ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Blog Comment Policy

We encourage your comments on the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud blog and hope you will join the conversation. We can’t respond to every comment, but we do moderate conversations on the blog. Comments that are off-topic, promotional, or otherwise objectionable will be deleted. (See below for details.) We also expect a basic level of civility. Mutual respect is a must, and profanity, personal attacks, or abusive language will not be tolerated.


By publishing comments, posts, or other material on the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud blog, you give us a license to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, modify, create derivative works from, and otherwise use your submission for any purpose in any form and on any media. You agree that you will not:


  1. Post material that infringes on the rights of any third party, including intellectual property, privacy, or publicity rights.
  2. Post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by the blog editor at his/her sole discretion.
  3. Post advertisements or solicitations of business.
  4. Post chain letters or pyramid schemes.
  5. Impersonate another person.
  6. Allow any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments.
  7. Post the same note more than once or “spam.”
  8. Prevent other’s use or enjoyment of the site including uploading any viruses or malware.


We reserve the right to do any or all of the following:


  1. Remove any communications that are:
    • Abusive, harassing, stalking, threatening, or attacking others
    • Defamatory, offensive, obscene, vulgar, or depicting violence
    • Hateful in language targeting race/ethnicity, religion, gender, nationality, political beliefs, or sexual preference
    • Fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, or unlawful
    • Trolling or deliberate disruption of discussion
    • Violations of intellectual property rights
    • Spamming in nature
    • Potentially damaging to the operation of other people’s computers due to viruses or malware
    • Commercial solicitation or solicitation of donations
    • Link baiting (embedding a link in your post to draw traffic to your own site)
  2. Terminate a user’s access to the blog feature upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions.
  3. Edit or delete any communications posted on the blog feature, regardless of whether such communications violate these standards.


Finally, ExactTarget Marketing Cloud does not claim ownership of posted comments; all comments are the sole responsibility of the user/poster. You agree that you will indemnify ExactTarget Marketing Cloud against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs ,or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to any material you have posted.