PR Friendly/ Disclosure

This is a PR friendly blog. We love products and sharing our experience with them through word-of-mouth and social media. We are embracing a journey towards parenthood, so we welcome any family-friendly, baby, toddler, maternity, and daddy-to-be products for previews, reviews, and/or giveaways. We also welcome any other products that are related to; art, photography, crafts, gardening, cooking, household, music, local events and restaurants, and organic products of all kinds. Please refer to the "About Us" page, where we share our interests. We love hosting giveaways and sponsors are always invited to join us for that matter. You guys rock! If you would like your services or products reviewed, please contact us with the link to your store or website, and a description of the service and/or products to be reviewed. Sponsors that we are looking for, but not limited to, are those who´s companies are dedicated to: Baby-gear, Maternity products, family-friendly products, toys, books, DVDs and Movies/Series, musical instruments, local events, movie premiers, art supplies and crafting products, Organic and Certified Organic products (Food, beauty products or gear), gadgets, and all who wants to be part of our journey that also fit our lifestyle needs. If you are an Etsy shop, or a small business, we also welcome you and kindly invite you to promote with us. We support small businesses! We love the uniqueness of small businesses and hard working individuals.

Please use this contact method:

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PR Reviews/offers policy:
  • Reviewed items should be full size, so that they can be reviewed accurately.
  • A review post may take 2-5 weeks to be published, it varies depending on the products. Some products may require more than a week to test. If you need a review sooner, let me know.
  • The review to be published will contain either my husband´s or my own honest experience and opinion with your product or service, depending on who of us is doing the review. We don't write reviews based on what a company tells me to write to have more customers. Our reviews usually contain a: “What makes us happy” section, a "What did not make me/us that happy" and/or a “What would make me/us happier” section, so that these subjects can be taken into consideration for improvement in case needed.
  • The review post will have photos and may include video too, depending on the type of product. Though usually the compensation for writing the review is keeping the product itself, if you would like for me to post the review in Spanish as well, we can make arrangements for the possibility. I am Hispanic and it is important to address the spanish-speaking population as well.
  • I will share the review post through social media via: pinterest, twitter, instagram, blogloving, and facebook.
  • After the review is published, we will get back to you with a link to the post.
  • After the review, the product will become property of “The Happy Reviewers Blog”, meaning that the product will not be returned to you (the company, organization, etc) Consider that the products that we keep will have continuous free publicity through word-of-mouth, as we like to share information about the products we use.
  • We will only review family friendly products.
  • Because our family and lifestyle demands are GMO-free oriented, we reserve the right not to review a product that contains any suspected or known GMO or harmful ingredients. These includes and are not limited to other known harmful ingredients such as: aspartame, sucralose, artificial flavors and/or colors, known or suspected GMO crops, etc. We try very hard to avoid using or consuming food, drinks, or beauty products containing the above mentioned.
  • Because of the above said, we highly embrace and promote organic and certified organic products.
  • We expect that the product we will be receiving for review will be in good shape. If it arrives damaged, or different color,size, quantity, or the item itself, etc, we will not conduct any review. If this is the case, you can make arrangements to send the correct item or a new one if damaged.
  • Review posts will stay active in this blog for 3 months, after that, the review will be removed, unless agreed upon.
  • We will reserve the right to publish the review if the terms stated above are not met, no exceptions.
  • We disclose reviews that we write to avoid any problems or misleading information.

Information contained in the product/service review:
  • Name of your company
  • Name of the product
  • Links to your website/product site, facebook, twitter or any of your choosing, as long as it does not lead our readers to harms-way nor to non-related links or websites.
  • Our reviews may contain, but are not limited to the following sections: Physical description of the product, stated company information/background history, the use and practicality of the product/service, Likes, Dislikes/Sugestions for improvement, and our over-all honest opinion or experience with it.
  • Product photos (Video content will be to our discretion, and chosen to be made depending on the type of product reviewed. Commonly, videos posted on a review are of the unboxing of the item and first glance of the item, for example if it is a collectible item.)
  • An additional review in Spanish will only be published upon arrangement and may have a fee, please contact us via email for more information.
  • Disclosures on the review if applicable. I abide by FTC guidelines.
  • We may share additional information on a particular event or a limited time offer based upon previous agreement.

