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2017 Privacy Policy & Terms of Service Updates

The following Disqus Terms of Service and Privacy Policy were updated and made effective on February 14th, 2017. Terms of Service Privacy Policy

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Data Sharing Settings

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Subscription & Payments FAQ

Subscription Packages Are all sites required to run ads? For personal blogs, .edu sites, nonprofits, and small sites that do not run other advertising, Disqus advertising will be optional. If you are a smal...

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Targeted harassment or encouraging others to do so

Hate speech and other forms of targeted and systematic harassment of people have no place on Disqus, nor do we tolerate communities dedicated to fostering harassing behavior. Factors that we examine when deter...

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Spam

What constitutes spam is constantly evolving. Spam can be generally described as unsolicited, repeated actions that negatively impact other users. The following types of content are common characteristics that ...

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Threat of Harm

Do not post content containing threats of physical harm directed towards a specific person or group of individuals. Encouraging violence or attacking anyone based on their race, ethnicity, national origin, sex,...

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Impersonation

You may not impersonate others in a manner that does or is intended to mislead or deceive others. Accounts portraying another person in a confusing or deceptive manner may result in your account being globally ...

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Private Information Posted on Disqus

Posting another person’s personal and confidential information is prohibited. Some examples of personally identifiable information include: non-public, personal home/work address non-public, personal ph...

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Inappropriate profile content

Graphic media including explicit violence, gore, and pornographic content are not allowed. Posting sexually explicit, violent, or gory content that’s primarily intended to be shocking, sensational, or provocat...

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New Channel Rules

tl;dr Follow the Basic Rules Make It Specific No Spam No Hateful Topics Keep It Clean (And Legal) Follow the Basic Rules As a channel moderator, you are expected to enforce the Basic Rule...

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