The digital Association is called Associate.com Founders and is a virtual non-profit association, part of Associate.com LTD.
The objectives of this group are to: * Support financially Associate.com LTD, c/o MJP Partners AG, Bahnhofstrasse 20, 6300 Zug, Switzerland * Request new features to be implemented * Organize the community The funds will be used to cover Associate.com expenses, including development cost, infrastructure, or salaries. The official discord for the Associate.com community is https://discord.gg/2dQ8Hh3
The Administrators of the digital association are:
Administrators may only act on behalf of the digital Association inside of the Associate.com platform
Any act outside of the platform doesn't engage the digital Association and doesn't engage Associate.com LTD.
The monthly membership fee is 5.00 USD
The membership fee minus payment processing fees will be credited to the association Balance . This fee can never be returned to the member.
A member that is didn’t pay his membership fee will have a grace period of three months to make the payment, but in the mean time he will not be able to participate in votes, create proposals, publish posts, requests payments, change the association settings, or do any other administrator action. He will receive reminders every two weeks by email.
It after three month this member still didn't pay his fee, he will lose his membership status and any administrator privileges that he might have. He is automatically removed from the Association. The three month period will not be due.
The association balance is the amount that can be spent by the digital association. The balance is increased by memberships fees and donations, after taking into account credit card processing fees
This Association keeps its balance in USD .
The association balance must be used to realize the objectives or be donated to another association with similar objectives. It can never be withdrawn.
The administrators with finance permission ( Christian BODT ) can make a Payment Request and Associate.COM LTD will validate and execute it.
New members are accepted automatically upon request after paying the monthly fee of 5.00 USD prorata the number of remaining days in the month.
The association accepts one membership per person only. You agree to never join multiple times, for example, using multiple different accounts. Violations will cause you to be removed or banned from the association and/or website.
A vote can be initiated by:
When a vote is started, a message will be sent by email to all the Members. The vote will last for 14 days. Any member that is up to date of paying his membership can vote during this time.
Every resolution of the proposal is voted on individually. Members may change their vote until the vote ends or the resolution is decided.
The vote might be counted in two different ways:
A resolution vote is closed as soon as the result can no longer change.
Below are the resolution pass thresholds for every resolution type.
|Resolution Type||Resolution pass||Counting method|
|Resolution Type: Free form text||Resolution pass: 50%||Counting method: Expressed|
|Resolution Type: Add an admin||Resolution pass: 50%||Counting method: Expressed|
|Resolution Type: Remove an admin||Resolution pass: 50%||Counting method: Expressed|
|Resolution Type: Change the fee||Resolution pass: 50%||Counting method: Expressed|
|Resolution Type: Change the voting threshold||Resolution pass: 50%||Counting method: Expressed|
|Resolution Type: Change the object||Resolution pass: 66%||Counting method: Expressed|
|Resolution Type: Dissolve the association||Resolution pass: 66%||Counting method: Expressed|
|Resolution Type: Exclude a member||Resolution pass: 50%||Counting method: Expressed|
|Resolution Type: Change the vote duration||Resolution pass: 50%||Counting method: Expressed|
|Resolution Type: Change the resolution pass threshold||Resolution pass: 66%||Counting method: Expressed|
|Resolution Type: Change the name||Resolution pass: 50%||Counting method: Expressed|
These thresholds are modified by a "Change resolution pass threshold" resolution.
Members may be excluded by vote in case of damage caused to the Association or the objectives, nonrespect of these statutes, or non-respect of the Associate.com Terms and Conditions.
The digital Association will be dissolved by :
In the case of Dissolution, the remaining funds in the balance will be donated to another association with similar objectives chosen by the members, or in case there is no decision by Associate.com LTD.