BIG BANG TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This website is operated by bigbangbonanza.com. Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us”, “our”, “Big Bang” and “bigbangbonanza.co.za” refer to bigbangbonanza.com. Big Bang offers this website, including all information, tools and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.
By visiting our site, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink.
Any new features or tools added to the current site shall also be subject to the Terms and Conditions. You can review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms and Conditions by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.
SECTION 1: Big Bang Online Shopping Commission Program
Big Bang offers a service that allows Users to earn commission on purchases made at any of our approved partners. Joining and using Big Bang is free and simple, requiring only your cell number and a password to get started. Big Bang does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties, and Big Bang does not ‘spam’ its Users.
Big Bang does not install or require you to install software on your computer. In other words, there is no ‘catch’. Big Bang receives a commission for referring buyers to its affiliated stores and uses that commission to pay registered Users commission on their purchases as well as commission on the purchases made by Users that they refer. (Mobile users need to install the Big Bang mobile application.)
SECTION 2: Becoming a Member
By registering as a member or by utilizing any of Big Bang’s shopping applications (“Applications”), you agree to be bound by this Agreement which includes allowing third party retailers to provide us with any information pertaining to any transactions made with them via our application.
You register on the Big Bang website or mobile application by providing your cell number and your password which information is used to access your personalized dashboard.
Users must be at least eighteen years old and agree not to use the Program for any illegal or fraudulent activity.
Please be aware that utilization of the Big Bang Application and the opportunity to earn commission are offered at the sole discretion of Big Bang, and Big Bang has the right to change this Agreement in whole or in part, at any time, with or without notice.
SECTION 3: Earning Commission
A commission (“Commission”) is paid on online purchases made through the app in two ways:
- Commission on the net purchase amount made by a User from any of the registered retailers on the Big Bang Application in the amount of fifty percent of the commission that is received by Big Bang from the specific retailer.
- Commission on the net purchase amount made a User who was referred by a User, from any of the registered retailers on the Big Bang Application in the amount of fifteen percent of the commission that is received by Big Bang from the specific retailer is paid to the User who made the referral. (Level 1)
Further commission is paid from the following:
- Promoters earn Commission on the net purchase amount made by the Users referred in 2 above from any of the registered retailers on the Big Bang Application in the amount of ten percent of the commission that is received by Big Bang from the specific retailer. (Level 2)
- Promoters earn Commission on the net purchase amount made by the users referred in 3 above from any of the registered retailers on the Big Bang Application in the amount of five percent of the commission that is received by Big Bang from the specific retailer. (Level3)
- Promoters earn Commission from anyone who joins as a Promoter whom they have referred as detailed hereunder.
- Promoters earn Commission from anyone who joins as a Promoter whom they have referred in the amount of fifteen percent of the software license fee.
- Promoters earn Commission from anyone who joins as a Promoter from a referral made by a Promoter in 6 above in the amount of ten percent of the software license fee.
- Promoters earn Commission from anyone who joins as a Promoter from a referral made by a Promoter in 7 above in the amount of five percent of the software license fee.
- Commission is not payable to any Promoter who has not paid for their package.
The above is clarified in the following table:
User’s personal online shopping 50% of Big Bang’s commission.
User’s referral’s online shopping 15% of Big Bang’s commission.
Level 1 15% of Big Bang’s commission.
Level 2 10% of Big Bang’s commission.
Level 3 5% of Big Bang’s commission.
Specific Commission amounts vary by store and product category. Please note that the net purchase amount excludes taxes, fees, shipping, gift-wrapping, discounts or credits, returns or cancellations, and extended warranties.
