be polite and respectful to other members. Any complaint of harassment against you will be seriously investigated and your account may be restricted and/or completely removed.
Don't upload content that is illegal or prohibited.
This includes but is not limited to drug use, bestiality, terrorism, and illegal activity as such. If we find you doing it, your account will be deleted and we'll take appropriate action, which may include reporting you to law enforcement.
Don't upload content promoting political belief, and religious belief.
We all live in a free world and we all have rights to exercise our political and religious beliefs. However, Shutterpen is not a platform to promote them. Please me mindful to others.
Don’t use hate speech.
Shutterpen has a zero-tolerance policy towards attacking a person or group based on, but is not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, disease, age, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity. Any such content will be removed and member account will be deleted immediately.
Don’t promote or encourage self-harm.
We do not tolerate promotion of self-harm or the encouragement of others to do things that might cause them to get hurt.
Don't host web graphics
Shutterpen is not a place to host generic graphic elements of web page designs, logos, banners, icons, and other non-photographic elements.
We do not tolerate spam, period. This includes, but is not limited to, excessive favoriting, excessive commenting, deceptive tagging, deceptive photo titles and descriptions, or resource abuse.
Don't use Shutterpen as your personal photo album and/or your personal event/post platform.
Main objective of Shutterpen is to encourage ordinary people who are not seasoned/professional photographer to practice photography in their day-to-day life, share their photos and storied behind them. But there is a fine line. Please do not post your selfie, your family photos, photos of celebrations like wedding, birthdays, graduations etc. And don't upload blog about them too. You have social media places like Facebook to do the same more effectively. Even thou we understand those photos are photographs of your memories, unfortunately Shutterpen not allow any personal photographs and/or blog of similar nature in Shutterpen. Those contents will be removed. For any question please contact us without any hesitation. We'll be more than happy to help you understand.
If you don't feel that you can abide by our Community Guidelines as outlined above, maybe Shutterpen isn't for you. We've crafted these guidelines to ensure that everyone within the Shutterpen community has a good time.
Thanks and Enjoy Shutterpen.