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Disclosure for Sponsored Content
At AjaxPickering.ca, we strive to provide our readers with valuable and informative content. In our commitment to transparency, we want to make it clear when a piece of content on our website has been sponsored or paid for by a third party. Sponsored content helps support our ability to continue offering free, quality content to our readers. This disclosure outlines how we handle sponsored content and the verbiage we use to indicate its presence.
All content on AjaxPickering.ca which is considered "SPONSORED CONTENT" is also regulated by our existing privacy policies. We take the privacy and security of our users, content partners, and advertisers seriously. For sponsored content and paid advertising, we have the following protections in place:
You must opt-in to recieve information directly from the Content Partner. This means, contacting our Content Partner through the use of the provided web form.
Users must provide a valid email address and confirm their email address before receiving any information from our Content Partner.
Our Content Partner will be provided your email address for the purposes of providing further information. If you would like to receive ongoing updates via email, you must agree to receive updates from our Content Partner.
You are able to unsubscribe at any time. This is a condition our Content Partners must agree to prior to publishing their content.
Unsolicited email is not tolerated. Should you be receiving SPAM after connecting with our Content Partner, please inform us immediately.
If a Content Partner connects with you through our web site, you are also not permitted to SPAM our Content Partner. Should we receive any complaints to this occuring, we will investigate.
If SPAM occurs and is not ceased after receiving a warning, we report all Canadian Anti-SPAM Legislation (CASL) breaches to the appropriate governing authority.
No user on AjaxPickering.ca should ever feel their information is not respected.
We take privacy matters seriously and if you feel your privacy was breached, please contact us without any delay.
1. Identifying Sponsored Content:
Sponsored Post: Any article, video, or other content that is paid for or created in collaboration with a third party will be clearly labeled as "Sponsored Post" at the beginning of the content.
Advertisement: We may also use the term "Advertisement" to indicate content that is paid for by an advertiser. This label will be prominently displayed.
Paid Partnership: In some cases, we may enter into paid partnerships with organizations. When this occurs, we will explicitly state "Paid Partnership" or "In Partnership With [Advertiser]" to disclose the nature of the relationship.
Affiliate Links: Some of our articles may contain affiliate links. We will always disclose the use of affiliate links within the content and, where possible, directly adjacent to the link.
2. Content Integrity:
Regardless of sponsorship, we maintain our commitment to producing high-quality, honest, and unbiased content. Sponsored content will align with our editorial standards, and sponsors do not have control over the editorial direction or opinions expressed in the content.
3. Ethical Standards:
We adhere to ethical guidelines and industry best practices in our partnerships and sponsored content. We will only partner with organizations and products that align with our values and are of genuine interest to our readers.
4. Sponsored Content Nature:
Sponsored content may contain links to the sponsor's website or products. Readers should be aware that clicking on these links may lead to the sponsor's website and may result in us receiving compensation or commissions.
5. Reader Responsibility:
We encourage our readers to exercise due diligence when engaging with sponsored content and to make informed decisions. Sponsored content does not necessarily reflect our own views, and readers should consider their individual needs and preferences.
6. Feedback and Concerns:
If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback regarding our sponsored content or disclosure practices, please feel free to contact us at [Contact Email]. We value your input and aim to continually improve our transparency and the quality of our content.
By using and accessing our website, you agree to our sponsored content disclosure and the terms outlined herein. We appreciate your trust and readership.
Last Updated: September 13, 2023
AjaxPickering.ca strives to maintain transparency and integrity in all our content, including sponsored posts. Thank you for being a part of our community.