AFFILIATE PROGRAM TERMS & CONDITIONS
IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY
DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
“COM”, “we, “our”, “us”, means TTM B.V., (“the Company”). “You”, “your”, and/or “affiliate” means the individual or entity that has agreed to promote brands supported by the Company in return for bounties and/or commissions on the players that are referred to the Company in accordance with this agreement.
“Affiliate account” and “player account” mean the uniquely assigned accounts created for a player or affiliate when they successfully register.
“Affiliate earnings” mean any earnings that the affiliate accrues from activity on the players they have successfully referred to the Company as qualified acquisitions.
“Agreement” means these affiliate network terms and conditions, applicable policies and such related promotion terms and conditions that may apply from time to time. You acknowledge and agree that the Company shall be entitled to amend this agreement (or any part thereof) from time to time, as it deems fit. The amended agreement shall take effect upon publication on the sites and affiliate area.
“Creatives” refer to any Company approved advertisement materials that can be used to promote the Company.
“Fraud traffic” means transactions, deposits, withdrawals, revenues or traffic generated on the services through illegal means or any other action committed in bad faith to defraud us as determined by us in our sole discretion regardless of whether or not it actually causes us harm.
“Handle” means a derivative of turnover, used by the Company, to calculate a player’s activity on a particular product; the total money wagered by each player.
“Intellectual property rights” means rights to all existing and future patents, trademarks, design rights, service marks, trade dress, trade or business names (including domain names), registered designs, copyright (including rights in computer software), moral rights, database rights, format rights and topography rights (whether or not any of these is or are registered and including applications for registration) know-how, trade secrets and rights of confidence and all rights and forms of protection throughout the world of a similar nature or with similar effect to any of these for the full unexpired period of any such rights and any extensions and/or renewals thereof.
“Marketing materials” mean the creatives and any other marketing materials that have been provided or otherwise made available to you by us and/or pre-approved by us.
“Marks” mean the Company’s brand, logo, device, mark, domain name or trade name that contains, is confusingly similar to, or is comprised of the foregoing or any other name or mark owned or adopted from time to time by us or any company within the Group.
“Net Revenue” means in relation to casino: all monies received by COMPANY from customers in relation to casino activities.
“Promotional code” means an alphanumeric code that is made available to the Affiliate to provide to prospective players.
“Qualified acquisition” means a player that has met certain conditions to be considered a true value player.
“Site(s)” means any websites and any other online site or platform that is owned, operated or controlled by or on behalf of from time to time.
“Services” mean the service(s) offered to players on the sites.
“Spam” means any unsolicited email or other electronic communication that you send.
“Term” means the period from the date that you acknowledge and accept the terms of this agreement by indicating such acceptance on the affiliate sign up form, until such time as this agreement expires or is terminated.
“Tier” means an affiliate’s classification of how many first time depositors he has secured.
“Tracking link(s)” mean tracker IDs and feeds, made available by us in the affiliate area and that you may use to connect players to our services from your website (or other electronic method) or using other marketing materials.
The clause headings are included for convenience only and shall not affect the interpretation of this agreement.
Any reference to “persons” includes natural persons, firms, partnerships, companies, corporations, associations, organizations, governments, states, governmental or state agencies, foundations and trusts (in each case whether or not having separate legal personality and irrespective of the jurisdiction in or under the law of which it was incorporated or exists).
This agreement is drafted in the English language. If this agreement is translated into another language, the English language text shall in any event prevail.
Any reference to a statute, statutory provision, ordinance, subordinate legislation, code or guideline (“legislation”) is a reference to that legislation and all other subordinate legislation made under the relevant legislation as amended and in force from time to time and to any legislation that re-enacts or consolidates (with or without modification) any such legislation.
SIGNING UP AND REGISTRATION
In order to participate in the COMPANY affiliate programme and enjoy the accompanying privileges and benefits, you must complete the appropriate affiliate sign up form and be registered with us as an affiliate.
