World Citizen™Pty Ltd (World Citizen) Advertising Guidelines

Advertising philosophy
At World Citizen, we believe that every part of our site, including the adverts, should contribute to and be consistent with the overall user experience. Therefore, we are committed to protecting our user experience by keeping the site clean, consistent and free from misleading advertising. We believe that we can help transform existing advertising into messages that are tailored to the individual user based on the principles they care about.

Advertising Guidelines
The following guidelines apply to all adverts appearing on World Citizen. In addition, all advertising on World Citizen must comply with the Privacy policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. World Citizen reserves the right to reject or remove advertising that we deem contrary to our advertising philosophy. These guidelines are subject to change at any time and World Citizen may waive any of these guidelines at its discretion.

1. Accounts

1. Advertisers cannot create or manage multiple World Citizen accounts for advertising purposes unless given permission by World Citizen to do so.
2. Advertisers cannot programmatically automate the creation of accounts or adverts unless given permission by World Citizen to do so.

2. Landing pages/destination URLs

1. Adverts that contain a URL or domain in the body must link to that same URL or domain.
2. Adverts must send users to the same landing page when the advert is clicked.
3. Landing pages cannot generate a pop-up (including "pop-overs" and "pop-unders") when a user enters or leaves the page.
4. Landing pages cannot use "fake" close behaviour (ie. when a user clicks the 'close' icon on the page, the page should close down and no other behaviour should result).
5. Landing pages cannot utilize "mouse trapping" whereby the advertiser does not allow users to use their browser "back button" and traps them on their site and/or present any
    other unexpected behaviour (for example, navigation to another advert or page).
6. Adverts cannot require viewers to click on the advert to submit Personally Identifiable Information (such as name, date of birth, phone numbers, social security number, physical
    addresses or email addresses) on the landing page or in the advert, except to enable an ecommerce transaction and where the advert and landing page clearly indicate that a
    product is being sold.

3. World Citizen references

1. Adverts cannot imply any endorsement of the product, service or advert destination by World Citizen.
2. All other adverts, destination adverts and landing pages must adhere to the following restrictions:
i.  Adverts cannot mention or refer to World Citizen, its site or its brand in any manner, including in the title, body, image or destination URLs;
ii. Adverts cannot use World Citizen logos, trademarks or site terminology (including but not limited to World Citizen, The World Citizen and other company graphics, logos, designs>
   or icons);
iii. World Citizen site features cannot be emulated.

4. Advert copy and image content

1. Adverts must directly relate to the content on the landing page.
2. Adverts must clearly represent the company, product or brand that is being advertised. Products or services promoted in the advert must be directly available on the landing page.
3. Adverts must not include unsubstantiated claims, including but not limited to prices, discounts or product availability.
4. Adverts cannot insult, harass or threaten a user.
5. Adverts must not contain audio that plays automatically, without a user's interaction. Any automated animation must cease after 15 seconds and must not replay.

5. Prohibited content

1. Adverts must not be false, misleading, fraudulent or deceptive.
2. Adverts will not be permitted in cases where a business model or practice is deemed unacceptable or contrary to World Citizen's overall advertising philosophy.
3. Adverts, or categories of adverts, which receive a significant amount of negative user feedback or are otherwise deemed in violation of community standards will not be permitted.
4. Adverts cannot contain, facilitate, promote or reference the following:
i.    Offensive, profane, vulgar, obscene or inappropriate language;
ii.   Obscene, defamatory, libelous, slanderous and/or unlawful content;
iii.   Mind altering drugs including alcoholic products;
iv.  Tobacco products;
v.   Ammunition, firearms, paintball guns, bb guns or weapons of any kind;
vi.  Gambling, including without limitation, any online casino, sports books, bingo or poker;
vii.  Scams, illegal activity or chain letters;
viii. Contests and sweepstakes;
ix.   Get-rich-quick and other money-making opportunities that offer compensation for little or no investment, including "work from home" opportunities positioned as alternatives to
       part-time or full-time employment or promises of monetary gain with no strings attached;
x.   Adult content, including nudity, sexual terms and/or images of people in positions or activities that are excessively suggestive or sexual or provocative images in violation of
      community standards;
xi.   Adult friend finders or dating sites with a sexual emphasis;
xii.  Adult toys, videos or other adult products;
xiii. Uncertified pharmaceutical products;
xiv. Spy cams or surveillance equipment;
xv.  Web-based non-accredited colleges that offer degrees;
xvi.  Inflammatory religious content;
xvii. Political and religious agendas and/or any known associations with hate, criminal and/or terrorist activities;
xviii. Content that exploits political agendas or uses "hot button" issues for commercial use regardless of whether the advertiser has a political agenda;
xix.  Hate speech, whether directed at an individual or a group and whether based upon the race, sex, creed, national origin, religious affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation,
       gender identity or language of such individual or group;
xx.  Content that advocates against any organisation, person or group of people, with the exception of candidates running for public office;
xxi.  Content that depicts a health condition in a derogatory or inflammatory way or misrepresents a health condition in any way.

6. Refusal of adverts

    1. We may refuse adverts at any time for any reason, including our determination that they promote competing products or services, or negatively affect our business or relationship
        with our users.

7. Data and privacy

1. You may not give data you receive from us to any third party, including advertising networks.
2. Unless authorised by us, your adverts may not display user data -- such as users' names or profile photos -- whether that data was obtained from World Citizen or otherwise.
3. You may not use user data you receive from us or collect through running an advert, including information you derive from your targeting criteria, for any purpose off of World
    Citizen, without user consent.

