Hotspot Shield Affiliates FAQs


Thanks for your interest on joining our Hotspot Shield Affiliate Program! The AnchorFree Hotspot Shield Elite Affiliate Program is a way for you to earn money by promoting Hotspot Shield Elite software on your website, blog, newsletter, or through your social network community. We offer a tiered commission structure that give top sellers performance based incentives. 

    • Website owners and bloggers.
    • Forum owners.
    • moderators and participants.
    • Social Media influencers.
    • Email marketers. 
Just complete this simple sign up form. Our affiliate managers will review your application carefully to ensure you are in compliance with our program terms and conditions. We review every affiliate application carefully to ensure you are in compliance with our program terms and conditions. We reserve the right to reject any website containing objectionable material, including explicit language or content, or support for violent or discriminatory groups. We will remove any approved affiliate found in violation of our terms & conditions or participating in activities that may reflect negatively on AnchorFree or Hotspot Shield Elite brands.
    If you apply on a weekday (during EST hours) it takes, at most, 48 hours for your application to be reviewed. If you applied on the weekend it will be reviewed and approved/declined on Monday.
    After signing up, you'll be provided with text links, banner ads, and other marketing materials you can use to promote Hotspot Shield. When someone clicks through your link or banner, a cookie is set to remember that you referred that customer. If they sign up for an account within 90 days and become a paying customer, you'll earn a commission for that referral.
    No, it is free to join our affiliate program, and there is no minimum sales level or other requirements.
    Affiliates earn 50% commission on every referred sale that occurs on a click-through from your website, blog, newsletter, or social network community. How much you earn depends on how many of visitors you refer purchase Hotspot Shield Elite.
We've partnered with Impact Radius so you can login . and track your sales performance and commissions earned.
    You will get paid monthly through Impact Radius when the commissions earned in your account reaches the $25 minimum, or your designated payment threshold. You have the option of payment method which includes: Check, Wire Transfer, Direct Deposit, or PayPal. If you do not reach the payment threshold, your commission earned will be carried over to the next month.
    As a partner and member of the AnchorFree Affiliate Program, you represent an extension of the AnchorFree and Hotspot Shield Elite brands. As such, your responsibilities are to:
    • Give the AnchorFree Hotspot Shield Elite banners exposure and visibility on your website, blog, newsletter, or mentions to your social networking community.
    • Ensure that your website content is appropriate and relevant to be associated with AnchorFree Hotspot Shield Elite.
    • Use the approved banners and links provided to ensure accurate tracking so we can attribute your sales and pay you commissions earned.
    You can only use approved creative available through the affiliate program. You are not allowed to alter our logos or approved creative in any way. You'll find the approved creative in the Impact Radius interface. These assets will be updated regularly and will include new promotions and other news.
    No. If you join our affiliate program and use the affiliate link to buy for your own personal gain, you will not receive a commission.
    Yes, you can sign up for our program from most countries. We allow affiliates from all countries to join the Hotspot Shield Elite affiliate program. Please be aware that depending on your location, Impact Radius may have different payout settings and language availability.
    Yes. Your tracking link can be found within your Affiliate dashboard on the homepage, under 'Tracking Link Generator'.
Often, when you're having issues logging in it's because you forgot your password. You may reset it here . If it is the first time you’re trying to login, first please make sure to verify the email address you used to register (check your inbox for an email coming from Impact Radius).
If you have other questions or encounter errors, please email us. Include any information you think can be useful so we can troubleshoot the error you’re facing and get you on your way!
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