ASHA Leader Comment Policy
All Rights Reserved
Comments are not moderated. ASHA reserves the right to edit, delete, move, refuse to post, or mark as spam any and all comments. They also have the right to block any individual or group from commenting.
All comments are the responsibility of the commenter, not ASHA or the author. By submitting a comment on this site, you agree that the comment content is your own. You further agree to hold ASHA, The ASHA Leader, and all affiliates and representatives harmless from any and all repercussions, damages, or liability. All comments are submitted on a non-confidential and non-proprietary basis.
Comment Form Guidelines
You must be logged into the ASHA.org site to post a comment. Comments using keywords, spam or splog-like URLs, or suspicious information in the comment form, will be edited, refused, or deleted.
Commenter Privacy and Protection
Your comment will be attributed to your ASHA.org account and is personally identifiable. Please do not include in any comment or post any e-mail address, postal address, phone numbers, and any private and personal information, as such information posted in any comment may be deleted to protect the privacy of the commenter or individual to whom the information pertains.
How The Author Will Respond
Leaving a comment does not ensure that the author will address or answer that comment; replies to comments will be made at the author’s discretion. An author can respond to a comment privately via e-mail or other communication method or seek clarification before responding to the comment.
Language and Manners
Comments which include offensive or inappropriate language, or considered by the site administrator to be rude and offensive, for any reason or no reason, will be edited or deleted, in their sole discretion.
A Comment Is Conversation
A comment which does not add to the conversation or goes off on an inappropriate tangent may be edited or deleted. No personal attacks are permitted. You may question or argue the content, but not attack the author, nor any other commenters. Failure to respect fellow participants on this website could result in comment removal and blocked access.
What To Do If Your Comment Does Not Appear
If you leave a comment and it does not appear immediately, please contact ASHA via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anyone who violates this Comments Policy may be blocked from future access to ASHA.org.
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