This Affiliate Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made by and between Blame Vanity LLC, a Georgia, USA corporation DB dba “Blame Vanity” and you, as an Affiliate.

You must agree to abide by the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement in order to participate. Please read this Agreement carefully before registering as an Affiliate. By signing up you indicate Your acceptance of this Agreement and its terms and conditions. If You do not accept this Agreement, you will not be accepted as an Affiliate.

 

The following agreement is summarized as follows:

You may place our merchant banners (Provided) or Merchant assigned code anywhere on your website, Facebook, Instagram, Vine or any social network as you see fit, or within non-spam emails.

You may place banners or links within your newsletters, in content of your website, or within other web related content.

You cannot SPAM. You cannot SPAM. You cannot SPAM. We will terminate your account on the first offense of SPAMMING. Do not send email to lists or groups that you do not have permission to send to. We cannot stress this enough, we WILL terminate your account on the first offense.

Adult, Hate, or other related sites are not allowed

You will be paid your commissions, at such time as your account balance is $50 or more.

All statistics are collected and calculated by Blame Vanity, LLC. and will be the only valid stats used for determining commissions.

Any page that contains links, banners, or code must be written in English.

As an affiliate, you can only have 1 account. You can list multiple domains in one account, but only one account is allowed.

No International affiliates are allowed at this time. (those with addresses outside of the 50 U.S. States)

Your physical address listed for receiving checks MUST be your actual address.

You won’t hold us liable for anything.

Affiliate accounts that are left inactive will be removed from our system if their balance is equal to or less than $25. If an abandoned affiliate account has a balance between $25 and $50, a $25 fee will be assessed once per calendar month, until the balance is equal to zero dollars – and is closed. At no time will an affiliate ever owe monies to Blame Vanity, LLC based on fees – the account will simply be closed. An abandoned affiliate account is defined as any account that has not been logged in to for a period of 6 months, nor have any transactions been posted to that account. If one or the other of those conditions are true – the account will remain in an active state.

NOT ALLOWED: All other uses of banners or links, such as newsgroups, chat rooms, ICQ, message boards, banner networks, hit farms, counters, or guestbooks etc. are NOT allowed.

NOT ALLOWED: Any placement of creative in a “Desktop” advertising scheme. This includes any and all 3rd party advertising platforms that use a desktop application to display ads in any form.

NOT ALLOWED: Any display of a merchant window that isn’t the result of a direct click by the end-user.

Failure to abide by these rules could mean termination from the affiliate merchant program with a complete forfeit of commissions.

Fraud is a serious offense, and will be treated as such. Fraud is defined as any action that intentionally attempts to create sales, leads, or click-throughs using robots, frames, iframes, scripts, or manually “refreshing” of pages, for the sole purpose of creating commissions. ANY ATTEMPTED FRAUD OR FRAUD WILL RESULT IN MEMBERSHIP TERMINATION AND VOIDED COMMISSIONS

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Blame Vanity, LLC respects the privacy of its users and will not disclose personal information to third parties without the express permission of You and Your company. If You have any questions please contact affiliates@Mblamevanity.com.

 

DEFINITIONS

“Performance Marketing” occurs when individual web sites that generate their own traffic (“Affiliates”) partner with online Merchants (“Merchant”)’s and the Merchant pays a commission or other reward for those Visitors resulting in a measurable action such as a closed sale, lead, hit, or other action.

“Affiliate” means an individual or business generating their own traffic and thus rewarded for legitimate sales, leads, clicks, or other measurable action.

“Merchant” means an e-commerce entity paying a commission or bounty for legitimate sales, leads, clicks, or other measurable action by a Visitor.

“Visitor” means any person, or user that clicks on a Link to a Merchant’s Web site placed on an Affiliate’s Web site.

“Sale commission” means the Payout the Merchant sets and agrees to pay for Visitors referred to the Merchant’s Web site that results in a sale of a product or service. The sale must occur at the time of the visit.

“click commission” means the Payout the Merchant sets and agrees to pay for a valid click from an Affiliate Partner’s site to the Merchant’s site that results in the Merchant’s Web site being viewable to the Visitor. A click is deemed valid when it meets certain criteria as defined on the Web site or in this agreement, which criteria may change from time to time.

“Payout” means the amount of sale commission a Merchant agrees to pay for an individual measurable action. The Payout is defined as either a percentage of a total sale amount, or as a set bounty (flat rate) per action.

