Zynn Community Guidelines

Last updated: 21 January 2021

Zynn is a unique platform where users around the world can share fun and creative content, as such we want all Zynn users to feel safe while having fun using Zynn.

The goal of this Zynn Community Guidelines (“Guidelines”) is to describe our expectations for your use of Zynn. By using the Service, you agree to comply with these Guidelines. In order to keep our platform user friendly and open for everyone, here are some very common yet understandable guidelines for our users that should be followed.

In case of violation of any provisions of these Guidelines, we may suspend or terminate your access to the Service without notice in accordance with the Zynn Terms of Service (“Terms”).

We encourage our users to read these Guidelines carefully to ensure proper use of our Service and to help us keep our content viewable for all audience. Should you have any questions about these Guidelines or wish to report violations of these Guidelines, please contact us at reports@zynnvideo.com.

All defined terms used in these Guidelines have the same meaning as defined in the Terms, unless the context requires otherwise.

Major Categories of Content Disqualification

  1. Illegal or Criminal Activity
  2. Violence or Incitement to Violence
  3. Nudity or Sexual Activity
  4. Safety of Minors
  5. Harassment and Bullying
  6. Hate Speech
  7. Dangerous Organization or Individuals
  8. Suicide or Self-harm
  9. Animal Cruelty
  10. Spam
  11. Intellectual Property Infringement
  12. Other

Major Categories of User Account Disqualification

  1. Post Inappropriate Content
  2. Illegal Activity or Crime
  3. Impersonate Others
  4. Personal Data Violation
  5. Other

Content Disqualification

1. ILLEGAL OR CRIMINAL ACTIVITY

1.1 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the service any user content that contains other information which may be deemed as unlawful under applicable law (e.g. extremist information).

1.2 Any video content that promotes or provokes any individual to commit any crime is prohibited. For example, the following content is against our content standards and will be immediately taken down:

(a) Theft

(b) Fraud

(c) Selling endangered species

(d) Sexual assault and sexual violence

(e) Vandalism or property damage

(f) Physical harm against individuals or group of people

2. VIOLENCE OR INCITEMENT TO VIOLENCE

2.1 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that is violent/graphic or depicts unlawful acts towards any person.

2.2 Content which has gore and violence will be taken down as soon as it is reported.

2.3 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that:

(a) depicts or promotes cruelty, violence or unlawful acts towards persons (including playground fights between minors);

(b) encourages others to commit acts of violence against individuals or a specified group of people; or

(c) contains content concerning street battles, physical attacks, sexual assaults, torture, bodies or violent demonstrations.

2.4 Content that contains direct violence or encourages others to commit any type of crime is prohibited. Individuals or companies are not allowed to spread messages and content regarding any criminal behavior including minor or major. Any content provoking other users to create violence, harm to individuals, and incitement will be immediately taken down and the user will be banned. Following content should not be posted on the Service:

(a) Calls for violence and mass killing;

(b) Threatening any religion, community, state, race;

(c) Statements advocating violence;

(d) Manipulating someone’s image;

(e) Inspiring others about violence and crime;

(f) Providing Instructions on explosive material;

(g) Misinformation that leads toward violence; or

(h) Call to action for violence in election campaigns.

3. NUDITY OR SEXUAL ACTIVITY

3.1 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that is pornographic or sexually explicit.

3.2 For example, anything which shows either part of the human body such as women’s breasts, a person’s genitalia, sexual arousal or sexual fetish will be considered as sexual content and may not be made available on the Service and will be removed if posted. In other cases, content that is violent, graphic, or humiliating will not be allowed either. In general, do not share any content containing any of the following (whether relating to adults or minors):

(a) Pornography

(b) Depicting sexual or erotic acts, behavior or language

(c) Genitals

(d) Fetishes for sexual gratification

(e) Nudity

(f) Something similar to above

3.3 If you see such sexual content on the platform, please report to our support team.

4. SAFETY OF MINORS

We are deeply committed to the protection of minors. We do not allow sexually categorical content presenting minors and content that sexually abuses minors is not allowed either. Content promoting, encouraging or depicting child abuse or exploitation (whether sexual or non-sexual) are prohibited. Please note that this is not a complete list, to get more information you can contact our support team.

