Policies

Copyright & Attribution

Content created by the contributors of The Paltry Sapien is copyrighted under a creative commons license permitting non-commercial sharing with attribution. All other materials are the property of the respective copyright holders.

We will make every effort to properly attribute all images and document sources for all articles on our site. Copyrighted images and information may be reproduced here for the purposes of discussion, commentary, or criticism. If you feel that we have posted something that is not properly attributed or violates a copyright, please contact us with the details.

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Privacy

The editors of ‘The Paltry Sapien’ are committed to maintaining personal privacy online.

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

Collection of Personal Information: When visiting The Paltry Sapien, the IP address used to access the site will be logged along with the dates and times of access. This information is purely used to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement and gather broad demographic information for internal use. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Links to third party websites: We have included links on this site for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own.

Changes to this Privacy Statement: The contents of this statement may be altered at any time, at our discretion. If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, then you please contact us.

Comment Policy

We enjoy healthy debate and respectful conversation at the Paltry Sapien and do not censor based on political or ideological views. Please refrain from commentary that is derogatory to other users, abusive, off-topic, include too many links, or uses excessive foul-language. Comments are moderated, and will not appear until approved.

Please note, that comments posted by readers are not necessarily reflective of the opinions of the editors or contributors to this site. Comment threads may be closed without notice. We will, generally, only do this when a thread has run it’s course, or if the discussion completely goes off the rails for some reason.

Please don’t: Go off topic; post abusive, racist, homophobic, sexist (any -ist, really) commentary; advertise products; post excessive links or html; use excessive foul-language; be mean to robots (they will turn against you quicker than you can imagine);

Please do: Add information that we may not know; reflect; challenge our preconceptions; state your case; post A (singular) link to your site if it contains information relevant to the topic; disagree; agree; add value to the discourse; add a kind word; share your wisdom; remember that there are more colours in the spectrum of ideas than just black and white (or red and blue); note that there is a very fine line between mad science and angry science…

Above all, please follow what is known throughout the internets as ‘Wheaton’s Law’: Don’t be a dick.

This document is subject to change due to evolution, mutation, and general chaos theory. If you have any questions, concerns, or comments on our policies or the site in general, send us a message or drop a comment below.

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We enjoy healthy debate and respectful conversation at the Paltry Sapien and do not censor based on political or ideological views. Please refrain from commentary that is derogatory to other users, abusive, off-topic, includes too many links, or uses excessive foul-language. Comments are moderated, and will not appear until approved.