Affiliate Agreement

The following sets out the terms and conditions of the relationship between an Affiliate and Rebuildingsociety.com Limited. More information regarding the Affiliate Scheme can be found on in our Affiliate Area.

  • The Parties to this Agreement are:

1. rebuildingsociety.com Limited, Company No 07885342, a company incorporated in and according to the law of England whose registered office is at 16 Queen Square, Leeds, LS2 8AJ, UK hereinafter referred to as “rebuildingsociety.com”, and
2. “You” or “the Affiliate”

WHEREAS

A. rebuildingsociety.com has developed and operates a service, which allows You to earn money by placing links online to rebuildingsociety.com that attracts either lenders or borrowers that go on to register or borrow through the platform.
B. In order to use the service You must accept the conditions of this Agreement. Please read this Agreement carefully. By clicking on the “Register” button You accept the conditions of this Agreement. You are not allowed to use the service if You do not accept the provisions of this Agreement.
Therefore, You hereto agree to the following bindings terms of the agreement.

Definitions

    • The following terms when used in this Agreement shall have the following meanings:
Affiliate Programme is a programme owned and operated by rebuildingsociety.com for a company on rebuildingsociety.com’s website which the Affiliate can join.
Artificial Traffic is a collective term for invalid Clicks, Leads and Transactions, which may originate (for example and without limitation) from automatic openings, spiders, robots, requests in e-mail or chat rooms, script generators, placing links on other websites than informed and Clicks which are not generated by a browser, Clicks which are not preceded by an active act of a Visitor who wants to reach a certain website.
Borrowers” means any party who has registered with us through the Website www.rebuildingsociety.com with a view to borrowing money from prospective Lenders;
Click means a click by a Visitor on a link on the Affiliate’s website serving a Linked Website to the Visitor’s browser
“Lenders”- means any party who has registered with us through the Website with a view to lending money to prospective  Borrowers;
Linked Website means a Website to which the Affiliate has placed a link on his website
“Privacy Policy” Means the policy that can be accessed on www.rebuildingsociety.com/privacy
“Terms and Conditions” Can be accessed at www.rebuildingsociety.com/terms
Traffic is a collective term for valid Clicks, Leads and Transactions/sales
Transaction/sale means a Visitor who is connected to a Linked Website by the Affiliate and who has completed fulfilled either the lending or borrowing criteria. The criteria can be found on the Affiliate programme page, and may be updated from time to time.
“User” Means any Borrower, Lender, Advisor or Affiliate, registered on rebuildingsociety.com
Visitor means any person who clicks on a link placed on the Affiliate’s website and thereby is connected to a Linked Website.
“we”, “us” and “our” means rebuildingsociety.com Ltd (company number 07885342)  whose registered office is at 16 Queen Square, Leeds, LS28AJ and trades as rebuildingsociety.com;
“Website” means the website with the address www.rebuildingsociety.com ;
“you” and “your” mean you, a registered user of the Service, being either a  Introducer.

Words denoting the masculine gender include the feminine and other genders and words denoting the singular number only shall include the plural and vice versa.

1. The Service

1.1. The Affiliate is allowed to place links, banners, logos, videos and other media on his website and other relevant sites to rebuildingsociety.com

1.2. The Affiliate is allowed to place links to Rebuildingsociety.com in emails.

1.3. The Affiliate Programme may be amended or terminated at any time. Information about the Affiliate Programme will be available on rebuildingsociety.com’s website, www.rebuildingsociety.com. The Affiliate must keep himself informed of any amendments of The Affiliate Programme. The Affiliate must comply with the requirements of the Affiliate Programme including in particular any stipulations as to the nature and content of the Affiliate’s web site and the use of third party or other Affiliates trademarks and logos.

1.4. rebuildingsociety.com reserves the right to modify, amend, change or terminate rebuildingsociety.com’s service. The Affiliate will be notified of all such changes by e-mail or by an announcement on rebuildingsociety.com’s website. If the Affiliate does not accept the changes the Affiliate must immediately cease to use the service and delete all links to Linked Websites.

2. Obligations of the Affiliate

2.1. The Affiliate must understand and comply with rebuildingsociety.com’s site Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

2.2. The Affiliate warrants not to share with any third party the details of any registered lenders or borrowers of rebuildingsociety.com. These details include User names, ID numbers, Bidding information, forum comments or any other contact information that is intended only to be visible by verified members of rebuildingsociety.com.

2.3. The Affiliate is solely responsible for his website and its contents and shall ensure that they conform at all times to all applicable laws and regulations.

2.4. The Affiliate hereby undertakes to comply with all applicable EU- and national laws and regulations in force from time to time including, but not limited to, the EU-Directive 2002/58/EC.

2.5. If the Affiliate is a natural person he must be at least 18 years of age. If the Affiliate has not reached the age of 18 a parent must give his consent to the registration to rebuildingsociety.com’s service and the registration of an Affiliate below the age of 18 without parental consent will be ineffective.

