Vonbets Affiliate Programme Terms & Conditions
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If you wish to participate in our Affiliate programme, you will need to indicate your agreement when you sign up. Additionally, by accessing and utilizing any of the Vonbets Marketing Tools or accepting of any reward, bonus or commission whether contained in this agreement or elsewhere on our web site, you are deemed to have agreed to be bound by all the terms and conditions set out in this agreement. For purposes of clarity, the terms "we" and "us" refer to Vonbets and "you" and "Member" refers to the other party to the contract formed by the acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. The term "Merchant" is defined as any company that has contracted Vonbets to promote their Site(s) and or products. The contract provides you with the non-exclusive right to direct users ("Visitors") from your site or sites to the Merchant's websites, in return for the payment of commissions and referral bonuses as specified below.
Vonbets and its Affiliate Program are owned by Truly Inspired Ltd and when you enter into this Agreement via the Vonbets website, you are also entering into an agreement with Truly Inspired Ltd.
To enroll, please read this Agreement and then submit a complete VonBets Affiliate Member Account application to us via our website. We will evaluate your application and notify you whether your application was accepted. Your application will be rejected if we determine, in our sole discretion, that your site is unsuitable for any reason, including but not limited to, sites that are under construction, aimed at children, or child abuse, promote sexually explicit materials, promote violence, promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age, promote illegal activities, or violate intellectual property rights.
During the term of this arrangement (which shall commence when you indicate your acceptance in the manner specified above, and shall end when either you or we notify the other, by email, of the termination of this Agreement), you shall display a banner or banners provided by Vonbets on your site (the "Member site") as a hyperlink to direct Visitors from the Member Site to the Merchant's Sites, using distinct URLs supplied by Vonbets exclusively for linking (the "Supplied Banners").
The Merchant's banners shall be displayed at least as prominently as any other sales link on the Member site, and if the Member displays or makes accessible to Visitors descriptive information regarding any vendors whose banners are displayed on the Member site, the Member shall, subject to Vonbets prior written approval of the content thereof, include similar descriptive information regarding the Merchant's Site(s).
The relationship specified in this Agreement is non-exclusive for both parties; therefore, the Member shall be entitled to display the banners of, and provide links to, sites of other companies through the Member site, and Vonbets shall be entitled to make the Merchant's banners available through online and other services than the Member site.
DELIVERY AND DISPLAY OF BANNERS, COPY, AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL
As a Member, you will have access through Vonbets site to a variety of graphic and textual links (each of these links sometimes being referred to herein as "Links" or, individual, as a "Link".)
Vonbets and the Merchant hereby grants to the Member the non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable (except as provided below) rights, during the term of this Agreement, to use (which shall include the right to copy, transmit, distribute, display and perform both privately and publicly):
Vonbets and the Merchant's banners, name, site name, and other related textual and graphic material are made available by Vonbets and/or the Merchant to the Member for the express purpose of inclusion on the Member's site from time to time (collectively, the "Merchant's Material") and for the specific purposes authorized above. Vonbets and the Merchant authorize the Member to advertise and promote their respective promotional material. The copywriting of promotions may not be modified nor misrepresented by the Member.
Vonbets and the Merchant also authorizes the Member to refer, in the Member's advertising and promotions, to the fact that Vonbets and Merchant's sites are accessible through the Member site, provided that any such statement:
(a) Does not include any trademarks, service marks, design marks, symbols and/or other indicia of origin of Vonbets or the Merchant other than Vonbets or the Merchant's Site(s) name and/or site names in a non-distinctive typeface (specifically, not the typeface used in the logo design of any of Vonbets or the Merchant's mark);
(b) Does not state, suggest, or imply, by the wording or prominence of such statement or otherwise, that the Merchant sponsors, authorizes, and/or is the source or origin of the Member site; and (c) does not disparage Vonbets or Truly Inspired Ltd or the Merchant, its products, services, or members. All use of the Vonbets or Merchant's Materials hereunder shall inure to the benefit of the Merchant and shall not create any rights, title or interest in them for the Member. No other use of the Vonbets or Merchant's names, trademarks, service marks, design marks, symbols and/or other indicia of origin or other designations confusingly similar to any of the foregoing may be made by the Member for any purpose without the prior written approval of Truly Inspired Ltd or the Merchant.
