Advertising and Product Promotion Guidelines on Plants Map

Thank you for your interest in advertising or promoting your content on Plants Map.  We have established these guidelines to help with your advertising goals on our website and to provide a safe, enjoyable, positive experience for our visitors and user.

We reserve the right to decline or remove any content or ad that does not meet our Terms of Service, Community Guidelines, these Advertising Guidelines or we feel negatively affects our community. We may also review and remove content that is reported as negative by our community.  These guidelines may be updated and changed at any time.  For information on our advertising pricing please visit info.plantsmap.com/advertising.

Our guidelines:

  • All advertised or promoted content on Plants Map should enhance our visitor and user experience and be appropriate and legal for all ages.  
  • You are responsible for making sure your ads and promoted content are in accordance with and follow all relevant laws, regulations and industry codes.
  • All parts of your promoted content, including the image, description, destination, and audience targeting, must meet all relevant laws and regulations.  
  • Be truthful, real and promote who you are and what you actually offer.
  • Be specific and clear in your message.
  • Do not make false or misleading claims.
  • Do not infer a false sense of urgency to an offer.
  • Be thoughtful and respect others with your content.
  • Do not use shocking, sensational, controversial or profane images or phrases.
  • Ads should be correctly spelled and use correct grammar and appropriate punctuation.
  • Ads should include attractive, high quality images that are owned by you.
  • Ads must not discriminate, threaten or encourage discrimination or threats against people or a group.
  • Ads should not imply a Plants Map endorsement or partnership.

Specific Content Not Allowed

This list is a guideline and may not be inclusive of all items that can be rejected. Any content that violates our Terms of Service or Community Guidelines.

  • Any illegal activity.
  • Products from any endangered or threatened species, including plants and animals. (https://www.fws.gov/endangered/laws-policies/)
  • Imitation or counterfeit goods or documents.
  • Tobacco  (https://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/laws/)
  • Alcohol
  • Weapons, ammunition, and explosives  
  • Healthcare services, pharmacies, prescription drugs, supplements, medical devices, illicit drugs, herbal remedies, drug paraphernalia.
  • Weight loss products, services or devices.
  • Sexual products and services, pornography, nudity or sexually suggestive content.
  • Online dating or dating services.
  • Badware, spyware, malware and hacking.
  • Online gambling, lotteries, contests, games of skill, sweepstakes.
  • Incentives such as directions to click, like or share content from others to get money, prizes or offers.
  • Unacceptable business practices. This includes business models that use deceptive tactics or make false promises including pyramid schemes, ‘get-rich-quick’ schemes, payday loans, paycheck advances, lending, penny auctions, bidding fee auctions or other similar business models.
  • Political or campaign ads.

Please also review our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Copyright PolicyCommunity Guidelines, and Advertising Pricing.  Thank you.