Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions” or “Agreement“) for use of the Added Influence Application (“App“), constitute a legal agreement and are entered into by and between you (the “Influencer“, “you“) and Added Influence Inc. (“AI“, “we“, “us“, “our” or “Company“). AI manages an influencer program (“Added Influence Program“, the “Services“) that enables you to monetize your content and earn money by facilitating sales and marketing Merchant (defined below) products on content created by you (“Influencer Content“) on websites, blogs, and social media accounts that are owned and operated by you (“Influencer Assets“). Our Services create technological and commercial relationships between third-party retailers, advertisers and other businesses (“Merchants” or “Merchant“). By applying for enrollment in the Added Influence Program, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, AI’s privacy policy located at Privacy Policy and AI’s End User Licence Agreement (“EULA”), if applicable.  If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions, do not apply for enrollment into the Added Influence Program. If you do not comply with these Terms and Conditions, we may terminate the Agreement and disclaim any obligation to compensate you in any manner for any of your activities that might otherwise have resulted in you receiving compensation had you complied with these Terms and Conditions.

1. Eligibility.
Our App is not intended for children under 15 years of age. No one under age 15 may provide any information, personal or otherwise, to or on the App and may not use the App or Services. If we learn that we have collected or received information from someone under 15 years of age, we may delete that information and block the Account (as defined below). If you are under the age of majority to form a binding contract under applicable law (“Age of Majority“), you must read these Terms and Conditions with a parent or legal guardian. If you are under the Age of Majority, we will assume by your using, visiting, accessing or downloading the App or Service that your parent or legal guardian agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions which constitute a binding legal agreement between such person and AI.

By using this App, you represent and warrant that you meet all eligibility requirements set out in these Terms and Conditions. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not use the App. Acceptance and enrollment into the Added Influence Program is at the sole discretion of AI, and AI may reject or deny your application for any reason or no reason at all. Accounts are personal and you may not apply for an account on behalf of another individual (the “Account“). You shall keep your Account username and password confidential. Accounts are limited to one account per person, duplicate accounts will be terminated. You are solely responsible for maintaining the security of and for all activities that occur under your Account. You shall notify AI immediately if, or if you suspect that, the security of your Account has been breached.

You must exercise caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information. We reserve the right at any time and from time to time, to disable or terminate your account, any user name, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including any violation of any provision of these Terms and Conditions.

2. Added Influence Features.

  1. AI Features
    The App provides you with access to tools, applications, widgets, software, message boards, Links (defined below) that enable you to promote and monetize your Influencer Content (“AI Features”). Subject to your compliance with the Terms and Conditions and any other applicable AI policies including the EULA and Privacy Policy, we hereby grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferrable, revocable, limited license to use the App with Influencer Content on your Influencer Assets. You shall not use the AI Features for any other purpose. You shall comply with all usage guidelines, technical requirements, and other policies relating to the App that AI may provide or post from time to time.
  2. Trademarks
    Any product, brand and company names and logos used, displayed or referenced on the App may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Any use of any trademarks appearing on the App without the express written consent of the owner of the trademark is strictly prohibited. Further, any use of Added Influence Features, trademarks, logos is and shall remain the intellectual property of Added Influence.
  3. Score, Star Rating and Links
    When using the App, you will receive a score (“Score“) and star rating (“Star Rating“) based upon your followers and the number of individuals that tap or click on the Links (defined below) that you share. The more people who visit your links and buy the item you’re promoting, the higher your Influence Score and star rating. The higher your Influence Score and star rating, the more clicks you can get paid for in one day. Influence Scores and star ratings are updated daily and the max number of clicks you can get paid for in one day is reviewed and updated weekly based on the previous week’s performance of clicks and sales. Check out the handy chart below for more details.

    Star Rating Score Max # of Clicks You Can Get Paid for in One Day
    0 0 0 – you have never made a sale.
    1 1-5 100
    2 6-24 500
    3 25-49 1000
    4 50-75 1500
    5 76-100 Unlimited – share your heart out!

3. Influencer License Grant to AI and Moral Rights Waiver.
You hereby grant to AI a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferrable, assignable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, store, display, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, perform, distribute, print, publish and distribute the Influencer Content.

You hereby waive any and all moral rights that you may have in the Influencer Content.

4. AI Right to Republish and Edit.
You hereby grant AI the right to:

  1. republish any Influencer Content in any medium and for no additional compensation, other than as expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions; and
  2. edit, alter, translate or otherwise modify such Influencer Content in any way whatsoever, in AI’s sole discretion.

