Giveaway Policy and Disclosure

I know the admin stuff is a little boring, but if you’re so inclined, here’s some leisure reading for you 🙂


Wordy Gertie is a collaborative blog with material written by multiple of individuals, and may accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

Wordy Gertie abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post may or may not be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content. Payment will not affect writer’s opinion or review of product or service, as this is set at time of agreement to perform said review.

The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Giveaways on Wordy Gertie may but promoted via Facebook, but are no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner of this Facebook page and not to Facebook.

Giveaway Policy

Periodically, Wordy Gertie hosts giveaways for readers and subscribers. These events may be self-sponsored by the blog owner or may be sponsored by another individual, business or corporation. This may or may not be plainly stated in the actual giveaway. If you need further clarification, please ask.

All giveaways, unless otherwise stated, will follow these guidelines:

No purchase necessary to enter.

Hosted by and winners chosen via Rafflecopter, or PromoSimple.

Hosted recreationally and in no way are meant to be a form of gambling or sweepstakes.

Open only to individuals in the continental USA, 18+.

Will start and end on dates listed on each specific contest.

Each winner will have 48 hours to claim prize, after being notified via the email they used to enter the contest. After 48 hours, if there is no response, another winner will be chosen.

If giveaway is self-hosted, site/blog owner agrees to mail prize to winner(s) within 14 days.

If giveaway is sponsored by an outside entity, then winner will abide by their prize fulfillment periods, which may be as long as 180 days, depending on the company. While all company sponsors are considered by Wordy Gertie to be reputable and honest, Wordy Gertie cannot be held liable or responsible, should a vendor choose not to fulfill a promised prize.

Wordy Gertie is not responsible for items lost, damaged, or stolen in transit. But if there’s a problem, contact Wordy Gertie and we can try to remedy the problem together.

All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspect of fraud is decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion.

Any prizes that may result in tax liability for the winner(s) are the winner(s) responsibility.

Any and all giveaways may be promoted on Facebook, Twitter, email or other social network sites. This is a means of promotion only, and any promotion on those sites is not to be interpreted as Facebook or Twitter partaking in, or being in any way responsible for that particular contest.

Winner(s) assumes all responsibility if further clarification is needed, prior to either entering a giveaway on this site or claiming a prize at the conclusion of a contest.

Various hosting methods may be used to conduct giveaways, including Rafflecopter or PromoSimple. Most of these entities gather email addresses for verification, and by entering, you are giving permission to have your email added to the Wordy Gertie mailing list. You still will get a verification/confirmation email and may decline or unsubscribe at any time. Similarly, your personal information will NEVER be shared.

Have fun and good luck!