AHigherThought Rewards Program Terms & Conditions

Introduction

Membership in AHigherThought’s Rewards Program is a built-in part of AHigherThought's Video eCard (VideoCard) platform. Having a valid existing user account or establishing a valid user account with AHigherThought automatically enrolls you in AHigherThought's Rewards Program. You are not obligated to participate in redeeming rewards, but all terms of our Rewards Program are accepted by you when you create a user account with AHigherThought.com. If you do not agree with these Rules and Terms & Conditions, then you should not use AHigherThought.com.

Membership in AHigherThought's Rewards Program (the "Rewards Program") is available to all Members of AHigherThought with active user accounts at no cost (“Members”). AHigherThought Rewards Account is established for each Member, and this account will be credited with Rewards Points each time their message is shared or reaches eligible milestones outlined below under the “Accrual of Rewards Points” section below.

As Rewards Points accumulate, they can be redeemed for a Gift Certificate (electronic, or other – determined soley by AHigherThought), which a Member may apply towards purchases with pre-selected Companies. All of AHigherThought's Members will be pre-enrolled in the Rewards Program and provisional Rewards Points will begin to accrue for all eligible activity after Member's account is created. Your actual enrollment, and the right to redeem Rewards Points, is conditioned upon your agreement to and compliance with these Terms and Conditions, the terms and conditions of AHigherThought’s principal website, and all other applicable terms and conditions governing AHigherThought.com. You will be asked to agree to these Terms and Conditions when you create a Member account and/or when you attempt to redeem any Rewards Points that have accumulated. If you redeem Rewards Points you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions in effect on the date of redemption. The Redemption of Rewards Points is optional, and you may elect not to redeem any accrued Rewards Points.

These Terms and Conditions are subject to change at any time. Unless otherwise stated, the current Terms and Conditions in effect at the time of your redemption of any Rewards Points, a request for any benefit that may be available to AHigherThought's Members, and/or any other applicable transaction under AHigherThought's Rewards Program, will govern that transaction.


Eligibility


Membership in AHigherThought’s Rewards Program is open to all of AHigherThought's Members. Having a valid existing user account or establishing a valid user account with AHigherThought is the only prerequisite for membership. AHigherThought reserves the right to terminate and/or refuse membership in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and other applicable rules and regulations.


Establishing and Maintaining a Membership


Once you have created a Member account, AHigherThought Rewards Points for every eligible transaction will be provisionally credited and accrue in your Member Rewards Account: in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. Your actual Rewards Program Membership and the right to use or redeem Rewards Points or receive any other benefit that is or may be part of or offered by AHigherThought's Rewards Program requires that you affirmatively accept these Terms and Conditions. You will be asked to accept these Terms and Conditions when you create your Member Account with AHigherThought. If you redeem Rewards Points credited to your account you are affirmatively accepting these Terms and Conditions. Once you have accepted these Terms and Conditions you will keep all of the Rewards Points provisionally credited to your account, and AHigherThought Rewards Points will continue to accrue in your account in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept these terms, you will not be able to establish a Member account or be able to use AHigherThought's website.


Eligible Transactions


Subject to the exceptions listed in these Terms and Conditions, all VideoCards you send are eligible for AHigherThought's Rewards Points.

AHigherThought is the final authority on whether a transaction qualifies for an award of Rewards Points and reserves the right to deduct Rewards Points from a member's account at any time if points are credited in error.

AHigherThought Rewards Points Gift Certificates may only be used with the specified company associated with that Gift Certificate. AHigherThought's Rewards Gift Certificates will expire on the earlier of 30 days after the date you redeemed your Rewards Points. NOTE: If a redeemed Gift Certificate expires without being used, the Rewards Points on the certificate are no longer valid and they will not be credited back to your Rewards Account. Gift Certificates are not transferable, have no independent monetary value and may not be otherwise redeemed for cash, merchandise, or any other benefit.

Any attempt to obtain credit as a result of a transaction or other qualifying activity for which a Rewards Program Member has already received credit is prohibited and shall constitute a violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Rewards Points for an eligible transaction are earned and available for redemption only after a Message has been sent.

Rewards Points will not be given or awarded (or will be recaptured and voided if already awarded), for cancelled or refunded VideoCards.

If your Rewards Account has a negative balance due to the recapture of previously awarded points, Rewards Points for all eligible transactions placed while the balance remains negative will be credited to the negative balance and are not eligible for redemption. Placement and subsequent cancellation or refunding of one or more VideoCard or any portion thereof, for the purpose of accruing and then redeeming Rewards Points, is grounds for account termination in AHigherThought’s sole discretion.

