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Thank you for being part of the Meatless Monday Global online community. Here, you can learn about best practices and new research, collaborate with others, and share updates about your meat reduction program with your peers in other countries. To ensure the best possible experience for all community members, we have established some basic guidelines and expectations for participation. By participating in this online community, you acknowledge and agree that the opinions posted are those of the individual member, or organization represented by that member, and may not reflect the opinions of Meatless Monday Global or any other member of the group. You also acknowledge that any links to information on sites other than those operated by or on behalf of the Meatless Monday Global are NOT an endorsement or recommendation of those sites. Meatless Monday Global accepts no responsibility for the opinions and information posted by others, and disclaims all warranties with regard to information posted.
By participating on this platform, you also agree that you have read and will follow these guidelines. You further agree to reserve posting comments for topics best suited to the medium. Please take a moment to acquaint yourself with these important guidelines. In order to preserve a climate that encourages both civil and fruitful dialogue, Meatless Monday Global reserves the right to suspend or terminate membership for members who violate these guidelines.
● Choose the most appropriate category for your topics. Using the appropriate category makes it easier for other members to find and contribute to your topic. If you are unable to find a related topic, you may start a new one.
● Your posts should relate to the question or discussion to which you are responding. Keep your messages constructive, courteous, and concise. Include only important and relevant links.
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If you have questions about these guidelines or the platform, contact a Meatless Monday Global platform administrator (Rebecca Shore, [email protected]). For general questions about the Meatless Monday Global, contact Ron Hernandez, [email protected]).
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