5. Merchant Updates
You acknowledge and agree that:

  1. AI may, from time to time, and with immediate effect, integrate or exclude any Merchants into the Service. The Service may use or link to any existing, unaffiliated Merchant Links (added by you or in user-generated content); and
  2. Merchants may from time to time, and with immediate effect, terminate their involvement in the Service, either across all Influencers or content providers, or in relation to specific Influencers or content providers that they deem do not meet their terms of use, policies and standards.

6. Use Restrictions and Influencer Content Standards
You are prohibited from attempting to circumvent and from violating the security of this App including, without limitation:

  1. Accessing content and data that is not intended for you;
  2. Using scripts or disguised redirects to derive financial benefit from AI;
  3. promote or engage in any unlawful or illegal activities or internet abuse, including unsolicited advertising and spam;
  4. Attempting to breach or breaching the security and/or authentication measures which are not authorized;
  5. Restrict, disrupt or disable service to users, hosts, servers or networks or network services or otherwise disrupting AI’s ability to monitor the App;
  6. Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the App for any purpose, including monitoring, or copying any of the material on the App;
  7. Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful;
  8. Attack the App via a denial-of-service attack, distributed denial-of-service attack, flooding, mailbombing or crashing; and
  9. Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the App.

You must only make factual statements, including about AI, it’s Merchants and their products or services and meet the following standards:

  1. Do not promote, upload, post, or otherwise make available any material that is abusive, harassing, obscene, vulgar, hateful, sexually explicit, invasive of another’s privacy, defamatory or otherwise objectionable or illegal, or that discriminates based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age, family status or any other legally protected class.
  2. Comply with all applicable social media platform rules, terms of use and guidelines including PayPal Canada Co. (“PayPal”), who may update or modify their policies at any time and from time to time without prior notice.
  3. Only post or publish content that is your original work and creation.
  4. Do not post or publish any third party intellectual property including content, photographs, trade-marks, logos, music or celebrity names, photos, images, voices or other likenesses of an individual without the prior consent of the owner.
  5. Do not make any statements that are negative, defamatory or potentially damaging in any way about AI or its products or services, or any third party, including any Merchant.

7. Merchant Links.
The AI Features may include custom URLs in the App that link (“Links”) to the Merchant or AI affiliate websites. You may use Links with your Influencer Content on your Influencer Assets. You shall not use the Links on any properties or with any content that is not your own. You shall not frame, minimize, remove, inhibit, or redirect a user from, the full and complete display of any webpage accessed by an end user after clicking on a Link. If AI requests that you remove a Link from your Influencer Assets, you must comply with such request within twenty-four (24) hours. Failure to comply with such request may result in suspension or termination of your AI account and/or forfeiture of payments, as determined by AI in its sole discretion.

8. Fees.
You may be eligible to earn compensation (“Fees”) from certain actions (“Actions”) that result from a user clicking on the Links on your Influencer Assets, or making a purchase (or other measurable activities) as determined by AI, in its sole discretion. The specific Actions on which your Fees are based shall be set forth on your AI Account.

Fees and payment terms for your Actions are subject to change without notice at any time. Fees will be determined solely by AI, in its sole discretion, and AI’s determination is final and binding. AI reserves the right to withhold, offset, or charge back your Account due to returns, refunds, reversals, fraud or a default on payment by the Merchant. Fees for Actions based on purchases are not earned and do not become payable until a purchase can no longer be returned (based on the Merchant’s return policy); and when AI has received payment from the Merchant (“Finalized”). AI shall not be liable for payment on any Actions that are not Finalized. Fees do not become payable until AI has reviewed your Account and approved your Account for payment. AI reserves the right to deny approval of your Account for any reason, including, but not limited to, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

9. Payment Ineligibility.
AI shall not be liable for any payments on transactions that are not Finalized or on Accounts that have not been approved for payment. AI reserves the right to deny payment for any:

  1. Actions resulting from any bot, automated program or similar device, as determined by the AI, in its sole discretion;
  2. Actions generated through deceptive, fraudulent or other invalid means, as determined by AI, in its sole discretion, including, without limitation, any Actions originating from your IP addresses or computers under your control;
  3. Actions solicited by payment of money, false representation, or request for end users to click on the Links;
  4. clicks co-mingled with a significant number of invalid clicks described in b. above;
  5. your breach of these Terms and Conditions; your violation of applicable federal or provincial laws, statutes, rules, regulations and orders (collectively, “Applicable Laws”); and
  6. if AI determines, in its sole discretion, that payment to you will violate Applicable Laws.
  7. Accounts with a user score of 0 (zero).

