East of Borneo invites a community of readers, writers, and registered users to participate in an expansive, multi-perspectived investigation of West Coast contemporary art and its history. In order for this to work in a positive and productive way, we ask that you respect the following community guidelines:

Commercial Use / Self Promotion: Please do not use this website as a platform to sell or promote any products, services, or events, including but not limited to your own artwork and exhibitions. Avoid conflict of interest when adding material to our archive.

Copyright: Please be careful when uploading or otherwise using copyrighted content without the permission of those who created it. It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). Using copyrighted material does not constitute infringement in all cases, but we ask that you exercise caution here.

Hate Speech, Defamation, and Libel: We will not tolerate any harassment, abuse, impersonation, or intimidation of others. Keep it positive, please. If we receive a valid complaint about your conduct, we’ll send you a warning or terminate your account. If we have reason to believe that a particular statement or uploaded item is unlawful, defamatory, or fraudulent, we reserve the right to remove it.

Identity Theft and Privacy Violations: Any accounts that misleadingly appropriate the identity of others are not permitted. You may not post other people’s personally identifying or confidential information, including but not limited to credit card numbers, Social Security Numbers, and driver’s and other license numbers. You may not post information such as other people’s passwords, usernames, phone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses.

Illegal / Prohibited Content: You may not use this website for any illegal purposes.

Malware/Phishing: You may not publish or link to malicious content intended to damage or disrupt another user’s browser or computer, or to compromise a user’s privacy.

Spam and Abuse: We reserve the right to terminate the accounts of any users who add excessive content in a way that is disruptive to the editorial mission of the website, use deceptive means to generate revenue or traffic, or engage in any user account activity with the primary purpose of affiliate marketing.

Serial Accounts and Automation: You may not create multiple accounts for disruptive or abusive purposes. Accounts that are registered automatically or systematically will be removed.

Any violation of these community guidelines or our terms of service may result in the immediate termination of your account and/or the removal of shared content.