Affliate Terms & Conditions
This Awakening Affiliate Program Agreement (the "Agreement") is by and between Olim Industries of Israel, North America, Ltd, a California corporation do business as Awakening Mineral Therapies ("Awakening") and any individual or legal entity applying for status as an Awakening Affiliate pursuant to this Agreement ("You"), and sets forth the terms and conditions under which Awakening makes the Awakening Affiliate Program ("Affiliate Program") available to you. By becoming an Awakening Affiliate and using the Affiliate Program you expressly agree to be bound by and follow all terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, your sole recourse is not to participate in the Affiliate Program.
Awakening reserves the right to add, delete and/or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement, at any time and in its sole discretion, by posting a change notice or a new agreement on the Awakening Web Site (awakeningskincare.com) or such other internet domain as may be designated by Awakening). In the event of substantive changes to the terms of this Agreement, you may be notified by email. If any modification is unacceptable to you, your only recourse is to terminate this Agreement and your participation in the Affiliate Program. Your continued participation in the Affiliate Program following posting of a change notice or new agreement on the Awakening Web Site will constitute binding acceptance of the changes.
1. General Rules
2. Becoming an Awakening Affiliate
2.1 Eligibility. Awakening will only knowingly provide the Affiliate Program to parties that can lawfully enter into and form contracts under applicable law. If you are under the age of 18, but at least 13 years of age, you may participate in the Affiliate Program only under the supervision and consent of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by this Agreement. The Affiliate Program is not intended for children under the age of 13.
2.2 Opening an Account. To become an Affiliate and have the right to participate in the Affiliate Program, you must enroll in the Affiliate Program by opening an Affiliate account ("Account") with Awakening through its online registration process.
2.3 Contact Information. You must provide Awakening with accurate and complete contact and payment information when you open an Account. You must immediately notify Awakening via the online Affiliate Program interface, if any of your contact or payment information changes. If you do not provide Awakening with complete, accurate, and updated contact information, you may not be eligible to receive commissions based on your participation in the Affiliate Program.
2.4 Account Security. You will need to select a password if you open an Account. You will be solely and exclusively responsible for keeping your password confidential and all use of your password and Account, including, without limitation, any use by any third party. You must notify Awakening immediately if you believe your password has been or may be obtained or used by any unauthorized person or entity. In addition, you must notify Awakening immediately if you become aware of any other breach or attempted breach of the security of your Account or the Awakening Service.
3. Your Obligations
3.1 You must use the Affiliate Program in a manner that demonstrates common sense and respect for the rights of Awakening and third parties. You must comply with the Affiliate Guidelines and any other applicable guidelines set forth in the Awakening Content Usage Policy.
3.2 Special Links. As a member of the Affiliate Program, you will be provided by Awakening with special "tagged" link formats ("Special Link(s)") to be used in linking to the Awakening Web Site. The Special Links will permit tracking, reporting, and commission calculations. You must ensure that each of these links properly utilize the Special Link formats. You will only earn commissions on activities occurring on the Awakening Web Site if such activity was originated from properly formatted Special Links. Awakening will not be liable to you for any failure by you to use Special Links, including to the extent that such failure may result in any reduction of amounts, which may otherwise be paid to you pursuant to this Agreement.
3.3 Use of Special Links. Awakening will provide you with the Special Links and graphical artwork to use in linking to the Awakening Web Site. You must use the Special Links in accordance with the terms and conditions in this Agreement and the Affiliate Guidelines. The Special Links will include, without limitation, one or more of the following types of links to the Awakening Web Site:
(a) Portal Page Links
(b) Category Links
(c) Search Results Link
(d) Banner Links
(e) General Link To Awakening Home Page
(f) Product Links
(g) Participating Shops
You may not place Special Links in third party newsgroups, third party message boards, third party blogs, unsolicited email and other types of spam, link farms, counters, chatrooms, or guestbooks. Awakening reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to decline or terminate permission to use the Special Links in any form or media as may be determined by Awakening.
4. Customers Purchasing Via the Affiliate Program.
4.1 Order Processing and Reporting. Awakening will process all product orders placed by customers who follow Special Links to the Awakening Web Site ("Customers"). Awakening reserves the right to reject orders that do not comply with any requirements that Awakening has and may periodically establish. Awakening will be responsible for all aspects of order processing and fulfillment. Among other things, Awakening will prepare order forms, process payments and handle customer service. Awakening will track sales made to Customers who purchase products using Special Links from your web site to the Awakening Web Site and will make available to you reports summarizing sales activity. Awakening will use commercially reasonable efforts to present accurate information in the reports, but Awakening cannot guarantee the accuracy of the reports.
4.2 Customers. Customers who buy products through the Affiliate Program will be deemed to be customers of Awakening. Accordingly, all of the Awakening rules, policies, and operating procedures concerning customer orders, customer service and product sales will apply to those Customers. Awakening may change the Awakening policies and operating procedures at any time. Product prices and availability may vary from time to time, and such price changes may affect products that you already have listed on your web site. Awakening will use commercially reasonable efforts to present accurate information, but Awakening cannot guarantee the availability or price of any particular product.