You represent and undertake that all information supplied by you when registering and completing the affiliate sign up form are accurate, true and complete in all respects. You shall also provide us with such other information as we may reasonably request from time to time.
It is also your sole responsibility to ensure that the laws applicable to you do not prohibit you from participating in the COMPANY affiliate programme and performing your obligations hereunder.
If there is any change to your registration details as originally supplied by you, you shall notify us of the relevant change without delay. In order to confirm your particulars, COMPANY reserves the right, inter alia, to confirm your particulars by any means available to us.
COMPANY reserves the right, without liability to you, to reject your application without reference to you or assigning any reason thereto.
Employees of COMPANY or its related corporations, partners, agents, contractors, representatives and suppliers (including their immediate family members, spouses, partners and housemates) are not eligible to participate in the COMPANY affiliate network.
COMPANY AFFILIATE OBLIGATIONS
We grant you the non-exclusive, non-assignable, right to direct players to the sites in accordance with the terms and conditions of this agreement.
You shall ensure (and take adequate and appropriate measures to ensure) that the players referred by you to us are of the age of majority to participate in the services and that they shall comply with the COMPANY general terms and conditions.
Referrals from affiliates are considered COMPANY players. The affiliate relinquishes all rights and/or ownership to these players once referred to COMPANY and these players shall be registered as COMPANY members before they are considered qualified acquisitions (subject to any other applicable criteria).
You will be solely responsible for the development, operation, and maintenance of your site and for your own materials that appear on your site. For example, you will be solely responsible for ensuring that materials posted on your site are not libelous, discriminatory, defamatory, offensive or otherwise illegal. COMPANY disclaims all liability for these matters. Further, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from all claims, damages, and expenses (including, without limitation, legal fees) arising directly or indirectly out of the development, operation, maintenance, and contents of your site.
The COMPANY affiliate network is intended for your direct participation. You shall not open affiliate accounts on behalf of third parties. Opening an affiliate account for third parties, brokering an affiliate account or the transfer of an affiliate account are prohibited. Affiliates wishing to transfer an affiliate account to another beneficial account owner must request in writing, approval from COMPANY.
MARKETING & ADVERTISEMENTS
You will only use approved creatives and will not alter their appearance nor refer to us in any promotional materials other than those that are available from us.
We hereby grant to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence, during the term of this agreement, to use the marks and marketing materials solely in connection with the display of the promotional materials on your site pursuant to this agreement. This licence cannot be sub-licensed, assigned or otherwise transferred by you.
Your right to use the marks and marketing materials is limited to and arises only out of this licence. You shall not assert the invalidity, unenforceability, or contest the ownership of the marks and marketing materials in any action or proceeding of whatever kind or nature, and shall not take any action that may prejudice our rights in the marks and marketing materials, render the same generic, or otherwise weaken their validity or diminish their associated goodwill. You agree that all use by you of the marks and marketing materials inures to our sole benefit and that you will not obtain any rights in the marks and marketing materials as a result of such use. You must notify us immediately if you become aware of the misuse of the marks and marketing materials by any third party.
You shall not register or attempt to register any domain names, trademarks or names that contain, are confusingly similar to or are comprised of the marks and marketing materials, and you hereby agree to transfer any such registration obtained by you to us upon demand.”
You shall not purchase or register keywords, search terms or other identifiers for use in any search engine, portal, sponsored advertising service or other search or referral service and which are identical or similar to any of the marks or variations thereof.
All your marketing activities must be professional, proper and lawful under applicable rules, regulations or laws (including any laws in relation to the content and nature of any advertising or marketing) and otherwise comply with the terms of this agreement.
You shall not authorize, procure, assist or encourage any third party to:
Place the marks and/or marketing materials on any online site or other medium where the content and/or material on such website or medium is potentially libellous, malicious, discriminatory, obscene, unlawful, sexually explicit, pornographic or violent or which is, in our sole discretion otherwise unsuitable.
