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Fundmeon

Terms of use

Welcome to Fundmeon. This page explains our terms of use. When you use Fundmeon, you are agreeing to all the terms, conditions and rules on this page. We've done our best to offer you clear and simple explanations of the terms.

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Your responsibilities

Thousands of people use Fundmeon. We expect all of you to behave responsibly and help keep this platform free of harmful or abusive content. If you want be a part of this community, don’t do any of the following on our site:

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  • Don’t break the law. Don’t take any action that infringes or violates other people’s rights, violates the law, or breaches any contract or legal duty you have toward anyone.

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  • Don’t lie to people. Don’t post information you know is false, misleading, or inaccurate. Don’t do anything deceptive or fraudulent.

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  • Don’t offer prohibited items. Don’t offer any rewards that are illegal, violate any of Fundmeon's policies, rules, or guidelines, or violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance, or regulation.

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  • Don’t victimise anyone. Don’t do anything threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libellous, tortious, obscene, profane, or invasive of another person’s privacy.

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  • Don’t spam. Don’t distribute unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional material, or any junk mail, spam, or chain letters. Don’t run mail lists, or any kind of auto-responder or spam on or through the Site.

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  • Don’t harm anyone’s computer. Don’t distribute software viruses, or anything else (code, films, programs) designed to interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or equipment on the Site (whether it belongs to Fundmeon or another party).

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  • Don’t abuse other users’ personal information. When you use Fundmeon — and especially if you create a successful page — you may receive information about other users, including things like their names, email addresses, and postal addresses. This information is provided for the purpose of participating in Fundmeon, don’t use it for other purposes, and don’t abuse it.

Disclaimer. Things we are not responsible for

Fundmeon is not and shall not be held liable for any damages or losses related to your use of the Services. We do not become involved in disputes between users, or between users and any third party relating to the use of the Services. We do not oversee the performance or punctuality of pages and contents, and we do not endorse any content users submit to the Site. When you use the Services, you release Fundmeon from claims, damages, and demands of every and any kind — known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed — arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and the Services. All content you access through the Services is at your own risk. You’re solely responsible for any resulting damage or loss to any party.

Our fees

Creating an account on Fundmeon is free. If you create a page that is successfully supported, We (and our payment partners) collect fees. Our partners’ fees may vary slightly based on your location and payment method. Each payment provider is its own entity, and Fundmeon isn’t responsible for its performance. You’re responsible for paying any additional fees or taxes associated with your use of Fundmeon.

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Fundmeon may offer paid premium plans to users. Such premium plans may offer additional benefits to premium users. Premium plans shall be paid (subscribed to) on a monthly or yearly basis or any other interval proposed by Fundmeon and selected by the user. You're responsible for paying premium subscriptions fees and any additional fees or taxes associated with your use of Fundmeon premium plans. All Fundmeon plans are subject to standard transaction fees and online payment processing fees.

Third-party websites and links

Fundmeon may contain links to other websites. (For instance, user websites pages, user profiles, and content that may link to other sites.) When you access third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. We don’t control or endorse third-party sites.

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Fundmeon partners with other companies (such as PayFast) for payment processing. When you support or create a Fundmeon page, you’re also agreeing to the payment processor’s terms of service.

Our intellectual property

  • Fundmeon’s services, content and Marks, are legally protected in a number of ways, including pursuant to copyright, trademark, service marks, patent, trade secrets, and other South African and international intellectual-property laws.

  • You agree to respect all copyright and other legal notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Fundmeon Content, Services, or Marks accessed through the Site or the Services.

  • You agree not to change, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of the Services.

  • Fundmeon grants you a limited license (that is temporary, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, and non-transferrable) to access and use User Content and Fundmeon’s Content solely for use of the Services in accordance with these Terms.

  • You may not reproduce, redistribute, transmit, assign, sell, broadcast, rent, share, lend, modify, adapt, edit, create derivative works of, license, or otherwise transfer or use any User Content or Fundmeon Content unless We give you express written permission to do so.

  • We reserve the right to revoke this limited license to access and use User Content and Fundmeon Content at any time and at our sole discretion.

Your intellectual property

  • Any royalties or licensing on your Content are your responsibility. You will pay all royalties and other amounts owed to any person or entity based on your Content, or on Fundmeon’s hosting of that Content.

  • You’re responsible for the stuff you post. All information submitted to the Site, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom that content originated.

  • We’re not responsible for mistakes in your content. Fundmeon shall not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content.

