Updated 23 August 2021
We strongly believe that AI should inspire, assist and guide our customers so that they may create more relevant, focused and quality content. With that being said, we also believe that AI should not be used in a way that negatively affects the copy, content and marketing industries whereby AI is used to create content in such a manner that human input is reduced and/or negated.
At ContentBot, we reserve the right to take action and/or ban individuals from using our service should we feel they are using the service in such a manner as to:
Use bots or code to automatically generate content on any of our services or platforms
create excessive long-form copy (i.e. creating excessive articles and or longer-form content)
create excessive short-form copy in order to form long-form copy
create content that is abusive, harmful or demeaning
create content used to generate mis- and disinformation at scale
creates or attempts to create content in any of the topics listed below
Disallowed Usage and Use Cases
Upon our discretion, any user violating any of the below-mentioned items will be banned and their account deleted, should their honor score drop to 90 or below.
We will not allow any medical content to be created on our system. Allowing the AI to create medical content can only be considered a recipe for disaster. The AI is not trained to diagnose medical issues or provide any medical advice, whether it be simple or complex advice. Do not use the AI to create content for any medical topics, whether it be emotional support, psychology, psychiatry, dental, surgery, therapy, cancer, medicine, supplements, weight loss, counselling, or any other medical topic.
Content that provides legal advice will not be allowed.
Financial Advice Content
No financial advice content will be allowed. Any financial advice related to crypto, stocks, banks, savings, or anything else that can be considered financial advice is not allowed.
We will not tolerate fake news under any circumstance. Anyone suspected of creating fake news on our system will be banned immediately.
Porn and NSFW content
Pornographic content will not be allowed. Any person generating this type of content will be warned and then banned if continued. Furthermore, any content related to gore, profane language or explicit content will not be allowed.
Drugs and alcohol
Any topics related to drugs and alcohol or drug use will not be allowed. This includes anything related to any form of alcohol, marijuana or any other drug or alcoholic drink, whether it is legal in your country or not.
No political content will be allowed.
Any content that is deemed to portray children in sexual, aggressive, harmful, or any negative way will not be tolerated at all.
Violence and abuse
Any content that is linked to hate speech, threats, bullying, self-harm or anything similar will not be allowed on our platform.
Regulated goods and services
Any content related to regulated goods and services will not be allowed.
Romantic advice content (marriage, dating, sexual, etc) will not be allowed on our platform.
Any content related to protected characteristics will not be allowed. This includes, but is not limited to disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex.
Content related to payday lending, multi-level marketing, gambling or pseudo-pharmaceuticals will not be allowed.
Degrading the information ecosystem
Any form of content around disinformation, spam, content-farming, impersonation/misrepresentation, misleading content, fraud or phishing will not be tolerated.
Other illegal content
Any other content that is deemed to be related to illegal practices, events, items, or anything that is considered illegal in any and all the states of the United States of America and the Republic of South Africa will not be tolerated. This includes, but is not limited to, terrorist activities, sexual exploitation, fraud, etc.
Any user found in violation of the above will be contacted via email with a warning. Should the user continue to produce similar content, the user will be banned from the system indefinitely should their Honor Score drop to 90 or below.
If the nature of the content is of a more serious nature, the user will be contacted and banned immediately.
In order to help you identify if you are violating the content policy, we have implemented a new scoring system. Each user will start with 100 Honor points. In the event that a user violates the content policy, one point will be deducted from their total. Should the total get to 90 or below, the user's account will be suspended.
For more information on the Honor Score system, please read this article.
Should you feel that you were unfairly warned or banned, or if you feel that you have a legitimate reason to create content that may be against our content policy, please get in touch with us.
Monitoring of input and output
It is important to note that all input and output received from a user is stored and analysed. We use this data to ensure the ethical use of our software.
If you feel we are missing anything in the above content policy, please get in touch with us using the chat button or contact form on our website.