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1. EIFF will not tolerate racism, homophobia or other forms of hate content that could be interpreted as such.
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5. EIFF respects the views of our users and expects other users to do the same. However strongly you feel about an issue or debate, we will remove content which other users might find offensive or threatening. We have the right to stop or restrict any dialogue which is considered threatening in nature.
6. The EIFF publish content in English and we ask that the language of conversation on the site is English also. Any contributions that cannot be understood by the majority of participants may be removed.
7. EIFF will remove any content that may put us in legal jeopardy. Content such as defamatory postings, material in potential breach of intellectual property and copyright and libellous postings.
8. The platform is ours, but the conversation belongs to everybody. We want this to be a welcoming space for intelligent discussion, and we expect participants to help us achieve this by notifying us of potential problems and helping each other to keep conversations inviting and intelligent.
9. Our Web Team reserve the right to implement measures which will ensure the continuation of edfilmfest.org.uk being a friendly environment to take part in. We also ask users to report any content which they feel is inappropriate and in breach of our community guidelines by clicking on the ‘report unsuitable’ button. Comments are post moderated and your vigilance in this will help resolve these issues quickly.
10. Any content or contribution that is considered to breach the guidelines above will be removed by the Web Team. This is also the case if only a portion of the posting is considered a breach. We will not edit any comments or posts. On these occasions, we have the right to delete any subsequent comments which refer to the removed item in order to maintain the original theme.
11. Any Web Members who seriously, persistently or willfully ignore the community guidelines or terms and conditions will have their Web Membership withdrawn. Prior to any such withdrawal, the member will be warned, and given a chance to modify their approach.
Winners of EIFF 2014’s short film awards and two of its documentary premieres have been nominated for 2015 BAFTAs.