Media Policy

Media Policy for Keep The Dream 196 Website

Effective Date: 1 September 2023

  1. Introduction

This Media Policy outlines the guidelines and principles for the use and management of media content on the [Nonprofit Organization Name] website (“Website”). It is important that all users, including staff, volunteers, and external contributors, adhere to these guidelines to ensure the responsible and ethical use of media materials.

  1. Media Content Ownership

All media content, including but not limited to images, videos, audio recordings, and graphics, posted or shared on the Website must either be:

a. Original content created by [Nonprofit Organization Name] or its authorized representatives, for which the organization holds the copyright.

b. Content for which [Nonprofit Organization Name] has obtained the necessary permissions, licenses, or rights to use, and can provide proof of such permissions upon request.

  1. Privacy and Consent

a. When using images, videos, or other media featuring individuals, [Nonprofit Organization Name] will obtain informed consent from the individuals involved, especially in cases where their likeness is featured prominently.

b. In cases where media features minors, parental or guardian consent is required. We will make every effort to protect the privacy and identity of minors.

  1. Attribution and Credit

When using media content created by others, we will provide proper attribution and credit to the original creator or source. This includes giving credit to photographers, videographers, artists, and other content creators whenever applicable.

  1. Accuracy and Integrity

We are committed to presenting accurate and truthful information through our media content. We will not manipulate or alter media materials in a way that misrepresents reality or misleads the audience.

  1. Diversity and Inclusion

We will strive to represent a diverse range of perspectives and experiences in our media content, reflecting the values of inclusivity and equity. We will avoid stereotypes and biased representations.

  1. Content Review and Approval

a. All media content intended for publication on the Website will undergo a review and approval process by designated [Nonprofit Organization Name] personnel. This ensures compliance with our policies and ethical standards.

b. Media content that is time-sensitive or urgent may be subject to expedited review, but quality and accuracy will not be compromised.

  1. Removal and Modification

a. Keep The Dream 196 reserves the right to remove or modify any media content on the Website at its discretion. This may include content that violates our policies, infringes on copyrights, or poses privacy or security risks.

b. Requests for the removal or modification of media content can be made to

  1. Compliance with Laws and Regulations

We will adhere to all applicable South African laws, including copyright, defamation, and privacy laws, when publishing media content on the Website. We will cooperate with authorities in cases of legal inquiries related to media content.

  1. Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this Media Policy or the use of media content on the Website, please contact us at:

Keep The Dream 196 |

By using our Website, you agree to comply with the guidelines outlined in this Media Policy.

Last Updated: 1 September 2023