Community Guidelines

Effective Date: February 24, 2016

Last Updated Date: February 24, 2016

Tapcast lets you communicate and interact live with your followers, friends and customers with ease from anywhere. There are a few guidelines intended to keep Tapcast open and safe:

  • Respect one another. Do not abuse or harass others.
  • Do not post objectionable content.
  • Do not post others private or confidential information.
  • Do not impersonate someone else to mislead or deceive.
  • Do not post pornographic or overtly sexual content.
  • Do not publish explicitly graphic content or media that is intended to incite violent, illegal or dangerous activities.
  • Do not spam.

Have fun, and be respectful to one another. Tapcast reserves the right to allow sensitive content when it is artistic, educational, scientific or newsworthy. Please remember that Tapcast is not to be used for any unlawful purposes or in furtherance of illegal activities.

Objectionable Content

You are not permitted to and agree not to Post any User Content to the Service that is or could be interpreted to be (i) abusive, bullying, defamatory, harassing, harmful, hateful, inaccurate, infringing, libelous, objectionable, obscene, offensive, pornographic, shocking, threatening, unlawful, violent, or vulgar, (ii) promoting bigotry, discrimination, hatred, racism, or inciting violence in each of clauses (i) and (ii) of this Section, as OSIX may determine in its sole discretion (collectively, “ObjectionableContent”). The Posting of any Objectionable Content may subject you to third party claims and none of the rights granted to you in this EULA may be raised as a defense against any third party claims arising from your Posting of Objectionable Content. You also agree not to use the Service for illegal or unlawful purposes, including, without limitation, to stalk any other User. If you encounter any Objectionable Content on the Service, then please email OSIX at contact@tapcast.it or inform us through the functionality offered on the Service. You acknowledge and agree that OSIX provides you the right to report Objectionable Content as a courtesy, and OSIX has no obligation to remove or take any other action with respect to any Objectionable Content on the Service that you report to us. OSIX may terminate, suspend, warn or take other appropriate actions against Users for Posting Objectionable Content to the Service.

Graphic Content

Tapcast is intended to be open and safe. To maintain a healthy platform, explicit graphic content is not allowed.

Explicit graphic content includes, but is not limited to, depictions of child abuse, animal abuse, or bodily harm. Tapcast is not for content that is intended to incite violence, or includes a direct and specific threat of violence to others.

Tapcast reserves the right to allow sensitive content when it is artistic, educational, scientific or newsworthy.

Private Information

Please respect the privacy of others. Do not publish another person’s private or confidential information. Some examples of private information include:

  • Social security or other national identity numbers.
  • Credit card information.
  • Addresses or locations that are considered and treated private.
  • Non-public, personal phone numbers and emails.
  • Intimate videos or photos taken or distributed without the subject's consent.
  • Videos or images that are considered and treated as private under applicable laws.

Keep in mind that although you may consider certain information to be private, not all postings of such information may be a violation of this policy. We may consider the context and nature of the information posted, local privacy laws, and other case-specific facts when determining if this policy has been violated.

Impersonation

Do not impersonate with the intent to mislead, confuse, or deceive others. Parody, commentary, or fan accounts should be clearly labeled. For example, in your session title write, “This is a parody” or use a descriptive name, e.g., “Reacting to Lebron James dunks”.

Spam

Tapcast strives to protect its community from spam. Do not use Tapcast to spam anyone. User abuse and technical abuse are not tolerated, and may result in permanent account suspension.

Some examples of abuse and spam:

  • Malware / Phishing: publishing or linking to malicious content intended to damage or disrupt another user’s account or device, or to compromise a user’s privacy or login information
  • Serial Accounts: creating serial accounts for disruptive or abusive purposes
  • Selling Accounts: purchasing or selling Tapcast accounts
  • Invitation Spam: repeatedly following and unfollowing people
  • Broadcast Spam:
    • Posting deliberately misleading broadcast titles, especially with the intent to redirect the viewer to an external site or service.
    • Purchasing ‘hearts’ or paying to have a broadcast ‘shared’ to increase the popularity of the content.
    • Using serial accounts to auto ‘share’ broadcasts to increase popularity.
    • Posting large numbers of unsolicited comments, especially in an attempt to advertise a service or link.
    • Using or promoting third-party sites or services that claim to get you more followers.

Tapcast Copyright & DMCA Policy

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and expect Tapcast users to do the same. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us.

If you believe that your content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information:

  1. a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf;
  2. identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
  3. identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material:
    1. username,
    2. broadcast title,
    3. date,
    4. time
  4. your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address;
  5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner

We reserve the right to remove content alleged to be infringing without prior notice and at our sole discretion. In appropriate circumstances, Tapcast will also terminate a user’s account if the user is determined to be a repeat infringer. Our designated copyright agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement appearing on Tapcast is:

Copyright Agent - Tapcast
475 El Camino Real, Suite 405
Millbrae, CA 94030

copyright@tapcast.it