Social Media Comment Disclaimer

Utah Department of Health Social Media Comment Disclaimer

Thank you for being a fan of the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) on our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram). The UDOH participates in social media in order to engage individuals and organizations in leading healthier lives. The UDOH provides content on social media platforms to encourage discussion of health information.

If you have any questions regarding the Utah Department of Health, please visit our website at http://health.utah.gov or call our Health Resource Line at 1-888-222-2542. Representatives are available to answer your questions in English and Spanish from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT, Monday-Friday (Closed Holidays).

For media inquiries, please contact our Public Information Officer at 801-209-2591.

Comment Policy
Disclaimer
Posted comments and images by followers/users do not necessarily represent the views of the UDOH. External, non-UDOH links on this site do not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the UDOH. While we encourage fans to share thoughts and opinions on the UDOH Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram page, we expect that this will be done in a respectful manner. The UDOH does not agree with or endorse every comment that individuals post on our pages. Our goal is to share ideas and information with as many individuals as possible and our policy is to accept the majority of comments made to our profile.

A comment will be deleted if it contains:

  • Hate speech
  • Profanity, obscenity or vulgarity
  • Nudity in profile pictures or posted images
  • Defamation to a person or people
  • Name calling and/or personal attacks,
  • Comments whose main purpose is to sell a product,
  • Comments that infringe on copyrights,
  • Spam comments, such as the same comment posted repeatedly on a profile, and
  • Other comments that the UDOH Office of Public Information and Marketing deems inappropriate.

All links posted as comments on UDOH posts will be reviewed and may be deleted. Repeated violations of the UDOH comment policy may cause the author to be blocked from the UDOH Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram page.

We understand that social media is a 24/7 medium; however, our moderation capabilities are not. We may not see every inappropriate comment right away, and we are trusting in the maturity of our community to ignore personal attacks and negative speech or respond politely.

Please contact our Public Information Officer at 801-209-2591 if you have any questions.

Terms of Use
The UDOH is dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. For official UDOH information, go to http://health.utah.gov.

The UDOH Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram page is provided as service to Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram users for educational use. Posted comments may not originate from UDOH and therefore do not necessarily represent the views of UDOH. To view UDOH content without becoming a fan of the UDOH on Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram, please go to http://health.utah.gov.

Privacy Notice Regarding Third Party Websites
This is the Utah Department of Health page on Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram. If you’re looking for the official and most comprehensive source of information about the UDOH, please visit our official website at http://health.utah.gov.

Please note that Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram is not a government website or application; it is controlled or operated by Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram, and the UDOH Privacy Policy does not apply. The UDOH does no town, manage, or control Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram. If you choose to provide information to Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram through registration or other interaction with the Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram website, such actions are between you and Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram. If you choose to register with Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram, any information that you provide is voluntarily contributed by you and is not maintained by any UDOH entity. The UDOH does not collect, maintain, or disseminate information you provide to Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram. Although you may voluntarily contribute to Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram with the intent to share the information with others on the UDOH Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram Page, to protect your privacy, please do not disclose personally identifiable information about yourself or others.

The UDOH Privacy Policy does not apply to Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram, and the UDOH cannot guarantee the privacy or security of information that users provide to linked external third-party websites such as Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram. Content from health.utah.gov is provided to third-party websites, such as Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram, in accordance with the agency’s mission and goals. The UDOH cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram or any other non-UDOH site. The UDOH collaboration with third-party websites, including Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram, does not imply endorsement by UDOH or any of its employees of the site, the sponsors of the site, or any information, product, or service depicted on the site.

The UDOH does not collect personally identifiable information such as your name, address, or telephone number from third-party websites such as Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram. The UDOH may use information that visitors make available to it on Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Instagram and other third-party websites to improve our programs and better serve the public (for example, improving our education and outreach materials and activities). The UDOH will maintain any such information in accordance with federal law. To learn more about the UDOH privacy practices, please visit our Privacy Policy at https://health.utah.gov/privacy-policy or our Use Disclaimer at https://www.utah.gov/disclaimer.html.

Please contact our Public Information Officer at 801-209-2591 if you have any questions.

Comment Disclaimer updated: 7/10/2017