Sponsoring Giveaways
  • We love giveaways, and you are welcomed to sponsor a giveaway through our blog.
  • It is important to let us know that this is of your interest before I publish either a review or just the giveaway, so arrangements can be made.
  • Giveaways will run through GT tools or similar electronic means and winners will be chosen at random.
  • It will be the sponsor's sole responsibility to ship the prize to the winner's choice of address. The happy reviewers blog will only be responsible for hosting or sharing the opportunity to win by participating, promoting the giveaway, choosing a winner, and being the intermediate with the communications between the winner and sponsor for prize shipping purposes only.
  • It will be up to the participant to choose which options of entry they prefer when entering a giveaway. There will always be a "Free Entry" option, as any type of purchase to gain an entry will not be mandated.
  • The official entry to the giveaway should be free. I will not run a giveaway that requires the participant to purchase something or pay for an entry. The only requirements for entries will be simple online tasks.(Facebook likes, follows, visiting the sponsor's website, and/or an affiliate link (optional); always giving the participant the choice to do the task to claim an entry or not, and according to the Giveaway tools rules, which are subject to change)
  • Facebook likes (will be optional), instagram and twitter follows will have a limited number, as both social media venues block users' preferences if they abuse these features, and also applies according to the Giveaway tools rules of use.
  • It is the sponsor's responsibility that once the winner is chosen, and the shipping information given, the prize should be shipped accordingly and in a timely manner. It is important for the winner to receive the exact prize unless stated otherwise.
  • The happy reviewers blog will not be responsible for prizes not delivered, damaged, or different from the ones advertised. However, I will do my best to continue communication with the sponsor to fix this problem. If the problem won't be fixed, we have the right to reserve hosting future giveaways with the sponsor failing on commitment through our blog.

Participant Disclosure:
To participate on giveaways in this blog, you may be required to do simple optional tasks such as: Facebook follows or likes, twitter follows, likes, pinterest follows, pinning, among other social media related tasks. You will always have a choice to decide if you want to do that entry's task or not. However, participants are not allowed to claim an entry if the action for claim has not been done. Just remember that you will not get an entry credited if you fail to do the task to claim that entry. There will always be a “free” entry so you can participate. Entrants do not have to purchase a product in order to participate in a giveaway. Some of the optional entries may include visiting affiliate links, which help support our blog. It is important that when you are participating, you share a real-working email address that you often use for me to send you the winning notification if that is your case. The winner will only have 48 hours, unless explicitly specified, to reply with their name, shipping address, and possibly phone number so that the sponsor can ship their prize. Failing to reply within the time established will invalidate the winner's right to the prize and I will randomly select a new winner for that contest/giveaway.
NOTE: Cheating is not allowed. I personally check every single entry to make sure that tasks to claim an entry are done. Multiple accounts and usernames for one physical address or person are not allowed. Only one person per physical address is allowed to participate.

The participants' personal private information will not be shared with the sponsor nor any other parties. However, your email will be asked in order to contact you in case you are a winner. Please understand that if you are a winner your real full name, shipping address, and maybe phone number may be asked of you in order to send the prize. If you refuse to share this information only for the purpose of shipping your prize, we will have to find another random winner to send the product to.

Information Disclosure:
Some of the information in the above statements and disclosures may change in time. It is recommended for you to check the relevant information before you participate on a giveaway or take action while reading a review. It is our goal to make this blog as honest and enjoyable as possible. Please understand that we are all different, and that our opinion and needs/life might not be of everyone's likings or might differ from yours. Please take our publications as mere informative venues for you to make an informed decision of products/services you might be interested in. Don't take our word for it, inform yourself, compare and if needed, try the product/service yourself. We just hope that our publications can be of help in assisting readers during research with additional information about a product/service, and to share our journey towards parenthood with family, friends, and readers who also become part of our extended family. If you got to this part, thank you for your time and consideration.

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