Community Policy

  1. Since Kotha is a Lifestyle app, we expect contents posted/shared related to your lifestyle. For example captions/photos/videos of you and your surroundings, what you are doing, where you are going, what you are eating or consuming, what you like or don’t like, your interest, your passion, your hobby etc.
  2. Kotha has a diversified user base irrespective of gender, age, religion, race and political views. That is why we highly discourage any kind of content that may hurt feelings of certain group or community that include contents related to political, religious, gender-biased or any kind of racism of age and race. Rather we encourage positive neutral contents related to your lifestyle.
  3. We have put on a limit on maximum number of public posts per day. The reason is to give other users a better user experience of public feed. Currently there is a limit of 15 public posts per day and day is counted as 12 AM – 12 AM Bangladeshi time. There is no limit of followers only privacy posts. There is also a limit on number of users you can follow. The current limit is 3000.
  4. You are not allowed to message, post or comment unsolicited advertising and messages, fake news, rumors, promotional materials, junk and spam.
  5. You must not abuse other users through post, comment or message by transmitting any objectionable contents to other users & groups, public chats or communities nor will you spam or harass any user through posts, messages, comments, voice messages and calls or deceive or mislead any user about the origin of messages or communicate any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature
  6. Your content must not be grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful or anything related to terrorism, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, harms minors in any way, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, fraudulent, contains or promotes defamatory or illegal information and activities, images, videos, links, materials or descriptions or otherwise unlawful in any manner.
  7. We discourage copy paste photo, images downloaded from other platforms and encourage more authenticity and originality. Your content must not violate any copyright, trademark, patent or any intellectual property rights, discloses a trade secret or confidential information.
  8. You will not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, such as using false or fake identity like name/number/ gender/age/location/profile picture or your affiliation with any person or entity. You must use your own phone number to register and will hold one account only for personal use.
  9. Kotha Score is the sum of all your post ratings referral scores. Daily top 10 scorers are displayed in leaderboard and in month end top 10 scorers of the month are announced. You must not misuse Kotha score system, such as deliberately rate one or more than one user’s posts to help them get into leaderboard or to exclude them from leaderboard. Rating/Score is meant to be for public opinion of a particular post. So we suggest playing fair.
  10. There is no automated verification system in Kotha yet. Verified badge is currently for Kotha officials, Kotha promoters and Kotha Volunteer accounts. Other Badges are available for regular user and assignment and dis-assignment of badges are automatic.
  11. You will not spam or disturb other users in any way asking for likes/score/refer code. Copy pasting same content and posting in multiple posts/comments or sending through messages are not allowed and will be considered as spam.
  12. We encourage you to backup your messages/chat list in your Google Drive. If you logout or reinstall/re-login, you will need to restore your messages and chat list again. There will not be any automatic restore of messages from server, so we strongly suggest to backup.
  13. You must not publish contents that threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of Bangladesh, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting to any other nation or violates any law in force including ICT Act of Bangladesh. You will not be involved in any cybercrimes, pornography, illegal activities, criminal or terrorist activities, hate crimes, anti-government activities, racism or defamation, propagate rumors, provide/post/ message/comment contents that may hurt certain group or community or gender or in any racial nature or any religion.
  14. You must not misuse the Kotha Application and/ or the site and acknowledge and understand that “misuse” includes, but is not limited to using the Application and/ or the Site in any manner that sends or stores materials or files containing software viruses, worms, or other harmful computer codes, files, scripts or programs; attempt unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including any attempt to hack, probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures, unauthorized attempt to monitor data or traffic on network or system, interfere with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, DDOS/Brute force attack, mail bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks, probes for means of gaining unauthorized access to Kotha’s computers or networks, or restrict or inhibit any other person from using this Application and or Site.
  15. Your must not publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage Kotha or any party or community. Unauthorized use of Kotha’s brand/logo/ name is prohibited.

Any violation of above policies may result in content deletion, blocking user from using certain features, banning to use the app and services further or account deletion at the full discretion of Kotha Apps & Technologies Ltd. with or without serving any notice to the user. For explanation for such cases user can communicate with us through Kotha Helpdesk or email [email protected].

The Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy & Refund Policy were last modified on 22 July 2020.