Remote Year Powered by Nation, Affiliate Program, Individual Referral Program, And Employer Partnership Referral Program Terms & Conditions

Last updated July 30, 2018

Powered by Nation allows active Remote Year Participants, Premotes (as defined by Remote Year), and Remote Year Citizens in good standing (as determined by Remote Year), (“PBN Referrer” or “PBN Referrers”) to earn Remote Year credits or money by referring friends to join a Remote Year program.

The Individual Referral Program allows Remote Year employees, and individual Remote Year independent contractors (“Individual Referrer” or “Individual Referrers”) to earn Remote Year credits or money by referring friends to join a Remote Year program.

The Employer Partnership Referral Program allows active Remote Year participants, Remote Year Citizens in good standing (as determined by Remote Year), and Premotes/Pomotes (as determined by Remote Year) (“EP Referrer” or “EP Referrers”) to earn Remote Year credits or money by referring their current employer to Remote Year’s Partnerships team.

The Affiliate Program allows people with no prior affiliation to Remote Year to apply for an affiliate link through which they may earn cash for referrals.  Each Affiliate must be pre-approved by Remote Year. In order to qualify you must be an be an influencer or micro-influencer in a relevant space, and have a social media presence / message that is aligned with Remote Year's core values, or be a Pomote (as defined by Remote Year). Whether you may qualify to become an Affiliate is completely within Remote Year's discretion and Remote Year reserves the right to revoke Affiliate status at any time and for any reason.

To participate in Powered by Nation, the Affiliate Program, the Individual Referral Program, or the Employer Partnership Referral Program, you must agree to these terms and conditions. Anyone that does not fit the descriptions above may not participate. Capitalized terms not defined here will have the same meaning they are given in Remote Year’s Participant Terms and Conditions.

1. QUALIFIED REFERRAL (“Qualified Referral”)

A. For Powered by Nation. Same as paragraph 1.b. below except that it is okay if the Referred person has applied to Remote Year prior to the referral.

B. For individual referrals. For any referred person (“Referred Person”) to be considered a Qualified Referral, such Referred Person must: (a) not have applied to Remote Year prior to the referral; (b) be an individual person (as opposed to an entity or a group of people); and, (c) submit a full down payment for, and commit to join, a 12 Month Remote Year program or a 4 Month Remote Year Program, within six months of (but not prior to) the referral Submission. In the event a Referred Person is referred more than once, only the Referrer that the Referred Person designates when they put down their down payment will be eligible to earn. If no Referrer is designated by the Referred Person, only the Referrer that made the referral first will be eligible to earn. (Two people that will be sharing a room on a Remote Year program and taking advantage of the shared room discount are not eligible to refer each other.)

C. For employer partnership referrals. For any referred employer (“Referred Employer”) to be considered a Qualified Referral, such Referred Employer must: (a) be the Referrer’s current employer; (b) be an actual entity with multiple employees and/or independent contractors that would be eligible for a Remote Year program; and, (c) must sign a Partnership contract with Remote Year within twelve months of (but not prior to) the referral Submission. In the event a Referred Employer is referred more than once, only the Referrer that made the referral first will be eligible to earn.

D. For Affiliates. For any referred person (“Referred Person”) to be considered a Qualified Referral, such Referred Person must: (a) not have applied to Remote Year prior to the referral; (b) be an individual person (as opposed to an entity or a group of people); and, (c) submit a full down payment for, and commit to join, a 12 Month Remote Year program or a 4 Month Remote Year Program, within six months of (but not prior to) the referral Submission.

2. PROCESS

Submission  (“Submission”)

A. For Powered by Nation. PBN Referrals can be made/recorded in three different ways.

B. For individual referrals. For individual referrals. Referrers must complete a separate Submission for each Referred Person. Each Submission can only be made by a single Referer (no group submissions). Referrers may only complete a single Submission per potential person they would like to refer. Incomplete Submissions will result in ineligibility. Submissions for referral can be made by completing a referral form on the Remote Year Referral Program website that provides:

C. For employer partnership referrals. Each Submission can only be made by a single Referer (no group submissions). Referrers may only complete a single Submission for their current employer. Incomplete Submissions will result in ineligibility. Submissions for referral can be made by completing a referral form on the website that provides:

