Affiliate term of service

1.Introduction

As an authorized affiliate (Affiliate) of Smart Links Pty Ltd (UChat), you agree to abide by the terms and conditions in this Agreement.

Please read this agreement carefully before applying as an affiliate. Your application for becoming an affiliate indicates that you accept this Agreement and its terms and conditions.

2. Payouts

All payouts are executed through PayPal unless we’ve made a different agreement with specific affiliates.

Cookie is valid for 30 days from the day of the click.

Affiliates will receive 10% commission of the yearly subscription of the referral for the first year. Commissions are only earned on successful transactions. Any transactions that result in chargebacks or refunds will not be paid out.

Affiliates must earn at least $100 USD in commissions to qualify for payment. We reserve the right to hold back payouts for as long as necessary in the event UChat wishes to review specific referrals, commissions, or anything else related to your account.

UChat reserves the right to end the affiliate program at any time without notice. In the event of the program’s closure, no commissions will be paid going forward.

3. Approval & Rejection of Applications

UChat reserves the right to approve or reject any affiliate application at our discretion.

4. Removal from our Affiliate Program

UChat reserves the right to remove affiliates at our discretion. While we can remove affiliates at any time and for any reason, most removals will be because of one of the following reasons:

  1. Bidding on PPC keywords that were not approved by our affiliate team.
  2. Using strategies that we deem as “spammy”.
  3. Not disclosing your affiliate relationship with your audience with reasonable means.
  4. Disguising your affiliate link as a coupon or deal link.
  5. Posting your link on coupon & deal websites.

5. Coupon And Deal Sites

We do not allow affiliates marketing on coupon or deal sites where the affiliate link is being disguised as a coupon or deal. We reserve the right to blacklist specific domains of coupon sites and disqualify any traffic, signups, or commissions that are generated from these sites.

6. Pay Per Click

Affiliates must get written permission before running PPC campaigns with keywords that might compete with UChat’s PPC campaigns. You can simply reach out to your affiliate manager for permission to run PPC campaigns and include the keywords you intend to bid on.

We do not allow bidding on UChat-branded keywords.

7. Liability

UChat is not liable for indirect or accidental damages (loss of revenue, commissions) due to affiliate tracking failures, loss of database files, or any results of intents of harm to the Program and/or to our websites.

We do not make any expressed or implied warranties with respect to the Program and/or the memberships or products sold by UChat. We make no claim that the operation of the Program and/or our websites will be error-free and we will not be liable for any interruptions for errors.

8. Terms of the Agreement

The terms of this Agreement begin once you’re accepted in the program and end once your account is terminated. UChat reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this agreement at any time. By continuing to participate in our affiliate program, you accept any changes to our terms and conditions.

9. Indemnification

Affiliate shall indemnify and hold harmless UChat and its affiliate and subsidiary companies, officers, directors, employees, licensees, successors and assigns, including those licensed or authorized by UChat to transmit and distribute materials, from any and all liabilities, damages, fines, judgments, claims, costs, losses, and expenses (including reasonable legal fees and costs) arising out of or related to any and all claims sustained in connection with this Agreement due to the negligence, misrepresentation, failure to disclose, or intentional misconduct of Affiliate.

10. Governing Law, and Jurisdiction

This agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia and Victoria.