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Terms of Service

Please read this document carefully, it sets out the terms for the use of the Website, Mobile Application and Other Services offered by GiveToLocal, and your rights and obligations when using them.

Your privacy is very important to us. For information on how we protect it please take a look at our Privacy Policy.


1. Things you should know about these terms

1.1 You are reading a legal document which is the agreement between you, the Customer (whom we refer to as "you", "your" or the "Customer" in this document) and us. You are agreeing to the terms of use that appear below, all of which are called the “Agreement”.

1.2 You should read these Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy carefully before using the Website (www.givetolocal.com), Mobile Application or Other Services operated byGiveToLocal Limited, a company registered in England, with our registered office at C/O AbacusBean, Level Q Offices, Surtees Business Park, Stockton,TS18 3HR. Our company number is 11683766. We refer to ourselves as"GiveToLocal", "we", "us" or "our" in this document.

1.3 By accessing or using www.givetolocal.com ('our website') or any other service associated with it (whether you register to use our Services or not), you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions and ourPrivacy Policy as they may be modified and posted on our website from time to time.

1.4 If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms of Service then you may not use our services.


2. Nature of Our Service

2.1 GiveToLocal is a platform encompassing a Website, Mobile Application and Other Services that creates opportunities to provide recurring micro-donations and micro-sponsorship online to support local clubs/teams (“Clubs/Teams”). Our website (www.givetolocal.com) describes the Services in more detail. The website provides information about GiveToLocal, and the Clubs/Teams which are featured on the service.

2.2. Please note that our service is available only to individuals that can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Although the general information on our Website and Mobile Application is suitable for users of any age, you must be over 18 years to use the services and the payment methods displayed on our service.


3. Access and User Types:

3.1 Our legal obligations are specific to the way in which you access Our Service and the extent to which you engage with the services we offer. The 3 (Three) different user types, who access our service, are “Club Officials and Members”, “Donors” and “Sponsors”.

3.2 Club Officials and Members are provided with free access to our service in order to create and promote a profile for their club through our service.

3.3 Donors are provided with paid-for access to our service in order to donate to single or multipleClubs/Teams and to receive relevant information relating to those Clubs/Teams and their Sponsors.

3.4 Sponsors are provided with paid-for access to our service in order to sponsor multiple Clubs/Teams and to receive relevant information relating to those Clubs/Teams.


4. Using the Services on our website

4.1 To use our Services you will need to follow the procedures set out on our Website and Mobile Application.

4.2 Details of the procedures for payment, fees, refunds and how we will process them are displayed on our “Payments, Fees and Refunds Schedule”.

4.3 Any times or dates stated in relation to our Services are estimates only. We will make all reasonable efforts to provide Services within the time specified, but we do not accept liability for any failure to deliver within that time.

4.4 You may pay by direct debit via GoCardless or (where available) recurring credit or debit card.

4.5 We are entitled to refuse to process any donation or sponsorship placed by you. If your donation is accepted, we will confirm acceptance to you by emailing the email address you give us when you register via our Website orMobile Application. The donation will then be processed by the date set out in the confirmation email.

4.6 You undertake that all details you provide to us for the purpose of using the services offered on our website will be correct, that the credit or debit card, or any electronic cash, which you use is your own and that there are sufficient funds or credit facilities to cover any donation or sponsorship you make. We reserve the right to obtain validation of your bank account, credit or debit card details or verification of the authenticity and ownership of these payment methods before taking any other steps to process your donation.


5. Changes to our website

5.1 We reserve the right to make changes or corrections, alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of our website, mobile application or the content or services available through it, including your access to it. Unless explicitly stated to the contrary, any new features including new content, shall be subject to these terms and conditions.

5.2 Please note that although we try to ensure that the content of our website is accurate, it may contain typographical errors or other inaccuracies.


6. Information you provide to us

6.1 Our Privacy Policy explains how we may use any personal information you provide to us when using our website. By accepting these Terms of Service, you also accept and agree to our Privacy Policy.

6.2 In addition, the following terms also apply to all messages, emails, bulletin boards postings, ideas, photographs, suggestions, concepts or other material submitted by you to us ('Content'):

6.2.1 you must own or have the right to submit Content for publication on our website and all Content submitted by you must be legal, honest, decent and truthful and comply with all applicable laws, Regulations, standards and/or codes of practice;

6.2.2 you must ensure that all Content submitted to us does not infringe the copyright, design, privacy, publicity, data protection, trade mark or any other rights of any third party, nor be obscene, abusive, threatening, libellous or defamatory of any person or be otherwise unlawful.

6.2.3 we have the right to monitor Content and may edit, reject or remove Content if we believe it does not comply with the above and, in particular, we reserve the right to block incoming or uploading emails, comments and other Content if we believe that their content is or may be inappropriate or otherwise does not comply with the above.

6.3 You grant us a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty free, worldwide licence to publish all Content that you upload on our website or submit to us for publication. You have sole responsibility for the Content which you submit to us and you shall indemnify and shall keep us fully and effectively indemnified on demand from and against all actions, claims, losses, liability, proceedings, damages, costs, expenses, loss of business, loss of profits, business interruption and other pecuniary or consequential loss (including legal costs and expenses) suffered or incurred by us and arising directly or indirectly out of the publication of Content submitted by you to us.

6.4 If you breach these terms and conditions then your permission to use our website or and/or mobile application terminates immediately. We retain the right to deny access to our website any person when we reasonably believe they have failed to comply with these terms and conditions.