“Commission” means the amount sale commission, lead commission, or click commission a Merchant agrees to pay for an individual measurable action. The Payout is defined as either a percentage of a total sale amount, or as a set bounty (flat rate) per action.

“Link” means a hyperlink placed on an Affiliate’s site that, when clicked on, sends a Visitor through to a Merchant website. Links take many forms including text, a product image, buttons, banners, videos or any other format acceptable to the Merchant.

“VOID” means a reversal of a Payout previously earned for a sale, lead, or click that is later rescinded or corrected by the Merchant. Merchant’s may VOID transactions that are fraudulent, or in the case of returned merchandise, duplicate transactions, or other valid reasons.

“Your Account” means a specific account within the Service, where Commissions are credited.

 

LINK PLACEMENT

As an Affiliate of the Service, you may place and remove Links on Your site and in acceptable locations.

You place our merchant banners anywhere on your sites as you see fit, or within non-spam emails.

Adult, Hate, or other related sites are not allowed.

You cannot SPAM. You cannot SPAM. You cannot SPAM. We will terminate your account on the first offense of SPAMMING. Do not send email to lists or groups that you do not have permission to send to. We cannot stress this enough, we WILL terminate your account on the first offense.

Affiliate accounts that are left inactive will be removed from our system if their balance is equal to or less than $25. If an abandoned affiliate account has a balance between $25 and $50, a $25 fee will be assessed once per calendar month, until the balance is equal to zero dollars – and is closed. At no time will an affiliate ever owe monies to Blame Vanity, LLC based on fees – the account will simply be closed. An abandoned affiliate account is defined as any account that has not been logged in to for a period of 6 months, nor have any transactions been posted to that account. If one or the other of those conditions are true – the account will remain in an inactive state.

NOT ALLOWED: All other uses of banners or links, such as newsgroups, chat rooms, ICQ, message boards, banner networks, hit farms, counters, or guestbooks etc. are NOT allowed.

NOT ALLOWED: Any placement of creative in a “Desktop” advertising scheme. This includes any and all 3rd party advertising platforms that use a desktop application to display ads in any form.

NOT ALLOWED: Any display of a merchant window that isn’t the result of a direct click by the end-user.

 

AFFILIATE PAYMENT

You will receive a Commission for sending verified sales via Your Links or coupon code. In order to place Links, you must first be approved to become an Affiliate. You understand that the Payout amount may be changed at any time.  You are responsible for determining if the Payout for a Link You have placed on Your site has changed or been discontinued. You receive the Commission from Blame Vanity, LLC Payments are made automatically on the twentieth (20th) day of each month when Your account balance reaches $50 or more for the previous months’ transactions. Money credited to Your Account does not accrue interest. In the event of a VOID by a customer, we may recover from You the corresponding Commission previously credited to Your Account. The VOID Commission will be immediately deducted from Your Account balance. In the event that Your Account balance is less than the VOID Commission, the VOID Commission will be deducted against Your future earnings. You will NEVER be asked to send money to Blame Vanity, LLC

 

SERVICE AND SUPPORT

Blame Vanity, LLC will provide support for the Service.

 

EMAIL CONTACT

affiliates@blamevanity.com

 

Blame Vanity, LLC reserves the right to send e-mail to You for the purposes of informing you of applicable changes or additions to the Service or any related products and services.

 

CHANGES TO THE SERVICE

Blame Vanity, LLC reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Agreement at any time and may add to, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time. In the event of any material change, Blame Vanity, LLC will notify You via e-mail at least 7 days prior to any such changes taking effect, at which time You may either agree to such changes or withdraw from the Service.

 

REGISTRATION:

To sign up as an Affiliate of Blame Vanity, LLC and to use the Service as an Affiliate Partner you must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age, and supply a valid tax-id, which may be your social security number for individuals, or a federal tax-id for corporations or entities.

THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF SITES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE: ADULT SITES, SITES THAT DISPLAY ADULT BANNERS, SITES THAT PROMOTE VIOLENCE, BIGOTRY, OR HATRED. SITES THAT PROMOTE ILLEGAL ACTIVITY, including but not limited to WAREZ, CRACKING, and HACKING SITES.

