Origins Game Fair Social Media User Guidelines

The Origins Game Fair is pleased to provide a forum for sharing and interacting with others about our show. Our goal is to build a thriving community on our social media networks (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) that allows users to connect and share about visiting the show. The viewpoints, opinions and actions expressed in comments are those of the individuals themselves, and may not reflect Origins Game Fair policies or positions.

The Origins Game Fair seeks to provide an online community where people with all kinds of views, theories, and concerns can express themselves, can share information, and can interact with one another. Any messages or stories shared on these sites may be used in other Origins Game Fair marketing activities.

Please review our online community guidelines regarding your responsibilities and the Origins Game Fair’s role in the community.

Be respectful. It is okay to disagree with others but cutting down or insulting individuals will not be tolerated. The Origins Game Fair, at its sole discretion, will remove comments which use obscenities, personal insults, ethnic slurs or other disparaging language.

One person, one voice. Please refrain from comments that imply you speak for another person or a group unless you name those you represent. Everybody is allowed to respectfully state their opinions and are encouraged to do so.

Hijacking Threads. Please do not. If your comments are not relevant to the original post please start a new thread.

Protect your privacy. We never will share or sell your personal information used to create your account with any third party, but keep in mind that comments on our social networks are visible to the general public. To protect your privacy, don’t post any personal information such as email addresses, telephone numbers or street addresses in your comments. Doing so may make you susceptible to spam and unauthorized communication.

Links to other web sites. The Origins Game Fair is not responsible for the content of any web site linked to a comment by one of our users, any link contained in a linked web site, or any changes or updates to such web sites. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Origins Game Fair of that web site.

Conventions that wish to post information about their conventions on the Origins Game Fair Facebook group/page must first contact Origins Game Fair and be active in some aspect of Origins Game Fair’s Convention Exchange program. Please contact pr(at)gama.org for more information on our Convention Exchange program.

Companies that wish to post on the Origins Game Fair group/page must be an exhibitor at the show, a sponsor of the show, or have an advertising agreement with Origins Game Fair. Company posts must be limited to product information or their involvement at Origins Game Fair.

Crowdfunding: Origins Game Fair does not back or endorse any crowdfunding projects. Posts advertising crowdfunding projects must have an existing relationship with Origins Game Fair or have written approval from Origins Game Fair to post. Crowdfunding posts made to Origins Game Fair social media that do not meet these requirements automatically infer the highest tier funding status of the project and agree to compensate Origins Game Fair at that level.

The bottom line. The Origins Game Fair reserves the right to delete or edit any comments or postings at any time. Users who persist in violating these social media guidelines may be barred from posting to any Origins Game Fair social media site. Origins Game Fair reserves the right to modify this policy at any time.

Who to contact with questions.

Any questions regarding the Origins Game Fair social networks may be emailed directly to the moderator at pr(at)gama.org. If you are seeking information about visiting the Origins Game Fair please contact us at pr(at)gama.org or call 614-255-4500.