5. HARASSMENT AND BULLYING

You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that harms or exploits any person (whether adult or minor) in any way, including via bullying, harassment or threats of violence.

6. HATE SPEECH

6.1 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that:

(a) incites hatred against any person, group, race, religion or class; or

(b) is, or could reasonably be interpreted as being, hateful, harassing, abusive (physical, sexual or verbal), racially or ethnically offensive, discriminatory towards a particular class, individual or group, defamatory, humiliating to other people (publicly or otherwise), threatening, profane or otherwise objectionable;

6.2 Such content will be taken down immediately. We also discourage content that includes hate, racism or discrimination about the following:

(a) Age

(b) Caste

(c) Disability

(d) Ethnicity

(e) Gender Identity

(f) Nationality

(g) Race

(h) Immigration status

(i) Religion

(j) Sex/Gender

(k) Sexual Orientation

(l) Victims of a major violent event

7. DANGEROUS ORGANIZATION OR INDIVIDUALS

7.1 We do not allow dangerous individuals or organizations to use our Service to promote terrorism, crime, or other types of harmful activities. If we believe there is a threat to the safety of the Service or your safety, we will ban such users’ Accounts and notify the relevant legal authorities. As such, the following content is prohibited on the Service:

(a) Terrorist Activity and Terrorist Organizations

(b) Organized Hate

(c) Mass or Serial Murder

(d) Human Trafficking

(e) Organized Violence or Criminal Activity

7.2 Any organization/ individual/ group of people that are involved in coordinating harmful products and weapons will be banned. Any business that can draw attention towards harmful material is prohibited. This may also include the following statements, call to actions and advocacy:

(a) Vandalism/property damage

(b) Swatting

(c) Fraud, defined as the deliberate deception to take advantage of another, secure an unfair gain, or deprive another of money, property, or legal rights

(d) Bribery

(e) Embezzlement

(f) Money Laundering (concealment of the origins of criminally obtained money) Supporting and/or facilitating the misuse of payment cards

(g) Arranged/forced marriages with refugees or internally displaced persons.

(h) Offers of services to smuggle or assist in smuggling people

7.3 Content uploaded in relating to the above will be taken down and the user will be banned from the Service. Content with no captions, suspicious thumbnails or suspicious caption will also be removed.

8. SUICIDE OR SELF-HARM

8.1 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that promotes, encourages or depicts suicide or self-harm.

8.2 In an effort to promote a safe environment on Zynn, we remove content that encourages suicide or self-harm, including certain graphic imagery and real-time depictions that experts tell us might lead others to engage in similar behavior. Self-harm is defined as the intentional and direct injuring of the body, including self-mutilation and eating disorders. We want Zynn to be a space where people can share their experiences, raise awareness about these issues, and seek support from one another, which is why we allow people to discuss suicide and self-injury.

8.3 We also remove any content that identifies and negatively targets victims or survivors of self-harm or suicide seriously, humorously, or rhetorically.

9. ANIMAL CRUELTY

9.1 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that depicts or promotes cruelty, violence or unlawful acts towards animals.

9.2 Content containing physical harm committed against animals, except in cases of hunting, fishing, religious sacrifice or food, is against our content standards and will be immediately taken down.

10. SPAM

You agree not to engage in sending unauthorized or unsolicited messages and spam when using the Service, or allow any person to use your Account to do the same.

11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT

We encourage everyone to create and share original content. You may not post any content that infringes on, misappropriates, or violates another person’s Intellectual Property Rights.

12. OTHER

Sponsored content

12.1 For any content that features or is influenced by a business partner for an exchange of value, we require that the user complies with our Sponsored Content Guidelines. Users cannot accept anything of value to post content that does not feature themselves or that they were not involved in creating. Users must comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including by ensuring that you make all disclosures required to other users, such as any disclosures needed to indicate the commercial nature of posted content. You assume full liability for failure to comply with such laws and regulations.

