Louisville Zoo Social Media Guidelines and Memorandums

The Louisville Zoo is an agency of Louisville Metro Government (louisvilleky.gov)

Links to external sites do not constitute endorsements by Louisville Metro Government and Louisville Metro Government does not guarantee the authenticity, accuracy, appropriateness or security of the link, website or content linked hereto.

Any article and any other content posted or submitted for posting are subject to public disclosure under the Kentucky Open Records Act. All public disclosure requests must be directed to the Office of Management and Budget as the official custodian of Metro Louisville records.

Content or comments containing any of the following shall not be allowed for posting on any Metro Social Networking Site. If a comment is posted violating any of the below conditions, it shall be immediately removed upon discovery:

  1.  Any content that is in violation of federal, state, local laws or this policy.
  2. Comments not topically related to the particular site or blog article being commented upon.
  3. Profane language or content.
  4. Content that promotes, fosters or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race,sex, creed, color, age, religion, gender identity, marital status, status with regard topublic assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation.
  5. Sexual content or links to sexual content.
  6. Conduct or encouragement of illegal activity.
  7. Harassing language or threats of physical or bodily harm.
  8. Information that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the public orpublic systems.
  9. Content that violates a legal ownership interest of any other party.
  10. Comments in support of or opposition to political campaigns or ballot measures.
  11. Content that attempts to solicit business or other commercial activity.
  12. Defamatory, libelous, offensive or demeaning material.
  13. Engaging in combative exchanges.
  14. Nonpublic information of any kind.
  15. Personal, sensitive or confidential material of any kind.
  16. Items involved in litigation or potential litigation.