Skill Spades Mobile Game

SkillSpades Affiliates

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. What is an affiliate program? How does it work?
  2. How do I get started?
  3. Who can participate?
  4. Does it cost anything to participate?
  5. How are my sales tracked ?
  6. How much will I earn? How and when do I get paid?
  7. Is there anything else I need to know?
  8. How do I contact SkillSpades regarding the affiliate program.

What is an affiliate program? How does it work?
An affiliate program is a revenue sharing program where our Captains (that's you!) guide others to our Spades Game, and receive a referral commissions each time that player makes a deposit. When your player/referral installs our game from the Apple AppStore and puts in your PromoCode They receive 3 New Player Free Game plays for Cash Prizes in our Daily Tournaments - Plus 3 Additional Free Cash Prize Games from You just for using your PromoCode. When all free games (for $25, $50, $100 or $200 prizes) are, played to continue they make a deposit of $5 or more. When they make their 1st deposit, you are immediately credited with $5 commission and 5% of any amount above the $5 minimum and thereafter 5% of all Cash deposits they make for the next year starting on when they first Join and use your PromoCode. Once you sign up for and are accepted to our program, you can log in at any time to see your pending commissions earned and request a payout via Check or PayPal.


How do I get started?
Step 1: Join As an Affiliate by clicking the Register Online button above.


Step 2: We manually review all applications within 3 business days. Once your application is approved, we will send you setup instructions as well as promotional material and text links that you can put on your web site.


Step 3: Sit back,collect your commissions, and be one happy Skill Spades Captain. (Each of your referrals are tracked individually and you receive $5 on their initial deposit and 5% of all of their other deposits for a full year.)


Who can participate? Group organizers and individuals that enjoys Spades and wants to bring friends together and share in the fun of playing to win their choice of Gift Cards while making a little commission on the side-All for The LOVE of SPADES!  All applications are manually reviewed, and we reserve the right to refuse any application.(Currently the Skill Spades App is available only for Apple devices.)


Does it cost anything to participate?
No! As long as you are an active affiliate, all you need to do is refer and collect your commissions.


How are My Referrals tracked?
Once your application is accepted, you will be able to login to the Captains Affiliate Portal where you can keep track of all those who use your PromoCode, track your commissions and request a Payout via check or PayPal

 
How much will I earn? How and when do I get paid?
Captains are able to request a commission Payout whenever the commission balance is $10 or more. When each of your Referrals make their first deposit you receive $5 commission and 5% of ALL of their other deposits for a year/12 months from the date of their use of your PromoCode.
Once your application is approved, you will receive an e-mail welcoming you into our affiliate program. It will include all the instructions you need to get started.

Is there anything else I need to know?
Yes. By participating in the Program, you agree to our supplemental Terms and Conditions. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the Terms and Conditions. 

How do I contact SkillSpades regarding the affiliate program.
If you have any questions, a change address, etc. Just lets us know by e-mailing us at:Support@SkillSpades.com

 



 


 

SkillSpades Mobile Game SkillSpades Mobile Game Become a Captain in our SkillSpades Refferal Program

Thank you for your interest in the SkillSpades Affiliate Program. You will receive an email verification that your application has been received. We look forward to hearing from you and providing excellent support to ensure that your participation in Our Affiliate Program will be of maximum benefit to you.

Please contact info@skillspades.com for more information.



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Affilaite Legal Agreement

SKILLSPADES AFFILIATE AGREEMENT
PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT.
YOU MAY PRINT THIS PAGE FOR YOUR RECORDS.
THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND MERCHANT, INC. (DBA SKILLSPADES)
BY SUBMITTING THE ONLINE APPLICATION YOU ARE AGREEING THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THAT YOU AGREE TO BE LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR EACH AND EVERY TERM AND CONDITION.


1. Overview
This Agreement contains the complete terms and conditions that apply to you becoming an affiliate in SkillSpades's Affiliate Program. The purpose of this Agreement is to allow HTML linking between your web site and the SkillSpades web site. Please note that throughout this Agreement, "we," "us," and "our" refer to SkillSpades, and "you," "your," and "yours" refer to the affiliate.


2. Affiliate Obligations
2.1. To begin the enrollment process, you will complete and submit this online application. Once submitted your application will be vetted and you will receive approval via email. We may reject your application at our sole discretion. We may cancel your application if we determine that your group or business is unsuitable for our Program, including if it:
2.1.1. Promotes sexually explicit materials
2.1.2. Promotes violence
2.1.3. Promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age
2.1.4. Promotes illegal activities
2.1.5. Incorporates any materials which infringe or assist others to infringe on any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights or to violate the law
2.1.6. Provides service to members solely below the age of 18 years of age. 
2.1.7. Is otherwise in any way unlawful, harmful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, harassing, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable to us in our sole discretion.

2.2. As a member of SkillSpades's Affiliate Program, you will have access to Affiliate Account Manager. Here you will be able to review our Program’s details and view and manage your account.
2.3. SkillSpades reserves the right, at any time, to remove or deny access to any referred member of your organization who violates SkillSpades rules and terms while participating in our games.
2.4. We may monitor any shared or distributed information involving SkillSpades and may request the removal or change of materials we find objectionable or in violation of this agreement.
2.5. It is entirely your responsibility to follow all applicable intellectual property and other laws that pertain to your site. You must have express permission to use any person's copyrighted material, whether it be a writing, an image, or any other copyrightable work. We will not be responsible (and you will be solely responsible) if you use another person's copyrighted material or other intellectual property in violation of the law or any third party rights.


3. SkillSpades Rights and Obligations

3.2. SkillSpades reserves the right to terminate this Agreement and your participation in the SkillSpades Affiliate Program immediately and without notice to you should you commit fraud in your use of the SkillSpades Affiliate Program or should you abuse this program in any way. If such fraud or abuse is detected, SkillSpades shall not be liable to you for any commissions for such fraudulent sales.
3.3. This Agreement will begin upon our acceptance of your Affiliate application, and will continue unless terminated hereunder.


4. Termination
Either you or we may end this Agreement AT ANY TIME, with or without cause, by giving the other party written notice. Written notice can be in the form of mail, email or fax. In addition, this Agreement will terminate immediately upon any breach of this Agreement by you.


5. Modification
We may modify any of the terms and conditions in this Agreement at any time at our sole discretion. In such event, you will be notified by email. Modifications may include, but are not limited to, changes in the payment procedures and SkillSpades's Affiliate Program rules. If any modification is unacceptable to you, your only option is to end this Agreement. Your continued participation in SkillSpades's Affiliate Program following the posting of the change notice or new Agreement on our site will indicate your agreement to the changes.
6. Payment


SkillSpades provides payment to Affiliate members via Mailed check or PayPal. Affiliate member must select the type of payment they prefer and may change this preference at anytime in their account manager


7. Access to Affiliate Account Interface
You will create a password so that you may enter SkillSpades’s secure affiliate account Manager. From there you will be able to receive your reports that will describe our calculation of the commissions due to you.


8. Promotion Restrictions
8.1. You are free to promote your own web sites, but naturally any promotion that mentions SkillSpades could be perceived by the public or the press as a joint effort. You should know that certain forms of advertising are always prohibited by SkillSpades. For example, advertising commonly referred to as "spamming" is unacceptable to us and could cause damage to our name. Other generally prohibited forms of advertising include the use of unsolicited commercial email (UCE), postings to non-commercial newsgroups and cross-posting to multiple newsgroups at once. In addition, you may not advertise in any way that effectively conceals or misrepresents your identity, your domain name, or your return email address. You may use mailings to customers to promote SkillSpades so long as the recipient is already a customer or subscriber of your services or web site, and recipients have the option to remove themselves from future mailings. Also, you may post to newsgroups to promote SkillSpades so long as the news group specifically welcomes commercial messages. At all times, you must clearly represent yourself and your web sites as independent from SkillSpades. If it comes to our attention that you are spamming, we will consider that cause for immediate termination of this Agreement and your participation in the SkillSpades Affiliate Program. Any pending balances owed to you will not be paid if your account is terminated due to such unacceptable advertising or solicitation.


