JNCC’s use of social media
This page explains how the Joint Nature
Conservation Committee (JNCC) uses social media. The JNCC uses the
following sites under these named accounts:
Twitter: twitter.com/JNCC_UK (link)
Our Twitter account is managed by the JNCC
Communications Team on behalf of colleagues across the
organisation. If you follow us, you can expect tweets and regular
updates covering some or all of the following:
· news stories and
· information on
consultations and surveys
· information on
events and meetings
· additions to the
· new publications
· retweets of
notable announcements by UK Government departments, devolved
administrations, country nature conservation bodies and other
organisations of relevance to the work of the JNCC. Retweets are
We will update and monitor our Twitter account
during office hours, Monday to Friday (not including public
holidays). Twitter may occasionally be unavailable and we accept no
responsibility for lack of service due to downtime.
Who JNCC will follow or
If you choose to follow or add JNCC we will
not automatically follow or add you back. We may follow or add
organisations and individuals of relevance to JNCC but this does
not imply endorsement of any kind.
JNCC reserves the right to unfollow or remove
accounts believed to be malicious or spam. Following or adding an
account does not imply endorsement of any kind by JNCC.
Messages and posts
JNCC’s Twitter account is not intended as a
channel to receive complaints or queries. The best way to contact
JNCC is by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling
Our Twitter stream is not intended to be used
by the media to contact us. If you are a member of the media and
have an enquiry, you should contact JNCC’s Communications Team on
01733 866839 or email email@example.com.
JNCC will listen to comments, messages and
feedback online. We will respond on specific issues where we feel
this is appropriate, and will ensure that any emerging themes or
helpful suggestions are passed to the relevant people in JNCC.
JNCC will not engage on issues of party
Using hashtags #
JNCC may refer to existing hashtags that are
in common use. We may also create hashtags where appropriate. The
use of hashtags does not imply endorsement of any kind.
Security and privacy
As social networking sites such as Twitter are
inherently public, JNCC strongly recommends that you do not discuss
any personal or financial information. We cannot respond to
individual queries relating to individual people, individual
businesses, or individual issues. JNCC reserves the right to block
communications from others that are causing security or privacy
risks. We will never ask for any personal details to be shared over
our social media channels.
We reserve the right to remove any social
media site we use at any time.