Last Updated: July 29, 2022
This Acceptable Use Policy (this “Policy” or “AUP”) describes acceptable and prohibited uses of the Starling Minds’ online product, application or service (including any online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) module training programs) (together, the “Programs”) offered to you as the employee, contractor or associate of Starling Mind’s partner or customer (“Member”). Starling Minds Inc. is a company which has an address at400-610 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 2V3 (“Starling Minds”, “we” or “us”).
The examples described in this Policy are not exhaustive. We may modify this Policy at any time by notifying you. By using the Programs, you agree to the latest version of this Policy. If you violate the Policy or authorize or help others to do so, we may suspend or terminate your use of the Programs.
You must use the Programs in a manner that does not violate applicable law, regulation or social norms. Explicitly do not:
No Illegal, Harmful, or Offensive Use or Content
You may not use, or encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to use the Programs for any illegal, harmful or offensive use, or to transmit, store, display, distribute or otherwise make available content that is illegal, harmful, or offensive or violates community norms. Prohibited activities or content include:
No Security Violations
You may not use the Programs to violate the security or integrity of any network, computer or communications system, software application, or network or computing device (each, a “System”). Prohibited activities include:
No Network Abuse
You may not make network connections to any users, hosts, or networks unless you have permission to communicate with them. Prohibited activities include:
Respect other members in the Starling community
The Starling Minds community is a supportive and empathetic space for our Members to share and validate one another’s experiences. We want to discourage unsolicited advice-giving and problem-solving. There will be ZERO tolerance for hateful, violent or discriminatory comments, threats, harassment or cyberbullying or any behaviour that violates norms of a civilized society. Any comment that falls into these categories will be removed by the Community Team and the account may be subject to suspension. Any posts containing profanity are subject to removal at the discretion of the Starling Minds moderators.
Security and Safety
While other Starling Minds Members cannot see your progress and work within the program, note that your comments in the discussion section are visible to all. Please be mindful of what you are posting. We respect your privacy and the privacy of the people in your lives; therefore, any comments that reveal sensitive personal information (eg. email addresses or names) will be removed at the discretion of the Community Team.
Our moderators are extremely concerned with the safety of all our Members and will reach out to Members who make comments that indicate or imply that they may be in danger of self-harm or harming others, and direct them to the appropriate resources. Our moderators will identify themselves in their responses. We are here to make sure that every inquiry is responded to and that the community remains a safe space.
This community is a place that is meant for the learning and sharing of your mental health journey. This is not the place to advertise a service or business for personal gain. Posts that are made for commercial purposes, (e.g., links to irrelevant campaigns) will be removed at the discretion of the Community Team.