Thank you for considering The Wine Genius Affiliate Program. Our affiliates are particularly important to us. This agreement is designed with you in mind, as well as protecting you, The Wine Genius, and our customers. Please read thoroughly. If you have any questions, please contact us affiliates@thewinegenius.com.

Affiliate Agreement

This agreement describes the terms and conditions for participation in The Wine Genius Affiliate Program. In this agreement, the term “Affiliate” refers to you (the applicant). In this agreement, “The Wine Genius” refers to The Wine Genius, a Division of Barracuda Holding Corp, with whom you are entering this agreement. By applying to The Wine Genius Affiliate Program, you are confirming that you have read the agreement and agree to the terms and conditions.

Affiliate Programs

The Wine Genius Affiliate Program pays the Affiliate a commission per completed order.

Commissions

For a sale to generate a commission to an Affiliate, the customer must complete the order process in the shopping cart on www.thewinegenius.com and remit full payment for the order. Commissions will only be paid on sales that are made when the customer clicks through qualified, correctly structured Affiliate links. Properly coded links are the sole responsibility of the affiliate. Commissions can be viewed on the Affiliate Dashboard.

The Affiliate will receive a one-time payment for a percentage or fixed amount of the transaction or both.

Payment

An Affiliate can request a payment when their balance reaches a minimum balance of $25 USD. Payments can be requested every day and instantly deposited to PayPal or sent to your bank account.

Refunds

In the event a customer requests a refund for a transaction for which the Affiliate has earned commissions, any commissions earned on the refund amount will be deducted from the Affiliate’s balance.

Usage and Obligations

Affiliates are permitted to use The Wine Genius brand and marketing resources available in the Affiliates section of www.thewinegenius.com. Logos and other assets cannot be modified. The Affiliate does not gain any trademark, copyright, or any other rights to these materials.

The Affiliate will never imply that they are acting on behalf of The Wine Genius and will never advertise The Wine Genius products directly. The Affiliate will never bid for advertisements that compete with The Wine Genius.

The Affiliate will never represent themselves, The Wine Genius, or their relationship with The Wine Genius in a false or misleading way.

The Affiliate will not engage in the distribution of an unsolicited bulk email (spam) mentioning or referencing The Wine Genius.

The Affiliate will never promote the sale of alcohol to someone under the age of 21 and understands that The Wine Genius is an acting agent on behalf of its customers with regards to the alcohol purchase process, working in partnership with licensed retail stores.

Term and Termination

Either party has the right to terminate the agreement immediately without prior notice.

If the Affiliate terminates the agreement, no further commissions from The Wine Genius will be paid for any past or future customer transactions.

If The Wine Genius chooses to terminate the agreement, any balance greater than $25 USD will be paid to the affiliate within 60 days of termination. Balances that are smaller than $25 will be forfeited.

Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed, construed, and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to its conflict of laws rules.

Arbitration

All claims and disputes arising under or relating to this Agreement are to be settled by binding arbitration in the State of Florida. An award of arbitration may be confirmed in a court of competent jurisdiction.

Modification

We may modify any of the terms and conditions within this Agreement at any time and at our sole discretion. These modifications may include, but not limited to changes in the scope of available commissions, commission schedules, payment procedures, and Affiliate Program rules.