Partner Program Agreement
The following is a list of our complete terms and conditions that apply to all members of the Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner Program “the Agreement”, as between Arctic Grey, Inc. and the Partner (together, "the Parties"). Please read this agreement in its entirety.
By submitting the application form or linking to the Arctic Grey, Inc. partner program website you are deemed to have agreed to be bound to the terms and conditions set out in this agreement.
Everyday language summaries are provided for your benefit and are not legally binding. Please read the “Partner Program Agreement” for the complete picture of your legal requirements. By using Arctic Grey, Inc. or any Arctic Grey, Inc. services, you are agreeing to these terms. Be sure to occasionally check back for updates.
Shall mean a monetary transaction made by a Lead who opens a Arctic Grey, Inc. account and conducts transactions on our platform.
Shall mean an entity that has agreed to the terms of the Partner Program herein to work with Arctic Grey, Inc. to promote the Service by (a) referring clients to Arctic Grey, Inc. ; (b) developing Arctic Grey, Inc. store themes for merchant use; and/or (c) developing apps using the Arctic Grey, Inc. Application Interface (API) for merchant use.
Shall mean any marketing and/or promotional materials relating to Arctic Grey, Inc. and/or Arctic Grey, Inc. brands that are promoted by Arctic Grey, Inc. and Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities as Arctic Grey, Inc. deems necessary or appropriate.
1.4. Confidential Information
Shall include, but shall not be limited to, any and all information associated with the other Party’s business and not publicly known, including, the contents of this Agreement, specific trading information, technical processes and formulas, source codes, customer lists, prospective customer lists, names, addresses and other information regarding customers and prospective customers, product designs, sales, costs, and other unpublished financial information, business plans and marketing data, and any other confidential and proprietary information, whether or not marked as confidential or proprietary.
1.5. The Service
Refers to the Arctic Grey, Inc. software platform available via the Arctic Grey, Inc. website and any associated websites including www.arcticgrey.com, and any others.
Shall mean any unique user that has registered for a paid Arctic Grey, Inc. account introduced by a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner that actively promoted the Platform. A Lead cannot be a store opened and/or owned by a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner and for which that partner seeks commissions or compensation pursuant to this Agreement.
1.7. Malware and Spyware
Relates to the use of pop-up banners that hide banners that are displayed on a website, the placement of icons beside keywords found in text that if clicked will take the visitor to another website, and other similar practices.
1.8. Names and Trademarks
Refers to any names and/or trademarks or any other protected marks associated with the Arctic Grey, Inc. service and Arctic Grey, Inc. Inc.
1.9. Opt-in List
Shall mean the list of emails where the individuals on the list have expressly elected to receive e-mails from Arctic Grey, Inc. Partners.
1.10. Prospective Partners
Refers to any other marketing organizations and/or website owners and/or operators that may be potential partners of Arctic Grey, Inc. .
1.11 App Developer
Shall mean a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner that develops applications using the Arctic Grey, Inc. Application Programming Interface (“Arctic Grey, Inc. API”) for distribution through the Arctic Grey, Inc. App Store.
1.12 Arctic Grey, Inc. Billing API
Refers to the billing program based on the Arctic Grey, Inc. API that allows merchants and Partners to create and issue charges to customers as well as remit payment to Arctic Grey, Inc. .
1.13. Related Entity[ies]
Shall mean any entity that, directly or indirectly, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, Arctic Grey, Inc. ; where “control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management policies of another, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract, as trustee or executor, or otherwise.
Refers to any Arctic Grey, Inc. account associated with websites that are managed by a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner that currently have or will have a marketing arrangement with Arctic Grey, Inc. .
“Lifetime” refers to the period of time the store is in existence, and/or the period of time the Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner has a partner relationship with the store, and/or the period of time the Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner has an active partner account.
This section clarifies and defines any ambiguous words in the terms and conditions.
2.0 Responsibilities of the Partner
The Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner will use its best efforts to (a) promote and market Arctic Grey, Inc. , and (b) identify for Arctic Grey, Inc. prospective Leads. In no event shall Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner engage in any marketing or promotional activity related to Arctic Grey, Inc. in any area, location, territory or jurisdiction outside of the Territory as defined by Arctic Grey, Inc. from time to time. Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall bear all costs and expenses for such activities unless otherwise determined by Arctic Grey, Inc. , in its sole discretion.
