Able Donations Terms And Conditions:
Able Donations terms of service defines what the company does for the charities the user supports, accompanied by our standards of our users.
“Able” or “us” or “we” and any connected terminologies refer to the owner of the platform.
“Charities” and any connected terminologies refer to charities listed on the platform.
“Website” refers to https://www.able-donations.com
“You” and “your” and any connected terminologies refer to each user or viewer on the app.
These terms of service apply in all areas in which we operate.
- Online Giving – We operate a platform that processes donations on behalf of the Causes featured on it. Please see our platform for details about our fees.
Terms of Service
Please read through these terms of services thoroughly as they guide you through the use of the platform. We will be updating these terms occasionally, and it is your responsibility to review whenever you see it appropriate. The date on which these terms were last updated will be present at the end of the document. This document can also be found at https://able-donations.com/en/terms-conditions
About the Causes featured on the Platform:
The platform and its associated services allow you to donate to any Cause listed on the Platform via monthly subscription and/or a one off payment. Able Donations and/or Able do not currently have specific agreements with all listed Charities but donations are made on ad hoc basis when appropriate. Causes are listed on this Platform at Able Donations discretion; however, we are not responsible for the activities of any Cause. A charity must have the appropriate authorisation, permit or licence to operate as a charity, as required by the local laws of the territory in which it operates.
For donations, Able Donations will process your donation via the payment method used at the time of donating. NOTE: no donations will be refunded for any reason, subject to applicable local laws. If we are unable to transfer the funds to the Cause to which you donated, we will return your donation via the payment method from which you made the donation. If we are unable to return your donation via the payment method you used, your donation will be distributed between your other chosen charities, subject to the deduction of applicable transaction and payment processing fees.
Use of your donation
Able Donations does not represent or warrant that your donations will be used for any particular purpose and shall not be responsible for any dissatisfaction you may have regarding a Cause's use of any donation you may make through the platform or its associated services or websites powered by us or for any misuse or non-use of such donations by a Cause. After donations are made, all further dealings are solely between you and the Cause to which you donated.
NOTE: For donations using Able Donations platform, you may receive updates from the page creator to let you know that the donation has been collected and has successfully been made.
Please note that recipient organisations reserve the right to use your donation for their general purposes in accordance with their practices and rules. Able Donations shall not be responsible for ensuring that funds are earmarked for a particular appeal. If you want a donation to be used for a specific purpose or for a particular appeal, contact the organisation and make your donation directly to them.
Able Donations fees
For information about our fees please visit:
When you make a donation, the transaction is final and not disputable unless unauthorised use of your payment card or other payment method is proved. If you become aware of fraudulent use of your card, or if it is lost or stolen, you must notify your card provider in accordance with it’s reporting rules. Similarly, if you experience any issues of this nature when using another payment method, you should contact the provider of that payment method for assistance.
Able Donations will never email or phone you and ask you to provide all of your payment details.
Protecting your account
When you register with Able Donations and choose a password to protect your secure account, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password to prevent others gaining access to your personal information. This includes any taxpayer details you may have saved under your profile in order to claim tax or tax deductions in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Claiming tax or tax deductions using someone else’s taxpayer information is against the law. If you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account, we recommend that you change your password immediately and Contact Able Donations via email.
Able Donations is not an accounting, taxation or financial advisor, and you should not rely on information given on the platform or it’s associated services to determine any consequences of making a donation to a Cause.
- You must at all times use the platform and its associated services in a responsible and legal manner.
- You must not misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any other person or organization.
- You must not interfere with, or disrupt, the service or services or networks connected to the service and introduce any virus (including any variant or similar malicious code or instructions) to the Able Donations systems.
- You must not attempt to bypass the network firewall.
- You must not use any part of the platform which you are not authorized to use or devise ways to circumvent security in order to access part of the platform which you are not authorized to access (includes scanning networks with intent to breach and/or evaluate security, whether or not the intrusion results in access).
- You must not use or attempt to use the platform for any unlawful, criminal, or negligent purposes (includes password cracking, social engineering, denial-of-service attacks, harmful and malicious destruction of data, and intentional invasion of privacy).
- You must not disclose any information relating to any donor except with the consent of the donor or as permitted by applicable local laws.
Able Donations reserves the right to cancel your access and delete any Able Donations members without notice in the event you fail to follow any of the above rules.
