This referral program agreement ("Agreement") (together with the "Invite Friends" banner in your iOS or Android app) sets out the terms which govern our referral program ("Referral Program").
Before using the Circle Referral Program, you must read and accept all of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement and the User Agreement - which can be found here. By using our Referral Program, you confirm that you accept this Agreement and the User Agreement terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement and the User Agreement, you must not use our Referral Program and can opt out by emailing [email protected].
1.1 You may be eligible for the Referral Program if (i) you refer your friends and family to Circle by sharing your unique referral code and (ii) your friend or family member registers as a new Circle user ("Referred User").
1.2 Subject to your compliance with the terms of this Agreement and the User Agreement, Circle shall pay you a referral bonus ("Referral Bonus") to your Circle account, if you and the Referred User meet the Referral Program requirements (as in force at that time).
1.3 We're constantly testing new and improved versions of the Referral Program. Please go to "Invite Friends" in your iOS or Android app to see the latest requirements for the Referral Program where you can find out how to invite friends, the amount of the Referral Bonus you will be entitled to and the conditions attached to the Referral Program.
1.4 Provided you and the Referred User meet the Referral Program requirements (as in force at that time), you are entitled to a Referral Bonus each time such requirements are met.
2.1 You must be a registered user of Circle to be eligible for the Referral Program.
2.2 Your Circle Account must be active and in good standing, as determined by Circle in its sole discretion, to receive the Referral Bonus.
2.3 You may only use this this Referral Program to invite your friends, family and acquaintances to Circle therefore the Referral Program and/or your unique referral code should not be advertised, marketed or otherwise used for commercial purposes.
2.4 You will only be eligible for a Referral Bonus by inviting friends, family or acquaintances (i) who don't yet have a Circle account and (ii) who register for Circle using your unique referral code.
2.5 Each qualified person you invite shall only make transfers to and from their Circle account from a credit card, debit card or bank account which is in their name.
2.6 Determination of Referral Program eligibility and qualifying referrals are at the sole discretion of Circle.
2.7 Subject to the conditions of this Agreement, there is a $200, €200 and £200 Referral Bonus limit (the currency is dependent on which country you have an account). We reserve the right to change the maximum amount received in Referral Bonuses at any time.
3. PROHIBITED USES
3.1 You may only use our Referral Program in good faith for lawful purposes. We reserve the right to remove you from the Referral Program or deny any payment of any Referral Bonus if we determine you are in breach of this Agreement or our terms of service for Circle. You may not:
3.1.1 create more than one account in order to invite yourself;
3.1.2 invite others that have created duplicate accounts;
3.1.3 use alternative contact information to refer yourself or others that have created duplicate accounts;
3.1.4 invite users that you do not know personally, if you do so in a way that (in Circle's sole and absolute opinion) constitutes spam or other undesirable or unsolicited communications;
3.1.5 invite an existing customer of Circle;
3.1.6 invite fictitious persons;
3.1.7 do anything that damages Circle's brand, goodwill or reputation;
3.1.8 make payments to another Circle user that are not genuine payments;
3.1.9 use the Referral Program in: (i) any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation; or (ii) any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
3.1.10 to transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); or
3.1.11 otherwise attempt to circumvent this Agreement, the User Agreement or the Referral Program.
3.2 Any obligations on you not to do something includes an obligation not to allow that thing to be done.
4. IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS
4.1 Circle may require identification documents from you prior to paying the Referral Bonus.
4.2 Circle shall not be in breach of this Agreement (nor have any obligation to pay you a Referral Bonus) if you do not (in Circle's sole and absolute discretion) provide the identification documents requested by Circle.
5. ABUSE OF THE REFERRAL TERMS
5.1 Circle has the right to refuse to pay you the Referral Bonus if (in its sole and absolute discretion) Circle suspects that you have not used the Referral Program in good faith or have breached this Agreement or our User Agreement.
5.2 We will determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, whether there has been a breach of this Agreement or the User Agreement. When a breach of this Agreement or User Agreement has occurred, Circle may take such action as we deem appropriate, including (but not limited to) termination of this Agreement, closing your Circle account, closing third party account(s) and suspending the Referral Program.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Circle accepts no liability for any use of the Referral Program which does not comply with this Agreement. You are liable for any personal tax consequences of this program and Circle accepts no liability in relation thereto.
7. CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT
We may revise this Agreement at any time by amending this page. Continued use of the Referral Program shall amount to acceptance of the Agreement in force at that time.
8. CHANGES TO THE REFERRAL PROGRAM
The Referral Program and Referral Bonuses are for a limited period of time. Circle reserves the right to:
(a) amend, alter or change the Referral Program at any time, without notice; and
(b) terminate the Referral Program at any time, without notice. In the event the Referral Program is terminated, Circle will not be obliged to credit any accounts that would have otherwise qualified for Referral Bonus.
9. APPLICABLE LAW
This Agreement and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law, courts and arbitration proceedings (as applicable) specified in the applicable Circle User Agreement.
10. CONTACT US
To contact us, please email [email protected].