Comment Policy

Readers are welcome and encouraged to leave comments in the blog posts. When you leave a comment on this blog, you do so with the understanding and knowledge of the following.
You must use a valid e-mail address when sending in a comment. E-mail addresses are hidden from the public view and will not be used for any other purpose, nor are they shared or published in any way. If your e-mail address isn’t valid, your comment will not be published.
If no comment field appears at the end of a published post and comments, that means that the post is closed for comments
Liability
All comments within this blog are the responsibility of the individual commenter. By submitting a comment on this blog, you agree that the comment content is your own, and to hold this site, FilteredFamily.com, and all post authors and commenters harmless.
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 FilteredFamily.com
Links
Comments containing links are automatically held in moderation. Links that contribute to the conversation and are relevant to the 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 or site traffic will be deleted.
Copyright/Plagiarism
If notice is received that a comment contains proprietary, copyrighted or plagiarized information, that comment will be deleted and the commenter may be blocked from further commenting.
Privacy
Email addresses are required for commenting, and they are not published on the blog, nor shared. They may be used by the blog owner (me) to privately contact the commenter. Comments containing email addresses, physical mail addresses, phone numbers, and any private or personal information 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 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. If you leave a comment or question on the post that is unrelated to the topic, it will likely go unanswered. If you have a question about a specific topic, please search for it using the provided search box in the sidebar. Or you can suggest a topic for a future blog post using the contact form.
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 FilteredFamily.com.
If Your Comment Does Not Appear.
Please be patient. Comments are moderated and cannot always be approved right away. Please do not submit the same comment unless you think your original comment was not submitted correctly the first time.
There will not always be a response to a comment. I may not be able to respond to all questions or comments.

 

Errors
If you find a broken link or typographical error, you are welcome to politely point it out.
But please realize that due to the nature of blogs, those are inevitable. If you wish to mention it, please be polite.