2. Subject of the Contract
3. Rights and Obligations of the Parties
4. Termination of Contract
5. Settlement of Disputes
7. Invalid clicks and impressions
Publishers may not click on ads or use any means to inflate impressions and/or clicks artificially, including manual methods.
Clicks on ads must result from genuine user interest. Any method that artificially generated clicks or impressions on ads is strictly prohibited. These prohibited methods include, but are not limited to, repeated manual clicks or impressions, automated click and impression generating tools and the use of robots or deceptive software. Please note that clicking ads for any reason is prohibited.
8. Traffic sources
NewsFactory may not calculate paid views on pages receiving traffic from certain sources.
For example, publishers may not participate in paid-to-click programs, send unwanted emails or display ads as the result of the action of any software application. Also, publishers using online advertising must ensure that their pages comply with Landing Page Quality Guidelines.
To ensure a positive experience for Internet users and advertisers, sites displaying ads may not:
Use third-party services that generate clicks or impressions such as paid-to-click, paid-to-surf, autosurf and click-exchange programs.
Be promoted through unsolicited mass emails or unwanted advertisements on third-party websites.
Display ads, search boxes or search results as a result of the actions of software applications such as toolbars.
Be loaded by any software that can trigger pop-ups, redirect users to unwanted websites, modify browser settings or otherwise interfere with site navigation. It is your responsibility to ensure that no ad network or affiliate uses such methods to direct traffic to pages..
Receive traffic from online advertising unless the site complies with the spirit of Landing Page Quality Guidelines. For instance, users should easily be able to find what your ad promises.
9. Content restrictions
9.1. Sexual content
Is content that: contains nudity. is sexually gratifying, sexually suggestive and/or intended to cause sexual arousal.
Examples: Close-ups of breasts, buttocks, or crotches, sheer or see-through clothing, sexual body parts that are blurred, or censored images of men or women posing and/or undressing in a seductive manner discusses sexual fetishes.
Examples: Voyeurism, role-playing, bondage, dominance and submission, sadomasochism is about sexual entertainment.
Examples: Pornographic movie festivals, adult webcam services, strip clubs promotes sexual merchandise.
Examples: Sex toys, personal lubricants, genital enhancement tools facilitates affairs and/or sexual encounters.
Examples: Affair, swinger, hook up or fling dating provides advice regarding sexual performance.
Examples: Sex tips promotes sexual enhancement medications or supplements.
Examples: Erectile dysfunction pills, libido boosting supplements Learn more about sexual content
9.2. Shocking content
Is content that:
contains gruesome, graphic, or disgusting accounts or imagery.
Examples: Blood, guts, gore, sexual fluids, human or animal waste, crime scene or accident photos depicts acts of violence.
Examples: Accounts or images of shootings, explosions, or bombings; execution videos contains a significant amount of or prominently features obscene or profane language.
Examples: Swear or curse words, variations and misspellings of profane language Learn more about shocking content
Is content that: promotes the sale of products that are designed to explode and could cause damage to nearby people or property.
Examples: Nail bombs, chemical bombs, grenades, firecrackers, or any fireworks that explode contains instructions about the assembly, enhancement or acquisition of explosive items.
Examples: Bomb-making guides; software or equipment intended for the 3D printing of parts of grenades, bombs, or other explosive devices Learn more about explosives
9.4. Guns, gun parts, and related products
Is content that: promotes the sale of firearms or sporting or recreational guns that can cause serious harm if misused, or that appear to be real guns.
Examples: Handguns, rifles, shotguns, hunting guns, functioning antique guns, airsoft guns, paintball guns, BB guns, 3D-printed guns promotes the sale of any firearm-related part, component or equipment whether finished or unfinished, that's essential to or enhances the functionality of a firearm.
Examples: Ammunition, ammunition clips, silencers, tripods and bipods for guns, stocks, conversion kits, gun-grips, scopes and sights, bump stocks contains instructions on the assembly or enhancement of the functionality of firearms. Learn more about guns, gun parts and related products
9.5. Other weapons
Is content that: promotes the sale of other weapons that are designed or promoted as products that can be used to injure an opponent in sport, self-defense, or combat.
Examples: Throwing stars, tasers, brass knuckles, pepper spray promotes the sale of knives designed to provide a confrontational advantage (including a disguised appearance or assisted-opening mechanism).
Examples: Switchblades, fighting knives, sword-canes, balisongs, military knives, push daggers, throwing axes contains instructions about the assembly, enhancement, or acquisition of any product covered under this "Other Weapons" section. Learn more about other weapons
Is content that: promotes the sale of tobacco and tobacco-related products.
Examples: Cigarettes, cigars, tobacco pipes, rolling papers, chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes Learn more about tobacco
9.7. Recreational drugs
Is content that: promotes substances that alter mental state for the purpose of recreation or otherwise induce "highs".
Examples: Cocaine, crystal meth, heroin, marijuana, cocaine substitutes, mephedrone, "legal highs" promotes products or services marketed as facilitating recreational drug use.
Examples: Pipes, bongs, cannabis coffee shops provides instructions on producing, purchasing, or using recreational drugs.
Examples: Forums to exchange tips or recommendations on drug use Learn more about recreational drugs
9.8. Alcohol sale or misuse
Is content that: facilitates the online sale of alcoholic beverages. promotes irresponsible alcohol consumption.
Examples: Favorable portrayal of excessive, binge, or competition drinking Learn more about alcohol sale or misuse
9.9. Online gambling
Is content that:
enables users to participate in online, real-money gambling or any internet-based game where money or other items of value are paid or wagered in exchange for the opportunity to win real money or prizes based on the outcome of the game.
Examples: Online casinos or bookmakers, online lottery ticket or scratch card purchase, online sports betting, aggregator or affiliate sites that promote online gambling pages Learn more about online gambling
9.10. Prescription drugs
Is content that: promotes online sale of prescription medication.
Examples: Sale of prescription drugs, online pharmacies Learn more about prescription drugs
9.11. Unapproved pharmaceuticals and supplements
Is content that: promotes the sale of unapproved pharmaceuticals and supplements.
Examples: All items on this non-exhaustive list of unapproved pharmaceuticals and supplements; products that contain Ephedra; herbal and dietary supplements with active pharmaceutical or dangerous ingredients; products with names that are confusingly similar to an unapproved pharmaceutical, supplement, or controlled substance Learn more about unapproved pharmaceuticals and supplements
9.12. App removed from Google Play Store
Is an app that: is removed from the Google Play Store for a violation of Google Play policies.