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General Posting Policy for Connect Northern Virginia 

  1. All posted information must be approved by a Connect Northern Virginia Administrator. Once information has been submitted to Connect Northern Virginia for posting, it will be entered automatically into an approval queue. Approval generally takes 3-5 business days. If you do not see your change made after 5 business days, please contact the site administrator.
  2. Connect Northern Virginia has the right to question, censor, or delete information that has been submitted for posting.  Information will be deleted that contains profanity or other offensive language or concepts. Attacks against individuals or particular groups are not permitted. Connect Northern Virginia also has the right to prevent comments by specific persons or groups.
  3. Comments deemed to be spam or to contain information that is suspicious in any way will not be approved and/or will be deleted. Including a link to additional, outside content is permitted, but linked content should be relevant to the posted information. Unrelated links will be deleted.
  4. Information which does not add to the conversation, takes off on an inappropriate tangent, or kills the conversation may be edited, moved, or deleted.
  5. Any personal information – including e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, or other private information – will be deleted as soon as possible.
  6. Connect Northern Virginia is the owner, administrator, and editor of the site. We reserve the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any comments. We cannot be responsible for the reliability of content in any site linked to from Connect Northern Virginia.

Posting Policy for the Point of View Column

Any blog postings reflect the opinions of the author not the opinion of Connect Northern Virginia. Connect Northern Virginia is responsible for final content decisions regarding column authors and topics.

Comments on columns are welcome as long as these policies are followed:

1. All comments must be approved by a Connect Northern Virginia Administrator.

2. Connect Northern Virginia has the right to censor or delete comments. Comments will be deleted that include profanity or other offensive language or concepts. Attacks against individuals or particular groups are not permitted. Connect Northern Virginia has the right to prevent comments by specific persons or groups.

3. Comments deemed to be spam or that contain information that is suspicious in any way will be deleted. Including a link to additional, outside content is permitted, but linked content should be relevant to the post topic. Unrelated links will be deleted.

4. A comment which does not add to the conversation, takes off on an inappropriate tangent, or kills the conversation may be edited, moved, or deleted.

5. Any personal information – including e-mail addresses, telephone numbers or other private information – will be deleted as soon as possible.

6. Connect Northern Virginia is the owner, administrator, and editor of the site. We reserve the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any comments. We cannot be responsible for the reliability of content in any site linked to from Connect Northern Virginia.

Events Posting Policy
It is the policy of the Connect Northern Virginia Event Calendars that events should have the focus of addressing community issues, bringing the community together or enriching the lives of the community.  Items can be posted on behalf of nonprofits, for-profits, academia and government entities.
Connect Northern Virginia reserves the right to approve or reject submitted events.
Goods and Services Policy
It is the policy of the Goods and Services Area of Connect Northern Virginia to feature goods and services by and for nonprofit organizations.  Items can be posted by nonprofits, academia and government entities.  For-profits can post items/services if items/services are given on a free or pro bono basis.  Any item/service presented for sale by a for-profit is not eligible be included in this area.  For-profits and others who are interested in bringing a good, service or other major event with a cost or fee is welcome to advertise on the site.  For information on advertising on Connect Northern Virginia,