WHATSAPP LIST RULES

URGENT NOTICE TO ALL LIST MEMBERS

Please note that as of Friday, 26 August 2016, the personal information of all members of this group will be protected under the PPI act (no 4 of 2013) to ensure that our privacy is protected. Membership of this list is bound by the stipulations of the act, continued participation in the group will be taken as acceptance of the terms set out in the act. Kindly remove yourself from the group should you not be willing to adhere to the conditions. Members will be given until Monday, 29 August 2016, to voice any concerns or disagreements and/or remove themselves from the group should you not agree to the terms.

Any members still participating after that date will be considered bound by the new conditions relating to PPI.

POPI explained click here

POPI Gazetted click here

All new members have one calendar week from joining to familiarise themselves with the rules and raise any issues / questions or remove themselves from the lists.

Welcome to all our new residents who have joined.

RULES OF THE GANSRA WHATSAPP CHAT GROUPS

***Please note our lists close every evening at 10pm and re-open the following morning at 6am.
All emergency numbers can be found here,
http://www.gansra.org/index.php/emergencies/emergency-numbers***

• No Foul Language, Racism, Gender or Discrimination will be tolerated.

• No religious messages or posts are allowed. We need to respect the beliefs of all.

• No Bad Mouthing of ANY PERSONS or ADMINISTRATORS, (you can private message us if your are unhappy about a post and we will look into it).

• At NO TIME will BULLYING or INTIMIDATION tactics be allowed or tolerated.

• We ask that all list members consider data usage of other members. Discussion are to be taken to private chat.

• If you post an image in error, please remove it rather than apologise for it. (click 'delete' and then option for 'delete' for everyone).

• We will update on Crimes, Accidents, Power outages, BOLO, Municipality related issues.

• We do not allow images of faces of suspected criminals or arrested people as it hinders the case being prosecuted.

• We do not allow images of MVA scenes as the family or next of kin may not yet have been notified.

• We also report on animal issues.

• We report on matters that affect residents in our community.

• Potholes, power outages, water related issues and all municipality issues are to be reported by resident and reference number PLUS location forwarded to us to escalate. We DO NOT report issues on behalf of residents.

**WE CAN NOT DO ANYTHING WITHOUT A REFERENCE NUMBER.**

We do not take the place of law enforcement. Please contact the SAP or your Security company directly first, then contact us to inform the community and raise awareness.

• A list of emergency numbers is available on our website – www.gansra.org

• Please do not send General Broadcasts unless you have checked that it is true and that it is not a Hoax or a very old post. (If you not sure rather send it to me PRIVATELY to check or check it on www.snopes.com / www.hoax-slayer.net

• Please keep comments to a minimum as our lists are full and your comments get distributed to all of the people on the chat group.

• Strictly no personal advertising allowed. We may advertise events in the community. Advertising can be one on the Glenvista Trading FB page – http://bit.ly/2ak3isL

• If you post something in error or that should not have been posted kindly remove it. You are the only one who can 'delete for everyone'  so that it is deleted from all in the group.

• We do not report road blocks or speed traps.

• Administrators will have the Right to Delete or Ban Users if they do not abide by our Terms and Conditions set here in.

• Administrators decisions are final. Administrators are: Marianne (Snr Admin), Yvonne and Inga.

• Captains are: Uzair, Lorraine, Norma & Neil.

Founder: Cllr Sarah Wissler.

Let’s all work together to keep each other safe. Let’s fight crime not each other. Stay safe every one!!!

Thanks all.