India Videos Online Guidelines

A practical and ethical guide to using India Videos Online (and attaining enlightenment).

Community Guidelines

Be cool and play nice.

The Internet is a pretty cool place, but it also gives people the means to insult and/or harass others without taking full responsibility for their words. We request ó nay, we insist! ó that while you are on India Videos Online you respect the people you encounter, as well as their videos. You are free to disagree and/or provide critical feedback, but please keep it respectful.

Donít spam or disrupt India Videos Online.

The best way to encourage others to watch your videos is to participate in the community ó join, follow other members and channels related to your interests, and leave thoughtful comments on other membersí videos. Donít send unsolicited mass messages or post promotional comments. Donít pay for views and likes. And please donít flood India Videos Online with videos uploaded by a robot or a robot-like human in a manner that will disrupt peopleís experience here.

Donít be a creep.

India Videos Online is an amazing place to connect with other people who make and love awesome videos. Donít abuse those connections with comments or messages that make the recipient feel uncomfortable, such as sexualized compliments or unwelcome advances. Make sure your user avatar and profile do not include nudity, explicit or gory images, spammy links, or details designed to impersonate any other person or business.

If youíre uploading commercial or business content, make sure you read our Commercial Content Guidelines (available on request) as well. Thanks!

Video Guidelines

Upload only videos you created yourself.

  • You must own or hold all necessary rights (copyrights, etc.) to your video.
  • ďSo-and-so gave me permissionĒ does not mean you created it.
  • You can upload videos that you appear in or helped create (as director, DP, editor, musician, motion graphics artist, actor, etc.) as long as you have the necessary permissions from the copyright holders.
  • Please add your role in the video description to avoid deletion.

You cannot upload certain types of content:

  • No rips of movies, music, television, or any other third party copyrighted material.
  • No sexually explicit material or pornography. (Artistic and non-sexual nudity is allowed.
  • No videos that are hateful, harass others, violate someone's privacy, or include defamatory or discriminatory speech.
  • No videos that depict or promote violent activity, extreme or real-life violence, self-harm, or cruelty toward animals.

Commercial Content Guidelines

Businesses may use India Videos Online to host videos. If you are a business or wish to upload commercial content, you recommend you to contact us to know more.

Commercial content includes:

  • Videos promoting or representing a for-profit business or brand.
  • Videos containing any form of advertising.
  • Videos hosted on behalf of a business (e.g., uploaded to India Videos Online and embedded on a companyís website).
  • Content that you intend to sell.
  • Product demos and tutorials.
  • Corporate training videos.

If the videos youíre uploading fit any of these descriptions, you must use India Videos Online PRO or India Videos Online Business (please contact us for more details).

Exception! If youíre an independent production company, artist, or non-profit, you may use any account type to showcase your creative work.

There are certain types of commercial content we never allow.

  • You may not upload videos promoting products and services of an erotic nature.
  • You may not upload videos that promote fraudulent or dubious business schemes.
  • You may not upload spam or flood India Videos Online with videos intended to drive traffic to your website.

Commercial videos that may be disruptive to India Videos Online viewersí experience should remain private.

  • India Videos Online is a place to share and discover amazing videos. Commercial content that adversely affects on-site video discovery (e.g., by flooding search results) should remain private.
  • If youíre uploading lots of similar, promotional videos (e.g., product demos), please keep these videos private.
  • Videos focused on short term sales (e.g., real estate walk-throughs) should also remain private.

Businesses in the India Videos Online Community:

Businesses can share their videos on India Videos Online, but cannot use comments, private messages, or the India Videos Online Forum for promotional purposes.

Violations

Violations of any India Videos Online Guidelines may lead to the removal of your videos and/or your India Videos Online account. Please contact us to learn how to report a violation