This policy was implemented at our ‘sister’ blog Future Proof and it also applies here.
Please be aware that this site is for discussion purposes only and does not represent the official views of State Records NSW. Any views expressed on this website are those of the individual author. State Records NSW accepts no liability for the content of this site.
1. Principles of Participation
The following principles are to be followed when participating in the Archives Outside blog.
Be accurate, fair, thorough and transparent
Encourage constructive criticism and deliberation. Be cordial, honest and professional at all times.
When you gain insight, share it where appropriate
Wherever possible, align online participation with other offline communications
Remember that you are a representative for your organisation.
(These principles are based on the UK Cabinet Office, Participation Online: Guidance for Civil Servants. Accessed 23 September 2008 at: http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/iam/codes/social_media/participation.asp )
2. Acceptable Use Policy
Please be aware that all posts to the Archives Outside blog will be subject to moderation by the blog’s administrators. Where a blog does not comply with the Acceptable Use Policy it will not be available on the blog site.
State Records moderates all posts to the blog before they appear. This may result in an interruption to the flow of discussion; however State Records endeavours to review all posts within the shortest period of time possible.
The Acceptable Use Policy is to maintain a positive environment for the Archives Outside blog where people are able to publicly contribute their views without fear of abuse of harassment.
(Based on the Australian Government, Australian Government Consultation Blog Discussion Paper, Accessed September 23 2008 at: http://www.finance.gov.au/publications/australian-government-consultation-blog-discussion-paper/index.html)