Site Policies

Welcome to “Neptune Pink Floyd,” a dedicated space for fans and enthusiasts of one of the most influential rock bands in history. This page is more than just a tribute; it’s a comprehensive resource that adheres to a set of well-defined principles and policies, ensuring our content is not only engaging but also trustworthy and ethically sound. Here, you will find detailed information about our Publishing Principles, which guide our content creation and curation processes. We maintain transparency through our Ownership and Funding Information, allowing you to understand who we are and how we operate. Our Actionable Feedback Policy invites you to be a part of our community, enabling you to contribute to and refine our content. The Corrections Policy ensures accuracy and accountability in all we publish. Our Ethics Policy underlines our commitment to integrity in every piece of content we create. Furthermore, we’re proud to share our Diversity Policy and the accompanying Diversity Staffing Report, highlighting our commitment to inclusivity and representation. Join us in exploring the legacy of Pink Floyd, guided by these principles that shape and define “Neptune Pink Floyd.”

Publishing Principles

At “Neptune Pink Floyd,” our publishing principles are the bedrock of our commitment to delivering high-quality content to fans and enthusiasts of Pink Floyd. These principles guide every aspect of our content creation, selection, and publication, ensuring that our readers receive the most engaging, accurate, and relevant information about this iconic band.

1. Commitment to Quality and Relevance

  • We strive to provide in-depth, well-researched articles, news, reviews, and features that delve deep into the world of Pink Floyd.
  • Our content is curated to resonate with both long-time fans and new listeners, maintaining a balance between historical insights and contemporary developments related to the band.

2. Editorial Independence

  • Editorial freedom is paramount. Our content is created free from external pressures or influences, ensuring authenticity and honesty in our reporting and opinions.
  • We maintain a strict separation between our editorial content and any sponsored or promotional material, clearly distinguishing the latter to maintain transparency with our readers.

3. Audience Engagement and Participation

  • We believe in the power of community. As such, we actively engage with our readers through comments, forums, and social media, encouraging a vibrant and respectful dialogue about Pink Floyd’s music and legacy.
  • Reader contributions, such as personal stories, opinions, and fan art, are not only welcomed but celebrated, fostering a rich and inclusive fan community.

4. Innovative and Diverse Content

  • Our platform is a space for creativity and diversity in content. We explore various content formats like articles, podcasts, videos, and interactive features to enrich the reader experience.
  • We cover a broad spectrum of topics, from album reviews and concert recaps to deep dives into the band’s history, side projects, and the individual journeys of band members.

5. Continuous Improvement and Adaptation

  • The world of digital media is ever-evolving, and so are we. We continuously adapt our content strategy to embrace new technologies and trends, ensuring that our platform remains engaging and accessible to all Pink Floyd fans.
  • We actively seek feedback from our audience and use it to refine and enhance our content, keeping it fresh, relevant, and aligned with our readers’ interests.

Through these publishing principles, “Neptune Pink Floyd” aims to be a trustworthy and beloved source for all things related to Pink Floyd, offering a unique and comprehensive perspective that resonates with our diverse and passionate audience.

Ownership / Funding Information

Transparency about our ownership and funding is a cornerstone of trust at “Neptune Pink Floyd.” This section provides clear information regarding who owns and funds our blog, ensuring our readers understand the sources behind the content they enjoy.

1. Ownership

  • “Neptune Pink Floyd” is independently owned and operated by Keith Jordan, a dedicated follower and expert in the world of Pink Floyd. As the owner, Keith Jordan brings a personal passion and deep knowledge of Pink Floyd to the blog, ensuring authenticity and a genuine fan perspective in all content.

2. Funding Sources

  • Our blog is primarily funded through a mix of sources to maintain our operations and content quality. These include:
    • Donations: As a fan-driven community, we accept donations from our readers to support our initiatives and growth.
    • Merchandise Sales: We offer a range of Pink Floyd-themed merchandise, the sales of which contribute to our funding via affiliate links

3. Non-Influence Policy

  • It is our strict policy that our funding sources do not influence our editorial content. We maintain a clear distinction between sponsored content and our editorial output, ensuring the latter remains unbiased and true to our independent spirit.
  • All sponsored content is clearly labeled as such, maintaining transparency with our audience. Our editorial decisions are based solely on the interests and values of our Pink Floyd community, not on the preferences of our sponsors or advertisers.

