Terms of Service
By using the Sharing and Raising service you agree to the following:
1. You will comply with all local, state/provincial, regional & national laws in your area of residence.
2. You are to alert the Sharing and Raising service staff about any unauthorized use of your fundraiser or donator accounts.
3. You agree to abide by all our terms and conditions and the PayPal acceptable use policy.
4. The funds raised through Sharing and Raising will be used solely for the purposes you describe.
5. You are truthful in all information you provide in and through Sharing and Raising, you are not impersonating anyone and you are being truthful as to any affiliation with any person or entity. Sharing and Raising is not responsible for any error or omission in the information any User or Donor provides.
Rules and Conduct
Electronic communications from Sharing and Raising will be sent to creator of the fundraiser to inform them of a variety of events about the state of their fund. You agree to allow Sharing and Raising to send these communications to your email address. You also agree that Sharing and Raising is not liable for any user generated content that is sent to you as a part of these communications.
Sharing and Raising is a venue for fund-raising and commerce. Sharing and Raising allows certain users ("Project Creators/Fundraisers") to list projects and raise funds from other users ("Donators"). All funds are collected for Project Creators/Fundraisers by PayPal. Sharing and Raising shall not be liable for your interactions with any organizations and/or individuals found on or through the Sharing and Raising service. This includes, but is not limited to, delivery of goods and services (perks/rewards), and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with listings on Sharing and Raising. Rewards a subject to best efforts and not guaranteed. Sharing and Raising does not oversee the performance or punctuality of projects. All dealings are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. Sharing and Raising is under no obligation to become involved in disputes between Donators and Project Creators/Fundraisers, or between site members and any third party. In the event of a dispute, you release Sharing and Raising, 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. Sharing and Raising is not responsible for any damage or loss incurred as a result of any such dealings. Though Sharing and Raising cannot be held liable for the actions of a Project Creator/Fundraiser, Project Creators/Fundraisers are nevertheless wholly responsible for fulfilling obligations both implied and stated in any project listing they create (including delivering any Perks). Sharing and Raising reserves the right to cancel a project listing at any time for any reason. Sharing and Raising reserves the right to remove a project listing from public listings for any reason. Sharing and Raising makes no guarantees regarding the performance or fairness of PayPal Sharing and Raising is not responsible for issuing refunds for funds that have been collected by Project Creators/Fundraisers. All donations are non-refundable. In the event of a chargeback, the Project creator/Fundraiser is immediately liable for any losses and fees incurred by Sharing and Raising. If a payment is made to a Project creator that later results in a chargeback, in addition to reimbursing Sharing and Raising for the chargeback amount, the project creator/fundraiser will also be liable to a $50 chargeback administration fee. Project owners can prevent chargebacks by ensuring that all activity on their project is legitimate and through effective communication with donators. Sharing and Raising reserves the right to cancel, interrupt or suspend a listing at any time for any reason.
I Care Button
The 'I Care Button' is property of Sharing and Raising co., LTD. and may not be used on any other website than the websites of Sharing and Raising Co., LTD.
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 Sharing and Raising's control, and you acknowledge that Sharing and Raising 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 Sharing and Raising or any association with its operators. You further acknowledge and agree that Sharing and Raising 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.
The Content and License
You agree that the Service contains Content specifically provided by Sharing and Raising 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. Sharing and Raising 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 Sharing and Raising, 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.
Sharing and Raising respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Sharing and Raising may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, terminate the accounts of users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. Sharing and Raising 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 Sharing and Raising 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): an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Sharing and Raising Site, sufficient for Sharing and Raising to locate the material; your address, telephone number, and email address; a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and a statement by you that the above information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. If you believe that your work has been removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, please provide the Sharing and Raising's Copyright Agent with a written counter-notification containing at least the following information (please confirm these requirements with your legal counsel or see Section 512(g)(3) of the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(g)(3), for more information): a physical or electronic signature of the subscriber/user of the Services; identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled; a statement made under penalty of perjury that the subscriber has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and the subscriber's name, address, telephone number, and a statement that the subscriber consents to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if the subscriber's address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which the service provider may be found, and that the subscriber will accept service of process from the person who provided notification under subsection (c)(1)(C) or an agent of such person. You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the aforementioned notice requirements, your notification or counter-notification may not be valid and that Sharing and Raising may ignore such incomplete or inaccurate notices without liability of any kind. Under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(f), any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing or was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability.
Intellectual Property Rights
Fees and Payments
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.
Sharing and Raising has no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to you. You acknowledge that Sharing and Raising 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 Sharing and Raising 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. Sharing and Raising makes no representations concerning any Content contained in or accessed through the Site, and Sharing and Raising 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. SHARING AND RAISING, 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): SHARING AND RAISING MAKES NO GUARANTY OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR PRIVACY OF ANY COMMUNICATION OR INFORMATION TRANSMITTED ON THE SITE OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO THE SITE.
Sharing and Raising 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 Sharing and Raising'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 SHARING AND RAISING, 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.
Electronic Delivery/Notice Policy and Your Consent
By using the Services, you consent to receive from Sharing and Raising all communications including notices, agreements, legally required disclosures or other information in connection with the Services (collectively, "Contract Notices") electronically. Sharing and Raising may provide such electronic Contract Notices by posting them on the Sharing and Raising Site. If you desire to withdraw your consent to receive Contract Notices electronically, you must discontinue your use of the Sharing and Raising Site and Services.
Integration and Severability