Social Media Community Guidelines

Social Media Community Guidelines

Effective date: November 4, 2019

Cohen Veterans Bioscience (“CVB”) is a national, nonpartisan research 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fast-tracking the development of diagnostic tests and personalized therapeutics for the millions of veterans and civilians who suffer the devastating effects of trauma-related and other brain disorders.

CVB manages several social media pages to share information and create a community where people can learn about and discuss issues relevant to brain health.

When you engage, comment or respond to one of our posts, you are also agreeing to our Community Guidelines that follow. 

On our social media pages, you may read comments posted by the general public that are not posted by us. The content of these comments that you may see on our channels does not necessarily reflect our views. The individuals posting these comments are responsible for the content of these posts not CVB.

CVB may post links on our social media platforms to content that is not published by us; CVB is not responsible for the content on any third-party websites.

Please Be Respectful 

When engaging with us on social media, CVB asks that you be respectful of all members of our social media communities. CVB encourages comments, questions and feedback, as long as they are communicated with respect for us and others. 

Please Stay On Topic

Content that CVB consider to be inappropriate or off-topic is not allowed. Promoting and/or soliciting any third-parties, off-topic initiatives, products or services is not allowed. Profanity, harassment or threatening content or behavior will also not be tolerated. If you wish to contact us about careers, funding or partnership opportunities, please use our website contact form (https://www.cohenveteransbioscience.org/contact/) instead of contacting us through social media. 

Legal Considerations

Cohen Veterans Bioscience is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity scientific research organization and there are certain topics CVB may not be able to discuss on social media. 

Please refrain from posting comments containing the following:

  • Information that is misleading or inaccurate
  • Medical advice
  • Advertising or links to other websites
  • Confidential or private information
  • Personal information
  • Illegal content
  • Threats
  • Spam

Note that content and links posted by Cohen Veterans Bioscience are not a substitute for obtaining professional help. CVB encourage you to seek medical advice from a physician or healthcare provider if you have questions regarding a medical condition. If you are in an emergency situation, or need immediate assistance, please consider these resources:

Responses

CVB will do our best to respond to messages, comments and questions. CVB is not responsible for the accuracy of comments and content posted by the public.

Fundraisers

CVB encourages community members to use Facebook fundraisers to raise money to for CVB programs. Your contributions make a difference – 100% of your donations go directly to our Research Programs (Cohen Veterans Bioscience administrative expenses are funded by a generous grant from Steven A. Cohen). For more information about the impact of donating to Cohen Veterans Bioscience, please visit: https://donate.cohenveteransbioscience.org. Our community guidelines apply to fundraisers, and CVB reserve the right to close any fundraisers that violate our policies.

When you engage, comment or respond to one of our posts, you are also agreeing to these Community Guidelines. CVB reserves the right to remove comments and block or ban users/followers that violate these policies. Please note that these Community Guidelines apply in addition to any Terms of Service or Terms of Use for each respective social media platform.

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If you have any questions about our Social Media Community Guidelines, please contact us:

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