|Conversion action||Online purchase with processed valid payment|
|Cookie days||30 day(s)|
|Commission type||Percent of Sale|
- How can I see my sales?
In our welcome email, you’ll receive a link to log into your account where you’ll be able to see your sales, payment status, shorten your affiliate link and all other relevant information.
- How will I get paid?
Commission off of any sales made will be paid to your relevant financial account on the 15th and 30th of each month. Please make sure to include the correct email address connected to your PayPal should you use PayPal to ensure you get paid out each month. Without this, we cannot make payments to you.
- What if I make a sale and it doesn’t show up?
It takes about 1-2 business days for a sale to show up on your account. A sale will also only be credited to you if you make sure that the person shopping clicked your link to visit the shop.gastusa.com website. If it’s still not working, please email [email protected] with a screenshot of the checkout screen and we can fix any errors.
What can I do to make more sales?
Great question! Some best practices and tips to make sure you’re doing the most:
- Add your shortened personal link to the bio section of all your social accounts and make sure to share that followers will get 10% off their purchase.
- Post on your Instagram + Facebook about your fav GAST products and recommendations (cover all bases including your feeds and stories).
- Make sure you follow @equinebalanceinfo on Instagram and join our Facebook group to keep up with the latest and see what other GAST affiliates are doing to make $$$.
- Reach out to us at [email protected] if you have any content collab ideas (Instagram Takeover, Facebook Live, IGTV, TikTok videos, we’re open to anything!)
Got more questions? Email [email protected]!
GAST USA LLC.
INDEPENDENT INFLUENCER AGREEMENT
This Independent Influencer Agreement (including any schedules, exhibits or addenda attached hereto, the “Agreement”), is made
and entered into as of the date identified below (the “Effective Date”), by and between GAST USA LLC. (“GAST”), with an address of 7600 Chevy Chase Dr, Ste 300, Austin, TX 78752, United States and the influencer identified below (“Independent Influencer” or “you”). In consideration of the mutual promises contained herein, the parties agree as follows:
The Independent Influencer Program. Independent Influencer agrees to provide to GAST under the terms and conditions of this
Agreement, services (the “Services”) in connection with GAST's Independent Influencer Program (the “Program”). As part of the Services, Independent Influencer will generate and post content (including, without limitation, text, videos and images) regarding GAST brand and GAST products on Independent Influencer’s dedicated GAST Web page (the “Influencer Page”) and on
Influencer's Instagram, Instagram Story, Twitter, Facebook, blog and potentially YouTube and Pinterest (the “Social Channels”) (collectively the “Content”) in an effort to generate sales.
Independent Influencer agrees to:
Devote such of his/her time, resources and best efforts to the Services as is reasonably necessary to perform them in a
professional and diligent manner.
Comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
Determine, in his /her discretion, the time, place, manner, means, methods and independent/personal resources by which the
Services are performed and achieved.
Provide and utilize his/her own equipment, tools and other resources in performing the Services but GAST will provide to
Independent Influencer certain informational materials to facilitate the creation of Independent Influencer's created content to his/her Influencer Page and/or Social Channels (such templates and other materials are collectively
referred to as the “GAST Materials”).
Will be responsible for (i) creating and editing the Content and (ii) either emailing to GAST such Content to upload to the
Influencer Page or posting such Content on the Social Channels. All such Content that is uploaded to the Influencer Page will be posted to the Influencer Page subject to prior review by GAST. GAST has the right to remove any Content from the Influencer Page.
It is understood and agreed that Independent Influencer will be an independent contractor, is not and will not be considered
an agent or employee of GAST (or any of its affiliates or related entities), and shall have no authority to bind GAST (or its affiliates or related entities) by contract or otherwise.
Independent Influencer agrees that they will not:
(I) Make any derogatory statements about GAST and/or GAST products
Link to any third-party websites, other than the Social Channels, on the Influencer Page or otherwise redirect visitors of the
Influencer Page to third-party websites.
Resell or distribute any GAST products, including those received for free or as gifts, for commercial purposes, other than via
the Influencer Page
Promote GAST products, the GAST brand, or the Program and/or the Influencer Page via any paid media channels
Promote GAST products, the GAST brand, the Program and/or the Influencer Page via any website, media, social media, or electronic presence or resource that may be considered pornographic, lewd, offensive, or discriminate
Engage in any fraudulent transactions, as reasonably determined by GAST, including without limitation making transactions
from Influencer's IP addresses or computers under Influencer's control.
