Community Guidelines

1 ) Introduction

 

Freespirit’s mission is to inspire people around the world to explore create and share travel inspiration content that helps inform others on where they want to go.

 

We want members of our community to travel in the safest way possible.

 

To this end, we prioritise safety, diversity, inclusion, and authenticity.

 

Because we are a global platform accessible all over the world, we want to take into account the breadth of cultural norms where we operate. We will strive to be a platform that is about breaking down borders and bringing cultures together.

 

Our community guidelines apply to everyone who uses the Freespirit platform.

 

We enforce these guidelines using human moderation and a mix of technology.

 

To report specific accounts and or posts we advise using the reporting tools located within the app. We will act if content violates our community guidelines.

 

 

Suspended Ban

 

Accounts that have been banned by our moderators will have the opportunity to appeal this decision. Please email us at ( @email )

 

 

Permanent Ban

 

Accounts that have been involved in a serious breaking of Freespirit guideline rules will be permanently banned.

 

 

Anyone who is deemed a threat to the Freespirit community will have their account suspended or permanently banned.

 

We will update our community guidelines when appropriate, and allow Freespirit guidelines to evolve and adapt alongside new behaviours and risks.

 

 

2 ) Violent Extremism

 

Violence of any kind will not be tolerated on our platform.

 

We may use other platforms to identify individuals that pose a threat to our community.

By identifying these individuals we can delete their accounts to prevent extremist behaviour.

 

We will not allow our users to threaten incite or be violent towards a group or individual.

 

We will not allow dangerous individuals or organisations to promote themselves.

 

We will not allow the glorification of violence in any way.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Physical injuries on an individual or a group.

 

0.2 Content that encourages others to commit or advocate for physical violence.

 

0.3 Aspirational statements that commit to violence.

The bringing of weapons with the intent to threaten or intimidate an individual or group.

 

0.4 Instructions on how to use or make weapons of any kind.

 

 

Dangerous organisations and individuals

 

Listed underneath are terms deemed unacceptable to the Freespirit community.

 

Please check the links for further information.

 

 

Individuals:

 

Mass Murderers: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/mass-murder

 

Serial Killers: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/serial--killer

 

Rapists: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/rape

 

 

Organizations:

 

Hate Groups: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/hate

 

Criminal Organisations: https://www.thefreedictionary.com/Criminal+organisation

 

Terrorism Organisations: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/terrorism

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that praises, promotes, glorifies, or supports dangerous individuals and/or organisations.

 

0.2 Content that encourages participation in, or intends to recruit individuals to, dangerous organisations.

 

0.3 Content with names, symbols, logos, flags, slogans, uniforms, gestures, salutes, illustrations, portraits, songs, music, lyrics, or other objects meant to represent dangerous individuals and/or organisations.

 

 

3 ) Hateful Behaviour

 

Content that involves hate speech or hateful behaviour will not be tolerated on our platform and will be removed. We either Suspend Ban or Permanent Ban both individuals and organisations for violating these terms and conditions.

 

Our definition of hate Speech include abusive or threatening speech or writing that expresses prejudice against a particular group.

 

Hate Speech towards these group categories will not be tolerated:

 

Ethnicity

Sexual orientation

Race

National origin

Caste

Serious disease

Religion

Disability

Immigration status

 

 

( Do not post )

 

Hateful content relating too:

 

0.1 Claiming that an individual person or persons are mentally physically or morally inferior.

 

0.2 Wanting or justifying violence against these individuals

 

0.3 Referring to them as animals objects or other non human entities.

 

0.4 Justifying exclusion, segregation and discrimination

 

Content that seeks to demonise any individual or individuals will not be tolerated and will be removed.

 

 

Hateful Ideology

 

Hateful groups who seek to impose themselves onto others will not be tolerated.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that praises, promotes, glorifies, or supports any hateful ideology

 

0.2 Content with names, symbols, logos, flags, slogans, uniforms, gestures, salutes, illustrations, portraits, songs, music, lyrics, or other objects related to a hateful ideology

 

0.3 Content that denies well-documented and violet events have taken place affecting groups with protected attributes

 

0.4 Claims of supremacy over a group of people with reference to other protected attributes

 

0.5 Conspiracy theories used to justify hateful ideologies

 

 

4 ) Illegal Activities

 

Freespirit works hard to prohibit activities that violate laws or regulations. Content relating to these activities will be taken down. Depending on the severity of the situation we will be in touch with the appropriate authorities.

