Advertisement Policy

Advertising Guidelines
Below is the summary of SEOBasicsinfo’s advertising acceptance guidelines. These general guidelines may apply for individual ad products or services. 

Permitted Advertising Content
     1. Any and all advertising sold shall be limited to informing members of the public of the availability of commercial goods or services. No statements of public policy, opinion or public matters shall be permitted whether or not in the form of an advertisement. The department may allow advertising for state agency public programs, projects and services.
     2. Content must be in keeping with contemporary community standards and any standards for public area advertising.
     3. The niche and areas of the advertising product/ service is preferable to be relevant to the site content (seobasicsinfo) and the target visitors.
Prohibited Advertising Content
    1. Content that contains any of the following characteristics is not permitted:
        1. Obscene or indecent;
        2. Discriminatory;
        3. Religious;
        4. Political advertising promoting or opposing a political party.
        5. Public issue advertising expressing or advocating an opinion, position or viewpoint on matters of                public debate about economic, political, religious or social issues.

   2. Advertising that describes or promotes the following products, services or other material will not be permitted:
      1. Tobacco products;
      2. Alcohol;
      3. Gambling;
      4. Adult/mature rated films, television or video games or other products rated by the industry as only suitable for mature audiences;
      5. Adult entertainment or adult related establishments including but not limited to adult book or video stores, adult Internet sites, adult telephone services, adult Internet sites, and adult escort services;
      6. False or misleading material that the advertiser knows or should know is false, fraudulent, misleading, deceptive, or would constitute a tort of defamation or invasions of privacy;
      7. Objectionable adult or harmful subject matter that is offensive based on contemporary community standards and is reasonably foreseeable that it would result in harm to, disruption of, or interference with the transportation system.
      8. Insulting, disparaging, or degrading material directed at a person or group that is intended to be, or could be interpreted as being, disrespectful based on characteristics protected under federal or state law or that is so offensive as to be reasonably foreseeable that it will incite or produce imminent lawless action in the form of retaliation, vandalism or other breach of public safety, peace and order;
      9. Profanity and violence advertising that contains any profane language or portrays images or descriptions of graphic violence, or intentional infliction of pain or violent action towards or upon a person or animal.
     10. Products, services or messages which might be contrary to the best interests of the traveling public or department including any advertisement that encourages or depicts unsafe behavior with respect to transportation-related activities such as not driving within speed limits or not complying with traffic laws. Advertisements will not be allowed for products such as radar detectors to avoid speeding tickets or for legal services such attorneys defending drunk driving arrests.