Venga CBD Ambassador Program Terms & Conditions
This is a contract between you (the “Ambassador”) and us (“Venga CBD”). It details how we will work together and other aspects of our business relationship.
It’s a legal document so some of the language is necessarily “legalese” but we have tried to make it as readable as possible.
VengaCBD Ambassador/Affiliate Program Agreement
Last Modified: January 9, 2019
PLEASE READ THIS MARKETING Ambassador PROGRAM AGREEMENT CAREFULLY.
The Venga CBD Ambassador Program Agreement applies to your participation in our Marketing Ambassador Program (the “Ambassador Program”). These terms are so important that we cannot have you participate in our Ambassador Program unless you agree to them.
We update these terms from time to time. We might also choose to replace these terms all together if, for example, the Ambassador Program changes, ends, or becomes part of an existing program, including our partner programs. If we update or replace the terms we’ll let you know via email. If you don’t agree to the update or replacement, you can choose to terminate as we describe below.
“Venga Ambassador” means a company or person representing and marketing on behalf of Venga CBD.
“Ambassador Program” means our marketing affiliate program as described in this Agreement.
“Ambassador Lead” means a customer prospect who clicks on the Ambassador Link that we have made available to you via the Ambassador Dashboard Tool.
“Ambassador Link” means the unique tracking link you place on your site or promote through other channels.
“Ambassador Promo Code” means the unique promo code we provide you to be shared on your site or promoted through other channels.
“Ambassador Policies” means the policies applicable to Ambassadors which we may make available to you from time to time.
“Ambassador Account” means the account dashboard that we make available to you upon your acceptance into the Ambassador Program and for you to use in order to participate in the Ambassador Program.
“Agreement” means this Marketing Ambassador Program Agreement and all materials referred or linked to in here.
“Commission” means an amount described on the Program Policies Page for each Customer Transaction.
“Customer” means the authorized actual user of the Venga CBD Products who has purchased the Venga CBD products after being an Ambassador Lead either through an Ambassador Link or by using an Ambassador promo code.
“Customer Transactions” means those transactions by Ambassador Leads that are eligible for Commission pursuant to the ‘Customer Transactions’ section of this Agreement.
“Customer Data” means all information that Customer submits or collects via the Venga CBD Products and all materials that Customer provides or posts, uploads, inputs or submits for public display through the Venga CBD Products.
“Venga CBD Content” means all information, data, text, messages, software, sound, music, video, photographs, graphics, images, and tags that we incorporate into our services.
“Venga CBD Products” means the products we offer on our website for sale.
“Program Policies Page” means the landing page: https://www.vengaendurance.com/partners/ambassador/program-policies where we will provide all the up to date guidelines and policies for the Ambassador Program.
“We”, “us”, “our”, and “Venga CBD” means Venga CBD, Inc.
“You” and “Ambassador” means the party, other than Venga CBD, entering into this Agreement and participating in the Ambassador Program.
This Agreement does not create an exclusive agreement between you and us. Both you and we will have the right to recommend similar products and services of third parties and to work with other parties in connection with the design, sale, and use of similar products of third parties.
Once you complete an application to become an Ambassador, we will review your application and notify you whether you have been accepted to participate in the Ambassador Program, or not. Before we accept an application, we may want to review your application with you, so we may reach out to you for more information. We may require that you complete certain requirements or certification(s) before we accept your application. If we do not notify you that you are accepted to participate in the Ambassador Program within thirty (30) days from your application, your application is considered to be rejected.
If you are accepted to participate in the Ambassador Program, then upon notification of acceptance, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall apply in full force and effect, until terminated, pursuant to the terms set forth below. Further, you will need to complete any enrollment criteria set out in the Program Policies Page, if applicable. Failure to complete any enrollment criteria within thirty (30) days of your acceptance will result in the immediate termination of this Agreement and you will no longer be able to participate in the Ambassador Program.
You will comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement at all times, including any applicable Program Policies.
