Rules sections

Board rules

These rules are disclosed to clarify the various responsibilities of all community members here on Hitchin Town Fans Forum. They shall be adhered to by everyone to ensure that our board runs smoothly and provides a fun and productive experience for all of our community members and visitors.

  1. Code Of Conduct

    1. Code of Conduct for all forms of Media

      This list is not exhaustive, but covers all forms of media pertaining to the Football Club, including: Website, Programme, Social Media (Facebook) and the Fans’ Forum.

      In terms of language used in any form of media, the following are deemed to be unacceptable and are not permitted under any circumstances:

      • Swearing

      • Personal abuse or threatening of any individual

      • Racism

      • Sexism

      • Homophobia

      • Libel or slander

      Behaviour of the following kinds are also unacceptable:

      • Bullying of individuals

      • Personal agendas

      • Political agendas

      • Religious bias

      Users of all of the Club’s media outlets should be aware of the following:

      • The Club is an Equal Opportunities Sports Club that welcomes all segments of the local community. Anyone who displays any of the aforementioned offensive characteristics is not welcome and the Club will remove them from the ground or ban them from having access to social media.

      • Going forward, anonymous names will not be permitted. Although difficult to police, the Club will not entertain or respond to any enquiry or message that does not come from a clearly identifiable source.

      Terry Barratt


      Hitchin Town FC

      16th May 2015 #