Subscriptions and payments

We reserve the right to monitor, terminate, suspend, or delete any User Account at any time in Our sole discretion. We have no obligation to comment on any reasons for account monitoring, termination, suspension, or deletion. We have no liability to you or third parties for any use of the Services associated with your use of Fundmeon. Upon suspension or termination of your account, you must cease all use of the Services and User Content. Your representations and warranties shall survive termination. We may retain certain information as required by law or as necessary for our legitimate business purposes. All provisions of this agreement survive termination of an account, including our rights regarding any content you’ve already submitted to the Site. Terminating your account will not automatically remove your Fundmeon page from the Site. You can contact us at support@fundmeon.co.za for additional information or to request page deletion. This is not available in all circumstances. Fundmeon reserves the right to delete or retain the Fundmeon page of any user at our sole discretion without providing reason and without providing notice to the user.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Fundmeon, Our subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and Our officers, directors, employees, partners, contractors, representatives, agents, and third party providers from and against any and all claims, causes of action, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) and all amounts paid in settlement arising from or relating to, breach of these Terms or violation of any applicable laws. We reserve the right, in Our sole discretion and at Our own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter for which you have agreed to indemnify us and you agree to assist and cooperate with us as reasonably required in the defence or settlement of any such matters.

Limitations of liability

  • Use the Services at your own risk. We make no representations about the quality, safety, morality or legality of any account and page, or the truth or accuracy of User Content posted on the Services. We do not guarantee the legitimacy or the performance of any account or page. We do not control or endorse User Content posted on the Site or in any Services and, as a result, do not guarantee in any manner the reliability, validity, accuracy, or truthfulness of such User Content. Fundmeon is not liable for any damages or losses related to your use of the Services. We do not become involved in disputes between Users, or between Users and any third party relating to the use of the Services.

  • You release us from all claims. When you use the Services, you release Fundmeon from claims, damages, and demands of every kind - known and unknown, suspected, or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed - arising out of or related to the Services. All Content that you access or use through the Services is entirely at your own risk and you solely are responsible for any resulting damage or loss to any party.

  • YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICES AND USER CONTENT, AND ANY CONTACT YOU HAVE WITH OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES, WHETHER IN PERSON OR ONLINE, REMAINS WITH YOU. NEITHER CROWDSTARTER NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SERVICES WILL BE LIABLE (WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT CROWDSTARTER HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, EVEN IF A LIMITED REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE) FOR: (A) ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF GOODWILL; (B) SERVICE INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER DAMAGE OR SYSTEM FAILURE; (C) THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES; (D) ANY DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL OR BODILY INJURY OR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS; (E) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE; (F) ANY COMMUNICATIONS OR OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OR OTHER PERSONS WITH WHOM YOU COMMUNICATE OR INTERACT AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES; OR (G) YOUR CAMPAIGNS OR CONTRIBUTIONS.

  • IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL, AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF CROWDSTARTER AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THE TERMS, SERVICES, OR USER CONTENT, OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF FEES ACTUALLY PAID TO CROWDSTARTER BY YOU HEREUNDER, OR ONE HUNDRED SOUTH AFRICAN RANDS IF NO SUCH PAYMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE.

  • Fundmeon does not verify all of the information contained on this Site. Pages are fully responsible for the accuracy of the information disclosed on this Site in relation to Pages and it is your sole responsibility to verify the information. Fundmeon therefore accepts no liability, either express or implied, for any direct, indirect, or consequential loss suffered due to the accuracy or completeness of information contained on the pages of this Site. This limitation includes, but is not restricted to: loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profits or contracts, loss of anticipated savings, wasted expenditure or time, loss of goodwill, or other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, whether foreseeable or not.

  • Fundmeon hereby excludes all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this Site and your use of it to the maximum extent permitted by law.

  • Fundmeon is not responsible for ensuring that activities and events organised by pages are covered by appropriate insurance. By participating in such activities or events you acknowledge that Fundmeon is not liable for any loss of or damage to personal property that may occur.

  • Notwithstanding any other provision of these Terms, Fundmeon does not purport to exclude or restrict its liability for fraud or for any death or personal injury which may be caused by its actions

Arbitration

Any controversy, claim, suit, injury or damage arising from or in any way related to the Site, its use, its employees and any Service provider or User conduct, or the Terms, shall be settled by binding arbitration in line with any legislation or rules of arbitration of the Republic of South Africa.

