MODERATION CHARTER FOR THE BLOG
This charter shall be governed and supplemented by the Conditions of Use of the Blog and, in particular, the provisions with respect to Discussion Spaces as well as User Content.
If you are already registered on the Blog and you wish to contribute to the comments, it suffices to identify yourself by providing your name (login) and your first name (password). If you are not already registered, you will be required to create an account by registering on the Blog.
The registration permits the other participants to recognize your various comments, thus personalizing the debate without revealing your actual identity.
We would like to remind you that in the event of non-compliance with the rules described in this charter and in the Conditions of Use available here, we reserve the right to suspend your access to the For Women in Science Blog, in particular, if the comments provided are in conflict with accepted moral standards and/or constitute a clear disparagement with respect to L’Oréal and/or its products and/or are capable of shocking consumers. In such event, we will inform you of this as soon as possible.
1. DISCUSSION SUBJECTS
The goal of this For Women in Science Blog is to permit web users to describe their experiences with respect to the themes discussed by the “For Women in Science” Community members and to exchange their scientific opinions. The discussion subjects treated thus exclusively relate to the themes discussed by the four segments of the Blog : Promoting Women in Science, L’Oréal Unesco For Women in Science program, For Women in Science around the world and Science for a better future To ensure the quality of this For Women in Science Blog, we reserve the right to delete any comment not related to these subjects.
2. RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF THE READER
Any reader who reads a comment must comply with the intellectual property rights of its author. The reader must, in particular, ensure that the published comments are not reproduced and distributed in other comment spaces or on other media (in particular forums or blogs), without the prior consent of their authors.
Any reader may, nevertheless, reproduce the content of a comment for the purposes of private consultation or reproduce and distribute short extracts of a comment, for the purposes of information or research, by citing the name of this For Women in Science Blog and that of the author of the comment (actual name or pseudonym).
3. RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF THE CONTRIBUTOR
Each participant who posts a comment shall remain the holder of the intellectual property rights which are related thereto.
The comments posted on the For Women in Science Blog are published under the liability of the contributor.
In general, any contributor is prohibited from publishing a comment (i) that is prejudicial, menacing, illegal, defamatory, non-authorized, abusive, injurious, malicious, that incites violence, racial, religious or ethnic hatred, is vulgar or obscene or infringes on the private life or image rights of others, (ii) that permits the identification of a person, in particular, by revealing such person's address and their telephone number, (iii) that infringes on the rights of holders of marks, texts, photographs, images, videos, etc.
Furthermore, any contributor is prohibited from using the For Women in Science Blog (i) for intimidating or harassing anyone, (ii) for diverting its purpose, in particular, by using it as a dating space, or (iii) as a vehicle for advertising or promotional content.
We request that all participants ensure they comply with the courtesy necessary for the proper conduct of the discussions in this space.
The For Women in Science Blog is subject to a priori moderation, i.e. all of the comments are read before their publication.
The moderator will ensure that the comments are properly related to the theme of the discussion that is the subject of the comments, comply with the laws and regulations in force and permit a constructive exchange.
In particular, the moderator reserves the right to delete redundant, filthy, extreme, outrageous, defamatory, violent or racist comments, comments that are purely gratuitous or usurp the identity of third parties, and more generally any comment injurious to the rights of the person.
Comments that are in the nature of advertising or promotional materials, contrary to public policy or accepted moral standards, or that are revisionist will also be deleted as will comments intended for personal enrichment, and those, whatever their form, that are in conflict with copyright or related rights, the rights applicable to databases, the rights to marks, the rights to images, the rights against infringement of privacy or which infringe other legislative or regulatory provisions in force.
Finally, comments publishing non-public telephone numbers and/or e-mail addresses without the prior authorization of the persons concerned will be deleted.
The moderator will accept comments discussing the brand and its competitors, compliance of the comments with respect to marks being mandatory.
We invite participants to indicate to us any comment which appears to be contrary to the legislation in force and/or accepted moral standards and/or that infringes on the rights of others and/or the principles set forth in this charter at the following address: email@example.com or by clicking directly on the button "Indicate an abuse"
We would like to emphasize that we wish to leave participants with the greatest possible liberty and the goal of moderation is only to ensure the proper functioning of the For Women in Science Blog and to offer everyone a space for constructive and considerate discussion.
5. ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
a. Referencing of messages
We remind participants that any comment published on the For Women in Science Blog is capable of being picked up by a search engine and, thus, being consulted by a public external to the For Women in Science Blog.
b. Archiving and use of archived comments
The For Women in Science Blog holds and retains all of the data of such nature as to permit the identification of the authors of the comments and conducts private archiving of the posted comments. Such information will only be communicated to a legal authority that so requests.
The content of comments may also be communicated, on an exceptional basis and after being rendered anonymous, to a scientific research organization or university.
We will use our best efforts to permit access to the comments, without, however, being subject to any obligation to do so. We may be required to interrupt access to the For Women in Science Blog, in particular, for technical reasons, updates and maintenance.
The use of the For Women in Science Blog implies knowledge and acceptance of the characteristics and limitations of the Internet, in particular, with respect to technical performance, the risks inherent in any connection and transmission over the Internet, the absence of protection of certain data against possible abuse or pirating and the risk of contamination by possible viruses circulating on the network.
In consequence, without such list being limitative, we cannot be held liable for:
- the transmission and/or reception of any data and/or information over the Internet, or for problems of telephone connection;
- any malfunction of the Internet network preventing the proper performance/functioning of the comment space;
- breakdown in any reception equipment or lines of communication;
- problems with feeds and/or the loss of any e-mail and, more generally, the loss of any data;
- the operation of any software;
- the consequences of any virus, computer bug, anomaly, technical breakdown;
- errors of a human or electrical origin;
- any technical, equipment and software breakdown of any nature, which prevents or limits the possibility of contributing to the comments.
Connection to the For Women in Science Blog is made under the entire liability of the participants, we inform such participants that we cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from an interruption, a failure of any sort, a suspension or the end of the For Women in Science Blog, for any reason whatsoever or furthermore any direct or indirect damage caused to the computer equipment of a contributor and to the data that is stored thereon, which results, in any manner whatsoever, from a connection to the For Women in Science Blog, nor for the consequences which may result therefrom as to their personal, professional or commercial activities.