8. Targeting

1. Any targeting of adverts based on a user attribute such as age, gender, location or interest, must be directly relevant to the offer and cannot be done by a method inconsistent with
    privacy and data policies.
2. Adverts with adult themes, including contraception, sex education and health conditions must be targeted to individuals at least 18 years old. Site adverts should do this via
   demographic restrictions, not by obtaining user data.
3. Adverts for dating sites, services or related content must follow these targeting criteria (does not apply to Adverts on World Citizen Site):
i.  The Relationship Status targeting parameter must be utilised and set to Single;
ii.  The Sex targeting parameter must be utilised and a single value of Male or Female must be selected;
iii. The age targeting parameter must be utilised and the age range selected must start at least at 18 years old;
iv.The Interested In targeting parameter must be utilised and a single value of either Men or Women must be selected.

9. Prices, discounts and free offers

1. Adverts cannot be deceptive or fraudulent about any offer made.
2. If an advert includes a price, discount or 'free' offer,
i.The destination URL for the advert must link to a page that clearly and accurately offers the exact deal the advert has displayed;
ii.The advert must clearly state what action or set of actions is required to qualify for the offer.

10. Subscription services

1. The advertisement of Subscription Services must comply with the conditions noted below and as determined by World Citizen in its sole discretion. "Subscription Services" may
    include sites that promote downloading ringtones, games or other entertainment services or any site that induces a user to sign up for recurring billing of a product or service.
i.The advert must clearly state what action or set of actions is required to qualify for the offer. If the user must subscribe to a service, the service and offer requirements must
both be stated in the advert.
ii.The recurring subscription must be consistent with what is promoted in the advert copy.
iii. At a minimum, the promoted website must clearly and accurately display the price and billing interval (such as per week or once per month) on the landing page as well as
any page that prompts a user for Personally Identifiable Information (such as name, date of birth, phone number, National Insurance number, physical addresses or email
addresses) or billing information (including, but not limited to, mobile phone number or credit card number).
iv.If users sign up for the service by transmitting a code by text message, the price and billing interval must be clearly and prominently displayed beside the code.
v.If the service is a subscription, the website must provide a prominent opt-in checkbox or other clear mechanism indicating that the user knowingly accepts the price and
subscription service. This should be on the first page where the user enters personal data, and the user should not be able to proceed without opting in.
vi.All of the foregoing items should be located in a prominent place on your webpage, as determined by World Citizen in its sole discretion, and should be easy to find, read and

11. Copyrights and trademarks

       1. Adverts cannot include any content that infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary right.
       2. The advertiser must have intellectual property rights to the creative and be permitted to display such creative as advertising on the World Citizen Site.

12. Spam

       1. Adverts cannot contain, facilitate or promote 'spam' or other advertising or marketing content that violates applicable laws, regulations or industry standards.

13. Incentives

       1. Adverts cannot offer incentives to viewers for clicking on the advert, for submitting Personally Identifiable Information (such as name, date of birth, phone number, national
           insurance number, physical addresses or email addresses) or for performing any other tasks.


       1. Adverts must not contain or link directly or indirectly to a site that contains spyware/malware downloads, whether initiated automatically or manually by the user, or other
           auto-initiated downloads.
       2. Adverts cannot contain or link to a site that facilitates or promotes:
           i.   Collection of demographic and usage information from a user's computer without the user's express consent;
           ii.  Collection or request of World Citizen usernames or passwords from any user;
           iii.  Proxying World Citizen usernames or passwords for the purpose of automating logins to the World Citizen site;
           iv. Any software that results in an unexpected user experience, including but not limited to software which (i) "sneaks" onto a user's system and performs activities hidden to the
                user, (ii) may alter, harm, disable or replace any hardware or software installed on user's computer without express permission from the user, (iii) is bundled as a hidden
                component of other software whether free or for a fee, (iv) automatically downloads without World Citizen's express prior approval, (v) presents any download dialogue boxes
                without a user's express action, or (vi) may violate or infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, patent or any other
                proprietary right.

15. Grammar, sentence structure, spelling and spacing

       1. Advert text must be grammatically correct and contain proper sentence structure.
       2. Advert text must be in complete sentences.       
       3. Adverts cannot include excessive repetition (such as "buy, buy, buy").
       4. Adverts must use correct spelling.
       5. Advert text must include grammatically correct spacing.

16. Capitalisation

       1. Adverts must use proper, grammatically correct capitalisation (such as capitalising the first letter of all proper nouns and capitalising the title of the advert).
       2. Adverts cannot include excessive capitalisation (such as "FREE") or incorrect capitalisation (such as capitalising the first letter of every word in a sentence).
       3. Acronyms may be capitalised.

17. Punctuation

       1. Adverts must include logical, correct punctuation.
       2. Adverts cannot contain repeated and unnecessary punctuation (such as "Buy now!!!").
       3. All complete sentences (including if the advert title is a complete sentence) must end with a single punctuation mark. Sentences cannot end with ellipses, dashes, etc.
       4. Exclamation points cannot be used in the title of any advert.

18. Symbols

       1. The use of all symbols, numbers or letters must adhere to the true meaning of the symbol.
       2. Adverts cannot contain repeated and unnecessary symbols.
       3. Symbols cannot be used for the following:
           i.  To substitute for letters (e.g. "$ave" instead of "save");
           ii.  To substitute for entire words (e.g. "&" instead of "and" or "$" instead of "cash/dollars/money");
           iii. As unnecessary abbreviations to shorten character count (e.g. "w/" instead of "with" or "@" instead of "at").
       4. Symbols may be used for the following:
           i.  If the symbol is part of the product or brand name;
           ii.  If the $ symbol is paired with a dollar amount (e.g. "Save $100 today");
           iii. If the # symbol is used for comparative phrases (e.g. "Voted the #1 site by The Guardian"