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Community Guidelines

State Farm® participates in many online communities. We want these to be places where people can share, discuss, and discover great information and ideas. In keeping with the spirit of these communities, we have a core set of guidelines for everyone to follow. These will make our State Farm online communities a place everyone can enjoy.

Comments come from the public: We do not verify all information shared by those commenting. The comments, opinions, and statements made by these individuals do not necessarily reflect the views, policies, or practices of State Farm and are the responsibility of those individuals who created the information.

Protect your personal information: Remember these are public forums and not private communications. Please do not reference any claims or share personal, account, or policy information. For questions about an individual insurance matter, please contact your agent or insurance provider.

Be courteous: The purpose of our communities is to share and inform. By sharing what you know, you can make a positive contribution to our communities. Differences of opinion are welcome but it is not permitted to post anything that is obscene or otherwise objectionable, that harasses, abuses, bullies, or threatens others or that is intended to harass, abuse, bully, or threaten others.

Stay on topic: Your comments should be relevant to the area or topic where they are placed. The posting of spam, commercial messaging, marketing materials or content protected by copyright, trademark, or other rights is not allowed. State Farm online communities are not places for current or former employees of State Farm or State Farm Agents to engage in business-related discussions.

Keep it safe: We want our online communities to be a place everyone can feel safe. Do not post links to sites that contain viruses or malicious software. Do not post anything that violates the laws of your country, state, province, or city.

Governing Law: By using this community, you agree that any actions related to such use will be governed exclusively by the laws of the United States of America, State of Illinois. You also agree to personal jurisdiction in the United States of America, State of Illinois. State Farm conducts business in certain states in the United States of America and certain provinces in Canada. By using this site you should not assume that State Farm does business in any other country or location.

Your Content: State Farm may reproduce your comments for business purposes. When you comment on this site, you are allowing State Farm and its licensees and affiliates to have a permanent right to use your comments for State Farm business purposes. This could include using, distributing, republishing, reproducing, changing, or displaying the comments on this site or in any other form or forum.

You Are Responsible for Your Actions: If another party makes a claim against State Farm that is related to the comments you submit, to your actions, or to your use of this Service, you agree to indemnify and hold State Farm and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners, and licensors harmless from those claims or demands, which may include reasonable attorneys' fees.

NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT

State Farm reserves the right to delete any comment or ban any user, with or without notice, at any time and for any reason, including, without limitation, our judgment that the user has violated these community guidelines. We reserve the right to modify or change these guidelines without notice. We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.

Who to Contact with Questions

If you have any questions about our communities, or would like to report a misuse, you can email the moderators directly at social@statefarm.com.

Last revised May 8, 2012