HOSTINGER UK

AFFILIATE PROGRAM AGREEMENT

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY, AS IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.

Last Revised: 2019-02-21 13:41

1. OVERVIEW

This Affiliate Program Agreement (this "Agreement", "Affiliate Agreement", "Terms and Conditions", "Affiliate Terms and Conditions", "Affiliate Agreement") is entered into by and between Hostinger International Ltd, a Cyprus private limited company ("Hostinger UK") and you, and is made effective as of the date of electronic acceptance. This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of your use of the Affiliate Program (the "Affiliate Program" or the "Services"). Your electronic acceptance of this Agreement signifies that you have read, understood, acknowledged and agreed to be bound by this Agreement, along with Hostinger UK's Universal Terms Of Service Agreement, which is incorporated herein by reference. The terms "we", "us" or "our" shall refer to Hostinger UK. The terms "you", "your", "User", "customer" or "Affiliate" shall refer to any individual or entity who accepts this Agreement. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. Hostinger UK, in its sole and absolute discretion, may change or modify this Agreement, and any policies or agreements which are incorporated herein, at any time, and such changes or modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting to the Hostinger UK website (this "Site"). You acknowledge and agree that (i) Hostinger UK may notify you of such changes or modifications by posting them to this Site and (ii) your use of this Site or the Services found at this Site after such changes or modifications have been made (as indicated by the "Last Revised" date at the top of this page) shall constitute your acceptance of this Agreement as last revised. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement as last revised, do not use (or continue to use) this Site or the Services found at this Site. In addition, Hostinger UK may occasionally notify you of changes or modifications to this Agreement by email. It is therefore very important that you keep your account ("Account") information, including your email address, current. Hostinger UK assumes no liability or responsibility for your failure to receive an email notification if such failure results from an inaccurate or out-of-date email address.

2. PARTICIPATION IN THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM

In order to enroll in the Affiliate Program, you need to submit your application through the affiliate signup form on the ("Hostinger UK") website (the Website). All affiliate signups are reviewed by us before deciding if an application is accepted. If we determine that your application is not suitable for the Affiliate Program, it may be rejected for any reason.

3. YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

As a ("Hostinger UK") Affiliate you agree that:

  1. It is your full responsibility to provide us with accurate account information and it is your responsibility to keep that information up to date. Such information includes, but is not limited to: contact details, payment details, tax information, all website URL(s) where ("Hostinger UK") is promoted, promotional means and practices and any other details we may request. ("Hostinger UK") reserves the right to request any additional information about each website, where ("Hostinger UK") is promoted and any additional information about the practices used to promote ("Hostinger UK") on those websites. If by any means you fail to provide the requested data or the data is not accurate it may result in exclusion from the Affiliate Program, temporary suspension or termination of your Affiliate account and loss of any commissions.
  2. The Affiliate must act in good faith and refer clients in good standing. Clients in good standing are your referred web hosting account owners that have provided valid contact information, have active accounts that do not exceed any limitations as per the ("Hostinger UK") Terms of Service and are not flagged for high fraud risk. Active account refers to your referred new users who have created an account and have not canceled it in more than 35 (thirty five) days.
  3. You should not make any recommendations or take any actions that would result in a potential revenue loss for ("Hostinger UK").
  4. You should not use any marketing practices that may attract clients that are not in good standing.
  5. You should not act in your own will as per modifying, copying or altering any banners, icons, graphics or any other content that is contained in ("Hostinger UK")’s Links including but not limited to altering and modifying any copyright or trademark notices, without prior written approval from ("Hostinger UK").
  6. You shall not use self-referral methods, you can’t click on your affiliate links and/or banners and make orders via your unique affiliate link. Matching IP addresses that were used to log in to the Affiliate panel and to make the purchase, are going to be considered as self-referral and no exceptions will be made. Violations can result in the loss of all accrued Rewards and dismissal from the program.
  7. The Affiliate should not engage in any blackhat seo/spam link building techniques in order to generate more referrals for ("Hostinger UK").
  8. You agree not to violate any applicable law.
  9. You should be loyal to ("Hostinger UK") and should not misuse its confidence and shall not damage ("Hostinger UK") reputation.
  10. Not to advocate, promote, or encourage violence or discrimination against any person, organization, or governmental entity;

If ("Hostinger UK") suspects or detects a patterns of violations of the Affiliate Terms and Conditions, ("Hostinger UK") reserves the right, as a result of Terms and Services violation, to suspend and/or terminate your Affiliate account and cancel all commission payments due.

