Publisher Network Agreement
This Publisher Terms and Conditions Agreement (hereinafter the "Agreement") shall govern participation in the ButtonBrokers, LLC (a division of ButtonBrokers.com) online ad network (the "Network"). By participating in the Network, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. The term "Publisher" shall refer to any individual or entity who accepts the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement by submitting the required information for approval ("Membership") in the Network and checking the "I Agree" checkbox. Upon approval, ButtonBrokers, LLC will provide to the Publisher advertising HTML codes ("Advertising Button Codes") to allow the Publisher to serve advertisements on its approved website properties.
1. Relationship. These Terms and Conditions:
a) set forth the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes prior proposals, agreements and representations between the parties, whether written or oral, regarding the subject matter contained herein;
b) may be changed at any time by ButtonBrokers, LLC, however, ButtonBrokers, LLC will provide notice via email upon such changes;
c) may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be an original and all of which shall constitute together but one and the same document.
2. Publisher Obligations. As a Publisher, You agree not to:
a) generate traffic to your website utilizing any of the following methods: listings on newsgroups, unsolicited bulk commercial e-mailings, instant messenger postings, chat room postings;
b) engage in any form of fraudulent traffic generating methods including: robots, spiders, auto-
spawning browsers, proxy or data-center generation, auto reloading, meta refreshes or any other form of fraudulent and artificial traffic;
c) change or alter the Advertising Button Codes provided by ButtonBrokers, LLC in any way;
d) place Advertising Button Codes on pages of the following nature: blank pages with no
content, pages that only contain advertisements;
e) place Advertising Button Codes on any root domain not specifically approved for membership within the Network;
If Publisher Obligations as outlined above are not upheld, any such actions will lead to account termination and all funds generated from said actions will be forfeited. Buttonbrokers will not remit payment for any traffic generated through methods outlined in any of the above scenarios.
3. ButtonBrokers, LLC Network Policies. As a Publisher, You acknowledge that:
a) your account will be monitored continuously by both the ButtonBrokers, LLC traffic department and the proprietary Fraud Track Technology built into the ButtonBrokers, LLC online ad network. In the event ButtonBrokers, LLC deems a Publisher's account to be outside the acceptable bounds for traffic quality, ButtonBrokers, LLC will terminate the account. In the event traffic quality drops below the acceptable average for only a specific website within a Publisher's account, ButtonBrokers, LLC will request that the Publisher remove the website from their account. Failure to do so will result in termination of the Publisher's membership;
b) membership in the ButtonBrokers, LLC online ad network is subject to prior approval by ButtonBrokers, LLC. ButtonBrokers, LLC reserves the right to refuse service to any new or existing Publisher, at its sole discretion, with or without cause. Approval of membership in the ButtonBrokers, LLC online ad network is limited only to the specific root domain for which the Publisher has applied for approval.
c) Button script must be installed within the body of the html document.
d) In the event that ButtonBrokers, LLC, is unable to fill 100% of a Publisher's available inventory with paid advertising, no advertising will be shown. Under no circumstances does ButtonBrokers, LLC, guarantee to fill any percentage of a website's inventory with paid advertising.
e) ButtonBrokers, LLC is the sole owner of all website, campaign, and aggregate user data collected by the ButtonBrokers, LLC network. Advertisers have access only to website and aggregate user data that is collected as part of their campaign(s). Publishers have access only to campaign and aggregate user data that is collected through the use of their inventory.
a) ButtonBrokers, LLC shall have the sole responsibility for calculation and reporting of all statistics, including unique impressions, clicks, earnings reports, and referral earnings. Central Time (GMT - 05:00) shall be the time period used for all traffic calculations. ButtonBrokers, LLC, will post reports
of all traffic resulting from the Publisher's Advertising Button Codes on ButtonBrokers, LLC's website for the Publisher to access;
b) ButtonBrokers, LLC will pay the Publisher the agreed per 1,000 unique daily banner impressions from the all countries. In order to maintain the worldwide covers at least 30% of the Publisher's traffic must result from the following countries US, UK, CA, MX, JP and AU. ButtonBrokers, LLC will make payments to the Publisher on the 1st business day of each Month for previous Months earnings. The Publisher may choose to be paid by either Xoom (if available, PayPal or AlertPay/Payza. Payment via Xoom will results in a $2.99 (USD) service fee per transaction for direct bank wires and $6.99 (USD) for delivery of checks.
c) Minimum Payout. There is no minimum payout for payments made via Paypal or AlertPay/Payza. Payments made via Xoom, must be no less than $10 US and will incur the said service fee.