As between the Merchant and the Member, the Merchant owns, and shall continue to own exclusively, all right title and interest (including without limitation, all rights provided under the law of copyright and trademark) in and to the Merchant's Materials and all names, trademarks, service marks, design marks, symbols and/or other indicia of origin therein throughout the world and in perpetuity, subject to the permissions granted in this Agreement. It is the Member’s responsibility to ensure that any advertising or use of the material provided is legally allowed in the country they are promotion to. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or suffered by anyone in connection with your activity. You also hereby agree to fully indemnify Truly Inspired Ltd/Vonbets and any of its trading partners and staff against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses without limitation arising as a result of or in connection with your activity.
MAINTAINING THE LINKS
You agree to fully cooperate with us in order to establish and maintain the Links between Your Site and the Vonbets or the Merchant's Site(s). The maintenance and updating of Your Site will be your responsibility. The graphics and/or text associated with the Links to the Vonbets or the Merchant's Sites will be updated periodically and it will be necessary for you to update the content of Your Site accordingly on a regular basis. Please be aware that we have the right to monitor Your Site at any time to determine if you are following the terms and conditions of this Agreement and to notify you of any changes to Your Site that we feel should be made.
COMMUNICATION TO MEMBERS
By signing up to Truly Inspired Ltd you agree to receive a variety of material from Vonbets. If you choose to opt out of our communications Truly Inspired Ltd and its Merchants will not be responsible for any damages that may occur from members opting out of communications.
SPAM - WE DO NOT CONDONE SPAM
Any form of spam will result in your account being closed and all funds due being withheld. You need to be aware that our Merchants are liable to incur expenses in dealing with spam generated mail and these same expenses will be deducted from your account should our Merchant seek recourse. In this instance the amount determined by the relative Merchant will be fair and deemed final and acceptable based on good faith and such amount will be collectable by law and deemed to have been accepted by you as fair and reasonable and as agreed to by registration as an affiliate of Vonbets. Should these expenses not be covered by funds in your account we reserve the right to investigate other alternative means for obtaining payment including recourse to file a claim against you for unpaid amounts.
You will not knowingly benefit from known or suspected traffic not generated using accepted Internet marketing practices whether or not it causes Truly Inspired Ltd or the Merchant harm. Should fraudulent activity, knowingly or otherwise, arise from a person directed to Merchant's site via your link; we retain the right to retract the commissions paid to you at any time. Our decision in this regard will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. We reserve the right to retain all amounts due to you under this Agreement if we have reasonable cause to believe that such traffic has been caused with your knowledge.
COMMISSION AND REFERRAL BONUS
Casino Referral Fees are calculated, using the percentage fee method and rate(s) applied by Vonbets from time to time, as a percentage of the monthly Net Casino Revenue (as defined below) generated from Referred Users. Payment and processing for commissions is the responsibility of the merchant. If Net Casino Revenue is in a negative position for any reason other than fraud and/or chargebacks, that negative amount will NOT be recovered from you. At the beginning of each month any negative position will be set at zero unless as detailed in this agreement. Vonbets has and reserves the right to charge any fraud costs to your account. “Net Casino Revenue” means Gross Gaming Revenues less: promotional cost, jackpot provision, licensing fees, administration fees, chargebacks and fraudulent transactions, and any other tax, levy or duty that may arise; “Gross Gaming Revenues,” means all money wagered by Referred Users less winnings of Referred Users.
MEMBER REWARD PROGRAMS
To participate, you must be an active Member in good standing with Vonbets. Members participating in any reward program agree to be bound by the decisions of Truly Inspired Ltd/Vonbets, which will be final and binding in all respects. All interpretations of the Rules and decisions by Truly Inspired Ltd are final.
Truly Inspired Ltd reserves the right to terminate any and all Member Rewards programmes for any reason, including, but not limited to, if for any reason the Rewards Program is not capable of running as planned or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Rewards Program is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond Truly Inspired Ltd/Vonbets control. Truly Inspired Ltd reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or withdraw the Reward Program without prior notice and without liability to the Member.
All taxes, fees, and surcharges, if any, on Rewards are the sole responsibility of the prizewinner. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Truly Inspired Ltd and its advertising and promotional agencies to use the recipients name, photograph and/or likeness for advertising and promoting and publicizing the services of Vonbets in any medium without compensation, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
Members release and hold harmless Truly Inspired Ltd and their Merchants and their respective members, subsidiaries, directors, officers, agents, employees, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Reward program from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from the Reward program and the awarding, use or misuse of the prize, including liability for personal injury or damage to property including any injury or damage to Member's or any other person's computer.
