These Affiliate Terms & Conditions were last updated on September 12, 2020.
THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (“YOU”, “YOUR”, OR “YOURS”), AND AUSTRALIAN LADIES IN BUSINESS INITIATIVE PTY LTD., A CORPORATION LOCATED IN FAULCONBRIDGE, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA (“AUSTRALIAN LADIES IN BUSINESS INITIATIVE”, “WE”, “US”, OR “OUR”). BY CLICKING ON THE “I ACCEPT” BUTTON AT THE END OF THESE AFFILIATE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“AFFILIATE TERMS”) YOU ARE AGREEING THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THESE AFFILIATE TERMS AND THAT YOU AGREE TO BE LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR EACH AND EVERY TERM AND CONDITION HEREIN.
These Affiliate Terms contain the complete terms and conditions that apply to You when becoming an affiliate in Australian Ladies in Business Initiative’s affiliate program (the “Affiliate/Ambassador Program”). The purpose of these Affiliate Terms is to allow You to make affiliate commissions through sales generated from Your website and other social media platforms to Our Services in the manner set forth herein.
2. Enrollment in the Affiliate Program
(a) Application Completion. If You have not already done so, You need to complete an application to the Affiliate Program (the “Application”). You need to identify Your website, social media platforms, describe how You plan to promote Australian Ladies in Business Initiative’s Services on Your website, and provide certain contact information. The Application can be found at www.australianladiesinbusinessinitiative.com/affiliate.
(b) Acceptance of Your Application. If we choose to accept Your Application, You will receive an email notification confirming that Your Application has been approved or denied. You understand and agree that We may accept or reject Your Application at Our sole discretion. Your Application will be rejected if any of the information You provide is incorrect or incomplete, if Your website promotes materials of a sexual, pornographic, violent, or defamatory nature, if You or Your website discriminate, violate any applicable law, or violate any person’s intellectual property rights, or for any other reason We may deem fit to reject Your Application.
(c) Access to our Affiliate Program. If We have accepted Your Application, We will send You a welcome email with Your login details so that You may enter Our secure affiliate center. From this center You will be able to download Promotional Materials and qualifying links as well as access Your reports which will describe Our calculation of the affiliate commissions due to You. It is Your responsibility to keep Your username and password information secure. For purposes of clarity, Promotional Materials is defined as banners, text links, article copy, and access to data feeds.
(d) You will ensure that your information including your email address is at all times complete, accurate and up-to-date. We may send communications to the email address associated with your account. You will be deemed to have received all notifications, approvals, and other communications sent to that email address, even if the email address associated with your account is no longer current.
3. Specific Obligations of Affiliates
As a member of Our Affiliate Program, You represent, warrant, and covenant that You will:
(a) Link to Our Services. You will implement the links, banners, and other means of linking Your website to Our Services (collectively, “Referral Links”) pursuant to the referral specifications set forth on the Affiliate Program on Rakuten Linkshare (“Referral Specifications”). On this page You will be able to download certain technical materials, including links, HTML code, banner ads, copy and other content, and any documentation for the foregoing (collectively, “Referral Materials”). When Our customers click through the Referral Links to purchase an item on the Australian Ladies in Business Initiative site, you can receive commissions for qualifying purchases as described in Affiliate Commissions.
(b) Maintain Your Site: The maintenance and the updating of Your website and social media platforms will be Your responsibility. Australian Ladies in Business Initiative will notify you via email of any changes to these Terms and our Referral Materials. However, as a member of Our Affiliate Program and because Our information is updated often, it will be necessary for You to update the Referral Materials on Your website to maintain consistency and accuracy between Our Services and the Referral Specifications.
(d) Follow and Comply with All Copyright Laws: It is entirely Your responsibility to follow and comply with all applicable copyright and other laws that pertain to Your website. We will not be responsible if You use another person’s copyrighted material in violation of the law.
