This Promotions Policy was last updated on 21st January 2021.

This Promotions Policy (“Policy”) includes information about methods that RTDC instructor and/or a facilitator (“Content Creator“) can use to promote their courses and/or events (“Submitted Content“), including Content Creator coupons, course referral links, and Ricasi Consultancy Limited’s optional marketing programs. This Policy is incorporated by reference into our Terms of Use and Content Creator Terms. Any capitalized terms that aren’t defined in this Policy are defined as specified in the Terms of Use, and Content Creator Terms.

1. Instructor/ Facilitator Coupons & Course Referral Links

As a Content Creator , you may be able to increase your sales by promoting your Submitted Content through a Submitted Content referral link or coupon code. You may generate a coupon code for a discount at Ricasi Consultancy Limited’s current price, as permitted within the Services. Note that the actual discount may be slightly higher due to rounding and currency conversion. When a student or event attendee applies your discount coupon to a foreign currency transaction, we will apply a proportional discount in the student’s or event attendee’s applicable currency.

Where a student or event attendee applies your coupon code or Submitted Content referral link at checkout, your revenue share will be 80% of the Net Amount less any applicable deductions, such as student/ event attendee refunds.

Alternatively, you may be able to generate 100%-off coupons to offer your paid Submitted Content for free. These coupons may be subject to limits, and you may not sell free coupons on third-party websites or otherwise offer them in exchange for compensation.

2. Promotional Programs

2.1 How the Promotional Programs Work

Ricasi Consultancy Limited offers premium Content Creators several optional marketing programs (“Promotional Programs”), which you can opt into by a written agreement (including by email) between you and Ricasi Consultancy Limited for certain programs as detailed below. The specific programs offered may change from time to time. In connection with the Promotional Programs, your content may also be priced higher at Ricasi Consultancy Limited’s discretion.

Not all deals or programs will be available in all geographic territories or for all Submitted Content. Ricasi Consultancy Limited has sole discretion to determine which Submitted Content to offer as part of the Promotional Programs and to set or update sale prices. Ricasi Consultancy Limited may remove any of your Submitted Content from the Promotional Programs at any time and in its sole discretion, with or without notice to you.

The discount amounts referenced below are approximate, as the actual discount may be slightly higher due to rounding and currency conversion. Ricasi Consultancy Limited does not guarantee any minimum level of success in connection with the Promotional Programs.

2.2 RTDC Deals Program

The RTDC Deals Program helps increase your revenue potential by enabling Ricasi Consultancy Limited to offer your Submitted Content at a compelling discount and list price as part of targeted promotions. The Deals Program allows Ricasi Consultancy Limited to offer your Submitted Content to students or event attendees at a discounted price or list price no lower than Kes. 999 (or local currency equivalent).

Deals Program may be promoted through the Services, communications to users, or third-party platforms, and the duration of the deals may vary.

By participating in the Deals Program, you agree that your revenue share will be 50% of the Net Amount of the sale less any applicable deductions, such as student/ event attendee refunds.

                          Minimum Base Price       Maximum Base Price     Minimum Sales Price      Increments
                                                                                                                          After Discount
KES (Kshs.)    1,999                                           19,999                                      999                                            500

2.3 Marketing Boost Program

Ricasi Consultancy Limited has a network of affiliate sites and established relationships with third-party deal sites. We also have a team dedicated to placing paid digital advertisements. Through the Marketing Boost Program, Ricasi Consultancy Limited leverages these partner sites and advertising platforms to promote your Submitted Content to new students and event attendees at no up-front cost to you.

By participating in the Marketing Boost Program, you authorize Ricasi Consultancy Limited to employ third parties, including resellers, distributors, affiliate sites, deal sites, and paid advertising on third-party platforms (together, “Advertising”) to promote your Submitted Content. In calculating your revenue, Ricasi Consultancy Limited may deduct fees associated with this Advertising from the Gross Amount before calculating the Net Amount of the sale.

By participating in the Marketing Boost Program, you agree that your revenue share will be 25% of the Net Amount of the sale less any applicable deductions, such as student or event attendee refunds.

2.4 Subscription Programs

Premium Content Creators may also participate in our subscription programs, including the RTDC for Business Program and RTDC Subscription Program, subject to the additional terms in this section.

Because the collections associated with these programs are subscription-based, we may select sale prices and offer free trials at our discretion. While your Submitted Content is included in a collection, you may not unpublish that Submitted Content or make it private.