Develop and/or implement marketing and/or public relations strategies that have as their direct or indirect objective the targeting of marketing the sites, services or gaming in general to any persons who are less than 18 years of age (or such applicable age as may apply in the relevant jurisdiction), regardless of the age of majority in the location you are marketing.
Disparage us or otherwise damage our goodwill or reputation in any way.
Copy or otherwise create a Site that substantially resembles the “look and feel “of the Sites, or promote a Site of this nature, whether in whole or in part, nor utilize any such means or Site to create the impression that such Sites are in fact the Sites (or any part of such).
Frame any page of the Site(s) in whole or in part.
Read, intercept, modify, record, redirect, interpret, or fill in the contents of any electronic form or other materials submitted to us by any other person.
In any way alter, redirect or in any way interfere with the operation or accessibility of the sites or any page thereof or otherwise attempt to intercept or redirect (including via user-installed software) traffic from or on any online site or other place that participates in the COMPANY affiliate programme.
Take any action that could reasonably cause any end-user confusion as to our relationship with you or any third party, or as to the ownership or operation of the sites or services on which any functions or transactions are occurring.
Attempt to communicate to players whether directly or indirectly on our sites to solicit them to move to any online site not owned by us or for other purposes without our prior approval including but not limited to via email, chat boards, or spamming our tables.
Without prejudice to anything else in this agreement, if we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have engaged in any of the foregoing activities, we may (without limiting any other rights or remedies available to us) terminate this agreement immediately on notice.
Unless separately agreed otherwise, COMPANY will not, in any way, promote affiliates.
For the avoidance of doubt, affiliates are responsible for all costs associated with their marketing and advertisements obligations under this agreement.
We reserve the right to terminate this agreement with you immediately without liability if there is any form of spamming originating from you or if you advertise our services in any other way than in accordance with or permitted by the terms of this agreement.
You may only offer bonuses and promotions to players on the COMPANY’s behalf that are authorized and sanctioned by the COMPANY, where you have an obligation to ensure that the COMPANY’s promotion/bonus header and terms and conditions for these bonuses and promotions use COMPANY prescribed wording and are communicated and specified in any publication of the same on your site, email or other media. Where there is a discrepancy between the terms communicated in your offering of the bonus or promotion and the terms specified to you by the COMPANY, then the COMPANY shall be entitled to recover by way of set off of any commission owed to you or other means, the loss suffered by the COMPANY as a result of your non- compliance with the provision of this section.
AFFILIATE EARNINGS & PAYMENTS
Please take note that credit shall not be issued to any affiliate.
Your affiliate earnings are personal to you and you shall have no claim to affiliate earnings or other compensation on business secured by or through persons or entities other than you.
COMPANY reserves the right to change any affiliate earnings structure (or any part thereof) from time to time, for any reason it deems fit.
All affiliate earnings payments will be paid in FUN or available FIAT currencies and will be paid at the end of every month or as per agreement.
If you disagree with the reports or amount payable, do NOT request or accept payment for such amount and immediately send us written notice of your dispute. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if any overpayment is made in the calculation of your affiliate earnings, we reserve the right to correct such calculation at any time and to reclaim from you any overpayment made by us to you.
You shall comply with all applicable laws and any policy notified by us through our site or otherwise in relation to money laundering and/or suspicious transactions.
All affiliates shall be responsible for paying such taxes on their affiliate earnings under the laws applicable to them.
If you wish to offer any incentives to potential players, you are required by us to receive prior written approval before commencing any such activity. In the event that you do not receive such approval but offer such incentives, we reserve the right to cancel your participation in the program.
Due to strict anti money laundering requirements we require one or more forms of documentation to verify your identity.
This agreement will take effect when you indicate your acceptance of these terms and conditions on the affiliate sign up form and continues until terminated in accordance with the terms of this agreement.
You may terminate this agreement, with or without cause, immediately upon written notice to us.
We may terminate this agreement without cause at any time, upon written notice to you.
For the avoidance of doubt, termination of the agreement will automatically end your participation in the entire COMPANY affiliate network and revocation of all privileges and licenses granted hereunder. In particular:
You shall return all confidential information and cease use of any of the marks and marketing materials (including deleting and purging the same from your computer systems).
