Terms and Conditions

ZKS Verlag für psychosoziale Medien Affiliate Program Terms of Service

Agreement

By signing up to be an Affi­lia­te in the ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en Affi­lia­te Pro­gram (»Pro­gram«) you are agre­eing to be bound by the fol­lowing terms and con­di­ti­ons (»Terms of Ser­vice«).

ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en reser­ves the right to update and chan­ge the Terms of Ser­vice from time to time without noti­ce. Any new fea­tures that aug­ment or enhan­ce the cur­rent Pro­gram, inclu­ding the release of new tools and resour­ces, shall be sub­ject to the Terms of Ser­vice. Con­ti­nued use of the Pro­gram after any such chan­ges shall con­sti­tu­te your con­sent to such chan­ges.

Vio­la­ti­on of any of the terms below will result in the ter­mi­na­ti­on of your Account and for for­feit­u­re of any out­stan­ding affi­lia­te com­mis­si­on pay­ments ear­ned during the vio­la­ti­on. You agree to use the Affi­lia­te Pro­gram at your own risk.

Account Terms

  • You must be 18 years or older to be part of this Pro­gram.
  • You must live in the United Sta­tes to be an Affi­lia­te.
  • You must be a human. Accounts regis­tered by »bots« or other auto­ma­ted methods are not per­mit­ted.
  • You must pro­vi­de your legal full name, a valid email address, and any other infor­ma­ti­on reques­ted in order to com­ple­te the signup pro­cess.
  • Your log­in may only be used by one per­son – a sin­gle log­in shared by mul­ti­ple peop­le is not per­mit­ted.
  • You are respon­si­ble for main­tai­ning the secu­ri­ty of your account and pass­word. ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en can­not and will not be liable for any loss or dama­ge from your fail­u­re to com­ply with this secu­ri­ty obli­ga­ti­on.
  • You are respon­si­ble for all Con­tent pos­ted and acti­vi­ty that occurs under your account.
  • One per­son or legal enti­ty may not main­tain more than one account.
  • You may not use the Affi­lia­te Pro­gram for any ille­gal or unaut­ho­ri­zed pur­po­se. You must not, in the use of the Ser­vice, vio­la­te any laws in your juris­dic­tion (inclu­ding but not limi­ted to copy­right laws).
  • You may not use the Affi­lia­te Pro­gram to earn money on your own ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en pro­duct accounts.

Links/graphics on your site, in your emails, or other communications

Once you have signed up for the Affi­lia­te Pro­gram, you will be assi­gned a uni­que Affi­lia­te Code. You are per­mit­ted to place links, ban­ners, or other gra­phics we pro­vi­de with your Affi­lia­te Code on your site, in your emails, or in other com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons. We will pro­vi­de you with gui­de­li­nes, link styles, and gra­phi­cal art­work to use in lin­king to ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en. We may chan­ge the design of the art­work at any time without noti­ce, but we won’t chan­ge the dimen­si­ons of the images without pro­per noti­ce.

To per­mit accu­ra­te tracking, repor­ting, and refer­ral fee accru­al, we will pro­vi­de you with spe­cial link for­mats to be used in all links bet­ween your site and the ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en. You must ensu­re that each of the links bet­ween your site and the ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en pro­per­ly uti­li­zes such spe­cial link for­mats. Links to the ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en pla­ced on your site pur­suant to this Agree­ment and which pro­per­ly uti­li­ze such spe­cial link for­mats are refer­red to as »Spe­cial Links.« You will earn refer­ral fees only with respect to sales on a ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en pro­duct occur­ring direct­ly through Spe­cial Links; we will not be liable to you with respect to any fail­u­re by you or someo­ne you refer to use Spe­cial Links or incor­rect­ly type your Affi­lia­te Code, inclu­ding to the extent that such fail­u­re may result in any reduc­tion of amounts that would other­wi­se be paid to you pur­suant to this Agree­ment.

Affi­lia­te links should point to the page of the pro­duct being pro­mo­ted.

Referral fees/commissions and payment

For a Pro­duct sale to be eli­gi­ble to earn a refer­ral fee, the cus­to­mer must click-through a Spe­cial Link from your site, email, or other com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons to http://​zks​-ver​lag​.de and com­ple­te an order for a pro­duct during that ses­si­on.

