Disciple Community Rules

These Community Rules were last updated on 10 September 2020.

In these Community Rules, “Disciple” means the Disciple platform, website (at https://www.disciplemedia.com/), web applications, mobile applications, and related services, and “Content” means the biographic details, comments, posts, text, pictures, videos, content, or other materials you upload or post via Disciple.

When using Disciple, you must not upload, post, comment, download, transmit, store or make available any

  • Content that could damage Disciple’s reputation or is offensive, harmful, tortious, obscene, pornographic, hateful, inflammatory, racist, invasive of another’s privacy, libellous, defamatory, slanderous, or otherwise objectionable;
  • Content that violates the intellectual property rights of another person or organisation or violates any applicable law, rule or regulation;
  • Content that promotes or advertises products or services other than your own (without permission);
  • unauthorised messages, comments, spam, or chain letters, including commercial advertising and informational announcements; or
  • material that contains viruses or any other malicious computer code, files or programs designed to harm, interfere or limit the normal operation of Disciple or any other computer software or hardware available on Disciple.

When using Disciple, you must not (and you must not encourage or permit others to):

  • do anything that is intentionally or recklessly false, fraudulent, inaccurate or deceiving, including pretending to be someone else (other than your professional pseudonym or alias), lying about your age, sending data from another person’s app or account, harming another person, or otherwise lying about your connection with any person or organisation. Disciple may reject or block any device, account, or email address which it suspects may to be an impersonation or false identity, or the use of another person’s name or identity without permission;
  • falsely give the impression that Disciple endorses any of your Content;
  • use any part of Disciple, including any content other than your Content, in any way to create a service that competes with or replicates Disciple or can be used for benchmarking or competitive analysis;
  • violate copyright or other intellectual property, including adapting, copying, republishing, making available, communicating to the public, displaying, performing, transferring, sharing, distributing or otherwise using or exploiting any content other than your own content (including uploading any Content which you do not have the right to upload), unless it is your Content;
  • do anything to fraudulently alter the popularity of your Content, including the use of bots, scripts, apps, plugins and extensions other than those offered by Disciple;
  • reveal any trade secret or confidential information in violation of an employment or non-disclosure agreement;
  • interfere with or disrupt Disciple or our provision of Disciple and related services (including accessing Disciple and related services through any automated means like scripts, spiders, robots, scrapers or web crawlers), or any servers or networks connected to Disciple, or any policies, requirements or regulations of networks connected to Disciple (including any unauthorised access to, use or monitoring of data or traffic);
  • do anything which, in our reasonable opinion, imposes an unreasonably large load on the Disciple network or infrastructure;
  • reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble Disciple or otherwise attempt to obtain its source code;
  • probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Disciple system, networks or infrastructure;
  • copy, rip or capture any Content other than as permitted on Disciple;
  • gather and store personal data, login details, or passwords of other users;
  • use, collect or make available unauthorised credit cards, debit cards or any other unauthorised payment methods;
  • engage in unethical marketing or advertising;
  • violate, circumvent or attempt to violate or circumvent any of our data security measures;
  • violate the rights of another person or organisation, including their intellectual property rights or privacy rights;
  • stalk, exploit, threaten, abuse or otherwise harass another user or any Disciple employee;
  • send altered, deceptive or false source identifying information, including phishing and spoofing;
  • condone or promote self-harm;
  • condone or promote violence against any person or group based on race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual preference, age or disability;
  • engage in, encourage, or promote any criminal conduct or violate any applicable law, rule or regulation;
  • remove or alter any copyright, trademark or other property notice;
  • use, copy, reproduce, modify, translate, or create derivative works, adaptations or compilations of, or based on, Disciple or any part of it, other than as explicitly permitted by Disciple;
  • allow any other person to use or access Disciple from your device, or access or attempt to access Disciple from another person’s device;
  • transfer, sub-license, lease, sell, share, loan, rent, modify, distribute, or otherwise make available your ability to view, access, or use Disciple without our written permission; or
  • attempt to do any of the things described above, or help, encourage, or allow any other person to do them.