Gilman Global Experience (GGE) Blog Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Comment Policy

We welcome your comments and expect our conversations to follow the general rules of respectful civil discourse. This
is a moderated blog, and we will only post comments related to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Program; sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

  • Bloggers are fully responsible for everything that they submit in their comments, and all posted comments are in
    the public domain. We do not discriminate against any views, but we reserve the right not to post comments.
  • Only comments that comply with these specific points will be approved for posting.
  • No insults, offensive comments, threats, or vulgarities.
  • No off-topic comments. This blog is not the place to express opinions or beliefs not related to that topic.
  • No advertisements. The blog is not intended to promote or advertise business or commercial transactions.
  • This blog use policy is subject to amendment or modification at any time to ensure its continued use is
    consistent with its intended purpose as a limited forum.


We do not collect any personally identifying information.

We ask that users only comment on blog posts when signed in through a personal WordPress account. Your WordPress
registration information will only be used for the purpose of permitting postings and comments.

Linking Policy and Disclaimer of Endorsement

The views expressed in the Gilman Global Experience Blog do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of
State, the Institute of International Education or the Gilman Scholarship Program.

The Gilman Global Experience Blog may include useful hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained
by other public and private organizations and individuals’ websites. We provide these links and pointers solely for our
users’ information and convenience.

When you select a link to an outside website, you are leaving the Gilman Global Experience Blog and are subject to the
privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website.

The Gilman Scholarship Program does not endorse, control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or
completeness of information contained on a linked website outside of the official Gilman website network.

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