Ambassador Program Limits. Each accepted Ambassador Lead will expire according to the information provided on the Program Policies Page. From the date the Ambassador Lead clicked on the Ambassador Link that was made available by you. We will pay you Commission for each new Customer who completes a Customer Transaction after clicking on an Ambassador Lead made available by you, provided that you remain eligible to receive Commission pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.
To be eligible for Commission (i) a Customer Transaction must have occurred (iii) a Customer must not request a refund during the guarantee period (60 days) in order to be eligible for a Commission. All transactions must occur on a vengaendurance.com domain. You are not eligible to receive Commission or any other compensation from us based on transactions for Other Products or if: (i) such compensation is disallowed or limited by federal, state or local law or regulation in the United States or the laws or regulations of your jurisdiction; (ii) the Commission payment has been obtained by fraudulent means, misuse of the Ambassador Link, in violation of any Ambassador Program Policies that we make available to you, misuse of the Ambassador Tool or by any other means that we deem to breach the spirit of the Marketing Ambassador Program, or (iii) the Customer participates in any of our partner programs, including our Ambassador program and is eligible to receive commission in relation to the Customer Transaction under any of these programs.We may discontinue Commission payments should any of the eligibility criteria set forth in this subsection fail to be met at any time.
Acceptance and Validity.
You will only be eligible for a Commission payment for any Customer Transactions that derived from Ambassador Leads generated by the Ambassador Link that we make available to you and are accepted by VengaCBD. Once we have received the Ambassador Lead information, we may elect to engage with the prospect directly, regardless of whether or not the Ambassador Lead is valid. If an Ambassador Lead is not valid then we may choose to maintain it in our database and we may choose to engage with such Ambassador Lead. Any engagement between Venga CBD and an Ambassador Lead will be at Venga CBD’s discretion.
Commission and Payment.
Requirements for Payment; Forfeiture. In order to receive payment under this Agreement, you must have: (i) agreed to the terms of this Agreement (generally completed through the Ambassador Application); (ii) completed all steps necessary to create your account in the Ambassador Dashboard Tool in accordance with our directions, (iii) have a valid and up-to-date paypal account and updated the Ambassador Dashboard Tool with such account (iv) completed any and all required tax documentation in order for VengaCBD to process any payments that may be owed to you.
Notwithstanding the foregoing or anything to the contrary in this Agreement, if any of the requirements set forth in section 5(a)(i-iv) remain outstanding for six (6) months immediately following the close of a Customer Transaction, then your right to receive Commission arising from any and all Customer Transactions with the associated Customer will be forever forfeited (each, a “Forfeited Transaction”). We will have no obligation to pay you Commission associated with a Forfeited Transaction. Once you comply with all of the requirements in section 5(a)(i-iv), then you will be eligible to receive Commission on Customer Transactions, as long as these Customer Transactions do not involve the same Customer associated with a Forfeited Transaction.
We will pay the Commission amount due to you on or before the 20th of each month for sales generated from the previous month. The minimum commission payment is $50. If your commissions are less than $50, we will hold your commissions until such time that your commission total is equal to or greater than $50.
You are responsible for payment of all taxes applicable to the Commission. All amounts payable by us to you are subject to offset by us against any amounts owed by you to us.Commission Amounts. We reserve the right to alter or change the Commission amount. We will post all information regarding the Commission amount on the Program Policies Page.
Training and Support
Ambassador Training and Support. We may make available to you, without charge, various webinars and other resources made available as part of our Ambassador Program. If we make such resources available to you, you will encourage your sales representatives and/or other relevant personnel to participate in training and/or other certifications as we recommend and may make available to you from time-to-time. We may change or discontinue any or all parts of the Ambassador Program benefits or offerings at any time without notice.
During the term of this Agreement, in the event that we make our trademark available to you within the Ambassador Dashboard, you may use our trademark as long as you follow the usage requirements in this section. You must: (i) only use the images of our trademark that we make available to you, without altering them in any way; (ii) only use our trademarks in connection with the Ambassador Program and this Agreement; and (iii) immediately comply if we request that you discontinue use. You must not: (i) use our trademark in a misleading or disparaging way; (ii) use our trademark in a way that implies we endorse, sponsor or approve of your services or products; or (iii) use our trademark in violation of applicable law or in connection with an obscene, indecent, or unlawful topic or material.
