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ProductHQ Affiliate Program Terms & Conditions

 

The following Terms and Conditions constitute a legal agreement between ProductHQ Pty LTD. (hereafter “ProductHQ”) and you (“Affiliate”). By signing up to be an Affiliate in the ProductHQ Affiliate Program (“Program”), you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions. Please ensure that you read them carefully before signing up.

Definitions:

“Agreement” – the contents of the contract between ProductHQ and the Affiliate with respect to the Program.

“Program” – The affiliate program as set out on the Site and is governed by this Agreement.

“Affiliate” – Party who agrees to take part in the Program.

“Link” – HTML link provided to the Affiliate to link to the Affiliate’s website to the Site.

“Site” – website.

1. The Agreement

1.1. An Affiliate must provide full legal name, valid address, e-mail address and any other information requested to create an Affiliate account.

1.2. ProductHQ reserves the right to update and change the Terms from time to time without notice.

1.3. Any modifications or changes to the Program shall be subject to these Terms.

1.4. Affiliates may not use the Program for any illegal or unauthorized purposes.

Violating these Terms and Conditions may result in suspension of your right to be an Affiliate and may result in lost commissions and/or removal from the Program.

2. Modification of ProductHQ Affiliate Program Terms and Conditions

ProductHQ reserves the right to modify or otherwise change the Terms and Conditions of the Agreement at any time. In the case of any modifications to the Terms and Conditions in this Agreement, the Affiliate will be notified by e-mail. If the Affiliate refuses to accept any modification, the Affiliate’s only option is to terminate the Agreement.

3. Affiliate Account

To join the ProductHQ Affiliate network (powered by Partnero), the Affiliate must complete and submit the online application and create a login and password located at https://partners.producthq.io/login. From this account, the Affiliate can track and view sales and receive commission payments.

4. Legitimate Methods of Advertising

4.1. Affiliates can use links, discount codes, any related banners, or text advertisements provided by ProductHQ through its Affiliate Program.

4.2. Affiliates are not permitted to promote any non-Affiliate Program-related materials, such as coupon codes provided in ProductHQ customer newsletters, codes provided to other Affiliates, any other promotional codes or coupon codes received from any source other than directly from the ProductHQ Affiliate Program.

4.3. The promotion should include the offer, discount code (if applicable), link provided by ProductHQ Affiliate Program and offer expiration date.

4.4. Affiliates must remove invalid codes and banners from their website, social media accounts or email offers once they become outdated or are no longer working.

4.5. Affiliate coupon codes and links are not to be promoted on third-party websites such as coupon databases.

4.6. Any sales that have been generated through improper promotion will result in a loss of commission.

4.7. ProductHQ reserves the right to take legal action against any Affiliate that commits fraud or refuses to comply with the Terms and Conditions outlined in the Agreement.

5. Copyrighted Material

Affiliate is responsible for ensuring that product descriptions and images comply with all applicable copyright, trademark, data protection, intellectual property rights or any other applicable law. ProductHQ will not be responsible if an Affiliate uses another party’s copyrighted material in violation of the law.

6. Payments

6.1. Affiliates shall receive a commission for referring authorized sales via links provided by the ProductHQ Affiliate Program to ProductHQ’s website. The customer must make a purchase by clicking the link on the Affiliate’s website within 90 days of the initial click-through.

6.2. The commission is based on the net price (net of any discounts provided to the customer) of the sold product.

6.3. Commission rates may be changed at any time by ProductHQ, and current applicable commission rates may be viewed by logging into the Affiliate’s account.

6.4. It is the Affiliate’s ongoing responsibility to determine whether a payout associated with any particular link provided has been discontinued by ProductHQ. ProductHQ is not responsible for any lost revenue or incurred costs due to an Affiliate using an invalid link.

6.5. The commission is paid only on links that can be tracked and reported by ProductHQ Affiliate Program systems powered by Partnero. For Partnero to properly track any referral, the customer must have their cookies enabled on their web browser. ProductHQ is not responsible for any lost revenue or incurred costs as a result of customers not having their cookies enabled at the time they make a purchase.

6.6. Refunded payments do not qualify for commission fees. To the extent a customer receives a refund, no commission shall be paid to the Affiliate.

7. ProductHQ Obligations

ProductHQ agrees to undertake the following obligations:

7.1. Providing the Affiliate with promotional materials, such as links, coupon codes, banners and any other graphic materials ProductHQ, at its own discretion, believes necessary to properly promote its products.

7.2. Processing all orders for ProductHQ products sold via the Affiliate’s links.

7.3. Tracking sales generated via the Affiliate’s links.

7.4. Providing timely payment processing, cancellations, returns and other related customer service activities for ProductHQ products sold via the Affiliate’s links.

8. The License

8.1. ProductHQ grants to the Affiliate a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable right to access the ProductHQ site through certain links provided to the Affiliate by ProductHQ via Partnero in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement and in connection with any promotional materials provided and authorized by ProductHQ.

8.2. Affiliate cannot modify or change any materials provided by ProductHQ in any way.

8.3. Both parties agree not to use the other party’s materials in any manner that could be construed or considered to be misleading, disparaging or otherwise portrays the other party in a negative light.

8.4. Any inappropriate use of the promotional material may be cause for immediate termination of the Agreement.

9. Liability

ProductHQ will not be liable to the Affiliate for defects in the service provided by Partnero, access interruptions to the service, loss of data via the information handling system or viruses, loss of profits, or any loss caused by any third party by deleting, removing, deactivating or tampering with the Affiliate tracking service or any other consequential loss, whether arising from neglect, error or breach of contract.

10. Termination

The Term of the Agreement shall commence upon ProductHQ’s acceptance of the Affiliate’s ProductHQ Affiliate Program application and can be terminated by either party. Affiliation can be ended with or without cause at any time by one party providing the other party notice of termination via e-mail. Upon termination of the Agreement, the Affiliate will remove all links to ProductHQ’s website, as well as any and all banners and/or graphic images provided to the Affiliate in connection with the ProductHQ Affiliate Program.