All Creative will be solely provided by Arctic Grey, Inc. alone except where agreed to by Arctic Grey, Inc. in writing in advance. Arctic Grey, Inc. will provide Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner with copies of or access to Creative. The Creative shall be accessible from Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner Program website. The Creative is provided“as is” and without warranty of any kind.
Partners will do their best to promote Arctic Grey, Inc. using the creative materials provided by Arctic Grey, Inc. .
2.3. Use of Creative
Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner may display Creative on the Websites solely for the purpose of marketing and promoting Arctic Grey, Inc. brands promoted by Arctic Grey, Inc. and by Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities during the term of this Agreement, or until such earlier time as Arctic Grey, Inc. may, upon reasonable prior notice, instruct Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner to cease displaying the Creative. Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner may not alter, amend, adapt or translate the Creative without Arctic Grey, Inc. 's prior written consent. Nothing contained in any Creative shall in any way be deemed a representation or warranty of Arctic Grey, Inc. or any of Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entity. The Creative shall at all times be the sole and exclusive property of Arctic Grey, Inc. and no rights of ownership shall at any time vest with the Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner even in such instances where the partner has been authorized by Arctic Grey, Inc. to make changes or modifications to the Creative.
The creative materials Arctic Grey, Inc. provides cannot be changed and must be used only to promote the Arctic Grey, Inc. brand.
2.4. E-Mail Internet Marketing
In no event shall a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner engage in any e-mail marketing or promotion with respect to Arctic Grey, Inc. and/or any Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entity except as expressly set forth in this Agreement. In the event that Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner has an Opt-in List, Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner may make a written request to Arctic Grey, Inc. to send e-mails regarding the offering of Arctic Grey, Inc. and Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities to the individuals on the Opt-in List. In the event Arctic Grey, Inc. approves such request, Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and directives, including but not limited to those relating to e-mail marketing and “spamming”. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall (a) not send any e-mail regarding Arctic Grey, Inc. and/or Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities to any individual or entity that has not requested such information and (b) always include “unsubscribe” information at the top and bottom of any e-mail regarding Arctic Grey, Inc. , Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities and/or the Arctic Grey, Inc. platform.
Partners cannot send e-mail marketing materials about Arctic Grey, Inc. without its permission.
If Arctic Grey, Inc. does give permission, the messages must comply with all the laws about this type of marketing.
2.5 Unauthorized & Prohibited Marketing Activities
In addition to the restrictions of Section 2.4 above, a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall not (a) engage in any fax, broadcast or telemarketing and any other offline marketing methods with respect to Arctic Grey, Inc. , Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities and/or Arctic Grey, Inc. ; (b) use Malware and/or Spyware techniques or use any other aggressive advertising or marketing methods in any of its dealings relating to Arctic Grey, Inc. , Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities and/or Arctic Grey, Inc. ; (c) make any false, misleading or disparaging representations or statements with respect to Arctic Grey, Inc. , Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities or Arctic Grey, Inc. ; (d) misrepresent the Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner’s affiliation with Arctic Grey, Inc. ; or (e) engage in any other practices which may affect adversely the credibility or reputation of Arctic Grey, Inc. , Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities or Arctic Grey, Inc. , including but not limited to, using any Website in any manner, or having any content on any Website, that (i) promotes sexually explicit materials, violence, discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age and/or any illegal activities or (ii) violates any intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any third party.
The partner cannot engage in any illegal or aggressive marketing techniques on behalf of Arctic Grey, Inc. .
The partner must not make any false or misleading statements about Arctic Grey, Inc. or represent anything that could cause harm to the credibility of the company.
2.6 Prohibited Marketing Activities by a Partner
A Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall not purchase search engine or other pay-per-click keywords (such as Google AdWords), or domain names that use Arctic Grey, Inc. or Arctic Grey, Inc. Technologies' trademarks and/or variations and misspellings thereof.