Venga CBD’s Proprietary Rights. No license to any products are granted by this Agreement. The Venga CBD Products are protected by intellectual property laws. The Venga CBD Products belong to and are the property of us or our licensors (if any). We retain all ownership rights in the Venga CBD Products. You agree not to copy, rent, lease, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based on the Venga CBD Content, or the Venga CBD Products in whole or in part, by any means, except as expressly authorized in writing by us. Venga CBD, the Venga CBD logos, and other marks that we use from time to time are our trademarks and you may not use them without our prior written permission, except as otherwise set forth in this Agreement.
We encourage all customers, Ambassadors and partners to comment on the Venga CBD Products, provide suggestions for improving them. You agree that all such comments and suggestions will be non-confidential and that we own all rights to use and incorporate them into the Venga CBD Products, without payment to you.
As used herein, “Confidential Information” means all confidential information disclosed by a party (“Disclosing Party”) to the other party (“Receiving Party”), (i) whether orally or in writing, that is designated as confidential, and (ii) Venga CBD customer and prospect information, whether or not otherwise designated as confidential. Confidential Information does not include any information that (i) is or becomes generally known to the public without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party or (ii) was known to the Receiving Party prior to its disclosure by the Disclosing Party without breach of any obligation owed to the Disclosing Party. The Receiving Party shall: (i) protect the confidentiality of the Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party using the same degree of care that it uses with its own confidential information, but in no event less than reasonable care, (ii) not use any Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party for any purpose outside the scope of this Agreement, (iii) not disclose Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party to any third party, and (iv) limit access to Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party to its employees, contractors and agents. The Receiving Party may disclose Confidential Information of the Disclosing Party if required to do so under any federal, state, or local law, statute, rule or regulation, subpoena or legal process.
Opt Out and Unsubscribing
You will comply promptly with all opt out, unsubscribe, “do not call” and “do not send” requests. For the duration of this Agreement, you will establish and maintain systems and procedures appropriate to effectuate all opt out, unsubscribe, “do not call” and “do not send” requests.
Term and Termination
Term. This Agreement will apply for as long as you participate in the Ambassador Program, until terminated.
Termination Without Cause. Both you and we may terminate this Agreement on fifteen (15) days written notice to the other party.
Termination for Agreement Changes. If we update or replace the terms of this Agreement, you may terminate this Agreement on five (5) days written notice to us, provided that you send us written notice within ten (10) days after we send you notice of the change.
Termination for Cause. We may terminate this Agreement: (i) upon thirty (30) days’ notice to you of a material breach if such breach remains uncured at the expiration of such period, (ii) upon fifteen (15) days notice to you of non-payment of any amount due to us if such amount remains unpaid at the expiration of such period, (iii) immediately, if you become the subject of a petition in bankruptcy or any other proceeding relating to insolvency, receivership, liquidation or assignment for the benefit of creditors, (iv) immediately, if we determine that you are acting, or have acted, in a way that has or may negatively reflect on or affect us, our prospects, or our customers.
Effects of Expiration/Termination. Expiration of this Agreement, and termination of this Agreement: (i) without cause by us,(ii) by you with cause, (iii) by you according to the ‘Termination for Agreement Changes’ section, shall not affect our obligation to pay you a Commission, so long as the related payment by the Customer Transaction is recognized by us within thirty (30) days after the date of such termination or expiration. Except as expressly set forth in this section, you are not eligible to receive a Commission payment after expiration or termination of this Agreement. Upon termination or expiration, you will immediately discontinue all use of our trademark and references to this Ambassador Program from your website(s) and other collateral. For the avoidance of doubt, termination or expiration of this Agreement shall not cause a Customer’s subscription agreement to be terminated.
Ambassador Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant that: (i) you have all sufficient rights and permissions to participate in the Ambassador Program and to provision Venga CBD with Ambassador Lead’s for our use in sales and marketing efforts or as otherwise set forth in this Agreement, (ii) your participation in this Ambassador Program will not conflict with any of your existing agreements or arrangements.
