Comment Name – We do not allow Keywords stuffed in the name field. You must use your name or nickname for commenting. Comments using keywords such as “Web Design Company” or similar will be flagged as SPAM and deleted.
Valid Email – Email addresses are required for commenting, and they are not published on the blog, nor shared. Email addresses that look like SPAM will be flagged as SPAM.
Comment Length – Comment text length must be greater than 60 and less than 1000 characters to avoid ambiguous comments and rants.
Language and Manners – BeingPatient is written in English, so leave your comments in English. BeingPatient is a “family-friendly site” therefore any comment that includes offensive or inappropriate language, and/or considered rude by our editorial staff will be edited or deleted. This is a friendly community, so play it NICE.
Add Value – A comment which does not add to the conversation, runs of on an inappropriate tangent, or kills the conversation may be edited, moved, or deleted. All SPAM comments will be deleted because they do not add value to the site.
Consult Your Physician – Being Patient does not give medical advice, nor is any information on the site intended to be prescriptive medical advice. If you have any questions about your health or the health of your loved one, please consult your physician for any and all medical-related questions.
No Links – In order to prevent SPAM and assure quality, we do not permit external links or email addresses in the comments. DO NOT sign your comments with a backlink to your site. They will be removed.
No Solicitation – Comments intended to solicit will be removed.
No Personal Attack Comments Permitted – In the interest of fair play, no personal attacks are permitted in comments. You may discuss the content, but not attack any other commenters. Failure to respect fellow participants on BeingPatient could result in removal and blocked access.
All Rights Reserved – BeingPatient Editorial Staff reserves the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any and all comments. We also have the right to block access to any one or group from commenting.
Hold Harmless – All comments within BeingPatient are the responsibility of the commenter, not the editorial staff of BeingPatient. By submitting a comment, you agree that the comment content is your own, and you agree to hold BeingPatient, and all representatives of BeingPatient harmless from any and all repercussions, damages, or liability.
What to Do If Your Comment Does Not Appear – If you leave a comment on BeingPatient and it does not appear in a reasonable time period (1 business day), and you know that it does not violate these Comment Policies, please contact us using the contact form.
If you have any questions regarding the policy, you may contact BeingPatient staff by using our contact form.