Below is a summary of rules you need to follow if you want to have an account on this server of Mastodon:
SavageWorlds.social is a Mastodon instance for the Savage Worlds tabletop RPG community. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good RPG or comic-book convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics.
We want everyone to enjoy Savage Worlds with a fun, pleasant, and harassment-free experience, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate the harassment of participants in any form.
Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. If someone asks you to leave them alone, leave them alone.
The following behavior is not welcome anywhere in SavageWorlds.social:
The following behavior is not allowed on the public timeline:
This Mastodon instance is managed by Apokalyptic Publishing, a Savage Worlds Ace licensee.
What will we do with your data? Nothing. How will you be influenced by advertisers? You won't. How will we aggregate your data in order to improve your service ... none of that.
We will never share your data with anyone else, except in the case of valid legal requests if it comes to that. (Hopefully, it won't come to that!) Similarly, users and third parties are forbidden from scraping content from the instance's web interface or API; you are required to respect robots.txt files.
More privacy measures on SavageWorlds.social:
Also, for truly private data sent between two people, Mastodon offers no E2E encryption. So use Signal for the things you really want to be private.
Mastodon generally allows you to view content from and interact with users from any other server in the fediverse. These are the exceptions that have been made on this particular server.
Media files from these servers will not be processed or stored, and no thumbnails will be displayed, requiring manual click-through to the original file:
Posts from these servers will be hidden in public timelines and conversations, and no notifications will be generated from their users interactions, unless you are following them:
No data from these servers will be processed, stored or exchanged, making any interaction or communication with users from these servers impossible: