Affiliate policy

Some links on, which take you to external websites, are affiliate links.  This means that we may receive a commission if you subsequently make a purchase from that merchant.

The use of affiliate links helps fund the running of the site as we grow. Advertising revenue alone cannot generate enough money to support the site, especially with the increased use of ad blocking software. Our ambition is to eventually be self-sufficient and fund the Pointblank empire solely through the sale of our own products. But we aren’t there yet!

We have very few affiliate links and will always make it clear via the banner at the top of relevant pages if the article/page contains affiliate links. 

Affiliate links have no impact on the editorial content of The small number of services/products we link to will have been personally purchased by us and/or be services/products we generally feel are beneficial to readers. The long term success of is based on attracting and keeping readers and we know this will only happen if the material we produce is seen as honest and trustworthy. is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

You can find out more about how affiliate marketing is regulated in the UK on the Advertising Standards Authority website –