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Protecting Your Business/Team - Balancing the Legal Pitfalls of Social Media and Other Hot Topics for Your Gym

PDF USA Gymnastics National Congress Trade Show's Business Forum
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
August 20, 2014

Marc Jacobs spoke at the 2014 USA Gymnastics National Congress Trade Show’s Business Forum. The Forum included 185-200 gym club owners, directors and managers.

Marc spoke on the topic of “Protecting your Business/Team - Balancing the Legal Pitfalls of Social Media and Other Hot Topics for Your Gym.” During this presentation, he covered compliance with strict State and Federal laws governing the use of the Internet and Social media by Gymnastics Clubs who choose to publish, publicize and promote photographs, names and other identifying information on their Websites and Social Media sites of the Clubs’ participating children under the age of 18, relating to participation in the Clubs’ activities, recreational and competitive gymnastics, dance and cheer programs. This includes State and Federal law regarding unauthorized publication by employees of the club in unaffiliated and/or personal Social Media outlets.

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