 

We either Suspend Ban or Permanent Ban both individuals and organisations for violating these conditions.

 

 

Criminal Activities

 

Any conduct that is prohibited by any criminal laws, whether federal, state or county, regardless of whether there has been an arrest or conviction and without satisfying the standard of proof for a criminal conviction.

 

The breaking of these laws will not be tolerated.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that depicts or promotes acts of physical harm, such as assault or kidnapping

 

0.2 Content that risks the safety of others, including swatting

 

0.3 Content that depicts or promotes human exploitation, including human smuggling, bonded labor, domestic servitude, sex trafficking, or prostitution

 

0.4 Content that depicts or promotes the poaching or illegal trade of wildlife

 

0.5 Content that offers the purchase, sale, trade, or solicitation of unlawfully acquired or counterfeit goods

 

0.6 Content that provides instructions on how to conduct criminal activities

 

 

Weapons

 

The promotion of weapons, firearms, ammunition, knives, accessories, explosive weapons, and other devices are prohibited. The manufacturing and instructions on how to use these weapons are also prohibited. Content reflecting the use of weapons in a safe environment is allowed to be used on the Freespirit platform ( Examples include ) content of shooting ranges, or of police officers dancing to music.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that displays firearms, firearm accessories, ammunition, or explosive weapons

 

0.2 Content that offers the purchase, sale, trade, or solicitation of firearms, accessories, ammunition

 

 

Drugs & controlled substances

 

Drugs and controlled substances will not be allowed on the Freespirit platform. The buying and selling of these items will not be allowed either.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that depicts or promotes drugs, drug consumption, or encourages others to make, use, or trade drugs or other controlled substances

 

0.2 Content that offers the purchase, sale, trade, or solicitation of drugs or other controlled substances, alcohol or tobacco products (including vaping products)

 

0.3 Content that provides information on how to buy illegal or controlled substances

 

0.4 Content that depicts or promotes the making of illicit alcohol products

 

0.5 Content that depicts or promotes the misuse of legal substances, or instruction on how to make homemade substances, in an effort to become intoxicated

 

 

Frauds & Scams

 

Anyone involved in a fraudulent scheme of any kind will be held accountable. We will remove content that deceives people and ban those accounts that seek to take advantage of others.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that depicts or promotes phishing

 

0.2 Content that depicts or promotes Ponzi, multi-level marketing, or pyramid schemes

 

0.3 Content that depicts or promotes investment schemes with promise of high returns, fixed betting, or any other types of scams

 

 

Gambeling

 

Organisations relating to gambling is not appropriate for our community and will not be allowed to market themselves to our users.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that promotes casinos, sports betting, poker, lotteries, gambling-related software and apps, or other gambling services

 

 

Privacy & Personal Data

 

Violating the confidentiality of personal data will not be tolerated. Content that is in breach of another users confidentially will be taken down.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that contains personal data or personally identifiable information.

 

5 ) Graphic and Violent Content

 

Freespirit is a platform that is about encouraging people and organizations to upload incredible and memorable travel experiences.

 

We are not a platform that wants to associate itself with shocking sadistic or gruesome content.

 

If we feel content is not reflective of the community of Freespirit we will suspend and ban accounts accordingly.

 

 

( Do not post )

0.1 violent or graphic deaths or accidents

 

0.2 dismembered, mutilated, charred, or burned human remains

 

0.3 gore in which an open wound or injury is the core focus

 

0.4 real-world physical violence, fighting, or torture

 

0.5 the slaughter or other non-natural death of animals

 

0.6 dismembered, mutilated, charred, or burned animal remains

 

0.7 animal cruelty and gore

 

 

6 ) Suicide and Self-Harm

 

The health and wellbeing of our users is of huge importance to us.

 

Content that depicts Self Harm or Suicide will be taken down.

 

The glorification of these acts will not be tolerated and accounts involved with such content will either be suspended or permanently banned.

 

However content that seeks to help others come to terms with these issues will be encouraged.

 

If you would like to speak with someone please contact Samaritans 116 123 in the UK.

