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Forum Rules

Self-employed in Austria is a place that empowers people on their path to self-employment and a place to share and grow their knowledge on self-employment in Austria. The following rules help everyone on this Platform have a safe experience:

Be Nice, Be Respectful

Follow SEA's Be Nice, Be Respectful policy ("BNBR"), which includes the following:

Engage with Others in a Constructive Way

Assume everyone on SEA Forum is here to make the platform a great resource with diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and opinions. It is OK to disagree, but please be civil, respectful, and considerate to other posters.

No Hate Speech

SEA Forum is a place for civil discourse and does not tolerate content that attacks or disparages an individual or group based on race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnicity, political group, sexual orientation or other similar characteristic. Any generalisations about these topics should be phrased as neutrally as possible.

No Harassment and Bullying

Abusive behaviour directed towards private individuals is not allowed. Repeated and unwanted contact constitutes a form of harassment. Content should not make threats against others or advocate violence, including self-harm.

Respect the Rights of Others

Identity and Deceptive Activity

Your Forum Profile should use accurate and truthful credentials and should follow our name policy. Do not use SEA Forum to impersonate another person, act as another entity without authorization, or create multiple accounts with the intention of violating SEA's policies.

Intellectual Property and Personal Rights

Do not post content that infringes any intellectual property or personal right of another party. Writing taken from another source should be properly attributed and block quoted. 

English only

At this moment in the SEA Forum, we only use the English language. When you create a post try to double-check your writing and be as clear as possible. For the single legal/ technical terms it is ok to use German.

Stick to the topics

Our Forum is sorted by topics, try to be as accurate with the topic as possible. If you think that what you want to post doesn’t fit any of the categories just post it in the room Other Topics. We aim to regularly clean up and sort the forum and we might also open new categories. To request opening a new category contact us at


If there is no category for self-promotion and advertising at the given moment do not promote your business in the categories that have nothing to do with it. If the conversation is related to your business you do have the right to promote it in any category. For self-promotion requests and questions contact us at Every user has a limit of three self-promotion posts per week, exceeding this amount will result in the removal of the posts.

Respect the SEA Platform & Forum

No Spam

Do not use SEA to post or attract spam.

No Malicious or Illegal Activity

Do not contribute viruses, malware, and other malicious programs or engage in activity that harms or interferes with the operation of SEA or seeks to circumvent security or authentication measures. Do not use SEA to engage in an unlawful activity or to promote illegal acts.


Abide by Other SEA Policies

Follow SEA’s other policies, which SEA may add or change from time to time.

Reporting Problems

If you see something on the SEA Forum that you believe violates our guidelines or policies, please report it to us at


Violating the Acceptable Use Policy may result in the removal of content, or in the limitation or termination of a user's access to SEA Forum.

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