10. Payment.
Payments are made twice monthly, provided that your Account is approved for payment and the earned amounts in your Account exceeds the minimum balance of USD $25.00 (“Minimum Balance“). If your account does not meet the Minimum Balance, any such payments will be deferred until the next pay period, so long as the Minimum Balance is achieved. This process will be repeated until the Account has accumulated sufficient funds to meet the Minimum Balance.  Any payments will be made via PayPal. AI reserves the right to modify the payment method at any time in its sole discretion. Payment shall be calculated solely based on records maintained by AI.

You are responsible for providing AI with accurate information needed to facilitate payment to you. You are responsible for keeping your payment information updated in your Account. AI hereby disclaims any liability for any payments related to erroneous contact or payment information provided by you. If you dispute any payment made, you must notify AI in writing within thirty (30) days of any such payment by emailing a detailed description of your dispute to the contact information found below. You agree that failure to do so shall result in your waiver of any claim relating to such disputed payment. Moreover, you agree that by granting you permission to dispute the amount of any payment made to you, AI in no way waives its absolute right, as set forth above, to make a final, binding determination, in its sole discretion, of the amounts you are owed.

11. Taxes.
You are responsible for determining whether any applicable income tax, goods and services tax (HST/GST) or other taxes apply to any payments made or received by you in connection with Influencer Content or the Fees and you are responsible to collect, report, and remit the correct tax to the appropriate tax authority.

12. Advertising Compliance.
In certain jurisdictions, the law requires Influencers to identify when posts are paid for, or other compensation is given, by a company, and also when the Influencer has any other material connection to a company. Influencer agrees to comply with any and all laws, rules, regulations and other legal requirements with respect to sponsored posts, including 16 CFR Part 255 and any guidelines published by the Federal Trade Commission. Examples of required disclosures that may be acceptable include #ad, #paid, or #sponsored, which must be conspicuously displayed within a post.

It is the sole and exclusive obligation of the Influencer to consult their own, professional, legal advisors, and ensure the compliance of all posts in the applicable jurisdiction(s). The foregoing Influencer disclosure obligation is mandatory for all Influencer Content.

13. Data Regulations.
You shall take all necessary and proper measures to protect personal privacy on your Influencer Content, including, without limitation, making all appropriate privacy and data collection and/or data usage disclosures in accordance with Applicable Laws. You will comply with the obligations under applicable data protection, privacy or similar laws that apply to data processed in connection with this Agreement.

14. Warranty.
You represent and warrant to AI that:

  1. all information provided by you to AI is correct, accurate, and current;
  2. your Influencer Content shall be your original work, you are the exclusive owner of your Influencer Content, and your Influencer Content does not infringe, misappropriate or violate a third party’s intellectual property rights or rights of publicity or privacy;
  3. you will comply with all Applicable Laws, rules, regulations and guidelines, codes of practice, permits, guidance, licences, industry standards, self-regulatory rules, judgments, decisions or requirements and standards related to governing communications, data protection, advertising and marketing, competition, and consumer protection, including the Advertising Standards Canadian Code of Advertising Standards and all other requirements;
  4. you are solely and exclusively liable for complying with and making all payments under applicable local, provincial, federal and other laws, including laws related to taxation.
  5. you have the right to grant all of the licenses set forth under these Terms and Conditions, without AI incurring any third party obligations or liability arising out of its exercise of the rights granted by you under these Terms and Conditions;
  6. you hold any rights or consents necessary for AI to process the visitor information collected by AI from your Influencer Properties in accordance with this Agreement; and
  7. you will take appropriate technical and operational measures against accidental loss and damage to, and the unlawful processing of, visitor information collected on your Influencer Properties.

15. Independent Contractor.

  1. It is understood and acknowledged that the Influencer is not an employee or agent of AI. Influencer shall control the conditions, time, details and means, by which Influencer uses the App.
  2. Influencer has no authority to commit, act for or on behalf of App, or to bind App to any obligation or liability.

16. Term; Termination, Changes
These Terms and Conditions are immediately effective and shall continue indefinitely until these Terms and Conditions are terminated (“Term”). You may terminate this by deleting your Account and removing the App from your device. AI may terminate this Agreement and your enrollment in the Added Influence Program, in whole or in part, including your access to the Added Influence Services, at any time with or without notice, including without limitation, due to your inactivity or if AI believes, in its sole discretion, that you have violated the terms of this Agreement. Upon the effective date of termination, you will no longer be eligible to earn any additional Fees. Any Actions that are not Finalized as of the effective date of termination are not payable.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to revise and update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Any and all such modifications are effective immediately upon posting and apply to all access to and continued use of the App. You agree to periodically review these Terms and Conditions in order to be aware of any such modifications and your continued use shall be your acceptance of these. AI may, at any time, discontinue, suspend, modify, substitute, upgrade, replace, or terminate the Added Influence Program, in whole and in part, with or without notice to you.