In consideration for the Services, GAST will pay to Independent Influencer a percentage of the Net Revenue (as defined below)
collected by GAST in accordance with the Commission Appendix below (the “Commission(s)”). For purposes of this Agreement, “Net Revenue” means gross fees received by GAST from Qualifying Orders (as defined below), less amounts
paid for using store credit or gift certificates, taxes, duties and transaction-based costs and expenses, including but not limited to payment process fees and shipping fees. For purposes of this Agreement, “Qualifying Orders” means purchases of GAST product(s) via the Influencer Page that are made by a method of payment accepted by GAST. The Commission is also only paid
to Independent Influencer if the Qualifying Order is final -any returns will cause that specific Commission to be deducted out of the monthly payouts. The Commission will be calculated solely based on records maintained by GAST using its standard methodologies. GAST will pay Independent Influencer its Commission on the 28th day of each month. Commissions due hereunder will be made by GAST to Independent Influencer through its payment processor (“Payment Processor”), which, as of the Effective Date, is PayPal Holdings, Inc. Independent Influencer is solely responsible for creating and maintaining a Payment Processor account, and communicating such account information to GAST for purposes of receiving the payments set forth herein. GAST is not responsible for making any payments based on any amounts which result from any fraudulent transactions, as reasonably determined by GAST, including without limitation any transactions originating from Influencer 's IP addresses or computers under Influencer's control.
Definition. “Confidential Information” means all trade secrets and confidential or proprietary information, whether or not in
writing, concerning GAST's business technology, business relationships or financial affairs which GAST has not released to the general public. By way of illustration, Confidential Information includes, but is not limited to, information or material which has not been made generally available to the public, such as: (i) corporate information , including plans, strategies, method, policies, resolutions, negotiations or litigation;(ii) marketing information, including strategies methods, customer identities or other
information about customers , prospect identities or other information about prospects, or market analyses or projections; (iii) financial information, including cost and performance data (iv) operational and technological information , including plans, specifications, manuals, forms, templates, software, designs, methods, procedures, formulas, discoveries, inventions
improvements, concepts and ideas; and (v) personnel information, including personnel lists, reporting or organizational structure, resumes, personnel data. Confidential Information also includes information received in confidence by GAST from its customers or suppliers or other third parties.
Non-Disclosure and Non-Use Obligations.
Independent Influencer will not, at any time, without GAST 's prior written permission, either during or after the term of this Agreement, disclose any Confidential Information to anyone outside of GAST, or use or permit to be used any Confidential Information for any purpose other than the performance of the Services for or on behalf of GAST. Independent Influencer will cooperate with GAST and use best efforts to prevent the unauthorized disclosure or use of any and all Confidential Information. Independent Influencer will deliver to GAST all copies of Confidential Information in Independent Influencer's possession or
control upon the earlier of a request by GAST or termination of this Agreement for any reason.
Information of Third Parties. Independent
Influencer understands that GAST is now and may hereafter be subject to non-disclosure or confidentiality agreements with third persons which require GAST to protect or refrain from use of Confidential Information. Independent Influencer agrees to be bound by the terms of such agreements in the event Independent Influencer has access to such Confidential Information.
Intellectual Property Rights.
Independent Influencer hereby grants to GAST and its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, agents, representatives, successors
Unrestricted, fully-paid, royalty free, exclusive, transferable and irrevocable rights, power and authority to use, reproduce,
publish, print, distribute, transmit, copy or otherwise use any of the Content, worldwide and perpetually, in whole or in part, in any medium known now or later discovered, for the purpose of its advertisements, promotions, marketing activities, public relations, educational and other commercial or non-commercial purposes, subject only to the payment made to Independent
Influencer in section 2 hereof.
Independent Influencer shall have the revocable, unlimited, perpetual and worldwide right to use the Content, for Independent
Influencer’s promotional purposes, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed.
With respect to Content which portrays Independent Influencer’s face, body and voice (the “Restricted Materials”), GAST shall have
the right to use the Restricted Materials upon prior approval from Independent Influencer.
Independent Influencer hereby grants to GAST and its affiliated companies, successors and assigns, the royalty-free, perpetual,
unrestricted, transferable, irrevocable sublicensable, non-exclusive, worldwide right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any content or other materials, other than the
Content, (i) submitted to GAST in connection with the Program or (ii) otherwise created by Independent Influencer in connection with the Services, (collectively, the “Other Developments”)
GAST Materials and Trademark.