5. Termination. ButtonBrokers, LLC reserves the right to:
a) terminate any Publisher's account that has been inactive or idle for a period longer than one month. Notice via email of one week will be provided to the Publisher in the event their account is inactive or idle;
b) terminate any Publisher's relationship with the Network at any time, with or without cause. Termination notice may be provided via email or any other public means and will be effective immediately. Upon receipt of such termination notice, the Publisher agrees to immediately remove the ButtonBrokers, LLC Advertising Button Codes from their website(s). The Publisher will be paid, in the next scheduled payment cycle, all legitimate earnings due up to the time of termination. Upon termination, and in the event that blatant fraudulent activities have been documented in the ButtonBrokers, LLC server logs, all ties to referrals will be permanently severed and the Publisher will not receive future referral commissions.
6. Intellectual Property.
a) The Publisher shall not have, nor will it claim, any right, title or interest in any advertising content delivered by ButtonBrokers, LLC (other than the Publisher's own advertising content). The Publisher is granted no license to ButtonBrokers, LLC content, the name "ButtonBrokers, LLC" or any derivative thereof, or any other trademarks, logos, copyrights, patents, trade secrets or other intellectual property rights which are owned or controlled by ButtonBrokers, LLC and made available to the Publisher in any manner.
a) ButtonBrokers, LLC shall have the right to reference and refer to its work for, and relationship with, the Publisher for marketing and promotional purposes. No press releases or general public announcements shall be made without the mutual consent of ButtonBrokers, LLC and the Publisher.
8. Relationship of Parties.
a) ButtonBrokers, LLC and the Publisher are independent contractors. Neither party is an agent or partner of the other party. Neither party shall have any right, power or authority to enter into any agreement for or on the behalf of, or incur any obligation or liability of, or to otherwise bind, the other party. These Terms and Conditions 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.
a) The Publisher may not assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, without written consent from ButtonBrokers, LLC. Any attempt to assign this Agreement without such consent will be null and void.
10. Force Majeure.
a) Neither party shall be liable by reason of any failure or delay in the performance of its obligations hereunder for any cause beyond the reasonable control of such party, including but not limited to electrical outages, failure of Internet service providers, riots, insurrection, war (or similar), fires, flood, earthquakes, explosions, and other acts of God.
11. Servability / Waiver.
a) The waiver by either party of a breach or right under these Terms and Conditions will not constitute a waiver of any other or subsequent breach or right. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed from the remainder of these Terms and Conditions, which will remain
in full force and effect.
12. Limitation of Liability.
a) In no event shall either party be liable for special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, loss of data, loss of use, or loss of profits arising thereunder or from the provision of services;
b) ButtonBrokers, LLC will not be subject to any liability whatsoever for:
i. any failure to provide reference or access to all or any part of the website due to systems failures or other technological failures of ButtonBrokers, LLC or of the Internet;
ii. delays in delivery and/or non-delivery of advertisements, including, without limitation, difficulties with a client, difficulties with a third-party server, or electronic malfunction; and
iii. errors and omissions of any kind.
a) ButtonBrokers, LLC does not make and hereby expressly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to any matter whatsoever, including, without limitation, the performance of any software programs incidental to services rendered by ButtonBrokers, LLC, services provided there under, or any output or results thereof. ButtonBrokers, LLC specifically disclaims any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
14. Governing Law.
a) This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Virginia, United States of America without regard to conflict of laws principles. Any and all controversies, claims or disputes arising out of or related to this Agreement or the interpretation, performance or breach thereof, including, but not limited to, alleged violations of provincial, state or federal statutory or common law rights or duties, and the determination of the scope or applicability of this Agreement, except as noted in this Agreement, shall be resolved in a court of competent jurisdiction, and parties at torn to the jurisdiction of such court. The party seeking enforcement shall be entitled to an award of all costs, fees and expenses, including attorneys' fees on a full indemnification basis, incurred in obtaining or enforcing the award, to be paid by the party against whom the award or enforcement is ordered (provided that such party, on balance, has been substantially successful in pursuing its substantive claims in the proceedings).
If you are an individual, you represent and warrant that you were at least 18 years of age on the effective date of this agreement.
All publishers are bound by our terms and conditions unless other terms have been agreed to in writing.