Review Disclosure & Policy of ThatITGirl.com

1.  Overview

1.1  Content on ThatITGirl.com may include, compensated post, both sponsored and non-sponsored reviews, and affiliate links.  If you are interested in having ThatITGirl.com review your beauty product, company, goods, and/or services, please contact us for further details.

1.2  Any compensation or sponsorship received by ThatITGirl.com will never influence the content, topics, reviews, or blog post made on this website.

1.3  ThatITGirl.com will not assume liability for any losses, harm, injuries, or damages resulting or arising from the use of any product, company, good and or service featured on ThatITGirl.com.

 

2.  Disclosures

2.1   Beginning in December 2012, the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) rules regarding bloggers and product reviews took  effect. Bloggers must officially disclose whether or not they recieve products from PR companies and entrepreneurs seeking to promote their products.  The disclosures you may notice in content on ThatITGirl.com are for informational and compliance purposes only and do not affect the integrity of ThatITGirl.com.

2.2  Reviews on ThatITGirl.com are to be considered non-sponsored, meaning the product or service was purchased by ThatITGirl.com and that the owner/author of this blog did not receive compensation or sponsorship, unless stated otherwise.  Common FTC disclosures you may see on ThatITGirl.com are:

(a)

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Sponsored posts are specific posts that we have been compensated for. Occasionally, there are sponsored giveaways, where the compensation may be in the form of prizes and/or financial compensation for exposure. ThatITGirl.com does not endorse or otherwise review products for compensation.

(b)

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Brands and/or their representatives, and retailers will sometimes send a product for consideration.  Consideration means that the product is submitted , at no cost to ThatITGirl.com, by the company, public relations firm, and/or marketing affiliates to us so that we can possibly include it on the blog.

(c)

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Some of the links to third-party retail websites are affiliate links.  At no extra cost to you, ThatITGirl.com may receive commission if you purchase the product through the link.   Commission can range from as little as 1% to as much as 10% depending on the retailer, campaign, product type, etc.

 

3.  Policies

3.1  In the event that you submit a product and/or service for review on ThatITGirl.com, you are acknowledging that you have read and are fully accepting the terms, conditions, disclosures, policies and/or disclaimers and their addendums contained on ThatITGirl.com.

3.2  ThatITGirl.com prides itself on providing honest reviews to its readers and subscribers despite the receipt of compensation or sponsorship.  All reviews are written based on the personal experience of ThatITGirl.com’s owner/author with using a particular beauty products, company, good, and/or service.  ThatITGirl.com is not in the business of “bad mouthing” or slandering any product, company, good, and/or service in any of our reviews, however, ThatITGirl.com takes its duty to its readers and subscribers very seriously and as a result, reserves the right to write an unfavorable review of a product, company, good and/or service based on the honest opinion of the owner/author, even if the product was submitted for consideration and/or we received compensation for said review.

3.3  All products, websites, and services are tested and reviewed based on the claims that the product, website, or service makes.  Any product, claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

3.4   ThatITGirl.com reserves the right to NOT review a product despite it being submitted for consideration.  ThatITGirl.com makes all final decisions regarding when, how, and if a product, company, good, and/or service mentioned on the blog.

 

If you have any questions regarding the outlined review disclosure and policy, please contact us.

EFFECTIVE DATE: 12/12/2009

UPDATED: 07/17/13