2.6. The Affiliate warrants that the information provided to rebuildingsociety.com about himself and his website is correct, complete and sent in due order and that the information is factual. The Affiliate must notify rebuildingsociety.com immediately of any changes in the information by updating the information about him on rebuildingsociety.com’s website. If the Affiliate is a limited company rebuildingsociety.com must be provided with the Affiliate’s full registered name, company registration number, registered office, trading address if different and VAT number if registered.

2.7. The Affiliate warrants either that the rights to all information and productions on the Affiliate’s website belong to the Affiliate or that the owner of the rights to the information and productions on the Affiliate’s website has given his explicit permission to their publication there. The Affiliate also warrants that the information and productions on the Affiliate’s website do not infringe any rights of third parties, including intellectual property rights, and that such information and productions are not offensive, prohibited or questionable in any way.

2.8. Messages published by the affiliate must be clear, fair and not misleading. If they are a financial promotion i.e. they are encouraging an investment, then the message must include the words “Capital at Risk”.

3. Working With Resources

3.1. rebuildingsociety.com will make available to the Affiliate various resources which the Affiliate may use in generating Traffic to the website.

3.2. The Affiliate must not directly or indirectly make or allow to be made any written or oral statements, promises or representations which could in any way bind, or purport to bind, rebuildingsociety.com.

3.3. Without prejudice to the generality of clause 3.2, above, You shall not:
3.3.1. Issue any material (documentary or otherwise) relating to rebuildingsociety.com or rebuildingsociety.com’s business unless such material has first been expressly approved in writing or supplied by rebuildingsociety.com or issue or make any forecast relating to any Loan Request or activity on www.rebuildingsociety.com.
3.3.2. Purport to prepare and issue or vary any, contract, Agreement, certificate, receipt or any other document on behalf of rebuildingsociety.com.
3.3.3. Alter any information supplied by rebuildingsociety.com or by our Users and will accurately represent any such information so supplied.

3.4. The Affiliate must not in any way generate or contribute to generating Artificial Traffic to Linked Websites.

3.5. The Affiliate must notify rebuildingsociety.com immediately of any known or suspected improper or wrongful use of the Affiliate’s links to rebuildingsociety.com’s website and/or an Affiliate Programme or of rebuildingsociety.com’s service in any way whatsoever.

4. Obligations of rebuildingsociety.com

4.1. rebuildingsociety.com undertakes to monitor and register the Traffic generated by the Affiliate’s website to Linked Websites, in accordance with the service provided by rebuildingsociety.com.

4.2. rebuildingsociety.com will collect and pay to the Affiliate all amounts due to him arising from this Agreement

4.3. rebuildingsociety.com will ensure that all Affiliate enquires or tickets submitted through the correct communication channels,receive a responsive within 24 hours.

5. Remuneration

5.1. The conditions of remuneration for each Affiliate Programme are published on rebuildingsociety.com’s website and shall apply at all times. The affiliate therefore undertakes to invoice rebuildingsociety.com according to the remuneration earned on a monthly basis.

5.2. The Affiliate agrees to invoice rebuildingsociety.com before the 5th of each month for the previous month’s outcomes. Subject to clause 5.3, payment of accumulated remuneration to the Affiliate shall be made within 60 days provided that the Affiliate has generated valid Traffic as detailed by the programme details on the site.

5.3. Failure to accurately invoice rebuildingsociety.com on or before the 5th of every month may result in payment being delayed until the following month.

5.4. Payment of remuneration will only be made if two months prior to the payment date the Affiliate is due an amount of at least £200. An amount due of less than £200 will be accumulated to the next payment and will be included in the amount to be paid out at the next payment date, again provided that the minimum amount of at least £50 is due two months prior to that payment date. All payments are calculated upon the total Traffic generated up to the end of two months prior to the month of payment. Accumulated amounts do not accrue any interest.

5.5. Nothing in this Agreement shall create or be deemed to create, a partnership or relationship of employer and employee between Rebuildingsociety.com and the Affiliate.

5.6. Payment to the Affiliate will be made directly to the Affiliate’s online account. The Affiliate must specify on rebuildingsociety.com’s website and on their submitted invoice, details of his bank account (including name and branch of the bank, sort code of the branch and the Affiliate’s account number). It is the Affiliates responsibility to ensure that all details are correct, failure to supply payment details may result in delayed payment.

5.7. The Affiliate is responsible for the payment of all tax and national insurance payable on any payments made to him by Rebuildingsociety.com.

5.8. The Affiliate rate of Remuneration is subject to change by rebuildingsociety.com without notice. It remains the Affiliates responsibility to check regularly check this agreement and the site for any amendments.

5.9. A schedule of the current remuneration rates is set out here.

6. Limits on rebuildingsociety.com’s Liability

6.1. rebuildingsociety.com cannot guarantee or warrant the performance of rebuildingsociety.com’s service or the links to any linked websites.

