TERMS OF SERVICE
Effective date: 1st March 2023
Welcome to www.thesundaefoundation.org (“Site” or “Website”).
This website is owned and operated by The Sundae Foundation from the United States. Throughout the Site, the terms “we”, “us”, “Foundation” and “our” refer to The Sundae Foundation. We offer this website, including all information, tools, and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies, and notices stated here.
By visiting our site and/or when donating, you (“User” or “Donor”) engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms and Conditions apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, users, donors, and/ or contributors of content.
The Sundae Foundation – General Information
What we do.
The Sundae Foundation is an IRS approved 501(c) (3) non-profit Charity Foundation established under the laws of North Carolina, USA. Tax exemption effective as of December 30, 2022. To find out more information about what we do, please refer to our website.
Sole discretion. We reserve the right to add/discontinue any service at any time at our sole discretion.
The Sundae Foundation is strictly limited to parties who can lawfully enter into and form contracts on the Internet. By using or engaging with the website, you also acknowledge and agree that you are permitted by your jurisdiction’s applicable law to use and/or engage with the website.
Our Site accepts all major payment methods which include:
Visa (credit and debit cards)
MasterCard (credit and debit cards)
Any other payment method displayed on our Site.
We reserve the right to add or change our payment methods at our sole discretion anytime.
The Site offers donation plans for recurring monthly donations that go until canceled and the option for a one time donation. By selecting a donation plan, you agree to make the monthly donations as specified in the plan until you cancel your subscription. You may cancel your subscription at any time from the "My Donation" tab by logging into your account. If you checked out as a guest and did not create an account, you will need to contact the Foundation to manually cancel your subscription. All subscriptions and donations are non-refundable. Once your subscription is canceled, you will no longer be charged for recurring monthly donations.
All donations made through the Site go towards Sundae Saved which is our designated term referring to actions made possible through donations which include:
Providing financial assistance to those with approved veterinary applications for their pets medical care.
Broadening the ways we can raise donations to help our mission through community fundraising events.
Providing a living wage to those directly involved with the day-to-day functionality of the Foundation as what's legally allowed within reason with running a non profit organization.
The Foundation will not retain any portion of the donation payment for any reason other than to maintain the functionality of the Foundation. All payment information is securely processed by the third-party payment processor Wix that is also used to operate this site.
You agree to use the Site and the Services only for purposes that are permitted by these Terms and in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions. You may only use the Site and Services for your non-commercial, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, and limited personal use, and no other purposes.
You will not (and will not attempt to):
Access any of the Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by The Sundae Foundation;
Gain unauthorized access to The Sundae Foundation’s computer system or engage in any activity that interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality or security of the Site, the Services, The Sundae Foundation’s networks, and computer systems;
Access any of the Site or the Services through any automated means or with any automated features or devices (including the use of scripts or web crawlers);
Access or collect any personally identifiable information, including any names, email addresses, or other such information for any purpose, including, without limitation, commercial purposes;
Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, or resell any aspect of the Site or the Services for any purpose; and
Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, or resell any services bearing any trademark, service mark, trade name, logo, or service mark owned by The Sundae Foundation in a way that is likely or intended to confuse the owner or authorized user of such marks, names or logos.
Limited License and Site Access; Acceptable Use
You may not: (a) resell or make any commercial use of this Site or any of the contents of this Site; (b) modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or convert any of the contents of this Site not intended to be so read; (c) copy, imitate, mirror, reproduce, distribute, publish, download, display, perform, post or transmit any of the contents of this Site in any form or by any means; or (d) use any data mining, bots, spiders, automated tools or similar data gathering and extraction methods on the contents of the Site or to collect any information from the Site or any other user of the Site.
You use this Site at your own risk. You agree that you will be personally responsible for your use of this Site and all of your communication and activity on this Site. If we determine, in our sole discretion, that you engaged in prohibited activities, were not respectful of other users, or otherwise violated the Terms and Conditions, we may deny you access to this Site on a temporary or permanent basis and any decision to do so is final.
Accounts, Registrations, and Passwords
If you use this Site and such use requires setting up an account and/or password(s), you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password(s) and for restricting access to your computer. If you open an account, register, or otherwise provide us with any information, you agree to provide us with current, complete, and accurate information as requested by any forms. The Sundae Foundation is not responsible for any errors or delays in responding to any inquiry or request caused by any outdated or incorrect information provided by you or any technical problems beyond the control of The Sundae Foundation. You acknowledge and agree that any login, identifier, or password issued in connection with this Site (each a "Password") is confidential information and must be kept secure. You may not disclose such a Password to another person or entity or permit another entity to access the Site using such a Password. You must notify The Sundae Foundation immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. The Sundae Foundation cannot be responsible and disclaims all liability in connection with, the use of any information that you post or display on this Site.
Intellectual Property Rights
Your use of the Site and its contents grants no rights to you concerning any copyright, designs, and trademarks and all other intellectual property and material rights mentioned, displayed, or relating to the Content (defined below) on the Site. All Content, including third-party trademarks, designs, and related intellectual property rights mentioned or displayed on this Site, are protected by national intellectual property and other laws. Any unauthorized reproduction, redistribution, or other use of the Content is prohibited and may result in civil and criminal penalties. You may use the Content only with our prior written and express authorization. To inquire about obtaining authorization to use the Content, please contact us at thesundaefoundation.gmail.com
In addition to the intellectual property rights mentioned above, "Content" is defined as any graphics, photographs, including all image rights, sounds, music, video, audio, or text on the Site.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
The Sundae Foundation expects all users to respect the intellectual property rights of others. The Sundae Foundation may remove material that appears in its sole discretion to infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others and we will terminate the access rights of any repeat infringer. If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any Content infringes upon your copyrights, you may notify us at email@example.com. The notification must include the following information: physical or electronic signature of the owner or authorized agent of the owner of the allegedly infringed work; identification of the allegedly infringed work; identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and reasonably sufficient information for The Sundae Foundation to locate the material; contact information of the notifying party, such as an address, telephone number, and email; a statement that the notifying party has a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the owner of the allegedly infringed work, its agent or the law; and a statement, under penalty of perjury that the information in the notification is accurate and the notifying party is the owner or authorized agent of the allegedly infringed work.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THE SUNDAE FOUNDATION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY (A) WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE AS TO THE SITE
AND ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION, DATA, SOFTWARE, OR CONTAINED THEREIN, OR THE RESULTS OBTAINED BY THEIR USE OR AS TO THE PERFORMANCE THEREOF, (B) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARISING THROUGH COURSE OF DEALING, AND (C) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE ACCESS OR USE. THE SITE AND ALL CONTENTS THEREIN AND COMPONENTS THEREOF ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS AND YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Limitation of Liability
You agree that in no event shall The Sundae Foundation be liable to you, or any third party, for any lost profits, incidental, consequential, punitive, special, or indirect damages arising out of or in connection with the Site or the Terms and Conditions, even if advised as to the possibility of such damages, regardless of whether the claim for such damages is based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise. This limitation on liability includes, but is not limited to, any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies in any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred by you as a result of your use of or reliance on the Content; (ii) the transmission of any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses or the like which may infect your equipment, failure of mechanical or electronic equipment; (iii) unauthorized access to or use of the Site or The Sundae Foundation' secure servers and/or any personal information and/or financial information stored therein; or (iv) theft, operator errors, strikes or other labor problems or any force majeure.
You agree to indemnify and hold The Sundae Foundation and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, harmless from and against any suit, action, claim, demand, penalty or loss, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by or resulting from any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site, breach of the Terms and Conditions or the materials it incorporates by reference, or your violation of any law, regulation, order or other legal mandates, or the rights of a third party.
Dispute Resolution & Governing Laws
In the event of a dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms or any contract between you and us, then you agree to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with us in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Any legal action or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms or the Site shall be brought exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction located in the State of North Carolina.
Privacy & Cookies
We reserve the right to update and revise these Terms and Conditions at any time. You will know if these Terms and Conditions have been revised since your last visit to the website by referring to the "Effective Date of Current Policy" date at the top of this page. Your use of our Site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as amended or revised by us from time to time, and you should, therefore, review these Terms and Conditions regularly.
When you visit the Site or send us e-mails, you are communicating with us electronically. In so doing, you consent to receive communications from us electronically. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication is in writing.
If any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that term shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining terms or conditions.
We shall be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract our rights and obligations under these terms without your consent or any notice to you. You shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and obligations under this agreement.
The Sundae Foundation is not liable for any delays caused by circumstances beyond The Sundae Foundation’s control, e.g. general labor dispute, extreme weather, acts of war, fire, lightning, terrorist attacks, changed governmental orders, technical problems, defects in power- /tele-/computer communications or other communication and defects or delays in the service by sub-suppliers due to circumstances set forth above.
These Terms and Conditions set forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and The Sundae Foundation concerning the subject matter herein and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written concerning the Site. A printed version of these Terms and Conditions and any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms and Conditions to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. You may not assign the Terms and Conditions, or assign, transfer or sublicense your rights therein. A failure to act concerning a breach by you or others does not waive The Sundae Foundation's right to act concerning subsequent or similar breaches.
Term and Termination
This agreement becomes effective the date that you first access the Site and remains effective until it is terminated consistent with its terms. Violations of this agreement may result in the immediate termination of this agreement and denials or terminations of your access to the Site. Such restrictions may be temporary or permanent. Upon termination, your right to use this Site shall be revoked. All disclaimers, limitations of liability, indemnities, and rights of ownership and licenses to The Sundae Foundation shall survive any termination.
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