PLEASE READ THESE USER TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

  1. BACKGROUND

1.1 - iguacu Ltd., whose registered office is at Vox Studio Westminster Business Square, Durham Street, London, England, SE11 5JH (registration no. 8872530) trading as iguacu (‘iguacu’, ‘us’ or ‘we’) is a not-for-profit organisation providing a global platform for effective giving and facilitating donations from donors to recommended charities. Through weareiguacu.org (‘our site’) we provide recommendations of charities and encourage and collect donations for these selected charities.

1.2 - We are an enterprise with a heart and a very special mission: to empower and serve the public when they wish to help in the world wherever there is great need. We gather information from a worldwide network of experts and from other information sources to help us direct our users to what our experts might consider to be effective actions to take to contribute to the relief of human suffering worldwide. By providing the ‘go to’ place for the world to give, iguacu’s vision is to enable the channelling of large scale effective public action to where it is most needed.

1.3 - Through our extensive network of area experts, we do our best to provide reliable recommendations that potential donors can receive with confidence. iguacu’s high quality, balanced and authoritative information service is designed to assist donors to make informed decisions as to which charities to support.

  1. INTRODUCTION

2.1 - These are the Terms and Conditions which govern use of our site. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before you start to use our site. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference. By using our site and/or making a donation, you confirm that you accept these Terms and Conditions and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you must not use our site and/or make a donation.

  1. DONATIONS

3.1 - All donations made on our site are made with a payment card (e.g. a debit card or credit card) and processed by a third party payment processor (such as Stripe) that we may use from time to time.

3.2 - By making a donation to any of the charities featured on our site, you acknowledge that iguacu will receive up to 5% of your donation to help pay for the costs of the iguacu service and the extensive research required to determine effective recommendations in the crises covered by iguacu. All online transactions also attract the customary transaction and processing fees and are set out at: weareiguacu.org/faq.

3.3 - In order to reduce the costs of transfer, we have arrangements in place with the charities which mean that donations are transferred to their banks on monthly basis.  

3.4 - When making a donation you will have the choice to ‘give where the need is greatest’ or choose from a list of crises, either of which can be: 

  • (a) - a one-off donation, in which case you will receive: (i) a  payment confirmation e-mail from our payment method provider, Stripe; and (ii) a thank you e-mail from us; or
  • (b) set up as a monthly donation, in which case (in addition to items (i) and (ii), above) we will also include a monthly impact report in our e-mail to you.

3.5 - Where you set up a monthly donation to a charity, please note that you will be scheduling a series of recurring payments to be made on the same day of each month as the day you make the first payment, until further notice, and you agree that these Terms and Conditions will apply to each of the donations. After setting up a monthly donation, you may cancel any donation up until 7 business days before the next donation is due from your account. This will cancel all future monthly donations from your account.

3.6 - Any donations made are inclusive of VAT to the extent that VAT is applicable.

3.7 - By making a donation, you also acknowledge that iguacu’s recommendations of charities are made in good faith but what happens to the money once donated is beyond our control.

3.8 - Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information and recommendations on our site, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

3.9 - iguacu does not warrant that your donations will be used for any particular purpose and shall not be responsible for any dissatisfaction you may have in relation to the receiving charity’s use of any donation you make.

  1. GIFT AID

4.1 - For UK donors: You are responsible at all times for making an accurate Gift Aid declaration when you make a donation to any of the charities featured on our site.

4.2 - Before making a donation you will be required to confirm whether you are a UK taxpayer and that you are donating your own money. You will be requested to make this statement to enable the selected charity to claim Gift Aid on your donation.

4.3 - iguacu shall not be responsible for any false or inaccurate Gift Aid declarations made by you.

4.4 - You will also need to provide your full name and address under HMRC Rules.

  1. REFUNDS

5.1 - It is not iguacu’s policy to carry out refunds of fees associated with any donations made through our site. 

5.2 - We regret that we can only refund a donation in exceptional circumstances. Subject to the requirements of applicable local laws, once your donation is made, it will only be refunded to you with the prior written consent of the selected charity to whom it has been made. You should therefore get in touch with the relevant charity first.

