Privacy and Personal Information Rules

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Do not share or ask for personal/identifying information.

  • This rule applies to all members, including adults, and is designed to keep you safe on Chicken Smoothie and in the real world.
  • You are not allowed to link to profiles or pages where this information can be found.
  • You are acting at your own risk as soon as you take a conversation off-site, even to platforms we allow. We can no longer moderate this content on your behalf and encourage you to be aware that people can misrepresent their identity easily.
  • If you ever feel uncomfortable with a conversation please end it, block the user in question on any platforms involved, and contact CS staff or a trusted adult immediately.

What IS considered personal information:

  • Your age (including age ranges such as 13-15 or 17+) or full birthdate.
  • Your phone number or email address (even if that email does not contain any identifying information).
  • Chat app usernames (including Snapchat, Skype, etc.).
  • Your city of residence or specific address.
  • Your grade/year in school.
  • Full names or photos of yourself or your friends and family (unless all faces are completely blacked out).
  • Links to sites such as Etsy, Patreon, Ko-fi, GoFundMe etc. where you ask users to donate to you or browse goods and services.
  • Invites to Zoom meetings or other platforms where video and/or audio is the central form of communication.[/list]

What IS NOT considered personal information:

  • Your first name.
  • Your day and month of birth.
  • The country or state you live in.
  • If you are an adult.
  • If you are attending school.
  • Your Discord tag and invites to Discord servers that follow CS content rules and do not contain voice channels.
  • Social media or other website profile links or usernames (such as Instagram or Twitter) that contain no information or links to information on the “you may not share” list.