Affiliate Programme Terms and Conditions

  1. These terms and conditions describe the contractual relationship between Shipping Guides Ltd (“the Host”) and each Affiliate partner (“the Affiliate”).
  2. If the Affiliate’s application is accepted by the Host, the Affiliate will be provided with access to an Affiliate Link by the Host. Subject to the terms and conditions, the Affiliate may display the Affiliate Link on the Affiliate Websites, placing and using any Affiliate Links in as many areas on the Affiliate Websites as the Affiliate desires.
  3. The Host may reject the Affiliate’s Application for any reason which it deems, in its sole discretion, reasonable.
  4. The Affiliate must inform the Host if an Affiliate Website is
    1. no longer active; or
    2. is owned by another entity than the Affiliate.
  5. The Affiliate agrees to
    1. cooperate fully with the Host to establish and maintain the Affiliate Link;
    2. not use any information gained through participation in the Service as an Affiliate to solicit any Merchant(s) without the prior written approval of the Host;
    3. provide the Host with accurate, complete and non-misleading information regarding the Affiliate’s identity and practices.
  6. The Affiliate agrees to immediately notify the Host if it suspects or is aware of actual or possible abuses of the Service.
  7. Subject to these Conditions, the Host hereby grants the Affiliate a limited, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, non-sublicenseable, royalty-free license during the term of this Agreement to use the IP Materials on the Affiliate Website(s), solely in connection with the exercise of the Affiliate’s obligations under this Agreement.
  8. The Affiliate acknowledges that the Host, or its licensees, own all of the Intellectual Property Rights in and to all the IP Materials. All rights not expressly granted hereunder are hereby reserved by the Host or its licensors.
  9. The Affiliate agrees that it will not assert any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property ownership or other proprietary rights in any of the IP Materials, or any part of thereof or in any derivative work of the IP Materials.
  10. The Affiliate agrees that it will not adopt, use or attempt to register any trademarks or trade names that are confusingly similar to any trademarks owned or used by the Host.
  11. The Host shall have no obligation to make payments of any Fees due to the Affiliate in the event that the Fees which are due is equal to or less than the Minimum Threshold provided, however, that the Host shall retain such Fees on account until such time that the Fees payable to the Affiliate exceed the Minimum Threshold.
  12. In the event that the Host is unable to contact the Affiliate at the address and/or contact details set out in the Application; the Host shall be unable to remit Fees credited to the account of the Affiliate due to the provision of insufficient or out-of-date payment information by the Affiliate to the Host.
  13. All statistics in relation to valid transactions and whether Fees are payable to the Affiliate are collected and calculated by the Host and these will be the only valid statistics used in determining any sums due to the Affiliate.
  14. During the term of this Agreement, the Affiliate may receive or have access to certain Confidential Information from or about the Host.
  15. The Affiliate agrees not to disclose any Confidential Information to any third parties.
  16. The Host shall not be liable to the Affiliate for
    1. loss of profits; or
    2. loss of business; or
    3. depletion of goodwill and/or similar losses; or
    4. loss of anticipated savings; or
    5. loss of goods; or
    6. loss of contract; or
    7. loss of use; or
    8. loss of corruption of data or information; or
    9. any special, indirect, consequential or pure economic loss, costs, damages, charges or expenses even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
  17. The Host may add to, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time.
  18. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, this Agreement shall commence on the date on which the Affiliate account is activated and shall continue until terminated by either party.
  19. Without prejudice to any other rights or remedies which the Host may have, if the Affiliate is in breach of any of its obligations, the Host may
    1. suspend the Affiliate from participating in the Service; and/or
    2. remove or disable any Merchant Links; and/or
    3. withhold any payment of the Fees that would otherwise be due to the Affiliate.
  20. The Host may terminate this Agreement immediately without liability on written notice to the Affiliate.
  21. The termination of this Agreement shall not of itself give rise to any liability on the part of either party to pay compensation to the other for loss of profits or goodwill, or to reimburse the other for any costs relating to or resulting from such termination, or for any other loss or damage.
  22. Affiliates must act ethically and reasonably in their use of the Service, their promotion of the Affiliate Links and their provision of Visitors.
  23. Affiliates must not use spyware, adware, malware, robots (not including link checkers), forced clicks, automatic openings, automatic cookie dropping or cookie stuffing.
  24. These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time and notification of the changes will be made on the site. The amended terms and conditions will come into force immediately and will apply to all future transactions and interactions.