Our website accepts advertising from third parties, which may include contextual advertising, banner advertising, badges, and content created or provided by an advertiser. As used in this policy, the terms advertisements and advertising include third party banners, links, modules, microsites, native advertisements and other content provided by advertisers or on behalf of advertisers.
It is the advertiser who is responsible for the accuracy and objectivity of their advertising and avertising claims. The following guidelines have been established to govern different aspects of advertising on properties on this website.
The aforementioned guidelines govern issues such as the acceptance of advertisements and how the latter are displayed on the website or removed from the website. The website has sole, absolute discretion with regard to the enforcement and interpretation of the policy and all other associated, advertising-related issues. This policy may be subject to change at any time.
This website has sole discretion for determining the types of advertising that will be accepted and displayed on the website, and under no circumstances will the acceptance of any advertisement be considered an endorsement of the product(s) and/or service(s) advertised or for the company that advertises, manufactures, distributes, or promotes the products or services. This website not knowingly accept advertising that, in the owners’ opinion, is not factually accurate and in good taste.
There are certain categories of advertisements that will not knowingly be permitted on the website at any time. These categories include but are not limited to the following: Illegal, objectionable, ineffective and/or dangerous products; fraudulent, deceptive, illicit, misleading or offensive material; material that misrepresents, ridicules, discriminates (real or implied) or attacks an individual or group on the basis of age, national origin, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other status deemed inappropriate; alcohol weapons, firearms, ammunition, or fireworks, gambling, pornography or related themes, tobacco use of any kind, the simulation of news or an emergency, material that directly advertises products to or is intended to attract, children under the age of 13, media or messages for or that reference “M” rated video games or content, unreasonable, unlikely or extraordinary product or service claims, media messages or imagery that strobe or flash media or messages that contain unsubstantiated “miracle” weight loss or other exaggerated claims of cure advertising units that mimic computer functions or deceptively indicate a computer or other function that would be reasonable to the average user to assume as a reason to click the unit.
The website recognizes and maintains a distinct separation between advertising and editorial content. All advertising on the website will be clearly and unambiguously identified. The website will not allow any advertising that is not identified with a label of advertisement or a similar designation indicating that the advertising is being provided by or on behalf of an advertiser. A click on an advertisement may only link the end user to the advertiser’s site or to relevant sponsored content area on the website.
The website retains the exclusive right to determine how any and all search results for specific information by keyword or topic are displayed on the website based on delivered search results. Content listed in search results is displayed with its source. If advertising appears in the search results, it is labeled as such.
This website reserves the right to decide at any time in its sole discretion whether it will accept, reject, cancel, or remove advertising. This website cannot provide any assurances that advertisements will perform without error on all platforms, including websites and mobile applications. It is the advertiser’s responsibility to comply with all domestic and foreign laws and regulations applicable to its advertising on the website (and to include all legally required legends, disclosures and statements in such advertising).
The website will not monitor compliance with such laws and regulations. However, the website reserves the right to review all advertising for compliance with applicable laws and regulations and, if the website becomes aware of any breach or potential breach of any applicable law or regulation or of these guidelines, the website may remove the advertising. No advertising on the website shall include any pixels, tags, flash containers or any other type of information collection software code or shall place any beacons, cookies or other information collection devices on the browsers of users of the website unless expressly approved in writing by the website.