Website Comments, Privacy and Terms of Use Policies

Comments Policy

The Common Sense Show welcomes input in the form of comments about its news articles. However, The Common Sense Show reserves the right to deny posting of comments on The Common Sense Show Web site that do not adhere to the site rules of conduct. This includes comments that include ethnic slurs or personal insults, obscenities, off-topic comments or any other conduct that we deem not be acceptable for the platform.

All comments submitted will be reviewed and approved by an The Common Sense Show staff member before appearing on the Web site. Please allow up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted.
Minors should seek parental permission before submitting a comment.

By submitting a comment, you are agreeing to comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations. By submitting your comment, you grant The Common Sense Show a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, publish and distribute the comment.

Privacy Policy

A. Policy Statement

The Common Sense Show respects visitor privacy and is committed to protecting it. Visitors can visit most pages on the The Common Sense Show Web site without identifying themselves or providing any personal information. However, if a visitor wishes to comment on articles posted at The Common Sense Show, the user will be asked to provide contact information and an e-mail address.  This information is stored on an encrypted server and is served over an encrypted connection at all times. 

B. Server Access Reports

The Common Sense Show logs all accesses and events at its Web server and uses this information to generate periodic Web site statistics reports. These logs record the following information:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) Address of Visitor
  • Page(s) Visited
  • Time(s) Visited
  • Phrase typed into Search Engine before Visiting
  • Other information passed by your Web browser's HTTP headers

The Common Sense Show does not share or sell personally identifiable information such as name or e-mail addresses of users who have registered on our platform.

C. Forwarding News Stories

If a visitor wishes to use the link from a news story on our site to forward the address of the story to someone else, the user will be asked to provide their e-mail address and the e-mail address of the person to send to. This information is used only to e-mail a link to the story as requested, and The Common Sense Show does not keep or use the addresses thus provided.

D. Newsletter Subscriptions

If a visitor wishes to subscribe to the The Common Sense Show Newsetter for occasional breaking news updates, the user will be asked to provide their e-mail address. This information will be used only to send the The Common Sense Show Newsletter when issued, and for no other purpose. To end the subscription, the user may "unsubscribe" on any newslette3r email. After completing an unsubscribe request, the user's e-mail address will be removed from the mailing list and no further issues of the The Common Sense Show Newsletter will be sent.

E. Procedures to Safeguard Personal Information

The Common Sense Show has implemented procedures to safeguard visitor Personal Information. The Common Sense Show restricts access to Personal Information to those The Common Sense Show employees and agents who need to know that information in order to provide our products or services to them. The Common Sense Show maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that meet or exceed federal standards to safeguard Personal Information.

F. Notification of Policy and Policy Changes

Updates to this Privacy Policy will be posted on the The Common Sense Show Web site, so our visitors will always know what information we collect online, how we use it, and what choices they have.

G. Contact Us:

We value our visitors' opinions. If they have comments or questions about our Privacy Policy, they are invited to write to us at the address below or e-mail us from the Contact page on our site.

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The Common Sense Show Web Site Terms of Use Agreement

NOTICE. The Common Sense Show site (the “Web Site”) is made up of various Web pages and is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein (the “Terms and Conditions”). Your use of the Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such Terms and Conditions.
MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE. The Common Sense Show reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions without notice. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms and Conditions. Your continued use of the Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such Terms and Conditions.

PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION. Unless otherwise specified, the Web Site is for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, retransmit, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Web Site. You may not use any computerized or automatic mechanism to access, extract and/or download any information from the Web Site.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES. The Web Site may contain links to the Web sites controlled or offered by third parties. The Common Sense Show disclaims liability for any information, materials, products or services posted or offered at any of the third party sites linked from the Web Site. By creating a link to a third party Web site, The Common Sense Show does not endorse or recommend any products or services offered or information contained at such linked Web site, nor is The Common Sense Show liable for any failure of any products or services offered or advertised at such linked Web site.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE. As a condition for your use of the Web Site, you agree that you will not use the Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. The Web Site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation. You may not use the Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Web Site, the networks connected to the Web Site, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Web Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Web Site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Web Site by any means, including without limitation, hacking or password mining. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Web Site.

MATERIALS PROVIDED. The Common Sense Show does not claim ownership of any materials you provide to The Common Sense Show (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input, provide or submit to the Web Site for review by members of the general public, or by members of any public or private group (each a “Submission”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting The Common Sense Show and its agents permission to use your Submission in connection with The Common Sense Show operation of the Web Site and its other businesses, including without limitation, the right to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission, and to publish your name in connection with your Submission, all without the payment of compensation to you in respect of any such use of your Submission. You warrant and represent that you own, or otherwise control, all of the rights to your Submission, including without limitation, the rights necessary for you to post, upload, input, provide or submit your Submission.

NO RIGHT TO REDISTRIBUTE WEB SITE MATERIALS. You agree that you will not redistribute, copy, amend, or commercially exploit any materials found on the Web Site without The Common Sense Show’s express written permission, which permission may be withheld in The Common Sense Show’s sole discretion.

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GENERAL. Your use of the Web Site shall be governed by all applicable Federal laws of the United States of America, as well as the jurisdiction you are operating in. Certain sections or pages of the Web Site may contain separate terms or conditions. In the event of a conflict, the additional terms and conditions will govern for those sections or pages. Your agree that your use of the Web Site will not create any joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship between you and The Common Sense Show. If any part of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including but not limited to the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superceded by a valid and enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall continue in effect.