Community Guidelines

Welcome to the Hawaya community. In Hawaya we don’t just spark meaningful connections, we make sure they blossom into genuine relationships. We bring together a community of committed young Muslims from all over the world.

 

If you’re honest, kind and respectful to others, you’ll always be welcome here. If you choose not to be, you may not last. In Hawaya Our goal is to allow users to express themselves freely as long as it doesn’t offend others.

 

Everyone is held to the same standard on Hawaya. We’re asking you to be considerate, think before you act and abide by our community guidelines both on and offline. You heard that right: Your offline behavior can lead to termination of your Hawaya account.

Below is a list of our community policies. If you violate any of these rules, you might be banned from Hawaya. Seriously, don’t make us break up with you — because there will be no apologies or second chances once we do.

We encourage you to report any behavior that violates our policies and read up on our Safety Tips.

 

Nudity/Sexual Content

We’re not asking you to cover yourself, but please keep it classy and appropriate for public consumption. No nudity, no sexually explicit content, and don’t chronicle all of your sexual desires in your bio. Keep it clean.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harassment

Do not engage, or encourage others to engage, in any targeted abuse or harassment against any other user. This includes sending any unsolicited sexual content to your matches. Reports of stalking, threats, bullying, or intimidation, are taken very seriously.

Violence and Physical Harm

We do not tolerate violent, graphic, or gory content on Hawaya or any actions or content that advocate for or threaten violence of any sort, including threatening or promoting terrorism. Physical assault, coercion, and any acts of violence are strictly prohibited.

Content that advocates for or glorifies suicide or self-harm are also not allowed. In these situations, we may take a number of steps to assist the user, including reaching out with crisis resources.

Hate Speech

Any content that promotes, advocates for or condones racism, bigotry, hatred, or violence against individuals or groups based on factors like (but not limited to) race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation is not allowed.

Private Information

Don’t publicly broadcast any private information, yours or anyone else’s. This includes social security numbers, passports, passwords, financial information or unlisted contact information, such as phone numbers, email addresses, home/work addresses.

Spam

Don’t be fake. Be real instead. Don’t use Hawaya to drive people to external websites via a link or otherwise.

 

Promotion or Solicitation

Soliciting other users is prohibited on Hawaya. It’s fine to invite your matches to something that you’re doing, but if the purpose of your profile is to advertise your event or business, non-profit, political campaign, contest, or to conduct research, we may delete your account.

Prostitution and Trafficking

Promoting or advocating for commercial sexual services, human trafficking or other non-consensual sexual acts is strictly prohibited and will result in your account being banned from Hawaya.

Scamming

Hawaya has a zero-tolerance policy on the predatory behavior of any kind. Anyone attempting to get other users’ private information for fraudulent or illegal activity may be banned. Any user caught sharing their own financial account information (PayPal, Venmo, etc.) for the purpose of receiving money from other users may also be banned from Hawaya.

Verified community

We bring together a community of committed young Muslims from all over the world. All our members are authenticated through our “Selfie Verification” system, in addition, we use a combination of AI and moderation to ensure you only see real profiles. No wasting time, energy, and emotions on inappropriate matches.

Impersonation

Be yourself! Don’t pretend to be someone else.

Do not impersonate, or otherwise misrepresent affiliation, connection or association with, any person or entity. This includes parody accounts.

 

Communicate on your terms

We encourage you to share who you are and what matters to you. If you are keen on privacy and prefer not to display your profile picture to everyone at first, you can choose the “Blur option”, and selectively reveal your picture to those you connect with. You also have the possibility to activate the “Guardian angel” feature to include a trusted friend or family member and get their feedback and advice.

 

Minors

You must be 21 years of age or older to use Hawaya. As such, we do not allow images of unaccompanied minors. If you want to post photos of your children, please make sure that you are in the photo as well. If you see a profile that includes an unaccompanied minor, encourages harm to a minor or depicts a minor in a sexual or suggestive way, please report it immediately.

Copyright and Trademark Infringement

If it’s not yours, don’t post it. If your Hawaya profile includes any work that is copyrighted or trademarked by others, don’t display it, unless you are allowed to do so.

Illegal Usage

Don’t use Hawaya to do anything illegal. If it’s illegal in real life, it’s illegal on Hawaya.

One Person, One Account

Hawaya accounts cannot have multiple owners, so don’t create an account with your friend or significant other. Additionally, please don’t maintain multiple Hawaya accounts.

 

Third-Party Apps

The use of any apps created by anyone other than Hawaya that claims to offer our service or unlock special Hawaya features (like auto-swipers) is not allowed.

Relationship Status

We welcome all Muslim single adults seeking one-on-one serious relationships. However, Hawaya does not cater to individuals who are already in a committed relationship or marriage. You must be single or separated from a spouse.