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Amazon disclosure policy / disclaimer. How to stay anonymous. How not to get SEO penalties

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by ThreadKiller, Jun 1, 2013.

  1. ThreadKiller

    ThreadKiller Power Member

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    Hey all.

    So I use the Amazon disclosure policy on my site. However, I don't want to write my name, I don't have a company to front for this, and just writing my domain name instead of "insert your name", is probably not acceptable. I also don't want to have any footprints that connect my sites together. What to do?

    The Amazon operating agreement states that:
    "You must, however, clearly state the following on your site: ?[Insert your name] is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to [insert the applicable site name (amazon.com, endless.com, amazonsupply.com, or myhabit.com)]."
     
  2. peetrike

    peetrike Power Member

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    Usually other affiliates use www.domain.com instead of "insert your name". So for each domain you have different name. But the whole agreement is a huge footprint to find amazon affiliate sites and their kws. So i suggest you to use image not text or make a new page with the agreement and set it as no-index. For Google it isn`t a huge footprint cause you have Amazon affiliate links in it. So they can determine it quite easily that you have an affiliate site.

    Cheers
     
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  3. busybee4

    busybee4 Registered Member

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    Yes, that is the correct format to use on the Disclosure/Disclaimer.
     
  4. ThreadKiller

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    @peetrike, yeah, one could write domain.com instead of the business entity's name, but that is not really according to the rules, which means that one could still easily get kicked out of the program. Thx for the image idea though.

    @busybee4. Yes, that's the correct format. So that still means that I can not be "anonymous", or unlisted with my personal name, unless I register a company to hold my Amazon sites.