The royal family is taking a stance against social media trolls.
In a rare statement made Monday, Buckingham Palace, Clarence House and Kensington Palace published guidelines for engaging with the royals via their official channels.
"The aim of our social media channels is to create an environment where our community can engage safely in debate and is free to make comments, questions and suggestions," the statement read. "We ask that anyone engaging with our social media channels shows courtesy, kindness and respect for all other members of our social media communities."
According to the guidelines, posts by the public must not "contain spam, be defamatory of any person, deceive others, be obscene, offensive, threatening, abusive, hateful, inflammatory or promote sexually explicit material or violence." They must also not promote "discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age."
In addition, the posts must follow the social networks' official terms and refrain from being "off-topic, irrelevant or unintelligible." What's more, comments on the royals' channels must not contain any advertising or promotion for any services.
If social media users fail to follow these guidelines, the royal family reserves the right to hide or delete their post, as well as block the offenders.