Last updated: July 17, 2017
Our Advertising Policies provide guidance on what types of ad content are allowed. When advertisers place an order, each ad is reviewed against these policies.
1. The Advertising Policies apply to:
(1) ads and commercial content served by or purchased through Hype Life Magazine, on or off Hype Life Magazine’s social media channels, including ads purchased under AAAA/IAB Standard Terms and Conditions,
(2) ads appearing within Hype Life Magazine (websites and apps), and
(3) ads on our social media channels.
2. Advertisers are responsible for understanding and complying with all applicable laws and regulations. Failure to comply may result in a variety of consequences, including the cancellation of ads you have placed and termination of your account.
3. We do not use sensitive personal data for ad targeting. Topics (and creatives) you choose for targeting your ad don’t reflect the personal beliefs, characteristics or values of the people who use Hype Life Magazine or our social media channels.
4. If you are managing ads on behalf of other advertisers, each advertiser or client must be managed through separate ad accounts. You must not change the advertiser or client associated with an established ad account; set up a new account.
For instance; If you are an advertising agency, each of your clients must have seperate ads and billing.
You are responsible for ensuring that each advertiser complies with these Advertising Policies.
5. We reserve the right to reject, approve or remove any ad for any reason, in our sole discretion, including ads that negatively affect our relationship with our users or that promote content, services, or activities, contrary to our competitive position, interests, or advertising philosophy.
6. For policies that require prior written permission, Hype Life Creative Media and/or Hype Life Magazine may grant these permissions.
7. These policies are subject to change at any time without notice.
1. Standards Terms
2. Illegal Products or Services
Ads must not constitute, facilitate, or promote illegal products, services or activities. Ads targeted to minors must not promote products, services, or content that are inappropriate, illegal, or unsafe, or that exploit, mislead, or exert undue pressure on the age groups targeted.
3. Discriminatory Practices
Ads must not discriminate or encourage discrimination against people based on personal attributes such as race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family status, disability, medical or genetic condition.
4. Tobacco Products
Ads must not promote the sale or use of tobacco products and related paraphernalia.
5. Drugs & Drug-Related Products
Ads must not promote the sale or use of illegal, prescription, or recreational drugs.
6. Unsafe Supplements
Ads must not promote the sale or use of unsafe supplements, as determined by Facebook in its sole discretion.
7. Weapons, Ammunition, or Explosives
Ads must not promote the sale or use of weapons, ammunition, or explosives.
8. Adult Products or Services
Ads must not promote the sale or use of adult products or services, except for ads for family planning and contraception. Ads for contraceptives must focus on the contraceptive features of the product, and not on sexual pleasure or sexual enhancement, and must be targeted to people 18 years or older.
9. Adult Content
Ads must not contain adult content. This includes nudity, depictions of people in explicit or suggestive positions, or activities that are overly suggestive or sexually provocative.
10. Third-Party Infringement
Ads must not contain content that infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights.
11. Sensational Content
Ads must not contain shocking, sensational, disrespectful or excessively violent content.
12. Personal Attributes
Ads must not contain content that asserts or implies personal attributes. This includes direct or indirect assertions or implications about a person’s race, ethnic origin, religion, beliefs, age, sexual orientation or practices, gender identity, disability, medical condition (including physical or mental health), financial status, membership in a trade union, criminal record, or name.
13. Misleading or False Content
Ads must not contain deceptive, false, or misleading content, including deceptive claims, offers, or business practices.
14. Controversial Content
Ads must not contain content that exploits controversial political or social issues for commercial purposes.
15. Non-Functional Landing Page
Ads must not direct people to non-functional landing pages. This includes landing page content that interferes with a person’s ability to navigate away from the page.
16. Surveillance Equipment
Ads may not promote the sale of spy cams, mobile phone trackers or other hidden surveillance equipment.
17. Grammar & Profanity
Ads must not contain profanity or bad grammar and punctuation. Symbols, numbers, and letters must be used properly.
18. Nonexistent Functionality
Ads must not contain images that portray nonexistent functionality.
19. Personal Health
Ads must not contain “before-and-after” images or images that contain unexpected or unlikely results. Ad content must not imply or attempt to generate negative self-perception in order to promote diet, weight loss, or other health related products. Ads for health, fitness or weight loss products must be targeted to people 18 years or older.
20. Payday or Cash Advance Loans
Ads must not promote payday loans, paycheck advances or any other short-term loan intended to cover someone’s expenses until their next payday.
21. Multilevel Marketing
Ads promoting income opportunities must fully describe the associated product or business model, and must not promote business models offering quick compensation for little investment, including multilevel marketing opportunities.
22. Penny Auctions
Ads may not promote penny auctions, bidding fee auctions or other similar business models.
23. Counterfeit Documents
Ads may not promote fake documents, such as counterfeit degrees, passports or immigration papers.
24. Low Quality or Disruptive Content
Ads must not contain content leading to external landing pages that provide an unexpected or disruptive experience. This includes misleading ad positioning, such as overly sensationalized headlines, and leading people to landing pages that contain minimal original content and a majority of unrelated or low quality ad content.
25. Spyware or Malware
Ads must not contain spyware, malware, or any software that results in an unexpected or deceptive experience. This includes links to sites containing these products.
26. Automatic Animation
Ads must not contain audio or flash animation that plays automatically without a person’s interaction or expands within Facebook after someone clicks on the ad.
27. Unauthorized Streaming Devices
Ads must not promote products or items that facilitate or encourage unauthorized access to digital media.
Advertising Payments Terms
1. Payment Method
We want to makepayments at Hype Life Magazine convenient, so we allow you to fund your transactions using PayPal. With PayPal, you can make payments to Hype Life Magazine by using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.
However you choose to pay, we’ll send you a receipt every time a payment is made from your account so that you can keep track of your transactions
When you purchase advertising or promote on or through Hype Life Magazine, you agree to pay all amounts specified in the order, along with any applicable taxes. All payments are required prior to the expiry date printed in our advertising agreement contract.
We may delay or limit the availability of your purchase, for either safety reasons, or to make sure we possess all relevant information necessary to process the payment and deliver to you what you have paid for.