Social Media Community Guidelines

Unitec Institute of Technology (Unitec) aims to reflect our diverse community of cultures, ages, beliefs, and viewpoints. We strive to make our social media accounts authentic and a safe place for the inspiration and expression of our students. We welcome you to leave comments, photos and links relevant to Unitec. 

By posting on our page, you agree that Unitec is not liable for any misconduct or damages resulting from your participation on our page, or any claim arising from any material that you post on our page.

We encourage users to participate in healthy and on-topic discussions on our page and within our content comment threads. We welcome any relevant comments, feedback, photos and videos from you. However, by making any contribution to the Unitec social media accounts - including comments, photos or videos – you are granting Unitec permission to reuse this content on all social media accounts used by Unitec. Please direct message the page admin with any questions or concerns.

We reserve the right to remove any posts or comments that do not play by these rules, without warning or explanation. Unitec claims no liability in any way connected to the use of or access to the Unitec social media accounts.

Be respectful: 

Please keep in mind: 
First and foremost, respect other members of the Unitec community.  
Please do not post content that contains swear words, offensive or violent language, hate speech or contain degrading content. 
We will not tolerate personal attacks or discriminatory comments 
Do not post things that are not relevant to Unitec and its community 
Refrain from making false statements and claims 

Foster meaningful and genuine interactions:

We do not condone: 
Trolling, spamming, fraudulent or deliberately misleading posts 
Spam links or references a third party page or website including posting a link (unless we've agreed to it beforehand) 
Any commercial solicitations 

Follow the law: 

We will not accept: 
Infringements of another party’s intellectual property rights 
Links or comments containing sexually explicit content material 
Defamatory, obscene, offensive or violent language, content and/or images 
Publishing of content containing confidential information relating to other users 
Websites or files containing malware or other viruses that could damage the operation of other people’s computers or mobile devices 

Discussion or solicitation of any illegal activity: 

Unitec believes that all members are an important part of our online community. If you see something that you think may violate our guidelines, please help us by reporting it by messaging us or emailing marketing@unitec.ac.nz.  
 
We may work with law enforcement, particularly when we believe that there’s risk of physical harm or threat to public safety. 

Student Enquiries: 

 For any enquiries please visit: http://www.unitec.ac.nz/about-us/contact-us/general-enquiries.
 
Our team regularly monitor and moderate this page. Where a response is required, we will endeavour to respond to your comments on this page between 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.  

Don't share your personal information: 

Remember that this is a public page, so you should only share information you are happy for the general public to see. We strongly recommend you do not share publicly share personal or sensitive information on this page such as your phone number, email, address or student ID.