Sailboat is a place for me, Jennie May, to talk about my life and my loves so you can be assured that anything I say is my own, honest opinion. If I love something then I’ll say so and equally, if I dislike something I’ll be sure to let you know!
From September 2011 any items or products I have received for free or bought with a gift card/discount code provided for me by a company or their PR will be marked with a diamond (♦) I have seen a lot of other bloggers do this and I think it’s the easiest and quickest way to be completely honest & upfront. I have always stated items received for free in the body of each applicable blog post but I understand that those not reading the whole post thoroughly occasionally miss this.
I offer a small amount of sponsorship advertising each month that is available to anyone (fellow bloggers, etsy shop owners, indie companies, photographers etc) providing I feel my readers would be interested in finding out more about them. You can read more about sponsorship here.
Some links on sailorjennie.com are affiliate links (I use Skimlinks, a site I would wholeheartedly recommend!) & this in no way dictates the pages I choose to link to; I always try to search for the cheapest or most accessible website for each product I'm mentioning in a post. Occasionally I may put up a banner, which would be in the sidebar of my blog, with a click through link containing affiliate data. I will only add such banners to my page if I feel that the company/campaign is a good fit with Sailboat. These aspects in no way affect my honesty, I have said it before, I would never mention anything I don't wholeheartedly recommend.
As of June 2012, Sailboat is part of the Glam Media collective. You may notice a couple of new adverts on my site which will be coming from Glam Media. I will always work hard to ensure that these adverts don't disturb the overall aesthetic of my blog, and instead blend seamlessly with my content. I chose Glam specifically because I feel that their adverts aren't intrusive and contain information about brands that are widely recognisable and this is the first step I'm taking to help Sailboat blossom and grow.
We allow third party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our Web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g. click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice visit the NAI at http://www.networkadvertising.org. To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
If you have any questions please feel free to email me: firstname.lastname@example.org