the duration of this policy “Member” means any player, parent, coach, official
Western District and University of Canberra Cricket Club Management Committee
acknowledges that social media tools are efficient and effective methods of
communication. However, the committee
also acknowledge the use of social media has the potential to impact the club
and/or its members and the ACT Cricket Association (ACTCA) in a negative
policy does not intend to discourage or unduly limit your personal expression
or online activities. However you should
recognise the potential for damage to be caused (either directly or indirectly)
to the Western District and University of Canberra Cricket Club (WDUCCC) or the
ACTCA. Accordingly, it is requested that
all members comply with this policy to ensure that the risk of such damage is
the internet and electronic communications is essential for communicating with
club members and the general public. We
are committed to making these communications appropriate and relevant to our
interests in a positive and meaningful way.
we will do
Club related activities or information regarding competitions, training
sessions, social events, committees, policies, constitution, rules and by-laws
may be communicated to members by any of the following platforms such as
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Email, SMS, the club website or any other social media platform.
to the above, occasionally we will use these platforms to communicate
information relating to local businesses and sponsors who financially support
we ask members to do
interacting with or representing WDUCCC online, all members are expected to
show the requisite level of respect, protection and privacy for all those they
interact with. Use a COMMON SENSE
material that is or might be construed as offensive, obscene, defamatory,
threatening, discriminatory, hateful, racist, homophobic or sexist.
material that does not portray the club or its members in a positive light.
statements that are misleading, false or defame the reputation of any members,
fellow clubs or associations.
the WDUCCC or the ACTCA into disrepute.
intimidate, humiliate or bully any member, club or association.
that you are authorised to speak on behalf of or as a representative of WDUCCC or
give the impression that the views you express are those of WDUCCC.
the WDUCCC logo or name in any format. This
would include for example where a photo includes a WDUCCC logo and is used without
the clubs consent.
the identity or likeness of another member of WDUCCC without their permission.
or disclose any confidential information or personal information obtained in your
capacity as a member of WDUCCC.
WDUCCC’s stance in relation to social media and this policy, the Management Committee
would like to make it very clear, that its members are responsible for their
statements, actions and postings. Any
misuse of a Social Networking site which includes (but is not limited to)
comments made about our club, its members, any ACTCA cricket competition and
finally an opposition player or club that breaches any of the above will not be
person who believes that they have been the victims of inappropriate electronic
communication should report the matter to any member of the Management Committee
(either in writing or verbally) along with any evidence that may assist the
Club in investigating the concern. The
Club will undertake to investigate the concern as deemed appropriate.
will continue to monitor the use of its social media services to ensure
compliance with this policy. WDUCCC will
not be held liable for the acts and omissions of members in breach of this
policy. Members are personally
responsible for the content they publish in a personal capacity on any form of
social media platform and individuals will be liable in the event action is
brought against the club.
who fail to comply with this policy may be the subject of disciplinary action
as deemed fit by the Management Committee. In extreme circumstances a member may be asked
to discontinue their association with WDUCCC.