We will only pay com­mis­si­ons on links that are auto­ma­ti­cal­ly tra­cked and repor­ted by our sys­tems. We will not pay com­mis­si­ons if someo­ne says they purcha­sed or someo­ne says they ent­e­red a refer­ral code if it was not tra­cked by our sys­tem. We can only pay com­mis­si­ons on busi­ness gene­ra­ted through pro­per­ly for­mat­ted spe­cial links that were auto­ma­ti­cal­ly tra­cked by our sys­tems.

We reser­ve the right to dis­qua­li­fy com­mis­si­ons ear­ned through frau­du­lent, ille­gal, or over­ly aggres­si­ve, ques­tion­ab­le sales or mar­ke­ting methods.

Pay­ments only begin once you’­ve ear­ned more than $20 in affi­lia­te inco­me. If your affi­lia­te account never cros­ses the $20 thres­hold, your com­mis­si­ons will not be rea­li­zed or paid. We are only respon­si­ble for paying accounts that have cros­sed the $20 thres­hold.

Identifying yourself as a ZKS Verlag für psychosoziale Medien Affiliate

You may not issue any press release with respect to this Agree­ment or your par­ti­ci­pa­ti­on in the Pro­gram; such action may result in your ter­mi­na­ti­on from the Pro­gram. In addi­ti­on, you may not in any man­ner mis­re­pre­sent or embel­lish the rela­ti­ons­hip bet­ween us and you, say you deve­lop our pro­ducts, say you are part of ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en or express or imply any rela­ti­ons­hip or affi­lia­ti­on bet­ween us and you or any other per­son or enti­ty except as express­ly per­mit­ted by this Agree­ment (inclu­ding by expres­sing or imply­ing that we sup­port, spon­sor, endor­se, or con­tri­bu­te money to any cha­ri­ty or other cau­se).

You may not purcha­se pro­ducts through your affi­lia­te links for your own use. Such purcha­ses may result (in our sole dis­cre­ti­on) in the with­hol­ding of refer­ral fees and/or the ter­mi­na­ti­on of this Agree­ment.

Payment schedule

As long as your cur­rent affi­lia­te ear­ning are over $20, you’ll be paid each mon­th. If you haven’t ear­ned $20 sin­ce your last pay­ment, we’ll pay you the fol­lowing monht after you’­ve cros­sed the thres­hold.

Customer definition

Cus­to­mers who buy pro­ducts through this Pro­gram will be deemed to be our cus­to­mers. Accord­in­gly, all of our rules, poli­ci­es, and ope­ra­ting pro­ce­du­res con­cer­ning cus­to­mer orders, cus­to­mer ser­vice, and pro­duct sales will app­ly to tho­se cus­to­mers. We may chan­ge our poli­ci­es and ope­ra­ting pro­ce­du­res at any time. For examp­le, we will deter­mi­ne the pri­ces to be char­ged for pro­ducts sold under this Pro­gram in accordance with our own pri­cing poli­ci­es. Pro­duct pri­ces and avai­la­bi­li­ty may vary from time to time. Becau­se pri­ce chan­ges may affect Pro­ducts that you have lis­ted on your site, you should not dis­play pro­duct pri­ces on your site. We will use com­mer­cial­ly rea­son­ab­le efforts to pre­sent accu­ra­te infor­ma­ti­on, but we can­not gua­ran­tee the avai­la­bi­li­ty or pri­ce of any par­ti­cu­lar pro­duct.

Your responsibilities

You will be sole­ly respon­si­ble for the deve­lo­p­ment, ope­ra­ti­on, and main­ten­an­ce of your site and for all mate­ri­als that appe­ar on your site. For examp­le, you will be sole­ly respon­si­ble for:

- The tech­ni­cal ope­ra­ti­on of your site and all rela­ted equip­ment
– Ensu­ring the dis­play of Spe­cial Links on your site does not vio­la­te any agree­ment bet­ween you and any third par­ty (inclu­ding without limi­ta­ti­on any restric­tions or requi­re­ments pla­ced on you by a third par­ty that hosts your site)
– The accu­ra­cy, truth, and appro­pria­teness of mate­ri­als pos­ted on your site (inclu­ding, among other things, all Pro­duct-rela­ted mate­ri­als and any infor­ma­ti­on you inclu­de wit­hin or asso­cia­te with Spe­cial Links)
– Ensu­ring that mate­ri­als pos­ted on your site do not vio­la­te or infrin­ge upon the rights of any third par­ty (inclu­ding, for examp­le, copy­rights, trade­marks, pri­va­cy, or other per­so­nal or pro­prie­ta­ry rights)
– Ensu­ring that mate­ri­als pos­ted on your site are not libe­lous or other­wi­se ille­gal
– Ensu­ring that your site accu­rate­ly and ade­qua­te­ly dis­c­lo­ses, eit­her through a pri­va­cy poli­cy or other­wi­se, how you collect, use, store, and dis­c­lo­se data collec­ted from visi­tors, inclu­ding, whe­re app­li­ca­ble, that third par­ties (inclu­ding adver­ti­sers) may ser­ve con­tent and/or adver­ti­se­ments and collect infor­ma­ti­on direct­ly from visi­tors and may place or reco­gni­ze coo­kies on visi­tors‹ brow­sers.

Compliance with Laws

As a con­di­ti­on to your par­ti­ci­pa­ti­on in the Pro­gram, you agree that while you are a Pro­gram par­ti­ci­pant you will com­ply with all laws, ordi­nan­ces, rules, regu­la­ti­ons, orders, licen­ses, per­mits, judgments, decisi­ons or other requi­re­ments of any govern­men­tal aut­ho­ri­ty that has juris­dic­tion over you, whe­ther tho­se laws, etc. are now in effect or later come into effect during the time you are a Pro­gram par­ti­ci­pant. Without limi­t­ing the fore­go­ing obli­ga­ti­on, you agree that as a con­di­ti­on of your par­ti­ci­pa­ti­on in the Pro­gram you will com­ply with all app­li­ca­ble laws (federal, sta­te or other­wi­se) that govern mar­ke­ting email, inclu­ding without limi­ta­ti­on, the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and all other anti-spam laws.

Term of the Agreement and Program

The term of this Agree­ment will begin upon our accep­t­ance of your Pro­gram app­li­ca­ti­on and will end when ter­mi­na­ted by eit­her par­ty. Eit­her you or we may ter­mi­na­te this Agree­ment at any time, with or without cau­se, by giving the other par­ty writ­ten noti­ce of ter­mi­na­ti­on. Upon the ter­mi­na­ti­on of this Agree­ment for any rea­son, you will immedia­te­ly cea­se use of, and remo­ve from your site, all links to http://​zks​-ver​lag​.de, and all of our trade­marks, tra­de dress, and logos, and all other mate­ri­als pro­vi­ded by or on behalf of us to you pur­suant here­to or in con­nec­tion with the Pro­gram. ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en reser­ves the right to end the Pro­gram at any time. Upon pro­gram ter­mi­na­ti­on, ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en will pay any out­stan­ding ear­nings accrued abo­ve $20.

Termination

ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en, in its sole dis­cre­ti­on, has the right to sus­pend or ter­mi­na­te your account and refu­se any and all cur­rent or future use of the Pro­gram, or any other ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en ser­vice, for any rea­son at any time. Such ter­mi­na­ti­on of the Ser­vice will result in the deac­ti­va­ti­on or dele­ti­on of your Account or your access to your Account, and the for­feit­u­re and relin­quish­ment of all poten­ti­al or to-be-paid com­mis­si­ons in your Account if they were ear­ned through frau­du­lent, ille­gal, or over­ly aggres­si­ve, ques­tion­ab­le sales or mar­ke­ting methods. ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en reser­ves the right to refu­se ser­vice to anyo­ne for any rea­son at any time.

Relationship of Parties

You and we are inde­pen­dent con­trac­tors, and not­hing in this Agree­ment will crea­te any part­ners­hip, joint ven­ture, agen­cy, fran­chise, sales repre­sen­ta­ti­ve, or employ­ment rela­ti­ons­hip bet­ween the par­ties. You will have no aut­ho­ri­ty to make or accept any offers or repre­sen­ta­ti­ons on our behalf. You will not make any state­ment, whe­ther on your site or other­wi­se, that rea­son­ab­ly would con­tra­dict anything in this Sec­tion.

