Gated Content Fee Structure

For each Pass purchase of Gated Content with Switcher Player, Switcher users incur fees for each Pass purchase. Switcher users are charged $0.99 USD + Stripe fees for each transaction.

Switcher Studio Transaction Fee: $0.99 USD

Switcher Studio charges users a $0.99 USD transaction fee each time a viewer purchases a Pass for Gated Content on Switcher Player.

Stripe Payment Processing Fee: 2.9% + $0.30 USD

When a viewer purchases a video through your Switcher Video Player, the payment is securely processed by Stripe. Stripe charges a fee of 2.9% of the total transaction amount + $.30 USD per transaction.

Stripe Checkout Invoicing Fee: 0.4%

To utilize Stripe Checkout invoicing, Stripe charges a 0.4% fee on the transaction total. This fee has a maximum of $2 USD. There are additional settings that you may be enabled in your Stripe account settings. If enabled, additional fees may be incurred from Stripe. 

Combined Fees

To calculate the total fees associated with Gated Content purchases, you can add the fees charged by Switcher Studio and Stripe.

For example, if a pass is $10, the total fees are calculated as follows:

  • Switcher Transaction Fee: $0.99
  • Stripe Processing Fee: 2.9% + $0.30 of $10 = $.29 + $0.30 = $0.59
  • Stripe Checkout Invoice Fee: 0.4% of $10 = $0.04
  • Total Fees: $0.99 + $0.29 + $0.30 + $0.04 = $1.62
  • Net Payout (Purchase Price - Total Fees): $8.38

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