6.2. rebuildingsociety.com shall not be liable for costs and damages incurred by the Affiliate arising out of this Agreement unless caused directly by the negligence of rebuildingsociety.com in providing its service. rebuildingsociety.com shall not in any circumstances be liable for indirect or consequential damages and costs incurred by the Affiliate for any reason whatsoever.

6.3. rebuildingsociety.com will not be liable for defects in the service, interruptions in the accessibility to the service, infringements on data or loss of data on the information handling system, defects in the security system or viruses or other harmful software components in rebuildingsociety.com’s service or for any damage caused by viruses or components to the service, the Affiliates software and/or the Affiliate’s website. rebuildingsociety.com shall not be liable for any error in the implementation of the links on the Affiliate’s website or for the specified function of the links.

7. Terms and Termination

7.1. This Agreement shall come into force upon Your acceptance as an Affiliate and shall remain in effect until terminated.

7.2. The Affiliate is entitled to terminate this Agreement with immediate effect at any time. The Affiliate must cease to use the service immediately upon the termination of this Agreement and delete all links to Linked Websites.

7.3. rebuildingsociety.com is entitled to terminate this Agreement and/or suspend the Affiliate from rebuildingsociety.com’s service or from a certain company’s Affiliate Programme if:
7.3.1. rebuildingsociety.com considers the Affiliate or the content of his website inappropriate in any way.
7.3.2. The Affiliate acts fraudulently or illegally in any way or the Affiliate generates or tries to generate Artificial Traffic to Linked Websites or the Affiliate in any other way breaches any of the provisions of this Agreement.
7.3.3. The Affiliate does not comply with any law or regulation as set out in section 3.
7.3.4. The Affiliate has not generated any Traffic for a period of three (3) months.

7.4. Upon termination of this Agreement, rebuildingsociety.com shall inform the Affiliate immediately through rebuildingsociety.com’s website and the Affiliate shall immediately cease to use the service and delete all links to Linked Websites.

7.5. This Agreement expires immediately on termination and no remuneration will be paid to the Affiliate for the Affiliate Programme or Programmes in question.

8. Indemnity

The Affiliate shall keep rebuildingsociety.com indemnified against any claims for damages or other claims for compensation arising from the contents of the Affiliate’s website or any incorrect information given to rebuildingsociety.com by the Affiliate. The Affiliate shall also compensate rebuildingsociety.com for any other damages or costs caused by the Affiliate’s improper, negligent or unauthorised use of rebuildingsociety.com’s service and technical problems or loss of data caused by the Affiliate on rebuildingsociety.com’s website.

9. Assignment of the Agreement

The Affiliate may not assign or pledge his rights or obligations under this Agreement in whole or in part to any third party without the prior written consent of rebuildingsociety.com. The Affiliate agrees that rebuildingsociety.com may assign its rights and obligations under this Agreement and divulge or transfer information about the Affiliate’s website, e-mail etc to any third party.

10. Consent

The Affiliate consents to the publication of the Affiliate’s name and web address etc at rebuildingsociety.com’s website and to rebuildingsociety.com sending newsletters etc to the Affiliate’s e-mail address and using the information given by the Affiliate for marketing purposes.

11. Communication

Affiliates should direct all enquiries and communication either directly to their Account Manager or submit a support ticket to affiliates@rebuildingsociety.com

12. Severability

If any provision of this Agreement or part thereof should to any extent be or become invalid or unenforceable, the parties shall agree upon any necessary amendment of the Agreement in order to achieve the interests and objectives of the parties prevailing at the time of execution of the Agreement.

13. Intellectual Property Rights

rebuildingsociety.com owns all copyrights, trademarks, intellectual property rights, know-how or any other rights connected to the service or software necessary for the service. The Affiliate does not acquire any rights or licenses whatsoever under this Agreement other than to use links to Linked Websites on the terms of this Agreement.

14. Applicable Law

14.1. rebuildingsociety.com shall not be liable for the legality of rebuildingsociety.com’s service in countries other than the United Kingdom. The Affiliate is solely responsible for the legality of the use of the service if the Affiliate is registered to rebuildingsociety.com’s 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.

14.2. This Agreement shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of England.

14.3. If any dispute arises out of this Agreement the Parties will attempt to settle it by mediation in accordance with the Model Mediation Procedure of the Centre for Dispute Resolution (‘CEDR’) or such other mediation procedure as the parties may agree in writing.

14.4. To initiate the mediation one Party must give notice in writing (‘the ADR Notice’) to the other Party requesting a mediation in accordance with this clause. The mediation is to take place not later 28 days after the giving of the ADR Notice. If there is any issue upon which the Parties cannot agree within 14 days after the giving of the ADR Notice, CEDR (or such other mediation body as the Parties may have agreed) will, at the request of either Party, decide the issue for the Parties, having consulted with them.

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