Blog Comments Policy

Export to Japan has produced this Comments Policy to protect the interests of Export to Japan, its strategic partners and the general audience. Read the full policy to find out more.


We encourage and welcome comments that will enhance open, lively debate. Please keep your comments short, constructive and within the scope of the topic under discussion.

By submitting a comment to this site you agree to abide the E2J Blog Comments Policy.

Please note that we have agreed a model where the user can submit a comment, and then Export to Japan will endeavour to approve and publish comments as soon as possible provided they adhere to the rules set out below.

Export to Japan will not edit comments before publication. However comments which are found to breach the terms of this policy as seen by us or brought to our attention by third parties will not be published.

Export to Japan reserves the right to move to a different model for processing comments.

This commitment to not publish inappropriate comments does not override the legal liability for comments posted, as set out below, which takes precedence in all circumstances.

1. Personal identification

You should not represent yourself as another person or entity.

2. Conduct and use of language

Comments should be civil and tasteful. Comments including, but not limited to, the following will not be published at Export to Japan’s discretion:

  • Malicious or offensive content
  • Swear-words and/or profanity
  • Negative reference to the personality or practices of the blogger or the organisation they represent.
  • Attacks on the blogger, the company they represent or other commentators.

Export to Japan reserves the right to expand this list as required without prior notice.

3. Legal liability

Please note that you are legally responsible for what you write. By submitting a comment you undertake to indemnify Export to Japan against any liability arising from breach of confidentiality or copyright, or any obscene, defamatory, seditious, blasphemous or other actionable statement you may make.

4. Advertising, spamming and research

· No advertising or promotion is allowed.

If it is for an event, publication or similar item that has direct relevance to the subject of discussion it may be permitted at Export to Japan’s discretion.

· Information about locating and sharing knowledge and expertise is welcomed, but within the specific discussion provided.

· Comments used for party political purposes are not permitted.

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