If you’ve agreed to provide any Assessment Questions (as defined below), you are also subject to the additional terms in Section 2.4.5 (Assessments).

2.4.1 RTDC for Business Program

The RTDC for Business collection is a subscription-based content collection available to business customers, including private, public, non-profit, and government organizations (“RTDC for Business Customers”), featuring a select group of Ricasi Consultancy Limited’s top Submitted Content for professional and personal development skills.

By opting into the RTDC for Business Program, you agree to make all of your Submitted Content eligible for inclusion in the RTDC for Business Collection. We may elect whether to select your Submitted Content for inclusion in the RTDC for Business Collection, and may change the selection from time to time at our sole discretion.

2.4.1.1 RTDC for Business Revenue Share

By participating in the RTDC for Business Program, you agree that your revenue share will be calculated as follows:

  1. Each month, Ricasi Consultancy Limited will calculate the total monthly subscription fees paid to Ricasi Consultancy Limited on behalf of all current RTDC for Business Customers minus any applicable Transaction Taxes, foreign exchange fees, and third-party payment processing fees.
  2. Twenty-five percent (25%) of this amount will be allocated to Content Creators participating in the RTDC for Business Program (“RTDC for Business Content Creators Revenue Pool”) as further described below.
  3. Each month, Ricasi Consultancy Limited will calculate the total minutes of Submitted Content in the RTDC for Business Collection consumed by all current RTDC for Business Customers (“Total RTDC for Business Minutes Consumed”). For clarity, the Total RTDC for Business Minutes Consumed does not include any consumption by access through a free trial.
  4. Each month, Ricasi Consultancy Limited will also calculate how many of the Total RTDC for Business Minutes Consumed are attributable to each of your Submitted Content items that were included in the RTDC for Business Collection that month (“Your RTDC for Business Content Minutes”).
  5. To calculate your revenue share each month, Ricasi Consultancy Limited will divide the RTDC for Business Content Creators Revenue Pool by the Total RTDC for Business Minutes Consumed, then multiply that per-minute amount by Your RTDC for Business Content Minutes.

As Ricasi Consultancy Limited makes additional types of Submitted Content available through the RTDC for Business Collection, we may update subsection (3) above to specify additional types of Submitted Content that will be included in the calculations to determine the Total RTDC for Business Minutes Consumed and Your RTDC for Business Content Minutes.

2.4.2 RTDC Subscription Program

The RTDC Subscription collection (“RTDC Subscription Collection”) is a subscription-based collection of Submitted Content and functionality available to individual and business customers (“RTDC Subscription Customers”).

By participating in the RTDC Subscription Program, you agree to make your Submitted Content, as mutually agreed between us in writing (including by email), available for inclusion in both the RTDC Subscription Collection and the RTDC for Business Collection, as described in Section 2.4.1 (RTDC for Business Program). For Submitted Content accessed through the RTDC for Business Collection, your revenue share will be calculated in accordance with Section 2.4.1.1 (RTDC for Business Revenue Share).

We may elect whether to select your Submitted Content for inclusion in the RTDC Subscription Collection, and may change that selection from time to time and at our sole discretion.

2.4.2.1 RTDC Subscription Revenue Share

For any of your Submitted Content included in the RTDC Subscription Collection and accessed by RTDC Subscription Customers who are not RTDC for Business Customers accessing through the RTDC for Business Collection, your revenue share will be calculated as follows:

  1. Each month, Ricasi Consultancy Limited will calculate the total subscription fees paid by all current RTDC Subscription Customers (other than RTDC for Business Customers) for that month, prorated for partial months and minus any applicable Transaction Taxes, refunds, foreign exchange fees, and third-party payment processing fees.
  2. Twenty-five percent (25%) of this amount will be allocated to Content Creators participating in the RTDC Subscription Collection (“RTDC Subscription Content Creators Revenue Pool”) as further described below.
  3. Each month, Ricasi Consultancy Limited will calculate the total minutes of Submitted Content in the RTDC Subscription Collection consumed by all current RTDC Subscription Customers (other than as accessed through the RTDC for Business Collection) (“Total RTDC Subscription Minutes Consumed”).
  4. Each month, Ricasi Consultancy Limited will also calculate how many of the Total RTDC Subscription Minutes Consumed are attributable to each of your Submitted Content items that were included in the RTDC Subscription Collection that month (“Your RTDC Subscription Content Minutes”).
  5. To calculate your revenue share each month, Ricasi Consultancy Limited will divide the RTDC Subscription Content Creators Revenue Pool by the Total RTDC Subscription Minutes Consumed, then multiply that per-minute amount by Your RTDC Subscription Content Minutes.

