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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE ("TERMS OF USE") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

All users of this website agree that access to and use of this website are subject to the following Terms of Use and other applicable laws. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this website. Universal Fundraising Organization reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically to be aware of such modifications and that your continued use of this website shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of any modified Terms of Use. We will indicate that changes to these Terms of Use have been made by updating the date indicated after "Last Modified" at the end of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to abide by any modified version of these Terms of Use, you are not authorized to use this website.

CAMPAIGNS

  • General. Peace.info is a platform that is designed to enable fundraising for certain users (Campaigns). Through various payment processors, Peace.info can help to facilitate the above activities. Any persons wishing to post Campaigns or to donate to Campaigns posted on the website shall be subject to these Terms of Use.
  • We do not oversee the performance of any Campaigns. Moreover, we shall not be liable for any interactions or interchanges which you may have with any organizations and/or individuals found on or through the website and we are not responsible for any damage or loss incurred as a result of any such interactions or interchanges. All interchanges are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. In the event of a dispute between you and any organizations and/or individuals found on or through the website, you release us and hold us harmless from any and all claims, damages, liabilities and demands arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and our service. We shall not become involved in any dispute between creators of campaigns, the organizations which are supported and donors.
  • the right to accept or reject any proposed Campaign, and to terminate any active campaign, in its sole and absolute discretion, for any reason, or no reason. All decisions regarding acceptance, rejection and termination are final.
  • Campaign Parameters. All users who use the website to create Campaigns understand and acknowledge the following:
    • Campaigns may be created to last for a minimum of one (1) day to a maximum of six (6) months. Campaigns which expire or are earlier terminated may not be extended or re-activated, and must be recreated.
    • Campaigns (including the cause or organization to be supported) must not be based on violence, harassment, discrimination, illegality or indecency, or otherwise violate these Terms of Use. All decisions regarding the foregoing shall be made by Peace.info and Universal Fundraising Organization in their sole discretion and are final. Funds collected on any Campaign which is removed as a result of the foregoing shall be considered Lapsed Funds (see below).
    • If Universal Fundraising Organization cannot contact or reach the cause or organization designated as a beneficiary of a Campaign after reasonable efforts to do so, then the Campaign may be terminated by Peace.info, and any funds collected in connection with such Campaign shall be considered Lapsed Funds (see below).
    • If the cause or organization designated as a beneficiary of a Campaign refuses to accept funds donated in connection with such Campaign, then any funds collected in connection with such Campaign shall be considered Lapsed Funds (see below).
  • Website User Submission and Posted Materials. Once a Campaign is accepted for posting, our website allows you to submit, transmit and upload your certain content to the website. By posting or transmitting, submitting, inputting or uploading information and content to the website, you represent and warrant that you: (i) own or control all rights to all content and information in your submission to the website (or it is otherwise in the public domain); (ii) have all intellectual property rights in and to the content and information; and (iii) the content and information does not infringe or violate the proprietary rights of third parties. In addition, you automatically grant Peace.info users under your intellectual property rights, a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide license (with the right to grant sublicenses) to use, copy, modify, distribute, publicly display, prepare derivative works of, perform, and otherwise exploit such information, without compensation to you.
  • FEES AND SUGGESTED DONATIONS

  • Users who are donors understand and acknowledge that Peace.info will collect the following fees in connection with all donations to Campaigns posted on the website:
    • A donation collection fee equal to ___% on all donations received.
    • A credit card processing fee of 2.9% on donations received (if applicable).
    • If Universal Fundraising Organization cannot contact or reach the cause or organization designated as a beneficiary of a Campaign after reasonable efforts to do so, then the Campaign may be terminated by Peace.info, and any funds collected in connection with such Campaign shall be considered Lapsed Funds (see below).
  • Peace.info will also pre-select a suggested donation to be directed to Universal Fundraising Organization equal to 5.0% of the total amount of each donation made. Donors may adjust this percentage up or down, in their sole discretion, at the time of donation. All funds collected pursuant to this suggested donation feature shall be directed by Universal Fundraising Organization, to be used in accordance with its policies and procedures. For the avoidance of doubt, any such donated amounts are still tax deductible to the donor.

DONATIONS / DISPERSALS

General. Peace.info is owned and operated by Universal Fundraising Organization which is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All contributions collected on the Peace.info website are considered donations to Universal Fundraising Organization, and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Direction of Donations. Donations are directed to individual Campaigns by users of the website who are donors. Creators of Campaigns and donors understand and acknowledge the following:

  • Campaigns must reach a minimum contribution amount of $1,000 (USD) in order for any funds to be directed to the cause or organization listed in the Campaign. In the event that any funds related to any Campaign are collected below this amount, such funds will be considered Lapsed Funds.
  • Universal Fundraising Organization reserves the right to make use of any funds collected through Peace.info which are not yet required to be dispersed in any manner permitted by law.