Except for Independent Influencer's limited right to use the GAST Materials solely in connection with performing the Services, GAST retains all right title and interest in the GAST Materials, including all related intellectual property rights. GAST hereby grants to Independent Influencer, a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use and display GAST's name, website address, logo and trade names (the “Marks”), solely in connection with performing the Services.
Independent Influencer agrees that any use of the Marks:
Will comply with GAST's quality standards and trademark guidelines, which may be provided by GAST to Independent Influencer
from time to time
Will solely inure to the benefit of GAST. The Marks are proprietary and nothing in this Agreement constitutes the grant of a
general license for their use. Independent Influencer does not acquire any right, title or interest in the Marks or the goodwill associated therewith. Independent Influencer agrees not to (A) attack the Marks or assist anyone in attack in the Marks, and (B) make any application to register the Marks or use any confusingly similar trademark, service mark, trade name, iconography, or
derivation thereof including, but not limited to, the registration of any domain name including any of the Marks, during the term of this Agreement and thereafter.
Federal Trade Commission Requirements.
Independent Influencer acknowledges and agrees that the provisions of the Federal Trade Commission's Guides Concerning Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising (the “Guides”) apply to Independent Influencer's provision of the Services hereunder. Independent Influencer represents and warrants that he or she has read and understands the Guides and their requirements and that the Content and Other Developments (including, without limitation, social media communications regarding GAST products, the GAST brand and/or the Program) will contain clear and prominent disclosures compliant with the Guides.
Independent Influencer Social Channels.
In connection with performing the Services, Independent Influencer may link certain of his or her Social Channels to the
Influencer Page. If Independent Influence so elects, GAST may link to, and stream content from such Social Channels on its websites, social media channels and in other GAST advertising and promotional materials.
Representations and Warranties.
Independent Influencer represents and warrants that:
He or she is at least 18 year of age and legally allowed to live and work in his/her country of residence
The Services will be performed in a professional, lawful and workmanlike manner, in accordance with any terms and conditions set
forth herein and in the GAST Materials;
The Content and Other Developments are Independent Influencer' s original work
Use of the Content and Other Developments by GAST will not infringe or involve the misappropriation of any third party rights
All clearances and licenses relating to the use of the Content or Other Developments have been obtained by Independent Influencer
Except as expressly set forth herein, no fee, compensation or any other payment whatsoever will be payable by GAST for any
Content or Other Developments or any content or material incorporated therein to any third party;
He or she will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, including the Guides
Independent Influencer shall indemnify and hold GAST, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, agents and employees
harmless from and against all claims, demands, losses, damages and judgments, including court costs and attorneys' fees, arising out of or based upon the Services and/or Independent Influencer's performance thereof including, but not limited to, (a) any claim that the Services provided hereunder or, any related intellectual property rights or the exercise of any rights in or to any Content, Other Development, Influencer IP or related intellectual property rights infringe on, constitute a misappropriation of the subject matter of, or otherwise violate any patent, copyright, trade secret, or trademark of any person or breaches any person's contractual rights; and (b) any breach or alleged breach by Independent Influencer of any representation, warranty, certification, covenant, obligation or other agreement set forth in this Agreement.
This Agreement will commence on the Effective Date and continue until terminated as set forth herein. Either party may terminate
this Agreement for convenience upon at least seven (7) days' prior written notice thereof to the other party. GAST may, in addition to any other rights it may have at law or in equity, terminate this Agreement immediately and without prior notice if Independent Influencer refuses to or is unable to perform the Services or is in breach of any material provision of this Agreement. Upon any termination of this Agreement, all rights and duties of the parties toward each other shall cease, except that the following
Sections shall survive:
2 (with respect to any Net Revenue accrued during the term of this Agreement but not yet paid); 3, 4(a), 4(b), 4(c) and 5 through 13 (inclusive).
Independent Contractor; No Agency.
Independent Influencer is not and shall not be deemed an employee, agent, joint venture or partner of GAST, and neither party
shall have any right or authority to assume or create any obligation on behalf of or bind the other party in any manner whatsoever.
Limitation of Liability.
IN NO EVENT SHALL GAST, ITS AFFILIATES, THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, OR LICENSORS (EACH, A “GAST PARTY”) BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, THE GAST PRODUCTS AND/OR THE PROGRAM, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF SUCH GAST PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE GAST PARTIES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Venue.
