Terms

ZT Funding | Crowdfunding Tierschtuz

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
ZT Funding (hereafter referred to as “ZT Funding”, the “Company”, “we,” “us,” and/or “our”), has provides its services (the “Service”), to you subject to the following Terms of Service (the “Terms”), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. Please check these Terms periodically for changes.
By using the Service, you agree to be bound by these Terms, our Privacy Policy, all applicable laws and all conditions or policies referenced here.
In addition, when using the Service, you shall be subject to any guidelines or rules (the “Guidelines”) applicable that may be posted online from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms.
You will not hold the Company responsible for others’ content, actions or inactions. You acknowledge that we have no control over and do not guarantee the quality, safety or legality of organizations promoted, the truth or accuracy of content, listings, or ability to perform the stated objective.

2. DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICE AND DEFINITIONS
This platform is primarily a crowdfunding site for people and organizations to raise funds for charitable causes. It currently provides users with access to a wide array of services, content and resources, including various communications tools, personalized content, images, etc. ("Site").
Definitions:
“Campaign” is a fundraising project created using our Service, either to collect money for personal reasons or on behalf of an Organization.
“Campaign Owner” is the individual that created the Campaign.
Campaign Owners have access to features and tools for their Campaign including but not limited to tracking Contributions made to their Campaign, and editing details of their Campaign.
“Contributor” is any individual or organization that contributes money to a Campaign.
“Contribution” is any financial transaction that benefits the Campaign.
Organization” may be a non-profit, school, political entity, business, or other social entity that has a collective goal.
“User” is any individual who has accepted the Terms by logging in to the Service through a Login Service or by contributing to a Campaign.
“Payment Provider” is a company that processes Contributions to Campaigns.


3. ELIGIBILITY
You are not eligible to use the service without consent if you are under 18 years of age. If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, you can use the Service with the consent and supervision of your parent or legal guardian who is at least 18 years old, provided that your parent or legal guardian also agrees to be bound by these Terms and agrees to be responsible for your use of the Service. You are not eligible to use the Service if you have previously been suspended from using the Service for any reason and we have not explicitly authorized you to resume using the Service. We reserve the right to refuse use of the Service to anyone and to reject, cancel, interrupt, remove or suspend a Campaign at any time for any reason without liability.

4. PAYMENT PROCESSING INFORMATION
Current Payment Providers include: PayPaland Stripe
All Contributions to Campaigns are processed through the Payment Provider(s):
i. Users of the Service are subject to and must adhere to the terms of the applicable Payment Providers’ Terms of Service and other agreements relating to their Service transactions. The Company is not affiliated with any Payment Provider, and neither is the agent or employee of the other, and neither is responsible in any way for the actions or performance (or lack thereof) of the other. The same is true with respect to the Company on the one hand and Users on the other hand. To the extent that the Service is rendered in conjunction with any other provider of services, the same shall also be true, namely that to the extent that a User of the Service hereunder does so in conjunction with the services of another service provider, such User will be subject to the other service provider’s terms of service, and neither the Company or the other service provider will be considered the agent or employee of the other, and neither will be responsible in any way for the actions or performance (or lack thereof) of the other. These Terms shall not in any way supersede the terms of any other service provider for using their service, nor shall the terms of service of any other service provider supersede the terms of the Terms with respect to the Service.
ii. By using the Service, all Users agree to the Payment Provider withholding a Service fee of 2% for using the Site and making these fees available to the Company.
iii. The fees shall be subtracted from the contributions made by the contributors.
iv. All the taxes included are to be paid by the Contributors solely and ZT Funding is not liable to pay such taxes.

5. TAXES
The Campaign Owner is solely responsible for:
- understanding that taxing authorities may classify funds raised through the Service as taxable income to the Campaign Owner and any beneficiary who will receive funds directly from the Campaign.
- determining how to treat and collect and remit any taxes on Contributions in connection with your Incentives - paying all fees and taxes associated with the use of the Service.
6. CONTRIBUTORS
As a Contributor, you are solely responsible for asking questions and investigating Campaigns to the extent you feel is necessary before you make a Contribution. All Contributions are made voluntarily and at your sole discretion and risk. The Company doesn’t guarantee that Contributions will be used as promised, that Campaign Owners will deliver Incentives, or that the Campaign will achieve its goals. The Company does not endorse, guarantee, make representations, or provide warranties for or about the quality, safety, morality or legality of any Campaign, Incentive or Contribution, or the truth or accuracy of content posted on the Service. You are solely responsible for determining how to treat your Contribution and receipt of any Incentives for tax purposes. In the event you are issued a refund on your Contribution because of our inability to disburse funds to a Campaign Owner, you will no longer be entitled to delivery of any Incentives associated with your contribution.

