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Editorial Adjacency Policy

You will not place our Ads adjacent to any content that: (a) promotes or contains content or activity that is defamatory, false (e.g. fake news), deceptive, obscene, hateful (e.g. hate speech), sexually explicit, violent (including the use of firearms), discriminatory, illegal, harmful, invasive of another’s privacy, threatening, abusive, harassing or offensive, (b) contains, links to, uses or otherwise causes the downloading of any malicious code, (c) artificially increases impression, click or engagement behavior for the purpose of increasing advertising revenue.

Video Policy

You will comply with the Video Player-Ad Interface Definition guidelines version 2.0 (VPAID 2.0) or higher and Digital Video Ad Serving Template specifications version 2.0 (VAST 2.0) or higher as set forth at http://www.iab.net/.

Trademark Usage Guidelines

These Trademark Usage Guidelines (the “Guidelines”) apply to your use of the Trademarks set forth in the IO only in materials that have been approved in advance by us.  Strict compliance with these Guidelines is required at all times, and any use of a Trademark in violation of these Guidelines will automatically terminate any license related to your use of the Trademark.

  1. You may use the Trademark solely for the purpose expressly authorized by us and your use must: (i) comply with the most up-to-date version of all agreement(s) with us regarding your use of the Trademark (collectively “Agreements”); (ii) comply with the most up-to-date version of these Guidelines; and (iii) comply with any other terms, conditions, or policies that we may issue from time to time that apply to the use of the Trademark.

  2. We will supply an approved Trademark image for your use.  You may not alter the Trademark in any manner, including, but not limited to, changing the proportion, color, or font of the Trademark, or adding or removing any element(s) from the Trademark.

  3. You will not use the Trademark in any manner that implies sponsorship or endorsement by us other than by using the Trademark as specifically authorized under the Agreements.

  4. You will not use the Trademark to disparage us, our products or services, or in a manner which, in our sole discretion, may diminish or otherwise damage or tarnish our goodwill in the Trademark.

  5. The Trademark must appear by itself, with reasonable spacing between each side of the Trademark and other visual, graphic or textual elements.  Under no circumstance should the Trademark be placed on any background which interferes with the readability or display of the Trademark.

  6. You must include the following statement in any materials that display the Trademark: “[Trademarks] are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its Affiliates."

  7. You acknowledges that all rights to the Trademark are the exclusive property of ours, and all goodwill generated through your use of the Trademark will inure to our benefit.  You will not take any action that is in conflict with our rights in, or ownership of, the Trademark.

We reserve the right, exercisable at our sole discretion, to modify these Guidelines and/or the approved Trademarks at any time and to take appropriate action against any use without permission or any use that does not conform to these Guidelines.