Comment Policy

lovelykayaks.com is a professional kayaking publication that covers all facets of the sport. We are a resource website dedicated to equipping you with the knowledge and tools necessary to enhance your kayaking experience. Interaction with the site, for example, through the use of comments, is one way to contribute to the site’s improvement. To maintain a high level of quality, we must have a SPAM-fighting policy in place.

While we appreciate each and every comment, we reserve the right to delete yours if they violate our comment policy. Persistent violations of this policy will result in the IP address, domain, and email address being permanently banned.

FAQ

How Can I Obtain Assistance With My Problem? – Please leave a comment below if you have a general question about a tip, hack, or tutorial that we’ve posted. If you have a more specific question about your website, you should use our Contact Form. The comment section is not the appropriate location to ask a general question unrelated to the current topic. You can contact us directly or submit a tutorial suggestion via our Suggestion Page. If you include personally identifiable information in your comment or contact us with a personal question about the site, we will delete it and contact you via email to resolve the situation.

To learn how to request and receive appropriate WordPress support, read How to Request and Receive Appropriate WordPress Support.

What to Do If Your Comment Is Not Appearing – If your comment does not appear on this blog within a reasonable time period (1 business day) and you are confident that it does not violate these Comment Policies, please contact us via the contact form.

Policy

Keyword stuffing is not permitted in the comment name field. You must use your real name or a pseudonym when leaving a comment. Comments that contain the phrase “Web Design Company” or a phrase that sounds similar will be flagged as SPAM and deleted.

Email Address – Email addresses are required to leave a comment and are never shared with third parties or publicly displayed on the blog. Email addresses that appear to be SPAM will be flagged.

Language and Etiquette – Due to the fact that this blog is written in English, all comments should be made in the same language. Due to the “family-friendly” nature of this publication, any comment containing offensive or inappropriate language and/or deemed rude by our editorial staff will be edited or deleted. Due to the welcoming nature of this community, please conduct yourself appropriately.

Add Value – A comment that adds nothing to the conversation, goes off on an inappropriate tangent, or detracts in any other way may be edited, relocated, or deleted. SPAM comments will be deleted as they add no value to the site.

Limit Links – While we appreciate resources for their utility at times, we must limit links in comments to avoid SPAM and maintain a high standard of quality. A comment should contain no more than two links. Your comment will be forwarded to the appropriate person for review if you do so. DISCLAIMER: DO NOT SIGN COMMENTS WITH YOUR WEBSITE’S HYPERLINK. They will gradually be phased out.

Personal Attacks Are Not Permitted – In the interest of fair play, personal attacks are not permitted in the blog’s comments section. You may express disagreement with or criticism of the content, but not with the blogger or any other commenter. Inappropriate treatment of other blog contributors may result in removal and access restrictions. Our reserves the right to edit, delete, move, or otherwise mark any comment as spam. Additionally, we reserve the right to deny access to or comment on the entire blog to anyone or any group.

Hold Harmless – All comments on lovelykayaks.com are the commenter’s responsibility, not the editorial staff at lovelykayaks,.com. By leaving a comment on our blog, you acknowledge that the content is your own and that you will indemnify lovelykayaks.com, its subsidiaries, and its representatives from any and all consequences, damages, or liability.

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact webmaster@lovelykayaks.com.