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Ric Raftis Consulting

Ethics Statement

Ethics Statement

At Ric Raftis Consulting, we take ethics seriously and strive to be transparent in all aspects of our work. In this spirit, we would like to provide an ethics statement regarding the affiliate links and content we publish.

It is important to note that some articles and videos on our website may contain affiliate links. These links, if clicked and followed by a purchase, may earn us a small commission. However, we assure you that these commissions do not incur any additional cost to you as the user.

We want to emphasise that we only include affiliate links for products and services that we personally use, have thoroughly tested, and have explored to validate their claims and use cases. Our aim is to provide honest and reliable recommendations to our audience.

Our ultimate goal is to assist and provide value to our audience, and in some cases, we may include links that do not offer affiliate commissions. These links are included solely because we believe they could be useful to our users and align with our mission of delivering quality content.

Integrity and transparency are our guiding principles. We will never compromise the accuracy or quality of our content due to our affiliation with any product or service.

We greatly appreciate your support, as the commissions earned through affiliate links enable us to continue developing and maintaining the high standard of content you have come to expect from us.

Ethics and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

As AI integrates seamlessly into our daily workflows, its ethical use remains at the forefront of our values. Our commitment is to uphold the responsible and transparent use of AI technologies, and in that spirit, we’d like to clarify how AI features on this site:

  1. Content Creation: AI assists us in generating articles, outlines, and ideation. However, to maintain a high standard of accuracy and quality, all AI-produced content undergoes a thorough human review and editing process before publication.

  2. Visual Elements: While our site might feature AI-generated images occasionally, our commitment is to always source them responsibly, especially from creative commons areas. Any AI-generated visual will be appropriately labeled, ensuring transparency for our users.

  3. Human Augmentation: Our foundational belief is that AI serves to augment, not replace, human intelligence. It’s a powerful tool that can enhance our capabilities, but the final decisions, insights, and content validations will always be human-led.

  4. Adaptable Ethics: The landscape of AI is ever-evolving. As such, our ethical stance and practices will continuously adapt to reflect the challenges and opportunities that come with the advancements in AI, always aiming to operate in an ethical and responsible manner.

 

Conclusion

If you have any questions or concerns about our ethics statement, please do not hesitate to reach out. We value your trust and are committed to ensuring your experience on our website remains positive, informative, and ethical.

Thank you for being a part of our community!

Ric Raftis
Founder
Ric Raftis Consulting