We review and moderate all affiliate registrations, and we appreciate your accurate and honest information. Please note that the review process may take 5-10 business days.
If you’re approved, we’ll send you a welcome email. You’ll be given a unique referral ID that you can use to promote Gold Plugins products via referral links. Check out your private Affiliate Area for visits and referrals information, links, and more!
Commissions and payouts
You’ll earn a 20% commission when a customer purchases a new Gold Plugins license using your referral link.
We pay out affiliate commissions in USD via PayPal in the first week of every month. As we have a 30-day money back guarantee, we only pay commissions that are older than 30 days. The minimum payout balance is $20.00.
We do not allow referrals to be generated on your own purchases.
Here are the details of our program in summary:
- You’ll receive 20% commission for every new sale you refer
- Minimum payout balance of $20.00 (we pay in USD)
- Commissions older than 30 days will be paid within the first full week of each month
- Referrals are paid out via PayPal
- Referrals cannot be generated on your own purchases (this includes using a different email address).
Referral cookie lifetime
When a potential customer clicks on your referral link, a cookie is stored in their browser to track your referral. The cookie is then stored for 30 days to give your referred customers time to decide if they wish to purchase our products, or ask us any pre-sales questions they may have.
A referral won’t be awarded if:
- The customer uses a different browser to purchase than the one they originally used to visit our site (because the cookie does not exist in that browser)
- The customer purchases after 30 days (because the cookie will expire).
Referrals older than 30 days and in good standing (i.e. the purchase has not been refunded) will be included with each commission payout (if the commission balance totals $20.00 or over). If a purchase is refunded, a commission won’t be paid out for that referral.
We reserve the right to reject affiliate commissions for any reason. Commission rejections may occur for the following reasons (not a definitive list):
- The sale that the referral was based on was refunded
- The method by which the referral was generated was in violation of our promotional policies (see below) or violated the spirit of the Affiliate Agreement.
Affiliate news and updates
By becoming an affiliate you agree to receive emails from Gold Plugins. These emails will be sent to affiliates only, on an ad-hoc basis, and may include important information regarding the Gold Plugins affiliate program. These emails will also provide you with relevant news and updates to help you effectively promote Gold Plugins. As an affiliate you may be privy to embargoed or time-sensitive information in these emails (this information may only be promoted after an embargo is lifted).
Affiliate application rejection
We reserve the right to reject affiliate applications for any reason. We also reserve the right to choose whether we provide an explanation or reasoning for affiliate application rejection. Affiliate applications for websites that sell, advertise or engage in pornography, phishing scams, spamming, illegal business practices, or that include any material infringing on National or International Copyright will be rejected.
Questions regarding your application
When you apply to become an affiliate we may email you at the email address you have supplied with some questions regarding your application. This may be because:
- We didn’t understand something in your application, or,
- We’d like to learn a bit more about how you will promote Gold Plugins and need a little more detail.
If we reach out to you and we haven’t heard back within 7 days, your application may be rejected. If your initial application is rejected, you are welcome to reapply to become an affiliate and provide us with more detail for reconsideration.
Dormant affiliate accounts
An affiliate account is considered dormant if no visits have been generated after a 6-month period. A dormant affiliate account will be temporarily deactivated if no visits have been generated after 6 months. If your account becomes dormant, please contact us to reactivate it.
Gold Plugins Affiliate Program Policies
Allowed and encouraged promotional methods
We encourage the use of promotional methods that add value to Gold Plugins and bring us legitimate, loyal customers. We love it when our team of affiliates blog about affiliate marketing and mention Gold Plugins.
Here are a few examples of encouraged promotional methods to earn more commission:
- Tell clients, customers or friends about Gold Plugins, and give them your affiliate referral link
- Write a review or a blog post about affiliate marketing or Gold Plugins and link to our site with your referral link
- Provide value to others by answering related questions on other sites with helpful responses, and using your referral link in your replies.
- Reach out to a broad audience with your social network accounts. Tweet about us on Twitter with your affiliate referral link, post about us on Facebook with your affiliate link, or communicate to your LinkedIn followers about affiliate marketing with your affiliate link.
Prohibited promotional methods
We back our product 100%, and we are very careful with how it’s promoted. We expect our affiliates to maintain the same high standards of integrity.
The prohibited promotional methods listed below aren’t meant to scare you off – they’re here to protect you, and us, and our customers from any fraudulent activity, which is something we take seriously.
Prohibited promotional methods (not a definitive list):
- Gold Plugins may not be promoted on coupon sites
Customers who are searching for a coupon are already in the market for Gold Plugins, so this method adds no value to Gold Plugins.
- Any type of spam is prohibited
Links, ads, emails, comments or any other type of spam is strictly prohibited. Please respect the posting rules of any 3rd-party websites you use to promote Gold Plugins. This is not an exhaustive list of spam methods; if we decide that your activity is spam, it’s spam.
- Any illegal activity or activity deemed offensive by us is prohibited
This may result in referrals being rejected and/or your affiliate account being deactivated.
- Do not pretend to be professionally associated with Gold Plugins
Affiliates aren’t employees of Gold Plugins or Illuminati Karate, Inc and have no employee rights.. Pretending to actually be Gold Plugins is completely prohibited.
- Cloning our site, copying our site, using our copyrighted site assets, and pretending that a site created by you is an official Gold Plugins site is unethical and prohibited (this includes using services that automatically clone websites, or place them into iframes).
Again, false promotion to customers that you are endorsed or operated by Gold Plugins is prohibited.
If you’re unsure or concerned that some activity you’re about to proceed with may be considered prohibited, please ask us.
Consequences of prohibited promotional methods
If your promotional methods fall outside of these terms, your referrals may be rejected and we may disable your affiliate account. We reserve the right to do this and may or may not notify you in the instance that this occurs.
The following types of sites are not permitted to become an affiliate: adult sites, sites that display adult material or banners, sites that promote violence, hatred or bigotry, sites that promote or engage in illegal activity, including (but not limited to), hacking, cracking, nulled, and warez sites. Affiliate applications for inappropriate websites will be rejected, and we reserve the right to choose whether or not to provide a rejection reason.
Important Legal Information
By accepting these terms and conditions you are providing your non-legal agreement to abide by them. By registering and being approved as an affiliate in our affiliate program you agree that your commissions are subject to approval before they are accepted and subsequently paid.
The affiliate relationship does not represent a professional or formal agreement, and as an affiliate you are not an employee of Gold Plugins or Illuminati Karate, Inc. You agree that this is not a legally binding relationship and as a result may not take legal action against Gold Plugins and Illuminati Karare, Inc. These affiliate terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.
If you have any questions, please contact us.