Partners cannot buy search engine advertising or domain names that mention “Arctic Grey, Inc. ” in any way.
2.7. Compliance with Laws
In addition to, and without limiting the provisions of this Agreement, Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall perform its obligations hereunder in accordance with the highest applicable industry standards and in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
The partner will comply with all laws that apply to them.
2.8. Partner Duty to Inform
Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall promptly inform Arctic Grey, Inc. of any information known to Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner related to any Leads or prospective partners that could reasonably lead to a claim, demand or liability of or against Arctic Grey, Inc. and/or the Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities by any third party.
The partner has to keep Arctic Grey, Inc. informed about leads and liabilities relating to the company.
3. Fees and payment
Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall be entitled to receive the Fees as set forth below under “Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner Commercial Terms” (the “Fees” and/or the “partner Fees”). The Fees shall be due on a periodic basis in accordance with the date of sign up to the Partner Program. All payments are subject to risk analysis considerations and Anti-Money Laundering procedures. Arctic Grey, Inc. reserves the right to demand and receive information about any Lead and to assess the competency of such Lead for payments. Arctic Grey, Inc. reserves the right to modify the Fee structure and/or the payment terms at any time upon reasonable advance notice to Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner. Arctic Grey, Inc. shall not be responsible to pay any commissions for a Lead created or owned in whole or in part by a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner.
The partner will be paid fees for the customers they provide. Arctic Grey, Inc. will periodically pay these fees and has the right to alter them with notice to the partner.
Arctic Grey, Inc. may terminate this Agreement at any time, with or without cause, effective immediately upon notice to Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner.
Fraudulent or other unacceptable behaviour as defined by Arctic Grey, Inc. can result in termination of partner/client relationship or termination of partner account entirely without notice to, or recourse for, the Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner.
Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner, can terminate this Agreement at any time, with or without cause, effective immediately upon notice to Arctic Grey, Inc. .
Both Arctic Grey, Inc. and the partner can end this agreement at any time by providing notice.
If there is fraud or any other unacceptable behavior by the partner, Arctic Grey, Inc. can end the agreement without notice.
4.2. Consequences of Termination
Upon expiration or termination of this Agreement: (a) each Party shall return to the other Party all property of the other Party in its possession or control (including all Creative and all Confidential Information); (b) Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall immediately cease displaying any Creative on any Website or otherwise; and (c) all rights granted to Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner hereunder will immediately cease.
If the agreement ends, all creative material must be returned to Arctic Grey, Inc. and removed from the partner's websites.
5. Proprietary rights
5.1. Proprietary Rights of Arctic Grey, Inc.
As between Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner and Arctic Grey, Inc. , the Creative, all demographic and other information relating to Leads, Prospective partners and partners, the Platforms and all software, documentation, hardware, equipment, devices, templates, tools, documents, processes, methodologies, know-how, websites, and any additional intellectual or other property used by or on behalf of Arctic Grey, Inc. or otherwise related to Arctic Grey, Inc. , together with all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and any other proprietary rights inherent therein and appurtenant thereto (collectively, “Arctic Grey, Inc. Property”) shall be and remain the sole and exclusive property of Arctic Grey, Inc. . To the extent, if any, that ownership of any Arctic Grey, Inc. Property does not automatically vest in Arctic Grey, Inc. by virtue of this Agreement, or otherwise, Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner hereby transfers and assigns to Arctic Grey, Inc. , upon the creation thereof, all rights, title and interest Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner may have in and to such Arctic Grey, Inc. Property, including the right to sue and recover for past, present and future violations thereof.
All of the intellectual property you have access to belongs entirely to Arctic Grey, Inc.
5.2. Arctic Grey, Inc. Trademarks
During the term of this Agreement, Arctic Grey, Inc. hereby grants to Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner a limited, revocable, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to display the Arctic Grey, Inc. trademarks, solely as necessary to perform Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner’s obligations under this Agreement. Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner acknowledges and agrees that: (a) it will use the Arctic Grey, Inc. trademark only as permitted hereunder; (b) it will use the Arctic Grey, Inc. trademark in a lawful manner and in strict compliance with all format(s), guidelines, standards and other requirements prescribed by Arctic Grey, Inc. ; (c) the Arctic Grey, Inc. trademark are and shall remain the sole property of Arctic Grey, Inc. ; (d) nothing in this Agreement shall confer in Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner any right of ownership in the Arctic Grey, Inc. trademark and all use thereof by Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall inure to the benefit of Arctic Grey, Inc. ; and (e) Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall not, now or in the future, contest the validity of any Arctic Grey, Inc. trademarks or use any term or mark confusingly similar to any Arctic Grey, Inc. Trademark.
