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Community Guidelines & Terms of Use

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Comment Posting Guidelines

The Maine Memory Network comment function is intended to facilitate discussions about the digital collections on www.mainememory.net. In an effort to keep the community fun, safe and engaging for all users, please abide by these community guidelines.

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Terms of Use for Submitted Content

  1. The MMN comment thread function is provided by Disqus.com. When using your MHS or MMN account to comment on items and exhibits, a Disqus account is automatically created. Your name, username, and email address are shared with Disqus.com. Read their privacy policy. (https://help.disqus.com/customer/portal/articles/466259).
  2. By posting content, including but not limited to comments, photographs, and links to external sites on the Website, users agree to comply with all requirements and procedures for posting, and to avoid abusive and offensive language and to refrain from posting any content that is commercial in nature, advocates for a political cause or legislation, or infringes upon any third party's rights, including privacy, copyright, trademark, or patent. Maine Historical Society (MHS) and Maine Memory Network (MMN) do not endorse any opinions or recommendations posted by users or third parties. MHS and MMN require users to obtain all necessary permissions, such as a copyrighted work by an artist or a copyrighted story or a news article written by another person, before posting or distributing any content on the Websites.
  3. MHS does not warrant that the use of the materials on the Site will not infringe the rights of any third party, and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from such content or materials or for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, danger, or inaccuracy contained in information within such locations of the Websites.
  4. Although MHS will strive to monitor the submitted content, it is under no obligation to monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, or other similar materials on the website and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from such content or materials or for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the Website.
  5. All commercial offers, repeated postings of the same information, and other types of SPAM will be removed.
  6. Hate speech, personal attacks, profanities, irrelevant sexual references, libel or spam are not permitted and will be removed.
  7. If you believe your post was wrongly removed or not approved, or for further explanation of comment board terms, email info@mainememory.net.
  8. We reserve the right to delete accounts and comments that are in breach of community rules.
  9. Users grant MMN and MHS the ability to use and quote from your comments.