Our Ethics Policy - Gadgetrave

Our Ethics Policy

Gadgetrave.io maintains a strict ethics policy for all its staff and contributors. This strict ethics policy is intended to separate the editorial function of the website from any inappropriate influences such as advertising or any other monetary interest. We are real journalists and communications professionals and these policies insure that the content on Gadgetrave.io is independent, unbiased & accurate like all forms of journalism should be.

We do not sell electronics.

We are not a re-seller of technology products and will never be. We may however produce merchandise including but not limited to t-shirts, stickers and branded items for sale or giveaway. Should we ever produce merchandise in partnership with individuals or third parties, we will disclose those relationships.


We have advertisers on our site, and they are our main source of revenue. Our company has a brand content team responsible for finding sponsorships and partners on our website. We do not accept money or other consideration from companies as a condition or incentive to write a review or story, whether favorable or unfavorable.  Our website may contain affiliate marketing links, which means we may be paid commission on sales of those products or services we write about. Those links are generated independently of editorial, and our editorial content is not influenced by advertisers or affiliate partnerships.

Editorial Separation

All reviews and other editorial on are based on our editorial discretion, and not based on the desire of any company, advertiser or PR firm. Our Jr. editorial staff may not interact with the sales or marketing teams of companies or advertisers that offer products that may be reviewed by us.  Gadgetrave.io has strict separation between advertising and editorial activities. If any member of the editorial team is approached about advertising they must immediately redirect the contact to the advertising team.

Branded Content

All advertising on gadgetrave.io is separated from content. When advertising is placed in content, it is to be clearly labeled as advertising and will in no away attempt to deceive the user into believing that it is not advertising. Advertising in the form of branded content, otherwise known as “advertorials” or “Sponsored Content” will be labelled as such at the beginning and end of the content.

Gifts, Bribes, other Monetary Compensation

Full time members of the editorial staff, part time members, freelancers, contributors, or anyone involved with the editorial process are strictly prohibited from accepting any gifts, bribes, prizes or monetary compensation from any companies or the surrogates of such companies who we cover or may soon expand to cover.


All gadgetrave.io editorial staff, part time members, freelancers, contributors, or anyone involved with the editorial process are strictly prohibited from accepting any trips or press junkets sponsored by companies whose products are covered by our website. If it is necessary for gadgetrave.io to participate in press trip organized by companies covered by gadgetrave.io, we absorb all associated costs in full or will seek sponsorship from a third party.

Social Events, Press Functions, and Meals

Gadgetrave.io believes it is necessary to attend local industry social functions hosted by retailers and businesses to develop contacts and sources and to raise industry awareness of our website. Gadgetrave.io editorial staff are permitted to attend social functions, press functions and associated meals hosted by the companies we cover. We only allow participation at these events if attending the function furthers the development of a source, contact, or story which is critical for developing quality content on our website.


All recommendations posted on gadgetrave.io, made by gadgetrave.io editorial staff in the media or in public must be based solely on the editorial product analysis process. We will not permit our recommendations to be influenced by any outside biased party who seeks to put their self-interest over the credibility, integrity, and independence or our reviews regardless of a perceived advertising or business relationships advantage which might accrue to gadgetrave.io. Further, recommendations are not made for the purpose of marketing gadgetrave.io. Our inherent value is our independence, credibility, and integrity. All our recommendations placed in marketing materials must be based upon the editorial product analysis process and nothing else.

Product Loans

Gadgetrave.io may receive short term loans of products for review from companies we enter in agreement with. All products loaned are returned. In the rare case where the supplier does not want the product back, the product will be given away to our readers and audience.

Investment and Employment

All gadgetrave.io editorial contributors are prohibited from direct investment in any of the companies which are covered by the website. Editorial contributors may not be employed, consult to, or receive any compensation from any company which we cover. In the event that an editorial team member is offered employment by any company which we cover, they must immediately disclose such an offer to our management.

Potential Bias of Any Form

Gadgetrave.io editorial staff and anyone involved with the editorial process are strictly prohibited from engaging in any business or personal relationships which might possibly create any source of inappropriate bias towards one company or another. All editorial staff and anyone involved with the editorial process must immediately disclose any relationships, dealings, or anything not covered by this ethics policy which may have any potential for creating inappropriate bias. These potential conflicts will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis in order to remove any potential inappropriate influences on the editorial process.