4. AFFILIATE ADVERTISING

Only promotional materials that are approved by ("Hostinger UK") may be used in the Affiliate’s Site in order to advertise ("Hostinger UK"). Approved promotional materials refer to the materials that are provided in your Affiliate Area. Approved promotional materials may contain ("Hostinger UK") trademarks, service marks, logos and slogans for you to display on your Affiliate Website. By signing this agreement we grant you a non-exclusive, limited and non-transferable license to access, download and place the approved promotional material on your website with the sole purpose to promote websites operated, controlled and owned by ("Hostinger UK").

If by the decision of any party the Affiliate Agreement is terminated, upon termination your non-exclusive, limited and non-transferable license to access, download and place the approved promotional materials of ("Hostinger UK") will be immediately and automatically withdrawn.

Inappropriate ways of advertising include, but are not limited to:

  1. The Usage of any illegal and/or spam method of advertising, such as: unsolicited email, unauthorized placing of the link in forums, newsgroups, message boards etc.;
  2. Bidding on keywords and phrases containing the "("Hostinger UK")" trademark, or variations or misspellings of the trademarked term on Pay per Click or Pay per Impression campaigns on the search engines (Google, Yahoo, MSN, Ask, Bing or others) without our prior approval. You are not allowed to use the ("Hostinger UK") Website(s) as display URL in PPC ads and to direct-link or redirect to the ("Hostinger UK") Website(s);
  3. Using non-unique copyright infringing content to promote ("Hostinger UK");
  4. Using traffic generated by pay to read, pay to click, banner exchanges, click exchanges, PPV advertising, pop-up/under, or similar methods;
  5. Providing cash backs, rewards or any other kind of incentives to obtain the sale without our prior approval;
  6. Offering price savings methods, including coupon(s), voucher(s), discount codes, or added value offers without our prior approval;
  7. Using our advertising and promotional materials, trademark or name in a way which negatively affects our image;
  8. Using iframes or any other techniques or technology that places your affiliate tracking cookie in any means other than an actual click-through;
  9. Using link cloaking or masking techniques or technology with the goal to promote ("Hostinger UK") on websites and/or networks not explicitly listed in your affiliate profile and hiding that traffic source;
  10. Your website(s) must NOT contain lewd, obscene, illegal or pornographic material, or any other material that is deemed to be objectionable. This includes, but is not limited to, bigotry, hatred, pornography, satanic materials, trademark and copyright materials, all content of an adult nature, etc. The declaration of any materials as such is subject to our reasonable opinion;
  11. Your domain name(s), company name, logo, trademark, product(s), project(s), service(s) must NOT contain keywords and phrases containing the "("Hostinger UK")" trademark or any other variations or misspellings confusingly similar to ("Hostinger UK") trademark, name, logo or domain name, without our prior approval;
  12. Your domain name(s), company name, logo, trademark, your product(s), project(s), service(s) must NOT contain keywords and phrases that contain or are confusingly similar to third-party trademarks, names, logos or domain names, unless you have been duly authorised by the trademark owner.

("Hostinger UK") shall have the sole right to decide if a promotional method you use is appropriate. The use of any advertising method that we consider inappropriate may result in warning, suspension or termination of your affiliate account and cancellation of all outstanding commission payments due.

5. AFFILIATE TRACKING COOKIES

We track affiliate sales automatically by using cookies. The cookies are automatically placed in the browser of user who clicks on the affiliate link in order to reach our website. Every cookie is stored for 30 days. If a previous affiliate’s cookie is already placed in the same user’s browser it will be overwritten with the new cookie. If cookies are deleted intentionally by the user, ("Hostinger UK") does not hold responsibility for this action.

