The rules are simple and straightforward. So if you do not agree with any of the rules, please refrain from using this website.
GratuiTous expects that you’ve read these terms and conditions prior to using its website. Therefore, itsGratuiTous.com will not be liable for any harm or damage to you or your assets from using this website.
I’m a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for myself to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Any products you click on and purchase through Amazon.com, I may receive a commission.
Trolling is not acceptable, nor is defaming another user.
Personal opinions are encouraged, but online-bullying will not be tolerated.
You will not tamper with this website. This includes finding vulnerabilities and proceeding with malicious activities.
If you find a bug, vulnerability, security issue, or poor browsing experience, please contact GratuiTous.
Links are used all throughout itsGratuiTous.
Images used on this site are the copyright of GratuiTous. Do not use any images on this website without approval. Please ask if you’d like to use an image. (Any images which are not the property of GratuiTous should be labeled as such.)
Any products purchased on GratuiTous’ store grant you a license to download and view the product/course. It is intended for the purchaser, and shall not be given to others or torrented. (Hey, I try to state these terms, but who listens!)
GratuiTous Affiliate Program Terms of Service
By signing up to be an Affiliate in the GratuiTous Affiliate Program (“Program”) you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”).
Any new features that change the current Program, including the release of new tools and resources, shall be subject to the Terms of Service. Continued use of the Program after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
Violation of any of the terms below will result in the termination of your Account and forfeiture any outstanding affiliate commission earnings during the violation. You agree to use the Affiliate Program at your own risk.
- You must be 18 years or older to be part of this Program. (If you are between the ages of 13 and 18 [or between 13 and the age of legal majority in your country of residence], you may only participate in the Program under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by this Agreement).
- You must be a human. Accounts registered by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.
- You must provide your legal full name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process.
- You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password. GratuiTous cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation.
- You are responsible for all Content posted and activity that occurs under your account.
- One person or legal entity may not maintain more than one account.
- You may not use the Affiliate Program for any illegal or unauthorized purpose or use the Service to violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
- You may not use the Affiliate Program to earn affiliate monies by purchasing GratuiTous product for yourself. (Such purchases may result in the withholding of referral fees and/or the termination of your account and this Agreement)
Links/graphics on your site, in your emails, or other communications
Once you have signed up for the Affiliate Program, you will be assigned a unique Affiliate Code (“Special Link”). You are permitted to place links, banners, or other graphics we provide with your Affiliate Code on your site, in your emails, or in other communications.
You must ensure that each of the links between your site and GratuiTous properly uses this Special Link format, otherwise, your referrals may not be tracked! Failure to use proper formatting of Special Links or incorrectly typing your Affiliate Code will result in lost earnings! GratuiTous will not be held liable for these actions.
Referral fees/commissions and payment
For a Product sale to be eligible to earn a referral monies, the customer must click-through a Special Link from your site, email, or other communications to itsGratuiTous.com and complete an order.
You will receive 50% of the sale from any product in the store (except 1-on-1 Skype Lessons.)
GratuiTous has set referral cookies to be 60 days.
Also, the first referrer to bring a visitor gets the sale.
We will only pay commissions on links that are automatically tracked and reported by our systems. We will not pay commissions if someone says they purchased or someone says they entered a referral code if it was not tracked by our system. We can only pay commissions on business generated through properly formatted Special Links that were automatically tracked by our systems.
We reserve the right to disqualify commissions earned through fraudulent, illegal, or overly aggressive, questionable sales or marketing methods.
Payments only begin once you’ve earned more than $20 in affiliate income. If your affiliate account never crosses the $20 threshold, your commissions will not be realized or paid. We are only responsible for paying accounts that have crossed the $20 threshold.
Identifying yourself as a GratuiTous Affiliate
It is your responsibility to let your readers be aware of any affiliate programs you are a part of. GratuiTous’ affiliate program is no different.
Please make sure to let your readers be aware that you may be compensated monies for referring GratuiTous’ products and your relationship to GratuiTous through your Special Link referrals.
As long as your current affiliate earning are over $20, you’ll be paid quarterly.
If you haven’t earned $20 since your last payment, you will be paid when your affiliate earnings cross the threshold in the next quater.
