Affiliate Terms And Conditions
To be an authorized affiliate of The General Store, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions contained in this agreement.
Please read this agreement carefully before registering and using the The General Store service as an affiliate. By signing up for the The General Store affiliate program, you indicate your acceptance of this agreement and its terms and conditions.
The General Store may change these terms of service at any time, without notification, though changes will be posted here. Affiliates agree to abide by the changes within 7 days of the posting and/or notifications of changes herein.
The General Store AFFILIATE PAYOUT...
The General Store affiliate payouts are 10% to each membership registered.
Currently our affiliate program is powered through the Opencart affiliate system which is integrated with our shopping cart.
We have a minimum payout of $50. If the balance of an affiliate's account is less that $50 the balance will roll over to the following month or until the minimum payout balance is met.
We pay our affiliates on a monthly basis. PayPal payments are made on or before the 5th of each month.
The General Store DOES NOT PERMIT...
We do not permit affiliates from signing up for a The General Store affiliate account only to purchase products for themselves or their company and receive the percentage payout being offered through our affiliate program.
The General Store has strict anti-spam policies regarding internet programs. The General Store does not condone spam by affiliates. This includes, but is not limited to, spam via email, instant messaging, ICQ, chat rooms, message boards, or online forums. Unsolicited advertising in any form is not condoned by The General Store in any manner. Any affiliate found to be involved in any of these type of activities will be terminated and shall expect no affiliate payment compensation.
Any affiliate whose site promotes or contains content pertaining to any acts of violence, or other illegal content will have their accounts terminated immediately and will forfeit all affiliate payments. Sites that promote illegal activity, terrorism, anti-government activity or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability are not permitted to participate in The General Store's affiliate program.
Any affiliate who violates or infringes upon 3rd party copyright, trademark, patent, or any intellectual property rights will have their account terminated immediately, this includes, but is not limited, fraudulent activity against any other program.
The General Store RESERVES RIGHT TO...
The General Store reserves the right to terminate any affiliate for any reason, including but not limited to, fraud or suspected fraud. Fraud includes, but is not limited to, the submission of unauthorized purchases, or providing unsolicited advertisements.
Affiliates will not receive referral commissions from referred purchases which are canceled for any reason.
The General Store reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of their affiliate program without prior notice, including the right to discontinue this program. In the event that The General Store discontinues its affiliate program, it will pay all affiliates the balance of their accounts.
The General Store is not obligated in any way to reveal the reasons for termination of referred affiliates.
The affiliate agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The General Store and its directors, officers, agents, and employees for any and all losses, costs, liabilities or expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' and expert witnesses' fees) incurred or arising from:
any breach of Affiliate's Covenants
any user-generated content or
any claims arising from the sale or license of goods or services promoted or made available through the campaign.
The General Store's indemnity rights shall not be limited or offset by any contributory negligence by the affiliate. The General Store may participate in the defense at its expense.
From time to time The General Store may send e-mail to affiliates with regard to system updates, promotions, or offers. Affiliates agree to receive this e-mail by signing up for the The General Store Affiliate Program. This e-mail is provided on an opt-out basis -- an affiliate can unsubscribe from receiving these updates.
WHAT IS REQUIRED FROM THE AFFILIATE?
Affiliates are required to enter their account details on our signup form. Currently affiliates are required to have a PayPal account.
The minimum age for participation is 18.
The General Store's service is made available to you "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE", and The General Store makes no warranty as to its use or performance.
The potential affiliate warrants that he or she has the legal capacity to enter into a binding contract, and, if appropriate, has the authority to bind his or her principal or employers to the agreement.
The General Store AFFILIATE MEMBERS MUST
As an affiliate member YOU have to regard the following: upon termination of an affiliate's account, the affiliate member must immediately cease using The General Store names and images and representations of The General Store thereof on their site.