As used herein, "Confidential Information" shall mean all oral or written information, of whatever kind and in whatever form, relating to past, present or future products, software, research, development, inventions, processes, techniques, designs or other technical information and data, and marketing plans (including such information of third parties that a party hereto is obligated to hold as confidential), provided that such information has been reasonably identified as or could be reasonably considered to be proprietary or confidential, that either party:
(a) May have received prior to the date of this Agreement, whether directly from the other or indirectly from third parties; or (b) may receive hereunder from the other.
Each party agrees that, with respect to its receipt of Confidential Information of the other party, it shall:
(i) Use the same care and discretion to prevent disclosure of such Confidential Information as it uses with similar Confidential Information of its own that it does not desire to disclose, but in no event with less than a reasonable degree of care;
(ii) Accept such Confidential Information and use such Confidential Information only for the purposes permitted hereunder; and
(iii) Restrict disclosure of Confidential Information solely to those of its employees and agents who have a need to know and are obligated not to disclose such Confidential Information to any third parties.
The foregoing restrictions shall not apply to information that:
(a) Is or hereafter becomes part of the public domain through no wrongful act, fault, or negligence on the part of the recipient;
(b) The recipient can reasonably demonstrate is already in its possession and not subject to an existing agreement of confidentiality;
(c) Is received from a third party without restriction and without breach of this Agreement;
(d) Was independently developed by the recipient as evidenced by its records; and
(e) The recipient is required to disclose pursuant to a valid order of a court or other governmental body; provided, however, that the recipient shall first have given notice to the disclosing party and shall give the disclosing party a reasonable opportunity to interpose an objection or obtain a protective order requiring that the Confidential Information so disclosed be used only for the purposes for which the order was issued. The termination of this section 4 shall survive the termination of this Agreement. You shall at all times comply with the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 and the European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Data Protection and Privacy) Regulations 2003 and any other related or similar legislation and you shall indemnify on demand and hold harmless us from and against any and all losses, demands, claims, damages, costs, expenses (including, but not limited to, consequential losses and loss of profit, reasonable legal costs and expenses and VAT thereon if applicable) and liabilities suffered or incurred, directly or indirectly, by Truly Inspired Ltd/Vonbets in consequence of any breach by you of this obligation.
The Member acknowledges that Truly Inspired Ltd does not advocate or endorse the purchase or the use of any services offered by the Merchant through the Merchant's sites or through its software, nor does it guarantee the quality, fitness, or results of any such service or compliance with any law or regulation. The Merchant represents and warrants that:
(a) The Merchant has the right to enter into this Agreement and to grant the rights and licenses granted herein; and
(b) The Merchant's software, and the reproduction, distribution, transmission, public performance and public display of the Merchant's Material in connection with the Member site, do not:
(i) Invade the right of privacy or publicity of any third person; or
(ii) Contain any libelous, obscene, indecent or otherwise unlawful material.
The Member represents and warrants that:
a. The Member has the right to enter into this Agreement.
b. The Member site does not, and the reproduction, distribution, transmission, public performance and public display of the Member Materials as permitted herein, do not:
(i) Invade the right of privacy or publicity of any third person,
(ii) Contain any libelous, obscene, indecent or otherwise unlawful material, or
(iii) Infringe any patent, copyright or trademark right in any jurisdiction; and
c. The Member has received no notice of such invasion, violation or infringement of rights.
TERM AND TERMINATION
The term of this Agreement will begin when you download a banner and link it to our site or the Merchant's Site(s) and will be continuous unless and until either party notifies the other in writing that it wishes to terminate the Agreement, in which case this Agreement may be terminated immediately. TERMINATION IS AT WILL, FOR ANY REASON, BY EITHER PARTY. For purposes of notification of termination, delivery via e-mail is considered a written and immediate form of notification. Upon termination:
* You must remove the Truly Inspired Ltd or Merchant's banner/s from your site and disable any links from your site to theirs and ours.
* All rights and licenses given to you in this Agreement shall immediately terminate.
* You will be entitled only to those unpaid referral fees, if any, earned by you on or prior to the date of termination. You will not be entitled to referral fees occurring after the date of termination.
* If you have failed to fulfill your obligations and responsibilities, we will not pay you the referral fees otherwise owing to you on termination.
* We may withhold your final payment for a reasonable time to ensure that the correct amount is paid.
* If we continue to permit activity (generation of revenue) from customers after termination, this will not constitute a continuation or renewal of this Agreement or a waiver of termination.