The platform and its associated services contain links to other websites, including the websites of Causes. Inclusion of a link to another website does not imply endorsement of its content or opinions. Your relationship and any direct transactions with other people or organisations are your own responsibility.
Able Donations may from time to time select partners offering relevant information and services that we believe will enhance the platform. Whilst we will do our best to select reputable partners of, we are not responsible for any of the information or services offered by them, and if you choose to use their services, you do so at your own risk.
The names Able, Able Donations, and Able-donations.com, the Able Donations logo and any other product and service names that we may present on the platform or its associated services from time to time may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Able Donations’, nor in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any way that may disparage or discredit Able Donations. Other trademarks, service marks or logos that appear on the platform or its associated services, in particular (but not exclusively) those of member charities, Able Donations Charity pages or other organisations, are the property of their respective owners and are likely to be registered trademarks and subject to restrictions as to their use. They must not be used without the express permission of both Able Donations and the trademark owner.
All content on the platform and its associated services is owned by Able Donations, our member charities or other original providers, and is protected by the applicable intellectual property and proprietary rights and laws. You may copy content for your own personal, non-commercial use provided you do not alter it or remove any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary notice, and that your usage complies with any requests you may receive from any person with rights in that content. No other use of the platform and its associated services' content is permitted without the express prior permission of Able Donations, and, where applicable, the copyright holder.
Prohibition on data extraction and distribution
By visiting or using the platform or any of its associated services, you agree not to (and not to use any tool, program, script, browser extension or other technique, including bots, robots, spiders and scrapers and any similar tools or methods, in order to): (i) copy (except as authorised by these Terms), mirror, frame, index, scrape, mine or otherwise gather or extract any of the content or data from the platform or its associated services; or (ii) sell or distribute any data which is gathered or extracted in breach of these Terms, or which is based on or derived from any such data. Able Donations may take any measures it sees fit to block access to the platform and its associated services where it believes that these Terms have been or will be breached. You agree that you will not take any steps to try to circumvent these measures and that you will not take any steps to mask your IP address. You acknowledge and agree that where there is any actual or threatened breach of these Terms, damages may be an inadequate remedy and Able Donations shall be entitled, without prejudice to any other rights and remedies it may have, to seek an injunction or any other equitable relief for such breach. Able Donations may also request that you destroy any data you have gathered or extracted in breach of these Terms and you agree that you will comply with such request promptly and certify the same.
Inquiries and permission requests may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to the service
Able Donations reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue all or any part of the platform and its associated services at any time with or without notice. All new features, services or software applications shall be subject to these Terms.
Failure to comply with these Terms
In the event that you fail to comply with these Terms, Able Donations reserves the right at its sole discretion to immediately and without notice suspend or permanently deny your access to all or part of the platform and associated services.
You may discontinue use of the platform and associated services at any time. These Terms will continue to apply to your past use.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
You agree that your use of the platform and its associated services is on an "as is" and "as available" basis and that your use of the platform and its associated services is at your sole risk. Able Donations does not warrant or guarantee continuous uninterrupted or secure access to our services and operation of the platform and associated services may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. On that basis, except as expressly set out in these Terms and except for the rights, guarantees and remedies which cannot be excluded, Able Donations does not provide other conditions, guarantees, warranties or terms in relation to the platform or its associated services, to the extent permissible by law. Able Donations shall undertake general maintenance and upkeep of the Website and platform from time to time. During these periods, the platform and its associated services may not be available for use. In exceptional circumstances, the platform and associated services may also become unavailable at other times.
If found liable, Able Donations shall only be liable under these Terms for direct losses which are reasonably foreseeable and caused by Able Donations’ uncured material breach of these Terms or Able Donations’ negligence. Able Donations’ total liability to you arising under or in connection with these Terms, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, shall in no circumstances exceed the total sum of the donations you have made using the Platform in the preceding 12-month period, ending on the date the circumstances giving rise to Able Donations’ liability arose.
In no event shall Able Donations be liable for losses relating to any business of yours or lost or corrupt data, loss of profits, loss of contracts, loss of business opportunity, 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, even if Able Donations has been advised of the possibility of such damages. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO THE ALLOCATION OF RISK SET FORTH HEREIN.
Nothing in these Terms excludes any statutory rights which may apply to your use of the Website or Platform and associated services which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified by contract.
Third party rights
A person who is not a party to these Terms has no right to enforce any term of these Terms.
