Affiliate Program Terms & Conditions | F.N. Sharp
Affiliate Agreement for F.N. Sharp, LLC.
The term of this agreement will begin upon our acceptance of your affiliate application and/or any modifications of this agreement and will end when terminated by either party. Either you or we may terminate this agreement at any time, with or without cause. As an affiliate, you have already accepted binding terms with the ShareASale or CJ network. The following agreement is specific to your engagement with F.N. Sharp and our affiliate management team. Breach of these terms could lead to immediate termination from our program, negative feedback on your network profile and voids in transactions.
Advanced commission rules (conversion lines) are in place. Last-click attribution is no longer the sole method of deciding which affiliate earns the commission. Affiliate models such as traditional coupon-focused, loyalty/cash back and shopping cart abandonment are subject to commission splitting or commission elimination when closing on influencer (content-focused) transactions. These end-of-funnel models receive less than default commission. If you have questions about your commission, ask the affiliate management team.
You do NOT have permission to spend money on ads specifically promoting our brand or products, especially in search engines and social media. However, if you want to explore paid ads with our brand, we are open to collaborating. Please reach out to our affiliate management team. These restrictions include but are not limited to: pay per click, pay per view, pay per impression, media buys on ad networks, social media marketplaces (Facebook, Instagram), offline print publications, billboards, radio, tv, YouTube and others. No direct linking, no trademark keyword bidding, no trademark plus coupon keyword bidding, no non-trademark keyword bidding. We monitor this account daily for violations.
Trademark names include F.N. Sharp + all similar terms, and/or any misspellings or similar alterations of these keywords. Affiliate agrees not to register or use any URLs, domains or social profiles (pages, groups, forums) which are considered by F.N. Sharp to be infringing on the F.N. Sharp name or trademark, including but not limited to any registered trademark and all pending trademarks. Affiliate agrees not to use, purchase or otherwise contract with a third party to exploit any of the F.N. Sharp marks or registered domain names, or any marks or domain names which may, in F.N. Sharp reasonable discretion, be confused with F.N. Sharp marks or registered domain names, including but not limited to misspellings of F.N. Sharp marks or registered domain names, whether in metatags or otherwise.
Deals & Promotions
Yes, you can purchase through your own affiliate links. We encourage you to purchase our products so that you may be able to share and speak to the entire customer experience from a place of genuine authenticity. When promoting F.N. Sharp, find all coupon codes through the ShareASale or CJ Deals and Coupons Database under the Links Tab. Read our newsletters for tips, ideas and best practices. Affiliates are not permitted to use misleading text, images or links that imply any deal that is not expressly authorized through the affiliate channel. Use of exclusive coupon codes by unauthorized affiliates will result in voided transactions. User-submitted coupon codes from other marketing channels such as email are prohibited from use by affiliates. We have the right to void those sales. Expired coupons and deals must be removed or clearly marked as expired immediately. Only use logos, banners and images provided through the ShareASale or CJ interface. Contact the affiliate management team before using any images from the merchant website or social media. Sub-affiliate transactions without referring URLs are subject to voids. We must know who is promoting our products and where the traffic is coming from. We reserve the right to reverse transactions due to order cancellations, duplicate tracking, returns, credit card fraud, disputed charges or violations of this agreement.
For more information and suggestions about how to comply with the FTC’s Endorsement Guidelines, please review the FTC Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising, the FTC Endorsements website resource and the FTC Dot Com Disclosures. Please note that the FTC guides and resources are only intended to provide guidance. They do not purport to provide legal advice and they do not guarantee that you will be in compliance with FTC regulations if you follow the suggestions presented. You are advised to seek and obtain your own legal advice on how these rules apply to your website or other promotional activities for which you receive compensation. You are required by F.N. Sharp to disclose your affiliate relationship on any promotion for this merchant. This includes but is not limited to blog posts, videos, emails, social media and website pages. Your audience must understand you could earn commissions if they click your links. This disclosure statement should be clear and concise, stating that F.N. Sharp is compensating you for your review or endorsement. If you received the product for free from F.N. Sharp for review, this also must be clearly stated in your disclosure. Some specific examples that our affiliate management team will seek out when providing audits of your endorsements include but are not limited to: Disclosures must be made as close as possible to the claims. Disclosures should be placed above the fold; scrolling should not be necessary to find the disclosure. (e.g. Disclosure should be visible before the jump). For Image-heavy platforms, such as Pinterest, Instagram Stories, Snapchat, etc., #ad should be on the image or the first image in a series. On video platforms, such as YouTube, verbal disclosure within the video as well as text disclosure in the description is sufficient. Pop-up disclosures are prohibited. Social media posts must include proper disclosure which may include hashtags such as #ad, #advertisement and #sponsored. Hashtags such as #sp, #spon, #affiliate or #aff are NOT acceptable. Forms such as Ad, (Ad), //Ad// are acceptable on Facebook, as is natural language disclosure, if it's clear and concise. E.g.: This post does contain an affiliate link, which means if you purchase after clicking the link I may receive compensation.