* You will return to us any confidential information, and all copies of it in your possession, custody and control and will cease all uses of any trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos and other designations of our Merchants.
* You and we will be released from all obligations and liabilities to each other occurring or arising after the date of such termination, except with respect to those obligations, which by their nature are designed to survive termination, as, set out in this Agreement. Termination will not relieve you from any liability arising from any breach of this Agreement, which occurred prior to termination.
WE MAY TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT IF WE DETERMINE (IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION) THAT YOUR SITE IS UNSUITABLE.
Truly Inspired Ltd may from time to time review affiliates’ participation in the programme. Truly Inspired Ltd may choose to cancel an affiliate’s participation in the program, at its absolute discretion, if it reasonably believes the affiliate to have behaved in such a manner contrary to the terms or intent of the program.
Unsuitable sites may include those that: are aimed at children, or child abuse, promote sexually explicit materials, promote violence, promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age, promote illegal activities, or violate intellectual property rights.
Neither party will be liable to the other party (nor to any person claiming rights derived from the other party's rights) for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages of any kind -- including lost revenue or profits, loss of business, or loss of data -- arising out of this Agreement (including without limitation as a result of any breach of any warranty or other term of this Agreement), regardless of whether the party liable or allegedly liable was advised, had other reason to know, or in fact knew of the possibility thereof.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF NO WARRANTY
Except as expressly provided herein, neither party warrants that their respective websites will perform in the manner expected or without interruption, error, or defect, or that any revenue to either party will result from the activities contemplated by this Agreement. Except as expressly set forth in this agreement, neither party makes any warranties of any kind, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or warranties against infringement of any intellectual property rights not specifically enumerated.
Except as otherwise provided herein, neither Truly Inspired Ltd/Vonbets nor the Member may assign this Agreement or any of its rights or delegate any of its duties under this Agreement, without the prior written consent of the other. Any purported assignment or delegation without such required consent shall be null and void.
This Agreement, its interpretation, performance or any breach thereof, shall be construed in accordance with, and all questions with respect thereto shall be determined by the laws of Cyprus as are in force from time to time. In accepting this agreement you agree to submit to this jurisdiction or any other jurisdiction location that we determine in our sole discretion in respect of any disputes arising from or connected with this agreement. This paragraph does not prevent us in any way from applying to any court of any jurisdiction for such provisional or protective measures as are available under the laws of that jurisdiction. You also accept sole responsibility for determining whether in joining the Vonbets programme, it is legal in your local jurisdiction to do so and in accepting this agreement confirm you have evaluated this. Should the activity prove to be illegal then you will not be entitled to any referral fees and Vonbets reserves the right to recover any fees already received by you and to report you to the relevant authorities.)
The Member agrees to operate a single Member site with the Merchant's Site(s). If Truly Inspired Ltd should discover, using information it deems appropriate in the circumstances, that the Member is operating more than one Member account without its expressed permission, this Agreement shall terminate and the Member will forfeit all rights to commissions and referral bonuses. Several sites may be registered to the one account; however, the placement of any site banner on a new site, under the Vonbets Affiliate Programme, MUST be reported by the Member and cleared by the Vonbets Support Team beforehand, and failure to do so may result in the termination of the Member's account. The Member will also forfeit all rights to commissions and referral bonuses.
Truly Inspired Ltd and the Member are independent contractors under this Agreement, and nothing herein shall be construed to create a partnership, joint venture, or agency relationship between Truly Inspired Ltd and the Member. Neither party has the authority to enter into Agreements of any kind on behalf of the other party.
It is the Member's responsibility to declare taxes from their Member's profits, according to their country's regulations. It is the merchant’s responsibility to pay its members and Truly Inspired Ltd/Vonbets will not be held responsible for the actions of its merchants in regards to the payment of its members.
Vonbets is also not responsible for the way cookies are tracked on the Merchants site or on the member’s site. The maintenance of the cookie/tracking code is the responsibility of the Merchant. Vonbets Affiliate programme is strictly a housing software that displays the results of the tracking for its members.
No waiver of any breach of any provision of this Agreement shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions hereof, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party.
Modifications may include, for example, changes in the scope of available referral fees, fee schedules, payment procedures and referral program rules. IF ANY MODIFICATION IS UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, YOUR ONLY RECOURSE IS TO TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT. YOUR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM FOLLOWING OUR POSTING OF A CHANGE NOTICE OR NEW AGREEMENT ON OUR SITE WILL CONSTITUTE BINDING ACCEPTANCE OF THE CHANGE.