The following are the terms and conditions of participating in the HAUTEBUTCH Affiliate Program. “Affiliate” refers to yourself, and ” HAUTEBUTCH ” refers to HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. located at 465 Stony Point Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95401.
Payments and Commissions
HAUTEBUTCH will pay the Affiliate a 15% commission of the subtotal of each Sale completed in the HAUTEBUTCH online store, which is identified by a visitor from Affiliate’s web site using their unique Affiliate Link or Coupon Code.
Affiliate commission shall be paid via PayPal or direct deposit into Affiliate’s designated bank account approximately every 90 days. HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. reserves the right to modify the payment schedule as long as notice is posted to the Website and email correspondence is sent to Affiliate. If commission does not exceed $50 for U.S. based affiliates or $75 for all others during prior period, HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. reserves the right to hold payment until commissions accumulate to the minimum amount.
Although the Affiliate Program is not limited to the U.S. all payments will be made in U.S. dollars.
If a qualifying sale is canceled or refunded, the related commission will be deducted from the next monthly payment.
All Affiliates are NOT employees of HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. and are responsible for their own local, state, or country taxes. U.S. Affiliates are required to complete and submit an IRS form 1099 prior to receipt of the first commission.
All Affiliate applications are subject to approval by HAUTEBUTCH, Inc.
Both HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. and the Affiliate reserve the right to terminate this agreement at any time. If canceled, outstanding commissions for current period at time of cancellation shall be paid in the next monthly payment so long as rules of this agreement were not violated by the Affiliate.
You will be issued an “Affiliate Link”, or unique URL and/or “Coupon Code”, which allows HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. to identify visitors from your site as originating from you. These visitors are tracked with this unique URL or code and sales are recorded with your Affiliate Id. To receive commissions, you must use the provided Affiliate Link or Coupon Code. The URL may be in various forms such as a banner, image, or text link.
HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. reserves all rights in or to its trademarks and service marks but may be used by Affiliate in accordance with this agreement. The HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. trademark may not be used to register internet domain names for any purpose. Affiliate may in no way display HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. logo, image, or trademark which may be distasteful, defame, or misrepresent.
Affiliate shall not misrepresent HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. products or services.
Affiliate is solely responsible for insuring that their Affiliate Link is setup properly or coupon code is used to qualify for commissions.
Affiliate may not use their own Affiliate Link to order services from HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. Doing so will result in immediate reversal of any applicable commission.
Affiliate agrees to not send unsolicited mail or SPAM mail to promote any of HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. products or services. This action WILL RESULT in immediate termination of your account with a cancellation of any pending commissions. Affiliate will also be in violation of the HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. Affiliate Agreement and subject to legal action.
Sites that promote: sexually explicit material or violence do not qualify as an Affiliate. Sites that promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, physical disability or any other characteristic, shall not be accepted. Sites that promote illegal activities shall not be accepted. Do not apply if your site promotes these kinds of activities. By applying, you are stating that your Site does not directly promote or endorse these activities.
Term of Agreement
This agreement remains in effect until cancelled by either party.
Commissions earned through the date of expiration or cancellation of this agreement will remain payable only if the qualifying sales are not cancelled or refunded by the referred Customers. Payment of the final Commission payment to the Affiliate may be withheld for a reasonable time in order to ensure that the correct amount is paid.
HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. will make every reasonable effort to track and pay commissions for all sales that apply to Affiliate. However, HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. is not responsible for technical problems, acts by third parties, or other events outside our reasonable control which may temporarily disrupt or diminish this service.
To protect HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. customer privacy, we cannot provide identifying customer names and contact information to you. However, we will provide an online report detailing price, service, date of sale, and perhaps other data for your records.
The relationship between HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. and Affiliate established by this Agreement is that of independent contractors. HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. and Affiliate shall each conduct its respective business at its own initiative, responsibility and expense, and shall have no authority to incur any obligations on behalf of the other, except as otherwise provided herein. Term “Affiliate” shall not be interpreted as a legal partner or affiliate, simply as an independent contractor for HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. under this agreement.
Limitation of Damages
HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. shall not be held liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages or any loss of revenue or profits arising under or with respect to this agreement or program, even if HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages. HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. aggregate liability arising under or with respect to this agreement or the program shall in no event exceed the total commissions paid or payable by HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. under this agreement.
Affiliate understands that Affiliate tracking can never be 100% accurate and HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. is not responsible for inaccuracies that might occur beyond its control. Tracking of Affiliate sales depend on several factors which are out of the control of HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. It is the goal of AWeber Systems to make Affiliate tracking as accurate as possible; however, HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. cannot guarantee 100% tracking for situations beyond its control.
HAUTEBUTCH, Inc. makes no warranties expressed or implied with regard to Affiliate Program except as outlined in this agreement.
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California and the United States.
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