You further represent and warrant that: (i) you will ensure that you are compliant with any trade or regulatory requirements that may apply to your participation in the Ambassador Program (for example, by clearly stating you are a Venga CBD Ambassador on any website(s) you own where you make an Ambassador Link available); (ii) you will not purchase ads that direct to your site(s) or through an Ambassador Link that could be considered as competing with VengaCBD’s own advertising, including, but not limited to, our branded keywords; (iv) you will not participate in cookie stuffing or pop-ups, false or misleading links are strictly prohibited; (v) you will not attempt to mask the referring URL information; (vi) you will not use your own Ambassador Link to purchase Venga CBD products for yourself.
You will indemnify, defend and hold us harmless, at your expense, against any third-party claim, suit, action, or proceeding (each, an “Action”) brought against us (and our officers, directors, employees, agents, service providers, licensors, and Ambassadors) by a third party not affiliated with us to the extent that such Action is based upon or arises out of (a) your participation in the Ambassador Program, (b) our use of the prospect data you provided us, (c) your noncompliance with or breach of this Agreement, (d) your use of the Ambassador Dashboard, or (e) our use of the Ambassador Marks. We will: notify you in writing within thirty (30) days of our becoming aware of any such claim; give you sole control of the defense or settlement of such a claim; and provide you (at your expense) with any and all information and assistance reasonably requested by you to handle the defense or settlement of the claim. You shall not accept any settlement that (i) imposes an obligation on us; (ii) requires us to make an admission; or (iii) imposes liability not covered by these indemnifications or places restrictions on us without our prior written consent.
Disclaimers; Limitations of Liability
Disclaimer of Warranties. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, SECURITY OR ACCURACY OF THE VENGA CBD PRODUCTS, VENGA CBD CONTENT, THE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM OR THE AMBASSADOR DASHBOARD FOR ANY PURPOSE. APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACES (APIs) AND THE AMBASSADOR DASHBOARD MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE VENGA CBD PRODUCTS AND AMBASSADOR PROGRAM ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THE VENGA CBD PRODUCTS AND THE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
No Indirect Damages. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS OR BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES.
Limitation of Liability. IF, NOTWITHSTANDING THE OTHER TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, WE ARE DETERMINED TO HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, THE PARTIES AGREE THAT OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE TOTAL COMMISSION AMOUNTS YOU HAVE ACTUALLY EARNED FOR THE RELATED CUSTOMER TRANSACTIONS IN THE TWELVE MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO A CLAIM.
Cookie Duration. COOKIES USED AS PART OF THIS AMBASSADOR PROGRAM HAVE A 75 DAY DURATION. IF A POTENTIAL CUSTOMER CLEARS THEIR COOKIES DURING THIS PERIOD, VENGA CBD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY COMMISSIONS THAT MAY HAVE BEEN OWED TO YOU.
You agree not to intentionally solicit for employment any of our employees or contractors during the term of this Agreement and for a period of twelve (12) months following the termination or expiration of this Agreement. Both you and we acknowledge that (i) any newspaper or other public solicitation not directed specifically to such person shall not be deemed to be a solicitation for purposes of this provision, and (ii) this provision is not intended to limit the mobility of either our employees or contractors.
Amendment; No Waiver. We may update and change any part or all of this Agreement, including by replacing it in its entirety. If we update or change this Agreement, the updated Agreement will be made available to you via the Ambassador Dashboard and we will let you know by email. The updated Agreement will become effective and binding on the next business day after we have notified you. When we change this Agreement, the “Last Modified” date above will be updated to reflect the date of the most recent version. We encourage you to review this Agreement periodically. If you don’t agree to the update, change or replacement, you can choose to terminate as we describe above. No delay in exercising any right or remedy or failure to object will be a waiver of such right or remedy or any other right or remedy. A waiver on one occasion will not be a waiver of any right or remedy on any future occasion.
Applicable Law. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Colorado, without regard to the conflict of laws provisions thereof. In the event either of us initiates an action in connection with this Agreement or any other dispute between the parties, the exclusive venue and jurisdiction of such action shall be in the state and federal courts in Boston, Massachusetts.
