Comment Policies

Comment Form Guidelines: The comment form must be filled in with a proper name (or online identity) and URL. Comments using keywords, spam or splog-like URLs, or suspicious information in the comment form will be edited or deleted.

Language and Manners: This blog is “family friendly” and comments which include offensive or inappropriate language, or considered by the blog owner and administrator to be rude and offensive, will be edited or deleted.

Comments that will be censored or deleted include, but are not limited to, anything that

  • is abusive
  • is off-topic
  • contains ad-hominem attacks
  • promotes hate of any kind
  • uses foul language
  • is blatantly spam

No Personal Attacks Permitted: No personal attacks are permitted in this blog’s comments. You may question or argue the content, but not attack the blogger or any other commenters. Failure to respect fellow participants on this blog will result in comment removal and blocked access.

Promote Conversation: A comment which does not add to the conversation, goes off on an inappropriate tangent, or kills the conversation may be edited, moved, or deleted.

Email Privacy: Email addresses are required for commenting and they are not published or shared. They may be used by the blog owner to privately contact the commenter.

Commenter Privacy and Protection:
Never share your email, snail mail, phone numbers, or any private and personal information within a comment. If any such information is found within the comment it will be deleted as soon as possible to protect the privacy of the commenter.

Limit Links: This blog is setup to automatically hold comments for moderation and approval. Signature links are not allowed but feel free to put your blog URL in the appropriate header form field.

Blogger Response: Comments on this blog will only be responded to in direct response to the blog comment. The blogger will not respond privately via email or other communication method to a blog comment.

Comment Spam: This blog uses Akismet, Spam Karma, and Bad Behavior to filter comments. Spam-filtering technology will sometimes mistakenly tag legitimate comments (false positives). Any comment assumed to be possible comment spam will be deleted and marked as comment spam.

Advertising: This blog is the personal business blog of the Ark Lady, Diana L Guerrero. Therefore it is not appropriate to solicit or advertise from the comment section. Comments should add to the conversation not be promotional in nature. If you wish to promote, please see the Advertise page for options and rates.

If Your Comment Does Not Appear:
If you leave a comment on this blog and it does not appear within a reasonable time period (and it does not violate these Comment Policies) contact the blogger via the contact form or try again.

Violation Risks: Anyone who violates the ArkAnimals.Com Comments Policy risks being blocked from commenting and/or from future access to this blog.

All Rights Reserved: The blog owner, administrator, contributor, editor, and/or author reserve the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any and all comments AND have the right to block access to anyone (or any group) from commenting and/or from accessing the entire blog.

Comment Duration: Comments are only accepted for a limited time after the blog post goes live. After a specific comment period they are automatically disabled to prevent spam and other abuse.

Hold Harmless:
All comments within this blog are the responsibility of the commenter, not the blog owner, administrator, contributor, editor, or author. By submitting a comment on this blog, you agree that the comment content is your own, and to hold this site, ArkAnimals.Com, and all subsidiaries and representatives harmless from any and all repercussions, damages, or liability.

Trackbacks Are Comments: All trackbacks will be treated inline with the Comments Policy.