Certain Affiliate Stores exclude a limited number of products and purchases from the Program. Big Bang does its best to minimize and maintain an up-to-date list of exclusions on Big Bang. Additionally, to earn Commission, you must complete your purchase during the same shopping session you start after clicking on the Big Bang link. If you visit other sites before completing your purchase or use coupons not provided by Big Bang, your purchase might be associated with a service other than Big Bang and you might not earn commission on your purchase. If you disable ‘cookies’ on your computer or mobile phone you will not be able to earn Commission as cookies are used to authenticate the user and be certain Commission is assigned to your account.
Any User that refers a person to become a Promoter will receive 10% commission on the Joining fee paid by the person.
Any Promoter that refers a person to become a Promoter will receive the following commission on the joining fee paid by the person.
Level 1 15%
Level 2 10%
Level 3 5%
SECTION 4: Earning Commission, Bonuses & Other Rewards
Big Bang periodically offers monetary bonuses or other rewards for sign-up on the application, for referring other new Users, or for other specific actions. The terms and conditions accompanying such offers will govern how they are earned and paid if the terms and conditions differ from this Agreement.
To qualify for a referral bonus, a Member must be the first to refer a new Member who establishes his or her own Active Account.
The first one million registrations on the app will share in Seventy Five percent of any advertising revenue received from adverts placed on the app. This revenue (Seventy Five percent) will be distributed between app users in the following manner:
- Twenty Five percent to the app user.
- Fifty percent to the app user per person shared with.
Promoters will earn further advertising commission on their 2nd and 3rd levels as follows:
- Level 2 = 10%
- Level 3 = 5%
This revenue will be divided equally between the Users and is estimated to commence in August of 2018.
This advertising revenue credit can only be used to make purchases on any of the participating retailers on the Big Bang app and only remains valid provided the users registration on the app remains valid.
Any credit from advertising revenue not used to make purchases on the app, expire after 90 days of the credit being given to the user.
Online shopping commission is paid within 30 days of Big Bang receiving payment from the specific retailer generating the commission.
SECTION 5: Receiving Payment
To receive payment of accrued Commission and any other rewards, you must provide Big Bang with the information necessary to process your payment: a valid bank account, email address at which you are able to receive email, your first and last name, and a password to protect your account. You must update your information if it changes and have shopped via Big Bang or a Big Bang Application or have accrued Commission at any time within the preceding twelve (12) months.
Big Bang pays its Users accrued Commission and other rewards every month provided the balance is in excess of R 100.00. Big Bang pays Users in ZAR (South African Rands) via Direct Deposit and sometimes other payment options. Users may select or change their payment options in the “Update Details” section of their Big Bang dashboard. Each payment represents Commission and other rewards earned and accrued during the prior month. The minimum payment amount is ZAR100.00. Balances below ZAR100.00 remain in your account for potential payment during the next payment period.
Please note that orders from a few Affiliate Stores may be delayed by one pay cycle due to delayed processing and reporting by the stores. We do our best to expedite payments and to maintain a list of stores whose practices might delay our ability to pay Commission on your purchase. Big Bang reserves the right to delay payment for any purchase based on changes to Affiliate Store policies and procedures at any time.
Commission for Travel (i.e. holiday packages, hotel bookings, car rental etc) purchases will only be paid after completion of the booking. Payment will fall into the payment cycle of which the booking is completed.
Commissions are paid as follows:
- Online shopping commission is paid within 30 days of Big Bang receiving payment from the specific retailer generating the commission.
- Promoter commission is paid within 48 hours of the applicable funds appearing in the Big Bang account.
SECTION 6: Updating & Maintaining Your Account
You must be logged into Big Bang and enter your password to change your account information and payment preferences. You may check your account status and recent earning history at any time via the “Update Details” tab on your Big Bang dashboard. For security purposes, it is recommended that you memorize your password and not write it down. You are responsible for keeping your password and other account information confidential. Big Bang is entitled to act on instructions received under your password and is not responsible for any credits or debits made to your account by someone else that uses your password.