4. Financial Transparency

  • We believe in financial transparency as part of our commitment to our readers. While we do not disclose specific financial details, we are open about the general nature of our funding and expenses.
  • Our financial model is designed to sustain and improve the blog, ensuring that we can continue delivering high-quality content to Pink Floyd fans worldwide.

By openly sharing our ownership and funding information, we aim to build and maintain trust with our audience. “Neptune Pink Floyd” is a labor of love, a platform created by and for Pink Floyd fans, sustained through diverse funding sources that respect and uphold our editorial independence and commitment to our community.

Actionable Feedback Policy

At “Neptune Pink Floyd,” we believe that our audience’s voice is invaluable in shaping the content and direction of our blog. Our Actionable Feedback Policy is designed to encourage, acknowledge, and implement constructive feedback from our readers, ensuring an ongoing dialogue that enriches our community and content.

1. Encouraging Feedback

  • Open Channels: We invite readers to share their thoughts, suggestions, and criticisms through various channels, including comment sections under each article, dedicated feedback forms on our website, and direct email communication.
  • Social Media Engagement: Our social media platforms are also open for feedback, allowing for a more dynamic and interactive exchange of ideas with our readers.

2. Processing Feedback

  • Regular Reviews: All feedback is reviewed regularly by our team. We categorize feedback into content suggestions, technical issues, general comments, and other relevant categories.
  • Acknowledgment of Feedback: We acknowledge the receipt of feedback, especially when it requires a more detailed review or action.

3. Implementing Feedback

  • Content Updates and Corrections: Where appropriate, we use reader feedback to update or correct content, ensuring accuracy and relevance.
  • Influencing Future Content: Suggestions and ideas from our audience can influence future topics, features, or series, making our content more aligned with our readers’ interests.

4. Feedback Response

  • Public Responses: For broader topics or recurring themes in feedback, we may respond publicly through blog posts or social media, addressing the concerns or ideas raised.
  • Personal Responses: When feasible, we provide personalized responses to individual feedback, especially when it pertains to specific queries or concerns.

5. Continuous Improvement

  • Feedback Analysis: Regular analysis of feedback helps us identify trends, gauge reader satisfaction, and pinpoint areas for improvement.
  • Adaptation and Evolution: Based on this analysis, we continuously adapt our strategies and content to better serve our readers and strengthen our community.

6. Community Collaboration

  • Reader Contributions: We encourage readers to contribute their own articles, stories, or artwork, fostering a sense of ownership and community collaboration.
  • Acknowledgment of Contributions: Contributors are duly credited and celebrated, fostering a collaborative and appreciative environment.

Our Actionable Feedback Policy is not just a set of guidelines; it is a reflection of our commitment to our readers and the community we have built together. At “Neptune Pink Floyd,” we believe that every voice matters and every piece of feedback is an opportunity to grow and enhance the shared experience of Pink Floyd enthusiasts around the world.

Corrections Policy

“Neptune Pink Floyd” is committed to accuracy and transparency in all our content. Our Corrections Policy ensures that any inaccuracies or errors in our published material are addressed promptly and responsibly. We understand the importance of trust in our relationship with readers, and this policy is a crucial part of maintaining that trust.

1. Error Reporting

  • Channels for Reporting Errors: We encourage readers to report any inaccuracies or errors they find in our content through a dedicated email address, comment sections, or via direct message on our social media platforms.
  • Prompt Acknowledgment: When an error is reported, we acknowledge its receipt and begin the review process swiftly.

2. Review and Verification

  • Investigation: Each reported error is investigated thoroughly. We review the original sources, consult with experts if necessary, and cross-check facts to ascertain the accuracy of the reported issue.
  • Editorial Review: Before making any corrections, the matter undergoes an editorial review to ensure that the proposed changes accurately address the reported issue.