Prohibited Financial Products and Services

12.2 Posts must not promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices. For example, you must not make posts promoting or containing the following products or services:

(a) Initial coin offerings, token sales and other means of promotion or advertisement of digital currencies or tokens;

(b) Cryptocurrency (including bitcoin) products and sales, including but not limited to cryptocurrency exchanges, cryptocurrency wallets, cryptocurrency trading advice;

(c) Binary options and synonymous products;

(d) Contracts for difference;

(e) Rolling spot forex;

(f) Financial spread betting;

(g) Loans, including payday loans, cash loans, payslip advances and P2P;

(h) Penny auctions;

(i) Bail bonds;

(j) Securities as defined under applicable local financial regulatory laws.

Weapons

12.3 To protect our community, we generally do not allow the depiction, trade, or promotion of firearms, ammunition, firearm accessories, or explosive weapons. We also prohibit instructions on how to manufacture those weapons.

12.4 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that:

(a) displays firearms, firearm parts, ammunition, explosives or lethal enhancements; or

(b) provides access to manufacturing instructions for firearms, firearms parts, ammunition, explosives or lethal enhancements.

Alcohol/tobacco/drugs

12.5 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that:

(a) attempts to buy, sell, trade, donate or gift alcohol or tobacco products between private individuals, and is not posted by a page, group or social media profile representing a real brick and mortar store, legitimate website or brand;

(b) attempts to buy, sell, trade, donate, gift, or solicit recreational drugs;

(c) admits to buy or trade recreational drugs by the poster of the content by themselves or through others;

(d) admits to personal use without acknowledgment of or reference to recovery, treatment, or other assistance to combat usage of recreational drugs; or

(e) promotes, encourages, coordinates or provides instructions for use or make of recreational drugs.

User Account Disqualification

13. POST INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT

13.1 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that:

(a) contains any deceptive, fraudulent or misleading information, news, business schemes, proposals or transactions;

(b) is an advertisement or solicitation of business which is intended for marketing of any products via our Service other than in accordance with our Terms of Service;

(c) promotes fake products, e.g. phishing schemes;

(d) misrepresents or disparages us or our Service;

(e) retransmits any television broadcasts, live concerts, sports events, competitions or other live events without the prior consent of the broadcaster, concert or event organizer (as the case may be);

(f) creates a risk of loss or damage to any person or property;

(g) violates any law, regulation, ordinance and rule; or

(h) encourages or is likely to encourage any of content that we have set out in these Guidelines as not permitted.

14. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY OR CRIME

You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities when using the Service, or allow any person to use your Account to do the same:

(a) violate any law, regulation, ordinance or rule (or carry out any actions which may result in violation of any law, regulation or rule when used in a manner permitted by the Terms);

(b) other illegal or potentially illegal (as determined by us) activities or transactions, including sale of any illicit drugs, ponzi or pyramid schemes or money laundering;

(c) use the Service for any deceptive, malicious, misleading or fraudulent activities or other non-authorized activities;

(d) use the Service to gain unauthorized access to any system, account or data;

(e) infringe our rights or any third party's rights, including any Intellectual Property Rights, contractual rights, confidentiality rights or privacy rights;

(f) engage in any conduct which may be considered disrespectful to any racial group, local ethics or customs; or

(g) engage in any form of harassment, intimidation, defamation to any person or disseminate or share any content that may be considered as insulting, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, provocation, hoax, fraudulent or contain any illegal information.

15. IMPERSONATE OTHERS

You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities when using the Service, or allow any person to use your Account to do the same:

(a) register or login to an Account or access the Service by using unauthorized means (including, without limitation, by third-party software or systems not developed, authorized or approved by us) or by impersonating any person or misrepresenting your affiliation with any person or organization; or

(b) impersonate another person or organization.

16. PERSONAL DATA VIOLATION

16.1 You may not, nor may you permit any other person to upload, share, publish, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Service any User Content that shares any other person's information other than in accordance with applicable laws.

