Social Media Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE

Thanks for following the City of Hallandale Beach’s social media channels!  The City of Hallandale Beach does not agree with or endorse every comment that is posted on our pages. Our goal is to share Hallandale Beach news, events and other community content with as many people as possible, and to have an open forum where residents can provide their input. When engaging with the City of Hallandale Beach through Social Media, you are agreeing to adhere to the terms of use as follows: 

While this is an open forum, please keep your comments clean and appropriate. Inappropriate comments, comments not related to the purpose of the page or comments not related to the specific post are subject to deletion by an administrator of the account.  If you do not comply with the posting guidelines, an administrator will notify you that your message has been removed.  If you post inappropriate content a second time, an administrator will notify you and you will be blocked from posting any more information to the site.

Social Media forums are not monitored at all times.  Do NOT use social media to report emergency situations or time-sensitive issues.

Please keep the following guidelines in mind when posting:

  • We do not allow graphic, obscene, or explicit comments or submissions nor do we allow comments that are abusive, threatening, hateful or intended to defame anyone or any organization or comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity.  If you have a concern about a City employee, program or service, please use the MyHB App.
  • Content that promotes, fosters or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity or sexual orientation will not be tolerated.
  • Content should be related to the subject matter of the social media site where it is posted.
  • Content posted by persons whose profile picture or avatar, username, or email address contains any of the aforementioned prohibited conduct will not be tolerated.
  • We do not allow solicitations or advertisements.  This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-government agency.  Similarly, we do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any person or financial, commercial or government agency.
  • We do not allow information intended to compromise the safety or security of the pubic or public systems.
  • You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username, and any information provided.
  • All comments are subject to public records law.
  • The appearance of external links does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the City of Hallandale Beach.

Any links that are posted within comments will be reviewed and may be hidden from public view if they are deemed inappropriate based on the above specifications. Any post that violates the Terms of Use Agreement or disclaimer will be documented for records retention and then deleted from public view.

Have questions? Feel free to reach out to us at social@cohb.org.