General norms to follow while using The Sahitya
Anything that a user posts on The Sahitya, should stick to the standards mentioned below. This includes all forms of communication, description and sharing of thoughts i.e. Contents published by users; reviews written by readers on contents; messages exchanged between users; profile level details like username, bio, display images, images used in contents etc.
Standards/Code of conduct: The choice of words and the tone should not be disrespectful towards any individual. No personal attacks or harassment of any form would be tolerated.
No Hate speech – Hate speech is anything that incites violence or hatred against people based on their gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, disability, disease, age, caste, sexual orientation or any other such attributes. Any glorification of the same is tantamount to hate-speech.
Breach of Privacy – User should not post anything that belongs to another person, without his/her explicit consent.
Copyright violation – Anything that a user posts should be his/her own creation. Posting another person’s content is not allowed.
Spam and sexual content isn’t allowed – Ads, promotional contents, duplicate postings, back-links etc are treated as spam. Sexual content isn’t allowed and shouldn’t post anything which is illegal.
Again nation : Content propagating the ideology of terrorist groups, anti-government in content or against the interest of the nation.
Injurious to any reader, user / organisation : The content submitted / published by writer is not defamatory or obscene, or in any other way illegal; and any recipes, formula, instructions, or recommendations contained in the Work are not and will not be injurious to any reader, user, or third person.
Content personal attacks : Content personal attacks, allegations or hatred towards real person(s), organization(s) or communities, books containing legal case histories & solicitations of past, presently continuing or planned future litigation with real person(s), organization(s) or communities.
All content submitted / published to The Sahitya is entirely accurate to the best knowledge of the writer.
Fake accounts, phishing and other fraudulent activities aren’t allowed. If found, your account might get suspended or permanently blocked.
Any action on the platform through automated programs or scripts isn’t allowed. Any paid means of increasing readership isn’t allowed.
A breach in the above-mentioned code of conduct would result in any of the following:
Your account might get suspended or permanently blocked. The reach of your content towards readers will get reduced. The Sahitya has the final call to deem an action as breach of code of conduct.
Every writer upon publishing their original work on The Sahitya becomes the copyright owner of such work. Copyright owners have exclusive rights to such content and others cannot use the same in any manner unless permitted.
Users should not copy or steal any content from The Sahitya and post on any other medium. This will violate the copyright of the author.
After posting a content on The Sahitya, there is no change in the copyright ownership. The copyrights still belong to the authors only. The Sahitya does not own the copyright for any content and The Sahitya shall not have any legal responsibility for writer’s content.
Writers should only publish their own creations on The Sahitya. The copyright of the contents should be owned by the writer. If a writer violates the copyright of others ie, he/she publishes someone else’s content, The Sahitya reserves the right to suspend his/her account. Legal action might also ensue.
If we find a user indulging in any activity like using abusive language, posting sexual content, using hate speech, violating copyrights etc., Our team will block the user profile immediately. Reader’s may report a author at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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