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It is the responsibility of Advertisers to ensure that they are familiar with and comply with all laws and regulations applying to advertising, including FTC guidelines on advertising, advertising disclosure, user privacy, and data security. All Ads need to be easily distinguishable from general or editorial content as well as be truthful and fair. Advertisers assume responsibility for making sure that Ads and associated claims are validated. They are also to abide by the Prohibited Content Guidelines and Additional Standards for Advertisers established by the Site owners and included in these Guidelines below.
Review of Ads distributed through exchanges or networks is carried out frequently and the owners of the Site reserve the right to remove, without prior notice, any Ads that contradict these Guidelines, regardless of previous acceptance status, in addition to other actions Gilmore Health owners may take.
Ads to appear on the Site may not promote or contain any of the following:
- Alcohol/Tobacco/Drugs. Ads may not endorse illegal drugs or substances (or their use), prescription drug abuse, or use of tobacco, alcohol (aside from beer and wine), or any other allied paraphernalia thereto. However, we allow the promotion of legal products and services aimed at putting an end to the use of tobacco-related products.
- Illegal Activities/Gambling. Ads may not promote activities that are contentious or illegal in some jurisdictions, including, without limitation, counterfeiting, hacking, or any other activities that may be in violation of the privacy, contractual, publicity, or intellectual property rights of other persons. Ads may not promote or include scam-related content or any content connected to pyramid schemes, financial schemes, or illegal investment or financial opportunities. Ads may not promote gambling, numbers games, casinos, sports, or financial betting. However, Ads promoting state lotteries are allowed.
- Violence/Weapons. Ads may not promote violence of any kind, harm (physical or emotional), or cruelty to any person or animal. Ads may also not encourage or promote the use, making, or distribution of pyrotechnics, firearms, ammunition, explosives, or other weapons.
- Intolerance/Hate/Discrimination. Ads may not promote or include personal attacks, hate speech, or discrimination toward any person, group, organization, or country.
- Indecency/Obscenity/Profanity. Ads may not promote indecency or include obscene, offensive, or profane images, words, audio, video, or other content types.
- Sexual or Adult Content. Ads may not contain nudity (either partial or total), sexually provocative or extremely suggestive activities, or portrayals of persons in explicit positions. Ads will also not include texts or images revealing anyone or anything displaying bawdy or lascivious behavior or engaging in explicit sexual acts. Ads may not promote dating, pornography, escorts, erotic messages, or any other sexual services or products.
- Political/Religious. Ads may not have hateful, hostile, provocative, or distasteful speech pertaining to political or religious groups or topics. Ads may not seek to take advantage of any controversial religious, political, or social matters for profit-making purposes.
- Defamation/Disparagement. Ads may not contain defamatory or disparaging content or information capable of doing damage to the reputation of Gilmore Health (and its owners) or any other person, group, or organization.
- Extremism/Militancy. Ads may not promote or contain overly aggressive or belligerent behaviors or illicit political measures, including the promotion of the use of violence by persons or groups for the achievement of their goals.
- Gross Depictions. Ads may not promote or have content that is crude, uncouth, degrading, or capable of causing disgust or shock.
- Sensitive Content. Ads may not be directed at categories that are deemed sensitive, including criminal record, financial status, mental health, medical conditions, philosophical, political, or religious affiliations or beliefs, racial or ethnic grouping, age, trade union membership, or sexual orientation or behavior.
- Health and Safety Claims. Ads may not encourage actions that are capable of hurting a person’s health, such as binge drinking, drug use, anorexia, or bulimia. No Ads should make health claims that are not convincingly validated. Advertisers may need to produce proper documentation to support any claims they make about their products.
- Unverifiable Claims. Ads may not contain claims that reasonable end users find perplexing and difficult to assess and understand.
- Before/After Images. Ads may not include “before and after” images or any images portraying results that are unlikely or unrealistic.
- Targeted at Children. Ads may not intentionally include children among their targets or aim to draw the attention of such using cartoons or any other related content.
- Free Goods/Services. Ads may not distribute or hint at distributing free goods or services.
- Deceptive/Misleading/False. Ads may not include content or information that is likely to mislead, deceive, or be false, such as content intended to induce clicks on links, for example, by including spurious “Close” buttons.
- Competitive to Gilmore Health/its Affiliates. Ads may promote neither direct rivals to Gilmore Health nor competitors to any of its parent, subsidiary, affiliate, or any other related entity.
Advertisers and their Ads must also abide by the standards indicated below:
- Pop-ups/Downloads. Ads may not contain pop-ups, floating layers, lead ads, surveys, or digital downloads.
- Malicious Software. Ads may not include malicious codes, such as spyware, malware, bugs, viruses, or Trojan horses.
- Audio/Animation. Ads may not contain markedly distracting audio or animation that starts playing automatically.
- Separation. Ads must have clear borders and be presented in a manner that ensures that they are not confused with regular content on the Gilmore Health Site.
- Compatibility. Ads should work properly on both PC and Apple formats as well as all leading web browsers.
- Phishing. Ads may not fool or deceive a user into parting with sensitive, personal, or account information or any money.
- Landing Pages. Content on landing pages linked to Ads must be consistent with the call-to-action of the Ads. Advertisers should not undertake “bait and switch” schemes.
- Endorsements. Ads may not indicate or imply endorsement of any product, service, or organization by Gilmore Health.
- Intellectual Property. Ads may not use copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, service marks, or any other proprietary rights of Gilmore Health or any third party, without first obtaining written permission. Advertisers may not modify or meddle with the legibility or display of any logos, trademarks, or designs belonging to Gilmore Health.
- Independence. Ads may not be seen to influence or compromise the editorial independence of Gilmore Health by Advertisers.
- Data Collection. Ads may not contain open-box forms for the collection of personally identifiable information or registration of users. Advertisers may not collect user information with the intent of selling mailing lists without obtaining express permission from these users. No Advertisers may collect any personal information from Gilmore Health users or download cookies, applets, or any other similar files that transmit personally identifiable information to Advertisers on mobile devices or computers of users of this Site. Advertisers must not collect data for unclear purposes or misuse any data they have permission to collect and must protect data with suitable security measures.