This disclosure is Trip Bitten’s attempt to fully comply with the FTC’s policy that demands we be transparent about any and all affiliate relations we may have. Our website or emails include affiliate links. If you click on these affiliate links and go visit the resulting site, a cookie will be set in your web browser that will cause Trip Bitten to receive a commission if you purchase a product on the other end. This is a legitimate way to monetize and pay for the operation of web sites and we gladly reveal our affiliate relationships to you.
In addition, the hyperlinks on this site may be shortened, and in some cases cloaked, to hide long ugly links for functionality and tracking purposes. We have nothing to hide and we are proud of our relationship with the fine vendors, products and services found on this site. Link tracking, shortening and cloaking is a common practice.
Further, Trip Bitten does receive physical products or cash directly in exchange for reviews or posts on Trip Bitten. It is possible that our reviews and posts are influenced by our affiliate relationships and may create a conflict of interest. We do not believe a conflict of interest exists, but you, the visitor or customer, must decide by considering the affiliate relationships and link techniques we have described. Obviously we would like you to buy the service or products we write about and we are influenced by that fact. We avoid conflict by only promoting products and services we trust. We strive to always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on topics or products we write about and promote.
Other vendors may also pay to place advertising on our sites in the form of banners, widgets, and hyperlinks. These are paid advertisements and while we do our best to only allow quality products and services to be advertised on our site, we are not responsible for claims or testimonials made on paid advertising links.
Thank you for supporting Trip Bitten and understanding that in order to bring new and exciting content we must monetize our site. We try to do this in the lest disruptive way and hope that you enjoy reading our stories.