Dec 8, 2009

Disclosure Statement

Disclosure Statement for my blog to comply with the Federal Trade Commission’s Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials 16 CFR Part 255 I share the following information, prepared December 1, 2009. This disclosure applies to my blog, This Artist's Journey.

Amazon Associates and Other Affiliate Programs:

Since the fourth quarter of 2008, I have been an Amazon Associate. Purchases made through Amazon affiliate links on this blog yield a small referral fee. This applies to all purchases made on Amazon regardless of whether the product the consumer purchased was mentioned by me or not. The consumer’s purchases are confidential; I do not have the capability to track who has purchased items using my blog’s Amazon Associate links.

I do write reviews of products that I use personally and provide links to those products via Amazon.com, but I am not paid directly by them to do so.


Art Beads

Artbeads.com sends me beads to review free of charge. I use these beads in my designs and write a review about them, but I have not been paid for any endorsement. I give my honest opinion on the beads that I receive, so that you, as a reader of my blog, can feel confident in what you order from Artbeads. I do sell the designs that were created using the free beads that were sent to me from Artbeads.com.


Aunties Beads

Auntiesbeads.com sends me beads to review free of charge. I use these beads in my designs and write a review about them, but I have not been paid for any endorsement. I give my honest opinion on the beads that I receive, so that you, as a reader of my blog, can feel confident in what you order from Artbeads. I do sell the designs that were created using the free beads that were sent to me from Auntiesbeads.com.


Google Adsense

I participate in Google Adsense advertising. I do not necessarily endorse products from the Google Adsense ads displayed on my blog. I do receive money for displaying ads on my sites.


All other reviews or recommendations I make are strictly my opinions, and I am not compensated for these reviews.