Under no circumstance will AHigherThought's Rewards Points be retroactively credited to an account. For example, if AHigherThought's site is unavailable for technical or any other reason on a day on which double or multiple points are available, a Message is sent on the following (or later) day is not eligible for the increased rewards points, even if the Message could have been been sent earlier.


Accrual of AHigherThought Bonus Points (“Points” or “Bonus Points”)

Your AHigherThought Member Rewards Account will be credited through the following activities:

Message Sharing

• Earn 1 point every time your Message is shared by anyone through AHigherThought.com

Number of People Touched

• Earn 1 point for every 100 people reached by your shared Message.

Receive Bonus Rewards Points in addition at each of these thresholds

• 500 = 10 points
• 1K = 25 points
• 5K  = 50 points
• 10K = 100 points
• 25K = 250 points
• 50K = 500 points
• 100K = 1000 points
• 250K = 2500 points
• 500K = 5000 points
• 750K = 7500 points
• 1Million = 10,000 points

U.S. States Reached

• Earn 1 point each time you reach a new state.
• Earn 25 bonus points in addition each time you reach 5 states.
• Reach the additional 49 states and earn 1,000 extra  bonus points.

Countries and Continents Reached

• Member earns 50 points when one of their Messages is sent or forwarded to a second continent.
• When all six continents are reached, Member receives an additional 1,000 bonus points.
• Member earns 25 points when their Message is sent or forwarded to a different country even if it’s on the same continent.
• When all countries within a continent are reached, Member receives an additional 1,000 bonus points.
• When Member reaches all 195 countries, they will receive an additional 5,000 bonus points.

A HigherThought Points Redemption


Rewards Points may be redeemed for Gift Certificates to use at The Spiritual Mall or other specified Companies.

AHigherThought Rewards Gift Certificate may only be used as a credit against purchases from specified Companies, made by the member who earned the Rewards Points. AHigherThoughts Rewards Gift Certificates are not transferable, have no independent monetary value and may not be otherwise redeemed for cash, merchandise, or any other benefit.

AHigherThought Rewards Points may also be redeemed for specially chosen merchandise. Please go to the Rewards page to view the available merchandise and the Rewards Points redemption value required for each item. All merchandise offered as part of AHigherThought's Rewards Program is subject to availability and may be changed at any time and without notice.

To redeem your Rewards Points, simply go to the Redeem Points page and follow the instructions for redemption.

Redemption of AHigherThought Rewards Points is not reversible. Once you have elected to redeem your Rewards Points for Gift Certificates and/or merchandise, that decision is final. Rewards Points, once redeemed, will not be credited back to your Member Rewards Account. Merchandise cannot be returned for credit or exchange.

Once a Gift Certificate is redeemed, the terms of using that Gift Certificate as credit to a purchase from the selected Company is subject to the terms of that specific Company. AHigherThought is not responsible for lost or stolen Gift Certificates.


AHigherThought Members Rewards Account

You will be able to access your Member Rewards Account and review the balance of your accrued Rewards Points simply by logging in to your Member Account on AHigherThought.com. A link to the Rewards Page is available by accessing the Impact Measurement area of AHigherThought.com. You will not need any special account number or password to access the Rewards Page. Your AHigherThought username and password will control access to and use of the Rewards and all transactions available within AHigherThought.com

You are responsible for the selection and use of your AHigherThought Member account password and for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. AHigherThought recommends that you do not divulge your account number and/or password to anyone. If you do, you will be and are solely responsible for any actions that the person or entity receiving this information takes with respect to your account password, including, without limitation any transactions within in your AHigherThought Member account and /or your AHigherThought Member Rewards Account, any redemption of accrued Rewards Points in your Member Rewards Account, any violation(s) of these Terms and Conditions and/or all other applicable AHigherThought rules and regulations, and any disclosure or details of your account(s) or further disclosure of your account number and/or password that may occur.

AHigherThought is not and shall have no liability for any losses or damages of any kind or nature, resulting from unauthorized access to, or use of, your AHigherThought account or password.


Transferability/Prohibitions/Account Termination


Memberships in AHigherThought's Rewards Program, your Member account, accrued Rewards Points and AHigherThought Rewards Point Gift Certificates are non-transferable. You may not combine your Rewards Points and/or Rewards Points Gift Certificates with those of another Member. Only one person or entity may be enrolled per Member Rewards Account.

The sale or barter of Member Rewards Accounts, Rewards Points, account credits, AHigherThought Rewards Points Gift Certificates or any other benefit of AHigherThought's Rewards Program, by or among AHigherThought's Rewards Program members is expressly prohibited. Rewards Points, account credits, AHigherThought Rewards Point Gift Certificates or any other benefit of AHigherThought's Rewards Program that are acquired via prohibited sales or barter transactions are VOID.

