About Us / Advertising policy

About Us

Disclaimer:

Aposbook does not endorse any product or service marked as an advertisement or promoted by a sponsor on its platform. Furthermore, the “Content” we provide is not compromised by any corporate interests or agreements with advertising clients or sponsors.

Overview:

We believe that advertising on the Aposbook platform (“The Platform”) should serve both the users of our platform as well as our advertisers. Your advertisements should promote your services, but they should also be helpful to our users, and that is why we have high-quality standards for them.

It is your sole responsibility as an advertiser to make sure that your ad campaigns comply with the law as well as the advertising guidelines outlined in this Advertising Policy.

Please review this Policy carefully to determine whether your advertisement is appropriate for Aposbook and its users.

By agreeing to our Advertising Policy, you must also agree to and abide by our “Privacy Policy” and “Cookie Policy” when collecting data.

If you have any questions about our advertising policy, you can contact us at info@aposbook.com.

Reviewing ads:

We reserve the right to review your ads before you are allowed to post them on our Service.

If your ad does not meet our standards or regulations or is damaging to Aposbook in any way, we will not approve it.

If you have any questions as to why your ad was not approved or you believe it was mistakenly disapproved, you can contact us at info@aposbook.com.

If your ad was rejected, you have the option of editing your ad and resubmitting it to us for review.

Incomplete ads will be rejected. If your ad is rejected and considered unfinished, you will need to finalize it before you resubmit it.

Ad Copy Requirements:

Advertisements should be clear and identify the advertiser and the product or service being offered. We do not allow copy that uses exaggerated or shocking language to create false expectations.

You are not allowed to use profanity or include sexual content in your copy. Your ad should be well-formatted, and use proper grammatical, capitalization, and punctuation.  

Maintaining Trust: 

We a social and professional community and preserving our users’ trust is our highest priority. We strive to present transparent and unbiased information to our users. As advertisers on our Platform, we expect you to do the same. That is why your ads may not misrepresent or violate our users’ trust in any way.

Therefore, your ads must not:

  • Direct people to non-functional webpages which includes pages that interfere with a person’s ability to navigate our platform
  • Direct our users to products you do not advertise or products that are prohibited on our platform
  • Use cookies without the user’s consent
  • Contain graphic, disrespectful or excessively violent content.
  • Contain adult content or pornography
  • Target users based on sensitive categories such as political affiliation, race or ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual behavior/orientation, and trade union membership or income status.
  • Infringe upon the intellectual rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other proprietary rights. To report any copyright infringement, you can contact us at info@aposbook.com.

 Ads may not contain content that:

1. Violates our Terms

2. Harms our community in any way by:

  • Promoting misinformation designed to deceive our users.
  • Promoting, installing or distributing viruses, malware or other malicious software without the user’s consent. 
  • Promoting a website that tricks the user and encourages them to reveal their personal information.

Prohibited Content:

Your advertisement may not promote or contain any of the following content:

1. Illegal Products or Services

Ads must not include or promote illegal products or services. Ads targeted to people under the age of 18 must not include or promote products or services that are inappropriate, illegal, dangerous for them.

2. Fraudulent Products or Services

Ads must not include or promote fraudulent products or services that mislead or manipulate anyone, especially people under the age of 18.

3. Tobacco and Tobacco-Related Products

Ads must not promote the sale or use of tobacco products or alternative tobacco products such as e-cigarettes or vaporizers and other related equipment.

4. Drugs

Ads must not promote the sale or use of illegal, prescription, or recreational drugs.

5. Products with Misleading Health Claims  

Ads must not promote products with unsubstantiated claims of curing a disease or products promising exaggerated results like “miracle” weight loss products.

6. Hacking or Spying Software

 Ads must not promote products or services that enable users to bypass security systems like hacking software. They also must not promote products or services designed to record or surveil individuals such as spy cams and mobile phone trackers.

7. Weapons, Ammunition, or Explosives

Ads promote the sale or use of weapons, firearms, ammunition, or explosives are prohibited.

8. Adult Products or Services

Ads must not promote the sale or use of prohibited adult products or services.

However, ads for contraceptives are permitted but must be targeted to people who are at least 18 years old.

9. Political Ads.

Political ads that raise funds for, advocate for or against a particular candidate or party, or ads intending to manipulate the outcome of an election outcome are prohibited. 

Restricted Content:

There may be specific restrictions on the content of your ads that depend on your target audience’s age or the laws in their country of residence:

Bear in mind that ads for the following content are allowed with certain limitations:

1. Alcohol

Ads that promote alcohol are restricted. They must abide by all the applicable laws and must not target people below the legal drinking age depending on their country of residence.

2. Dating Services

Ads for dating services are restricted. Such ads may never be targeted at members under the age of 18 and the dating services must be legal.

3. Gambling and Gambling-Related Services

Ads related to gambling or its related services are restricted. Such ads may only target people above the age of 18 who live in areas where gambling is legal.

More Information:

As advertisers, you are responsible for understanding and complying with all laws and regulations that apply to you. If you do not abide by the law or the guidelines in this agreement, we reserve the right to cancel and remove your ads and terminate your account.

We reserve the right to remove ads that do not follow our advertising standards at any time.

We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time, without notice.

September 17, 2020