Arctic Grey, Inc. owns the mark entirely and the partner agrees not to use it for anything illegal.
Each Party agrees to use the other Party’s Confidential Information solely as necessary for performing its obligations hereunder. Each Party agrees that it shall take all reasonable steps, at least substantially equivalent to the steps it takes to protect its own proprietary information, to prevent the duplication, disclosure or use of any such Confidential Information, other than (a) by or to its employees, agents and subcontractors who must have access to such Confidential Information to perform such Party’s obligations hereunder, who each shall treat such Confidential Information as provided herein; or (b) as required by any law, regulation, or order of any court of proper jurisdiction over the Parties and the subject matter contained in this Agreement. Confidential Information shall not include any information which is: (i) in the public domain, or is already known by or in the possession of the non-disclosing Party, at the time of disclosure of such information; (ii) is independently developed by the non-disclosing Party without breaching any provisions of this Agreement; or (iii) is thereafter rightly obtained by the non-disclosing Party from a source other than the disclosing Party without breaching any provision of this Agreement.
Both Arctic Grey, Inc. and the partner agree to use confidential information only to perform the obligations of this agreement.
Confidential information must be protected and respected.
7. Disclaimer of warranty
Arctic Grey, Inc. makes no warranties hereunder, and Arctic Grey, Inc. expressly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, Arctic Grey, Inc. further disclaims all representations and warranties, express or implied, that the platforms do not infringe or otherwise violate any intellectual property or other proprietary right of any third party in any jurisdiction, including, but not limited to, the territory. Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner understands and agrees that the platforms may not satisfy all of the leads’ requirements and may not be uninterrupted or error-free.
Arctic Grey, Inc. makes no warranties about the platform or the company's ability to satisfy the needs of the customers.
8. Limitation of liability and indemnification
8.1. Limitation of Liability
Arctic Grey, Inc. shall have no liability with respect to the platforms or its obligations under this agreement or otherwise for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, special, incidental or punitive damages even if Arctic Grey, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In any event, Arctic Grey, Inc. ’s liability to Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner under this agreement for any reason will be limited to the amounts paid to Partner by Arctic Grey, Inc. during the six (6) month period immediately preceding the event giving rise to the claim for damages. This limitation applies to all causes of action in the aggregate, including, but not limited to, breach of contract, breach of warranty, negligence, strict liability, misrepresentations, and other torts.
Arctic Grey, Inc. is limiting its liability in regard to the platform and its obligations under the contract.
If there is a liability owed to the partner, Arctic Grey, Inc. will provide no more than what was paid to the partner 6 months prior to the event.
8.2.1. Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner Indemnification.
Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Arctic Grey, Inc. and any Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities and the directors, officers, employees, subcontractors and agents thereof (collectively, the “Indemnified Party”), with respect to any claim, demand, cause of action, debt or liability, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, to the extent that such action is based upon or arises out of: (a) Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner ‘s breach of any representation, warranty, obligation or covenant under this Agreement; (b) Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner’s gross negligence or willful misconduct; or ( c) any warranty, condition, representation, indemnity or guarantee relating to Arctic Grey, Inc. and Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entities granted by Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner to any Lead, Prospective partner or other third party.
The partner will cover all costs associated with a claim made against Arctic Grey, Inc. if it is caused by negligence, misconduct or breach of contract on the part of the partner.
8.2.2. Notice of Indemnification.
In claiming any indemnification hereunder, the Indemnified Party shall promptly provide Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner with written notice of any claim which the Indemnified Party believes falls within the scope of the foregoing paragraphs. The Indemnified Party may, at its own expense, assist in the defense if it so chooses, provided that Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall control such defense and all negotiations relative to the settlement of any such claim and further provided that any settlement intended to bind the Indemnified Party shall not be final without the Indemnified Party’s written consent, which shall not be unreasonably withheld.
