12.given without consideration of a return or reward: a free offer of legal advice.
21.not subject to special regulations, restrictions, duties, etc.: The ship was given free passage.
30.not subject to rules, set forms, etc.: The young students had an hour of free play between classes.
These are all definitions of the word free.
The word is tossed around way to much lately.
My free gift....get my free wso, etc etc.
If I have to sign up for your list,or if I have to do anything besides click on the link, you are not giving away something for free.