17. Confidentiality.
All non-public, confidential or proprietary information of AI (“Confidential Information”), including, but not limited to operations, strategies, sales, pricing, trade secrets, technology, advertising, marketing, consumers and customers, disclosed by AI to Influencer, whether disclosed orally or disclosed or accessed in written, electronic, or other form or media, and whether or not marked, designated, or otherwise identified as “confidential,” in connection with these Terms and Conditions is confidential, solely for Influencer’s use under these Terms and Conditions and may not be disclosed or copied unless authorized by AI in writing. Confidential Information does not include any information that:

  1. is or becomes generally available to the public other than as a result of Influencer’s breach of these Terms and Conditions;
  2. is obtained by Influencer on a non-confidential basis from a third party that was not legally or contractually restricted from disclosing such information;
  3. Influencer establishes by documentary evidence, was in Influencer’s possession prior to AI’s disclosure hereunder;
  4. was or is independently developed by Influencer without using any Confidential Information.

Upon AI’s request, Influencer shall promptly return all documents and other materials received from AI. AI shall be entitled to injunctive relief for any violation of this Section.

18. Ownership.
We do not claim any intellectual property rights over the Influencer Content you provide to the App or to us. All Influencer Content you upload remains yours. You can remove your information at any time by deleting your Account. By uploading Influencer Content, you agree:

  1. to allow other internet or social media users to view the Influencer Content you post publicly;
  2. to allow AI to store, and in the case of Influencer Content you post publicly, display, your Influencer Content; and
  3. that AI can, at any time, review all the Influencer Content submitted to its Service, although AI is not obligated to do so.

You retain ownership over all Influencer Content that you upload to the App. You are responsible for compliance of the Influencer Content with any Applicable Laws.

19. Disclaimer.
THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LEGAL WARRANTIES AND YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE APP, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE APP IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE APP, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE APP ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

NEITHER AI NOR ANY AFFILIATES NOR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS MAKES ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR ENDORSEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY, ACCURACY, CURRENCY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE APP OR ITS CONTENTS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER AI NOR ANY AFFILIATES NOR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE APP, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE APP WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR APP OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files or data available for downloading from the internet or the App will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are solely and entirely responsible for your use of the App and your computer, internet and data security.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, OVERLOADING, FLOODING, MAILBOMBING OR CRASHING, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, WORMS, LOGIC BOMBS, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR MOBILE PHONE, TABLET, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE APP OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE APP OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY APP LINKED TO IT.

20. Limitation of Liability.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW:
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL AI, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, NEGLIGENT MISREPSENTATION, FUNDAMENTAL BREACH, DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF PRVIACY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE PARTY WAS ALLEGEDLY ADVISED OR HAD REASON TO KNOW, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, RELIANCE ON, THE APP, ANY LINKS OR SUCH OTHER THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, NOR ANY APP CONTENT, MATERIALS, POSTING OR INFORMATION THEREON.

21. Indemnification.
To the maximum extent permitted by Applicable Laws, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless AI and its affiliates, their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including solicitor’s fees) arising out of or relating to your breach of these Terms and Conditions or your use of the App, including, but not limited to the AI Features, any Links or third party sites, any use of the App’s content, services and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms and Conditions.

22. Miscellaneous

  1. Non-Disparagement.
    You will not engage in any conduct that is disparaging or make any disparaging statements about AI or its Merchants or their respective employees or agents. For the purpose of this Agreement, “disparaging” means a statement that denigrates the reputation, goods, or services of another. You also agree that you will not take any action that could be deemed to interfere with AI’s relationship with any Merchant or other Influencer. Without limiting any other rights or remedies available to AI, violation of this provision may result in termination of this Agreement and of payment of Fees.
  2. Governing Law.
    This Agreement and all related documents, and all matters arising out of or relating to this Agreement, whether in contract, tort, or statute, are governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the province of Nova Scotia and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the province of Nova Scotia or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the province of Nova Scotia.
  3. Severability.
    No Waiver. If any term or provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction.
  4. Assignment.
    You acknowledge you have no right to assign, transfer, delegate or subcontract any of rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of AI. Any purported assignment, transfer, delegation or subcontract in violation of this Section shall be null and void. No assignment, transfer, delegation or subcontract shall relieve you of any of your obligations hereunder. AI may at any time assign, transfer, delegate or subcontract any or all of its rights or obligations under this Agreement without your prior written consent.

Updated: November 26,2019