GoFundraise | Online Fundraising

These Terms and Conditions govern your access to and use of this website and all services and online tools that GoFundraise (GF) makes available to fundraisers, not-for-profits, charities, donors, registrants and all other users of the GoFundraise service, collectively called Users of GoFundraise (the Service).

From time to time GF may update or modify these Terms and Conditions through a link on our site. While we endeavor to provide notice to you of any changes to the pricing, financial or other Terms and Conditions, whether or not we provide notice to you, you will be bound by the revised terms and conditions for all subsequent uses of this Service after such modifications have been made. If you do not agree to any of the Terms and Conditions set forth herin, you may not use this Service.

INFORMATION ON WEBSITE

Information on the GoFundraise website including the opinions posted by Users of the GF Service or website do not necessarily reflect our views. We do not assume responsibility for the accuracy of any information, ideas opinions posted by users and we are not liable for any claims, damages or losses resulting from such information, ideas or opinions.

  1. Every charity has a contractual relationship with GoFundraise authorising us to collect money on their behalf.
  2. Not-for profit organisations are accepted at our discretion.
  3. Not-for profit organisations must be possess a Registered Charity Number to participate in this service.
  4. Not-for profit organisations have similar names. It is the user's responsibility to check.
  5. GoFundraise cannot be responsible for the actions of a nominated charity - or for how they use your money.
  6. GoFundraise cannot be responsible for any unauthorised use of a credit card. Unless an unauthorised use of card payment is proven. If a card has been lost, stolen or is proved to be used without authorisation you will need to contact your provider and comply with their methods of reporting.
  7. When a donation is made, the transaction can only be disputed if it is a proven case of fraud.
  8. GoFundraise cannot be held responsible for the unauthorised use of a password for your page. If you become aware of any unauthorised use of your password, we recommend that you change your password immediately and notify us at once.
  9. GoFundraise expect all users of this site to behave in a responsible, legal manner. A user may not upload racist or offensive material. A user may not infringe copyright laws by using other people's material without their express permission.
  10. A user may not misrepresent their identity or affiliation with any person or group.
  11. A user may not use our web site to send junk email or forward information to any person who does not give their expressed permission.
  12. GoFundraise reserves the absolute discretion to remove any page at will.
  13. Children under the age of 16 using the GoFundraise website must be supervised by an adult.
  14. GoFundraise reserves the right to increase our charges for transactions and subscription fees with one month's notice to be posted on our web site. Subscription fees can also apply to participating not-for profit organisations.
  15. GoFundraise charges a small service fee of between 4.95% - 6% (depending on the plan of the beneficiary) that is deducted from gross donations collected on behalf of the charity or not-for-profit organisation. After an introductory period, there is also a $20 plus GST monthly hosting & administration fee payable by the beneficiary that allows GoFundraise to provide ongoing services.

    A Credit card processing fee* (for Visa & Master Card) of 0.96% and a 20 cents per transaction fee are also deducted, Amex fees are 1.98% currently, these fees are subject to change without notice.

    Total Donation $30.00
    Administration fee of 6% $1.80
    GST @ 10% $0.18
    Credit card processing fee 0.96% $0.29
    Credit card fee per transaction $0.20
    Total fees $2.47
    Donation to charity $27.53
    Charity Reclaim GST $0.18
    Total Net Amount To Charity $27.71
  16. By using GoFundraise including making a donation or registering, you acknowledge and accept the GoFundraise Privacy Policy
  17. If you connect your account to Facebook then you consent to content being pushed to your wall and news feeds as per your selected preferences. GoFundraise is not responsible for comments that people make when donating, including when these are pushed according to your preferences. You also consent to content being pulled from your profile to assist with your fundraising and donating activities.
  18. If you create an account with GoFundraise, including but not limited to donating, registering, of fundraising, we may send you emails for Special Announcements (such as at tax time) or key times during the year with information and other updates and an optional monthly newsletter. You may chose to opt out of these communications in your My Account area under email/communication settings.