PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY
URBAN EDGE NETWORK isn’t a place for antagonistic, explicit, false or misleading, harmful, hateful, or violent content or behavior. We may remove, limit, or block the distribution of such content and the accounts, individuals, groups and domains that create or spread it based on how much harm it poses.
We’re committed to presenting you with clear and transparent expectations that are easy to understand and follow. If you have questions or encounter problems on URBAN EDGE NETWORK please contact us.
URBAN EDGE NETWORK isn’t a place for pornography. We limit the distribution of or remove mature and explicit content, including:
Vivid sexual descriptions
Graphic depictions of sexual activity
Images/ Videos of nudity where the poses, camera angles, or props suggest pornographic intent
We do our best to to differentiate between pornography and other mature content. For example, you can save content about sexual health, breastfeeding, mastectomies, art, education and well-being with adult nudity given the non-pornographic context, but we may limit its distribution so people don’t run into it accidentally.
URBANEDGE NETWORK isn’t a place for exploitation of people or animals. We’ll remove or limit the distribution of content and accounts involved in practices that risk harm to people or animals, including sexual, physical, or financial exploitation. That includes:
Sexualization or sexual exploitation of minors, like grooming, sexual remarks or inappropriate imagery. If we find it, we’ll report it to relevant authorities such as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Non-consensual images, meaning images of a private or sexual nature obtained or published without consent. This includes revenge porn and up-skirt images.
Adult sexual services that may involve sexual or physical exploitation or trafficking, like sex cams and escort services.
Human trafficking, slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labor.
Other illegal commercial exploitation, like trading in organs or products made from human remains or body parts.
The sale of wild animals or protected and endangered wildlife. For a full list of prohibited wildlife products, please visit our partner, the World Wildlife Fund.
Corpses, animal parts or products derived from cat or dog parts, or protected and endangered wildlife, including ivory.
Irresponsible and harmful animal tourism or otherwise exploitative practices like organized animal fighting.
Urbanedge network isn’t a place for hateful content or the people and groups that promote hateful activities. We limit the distribution of or remove such content and accounts, including:
Slurs or negative stereotypes, caricatures and generalizations
Support for hate groups and people promoting hateful activities, prejudice and conspiracy theories
Condoning or trivializing violence because of a victim’s membership in a vulnerable or protected group
Support for white supremacy, limiting women’s rights and other discriminatory ideas
Hate-based conspiracy theories and misinformation, like Holocaust denial
Denial of an individual’s gender identity or sexual orientation, and support for conversion therapy and related programs
Attacks on individuals including public figures based on their membership in a vulnerable or protected group
Mocking or attacking the beliefs, sacred symbols, movements, or institutions of the protected or vulnerable groups identified below
Protected and vulnerable groups include: People grouped together based on their actual or perceived race, color, caste, ethnicity, immigration status, national origin, religion or faith, sex or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or medical condition. It also includes people who are grouped together based on lower socio-economic status, age, weight or size, pregnancy or veteran status.
URBANEDGE NETWORK isn’t a place for misinformation, disinformation, mal-information or the individuals or groups spreading or creating it. We remove or limit distribution of false or misleading content that may harm Pinners’ or the public’s well-being, safety or trust, including:
Medically unsupported health claims that risk public health and safety, including the promotion of false cures, anti-vaccination advice, or misinformation about public health or safety emergencies
False or misleading content about individuals or protected groups that promotes fear, hate or prejudice
False or misleading content that encourages turning individuals, groups of people, places or organizations into targets of harassment or physical violence
Content that originates from disinformation campaigns
Factual information that’s published or deliberately modified to erode trust or inflict harm, such as changing or omitting of context, date or time
Fabricated or meaningfully manipulated visual or audio content that erodes trust or causes harm
Civic participation misinformation:
False or misleading content that impedes an election’s integrity or an individual's or group's civic participation, including registering to vote, voting and being counted in a census
False or misleading information about the dates, times, locations and procedure for voting or census participation
Content that misleads voters about how to correctly fill-out and submit .
We don’t allow content that reveals personal or sensitive information. We remove:
Personal ID and passport information
Private contact information and addresses
Online login information (usernames and passwords)
Photos of private people that they don’t want posted online
Personal financial or medical history
If you come across unwanted photos or videos of or information about you, you can reach out to us through our Help Center(opens in a new window). You’ll find an option for exposed private information under “Report a policy violation.”
Self-injury and harmful behavior
URBANEDGENETWORK isn’t a place for content that displays, rationalizes or encourages suicide, self-injury, eating disorders or substance abuse. We’ll limit the distribution of or remove such content, including:
Suicidal thinking and quotes
Graphic or otherwise triggering imagery or descriptions of self-harm
Promotion of self-harm
Mocking of people who self-harm or who have attempted or died by suicide
Images of accessories used to self-harm
Negative self-talk and insensitive humor about self-harming behavior
Suicide pacts, challenges and hoaxes
If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or is considering hurting themselves, we have resources(opens in a new window) in our Help Center where you can get free, confidential and immediate support.
Graphic Violence and Threats
URBANEDGE NETWORK isn’t a place for graphic violence or threatening language. We limit the distribution of or remove such content, including:
Content that shows the use of violence
Disturbing scenes from before or after violent events
Threats or language that glorifies violence
In a few cases, we allow the saving of disturbing images dedicated to remembrance and advocacy, but limit distribution of such content in public parts of the platform.
URBANEDGE NETWORK isn’t a place for violent content, groups or individuals. We limit the distribution of or remove content and accounts that encourage, praise, promote, or provide aid to dangerous actors or groups and their activities. This includes:
Gangs and other criminal organizations
We work with industry, government and security experts to help us identify these groups.
Dangerous goods and activities
Urbanedge network isn’t a place for trading or selling of certain regulated goods—products or substances that can cause harm when used, altered or manufactured irresponsibly—or for the display or encouragement of dangerous activities. We limit the distribution of or remove such content and accounts, including:
Individuals and unlicensed retailers offering to sell, purchase or trade alcohol, tobacco, drugs and weapons, including firearms and accessories, firearm parts or attachments, or ammunition
Content from or about unverified, unapproved or rogue online pharmacies
Offers, attempts, or instructions to bypass purchasing laws and regulation
Instructions for creating lethal or toxic substances
Instructions for creating lethal weapons, like bombs or grenades, including 3d printed weapons
Commercial sales of marijuana, marijuana products and paraphernalia
Commercial sales of certain weapons and attachments
Harmful pranks or challenges that risk imminent physical harm or extreme emotional distress, especially if showing or encouraging the participation of minors
Harmful or Deceptive Products & Practices
isn’t a place for practices and products that may be harmful or deceptive. We limit the distribution of or remove such content and accounts, including, but not limited to:
Instructions and products for hacking or breaching security measures
Online gambling and lotteries
Privacy violating products or services
Exploitative financial practices
We don’t allow accounts that impersonate or misrepresent their affiliation with any person or organization. If you have a fan or commentary account for a public figure or brand, make it clear through your username or URBAN EDGE profile that you aren’t officially affiliated with them.