Community Guidelines

Website and App

Unshuttered is intended to be a community of creativity, learning, inspiration, and self-expression. Help us foster this community. Post only your own photos and videos and always follow the law. Respect everyone on Unshuttered.

Share only Content that you have created or have the right to share.

  • You are responsible for obtaining permission from the subjects of your Content.
  • If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, we may disable your account.

Share only Content that is appropriate for a diverse audience age 13 and up.

  • Do not post abusive and offensive Content, including but not limited to illegal Content and Content that threatens, defames, libels or intimidates anyone else, or discriminates based on race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.
  • Do not post images of violence or encouraging violence.
  • Do not post nudity, partial nudity, pornographic or sexually suggestive Content.
  • Do not post Content that attacks the Content of other users.
  • Do not post Content that is commercial in nature.

We respect other people's rights and follow the law, and expect you to do the same.

  • Do not post private or confidential Content
  • Do not post illegal Content or Content that encourages illegal behavior
  • The Getty is a private foundation that cannot engage in or sponsor certain kinds of political speech. So even though the Getty encourages all members of the Unshuttered community to express themselves on subjects that matter to them, if you post Content that advocates for or against any candidate for elected office, or that lobbies for specific legislation, the Getty reserves the right to remove the Content for legal reasons related to the Getty’s tax-exempt status.

Flagging inappropriate Content

  • If you believe that Content on the Service violates these Community Guidelines or the Service’s Terms of Use, you can flag it with the button provided. We will review the flagged Content and remove it if we determine that it is appropriate to do so.
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