3. Making Corrections

  • Timely Updates: Once an error is confirmed, we make the necessary corrections to the content as quickly as possible.
  • Transparency: Corrections are clearly marked, and an editor’s note is added to explain the nature of the change. This note is dated to maintain a record of the correction.

4. Accountability and Responsibility

  • Editorial Accountability: Our editorial team takes full responsibility for errors and is committed to learning from these mistakes to prevent future occurrences.
  • Continuous Monitoring: We regularly review our content to identify and correct any errors proactively, even those not reported by readers.

5. Public Record

  • Correction Log: Major corrections are logged in a public record accessible to readers. This log provides a transparent history of our corrections and amendments.
  • Feedback on Corrections: We welcome feedback on our corrections process and are open to suggestions on how to improve our accuracy and transparency.

6. Upholding Standards

  • Commitment to Excellence: This Corrections Policy is a testament to our commitment to upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity and excellence in reporting on Pink Floyd.

Our Corrections Policy is not just about fixing errors; it’s about upholding a standard of excellence and maintaining the trust of our readers. At “Neptune Pink Floyd,” we are dedicated to providing accurate, reliable, and engaging content, and this policy is a vital component of that dedication.

Ethics Policy

At “Neptune Pink Floyd,” we are committed to the highest ethical standards in all our operations and content. Our Ethics Policy is a declaration of our dedication to integrity, transparency, and respect, ensuring that our blog remains a trusted and credible source for all things related to Pink Floyd.

1. Integrity in Reporting

  • Accuracy: We strive for accuracy in every piece of content we publish, double-checking facts, sources, and information to avoid misleading our readers.
  • Honesty: Our content is created with honesty, presenting information and opinions without distortion or misrepresentation.

2. Conflict of Interest

  • Disclosure: We openly disclose any potential conflicts of interest, whether they be financial, personal, or otherwise, that might influence our content.
  • Avoidance: We take active steps to avoid situations where personal interests could conflict with professional responsibilities.

3. Transparency and Accountability

  • Source Credibility: We are transparent about our sources, crediting and referencing them appropriately. We rely on credible, reputable sources for our information.
  • Accountability: We hold ourselves accountable for the content we produce and are open to criticism and scrutiny from our readers.

4. Respect and Fairness

  • Respect for Persons: We treat all individuals and subjects covered in our content with respect and dignity, maintaining a tone of fairness and understanding.
  • Balanced Reporting: We ensure balanced reporting, especially when dealing with controversial topics, presenting multiple viewpoints to give a comprehensive view.

5. Privacy and Sensitivity

  • Privacy: We respect the privacy of individuals and are cautious about revealing personal information without consent, unless it is of public interest.
  • Sensitivity: We approach sensitive topics, such as matters pertaining to personal lives of band members or controversial events, with tact and sensitivity.

6. Community Standards and Decency

  • Decency: Our content adheres to general standards of decency, avoiding profanity, obscenity, and offensive material.
  • Community Engagement: We engage with our community respectfully, encouraging constructive dialogue and fostering a positive environment.

7. Inclusivity and Diversity

  • Inclusive Representation: We are committed to inclusive representation in our content, ensuring diverse perspectives and voices are heard.
  • Avoidance of Discrimination: We strictly avoid any form of discrimination or bias in our content, be it based on race, gender, religion, or any other characteristic.

Our Ethics Policy is the foundation upon which “Neptune Pink Floyd” is built. It reflects our unwavering commitment to maintaining the trust and respect of our readers, contributors, and the broader Pink Floyd community. We believe that adhering to these ethical standards is not just a responsibility, but a privilege, as we continue to share the rich legacy of Pink Floyd with fans around the world.

Diversity Policy

“Neptune Pink Floyd” is deeply committed to promoting and upholding diversity in all aspects of our blog. We recognize the immense value that diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences bring to our platform. Our Diversity Policy outlines our approach to ensuring that diversity is not just acknowledged but actively embraced in our content, staffing, and community engagement.

