Ethics & The Tiny Print


Let’s Begin Shall We?

All content herein unless otherwise noted is written by, produced by, or embedded by, Jennifer Lewis Ford (“Author”).  The author bears the responsibility to take all reasonable measures to adhere to the policies described in detail on this page. By reading the below, you acknowledge that the author is awesome in every way.

Copyright Notice

Except where otherwise noted, all original work on this site is owned by, and all rights are reserved by, Ilyse Kazar. Excerpts must be attributed and, where possible, must provide a hyperlink back to the source post or page on this site. To inquire about embedding or republishing full posts or articles, images, videos, or substantial portions thereof, please use the Contact form provided.


This site is hosted on, and privacy policy regarding computer cookies, visitor tracking, and so on is governed by the privacy policy in effect at any given time for blogs hosted on, which in turn is operated by Automattic Inc. Visitors and commentors on this blog are encouraged to read the Privacy page on to understand what information about you and your computers or other devices may be collected, stored or tracked and how this information may be used.

embedded content and sharing

Further, be aware that when you view an embedded video on this site, or when you click the “Share” buttons to share content on this site into a social network or another site, other parties may be setting cookies on your computer and may be gathering data about you and/or your computer. Such collection and storage, and any use of the information, by third parties is outside the control of Author. You are encouraged to become informed of settings you can make in your web browser to protect your privacy, and always to read the privacy policy of any web site you use, particularly if you set up a log-in account on that site or if you allow a site to access information from one or more of your social network accounts.

name and email required for commenting

To help minimize “spam” comments on this site, you will be required when commenting on this blog to enter your name (real names preferred, though if your comment might subject you to any sort of personal or professional risk pseudonyms will be accepted) and your email address. As noted above, please visit the Privacy policy in effect by to apprise yourself as to how this information may be stored and used.

no data collection, storage or user-tracking by Author

Apart from the data that may be collected and used by third parties as described above, and beyond Author perhaps choosing to “follow” your own blog(s) or to contact you privately via means you willingly provide, no additional coding, applications or plug-ins on this blog collect, track or store your information.


Author will take all reasonable measures to seek accurate and verifiable information before writing it up as “fact,” and Author will strive (as much as humanly possible within the rapid-production context of a blog) to provide source links or information for factual content herein. Author will make it clear when statements made on this site are Author’s own opinions, conclusions or suppositions, or are based upon Author’s original research.

Excerpted and embedded properties

Author will at all times respect clear and valid copyright claims and attribution requirements on any content excerpted, reproduced, republished, or embedded on this site.

Commenting policy

The following options have been set regarding “Discussion” on this blog:

  • Allow people to post comments on new articles
  • Comment author must fill out name and e-mail (see “Privacy” above)
  • Comment author must have a previously approved comment
  • Hold a comment in the queue if it contains 2 or more links

As noted above under “Privacy,” real names of commenters are preferred but pseudonyms (or WordPress usernames) will also be acceptable so long as you follow all other Commenting policies described here.

Alternate points of view and candid discourse is strongly encouraged on this site.

If you perceive an inaccuracy or believe content on this site is in violation of intellectual property rights, you may say so in a public comment or use the Contact the author form to write to Author privately.

Freedom of speech will be respected, however statements perceived by author to encourage harm to others or to be libelous will not be approved for publication. Furthermore, commenters are encouraged to state a response once, as clearly as possible, and are discouraged from posting repeatedly without adding new ideas or information to the discussion.

Solicitations of business and links to unrelated content are not acceptable and will not be published.

Visitors who submit comments in violation of the above Commenting policies will be blocked from this site.


Should you believe that any content on this site is in violation of your rights or the rights of others, is inaccurate information that is presented as fact, could result in personal harm, or is illegal for any reason, please use the Contact the author form to immediately inform Author. Please include your own name and contact information if making such a claim, and be as clear as possible as to the exact content you believe is improper, the reason why, and provide links to any available further information about the text or multimedia property in question.

Author will promptly investigate and may seek legal advice regarding your claim. Claims found to have merit will result in removal of the relevant content, and a correction and/or apology to any person or entity whose rights were violated will be posted publicly.

changes to policy

At such time as this policy may be amended, a prominent announcement will be posted to the home page and/or sidebar of this site, and said an announcement will remain visible to site visitors for a period of one month after such amendment is published.