Fraud is a subset of invalid actions that are generated with malicious or fraudulent intent in other words, actions that are intended to drive up Advertisers’ cost or Publishers’ revenue artificially. Sources for these actions include, but are not limited to:
- Clicking or bringing unnecessary or unnatural attention on the Campaign ads;
- Users or family members clicking to support the Site;
- Using one or several maneuvers that require or oblige an Internet user to click a Campaign ad in order to access any element of the Site or confirm participation;
- Using one or several maneuvers that encourage Internet users to click on a banner;
- Excessive page refreshes, generated either manually or automatically;
- Third-party programs with user incentives, such as paid-to-surf or auto-surf programs;
- Using one or several maneuvers that give rise to Commission. Such as double clicks, using fake e-mail address, self-registration, duplicated registration, etc.;
- Using automated clicking tools, online robots, or other deceptive software that are programmed to interact with advertisement.
Beside artificial activity you must avoid the following techniques:
- Automatically generated content;
- Participating in link schemes;
- Sneaky redirects;
- Hidden text or links;
- Doorway pages;
- Scraped content;
- Creating pages with malicious behavior, such as phishing or installing viruses, trojans, or other bad ware;
- Sending automated queries to Adcash;
- Engaging in unlawful multi-level marketing;
- Disable, overload, or impair the proper working or appearance of Adcash;
- Make any modifications to the Adcash Advertisement tags.
Please note that clicking your own Adcash ads or Adcash Advertisers’ ads that are displayed on your Publisher site and generating conversions for any reason is totally prohibited. Clicks on Adcash ads or done conversion must result from genuine user interest. Any method that artificially tries to generate clicks or conversions on Adcash ads is strictly prohibited.
You may not ask others to click on Adcash Advertisement tags or use deceptive implementation methods to obtain interaction with the Advertisement tag. This includes, but is not limited to, offering compensation to Internet users for viewing Campaign ads or performing searches, promising to raise money for third parties for such behavior or placing images next to individual ads. In order to ensure a good experience for Internet users you may not:
- Compensate users for viewing Campaign ads, or promise compensation to a third party for such behavior;
- Encourage Internet users to click Adcash ads;
- Direct user attention to the Campaign ads using arrows or other graphical gimmicks;
- Place misleading images alongside individual ads;
- Place Campaign ads in a floating box script.
When you as a Publisher display someone else’s website within a frame or window on your own website, this is considered framing content. Placing Adcash ads on such pages is strictly prohibited.
CONTENT PROTECTED BY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
As a Publisher you may not display Adcash ads on websites with content protected by copyright law unless you have the necessary legal rights to display that content. This includes websites that display copyrighted material, websites hosting copyrighted files, or websites that provide links driving traffic to sites that contain copyrighted material.
ANTI-COUNTERFEITING & ANTI-PIRACY POLICY for more information.
As a Publisher you may not display Adcash ads on Publisher sites that offer for sale or promote the sale of counterfeit goods. Counterfeit goods contain a trademark or logo that is identical to or substantially indistinguishable from the trademark of another. They mimic the brand features of the product in an attempt to pass themselves off as a genuine product of the brand owner.