Galen Moore shared an article about how Pinterest affect on businesses and he has been talking about his personal experience which cause him to prevent using Pinterest for his business. But pins that pinned from source, always link back to source site and it aids to promote content and gain more exposure to your content. Isn't that the intention of publishing content online? However if you are pinning content, I think you might have a look at these suggestions that Lisa Buben has been recommending to be ethical when using Pinterest as a service. They are quite simple but much effective. So if you are gonna get rid of Pinterest due to copyright infringement or sort of reason, you may think about it once again.
1. Sign in to Pinterest.
2. Navigate to Pinterest Settings page.
3. Now click on Deactivate button.
4. Confirm deletion by selecting the option Yes, I want deactivate my account.
5. Click Deactivate My Account button.