TERMS FOR USERS
The local Able Donations entity and the company who provides the service to you is Able Donations Limited (registration no. 1195972), whose registered office is at 6 St Michael Street, St Albans, Herts, AL3 4SG, United Kingdom.
UK Tax Payers only: Gift Aid and tax
When you (i) donate to a charity and certain Community Amateur Sports Clubs ("CASCs") on the platform or its associated services, (ii) confirm that you are a UK taxpayer in accordance with the requirements of the Gift Aid scheme as they apply from time to time and (iii) elect to have Able Donations reclaim Gift Aid on behalf of the charity or CASC under the UK government's Gift Aid scheme, Able Donations will reclaim Gift Aid.
Every charity or CASC that is a member of Able Donations has an agreement with Able Donations authorising it to reclaim Gift Aid on its behalf. Charities and CASCs must be registered with the Charity Commission or exempt from registration for Able Donations to reclaim Gift Aid on their behalf.
Governing law; Dispute resolution
These Terms and any contractual or non-contractual dispute arising out of or in connection with your use of the platform or the associated services are governed by English law.
The parties agree to submit all unresolved disputes between them to arbitration administered by the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (“ICDR”) and governed by the ICDR Arbitration Rules (“ICDR Rules”) then in effect, except that either party may seek injunctive relief for infringement of intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights in court. For all arbitrated matters, one (1) arbitrator will be appointed under the ICDR Rules, and the locale of arbitration will be London, England, unless the parties mutually agree to another locale before appointment of the arbitrator.
Support and Donation Acknowledgements
Able Donations will respond, by email as appropriate, to donors’ enquiries received by Able Donations, in accordance with the Contact Us page on the platform and website.
Able Donations will collect personal information from donors including but not limited to the donor's name, title, address and email address ("Personal Information") at all times in accordance with applicable laws, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 ("Privacy Laws") and protect and secure such information.
You and Able Donations will comply with all applicable laws.
Able Donations does not review or exercise any editorial control over the content of information on the Charity Pages. In the event that Able Donations is made aware of or has knowledge of any unlawful activity or information on the platform or associated services, Able Donations shall act to remove or disable access to the information. Able Donations shall not be liable to you or the Charity as a result of its role hosting your Able Donations page on the Platform.
Able Donations is not directed to anyone under 18 years of age. If you are under 18, you are not authorised to use Able Donations. If you are between 13 and 18 years of age, then you may only set up a subscription on Able Donations if you have your parent’s or guardian’s approval. Please ensure that your parent or guardian understands that you will be responsible for donating the funds in accordance with these Terms.
Licence of Trademark and Copyrighted Material
You hereby grant to Able Donations, its affiliates and its partners a non-exclusive licence to use any of your Able Donations page's trademarks and any copyrighted material on your page solely in connection with the Website or Platform and associated services and its operation and promotion and for no other purpose whatsoever.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
Notwithstanding the provisions of the "Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability" section of the core Terms, Able Donations’ total liability to you arising under or in connection with these Terms, shall be limited to the total fees paid by you to Able Donations under these Terms for your use of the Website, Platform and associated services during the preceding 12 month period ending on the date the circumstances giving rise to the liability arose.
In no event shall Able Donations be liable for losses relating to any business of yours or lost or corrupt data, loss of profits, loss of contracts, loss of business opportunity, 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, even if ABLE DONATIONS has been advised of the possibility of such damages. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO THE ALLOCATION OF RISK SET FORTH HEREIN.
The parties shall treat as strictly confidential all information about the other which has been acquired as a result of the use of the platform and associated services and which is not in the public domain. 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 (i) 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 or (ii) those third parties operating under non-disclosure provisions no less restrictive than those set forth in this agreement and who have a justified business “need to know.”. This paragraph shall survive termination of these Terms. For the avoidance of doubt, Personal Information shall be treated in accordance with Applicable Laws and shall not be considered “confidential information” belonging to a party.
Able Donations 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, Platform and associated services. The obligations contained herein will continue to apply to your past use.
Upon termination or suspension or denial of access to the platform and associated services, funds already received on your behalf by Able Donations will be handled in accordance with the provisions above, provided that any potential payment (where applicable) may be delayed where Able Donations conducts an investigation regarding your use of the platform and associated services and Able Donations may decide to refuse to pay funds across to you where you have breached these Terms or your Able Donations platform. In such circumstances Able Donations may authorise a refund of donations to donors.