(e) Not to solicit Our Instructors: As a member of Our Affiliate Program, You agree not to directly or indirectly, for Yourself or on behalf of another, solicit business away from, or solicit, induce, influence, or encourage any of Our Instructors to upload their Australian Ladies in Business Initiative Course(s) on Your websites and/or platforms, or otherwise alter, terminate or breach their contractual or other business relationship with Us.
4. Affiliate Responsibilities
As a member of Our Affiliate Program, You understand and agree that:
(a) We Can Monitor Your Site: You hereby give Us the right to monitor Your website at any time to determine if You are following these Affiliate Terms, and to notify You of any changes We feel You should make to remain in compliance. Further, You must comply with any requests we make for you to take down specific content from your website. Failure to comply is a violation of these Terms and grounds for termination of Your affiliate status.
(b) We Determine the Policies for Referred Customers: Persons who become customers of Our Services through referrals made in the Affiliate Program will be considered Our customers, at Our sole discretion. All Our terms, rules, policies, and operating procedures that apply to Our Users will apply to such referred customers. We may change Our terms, rules, policies, and operating procedures at any time.
(c) You will not promote Australian Ladies in Business Initiative through paid advertising or media buying that leads directly to the Australian Ladies in Business Initiative website (found at www.australianladiesinbusinessinitiative.com). You will not bid on Australian Ladies in Business Initiative-branded keywords as an affiliate. This applies to all advertising platforms and to all affiliates unless direct approval from Australian Ladies in Business Initiative is granted.
(d) You will not use Our company name or variations of Our company name in your Domain Names or Social Media pages: You may not register or purchase domain names that include Our company’s name or any misspellings or variations of Our company name to run promotions as an affiliate. Additionally, you may not include Our Company name, variations of Our company name, or the look and feel of Our own social media pages on any social media pages (i.e. Facebook Fan Page) where You run promotions as an affiliate.
(e) You will be Responsible for Your Website’s Content: You may not promote Our content and Our Instructors’ courses on a website that contains any form of misleading, defamatory, obscene, illegal, bigoted, pornographic or any other content deemed offensive by Us.
(f) You will not promote using cookie-stuffing: You may not use cookie stuffing techniques or click-generators that set the tracking cookie without the user actually clicking on the Referral Link. You will not artificially generate clicks or impressions on your site or create visits on the Australian Ladies in Business Initiative site, whether by way of a robot or software program or otherwise.
(g) You will not mimic Our media and content: Publishers must make sure that his or her media does not copy or resemble the look and feel of the Australian Ladies in Business Initiative website or create the impression that Your media is part of Our company’s website. You also understand that using the language found on Our pages verbatim is not allowed unless it is to describe the content found on any given course landing page.
(h) You will be Responsible for Your use of content found on Our site. We will provide marketing templates for you to use to advertise the courses. You may also use course images and part of the text in Our pages to promote the products accurately on Your site. However, You may NOT download, copy, or use video content (free or paid), course supplementary materials (PDFs, quizzes or extra material), or lesson descriptions and upload them on Your own site(s). Violation of this provision may result in the immediate termination of Your affiliate account.
(i) You will not use spyware, malware, virus and the like: You may not include on your site, display, or otherwise use Referral Links or other Content that uses any spyware, malware, or virus, or any software application not expressly and knowingly authorized by users prior to being downloaded or installed on their computer or other electronic device.
(j) You will be open and honest about Your relationship to Us: You may not misrepresent or embellish the relationship between you and Australian Ladies in Business Initiative or imply any relationship or affiliation between you and Australian Ladies in Business Initiative or any other person or entity except as expressly permitted by this affiliate Agreement. You may not represent yourself as an agent or employee of Australian Ladies in Business Initiative or represent that you have the authority to bind Australian Ladies in Business Initiative to a contract.
(k) You cannot utilize a browser extension to promote Australian Ladies in Business Initiaitive or Australian Ladies in Business Initiative courses without direct approval from Australian Ladies in Business Initiative. All coupon codes available in the extension must be approved by Australian Ladies in Business Initiative. You also understand and agree that your browser extension cannot allow users to upload new coupons into the extension’s feed.
