By joining, both the Affiliate and Virginia Boys Kitchens agree to the following: 1.The referral fee shall be calculated as 12 percent (12%) of the net value of purchases made on Virginiaboyskitchens.com as a direct result of an Affiliate's referral. Net value shall exclude sales tax, value added tax, insurance, refunds and payments not honored by a financial institution. The referral fee will be paid as long as the first purchase is made within 90 days of the first visit to Virginia Boys Kitchens caused by the referral. 2. Upon reconciliation of referral fees due, Virginia Boys Kitchens shall issue payment to the Affiliate within thirty (30) days of the day the customer’s invoice has been paid. Payouts are made on the 15th of each month for the previous month's commissions (i.e. payment issued on February 15th for January commissions). 3. Placement of advertisements and referral methods for Virginia Boys Kitchens are at the sole discretion of the Affiliate. However, in order to solicit sales, the Affiliate shall not make promises or issue any warranty either expressed or implied pertaining to the goods or services offered by Virginia Boys Kitchens unless authorized in writing by Arousing Appetites to do so. 4. The Company may make use of the trademarks for Arousing Appetites, Virginia Boys Kitchens, and all other branded marks owned by Virginia Boys LLC for the sole purpose of promoting goods or services available on the Virginiaboyskitchens.com website. Any such use shall be in accordance with the trademark policies set forth by Virginia Boys LLC. It is expressly understood that this referral agreement does not grant the Affiliate any interest in Virginia Boys LLC's trademarks or any other intellectual property rights. 5. The relationship between the parties shall at all times be that of independent contractors. No employment, partnership or joint venture relationship is formed by this referral agreement and at no time may the Affiliate position itself as affiliated to Virginia Boys Kitchens, except as an independent referrer. In view of this independent relationship the Affiliate shall not enter into any agreements on behalf of Virginia Boys Kitchens, shall make no warranty either expressed or implied on behalf of Virginia Boys Kitchens and shall not incur any expenses on behalf of Virginia Boys Kitchens. 6. This referral agreement does not grant exclusive rights to the Affiliate to act as referrer on behalf of Virginia Boys Kitchens and the Affiliate shall have no rights under any other agreements entered into by Virginia Boys Kitchens with other Affiliates. 7. The Affiliate agrees not to disclose any confidential information pertaining to goods or services offered by Arousing Appetites nor that of prospective or existing customers to any third party. The Affiliate may do follow-up enquiries with its referred customers to confirm their purchase and to gather feedback about their experience with goods or services that Virginia Boys Kitchens has supplied. 8. Either party may terminate this referral agreement at any time by giving the other party ten (10) days prior written notice. Upon termination by either party all outstanding referral fees due to the Affiliate at that time shall be settled in full within thirty (30) days. 9. Each party shall indemnify, defend and hold the other party (and any other relation to the other party) harmless against any and all claims of whatsoever nature arising from misrepresentation, default, misconduct, failure to perform or any other act related to this agreement. 10. This agreement constitutes the whole agreement between the parties and any alteration must be in writing and signed by both parties.