Social Media

Social Media Policy

The Mazda MX-5 Club of NSW embraces the use of social media by the Committee and all current members to connect with each other and with the broader community of sponsors, associated clubs and organisations and affiliated charities.

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Aims of Social Media Use

The Mazda MX-5 Club of NSW aims to:

  • encourage member usage of social media platforms to share interests and knowledge related to the MX-5, Club events and safe driving
  • provide a forum for discussion related to the MX-5, Club events and safe driving
  • foster a sense of belonging and community between Club members and associated organisations
  • encourage an environment where members and platform visitors feel welcome, respected and supported
  • encourage an environment that displays consideration for the physical and emotional well-being of others and is free from harassment, hostility and intimidation
  • encourage an environment that treats all users as equal and is free from discrimination on the grounds of age, gender, race, political philosophy, religion or ethnic origin.

 

Positive Social Media – Guidelines

The Mazda MX-5 Club of NSW makes the following suggestions for all users of Club social media platforms: 

  • our sites are public so consider your audience
  • anonymous posts are discouraged - own your posts by including your name or social media identifier
  • think before you post, social media content cannot be easily erased
  • protect your privacy
  • respect the privacy of others

 

Inappropriate Use of Club Social Media

Inappropriate use of Mazda MX-5 Club of NSW includes but is not limited to: 

  • using discriminatory, defamatory, abusive or otherwise objectionable language
  • stalking, trolling, bullying or marginalising any individual or group
  • uploading images of an illegal, violent or graphic nature including pornography, activity relating to firearms, bombs or terrorism, drug use and road traffic infringements
  • accessing, downloading or transmitting any material deemed to be illegal under NSW or Commonwealth law
  • using the accounts for political or industrial campaigning
  • paid endorsements of any kind
  • uploading information of a confidential nature that compromises the privacy of another person
  • conducting or promoting a private business enterprise
  • infringing upon a copyright or trademark

In the event of an inappropriate post: 

  • the site moderator/editor will immediately remove the post
  • the person(s) responsible may be notified of the removal and the reason
  • the incident should be reported to the Committee
  • where a dispute arises as a result of a post, the Committee will encourage affected parties to resolve the issue in a private forum and if this is deemed insufficient
  • the affected parties will meet with members of the Committee to affect a resolution
  • continued infractions may lead to a person or persons being blocked from Mazda MX-5 Club of NSW social media sites

 

Facebook Page

MX-5 Club of NSW

Facebook Groups

Sydney Chapter

Canberra Chapter

Hunter Chapter

Illawarra Chapter

RPM Chapter

Mid North Coast Chapter

Macarthur Mob

Twitter Feeds

Canberra Chapter

Flickr Photostreams

MX-5 Club of NSW

Canberra Chapter

Illawarra Chapter

 

Forums

The following sites are not formally associated with the Mazda MX-5 Club of NSW. However, many of our members participate regularly in these forums and we encourage our members to get involved.

mx5cartalk.com

miata.net