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Cookie Duration - 90 Days
Validation Window - 60 Days
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a. Use of Links - If you qualify and agree to participate as an Affiliate, we will make a
variety of graphic and textual links available to you (each referred to herein as a
"Link" or collectively, as the "Links"). The Links will serve to identify your Affiliate
Site as a member of the Affiliate Program and will establish a link from your
Affiliate Site or email to Bluehost India’s website. You agree to cooperate fully
with us to establish, display, and maintain such Links. You further agree that your
use of the Links must be in compliance with this Affiliate Agreement at all times.
Bluehost India may modify the Links from time to time in its sole discretion. You
will not use graphic or textual images (indicating a Link) or text messages to
promote Bluehost India that are not approved in advance by Bluehost India.
Furthermore, you agree not to use cookie stuffing techniques that set the affiliate
tracking cookie without the Referred Customer's knowledge (e.g. iframe).
b. Prohibited Activities -Except as permitted herein, you shall not and are not
authorized to (i) use Bluehost India’s trademark or other intellectual property,
including without limitation, the Links (collectively, “Bluehost India’s IP”) without
Bluehost India’s express prior written permission; (ii) use Bluehost India’s name
(or any variation or misspelling thereof or other terms that are confusingly similar
to any of the foregoing) in a domain name, any metatags, advertising, search
terms, code, or otherwise; or (iii) act in any way that causes or could cause any
confusion concerning the source of, or your association with Bluehost India’s
Products and Services. Your use of Bluehost India’s IP in any manner, other than as
expressly permitted hereunder shall constitute unlawful infringement of Bluehost
India’s intellectual property rights, and may subject you to liability (including
potential treble damages for knowing or willful infringement), and the obligation
to pay Bluehost India’s legal fees and costs in connection with Bluehost India’s
enforcement of its rights.
c. Paid Search Policy -You are required to comply with the following rules when
bidding on keywords on any paid search engines or social media site, including
without limitation, Google, Yahoo/Bing, Twitter and Facebook:
i. You are prohibited from bidding on any Bluehost trademarks, or any
variations and misspellings thereof without Bluehost's prior written
approval. Examples of prohibited keywords are "Bluehost," "Bluehost
India," "Bluehost.com," "Bluehost.in," "www.Bluehost.com,
" "Bluehost India hosting," "Bluehost India domains”.
ii. You are prohibited from bidding on keywords containing Bluehost India
trademarks plus an additional term such as [Bluehost India coupons],
[Bluehost India promotions], and [Bluehost India promos]. Further,
Affiliates are NOT permitted to broad or phrase match any of these
iii. You are prohibited from outranking Bluehost India's internal paid search
ad on any keywords.
iv. You are prohibited from direct linking to www.bluehost.com
from any paid search ads.
v. You are prohibited from using www.bluehost.com
a display URL.
All materials, including without limitation, ad copy, coupons, and promotions on
your Affiliate Site must accurately represent active and valid promotions. For
example, you may not display an ad on your Affiliate Site for a promotion that has
expired. We continue to monitor all paid search landscapes. If you are determined to
be in violation of this section your participation in the Affiliate Program may be
terminated. For more information on match types, please visit Google's overview of
d. Discounts and Coupons. You are not allowed to post any refunds, credits or
discounts on Bluehost India’s Products and Services, or other content concerning
Bluehost India without Bluehost India’s prior written consent in each instance.
Affiliates may only use active coupons and discounts that are provided exclusively
through the Affiliate Program using banners and links. Each Link connecting users
of the Affiliate Site to the pertinent area of the Bluehost India website will in no
way alter the look, feel, or functionality of the Bluehost India website. Any
violations of the terms surrounding links, coupons, refunds, credits or discounts
shall constitute a material breach of this Affiliate Agreement, and may result in
your termination from the Affiliate Program or the withholding of Commission
a. Commission Fees will be calculated based on the commission rates stated on the
Bluehost India website for each Qualified Purchase subject to commission accruing
pursuant to Section 8 below. A “Qualified Purchase” does NOT include any of the
i. A purchase by a Referred Customer that has transferred from any
Bluehost India partner or entity that owns, is owned by, or is under
common ownership with Bluehost India.
ii. A purchase by a Referred Customer who is also associated with any other
Bluehost India referral program.
iii. A purchase by a Referred Customer that is not up to date on its payments
or is subject to a refund, referral, or other program.