7. Security

7.1 You are solely responsible in all respects for all use of and for protecting the confidentiality of any username, email verification and password that may be given to you or selected by you for use on our website. You may not share these with or transfer them to any third parties. You must notify us immediately of any unauthorised use of them or any other breach of security regarding our website that comes to your attention, at team@givetolocal.com

7.2 This site is as secure as we can reasonably make it using encryption technology and adopting security and anti-virus practices routinely used and adopted as a matter of good practice. However, you should understand that every internet site, and any computer that connects to the internet, as well as all internet communication, is susceptible to attack by computer hackers and viruses. We will do all we reasonably can to protect this site and all internet communications passing between us and you, but we cannot be held responsible for:

7.2.1 any losses fairly attributable to your failure to take reasonable precautions to prevent interception of or interference with any such communications (including, without limitations) failure to use and keep up to date firewalls and anti-virus software on your own computer; or

7.2.2 any losses arising from fraudulent or unauthorised use of your credit or debit card or other forms of payment. If you become aware of fraudulent use or your card, or if it is lost or stolen, you should notify your card issuer.


8. Copyright and monitoring

8.1 The contents of our website are protected by international copyright laws and other intellectual property rights. The owner of these rights is GiveToLocalLimited, its affiliates or other third party licensors. All product and company names and logos mentioned in our website are the trademarks, service marks or trading names of their respective owners, including us. You may download material from our website for the sole purpose of using our Services. However, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute, by any means or in any manner, any material or information on or downloaded from our website including but not limited to text, graphics, video, messages, code and/or software without our prior written consent, for any other purpose except where expressly permitted to do so.


10. Linked sites

10.1 GiveToLocal makes no representations whatsoever about any other websites which you may access through our website or which may link to our website. When you access any other website you understand that it is independent from GiveToLocal and that we have no control over the content or availability of that website. In addition, a link to any other website does not mean that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content, or the use of, such a website and we shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on or through any other website or resource. Any concerns regarding any external link should be directed to its website administrator or webmaster.


11. Availability of our website

11.1 We will try to make our website available but cannot guarantee that our website will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of our website and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, server, website, router or any other Internet connected device.


12. Liability

12.1 We promise that our services will be provided with reasonable skill and care.

12.2 We exclude all other express or implied terms, conditions, warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever with regard to ourServices, our website or any information provided through our website.

12.3 We will do our best to ensure that all materials and information published on our website are accurate, but please note that all content, materials and information on our website are provided on an 'as is' basis and you assume total responsibility and risk for your use of our website and use of all information contained within it.

12.4 We accept no liability for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any direct or indirect loss of data, profit, revenue or business in each case, however caused, even if foreseeable. This means that we will not pay damages for any losses that are not directly associated with an incident that causes you to claim against us. In circumstances where you suffer loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the viewing, use or performance of our website or its contents, then we do not accept any liability for this loss or damage whether due to inaccuracy, error, omission or any other cause and whether on the part of GiveToLocal or our servants, agents or any other person or entity.

12.5 If we are liable to you for any reason, our liability will be limited to the amount of any donation you have made using the Services. This limit does not apply to any liability we may have for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or for our fraudulent misrepresentation.

12.6 You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use our website and is compatible with our website. You also understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that any material available for downloading from our website will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

12.7 The limitations and exclusions in this clause do not affect your non-excludable statutory rights and only apply to the extent permitted by applicable law.


13. General

13.1 We may, but you may not, assign any rights and/or transfer, subcontract or delegate any obligations under these terms and conditions, and/or charge or deal in any other manner with these terms and conditions or any of our respective rights or obligations. Any purported assignment, transfer, sub-contracting, delegation, charging or dealing in contravention of this clause 13.1 shall be ineffective. These terms and conditions are personal to you and are entered into by you for your own benefit and not for the benefit of any third party.

13.2 We may alter these terms and conditions from time to time and post the new version on our website, following which all use of our website will be governed by that version. You should check the terms and conditions on the website regularly.

13.3 These terms and conditions together with the Privacy Policy, and any payment method instructions, are the whole agreement between you and GiveToLocal.These terms may, however, be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on other particular pages of our website. You acknowledge that you have not entered into this agreement in reliance upon any statement, warranty or representation made by GiveToLocal or any other person and you irrevocably and unconditionally waive any rights to claim damages and/or to rescind these terms and conditions by reason of any misrepresentation (other than a fraudulent misrepresentation) that is not contained in the terms and conditions, privacy policy, order form and payment method instructions.

13.4 If any provision or term of these terms and conditions shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be divisible from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.

13.5 These terms and conditions and your use of our website are governed by English law and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English court.

13.6 Failure or delay by either party enforcing an obligation or exercising a right under these terms and conditions does not constitute a waiver of that obligation or right.

13.7 These terms and conditions do not confer any rights on any person or party (other than you and/or us) pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of ThirdParties) Act 1999.


14. Complaints and reporting faults or misuse

14.1 If you have any complaints or wish to report any technical problems with our website or misuse by other users, please contact us by email at team@givetolocal.comor by writing to GiveToLocal Limited, C/O AbacusBean, Level Q Offices, SurteesBusiness Park, Stockton, TS18 3HR.


15. Notices

15.1 All notices shall be given:

15.1.1 to us, by email at terms@givetolocal.com or by post to GiveToLocalLimited, C/O AbacusBean, Level Q Offices, Surtees Business Park, Stockton, TS183HR; or

15.1.2 to you, to either the email or postal address you provide during any ordering process.

15.2 Notice will be deemed received when an email is received in full(or else on the next business day if it is received on a weekend or a public holiday in the place of receipt) or three days after the date of posting.


16. Replacement

16.1 These terms and conditions replace all other terms and conditions previously applicable to the use of our website.