Do I have to disclose my relationship with my organization?
If you are paid to edit Wikipedia, you must disclose certain information under the
Paid contributions without disclosure
Applicable law, or community and Foundation policies and guidelines, such as those addressing conflicts of interest, may further limit paid contributions or require more detailed disclosure.
- a statement on your user page,
- a statement on the talk page accompanying any paid contributions, or
- a statement in the edit summary accompanying any paid contributions.
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Editors who are not paid to edit to Wikipedia, but have a different kind of conflict of interest, should
disclose their interest on their
user pages and on the
talk page of the article in question, under Wikipedia's
conflict of interest guideline. They may request changes or make suggestions on talk pages. Using the template
Request edit}} will help draw attention to the request.
If you hire someone to write an article, then you should verify that they follow the above rules, and you probably shouldn't pay the full price until it's stayed un-deleted for at least 90 days.