SECTION 7: Receiving Communications from Big Bang
By signing up as a User at Big Bang, you agree to receive communications that are account and User related (e.g., that we’ve added money to your account, etc.) as well as periodic shopping-related emails that highlight coupons & special deals that are available to Big Bang Users. You can opt-out of receiving emails that are not account-related by either (i) visiting your dashboard and clicking on the Subscriptions link, or (ii) following the unsubscribe link on any of the emails. Since we need to communicate account information with you in order to operate our service, you cannot unsubscribe from account information emails. But rest assured that we don’t send account emails unnecessarily. If you do not wish ever to hear from Big Bang, even if just to hear that we awarded you Commission, you can close your account by contacting Big Bang customer service department.
SECTION 8: Protecting Your Information
All information is secured with established online security protocols.
SECTION 9: Using Big Bang’s Applications
Big Bang does not install or require you to install any software to access the Commission Shopping Program on desktop applications. Users can earn Commission on their purchases by using only the Web site Big Bang. Big Bang users earn Commission from mobile devices provided they have installed the Big Bang mobile app. If you use Big Bang’s Applications you agree to use them only for your personal use and for accessing the Program. Big Bang reserves the right to update or discontinue its Applications at any time. You agree not to reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, copy or otherwise derive the source code of Big Bang Applications for any reason. You may not rent, sell, or sublicense Big Bang’s Applications without Big Bang’s prior written consent.
SECTION 10: Inactive Member Accounts & Termination of a User, Promoter
Use of the Big Bang App is free: there is no charge to be a User or to earn and receive Commission. If your account is inactive or becomes zero for more than twelve (12) consecutive months, Big Bang reserves the right to close your account permanently and cease to maintain your account records and Program access.
Promoters pay a license fee for the use of the Big Bang Bonanza software and Big Bang reserves the right to terminate any User, Promoter account in its sole discretion and, depending on the reason/s for termination, may or may not refund the purchase price (applicable to Promoters). If Big Bang decides to terminate a Promoter, any commission already paid to the Promoter will be deducted from the amount to be refunded should Big Bang decide to effect a refund.
SECTION 11: Risk and limitation of liability
Your use of this website, software and the information contained therein is entirely at your own risk and you assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from the use thereof. Neither BIG BANG, its affiliates, or their shareholders, agents, consultants or employees will be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, whether in an action arising out of contract, statute, delict or otherwise, relating to the use of this website or the information contained therein.
If any of the foregoing is not fully enforceable for any reason, the remainder shall nonetheless continue to apply.
Any dispute or purported dispute arising out of this web site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the Republic of South Africa and all disputes, actions and other matters relating thereto will be determined in accordance with such law. The parties to any dispute arising out of this web site hereby consent and submit to the jurisdiction of the of the High Court of the Republic of South Africa sitting at Johannesburg.
SECTION 12: Slanderous Actions
The “holder” of any status, viz. app User, Promoter, or Sponsor will immediately be terminated should the holder engage in any negative comments on social media or other platform, about Big Bang and any income due to the holder, together with any joining or license fees paid, will be forfeited as pre-estimated damages.
Nothing contained in the above precludes the Company from instituting legal action against the holder for other damages suffered as a result of their actions.
SECTION 13: Program Limitations, Qualifications & Disclaimers
The User of the application is subject to this Program Agreement. All Affiliate Store User and/or operating agreements as they relate to their affiliate or partner programs with Big Bang and which reside on the Affiliate Store’s respective Web sites are hereby incorporated into this Agreement by reference.
Users of the application is limited to individuals who are 18 years of age or older. Users may not use scripts or disguised redirects to derive financial benefit from Big Bang. Users must have Internet access and maintain a valid email address to be eligible to receive the privileges and benefits of a User.
Any failure to comply with this Program Agreement, any fraud or abuse relating to the accrual or receipt of commission rewards, or any misrepresentation of any information furnished to Big Bang or its affiliates by you or anyone acting on your behalf may result in the termination of your registration on the application and forfeiture of your accrued Commission rewards.
