Tier 1 & 2 Members:
Castles Gold Terms Of Service
NO NEW SIGNUPS FROM THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES!
Angola, Burma, China, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Liberia, Libya, North Korea, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Western Balkans (Bosnia & Herzegovina, Albania, Macedonia, Serbia (including Kosovo), and Zimbabwe.
Current members from China will not lose their account, and will continue to be paid. Current members from the rest of those countries will only be able to redeem for ads only!
Regarding IP addresses of Members
No member is to have a University or Corporate type IP address.
All contacts are required to be in English. Any support mails or contacts of any other language will be ignored and the account holder will be suspended. No exceptions.
We reserve the right to refuse and/or delete any account we feel necessary. We will not tolerate cheating of any kind nor will we tolerate vulgar language, threatening or abusive emails. If you see fit to send us nasty emails or cheat - your account will be deleted and you will be banned from this site permanently. For further information, please see "Cheating" below.
By signing up and actively using our program you agree to all terms and conditions set forth in this agreement. Castlesgold.com may, at any time, choose to edit, add and/or delete portions of this agreement and impose changes without prior notification of its members. Members will be informed of any and all changes to this policy via an email to their primary contact email address provided upon signing up with Castlesgold.com. If any modification is unacceptable to you, your only recourse is to terminate this agreement. Should you choose to terminate this agreement by canceling your account, you forfeit all earnings and referrals in doing so. Your continued participation in the Castlesgold.com program following our posting of a change in policy notice or new agreement on our site will constitute binding acceptance to the change.
Days of operation:
Castlesgold.com administrative staff will process advertising and respond to support emails Monday through Saturday except holidays. Regular daily emails already set up in the system will be sent seven (7) days a week. Advertising and support requested over the weekend will be processed as soon as possible during regular business days. When requesting support via email or ad requests, please allow our staff seventy-two (72) hours to respond to your email and/or process your advertising request before sending an additional support request.
Responsibility of Members:
You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older. Our program is open to both US and International members and is void where prohibited by local governing laws.
You agree to and must use your own name and email address in the sign-up process and may not assume a false identity. You may not sign up multiple times with different email addresses. Your computer must not be shared with another individual that has an existing account. Your payout account must not be shared with another individual that has an existing account and must be in your name. You may share the same home address as another member only if you first contact us for approval.
You will use your email address or User ID / password combination to access your account. It is your responsibility to keep this information confidential. You may change this information by logging into your account and press the user information/profile link located in your Member's Menu. You must use your password to make any changes valid. Any solicitation of advertisers for a confirmation email for purposes of receiving credit in your account will be grounds for immediate termination.
You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account including authorization by you to any third party individual who may use your account. Should any instances of fraud, system abuse, or any type of activity deemed to be inappropriate or illegal by Castlesgold.com be detected it may result in member termination and possible legal action. Use of "SQUID" is prohibited. If your IP registers as "SQUID" your account may be deleted.
You agree to receive email advertising from Castlesgold.com. In the event your email account on file becomes closed or blocked or bounces, your account will be placed on "inbox only" mail delivery. If this happens, you must either change your email address or use the "inbox only" option. If your emails continue to bounce 10 or more consecutive times, your account will be deleted and you will forfeit all prior earnings and referrals.
You must be able to read English to participate in our program. "English Tests" are sent on a regular basis. Failure of three (3) English Tests will result in account deletion and forfeiture of all earnings and referrals. All advertisements shall be written in English for English speaking sites only. No other languages will be accepted. If you send us an email that is clearly written with the aid of a translation program, your account will be deleted.
If you click the "Can't Understand English", "Bot User", "I Cheat", or "Don't Read" boxes in the Interests section, your account will be deleted. If you select "Donate My money to site", your earnings will be donated to the site.
No members should bookmark any page on the site other then the main site. Especially not PTC pages. These page names are changed from time to time, and if you are found accessing pages that do not have a direct link from the account menu, or anywhere else on the site, your account will be suspended. Again, do NOT bookmark PTC pages on the site.
Castlesgold.com has a "Zero Tolerance" stand on cheating. If you are caught cheating in any way, your account will be deleted and you will forfeit all earnings and referrals.
Any member found to have "gibberrish" in the user info (ie., First Name: ghdkl etc) will have their account deleted and forfeit all earnings and referrals. Any member sending the administration gibberish emails or submitting blatantly false advertising requests will have their account deleted and forfeit all earnings and referrals.
Any Program Owner that requests payout whilst any of the sites in their group are behind on payments, or are not answering support will have their payout requests denied. If they request again before their sites are in order their accounts will be suspended until such time that their own sites are up to date. Any members that have been deleted for this will not be allowed to rejoin.
Any program owner that has closed/abandoned their sites without paying members or refunding members (for unused upgrades/aff pages etc) in full will not be permitted to join this site, and ones that are current members will be suspended.
Relationship of the Parties:
You and Castlesgold.com are independent contractors, and nothing in this Agreement creates any partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representative or employment relationship between you and Castlesgold.com. You understand that you do not have authority to make or accept any offers or make any representations on behalf of Castlesgold.com. You may not make any statement, whether on your site or otherwise, that would contradict anything in this section. You are solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any taxes for money earned while using the Castlesgold.com program.
Limitation of Liability:
Castlesgold.com will not be liable for lost profits, lost business opportunities, or any other indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages arising out of or related to this Agreement or Castlesgold.com program, even if Castlesgold.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Furthermore, Castlesgold.com aggregate liability arising under this Agreement will not exceed the amount of the total fees paid or payable to you under this Agreement. The provisions of this Section survive termination or expiration of the Agreement.
In the event that you do not click at least one paid link for a period of more than thirty (30) days, your account will be terminated for inactivity and you will forfeit all earnings and referrals. Upgraded members are required to be active or be suspended.
PTP Activity Requirements:
You must click at least one paid link during any 30 day period to be eligible for payouts with PTP earnings, and also must have 5% in personal earnings vs ptp and downline earnings in order to request payout.
If you are suspended for inactivity 3 times, I will not reinstate your account. But you are free to join again.
Members may earn by receiving and reading paid-emails and visiting the advertiser websites after they have entered their member ID in the area on the website provided by Castlesgold.com. Blind-Clicking is cheating and your account will be deleted if you are deemed to be blind-clicking.
Members may earn some extra income by referring new members to the Castlesgold.com program. Members will earn 15% of their direct referrals cash earnings. Members must be 25% as active as the members on your downline. You will not be credited if you have not logged in to your account in 30 days.
Castlesgold.com will pay members when their balance reaches $1.00 and they request payment. Members' accounts must be in good standing and active to receive payout. Please allow 30 days for payment processing before sending contact. PayPal payouts are done with masspay, and are made when there are enough requests. Alertpay payouts are done as funds are available.
You will not be paid if you have not been active in the thirty (30) days prior to payout eligibility, this applies to Upgraded Members also (see Activity Requirements). You will not be paid if your account is on vacation. You will not be paid if you have clicked a cheat link in the last 30 days. If you have requested payout and you fall into any of the above listed categories, your request will be canceled.
(October 12, 2009) Members may request payout once every thirty (30) days, with a $10.00 max on your request. Please see our Activity Requirements regarding payouts.
Members will be paid via Paypal masspay (no Fee)/Alert Pay (no Fee).
Members are responsible for providing correct payment information. Castlesgold.com will not be held responsible for payments sent to inaccurate email addresses or accounts as the member is 100% responsible for having provided the payment information on the payout request form. If we cannot process your payout due to inaccurate account information or payment processor limitations on your account, your request will be canceled.
Castlesgold.com does not accept advertising for Adult, Illegal, Gambling, MLM, HYIP, Randomizers, sites that promote or encourage racism or "hate", or Non-English language sites. We reserve the right to refuse to advertise sites that are clearly unsustainable as shown by their site information as well as advertise sites with webmasters who have clearly used unethical business practices.
Any Member/Advertiser who purchases and/or redeems for an ad for any non-allowed advertisement - will forfeit the amount of redemption or payment. We do NOT issue refunds.
You may not promote your referral links through unsolicited emailing (i.e. SPAMMING), newsgroup postings, or any other method of mass communication. Failure to comply will result in immediate termination of your membership with Castlesgold.com and may result in legal prosecution. Castlesgold.com strictly enforces anti-spamming laws. Spamming is a federal crime. Any member caught spamming will not only have their account terminated immediately and lose any past, present and future earnings, but shall also be held liable for Spamming as we shall cooperate with any authorities and investigations that may arise from the Spamming incident. Castlesgold.com may charge up to $5 per spam email sent. Multiple signups shall be grounds for immediate termination of all involved accounts. Signing up multiple times from the same computer also constitutes fraud. Castlesgold.com will file charges for recovery of any earnings received from multiple signups. If you report us for spam after you have signed up using our double opt in program, your account will be deleted and you will be banned from Castlesgold.com.
If you are caught using ANY kind of "cheating" software; ie., mass sign-up software or link grabbing software, You will be deleted!! You will forfeit all prior earnings and referrals.,br>
If you click the: "I Cheat" "Can't Understand English", "Don't Read" or "Bot User" boxes in the Interests Section, your account will be deleted and you will forfeit all prior earnings and referrals.
If you click three (3) or more Cheat Links or Cheat Banners, your account will be deleted and you will forfeit all prior earnings and referrals. Our Cheat Links are all clearly marked and there is no excuse for clicking on more than three. If you click more than 30 bad turing numbers in one month, your account will be deleted and you will forfeit all prior earnings and referrals.
If you Search from a disallowed Country, your account will be deleted and you will forfeit all prior earnings and referrals. Only members from the following countries may perform searches: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States.
If your account was deleted for cheating, you will NOT be allowed to re-join our program. If you do re-join, we will find your account and delete it as well.
-If your account is found to have had a history of being suspended from other sites due to bot usage or cheating, you will be suspended.
-Also, if you are found to be directly associated with any forum or page online that knowingly distributes or informs of bot programs and how to use them, your account will be suspended.
Bottom line, I will not tolerate cheating of any kind! We are fair to all of our members! Our members and advertisers, as well as myself work far too hard to have to deal with cheaters!