Terms and Conditions for Consultant Referral Program

The legal entity or individual making a referral to SDL(“you”) must be currently registered in SDL’s talent network to participate in this referral program (the “Program”).

  • You may participate in the program only if you are based in the United States.


  • By making a referral, you represent that you have obtained all required consents from the subject of your referral (the “Referee”) under applicable privacy laws and regulations to share their personal information with SDL for SDL’s processing pursuant to our Privacy Policy available at https://www.shockinglydifferent.com/privacy


  • SDL reserves the right to accept or reject any Referee in SDL’s sole discretion.


  • If your Referee is accepted into SDL’s talent network and is engaged on a project with SDL within twelve (12) months of the date you submitted the referral form, SDL will pay either you or the charity of your choice, a one-time referral fee (the “Referral Fee”) of $500 ( if based in the U.S.).


  • If your Referee is engaged on a project meeting those criteria, SDL will notify you via email that you are eligible to invoice SDL for a Referral Fee.


  • In order to receive the Referral Fee, you must:
    • Provide the appropriate IRS W-9 form and complete SDL’s direct deposit form, unless SDL already has these documents on file from a project engagement with you; and
    • Issue an invoice to SDL via email at service@shockinglydifferent.com for $500 (if based in the U.S.) for “Consultant Referral Fee” and identifying the Referee by name.


  • SDL will remit payment of the Referral Fee within thirty (30) days of receipt of the invoice and completion of the other requirements above.


  • SDL reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Program at any time.


  • Current SDL employees may not participate in the Program.


  • You are responsible for any tax obligations which may apply to the Referral Fee.


  • You may refer more than one Referee to SDL and may be eligible to receive more than one Referral Fee, subject to these terms.


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