The Dunes Golf & Winter Club strives to maintain a positive image in the community. The Dunes Golf & Winter Club has adopted this policy to ensure that our Members are aware of their responsibility to maintain a positive image as a representative of our organization. The Dunes Golf & Winter Club Members who maintain personal social media accounts (For example: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Twitter) are expected to comply with the guidelines set out within this policy.

Definitions
“Members” defines Shareholders of Wapiti Golf Ltd.; Limited Partners of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club; Special Membership holders of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club; Annual Membership holders of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club; Board Members of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club; Employees and Volunteers of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club; Contractors and Guests of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club.

“Posts” defines all publications made on any social media account. Including but not limited to: Photos, videos, comments, status updates, and sharing of links or posts.

“Premises” defines The Dunes Golf & Winter Club complex in the County of Grande Prairie. Address: 60042 Township Road 704A, County of Grande Prairie No. 1, Alberta, T8W 5K2.

“Social Media” defines forms of electronic communication through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages and other content. These include but are not limited to: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Local News, Snapchat, Twitter, and the Website.

Conditions of Use
We encourage members to follow The Dunes Golf & Winter Club social media accounts and share the organizations content within their personal social media accounts.

Members of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club who maintain personal social media accounts must comply with the following guidelines as they relate to their association with The Dunes Golf & Winter Club. Members should follow these guidelines when making posts on any social media platform, whether public or private. Posts involving the following will not be tolerated and may subject the Member to discipline:

  • Posts that may compromise the professionalism and reputation of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club.
  • Posts that may compromise the professionalism and reputation of a Member, Employee or Guest of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club.
  • Inflammatory, unprofessional, or disparaging comments or remarks made about The Dunes Golf & Winter Club, or Members, Employees and Guests of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club.
  • Discriminatory statements or comments of a harassing or bullying nature regarding The Dunes Golf & Winter Club, or Members, Employees and Guests of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club.
  • Defamatory statements regarding other Golf Clubs or Associations.
  • Disclosing private or confidential information about The Dunes Golf & Winter Club, or Members, Employees and Guests of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club.

If a member mentions The Dunes Golf & Winter Club, they must include a disclaimer stating that any opinions expressed are that of the Member and do not represent The Dunes Golf & Winter Club’s positions or opinions.

Conditions of Use
Members are prohibited from using The Dunes Golf & Winter Club protected materials including but not limited to: Branding and Logos. Use of these materials on any social media platform without prior express written permission is prohibited.

This policy is not intended to interfere with the private lives of our Members or infringe on their freedom of speech. This policy is designed to ensure that the image of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club is maintained, and to protect the health and safety of Members, Employees and Guests of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club.

Members should abide by these guidelines whether they mention The Dunes Golf & Winter Club specifically by name or not. Posts that do not include or mention The Dunes Golf & Winter Club could still possibly be linked back to The Dunes Golf & Winter Club through association of the Member to the Club and could negatively affect it’s reputation. Where a link can be made between a negative or inflammatory post and The Dunes Golf & Winter Club, even if not named directly, it can result in the Member being subject  to disciplinary action which may include, but is not limited to the termination of Membership.

In respect to Employees, the seriousness of the offence may amount to gross misconduct and could result in termination of employment.

If a Member notices any inaccurate information about The Dunes Golf & Winter Club online, they should report it to a member of the Management Team.

Members must remove any offending content immediately when asked to do so by The Dunes Golf & Winter Club.

Use of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club Social Media Accounts
An official account on any social media platform may only be set-up with written consent from The Dunes Golf & Winter Club Board Members, Further, only authorized members may use these accounts. Authorization of these accounts is determined by the Operations Team. When making posts on the official accounts of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club, authorized members must comply with the conditions of use set forth by this policy.

Members of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club can expect a certain degree of privacy while on the Premises. However, members may be featured in posts on The Dunes Golf & Winter Club social media accounts for marketing purposes. All photographs will be professional and will protect the health and safety of Members, Employees and Guests of The Dunes Golf & Winter Club.

Parents or Guardians of Members under the age of 18 must give written consent on a Release Form to include their child in posts on The Dunes Golf & Winter Club socials media accounts. If a Parent or Guardian does not wish to give consent The Dunes Golf & Winter Club will make special accommodations for that Member, Employee or Guest.

Acknowledgement and Agreement
I acknowledge that I have read and understood The Dunes Golf & Winter Club Social Media Policy. I agree to adhere to this policy. I understand that if I violate the rules set forth by this policy, I may face disciplinary action including but not limited to termination of my Membership at The Dunes Golf & Winter Club.