Force Majeure. Neither party will be responsible for failure or delay of performance if caused by: an act of war, hostility, or sabotage; act of God; electrical, internet, or telecommunication outage that is not caused by the obligated party; government restrictions; or other event outside the reasonable control of the obligated party. Each party will use reasonable efforts to mitigate the effect of a force majeure event.
Actions Permitted. Except for actions for nonpayment or breach of a party’s proprietary rights, no action, regardless of form, arising out of or relating to this Agreement may be brought by either party more than one (1) year after the cause of action has accrued.
Relationship of the Parties. Both you and we agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and us as a result of this Agreement.
Compliance with Applicable Laws. You shall comply, and shall ensure that any third parties performing sales or referral activities on your behalf comply, with all applicable foreign and domestic laws (including without limitation export laws and laws applicable to sending of unsolicited email), governmental regulations, ordinances, and judicial administrative orders. You shall not engage in any deceptive, misleading, illegal or unethical marketing activities, or activities that otherwise may be detrimental to us, our customers, or to the public. Export laws and regulations of the United States and any other relevant local export laws and regulations may apply to the Venga CBD Products. You will comply with the sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury. You will not directly or indirectly export, re-export, or transfer the Venga CBD Products to prohibited countries or individuals or permit use of the Venga CBD Products by prohibited countries or individuals.
Severability. If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable by applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of this Agreement will continue in effect.
Notices. Notice will be sent to the contact address set forth herein (as such may be changed by notice given to the other party), and will be deemed delivered as of the date of actual receipt.
To Venga CBD, Inc.: Venga CBD, Inc., 42485 Deerfoot Lane Steamboat Springs, CO U.S.A. Attention: General Counsel
To you: your address as provided in our Ambassador account information for you.
We may give electronic notices specific to you by email to your e-mail address(es) on record in our account information for you. We may give notice to you by telephone calls to the telephone numbers on record in our account information for you.
Entire Agreement. This Agreement is the entire agreement between us for the Ambassador Program and supersedes all other proposals and agreements, whether electronic, oral or written, between us. We object to and reject any additional or different terms proposed by you, including those contained in your purchase order, acceptance or website. Our obligations are not contingent on the delivery of any future functionality or features of the Venga CBD Products or dependent on any oral or written public comments made by us regarding future functionality or features of the Venga CBD Products. It is the express wish of both you and us that this Agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English. We might make versions of this Agreement available in languages other than English. If we do, the English version of this Agreement will govern our relationship and the translated version is provided for convenience only and will not be interpreted to modify the English version of this Agreement.
Assignment. You will not assign or transfer this Agreement, including any assignment or transfer by reason of merger, reorganization, sale of all or substantially all of its assets, change of control or operation of law, without our prior written consent. We may assign this Agreement to any Ambassador or in the event of merger, reorganization, sale of all or substantially all of our assets, change of control or operation of law.
No Third Party Beneficiaries. Nothing in this Agreement, express or implied, is intended to or shall confer upon any person or entity (other than the parties hereto) any right, benefit or remedy of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Agreement.
Program Policies Page. We may change the Program Policies from time to time. Your participation in the Ambassador Program is subject to the Program Policies, which are incorporated herein by reference
No Licenses. We grant to you only the rights and licenses expressly stated in this Agreement, and you receive no other rights or licenses with respect to us, the Venga CBD Products, our trademarks, or any other property or right of ours.
Sales by Venga CBD. This Agreement shall in no way limit our right to sell the Venga CBD Products, directly or indirectly, to any current or prospective customers.
Authority. Each party represents and warrants to the other that it has full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and that it is binding upon such party and enforceable in accordance with its terms.
Survival. The following sections shall survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement: ‘Commission and Payment’, ‘Proprietary Rights’, ‘Confidentiality’, ‘Effects of Termination/Expiration’, ‘Indemnification’, ‘Disclaimers; Limitation of Liability’, ‘Non-Solicitation’ and ‘General’.