Comments are welcomed and encouraged on bluebirdplanet.com, but there are a few things that I do not allow and instances
of this policy may be banned at my discretion.
Official bluebirdplanet.com Comment Policy:
Rude or personally attacking comments will be deleted.
Comments that are obviously spam, promotional in nature, or intended for back-link purposes will be deleted and the author banned from future commenting ability.
Please use your REAL email address.
Do not use a business name when commenting. Failure to do so will cause your comment to be marked as spam, deleted, or edited to conform to these guidelines.
Please do not put your personal or business URL (website) in the comment text unless it directly contributes to the comment as it will cause your comment to be marked as spam and/or deleted.
The following applies to all comments posted on bluebirdplanet.com:
All Rights Reserved: I reserve the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any and all comments. I also reserve the right to block access via IP address to anyone or group from commenting or from accessing bluebirdplanet.com for violation of this comment policy.
Links: Comments containing links are automatically held in moderation. Links that contribute to the conversation and are relevant to the blog post topic will be allowed, but links that are blatantly self promotional without genuinely contributing to the conversation will be marked as spam and the comment will be immediately deleted. Comments that are an obvious attempt to gain backlinks, brand exposure, or increased site traffic will be deleted and the commenter will be blocked from further blog comment interaction.
Copyright/Plagiarism: If notice is received that a comment contains proprietary, copyrighted or plagiarized information, the offending comment will be deleted and the commenter may be blocked from further commenting.
Privacy: An authentic, verified, email address is required for commenting. Personal email addresses are never published on bluebirdplanet.com nor shared with any 3rd party. An email address may be used by the blog owner to privately contact the commenter.
Comments containing email addresses, physical mail addresses, phone numbers, and any private or personal information in the message body will be edited or deleted to protect the privacy of the affected party. To prevent such editing or deletion, never share private information within blog comments.
Respect: Comments which include offensive or inappropriate language, or considered by the blog owner (me) to be rude and offensive, will be deleted and the commenter banned from future use. No personal attacks are permitted in this blog’s comments. You may question or argue the content, but not attack the post author, nor any other commenter. Failure to respect fellow participants on this blog will result in removal and blocked access.
Relevance: Please keep all comments on topic and relevant to the post being read.
Spam: Any comment deemed as spam will be deleted and marked as comment spam. Commenters who repeatedly post spam will be blacklisted from commenting in the future, and their IP address blocked from accessing bluebirdplanet.com.
Liability: All comments are the responsibility of the individual commenter. By submitting a comment on bluebirdplanet.com, you agree that the comment content is your own, and to hold this site, bluebirdplanet.com and all post authors and commenters harmless.