Afed Ltd. uses social media to communicate with all New Zealanders interested in the education system and our services and resources.
We use social media to share information about our services and resources in New Zealand, and to enable conversations and feedback. Our followers can expect to receive regular updates:
Posts made by others to our social media channels are the responsibility of that person or organisation. They do not necessarily reflect the Afed’s opinions or policy.
We welcome feedback and ideas from our followers and will try to join these conversations where possible. However, we can’t guarantee we will be able to reply individually to every post or direct message. If you have an urgent query, contact email@example.com.
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At different times we may operate other social media channels for a specific purpose or audience.
People employed by Afed Ltd. may engage in posting or discussions on their personal pages using these platforms. Any opinions or views expressed in these posts or discussions belong to the individual staff member. Adfed Ltd. staff acting in an official capacity will identify themselves along with their position within the organisation, and state that they are representing the Afed ltd.
We monitor our social media accounts from 8.30 am – 5pm on business days. Monitoring is done by the Afed’s Social Media Team.
We reserve the right to report or remove (as appropriate) any posts or comments that do not comply with the:
Twitter Terms of Service
Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities
Facebook Community Standards
YouTube Community Guidelines
LinkedIn User Agreement
We also reserve the right to remove content posted to our social media accounts that:
is not relevant
is potentially libellous
constitutes an unlawful use of imagery that violates copyright or breach of a licence agreement
is deemed offensive, abusive or obscene
links to sites that may be obscene, abusive, offensive or indecent
has political bias
refers to any commercial activity including advertising.
See our privacy information.
Copyright of third parties
Our social media accounts may provide links to other websites or embed material which may contain information that is the copyright of third parties and subject to restrictions on use or reproduction.
You must get permission from the copyright owner to use:
copyrighted materials from other websites, or
material on our social media pages that is protected by the copyright of a third party.
The Ministry of Education cannot give you this permission.
By submitting, posting or displaying your content on any of our social media accounts, you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide licence to use that content.
The contents of our social media accounts are intended for informational purposes only. Afed Ltd. shall in no event accept any liability for loss or damage suffered by any person or body due to information provided on these sites or linked sites.
Social media sites may occasionally become unavailable. Afed Ltd. cannot accept responsibility for lack of service due to downtime.
The information on our social media sites and all government web sites is provided on the basis that persons accessing the web site undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content.