Affiliate TOS (Terms Of Service)
By signing up for the Gifts-Engraving.com Affiliate Program you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”).
Gifts-Engraving.com reserves the right to update and change the Terms of Service from time to time without notice. Continued use of the Program after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
We have the right to terminate an Account for any reason we see fit at any time. Violation of any of the terms below will result in the termination of your Account and forfeiture of any outstanding affiliate commission payments earned during the violation.
Joining our Affiliate Program is Free. Participation of Affiliates in our Affiliate Program is always voluntary. From time to time, we will evaluate your account in good faith to ensure you comply with all our rules and agreements. We may reject your account, if we determine in our sole discretion that your site and promotion methods are unsuitable for the Program for any reason, including, but not limited to, if your site incorporates images or content that is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, harassing or otherwise objectionable, such as sites that facilitate illegal activity or promote violence or promote or assist others in promoting copyright infringement, or if your site is or promotes a business-opportunity program.
2. Usage of Affiliate Links
As an affiliate of Gifts-Engraving.com, you may use any form of promotion you choose, consistent with the terms of this Agreement. You may use banner advertisements, button links and/or text links to our site (the “Links”), however, you CANNOT SPAM.
Any activity by you or on your behalf that we determine or reasonably suspect to be the result of an unsolicited bulk e-mail program will result in your immediate termination from the Program and your forfeiting of money otherwise due you hereunder. Allowable promotional links may contain Gifts-Engraving.com’s trade names, service marks, and/or logos for display on your Affiliate Site.
Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, you are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and download such Links and other designated promotional materials for placement on your Affiliate Site for the sole and exclusive purpose of promoting websites owned, operated or controlled by Gifts-Engraving.com.
In utilizing the Links, you agree that you will cooperate fully with us in order to establish and maintain such Link or Links. A Link may only be visually modified with our consent.
3. Your Website
Your Website will not in any way copy, resemble, or mirror the look and feel of our Website. You will also not use any means to create the impression that your Website is our Website or any part of our Website including, without limitation, framing of our Website in any manner.
You may not engage in cookie stuffing or include pop-ups, false or misleading links on your website. In addition, wherever possible, you will not attempt to mask the referring url information (i.e. the page from where the click is originating).
Using redirects to bounce a click off of a domain from which the click did not originate in order to give the appearance that it came from that domain is prohibited.
Use of any of our trademarked terms as part of the domain or sub-domain for your website is strictly prohibited i.e. Gifts-Engraving.website.com, www.gifts-engraving-coupons.com, etc.
Your participating website(s) may not:
– Infringe on our or any anyone else’s intellectual property, publicity, privacy or other rights.
– Violate any law, rule or regulation.
– Contain any content that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, harassing, harmful to minors, or contains nudity, pornography or sexually explicit materials.
– Contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel-bots, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data, or personal information.
– Contain software or use technology that attempts to intercept, divert or redirect Internet traffic to or from any other website, or that potentially enables the diversion of affiliate commissions from another website. This includes toolbars, browser plug-ins, extensions and add-ons.
Commission is paid on legitimate, verified, completed sale referrals to our products and services when a customer enters your referral link or Promotional Code at checkout on our website. Commission is not paid on sales not done though our website and Gifts-Engraving.com reserves the right to verify all sales and ensure the referred customer is a new customer before paying commission.
Commission is only paid for customers sent to Gifts-Engraving.com who didn’t bought products from Gifts-Engraving.com before and did not have previously established customer account.
Commission is also not paid if a referred customer is now a member of Our Affiliate Program. We reserve the right to cancel any of your affiliate coupons, even if you are currently using the coupon.
5. Commission Rates
Commission rates depends on your current “Affiliate Rank” as follow:
Basic (10% commission)
Standard (15% commission, 10€ achievement bonus)
Standard Plus (17% commission, 50€ achievement bonus)
Premium (20% commission, 150€ achievement bonus)
Gold (25% commission, 300€ achievement bonus)
We reserve the right to change the commission rates at any time.
Commissions deemed due and owed to you under the program will be paid to you directly by Gifts-Engraving.com after any holding period and in accordance with a regular payout cycle established by Gifts-Engraving.com. No commission will be paid for signups by you, your household, or anyone within your organization.
