Player Safety Guide

Here’s a guide to keeping yourself safe in the world of Zingoshi™

PLEASE SHOW RESPECT FOR OTHERS

• Be nice to each other - treat other players like you would want to be treated.
• Be careful with what you say. We won’t tolerate any bullying, or rude, hateful or
judgmental speech.
• Don’t use bad language.
Our Safety Measures:
• The Zingoshi™ Chronicles uses filters to block inappropriate chat.
• Our filters work like this - break the rules, and your chat will become restricted.
• Moderators will suspend or ban players found to be repeatedly breaking the rules.

KEEP YOUR IDENTITY TOP SECRET

• Never give out any personal information online or offline, including your real name,
age, address, school, or your phone number.
• Never ask another player for any personal information.
• Never share your password with friends or strangers (your parents are fine though!).

HELP US KEEP OUR COMMUNITY FRIENDLY AND SAFE

If you feel uncomfortable with another player’s behaviour in-game or online, right click on
them to report them to a moderator, or choose to ignore/block them.

Our Safety Measures:

• We have moderators who review all reported users and take necessary action.
• Chat logs are reviewed to ensure all players are safe.

SAFETY GUIDE FOR PARENTS

We are committed to ensuring your children have safe playing experiences. Here are some
tips to ensure they stay safe.

ENGAGE WITH THEIR PLAY

• The very best way to ensure your children’s safety is to play along with them. Feel
free to create an account for yourself to play alongside your children.
• Ask your child questions about what they are doing online. Make sure you are aware
of what sites they are visiting, and what they are saying in public spaces.

BE PROACTIVE

The best defence is a good offence!

• We suggest using internet filters to ensure peace of mind for your children’s
browsing. Note: you may need to whitelist certain URLs to allow Zingoshi™ to work.
• Set guidelines about where you allow your children to play. We suggest not allowing
them to use a connected device in private areas of the house, like bathrooms or
bedrooms.
• Set limits on how long you allow your children to use connected devices. We have
designed Zingoshi™ to encourage players to put their game learning into action in
the real world and go off-line to do off-screen activities. As a parent, you can play a
big part in their real-world quests.

KEEP THE CONVERSATION ALIVE

• Make sure you talk regularly with your children about online safety and make sure
they understand its importance.
• Keep discussing their game experiences with them, including the behaviour of other
players. Encourage them to think about what being a good digital citizen means.
• Encourage your children to report any unwanted behaviour. You can also create a
support ticket here if you have concerns you wish to see addressed by our
moderation team. We welcome feedback from our community.

COMMUNITY SAFETY

The conversations we have here set the tone for everyone. Help us influence the future of
this community by choosing to engage in discussions that make this forum an interesting
place to be — and avoiding those that do not.

‘Discourse’ provides tools that enable the community to collectively identify the best (and
worst) contributions: favorites, bookmarks, likes, flags, replies, edits, and so forth. Use these
tools to improve your own experience, and everyone else’s, too.

Let’s try to leave our planet better than we found it.

MODERATORS

Moderators have special authority; they are responsible for this forum. But you, (the adults
in our young players’ worlds), can play an important part too. With your help, moderators
can be community facilitators, not just janitors or police.

When you see bad behavior, please don’t reply. It encourages the bad behavior by
acknowledging it, consumes your energy, and wastes everyone’s time. Just flag it. If enough
flags accrue, action will be taken, either automatically or by moderator intervention.

In order to maintain our community, moderators reserve the right to remove any content
and any user account for any reason at any time. Moderators do not preview new posts in
any way; the moderators and site operators take no responsibility for any content posted by
the community.

PLEASE TREAT OTHERS AS YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE TREATED YOURSELF:

• Be civil. Don’t post anything that a reasonable person would consider offensive, abusive,
or hate speech.
• Keep it clean. Don’t post anything obscene or sexually explicit.
• Respect each other. Don’t harass or insult anyone, impersonate people, or expose their
private information.
• Respect our forum. Don’t post spam or otherwise vandalise the forum.

HOUSEKEEPING

Make the effort to put things in the right place, so that we can spend more time discussing
and less cleaning up. So please:

• don’t start a topic in the wrong category.
• don’t cross-post the same thing in multiple topics.
• don’t post no-content replies.
• don’t divert a topic by changing it midstream.
• don’t sign your posts — every post has your profile information attached to it.

Rather than posting “+1” or “Agreed”, use the Like button. Rather than taking an existing
topic in a radically different direction, use Reply as a Linked Topic.

OTHER PEOPLES’ RIGHTS

You may not post anything digital that belongs to someone else without permission. People
who create intellectual property like written material or images have a legal right to control
how it is used. The same goes for original material you have created – others need your
permission to use it.

You may not post descriptions of, links to, or methods for stealing someone’s intellectual
property (software, video, audio, images); or for providing information assisting any other
unlawful or illegal purposes.

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