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November 10, 2009

We Comply and Disclose

To comply with the Federal Trade Commission's official rules regarding disclosure of what may be perceived as material relationships with those who provide products, information, and vehicles for our review, AskPatty.com has prepared the following statements to explain and disclose our professional relationships:

AskPatty_compliance_1WE HAVE NO CONFLICT, ARE UNPAID, AND ARE EXPRESSING OUR OWN OPINIONS
AskPatty.com and its Staff and Editors have not received any compensation for writing this content and have no material connection to the brands, topics, and/or products that are mentioned herein. We are encouraged to honestly write about said product, event, or vehicle and are expressing our own educated and impartial opinions.


AskPatty_compliance_2BASED UPON A REVIEW COPY OR SAMPLE
AskPatty.com and its Staff and Editors may have a material connection because we have received a sample, review copy, or item of nominal value that we can keep for consideration in preparing to write this content. We were/are expected to return this item after our review. We are encouraged to honestly review said product or vehicle and are expressing our own educated and impartial opinions.


AskPatty_compliance_3GIVEN A SAMPLE BY VENDOR/AGENCY/BRAND
AskPatty.com and its Staff and Editors may have a material connection because we have been given an opportunity by the manufacturer to thoroughly evaluate a vehicle, either through a loan or participation in a sponsored media event. We may have received a gift, product sample, review copy, or item of nominal value that we can keep for consideration in preparing to write this content. We were/are not expected to return this item or gift after the review period. We are encouraged to honestly review said product or vehicle and are expressing our own educated and impartial opinions.


AskPatty_compliance_4PAID POST – CASH PAYMENT OR OTHER COMPENSATION
AskPatty.com and its Staff and Editors may have a material connection because we received a cash payment, gift, or other thing of value from a company affiliated with a brand, topic, and/or product that is mentioned herein.


AskPatty_compliance_5EMPLOYEE/SHAREHOLDER/BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP
AskPatty.com and its Staff and Editors have a direct business relationship with a brand, topic, or product that is mentioned herein.

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