123-reg affiliate programme terms and conditions
The purpose of the 123-reg affiliate programme is to reward Affiliates for any new customers that they refer to 123-reg by properly advertising the 123- reg.co.uk domain through legitimate methods.
By clicking on the 'start earning now' icon you agree to abide by the terms and conditions detailed in this Agreement.
This Agreement contains the complete terms and conditions that apply to your participation as a member of the 123-reg Affiliate Programme. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between 123-reg and the Affiliate and any pre-existing agreement or arrangement between 123-reg and the Affiliate shall be terminated forthwith upon completion of this Agreement, save that any outstanding commissions owed to you prior to the revocation of your affiliate status will be credited to the Affiliate's account and can be used to purchase 123-reg products or services.
Your Acceptance of these terms and conditions will be indicated by clicking on the 'start earning now' icon.
123- reg Affiliate Programme Terms and Conditions
- "this Agreement" shall mean the contents of the contract between 123-reg and the Affiliate in respect of the Programme.
- "123-reg" shall mean 123-reg Limited of (Company No. 05306504), whose registered office is at 5 Roundwood Avenue, Stockley Park, Uxbridge, UB11 1FF
- 'the Site' shall mean 123-reg.co.uk website.
- 'the Programme' shall mean the affiliate Programme as set out on the Site and that is governed by this Agreement.
- 'the Link' shall mean the HTML link provided from time to time by 123-reg to link the Affiliate's website to the Site.
- 'the Affiliate' shall mean the party who agrees to take part in the Programme.
2. The Programme
- 2.1) The Programme shall be the affiliate programme as set out on the Site from time to time.
- 2.2) 123-reg is entitled to vary, amend or cancel the Programme without giving notice to the Affiliate. 123-reg may make any such change by publishing any revised terms on the Site.
- 2.3) The Programme is expressly a business-to-business relationship and both 123-reg and the Affiliate enter into it in a business capacity and not as a consumer.
- 2.4)The Programme does not entitle the Affiliate to represent themselves as an agent, partner or any other form of associate of 123-reg other than as an Affiliate as expressly provided for in this Agreement.
3. Suitability for the 123-reg Affiliate Program
- 3.1) 123-reg reserves the right to terminate this Agreement and the Affiliate's status at any time for any reason whatsoever at its sole discretion.
- 3.2) In particular if 123-reg deems that the Affiliate's website is inappropriate for the Programme then this Agreement shall be terminated. The Affiliate's website may be deemed inappropriate if in the view of 123-reg it contains, promotes or contains links to sites that are:
- 3.3) discriminatory, sexually explicit or violent material, or
- 3.3) promote, depict or contain links to material that promote or depict discrimination based on race, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or age, or
- 3.4) contains unlawful material, this shall include but not be limited to materials that may possibly violate another's intellectual property rights, or
- 3.5) contains information regarding, promotes or links to a site that provides information or promotes illegal activity, or
- 3.6) for any other reason that is deemed by 123-reg (at its sole discretion) to be unsuitable.
- 3.7) Upon Clicking on the 'start earning now button' you are automatically accepted on the Programme. 123-reg reserves the right to withdraw Affiliate status at anytime after you have been accepted onto the Programme for any reason that 123-reg deems relevant. Acceptance into the Programme does not mean that 123-reg has specifically approved the Affiliate or its website.
4. Legitimate methods of advertising
- 4.1) In order to receive commission's for referring customers to 123-reg, the Affiliate must engage in proper advertising. Affiliates found to be engaging in improper advertising shall have their agreement terminated and their affiliate status revoked. 123-reg shall be the sole and absolute arbiter of what constitutes proper advertising.
- 4.2) A non-exhaustive list of examples of improper advertising shall include but not be limited to:
- 4.2.1) the forwarding of any urls direct to 123-reg.co.uk (this includes misspells of the above trademark domain); and
- 4.2.2) forcing cookies through iframes;
- 4.2.3) advertising through third party networks; with the exception arising from Clause 4.3 below;
- 4.2.4) brand bidding (including misspells) for PPC advertising,
- 4.2.5) including your 123-reg affiliate link within Unsolicited Commercial Email (UCE) or SPAM,
- 4.2.6) including any of 123-reg url in search adverts.
- 4.3) Affiliates are permitted to promote 123-reg through various social media communities, as a limited exception to Clause 4.2.3 above. However, Affiliates are not permitted to create groups or specific web pages in social communities whereby they purport or hold themselves out to be representatives of 123-reg.
- 4.4) 123-reg reserves the right to conclude that you have engaged in an improper method of advertising according to our standards, at our sole discretion. We may come to such a conclusion even if it is based upon our opinion or mere suspicion or belief and is without any duty on 123-reg to prove that our opinion or suspicion is well-founded; and even if our opinion is proven not to be well-founded or if other hosting/domain name companies have not deemed it to be an improper method of advertising.
