Advertising & Affiliate Policy

This page describes the advertising & affiliate policy. To be honest, we wish we didn’t have to use advertising or affiliate links on our website, however, it is expensive to employ specialist experts and researchers to produce high-quality educational content, and it costs money to maintain and manage our website. is reader-supported, and we use advertising and affiliate commissions to help us pay our expenses. We’ve been online since 1995 and hope to be around for many years to come!

The advertisements you see on are provided by an external provider and are generated automatically. We don’t endorse or recommend any of the businesses advertised on our website. If you see an advert from a business you feel doesn’t align with the values of or which you feel isn’t suitable please contact us and we will block this company’s adverts from appearing in the future.

Some pages of our website contain affiliate links, which are links to external websites. If you click on an affiliate link and decide to purchase a product we may receive a small commission. This doesn’t cost you anything. The commission comes from the retailer who pays us a referral fee for sending them a new customer. Please note however that our reviews are genuine, and we only ever recommend products and services we actually use ourselves. We spend many hours researching products, consulting experts, testing products, and then writing helpful reviews which make it easier for you to choose the best products for your personal circumstances. One of the companies we are an affiliate for is Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program run by

If you have any questions about the advertising on our website please contact us, we would be happy to provide further information.

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