As Ricasi Consultancy Limited makes additional types of Submitted Content available through the RTDC Subscription Collection, we may update subsection (3) above to specify additional types of Submitted Content that will be included in the calculations to determine the Total RTDC Subscription Minutes Consumed and Your RTDC Subscription Content Minutes.

2.4.3 Subscription Programs Exclusivity

Except as otherwise provided for Assessment Questions below, once your Submitted Content is included in the RTDC for Business Collection or RTDC Subscription Collection, you agree that you will not begin to offer any on-demand Submitted Content, such as pre-recorded courses, that directly compete with or injure the sales of that Submitted Content on any site or platform other than your own. For clarity, this doesn’t include literary works or in-person instructional trainings. If you choose to terminate your participation in the RTDC for Business Program or RTDC Subscription Program, you agree that this exclusivity provision will remain in place until we remove your Submitted Content from the relevant collection.

2.4.4 Subscription Programs Termination

You can choose to terminate your participation in the RTDC for Business Program or RTDC Subscription Program at any time by emailing support-rtdc@ricasi-consultancy.co.ke. Ricasi Consultancy Limited will remove your Submitted Content from the RTDC for Business Collection or RTDC Subscription Collection, as applicable, within 12 months of termination and will continue to pay you revenue share based on the then-current rates until your Submitted Content is removed from the relevant collection.

Once your Submitted Content is removed for any reason from the RTDC for Business Collection or RTDC Subscription Collection, RTDC for Business Customers or RTDC Subscription Customers, as applicable, will no longer be able to enroll in your Submitted Content and you will no longer earn revenue share from the relevant program. However, any RTDC Subscription Customer or User of a RTDC for Business Customer who previously enrolled in your Submitted Content will continue to be able to access that Submitted Content for as long as they remain subscribed to the relevant collection.

2.4.5 Assessments

RTDC’s assessments (“Assessments”) consist of question and answer pairs with explanations (each, an “Assessment Question”) to measure proficiency and learning across certain topics, skills, domains, or occupations. Assessments are made available by Ricasi Consultancy Limited as a standalone content type, separate from courses. For clarity, practice tests, quizzes, coding exercises, and labs are not considered Assessments or Assessment Questions.

By providing an Assessment Question, as mutually agreed between us in writing (including by email), you agree to the additional terms in this section.

We may elect whether to select your Assessment Question for inclusion on RTDC, in the RTDC for Business Collection, and/or in the RTDC Subscription Collection, and may change that selection from time to time and at our sole discretion. If your Assessment Question is included in the RTDC for Business Collection or RTDC Subscription Collection, then you will be subject to the terms relevant to that collection above.

You agree that your Assessment Questions will comply with all criteria as may be agreed in writing (including by email) by you and Ricasi Consultancy Limited, such as the topic, format, domain, difficulty level, and quantity.

2.4.5.1 Assessments Exclusivity 

By providing your Assessment Question, you grant Ricasi Consultancy Limited an exclusive license to use, copy, reproduce, distribute, display, publish, and prepare derivative works of your Assessment Question. You agree that you will not make your Assessment Question available to others (including through your own site or platform) or license or permit any third party to do so.

2.4.5.2 Assessments Termination

You may choose to terminate your license of an Assessment Question at any time by emailing support-rtdc@ricasi-consultancy.co.ke. Ricasi Consultancy Limited will remove your Assessment Question from the Services within 12 months of termination and will continue to pay you any relevant revenue share based on the then-current rates until your Assessment Question is removed from the relevant portion of the Services.

2.5 Opting Out

Except as otherwise stated above, you can opt out of the Promotional Programs at any time. However, your Submitted Content will remain subject to any applicable sales, campaigns, or promotions that are already active at the time you opt out, until those sales, campaigns, or promotions are completed.

3. Modifications

We may update this Policy from time to time to clarify our practices or to reflect new or different practices. If we make any material change, we will notify you using prominent means such as by email notice sent to the email address specified in your account or by posting a notice through our Services. Modifications will become effective on the day they are posted unless stated otherwise.

4. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact our Support Team by sending an email to support-rtdc@ricasi-consultancy.co.ke.