In this document, "We", "Us", "Our", or "Voyagin" means Rakuten, Inc., and "You", "Your", or "Affiliate" means the Affiliate. "Website" individually and collectively means your website and/or e-mail communications and/or published content and/or software applications. "Affiliate Program" means the program managed by or on behalf of Voyagin by which participating entities place links on their Website that connect to the Voyagin website and for which an Affiliate Referral Commission ("Commission") is earned. "Customer" means a Visitor of the Affiliate Website(s) that completed a booking for the Services. "Term" will begin when you sign up as an Affiliate and receive an approval message from Voyagin. "Voyagin Marks" are Voyagin's name, logos, trademarks and service marks. "Agreement" is an oral or written agreements regarding such subject matter.
1- Affiliate URL
2- Affiliate Dashboard
The Affiliate will be provided with a unique link to a personalized dashboard, which will enable the Affiliate to track clicks, conversions, and value of generated sales.
Voyagin shall pay the Affiliate a commission based on the sales/bookings generated by the Affiliate via its tagged links or connections. The commission shall be a percentage of the revenue generated by finalized transactions after any coupons or discounts from each order placed on Voyagin's site through properly tagged Affiliate links. Properly tagged links are the sole responsibility of the Affiliate.
4- Calculation and Payment of the Commission
The Monthly Commission will be calculated for that calendar month in US Dollars (USD) based on completed bookings during that month. Completed bookings are those for which the guests’ preferred date is within that month, excluding any refunded and/or fraudulent bookings.
The commission will be transferred to the Affiliate before the end of the following month, in US dollars or the selected currency of the Affiliate’s choice. The Affiliate may choose its preferred payment method from (1- Domestic Bank Transfer to Japanse bank account only by Japanese Yen, 2- Bank accounts outside Japan with the affiliate preferred currency via TransferWise 3- Paypal). If the Affiliate does not achieve the Minimum Commission Payout (50 USD) , the balance will be carried forward until the Minimum Commission Payout is reached.
The Affiliate will bear all transfer fees which will be deducted from the transferred amount. If the bank and/or payment information provided by the affiliate is incorrect, the additional processing fees generated accordingly will be deducted from the Monthly Commission directly.
It is the responsibility of the affiliate to notify us of a change of payment method for at least a month in advance of subsequent payments at firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure such a change. If sufficient notice is not given and acknowledged by Voyagin, Voyagin shall bear no responsibility for payments sent to an incorrect account.
The Affiliate is responsible for any taxes that may be due on the services provided by the Affiliate. As the Affiliate is liable for their own taxes, Voyagin will not compensate tax and/or any tax consultancy fees addressed to the Affiliate.
6- Intellectual Property Rights
You hereby grant Voyagin during the Term, a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free license to link to your site, apps, and/or social media profiles (hereinafter referred to as the "Affiliate Media") and to use Your trade names, logos, trademarks and service marks ("Affiliate Marks").
The Affiliate Media shall not:
Any violation of the aforementioned provisions may lead to the Affiliate being terminated from the Voyagin Affiliate Program and to the Affiliate's forfeiture of any outstanding payments. The Affiliate shall not use any predatory advertising methods designed to drive traffic away from any website, apps, or social media owned or operated by Voyagin or any of its related companies. Predatory advertising is defined as any method that creates or overlays links or banners on websites, spawns browser windows, SEA, or any method intended to drive traffic from a company or brand's media without that media owner's knowledge, permission, and participation. Any violation of the aforementioned provisions may lead to the Affiliate being terminated from the Voyagin Affiliate Program and to the Affiliate's forfeiture of any outstanding payments. The Affiliate shall not use, exploit or otherwise employ, directly or indirectly, any Third Party Platforms, to seek to avoid or circumvent its covenants, obligations or restrictions under this Terms and Conditions or those restrictions or covenants of which the Affiliate could reasonably expect that any such actions fall under the scope of these Terms and Conditions. All communications for commissioned work should be solely between Voyagin and the Affiliate and the Affiliate should not contact directly or share any information with any third parties. Any violation of the aforementioned provisions may lead to the Affiliate being terminated from the Voyagin Affiliate Program
8- Relationship of Parties
9- Term and Termination
10- Limitation of Liability
Each Party agrees that all Confidential Information, including but not limited to the above, shall remain the exclusive property of the disclosing Party and the receiving Party shall not divulge such information to 3rd Parties. The information may only be used by the receiving Party's employees for the purpose of growing its Affiliate referrals. Such confidentiality shall exist even after the Termination of the Agreement.
13- General Provisions