Cookie & Social Media Policy
Last updated: 25/05/2018
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
- Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
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In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.
What are your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY
This policy provides guidance for employee use of social media, which should be broadly understood for purposes of this policy to include blogs, wikis, microblogs, message boards, chat rooms, electronic newsletters, online forums, social networking sites, and other sites and services that permit users to share information with others in a contemporaneous manner.
The following principles apply to professional use of social media on behalf of Block Trend as well as personal use of social media when referencing Block Trend.
Users and Employees need to know and adhere to the Block Trend’s Handbooks and company policies when using social media in reference to Block Trend.
Users and Employees should be aware of the effect their actions may have on their images, as well as Block Trend's image. The information that users and employees post or publish may be public information for a long time.
Users and Employees should be aware that Block Trend's may observe content and information made available by employees through social media. Users and Employees should use their best judgment in posting material that is neither inappropriate nor harmful to Block Trend, its employees, or customers.
Although not an exclusive list, some specific examples of prohibited social media conduct include posting commentary, content, or images that are defamatory, pornographic, proprietary, harassing, libelous, or that can create a hostile work environment.
Employees are not to publish post or release any information that is considered confidential or not public. If there are questions about what is considered confidential, employees should check with the Human Resources Department and/or supervisor.
Social media networks, blogs and other types of online content sometimes generate press and media attention or legal questions. Employees should refer these inquiries to authorized Block Trend spokespersons.
If employees find encounter a situation while using social media that threatens to become antagonistic, employees should disengage from the dialogue in a polite manner and seek the advice of a supervisor.
Users and Employees should get appropriate permission before you refer to or post images of current or former employees, members, vendors or suppliers. Additionally, employees should get appropriate permission to use a third party's copyrights, copyrighted material, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property.
Use of social media for business purposes is allowed (ex: Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Instagram and LinkedIn), but personal use of social media networks or personal blogging of online content is discouraged and could result in legal action.