My Skills Social Media Policy Statement

Overview

Real skills for real careers is a national initiative to raise the status of vocational education and training (VET). The purpose of real skills for real careers is to help Australians understand that VET qualifications can lead to successful, meaningful, professional jobs, with great salaries and outstanding career prospects.

The My Skills Twitter and Facebook accounts established to promote real skills for real careers will share news and information about the VET sector, as well as the success stories of the Australian VET Alumni, which includes the Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors.

 

Acceptable use

The My Skills Twitter and Facebook accounts welcome comments on its pages. Please apply common sense when making comments. If it is something that you would not say or show at work or school, then we recommend you do not post it on this account. Comments links, photographs and videos deemed inappropriate will be deleted.

We are committed to maintaining your privacy and ask that you respect the privacy of others when posting on these Twitter or Facebook accounts. Inflammatory, defamatory, commercial, spam, overtly party political and comments encouraging activities illegal in Australia or that are detected as transgressing copyright or intellectual property laws will be deleted.

The following behaviour will not be tolerated and we will remove offending content and block the contributor:

  • comments which are defamatory, offensive, obscene, vulgar or depicting violence
  • acting in a manner which is abusive, harassing, stalking, threatening or attacking others
  • language that is hateful, targets race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, nationality and/or political beliefs
  • spamming
  • commercial solicitation or solicitation of donations
  • trolling or deliberately disrupting discussion
  • violations of any intellectual property rights
  • content encouraging illegal activity

Your use of any social media platform is subject to the terms and conditions of that site. These terms and conditions are not under the control of real skills for real careers initiative.

 

Privacy

The real skills for real careers initiative is not responsible, liable for and does not endorse the privacy practices of Twitter and Facebook or any linked websites. Your use of Twitter and Facebook and any linked websites is at your own risk.

The real skills for real careers initiative information posted to the My Skills Twitter and Facebook accounts uses that information for the purpose of administering this account, for record keeping and for considering and/or addressing any comments made. No attempt will be made to further identify page fans except where requested and authorised by law.

 

Terms of use

The views expressed in any post or otherwise contained on the My Skills Twitter and Facebook pages are those of the individual sender. Views expressed on the My Skills Twitter and Facebook pages by anyone other than the real skills for real careers initiative are not the views of the real skills for real careers initiative and the real skills for real careers initiative disclaims all liability for those views.

The real skills for real careers initiative reserves the right to remove posts at its sole discretion (see Acceptable Use Policy above).

The My Skills Twitter and Facebook pages provide general information which is current at the time of production. The information contained in this site is general and is not intended to serve as advice. Users should seek independent advice in relation to their particular business affairs.

The real skills for real careers initiative to review the content of the My Skills Twitter and Facebook pages on a regular basis. However, there may be times when comments, that do not meet the Acceptable Use Policy, appear on the account before they can be removed.

 

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