The following terms apply to any participation in social media sites maintained by Hudson Valley Credit Union (Hudson Valley). These sites include Hudson Valley’s Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter pages, as well as similar online forums in which the Credit Union may participate in the future.
Hudson Valley invites the public–both members and non-members—to participate in its social media platforms. To ensure these open forums remain positive and civil, the following content as determined by Hudson Valley is prohibited and will be promptly removed:
Hudson Valley may remove any content from its online forums at its sole and unrestricted discretion. Violators of this policy may be blocked from positing additional content. Depending on the circumstances, Hudson Valley may report the violator to the administrator of the forum or to law enforcement officials.
- Offensive language or photographs,
- Personal attacks and defamatory comments,
- Non-Hudson Valley Advertisements,
- HTML and URL links,
- Content which encourages or condones illegal or unethical activity,
- Off-topic comments that diverge from the theme of the forum or particular discussion thread, and
- Personal, confidential, or proprietary information
Any content submitted on Hudson Valley’s online forums becomes the property of Hudson Valley. By posting on Hudson Valley’s forums, you agree that Hudson Valley may use the content for any purpose without consideration or payment.
Hudson Valley employees posting on its online forums do so in their individual capacities, not as representatives of Hudson Valley. Only the site manager or her/his designee may utilize Hudson Valley’s social media accounts and post content on behalf of Hudson Valley. In addition to the provisions of this policy, employees shall adhere to the policies expressed in the Hudson Valley employee handbook, as well as any directives issued by supervisors.
Hudson Valley may amend this policy at any time. Participants use Hudson Valley online forums at their own risk and acknowledge that Hudson Valley cannot prevent every violation of this policy. Hudson Valley does not assume responsibility for any direct or consequential damages which may result from unauthorized or inappropriate posts.
For any questions related to this policy, please call 845.463.3011 or 800.468.3011.