You will be paid the corresponding commissions through Paypal or bank transfer (national, international). It will be decided according to the circumstances of each affiliate.
If the payment generates some type of commission, due to the exchange of currency, or any other reason, they will be charged to the affiliate.
If the referred product was refunded, the membership cancelled, or money was reimbursed, Gifts-Engraving.com reserves the right to deduct the appropriate commissions from the affiliate’s account.
Affiliates may not solicit payments to sign-up other Affiliates and may not offer cash incentives to referred customers of Sub-Affiliates in any way.
Commission will only be paid to fully active Affiliate accounts. Commission will not be paid on purchases referred before you signed up to become an Affiliate.
Payments are made every month for all commissions earned in the previous month, unless we put your payment on hold due to suspicious activity. Commissions for the month of January are paid on February, so on and so forth.
7. Minimum Payment Threshold
The minimum payment to be made will be 20 EUR. In case the outstanding amount in the member’s account does not reach that minimum amount, the next month that the amount is reached will be paid.
8. Cookies and Custom Coupons
An affiliate cookie is valid for 90 days after first visit of your referral.
Sales generated using a custom coupon from an affiliate will be credited to the affiliate that provided the coupon – irrespective of whose affiliate link the customer clicked on.
9. Responsibility for Your Site
You will be solely responsible for the development, operation and maintenance of your site and for all materials that appear on your site. We shall have no responsibility for the development, operation and maintenance of your site and for all materials that appear on your site. You shall also be responsible for ensuring that materials posted on your site do not violate or infringe upon any laws.
Gifts-Engraving.com will not be liable for indirect or accidental damages (loss of revenue, commissions) due to affiliate tracking failures, loss of database files, and any results of “intents of harm” to the program. We make no claim that the operation of Gifts-Engraving.com will be error-free and will not be liable for any interruptions or errors.
Gifts-Engraving.com will be the sole and final arbitrator for any and all disputes or claims related to the validity of sales. In order to facilitate accurate record-keeping, multiple Gifts-Engraving.com affiliate accounts are strictly prohibited. You may not assign this Agreement, by operation of law or otherwise, without our prior written consent. Subject to that restriction, this Agreement will be binding on, inure to the benefit of, and enforceable against the parties and their respective successors and assigns. Our failure to enforce your strict performance of any provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of our right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provision of this Agreement.
12.Terms of the Agreement
You, the affiliate, will operate independently of Gifts-Engraving.com, and nothing in this Terms of Service will create any partnership, joint venture, agency franchise, sales representative, or employment relationship between the You and Gifts-Engraving.com. You will have no authority to make or accept any offers or representations on Gifts-Engraving.com behalf. You will not make any statement, whether on your site or otherwise, that reasonably would contradict anything in this Terms of Service. You are not an agent of Gifts-Engraving.com, expressly disclaims responsibility for any conduct by you in violation of this Terms of Service.
As an Affiliate You understand that You have no ownership in the referred customer as a client of Gifts-Engraving.com and that ownership of your referred customer’s purchases, potential future purchases, and asset value belongs solely to Gifts-Engraving.com and is not shared with you in any way.
The terms of this Agreement will begin upon our acceptance of your Affiliate Program Application and will end when terminated by either party. Either you or we may terminate this Agreement at any time, with or without cause, with or without giving the other party notice of termination. We may notify you by e-mail, to your e-mail address on our records, if we decide to terminate this Agreement for any reason.
If this Agreement is terminated because you have violated the terms of this Agreement you are not eligible to receive any commission’s payments, even for commissions earned prior to the date of termination.
If this Agreement is terminated for any other reason, you are only eligible to earn a commission on sales occurring during the term of the Agreement, and commissions earned through the date of termination will remain payable only if the related orders are not canceled or returned. We reserve the right to withhold your final payment for a reasonable time to ensure that the correct amount is paid.
THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND GIFTS-ENGRAVING.COM. BY SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION TO BECOME A GIFTS-ENGRAVING.COM AFFILIATE YOU ARE AFFIRMATIVELY STATING THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE TERMS SET FORTH HEREIN AND ARE AFFIRMATIVELY INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AFFILIATE PROGRAM AGREEMENT AND YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS THEREOF.