Please read these Affiliate Terms carefully before applying to become an Affiliate, as they set out our and your legal rights and obligations in relation to our Affiliate Programme. You will be asked to agree to these Affiliate Terms before becoming an Affiliate.
If you have any questions or comments about the betconnect Affiliate Programme, please contact us by writing to our Affiliate Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Definitions and interpretation
1.1 In the Agreement:
Acceptance Email means an email sent by the Company to an Affiliate in
accordance with Clause 2.3 confirming that the applicant has been accepted into
the Affiliate Programme;
Effective Date means
the date the Agreement comes into force as specified in Clause 2;
tracked persons using the betconnect Website as a result of promotion by the
Net Gaming Revenue shall be defined as the total amount wagered by the Leads less
total amount won in the period after the deduction of all taxes and duties (or
its equivalent or replacement, at the then prevailing rate), and other
disbursements, to include:
Payment Trigger means wagering by on the betconnect Website made by a user who [first] visited the betconnect Website by means of a Link and who made such wager within 30 days of the date of that first visit;
Prohibited Materials means content, works or other materials that the Company determines (acting reasonably) constitute:
Registration Form means the HTML form on the found at https://www.incomeaccess.com/registration.asp?mid=205 enabling users to apply to become Affiliates;
Term means the term of the Agreement; and
betconnect Website means the website accessible via the URL https://www.betconnect.com
the Agreement, a reference to a statute or statutory provision includes a
1.3 The Clause headings do not affect the interpretation of the Agreement.
2. The Agreement
2.1 In order to apply to become an Affiliate, the applicant must complete and submit the Registration Form or accept these terms and conditions during the registration process.
2.2 If the applicant makes any input errors during the order process, these may be identified and corrected by the applicant before the Registration Form is submitted.
2.3 The Agreement will come into force if and when the Company sends to the Affiliate the Acceptance Email, following the submission of a completed Registration Form by the Affiliate.
2.4 The Agreement will continue in force indefinitely, unless and until terminated in accordance with Clause 11.
3. Affiliate Programme
3.1 The Affiliate will within 7 days following the Effective Date include one or more Links on the Affiliate Website, and will maintain those Links on the Affiliate Website during the Term.
3.2 The Company may from time to time during the Term request amendments to the Links and/or the Affiliate Website for the purpose of ensuring consistency and quality in the use of the Company's trade marks and branding, and to the extent that such requests are reasonable the Affiliate will make such amendments within 7 days of the request.
4. Affiliate obligations
Affiliate will provide the Company with:
Affiliate must not:
4.4 The Affiliate will not take any action in connection with the Affiliate Programme which might reasonably be expected to lead to the possibility of damage to the reputation and goodwill of the Company and/or the betconnect Website.
4.5 Affiliate may not modify, impair, disable or otherwise interfere with any tracking codes and/or other technology required by Income Access in order to ensure proper tracking.
4.6 Affiliates must not spam and/or use unsolicited email. If the Company reasonably believes that an Affiliate is knowingly sending spam and/or unsolicited email, the Company, may, in its sole discretion, immediately terminate such Affiliate’s participation in the Affiliate Program.
4.7 Each Affiliate is responsible for the quality and origin of the traffic that it provides to the Company’s Website and the Affiliate will always remain responsible for the quality and origin of that traffic. If an Affiliate knowingly sends traffic of a questionable quality and/or origin to the Company, the Company may, in its sole discretion, immediately terminate such Affiliate’s Participation in the Affiliate Program.
4.8 If an Affiliate accidentally or unknowingly directs traffic of a questionable quality and/or origin to the Company’s Website, the Company may issue a written warning to Affiliate, notifying the Affiliate of the questionable traffic. If, after three (3) written warnings, the Affiliate still directs traffic of a questionable quality and/or origin to the Company’s Website, the Company may, in its sole discretion, immediately terminate such Affiliate’s participation in the Affiliate Program.
4.9 Affiliates are not permitted to copy any other affiliate’s website. The Company reserves the right to suspend and/or terminate an Affiliate’s participation in the Affiliate Program if they are found to have copied another affiliate’s website.
5. Intellectual Property Rights
5.1 The Company grants to the Affiliate during Term a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce electronically and publish on the Affiliate Website only the Links.
5.2 The Company does not warrant that the use of the Links by the Affiliate will not infringe any third party Intellectual Property Rights or give rise to any other liability on the Affiliate.
6.1 In respect of each Payment Trigger which can be verified by the Company (acting reasonably) the Company will make a Payment to the Affiliate.
6.2 The Company will account to the Affiliate for all Payments due in respect of a calendar month within 30 days of the end of the following calendar month, unless the amount due is less than £100.00, in which case the Payments may be held over to the next payment date.
6.3 All Payments stated in or in relation to the Agreement are stated inclusive of VAT where relevant, and the Affiliate is solely responsible for paying VAT.
6.4 If the Company is required by law to deduct withholding tax or any other taxes or duties from any Payments, then the Company will deduct such amounts from the Payments before paying them to the Affiliate.