You warrant and undertake that:
You have independently evaluated the desirability of marketing the sites and services.
You have independently evaluated the laws that apply to your activities and believe that you may participate in COMPANY affiliate network without violating any rules or laws applicable to you.
You are solely responsible for any and all activities that occur under the access to and use of the services under your username, account number, affiliate accounts and password regardless of whether such access and/or use was authorized by or known to you or not.
You shall not upload or distribute any files or data that contain viruses, corrupted files or data or any other program, files or data that may affect the operational performance of the services and/or site(s).
You shall not use any device, robot, spider, software, routine or other method (or anything in the nature of the foregoing) to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the services and/or site(s), information or any transactions offered at the foregoing.
The players that you refer to COMPANY are of legal age under the laws that are applicable to them for the purposes of their use of the services.
The players that you refer to COMPANY comply with the COMPANY general terms and conditions as may be modified from time to time.
You shall not post or transmit to any other users, any unlawful, harassing, abusive, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, inflammatory, racially or ethnically objectionable, pornographic or profane material, or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable law.
You shall not conduct criminal or otherwise unlawful or unauthorized activities and/or allow your account opened with us to be used for any criminal or otherwise unlawful activities including, without limitation, money laundering, under any law applicable to you or us.
The content on your website(s) does not infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights.
The content and offering on your website (including the manner of offering the same) are consistent (and continue to be consistent) with the COMPANY general terms & conditions as may be modified from time to time.
You shall only use the affiliate area, site, services, marks and marketing materials in accordance with the express terms of this agreement.
You shall defend, indemnify, and hold us, our directors, employees and representatives harmless from and against any and all liabilities, losses, damages and costs, including legal fees, resulting from, arising out of, or in any way connected with (a) any breach by you of any warranty, representation or term contained in this agreement, (b) the performance of your duties and obligations under this agreement, (c) your negligence, (d) fraud traffic attributable to your or your referred player or (e) any injury caused directly or indirectly by your negligent or intentional acts or omissions, or the unauthorized use of the affiliate area, sites, services, marks, marketing materials and generally the COMPANY affiliate network.
If you are in breach of the above Rake-Back prohibition as set above, then, without limiting, and in addition to, any other remedy that we may have under these terms and conditions and agreement with you, or applicable law, we may, in our discretion, send a warning notice to you. If you do not rectify any breach capable of repair within the time prescribed in our notice, then you will pay us a sum in compensation for the breach, which we may assess, at our sole and absolute discretion based on the type and scope of the breach and the damage caused in the amount of up to US$30,000. You acknowledge that any such compensation assessed by us will be our reasonable estimate of the damage likely to be caused to the network for the Operator’s breach.
In each event of breach or non-compliance, in addition to any other remedy that we may have under these terms and conditions or applicable law, including its right to compensation as described above, we shall also have the right, at any time, to seek damages from you for any new or continuing violation of any of the above provisions and to terminate your affiliate agreement with us.
DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS (WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED BY LAW, STATUTE OR OTHERWISE) WITH RESPECT TO THE AFFILIATE NETWORK, OUR SITES, ANY CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THEREIN OR RELATED THERETO OR THAT OUR SITES, SYSTEM, NETWORK, SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE (OR THAT PROVIDED TO US BY THIRD PARTIES) WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED OR WITH RESPECT TO THE QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR SUITABILITY OF ALL OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED OTHERWISE IN THIS AGREEMENT, ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS AND IMPLIED TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. FURTHERMORE, NEITHER WE (NOR OUR PROVIDERS OR UNDERLYING VENDORS) ARE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN REDUNDANT SYSTEM(S), NETWORK, SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE.
We may, in our sole discretion, use any available means to block, restrict, remove or discount from your tracker certain players, deposits or play patterns or reject the applications of potential players and/or affiliates so as to reduce the number of fraudulent, unprofitable transactions for any reason. We do not guarantee, represent or warrant the consistent application and/or success of any fraud prevention.