The determination of whether or not a purchase made through a Big Bang Affiliate Store qualifies for Commission is at the sole discretion of Big Bang. If an Affiliate Store fails to report a transaction to Big Bang or withholds payment to Big Bang for any reason, Big Bang reserves the right to cancel the Commission associated with that transaction. If Big Bang has any reason to suspect fraudulent activity is associated with your account, Big Bang reserves the right to delay or withhold payment of Commission. You give Big Bang’s permission to review your account with Affiliate Stores in cases where Big Bang suspects fraudulent activity. Big Bang is not responsible for lost or stolen payments, including gift cards. Big Bang is not responsible for payments made to the wrong account through no fault of Big Bang or for payment errors made by payment partners.
It is your responsibility to check your account regularly to ensure that Commission has been properly credited and paid and that your account balance is accurate. If you do not believe that Commission has been correctly credited to your account you must contact Big Bang’s Customer Service within 90 days of the transaction. Should you disagree with any adjustments made to your account or payments made to you, your sole remedy is to withdraw from the Program.
Big Bang is not responsible for changes to, or discontinuance of, any Affiliate Store, or for any Affiliate Store withdrawal from the Program, or for any effect on accrual of Commission caused by such changes, discontinuance, or withdrawal. Big Bang is not responsible for changes to, or discontinuance of, any special offer or coupon code at an Affiliate Store site.
The Big Bang Program and Applications are being provided to member “as is” with no warranty. Big Bang reserves the right to terminate the Program at any time with or without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Big Bang disclaims all representations and warranties, express or implied, with respect to the Program and Applications.
Big Bang does not warrant, guarantee, or make any representations regarding the quality or accuracy of advertisements for any products or services offered or provided by Affiliate Stores in conjunction with the Program. In addition, Big Bang does not warrant that access to this site or use of its Applications will be uninterrupted or error-free, and Big Bang assumes no responsibility for any damage caused by your access or inability to access Big Bang or Big Bang’s Applications.
Member agrees to indemnify and hold Big Bang, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any party due to or arising out of Member’s use of the Program.
Big Bang may modify this Agreement from time to time, with or without notice, and your continued utilisation of the Big Bang Application after such modification shall be deemed to be your acceptance of any such modification. It is your responsibility to check the Terms & Conditions page of the Big Bang Website regularly to determine whether this Agreement has been modified. If you do not agree to any modification of this Agreement, you must immediately cease participation on the application.
If any provision of this Agreement is found invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent possible, and the other provisions contained herein will remain in full force and effect. Big Bang’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of the Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.
Whilst BIG BANG has taken reasonable measures to ensure the integrity of its website, its mobile application and its contents, no warranty, whether express or implied is given that any files, downloads or applications available via this website are free of viruses, trojans, bombs, time-locks or any other data or code which has the ability to corrupt or affect the operation of your system.
SECTION 14: Autopilot Promoter
A Promoter upgrading to an Autopilot Promoter will receive the following benefits:
- Fifty Pre-qualified contacts will be allocated to the Autopilot Promoter.
- BIG BANG will conduct the following procedures to each of these contacts in an effort to convince them to become Promoters themselves:
- SMS messaging campaign.
- E-mail marketing campaign.
- Personalised sales call.
- The marketing procedures listed above form part of the Autopilot program and will be conducted free of charge.
- New Promoter registrations secured by the Autopilot Promoter program do not contribute to the prize giving matrices.
- Full name of company: Big Bang Rewards Proprietary Limited
- Country of incorporation: South Africa
- Registration number: 2017/204739/07
- Registered address: Unit 9 Bartlett Lake Office Park 186 Leith Road, Bartlett Boksburg, Gauteng, 1501
- Postal address: PO Box 7953, Senderwood. 2154
- Website: http://bigbangbonanza.com
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Big Bang with respect to the Big Bang Bonanza Program.