The following are the terms and conditions of participating in the Carrot, LLC Affiliate Program. “Affiliate” refers to yourself, and “Carrot” refers to Carrot, LLC located at 950 SE Oak Ave Roseburg, OR 97470. Carrot, LLC reserves the right to update and change the Affiliate Agreement without notice by posting changes to this page of our website. You are advised to check the Affiliate Agreement monthly for any updates or changes that may impact Your continued use of this Affiliate Program and promotion of a Carrot, LLC product through your affiliate link is an agreement that you agree to follow the amendment confirms your consent to the amendment.
Payments and Commissions
Carrot will pay the Affiliate a 25% commission of each Carrot Lead Gen Website System which is identified by a visitor from Affiliate’s unique Affiliate tracking Link and registered as the “last cookie”.
Affiliate commission shall be paid by company check approximately every 30 days, approximately 15 days after the prior period. Carrot reserves the right to modify the payment schedule at any time. If commission does not exceed $30 for U.S. based affiliates or $50 for all others during prior period, Carrot reserves the right to hold payment until commissions accumulate to the minimum amount.
Although the Affiliate Program is not limited to the U.S. all payments will be made in U.S. dollars. In addition, to lessen the chance of affiliate fraud, we will not permit affiliate payments to be made via PayPal or any other electronic funds transfer. All international affiliate payments must be made to a physical mailing address. If no physical mailing address exists, all affiliate commissions earned will be forfeited with no recourse by the affiliate again Carrot.
If a qualifying sale is canceled or refunded, the related commission will be deducted from the next monthly payment.
All Affiliates are NOT employees of Carrot and are responsible for their own local, state, or country taxes. You will receive a 1099 each year and we will not make any Affiliate payments until we’ve received a valid 1099 for our records.
All Affiliate applications are subject to approval by Carrot.
Both Carrot and the Affiliate reserve the right to terminate this agreement at any time. If canceled, outstanding commissions for current period at time of cancellation shall be paid in the next monthly payment so long as rules of this agreement were not violated by the Affiliate.
Rules And Conditions
You will be issued an “Affiliate Link”, or unique URL, which allows Carrot to identify visitors from your site as originating from you. These visitors are tracked with this unique URL and sales are recorded with your Affiliate Id. To receive commissions, you must use the provided Affiliate Link. The URL may be in various forms such as a banner, image, or text link.
Carrot reserves all rights in or to its trademarks and servicemarks. The InvestorCarrot, AgentCarrot, or LegalCarrot trademarks may not be used to register internet domain names that contain those trademarks for any purpose. Affiliate may in no way display a Carrot logo, image, or trademark which may be distasteful, defame, or misrepresent.
Use Of iframes: Also, Affiliate shall not iframe in the carrot.com website or any form of your affiliate link onto your own website in any way shape or form. This includes making it look like our website is displaying on your domain. This can damage our branding efforts and is deceiving to the website visitor.
Affiliate shall not misrepresent Carrot products or services, including but not limited to making claims of pricing that does not exist.
Affiliate is solely responsible for insuring that their Affiliate Link is setup properly to qualify for commissions. You will only get commission credit on sales through your Affiliate tracking link and we will not retroactively credit an existing member with your affiliate code unless it was clearly driven by you.
Affiliate may not use their own Affiliate Link to order services from Carrot. Doing so will result in immediate reversal of any commission.
Affiliate agrees to not send unsolicited mail or SPAM mail to promote any Carrot products or services. This action WILL RESULT in immediate termination of your account with a cancellation of any pending commissions. Affiliate will also be in violation of the Carrot Affiliate Agreement and subject to legal action.
Affiliate agrees to never offer cash kickbacks or cash “rebates” to purchasers through your affiliate link. This devalues the service. Instead, offer valuable bonuses that add value to their account. Any Affiliate seen offering cash kickbacks or “rebates” will forfeit all affiliate commissions due and have your affiliate account suspended without notice.
Deceptive or Misleading Marketing
Affiliate agrees to not deceive in any way, shape, or form the web visitor so they will click your link. This includes, but is not limited to, making the visitor believe there is a special coupon or discount when it does not exist, making the visitor believe there is pricing that doesn’t exist, or any other form of deceptive marketing. This will result in forfeiture of any and all commissions due and closure of your account.
Affiliate agrees to not use keywords that include “coupon” “coupons” “cash back” “discount” “discounts” “rebate” or “rebates” as the primary phrases they’re attempting to rank for in the search engines. There are no discounts or coupons for our products and this doesn’t add value to the end client or to our Company. We celebrate Affiliates who add true value to our offering vs. going after no value add phrases like “coupon” or “discount” or “cash back” when those offers don’t exist within our Affiliate programs. Any use of these phrases in SEO title tags, descriptions, headings of any kind, will result in the cancellation of that Affiliates account and forfeiture of any unpaid commissions.
Affiliate Income Disclaimer Requirement
Affiliate agrees to disclose the affiliate relationship to potential prospects and that Affiliate earns a commission by referring new customers to Carrot. This is just good honest practice and your customers will appreciate it… in addition to being a law set by the FTC for affiliate marketing. So please treat it seriously. We will void commissions generated if you’re not disclosing clearly your Affiliate relationship with Carrot.
Sites that promote: sexually explicit material or violence do not qualify as an Affiliate. Sites that promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, national origin, and physical disability, shall not be accepted. Sites that promote illegal activities shall not be accepted. Do not apply if your site promotes these kinds of activities. By applying, you are stating that your Site does not directly promote or endorse these activities.
Term of Agreement
This agreement remains in affect until cancelled by either party.
Commissions earned through the date of expiration or cancellation of this agreement will remain payable only if the qualifying sales are not cancelled or refunded by the referred Customers. Payment of the final Commission payment to the Affiliate may be withheld for a reasonable time in order to ensure that the correct amount is paid.
Carrot will make every reasonable effort to track and pay commissions for all sales that apply to Affiliate. However, Carrot is not responsible for technical problems, acts by third parties, or other events outside our reasonable control which may temporarily disrupt or diminish this service.
To protect Carrot customer privacy, we cannot provide identifying customer names and contact information to you. However, we will provide an online report detailing price, service, date of sale, and perhaps other data for your records.
The relationship between Carrot and Affiliate established by this Agreement is that of independent contractors. Carrot and Affiliate shall each conduct its respective business at its own initiative, responsibility and expense, and shall have no authority to incur any obligations on behalf of the other, except as otherwise provided herein. Term “Affiliate” shall not be interpreted as a legal partner or affiliate, simply as an independent contractor for Carrot under this agreement.
Limitation of Damages
Carrot shall not be held liability for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages or any loss of revenue or profits arising under or with respect to this agreement or program, even if Carrot has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Carrot’s aggregate liability arising under or with respect to this agreement or the program shall in no event exceed the total commissions paid or payable by Carrot under this agreement.
Affiliate understands that Affiliate tracking can never be 100% accurate and Carrot is not responsible for inaccuracies that might occur beyond its control. Tracking of Affiliate sales depend on several factors which are out of the control of Carrot. It is the goal of Carrot to make Affiliate tracking as accurate as possible, however, Carrot cannot guarantee 100% tracking for situations beyond its control.
Carrot makes no warranties expressed or implied with regard to Affiliate Program except as outlined in this agreement.
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon and the United States.
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