Terms and Conditions
In everyday terms:
At GoGetFunding we aim to provide the best fundraising experience. We want everyone, everywhere to be able to raise money for the things that matter to them most. These terms and conditions help ensure that our Project Creators, Backers and the GoGetFunding team stay happy, safe and can focus on what’s important – raising money for life-changing causes, projects and events.
GoGetFunding.com (GoGetFunding) operates under UK based company GGF Global (company registration number: 07005084). GoGetFunding is a service that enables Project Creators to collect money in their campaign eWallet, linked PayPal and/or Stripe accounts for a specific purpose. Upon becoming a Project Creator or Backer through registration process or checking out as a guest, you are accepting the Terms and Conditions of Service.
By using the GoGetFunding service you agree to the following:
You may not use the PayPal service for activities that:
In addition, here’s what we don’t allow on GoGetFunding:
By using GoGetFunding and our eWallet functionality, you also agree to the terms of our payment provider, MangoPay.
Electronic communications from GoGetFunding will be sent to Project Creators to inform them of a variety of events about the state of their fund. You agree to allow GoGetFunding to send these communications to your email address. You also agree that GoGetFunding is not liable for any user generated content that is sent to you as a part of these communications.
You can unsubscribe from email notifications at any time.
Rules and conduct
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you shall not (and shall not permit any third party to) either (a) take any action or (b) upload, download, post, submit or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content on or through the Service, including without limitation any User Submission, that:
Additionally, you shall not: (i) take any action that imposes or may impose (as determined by GoGetFunding in its sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on GoGetFunding’s (or its third party providers’) infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service or any activities conducted on the Service; (iii) bypass any measures GoGetFunding may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service (or other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Service); (iv) run Maillist, Listserv, any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Service; or (v) use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any page of the Site.
You shall not (directly or indirectly): (i) decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of any part of the Service, except to the limited extent applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction, (ii) modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of any part of the Service, or (iii) copy, rent, lease, distribute, or otherwise transfer any of the rights that you receive hereunder. You shall abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations.
You are independently responsible for complying with all applicable laws in all of your actions related to your use of GoGetFunding’s services, regardless of the purpose of the use.
Projects: Fund-Raising and Commerce
GoGetFunding.com (“GoGetFunding”) is a venue for fund-raising and commerce. GoGetFunding allows users (“Project Creators”) to list projects and raise funds from other users (“Backers”). All funds are collected for Project Creators by PayPal, Stripe or via our eWallet solution.
GoGetFunding shall not be liable for your interactions with any organizations and/or individuals found on or through the GoGetFunding service. This includes, but is not limited to, delivery of goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with listings on GoGetFunding. GoGetFunding does not oversee the performance or punctuality of projects. GoGetFunding is not responsible for any damage or loss incurred as a result of any such dealings and can make no guarantee that funds raised are spent as campaigns set out. All dealings are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. GoGetFunding is under no obligation to become involved in disputes between Backers and Project Creators, or between site members and any third party. In the event of a dispute, you release GoGetFunding, its officers, employees, agents and successors in rights from claims, damages and demands of every kind, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and our service.
Though GoGetFunding cannot be held liable for the actions of a Project Creator, Project Creators are nevertheless wholly responsible for fulfilling obligations both implied and stated in any project listing they create. GoGetFunding reserves the right to cancel a project listing at any time for any reason. GoGetFunding reserves the right to remove a project listing from public listings for any reason.
GoGetFunding makes no guarantees regarding the performance or fairness of PayPal or Stripe
GoGetFunding is not responsible for issuing refunds for funds that have been collected by Project Creators. All donations are non-refundable.
GoGetFunding reserves the right to cancel, interrupt or suspend a listing at any time for any reason.
Fees and Payments
Joining GoGetFunding is free. However, we do charge fees for certain services. All fees are collected for GoGetFunding by PayPal, Stripe or via our eWallets.
GoGetFunding charges a flat fee of 4% on the money raised (can be subject to change) which is non-refundable. This is automatically deducted from the total amount being paid to the fundraiser.
Changes to that Policy are effective after we provide you with notice by posting the changes on our website – fee changes will also be posted on our blog. We may choose to temporarily change the fees for our services for promotional events or new services, and such changes are effective when we post the temporary promotional event or new service on our website blog.
In the event of a chargeback, you agree to be liable for any associated costs or repayment of funds in the case that money has been sent to you from your eWallet.
Third Party Sites
The Service may permit you to link to other websites or resources on the Internet, and other websites or resources may contain links to the Site. When you access third party websites, you do so at your own risk.
These other websites are not under GoGetFunding’s control, and you acknowledge that GoGetFunding is not responsible or liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness or any other aspect of such websites or resources. The inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by GoGetFunding or any association with its operators. You further acknowledge and agree that GoGetFunding shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.
Content and License
You agree that the Service contains Content specifically provided by GoGetFunding or its partners and that such Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws. You shall abide by and maintain all copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Service.
GoGetFunding grants each user of the Site and/or Service a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable license to use, modify and reproduce the Content, solely for personal, non-commercial use. Use, reproduction, modification, distribution or storage of any Content for other than personal, non-commercial use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from GoGetFunding, or from the copyright holder identified in such Content’s copyright notice. You shall not sell, license, rent, or otherwise use or exploit any Content for commercial use or in any way that violates any third party right.
Third Party Intellectual Property — Copyright Notifications
GoGetFunding respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. GoGetFunding may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, terminate the accounts of users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. GoGetFunding will remove infringing materials in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act if properly notified that content infringes copyright.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide GoGetFunding with a written notification containing at least the following information (please confirm these requirements with your legal counsel, or see Section 512(c)(3) of the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3), for more information):
Intellectual Property Rights — Project Creators
The Service provides you with the ability upload your content to the Site. GoGetFunding will not have any ownership rights in your content, however, GoGetFunding needs the following license to perform the Service. You hereby grant to GoGetFunding the worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, right to (and to allow others acting on its behalf to) (i) use, host, display, and otherwise perform the Service on your behalf (e.g., use, host, stream, transmit, playback, transcode, copy, display, feature, market, sell, distribute and otherwise exploit (“Host”) the content, along with all associated copyrightable works or metadata, including without limitation photographs, graphics, and descriptive text (“Artworks”) in connection with the Service); (ii) (and to allow other users to) stream, transmit, playback, download, display, feature, distribute, collect, and otherwise use the content and Artworks; and (iii) use and publish, and to permit others to use and publish, the name(s), trademarks, likenesses, and personal and biographical materials of you and the members of your group, in connection with the provision of the Service.
To enable GoGetFunding to Host your content pursuant to the above provisions, you hereby grant to GoGetFunding the worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable right to use, reproduce, copy, and display your trademarks, service marks, slogans, logos or similar proprietary rights (collectively, the “Trademarks”) solely in connection with the Service.
Intellectual Property Rights — Users
The Service may provide users with the ability to add, create, upload, submit, distribute, collect, or post (“Submitting” or “Submission”) content, videos, audio clips, written forum comments, data, text, photographs, software, scripts, graphics, or other information to the Site (collectively, the “User Submissions”). By Submitting User Submissions on the Site or otherwise through the Service, you:
GoGetFunding has no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to you. You acknowledge that GoGetFunding has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gains access to the Site; what Content you access via the Site; what effects the Content may have on you; how you may interpret or use the Content; or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content. You release GoGetFunding from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired Content through the Site. The Site may contain, or direct you to websites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. GoGetFunding makes no representations concerning any Content contained in or accessed through the Site, and GoGetFunding will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Site or the Service.
THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY WARRANTIES IMPLIED BY ANY COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR USAGE OF TRADE, ALL OF WHICH ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. GO GET FUNDING, AND ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, PARTNERS AND CONTENT PROVIDERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT: (A) THE SERVICE WILL BE SECURE OR AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; (B) ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; (C) ANY CONTENT OR SOFTWARE AVAILABLE AT OR THROUGH THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; OR (D) THE RESULTS OF USING THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Electronic Communications Privacy Act Notice (18USC 2701-2711): GOGETFUNDING MAKES NO GUARANTY OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR PRIVACY OF ANY COMMUNICATION OR INFORMATION TRANSMITTED ON THE SITE OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO THE SITE. GoGetFunding will not be liable for the privacy of email addresses, registration and identification information, disk space, communications, confidential or trade-secret information, or any other Content stored on GoGetFunding’s equipment, transmitted over networks accessed by the Site, or otherwise connected with your use of the Service.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL GOGETFUNDING, NOR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS OR CONTENT PROVIDERS, BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE (I) FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, DATA LOSS, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES (HOWEVER ARISING), (II) FOR ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE (REGARDLESS OF THE SOURCE OF ORIGINATION), OR (III) FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF (IN THE AGGREGATE) ONE-HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100.00). SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Accessing the Service is prohibited from territories where such Content is illegal. If you access the Service from other locations, you do so at your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Electronic Delivery/Notice Policy and Your Consent
By using the Services, you consent to receive from GoGetFunding all communications including notices, agreements, legally required disclosures or other information in connection with the Services (collectively, “Contract Notices”) electronically. GoGetFunding may provide such electronic Contract Notices by posting them on the GoGetFunding Site. If you desire to withdraw your consent to receive Contract Notices electronically, you must discontinue your use of the GoGetFunding Site and Services.
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