Advertising Policy

Home Decor Reviews maintains a distinct division between advertising and editorial content, and we believe it is important to make sure that readers understand what type of content they are viewing. This Advertising Policy explains how we use third-party advertising companies to serve relevant ads to our visitors based on their browsing history and interests.

What Is Advertising?

We use third parties to display ads on our site. These ads may come from advertisers, ad networks, or sponsors. They may be served via cookies, pixels, tags, scripts, or web beacons, and they may collect information such as IP address, device ID, browser type, referring URL, demographic information, date and time, location, operating system, screen resolution, and search terms entered into search engines.

How Does Our Company Use Third-Party Ads?

Our primary goal is to deliver relevant ads to our visitors. When someone visits our website, we do not track or monitor their online activity beyond serving the requested webpage. However, we may combine information collected through our website with information gathered outside of our website to better target ads. For example, we may partner with third parties to gather demographic data and profile information about our visitors. In addition, we may allow third parties to place cookies or other tracking technologies on our visitor’s computer devices. If you wish to opt out of receiving targeted ads, please refer to the following section: How Do I Opt Out Of Targeted Ads?

Why Are Cookies Used On Our Website?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. A cookie file stored on your hard drive contains information about your preferences and activities on our website. Some cookies are essential to ensure that the website works properly. Other cookies enable us to improve the website’s functionality, personalize the website, save your shopping cart, and perform analytics. By continuing to browse our website without changing your settings, you agree to our use of cookies. You can change your settings at any time. Please note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the ability to sign up for certain products or services. Learn More About Cookies

Ecommerce and Affiliate Links Disclosure.

Home Decor Reviews participates in select affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn fees by linking to and other affiliated sites. These programs are designed to assist our site visitors in purchasing on When you click on one of these affiliate link logos, the small commission we receive helps support the maintenance of this site. This disclosure pertains to both Home Decor Reviews and our advertisers.

Advertising Guidelines

These Advertising Guidelines set forth standards that govern how advertisers place ads on our sites. By accepting these Guidelines, you agree to abide by them. When we refer to “you,” “your,” or “yours,” it includes all parties involved in the transaction related to the advertisement, such as the advertiser, ad network, publisher, or affiliate.

  1. Acceptance of the Guidelines

By agreeing to accept these Guidelines, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to comply with them. You represent that you have reviewed and accepted these Guidelines and that you agree to abide by all terms and conditions contained herein. If you do not accept these Guidelines, please exit immediately and refrain from accessing or viewing any part of Home decor reviews. 

  1. Definitions
  2. “AAAASTC” refers to the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising. The AAAASTC contains specific rules governing the use of information collected about consumers online.
  3. “Affiliate” means any person or entity that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another party, including without limitation any parent company, subsidiary, joint venture, partnership, corporation, trust, estate, group, association, or other organization. For purposes of this definition, affiliates include corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, trusts, estates, groups, associations, and organizations. Affiliates shall not include persons or entities that are unaffiliated with each other and unaffiliated with The Home decor reviews.
  4. “Advertiser” means any individual, firm, company, or other legal entity that places an Ad on The Home decor reviews. An Advertiser may be referred to as either the “Sponsoring Entity” or the “Client.”


  • Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco. Ads may not promote illegal drugs, illegal substances, abuse of prescription drugs, use of Alcohol (except for beer and wine), or tobacco products, or any related paraphernalia to it. Lawful products and services which promote quitting tobacco-related products are permitted.
  • Weapons/Violence. Ads may not promote the use, distribution, or making of firearms, ammunition, explosives, pyrotechnics or other weapons. Ads may not promote violence, cruelty, or physical or emotional harm to any person or animal.
  • Illegal Activities/Gambling. Ads may not promote any illegal or other questionable activities which may be illegal in one or more jurisdictions, including without limitation hacking, counterfeiting, or other activities that may violate the intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or contractual rights of others. Ads may not contain or promote content related to scams, financial schemes, pyramid schemes or other fraudulent or illegal financial or investment opportunities. Ads may not promote casinos, gambling, betting, numbers games, sports or financial betting. Ads promoting state lotteries are permitted.
  • Hate/Intolerance/Discrimination. Ads may not contain or promote hate speech, personal attacks, or discrimination toward any individual, group, country or organization.
  • Obscenity/Indecency/Profanity. Ads may not contain or promote any obscene, indecent, profane or offensive words, images, sounds, videos or other content.
  • Political/Religious. Ads may not contain hostile, offensive, inflammatory or hateful speech related to political or religious topics or groups. Ads may not exploit controversial political, social, or religious issues for commercial purposes.
  • Sexual/Adult Content. Ads may not include full or partial nudity, depictions of people in explicit positions, or activities that are overly suggestive or sexually provocative. Ads will not contain text or images exposing anyone or anything involved in explicit sexual acts or lewd and lascivious behavior. Ads may not promote escort, dating, erotic massage, pornography, or other sexual products or services.
  • Disparagement/Defamation. Ads may not contain disparaging or defamatory information or content which tends to harm the reputation of Home Decor Reviews or any other individual, group, or organization.
  • Gross Depictions. Ads may not contain or promote content that is crude, vulgar, degrading or likely to shock or disgust.
  • Militant/Extremism. Ads may not contain or promote extremely aggressive and combative behaviors or unlawful political measures, including individuals or groups advocating violence as a means to achieve their goals.
  • Sensitive Content. Ads may not target sensitive categories such as financial status, medical conditions, mental health, criminal record, political affiliation, age, racial or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical affiliation or beliefs, sexual behavior or orientation, or trade union membership.
  • Free Goods/Services. Ads may not distribute or promise to distribute any free goods and services.
  • Targeted at Children. Ads may not specifically target children, including through cartoons or other similar content.
  • UnverifiableClaims. Ad’s may not make confusing claims that reasonable consumers cannot readily understand and evaluate.
  • Before/After Images. Ad may not depict “before and after” images or images that contain unexpected or unlikely results.
  • Health/Safety Claims. Ads may not promote actions likely to harm one’s health, such as bulimia, anorexia, binge drinking, or drug use. Ads may not make health claims that are not clearly substantiated. Advertisers may be required to submit supporting documentation to substantiate their products’ claims.
  • Misleading/False/Deceptive: Ads may not contain any information or content that is potentially misleading, false, or deceptive, including content which is meant to deceptively generate clicks such as fake “close” buttons.
  • Competitive to Home Decor Reviews /Affiliates. Ads may not promote direct competitors of Home Decor Reviews or any of its parent, affiliate, subsidiary or other related entity.


Advertisers and Ads must adhere to the following:

  • Audio/Animation. Ads may not include overly disruptive audio or animation that plays automatically.
  • Popups/Downloads. Ads may not include lead ads, floating layers, pop-ups, surveys, or any digital downloads.
  • Malicious Software. Ads may not contain malicious code, software, or viruses, including malware, spyware, adware, steelware, or Trojan horses.
  • Separation. Ads must contain clear borders and be displayed, so they are unmistakably not part of Home Decor Reviews’ editorial site content.
  • Phishing. Ads may not trap or trick a user into providing money or any account, personal or other sensitive information.
  • Compatibility. Ads must function uniformly on both Apple and PC formats and all major Internet browsers.
  • Independence. Ads may not appear to compromise or influence Home Decor Reviews’ editorial independence from Advertisers.
  • Endorsements. Ads may not create or imply the existence of any endorsement by Home Decor Reviews of any product, service, or organization.
  • Landing Pages. Landing pages associated with Ads must correspond to the Ad’s “call to action” and not engage in “bait and switch”.
  • Proprietary Rights. Ads may not violate any copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent, publicity, privacy, or other proprietary rights of Home Decor Reviews or any third party. Advertisers may not alter or interfere with the readability or display of any Home Decor Reviews trademarks, service marks, logos, designs or slogans.

Data Collection/Use. Ads may not include open-box forms to register users or collect any data. Ads may not collect, sell, or license any data or mailing lists regarding Home Decor Reviews users without Home Decor Reviews’ express permission. Advertisers may not collect any personally identifiable information from Home Decor Reviews users or place any cookies, applets, or other similar files if those files transmit any personally identifiable information to Advertisers on desktop computers or mobile devices of Home Decor Reviews users. Advertisers must handle data with appropriate care, not misuse any data which they are permitted to collect, nor collect any data for unclear purposes or without appropriate security measures.