Affiliate Agreement with My Green Mattress
For Consideration it is mutually agreed by and between the parties as follows:
This Agreement contains the complete terms and conditions that apply to your participation as an affiliate in the WP Affiliate Program of My Green Mattress, and the establishment of links from your affiliate website to our website www.MyGreenMattress.com.
The user sent to MyGreenMattress.com via an affiliate link.
Affiliate / You:
The publisher advertising links/promotions of My Green Mattress.
Enrollment in the Affiliate Program
1. First, you need to submit a complete Affiliate Program Application, unless you have already been approved by My Green Mattress through another affiliate program (i.e. ShareaSale). We will evaluate your application and will notify you of your acceptance or rejection in 1 to 2 business days. We may reject your application if we determine (at our sole discretion) that your site is unsuitable for the Affiliate Program for any reason. If we reject your application, you are welcome to reapply to the Affiliate Program at any time.
You must adhere to the following policies:
Sites that promote sexually explicit material or violence.
Sites that promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, national origin, or physical disability.
Sites that promote illegal activities.
Sites or verbiage making medical claims in regards to our products/services (ie. the curing or recession of an ailment)
Affiliate agrees to not utilize SPAM in promoting My Green Mattress. This action will result in the immediate termination of Affiliate account with a cancellation of any pending commissions. Affiliate will also be in violation of My Green Mattress’s Affiliate Agreement and subject to legal action and be held liable for any financial loss incurred by My Green Mattress. Any service interruptions to the MyGreenMattress.com website as a result of Affiliates spamming will be billed to Affiliate.
For the purpose of this agreement SPAM is defined as emailing ANYONE, in bulk or by single mailing, about My Green Mattress, who has not specifically requested the information directly from Affiliate. The ONLY exceptions to this are:
Mailing to APPROPRIATE OPT-IN mailing lists where the source does the mailing on Affiliate’s behalf. However, use extreme caution when choosing an opt-in mailing list company! Using anything but the most reputable sources could generate spam complaints against Affiliate resulting in suspension or termination.
You may include information on My Green Mattress in email Acknowledgement Messages for orders and inquiries that you receive so long as it is stated upfront that you will be sending them an acknowledgement.
Promotion of Our Affiliate Relationship
As an Affiliate Site, we will make available to you Links (each of these links sometimes being referred to herein as “Links” or, individually, as a “Link”) and banners, which, subject to the terms and conditions hereof, you may display as often and in as many areas on your site as you desire. The Links will serve to identify your site as a member of our Affiliate Network and will establish a link from your site to ours.
Subject to the terms below, we will provide you with Links, which will consist of a graphic images or text provided by us (and subject to change from time to time in our sole discretion). These Links will connect your site directly to ours. By utilizing these Links, users of your site will be able to order, directly from us, any product(s) that were described or referenced on your site.
Agreements Regarding Links:
In utilizing Links, you also agree that you will display on your site only those graphic images (indicating a Link) that are provided by us, and you will substitute such images with any new images provided by us from time to time throughout the term of this Agreement. All Links may be modified and/or expanded from time to time throughout the term of this Agreement pursuant to the mutual agreement of the parties hereto. Each Link connecting users of your site to the pertinent area of our site will in no way alter the look, feel or functionality of our site. In addition, we encourage (but do not require) you to include a Link to the home page of our site.
PPC Bidding Rules
Publishers are prohibited to bid on the following:
Derivatives of branded/trademarked terms
Broad-match based on branded/trademarked terms
Paid Search publishers are also not allowed to use the brand
name My Green Mattress in:
Title & Ad Copy
You may bid on the branded/trademarked terms of My Green Mattress
competitors, as well as link directly to My Green Mattress from a Paid
Affiliates are also prohibited from bidding on the following trademarks, domain names and or variations of them. These terms are subject to change at any time:
My Green Mattress
My Green Mattress protector
My Green Mattress topper
My Green Mattress sheets
My Green Mattress platform bed
My Green Mattress Natural Escape
My Green Mattress Emily Crib
My Green Mattress Kiwi
My Green Mattress Kiwi Bunk
My Green Mattress Hope Latex
My Green Mattress Pure Echo
My Green Mattress Pure Eco
My Green Mattress Reviews
My Green Mattress Sale
My Green Mattress Bed
My Green Mattress Store
We will be responsible for providing all information necessary to allow you to make appropriate Links from your site to our site. We will be solely responsible for processing every order placed by a customer following a special Link from your site, for tracking the volume and amount of sales generated by your site, and for providing information to Affiliate Sites regarding sales statistics. We will be responsible for order entry, payment processing, shipping, cancellations, returns, and related customer service.
