Disclosure Policy

This policy is valid from 23 November 2016

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me, Debbie Vermaak Nel. For questions about this blog, please contact Debbie Vermaak Nel at debbievnel@gmail.com

This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions and/or other forms of compensation.

The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. Most advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by third party ad networks (such as Chitika or AdSense). Those advertisements may be identified as being paid advertisements, and/or their use/presence may or may not be mentioned somewhere on the main page of the blog (in the form of a written identification or badge – such as the case with VigLink, when in use).

The owner(s) of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics, accept in the case of her paid for reviews (which should be viewed as being totally separate from the blog itself and which will never influence the blog postings itself in any way, manner or form). The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners (as well as the views and opinions of others who might make use of comments on the blog). If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, the reason for this will be that we are in fact confident in our expertise of the said topic/product/service. We will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement (even in the case of our paid for reviews). Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider. The blog owner reserves the right to include product links to affiliate advertisements (VigLink).

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest (with regards to advertisements and the compensation thereof). However, this blog and its comments (which are posted by others/users of this blog) might contain content which some users might not agree with. The blog (www.academicscankillyoursanity.com/) reserves the right to post or keep such content on its webpage/site even if it is seen as offensive to others, however the said blog shall not keep or submit any content which is of a racist or derogatory nature, or which is in breach of any human right or other laws (and such content shall be deleted if it is posted by others).

Note: This blog does sometimes make use of VigLink, however the use of this product/service will never have an influence on anything the author of this blog posts personally. Products the author personally refers to and posts links to, are products she (the author) has used herself or that she knows to be good/useful. The owner/author of this blog has no influence or say in the links that VigLink decides to create on their own. In addition to Viglink, this blog may make use of Chitika and AdSense advertisements, which will also never influence the authors postings in any way, means or form.