 

If someone is in immediate danger please don’t hesitate in contacting the relevant emergency services.

 

 

Content that promotes or showcases suicide in any way shape or form will be removed.

As mentioned above appropriate action will be taken to ensure the safety of our community.

 

 

Suicide

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that provides instructions for suicide

 

0.2 Content that depicts, promotes, normalizes, or glorifies suicide

 

0.3 Suicide games, dares, pacts, or hoaxes

 

 

Self Harm

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that depicts, promotes, normalizes, or glorifies self-harm or eating disorders

 

0.2 Content that provides instructions on how to engage in self-harm or eating disorders

 

0.3 Self-harm or eating disorder games, dares, pacts, or hoaxes

 

0.4 Content that depicts, promotes, normalises, or glorifies eating disorders or other dangerous weight loss behaviours associated with eating disorders

 

 

Dangerous Acts

 

Content relating to activities or behaviours that we deem risky to others and that fall under suicidal behaviour will be taken down. This includes amateur stunts and or dangerous challenges.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that shows the potentially inappropriate use of dangerous tools, vehicles, or objects

 

0.2 Content that depicts or promotes ingesting substances that are not meant for consumption or could lead to severe harm

 

0.3 Dangerous games, dares, or stunts that might lead to injury

 

 

7 ) Harassment and Bullying

 

Freespirit is a place for self expression, where everyone is encouraged to be authentically themselves.

 

We are not a platform that encourages harassment or bullying of any kind. We strive to be a platform that is safe from those who seek to abuse and take advantage of others.

 

 

Abusive Behaviour

 

Being violent or aggressive, making threats, controlling someone's behaviour, putting them down, verbally abusing them, taking or keeping money from them and putting pressure on someone to have sex or do things they don't feel comfortable with.

 

Any expression of abuse will not be tolerated on our platform.

 

We will Suspend Ban or Permanent Ban individuals or organisations depending on the severity of the situation.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that insults another individual, or disparages an individual on the basis of attributes such as intellect, appearance, personality traits, or hygiene

 

0.2 Content that encourages coordinated harassment

 

0.3 Content that disparages victims of violent tragedies

 

0.4 Content that uses TikTok interactive features (e.g., duet) to degrade others

 

0.5 Content that depicts willful harm or intimidation, such as cyberstalking or trolling

 

0.6 Content that wishes death, serious disease, or other serious harm on an individual or public figure

 

 

Sexual Harassment

 

Harassment involving the use of explicit or implicit sexual overtones, including the unwelcome and inappropriate promises of rewards in exchange for sexual favours.

 

Content that includes unwanted or inappropriate sexual behaviour will not be tolerated.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that attempts to make unwanted sexual contact

 

0.2 Content that simulates sexual activity with another user, either verbally, in text (including emojis), or through the use of any in-app features

 

0.3 Content that disparages another person's sexual activity

 

0.4 Content that alters or morphs an image of another individual to portray or imply sexual suggestiveness or engagement in sexual activity

 

0.5 Content that reveals, or threatens to reveal a person's private sexual life, including threats to publicise digital content, sexual history, and names of previous sexual partners

 

0.6 Content that exposes, or threatens to expose, a person's sexual orientation without their consent or knowledge

 

 

Hacking Doxxing and Blackmail

 

Any threatening behaviour to Hack, Doxx, or Blackmail an individual or organisation is unacceptable. We will take appropriate action to suspend or ban accounts accordingly.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that threatens to reveal personal data or personally identifiable information (PII), including residential address, private email address, private phone number, bank statement, social security number, or passport number

 

0.2 Threats of blackmail or hacking another individual's account

 

0.3 Content that incites or encourages others to hack or reveal another person's account, personal data, or personally identifiable information (PII)

 

0.4 An individual's account, personal data, or personally identifiable information for others to abuse, troll, or harass

 

 

8 ) Nudity and Sexual Activities

Although some individuals may see our app as a way to explicitly flaunt themselves in a sexual manner, this is not what Freespirit is about. We do not allow nudity, pornography or sexually explicit content. Content depicting not-consensual intimacy and sexual solicitation will also not be tolerated.

