At Palette Official we have created a network for individuals to get creative in a safe and secure environment. We do not tolerate ANY form of online abuse. This may be threatening, swearing, bullying or targeting an individual in an offensive manner.
Being the target of online abuse is not easy to deal with. Knowing the appropriate steps to take to address your situation can help you through the process.
When to report it?
We’ve all seen something on the Internet we disagree with or have received unwanted communication. Such behavior does not necessarily constitute online abuse. If you see or receive an message or comment you do not like, end any communication with that user.
If the behavior continues, it is recommend that you report it to us. We want to make sure that you feel safe and comfortable with our Beauty Network.
Abusive users often lose interest once they realize that you will not respond. If the user in question is a friend, try addressing the issue offline. If you have had a misunderstanding, it may be possible to clear the matter up face to face or with the help of a trusted individual.
If you continue receiving unwanted, targeted and continuous abuse on Palette Official, and feel it constitutes online abuse, consider reporting the behavior to Palette Official firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take threats seriously
If you believe you are in physical danger, contact the local law enforcement authorities who have the tools to address the issue.
If you decide to work with law enforcement, make sure to do the following:
- document the violent or abusive messages with print-outs or screenshots
- be as specific as possible about why you are concerned
- provide any context you have around who you believe might be involved, such as evidence of abusive behavior found on other websites
- provide any information regarding previous threats you may have received
You can report the content to us directly at email@example.com
Reach out to the people you trust
When dealing with negative or hurtful interactions, it can help to turn to family and friends for support and advice. Oftentimes, talking with your relatives or a close friend may help you figure out how you want to handle the situation or let you express your feelings so you can move on.