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FTC Notice (per 16 CFR Part 255)
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On occasion, companies may give CTSI a free product, application, or service to test or review. If CTSI finds the product/application valuable, CTSI may keep it, which could be considered financial compensation. However, CTSI’s goal is always to (1) explicitly identify when this has occurred, (2) be as objective in assessment as humanly possible.

Other Disclaimers:
CTSI and Mark Miller are participants in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Utilizing a link may generate a paid commission to CTSI on qualifying purchases, at no additional cost to you.

This page last updated September 1, 2020.

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