Dispute resolution

If any dispute arises in connection with these Terms, the parties will attempt to settle it by mediation in accordance with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) Model Mediation Procedure. Unless otherwise agreed between the parties, the mediator will be nominated by Fundmeon, the mediation will be conducted in Pretoria and all negotiations up to and including the mediation shall be strictly confidential.

Governing law

This Agreement and all obligations connected to it or arising from it shall be governed and interpreted in terms of the laws of South Africa. Each party submits to the jurisdiction of the South African courts.

Jurisdiction

The courts of South Africa shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising out of these Terms (including a dispute regarding the existence, validity or termination of all or part of these Terms or the consequences of its nullity).

Copyright

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act lays out a system of legal requirements for dealing with allegations of copyright infringement. Fundmeon complies with the DMCA, and we respond to notices of alleged infringement if they comply with the law and the requirements set forth in our Copyright Policy. We reserve the right to delete or disable content alleged to be infringing, and to terminate accounts for repeat infringers. (We do this when appropriate and at our sole discretion.)

Agreement between You and Us

These Terms are the entire agreement between You and Fundmeon with respect to the Services. They supersede all other communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and Fundmeon with respect to the Services and govern our relationship. If any provision of these Terms are deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. Fundmeon's failure to assert any right or provision under this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Miscellaneous

  • We may modify or discontinue the Services at any time, in our sole discretion. You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to these Terms. No waiver of any provision of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Fundmeon’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim arising out of or related to the Services must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

  • Entire agreement. This Agreement constitutes the whole agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter of this Agreement and supersedes any other discussions, agreements and/or understandings regarding the subject matter of this Agreement.

  • Confidentiality. Neither party shall disclose any confidential information to any third party without the prior written approval of the other party, unless required by law.

  • Good faith. The parties shall in their dealings with each other display good faith.

  • No waiver. The failure of Fundmeon to insist upon or enforce strict performance by the User of any provision of this Agreement, or to exercise any right under this Agreement, shall not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment of Fundmeon's right to enforce any such provision or right in any other instance.

  • No assignment. The User will not be entitled to cede its rights or delegate its obligations in terms of this Agreement without the express prior written consent of Fundmeon.

  • Relationship between the parties. The parties agree that neither party is a partner or agent of the other party and neither party will have any right, power, or authority to enter into any agreement for, or on behalf of, or incur any obligation or liability of, or to otherwise bind, the other party.

  • No representation. To the extent permissible by law, no party shall be bound by any express or implied or tacit term, representation, warranty, promise or the like not recorded herein, whether it induced the contract and/or whether it was negligent or not.

  • Severability. Any provision in this Agreement, which is or may become illegal, invalid or unenforceable shall be ineffective to the extent of such prohibition or unenforceability and shall be severed from the balance of this Agreement, without invalidating the remaining provisions of this Agreement.

  • No stipulation. No part of this Agreement shall constitute a stipulation in favour of any person who is not a party to this Agreement unless the provision in question expressly provides that it does constitute such a stipulation

You need to be 18 years old or over to sign-up on Fundmeon. You’re responsible for your account and all the activity on it. You can browse Fundmeon without registering for an account. But to use some of our features, you’ll need to register an account with your email address and chosen password. The information you give us must be accurate and complete. Don’t impersonate anyone else or choose names that are offensive or that violate anyone’s rights. If you don’t follow these rules, we may cancel your account.

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You’re responsible for all the activity on your account, and for keeping your login credentials confidential. If you find out that someone has used your account without your permission, you should report it to support@fundmeon.co.za immediately.

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To sign up for an account, you need to be at least 18 years old, or old enough to form a binding contract where you live. If necessary, we may ask you for proof of age.

Account termination

Once your subscription starts you can't get a refund for any payments you've already made. If you don't want to subscribe any more, cancel your subscription via your Fundmeon account settings. Once you cancel a subscription, you will immediately lose access to the subscription and its respective benefits and features. Once-off payments are non-refundable. Platform fees and Standard transaction fees are non-refundable.

Competitions

Fundmeon reserves the right to terminate any and all competitions for any reason whatsoever without notification and awarding of any related prizes. A competition shall only be deemed valid if there are 100000 or more valid entries into the competition. Fundmeon reserves the right to change the duration of any and all competitions for any reason whatsoever without notification. Fundmeon reserves the right to award any competition related prizes to a randomly selected valid entry or any other valid entry.

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