CompactLaw Affiliate Terms & Conditions
This is an Affiliate Agreement between CompactLaw Limited, (hereinafter referred to as CompactLaw) and you. By becoming a CompactLaw Affiliate and linking to our website you accept the following terms and conditions:
1. Outline of Agreement
1.1 CompactLaw provides legal information and services via the internet through www.compactlaw.co.uk and other web sites and other channels of distribution in the jurisdiction of England & Wales.
1.2 You agree to promote and link to the CompactLaw homepage and Document Centre service using the links and linking codes provided by CompactLaw.
1.3 You acknowledge that CompactLaw makes no representations concerning the volume of sales that will be generated through the CompactLaw Document Centre
2. Contract Period
This Agreement continues until terminated by either party giving written notice.
3. Branding and Linking
3.1 You agree not to register any web site address similarly spelt or deliberately mis-spelt to "compactlaw".
3.2 You agree to use the suggested text and graphic links supplied by CompactLaw.
3.3 CompactLaw will supply you with your indivdual linking codes to identify and assign sales generated by your site.
4. Loss or Deterioration of Service
In the event of system failure, loss of access or deterioration in service the defaulting party shall take all reasonable steps to restore or rectify the service. The non-defaulting party shall not be entitled to any form of compensation.
5. Commission Payments
5.1 CompactLaw shall pay commission ("Document Commission") upon all products purchased through the CompactLaw Document Centre where the customer comes from your web site to CompactLaw in any single user session ("Qualifying Transaction"). Such Document Commission payments shall be based upon the value of the document sold net of VAT and associated charges or deductions and credit card clearing payments made by CompactLaw.
5.2 CompactLaw will not pay Document Commission on purchases made by you, whether these purchases are for your personal or business use.
6. Sales Reports
Within the period of seven working days after the end of each calendar month, CompactLaw shall email to you a report containing: all Qualifying Transactions entered into during such month; and the amount of Document Commission payable in respect of such month.
7.1 CompactLaw will pay Document Centre Commission owed on all Qualifying Transactions, (including VAT, if applicable, on presentation of a valid VAT invoice) within the period of 30 days after CompactLaw receives payment.
7.2 If the level of Document Centre Commission owed in any month does not exceed £20 CompactLaw will carry forward payment until the level of Commission owed equals or exceeds £20, or (if before) until this Agreement is terminated.
7.3 In the event that any Qualifying Transaction is charged-back to CompactLaw, CompactLaw will deduct the associated Document Commission payable to you, either during the same month that the chargeback is made or from the amount of any subsequent month. CompactLaw shall also inform you of this chargeback and the reason for it.
8. Security and Chargebacks
If the number of chargebacks exceeds a reasonable level as against the actual total number of Qualifying Transactions originating through your web site, (whether caused by customer mistake or by fraud) CompactLaw reserves the right to terminate this Agreement immediately on written notice.
9. Intellectual Property Rights
9.1 CompactLaw grants to you for the term of this Agreement a non-exclusive, revocable, royalty-free licence to use its name, logos, trade marks or devices ("Intellectual Property") subject to the restrictions in Clause 3 above.
9.2 You shall not make any claim to CompactLaw content or services during or after the expiry of this Agreement.
9.3 You shall not make any claim to CompactLaw trademarks or register or cause to be registered or apply for a materially similar trademark or imitation of a trademark during or after the expiry of this Agreement.
9.4 You shall not register or cause to be registered any company name which is materially similar to that of CompactLaw.
9.5 On the expiry of this Agreement you agree to immediately cease use of such Intellectual Property.
10. Limitation of Liability
CompactLaw shall not be liable to you under this Agreement for any indirect, special or consequential damages or any loss of profits, revenue, data or information. CompactLaw's aggregate liability under this Agreement shall not exceed the total Document Centre Commission owed to you at the time of the act or omission.
11. Your Website
You are solely responsible for development, implementation, operation and maintenance of your web site, including the content of your web site. You will indemnify CompactLaw with regard to all claims, damages and expenses, (including legal fees) regarding the development, implementation, operation and maintenance of your web site, including the content of your web site.
You may not assign or otherwise transfer this Agreement or any rights, duties and obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of CompactLaw.
13. Joint Venture or Partnership
Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as creating a partnership, joint venture or an agency relationship between the parties.
14.1 Failure by CompactLaw to enforce any accrued rights under this Agreement is not to be taken as or deemed to be a waiver of those rights unless CompactLaw acknowledges the waiver in writing.
14.2 It is hereby declared that the foregoing paragraphs, sub-paragraphs and clauses of this Agreement shall be read and construed independently of each other. Should any part of this Agreement or its paragraphs, sub-paragraphs or clauses be found invalid it shall not affect the remaining paragraphs, sub-paragraphs and clauses.
14.3 CompactLaw reserves the right to alter the terms of this Agreement at any time and will post the amended agreement on the CompactLaw web site. Continued participation in the CompactLaw affiliate program after any such change indicates your acceptance of the change.
This Agreement shall be interpreted, construed and enforced in accordance with English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.