Other Responsibilities and Opportunities of Affiliate Sites
If you qualify and agree to participate as an Affiliate Site, you shall display Links prominently throughout your site as you see fit and with our consent.
Contests and Promotions:
As an Affiliate Site, you will be entitled to participate and promote on your site any sweepstakes, contests, and special promotions we may offer. In addition, you will be entitled to earn commissions as set forth.
Only offers and promotional tools provided explicitly by My Green Mattress for use on an affiliate site are valid
The unauthorized use of promotional offers taken from another website is strictly forbidden and may result in the termination of this agreement
Compliance with the Agreement:
We have the right in our sole discretion to monitor your site at any time and from time to time to determine if you are in compliance with the terms of this Agreement.
We will monitor for FTC compliance to ensure disclosures are adequately added
Reports of Sales
You will generate username and password and have the ability to enter a password-protected site to receive your sales statistics on a daily basis.
Compensation / Payment for Commissions earned
My Green Mattress will pay Affiliate via direct deposit for all commissions earned at an agreed upon commission rate. First party cookie tracking will be set to 30 days through the WP Affiliate Program. Commission will be awarded by last click attribution.
My Green Mattress shall pay AFFILIATE its earned commissions on the fifteenth (15 th ) day of the month following the month that the commissions were earned.
Payment will be made the following Tuesday if the 15th should fall on a Saturday or Sunday or on a National Holiday.
Affiliate must provide My Green Mattress with a completed W-9 form and appropriate bank information or a canceled check in order to receive direct deposit payment.
You are solely responsible for ensuring that reviews, descriptions, and articles on your site comply with applicable copyright, FTC disclosure and other laws. You must have express permission to use another party’s copyrighted or other proprietary material. We are not responsible for violations.
Policies and Pricing
Customers who buy My Green Mattress’s products through the WPAffiliate Program will be deemed to be customers of My Green Mattress. Accordingly, all of our rules, policies, and operating procedures concerning customer orders, customer service, and 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 our products sold under the Affiliate Program in accordance with our own pricing policies. Our prices and product availability may vary from time to time. Because price changes may affect products that you already have listed on your site, you should update pricing often or not include price information in your product descriptions.
Customers sent to My Green Mattress must be the end user of the product/service. If Affiliate is placing an order on behalf of the customer, approval of this promotional method must be explicitly provided by My Green Mattress.
It is understood that Affiliate is not an agent of My Green Mattress and shall not represent him or herself as such.
Affiliate has permission to share his or her personal testimonials and imagery, and permission to share imagery, logos, discounts, press releases or other promotional materials supplied by or approved by My Green Mattress in their publications. Any published material may be subject to My Green Mattress consent to both content and timing, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed.
Licenses and Use of the My Green Mattress logos and Trademarks
WE GRANT YOU A NON-EXCLUSIVE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, REVOCABLE RIGHT TO (i) ACCESS OUR SITE THROUGH THE LINKS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND (ii) SOLELY IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH LINKS AND UNDER THE CONDITIONS PROVIDED FOR HEREIN, TO USE OUR LOGOS, TRADE NAMES, TRADEMARKS, AND SIMILAR IDENTIFYING MATERIAL RELATING TO US (COLLECTIVELY, THE “LICENSED MATERIALS”), FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF SELLING PRODUCTS ON YOUR SITE FOR MY GREEN MATTRESS. YOU MAY NOT ALTER, MODIFY, OR CHANGE THE LICENSED MATERIALS IN ANY WAY WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION. YOU ARE ONLY ENTITLED TO USE THE LICENSED MATERIALS WHILE YOU ARE A MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING OF THE AFFILIATES PROGRAM.
You shall not make any specific use of any Licensed Materials for purposes other than selling products on your site for My Green Mattress, without first submitting a sample of such to us and obtaining the prior written consent of My Green Mattress Affiliate Program Manager, which shall not be unreasonably withheld. We reserve all of our rights in the Licensed Materials and of our other proprietary rights. We may revoke your license at any time, by giving you written notice.
Promotion through Google Shopping / Product Listing Ads are not allowed unless express permission is provided.
Term and Termination
This Agreement may be terminated by either party upon thirty (30) days’ written notice to the other party unless the agreement is breached at which time the CORPORATION may terminate upon immediate notification to the AFFILIATE. However, (a) all earned commissions shall be paid on all orders received by the CORPORATION before the termination date.