Dispersals of Funds.

  • Campaigns which successfully reach their minimum funding goal will have their funds released by Universal Fundraising Organization to the cause or organization within thirty (30) days of closing.
  • Dispersals of funds shall be final and irrevocable, except to the extent that Universal Fundraising Organization reserves all rights under law with respect to any remedy based in law or equity for claims with may arise as a result of fraud, willful or intentional misconduct or violation of these Terms of Use.

LAPSED FUNDS

In the event that donations are collected in connection with any Campaign, and cannot be distributed to the cause or organization designated as the beneficiary of such Campaign as a result of any one or more of the causes detailed in these Terms of Use, then such funds shall be considered “Lapsed Funds”. Lapsed Funds shall, in no event, be returned or returnable to the donor(s), and, instead, shall be retained by Universal Fundraising Organization, to be used in accordance with its policies and procedures, and may not be forwarded to the benefit of such cause or organization. For the avoidance of doubt, any such donated amounts are still tax deductible to the donor.

PRIVACY

Peace.info is committed to safeguarding your privacy. The terms regulating the handling of personally identifiable information and other information submitted by you in connection with this website are described in our Privacy Policy.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

We at Peace.info encourage the reproduction and distribution of our materials, electronic products and/or services, including our name and logo that are hosted at www.peace.info (the "Materials"). However, such uses have limitations and it is important that you read and understand the following:

Universal Fundraising Organization DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST Universal Fundraising Organization FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.

  • The entire content of this website, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is protected by copyright as a collective work under the laws of the United States of America and other countries, and is the property of Peace.info, Universal Fundraising Organization or other third parties. The collective work includes works that are licensed to Universal Fundraising Organization. Copyright 2010-2015, Universal Fundraising Organization. All RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • The "Peace.info" name and "Peace.info" logo (the "Marks") belong solely to Universal Fundraising Organization.
  • You may use Peace.info materials hosted on this website only for non-commercial or educational purposes.
  • Any Materials used must retain any copyright, intellectual property, proprietary or other notices or disclaimers contained in the original material, and include the notation "Source: Peace.info".
  • When any Mark is used, please include the line "_______ is a Trademark of Peace.info" visibly on the content.
  • When any Mark is used, please include the line "_______ is a Trademark of Peace.info" visibly on the content.
    • for personal or corporate gain;
    • for any suggestion of Peace.info endorsement, approval, sponsorship, in a way that combines the Marks with other trademarks or alters the proportions;
    • where such use violate or cause Peace.info to violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation of any governing jurisdiction including, without limitation, those governing property, consumer protection, unfair competition, false advertising, discrimination, privacy or human rights, or any affiliation of a product or policy where such endorsement has not explicitly been made in writing by Peace.info;
    • where font, arrangement, outline or otherwise distorts the shape of the Marks;
    • where such use would or could be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening, or unlawfully harassing, or harmful to minors, or otherwise contrary to the mission of Peace.info or the purpose of the Material; or
    • where such use is or could be in connection with pornography, obscenity or other offensive works.
    • The Marks and the Material remain the exclusive property of Universal Fundraising Organization and Peace.info, and by using them you agree not to directly or indirectly register, attempt to register, or challenge Peace.info’s use of the Marks in any way. You gain no right, title or interest in or to the Marks by using them as allowed in these Terms of Use.
    • Any use of the Peace.info Materials other than as set out above, including for fund raising purposes, requires prior express written permission from Universal Fundraising Organization. Please contact info@ufo.org to inquire about such permission. Commercial use of any Peace.info Materials, including any articles, images, or Marks, may constitute a violation of intellectual property or other laws.

THIRD PARTY LINKS

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Peace.info may link to websites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Peace.info, we have no control over these linked websites, all of which have separate terms of use and privacy and data collection practices, independent of Peace.info. These linked websites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. The content of, including materials and information contained on, any website to which you link from this site is solely the responsibility of the provider of that website. Peace.info and Universal Fundraising Organization do not endorse or support the content of third-party websites. Please review the privacy policy and terms of use of any third-party website that you have linked to from this website before you use such third-party website.

Peace.info and Universal Fundraising Organization seek to protect the integrity of this website and the links placed upon it, and therefore requests any feedback about this website and for websites it links to as well. Please review the terms of use and privacy policy of any third-party website that you have linked to from this Website before you use such third-party website.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Peace.info, Universal Fundraising Organization, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from or relating in any way to your use of this website, including your use of any text, graphic, code, trademark, logo, design, or other Material as permitted in these Terms of Use, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

Last Modified: July 2015