Affiliate Program Terms and Conditions of participation:
HaloCollar.com, Protect Animals with Satellites LLC, or Halo Collar (hereinafter referred to as “The Company” or “Us”) Affiliate Agreement.
This Agreement contains the complete terms and conditions that apply to your participation as an affiliate in the Affiliate Program of The Company, and the establishment of links from your affiliate website to our website www.halocollar.com. You may also be separately bound by the Terms and Conditions of any Affiliate Platform that we, The Company, may utilize. Those Terms and Conditions are in addition to any Terms and Conditions below:
- Customer: The user sent to The Company site via affiliate link
- Affiliate / You: The publisher advertising links/promotions of The Company
Enrollment in the Affiliate Program:
First, you need to submit a complete Affiliate Program Application. We will evaluate your application and will make best effort to notify you of your acceptance or rejection in 1 to 5 business days. We may reject your application if we determine (at our sole discretion) that your site is unsuitable for the Affiliate Program for any reason. If we reject your application, you are welcome to reapply to the Affiliate Program at any time.
Prohibited Sites/Verbiage/Other – not allowed:
- Sites that promote sexually explicit material or violence.
- Sites that promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, national origin, or physical disability.
- Sites that promote illegal activities.
- Sites or verbiage making medical claims in regards to our products/services (ie. the curing or recession of an ailment)
- No coupon sites, offer walls or other promotions only sites
- No “get rich” quick/passive income affiliates
- No software downloads that potentially enable diversions of commission from other affiliates in our program.
- No language which may inaccurately represent the Affiliate’s relationship with Protect Animals with Satellites LLC, Halo Collar, or Cesar Millan is allowed.
- No Breeders, puppy mills, kennels, pet classifieds, retail/e-tail pet stores selling dogs, no social groups selling pets online.
- No site that includes any content or promotes any form of animal cruelty.
- Please avoid content around gifting a dog and content specific to dogs under 20lbs
- No political content.
Commissions and Refunds:
In the event a customer requests a refund for a transaction for which the Affiliate has earned commissions, any commissions earned on the refund amount will be deducted from the Affiliate’s balance. If the Commission has been previously paid to Affiliate, this deduction may be taken against future Commissions earned.
Commissions paid on non-qualified products will be reversed – no commissions will be paid on accessory-only purchases.
Affiliate agrees to not utilize SPAM in promoting The Company. This action will result in the immediate termination of Affiliate account with a cancellation of any pending commissions. Affiliate will also be in violation of The Company’s Affiliate Agreement and subject to legal action and be held liable for any financial loss incurred by The Company. Any service interruptions to The Company’s website as a result of Affiliates spamming will be billed to Affiliate at 500 U.S. dollars per hour until service is restored.
For the purpose of this agreement SPAM is defined as emailing ANYONE, in bulk or by single mailing, about The Company, who has not specifically requested the information directly from Affiliate. The ONLY exceptions to this are:
Mailing to APPROPRIATE OPT-IN mailing lists where the source does the mailing on Affiliate’s behalf. However, use extreme caution when choosing an opt-in mailing list company! Using anything but the most reputable sources could generate spam complaints against Affiliate resulting in suspension or termination.
You may include information on The Company in email Acknowledgement Messages for orders and inquiries that you receive so long as it is stated upfront that you will be sending them an acknowledgement. The Company also considers ANY type of advertisement about The Company posted to a Newsgroup or Chat Room to be spam and will be cause for immediate termination.
Promotion of Our Affiliate Relationship:
As an Affiliate Site, we will make available to you Links (each of these links sometimes being referred to herein as “Links” or, individually, as a “Link”) and banners, which, subject to the terms and conditions hereof, you may display as often and in as many areas on your site as you desire. The Links will serve to identify your site as a member of our Affiliate Network and will establish a link from your site to ours.
The Affiliate may not create or design your website or any other website that you operate, explicitly or implied in a manner which resembles our website nor design your website in a manner which leads customers to believe you are Protect Animals With Satellites LLC, halocollar.com, Cesar Millan, or any other affiliated business. Absolutely no use of Cesar Millan’s image is permitted except in ads provided by The Company.
Subject to the terms below, we will provide you with Links, which will consist of graphic images or text provided by The Company (and subject to change from time to time at our sole discretion). These Links will connect your site directly to ours. By utilizing these Links, users of your site will be able to order, directly from The Company, any product(s) that were described or referenced on your site. Orders placed utilizing these links will be eligible for commissions within a 15-day cookie window provided the links were utilized and marketed in accordance with the terms of this agreement.