7. RAISING FUNDS ON BEHALF OF OTHERS
From time to time, Campaign Creators desire to raise money on behalf of Organizations and Individuals.
7.1 ORGANIZATIONS
To comply with federal, state and local laws, the Campaign Owner must upon request provide the Company and the Payment Provider with proof that the Organization has clearly authorized the Campaign Owner to act on its behalf. To apply to accept funds on behalf of another Organization, the Campaign Owner must submit upon request by email to the Payment Provider and the Company a Letter of Subordination on letterhead from the Organization and signed by an authorized Officer of that Organization that expressly grants the Campaign Creator the right to fundraise on behalf of the Organization.
7.2 INDIVIDUALS
Upon request by the Company, Campaign Owners must provide the Company with information and / or documentation that proves the Campaign Owner has authority or has been granted authority to raise funds on behalf of this individual, and clearly shows how the funds collected will be transferred to the individual or used to benefit the individual noted in the Campaign.

8. SET UP OBLIGATIONS
In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to:
(a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself and your Organization as prompted during the Campaign creation process and any later administration processes (such information being the Set Up Data) and
(b) maintain and promptly update the Set Up Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or the Company has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, the Company has the right to suspend or terminate your use of the Service and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).

9. SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE
Access to the Service is provided through the following Login Services: Facebook LoginLinkedIn Sign-inGoogle Sign-In and via an email address/password combination.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the Login Services, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur in your Login Service account as it relates to the Service. You agree to immediately notify the Company of any unauthorized use of your Login Service account or any other breach of security as it relates to the Service. The Company cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.
You are also responsible to ensure all content in your campaign is compliant with the Terms Of Service & Privacy Policy of the Login Service(s).

10. CONDUCT
In using the Service, you understand that you are liable for all information, products or services, in whatever form, that you make available to other Users. You agree not to use the Service to:
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Information, products or services, that are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- harm minors in any way; impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Company representative, forum leader, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Information transmitted through the Service;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Information, products or services, that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Information, products or services, that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (Rights) of any party;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas that are designated for such purpose and within the scope of such designation;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
- intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, province, state, national or international law; or stalk or otherwise harass another.
You acknowledge that the Company does not pre-screen any Content working in coordination with the Service, but that the Company and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to rescind use of the Service.
You acknowledge and agree that the Company may preserve Information and may also disclose Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
(a) comply with legal process;
(b) enforce the Terms;
(c) respond to claims that any Information violates the rights of third-parties; or
(d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Company, its Users and/or the public. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Information, may involve:
(a) transmissions over various networks; and
(b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

11. INDEMNITY
You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Information you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.

12. NO RESALE OF SERVICE
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service, other than as provided within the scope of the Service or if agreed to by written consent from the Company.


13. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
The Company reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. The Company will not be responsible to you for refund, in whole or part, of the Service fees for any reason. You agree that the Company shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

14. TERMINATION
You agree that the Company, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the Service, and remove and discard any Information within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use, failure to timely pay any Service fees or other moneys due the Company, or if the Company believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms. The Company may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this Terms may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that the Company may immediately deactivate or delete your Information and/or bar any further access to such files in the Service. Further, you agree that the Company shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to Service.

15. LINKS
The Company may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because the Company has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that the Company is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

16. THE COMPANY’S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software (Software) used in connection with the Service contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that information presented to you through the Service is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by the Company, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.

17. LICENSE
The Company grants you a limited, revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the Service subject to your eligibility and continued compliance with these Terms; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Service. You agree not to modify the Service in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Service, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interfaces or APIs that are provided by the Company for use in accessing Service.

18. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN AS IS AND AS AVAILABLE BASIS. THE COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT
(i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS,
(ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE,
(iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE,
(iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND
(v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

19. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM:
(i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE;
(ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE;
(iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA;
(iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR
(v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.

20. TRADEMARK INFORMATION
ZT Funding, trademarks and service marks, and other Company logos and product and service names are owned by and / or trademarks of ZT Funding Systems (the ZT Funding Marks). Without the Company’s prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the ZT Funding Marks. ZT Funding Business Partner and third party trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

21. GENERAL INFORMATION
a. Entire Agreement. The Terms constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Company and governs your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and the Company. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party Information or third-party software.
b. Choice of Law. The Terms and the provision of the Service to you are governed by the laws of the _________________ as such laws are applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within this State.
f. Titles. The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

22. VIOLATIONS
Please report any violations of the Terms of service to __________________.