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Karadoo Finance Limited Fundraiser’s Terms and Conditions

Karadoo Finance Limited, BPS House, 5 Fairfield Road, Bath, BA1 6EP

DONATEMYSCHOOL.COM (DONATEMYSCHOOL) is a trading name of Karadoo Finance Limited (company number 10702553), registered in England, and has its registered office at 19-21 Chapel Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England, SL7 3HN. Karadoo Finance Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 777371). We are registered with the office of the information commissioner (no. ZA290916) for data protection purposes.

Where the term “School” is used in these Terms and Conditions, that term will equally apply to any entity registering a campaign on behalf of a school, for example a Parent-Teacher Association, Friends Association, or similar.

Where the term “Fundraiser” is used in these Terms and Conditions, that term will apply to any individual creating a sub-campaign on behalf of a school, for example to seek sponsorship to contribute to a school’s lead campaign.

The Fundraiser Terms always apply when you’re using the DONATEMYSCHOOL website. You’ll need to agree to them when you create a Fundraiser account and when you create a fundraising page. In addition, you’ll need to agree to the Donation Terms before you make a donation or set up a regular donation.

  1. INTRODUCTION

    These Terms and Conditions may change or be updated from time to time. It remains your responsibility to access and check these Terms and Conditions wherever you access the website. The latest version of these Terms and Conditions will govern any future usage by you of the website and its associated services. The date on which these Terms of Service were last updated is stated at the end of this document.

    1. DonateMySchool.com is a website which facilitates the Donation transaction between a crowdfunding page organiser and Donators, or between any user and a school.

  2. REGISTERING WITH DONATEMYSCHOOL.COM

    1. The fundraiser can only register a sub-campaign if the school has registered a lead campaign. If your preferred school has not registered a campaign then you may provide sufficient information that DonateMySchool can contact the school in order to notify it that you would like to fundraise for that school. If the school subsequently chooses to register a campaign, DonateMySchool will notify you.

  3. ACCESS TO AND USE OF DONATEMYSCHOOL.COM

    1. The fundraiser's username and password provide access to the fundraiser’s area of DonateMySchool.com.

  4. FUNDRAISER DETAILS

    1. The names and address of the fundraiser will be provided for Karadoo Finance Limited for its records.

    2. Karadoo Finance Limited has complete discretion to accept or reject the fundraising application. The decision to accept or reject an application is final and there is no obligation on Karadoo Finance Limited to share its reasons for its decision.

  5. THE FUNDRAISER’S CROWDFUNDING PAGE

    1. The fundraiser’s crowdfunding page contains information submitted by the fundraiser, including a video clip, where the fundraiser has opted to submit such a clip. The fundraiser’s name and fundraising request are viewable by potential Donators on DonateMySchool.com.

    2. By starting the listing, the fundraiser confirms to Karadoo Finance Limited and the donators that the information contained in the fundraiser’s crowdfunding page is complete, accurate and up to date.

  6. FEES

    1. There is no charge to submit a fundraising campaign application and if your request is eligible and approved then there is no upfront charge for listing on DonateMySchool.com.

    2. Funds raised through the fundraiser’s sub-campaign are aggregated to the school’s lead campaign. The school will pay a fee to Karadoo Finance Limited for marketing the lead campaign if the campaign completes. Please note that for on-going campaigns for regular donations then a fee is payable each time funds are transferred to the school.

    3. The school will pay a marketing fee for the Basic Service of 3.0% of the aggregate gross funds transferred, including Gift Aid collected, whether raised directly through the lead campaign, or via a sub-campaign.

    4. The school will pay a marketing fee for the Premium Service of 5.0% of the aggregate gross funds transferred, including Gift Aid collected, whether raised directly through the lead campaign, or via a sub-campaign.

    5. All fees and charges exclude VAT.

  7. THE FUNDRAISER’S LIABILITY TO KARADOO FINANCE LIMITED

    1. The fundraiser is liable to Karadoo Finance Limited for any loss or damage suffered by Karadoo Finance Limited or any user of DonateMySchool.com as a result of the fundraiser (or a person using the fundraiser’s username and password with the fundraiser's knowledge or permission or through the fundraiser's negligence):

      1. using DonateMySchool.com in a way that is fraudulent.

      2. breaching these fundraiser’s Terms.

      3. otherwise using DonateMySchool.com in a way that causes loss or damage to Karadoo Finance Limited or any other user of DonateMySchool.com.

  8. KARADOO FINANCE LIMITED'S LIABILITY TO THE FUNDRAISER

    1. Karadoo Finance Limited is not liable to the fundraiser for any loss, damage or cost arising out of or in connection with the fundraiser's registration with Karadoo Finance Limited or use of DonateMySchool.com, except where the loss, damage or cost is a result of Karadoo Finance Limited's breach of these fundraiser terms, negligence or fraud.

    2. Karadoo Finance Limited's liability to the fundraiser will not exceed 10,000 pounds in respect of all claims.

    3. Nothing in these fundraiser’s terms excludes or limits Karadoo Finance Limited's liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraud.

    4. Karadoo Finance Limited does not offer any guarantee, either explicit or implicit, that any campaign target will be achieved, or minimum funds raised, or if collecting regular donations that any minimum amount will be collected.

  9. ASSIGNMENT

    1. Karadoo Finance Limited may transfer or delegate any of its rights or obligations under these fundraiser’s terms to any person. Karadoo Finance Limited may provide information about the fundraiser, the school and the activities of the fundraiser and school on DonateMySchool.com to that person.

    2. The fundraiser may not transfer any of its rights or obligations under these fundraiser’s terms.

  10. AMENDMENTS

    1. Karadoo Finance Limited may amend these fundraiser’s terms from time to time and need not give the fundraiser notice of the amendments.

  11. NOTICES

    1. All notices given under these fundraiser’s terms or any other terms relating to DonateMySchool.com must be in writing and in English.

    2. Karadoo Finance Limited may deliver a notice to the fundraiser by placing a message on the fundraiser's area of DonateMySchool.com or by email or post to the contact details last known to Karadoo Finance Limited.

    3. A notice from Karadoo Finance Limited will be effective at the time of placing a message on DonateMySchool.com or sending an email, or on the second business day after posting. A business day is a weekday other than a national holiday.

    4. A notice from the school to Karadoo Finance Limited can be sent by email to admin@DonateMySchool.com, or by post to Karadoo Finance Limited Customer Service, BPS House, 5 Fairfield Road, Bath, BA1 6EP. Notices to Karadoo Finance Limited will be effective on receipt.

  12. NO WAIVER

    If Karadoo Finance Limited does not enforce any of its rights under these fundraiser’s terms or any other terms relating to DonateMySchool.com, it does not mean that Karadoo Finance Limited will be unable to enforce that right in future.

  13. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS

    A person who is not a party to these fundraiser’s terms may not enforce any of these terms.

  14. LAW AND JURISDICTION

    1. These fundraiser’s terms and any non-contractual obligations arising out of or in connection with it are governed by English Law and the English courts have exclusive jurisdiction.

    2. For the benefit of Karadoo Finance Limited, the fundraiser irrevocably submits to the jurisdiction of the English courts and irrevocably agrees that a ruling in those courts will be conclusive and binding on the school and may be enforced against the school in the courts of any other jurisdiction.

  15. YOUR ACCOUNT AND FUNDRAISING PAGE

    1. In order to set up a fundraising page, you'll need to create an account. If you decide to create an account, you'll need to be aged 13 years or over.

    2. The creation of a fundraising page on the DonateMySchool website doesn't mean that we or the school support or endorse your fundraising activity. If you're not sure, you can check with the school that your chosen activity is acceptable.

    3. We can close your fundraising page at the request of the school or at our own discretion.

    4. You must not share your password or login details with anyone else. If your password or Facebook login details are compromised or used without your permission, you must change your password and/or login details as soon as possible.

    5. We can suspend your access to the DonateMySchool website and/or your account at our discretion. In particular, we can do this if we suspect that your security or login details are being misused.

    6. We'll use the details on your account if we need to contact you.

    7. If you want to close your account, please contact us.

  16. USING THE DONATEMYSCHOOL WEBSITE

    1. You agree that you won't post content or information on the DonateMySchool website that:

      • breaks any law or encourages an illegal act;

      • is defamatory, abusive or offensive;

      • infringes the copyright, privacy, confidentiality or other right of any third party. If you use someone else's personal information, material or image, you must make sure you have their permission;

      • contains surveys, raffles, lotteries, contests, pyramid schemes, advertisements or chain letters; or

      • contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to affect the use of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.

    2. You're not allowed to remove or change anything on the DonateMySchool website other than the content on your fundraising page. In addition, you can't:

      • pretend to be someone else, or that you are associated with someone or something when you are not; or

      • use the DonateMySchool website to send junk email or 'spam'.

    3. The content on the DonateMySchool website is for general information only. It's not intended to be advice for you to rely on so you should consider getting professional or specialist advice before acting on it.

    4. We don't verify or approve any content or information on the DonateMySchool website that is created by other fundraisers and/or school’s so we don't take responsibility for it (although we'll remove or disable unlawful or offensive content if we become aware of it). The views expressed by other fundraisers and school’s are their own views so they won't always reflect our views and values.

    5. The DonateMySchool website will sometimes link to other websites e.g. that of a school. We don't have control over those websites and we're not responsible for them (including their data policies, content, and security).

  17. PARTICIPATING IN A LEADERBOARD OR SIMILAR

    1. A school that runs a crowdfunding campaign can opt to create a Leaderboard for its fundraisers. Each fundraiser can opt to participate in the Leaderboard. If the fundraiser chooses to participate then you agree that you will not create an avatar that:

      • is defamatory, abusive, indecent or otherwise offensive;

      • infringes the copyright, privacy, confidentiality or other right of any third party. If you use someone else's personal information, material or image, you must make sure you have their permission;

  18. YOUR OBLIGATIONS

    1. If your use of the website and/or associated services results in access to any Personal Information you shall: (i) at all times assist with the responsibilities of Karadoo Finance Limited, as a data controller responsible for determining how the Personal Information is processed under the provisions of the Privacy Laws; (ii) not do, or cause or permit to be done, anything which may result in a breach by Karadoo Finance Limited of the Privacy Laws and comply with all reasonable instructions from Karadoo Finance Limited relating to the processing by you and/or the DonateMySchool.com crowdfunding page of such Personal Information; (iii) comply with the Privacy Laws in respect of your and/or the DonateMySchool.com crowdfunding page's collection, use, disclosure or processing of the Personal Information; (iv) abide by the lawful instructions of all data subjects in respect of the Personal Information and not do anything to compromise the security of such information; (v) not sell, trade or rent Personal Information to third parties; (vi) hold the Personal Information securely and not disclose it to anyone other than Karadoo Finance Limited, as agreed to by the data subject and/or as permitted by Privacy Laws; (vii) implement adequate security, technical and organisational measures against all unauthorised, unlawful or accidental access, processing, use, erasure, loss or destruction of, or damage to, Personal Information in accordance with Privacy Laws, and abide by Karadoo Finance Limited’s reasonable requirements to ensure the security of the Personal Information as notified to you from time to time; (viii) use Personal Information appropriately and only for the specific purposes as notified to you from time to time, including by way of the applicable privacy policy available on DonateMySchool.com's website; (ix) only communicate with donators where they have agreed to receive further communications from you and/or the DonateMySchool.com crowdfunding page, and only to the extent that they have indicated their preference to do so (for example in relation to communications for a specific fundraising event only); (x) not retain any Personal Information for longer than is necessary; and (xi) to the extent legally permissible, you shall indemnify and hold harmless Karadoo Finance Limited, its successors and assigns, from and against all losses, costs and other damage caused by your and/or the DonateMySchool.com crowdfunding page's breach of this paragraph; and

    2. You shall maintain any necessary authority, permit, licence, consent, approval and registration for you to fundraise (and, where applicable, for Karadoo Finance Limited to fundraise on your behalf) in accordance with applicable laws and if Karadoo Finance Limited needs any such authority, permit, licence, consent, approval or registration for it to fundraise on behalf of the DonateMySchool.com crowdfunding page then you will, at no cost to Karadoo Finance Limited, provide all such assistance as Karadoo Finance Limited reasonably requires to assist Karadoo Finance Limited with the same. You agree that you shall inform Karadoo Finance Limited immediately if, for any reason, you and/or the DonateMySchool.com crowdfunding page cease(s) to maintain the necessary authority, permit, licence, consent, approval and/or registration to operate the fundraising activities in relation to the DonateMySchool.com crowdfunding page in accordance with applicable local laws.

    3. By building a DonateMySchool.com fundraising page you represent, warrant and undertake to Karadoo Finance Limited and the users of the website that:

      1. each time you use the website or associated services, and in particular when you create a DonateMySchool.com fundraising page, you will comply with Karadoo Finance Limited’s guidelines that apply to DonateMySchool.com fundraising pages at that time.

      2. The information you provide to us is true and accurate in all respects and is not misleading;

      3. You have not omitted to tell us any information which could reasonably be considered relevant to a fundraising appeal;

      4. You agree and will ensure that the campaign complies with the fundraising “Code of Conduct” as set out by the Fundraising Regulator https://www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk/code

  19. LICENCE OF TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL

    1. You hereby grant to Karadoo Finance Limited, its affiliates and its partners a non-exclusive licence to use any of your DonateMySchool.com fundraising page's trademarks and any copyrighted material on your page (including images and videos or any link to the same) solely in connection with the website and associated services and its operation and promotion and for no other purpose whatsoever.

    2. The licence shall terminate automatically on expiry or termination of these Terms of Service or the removal of your DonateMySchool.com fundraising page from the website in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

  20. CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

    1. During the funding period of your DonateMySchool.com fundraising page and for a period of seven (7) years thereafter, the parties shall treat as strictly confidential all information about the other which has been acquired as a result of the use of the website and associated services and which is not in the public domain.

    2. No party shall use or disclose to any third party such information belonging to the other party without that party's prior written consent, except where required to do so by applicable law, including, without limitation, the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004, or regulatory or governmental body. This paragraph shall survive termination of these Terms and Conditions.

  21. TERMINATION

    1. Karadoo Finance Limited reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately and without notice suspend or permanently deny your access to all or part of the website and associated services, including for example by removing any DonateMySchool.com fundraising page from the website. Karadoo Finance Limited will only exercise this right where there is a breach or suspected breach by you of these Terms and Conditions (including where there is any actual or suspected fraudulent, criminal or improper use of the website or associated services) or where Karadoo Finance Limited has any other legitimate reason to do so.

    2. These Terms and Conditions shall terminate automatically upon the removal by you or Karadoo Finance Limited of your DonateMySchool.com fundraising page from the website. These Terms and Conditions will continue to apply to past use by you.

    Upon termination or suspension or denial of access to the website and associated services, funds already received on the school’s behalf by Karadoo Finance Limited will be handled in accordance with the provisions above, provided that any potential payment (where applicable) may be delayed where Karadoo Finance Limited conducts an investigation regarding your use of the website and associated services and Karadoo Finance Limited may decide to refuse to pay funds across to the school where you have breached these Terms and Conditions or your DonateMySchool.com fundraising page has been removed. In such circumstances Karadoo Finance Limited may authorise a refund of donations to donators.

Last Updated: 1st November 2019