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"Adult" Classification for mobile bar services.

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Our website www.jparkerevents.com offers a range of services, mainly prioritizing in mobile bar services for hens nights and birthdays. We do however dabble in topless waitering and some minor stripping roles. Understandably we have been put in the "Adult" category for our website with our adverts. However, our mobile bar ad has also been placed in the adult section. 
Our website/landing page is very PG and we have absolutely no nudity or sexually suggestive text on our website. 

It wouldn't be a problem if our company only offered stripping but we pride ourselves on offering a 50%/50% share of both sophistication and cheekiness. Our mobile bar sections and ads are now going to suffer from the "Adult" text labeled on them when really other websites that are far more suggestive than ours have circumnaviagted your advertising review system and show up with safesearch on under searches "Male Strippers Melbourne"

We would appreciate some insight on this. 

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Hello @Elliot S;

Not sure I  fully understand the scenario, but  once a site / domain / business is categorized as "adult"-  this applies to all versions of the site, regardless of the device.

 

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@Elliot S

 

it's been awhile since I've dealt with something like this, but I believe I can offer you some insight. There are three classifications: family safe, non-family safe, and adult.  Adult means your impressions are going to be restricted quite a bit.  I did work for a lingerie ecommerce site, and we were classified as non-family safe. One day we got a warning that we had been reclassified as adult.  We found that one of our product feeds, which came from a manufacturer, had been updated and included nudity for a few products.  We removed those images, and were indeed able to be reclassified as non-family safe. We accomplished this over the phone via the support number.

 

I disagree with your statement that "we have absolutely no nudity ... on our website."   I believe that http://jparkerevents.com/johns-men/strippers/ is the reason for your problem. A couple of those pics are somewhat revealing and/or suggestive. Brendan Q and Sam V specifically. I don't think the guy with the gun is helping you either.  When investigating how to get back to non-family safe for the lingerie site, I was told that the fact that the landing page was family safe did not matter.  If "adult" content could be reached from your landing page, then the entire site would be classified as adult.