Posting guidelines

We encourage internet users to contribute to the ‘Parliament in Action’ website by sharing their comments about its content whether that may be points of view, extra information, suggestions or questions.

By sharing your opinions on the site, you accept these guidelines and you allow publication of your contribution on our site. These guidelines aim to encourage constructive and respectful participation while respecting the pluralist nature of readers’ thoughts and opinions.

All the comments published on ‘Parliament in Action’ will be subject to prior moderation. The role of moderators is to maintain and guarantee the quality of debate while removing prejudicial or inappropriate contributions (see the guidelines below). We reserve the right to publish comments on our site either in their entirety or in part. Statements that are against the law are forbidden and will not be published.

Although the ‘Parliament in Action’ site aims to provide reliable content, we do not guarantee that the site is exempt from inaccuracies or omissions. We welcome remarks and extra information from our loyal readers that can help us to improve the content of the site.

Guidelines for comments

In contributing messages, users agree to:

  • Refrain from resorting to insults and/or abuse, aggression, vulgarity or provocation towards others. Users also agree to avoid personal attacks on others.
  • Refrain from damaging the reputation of any person, either physical or moral.
  • Refrain from using any discriminatory, hateful or violent language as well as holocaust denial, revisionist, racist or xenophobic language.
  • Keep to the point and keep relevant to the subject.
  • Respect the legislation relative to intellectual property and publicity rights.
  • Respect the private lives of others.
  • Ensure comments are readable and comprehensible. Avoid using abbreviations or text message shorthand. Correct spelling and formatting enables easy reading.
  • Avoid overusing capitals. A message with a section all in capitals/upper case can be understood as aggressive in tone.
  • Refrain from spamming. Furthermore, no advertising or publicity for goods or services is acceptable.
  • Avoid sending multiple messages: do not post the same message repeatedly by copying the exact message or a variation on it. Avoid copying and pasting arguments already made – only your opinions and your ideas are important.
  • Check the source of information that you put online in order to avoid spreading misinformation.

Despite our best moderation efforts, illicit content may slip through. If this occurs and in accordance with decree no. 2009-1340 of October 29th, you can inform us using our contact page.

Thank you for your cooperation.