Here are the Universal Terms of Service for all Maine Green Independent Party web presence. These terms apply to conduct on all official social media sites and forums of the Maine Green Independent Party.


We want people:


To respect people’s opinions
To engage in a meaningful and constructive dialogue
To be sensitive to other’s personal beliefs
To have respect for diversity
To practice nonviolent communication
To take personal responsibility for actions and words


We would like our public forums to be used to:


Plan Green Party events
Discuss political strategies
Share stories from the field of what works and what doesn’t work
Allow Green-minded people to meet and exchange ideas in a safe setting


We will not allow our public forums to be used:


To make personal attacks.
To bully, insult, or intimidate other users
To denigrate the Maine Green Independent Party and/or it’s membership
To post excessively or to “spam”

To promote candidates that are not enrolled Greens, have not been endorsed by the party, or are not seeking or being drafted for the party's nomination or endorsement.


For aggressive communication and lesser violations of the TOS, moderators may:


Warn first-time offenders, place second-time offenders on notice, and remove third-time offenders. Moderators will report all warnings, notices, removals and content deletions to the communications committee for review.

The communications committee may reinstate anyone who has been removed, or remove warnings and notices, as the committee deems is warranted.

Moderators reserve the right to remove offenders and content immediately in instances of extreme violations, including but not limited to hate speech, threats of violence and spam.

Members wishing to use our forums to promote a product for sale, or a service, with the proceeds designated to the party as a donation, must contact us in advance.