Policy overview and purpose Social media is changing the way we communicate. This policy has been developed to inform our Officials and Players about using social media so people feel enabled to participate, while being mindful of their responsibilities and obligations.
In particular, this policy provides practical guidance allowing all parties to benefit from the use of social media, while minimizing potential risks and protecting those involved. This policy assists to establish a culture of openness, trust and integrity in all online activities related to Pro Wrestling League (PWL). This policy contains Pro Wrestling League guidelines for the Pro Wrestling League community to engage in social media use.
It also includes details of breaches of the policy. In circumstances where guidance about social media issues has not been given in this policy, we suggest you use common sense or seek out advice from PWL Management, WFI or the persons who have approved this Policy.
COVERAGE: This policy applies to all persons who are involved with the activities of PWL 2019, including but not limited to the following:
· Persons appointed or elected to PWL boards, committees
· and sub-committees; employees of PWL;
· members of the PWL Executive;
· support personnel, including managers, physiotherapists,
· psychologists, masseurs, sport trainers coaches and assistant coaches;
· referees, umpires and other officials;
· PWL Teams
· PWL FAMILY MEMBERS and FAMILIES of players, officials, coaches .
(NOTE: ORGANISATION TO CONSIDER COVERAGE AND ENSURE THAT IT ALIGNS WITH OBLIGATIONS ON THOSE PERSONS TO COMPLY WITH THE POLICY)
Social media refers to any online tools or functions that allow people to communicate and/or share content via the internet. This social media policy applies to platforms including, but not limited to:
This policy is applicable when using social media as:
1. An officially designated individual representing PWL on social media; and
2. if you are posting content on social media in relation to PWL that might affect PWL business, products, services, events, sponsors, members or reputation.
NOTE: This policy does not apply to the personal use of social media where it is not related to or there is no reference to PWL or its business, competitions, teams, participants, products, services, events, sponsors, members or reputation. However, any misuse by you of social media in a manner that does not directly refer to PWL may still be regulated by other policies, rules or regulations of PWL.
Reporting a breach
If you notice inappropriate or unlawful content online relating to PWL or any of its members, or content that may otherwise have been published in breach of this policy, you should report the circumstances immediately to your TEAM MANAGER or COACH who will then approach PWL Management or POLICY Maker.
Legal Considerations: Without prejudice to any other rights available, legal considerations that may be applicable include but are not limited to:
Intellectual property laws, including copyright and trade mark
Laws, Privacy, confidentiality and information security laws