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Social Media Policy

Please respect your fellow readers and exercise appropriate restraint in submitting a post. The MVRTA reserves the right to delete any post that contains language or imagery which: is off topic, is defamatory, compromises public safety or operations, disparages a group or individual on the basis of ethnicity race, gender, religion, age disability or sexual orientation, is commercial, contravenes law, contains spam, invades personal privacy, had sexual content, is obscene, includes any link to another site, or infringes on a copy-right or other proprietary right.

The MVRTA is not responsible for any information that gets released by another party: unless you protect your updates, messages you post on Facebook or Twitter and received by the Agency may be public records and may also be publicly available… Also note that this micro-blog is hosted by Twitter/Facebook and governed by Twitter’s/Facebook’s separate website policies apply to your use of Twitter and Facebook.

 

Facebook

Thank you for following the Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (“MVRTA”) on Facebook.  This page provides more information about the MVRTA, including upcoming events and public notifications.  For more information about the MVRTA, please visit www.mvrta.com
Please note that users of this site are subject to Facebook’s Terms of Service.  This may include the collection and/or dissemination of personal identifying information by Facebook.  This collection and/or dissemination is beyond the control of the MVRTA, and may not be governed or limited by those state, federal, and local laws or policies applicable to the MVRTA.  Users should consult Facebook’s Terms of Service and Page Guidelines for more information.

Any information posted on the MVRTA’s Facebook page is considered public information and subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law.  As such, content may be permanently archived and treated as a public record in accordance with applicable law.  Users have no expectation of privacy in anything posted on this page.  Users should also consult Facebook’s Data Policy and privacy information.
The MVRTA’s social media site(s) are designed to serve as a forum for interaction with residents of the communities served by the MVRTA.  Even so, the MVRTA’s Facebook page is moderated, and users should follow basic rules when using this page.  For instance, we ask that you are respectful in your actions and comments.  Please do not post:

  • Profanity, abusive language, or personal/character attacks
  • Material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other individual or entity (as determined by MVRTA Administration)
  • Advertisements or business solicitations
  • Chain letters or “spam”

Furthermore, please respect the intellectual property of others, and do not post content that infringes upon the copyright or other legal ownership interest or another party.

The MVRTA reserves the right to remove any posts that we deem inappropriate or offensive, or copyright infringing, including but not limited to posts containing any of the above-identified content.  We also reserve the right to terminate involvement by individuals who post such content.  For your safety, never include personal identifying information, such as your home address, phone number, or email address, in a post.  Your comments are visible to all visitors to this page.

The views and opinions contained on this page do not necessarily represent those of the MVRTA Administration.  The MVRTA cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, currency or reliability of information posted by external parties.

Twitter

Thank you for following the Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (“MVRTA”) on Twitter.

This page provides more information about the MVRTA, including upcoming events and public notifications.  For more information about the MVRTA, please visit www.mvrta.com

Please note that users of this site are subject to Twitter’s Terms of Service.  This may include the collection and/or dissemination of personal identifying information by Twitter.  This collection and/or dissemination is beyond the control of the MVRTA, and may not be governed or limited by those state, federal, and local laws or policies applicable to the MVRTA.  Users should consult Twitter’s Terms of Service for more information

Any information posted on the MVRTA’s Twitter page is considered public information and subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law.  As such, content may be permanently archived and treated as a public record in accordance with applicable law.  Users have no expectation of privacy in anything posted on this account/feed.  Users should also consult Twitter’s Privacy Policy.

The MVRTA’s social media site(s) are designed to serve as a forum for interaction with residents of the communities served by the MVRTA.  Even so, the MVRTA’s Twitter account/feed is moderated, and users should follow basic rules when using this service.  For instance, we ask that you are respectful in your actions and comments.  Please do not tweet or post:

  • Profanity, abusive language, or personal/character attacks
  • Material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other individual or entity (as determined by MVRTA Administration)
  • Advertisements or business solicitations
  • Chain letters or “spam”

Furthermore, please respect the intellectual property of others, and do not tweet/post content that infringes upon the copyright or other legal ownership interest or another party.

The MVRTA reserves the right to remove any tweets/posts that we deem inappropriate or offensive, or copyright infringing, including but not limited to tweets/posts containing any of the above-identified content.  We also reserve the right to terminate involvement by individuals who tweet/post such content.  For your safety, never include personal identifying information, such as your home address, phone number, or email address, in a tweet/post.  Your comments are visible to all visitors/subscribers to this Twitter account.

The views and opinions contained on this Twitter account/feed do not necessarily represent those of the MVRTA Administration.  The MVRTA cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, currency or reliability of information posted by external parties.