This document sets forth the complete terms and conditions that apply to the East Coast Car Rentals Affiliate Partner program. As used in this Agreement, "East Coast Car Rentals" means the trading name of Car Rental Holdings Pty Ltd, Queensland and "you" means the applicant. "East Coast Car Rentals Site" refers to www.eastcoastcarrentals.com.au, the landing web site for East Coast Car Rentals on the World Wide Web, and "your site" refers to the World Wide Web site that you will link to East Coast Car Rentals site.
1. Becoming an Affiliate
East Coast Car Rental Affiliate Program approves quality businesses that are closely aligned to the Car Rental and tourism/travel industry. Other industry businesses are welcome to apply, however approval will be solely at the discretion of East Coast Car Rental.
To become an Affiliate Partner, you must apply by completing the Online Application. Please take a moment to read and agree to all of the terms and conditions contained in this document.
Once your application has been approved, an email confirmation will be sent to you within five business days. This e-mail will contain your unique Affiliate Identification Code, source code for various graphic banners (in jpeg format) and hyperlink/alt text details.
East Coast Car Rentals reserves the right to reject any Affiliate application if we determine that the site content featured may offend or be deemed inappropriate. This includes, but is not limited to sites that:
- promote sexually explicit or adult orientated materials, including dating services.
- promote violence.
- promote cruelty or abuse of animals.
- promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
- promote illegal services or material, including email or internet spamming and hacker practices.
2. Your Obligations
As an East Coast Car Rentals Affiliate Partner, you agree to actively promote the East Coast Car Rentals brand through the placement of the suppliers Affiliate banners', text and/or booking form, on your web site This may include (but not limited to) promotional text, business listing or profile, images, banner ads and ticket sales promotion.
You will be solely responsible for the development, operation and maintenance of your site as well as for all materials appearing on it. Your responsibilities include without limitation all aspects of the technical operation of your site (including the proper formatting of links so as to permit tracking of sales) and ensuring that the content of your site does not violate or infringe the rights of any third party. East Coast Car Rentals disclaims all liability for these matters and you shall indemnify and hold harmless East Coast Car Rentals and Car Rental Holdings from and against all damages, claims and expenses relating to them.
3. East Coast Car Rentals Obligations to its Partners
East Coast Car Rentals will handle all enquiries and customer related services, including confirmation of Rental Reservations. Customers will click on the Affiliate links from your site, and be redirected to the East Coast Car Rentals site, where East Coast Car Rentals will be responsible for tracking all sales that come from links on your site. You will receive a commission (which will include GST for Australian businesses) for each successfully completed Rental, during a session that originated from your affiliate link. No credit will be given for cancelled bookings or unsuccessfully completed reservations. Commission payments will be paid directly to you on a monthly basis.
Commission payments will be made within 14 days of the close of every calendar month. A recipient created invoice will be issued summarizing sales and commissions payable for the period.
4. Term of the Agreement
The term of this Agreement will commence upon East Coast Car Rentals acceptance of your application and will continue until terminated. Subject to clause 5 below, either party may terminate this Agreement at any time by giving at least 30 days written notice, which may be given by e-mail, to the other party. Commission payments to you in respect to customers who may follow links from your site to rent cars after this Agreement is terminated, will not be payable. Please note: Commissions for bookings made before date of termination will still be paid upon successful completion of the reservation.
East Coast Car Rentals shall have the right at any time to change or modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement or to impose new conditions. Such changes, modifications or additions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by any means including by posting on the site. The absence of notice of termination, which will be effective immediately, by you will constitute your binding acceptance of the change, modification or addition.
6. Relationship of Parties
You and East Coast Car Rentals are independent contractors, and nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to create any partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representative, or employment relationship between us. You do not have the right to accept any offers on behalf of East Coast Car Rentals or to act for or bind East Coast Car Rentals in any manner and you shall not make any statement, whether or not on your site, to indicate otherwise.
7. Limitation of Liability
In no event will East Coast Car Rentals be liable for any indirect, special, or consequential damages arising in connection with this Agreement, your role as a Partner or any item sold under this Agreement.
Other than as required by law, East Coast Car Rentals make no express or implied warranties or representations with respect to any item sold pursuant to this Agreement or with respect to the operation of the East Coast Car Rentals site.
You acknowledge that the East Coast Car Rentals site contains information, data, graphics and other material protected by copyrights and trademarks and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed.