Donor Terms and Conditions of The Innogive Foundation (IGF)

These Terms and Conditions were last updated on October 24, 2009

The IGF Foundation (IGF) provides two services; A) enables an annual educational mobile giving conference which brings together industry leaders to discuss evolution of mobile as a channel for non-profits b) processes donations for partner Non-profits that are either carrier or credit card billed.

Donor Text Giving Terms and Conditions of The Innogive (IGF) Foundation

IGF collects premium text donations from your wireless operator and remits 100% of your donation to your selected charity. When you donate through a text message campaign through an IGF ASP short code (85944, 27138, 80888, and 71777) you are also agreeing to these Terms and Conditions. Please review them carefully.

IGF also processes credit card billed donations on behalf of participating non-profits.

If you do not agree with these terms please do not confirm or continue your donation. Donations to IGF are immediate and irrevocable.

Participating Carriers

The following wireless carriers support IGF charitable campaigns and generously remit 100% of your $5.00 or $10.00 donation to the IGF: AT&T Mobility, Cellular South, Cricket Communications, Metro PCS, Sprint PCS, T-Mobile USA, US Cellular and Verizon Wireless. In addition to the donation amount, Message and Data Rates May Apply.

Donation Amounts

If allows you to donate $5.00 and $10.00 one-time donations. You can send in multiple text message donations for the donation amounts up to a certain amount specified by your wireless operator. Please feel free to contact us at care@innogive.org IGF you have any questions about your wireless operator’s policy.

If you give a $5.00 donation, a one-time donation in the amount of $5.00 will appear on your wireless bill or be deducted from your prepaid balance for each text message donation. Message and Data Rates May Apply. The donation will appear on your wireless bill. Once you pay your wireless bill, your wireless operator will remit 100% of your donation to IGF. Please contact your wireless operator IGF you have any questions about your wireless bill.

If you give a $10.00 donation, a one-time donation in the amount of $10.00 will appear on your wireless bill or be deducted from your prepaid balance for each text message donation. Message and Data Rates May Apply. The donation will appear on your wireless bill. Once you pay your wireless bill, your wireless operator will remit 100% of your donation to IGF. Please contact your wireless operator if you have any questions about your wireless bill.

Additional Information

In the event that you opt-in to an alert, advocacy or informational campaign with an IGF charity, you will receive additional text messages from your selected charity. You can unsubscribe or opt-out from receiving these messages in the future at any time by sending “STOP” to the relevant short code.

You can get help with any campaign at any time by texting “HELP” to the relevant short code.

You can opt-out or stop a campaign at any time by texting “STOP” to the relevant short code.

You can get information related to your campaigns by texting “INFO” to the relevant short code.

If you have any questions about any IGF verified campaigns or charities, you can always email us at care@innogive.org.

Your Gift

Your gift will be deducted from your pre-paid balance or added to your wireless bill.

By participating in an IGF campaign, you have given a donation to the IGF through your text messages. Your donation may appear as IGF Foundation or your selected charity on your wireless bill. If you have any questions about a donation or item on your wireless bill, please feel free to contact us at care@innogive.org. You understand that your contribution is being made to IGF, which will distribute your donation your indicated charity. As required by the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), IGF has exclusive legal control over the donation. You designate your charity by texting a specific word to one of the short codes listed above. Once you give a donation to IGF, IGF has exclusive legal control over the donated monies. In the rare event that a charity you have recommended does not satisfy IGF’s standards for receiving donations IGF will select an alternate charity to receive your donation funds.

Tax Deductibility

Your donation is tax deductible. Please talk with your financial advisor to learn more about your donation. You can print a receipt for your donation at www.innogive.org/receipts.html

Refunds

Gifts to IGF are immediate and irrevocable which means the IGF cannot cancel your donation. Please check with your wireless operator to learn more about their refund policy.