5. Affiliate Commissions and Reporting.
5.1 Affiliate Commissions. Awakening will pay you commissions in accordance with this Agreement and the Affiliate Commission Schedule ("Commissions"). The Affiliate Commission Schedule is incorporated herein by this reference. Awakening Affiliates can earn commissions on the following types of transactions:
(a) Awakening will pay you a commission on qualifying retail sales only, (wholesale pricing does not qualify for commission), originating from Special Links on your web site or web space in accordance with the then current Affiliate Commission Schedule, as may be from time to time amended; provided that Awakening will provide no less than ten (10) days notice prior to any change in the Affiliate Commission Schedule. The current Affiliate Commission Schedule is attached as Exhibit A to this Agreement and incorporated herein by reference.
5.2 Payment of Commissions.
(a) Tax Information. In order to receive your Commissions you must provide your taxpayer information to Awakening as required by the IRS. If Awakening does not have your current taxpayer information on file for a particular year, payments due to you under this Agreement will not be made until December 31st of such year, and all of such payments will be subject to a 30% backup withholding which will be submitted to the IRS.
(b) Payment Terms. Awakening will pay you Commissions on a monthly basis. Within 60 days following the end of each calendar month, Awakening will send you a check for the Commissions you have earned for the relevant month. However, if the Commissions payable to you for any month are less than $25.00, Awakening will hold your Commissions until the total amount due is at least $25.00 or until this Agreement is terminated. Awakening may apply a debit to Your Account at any time in an amount equal to a Commission previously credited to Your Account in circumstances of: (i) product returns; (ii) duplicate entry or other clerical error; (iii) non-bona fide transactions involving fraud or misrepresentation; (iv) non-receipt of payment from, or refund of payment to customer; or (v) Your failure to comply with Awakening’s Terms of Service, Privacy Policies, or the Affiliate Program terms as set forth in this Agreement, as may be amended from time to time.
(d) Processing Fees. If Awakening owes you accrued Commissions that are less than $25.00 for at least 365 days, then Awakening may send you payment of such accrued Commissions minus a $5 processing fee. If the amount of accrued Commissions is under $5 for at least 365 days, such amount will be used to cover Awakening's administrative costs and no payment will be made to you.
(e) Termination Fees. If you or Awakening terminate your Account, and you have less than $25.00 in accrued but unpaid Commissions then outstanding, Awakening may charge you a $5 processing fee when sending you your final payment to cover its administrative costs.
6. Identifying Yourself As An Affiliate.
6.1 Logo. Awakening will make available to you a small graphic image that identifies you as an Awakening Affiliate Program participant. You must display this logo or the phrase "In affiliation with Awakening Skin Care" somewhere on your web site or web space. Awakening may modify the text or graphic image of this notice from time to time. In addition, Awakening encourages (but does not require) you to include a Special Link on your web site to the Awakening home page at http://www.awakeningskincare.com
6.2 All other Communications. Except as provided for in the Affiliate Guidelines, you may not make any press release with respect to this Agreement or your participation in the Affiliate Program without Awakening's prior written consent, which may be given or withheld in its sole discretion.
7. Limited Licenses.
7.1 Awakening License to you of Logo and Links. Awakening grants you a limited nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable right to use the graphic images and text provided to you by Awakening, for use on your web site or web space, solely for the purpose of identifying your web site or web space as an Affiliate Program participant and to assist in generating Commissions. In addition, Awakening grants you a limited, nontransferable, nonexclusive, worldwide right to reproduce and use all graphic images and other materials provided to you, solely for the purpose of creating Special Links connecting your web site or web space to the Awakening Web Site and promoting the sale of products on the Awakening Web Site. All product images must be served by the Awakening Web Site and cannot be used in any form other than the form provided by Awakening. You may not modify the graphic images or text, or any other of the Awakening images, in any way. Awakening may revoke your license at any time by giving you written notice. Awakening reserves all of its rights in the graphic images, text, any other images, Awakening trade names and trademarks, and all other intellectual property rights. Any and all rights in and to Awakening's intellectual property shall inure to the benefit of Awakening.
9. Term and Termination.
9.1 Term. The term of this Agreement will begin upon Awakening's acceptance of your Affiliate Program application and will end when terminated by either party.
9.2 Awakening Termination. In its sole discretion, with or without notice to you, Awakening may terminate your participation in the Affiliate Program and terminate your Account. If Awakening determines, in its sole discretion, that you are abusing the system, the Awakening Service and/or the Awakening Affiliate Program, Awakening may (without limiting any other rights or remedies available to it) withdraw your participation and withhold any Commissions payable to you.
9.3 Your Termination. You may terminate your Account for any reason at any time by visiting the "Close Account" page within the member area (Your Account Account > Login Info > Close Account).
9.4 Effect of Termination. You can only earn Commissions 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. Awakening may withhold your final payment for a reasonable time to ensure that the correct amount is paid. Upon the termination of this Agreement for any reason, you will immediately cease use of, and remove from your web site, all links to the Awakening Web Site, product images from the Awakening database, all Awakening trademarks, trade dress and logos, all Special Links, and all other materials provided by or on behalf of Awakening to you pursuant hereto or in connection with the Affiliate Program.
Please carefully review and consider this Agreement before making a decision to become an Affiliate. If you do decide to become an Affiliate, Awakening will be pleased to welcome you on board, and will do its best to answer any questions you may have, and Awakening welcomes any suggestions you may have regarding the Affiliate Program. Your comments and questions may be addressed to:
The Commission Schedule provides for increasing commission levels as the Affiliate's cumulative net commissions reach specified levels.
Tier 1: (Cumulative Net Commissions up to US$100.00)
7% of all referred sales through the Affiliate Program's provided links.
Tier 2: (Cumulative Net Commissions between US$100.00 or more)
10% of all referred sales through the Affiliate Program's provided links.