6. AFFILIATE COMMISSIONS

If the sale is for ("Hostinger UK") Shared hosting (Single/Premium/Business), Cloud hosting (Startup, Professional, Enterprise), VPS 1/2/3/4/5/6 plans, you will receive 60% (sixty percent) commission. Any applicable taxes, fees, additional services (such as personal information protection) and domain prices are excluded. (Example: a client bought ("Hostinger UK") VPS 4 pack for a year and paid 521.99 USD (taxes included). Here's how your commission will be counted: ($521.99 - $90.59 (VAT 21% (depends on the country)))*60% = $258.84). In total, you will receive 258.84 USD commission.

7. INVOICING

We will provide you with commissions statement due in your Affiliate Area.

If it is applicable in your country of residence, self-billing invoices will be issued for all commission payouts with applicable taxes included. Until the termination of your account, the Affiliate Program Terms and Conditions will be considered a valid self-billing agreement between ("Hostinger UK") and you. By signing up for this Affiliate Agreement you agree and accept self billing invoices that will be raised by ("Hostinger UK"), you agree to raise no sales invoices for any commission payouts that you receive from ("Hostinger UK") and agree on notifying us immediately if you change your company details, name or tax region status.

8. RELATIONSHIP OF THE PARTIES

Both the Affiliate and ("Hostinger UK") agree that they are entering into this Affiliate Agreement as independent contractors and this agreement creates no partnership, agency franchise, joint venture, sales representative or employment relationship between them. You have no authority to accept or make any representations or offers on the behalf of ("Hostinger UK"). You cannot make any statements on your website or otherwise that would contradict anything in this section.

9. ACCOUNT TERMINATION

At any time you can cancel and terminate your affiliate account by contacting us through the Affiliate Area. ("Hostinger UK") will send you a confirmation that your account has been terminated, as requested.

("Hostinger UK") can terminate an affiliate account:

  1. With a seven-day prior notice without providing any explanation.
  2. Immediately without any prior notice, if your affiliate account or you violate the Affiliate Program Terms and Conditions.

After an affiliate account is terminated, the sales associated with the affiliate will no longer be tracked by us and you will no longer qualify for any future commissions. If any commissions are due at the time of termination, they will be paid to the Affiliate after any applicable holding period with the regular payout cycle. No outstanding commission payments will be due if your account is terminated due to the violation of these Terms and Conditions and an administrative fee of 125 USD (or the equivalent in the currency that is listed in your Affiliate Area) will be due by the Affiliate.

Once the Affiliate account is terminated, the Affiliate is obliged to remove any and all promotional materials, links, logos, trademarks, and slogans of ("Hostinger UK") from his website within the period of 3 business days. This provision survives the termination of the Affiliate Agreement. Upon the termination of this Affiliate Agreement, the Affiliate no longer has the right to use any of ("Hostinger UK") trademark(s), logo(s), and slogan(s) and will refrain from any actions that may affect the reputation, the image and any business relations with current and potential clients of ("Hostinger UK"), directly or indirectly.

Once the Affiliate account is terminated, this Affiliate Agreement is terminated automatically.

10. GOVERNING LAW

Any controversy, claim or dispute arising under this Affiliate Agreement will be resolved according to the jurisdiction and legislation where the ("Hostinger UK") entity servicing your Affiliate account is located.

11. CHANGES TO THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM TERMS

We remain the right to change any policies or terms of this Affiliate Agreement. The amendments and/or supplements of the Agreement are effective immediately upon being posted to ("Hostinger UK") website. The current Terms and Conditions of the Affiliate Agreement are always available publically on ("Hostinger UK")’s website. If by any means you do not agree with the amendments and/or supplements of the Affiliate agreement, you can cancel your account within 10 business days, counting from the date of the amendments and/or supplements. Only an official ("Hostinger UK") officer has the right to make any amendments and/or supplements to this Affiliate Agreement. No agent of, or person employed by or under contract with, ("Hostinger UK") has any authority to alter or vary this Affiliate Terms and Conditions Agreement in any way. No oral explanation or oral information given by any party shall alter the interpretation of this Affiliate Agreement.