(l) You will not earn commissions for free courses: Our site contains paid and free courses. Any customer You refer to Us that subsequently enrolls in a free course or uses a ‘free promo code’ to get a paid course for free will not be eligible to earn You a commission and that particular sale will not appear on Your affiliate account. We will terminate the account of Affiliates who only promote free courses, or Affiliates who promote primarily free courses.
(m) You will be mindful of who You do business with: You may not use marketing practices that attract fake customers. We, in our sole discretion, will make the determination whether someone is a fake customer.
(n) For Australian Ladies in Business Initiative employees who are also Australian Ladies in Business Initiative Affiliates: You will make it clear you are an Australian Ladies in Business Initiative employee when promoting Australian Ladies in Business Initiative as an affiliate. As an Australian Ladies in Business Initiative employee, You agree to clearly state in all promotional posts or promotions containing Australian Ladies in Business Initiative affiliate links Your employee and affiliate relationship with Australian Ladies in Business Initiative via a disclaimer.
(o) You will promote the Australian Ladies in Business Initiative Facebook Group. You will promote the (ALIBI) – Australian Ladies in Business Initiative group on your social media platforms once a month.
These Affiliate Terms will begin and become effective upon Our acceptance of Your Application.
5. Affiliate Commissions
(a) Eligibility: Except in jurisdictions in which such a transaction is not permitted, You are eligible to earn affiliate commissions through Referrals (as defined in section (i) below) during the term of these Affiliate Terms, according to the calculation described below.
(b) Amount due: The exact amount of affiliate commissions due to You in any given quarter will be calculated in the following manner:
The affiliate commission is set up in the offers available to You in Your Affiliate account. A “Referral” is a paying customer that You refer from Your website/social media platforms to Our website using the Referral Materials in accordance with the Referral Specifications. Acceptance of a Referral as a User of Our Services shall be at Our sole discretion.
(c) Payment of affiliate commissions will be made the day after courses/projects have commenced. Payments are disbursed according to the payment method You have selected in Your affiliate account. If Your account is terminated due to violation of these Affiliate Terms, We reserve the right to withhold all future payments owed to You.
(d) Affiliate payments are sent to you using PayPal. Australian Ladies in Business Initiative does not send payment directly to any affiliates. Affiliates are responsible for making sure they are able to accept payments from PayPal.
(e) Affiliates are responsible for any and all charges, fees, taxes, exchange rates, surcharges and other expenses incurred in order to receive affiliate payments. Please check with your receiving banking institution to find out if any of these apply for your account.
(f) If We determine that payment of affiliate commissions to You in any jurisdiction is illegal under any laws, then We may reserve the right to not pay affiliate commissions for any sales made in that jurisdiction.
(g) We may withhold Your final payment for a reasonable time to ensure that the correct amount is paid to You.
(h) If at any time there has been no substantial activity on your account for 6 months without good reason then we will have the right to withhold any accrued fee. Further, any unpaid fees in your account may be subject to escheatment under applicable law.
(a) You hereby grant Us a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable right to use Your names, titles, and logos in the advertising, marketing, promoting, and publicizing in any manner of Our rights under these Affiliate Terms. However, We are under no obligation to advertise, market, promote, or publicize.
(b) We both agree not to use the other’s proprietary materials in any manner that is disparaging or that otherwise portrays the other in a negative light. We each reserve all of our respective rights in the proprietary materials covered by this license. Either one of us may revoke this license at any time by giving the other written notice ending our engagement under these Affiliate Terms and Your Affiliate status. Other than the license granted in these Affiliate Terms, we each retain all right, title, and interest to our respective rights and no right, title, or interest is transferred to the other.
WE MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING AUSTRALIAN LADIES IN BUSINESS INITIATIVE. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED AND EXCLUDED. IN ADDITION, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION THAT THE OPERATION OF OUR WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, AND WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY INTERRUPTIONS OR ERRORS.