C. For Affiliates.

Contact with Referred Person

Following a complete Submission, we will contact the Referred Person confirming our receipt of the  Submission unless otherwise instructed to contact Referrer first. By agreeing to these terms and conditions and/or making a Submission, you hereby represent that you have obtained consent from the Referred Person to provide Remote Year with the Referred Person’s contact information for the purposes described in these terms. The Referred Person will have the opportunity to inform us that (a) they are not looking to join Remote Year; and/or, (b) they have not given authorization to you in connection with the referral. If the  Referred Person informs us that they have not  given authorization to you, you will not be eligible to earn even if such Referred Person becomes a Qualified Referral. Submissions that do not adhere to the procedures outlined in these terms will not be recognized as valid.

Contact with Referred Employer

Following a complete Submission, the Referred Employer will be contacted by Remote Year’s Employer Success Team. By agreeing to these terms and conditions and/or making a Submission, you hereby represent that you have obtained consent from the Referred Employer to provide Remote Year with the Referred Employer’s  contact information for the purposes described in these terms. The Referred Employer will have the opportunity to inform us that (a) they are not interested in a partnership opportunity with  Remote Year; and/or, (b) they have not given authorization to you in connection with the referral. Submissions that do not adhere to the procedures outlined in these terms will not be recognized as valid.

3. HOW TO EARN

Note for any cash payments: Before a referral fee can be paid, you will be required to complete Remote Year’s standard registration form or Vendor Onboarding Form and be onboarded to our payment system to enable us to process your fee. Remote Year will prepare a form 1099 for US participants that receive cash payouts. Non-US Referrers/Affiliates will need to provide us with wire instructions and complete the appropriate tax forms, if any. No referral fees will be eligible for payment until Remote Year’s Registration Form has been completed and returned to Remote Year and/or until wire instructions have been provided. If you have not completed all of the Registration Form by the time you are due to be paid referral fees, Remote Year may withhold said fees, and is not responsible for the payment of any referral fees until the Registration Form is complete. Remote Year may take up to 60 days from the latter of when you’ve been onboarded to our vendor payment software or when the referred down payment has been submitted, to process your payment.

Referrers: Active Remote Year Participants

Referrers: Premotes

Referrers: Remote Year Citizens, Remote Year employees, and Remote Year independent contractors

Affiliates

4. Communications

5. MISCELLANEOUS

Remote Year reserves the  right in its sole discretion to make any determination under these rules, including, without limitation, the determination of your eligibility, a Qualified Referral or Qualified Employer Referral and the amount and payment of fees/credits. If Remote Year determines, in its sole discretion, that you have violated these terms, you will not be eligible for any fees/credits and Remote Year reserves the right to disqualify you from eligibility. Nothing in these terms grants you or any other party any right, title or license to use any of Remote Year’s trademarks or other intellectual property rights.

By submitting referrals or employer referrals, or by participating as an Affiliate, you will not be deemed to be an employee of Remote Year.

You will not  act as an agent of Remote Year nor are you entitled to make any commitments on behalf of Remote Year.

Remote Year reserves the right to amend these rules, including the amount that Referrers and Affiliates are eligible to earn, at any time without prior notice.

You are responsible for the tax consequences, if any, that may result from your participation in Powered by Nation, the Remote Year Referral Program, the Remote Year Employer Partnership Referral Program, or the Affiliate Program.

6. DISPUTES

Agreement to Arbitrate: You agree that any claim or dispute in any way arising out of or connected with these terms, with the sole exception of claims brought and litigated in small claims court, shall be referred to and resolved exclusively by binding arbitration to be administered in the English language, in accordance with the Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures of Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (“JAMS”) then in effect, by one commercial arbitrator who shall be selected from the appropriate list of JAMS arbitrators in accordance with such Rules. Judgment upon the award rendered by such arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.

Class Action Waiver. Any proceedings to resolve or litigate any dispute under the foregoing will be conducted solely on an individual basis. Neither you nor we will seek to have any such dispute heard as a class action or in any other proceeding in which either party acts or proposes to act in a representative capacity.

Questions? Reach out to us at Referrals@RemoteYear.com.