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DISCLOSURES

In order to provide new (and free) daily content, our compensation comes from select advertising, sponsored posts and affiliate relationships. If a post or article on this blog is not marked as a “Sponsored Post”, then you can count on it being about something we personally use, would potentially buy, or absolutely love and think you will too. All reviews on this blog are purely our personal and honest opinion and should be regarded as such. We can’t guarantee you’ll feel the same way if you decide to purchase something based on our recommendation, but we strive to provide as much subjective information as possible so you can make an informed decision. If you disagree (or agree) with us, please share you thoughts in our comments sections, we encourage it!

This blog is a collaborative blog written by a group of individuals. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.

The owner(s) of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our own expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

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Content, Articles and Editorials

The authors and contributors on this blog are neither professionals nor certified experts in their respective fields. You should never substitute information from this Blog for information obtained from a licensed professional. The information on the blog may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up-to-date. While we try to revise the blog on a regular basis, it may not reflect the most current legal developments. The opinions expressed at or through the blog are the opinions of the individual author.

Affiliate Relationships

Fashionable Media maintains an affiliate relationship with many of the brands, sites and products featured on this site. Many of the links contained on this site are contextual affiliate marketing links. Similar to a sales associate at a fancy boutique, we may receive a (very) small commission if you choose to buy something from the featured e-tailer. Regardless of whether an affiliate relationship exists or not, we strive to only feature products that we truly love. Because we have so many affiliates, you may find that most of the links in out posts contain affiliate links, but the products themselves have been carefully selected as part of the editorial.

Advertising Relationships

Like most online publications, we accept paid display advertising, both directly and through 3rd party ad networks like Glam.com and Google AdSense. Since the majority of the ads are selected based on our content and to appeal to our demographics, there is a good chance that many of the brands, products or sites we feature editorially have at one time been, or are currently, an advertiser. This is a common practice in the online industry and in your favorite fashion magazines. However, at no time will a past or present advertising relationship affect the content, topics or opinions in our editorial features.

(If you are interested in advertising with Fashionable Media, please click here.)

Editorials and Sponsored Posts

We occasionally include editorial content that is paid for by the advertisers and written by one of our editors or by the advertiser and then edited by one of our editors. All sponsored posts that recommend a product, brand or site will be clearly marked as being a “Sponsored Post” or may be specifically categorized under “Sponsored Posts”.

Occasionally we have sponsored posts provided by Glam.com that might include an advertisement or “sponsored by” logo. This does not effect the content whatsoever and is for advertising purposes only. The content is not recommending the product, store, or item in the advertisement/logo. Such posts may or may not be labeled as sponsored.

We are currently working on putting together a special Holiday Gift Guide that will contain both sponsored (paid for) and editorial (not paid for) content. (Interested in advertising? Contact us.)

Product Reviews

This blog provides unbiased and honest reviews on many products including skin care, beauty, books, foods, shoes, jewelry and clothing. Some are purchased by the individuals doing the reviews and some are provided by a brand, merchant or public relations firm for the purpose of testing and possibly reviewing.

When it comes to beauty and skin care products, samples are usually provided to us free of charge so we can experience first hand what the products is like. This is usually necessary to write a full review. Please note that we only review products we truly like, consider to be beneficial and would potentially purchase ourselves. We always try to disclose that the product was sent to us free for review, but this may or may not be clearly disclosed in posts older than August 2009.

Beauty products and cosmetics are NOT returned after reviewing, mostly because that’s just nasty, and also because they are not expected to be sent back and we do not have the funds to do so. We generally ask for samples that do not need to be sent back. Samples are one of the only ways we get “compensated” for our time and dedication to this blog. If the company needs the product returned, we ask pre-paid return mailing label be provided. (Interested in having your product considered for review? Email us.)

Facebook & Twitter

The Fashionable Housewife RSS feed is posted to our twitter account @thehousewife via twitterfeed. The Fashionable Housewife Fan Page on Facebook is also connected to our twitter account and automatically posts Wall Post directly to Twitter.

