Queen's University is s committed to providing a positive experience and safe campus for everyone. We believe that incidents of online abuse are never acceptable.and the University takes a zero tolerance apporach towards such behaviour. Online abuse hurts individuals , communities and reporting it allows the University and the Police to better understand and deal with what is happening.
What is Online Abuse ?
Online Abuse can take various forms such as
- Trolling on social media
- Online blackmail
- Posting of private material without consent.
Similar to bullying and harassment there are various laws which make this behaviour illegal. Online abuse can happen through various mediums such as gaming, texts, social networking platforms or revenge pornography.
Other forms of illegal online activity can involve the downloading and distribution of indecent images.