Quaterly payouts are:
Customers who buy products through this Program will be deemed to be our customers. Accordingly, all of our rules, policies, and operating procedures concerning customer orders, customer service, and product sales will apply to those customers. We may change our policies and operating procedures at any time. For example, we will determine the prices to be charged for products sold under this Program in accordance with our own pricing policies. Product prices and availability may vary from time to time. Because price changes may affect Products that you have listed on your site, you should not display product prices on your site.
You will be solely responsible for the development, operation, and maintenance of your site and for all materials that appear on your site. For example, you will be solely responsible for:
– The technical operation of your site and all related equipment
– Ensuring the display of Special Links on your site does not violate any agreement between you and any third party (including without limitation any restrictions or requirements placed on you by a third party that hosts your site)
– The accuracy, truth, and appropriateness of materials posted on your site (including, among other things, all Product-related materials and any information you include within or associate with Special Links)
– Ensuring that materials posted on your site do not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party (including, for example, copyrights, trademarks, privacy, or other personal or proprietary rights)
– Ensuring that materials posted on your site are not illegal
Compliance with Laws
As a condition to your participation in the Program, you agree that while you are a Program participant you will comply with all laws and pertaining requirements of any governmental authority that has jurisdiction over you, including laws which later come into effect during your time as a Program participant and comply with all applicable laws (federal, state or otherwise) that govern marketing email, including without limitation, the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and all other anti-spam laws.
Term of the Agreement and Program
The term of this Agreement begins upon acceptance of your Program application (account creation) and will end when terminated by either party. Either you or we may terminate this Agreement at any time, with or without cause, by giving the other party written notice of termination. Upon the termination, your Special Links will no longer work, however, they will still redirect to itsGratuiTous.com, but you will not earn referral monies for purchases.
Upon program termination, GratuiTous will pay any outstanding earnings accrued above $20.
GratuiTous, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Program, or any other GratuiTous service, for any reason at any time. Such termination of the Service will result in the deactivation or deletion of your Account or your access to your Account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all potential or to-be-paid commissions in your Account if they were earned through fraudulent, illegal, or overly aggressive, questionable sales or marketing methods. GratuiTous reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
Relationship of Parties
You and we are independent contractors, and nothing in this Agreement will create any partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representative, or employment relationship between the parties. You will have no authority to make or accept any offers or representations on our behalf. You will not make any statement, whether on your site or otherwise, that reasonably would contradict anything in this Section.
Limitations of Liability
We will not be liable for indirect, special, or consequential damages (or any loss of revenue, profits, or data) arising in connection with this Agreement or the Program, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Further, our aggregate liability arising with respect to this Agreement and the Program will not exceed the total referral fees paid or payable to you under this Agreement.
We make no implied warranties with respect to the Program and make no representation that the operation of the Program will be uninterrupted or error-free, and we will not be liable for the consequences of any interruptions or errors.
We will strive for the Program to operate smoothly to the best of our knowledge and ability.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO ALL ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT WE MAY AT ANY TIME (DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY) SOLICIT CUSTOMER REFERRALS ON TERMS THAT MAY DIFFER FROM THOSE CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT OR OPERATE WEB SITES THAT ARE SIMILAR TO OR COMPETE WITH YOUR WEBSITE. YOU HAVE INDEPENDENTLY EVALUATED THE DESIRABILITY OF PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM AND ARE NOT RELYING ON ANY REPRESENTATION, GUARANTEE, OR STATEMENT OTHER THAN AS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT.
Any dispute relating in any way to this Agreement (including any actual or alleged breach hereof), any transactions or activities under this Agreement or your relationship with us or any of our affiliates shall be submitted to confidential arbitration, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court (and you consent to non-exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts) or any other court of competent jurisdiction. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the Canadian Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
This Agreement will be governed by the laws of Canada. You may not assign this Agreement, by operation of law or otherwise, without our prior written consent. Subject to that restriction, this Agreement will be binding on, inure to the benefit of, and be enforceable against the parties and their respective successors and assigns. 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.
The failure of GratuiTous to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and GratuiTous and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and GratuiTous (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).