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Affiliate terms of use


Introduction
By completing the affiliate registration form you will automatically receive our booking licence and be bound by the terms of this agreement.

With regards to definitions the terms ‘you’ and ‘your’ refers to The Affiliate. The terms ‘us’ and ‘we’ refers to Gay Homestays.

We will provide you with a reservation interface to enable your users to book accommodation directly from your website or blog.   We will also provide you with a tool to enable you to refer accommodation providers and receive commission from their bookings. You agree to display the booking widget on your site for the duration of the agreement.

We reserve the right to change these terms and condition, by posting any changes to this page. The new terms will be effective immediately from when they are posted.


The booking service
We do not charge you to display our booking widget on your website or blog.

We are fully responsible for the booking service and for transmitting reservation details to guests and hosts. We provide full customer service and technical support to guests and host, respectively. In the unlikely event that you receive any customer service related issues or questions, you shall promptly forward them to us.

We have installed a cookie window in the booking widget, which means that if your customer returns to our website within 14 days from making their initial enquiry you will be credited with the booking.


Host referral
You will receive commission on all successful bookings from any hosts you refer to us. All hosts that you procure will need to register with Gay Homestays using a unique registration form, containing your affiliate code, which we will provide you with. 

Commission
Commission is split between you and us.

In the case of a booking generated directly from your booking widget we receive 1/2 of the commission and you receive 1/2 of the commission. In relation to a host referral we receive 2/3 of the commission and you receive 1/3 of the commission.

All commission payouts shall be made directly via Paypal into the Paypal account you specify in your control panel. There is no other payment option offered by us. Payment will be made within 7 working days of a payout request. The minimum payout amount is set by us and is either 50€, 100€ or 150€ and calibrated based on your revenue rate.  All new accounts start at €50 minimum payout.


Licence
We will provide you with a non-exclusive licence to use our booking widget.

Unless agreed with us you shall not directly or indirectly be entitled to sell, transfer, sub-licence, communicate, disclose, make available to others your widget code or any other part of our software.

You shall safeguard and keep your user ID and password confidential and safely stored and not disclose it to any person other than those who need to have access to it within your organization.


Termination
We offer a one-month rolling contract from the date of registration. After the initial one month term, you may terminate this agreement by giving one months’ notice of termination. Notice must be given in writing to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Within 30 days after the termination date any outstanding balance will be paid. We reserve the right to terminate the service and/or your use of the service at our discretion without notice.

You agree not to attempt to defraud our affiliate program. Should you be suspected of fraudulent activity the agreement will be immediately terminated and an investigation initiated.

Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are to be construed in accordance with the laws of England and in the event of any dispute or claim associated with these terms and conditions, that dispute or claim shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.