At Good Game EZ Inc (“GGEZ”), we understand that social media can be a fun and rewarding way to share your life and opinions with family, friends, and co-workers around the world. However, use of social media also presents certain risks and carries with it certain responsibilities. To assist you in making responsible decisions about your use of social media, we have established these guidelines for appropriate use of social media.

This policy applies to all associates who work for or in conjunction with GGEZ, or anyone of its subsidiary or parent companies in and outside the United States.

Managers and supervisors should use the supplemental Social Media Management Guidelines for additional guidance in administering the policy.


In the rapidly expanding world of electronic communication, social media can mean many things. Social media includes all means of communicating or posting information or content of any sort on the Internet, including to your own or someone else’s web log or blog, journal or diary, personal web site, social networking or affinity web site, web bulletin board or a chat room, whether or not associated or affiliated with GGEZ, as well as any other form of electronic communication.
The same principles and guidelines found in GGEZ policies, and three basic beliefs apply to your activities online. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for what you post online. Before creating online content, consider some of the risks and rewards that are involved. Keep in mind that any of your conduct that adversely affects your job performance, the performance of fellow associates or otherwise adversely affects members, customers, suppliers, people who work on behalf of GGEZ or GGEZ’s legitimate business interests may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Carefully read these guidelines, the GGEZ Fair play and non-discrimination policy, and ensure your postings are consistent with what these policies try to achieve and not in conflict with them. Inappropriate postings that may include discriminatory remarks, harassment, and threats of violence or similar inappropriate or unlawful conduct will not be tolerated and may subject you to disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Always be fair and courteous to fellow associates, players/customers, members, suppliers or people who work on behalf of or in conjunction with GGEZ. Also, keep in mind that you are more likely to resolve work-related complaints by speaking directly with your co-workers or by utilizing our Open Door Policy than by posting complaints to a social media outlet. Nevertheless, if you decide to post complaints or criticism, avoid using statements, photographs, video or audio that reasonably could be viewed as malicious, obscene, threatening or intimidating, that disparage customers, members, associates or suppliers, or that might constitute harassment or bullying. Examples of such conduct might include offensive posts meant to intentionally harm someone’s reputation or posts that could contribute to a hostile work environment on the basis of race, sex, disability, religion or any other status protected by law or company policy.


Make sure you are always honest and accurate when posting information or news, and if you make a mistake, correct it quickly. Be open about any previous posts you have altered. Remember that the Internet archives almost everything; therefore, even deleted postings can be searched. Never post any information or rumours that you know to be false about GGEZ, fellow associates, members, players/customers, suppliers, people working on behalf of or in conjunction with GGEZ or competitors.


Maintain the confidentiality of GGEZ trade secrets and private or confidential information. Trades secrets may include information regarding the development of systems, processes, products, know-how and technology. Do not post internal reports, policies, procedures, or other internal business-related confidential communications.
Respect financial disclosure laws. It is illegal to communicate or give a “tip” on inside information to others so that they may buy or sell stocks or securities. Such online conduct may also violate the Insider Trading Policy.

Do not create a link from your blog, website, or other social networking site to a [Employer] website without identifying yourself as a [Employer] associate.
Express only your personal opinions. Never represent yourself as a spokesperson for GGEZ. If GGEZ is a subject of the content you are creating, be clear and open about the fact that you are an associate and make it clear that your views do not represent those of GGEZ, fellow associates, members, players/customers, suppliers, or people working on behalf of or in conjunction with GGEZ. If you do publish a blog or post online related to the work you do or subjects associated with GGEZ, make it clear that you are not speaking on behalf of GGEZ. It is best to include a disclaimer such as “The postings on this site are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of GGEZ.”


Refrain from using social media while on work time or on equipment we provide, unless it is work-related as authorized by your manager or consistent with the Company Policy. Do not use GGEZ email addresses to register on social networks, blogs or other online tools utilized for personal use.


GGEZ prohibits taking negative action against any associate for reporting a possible deviation from this policy or for cooperating in an investigation. Any associate who retaliates against another associate for reporting a possible deviation from this policy or for cooperating in an investigation will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.


Partners, employees or associates should not speak to the media on GGEZ’s behalf without contacting management for approval first. All media inquiries should be directed to them.


If you have questions or need further guidance, please speak to your immediate senior or HR representative.