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GNN reserves the right to pursue any and all claims against any entity abusing these TOS.
Social Media Linking Policy
GNN recognizes that Social Media tools such as blogs, micro-blogs, online forums, content-sharing websites and other digital channels established for online interaction and connection are increasingly used to share personal opinions and participate in online dialogue as individuals.
The purpose of this Policy is to establish standards and expectations regarding any GNN-related use of Social Media.
• You must adhere to the following when engaging in Social Media:
• Speaking On Behalf of GNN. Blogging and other online dialogue are far-reaching forms of communication; distribution is meant for a vast public audience. Information purported to be published by GNN contained within blogs and other websites could have a negative impact to GNN and our directors, officers or clients, with potential legal implications. You shall never claim to be speaking on behalf of GNN or expressing an official company position in such communications.
• Ethical Conduct. You shall not conduct activities that are illegal or immoral. Harassing, intimidating, offensive or abusive, threatening, menacing or hostile content communicated through blogs and other online communications is strictly prohibited. Data related to others, including, but not limited to, personal details and pictures, shall only be posted with that party's consent.
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• use a username in which another person has rights without such person's authorization;
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GNN reserves the right to deny creation of your account based on GNN’s inability to verify the authenticity of your registration information.
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Due to recent theft of Intellectual Property and exclusive, original photographs from our website, these TOS were last updated 18-August-2011. The TOS may be subject to change at any time, please ensure that you check for updates often before using this website.
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