Disclosure and Policies
Lipstick & Puppy Kisses is a personal blog written and edited by me, Nicky Peters. As the owner of this blog, I may have advertising, sponsorship, or other forms of compensation, which are clearly marked on the site. There might also be paid topic insertions. I will accept and keep free products, services, travel, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from companies and organizations. The views and opinions expressed in this blog are purely and entirely my own. I do not claim to be nor make an effort to be an expert on a certain topic, product, or service. Finally, guest writers may have conflicts of interest, and their opinions are their own.
Purchases & Samples:
The products featured on Lipstick & Puppy Kisses are a mix of products purchased by me for review as well as samples provided by brands. Brands, their representatives (for example their public relations firms, marketing affiliates), and retailers will send a product for consideration. This means that a product is submitted to me so I can check it out and determine whether it is a product I want to include on Lipstick & Puppy Kisses. I make all decisions regarding how, when and if the product is even mentioned on the blog. I do not allow brands to read my reviews in advance or make any changes to my reviews. I do not accept compensation for my product reviews.
The majority of the links to third-party retail websites are affiliate links. I receive a small commission if you purchase any product(s) through the affiliate link. This does not cost you any extra when you make a purchase. I truly appreciate your support of this blog in doing so. Lipstick & Puppy Kisses 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 Amazon.com
I will always give my honest opinion and assessment of all the products that are submitted to me and any experiences I had during my assessment. I reserve the right to opt out of publishing a review if I do not feel that I can be fair and honest about my opinion. All product or service claims should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.
While I use my own photos on Lipstick & Puppy Kisses, this site also makes use of licensed stock photography. All photography is for illustrative purposes only and all persons depicted are models. Images have either been bought or are used solely for the purpose of discussion and comment, they are not intended for any commercial purpose.
The content and images published by Lipstick & Puppy Kisses are protected by copyright. All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owners. Any unauthorized copying, reproduction, republishing, uploading, posting, transmitting, or duplicating of any of the material is prohibited without express written permission from Lipstick & Puppy Kisses. You are not allowed to reproduce, sell, and modify any part of Lipstick & Puppy Kisses. You are welcome to link to this blog and to discuss its contents in a respectful manner. When you quote or link to Lipstick & Puppy Kisses, please include the Blog’s name in your link. To obtain permission to copy portions of Lipstick & Puppy Kisses, please submit your request through my contact form.
Comment Section Policy
The purpose of the comments’ section is to provide an place for discussion between the blog Author and their readers. Discussions and debates are highly encouraged and disagreements are expected. Both provide opportunities to create a complete and fuller picture. Certain topics and comments may arouse passionate feelings on either side of the argument, all users and comments must adhere to community guidelines. These guidelines require that users participate in a civil, intelligent, and respectful manner. Comments should be relevant to the post’s topic; off-topic questions or comments should be directed to original posts and/or through the contact form. Comments that do not add to the conversation (including, but not limited to, advertising, off-site links, and spam) or go on an inappropriate tangent may be edited or deleted. No personal attacks are permitted in the comments, whether towards the author, other community participants and members, or celebrities. Trolling comments are not permitted. The comments you leave should be constructive, helpful, or insightful. Your comment should add value to the conversation. If an intelligent, well-written comment is accompanied by personal attacks, condescension, ridicule, or any other type of abrasive behavior, it may be subject to deletion. Comments that contain self-promotion or promotion of other services or websites may be deleted depending on context of the comment. Continued violation of the Comment Policy will result in limited or blocked access of Lipstick & Puppy Kisses.
Each giveaway will include a full set of terms and conditions, which can be accessed and read in the same post where one would enter. Giveaways are decided by random draw using a random number generator. Lipstick & Puppy Kisses currently uses Rafflecopter to run the majority of giveaways. Winners will be contacted via e-mail and will have 48 hours to confirm receipt of prize. Anyone under the age of 18 must have parents’ permission to enter any giveaway. Prizes will be shipped two business days after recipients have responded to their email.
Last edited: September 20, 2016