How can social media be used at The Japan Foundation, Sydney?
Social media is a powerful tool for connecting with the community, raising public awareness and engaging in conversations with external individuals and parties.
The Japan Foundation, Sydney’s is using social media to connect with online communities and keep followers up-to-date with activities, events and projects. It is also a channel by which audiences can support community engagement, communications and marketing, research, and feedback.
Today, the entire world interacts freely across national borders through social media such as Facebook, Twitter and blogs. The Japan Foundation, Sydney believes that it is an excellent tool to promote programs more effectively.
The Japan Foundation will actively utilise social media, using this Policy as a basis.
Use of the Japan Foundation, Sydney’s Official Accounts
The Japan Foundation, Sydney’s official accounts are managed by the Japan Foundation, Sydney, and used to communicate activities and events run by the Japan Foundation, Sydney, external parties and the Japan Foundation globally.
Japan Foundation, Sydney’s Official Accounts
Facebook: Japan Foundation, Sydney
Twitter: Japan Foundation AU
You Tube: Japan Foundation Sydney
Blog: Japan Foundation (head office)
Japanese Film festival Facebook: Japanese Film Fest
Japanese Film festival Twitter: Japanese Film Festival
*Social media accounts not included in this list above are not operated by the Japan Foundation, Sydney even if it uses the name ‘The Japan Foundation’.
Use of Official Accounts
- The Japan Foundation, Sydney pays the utmost attention to the accuracy of content posted, security required for management, and personal information protection when transmitting information via the Foundation’s Official Accounts. However, the Japan Foundation, Sydney is not responsible for any damage that arises as a result of any third party user using information found on the Foundation’s Official Accounts.
- In addition, in order to provide information to the public, content on the Foundation’s Official Accounts may include information by organisations other than the Foundation. As such, the Japan Foundation, Sydney is not responsible for any damage that arises as a result of any user using such information. The format of the service content on the Foundation’s Official Accounts may change throughout time.
Handling of information posted by external parties on the Japan Foundation, Sydney’s Facebook page
If posts include the following contents and are likely to impede the operation of an established online community, such posts may be deleted at the discretion of the administrator.
- Content that is contrary to, or is likely to be contrary to, any laws, regulations, or public order and good morals
- Content that is linked to, or is likely to be linked to, a criminal act
- Inappropriate content, including statements made using indecent or obscene language
- Content that includes impersonation of another person or that contains a falsehood
- Acts that infringe on another party’s rights, such as the Japan Foundation, Sydney’s or a third party’s copyrights or likeness rights
- Content that discriminates against, or is slanderous or defamatory against, a specific third party
- Content that identifies, discloses, or divulges personal information without that party’s consent
- Content that harms the reputation or credibility of the Japan Foundation, Sydney’s or a third party, which is used for political activities, electoral campaigns, or religious activities
- Content that includes commercial acts such as referrals and advertisements for specific products, stores, or companies
- Content that prevents constructive discussion
- Harmful programs
- Other acts or content that the administrator of the social media deems inappropriate