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Wikitravel:Community policies

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These are some agreed-upon policies that we use for developing Wikitravel. If you have a question about the specifics of these policies, or want to see them changed/amended/clarified, use the discussion page of the particular policy or post in the Travellers' Pub. A list of issues currently being discussed can be found here.

General policy[edit]

  • All Wikitravel content is 100% free. No copyrighted work can be included in Wikitravel without the express permission of the copyright holder to license it under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike License 3.0. See shared:Copyleft for details.
  • The text should be fair. We try to maintain a professional attitude towards all topics, and give an objective description of it. This doesn't mean watering down our guide -- if some place is smelly, overpriced, ugly, loud, or just plain bad, we tell it like it is. But there are no whetstones here; people with axes to grind should set up their own personal Web sites. See Wikitravel:Be fair for details.
  • Content should target our goals. Everything put into Wikitravel should help us meet our goal of making a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable travel guide. Content that doesn't help us do that doesn't have a place in Wikitravel.
  • Text and images should follow style guidelines. With rare exception, text and images should follow our Manual of style. Exceptions should gain wide consensus; in cases of controversy, our style manual should prevail.
  • Internet Brands believes there is enough room for multiple travel sites to co-exist, and for community members to contribute to multiple sites in this area.

GDPR Compliance (Starting May 25, 2018)[edit]

Starting on or before May 25th, 2018, Wikitravel will become GDPR compliant in accordance with the EU GDPR regulation.

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Specific policies[edit]

Content Policies[edit]

Licensing & Redistribution[edit]

Usage Policies[edit]

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