Thank you for considering joining Hawaii Affiliates. Our mission is to grow local businesses across Hawaii by empowering their Affiliates with the tools needed to successfully track and convert customers in exchange for earnings and rewards. Our Affiliates and Vendors are very important to us. This agreement is designed to protect Hawaii Affiliates, our Vendors, you the affiliate, and all our mutual Customers. Please read thoroughly. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
This agreement describes the terms and conditions for participation in any Hawaii Affiliates program or any of the Business Programs offered by Hawaii Affiliates. In this agreement, the term "Affiliate(s)" refers to you (the applicant). The term, “Hawaii Affiliates” refers to Hawaii Affiliates, a registered trade name for a Hawaii business, with whom you are entering into an agreement. The term “Vendor(s)” refers to those businesses participating with Hawaii Affiliates as a vendor, those businesses offering to compensate Affiliates for Customer conversions. The term, “Business Program(s)” refers to affiliate programs offered by a Vendor. And the term “Customer(s)” refers to the potential end consumer, the audience that Affiliates and Vendors hope to reach with their products and services. By applying to any Hawaii Affiliates program you are confirming that you have read this agreement and agree to the terms and conditions.Affiliate Programs
Hawaii Affiliates offers many Business Programs for a variety of Vendors, each seeking it’s own unique conversion. It is the responsibility of the Affiliate to research and understand the Vendors they choose to promote and the Business Program in which they choose to participate. Among Hawaii Affiliates’ Business Programs you may find both single commission structures, recurring commission structures, and other compensation structures as designated by the Business Programs. It is the responsibility of the Affiliate to research and understand the commission structure of the Business Program in which they choose to participate. Commissions
For an Affiliate to earn a commission, the Customer must complete the specific requirements of the Business Program’s conversion and, if applicable, remit full payment for that conversion. Commissions will only be paid on sales that are made when the customer clicks through qualified, correctly structured link(s) assigned to the Affiliate, or when a Customer completes a purchase using the unique coupon code(s) assigned to the Affiliate. Properly coded link(s) and use of coupon code(s) are the sole responsibility of the affiliate. Commissions can be viewed on the Affiliate Dashboard.
If the Affiliate is on a one-time payment option, they will receive a commission for each new purchase.
If the Affiliate is on a recurring payment schedule, they will continue to accumulate commissions for each paid transaction by the customer for as long as the customer remains a paying customer or as long as the payment schedule of the Business Program defines, whichever comes first.Payment
An Affiliate can request a payment when their balance reaches a minimum balance of $25 USD. Payments can be requested every 7 days. Payment processing can take up to 30 days from the requested date. Payments will generally be paid out via PayPal or Venmo.Refunds
In the event a customer requests a refund for a transaction for which the Affiliate has earned commissions, any commissions earned on the refund amount will be deducted from the Affiliate’s balance.Usage and Obligations
Affiliates are permitted to use specific brand and marketing resources of the Business Program. These resources are made available in the Assests section of the Business Program for which the Affiliate is selling. Logos and other assets shall not be modified. The Affiliate does not gain any trademark, copyright, or any other rights to these materials.
The Affiliate will never imply that they are acting on behalf of Hawaii Affiliates or the Vendor for which the Affiliate is selling. And the Affiliate will never advertise the products of Hawaii Affiliates or it’s Business Programs directly. The Affiliate will never bid for advertisements that compete with Hawaii Affiliates or it’s Vendor’s Business Programs.
The Affiliate will never represent themselves or their relationship with, Hawaii Affiliates or it’s participating Vendors in a false or misleading way.
The Affiliate will not engage in the distribution of an unsolicited bulk email (spam) mentioning or referencing Hawaii Affiliates, participating Vendors, or their Business Programs.
Term and Termination
Any party has the right to terminate the agreement immediately without prior notice.
If the Affiliate terminates the agreement, no further commissions from Hawaii Affiliates will be paid for any past or future customer transactions.
If Hawaii Affiliates chooses to terminate the agreement, any remaining balance will be paid to the affiliate within 60 days of termination.
If the Vendor chooses to terminate the agreement, any remaining balance will be paid to the affiliate within 60 days of termination.
If the Affiliate is on a recurring program, Hawaii Affiliates will not be obligated for any future payments after termination.Governing Law
This Agreement shall be governed, construed, and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Hawaii, without regard to its conflict of laws rules.Arbitration
All claims and disputes arising under or relating to this Agreement are to be settled by binding arbitration in the State of Hawaii. An award of arbitration may be confirmed in a court of competent jurisdiction.Modification
We may modify any of the terms and conditions within this Agreement at any time and at our sole discretion. These modifications may include, but not limited to changes in the scope of available commissions, commission schedules, payment procedures, and affiliate program rules.