Community Guidelines

Last updated: February 22, 2022


1. Introduction


At Toonit, our mission is to make storytelling easier and more accessible through webcomics. We take pride in creating a community of global users and space where everyone feels welcome, safe, and respected.


Everyone plays a role in keeping Toonit safe so take the time to carefully read our policy below. The following is the Toonit Community Guidelines which outlines what is and isn’t allowed on Toonit.


2. Intellectual Property Rights


One of our values is to support your journey as a creator, this means protecting your original content. To learn more about our how your content is protected and our intellectual property policy, read here.


3. Prohibited Content


Sexual Content


Toonit does not allow any stories, content, assets that contains sexual content or activity of any. This includes:

  • Assaults

  • Nudity

  • Sexual acts

  • Any sexually suggestive assets


Violent Content


Some stories, content, and assets may contain the use of alcohol, drugs, weapons and violence. However, the use of extreme violence, animal abuse, and graphic content is not allowed. The discussion, selling, or promotion of illegal goods or services that violate localized laws will be prohibited. This includes:

  • Involving minors

  • Real world, catastrophic events and war crimes

  • Extreme gore such as blood or bodily fluids

  • Torture

  • Placing animals in harmful scenarios

  • Sexual assaults

  • Bombings


Age-Restricted Content


Content that contains mature content and is not suitable for readers 18 years of age and younger must be tagged and set for a mature audience. It is considered to be for mature audiences if it includes:

  • Alcohol

  • Firearms

  • Use of illegal drugs and misuse of prescription drugs

  • Tobacco including e-cigarettes or vapes

  • Nudity and sexually suggestive content

  • Profanity and offensive language

  • Violence with extreme bloody, horror, gorey depictions

  • Harmful or dangerous activities


Discriminatory Content


Toonit does not allow any stories, content, assets that discriminate. This includes:

  • Race

  • Religion

  • Sex

  • Sexual Orientation

  • Age

  • Disability

  • Immigration Status

  • Nationality

  • Victims


Self-Harm Content


Toonit does not allow any content that promotes behavior that is considered harmful to oneself and others. This includes:

  • Encouraging physical harm

  • Encouraging emotional distress

  • Describing methods of conducting suicide, hard drug use, eating disorders, theft, and violent events

We care about your well-being. If you require professional support, review the resources below:


Note that this is not the entire list and Toonit will be actively reviewed. In addition, other users will have the ability to report your content and comments. This policy applies to thumbnails, comments, story titles, story descriptions, asset titles, asset descriptions, and any other Toonit feature.


4. Safe Community


We are a community of global users and strive to create a space where everyone feels welcome, safe, and respected. We provide a Comment feature where users can comment on other user’s Toonits and stories.


We restrict users from sharing their or others’ personal information on Toonit, which includes:

  • Name

  • Addresses (email and physical)

  • Phone numbers

  • Images

  • Passwords

Spam


Toonit does not allow any unwanted, unsolicited, and commercial content that may hinder or deceive any users. This includes:

  • Junk or advertisements

  • Scams

  • Hoaxes

  • Or links to direct users out of Toonit

Bullying and Harassment


Toonit does not allow any content that bullies, threatens, embarrasses, impersonates, sexualizes, or targets individuals on the platform. This includes:

  • Invasion of privacy

  • Phishing

  • Trolling

  • Exclusion

Vulgar Language


To create a space where everyone feels welcome, safe, and respected we don’t allow inappropriate language, sexually explicit language, and swearing. Toonit will be actively monitoring the comment section. In addition, other users will have the ability to report your comments. This policy applies to thumbnails, comments, story titles, story descriptions, asset titles, asset descriptions, and any other Toonit feature.


Safety of Minors


Toonit does not allow any content that discusses, promotes or compromises the safety of minors. If you find content that violates this policy and endangers the emotional or physical well-being of minors, report it immediately. This includes:

  • Sexualization in any way

  • Violence, harmful or dangerous acts

  • Predatory behavior such as coercing, grooming, manipulation

Note that this is not the entire list and Toonit will be actively reviewed. In addition, other users will have the ability to report your comments. This policy applies to thumbnails, comments, story titles, story descriptions, asset titles, asset descriptions, and any other Toonit feature


6. Consequences


If your content does not follow any of our policy guidelines, we may remove any content, permanently ban your account and suspend your access to Toonit without notice.


7. Contact

Need more assistance? Contact us at cbt@toonit.com