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Amazon affiliate -how do I avoid receiving commision for personal purchase?

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  1. super11

    super11 Senior Member

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    I am an amazon afffiliate and make good amt on daily basis and I regularly make some personal purchase also through amazon. I checked my earning today and I saw I was credited for sales for one of my personal purchase. Now, the amt is only $2 but I don't want to break the TOS. How to avoid this. Will clearing cache & cookies help in eradicating the 24 hour amazon cookie?
     
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    Clearing cookies should do it. Another way would be to use a different browser when making a purchase. If you research on amazon with firefox, use chrome or IE to make your purchases.
     
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  3. Ricky Roma

    Ricky Roma Regular Member

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    Yes! Or just use another browser for purchasing and dont click on your links.
     
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    I did a little research and found that you can block cookies from individual sites. In firefox which is what I mainly use it is simple.

    Just go to the website you want to block cookies from (Amazon in your case) and right click on the page. Click view page info. At the top click the permissions tab. Under set cookies uncheck the use default box and then choose the block feature on the far right.

    You can block cookies from sites in IE and Chrome but it is under the tools menu. Just google it.

    The reason I checked into this is because I am the only user on my pc and I stay logged in to everything. When I clear cookies I have to remember emails and passwords and all that shit and its a real pain. I have them all written down somewhere but finding it is a different story. I know I should make a file and one day I will but roboform made me lazy as hell before it crashed and burned on my pc.

    Hope this helps.
     
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  5. super11

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    Exactly, what I was looking for because I too consider passwords, logins etc a pain to remember :)