The provisions of this Agreement will be construed and enforced in accordance with, and any dispute arising out of or in
connection with this Agreement, including any action in tort, will be governed by, the laws of the State of Delaware. Each party hereby irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts within Delaware.
All notices or other communications, required or permitted to be given hereunder, shall be in writing and shall be delivered
electronically, personally or mailed, certified mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid, to the parties at their addresses as set forth above. Any notice given electronically shall be deemed received on the business day following transmission. Any notice mailed in accordance with the terms hereof shall be deemed received on the third day following the day of mailing. Either party may change the address to which such notices to such party may be given hereunder by serving proper notice of such change of address to the other party.
Independent Influencer and GAST agree that it would be impossible or inadequate to measure and calculate GAST's damages from any breach by Independent Influencer of this Agreement. Accordingly, Independent Influencer and GAST agree that if Independent Influencer breaches this Agreement; GAST will have available, in addition to any other right or remedy available and notwithstanding anything to the contrary in Section 10 above, the right to obtain from any court of competent jurisdiction an injunction restraining such breach or threatened breach and specific performance of Sections 3, 4 and Section 8. Independent Influencer and GAST further agrees that no bond or other security shall be required in obtaining such equitable relief and Independent Influencer and GAST, hereby consent to the issuances of such injunction and to the ordering of such specific performance.
If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court or arbitrator having competent jurisdiction, then the meaning of said provision shall be construed, to the extent feasible, so as to render the provision enforceable, and if no feasible interpretation would save such provision, it shall be severed from the remainder of this Agreement which shall remain in full force and effect. Failure of GAST to act on or enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of that provision or any other provision of this Agreement. No waiver shall be effective against GAST unless made in writing, and no such waiver shall be
construed as a waiver in any other or subsequent instance. Except as expressly agreed by GAST and Independent Influencer, this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Independent Influencer and GAST with respect to the subject matter, and supersedes all previous or contemporaneous agreements, whether written or oral, between the parties with respect to the subject matter. The section headings are provided merely for convenience, and shall not be given any legal import. Neither this Agreement nor any right hereunder or interest herein may be assigned or transferred by Independent Influencer without the express written consent of GAST. GAST may assign any or all of its rights and obligations under this Agreement without Independent Influencer's written consent to any affiliate or to another third party affiliate by way of merger, acquisition, consolidation, or sale or transfer of all or substantially all of GAST's assets or capital stock. Any attempted assignment, delegation or transfer to a third party in violation hereof shall be null and void. Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement shall be binding on the parties and their successors and assigns.
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As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For example:
For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
We use your personal Information to provide our services to you, which includes: offering products for sale, processing payments, shipping and fulfillment of your order, and keeping you up to date on new products, services, and offers.
Pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), if you are a resident of the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we process your personal information under the following lawful bases:
When you place an order through the Site, we will retain your Personal Information for our records unless and until you ask us to erase this information. For more information on your right of erasure, please see the ‘Your rights’ section below.
If you are a resident of the EEA, you have the right to object to processing based solely on automated decision-making (which includes profiling), when that decision-making has a legal effect on you or otherwise significantly affects you.
We DO NOT engage in fully automated decision-making that has a legal or otherwise significant effect using customer data.
Our processor Shopify uses limited automated decision-making to prevent fraud that does not have a legal or otherwise significant effect on you.
Services that include elements of automated decision-making include:
If you are a resident of the EEA, you have the right to access the Personal Information we hold about you, to port it to a new service, and to ask that your Personal Information be corrected, updated, or erased. If you would like to exercise these rights, please contact us through the contact information below.
Your Personal Information will be initially processed in Ireland and then will be transferred outside of Europe for storage and further processing, including to Canada and the United States. For more information on how data transfers comply with the GDPR, see Shopify’s GDPR Whitepaper: https://help.shopify.com/en/manual/your-account/privacy/GDPR.
If you are a resident of California, you have the right to access the Personal Information we hold about you (also known as the ‘Right to Know’), to port it to a new service, and to ask that your Personal Information be corrected, updated, or erased. If you would like to exercise these rights, please contact us through the contact information below
If you would like to designate an authorized agent to submit these requests on your behalf, please contact us at the address below.
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Please note that because there is no consistent industry understanding of how to respond to “Do Not Track” signals, we do not alter our data collection and usage practices when we detect such a signal from your browser.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected] or by mail using the details provided below:
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If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint, you have the right to lodge your complaint with the relevant data protection authority. You can contact your local data protection authority or our supervisory authority.