 

Sexual Exploitation

Actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. ... sexual purposes against a beneficiary or vulnerable member of the community.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that depicts, solicits, promotes, normalises, or glorifies non-consensual sexual acts or non-consensual touching, including rape and sexual assault

 

0.2 Content that depicts, solicits, promotes, normalises, or glorifies the sharing of non-consensual intimate imagery, including sexual images that are taken, created, or shared without consent

 

0.3 Content that depicts, promotes, normalises, or glorifies sexual violence

 

0.4 Content that depicts, promotes, or glorifies sexual solicitation, including offering or asking for sexual partners, sexual chats or imagery, sexual services, premium sexual content, or sexcamming

 

 

Nudity

 

Content that shows nudity and sexual activity including the depiction of breasts, genitals, anus will be taken down. This also includes digitally created and manipulated content.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that explicitly or implicitly depicts sexual activities including penetrative and non-penetrative sex, oral sex, or erotic kissing

 

0.2 Content that depicts sexual arousal or sexual stimulation

 

0.3 Content that depicts a sexual fetish 

 

0.4 Content that depicts exposed human genitalia, female nipples or areola, pubic regions, or buttocks

 

0.5 Content that contains sexually explicit language for sexual gratification


 

9 ) Minors Safety

The protection and safety of users who are of a young age is of great importance to us.

 

We do not allow users to take advantage of minors on our platform in any way at all. Digitally created or manipulated media, including abuse, exploitation or nudity of minors is a complete violation on our platform and will not be tolerated.

 

We consider a minor to be of an age under 18 years.

 

 

Sexual exploitation of minors

 

Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a type of sexual abuse. When a child or young person is exploited they're given things, like gifts, drugs, money, status and affection, in exchange for performing sexual activities.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that shares, re-shares, offers to trade or sell, or directs users off platform to obtain or distribute CSAM

 

0.2 Content that engages with minors in a sexualised way, or otherwise sexualises a minor (e.g., via product features like duets) 

 

0.3 Content that depicts, solicits, glorifies, or encourages child abuse imagery including nudity, sexualised minors, or sexual activity with minors

 

0.4 Content that depicts, promotes, normalises, or glorifies pedophilia or the sexual assault of a minor

 

0.5 Content that re-victimizes or capitalises on minor victims of abuse by third party re-shares or reenactments of assault or confessions

 

 

Grooming Behaviour

 

Grooming is when someone builds a relationship, trust and emotional connection with a child or young person so they can manipulate, exploit and abuse them. Children and young people who are groomed can be sexually abused, exploited or trafficked.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Grooming advances

 

0.2 Content that depicts, promotes, normalises, or glorifies grooming behaviours

 

0.3 Content that solicits real-world sexual contact between a minor and an adult or between minors with a significant age difference 

 

0.4 Content that displays or offers nudity to minors

 

0.5 Any solicitation of nude imagery or sexual contact, through blackmail or other means of coercion

 

 

Nudity and sexual activity involving minors

 

Content that depicts a minors breasts genitals, anus or buttocks or various ways that mimic, imply or display sex acts involving minors will not be tolerated. This also includes digitally created or manipulated content.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that depicts or implies minor sexual activities including penetrative and non-penetrative sex, oral sex, or intimate kissing

 

0.2 Content that depicts sexual arousal or sexual stimulation involving a minor

 

0.3 Content that depicts a sexual fetish involving a minor

 

0.4 Content that depicts exposed human genitalia, female nipples or areola, pubic regions, or buttocks of a minor

 

0.5 Content that contains sexually explicit language depicting or describing a minor

 

0.6 Content depicting a minor that contains sexually explicit song lyrics

 

0.7 Content with sexually explicit dancing of a minor, including twerking, breast shaking, pelvic thrusting, or fondling the groin or breasts of oneself or another 

 

0.8 Content depicting a minor undressing

 

0.9 Content depicting a minor in minimal clothing that is not situationally relevant to the location

 

1.0 Sexualised comments, emojis, text, or other graphics used to veil or imply nudity or sexual activity of a minor

 

 

Harmful activities by minors

These activities include illegal consumption of substances for minors, engagement in illegal

activities and or participation in physical challenges or dares that could threaten users under the age of 18 years.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that suggests, depicts, imitates, or promotes the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages, tobacco, or drugs by a minor

 

0.2 Content that offers instruction targeting minors on how to buy, sell, or trade alcohol, tobacco, or controlled substances

 

0.3 Content that depicts or promotes activities that may jeopardise youth well-being, including physical challenges, dares, or stunts

 

 

Physical and psychological harm of minors

 

Minors who are at risk of physical or psychological harm include physical abuse neglect, endangerment, and psychological disparagement.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that depicts or promotes physical abuse, neglect, endangerment, or psychological disparagement of minors

 

0.2 Content that depicts or promotes survivalist techniques without a warning asserting the hazards of replication

 

 

Crimes Against Children

 

When brought to our attention. Users who have been convicted of crimes against children will have their account reviewed and or banned permanently.

