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Affiliate PPC Rules
1. Search Engines
Bidding is allowed on Google and Bing/Yahoo with a few restrictions listed herein.
Bidding on Ask, Facebook, Twitter, Find What and other search engines and social media
sites is permitted with no restrictions on Blankspace trademarked terms.
Clause 3 below (Competitor Terms) in the PPC Policy must be followed on all
pay-per-click search engines and advertisements.
2. Blankspace Trademarks
Affiliates may not bid on Blankspace trademark terms on Google and Bing/Yahoo.
There are no trademark restrictions with Blankspace trademarks on Ask, Find What, Facebook,
and other pay-per-click search engines.
Affiliates MAY NOT use www.blankspace.ink in the display URL at any PPC search engine or
various content network sections. Alternative spellings of our domain name are
also not permitted, including but not limited to www.blankspace.com, www.blankspaceink.com,
www.blankspaceink.net, etc. See direct linking policy below for additional
Affiliates are permitted to use Blankspace trademarks in the URL to the
right of the domain in the display URL. Example: www.yoursite.com/blankspace.ink.
Affiliates may not include "Official Site" or make representations that your
advertisement is from Blankspace.
Affiliates may not bid on Blankspace + "term" on Google and Bing/Yahoo. Example:
Blankspace reviews, Blankspace discounts, etc.
Blankspace terms include all of the following and any potential misspellings not shown
Blank space ink
Blankspace custom print
Blankspace canvas print
Blankspace metal print
Blankspace acrylic print
3. Direct to Merchant / Landing Pages
Direct-to-merchant linking is not permitted on Google and Yahoo/Bing. Affiliates may not use our
URL in the display URL on any PPC advertisement.
Domain misspellings are not allowed in the display URL on any advertisement
Affiliates bidding on Blankspace trademarks may not use a landing page that includes
advertisements for competitors. Example: If an affiliate bids on the term
"blankspace.ink". The landing page must be entirely dedicated to Blankspace
and may not have competitor offers on the same page.
4. Geo-Targeting and Dayparting
Geo-Targeting is allowed on all search engines as long as policies regarding display URL,
competitor terms and trademarks are followed.
Dayparting is allowed on all search engines as long as policies regarding display URL,
competitor terms and trademarks are followed.
Using geo-targeting and dayparting to avoid enforcement of the Blankspace PPC Policy is
strictly prohibited and grounds for immediate removal and reversal of all
commissions up to 30 days prior to the date of the PPC violation.
5. Ad Copy Restrictions
Truth in advertising: Affiliates are required to be truthful about any advertisement representing
Blankspace, including information surrounding discounts and special offers.
Do not represent your advertisement as an official or endorsed Blankspace
advertisement or site.
6. Exclusions, Penalties and Notifications
Blankspace reserves the right to exclude any or all of our PPC policy for individual
affiliates at our sole discretion.
Excluded affiliates are required to agree via signed contract to any exclusion permitted
herein. Do not assume exclusion via verbal or written communication.
Affiliates receive one warning and are given 48 business hours to comply with any PPC
violations. A second violation will result in termination of the affiliate
relationship and may be cause for reversal of past commissions earned up to 30
days prior to the second violation. See below exceptions to this policy.
Affiliates found using geo-targeting or dayparting features on search engines to avoid
enforcement of the Blankspace PPC Policy will be immediately removed from the Blankspace
affiliate program, have all commissions reversed up to 30 days prior to the
violation date and be immediately reported to the Affiliate Network for
Affiliates found in breach of the PPC Policy and Terms of Service regarding competitor
terms will be immediately removed from the program, have all commissions
reversed up to 30 days and be subject to a $5,000 penalty.
From time to time, Blankspace may review the PPC policy for changes in the way search
engines operate or changes in Blankspace philosophy. Any changes made to the
PPC Policy will be announced via email to Blankspace affiliates. Affiliates are
given no less than 7 business days to comply with any new PPC terms before a
first violation is cited on the affiliate's account.
Agreement and Consents
All agreement and consents permitted and provided for by this agreement
shall be in a written form, and a signed copy of them shall be duly filed.
Violations of the Blankspace PPC Policy may be reported
to [email protected]. Please have all applicable proof in your email,
including but not limited to screenshots of the ad, geographical location of
the ad, URL/network tracking information and the search engine where the ad was
Entire AgreementThis agreement contains the entire agreement of the involved parties relating to