Social Media and Digital Engagement at the National Archives

Pinterest Comment and Posting Policy

You are encouraged to share your comments, ideas, and concerns. Please be aware of the following policies for the National Archives' Pinterest accounts:

  • Comments should only be from users over 13 years of age that relate to topics on the specific pin's subject matter.
  • NARA will delete comments that contain abusive, vulgar, offensive, threatening or harassing language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive terms that target specific individuals or groups.
  • NARA will delete comments that are clearly off-topic, that promote services or products, or that promote or oppose any political party, person campaigning for elected office, or any ballot proposition.
  • Your comments are welcome at any time. We will moderate comments between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays. We intend to moderate comments submitted at other times as soon as possible on the next business day.
  • Gratuitous links to sites are viewed as spam and may result in the comment being removed.
  • Communications made via the Pinterest account will in no way constitute a legal or official notice or comment to the NARA or any official or employee of NARA for any purpose.
  • The content of all comments is immediately released into the public domain, so do not submit anything you do not wish to be broadcast to the general public.
  • Do not post personally identifiable information such as social security numbers, addresses and telephone numbers. Comments containing this information will be removed from the Pinterest pin.
  • NARA does not discriminate against any views, but reserves the right to remove posted comments that do not adhere to these standards.

Members of the media are asked to pose your questions to the NARA Public Affairs Office through their normal channels and to refrain from submitting questions here as comments. Media questions or comments will not be posted. NARA Public Affairs can be reached at 202-357-5300


Pinterest Privacy Policy

This site is not hosted by the National Archives and Records Administration and thus the privacy policies of NARA do NOT apply. The privacy policy for this web site may be found at http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/. NARA retains records of the content on the NARA portion of this site, as is provided for in our records retention schedules and mandated by the Federal Records Act. These records include user comments and any personally identifiable information a commenter shares with NARA. Because these records are collected from a public web site, it may be disclosed to others and used by NARA in the conduct of agency business. Please do not share information such as social security numbers, birth dates, or other private information that you do not want to make available to others. NARA disclaims any liability for any loss or damage resulting from any comments posted on this page. This forum may not be used for the submission of any claim, demand, informal or formal complaint, or any other form of legal and/or administrative notice or process, or for the exhaustion of any legal and/or administrative remedy.

Information about NARA activities and other methods to communicate with NARA are also available on NARA's official web page at http://www.archives.gov, along with archival photos, videos and other documents. The privacy policy for http://www.archives.gov may be found there.


The Social Media Team manages this Pinterest account as a portal for information from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. However, information posted here is not official policy of NARA and will in no way grant anyone any rights, privileges, or standing on any matter. All information should be verified through official channels at NARA. For contact information at NARA, please check http://www.archives.gov.

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