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Here's are the basics:

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Other vendors may also pay to place advertising on our sites in the form of banners, widgets, and hyperlinks. These are paid advertisements and while I do my best to only allow quality products and services to be advertised on the site, I am not responsible for claims or testimonials made on paid advertising links.

The following represents a more legally worded document but basically states the same information presented in the English Translation above.

Compensation & Affiliate Disclaimer policy, valid from 13 January 2010 on.

As directed by the FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, (see 16 CFR Part 255) – Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising, the purpose of this policy is to establish any compensatory affiliation between the site owner and affiliate networks Amazon, Clickbank, Google, Autodesk and any individual vendors they represent and that the site owner has established an affiliate relationship.

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Last Modified: March 02, 2017