Comments FAQ

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1. Travel Weekly uses Facebook's commenting system. Readers may post comments by creating or using a free Facebook account. Comments will be posted with the account holder's username, profile picture and other information that the commenter has elected to be shown publicly on Facebook (privacy permissions can be managed via the account holder's Facebook account). 

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3. Comments are moderated. Although a commenter will see his or her comment appear under the article as soon as they've submitted the comment, other users will not see the comment until it has been approved by a moderator. Because comment moderation is a manual process, comments are subject to a short delay before they are approved. Moderation does not take place on weekends or holidays. We cannot respond individually to inquiries about if, or when, a comment will be approved. 


4. Readers are encouraged to contribute helpful information, commentary and opinions. 
TravelWeekly.com reserves the right to decline to approve, or to edit or remove any and all comments from the site, at any time, for any reason, including comments that are off-topic; contain personal attacks, offensive or obscene language, including racist, homophobic or sexist remarks; contain advertising or commercial content; or are considered to be spam. Commenters who repeatedly post such comments will be banned.



5. Please email the editors at TWfeedback@travelweekly.com if you see a comment that you believe contains offensive language, personal attacks and insults, off-topic rantings or other behavior that is not in keeping with intelligent and informed discourse. We will attempt to review the concern as soon as possible. However, we do not remove every comment that has been reported, nor can we respond individually to every report. Users may also block or report a comment to Facebook by hovering over the top-right corner of that comment, clicking the "x" and following the instructions. 




6. We discourage commenters from posting personal information such as addresses, email addresses or telephone numbers, and we reserve the right to remove comments with personal information about other people.



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