Lemons and Basil provides the opportunity and encourages visitors to take part and 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 the ownership of data related to these published conversations.
I believe 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 the site owner with regards to the comment-related data you freely offer. Consequently, this Comment Policy governs your responsibilities and discloses my intentions 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. Please help me keep the comments appropriate.
Everyone visiting Lemons and Basil has 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 tell me so that I can look into it. Conversely, commenters are expected interact with age-appropriate dialog and to treat others with common courtesy and respect.
I reserve the right to edit, delete, suspend, or publish comment data at my discretion.
Comment data related to your real identity, such as name, URL, and email address will never be shared, traded, or sold to third parties.
Everyone is required to use their real identities and e-mail to leave comments on the site. This helps create community and conversation, our main purpose for providing the opportunity to comment.
Comment data is used for allowing visitors to take part in visible, public discussion on this site. If a need arises, be it for promotion, endorsements, publishing, etc., I will make every reasonable effort to tell you of the use.
License to Publish
By commenting on Lemons and Basil you grant me a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and non-exclusive license to use comment data in any form of published work or performance including, but not limited to, web sites, digital eBooks, print, audio, video, live and broadcast events.
By commenting, you agree to “hold harmless” myself and any authors from any and all legal repercussions, damages, and liabilities perceived to have been caused by participating in this site’s online conversations.
Again, this Comment Policy is in place to protect you and to clarify all intentions. It is my goal to create a community of readers that can share insight and information in a freely flowing way. To do this, certain limits, like those above, have to be put in place. If you have questions about this policy, please do not hesitate to contact me!
Email: kaylee [at] lemonsandbasil.com
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