Updated September 14, 2023
Out of the Sandbox and Pixel Union's joint affiliate program is a way for Shopify partners, agencies, bloggers, and influencers to earn a commission from the sale of Flex, Superstore, and Turbo Shopify themes.
Below are the full terms and conditions of the affiliate program.
These terms and conditions apply to the joint affiliate program for both Out of the Sandbox and Pixel Union ("administrators").
- Eligible sites
- Payment schedule
- Representation and disclosure
- Brand standards
- Discount codes
- Commission conditions
- Payment accounts
- Paid search
Referral links may be posted on media owned directly by the approved partner. Examples of eligible properties include bona fide agency sites, blog posts, email newsletters, or shared via social media owned by the partner.
You may also share your affiliate link with clients, colleagues, or your professional network. You may not, however, set up an affiliate account and then purchase a theme for your own use.
There is a one-month buffer period between when commissions are earned and when they are paid. Exact payout dates and timing may vary and we reserve the right to determine payout dates and eligibility at its sole and final discretion. Some conversions may be subject to a longer hold period. All sales and commissions are in USD and are based on net sale, after discounts, but before taxes or other fees. The program administrators reserve the right to delay, cancel, or withhold any commission at any time for any reason, without notice and at their sole and final discretion.
Representation and disclosure
Affiliates may not represent themselves as "authorized resellers" or "resellers" of the theme creators or use any other language that conveys a partnership, reseller, or wholesale relationship between the affiliate and Out of the Sandbox or Pixel Union.
Affiliates should instead use the term "affiliate."
Affiliates must link visitors directly to https://outofthesandbox.com to purchase.
Affiliates must comply with all local or international disclosure laws in content containing affiliate links.
Affiliates must abide by all brand standards. Affiliates may, at administrators' sole and final discretion, be asked to remove any logos or other brand assets.
Affiliates may not publish discount codes on public websites or create pages claiming to contain them unless approved by us. Affiliates may, however, distribute discount codes to eligible customers privately or via single social media posts.
Affiliates are solely responsible for any taxes or other government-mandated fees and administrators cannot provide tax advice. Administrators will not be responsible for issuing tax records or statements to affiliates.
Please be aware that if you refer a visitor to the website, the administrators may use remarketing technology to display ads to that customer in the future. Orders placed via remarketing are not eligible for commission. Also, please be aware that if a customer searches for or attempts to use certain discount codes, your sale may not be eligible for commission.
In order to receive an affiliate commission, the theme must be purchased via your PartnerStack unique tracking link or other approved method at the Out of the Sandbox store (https://outofthesandbox.com).
Themes purchased from the Shopify Theme Store (https://themes.shopify.com) are NOT eligible for commission.
Not valid for prior purchases.
We reserve the right, at our sole and final discretion, to determine the eligibility of commissions and the payout schedule of commissions, including partial commissions.
Affiliate commission is based on the final purchase price and collected revenue, less any discounts applied but exclusive of any taxes or fees.
Please note that if a customer you referred receives a refund, you will no longer be eligible for commission on that sale. Administrators also reserve the right, at their sole and final discretion, to suspend or remove affiliates' eligibility at any time and without notice and to withhold payments.
Administrators do not verify that PayPal accounts are correct and are not responsible for notifying customers of errors. Affiliates should log in to the affiliate dashboard to verify the correct PayPal email address is on file. If payment is issued to an incorrect email address as the result of affiliate error, the commission is forfeited and the affiliate must update the email address on file immediately to receive future payments. Payments returned due to invalid account information generally will be returned to the affiliate balance due until a valid PayPal email address is provided, however, administrators cannot be responsible for errors in email addresses and reserve the right to retain funds that are repeatedly returned due to invalid email address data.
Conversion rates, commissions, payouts, and program operations, including affiliate program dashboards, are considered confidential, proprietary information between the affiliate and the affiliate administrators. Affiliates are strictly prohibited from discussing publicly conversion rates, payouts, program policies, or other program details in any public forum.
Affiliates may not use paid search, display networks, sponsored posts, or other advertising to refer customers to Out of the Sandbox or Pixel Union.
Administrators reserve the right to edit or modify the terms of this program or suspend or cancel this program at any time without notice. This program is provided as a courtesy only and the administrators do not guarantee that all commissions will be properly tracked and cannot provide credit for improperly tracked orders. The administrators also reserve the right to deny any application or remove an affiliate from the program for any reason without notice, which may include forfeiture of any pending commissions.