TUM Community is the free communication platform of Technical University of Munich network (hereinafter “Operator”). This platform is open to all persons connected with the TUM and reflects the interests of all its members.
TUM Community is designed to create an environment to which all members can contribute and where all users feel comfortable. The following rules shall apply to the conduct of users (“Users”), to contents of profiles and groups, images and links as well as all data accessible through the network:
Think carefully before posting messages
When you share messages in social media with people you often do not know, the risk of misunderstandings is particularly high. So think carefully whether you have chosen the right words and presented your request clearly. In particular, please pay attention not to hurt or insult other Users, whether intentionally or by mistake. Try to refrain from humorous or sarcastic language to avoid misinterpretation or ambiguity.
Your posts speak for themselves
You should always bear in mind that most users do not know you and will judge you by what you write.
Respect other opinions and avoid verbal attacks
TUM Community covers a plethora of topics and interests. Its users represent a multitude of ways of life, religions and culture. Please do not send insulting or impolite posts, neither to groups nor to individual users.
Ignore impolite posts of other users
Even when you have been attacked personally, it is best to just ignore the attack. Do neither comment controversial posts nor send messages to the sender. You should settle any arguments or disagreements by using your personal message function or email, never publicly in a group.
- will warn the User, suspend, discontinue or even terminate that User’s profile;
- retains the right, in case of a serious breach committed by a User, to terminate the User’s profile following an interview with the User, or to terminate a group with immediate effect and without warning;
- retains the right to delete comments. A discussion on deleted comments is not permitted.