This site provides the opportunity for visitors to communicate in the public domain through visitor-submitted, published comments. The nature inherent in online dialog raises significant questions in the areas of privacy, responsibility, and ownership of data related to these published conversations.
It is my belief that you deserve to know your rights and responsibilities as a commenter on this site. You also deserve to know my rights, responsibilities, and intentions as site owner with regards to the comment-related data you freely provide. Consequently, this Comment Policy governs your responsibilities and discloses my intent with your comment data.
If you are unsure what something means, please ask. Contact information is available at the bottom of the Comment Policy.
This site is intended for all ages.
Commenters have the right to be presented with age-appropriate dialog and treated with both common courtesy and respect. If you believe this right has been violated, please notify the site owner(s). Conversely, commenters are expected interact with age-appropriate dialog and to treat others with common courtesy and respect.
Site owner(s) reserve the right to edit, delete, suspend, or publish comment data solely at their discretion.
Comment data related to your real identity, such as name, URL, and email address will never be shared, bartered, or sold to third parties. Data made public in the comment section is not under my control. I will remove email addresses, physical address, phone numbers, and other personal data from within the comment when it is identified. Your name and URL (if submitted) will always be public to other readers and commenters.
Commenters are required to use their real identities to leave comments on the site. Real names are preferred. “Brand Names” and online personas are permitted. Anonymous comments will not be published.
Comment data is used for the express purpose of allowing visitors to participate in visible, public discussion on this site, and nothing else.
License to Publish
Commenter grants site owner a license to use comment data exclusively for participation in online dialog on this site only.
Commenters agree to “hold harmless” site owner and authors from any and all legal repercussions, damages, and liabilities perceived to have been caused by participating in this site’s online conversations.
If you have questions about this comment policy, please contact the site owner.