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This affiliate agreement (“Agreement”) is between you (“Affiliate”) and Violin Lounge, governing the terms of your participation in the Violin Lounge Affiliate Program (“Affiliate Program”).
By enrolling as an Affiliate, Affiliate hereby accepts the terms of this Agreement, and/or by continuing to participate in the Affiliate Program following a notice by Violin Lounge of a change in a revised Agreement, via email, Affiliate agrees to be bound by this Agreement and any such noticed revisions.
Violin Lounge is a company offering violin education. Affiliate wishes to refer leads to Violin Lounge in exchange for an affiliate commission, as described below.
Affiliate and Violin Lounge agree as follows:
Referrals. “Referrals” is defined as any leads who have been referred by Affiliate to Violin Lounge using the Affiliate’s unique affiliate tracking link (“Tracking Link”). The Tracking Link will be provided by Violin Lounge. The Tracking Links are last-click-last-credit, and the cookies created by the Tracking Links have a ninety (90) day expiration. Affiliates may not make any purchases using their own Tracking Link. Any potential referrals who did not use the Tracking Link cannot be subsequently credited to Affiliate’s account.
Referral Activities. Affiliate agrees that they will not promote any Violin Lounge programs or use a Tracking Link in a way or on a site that: contains sexually explicit materials, contains violent materials, contains defamatory materials, promotes discrimination, promotes illegal activities, directs toward children under age 13, violates the CAN-SPAM Act, violates the guidelines or regulations of the Federal Trade Commission, violates rights to publicity, violates rights to privacy, or violates intellectual property rights.
Affiliate agrees that they will not use their tracking link in any paid placement or advertising via any third party platform, including but not limited to Google Adwords or Facebook Advertising. Affiliate may use paid placements and advertising (and such paid placements and advertising may refer to Violin Lounge trademarked terms, such as Violin Lounge TV, Bow like a Pro and Free your Vibrato) to direct users towards Affiliate’s own social media profiles and Affiliate’s own websites, where the tracking link sending referrals to Violinlounge.com or academy.violinlounge.com may be located.
Referral Fees. Referral Fees is defined as the gross revenue of any fees paid by Referrals to Violin Lounge for the purchase of any Violin Lounge programs including Bow like a Pro and Free your Vibrato.
Affiliate Commissions. Violin Lounge agrees to pay Affiliate twenty percent (20%) of any such Referral Fees for all programs and if Affiliate is a teacher in a Violin Lounge program fifty percent (50%), payable after the expiration of a thirty day refund period (“Affiliate Commissions”). Affiliate Commissions will not be paid on any Referral Fees that have been refunded. Affiliate Commissions for purchases on payment plans or recurring payment programs will be disbursed on a monthly basis as payments are made. Violin Lounge agrees to pay Affiliate any accrued Affiliate Commissions on a monthly basis, payable between the first and the fifth of the month following the expiration of the thirty-day refund period. Payment shall be made via PayPal.
Term. This Agreement shall commence on the date of enrollment and shall continue until the Agreement is terminated under this section. Either party may terminate this Agreement at any time, for any reason, with or without cause, via a written notice. Upon termination, Violin Lounge will continue to pay Affiliate Commissions for any Referrals that were referred by Affiliate to Violin Lounge before the effective date of termination.
Accounting. At any time, Affiliate may access the Violin Lounge online affiliate system to run an accounting report of the number of Referrals, the Referral Fees paid, and any Affiliate Commissions due.
Not an Employee. Affiliate is an independent contractor, and is not an employee of Violin Lounge. Affiliate is not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits or unemployment benefits, and is obligated to pay federal, state, or local income tax on any moneys earned pursuant to this Agreement or any other agreement between the parties, if any such taxes are required. Affiliate will maintain workers’ compensation insurance, if required. Affiliate will indemnify and hold Violin Lounge harmless for penalties arising from Affiliate’s failure to pay taxes on behalf of or wages to any person.
No Joint Venture. The parties are not engaged in a partnership or joint venture. Nothing in this agreement shall be construed to place the parties in a partnership or joint venture. The parties are not authorized to obligate or bind each other, and are not agents of each other.
Relationship Identification. Affiliate may not make any statement that implies a partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representative, or employment relationship between Affiliate and Violin Lounge. Affiliate may not make any statement that implies that Violin Lounge is endorsing Affiliate. Affiliate must disclose their affiliate relationship with Violin Lounge to the extent required by the guidelines and regulations of the Federal Trade Commission.
Warranties. Affiliate represents and warranties that it will not engage in any violations of the CAN-SPAM Act or any other laws, rules, or regulations, in promotion of any Violin Lounge programs or its activities pursuant to this Agreement. Affiliate represents and warrants that it will only engage in promotional activities that are commercially reasonable, are not in violation of the terms of service of any service or website being used, and are not misleading to any party. Affiliate warrants that any promotional activities will not infringe upon the copyright, trademark, trade secret, publicity rights, privacy rights, trademarks, or other interests of any other person or property. Violin Lounge expressly disclaims any warranties, guarantees, or conditions of any kind.
Indemnification. Affiliate agrees to indemnify Violin Lounge against all claims and damages arising out of the breach or alleged breach of any representations, warranties, or agreements made by it under this Agreement.
Damages. To the extent allowed by law, under this Agreement, Violin Lounge will not be liable for indirect, special, incidental, punitive, exemplary or consequential damages, regardless of legal theory, whether or not it has been warned of such damages, and even if all other remedies would fail.
Limited License. Affiliate has a limited, revokable, non-transferable, non-sublicenseable, non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license to use and display certain trademarked and copyrighted works regarding the Violin Lounge programs, including graphics, photography, and writings, only as contained in the affiliate resources provided by Violin Lounge (“Affiliate Resources”), only for the purpose of promoting the Violin Lounge programs. This license does not include a license to alter, add to, subtract from, or otherwise modify such Affiliate Resources, except at the express written permission of Violin Lounge. This license expires immediately upon termination of this Agreement. Affiliate does not receive any ownership rights or any other interests in Violin Lounge, in the various programs offered for sale by Violin Lounge, or in the Affiliate Resources, excepted as expressly described in this section.
Contact Information and Notice. Affiliate must have a PayPal account, and has the duty to keep their email address (including their PayPal email), tax number, name, business entity, and any other contact information, complete, accurate, and up-to-date at all times. Affiliate hereby agrees that any written notice under this Agreement may be sent to Affiliate via the email address provided by Affiliate.
No Waiver. None of the terms of this Agreement can be waived or modified except by an express agreement in writing signed by all of the parties.
Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements between them or any of their affiliates, with respect to the subject matter contained herein.
Section Headings. The section headings of this Agreement are for convenience of reference only and shall not be deemed to alter or affect any provision hereof.
Assignment. Affiliate may not assign this Agreement to any other party without Violin Lounge’s written consent.
Choice of Law and Venue. This Agreement shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Netherlands. Any and all disputes, controversies, claims, or differences arising out of, relating to, or having any connection with this Agreement, shall exclusively be brought and heard in the court located in Hilversum, and both parties consent to jurisdiction in the Netherlands.
Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the validity, legality, or enforceability of the remainder of this Agreement shall not in any way be affected or impaired.
Corporate Authority and Acknowledgement. The persons executing this Agreement on behalf of the Affiliate warrant that they are duly authorized to execute this Agreement on behalf of the Affiliate and that in so executing this Agreement the Affiliate is formally bound to the provisions of this Agreement. The Affiliate agrees that it has had an opportunity to review this Agreement in full, and that checking the box below constitutes valid acknowledgement of this Agreement.
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