 

 

Issues include:

 

Sexual assault

molestation

murder

physical abuse or neglect

abduction

trafficking

exploitation

Prostitution

Online sexual abuse

Production possession and distribution of child sexual abuse material

 

Users who are a pedophile or minor sex offender will have their accounts reviewed and a decision will be made as too wether we ban their account.

 

 

10 ) Integrity and authenticity

 

Freespirit is a safe place where people from all over the world are encouraged to be a part of. Trust forms the foundation of who we are about. User who use Freespirit to undermine trust will not be tolerated.

 

Accounts that use spam, fake engagement, impersonation, and misleading information that causes harm will be dealt with accordingly.

 

 

Spam and fake engagement

 

Content that seeks to artificially inflate popularity on the platform.

 

We will not allow users to manipulate Freespirit for increased interaction metrics.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Share instructions on how to artificially increase views, likes, followers, shares, or comments

 

0.2 Attempt to or engage in selling or buying views, likes, followers, shares, or comments

 

0.3 Promote artificial traffic generation services

 

0.4 Operate multiple TikTok accounts under false or fraudulent pretences to distribute commercial spam

 

 

Impersonation

 

Accounts that pose as other individuals in a deceptive manner will be deleted once a report of impersonation has taken place.

 

We will give the user ample warning to change their profile image / name, refusal to do so will result in a suspended or permanent ban.

 

We allow parody commentary and fan accounts as long as the user makes it clear in their bio that they are not affiliated with the subject account in any way.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Pose as another person or entity by using someone else’s name, biographies details, or profile picture in a misleading manner

 

 

Misinformation

 

We do not allow false or inaccurate information, especially that which is deliberately intended to deceive. We do however encourage our users to engage in respectful and meaningful conversations about subjects that matter to them.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Misinformation that incites hate or prejudice

 

0.2 Misinformation related to emergencies that induces panic

 

0.3 Medical misinformation that can cause harm to an individual's physical health

 

0.4 Content that misleads community members about elections or other civic processes 

 

0.5 Conspiratorial content that attacks a specific protected group or includes a violent call to action, or denies a violent or tragic event occurred

 

0.6 Digital Forgeries (Synthetic Media or Manipulated Media) that mislead users by distorting the truth of events and cause harm to the subject of the video, other persons, or society

 

 

( Do not )

 

0.1 Engage in coordinated inauthentic behaviours (such as the creation of accounts) to exert influence and sway public opinion while misleading individuals and our community about the account's identity, location, or purpose

 

 

Intellectual property violations

 

Copyright is the exclusive and assignable legal right, given to the originator to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material.

 

A trademark is a word, symbol, slogan, design that identifies and distinguishes the source of a product or service.

 

All users on our platform are encouraged to create their own content and share it on the app.

 

Content that infringes someone else's intellectual property rights is not allowed and will be removed if we become aware of it.

 

 

( Do not post )

 

0.1 Content that violates or infringes someone else's copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights

 

 

11 ) Platform Security

 

At Freespirit security is incredibly important to us. We will take action against those who seek to undermine that security.

 

 

( Do not )

 

0.1 Do not hack the TikTok website, app, or associated networks, or bypass its measures to restrict user access

 

0.2 Do not distribute files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other materials that are malicious or harmful

 

0.3 Do not modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, or create any derivative products based on TikTok, including any files, tables or documentation, nor attempt to regenerate any source code, algorithms, methods, or techniques embodied in TikTok

 

0.4 Do not use automated scripts to collect information from TikTok

 

 

Thank you so much for reading through our terms and conditions, we wish you a pleasant day and look forward to seeing you on Freespirit!