Terms and Conditions of Website Use
Connect2Charity [Isle of Man Registered Charity No. 1032/Isle of Man Registered Company (limited by guarantee, not having a share capital) No. 127768C and its employees, Directors and affiliate organisations thereof, whose registered office is at The Forum, 17/18 Mount havelock, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 2GQ. Telephone: 01624 640655], the “Website Owner”, operates www.connect2charity.im (the “Website”).
Please read these Terms and Conditions of Website Use carefully.
Using any page of the Website, www.connect2charity.im, and associated services implies acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not continue to access the Website and/or use associated services.
You are deemed to have accepted the current version each time you access the Website and/or use associated services.
Connect2Charity reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time.
Information on the Website
The Website Owner offers the use of the Website as a resource for any interested party to gain access to information relating to registered charities and non profit sector organisations of the Isle of Man.
Whilst every effort is made to update the information contained on the Website, neither the Website Owner nor any third party or data or content provider make any representations or warranties, whether express, implied in law or residual, as to the sequence, accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, opinions, research information, data and/or content contained on the Website (including but not limited to any information which may be provided by any third party or data or content providers) and shall not be bound in any manner by any information contained on the Website.
The Website Owner reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue without notice, any aspect or feature of the Website.
No information shall be construed as advice and information is offered for information purposes only. If you find any errors or omissions at this site, please email us at email@example.com.
About the charities and non profit organisations featured on the Website
The Website shows both charities and non profit organisations.
Charities must be registered with the Isle of Man Government Courts i.e. General Registry. Non profit organisations do not. The status of each organisation is indicated on each charity web page on the Website.
Charities are accepted at the Website Owner’s discretion.
The use of the Website, www.connect2charity.im, and any of its associated services implies acceptance of the linked PayPal agreements and policies:
The Website allows you to donate to any of the charities listed on the Website. Every charity featured has a contractual agreement with the Website Owner.
Charities can have similar names: it is your responsibility to check that you are donating to the organisation you intended.
Donations made to specific charities (via a specific web page on the Website) are made directly to the charity. Connect2Charity accepts no involvement in/liability for such.
Donations made to Connect2Charity for the purpose of forwarding to specific charity/charities will follow the Terms and Conditions of Services agreed with each charity.
Donations and/or sponsorship made to Connect2Charity will only be refunded to donors and/or sponsors with the prior written consent of the charity to which it has been made, regardless of whether or not the donation has been paid to the charity by the Website Owner.
Use of your donation
The Website Owner is not responsible for any dissatisfaction you may have regarding the charity’s use of any donation you may make through the Website or web pages powered by us. Please note that the charity reserves the right to use your donation for its general purposes. The Website Owner cannot guarantee that funds will be earmarked for a particular appeal, unless specifically stated at time of donation or by the charity itself.
Website Owner fees
The Website Owner charges a small administration fee on every donation made directly to Connect2Charity for the purpose of forwarding on to relevant charities. Fees are agreed with each charity through Terms and Conditions of Web Page Services.
Unauthorised card/PayPal Account use
When a donation is made on the Website the transaction is final and not disputable unless unauthorised use of your payment card/PayPal Account is proved. If you become aware of fraudulent use of your card/PayPal Account, or if it is lost or stolen, you must notify your card provider/PayPal in accordance with their reporting rules.
You must at all times use the Website and its associated services in a responsible and legal manner. In particular, but not exclusively, you must not:
- attempt to publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, obscene, offensive, racist or indecent or unlawful material or information, on to/via/connected to the Website or Website Owner. The Website Owner reserves the right to remove or edit any content on the Website at its sole discretion and without notice, regardless of whether or not it is, in the opinion of any third party, offensive, obscene or racist. If you notice any such content, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of other users or any third parties
- misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any other person or organisation
- use the Website to send junk email or 'spam' to people who do not wish to receive email from you
- use the Website to send or post any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, indecent, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, sexually orientated, racially offensive, profane, pornographic or violates any applicable law
- use the Website to conduct, display or forward surveys, raffles, lotteries, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters
- interfere with, or disrupt, the service or services or networks connected to the service and introduce any computer virus (including any variant or similar malicious code or instructions) to the Website Owner
The Website Owner reserves the right to cancel associated services, delete your details without notice and report you to appropriate authorities in the event of a breach of the above rules.
You also hereby indemnify the Website Owner against any loss, liability, damage or expense of whatever nature which the Website Owner or any third party may suffer which is caused by or attributable to, whether directly or indirectly, in the event of a proven breach of the above rules.
The Website contains external links to the websites of charities, non-profit organisations and other organisations. Inclusion of an external link does not imply responsibility for its contents or reliability either to or from the Website. In addition, the inclusion of an external link does not provide endorsement of its content, opinions or views. Your relationship and any transactions with other organisations through their website(s) is your own responsibility. When visiting external links you must refer to that websites terms and conditions.