- 4.5) Any Affiliate found to be adopting improper methods of advertising for the purpose of the Programme shall be deemed to have been in breach of this Agreement and shall have their Affiliate status revoked. Such an Affiliate will therefore immediately cease in being an Affiliate of 123-reg.
- 4.6) Any sales that have been generated through improper advertising will not qualify for commission or credit from 123-reg.
- 4.7) Any Affiliate found to be utilising these or any other improper methods of advertising may be required to pay back any such commission that has been paid by 123-reg to them. If 123-reg elects not to enforce this right it shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any other rights that it may have under this Agreement.
5. The Procedure
- 5.1) Subject to the terms of this Section, we will provide to you all Links, and any related banners, graphics, or text advertisements necessary to promote and offer the 123-reg Services to your site's visitors and/or its members. The 123-reg link may contain any picture, text, logo, graphic, that maybe be attributed with 123-reg.
- 5.2) 123-reg reserves the right to change the content and or display of the Link from time to time in our sole discretion. The link will connect your site with the area on our site (the landing page) where your referral may apply for 123-reg products directly with us. The presence of the 123-reg link on your site will serve to identify you as a member of our Affiliate Programme.
6. The Payment of Commission
- 6.1) Once a customer has arrived at our website having followed the Link, their actions on our website will be tracked for 120 days using a cookie. You will earn commission on their first order that is placed during the 120 day period. 123-reg will not be responsible for commissions missed due to the cookie being deleted or blocked or in any other way failing to track the customer from the Link.
- 6.2) Affiliates will only earn commission fees only with respect to activity on our site occurring directly through the Link that will appear on their website.
- 6.3) 123-reg is under no obligation whatsoever to pay any commission to any Affiliate who does not strictly follow this Agreement as published from time to time.
- 6.4) 123-reg reserves the right to take legal action against any Affiliate that commits fraud, or conspiracy to defraud and to recover any commissions paid to an Affiliate which was earned as a result of such fraud. For the purposes of this agreement fraud shall include but not be limited to wittingly violating the terms of this Agreement.
- 6.5) 123-reg will only make a payment to the Affiliate when the level of commission due at the end of a given calendar month is above the commission balance threshold.
- 6.6) the commission balance threshold for the purpose of this agreement is £25.
- 6.7) 123-reg reserves the sole right to change the commission balance threshold at any time it sees fit without the prior the consent of its affiliates. In the event of a commission balance threshold change 123-reg shall notify all its affiliates of the change before hand. If any modification to the commission balance threshold or the Agreement as a whole is not acceptable to an Affiliate, the Affiliate shall be entitled to terminate this Agreement. If an Affiliate terminates this Agreement for any reason whatsoever then it shall not be entitled to any commission payments earned after it has terminated this Agreement.
- 6.7) The Affiliate's continuing participation in the Programme constitutes its acceptance of any change to the commission balance threshold or to any other part of this Agreement.
- 6.8) Affiliates that exceed the commission balance threshold will automatically be sent a cheque each month. Affiliates that do not exceed the commission balance threshold can apply their balance as credit and use it for the renewal of their 123-reg accounts or use this credit to purchase new 123-reg products or services.
- 6.9) Affiliates that do not reach the £25 commission balance threshold in one calendar month will not lose their accrued commission, instead this commission can be used as a credit. Their accrued credit for that particular calendar month will be carried over and applied to the next calendar month, this process shall continue until the client reaches the commission balance threshold when they will be entitled to receive a payment from 123-reg.
- 6.10) 123-reg will only pay out commissions on sales that are 60 days old.
- Commissions for sales over 60 days old will be paid once the £25 threshold is reached.
- 6.11) Cheques shall be sent to Affiliates by post. Affiliates shall allow up to 28 days to receive their cheques. It is the sole responsibility of an Affiliate to make sure that their contact details are up to date and accurate on the 123-reg system in order to facilitate the cheque reaching them.
- 6.12) In the event that an affiliate has not received their cheque after 28 days or their cheque has gone astray, 123-reg will reissue the Affiliate's cheque provided that the missing cheque has not been cashed.
- 6.13) All missing cheques must be followed up within six months of the date of their issue. All payments due from missing cheques that have not been brought to the attention of 123-reg within six months shall be deemed to have been forfeited by the Affiliate.
- 6.14) Affiliates will only be paid Commissions for the first order made by their referral customer only. Commissions will not be not paid on orders made by existing 123-reg customers.123-reg will not pay commission for products that an Affiliate purchases for itself through the Link. The 123-reg system will simply not recognise this as an Affiliate sale. Web agencies or resellers purchasing domains or products through their account for other people are encouraged to contact 123-reg directly for information on how they can become eligible for commission.