AHigherThought reserves the right to terminate your membership in AHigherThought.com at any time if you violate these Term and Conditions or any other applicable AHigherThought rule or regulation, including without limitation engaging in a prohibited sale or barter transaction. Termination of your Membership, for any reason, will result in the elimination of your AHigherThought Member Rewards Account, a loss of all accumulated Rewards Points in your Member Rewards Account, the cancellation of any unused AHigherThought Rewards Gift Certificates, cancellation of any other pending redemption transactions, and the loss of all other AHigherThought Rewards Program benefits, of any kind. Terminated members are not eligible to participate in any aspect of the AHigherThought's Rewards Program including, without limitation, any special promotions. In lieu of termination, AHigherThought may, at its sole discretion, deduct Rewards Points from your account and/or cancel unused AHigherThought Rewards Points Gift Certificates, and/ or cancel other pending redemption transactions, but permit you to continue participating as a user of AHigherThought.com.  Members whose accounts have been terminated for any reason may not open new accounts without AHigherThought's prior approval. If AHigherThought determines that a new account has been opened for the benefit of a previously terminated member, even if the account is not held in that previously terminated member's name, the account is subject to termination.

It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with AHigherThought's Rewards Program rules, terms and conditions. If you have any question about the rules that are applicable to your situation, please check or contact AHigherThought's customer care representative.


Program Changes


AHigherThought reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change these Terms and Conditions and AHigherThought's Rewards Program rules, benefits, regulations, points award levels, redeemable merchandise, and any applicable special offers, at any time and without notice. This means, for instance, that AHigherThought can change the manner in which Rewards Points are earned and/or redeemed. Such changes may include modifications that, among other things, (i) alter the Rewards Points credits or other benefits that can be earned on any given transaction on or after the date of change, (ii) alter the value of already accumulated Rewards Points or other benefits of AHigherThought's Rewards Program for redemption purposes or otherwise, and/or (iii) alter or eliminate the eligible transactions and/or merchandise that Rewards Points can be redeemed against. Unless otherwise stated, the Terms and Conditions of AHigherThought's Rewards Program in effect at the time you redeem Rewards Points or otherwise request an available benefit or other transaction, will govern that transaction.

Changes to these Rewards Program Terms and Conditions will be posted on this website. It is your responsibility and you are encouraged to check in regularly to see if there have been any updates. AHigherThought assumes no responsibility or obligation to provide prior, contemporaneous or subsequent notice of changes in AHigherThought's Rewards Program or these Terms and Conditions. In the event AHigherThought does elect to provide notice of any particular change to AHigherThought's Rewards Program or these Terms and Conditions, it does not assume any responsibility or obligation to provide notice of any other or further changes to AHigherThought's Rewards Program or these Terms and Conditions, of any kind or nature, and/or or at any time.

AHigherThought reserves the right to terminate the AHigherThought Rewards Program in its entirety on 30 days notice. In the event the AHigherThought Rewards Program is terminated, notice will be posted on AHigherThought’s website.


Account Deletion and Rewards Point Expiration

Rewards Points in your AHigherThought Member Rewards Account do not expire and continue to accrue as you send personalized VideoCards and as your Messages are shared through AHigherThought by others.

Please note that once you redeem Rewards Points for AHigherThought's Rewards Gift Certificate or merchandise, that decision is final; the rewards points will not be credited back to your AHIgherThought Rewards Account.

AHigherThought Rewards Gift Certificates, and Rewards Points value therein, expires on the earlier of 30 days after the date you redeem your Rewards Points or the date on which your AHigherThought account has been inactive.

If your AHigherThought account is cancelled and then re-opened, any previously accrued but deleted Rewards Points will not be reinstated.


Name and Email Address Changes

You are responsible for updating and advising AHigherThought of any change of name, or e-mail address connected to your applicable AHigherThought account. You may update your account contact information by logging on to your account at AHigherThought.com. Supporting legal documentation may be required for any name change requests. AHigherThought shall have no liability for any, errors, losses or damages of any kind or nature, resulting from your failure to update your account information.


Privacy


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Rewards Points Statements

No paper or online Customer Rewards Account statements will be sent out. You may check on the status of your AHigherThought Rewards Account by logging in to your Member account at AHigherThought.com and accessing the Impact Dashboard. Your AHigherThought Member Rewards Account will indicate the amount of Rewards Points earned, as well as redemption activity.


Account Discrepancies


You are responsible for verifying that AHigherThought's Rewards Points for qualifying activity is credited to your Member Rewards Account. All account discrepancies must be reported in writing within 60 days of the date of activity. Verbal notification of account discrepancies is not accepted. You should maintain copies of qualifying transactions for your records until the appropriate Rewards Points credit appears in your Member Rewards Account.

To report or discuss a discrepancy contact AHigherThought customer care at CustomerCare@AHigherThought.com or by calling 1-800-468-9208.