The following terms shall govern all posts and comments by both Home Bank of California site administrators and public visitors to Home Bank of California Social Media sites:
Any individual accessing, browsing and using a Home Bank of California social media site – whether as a visitor or an administrator – unequivocally accepts the social media policies (hereafter “Policies”) set forth in this document. These terms and conditions apply only to the Social Media sites (defined here as third party hosted online platforms that facilitate social interaction and dialogue, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) that are managed by Home Bank of California.
Home Bank of California maintains the right to modify these Policies without notice. Any modification is effective immediately upon posting the modification on the Social Media User Terms page unless otherwise stated. Continued use of a Home Bank of California Social Media site following the posting of any modification signifies acceptance of such modification.
Home Bank of California’s use of social media is provided as a community engagement service to provide information about Home Bank of California products, services, programs, issues, events and activities. Home Bank of California disclaims liability for ads, videos, promoted content or comments accessible from any external web page. The responsibility for external content or comments rests with the organizations or individuals providing them. Any inclusion of external content or comments on social media sites does not imply endorsement by Home Bank of California.
Comments posted to this site will be monitored during regular business hours only. Home Bank of California disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for inappropriate content posted to its social media sites that cannot be removed in an expeditious or otherwise timely manner. Home Bank of California assumes no liability for any inaccuracies these Social Media sites may contain and does not guarantee that the Social Media sites will be uninterrupted, permanent or error-free.
Although posts and comments are encouraged on the Home Bank of California Social Media sites that allow posts, these sites are limited public forums and are moderated by Home Bank of California designated social media administrators.
All posted content (comments, photos, links, etc.) must be related to discussion of Home Bank of California products, services, programs, issues, events and activities. The following are prohibited on Home Bank of California Social Media sites:
- Comments not topically related to Home Bank of California products, services, programs, issues, events and activities, or the particular post being commented upon
- Political statements, including comments that endorse or oppose political candidates or ballot propositions
- Religious statements, including comments that endorse or oppose any type of religious opinions or activities
- Posts and comments that promote, foster or perpetuate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation
- Posts and comments that include vulgar, offensive, threatening or harassing language, personal attacks or unsupported accusations
- Obscene or sexual content or links to obscene or sexual content illegal activity or encouragement of illegal activity
- Information that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems.
- Content that violates a legal ownership interest of any other party
Home Bank of California reserves the right to remove posted content that does not comply with these Policies. All posts and comments uploaded to Home Bank of California Social Media sites that allow posts will be periodically reviewed.
Communications made through Home Bank of California Social Media sites in no way constitute a legal or official notice or comment to Home Bank of California. To comment about a specific Home Bank of California product, service, program or event, please contact the appropriate business department of visit www.HBC.bank for more contact information.
Links to other Social Media and/or External Websites Provided on Home Bank of California Social Media Sites
Home Bank of California may provide links to other websites or Social Media profiles as a resource to visitors. Once visitors click on these links and leave Home Bank of California’s official page, the policies articulated here no longer apply. Furthermore, visitors who choose to follow these links to external sites or Social Media profiles should be advised that Home Bank of California is not responsible for the content that appears on these pages.
Home Bank of California reserves the right to delete links posted by visitors to its Social Media sites if they are deemed to violate the policies set forth in this document.
Links By Other Entities To Home Bank of California Social Media Sites
Advance permission to link to Home Bank of California Social Media sites is unnecessary. Entities and individuals linking to official Home Bank of California Social Media sites may not in any way suggest a relationship or affiliation with Home Bank of California, or that Home Bank of California endorses, sponsors or recommends their products, opinions or site content.
Embedded Content From Home Bank of California Social Media Sites On Other Sites
Content embedded from any Home Bank of California Social Media site shall not be misrepresented in any way, although advance permission for use is unnecessary. The use of content embedded from Home Bank of California Social Media sites on a third-party site may not in any way imply Home Bank of California’s endorsement, support, sponsorship or approval of that site.
Material made available via official Home Bank of California Social Media sites is the property of Home Bank of California and intended for informational purposes only. Any re-use, transmission, duplication or distribution of any material found on an official Home Bank of California Social Media site must be clearly attributed to Home Bank of California. Commercial uses of copyrighted material found on Home Bank of California Social Media sites is prohibited without the express written consent of Home Bank of California.
If you have any questions or concerns about the Home Bank of California Social Media User Terms or its implementation, or if you find incorrect information or are interested in seeking permissions that fall outside of the guidelines above, please contact us at www.HBC.bank.