Arctic Grey, Inc. will notify the partner if any of the above claims occur and may choose to assist in the defense.
9. Non-exclusive remedies
In the event (a) Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner markets or promotes Arctic Grey, Inc. and/or any Arctic Grey, Inc. Related Entity that promotes the Arctic Grey, Inc. platform to any person or entity outside of the Territory or (b) of any breach or threatened breach of any provision of Sections 2, 5 and/or 6 above, in addition to all other rights and remedies available to Arctic Grey, Inc. under this Agreement and under applicable law, Arctic Grey, Inc. shall have the right to (i) immediately enjoin all such activity, without the necessity of showing damages or posting bond or other security, (ii) immediately terminate this Agreement and Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner ’s engagement hereunder, (iii) receive a prompt refund of all amounts paid to Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner hereunder and (iv) be indemnified for any losses, damages or liability incurred by Arctic Grey, Inc. in connection with such violation, in accordance with the provisions of Section 8 above.
If a partner markets the Arctic Grey, Inc. platform outside of the territory or breaches sections 2, 5 or 6, Arctic Grey, Inc. has rights outside of 'breach of contract'.
10. General provisions
10.1. Force Majeure
If the performance of any part of this Agreement by either Party is prevented, hindered, delayed or otherwise made impracticable by reason of any flood, riot, fire, judicial or governmental action (including, but not limited to, any law, regulation or embargo prohibiting the performance contemplated hereunder and/or the failure or refusal of a government agency to issue a license required for any performance pursuant to this Agreement), labor disputes, act of God or any cause beyond the reasonable control of that Party, the Party shall be excused from such performance to the extent that it is prevented, hindered or delayed by such cause. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, the Party prevented from performing hereunder by a force majeure event shall nevertheless use its best efforts to recommence its performance hereunder as soon as reasonably practicable and to mitigate any damages resulting from its non-performance hereunder.
In case something serious happens outside the control of either Arctic Grey, Inc. or the partner, both will be excused from performance of duties associated with this event.
10.2. Independent Contractors
The Parties to this Agreement are independent contractors. Neither Party is an agent, representative or Related Entity of the other Party. Neither Party shall have any right, power or authority to enter into any agreement for, or on behalf of, or incur any obligation or liability of, or to otherwise bind, the other Party. This Agreement shall not be interpreted or construed to create an association, agency, joint venture or partnership between the Parties or to impose any liability attributable to such a relationship upon either Party.
Both Arctic Grey, Inc. and the partner are considered to be independent contractors and are not agents of each other.
Any notice, approval, request, authorization, direction or other communication under this Agreement shall be given in writing and shall be deemed to have been delivered and given for all purposes (a) on the delivery date if delivered personally or by e-mail to the Party to which the same is directed; (b) two (2) business days after deposit with an internationally recognized commercial overnight courier service, with written verification of receipt; or (c) five (5) business days after deposit in certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, postage and charges prepaid, to the respective addresses of the Parties as set forth on the Registration Page.
Notice is considered to be sent on the day it is emailed, 2 days after it is given to a courier, or 5 days after it is placed in the mail.
10.4. No Waiver
The failure of either Party to insist upon or enforce strict performance by the other Party of any provision of this Agreement or to exercise any right under this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of such Party’s right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance; rather, the same shall be and remain in full force and effect. Each waiver shall be set forth in a written instrument signed by the waiving Party.
If a provision is not enforced by either party, it does not mean that they are waiving their rights to that provision.
10.5. Entire Agreement
This Agreement, including all Exhibits hereto, sets forth the entire agreement and supersedes any and all prior agreements, written or oral, of the Parties with respect to the subject matter hereof as set forth herein. Neither Party shall be bound by, and each Party specifically objects to, any term, condition or other provision that is different from or in addition to the provisions of this Agreement (whether or not it would materially alter this Agreement) and which is proffered by the other Party in any correspondence or other document, unless the Party to be bound thereby specifically agrees to such provision in writing.
