A Letter from Andy
I’m not big on red tape, but we have to keep the powers that be happy and purring. All the legalese below tells you about your consumer rights, how affiliate marketing works, e-mail marketing privacy, etc.
Here’s the short version of what you should know:
- Your privacy comes first and foremost! I will never sell your personal information. For that matter, the only information we collect is your name and email.
- Some of my content has affiliate links. If you click on these links and purchase something, I get a small kickback at zero additional cost to you.
I also maintain a list of recommended products – and why I recommend them!
Oh, and I actually wrote an open letter to all my readers about how and why this blog makes money, if you’re interested. I believe that mutual trust is so important, so I tell you straight-up how, why, and if this blog generates revenue.
This disclosure details the affiliate relationships of the Service with other businesses.
Some of the links are affiliate links. That means if you clink on an affiliate link and purchase the item, we receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.
We only recommend product or services that we believe will be beneficial and useful to our readership.
- AskTheRVEngineer.com 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.
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