1. Diversity in Content

  • Inclusive Coverage: We ensure that our content reflects the diverse nature of Pink Floyd’s fanbase, covering a wide array of topics and perspectives that resonate with fans from all walks of life.
  • Variety of Voices: We strive to include diverse voices in our content, be it through guest posts, interviews, or collaborations, to provide a richer, more multifaceted understanding of Pink Floyd’s impact and legacy.

2. Diversity in Staffing

  • Inclusive Hiring Practices: We are committed to inclusive hiring practices, ensuring that our team represents a broad spectrum of experiences and backgrounds.
  • Equal Opportunities: We provide equal opportunities for employment, growth, and participation to all, irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation, or disability.

3. Community Engagement

  • Fostering Inclusivity: In our interactions with the community, whether through comments, forums, or social media, we promote an environment of inclusivity and respect.
  • Encouraging Diverse Participation: We encourage and welcome participation from all sections of our community, recognizing the value that different perspectives bring to discussions and understanding of Pink Floyd.

4. Accessibility

  • Content Accessibility: We aim to make our content accessible to a diverse audience, including those with disabilities, by adhering to web accessibility standards and considering various user needs.
  • Event Accessibility: For any events or gatherings, we ensure they are accessible to individuals of diverse abilities and needs.

5. Ongoing Learning and Adaptation

  • Continuous Education: We are committed to continuous learning about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and adapting our practices based on new understandings and feedback from our community.
  • Regular Reviews: Our Diversity Policy is regularly reviewed and updated to reflect the evolving nature of societal understanding of diversity and inclusion.

6. Accountability

  • Measurable Goals: We set measurable goals for diversity and inclusion in our staffing and content, and we hold ourselves accountable to these goals.
  • Transparent Reporting: We are transparent with our community about our progress and challenges in meeting our diversity and inclusion objectives.

Our Diversity Policy is not just a statement of intent; it’s a reflection of our ongoing commitment to creating a space where all fans of Pink Floyd feel represented and valued. We believe that embracing diversity in all its forms enriches our content, strengthens our community, and honors the inclusive spirit of Pink Floyd’s music and legacy.

Diversity Staffing Report

At “Neptune Pink Floyd,” we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusivity. This Diversity Staffing Report reflects our current staffing situation and our ongoing efforts to promote a broad range of perspectives within our team.

1. Staff Demographics

  • As of the current date, “Neptune Pink Floyd” is operated solely by myself, a 40-year-old white male from England. While currently a one-person team, I bring my passion for Pink Floyd and dedication to providing quality content to fans worldwide.
  • As the sole author and operator, I do not have a disability, offering a specific perspective but also recognizing the importance of understanding and representing a broader range of experiences and viewpoints.

2. Outreach and Engagement

  • Despite being a single-person operation, I actively engage with a diverse community of Pink Floyd fans and contributors to ensure a variety of perspectives are represented on the blog.
  • I regularly collaborate with guest writers, experts, and fans from different backgrounds to enrich the content and provide a platform for diverse voices.

3. Content Diversity

  • My approach to content creation is centered around inclusivity. The blog features a range of topics that cater to a diverse audience, ensuring that the legacy of Pink Floyd is accessible and enjoyable to all fans.
  • I am committed to covering stories and insights from various cultures, experiences, and viewpoints within the global Pink Floyd community.

4. Future Diversity Goals

  • As “Neptune Pink Floyd” grows, I aim to expand the team to include individuals from various backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. Diversity in staffing remains a long-term goal.
  • I am committed to creating opportunities for diverse voices to be heard and represented, both in the content and in potential future staffing.

5. Community Contributions

  • The blog encourages contributions from its diverse readership, offering a platform for stories, articles, and artworks from fans of different ages, genders, ethnicities, and backgrounds.
  • Engagement with the community through comments, social media, and events ensures a broad spectrum of insights and opinions is reflected.

This Diversity Staffing Report underscores my commitment as the sole author and operator of “Neptune Pink Floyd” to embody the spirit of inclusivity and diversity, both in my current operations and in future aspirations for the blog. Recognizing the diverse nature of Pink Floyd’s fanbase, I am dedicated to ensuring that this diversity is mirrored in our content and community engagement.