iv. A purchase that was completed prior to the Affiliate joining the Affiliate
Program or was not tracked properly through an Affiliate Link.
v. A purchase by a Referred Customer that has not been in good standing for
a period of at least thirty (30) days or is in violation of Bluehost India’s
Terms of Service, Acceptable Use Policy, or other applicable policies at the
time the Commission Fees accrue.
vi. A purchase that Bluehost India suspects, in its sole discretion, is the result
of fraud, which shall include but is not limited to, the use of software that
generates real and fictitious information, multiple accounts from the same
Referred Customers, or the referral of accounts that do not comply with
this Affiliate Agreement.
vii. A purchase referred by an Affiliate that has an excessive cancellation rate
as determined in Bluehost India’s sole discretion.
viii. A purchase by a Referred Customer who was offered or received coupons,
refunds, credits or discounts from the Affiliate not authorised by Bluehost
ix. A purchase by a Referred Customer who is in or is promoting a
business-opportunity program (as determined by us in our sole
discretion), using marketing practices that we deem to be unethical or
likely to attract fraudulent signups and/or signups with a very low
likelihood of renewal.
x. A purchase by a Referred Customer who received a popup with a
discounted offer, while leaving Bluehost India’s website during their
xi. A purchase by a Referred Customer engaging in "Domain Speculation,"
which is determined by the identification of two (2) web hosting accounts
with the same Referred Customer's name, email address, or other
identifying characteristic as determined by Bluehost India and/or the
identification of two (2) or more web hosting accounts that have no
content on their websites or have similar content, templates or
formatting, as determined in Bluehost India’s sole discretion.
xii. A purchase by a Referred Customer who, prior to such purchase, clicked
through a Link established by another affiliate under this Affiliate
xiii. A purchase by a Referred Customer more than ninety (90) days after
clicking through the Affiliate Link.
xiv. Bluehost India reserves the right to withhold payment of Commission Fees
to Affiliates who are new to the Affiliate Program, or who have referrals
that are potentially the result of fraud as determined by Bluehost India in
its sole discretion, to determine the legitimacy and cancellation rates of
b. Bluehost India reserves the right to suspend the payment of Commission Fees at
any time and indefinitely, if it suspects fraud or other improper activity or a
potential breach of any of the terms of this Affiliate Agreement by the Affiliate or
a Referred Customer. Bluehost India reserves the right to deduct from Affiliate's
current and future Commission Fees any and all Commission Fees corresponding
to any fraudulent, questionable, and cancelled purchases. If no subsequent
Commission Fees are due and owing, Bluehost India may send Affiliate a bill for
the balance of such refunded purchase upon termination of Affiliate’s
participation in the Affiliate Program or termination of the Referred Customer.
c. Bluehost India reserves the right to immediately cancel or withhold for later
review any Commission Fees that fail to meet the criteria of a “Qualified
Purchase.” Affiliate is responsible for monitoring the payment, denial, and
withholding of Commission Fees; Bluehost India is not obligated to actively notify
Affiliates of the status of Commission Fees. If Affiliate has a question about a
Commission Fee that has been cancelled or withheld, Affiliate has thirty (30) days
from the day the payment would have been due to contact Bluehost India to
request that the Commission Fee be paid. Any changes to decisions about
cancelled or withheld Commission Fees are strictly made in Bluehost India’s sole
d. Commissions for any Referred Customer who is associated with any other
Bluehost India referral program may not be considered a Qualified Purchase. In
other words, you may not receive double commissions or compensation.
e. In the event that the Referred Customers that are referred to Bluehost India by an
Affiliate are determined to have an excessive cancellation rate, as determined by
Bluehost India in its sole discretion, Bluehost India reserves the right to withhold
or decline pending and future Commission Fees to such Affiliate.
f. Any attempt by an Affiliate to manipulate, falsify or inflate Referred Customers,
Qualified Purchases, or Commission Fees to intentionally defraud Bluehost India
or any violation of the terms of this Affiliate Agreement constitutes immediate
grounds for Bluehost India to terminate the Affiliate’s participation in the Affiliate
Program and will result in the forfeiture of any Commission Fees due to the
g. We use cookie based tracking to track and award sales made through the Link. Our
cookies are valid for ninety (90) days and are awarded on a last click basis, which
means clicking the Link before signing up will overwrite any other affiliate cookie
currently in the system. Also, deleting cookies after clicking the Link (but before
signing-up or paying-up) disables tracking and monitoring these clicks and any sale
they may lead to.