As part of the registration process you shall provide Blame Vanity, LLC with accurate, complete and updated registration information. You may not select the name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person or deceive members or other users as to Your true identity. You agree that Blame Vanity, LLC may rely on any data, notice, instruction or request furnished to Blame Vanity, LLC by You which is reasonably believed by Blame Vanity, LLC to be genuine and to have been sent or presented by a person reasonably believed by Blame Vanity, LLC to be authorized to act on Your behalf. You shall notify Blame Vanity, LLC by e-mail at affiliates@blamevanity.com. of any known or suspected unauthorized uses of Your Account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure of Your username and password. You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your username and password and You are responsible for all usage and activity on Your Account, including use of the account by a third party authorized by You to use Your Account. Any fraudulent, abusive or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination by Blame Vanity, LLC and referral to the appropriate law enforcement agencies.

 

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Blame Vanity, LLC. ITS SUPPLIERS OR RESELLERS OR MERCHANTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR (I) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY CHARACTER ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF Blame Vanity LLC. OR A Blame Vanity, LLC. AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR (II) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE WEB SITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEB SITE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, Blame Vanity LLC LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE SMALLEST AMOUNT PERMITTED BY LAW. THIS PARAGRAPH WILL SURVIVE THE FAILURE OF ANY EXCLUSIVE OR LIMITED REMEDY.

 

NON-DISCLOSURE

Blame Vanity, LLC acknowledges that in the course of this Agreement it shall have access to confidential and proprietary information (“Confidential Information”). Blame Vanity, LLC agrees not to disclose or disseminate the Confidential Information without Your prior express written consent. The term “Confidential Information” shall not include information that is or becomes part of the public domain through no action or omission of Blame Vanity, LLC. that becomes available to Blame Vanity, LLC from third parties without knowledge by Blame Vanity, LLC of any breach of fiduciary duty, or that Blame Vanity, LLC had in its possession prior to the date of this Agreement.  Any information we receive is used solely for tracking and Commission payment purposes. Blame Vanity, LLC reserves the right to be able to utilize this data in aggregate to analyze Service trends, monitor Service efficiencies, and perform such other analysis as Blame Vanity, LLC deems appropriate.

 

OWNERSHIP AND LICENSES

You, the Affiliate, are granted a non-exclusive, limited, revocable right to use OUR provided trademarks and banners. All images, technology and content provided for Your use is and shall remain the sole property of Blame Vanity, LLC, and no part thereof shall be deemed assigned or licensed to You except as explicitly provided for herein. All intellectual property rights, including trademarks, copyrights, patent rights or applications, tradenames and service marks related to the foregoing shall remain Blame Vanity, LLC sole property, including rights in and to any derivatives thereof. You may not modify the trademarks, banners, the content or any of the images provided to You in any way.

 

Blame Vanity, LLC may immediately terminate Your license to use the marks if Blame Vanity, LLC reasonably believes that such use dilutes, tarnishes or blurs the value of OUR marks. You acknowledge that Your use of the marks will not create in You, nor will You represent that You have, any right, title or interest in or to the marks other than the license granted by the Merchant above. You will not challenge the validity of or attempt to register any of the marks or Your interest therein as a licensee, nor will You adopt any derivative or confusingly similar names, brands or marks or create any combination marks with the marks. You acknowledge Blame Vanity, LLC ownership and exclusive right to use the marks and agree that all goodwill arising as a result of the use of the marks shall inure to the benefit of Blame Vanity, LLC.

 

NONASSIGNABILITY

This agreement is non-assignable to any affiliate.

 

FORCE MAJEURE

Neither party shall be liable hereunder by reason of any failure or delay in the performance of its obligations hereunder on account of strikes, shortages, riots, insurrection, fires, flood, storm, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental action, labor conditions, earthquakes or any other cause which is beyond the reasonable control of such party.

 

JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES

This Agreement shall be governed by Georgia, USA law (except for conflict of law provisions). The exclusive forum for any actions brought in connection with this Agreement shall be in the state and federal courts in and for the State of Georgia, USA and your consent to such jurisdiction.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

This Agreement represents the complete agreement concerning this license and may be amended only by a writing executed by both parties. THE ACCEPTANCE OF ANY PURCHASE ORDER PLACED BY YOU IS EXPRESSLY MADE CONDITIONAL ON YOUR ASSENT TO THE TERMS SET FORTH HEREIN, AND NOT THOSE IN YOUR PURCHASE ORDER. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary to make it enforceable.