Please read this agreement carefully before registering as an affiliate. By signing up for the Blue Paw Co. Ambassador Program (the "Affiliate Program"), you (the "Affiliate") indicate your acceptance of this agreement, and willingness to abide by its terms and conditions.
Affiliate Agreement Terms & Conditions
As an affiliate, we expect you to follow FTC guidelines, have integrity when dealing with clients, and comply with all laws.
Affiliate must be 18 years or older to participate. Crystal Communications Inc. DBA Blue Paw Co. (“Blue Paw Co.”) reserves the unconditional right to accept or deny any Affiliate.
Affiliate must be in good standing with the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) and in compliance with all FTC guidelines and the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Affiliate agrees and understands that if its marketing, websites, emails, or any other communications associated with or for this Promotion are considered inappropriate that Affiliate will be deemed, at the sole discretion of Blue Paw Co., ineligible to participate in the affiliate program and disqualified from receiving any recognition, commissions, rewards, or any other compensation or further communication.
Affiliate will be immediately removed from the Affiliate Program and will be in violation of this Agreement if, at the sole discretion of Blue Paw Co., its marketing:
SPAM AND UNSOLICITED EMAIL
Affiliate agrees NOT to send any unsolicited email to any party. If Affiliate is caught spamming, they will be removed from the Affiliate Program, and their commissions or pending commissions will be canceled and/or forfeited. Spam is defined as emailing or posting to anyone who has not requested information via email or any website and also includes “spamming search engines” with links. Affiliate agrees to abide by all Federal Trade Commission Guidelines and the U.S. Federal Can-SPAM Act.
The Ambassador Program, the Affiliate agrees to provide to Blue Paw Co. under the terms and conditions of this Agreement, services in connection with Blue Paw Co. Ambassador Program. As part of the Services, the Affiliate will generate and post content (including, without limitation, text, videos and images) regarding the Blue Paw Co. brand and Blue Paw Co. products on the Affiliate’s dedicated Web page and on the Affiliate’s Instagram, Instagram Story, Twitter, Facebook, blog and potentially YouTube and Pinterest (the “Social Channels”) in an effort to generate sales.
Independent Influencer agrees to:
* Devote such of his/her time, resources and best efforts to the Services as is reasonably necessary to perform them in a professional and diligent manner
* Comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
* Determine, in his /her discretion, the time, place, manner, means, methods and independent/personal resources by which the Services are performed and achieved.
* Provide and utilize his/her own equipment, tools and other resources in performing the Services but Blue Paw Co. will provide to the Affiliate certain informational materials to facilitate the creation of the Affiliate’s created content to his/her Web Page and/or Social Channels (such templates and other materials are collectively referred to as the “Blue Paw Co. Materials”).
* Will be responsible for (i) creating and editing the Content (ii) publishing such content in the Affiliate's Page or posting such Content on the Social Channels. All such Content that is uploaded to the Affiliate Page will be posted to the Affiliate Page subject.
* If requested, provide to Blue Paw Co. any social media materials to be reposted by Blue Paw Co. as needed.
It is understood and agreed that the Affiliate will be an independent contractor, is not and will not be considered an agent or employee of Blue Paw Co. (or any of its affiliates or related entities), and shall have no authority to bind Blue Paw Co. (or its affiliates or related entities) by contract or otherwise.
When a web surfer clicks through your affiliate link, a cookie is set in their browser that contains your affiliate username. Also, their IP address is tracked in the database along with your affiliate name. When this person decides to buy a product, the script will look for this cookie and/or try to match their IP address to identify the affiliate who will be awarded the commission. Visitors sent through your affiliate link may make a purchase later in time (up to 15 days) and the commission will still be awarded if the cookie is present in their browser and/or the are using the same IP address as the one logged in the database.
When a customer makes a purchase using your affiliate referral discount code, you will be rewarded the commission for the sale.
Affiliate will receive 10% commission in U.S. dollars for the net revenue of every qualifying order of Blue Paw Co. product(s) that are directly referred to by the Affiliate via their affiliate referral link or referral code. All Commissions are based on the net revenue of a sale. Affiliate will not earn commission on purchases made by Affiliate. For purposes of this Agreement, “Net Revenue” means gross fees received by Blue Paw Co. from Qualifying Orders (as defined below), less amounts paid for using store credit or gift certificates, taxes, duties and transaction-based costs and expenses, including but not limited to payment process fees and shipping fees. For purposes of this Agreement, “Qualifying Orders” means purchases of Blue Paw Co. product(s) via the Affiliate Page that are made by a method of payment accepted by Blue Paw Co. The Commission is also only paid to Affiliate if the Qualifying Order is final -any returns will cause that specific Commission to be deducted out of the month payouts. The Commission will be calculated solely based on records maintained by Blue Paw Co. using its standard methodologies.
Commission payments will be sent to Affiliate via PayPal on approximately the last day of each month. If a sale is canceled or refunded for any reason, any paid commission will be deducted from the amount owed to the Affiliate and any subsequent payment. Affiliates will not be paid a commission on sales or orders that are in delinquent status. If payments for delinquent customers are received within 90 days of the start date of the program, the Affiliate will be paid their commission. However, if delinquent payments are not received within 90 days after the start of the Program, then Affiliate will not be paid a commission on that sale. Affiliate commissions will not be paid based on any sales or amounts that are attributed to spam, credit card fraud, or returned Product. Affiliate commissions will only be paid once the balance payable reaches a minimum of $10.00 USD. If the commission total is below $10.00 USD, the commission payable will remain in the balance payable until the total exceeds $10.00 USD. Upon termination of a relationship, the amount payable will be sent regardless of the balance payable. Blue Paw Co. reserves the right to change the dates of the commission payout.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Except for the Affiliate’s limited right to use the Blue Paw Co. materials solely in connection with performing the Services, Blue Paw Co. retains all right title and interest in the Blue Paw Co. materials, including all related intellectual property rights. Blue Paw Co. hereby grants to the Affiliate, a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use and display Blue Paw Co.'s name, website address, logo and trade names, solely in connection with performing the Services.
Blue Paw Co. reserves the right to withdraw you from the program anytime, without question if we find that you are not abiding by the terms and conditions, are participating in illegal activity, express hateful or discriminating views, or due to inactivity. Affiliate term: 120 months (or 4 months) from receiving the acceptance email.
RELATIONSHIP OF PARTIESNothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to create a partnership, joint venture, agency relationship, or employment relationship between the Parties. Affiliate is participating as a fully independent entity and is responsible for any and all federal, state, provincial, local, and/or foreign income taxes and self-employment taxes, and any and all other federal, state, provincial, and local licenses, fees or taxes, or sales tax, including withholding taxes, social security taxes, and public liability and workman’s compensation insurance. Under no circumstances will Blue Paw Co. be held liable for any actions or results of the Affiliate.