Comment and moderation policy

LGC greatly appreciates the time you take to read and make contributions to our blog!

The first point we’d like to make is that the comments contained on this blog come from you, subject to LGC’s right to edit (see below) and don’t necessarily reflect the views of LGC; LGC does not endorse or approve their content.

Also, while the purpose of the blog is to stimulate scientific discussion, LGC Science reserves the right to edit/delete spam comments and spam trackbacks, duplicate comments, unsupported accusations, personal attacks of any kind, or comments that explicitly promote a product or service. In addition, we reserve the right to edit/delete comments that are offensive, abusive, vulgar, vile, cruel, without redeeming qualities, or an embarrassment to the site.

In addition to the above, we have also put together some basic guidelines that we would like all bloggers to follow when posting comments on LGC Science. They are all straight forward and in essence encourage politeness and professionalism. However, we reserve the right to delete any offensive or abusive comments.

Comment guidelines

  • The comments on the blog are part of a conversation between real people. Interactions should therefore always be conducted with professionalism and courtesy.
  • Please address your comments to the broader community to encourage discussion.
  • LGC Science is not a place to promote your services or products to readers. It is also not a place for questions relating to LGC’s products and services. These should be submitted directly to LGC or through the “Contact Us” link on www.lgcgroup.com.
  • LGC is not liable for any 3rd party content provided.
  • As a follower of LGCScience, you have the right to post comment, however remember that you are solely responsible for the comments you make.
  • All comments must comply with applicable laws. For instance they must respect the copyright, privacy and rights and interests of others.
  • In short, please behave here as you would in any other public space surrounded by your family or professional peers.
  • If you believe that a posted comment should be removed from the site, please email blog@lgc.co.uk identifying the comment and the reason and this will be reviewed by LGC.

Our Commitment to Privacy

We know that your privacy is important to you and, for that reason, it is important to us. To better protect your privacy we aim to be as clear as possible about what information we what information we collect from you when you use LGC Science and the way we use this information. LGC Science is an LGC Group initiative. For more information about LGC and our privacy statement, visit our website. LGC’s privacy statement can be located at the bottom of the homepage.

Terms of Use

This blog is governed by our Terms of Use. Browsing and using this blog means that you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Use.

We thank you for your understanding and support in making the discussions on this blog a productive and enjoyable experience for our entire community.

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