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REFERRAL

***** ICC Referral Program *****

Referring people to ICC is rewarding!  For every person you refer to ICC that
purchases a membership,  you'll earn points, up to 810 ($27) and will have
the opportunity to convert the points to cash! The referral system is
sophisticated and puts you in charge! You'll know at a glance what stage
each referral is at, from signing up, to making a membership purchase. In
addition to referring a friend,  you can place a logo or banner on your site
or blog and you will see when someone signs up and makes a membership purchase.

Payment of Commission You'll receive the following points for each referral
that makes their first purchase of any ICC membership:

Membership purchased	Points earned	Dollars equivalent 
1-month $9.95           45	        $1.50 
3-months $24.95	        113	        $3.77 
6-months $39.95	        180	        $6.00
1-year $69.95	        315             $10.50 
2-years $124.95	        563             $18.77 
3-years $179.95         810             $27.00

ICC will allow users to convert in their points for cash for point balances
equal or over 1500 points ($50).  Payments will be made via the referrers'
Paypal accounts upon request. Payment will be in US dollars.

How to join the ICC Referral Program If you don't have an ICC store account,
simpy register one in our Store. it's easy and free! 

https://store.chessclub.com/customer/account/create/

Once you've registered, LOGIN to our store and simply click on the "My Referrals" 
from the left hand menu. Once there, you will see three important things highlighted 
in orange:

1) The first important item is your personal Referral URL. It's your own
personal link you can share and use in banners and links, blog and websites,
etc. Anyone arriving on our website from that link, will be tagged as yours
and if they purchase an ICC membership we'll reward you points based on the 
membership purchased.

DOWNLOAD ICC LOGOS AND BANNERS:

https://www.chessclub.com/banners

2) The second key item is a "Send Invitations" section, where we'll help you by
mailing all your friends and contacts you wish. All you have to do is enter
the emails from friends and contacts inviting them to try out ICC. You can
even import your address book of emails by clicking on the Import Contacts
(plaxo) button. This is our recommended best option, as it will show you at
all times the status of your invitations. Here's an example:

3) Third and last, there's an optional message you can enter to personalize your
invitation, greeting and inviting your contacts and friends to try out ICC.

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Q: Do I have to pay to join the referral program?
A: No, there are no set up charges: it's completely free.

Q: What are the terms and conditions of becoming an ICC affiliate?
A: These are given in detail on the Terms and Conditions. In outline, we 
reserve the right to close a ICC Online account and refuse further payments 
if you promote ICC products on an unsuitable website, send out spam mail 
promoting ICC products or otherwise bring ICC into disrepute. You need to 
accept these Terms and Conditions in order to join the affiliate program.

Q: How will I be paid and how often?
A: Via your Paypal account exclusively. When is up to you. But you do have to 
wait until your balance is equal or above 1500 ICC store points, at that point 
you can request the funds be transferred to your paypal account. The conversion 
is points/30 = dollars. For example, 1500/30 = $50. To request payout of your
balance, please email us at briansp(at)chessclub.com. 

Q: Can I use my points towards items in the ICC store, like memberships or merchandise?
A: Yes, at an time!

Q: How much will I earn per referral?
A: See the table above, the points/dollars earned are for each person you refer us that joins 
ICC and buys an ICC membership (any membership)

Q: What about the old referral system of receiveing two free months?
A: The old referral system of receiveing two months is no longer in effect, we will only honor referrals via this new referral program described here.


Terms and Conditions This program is intended only for new members, and not   
existing or prior members. The only method for tracking referrals is via the
ICC website referral program. Referrals coming from other sources will not be
counted (word of mouth, phone calls, etc.) ICC will only award reward points
for membership purchases made from the ICC web store
https://store.chessclub.com; membership purchases made via different payment
methods (iTunes, check, etc.) will not be honored. Prohibited Usage
Displaying the link on any site that, at our discretion, is judged offensive
or likely to bring ICC into disrepute. Without limitation this includes sites
which: contain sexually explicit or any indecent, obscene or clearly
offensive material promote any illegal activity promote violence promote
discrimination Any other method of promotion that, in our judgement, is
likely to bring ICC into disrepute. Without limitation this includes spamming
the link url, and any anonymous or unsolicited emailing of the link url.
Making any untrue, misleading or denigrating representations about the ICC
services or ICC itself. Use of ICC's logo and trademarks in domain names or
in any context other than what is reasonable to describe the products on the
affiliate site or email. All rights reserved ICC reserves the right to
terminate an affiliate account at any time with immediate effect and not pay
the commission if it's found that the affiliate is doing any of the
Prohibited Usage. ICC reserves the right to change the rates or commissions
and/or the products included in the scheme, although we will not do so
without giving prior notice to existing referrers.