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Terms of Service
Paid Search:
Kohl's prohibits the use of trademarks in the keyword, ad copy, or display URL of paid search advertisements. Publishers are required to add the Kohl's trademarks, and variations thereof, as negative keyword matches for their paid search campaigns. Direct Linking from paid search is prohibited.

Coupons and Vouchers:
Kohl's prohibits the posting of any coupons or vouchers that are not available to the affiliate channel through VigLink.

Downloadable Software:
Kohl's prohibits the use of downloadable software.

Ineligible Items:
Gift Cards are ineligible for commissions. Affiliates are not allowed to post Kohl's credit card coupon codes over 20%. Kohl's credit card sales made through coupon codes that are higher than 20% may not be paid. Promo Codes not valid on the following merchandise: Gift Card purchases; Kohl's Cares cause merchandise or other charitable items; prestige brands of cosmetics, skincare and select prestige brands of fragrance; select electronics/electrics and select Nike merchandise. For a complete list of these merchandise exclusions, go to or look for signs in our stores. Offer also not valid on price adjustments on prior purchases; payment on a Kohl's Charge account; taxes, shipping and/or handling fees. See store for details. Kohl's does not commission on any watches or jewelry item priced $2,000 and above original pricing.