Credit Card Giving Terms and Conditions of The Innogive (IGF) Foundation

  1. Responsibilities
    1. Your Responsibilities. In accordance with terms and conditions contained herein, by accessing the Service, you agree to:
      1. Be bound by the terms and conditions set forth herein,
      2. Meet the qualifications and complete applications required for participation in carrier billed mobile giving as published by IGF here: http://www.innogive.org/guidelines.html
      3. Comply with the Privacy Policy in the form set forth at http://www.innogive.com;
      4. Comply with any technical specifications, rules of operation or security procedures set forth by IGF from time to time on the Service. From time to time we may revise or modify these terms and conditions by posting the revised terms and conditions through a link on our Site. While we will endeavor to provide notice to you of any changes to the pricing or other financial terms of these 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 herein, you may not use this Service.
    2. IGF Responsibilities to Non-Profits. In accordance with terms and conditions contained herein, if you are a User, IGF will perform, and you authorize IGF to provide as your agent and on Your behalf, the following services (the Services). IGF will
      1. IGF will pay 100% of carrier billed donations within fifteen days of receipt from wireless carries which is usually 60-90 days from the time the donor has paid their cell phone bill.
      2. Receive and process online donations or mobile pledges made by individuals or entities (Donors) through the NPO’s designated ASP;
      3. Comply with the Privacy Policy in the form set forth at http://www.innogive.com,
      4. Hold the funds received through online Donations in a non-operating bank account;
      5. Online or mobile pledges collected by Credit Card; IGF remits funds to the designated nonprofit or by check, less (A) a service fee will be charged based on plan type selected with MobileCause. These fees above are inclusive of all credit card processing and banking fees as well as SMS and call center costs; these fees are subject to change at any time at the discretion of IGF and
      6. Non-profit is responsible for providing receipt to donor for collected donation once received from IGF.
      7. Donor can secure details related to their carrier billed donation by going entering their info here: http://www.innogive.org/receipts.html
  2. Payments; Taxes
    Online donations or mobile pledges; Donors will pay the online donations or mobile pledges by credit card to IGF as your Agent. The fees deducted by from the online Donations pursuant to Section 1(b)(iii)(A) and (B) will be paid to IGF at the time of the transaction. Payment to the designated nonprofit organization pursuant to Section 1(b)(iii) above will be made either (a) on the 15th following the collection month. These payment schedules are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of IGF. Nonprofit users will be responsible for taxes based on its net income or gross receipts.
    Carrier billed donations; Donors will make their mobile donation using their cell phone and it will be charged by the wireless carrier on their cell phone bill. The carrier remits to IGF all donations once the donor has paid their cell phone bill. This varies from carrier to carrier and is between 60 and 90 days from when that phone bill charges is paid. IGF will remit 100% of the funds to designated NPO. Any administrative fees related to carrier billed donations are managed between the designated NPO and their selected ASP.
  3. Donations to Nonprofits; Our fees
    If you are a Fundraiser or Donor, you are solely responsible for ensuring that you have selected the correct organization to fundraise for or donate to. All donations to nonprofits are made as unrestricted gifts and may not be specified for any particular purpose. The amount of donations to the nonprofit designated by you are charged on your credit card and paid to, and processed by, IGF or its affiliates such nonprofit organization's behalf. Any payments of donations are final and non-refundable. The donations will be held in a non-operating bank account until such time as IGF forwards the donations to the nonprofit or payee of funds. IGF forwards donations to the nonprofit at intervals as determined by IGF and the nonprofit. It is as frequently as weekly but no less frequently than quarterly. Your donations to the nonprofit designated by you will be net of fees as designated in Section 1(b)(iii). This fee structure is subject to change from time to time at the sole discretion of IGF. Users agree not to use an invalid or unauthorized credit card in making transactions on the IGF site. Once a donation is made, the transaction is final and not subject to dispute unless unauthorized use of the Users payment card 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 its reporting rules.

Privacy

When making a donation through IGF, a variety of personal information will be collected and shared with the charity you indicate. IGF and your charity may send you additional messages. IGF at any time you wish to discontinue such messages, you may opt-out in accordance with these terms. For additional information on IGF’s privacy policy, please visit www.innogive.org/privacy.

Intellectual Property

The intellectual property rights, including but not limited to patent, copyright, trademark, service mark, trade name, trade dress, derivative works, moral rights, trade secrets, and proprietary information and technology, associated with the content and/or the website itself are owned or licensed by IGF. Except as expressly provided herein, neither IGF nor its licensors confers upon you by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right under any such intellectual property. No intellectual property ownership rights are or will be assigned to you. You agree not to infringe or challenge any of the intellectual property rights associated with services, content and/or website.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold IGF and its respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, and affiliates and (collectively, "Affiliates") harmless from any claim, action, or demand, and associated costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of your (or anyone using your password) Materials; use of the service, website; interaction with IGF, charities, companies or organizations that advertise or solicit donations on the Website; violation of these Terms; or violation of any third party's intellectual property.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Except if expressly provided otherwise in the terms, the website and service (including without limitation, all content, materials (and material linked thereto), advertisements, links, and emails) is provided to you "as is" and "as available" without warranty of any kind. IGF does not guarantee or warranty the accuracy, legality, appropriateness, truthfulness, or other qualities of any materials or the related products, equipment, or services. IGF hereby disclaims to the maximum extent permitted by law: all warranties either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and no infringement; and other warranties including but not limited to: uninterrupted use; availability of the website; lack of viruses, worms, trojan horses, or code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties; accuracy, completeness, reliability, timeliness, currency, or usefulness of any information provided on or through the website; and any duties of reasonable care, workmanlike effort or lack of negligence in connection with the website. IGF is not engaged in the provision of legal, tax, or other professional advice or services and you agree that the website does not contain any legal, tax, or other professional advice.

Limitations

To the maximum extent allowed by law, you agree that neither IGF, nor any of its affiliates will be liable to you and/or any third party for any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, special, punitive, or incidental damages (including but not limited to lost profits, loss of privacy, loss of data, deletion or failure to store email messages, damage to user computer systems) whatsoever that arise out of or are related to: the website (and your use of, or inability to use, the website); the modification, alteration, or termination of the website or your access to it; or any breach of these terms, even IGF has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even in the event of fault, tort, or strict or product liability. Any claims arising from the service or website must be brought within ninety (90) days of the date on which liability arose. Neither IGF nor its affiliates are responsible for any violation of the privacy or other rights of any third party due to posting of voting information, which is the sole responsibility of the user posting such information. IGF including its charities and their third party agents may present advertisements and promotional materials on or through the service. Your participation in any promotional event is subject to the terms and conditions associated with that event. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, any third-party advertisers on or through the service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third-party. You agree that IGF shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of your participation.

Contact Us

You can contact us at:

care@innogive.org

Modifications

IGF may modify these terms at any time and for any reason without notice to you. All updates will be posted to this website, so please visit us regularly. Use of this service following a change to the terms constitutes agreement to the new terms. IGF you cannot comply with the amended terms, your only remedy is to cease any future donations.