Affiliate links and programs
We do not allow affiliate links to be used as landing page URLs. This includes landing pages and websites built for the sole purpose of promoting affiliate links.
Do not promote controversial practices including, but not limited to:
- Faith healing
- Psychic Readings
Contact information in ad copy
We do not allow advertisers to include their contact information (such as phone numbers or email addresses) in ad copy. Information on how an advertiser can be contacted should be provided in the landing page, not in the ad copy.
Do not promote misleading news or content that deceives users into believing false information.
Do not promote visa application sites and other application sites that are not affiliated with the government.
Do not promote extremely high-risk practices that could result in substantial harm to a person and do not promote unrealistic cures.
This includes, but is not limited to:
- Homeopathic treatments
- Ingestible ayurvedic medicine and other ayurvedic treatments that claim to treat a disease or disorder
Insufficient original content
We do not allow advertisers to use landing pages with relatively small amounts of original content and large amounts of ad content, especially in combination with sensational or provocative ad copy.
Do not promote the sale of live animals or products from endangered or at-risk species.
We do not allow ads that promote specific candidates, parties, political action committees, or views on political issues with the purpose of influencing an election outcome.
We do not allow the promotion of specific petitions for people to sign. This includes references to specific petitions in the ad copy, image, and landing pages that feature specific petitions.
Do not exploit a sensitive event to promote a product or service. For example, do not promote the use of a specific app as a way to pass time while self-quarantining during a pandemic.
Sensitive user attributes
We do not allow ads that assume or imply protected or sensitive user attributes. This includes, but is not limited to, race, religion, gender, age, medical condition, financial status, criminal record, sexual orientation, political affiliation, etc.
Weight loss products and services
Do not promote weight loss products or services that make unrealistic claims encouraging unhealthy weight loss goals.
Do not promote weight loss pills, weight loss supplements, or fat burners.