Affiliate Agreement

  1. Signup Requirements

    RAW Digital Media Affiliates must be 18 (eighteen) years of age. Affiliate Web sites must NOT contain lewd, obscene, illegal or pornographic material, or any other material that we deem to be objectionable. This includes, but is not limited to, bigotry, hatred, pornography, satanic materials, and any and all content of an adult nature. The designation of any materials as such described above is left entirely to the discretion of RAW Digital Media management. In addition any site selling or promoting bulk e-mail services is not allowed.

  2. Link Placement

    Affiliate links/banners/advertisements may not be placed in newsgroups, unsolicited e-mail, banner networks, counters, chatrooms or guestbooks.

    Any link/banner/advertisement placed must be done in such a way that it is not misleading to any site visitor and done with the intention of delivering valid sales, leads, or clicks to RAW Digital Media. Any banner that promotes RAW Digital Media which is designed by an affiliate must be authorized first by sending a copy to affiliates@RAW Digital Media marked "Banner for Authorisation"

  3. Payments

    Affiliates are paid for each referred NEW sale that remains active beyond 45 days (60 days for WestHost sales). Any referred client canceling within 45 days (60 days for WestHost sales) will not be credited to affiliate. Referral credit cannot be combined with any other referral program offer. RAW Digital Media only gives credit for eligible plans through our partner programs, including WestHost.com, Midphase.com, ANHosting.com, Dotable.com, and all other RAW Digital MediaGroup properties. A full list of properties can be found here.

    Payments are processed once per month. Affiliate can be paid via paypal, cheque, (wire transfers on request) The following fees apply and will be deducted from the following payment methods: £5 check processing fee, £15 stop-payment check fee, £15 wire transfer fee.

    For our affiliates in USA, US law requires all affiliates earning $600 or more in annual commission to submit a completed W8 or W9 form, until this form has been received RAW Digital Media is unable to process any commissions beyond this threshold. A copy of this form can be found under the "Account Info" section of the affiliate management area. Completed forms should be mailed to:

    RAW Digital Media Limited
    20-22 Wenlock Road
    London
    N1 7GU
     
  4. Abuse/Fraud

    As an Affiliate, you are compensated for driving new and unique business to RAW Digital MediaGroup properties through your OWN efforts. RAW Digital Media has zero tolerance for abuse and fraud with regards to its services. This includes, but is not limited to order fraud, self-referrals, illegal behavior, misrepresentation of services, traffic hijacking, or any other kind of inappropriate behavior.

    As an RAW Digital Media affiliate you must also not optimize your Web site for any terms trademarked by RAW Digital MediaGroup or Hosting Services, Inc. This includes the terms Midphase, Midphase.com, ANHosting, ANHosting.com, WestHost, WestHost.com, 10TB, 10TB.com, VPS.NET, Autica, Autica.com, WingSix, WingSix.com, Dotable, Dotable.com, Resell.biz, US2.NET, SupremeSupport, SupremeSupport.com, VirtualInternet, VI.net, Another.com, MailFiltering.com, RAW Digital Media, and RAW Digital Media. This would include, but is not limited to purchasing PPC (Pay Per Click) listings for the search terms above.

    Any affiliate found to be involved in any actions not deemed appropriate by RAW Digital Media would be suspended immediately. In these cases, any unpaid referral earnings could be forfeited.

  5. Spam

    RAW Digital Media has a zero tolerance for unsolicited e-mail of any kind. If affiliate makes any reference to RAW Digital Media in an unsolicited e-mail, advertisement, newsletter or any other direct marketing medium, their account will be terminated. This includes the use of our name, a link to our Web site, or a link to another Web site containing references to RAW Digital Media.

  6. Termination of Service

    RAW Digital Media reserves the right at its sole discretion to refuse or cancel service. Violation this agreement could result in a warning, suspension, or possible account termination.

  7. Limitation of Liability

    Customer agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold RAW Digital Media harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against RAW Digital Media its agents, its clients, officers and employees, that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by customer, it's agents or employees.

  8. Disclaimer

    RAW Digital Media will not be responsible for any damages your business may suffer. RAW Digital Media makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for services we provide. The includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by RAW Digital Media and its employees. RAW Digital Media also reserves the right to modify this agreement at any time. Modifications may include, for example, changes in the scope of available referral fees, fee schedules, payment procedures, and affiliate program rules.

  9. Promotions

    The current promotion for RAW Digital Media affiliates effective March 25, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. GMT, can be viewed at affiliates' commissions page.

    The first 5 sales are paid at 25% on everything except Domains. A 35% commission will be paid out for sales between 6-20 and 21 or more sales a month will be paid at 50% commission (excl. domains).

  10. Privacy Policy

    RAW Digital Media insures that all personal information being voluntarily submitted to us in the processing of your order (to be used for record and billing purposes, etc.), inclusive, but not limited to, credit card and other personal information, will be kept strictly confidential and used "solely" by RAW Digital Media its authorized representatives and employees; for the strict purpose for which it was intended, and for the benefit of the subscriber. We agree not to share, rent, sell or release this information to any individual, entity or third party, for any reason, without the specific written consent of the subscriber; with exception as required by law, regulation or governmental authority.

    RAW Digital Media is committed to protecting and securing all subscriber provided information, through the use of firewalls and additional security measures in place at its physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of such information.