Agreements Regarding Links:
In utilizing Links, you also agree that you will display on your site only those graphic images (indicating a Link) that are provided by us, and you will substitute such images with any new images provided by Us from time to time throughout the term of this Agreement. All Links may be modified and/or expanded from time to time throughout the term of this Agreement pursuant to the mutual agreement of the parties hereto. Each Link connecting users of your site to the pertinent area of our site will in no way alter the look, feel or functionality of our site. In addition, we encourage (but do not require) you to include a Link to the home page of our site.
PPC/Shopping/PLA’s and Bidding Rules:
Publishers are prohibited to bid on the following:
- Branded/trademarked terms including but not limited to Cesar Millan, Halo and Halo Collar
- Derivatives of the branded/trademarked terms
- Broad-match based on branded/trademarked terms
- Paid Search publishers are also not allowed to use the brand name Halo Collar in the Display URL nor the Title & Ad Copy
You may bid on the branded/trademarked terms of Halo Collar’s competitors, as well as link directly to halocollar.com from a Paid Search Ad.
Promotion through Google Shopping / Product Listing Ads are not allowed unless express permission is provided in writing.
We will be responsible for providing all information necessary to allow you to make appropriate Links from your site to our site. We will be solely responsible for processing every order placed by a customer following a special Link from your site, for tracking the volume and number/amount of sales generated by your site, and for providing information to Affiliate Sites regarding sales statistics. We will be responsible for order entry, payment processing, shipping, cancellations, returns, and related customer service.
Other Responsibilities and Opportunities of Affiliate Sites:
If you qualify and agree to participate as an Affiliate Site, you shall display Links prominently throughout your site as you see fit and with our consent.
Contests and Promotions:
As an Affiliate Site, you will be entitled to participate and promote on your site any sweepstakes, contests, and special promotions we may offer as part of our general affiliate program. In addition, you will be entitled to earn commissions as set forth.
Only offers and promotional tools provided explicitly by The Company for use on an affiliate site are valid.
The unauthorized use of promotional offers taken from another website is strictly forbidden and may result in the termination of this agreement
Compliance with the Agreement:
We have the right in our sole discretion to monitor your site at any time and from time to time to determine if you are in compliance with the terms of this Agreement.
FTC Compliance Requirements:
Failure to adhere to any necessary FTC compliance disclosures is cause for immediate termination in our program without further compensation. It is your (the Affiliate) responsibility to know what disclosures may be necessary.
Reports of Sales:
You will be given a username and password and have the ability to enter a password-protected site to receive your sales statistics on a daily basis – via our Affiliate Platform.
You are solely responsible for ensuring that reviews, descriptions, and articles on your site comply with applicable copyright, FTC disclosure and other laws. You must have express permission to use another party’s copyrighted or other proprietary material. We are not responsible for violations.
Policies and Pricing:
Customers who buy The Company’s products through the Affiliate Program will be deemed to be customers of The Company. Accordingly, all of our rules, policies, and operating procedures concerning customer orders, customer service, and sales will apply to those customers. We may change our policies and operating procedures at any time. For example, we will determine the prices to be charged for our products sold under the Affiliate Program in accordance with our own pricing policies. Our prices and product availability may vary from time to time. Because price changes may affect products that you already have listed on your site, you should update pricing often or not include price information in your product descriptions.
Customers sent to The Company must be the end user of the product/service. If Affiliate is placing order on behalf of the customer, approval of this promotional method must be explicitly provided by The Company.
You shall not create, publish, distribute, or permit any written material that makes reference to Us without first submitting such material to Us and receiving our written consent, which we agree shall not be unreasonably withheld.
Licenses and Use of The Company’s logos and Trademarks
WE GRANT YOU A NON-EXCLUSIVE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, REVOCABLE RIGHT TO (i) ACCESS OUR SITE THROUGH THE LINKS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND (ii) SOLELY IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH LINKS AND UNDER THE CONDITIONS PROVIDED FOR HEREIN, TO USE OUR LOGOS, TRADE NAMES, TRADEMARKS, AND SIMILAR IDENTIFYING MATERIAL RELATING TO US (COLLECTIVELY, THE “LICENSED MATERIALS”), FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF SELLING PRODUCTS ON YOUR SITE FOR THE COMPANY. YOU MAY NOT ALTER, MODIFY, OR CHANGE THE LICENSED MATERIALS IN ANY WAY WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION. YOU ARE ONLY ENTITLED TO USE THE LICENSED MATERIALS WHILE YOU ARE A MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING OF THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM.
You shall not make any specific use of any Licensed Materials for purposes other than selling products on your site for The Company, without first submitting a sample of such to us and obtaining the prior written consent of The Company’s Affiliate Program Manager, which shall not be unreasonably withheld. We reserve all of our rights in the Licensed Materials and of our other proprietary rights. We may revoke your license at any time, by giving you written notice.