Social Media Policy

Electronic communication is essential for sharing club news and information with our members. Our communication will be timely, appropriate and related to club business.

We use a range of electronic tools to communicate with our members. Our communication will protect members’ privacy, maintain clear boundaries and ensure that bullying and harassment does not occur.


We treat all social media postings, blogs, status updates and tweets as public ‘comment’.

Postings (written, photos or videos) will be family-friendly and feature positive club news and events.

No personal information about our members will be disclosed.

No statements will be made that are misleading, false or likely to injure a person’s reputation.

No statements will be made that might bring our club into disrepute.

Abusive, discriminatory, intimidating or offensive statements will not be tolerated. Offending posts will be removed and those responsible will be blocked from the site.

All EWKFNC sites will be monitored regularly for any misuse or inappropriate material.

No photos / images of EWKFNC players will be published on any EWKFNC site without parental permission. (this is asked during the enrolment process)..

Coaches and others who work with children and young people must direct electronic communication, when appropriate, through the child’s parents.



We expect our members to conduct themselves appropriately when using electronic communication to share information with other members or posting material on public social media connected to the club.

Electronic communication – should be restricted to club matters;

must not offend, intimidate, humiliate or bully another person.

must not be misleading, false or injure the reputation of another person.

should respect and maintain the privacy of members.

must not bring the club into disrepute.



Members may face disciplinary action for sending inappropriate electronic communication or posting online content or comments that harass, offend, intimidate or humiliate another member. Under certain circumstances, cyber bullying (e.g. bullying that is carried out through an internet service such as email, a chat room, discussion group, instant messaging or other social media sites) is a criminal offence that can be reported to the police.

EWKFNC urges all our members and parents/guardians not to use Social Media as a venue to voice animosity or frustrations about The Club, Teams, Coaches or Members etc. Instead, we encourage any correspondence of this type to be directed to the Committee via email ( for EWKFNC to deal with as appropriate