6.5 Payments to the Affiliate will be made in UK Pounds Sterling by bank transfer (using such payment details as are provided by the Affiliate on the Registration Form).
6.6 If the Company does not pay any amount properly due to the Affiliate under or in connection with the Agreement, the Affiliate may charge the Company simple interest on the overdue amount at the rate of 4% per year above the base rate of HSBC Bank Plc from time to time.
Payments will be due in respect of:
6.8 Both before and after termination, the Company will be entitled to set off any amount owed to the Affiliate against any amount the Affiliate owes to the Company whether under the Agreement or otherwise, and against any loss or damage suffered by the Company whether in relation to the Agreement or otherwise arising out of the Affiliate's acts or omissions.
6.9 If the Company does not pay any amount properly due to the Affiliate under or in connection with the Agreement, the Affiliate may charge the Company simple interest on the overdue amount at the rate of 4% per year above the base rate of HSBC Bank Plc from time to time.
Party warrants to the other Party:
7.2 All of the Parties' liabilities and obligations in respect of the subject matter of the Agreement are expressly set out in the terms of the Agreement. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, no other terms concerning the subject matter of the Agreement will be implied into the Agreement or any related contract.
The Affiliate will indemnify and keep indemnified the Company, and the Company's officers, employees, representatives, agents and subcontractors, against all damages, losses and expenses (including legal expenses) arising as a result of any breach by the Affiliate of any term of the Agreement.
Nothing in the Agreement will exclude or limit the liability of either Party
Subject to Clause 9.1, the Company's liability to the Affiliate under or in
connection with the Agreement or any collateral contract, whether in contract
or tort (including negligence), will be limited as follows:
10. Force Majeure Events
10.1 Where a Force Majeure event gives rise to a failure or delay in either Party performing its obligations under this Agreement, those obligations will be suspended for the duration of the Force Majeure event.
10.2 A Party who becomes aware of a Force Majeure event which gives rise to, or which is likely to give rise to, any failure or delay in performing its obligations under this Agreement, will promptly notify the other.
10.3 The affected Party will take reasonable steps to mitigate the effects of the Force Majeure event.
11.1 Either Party may terminate the Agreement forthwith at any time by giving written notice to the other Party.
Company may terminate the Agreement immediately (with or without giving written
notice to the Affiliate) if the Affiliate:
11.3 If an Affiliate does not generate any registrations for the Company for greater than a twelve (12) month period, the Company may terminate this Agreement with or without notice to Affiliate;
12. Effects of termination
12.1 Upon termination all the provisions of the Agreement will cease to have effect, save that the following provisions of the Agreement will survive and continue to have effect (in accordance with their terms or otherwise indefinitely): Clauses 1, 8, 9, 12 and 13.
12.2 If the Agreement is terminated by the Company under Clause 11.2, the Company will not have any obligation to make any further Payments to the Affiliate.
Subject to Clause 12.2:
12.4 Provided that we have paid or do pay to you such sums as are properly due and owing at the date of termination which shall be subject to any rights we have to make deductions whether under this Agreement or otherwise, we shall have no further liability to pay you any further sums.
13.1 Any notice given under the Agreement must be in writing (whether or not described as “written notice” in the Agreement) and must be delivered personally, sent by pre-paid first class post, or sent by fax [or email], for the attention of the relevant person, and to the relevant address, fax number or [email address] specified on the Registration Form (in the case of the Affiliate) or the betconnect Website (in the case of the Company) (or as notified by one Party to the other in accordance with this Clause).
notice will be deemed to have been received at the relevant time set out below:
13.3 No breach of any provision of the Agreement will be waived except with the express written consent of the Party not in breach.
13.4 If a Clause of the Agreement is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other Clauses of the Agreement will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable Clause would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the Clause will continue in effect (unless that would contradict the clear intention of the Parties, in which case the entirety of the relevant Clause will be deemed to be deleted).
13.5 Nothing in the Agreement will constitute a partnership, agency relationship or contract of employment between the Parties. The Affiliate will not make any statement on the Affiliate Website or otherwise which expressly or impliedly suggest that there is any such relationship between the Parties.
13.6 The Agreement may be varied by the Company posting a new version of the Agreement on the betconnect Website and notifying the Affiliate in writing that the Agreement has been varied. The Affiliate's continued participation in the Affiliate Programme after receipt of such a notice will constitute the Affiliate's acceptance of the varied Agreement.
13.7 The Company may freely assign its rights and obligations under the Agreement without the Affiliate’s consent.
13.8 The Agreement is made for the benefit of the Parties, and is not intended to benefit any third Party or be enforceable by any third Party. The rights of the Parties to terminate, rescind, or agree any amendment, waiver, variation or settlement under or relating to the Agreement are not subject to the consent of any third Party.
13.9 The Agreement constitutes the entire agreement and understanding of the Parties in relation to the subject matter of the Agreement, and supersedes all previous agreements, arrangements and understandings between the Parties relating to the subject matter of the Agreement. Subject to Clause 9.1, each Party acknowledges that no representations or promises not expressly contained in the Agreement have been made by or on behalf of the other Party.
13.10 The Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales