3. Advertising Policy

 

Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site   accepts advertising on rok.org site  from third parties ("Advertisers"), which may include third party banners, badges, contextual advertising and content created or provided by an Advertiser (collectively referred to as "Advertisements" or "Advertising"). In addition, as used in this policy, the terms "Advertising" and "Advertisements" include third party banners, modules, links, microsites, native advertisements and other content provided by or on behalf of Advertisers. 
 

The Advertiser is responsible for the accuracy and objectivity of their Advertising. 


The following guidelines have been established by Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site  to govern various aspects of Advertising on properties within the rok.org site , including  websites, social media sites and mobile applications directed to consumers.
 

The guidelines in this policy govern issues like acceptance of Advertisements by rok.org site , how Advertisements are displayed on rok.org site, and the removal of Advertisements from rok.org site.  Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site   has sole and absolute discretion with respect to interpretation and enforcement of this policy and all other issues associated with Advertising on rok.org site. Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site  may change this policy at any time in its sole discretion by posting a revised policy in rok.org site.


Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site  has sole discretion for determining the types of Advertising that will be accepted and displayed on the rok.org, and under no circumstances will   Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site’s acceptance of any Advertisement be considered an endorsement of the product(s) and/or service(s) advertised or for the company that advertises, manufactures, distributes, or promotes the products or services.

 

Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org    will not knowingly accept Advertising that, in its  opinion, is not factually accurate and in good taste.

There are certain categories of Advertisements that Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org   will not knowingly permit on rok.org site at any time. These categories include but are not limited to the following:
 

  • Illegal, 'objectionable', 'ineffective' and/or 'dangerous' products (Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site   reserves the right     to determine what is 'objectionable', 'ineffective' and/or 'dangerous')

  • fraudulent, deceptive, illicit, misleading or offensive material

  • material that misrepresents, ridicules, discriminates (real or implied) or attacks an individual or group on the basis of age, national origin,         race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other status deemed inappropriate for the Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site.

  • alcohol

  • weapons, firearms, ammunition, or fireworks

  • gambling

  • pornography or related themes

  •  tobacco use of any kind

  • the simulation of news or an emergency 

  • material that directly advertises products to or is intended to attract children under the age of 13

  • media or messages for or that reference "M" rated video games or content

  • unreasonable, unlikely or extraordinary product or service claims

  • media messages or imagery that strobe or flash

  • media or messages that contain unsubstantiated "miracle" weight loss or other exaggerated claims of cure

  • advertising units that mimic computer functions or deceptively indicate a computer or other function that would be reasonable to the average user to assume as a reason to click the unit

Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site    will not allow any Advertising on rok.org site  that is not identified with the label of "Advertisement", "From Our Advertiser", "Information From Industry" or a similar designation indicating that the Advertising is being provided by or on behalf of an Advertiser.

 

A click on an Advertisement may only link the end user to the Advertiser's site or to relevant sponsored content area on rok.org site .

Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site    retains the exclusive right to determine how any and all search results for specific information by keyword or topic are displayed on rok.org site.

 

As described in the "Ads by Google" hyper link in the Ads by Google section on applicable rok.org site Search pages, these "Ads by Google" are Advertisements that have been purchased by companies that want to have links to their websites appear adjacent to search results in response to specific terms.

 

Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site    reserves the right to decide at any time in its sole discretion whether it will accept, reject, cancel, or remove Advertising from the rok.org site cannot provide any assurances that Advertisements will perform without error on all platforms, including websites and mobile applications.

 

It is the Advertiser's responsibility to comply with all domestic and foreign laws and regulations applicable to its Advertising at rok.org site(and to include all legally required legends, disclosures and statements in such Advertising), including without limitation all food and drug administration guidelines imposed by various countries  and  Direct to Consumer (DTC) advertising.  We expressly state that neither Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site  will not monitor compliance with such laws and regulations. However, Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site    reserves the right to review all Advertising for compliance with applicable laws and regulations and, if Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site    becomes aware of any breach or potential breach of any applicable law or regulation or of these guidelines, Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site   may remove the Advertising from rok.org site.

 

No Advertising on rok.org site shall include any pixels, tags, flash containers or any other type of information collection software code (any such pixel, tag, code or device a "Pixel") or shall place any beacons, cookies or other information collection devices on the browsers of users of rok.org site unless expressly approved in writing by Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site. If Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site   approves the inclusion of a

Pixel in an advertisement, then unless and only to the extent that such approval contains an express exception
(i) Advertiser may not use such Pixel to collect any personally-identifiable information (PII) with respect to any rok site  user, 
(ii) no such Pixel can be flash or object based,
(iii) the Pixel can be blocked and any cookie placed can be deleted by user browser settings, 
(iv) Advertiser will not link any non-PII that it collects to any PII that it may have from any other source and
(v) Advertiser will not update any existing profile or create any profile in its database based on any data collected on the rok site, including the fact that someone is a rok user or any information derived from the information in the referring URL.

 

In case of any queries, you may also write to Ripples of kindness foundation,
5-8-31/18 Plot No 18, Sylvan Greens Vapral Rangareddi, Secunderabad - 500087, Telengana, India.

 

 

 

 

Sponsorship Policy 

We intend to seek  sponsorships and advertisements from relevant commercial organizations, manufacturers, and other leaders dedicated to providing health and lifestyle information. These sponsorships, which are a form of advertising, enable us to provide you with our winning content at no cost to you. 

Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org  site provides opportunities for sponsors to bring you their marketing message and information about their products and services by publishing their information or links within our site. We take several steps to ensure that you can clearly identify content that is provided by and is under the editorial control of our sponsors before you view it, so you can make an informed decision as to whether or not to view it. For more information, read our Advertising Policy.

 

In order to clearly distinguish between Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site  content and content that is created or provided by one of our sponsors, we always label content from our sponsors as "From Our Sponsor", "Sponsored by", "Promoted by", or "By (Sponsor's Name)". 

 

The  content from a sponsor is subject to our advertising policy. 

 

The  sponsor is responsible for the accuracy and objectivity of their content and the content is not reviewed by the Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site  for accuracy, objectivity or balance.

 

When links to a sponsor's web site are included in content, we do not notify  that you are visiting another web site.

 

Sponsored content carries the copyright of the named sponsor or the rightful copyright owner.

 

Sponsored content includes a descriptive line at the end of the content noting that Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org   site does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

 

In addition to creating and providing their own content for presentation to you on our site, third parties may provide funding to Ripples of kindness foundation and/or rok.org site    for the creation by  original content on rok.org site but it may be expressly noted that neither Ripples of kindness foundation not rok.org site  endorse any specific product, service, or treatment that may be provided by such third parties. 

 

In case any queries/questions, you may write to Ripples of kindness foundation,
5-8-31/18 Plot No 18, Sylvan Greens Vapral Rangareddi, Secunderabad - 500087, Telengana, India.

 

 

 

 

Cancellation or Refund Policy 

We do not support cancellation or refund of collected donations.