Heatseek Content Policy

Last updated: March 27, 2020
Heatseek is a platform for communities to discuss, connect, and share in an open environment, home to some of the most authentic content anywhere online. The nature of this content might be funny, serious, offensive, or anywhere in between. While participating, it’s important to keep in mind this value above all others: show enough respect to others so that we all may continue to enjoy Heatseek for what it is.

Unwelcome content#

While Heatseek generally provides a lot of leeway in what content is acceptable, here are some guidelines for content that is not. Please keep in mind the spirit in which these were written, and know that looking for loopholes is a waste of time.
Content is prohibited if it
  • Is illegal
  • Is involuntary pornography
  • Is sexual or suggestive content involving minors
  • Encourages or incites violence
  • Threatens, harasses, or bullies or encourages others to do so
  • Is personal and confidential information
  • Impersonates an individual or entity in a misleading or deceptive manner
  • Uses Heatseek to solicit or facilitate any transaction or gift involving certain goods and services
  • Is spam

Prohibited behavior#

In addition to not submitting unwelcome content, the following behaviors are prohibited on Heatseek
  • Asking for votes or engaging in vote manipulation
  • Breaking Heatseek or doing anything that interferes with normal use of Heatseek
  • Creating multiple accounts to evade punishment or avoid restrictions

Enforcement#

We have a variety of ways of enforcing our rules, including, but not limited to
  • Asking you nicely to knock it off
  • Asking you less nicely
  • Temporary or permanent suspension of accounts
  • Removal of privileges from, or adding restrictions to, accounts
  • Removal of content