Limitations of Liability

We will not be liable for indi­rect, spe­cial, or con­se­quen­ti­al dama­ges (or any loss of reve­nue, pro­fits, or data) ari­sing in con­nec­tion with this Agree­ment or the Pro­gram, even if we have been advi­sed of the pos­si­bi­li­ty of such dama­ges. Fur­ther, our aggre­ga­te lia­bi­li­ty ari­sing with respect to this Agree­ment and the Pro­gram will not exceed the total refer­ral fees paid or paya­ble to you under this Agree­ment.

Disclaimers

We make no express or implied war­ran­ties or repre­sen­ta­ti­ons with respect to the Pro­gram or any pro­ducts sold through the Pro­gram (inclu­ding, without limi­ta­ti­on, war­ran­ties of fit­ness, mer­chan­ta­bi­li­ty, nonin­frin­ge­ment, or any implied war­ran­ties ari­sing out of a cour­se of per­for­mance, dealing, or tra­de usa­ge). In addi­ti­on, we make no repre­sen­ta­ti­on that the ope­ra­ti­on of the ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en will be unin­ter­rup­ted or error-free, and we will not be liable for the con­se­quen­ces of any inter­rup­ti­ons or errors.

Independent Investigation

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO ALL ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT WE MAY AT ANY TIME (DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY) SOLICIT CUSTOMER REFERRALS ON TERMS THAT MAY DIFFER FROM THOSE CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT OR OPERATE WEB SITES THAT ARE SIMILAR TO OR COMPETE WITH YOUR WEB SITE. YOU HAVE INDEPENDENTLY EVALUATED THE DESIRABILITY OF PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM AND ARE NOT RELYING ON ANY REPRESENTATION, GUARANTEE, OR STATEMENT OTHER THAN AS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT.

Arbitration

Any dis­pu­te rela­ting in any way to this Agree­ment (inclu­ding any actu­al or alle­ged bre­ach here­of), any tran­sac­tions or acti­vi­ties under this Agree­ment or your rela­ti­ons­hip with us or any of our affi­lia­tes shall be sub­mit­ted to con­fi­den­ti­al arbi­tra­ti­on, except that, to the extent you have in any man­ner vio­la­ted or threa­tened to vio­la­te our intel­lec­tu­al pro­per­ty rights, we may seek injunc­ti­ve or other appro­pria­te reli­ef in any sta­te or federal court (and you con­sent to non-exclu­si­ve juris­dic­tion and venue in such courts) or any other court of com­pe­tent juris­dic­tion. Arbi­tra­ti­on under this agree­ment shall be con­duc­ted under the rules then pre­vai­ling of the Ame­ri­can Arbi­tra­ti­on Asso­cia­ti­on. The arbitrator’s award shall be bin­ding and may be ent­e­red as a judgment in any court of com­pe­tent juris­dic­tion. To the ful­lest extent per­mit­ted by app­li­ca­ble law, no arbi­tra­ti­on under this Agree­ment shall be joi­ned to an arbi­tra­ti­on invol­ving any other par­ty sub­ject to this Agree­ment, whe­ther through class arbi­tra­ti­on pro­cee­dings or other­wi­se.

Miscellaneous

This Agree­ment will be gover­ned by the laws of The United Sta­tes, without refe­rence to rules gover­ning choice of laws. You may not assign this Agree­ment, by ope­ra­ti­on of law or other­wi­se, without our pri­or writ­ten con­sent. Sub­ject to that restric­tion, this Agree­ment will be bin­ding on, inu­re to the bene­fit of, and be enfor­ce­ab­le against the par­ties and their respec­ti­ve suc­ces­sors and assigns. Our fail­u­re to enfor­ce your strict per­for­mance of any pro­vi­si­on of this Agree­ment will not con­sti­tu­te a wai­ver of our right to sub­se­quent­ly enfor­ce such pro­vi­si­on or any other pro­vi­si­on of this Agree­ment.

The fail­u­re of ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en to exer­cise or enfor­ce any right or pro­vi­si­on of the Terms of Ser­vice shall not con­sti­tu­te a wai­ver of such right or pro­vi­si­on. The Terms of Ser­vice con­sti­tu­tes the ent­i­re agree­ment bet­ween you and ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en and govern your use of the Ser­vice, super­ce­ding any pri­or agree­ments bet­ween you and ZKS Ver­lag für psy­cho­so­zia­le Medi­en (inclu­ding, but not limi­ted to, any pri­or ver­si­ons of the Terms of Ser­vice).