Membership Requirements

This outlines the requirements businesses meet to qualify for each membership level:

Business Requirements
Verified Membership
Trusted Membership
Secure Membership
Worry Free Membership
Agree to Membership Terms yes yes yes yes
Verified Business Address * yes yes yes yes
Verified Business Phone * yes yes yes yes
Verified Business Email * yes yes yes yes
Agree to Arbitration yes yes yes yes
Use Approved Privacy Policy yes yes yes yes
Proof of Site Qwnership yes yes yes yes

* Information will be kept private if desired.

  • Very quick approval.
  • Our member verification requires very little or no effort from new members.
  • You will receive access to your Members Dashboard as soon as the purchasing step is completed.
  • We usually complete our review within two business days.
  • None of your membership benefits are delayed while we go about the verification process.

Here are more details about how we check our prospective members:

 

Our Membership Agreement includes the requirements of good faith and fair dealings from the member. The Code of Ethics contains requirements for clear refund policies and a transparent system for customers to voice any complaints. We only accept family friendly sites. Follow this link to the Code of Ethics and Membership Agreement.
Part of the trust building we provide for your site visitor is verifying the business information (mailing address, phone number and email address) used by the company. This information will be kept private if desired.
(Not required for Verified Members). Sometimes disagreements can be helped by a neutral third party. We provide assistance should you ever have a difficult customer situation.
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(Only required for Secure and Worry Free Members). Our security scanning partner requires proof of site ownership before beginning any malware or PCI scans of your site.

You have a number of options to choose from in verifying your ownership a site:

  • Reply to an email sent to the Administration Email shown on your domain records. To use this method, your email address shown on your domain records must be a working email address and an address to which you have access.
  • Add a meta tag to your home page. To use this method, you must be able to edit the HTML code of your site's pages using FTP or server file management software.
  • Upload an HTML file we provide to your server. To use this method, you must be able to upload new files to your server using FTP or server file management software.
  • Add a record to your domain name. To use this method, you must be able to sign in to your domain name provider (for example, GoDaddy.com or networksolutions.com) or hosting provider and add a new DNS record.

We will be happy to assist you with verifying your site.

If your membership level requires it (Secure and Worry Free Members Only), we ask that you use a complete and up to date privacy policy. And to make it easy - we provide you with a great policy along with valuable information about the process. Read More >

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