8. Limitations of Liability
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THESE AFFILIATE TERMS UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR GOODWILL OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS), EVEN IF YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. FURTHER, NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED IN THESE AFFILIATE TERMS, IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THESE AFFILIATE TERMS, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, TORT, OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, EXCEED THE TOTAL REFERRAL FEES PAID TO YOU UNDER THESE AFFILIATE TERMS.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Australian Ladies in Business Initiative and its employees, representatives, agents, and affiliates, against any and all claims, suits, actions, or other proceedings brought against them based on or arising from any claim resulting from Your breach of these Affiliate Terms. You will pay any and all costs, damages, and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs awarded against or otherwise incurred by Us in connection with or arising from any such claim, suit, action, or proceeding.
Australian Ladies in Business Initiative or You can Each End Our Engagement Under these Affiliate Terms: Either Us or You may end these Affiliate Terms AT ANY TIME, with or without cause, by giving the other party written notice of at least 2 weeks. Written notice can be in the form of mail, email or fax.
From time to time, We may update these Terms to clarify Our practices or to reflect new or different practices, for example We may change the scope of Referral Fees, payment procedures, and Affiliate Program rules, or Referral Specifications or Referral Materials, and Australian Ladies in Business Initiative reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify and/or make changes to these Affiliate Terms at any time, at Our sole discretion. If We make any material change to these Affiliate Terms, You will automatically receive an email notifying You that changes were made and prompting You to agree to Our new Affiliate Terms. Modifications will become effective on the day they are posted unless stated otherwise. If any modification is unacceptable to You, Your only option is to end Your participation in the Affiliates Program. Your continued access to Affiliate platform will be contingent on Your acceptance of Our updated Affiliate Terms. You should visit the Services regularly to ensure You are aware of any changes to the Affiliate Terms, as any revised Affiliate Terms shall supersede all previous Affiliate Terms.
(a) You represent and warrant to Us that:
(i) These Affiliate Terms constitutes Your legal, valid, and binding obligation, enforceable against You in accordance with the terms and conditions set-forth herein;
(ii) You have the full right, power, and authority to accept and be bound by these Affiliate Terms and to perform Your obligations under these Affiliate Terms, without the approval or consent of any other party;
(iii) You have sufficient right, title, and interest in and to the rights granted to Us in these Affiliate Terms; and,
(iv) YOU HAVE READ AND TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND WARRANTY DISCLAIMER PROVISIONS OF THESE AFFILIATE TERMS PRIOR TO ACCEPTING THESE AFFILIATE TERMS.
(b) Independent Contractors. Each of us shall be deemed to be independent contractors with respect to the subject matter of these Affiliate Terms, and nothing contained in these Affiliate Terms shall be deemed or construed in any manner as creating any partnership, joint venture, employment, agency, fiduciary, or other similar relationship. You will not make any statement, whether on your site or otherwise, that contradicts or may contract anything in this paragraph.
(c) Assignability. You may not assign Your rights or obligations under these Affiliate Terms to any party, and any attempt to do so will be void and without effect. We are free to assign these Affiliate Terms.
(d) Governing Laws. These Affiliate Terms shall be governed by the substantive laws of the Australia without reference to its choice or conflicts of law principles that would require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction, and shall be considered to have been made and accepted in the Australia.
(e) You may not amend or waive any provision of these Affiliate Terms unless in writing and signed by both of us.
(f) Entire Agreement. These Affiliate Terms represent the entire agreement between Us and You, and shall supersede all prior agreements and communications between us, oral or written.
(g) Headings and Titles. The headings and titles contained in these Affiliate Terms are included for convenience only, and shall not limit or otherwise affect the terms herein.
(h) Severability. If any provision of these Affiliate Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent necessary such that the intent of the both of us is effectuated, and the remainder of these Affiliate Terms shall have full force and effect.