- 6.15) The rates of commission payable to the Affiliate from time to time shall be published on the Site and this shall be included in this Agreement as Schedule 1 to it. Schedule 1 may be amended or varied by 123-reg at any time without reference to the Affiliate. Any revised rates of commission payment shall take effect from the day that the amended Schedule 1 is published on the site.
7. 123-reg's Obligations
8. The Affiliate's Obligations
The Affiliate agrees to be solely responsible for the following and shall keep 123-reg fully indemnified in respect of:
- 8.1) the content of the Affiliate's site or any site that they may be connected to,
- 8.2) any misrepresentation of 123-reg or its products or services,
- 8.3) making of any false claims, representations or warranties in connection with 123-reg,
- 8.3) ensuring that your site and your products and services that you offer from your site comply with all applicable copyright, trademark, any intellectual property right, Data Protection, anti-spam or any other applicable law,
- 8.4) obtaining permission to use another party's copyrighted or any other proprietary material,
- 8.5) the development, operation and maintenance of the Affiliate's site and for all materials that appear on it. For the purposes of this Agreement this shall include but not be limited to, the technical operation of your site and all related equipment; the accuracy and propriety of materials posted on your site; and ensuring that materials posted on your Site do not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party and are not libellous or otherwise unlawful or illegal. 123-reg hereby disclaim all liability for all such matters,
- 8.6) Affiliates also agree to indemnify and hold harmless 123-reg, its parent company, sister companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, and their directors, officers, employees, agents, shareholders, partners, members and other owners, against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, settlements, expenses, and costs insofar as such arise out of or are based on, or in any way connected with this Agreement.
- 8.7) complying with all applicable EU- and national laws and regulations in force from time to time this shall include, but not be limited to, the EU-directive 2002/58/EC, and
- 8.8) the payment of all tax and national insurance payable on any payments made to you by 123-reg.
9. Right to Name as a Reference Customer
- 9.1) Affiliates shall not create, publish, distribute, or permit any written or graphical material that makes reference to 123-reg other than those mentioned in this Agreement or otherwise provided by 123-reg, without the prior written consent of 123-reg.123-reg reserves the right to refuse any request for consent under this Agreement.
10. The License
- 10.1) 123-reg grants to the Affiliate a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable right to access the 123-reg.co.uk site through the Link solely in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. This license shall be used solely in connection with the Link, and it will extend to the use of our logos, trade names, trademarks and similar identifying material relating to 123-reg and which 123-reg shall provide to the Affiliate, for the sole purpose of establishing the Link to 123-reg.co.uk so customers can purchase 123-reg products and services.
- 10.2) Affiliates cannot modify or change the Link or any other materials provided by 123-reg in any way.
- 10.3) Other than establishing the Link, the Affiliate shall not make any use of any of the licensed materials noted in the aforementioned paragraph provided by 123-reg without first obtaining the prior written consent of 123-reg. Affiliates shall not use the Licensed Materials in any manner that is inappropriate or that is in any way detrimental to the 123-reg brand or any other brands.
- 10.4) 123-reg reserves all of its rights in the materials provided and all of its other proprietary rights. 123-reg shall be entitled to revoke this license to use the Link or the materials at any time and at its sole discretion.
- 10.5) The licenses described in this Section shall expire upon the termination of this Agreement.
- 10.6) Any inappropriate use of the Link, text, banners or other advertisements not expressly approved of in writing or provided by 123-reg may be cause for immediate termination of this Agreement.
11. Terms of the agreement
- 11.1) The terms of this Agreement will begin upon your signup with the Programme and will end when your affiliate account is terminated.
- 11.2) Upon the termination of this Agreement any commission that has not yet reached the commission threshold shall be turned into credit which can only be used to purchase products or services from 123-reg. Affiliates that have reached the £25 commission threshold will be paid a cheque upon the termination of the Agreement subject always to the terms of this Agreement as shall be published from time to time.
- 112.1) 123-reg reserves the right to modify or otherwise change the terms of this Agreement at any time as it sees fit. 123-reg shall make such modifications by way of publishing revised terms on the Site. Affiliates only remedy in the event of revised terms of this Agreement being published shall be to terminate this Agreement. An Affiliate shall be deemed to have accepted of any modification to this Agreement as published from time to time.
13. Limitation of Liability
- 13.1) 123-reg shall not be liable to the Affiliate or to any other person, for indirect, incidental, or special damages, lost profits, loss of goodwill, lost savings, or any other form of consequential damages, regardless of the form of action, even if 123-reg has been advised of the possibility of such damages, whether resulting from breach of its obligations under this Agreement or otherwise.
