ENGAGEMENT POLICIES

ENGAGEMENT POLICIES

Talk Of Semmes (hereafter referred to as “we”, “us” or “our”) uses a variety of online platforms, services and tools to communicate with our audiences.

We welcome and encourage civil, constructive feedback and discussion from all interested parties. By submitting comments, posts, media and other forms of feedback, the user (hereafter referred to as “you”) agrees to abide by our social media engagement policies and gives us the right to publish the aforementioned forms of feedback on our self-hosted and third-party social media websites.

Please note that these policies may be amended at any time without prior notice. You may also wish to review our Privacy and Security Statement.

Blogs

We utilize a network of hosted hosted weblogs (hereafter referred to as “blogs”), to allow staff, departments and programs to communicate with Talk Of Semmes and external audiences.

The views, opinions and positions expressed by the authors and those providing comments on these blogs are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of Talk Of Semmes or any employee thereof. We make no representations as to accuracy, completeness, timeliness, suitability or validity of any information presented by individual authors and/or commenters on our blogs and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries or damages arising from its display or use.

We reserve the right to delete, edit, or alter in any manner we see fit blog entries or comments that we, in our sole discretion, deem to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, threatening, in violation of trademark, copyright or other laws, of an express commercial nature, or otherwise unacceptable.

News

Though our news and information site, Talk Of Semmes (http://talkofsemmes.com), we provide news articles, features and multimedia for dissemination to news organizations and the public at large.

We grant permission for the use of Talk Of Semmes content as a free service to the news media and private individuals for non-commercial purposes. Articles may be used either in their entirety or in part, provided that proper attribution for text and multimedia content remains.

We reserve the right to delete, edit, or alter in any manner we see fit comments on Talk Of Semmes articles that we, in our sole discretion, deem to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, threatening, in violation of trademark, copyright or other laws, of an express commercial nature, or otherwise unacceptable.

Articles on Talk Of Semmes may be edited or removed from our servers at any time without prior notice.

Third-party sites and services

We make use of third-party social networking services, communication services, or media sharing services, such as, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, LinkedIn and YouTube, to communicate and interact with internal and external audiences.

All statements, online actions of any type, uploads, downloads, transmittal and re-transmittal of all information via all types of digital media disseminated the online services described here (hereafter referred to as “content”) are for informational purposes only and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts and opinions of Terry Platt, Talk Of Semmes or any employee thereof. We make no warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy and reliability of such content.

“Friending” , “Liking”, “Following”, “Digging”, “Tweeting” or any other forms of recognition, rating and communication offered on internet social networking services, communication services or media sharing services do not constitute endorsement, approval, acceptance or membership of/with a person, company, organization, entity, product, policy, service, government, party, political or religious belief. Nor does it constitute a business relationship, political relationship, personal relationship, offer of employment, binding or non-binding contract between you and Talk Of Semmes, Terry Platt, our affiliates, subsidiaries, partners or other related or concerned entities and individuals.

We do not endorse or use any social network internet communication service or media sharing service as a secure means of communication for online business transactions or matters involving personal information. Do not send us credit card or payment information, classified information, privileged information, private information or information subject to non-disclosure agreements via any social network internet communication service.

We will not be responsible for the unauthorized disclosure of any such restricted information if that information was transmitted to us via third-party internet social networking services, communication services, or media sharing services.

We reserve the right to delete, edit, or alter in any manner we see fit entries or comments on social networking services, communication services, or media sharing services that we, in our sole discretion, deem to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, threatening, in violation of trademark, copyright or other laws, of an express commercial nature, or otherwise unacceptable.

In addition to the these policies, our engagement with you is also governed by the policies and/or terms of service of the respective social networking services, communication services, or media sharing services being used. We encourage you to review them.

Services provided by us on third-party social networking services, communication services, or media sharing services may be discontinued at any time without prior notice.

Questions

If you have any questions about our social media engagement policies, the practices of our websites or your use of our websites, please send an email to the webmaster or contact us via postal mail at:

Talk Of Semmes
ATTN: Webmaster
2941 Pretty Branch Dr. W.
Mobile AL 36618