Page Guidelines

 Beanstring Pages Terms

The following terms apply to all Pages on Beanstring.

I. General

A. Only authorized representatives may administer a Page for a brand, entity (place or organization), or public figure.

B. Any user may create a Page to express support for or interest in a brand, entity (place or organization), or public figure, provided that it is not likely to be confused with an official Page or violate someone's rights.

C. Content posted to a Page is public and viewable by everyone who can see the Page.

D. You are required to restrict access to Pages  as necessary to comply with applicable laws and Beanstring policies, including our community standards and advertising guidelines

E. You may not establish terms for your Page that conflict with our terms and conditions or local laws as applicable

II.  Page Management

A. Page Names and Beanstring Web Addresses

Page names and Beanstring Web Addresses must accurately reflect Page content. We may remove administrative rights or require you to change the Page name and Beanstring Web Address for any Page that fails to meet this requirement.

Page names must:

i. not consist solely of generic terms (e.g., “phone” or “movies”);

ii. use proper, grammatically correct capitalization and may not include all capitals, except for acronyms;

iii. not include character symbols, such as excessive punctuation and trademark designations; and

iv. not include superfluous descriptions or unnecessary qualifiers.

B. Name Changes and Migrations

We will only process name changes and migrations that do not result in a misleading or unintended connection. Additionally, you may not request a name change or migration that would result in re-categorizing a product Page to a brand Page, a generic or opinion Page to a brand Page, or a Group to a Page. All migrations are at our discretion and are final.

C. Collection of Data

If you collect content and information directly from users, you will make it clear that you (and not Beanstring) are collecting it, and you will provide notice about and obtain user consent for your use of the content and information that you collect. Regardless of how you obtain content and information from users, you are responsible for securing all necessary permissions to reuse their content and information.

You will not collect users' content or information, or otherwise access Beanstring, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our permission.

III. Page Features

A. Advertising on Pages

Ads and commercial content (including Page post content) are subject to the Advertising Guidelines.

Third-party advertisements on Pages are prohibited.

B. Cover

All cover are public. This means that anyone who visits your page will be able to see your cove. Cover can't be deceptive, misleading, or infringe on anyone else's copyright. You may not encourage people to upload your coverto their personal timelines.

Covers may not include:

i.   price or purchase information, such as "40% off" or "Download it on beanstring.com";

ii.  contact information such as a website address, email, mailing address, or information that should go in your Page's "About" section;

iii. references to Beanstring features or actions, such as "beans" or an arrow pointing from the cover photo to any of these features; or

iv. calls to action, such as "Get it now" or "Tell your friends."

C. Offers

Beanstring may not be a suitable place for every type of offer, and you are solely responsible for determining if Beanstring is the appropriate forum for your offer. If you create an offer, the following policies apply:

i. You are responsible for ensuring that your offer complies with these terms and all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Offers are subject to many regulations (such as alcohol discounts and offers marketed to minors) and if you are not certain that your offer complies with applicable law, consult with an expert.

ii.  If there are any restrictions on your offer (such as expiration date or limitations on redemption), you must disclose those restrictions to users in the terms and conditions section of the offer.

iii. You are solely responsible for improper redemption, fraud or other issues that arise from the distribution and/or redemption of your offer.

iv. If your offer may be redeemed at a merchant not operated by you, it is your sole responsibility to communicate with the participating merchant.

E. Promotions

If you use Beanstring to communicate about or administer a promotion (such as a contest or sweepstakes), you are responsible for the lawful operation of that promotion, including the official rules, offer terms and eligibility requirements (e.g., age and residency restrictions), and compliance with regulations governing the promotion and all prizes offered in connection with the promotion (e.g., registration and obtaining necessary regulatory approvals). Please note that compliance with these guidelines does not constitute the lawfulness of a promotion. Promotions are subject to many regulations and if you are not certain that your promotion complies with applicable law, please consult with an expert.

i. Promotions on Beanstring must include the following:

a. A complete release of Beanstring by each entrant or participant.

b. Acknowledgment that the promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Beanstring.

c. Disclosure that the participant is providing information to [disclose recipient(s) of information] and not to Beanstring.

ii. You must not condition registration or entry upon the user taking any action using any Beanstring features or functionality other than clicking on a Page, checking in to a Place, or connecting to your app.

iii. You must not use Beanstring features or functionality as a promotion’s registration or entry mechanism. For example, the act of clicking a Page or checking in to a Place cannot automatically register or enter a promotion participant.

iv. You must not use Beanstring features or functionality, as a voting mechanism for a promotion.

v.  You must not notify winners through Beanstring, such as through Beanstring forums, events, or Pages.

vi. Definitions:

a.  By “administration” we mean the operation of any element of the promotion, such as collecting entries, conducting a drawing, judging entries, or notifying winners.

b. By “communication” we mean promoting, advertising or referencing a promotion in any way on Beanstring, e.g., in ads, on a forum, or in an event.

 

We reserve the right to reject or remove Pages for any reason. These terms are subject to change at any time.