8.2. Affiliates that among other keywords or exclusively bid in their Pay-Per-Click campaigns on keywords such as SkillSpades, skillspades.comor any misspellings or similar alterations of this be it separately or in combination with other keywords and do not direct the traffic from such campaigns to their own website prior to re-directing it to ours, will be considered trademark violators, and will be banned from SkillSpades’s Affiliate Program. We will do everything possible to contact the affiliate prior to the ban. However, we reserve the right to expel any trademark violator from our affiliate program without prior notice, and on the first occurrence of such PPC bidding behavior.


9. Grant of Licenses
9.1. We grant to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable right to (i) access our site through HTML links solely in accordance with the terms of this Agreement and (ii) solely in connection with such links, to use our logos, trade names, trademarks, and similar identifying material (collectively, the "Licensed Materials") that we provide to you or authorize for such purpose. You are only entitled to use the Licensed Materials to the extent that you are a member in good standing of SkillSpades's Affiliate Program. You agree that all uses of the Licensed Materials will be on behalf of SkillSpades and the good will associated therewith will inure to the sole benefit of SkillSpades.
9.2. Each party agrees not to use the other's proprietary materials in any manner that is disparaging, misleading, obscene or that otherwise portrays the party in a negative light. Each party reserves all of its respective rights in the proprietary materials covered by this license. Other than the license granted in this Agreement, each party retains all right, title, and interest to its respective rights and no right, title, or interest is transferred to the other.


10. Disclaimer
SKILLSPADES MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING SKILLSPADES SERVICE AND WEB SITE OR THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED THEREIN, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF SKILLSPADES ABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED AND EXCLUDED. IN ADDITION, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION THAT THE OPERATION OF OUR SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, AND WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY INTERRUPTIONS OR ERRORS.


11. Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant that:
11.1. This Agreement has been duly and validly executed and delivered by you and constitutes your legal, valid, and binding obligation, enforceable against you in accordance with its terms;
11.2. You have the full right, power, and authority to enter into and be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement and to perform your obligations under this Agreement, without the approval or consent of any other party;
11.3. You have sufficient right, title, and interest in and to the rights granted to us in this Agreement.


12. Limitations of Liability
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR GOODWILL OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS), EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. FURTHER, NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT, IN NO EVENT SHALL SKILLSPADES'S CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, TORT OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, EXCEED THE TOTAL COMMISSION FEES PAID TO YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT.


13. Indemnification
You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless SkillSpades, and its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their directors, officers, employees, agents, shareholders, partners, members, and other owners, against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, settlements, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) (any or all of the foregoing hereinafter referred to as "Losses") insofar as such Losses (or actions in respect thereof) arise out of or are based on (i) any claim that our use of the affiliate trademarks infringes on any trademark, trade name, service mark, copyright, license, intellectual property, or other proprietary right of any third party, (ii) any misrepresentation of a representation or warranty or breach of a covenant and agreement made by you herein, or (iii) any claim related to your site, including, without limitation, content therein not attributable to us.


14. Confidentiality
All confidential information, including, but not limited to, any business, technical, financial, and customer information, disclosed by one party to the other during negotiation or the effective term of this Agreement which is marked "Confidential," will remain the sole property of the disclosing party, and each party will keep in confidence and not use or disclose such proprietary information of the other party without express written permission of the disclosing party.


15. Miscellaneous
15.1. You agree that you are an independent contractor, and nothing in this Agreement will create any partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representative, or employment relationship between you and SkillSpades. You will have no authority to make or accept any offers or representations on our behalf. You will not make any statement, whether on Your Site in your group or any other or otherwise, that reasonably would contradict anything in this Section.
15.2. Neither party may assign its rights or obligations under this Agreement to any party, except to a party who obtains all or substantially all of the business or assets of a third party.
15.3. This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without regard to the conflicts of laws and principles thereof.
15.4. You may not amend or waive any provision of this Agreement unless in writing and signed by both parties.
15.5. This Agreement represents the entire agreement between us and you, and shall supersede all prior agreements and communications of the parties, oral or written.
15.6. The headings and titles contained in this Agreement are included for convenience only, and shall not limit or otherwise affect the terms of this Agreement.
15.7. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent necessary such that the intent of the parties is effectuated, and the remainder of this agreement shall have full force and effect.