TERMS OF SERVICE FOR HOMESTEADMAILS as of December 10, 2016
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This is a Tier 1 & 2 site open to all English reading citizens of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and United States. NO NEW SIGN UPS from any Tier 3 or 4 country will be accepted. Please note our server will reject email addresses using Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL, Rogers, Rocket and possibly others.
***Due to the Foreign Assets Control Policy in the U.S.***
We will not accept members or payments from the following countries: Algeria, Angola, Burma, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Liberia, Libya, North Korea, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Western Balkans (Bosnia & Herzegovina, Albania, Macedonia, Serbia (including Kosovo) and Zimbabwe.

RESPONSIBILITY OF AFFILIATES
1. You must use your own name and a valid email address and only 1 account is allowed per family and IP address.
2. You must click at least 5 links within one week of sign up to activate your account. Failure to do so will result in account deletion. Thereafter, a minimum of 10 clicks per calendar month are required for free members to maintain your account. Members with an upgrade, affiliate page, or using the free Special PTP link are required to click a minimum of 50 links per calendar month in order to request payout.
3. Although there is a 5 cent bonus for joining, we ask new members to earn enough by personally clicking to pay for their first redeemed ad.
4. You must be 18 years of age or older to become an affiliate.
5. Sharing of computers with other affiliates is not allowed or sharing of email address or payment accounts. You may not use a business, college or library to regularly access this site. Library use may be occasional only.
6. Vacation mode may be set for a maximum of 30 days in total per calendar year. You may be exempted from this with permission from webmaster.
7. University or college addresses may not be used, and any account with an IP which comes from one will be canceled.
8. Any instances of intentional false information is a cause for deletion without exception.
9. Your HomesteadMails account is non-transferable and may not be sold, traded, or given away.
10. You agree to communicate with HomesteadMails in English and will not send us spam--this is a cause for deletion.
11. All new accounts are set to pending and it is the discretion of management to accept or deny members as affiliates.

PAYMENTS
1. Affiliates earn by clicking the links provided by HomesteadMails both at the site and in paid emails sent to their home addresses if they have opted for them. You may earn by referring other members using your own referral link provided. And you may earn by other activities provided on the site such as use of the Special PTP link, playing the games and click contests.
2. HomesteadMails will pay affiliates when your balance reaches the minimum payout of $2.00 USD and not more than $5.00 USD per calendar month after the required 50 clicks have been made by all members requesting.
3. You may request payout through Paypal, Payza, Serve (USA), Amazon eGift Card, or Walmart eGift card. ONLY Amazon and Walmart eGift Cards may be up to $10.00 per calendar month.
4. Payments will be made within 30 days from the requested date or as funds allow.

AFFILIATE PAGE CLAUSE 1. HomesteadMails is not a paid to promote site, but a paid to read and click site.
2. Affiliate pages are an alternate method of receiving earnings through promotion of the special promotional page currently paying 20 cents per 1,000 unique views, and they pages CANNOT be promoted in surf exchanges. Special approval must be obtained to use ptc sites to promote this page.
3. There currently is no earnings percentage requirement to use the affiliate page other than the 10 clicks per calendar month.

SPECIAL PTP
1. The special ptp link is available for all members to use. It may be promoted at any site except for Traffic Exchanges or Automated Surf sites unless specific permission from this administration is provided.
2. The special ptp link offers additional earning ability and will be auto credited to your account.
3. There currently is no earnings percentage requirement to use the special ptp link other than 50 clicks per calendar month.
4. Abuse of this special link will result in your account being suspended or canceled without notice at owner's discretion.

INACTIVITY
1. Members in HomesteadMails have joined to click, read and earn. Members who do not click for 30 consecutive days will be considered inactive and their account may be suspended. After a total of 90 more days without contact from member, the suspended account may be deleted.

CHEATING 1. Use of click software or automated bots will result in immediate account deletion.
2. Checking any of the "bad" keywords will result in account deletion: bot user, I live to cheat, let me cheat you.
3. Clicking more than one link at a time alerts the anti-cheating software and your IP is recorded as a cheater. 4. Turing numbers may or may not be enabled on this site. More than 5 incorrect numbers per month and you will receive a warning, 10 incorrect and your account will be suspended, 15 incorrect and your account will be canceled. We must impose this term because failed turing numbers tells us that you are using bot software and are not reading any advertising at all.
5. Failing an English test tells us that you cannot read English and are not allowed to be an affiliate as is stated at the beginning of this page.
6. Stating negative comments about HomesteadMails or any of its administration or members while you are still an affiliate will result in deletion.
7. There is an embedded cheat link in every mail sent out, and clicking on it will deduct 50 cents from your account. Click the cheat link 3 times lifetime will result in account deletion.
8. Providing false information or IP numbers from a country in which you do not live will result in immediate deletion.

ADVERTISING
1. All new accounts may receive our free 6 month upgrade. Please request within the first 30 days of joining. Thereafter, new members must click at least 50 ads before using the bonus ads the first time, and then 10 clicks before using them on following months.
2. Advertising submitted must not contain any of the following: pornography, racism, discrimination, vulgarity, illegal, or other adult materials of any kind.
3. Ads must not contain any frame breakers or Iframes. Ads must not contain or promote any viruses. Ads must not have more than one pop up/pop under which must first be authorized by administration. Ads must not cause freeze-frames or open entire new site windows.
4. Ads must not promote gambling, warez, get rich quick schemes, ramdomizers, pyramids, ponzi schemes, HYIP, multilevel marketing programs, investment programs, matrix sites, or scam sites which claim excessive earnings. Acceptance of these ads is totally up to the discretion of management.

REFUND POLICY
1.Please note that we reserve the right to refuse any advertising which we feel is detrimental to this site.
2.A refund of monies made for the advertising will be provided for any advertising which is rejected.

RELATIONSHIP OF PARTIES
1. You and HomesteadMails are independent contractors.
2. There is no partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representative, or employment relationship between us.
3. You do not have any authority to accept or make any offers as a representative of this site.
4. You are responsible of paying any taxes for money received while an affiliate.
5. HomesteadMails reserves the right to delete any member for any reason we believe necessary to maintain this site.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
1. HomesteadMails must not be held liable for any of the following: lost profits, lost business opportunities, or any other indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages.

SPAM
1. You may not promote your referral links through unsolicited emailing, newsgroup posting, blogging, or any other method of mass communication.
2. You may not forward junk mail to our support address which includes items or services for sale not included in your personal paid advertising or invitations to join your social network.
3. If we receive continued emails with junk or spam from your email address, your account may be suspended and/or canceled.

SUBJECT TO CHANGE
1. Any of the above listed terms, rules, and agreements may be amended at any time, and attempts will be made to inform affiliates of changes in advance of the event.

HOMESTEADMAILS IS NOT AN MLM OR MARKETING PYRAMID OF ANY SORT AND YOU WILL NOT GET RICH BY BECOMING AN AFFILIATE