Professional Forum/Community Guidelines is a company that aims to put its members first when it comes to making important decisions. Millions of professional conversations and shared insights are being exchanged every day on To ensure these discussions help our members be more productive and successful, has put in place Professional Forum/Community Guidelines outlining the types of discussions and content that are acceptable on, and what may be deemed inappropriate and stopped by These Forum/Community guidelines are intended to provide our members guidance and complement the list of Do's and Don'ts found in the User Agreement governing your use of, and participation in,'s online services.

  1. Be Real. Unlike some other online services, our members need to be real people, who provide their real names and accurate information about themselves. It is not okay to provide misleading information about yourself, your qualifications or your work experience, affiliations or achievements on's service.
  2. Be Professional We ask our members to behave professionally by not being dishonest or inappropriate. We acknowledge the value of discussions around professional activities, but we do not want you to use to shock or intimidate others. It is not okay to share graphic images to shock others, and it is not okay to share obscene images or pornography on's service.
  3. Be Nice. shouldn't be used to harm others. Terrorists and those who engage in violent crimes are not welcome on It is not okay to use's services to harass, abuse, or send other unwelcomed communications to people (e.g., junk mail, spam, chain letters, phishing schemes). Do not use's services to promote or threaten violence or property damage, or for hate speech acts like attacking people because of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, political or religious affiliations, or medical or physical condition. Also, don't use's services to intentionally infect others with viruses, worms, or other software that can destroy or interrupt their data or computer devices. It is not okay to interfere or disrupt's service.
  4. Respect Others' Rights and Follow the Law. We do not want to be used for illegal activities or to violate the rights of others. Don't use's services to commit fraud. Before sharing or using someone else's copyrighted works, trademarks, private information, or trade secrets, please make sure you have the legal right to do so.
  5. Respect's Rights. Please don't violate the rights of You can find more information about what this means in our User Agreement, but put simply, please don't use's services to wrongfully take data or information. It is not okay to suggest that you are affiliated with or endorsed by when you are not, and it is not okay to violate's intellectual property rights.