Safe Site Program

Mandatory Criteria

General Criteria

 Criteria is subject to change without notice. 

 The criteria's below are mandatory! 

By filling in our application form on the application page, you are agreeing to the following 'Criteria':

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Your site must be 'Family Friendly and Child Safe'.

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No under construction signs or statements.

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Your navigation must be easy to use and understand.

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You must not have password protected pages.

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You must not invade the privacy of visitors by collecting emails for the soul purpose of sending unsolicited emails, or share any information about your site visitors with third parties.

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You must agree to delete spam, chain, and/or any other junk e-mail without forwarding them to third parties (example, friends or family).

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You must have a privacy statement, copyright statement and disclaimer.

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You must not knowingly collect information in any form from children under the age of 13 without the parent's consent.

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You must state whether you are responsible for the contents of linked web sites.

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You must state what users can do with data found on your web site.

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If you use someone else's images and/or content, you must give them credit for their work.

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You must provide a contact link for users to contact you if they need to.

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You must also be in compliance with the Federal Trade Commission [FTC] COPPA Act - Children's Online Privacy Protection Act website.

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You must not have pornography and/or nudity of any type, violence, hatred or discrimination, warz, crackz,  or hackz or any other form of illegal activities whatsoever.  This includes sites that children cannot view due to gambling or personal ads (example, man seeking woman), images and/or content and sites which use profanity or slander of any kind.

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You must agree to keep you computer free of viruses and other harmful items by keeping an updated Anti-Virus Software installed at all times.  If your computer gets infected by any viruses or any other forms of nasty code, you further agree to stay offline and not upload to your site to keep from spreading any and all infections.

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You must have a translation of another language to English...I do not understand anything other than English and if I can't read it...I can't evaluate it.

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Your site must not contain only links to other sites.

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Remote loading to things on someone else's site which is bandwidth stealing.  Exceptions will be allowed for Counters, GuestBooks, Message Boards, etc.

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Asking viewers to sign or join anything to view your site.

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You must agree to report any and all violations of this site 'Terms of Use and Criteria'.

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Denial & Removal Criteria

 These are grounds for immediate removal. 

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Not notifying ATC Safe Site of an email address change.

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Not posting the "Safe Site Badge" and linking it back to http://www.seawell.net/msatc/.

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URL change without notifying ATC Safe Site, redirect pages are not acceptable.

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Not displaying the badge sent at the time of acceptance and notifying us that it has been posted.

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Adding any type of illegal activities after receiving our badge.

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Finding copyright infringements and/or plagiarism violations after receiving our badge.  This includes demeaning others for any reason.

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Finding the following after receiving our badge: Pornography, Racism, Nudity, Violence against Humans or Animals, and/or any other offensive material.  This includes any links to such sites.

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Reports of abusive behavior will be investigated and if we find them to be true, you will be removed.

NOTE: If your website is denied a listing for any of the reasons above, there is a 60 day waiting period before you may re-apply.

*We reserve the right to instruct any web site to remove our badge if found to be in violation of any of our 'Terms of Use or Criteria'.
**We will be checking your site for the above items from time to time without notice.  If we find any violations, we can and will remove you from the listing without notice.

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