Guidelines and Policies

Community Guidelines

Respect Each Other

  • Welcoming Diverse Perspectives: Embrace the diversity of thought within our community. We encourage discussions and differing viewpoints, but always do so with respect and kindness.
  • Constructive Communication: Engage in constructive and courteous conversations. Disagreements are natural, but personal attacks or disrespectful language will result in removal from the platform.

Keep it Professional

  • Platform Purpose: SimplyScholar is a professional platform designed for showcasing academic achievements and expertise. Keep your content aligned with this purpose.
  • Appropriate Language: Maintain a professional tone in your communication. Avoid the use of language or content that is not suitable for a professional audience.

No Hate Speech or Discrimination

  • Zero-Tolerance Policy: We have a strict zero-tolerance policy for hate speech or discrimination. This includes any form of bias based on race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or any other factor.
  • Immediate Action: Any content or user violating this policy will be promptly removed from the platform. Report any instances of hate speech or discrimination to our team.

Be Mindful of Copyrights and Intellectual Property

  • Respect Intellectual Property: Respect the intellectual property rights of others. Ensure that all content you post is either original or properly attributed to its original source.
  • Permission for Sharing: When sharing content that is not your own, ensure you have the necessary permissions or licenses to do so.

Keep it Relevant

  • Academic Focus: SimplyScholar is a platform dedicated to showcasing academic achievements and expertise. Ensure your contributions are relevant to this overarching goal.
  • Avoid Spam and Irrelevant Content: Refrain from posting content that does not contribute to the academic nature of the platform.

Report Violations

  • Community Policing:All members are encouraged to report any content or behavior that violates these community guidelines or our terms of service.
  • Prompt Action: Reports will be promptly investigated, and appropriate action will be taken to maintain a healthy and respectful community.

By adhering to these community guidelines, members contribute to the creation of a supportive environment that fosters academic excellence and advancement. Thank you for being an integral part of the SimplyScholar community.


  • Ownership and Operation: SimplyScholar is a product of KZN Consulting, Inc. (dba Kaizen).
  • Agreement to Policies: Use of SimplyScholar implies that the user agrees to abide by the policies and terms of KZN Consulting, Inc., including but not limited to the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use.
  • Privacy Policy: For details on how personal information is collected, used, and protected, please refer to the Privacy Policy.
  • Terms of Use: By using SimplyScholar, users are bound by the Terms of Use provided by KZN Consulting, Inc.

By participating in the SimplyScholar community, users acknowledge and accept these guidelines and policies. Thank you for your cooperation and for being part of the SimplyScholar community.