Affiliate Network Terms
By Joining Cigar Manors affiliate network you are agreeing to all terms and conditions below. We work with publishers and advertisers paying a commission through www.shareasale.com allowing publishers and advertisers to earn revenue on a cost-per-action basis in exchange for delivering qualified conversions (purchases or other qualified actions) to www.cigarmanor.com. Our commission structures are all noted within our program on www.shareasale.com. We reserve the right to decline and remove your application from our network at any time.
Because we may change our policies at any time, please check here often for updates. It's your responsibility to keep up to date with, and adhere to, the policies posted here. Exceptions to these policies are permitted only with authorization from www.cigarmanor.com.
Publishers may not click their own ads or use any means to inflate impressions and/or clicks artificially, including manual methods.
Affiliates must get approval from Cigar Manor if they would like to utilize PPC marketing. This includes PPC marketing on networks such as but not limited to Google Adwords, Bing Ads, Become, Amazon, etc. Cigar Manor does encourage our affiliates to utilize PPC on networks in which we are currently not marketing, ie Facebook. Please contact us for further arrangements.
Publishers may not ask others to click their ads or use deceptive implementation methods to obtain clicks. This includes, but is not limited to, offering compensation to users for viewing ads or performing searches, promising to raise money for third parties for such behavior or placing images next to individual ads.
Publishers may not display www.cigarmanor.com ads on webpages with content protected by copyright law unless they have the necessary legal rights to display that content.
Publishers are encouraged to experiment with a variety of placements and ad formats. However, www.cigarmanor.com ads may not be placed in inappropriate places such as pop-ups and software.
In addition, publishers must follow the policies listed below. If publishers fail to comply with these policies, we reserve the right to decline and remove you from www.cigarmanor.com affiliate network your account at any time. If your account is disabled, you will not be eligible for further participation in the program. If our policies are not followed, we reserve the right to refuse payment.
Conversions (purchases or other qualified actions) generated through your ads must result from genuine user interest. Any method that generates invalid conversions, or uses artificial means to emulate actual purchases or other qualified actions, is strictly prohibited. These methods include but are not limited to using an expired or stolen credit card for purchases, buying and returning items to earn commissions, submitting registrations with false information, self-inflating, duplicating or stealing registrations, or using a device, program, robot, or other means to emulate actual purchases or other qualified actions. Other methods such as promoting non- existent coupons or deals to artificially generate traffic are strictly prohibited.
Communications with Cigar Manor
We encourage active or potential advertisers and publishers to communicate directly with Cigar Manor either directly (email, contact form, phone noted @ www.cigarmanor.com) or through the means offered by www.shareasale.com. Contact information is made available to both parties to facilitate direct communications.
Additionally, other information provided by publishers through the interface, such as a description of your website, business model and promotional methods, is also made available to www.shareasale.com advertisers and potential advertisers. Promotional methods such as the use of software applications or email marketing, must be disclosed to www.cigarmanor.com.
Passing Personal Information
By joining www.cigarmanor.com affiliate program through www.shareasale.com, publishers and advertisers agree that they must not pass any personally identifiable user information through tracking links or any other means.
Publishers participating in www.cigarmanor.com affiliate program through www.shareasale.com Network may display approved www.cigarmanor.com ads in emails to users that have selected to receive email, as long as each advertiser has provided approval to be included in email.
Publishers displaying www.cigarmanor.com ads in emails must adhere to all applicable legislation and regulations governing email marketing, including the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. Emails must:
· Contain accurate sender information and subject lines
· Include a functioning Internet based opt-out mechanism
· Include publisher's postal address
· Not be false or misleading
· As required by law, publishers must promptly remove end-users who opt-out.
Third Party Ad Placements
Publishers are permitted to place www.cigarmanor ads on third party websites only if:
· The owner of the website has given permission for ads to be placed on their site;
· The webpage and/or promotional method complies with all program policies;
· The relationship is transparent and disclosed to www.cigarmanor.com and www.shareasale.com;
· The relationship is not used as a method to circumvent another publisher’s exclusion from an advertiser program. For example, if publisher X is declined or disabled from advertiser Y’s program (or the network), you may not provide your ads for advertiser Y to publisher X;
· Promotional methods do not modify browser settings or otherwise interfere with site navigation; and
· In the event that www.cigarmanor.com requests you to cease the placement of such ads, you must immediately remove them.
Publishers may not mask or alter referring URLs in order to obscure traffic sources.
Advertiser Specific Terms
By joining www.cigarmanor.com affiliate program through www.shareasale.com, we require publishers and advertisers to accept and comply with additional terms and conditions ('Advertiser Specific Terms'.) Advertiser Specific Terms may include, among other things, restrictions around the use of coupon codes, brand names, keywords, URLs, and/or specific promotional methods. Publishers and advertisers who accept yet fail to comply with Advertiser Specific Terms are subject to the enforcement actions defined by both www.cigarmanor.com and www.shareasale.com, which may include an adjustment to commissions and being disabled entirely from our advertiser program.