Trademarks and copyright
The trademarks, design, content, graphics, service marks, logos and any other product and associated services that we may present on the Website (collectively known as “trademarks”), from time to time, are registered and unregistered trademarks of the Website Owner and are protected by the applicable intellectual property and proprietary rights and laws. They may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not the Website Owner’s, nor in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any way that may disparage or discredit the Website Owner.
Other trademarks that appear on the Website, in particular (but not exclusively) on web pages of charities and other organisations, are the property of their respective owners and are likely to be registered trade marks and subject to restrictions as to their use.
Commercial use or publication of the material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or publication without the prior written consent of the Website Owner and/or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited, except for your own personal or non-commercial use provided you do not alter it or remove any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary notice.
No hyperlinks shall be created from any website controlled by you or otherwise to this Website without the prior written permission of the Website Owner.
Trademark enquiries, copyright enquiries and hyperlink permission requests may be sent email@example.com.
The Website Owner will make every effort to ensure that the Website and other associated services are available continuously, but reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue all or any part at any time with or without notice.
Unless specifically exempted, any new features, associated services or software applications introduced shall be subject to these terms and conditions.
In the event that you commit a breach of these terms and conditions, the Website Owner 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.
Disclaimer and limitation of liability
In no event shall the Website Owner or any related third party or data or content provider be liable (whether for breach of contract, negligence or for any other reason) for any loss, liability, damage, personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever (whether direct, indirect or consequential), which you or any other person, firm, corporation or organisation may claim to have suffered by reason of your accessing and use of the Website, any information contained on the Website, you or your organisations personal information or material and information transmitted over our system(s) including (but not limited to) personal injury, loss of profits, exemplary or special damages, loss of sales, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill, loss of any software or data, loss of bargain, loss of opportunity, loss of use of computer equipment, loss of or waste of management or other staff time, or for any indirect, consequential or special loss, however arising to the extent permissible by law.
You agree that your use of the Website is on an "as is" and "as available" basis and that your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The Website Owner does not guarantee continuous uninterrupted or secure access to the Website and associated services and operation of the Website may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control.
Except as expressly set out in these terms and conditions, the Website Owner makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the Website, the information contained on the Website, you or your organisations personal information or material and information transmitted over our system(s) to the extent permissible by law.
The Website Owner shall undertake general maintenance and upkeep of the Website from time to time. During these periods, the Website may not be available for use.
No liability is accepted by the Website Owner or any related third party or data or content provider for delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of any information or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or occasioned thereby or by reason of non-performance or interruption, or termination thereof.
The Website Owner may change the format and content of the Website from time to time. You should refresh your browser each time you visit the Website to ensure that you download the most up to date version of the Website, including any relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices. You acknowledge that by visiting the Website from time to time, you shall become bound to the current version of the relevant terms and conditions (the "current version") and, unless stated in the current version, all previous versions shall be superseded by the current version. It remains your responsibility to access and check these terms and conditions whenever you access the Website. The latest version of these terms and conditions will govern any future usage by you of the Website.
Any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Isle of Man without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Isle of Man courts in respect of any disputes arising in connection with the Website, or any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices or any matter related to or in connection therewith.
The Website Owner does not make any warranty or representation that information on the Website is appropriate for use in any jurisdiction (other than the Isle of Man). By accessing the Website, you warrant and represent to the Website Owner that you are legally entitled to do so and to make use of information made available via the Website.
These Website terms and conditions constitute an agreement between you and the Website Owner in relation to your use of the Website. Neither you nor the Website Owner shall be bound by any express tacit nor implied representation, warranty, promise or the like not recorded herein.
Unless otherwise specifically stated these Website terms and conditions supersede and replace all prior commitments, undertakings or representations, whether written or oral, between you and the Website Owner in respect of your use of the Website.
Where any conflict or contradiction appears between the provisions of the Website Terms and Conditions and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices, the Website Terms and Conditions shall prevail in respect of your use of the Website.
No indulgence or extension of time which either you or the Website Owner may grant to the other will constitute a waiver of or, whether by a bar preventing one from making an allegation or a denial that contradicts what one has previously stated as the truth or otherwise, limit any of the existing or future rights of the grantor in terms hereof, save in the event or to the extent that the grantor has signed a written document expressly waiving or limiting such rights.
The Website Owner shall be entitled to cede, assign and delegate all or any of its rights and obligations in terms of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices to any related and carefully selected third party.
All provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices are, notwithstanding the manner in which they have been grouped together or linked grammatically, severable from each other. Any provision of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices, which is or becomes unenforceable in any jurisdiction, whether due to voidness, invalidity, illegality, unlawfulness or for any reason whatever, shall, in such jurisdiction only and only to the extent that it is so unenforceable, be treated as not written and the remaining provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall remain in full force and effect.
You may discontinue use of the Website at any time. These terms and conditions will continue to apply to past use by you.
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