Comment Guidelines and Policies

Respect your neighbors and practice good online etiquette. Treat others as you would during a courteous face-to-face conversation. Be a better neighbor! This is a chance for you to contribute valuable information. Thanks for being a part of our community.

  • Inappropriate Content - Don’t post inappropriate pictures or messages. This includes; photos and messages that are unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, misrepresent another person or organization, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise clearly inappropriate. In addition, photos that appear to be taken surreptitiously and in a private space are not allowed. In order to ensure a positive community experience, decisions by Vintage Aerial staff to remove content is based on a variety of factors including; complaints from other users, number of “unneighborly’s” attached to posts, user history, and others. You will be notified if your post has been removed, see Terms of Use.
  • Personal Attack - Don’t post personal attacks. This includes directly or indirectly insulting another user (or group of users) by name-calling, labeling, making sweeping generalizations or posting accusations. This also applies to members in the community who may or may not be EveryBlock users (for example business owners, elected officials, etc.). If you feel a discussion makes you uncomfortable or if you have lost interest, you can unsubscribe, hide the discussion, or mute specific users. (link for how to mute or unsubscribe people/feeds)
  • Privacy Violation - Respect your neighbors’ privacy. Remember that Vintage Aerial is a public web site. Do not post contact information for yourself, other Vintage Aerial users, or anyone else in the community. This includes, phone numbers, email, or commercial information.
  • Libel - Don’t be libelous. Vintage Aerial is not the place for posting rumors or gossip about your neighbors. Do not post falsehoods or misrepresentations of others portrayed as fact.
  • Copyright Violation - Respect copyright and other third-party rights. This includes rights of publicity and rights of privacy (link to privacy policy). If you’d like to share an article, provide your own commentary and post a link to the original source.
  • Advertisement - Don’t post advertisements or solicitations. (For example: “Stop by Joe’s Car Wash for 50 percent off tomorrow!” or “Check out my apartment for rent. It’s only $800 per month.”) However, you may share information that would be considered beneficial and of interest to the community, such as community events, concerts, activities or new businesses opening in the neighborhood.
  • Spam - Don’t spam the community. Avoid repeatedly sending the same or substantially similar messages, empty messages, or messages which contain no substantive content.
  • Harmful Content - Don’t post links to viruses, spam, or potentially damaging content. Vintage Aerial reserves the right to remove such content. For more information visit the Terms of Use.
  • Deleting conversations or closing comments - Vintage Aerial has the right to delete or close comments on any conversation that includes offensive language, a series of personal attacks, excessive arguing, or has veered off-topic from the subject of the original message posting.=
  • Multiple Accounts - Don't set up or operate multiple accounts. Individuals are forbidden from creating and operating more than one account on Vintage Aerial. If we discover that any user is operating multiple accounts, all accounts associated with that user will be removed.

Vintage Aerial staff may remove, modify or correct comments and posts that violate these guidelines or that are flagged many times by Vintage Aerial users. If you have any further questions or feel that your comments were unjustly removed, please contact us.

As a reminder, the Vintage Aerial community guidelines are subject to and incorporate the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If there’s a conflict between Vintage Aerial guidelines and the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy overrule the guidelines.

Our guidelines are intended to keep discussions on Vintage Aerial informative, friendly, and respectful. If you violate these guidelines, we may remove your submission and/or deactivate your account. Recurring un-neighborly behavior or negative contributions even if not specifically addressed in the community guidelines, can still lead to the deactivation of a user's account. Work with us to keep Vintage Aerial a respectful community.

Last updated on January 18, 2017