This is a complete agreement and replaces previous agreements.
All the terms and provisions of this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the Parties to this Agreement and to their respective heirs, successors, assigns and legal representatives. Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner shall have no right to assign or otherwise transfer this Agreement, or any of its rights or obligations hereunder, to any third party without Arctic Grey, Inc. ’s prior written consent, to be given or withheld in Arctic Grey, Inc. ’s sole discretion.
The partner cannot assign away or transfer this agreement to another party without Arctic Grey, Inc. ’s consent.
10.7. Applicable Laws
This Agreement shall be governed, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada. Each Party agrees that any legal action, proceeding, controversy or claim between the Parties arising out of or relating to this Agreement may be brought and prosecuted only in a court of law in the Province of Ontario, Canada, and by execution of this Agreement each Party hereto submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such court and waives any objection it might have based upon improper venue or inconvenient forum.
By marking the 'I have read and agree to the terms and conditions' checkbox, Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner hereby fully agrees with all terms and provisions.
This agreement is covered by the laws of Canada. If anything were to go wrong, Canada is where the issue would be litigated.
11. Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner Commercial Terms
11.1. Revenue Sharing Plans
All Fees payable to a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner will be calculated based on either the Reference Plan or the App Plan (as defined below), whichever applicable.
The “Reference Plan” is a revenue sharing plan applicable where a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner introduces Arctic Grey, Inc. to a Lead. Under the Reference Plan, such Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner is entitled to twenty percent (20%) of the total revenue received by Arctic Grey, Inc. from such client, with Arctic Grey, Inc. being entitled to the remaining eighty percent (80%).
The “App Plan” is a revenue sharing plan (together with the Reference Plan, the “Revenue Sharing Plans”) which allocates revenue between Arctic Grey, Inc. and a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner who has been selected to have their app sold through Arctic Grey, Inc. (the “Select Apps”). Under the App Plan, a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner is entitled to eighty percent (80%) of the total revenues received by Arctic Grey, Inc. from the sale of such Select Apps, with Arctic Grey, Inc. being entitled to the remaining twenty percent (20%).
Partners are paid according to either the Reference Plan or the App Plan.
When partners introduce Arctic Grey, Inc. to a customer, they are paid 20% of the total revenue the company gets from that client.
If the partner’s app is selected to be sold by Arctic Grey, Inc. , they are entitled to 80% of the total revenues the company receives for that app.
11.2. Payment Under Plans
For Arctic Grey, Inc. Partners and App Developers that utilize the Arctic Grey, Inc. Billing API, payments due under the Reference Plan and App Plan will be distributed to the Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner twice per month (the “Payment Period”) via the Arctic Grey, Inc. Billing API. If the account balance of a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner is less than USD $25 at the end of the Payment Period, such funds will remain in the account until the end of the first Payment Period in which the account has USD $25 or more.
Arctic Grey, Inc. Partners and App Developers that do not utilize the Arctic Grey, Inc. Billing API shall submit payments due under the Reference Plan or App Plan to Arctic Grey, Inc. monthly by way of wire transfer. The Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner is responsible for contacting firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain the necessary banking information to execute the transfer. If the balance owed to Arctic Grey, Inc. is less than USD $1,000, the Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner may defer payment until the outstanding balance at the end of a payment period is USD $1,000 or more.
Notwithstanding the definition of Reference Plan in 11.1, Arctic Grey, Inc. shall not be responsible to pay any commissions for a Lead created or owned in whole or in part by a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner.
Arctic Grey, Inc. reserves the right to cancel or modify the Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner Program Agreement in its entirety, including Fees & Payments and the Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner Commercial Terms, upon 60 days’ notice to a Arctic Grey, Inc. Partner.
If the Partner uses the Arctic Grey, Inc. Billing API, the fees will be paid to the partner two times per month, unless the balance owed is less than $25. If this is the case, Arctic Grey, Inc. will pay when the account grows to more than $25.
If the Partner does not use the Billing API, the partner is responsible for transferring shared revenue to Arctic Grey, Inc. once the amount owed to Arctic Grey, Inc. reaches USD $1,000.
