Disclosure and P.R.
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Legal Disclosure and Review Policies
This policy is valid from 27 December 2013 to present.
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, or my social media please contact email@example.com.
This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.
We may receive compensation for sponsored posts or product placements, however, this does not affect our content, this blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
All material on Polish & Potions retains its full copyright. Use of material, either in full, part, or derivative form, without express permission is prohibited. All material, whether found directly on Polish & Potions or taken from an RSS feed is licensed for personal use only. I protect my copyright and take violations seriously. Republication without express permission may result in billing for use of the material, formal notification of the violation to hosts and advertisers under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and other legal action as deemed necessary.
Site, Pictures and Content Use
If you wish to share my pictures you can do so but DO NOT alter or remove the watermark or crop the pictures in any way. For credit purpose please link back the material to my website.
Definitions and Examples
You will find at the beginning of every post a button disclosing the type of post you're about to read; nail art post are exempt since there is not item to review nor I'm directly advertising a product, it excludes those with affiliated links or sent expressly with the review and nail art purpose.
AD, Advertisement or Sponsored.- A post where I was financially compensated, I do not necessarily endorse the product, service or company advertised unless stated in the same post. This type of posts post help to support and cover the expenses of running a site.
Aff links or Affiliate links.- A post with links to different websites, where the purchase of a product/service earns a small commission for the blogger, Purchasing items through affiliate links help to support and cover the expenses of running a site.
P.R. Sample, Press Sample.- A post highlighting certain product/s or service, the same sent to me for free or at a discounted exchange rate in exchange of my unbiased opinion, social media interactions or photography.
A post with information, news and dates for events, releases and collections.
A product or service purchased with my own money, a gift from a family member, friends, readers or won in a giveaway, sweepstakes or contest.
Are interested in working with me? Do you have something to review? nail polish or beauty products? Maybe a sponsored post? I'm willing to review or work with you as long as the product is relevant to my blog content and niche. Sample sizes ARE NOT accepted unless we agreed to do so, please keep in mind the bottles are hard to photograph and the quantity of product might not be enough to test and review the product thoroughly.
Still interested please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
General receipt of a product, whether it's solicited or unsolicited, does not constitute a contract for a published review of the product or for the substance of any content produced that discusses the product.
Reviews are done based on honest assessments of the products and the content will not be provided for pre-approval by PR representatives or brands, nor will reviews be edited after the fact based on requests to do so. Products that wish to impose such limitations will not be accepted for review but may be eligible for inclusion as a sponsored post with monetary compensation. All products received are deemed to be gifts/commercial samples that do not form a contract for review and are not deemed to be compensation for any content that is written.
If I have a negative experience with the product or service, it will be still shared with my readers, however I understand a batch could be defective and will contact you first to look for a solution. I patch test beauty products in the case of an allergic reaction or other you will be contacted promptly.
I’m currently on a 2/3 weeks turn-around for product reviews, we are all humans and life happens, my review could be posted before the estimate date, if there were complications or extreme situations and the review couldn't be post within 3 weeks you will be contacted by email with a new date before the 3 weeks have passed.
Thank you for your time <3