We occasionally promote and link to content on our site from our Twitter and Facebook pages. This includes links to sponsored content, custom editorials and advertorials appearing on The Fashionable Housewife website. Since the you can find the link to this article in the homepage of the blog, we do not include disclosures as part of our Twitter and Facebook entries.

If our links point to a site other than ours as part of a promotion/sponsorship, or if the link itself is an affiliate link, we will disclose that in our Twitter or Facebook entry. Examples of these disclosures include [AFF] [PROMO] and [SPNSR]. If you have any questions about this, you can email us.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Fashionable Media is a PR friendly network and we welcome any and all pitches. Please contact us if you have an item(s), website, program or company that you would like to see on The Fashionable Housewife.

If you would like to receive our Media Kit or would like to know our current stats, unique visitor, unique page views, returning visitors, Technorati or Alexa information, please contact me.

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Also take not that all images that appear on the site are copyright their respective owners and we claim no credit for them unless otherwise noted. If you own the rights to any of these images and do not wish them to appear on this site please contact us and they will be promptly removed.Do not steal! That includes the graphics, pictures, icons, HTML, template, words, posts, articles, interviews, quotes, comments, and logos! If you want to use something on this site, you need to ask for permission and include a link back to this site.

The opinions expressed here are those of Editor-in-Chief Sarah-Jean Ballard and her contributors and editors. We share our honest opinions which may or may not reflect the opinions of publications, stores or advertisers that appear on this site.

All comments on The Fashionable Housewife are the opinions of our guests and we take no responsibility for the opinions expressed therein! Anyone is free to express their thoughts here as long as it is kept ‘appropriate’. All comments will be monitored. Questionable language, slander, and defamation will not be permitted. If such a comment is posted, it will either be edited or deleted without notice. You may or may not receive a warning about your questionable comment. We reserve the right to ban you from commenting or visiting the site if we determine it to be necessary.

TheFashionableHousewife.com is not responsible for the content, information, or accuracy of the web sites linked to from any web page of www.TheFashionableHousewife.com. If you use these links, you do so at your own risk and you accept any and all liability, implied or otherwise.

If you wish to use, share, or reprint content from The Fashionable Housewife .com you must provide attribution to the author as “The Fashionable Housewife” and agree to include credit to the source below each item. You must also include an active link to our website, www.TheFashionableHousewife.com. Do not use a “rel=nofollow” tag in your HREF statements!!

Also, please be respectful of the copyrights and publish the blog post in its entirety, as it appears on The Fashionable Housewife.com, without changes. Clearly we don’t want you to edit the content or title. That would be rude!!

As with anything on the internet, your use of anything connected to The Fashionable Housewife .com and its RSS feeds is completely at your own risk. You do not need to ask for permission to use The Fashionable Housewife .com’s feeds as long as you agree to each and every term listed above. If you violate any of the above terms, we reserve the right to ban you from this site and if need be, a copyright infringement lawsuit may be brought against you.

Lastly, we reserves the right to modify this policy at any time without prior warning and we have the right to require you to cease reprinting materials and distributing these feeds at any time, for any reason.

When you visit this site, information such as your ISP, web browser type, etc will be recorded but never shared with or rented to other companies or organizations.

Your name and email address is required to comment on The Fashionable Housewife .com blogs and articles. Your email address will never be published or shared. Sharing your personal blog or website URL is optional.

Cookies

We, and some of our partners who provide some of the services and products on our site, may use cookies to record session information, such as record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, record past activity at a site in order to provide better service when you return to our site, and customize web page or email message content based on your browser type or other information.

Prohibited Actions

You are not authorized to (i) use this Blog to advertise for products of any kind and for other Blogs, (ii) to infringe the Copyright policy and Comment policy of this Blog, (iii) to attack this Blog using malicious software and/or use this Blog for data mining (iv) to commit any illegal actions while using the Blog, or against this Blog, (v) to restrict access to this Blog, (vi) to impede the normal functioning of this Blog and (vii) to menace the Author with, or cause physical or financial harm to, the Author of this Blog.

Notice Regarding Online Behavioral Advertising.

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our Web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit www.networkadvertising.org.


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