- 13.2) 123-reg's entire liability in respect of any liability arising under this agreement will not exceed the total commission fees paid or payable to the Affiliate under this Agreement.
- 13.3) 123-reg makes no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the performance or functionality of the 123-reg services, or the Programme as a whole. This includes but is not limited to the Link or any other affiliate advertisements and hereby expressly disclaims all implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use or purpose.
- 13.4) 123-reg shall under no circumstances be liable to the Affiliate or to any other person or entity for any loss, injury, or damage, of whatever kind, resulting from or arising out of any mistakes, errors, omissions, delays, or interruptions in the receipt, transmission, or storage of any messages or information arising out of or in connection with the Programme or 123-reg.
14. Governing Law
- 14.1) This Agreement is governed by, and is construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
- 14.2) The Courts of England and Wales shall have jurisdiction to hear any disputes arising from this Agreement.
- 14.3) 123-reg shall not be liable for the legality of 123-reg service in countries other than the United Kingdom.
- 14.4) Affiliates are solely responsible for the legality of the use of the service if the Affiliate in question is registered to 123-reg service from a country other than the United Kingdom or if the Affiliate's website is on a server in a country other than the United Kingdom.
- 15.1) By clicking on the 'start earning now' icon the Affiliate acknowledges that they have read the terms and conditions of this Agreement, understand them and agree to be bound by them.
16. Voucher codes
20% off InstantSite
The Instant Site voucher code promotion (the Offer) is available to all new and existing Clients of 123-reg that wish to purchase any InstantSite Plus or InstantSite Pro packages.
The voucher code for the InstantSite promotion is '20instant'.
The entry of the voucher code entitles a Client to a discount of 20% off InstantSite Plus and Pro packages.
The Offer only applies to the first year of InstantSite Plus and Pro packages purchases.
Following the conclusion of the Offer, InstantSite Plus and Pro packages purchases will be charged at the standard monthly rate at the time of the promotion.
The Offer is due to expire on 31 May 2011 123-reg reserves the right to end this Offer, extend this Offer and or amend the terms and conditions of this Offer at any time without the prior notice or consent of the Customer. Reasonable usage applies.When a Client registers a domain name as part of their InstantSite package, the client will be entitled to a full refund on their InstantSite package, only in the event of cancellation as per our 7 day money back guarantee. Any domains registered will not be refundable as per 123-reg general terms and conditions.
Please note: This offer is subject to our terms and conditions.
25% off .so domains
The .so voucher code promotion (the Offer) is available to new and existing Clients of 123-reg that wish to register a .so domain name
Clients will need to have the correct voucher in order to have the Offer applied to their purchase.
The Voucher Code for the .so promotion is '25so'
The entry of the voucher code entitles a Client to a discount of 25% off .so domains for the first year of domain registration only.
This Offer does not include Transfers.
Following the conclusion of the Offer, domain names will be charged at the standard renewal rates.
Clients may elect to register a .so domain name for more than 1 year at a time. In the event of such occurrence clients will be charged the promotional price for the first year of registration and then the standard price for the subsequent year(s). For example a Client that wishes to register a.so domain name for two years will be charged £4.99 for the first year and then £19.99 for the second year, totalling £24.98 Example prices are not inclusive of VAT.
The Offer is due to expire on 31 May 2011. This Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other voucher code or offer
123-reg reserves the right to end this Offer, extend this Offer and or amend the terms and conditions of this Offer at any time without the prior notice or consent of the Customer. Reasonable usage applies.
Any domains registered will not be refundable as per 123-reg general terms and conditions.
Please note: This offer is subject to our terms and conditions.
17. 123-reg Affiliate Prize Draw Terms and Conditions
1. The 123-reg Affiliate Prize Draw is open to all Affiliates of 123-reg (Clients) who complete the Affiliate survey. Clients who complete the survey will be entered into the Prize Draw to win a copy of Microsoft Office Professional 2010.
2. To take part in the Prize Draw Clients must submit a completed survey.
3. Clients of 123-reg that wish to take part in the promotion will need to be of the minimum entry age of Eighteen (18) years old and will need to be resident in the United Kingdom.
4. For the avoidance of all doubt NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY.
5. Clients can elect to take the survey more than once. However, Clients' will only be entered into the Prize Draw once.
6. The winner will be selected at random by 123-reg. 123-reg will select one winner by entering the names of all those that qualify for entry to the prize draw into a database and the winner will be selected randomly from this database. The winner will be contacted within a week following the completion of the survey via email and or telephone.
7. 123-reg's random selection of a winner is final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered in to.
8. Participation in the survey shall remain open until 30/06/2011.
10. 123-reg reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw the survey and or the prize as necessary due to exceptional circumstances outside of 123-reg's reasonable control.
11. This survey is made subject 123-reg's general terms and conditions.