The Home Depot Seeds™ Program
The Home Depot Seeds™ Program (“Seeds” or “Seeds Program”) is a program that enables a select group of the Home Depot customers to post opinions about new and pre-released items to help their fellow customers make educated purchase decisions. Customers are invited to become Seeds Members based on the trust they have earned in the HomeDepot.com community for writing accurate and insightful reviews. The Seeds Program provides Members with free products that have been submitted to Seeds by vendors or The Home Depot. Since Seeds Members will receive access to products that are not yet available on the market, their opinions may be among the first posted on a product’s detail page. The Home Depot does not influence the opinions of Seeds Members, nor do we modify or edit their reviews.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why do we have a Seeds Program?
The Seeds program was created to provide Home Depot customers with unbiased information about the products we sell, including honest and unbiased feedback from our most trusted reviewers.
How can I become a Seeds Member?
The Home Depot Seeds program is an invitation-only program.
How are members selected?
We invite Members to the Seeds program based on the number and quality of reviews submitted on the site as well as the amount of helpfulness feedback votes the reviews have received from other customers.
Where does The Home Depot get the products?
Products are provided by the vendors participating in the program.
How are members compensated?
Seeds are not compensated for the reviews they submit, although they are able to keep the products they review. In order to remain active in the Seeds program, Members must provide reviews on products they receive within 60 days of receipt.
Are member ratings influenced by Home Depot or the vendors?
Members are not influenced by vendors or The Home Depot in the writing of Seeds reviews. We encourage honest and insightful feedback from all of our Members. All Seeds reviews are posted on the website’s product detail page unedited, regardless of whether it is a favorable review or not, provided the Seeds Member follows The Home Depot’s General Writing Guidelines. (Review Guidelines)
How do I identify a Seeds review on the site?
Seeds reviews are distinguished from others with a message “Seeds Program Review”. They are displayed on the product detail page, in the same location as other The Home Depot customer reviews.