Arctic Grey, Inc. can change or eliminate sections of the terms and conditions as long as they provide 60 days notice to the partner.
11.3. Reporting and Audit
App Developers that do not utilize the Arctic Grey, Inc. Billing API shall submit to Arctic Grey, Inc. a report indicating total revenues per quarter, within 30 days following the end of the App Developer’s fiscal quarter.
Arctic Grey, Inc. shall have the right to appoint an independent auditor approved by App Developer, such approval not to be unreasonably withheld, under appropriate non-disclosure conditions, to audit App Developer’s records to confirm App Developers’s compliance with this Agreement. Any independent auditor appointed by Arctic Grey, Inc. shall provide App Developer with a report (along with supporting documentation) indicating the amount by which App Developer has overstated or understated the payments due by App Developer and a report on any other failures by App Developer to fulfill its obligations under the Agreement. Prompt adjustment shall be made by the proper party to compensate for any overpayments or underpayments disclosed by any such audit. Arctic Grey, Inc. shall bear all of the costs of any such audit, unless such audit reveals underpayment by more than five percent (5%) for the audited period, in which case, App Developer shall reimburse Arctic Grey, Inc. for all of the reasonable costs of such audit. In addition to the foregoing audit rights, Arctic Grey, Inc. shall also have the right to use the capabilities of the Service to confirm the number of Apps sold by the App Developer.
App Developers that do not use the Arctic Grey, Inc. Billing API must inform Arctic Grey, Inc. of total App sales each quarter.
Arctic Grey, Inc. can audit an App Developer's records to ensure the App Developer is remitting revenue to Arctic Grey, Inc. in accordance with the App Plan.
12. Use of API and App store
12.1 Use of API and App Store
Arctic Grey, Inc. Partners are permitted to develop applications for Arctic Grey, Inc. merchants using the Arctic Grey, Inc. API (“Apps’”) to be distributed and/or sold in the Arctic Grey, Inc. App Store or on a third-party website. Arctic Grey, Inc. retains the right to remove an App from the Arctic Grey, Inc. App Store at any time.
App Developers are prohibited from bypassing Arctic Grey, Inc. API restrictions to automate administrative functions of the Arctic Grey, Inc. dashboard.
App Developers can develop and sell Apps for Arctic Grey, Inc. merchants in the Arctic Grey, Inc. App Store or third-party website such as the Apple iTunes App Store.
App Developers cannot bypass Arctic Grey, Inc. API restrictions.
12.2 Arctic Grey, Inc. Trademarks
Notwithstanding section 5.2, App Developers shall not use any Arctic Grey, Inc. trademark including the shopping bag logo, the mark “Arctic Grey, Inc. ,” or variation of the word “Arctic Grey, Inc. ,” in the name or design of an App unless granted express permission by Arctic Grey, Inc. .
App Developers may refer to Arctic Grey, Inc. and the Service in the promotion of the App for the sole purpose of letting customers know that the App is compatible with the Service.
App Developers cannot use the word “Arctic Grey, Inc. ” or the Arctic Grey, Inc. shopping bag logo in the name or design of an App.
App Developers can let customers know that the App is compatible with Arctic Grey, Inc. in the description of the App.
12.3 Non-Solicitation of Reviews
App Developers are prohibited from soliciting reviews of an App on the Arctic Grey, Inc. App Store by offering a financial incentive, access to App functionality, or any other benefit to an App customer in exchange for the review.
App Developers cannot provide incentives to get customers to review their apps.
13. Additional considerations
As a courtesy please be advised that the Federal Trade Commission in the United States (“FTC”) has guidelines for governing endorsements and testimonials. These rules are aimed at increasing transparency between endorsers and consumers. As members of the Partner Program with Arctic Grey, Inc. you receive compensation for the affiliate referrals you make to the company. This may establish a “material connection” according to FTC rules, which creates an obligation to provide disclosure to your consumers.
Full compliance with these guidelines requires that information be provided to your consumers clearly and conspicuously, outlining that you are being compensated for referring clients to Arctic Grey, Inc. . For further information you may refer to the statement released by the FTC regarding these guidelines.
If you are in the United States you should stay up to date on the FTC laws that apply to you.