Replace on Creator Coverage Engagement at Patreon
In April 2021, Patreon launched our new Creator Coverage Engagement Program (“CPEP”) to assist contain creators in shaping the Group Tips and insurance policies that have an effect on them. By means of CPEP, our Coverage Workforce goals to suggest coverage updates on a quarterly foundation and solicit creator suggestions earlier than these insurance policies are finalized. We additionally host dwell Q&As to listen to straight what’s on creators’ minds.
Because the spring, a whole bunch of creators have gotten concerned in CPEP, permitting us to include your ideas on insurance policies to maintain teen creators protected, assist creators who’ve emerged from the prison justice system, and extra.
The following spherical of CPEP is upon us, and we’re keen within the coming days in your enter on this quarter’s proposed coverage updates, together with:
Because the finance group grows on Patreon, we’re exploring updates to our pointers to assist us adjust to shopper safety legal guidelines in sure areas that require monetary advisors be licensed, and to encourage patrons to verify with monetary advisors earlier than appearing on monetary recommendation content material they encounter on the platform.
Chargebacks are initiated when people, or in Patreon’s case patrons, attain out to their monetary establishment to dispute a transaction. Typically, chargebacks can facilitate fraudulent exercise, which harms creators and Patreon alike. Our proposed replace would state that patrons who file extreme or fraudulent chargebacks could also be suspended from supporting new creators, or from accessing Patreon altogether.
We plan to include your enter into coverage updates which might be finalized and introduced later this month. Listed here are a number of methods to share your ideas by way of CPEP:
- Be a part of the Coverage Workforce on Tuesday, August 3 for one more dwell Q&A. (Because of creator suggestions shared on the April Q&A, we’ve moved to a extra inclusive occasions platform that accommodates dwell captioning.)
- E mail the staff at CreatorPolicy@Patreon.com.
- Join workplace hours with our Head of Creator Coverage Engagement.
- Cease by our designated #policy-live Discord channel within the 24 hours following the dwell Q&A.
The Coverage Workforce is dedicated to creating Patreon a safer, extra inclusive, and extra clear place for creators and patrons. With that mission in thoughts, we stay up for participating with you within the weeks forward.