Flixster Code of Conduct
Last updated on June 4, 2012
This Code of Conduct governs all users' behavior while visiting Flixster.com, Rottentomatoes.com as well as our social media networking webpages, mobile applications and other software applications (the "Services").
The Code of Conduct is designed to make everyone's experience with our Services as enjoyable as possible. Failure to follow the Code of Conduct may result in the suspension or termination of your account without refund.
You should not post messages or submit, publish, or otherwise make any content available on the Services, or act in a way, which in our opinion:
- Libels, defames, invades privacy, stalks, is obscene, pornographic, racist, abusive, harassing, threatening or offensive, or contains hate propaganda or promotes discrimination or violence against anyone for any reason, including without limitation on account of their race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
- Contains the image of any person without their written permission to post the image on the Service;
- Advertises any commercial endeavor (e.g., offering for sale products or services) or otherwise engages in any commercial activity (e.g., conducting raffles or contests, displaying sponsorship banners, and/or soliciting goods or services) except as specifically authorized on the Services;
- Solicits funds, advertisers or sponsors;
- Contains information that you know is false, misleading, or promotes illegal conduct;
- Is or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, or provides information to circumvent access control or copyright protection technologies;
- Infringes any patent, copyright, trademark, service mark, trade secret, or other proprietary or contractual right of any person or entity;
- May be harmful to minors or seeks to exploit or harm children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise;
- Impersonates or misrepresents your connection to any other entity or person or otherwise manipulates headers or identifiers to disguise the origin of the content;
- Disobeys any policy or regulations established from time to time regarding use of the Services or any networks connected to the Services;
- Contains a software virus or any other code files or programs that are designed to or have the ability to interrupt, destroy, compromise, or otherwise limit the functionality of any equipment whether owned by us or any other party;
- Attempts to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any of our systems or networks or breach or impair or circumvent any security or authentication measures protecting the Services;
- Attempts to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Services;
- Involves the transmission of any unsolicited commercial messages or other similar commercial communications (such as spam);
- Improperly solicits or collects usernames, email addresses, passwords, or personal identifying information from other users for any purpose;
- Otherwise violates any local, state, national or other applicable law or regulation; or
- Contains links to other sites that contain the kind of content that falls within the descriptions set out above.
In addition, you may not, in connection with your use of the Services:
- Impersonate any person or entity, including our officers or employees, or falsely misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity;
- Disguise the origin of any content posted or transmitted on or through the Services;
- Interfere with or disrupt the Services or network resource;
- Stalk or harass any person; or
- Collect or "harvest" from the Services the names of or information associated with other users.
In addition, you are prohibited from removing any sponsorship banners or other material inserted by us anywhere on the Services (e.g., on any web space made available for your personal use).