The advert review process
Before adverts appear on BlastTime, they're reviewed to make sure that they meet our Advertising Policies.

Illegal products or services

Adverts must not constitute, facilitate or promote illegal products, services or activities. Adverts targeted to minors must not promote products, services or content that are inappropriate, illegal or unsafe, or that exploit, mislead or exert undue pressure on the age groups targeted.

Discriminatory practices

Adverts must not engage in predatory advertising practices or contain content that discriminates against, harasses, provokes or disparages people who use BlastTime.

Tobacco products

Adverts must not promote the sale or use of tobacco products and related paraphernalia.

Drugs and drug-related products

Ads must not promote the sale or use of illegal, prescription or recreational drugs.

Unsafe supplements

Adverts must not promote the sale or use of unsafe supplements, as determined by BlastTime at its sole discretion.

Weapons, ammunition or explosives

Ads must not promote the sale or use of weapons, ammunition or explosives. This includes ads for weapon modification accessories.

Adult products or services

Adverts must not promote the sale or use of adult products or services, unless they promote family planning and contraception. Adverts for contraceptives must focus on the contraceptive features of the product and not on sexual pleasure or sexual enhancement, and must be targeted to people aged 18 years or older.

Adult content

Adverts must not contain adult content. This includes nudity, depictions of people in explicit or suggestive positions or activities that are overly suggestive or sexually provocative.

Third-party infringement

Ads must not contain content that infringes on or violates the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights. Report content that you feel may infringe upon or violate your rights.

Sensational content

Adverts must not contain shocking, sensational, disrespectful or excessively violent content.

Personal attributes

Adverts must not contain content that asserts or implies personal attributes. This includes direct or indirect assertions or implications about a person's race, ethnic origin, religion, beliefs, age, sexual orientation or practices, gender identity, disability, medical condition (including physical or mental health), financial status, membership in a trade union, criminal record or name.

Misleading or false content

Adverts must not contain deceptive, false or misleading content, including deceptive claims, offers or business practices.

Controversial content

Adverts must not contain content that exploits controversial political or social issues for commercial purposes.

Non-functional landing page

Adverts must not direct people to non-functional landing pages. This includes landing page content that interferes with a person's ability to navigate away from the page.

Surveillance equipment

Adverts may not promote the sale of spy cams, mobile phone trackers or other hidden surveillance equipment.

Grammar and profanity

Ads must not contain profanity or bad grammar and punctuation. Symbols, numbers and letters must be used properly, without the intention of circumventing our ad review process or other enforcement systems.

Non-existent functionality

Adverts must not contain images that portray non-existent functionality.

Personal health

Ads must not contain "before-and-after" images or images that contain unexpected or unlikely results. Ad content must not imply or attempt to generate negative self-perception in order to promote diet, weight-loss or other health-related products.

Payday loans, cash advances and bail bonds

Ads may not promote payday loans, payslip advances, bail bonds or any small, short-term loans intended to cover someone's expenses until their next payday.

Multi-level marketing

Adverts promoting income opportunities must fully describe the associated product or business model, and must not promote business models offering quick compensation for little investment, including multi-level marketing opportunities.

Penny auctions

Adverts may not promote penny auctions, bidding fee auctions or other similar business models.

Counterfeit documents

Adverts may not promote fake documents, such as counterfeit degrees, passports or immigration papers.

Low-quality or disruptive content

Adverts must not contain content leading to external landing pages that provide an unexpected or disruptive experience. This includes misleading advert positioning, such as overly sensationalized headlines, and leading people to landing pages that contain minimal original content and a majority of unrelated or low-quality advert content.

Spyware or malware

Adverts must not contain spyware, malware or any software that results in an unexpected or deceptive experience. This includes links to sites containing these products.

Automatic animation

Ads must not contain audio or flash animation that plays automatically without a person interacting with it or expands within BlastTime after someone clicks on the advert.

Unauthorized streaming devices

Adverts must not promote products or items that facilitate or encourage unauthorized access to digital media.

Circumventing systems

Ads must not use tactics that are intended to circumvent our ad review process or other enforcement systems. This includes techniques that attempt to disguise the ad's content or destination page.

Prohibited Financial Products and Services

Ads must not promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices.

Sale of Body Parts

Ads must not promote the sale of human body parts or fluids.

These policies are subject to change at any time without notice.