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Our editorial staff will review each comment to ensure it complies with applicable law prior to approving and posting it on the site. In the event of a violation of applicable legal provisions or any of the following rules, we will not approve it and not post it. Comments will be approved and posted in our sole discretion and we are under no obligation to approve or post any comment.
To submit your comment, you will to provide us with your name and e-mail address.
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Content, Responsibility, and Obligations of the Individual Posting a Comment
You are solely responsible for any content you create yourself. Your comment should be related to the post you are commenting on, should not be objectively defamatory, or otherwise contain any inappropriate language.
You are not permitted to post references or links to services of other competing platforms or otherwise promote competitors’ products and/or competing companies. We reserve the right to delete any repetitive comments (spam) or comments that we deem to be off-topic. This ensures that the discussion is related to the topic and that all those participating in the discussion benefit from it.
Usage Rights and Copyrights
When posting a comment, you grant us a simple, unrestricted right to use the content, throughout the universe, in perpetuity. The aforementioned rights include, in particular, the right of the provider to reproduce the content and to publish the content elsewhere (such as for marketing purposes, for example).
Third Party Rights/Applicable Law
Respect the rights of third parties. For example, do not post photos of people who have not explicitly agreed to them being posted, or without the photographer’s permission if you did not take the photo yourself.
You guarantee that you are the owner of any rights granted and that you are authorized to legally grant us the aforementioned rights. In addition, you guarantee that the comments do not infringe the rights of third parties or otherwise violate applicable law.
You also guarantee that the content is already publicly available and that the author, unless you yourself are the author of the comment, will not take any legal action against it being posted.
Posting comments that violate the personal rights of third parties or other applicable law is not permitted. This particularly applies to comments with content that is:
- Racist or sexist
- Harmful to minors
- Glorifies violence
- Otherwise punishable by law
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
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If several individuals submit a comment together, they are hereby deemed to be joint debtors and/or creditors.