* A Hen’s Nest Blog Disclosure *

This policy is valid from 01 December 2008

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact Henrietta Newman at: retta0026{at}gmail{dot}com


All content of this, My Blog, EXCEPT FOR COMMENTS, is solely the opinion of me, the author. I never have, or never will claim to be an expert in…. well anything! I am not a professional of any sort, unless you count being a professional dork, or talented run on sentence writer, then I am at your service. Please seek a professional’s advice before you you follow any recommendations made by me!

Material Connection Disclosure: Unless otherwise expressly stated, you should assume that ahensnest.com has an affiliate relationship or other material connection to the providers of goods and services mentioned by, recommended, hyperlinked to, or otherwise referenced on ahensnest.com. In addition, you should assume that ahensnest.com may be compensated monetarily or non-monetarily when you visit, purchase goods or services from, or take any other action on a third-party website mentioned by, recommended, hyperlinked to, or otherwise referenced on ahensnest.com. You should always perform due diligence before buying any goods or services online or offline. A Hen’s Nest 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. Some of our other affiliates include (but are not limited to) Google Adsense, Linkshare, Escalate Network, Shareasale.com and Logical Media.

As for reviews, just because someone sends me something to review, it doesn’t mean I’m going to post a glowing tribute to it. Most reviews on my blog do end up being positive only because I am choosy about what I agree to receive. I’m not going to say, “Oh YES! send me your super duper liver on a stick!“, because I really really really hate liver. I will however say, “Yes! Please do send me all of your chocolate or the latest tween gadget!“, as these are things that my family already enjoys and are more likely to have a better experience with.

To help determine what the disclosures in my disclosure statements located on the bottom of some of my posts mean, see these definitions.

  • Partnered Post: I received a sample, monetary or some other form of compensation.
  • Sponosored Post: I received a sample, monetary or some other form of compensation.
  • Affiliate: Post contains affiliate links, I “may” receive a small kickback if you purchase after clicking through my links.
  • Sample: I received a complimentary product or service to facilitate my honest review.
  • Ambassador: I received a sample, monetary or some other form of compensation as a representative of the brand for a set period of time.
These terms will usually be included at the bottom of the post, near my signature.

Hey, don’t steal my stuff! All the pictures on my blog, ahensnest.com, are MINE, or I’ve gotten permission to use them, or I’ve spent hours scouring free stock image sites to find the perfect photo. I don’t want to find my childrens’ pictures on some foreign ad company’s site like some people I know. Let me quote my Jazzercise instructor here: “NO TOUCHEEEE!”. Thank you. This also applies to the WORDS on my site. Those are mine too! I’m a perfectionist, I spend way too much time trying to write an informative and truthful (and it takes time to write all these run on sentences and grammatically incorrect uses of commas!) posts for someone to come along and swipe it, so don’t! Thanks. If you’d like to quote (HaHA!) or link to something I’ve written then you may do so as long as credited is given. UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, MODIFICATION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING OR DUPLICATING OF ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED. Absolutely NO copying of an entire blog post is permitted!

This is my blog so of course my rules, I reserves the right to change these Terms at any time. If You don’t agree with the Terms,  Please, DO NOT USE THIS BLOG.

More legal stuff I don’t feel like re-writing:
No Guarantee. The Author makes no guarantee regarding the validity of the content of the Blog. In addition, the Author does not guarantee that the Blog will be accessible at all times or during any down time (i) caused by outages to any public Internet backbones, networks or servers, (ii) caused by any failures of Your equipment, systems or local access services, (iii) for previously scheduled maintenance or (iv) relating to events beyond the Author’s control such as strikes, riots, fires, floods, explosions, war, terrorism, governmental action, labor conditions, natural and/or man-made disasters, or interruptions in Internet services to an area where the Author or Your servers are located. Although the Author will try to moderate comments quickly, the Author makes no guarantee to the Commenter that its comments or trackbacks will be displayed promptly, without modifications, or that they will be displayed at all, as all comments will be published to the discretion of the Author.

No Warranty or Condition; Links. The Author makes NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. If you choose to access the Blog, you do so AT YOUR OWN RISK. To the extent links and external content are based on or displayed in connection with the Blog, THE AUTHOR SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE DISPLAY OF SUCH LINKS AND SEARCH RESULTS, whether this external content is breaking the law in this or other jurisdictions. YOU AGREE TO USE THE BLOG AT YOUR OWN RISK, and that You will not consider the Blog’s content to be a suitable substitute for professional advice. Limitations of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES, AND THE AUTHOR’S LIABILITY TO YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY CLAIM IS LIMITED TO THE GROSS MONTHLY AMOUNT PAID BY THE AUTHOR FOR HOSTING SERVICES DURING THE ONE MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE DATE OF THE CLAIM. Each party acknowledges that the other party has entered into this Agreement relying on the limitations of liability stated herein and that those limitations are an essential part of the Agreement. Without limiting the foregoing, the Author shall not have any liability for any failure or delay resulting from any condition beyond the reasonable control of the Author, including but not limited to governmental action, labor conditions, power failures, natural and/or man-made disasters. The Author is not liable for the content of any comments the Commenter might leave on this Blog (see Comment policy).

This Terms of Service and Site Disclaimer was  adapted, with permission, from the site disclaimers of:

Giovanni Di Sauro

Kim Grabinski



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