16.2 You agree not to infringe privacy rights when using the Service, or allow any person to use your Account to do the same.

16.3 We respect the privacy of any individual/company and always support to take down content if found inappropriate. If any individual discovers that any of their personal information (e.g. email address, phone number, password, passport number etc.) has been revealed in content available on the Service they can directly contact the uploader. Additionally, the owner may also report to us and we will take action according to our Privacy Policy.

16.4 We encourage owners and companies to double-check our privacy policy and then report to us. If someone has posted your personal information or uploaded a video of you onto the Service without your consent you can contact our support team to report.

17. OTHER

17.1 You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities when using the Service, or allow any person to use your Account to do the same:

(a) engage in gambling activities, enticing others to gamble;

(b) engage in the malicious creation or use of an Account, such as creating multiple Accounts for cybersquatting purposes or engaging in the sale and purchase of Accounts;

(c) lend, transfer, sell or otherwise permit another person to use his/her Account;

(d) use the Service other than for their intended purpose or in any manner inconsistent with the Terms (including these Guidelines);

(e) engage in any other activity that encourages any person or entity to breach the Terms (including these Guidelines); or

(f) perform aid campaign for special purposes and financial aid (donation) organization for special purposes without the accurate and comprehensive clear permission of the authorized bodies.

17.2 You may not, nor may you permit any other person (except where we expressly permit you to do so):

(a) remove, obscure or modify any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary rights notice, marks or indications found in or on the Service;

(b) sub-license, rent, lease, sell or otherwise distribute the Service or charge others for use or access to the Services;

(c) modify, reverse engineer or decompile any software embedded in the Service, except to the extent that applicable laws and regulations do not allow us to prevent you from doing this;

(d) perform any acts (including, without limitation, hacking, attacking or overloading our networks or servers) with the intention of adversely affecting the performance or disrupting the Services or otherwise interfering with, or attempting to interfere with, any user's or any other party's access to the Service;

(e) upload viruses, Trojan horses, malicious code, scripts, worms, logic bombs or other means which is malicious or technologically harmful to the Services, our systems or the systems of other users of the Service;

(f) use any robot, spider, crawler, off-line reader, or other technical means to intercept, mine, scrape, monitor, copy, collect or extract information or data from the Service;

(g) exploit technical defects or bugs in the Service to benefit yourself and/or others in any manner or engage in any other misconduct, or probe or test the vulnerability of, or otherwise circumvent (or attempt to circumvent) any security features on, the Service, our systems or the systems of other users;

(h) engage in any "framing," "mirroring," or other techniques directed at simulating the appearance or function of the Service;

(i) misrepresent the source or ownership of the Service; or

(j) develop any plug-ins, external components or interconnection elements or other technology that inter-operate with the Service, except where we expressly permit you to do so via Service (and where this is the case, your use of such Service may be subject to additional terms and conditions as notified by us to you).

18. PROHIBITED USERS

You may not register for or use the Services if:

(a) you are under the age of 13; or

(b) we have previously terminated your Account and advised you that you may no longer use Zynn or our Service.

19. DETECTION OF GUIDELINES VIOLATIONS AND UNAUTHORIZED USE

Please note that there may be technological measures in the Service that are designed to detect uses of the Service that violate these Guidelines and to prevent unlicensed or unauthorized use of the Service. You agree that we may use these measures and that you will not seek to disable or circumvent them in any way.

20. VIOLATIONS OF THESE GUIDELINES

If you violate any provisions of these Guidelines, depending on the severity of your violations, we may take any appropriate action without notice to you, temporarily or permanently limiting your Account access, suspending or terminating your access to the Service in accordance with the Terms. If necessary, we may cooperate with law enforcement agencies to investigate any unlawful acts on the Service.

21. REPORTING MECHANISM

When you find any inappropriate content / content that you think violates these Guidelines or any applicable law, please report it to us at reports@zynnvideo.com. The Service includes functionality that can be used to report content that you think are in breach of these Guidelines. Reporting content will allow the moderators to intervene. We will process all reports as soon as practicable in accordance with relevant laws and regulations.