Our obligations under this agreement do not constitute personal obligations of the owners, directors, officers, advisers, agents, representatives, employees, vendors or suppliers of the site or services other than as provided under this agreement. Other than as expressly provided in this agreement, in no event will we be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive loss, injury or damage of any kind (regardless of whether we have been advised of the possibility of such loss) including any loss of business, revenue, profits or data. Our liability arising under this agreement, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or for breach of statutory duty or in any other way shall only be for direct damages and shall not exceed, in aggregate, the revenues generated and payable to you in relation to the site(s) that the dispute relates to over the previous 12 months at the time that the event giving rise to the liability arose. However, nothing in this agreement will operate to exclude or limit either party’s liability for death or personal injury arising as a result of that party’s negligence or for fraud.
All promotions can only be claimed once per person, wallet address, household, family, household address, email address, credit card number, or shared computer environment such as a library, workplace, fraternity, university or school.
COMPANY does not accept liability for the content or accuracy of external websites.
All notices pertaining to this agreement will be given by email address (or such other contact address) provided by you in the affiliate sign up form (or as subsequently updated by you to us in the event of change), and to us and if unsatisfied with the response then to claims. Any notice sent by email shall be deemed received on the earlier of an acknowledgement being sent or twenty-four (24) hours from the time of transmission.
There is no relationship of exclusivity, partnership, joint venture, employment, agency or franchise between you or us under this agreement. Neither party has the authority to bind the other (including the making of any representation or warranty, the assumption of any obligation or liability and/or the exercise of any right or power), except as expressly provided in this agreement.
You understand that we may at any time (directly or indirectly), enter into marketing terms with other affiliates on the same or different terms as those provided to you in this agreement and that such affiliates may be similar, and even competitive, to you.
You understand that we may redirect traffic and users from any of the sites to any other online site that we deem appropriate in our sole discretion, without any additional compensation to you.
Except where you have received our prior written consent, you may not assign at law or in equity (including by way of a charge or declaration of trust), sub-license or deal in any other manner with this agreement or any rights under this agreement, or sub- contract any or all of your obligations under this agreement, or purport to do any of the same. Any purported assignment in breach of this clause shall confer no rights on the purported assignee.
This agreement (including any variation or modification thereto) shall be deemed executed in Curacao and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Curacao without giving effect to conflicts of law principles. You irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Curacao for the settlement of any claim, dispute or matter arising out of or concerning this agreement or its enforceability and you waive any objection to proceedings in such courts on the grounds of venue or on the grounds that proceedings have been brought in an inconvenient forum.
Whenever possible, each provision of this agreement will be interpreted in such a manner as to be effective and valid under applicable law but if any provision of this agreement is held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, such provision will be ineffective only to the extent of such invalidity, or unenforceability, without invalidating the remainder of this agreement or any other provision hereof.
This agreement embodies the complete agreement and understanding of the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any prior agreement or understanding between the parties in relation to such subject matter. Unless approved by our internal legal processes, no modifications, additions, deletions or interlineations of this agreement are permitted or will be recognized by us. None of our employees or agents has any authority to make or to agree to any alterations or modifications to this agreement or its terms.
Our failure to enforce your strict performance of any provision of this agreement will not constitute a waiver of our right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provision of this agreement.
Our rights and remedies hereunder shall not be mutually exclusive, that is to say that the exercise of one or more of the provisions of this agreement shall not preclude the exercise of any other provision.
You acknowledge, confirm, and agree that damages may be inadequate for a breach or a threatened breach of this agreement and, in the event of a breach or threatened breach of any provision of this agreement, we may seek enforcement or compliance by specific performance, injunction, or other equitable remedy.
Nothing contained in this agreement shall limit or affect any of our rights at law, or otherwise, for a breach or threatened breach of any provision of this Agreement, it being the intention of this provision to make clear that our rights shall be enforceable in equity as well as at law or otherwise.