5.3 - If a dispute arises concerning the donation made to a charity, you relieve us from claims, demands and damages of every kind and nature arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

  1. DATA PROTECTION

6.1 - You acknowledge that in order for the receiving charity to be able to claim Gift Aid on your donation (if applicable), iguacu will collect and pass on the following information to the relevant charity:

(a) Confirmation of your tax status; and

(b) Your name and address.

6.2 - iguacu will capture, process, protect and secure personal data that you provide for the purposes set out on our site, in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

6.3 - These Terms and Conditions shall be read in conjunction with iguacu’s Privacy Policy. By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions you also give your consent to the way we may handle your personal information under that Policy. Read our Privacy Policy here: https://weareiguacu.org/policies-terms-and-credits

  1. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY 

7.1 - Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

7.2 - To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied. 

7.3 - Consumers are entitled to various statutory warranties (including, for example, that any service is carried out with reasonable skill and care). Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall have the effect of excluding or limiting those statutory warranties which may not be excluded or limited under applicable law.

7.4 - We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

7.5 - We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

  1. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS

8.1 - We may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by amending this page and where appropriate, notify you by e-mail.

8.2 - Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. 

  1. CHANGES TO OUR SITE

9.1 - We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

9.2 - We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

  1. ACCESSING OUT SITE

10.1 - Our site is made available free of charge.

10.2 - We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

  1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

11.1 - We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

11.2 - You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site. You may also seek our permission to print off multiple copies, and download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for educational purposes.

11.3 - You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

11.4 - Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

  1. VIRUSES

12.1 - We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

  1. ASSIGNMENTS

13.1 - iguacu reserves the right to assign, subcontract or encumber, in whole or in part any right or obligation under these Terms and Conditions.S

  1. SEVERANCE

14.1 - Provisions which by their terms or intent are to survive termination of these Terms and Conditions will do so.

  1. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS

15.1 - For the purposes of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999, these Terms and Conditions are not intended to and do not give any person who is not a party to them any right to enforce any of the provisions.

  1. GOVERNING LAW

16.1 - These Terms and Conditions and any contractual or non-contractual dispute arising out or in connection with your use of our site are governed by English law and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of English courts.

  1. CONTACT US

17.1 - To contact us, please email [email protected] 


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PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy conforms to English and EU law, which is, in general, more restrictive than the law in the US and many other countries, and hence provides a stronger privacy protection for our donor community.

iguacu Ltd subscribes fully to the Data Protection Act (1998) and the Privacy & Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and is committed to safeguarding your privacy and protecting your personal information and data. This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) sets out how we obtain, use and protect any personal information that you provide to us. 


WHO WE ARE


iguacu Ltd trading as iguacu (‘iguacu’, ‘us’ or ‘we’) is a not-for-profit organisation in England and Wales (registration no. 8872530), whose registered office and address is at Vox Studio Westminster Business square, Durham Street, London, England, SE11 5JH. We operate through the website www.weareiguacu.org (the “Site”). 


WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT ON THE SITE? 


We may collect and process the following data about you:

(a) Information you give us

You may provide information about you through donating on the Site, corresponding with us or making any request using this Site (e.g. to be kept informed of our services or products). The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address, billing address and phone number. 

If you make a donation your payment details will be transferred to our nominated third party payment processor Stripe, and your payment data will be collected and processed securely by them. Stripe is a PCI Service Provider Level 1 and employs Model Clauses to manage the transfer of data. Iguacu Ltd does not have access to your full financial data; this information is obfuscated by Stripe. Before you make a donation, please make sure that you familiarise yourself with Stripe’s terms and conditions (available here  https://stripe.com/gb/legal, and as amended from time to time) to make sure that you are comfortable with how Stripe processes personal data. 

By subscribing to our e-Newsletter/s you are opting for us to use your name and contact email address for our electronic communications as described by the newsletter form. You can unsubscribe from receiving any future communications at any time. There is a one-click unsubscribe facility within the email we send. 

(b) Information we collect about you

This Site automatically uses server logs which record your interactions with the Site, such as the webpages you visit and search terms entered, by reference to your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address at the time. We may also collect information about the country where your computer is located. However, we only use such data in aggregated and anonymous form which does not identify you individually and we will never attempt to trace the IP address to you personally. 

We keep your personal information only for as long as is required to operate our service in accordance with legal, tax and accounting requirements. If your information is no longer required, we will ensure it is disposed of in a secure manner. 

HOW IS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION USED?

We only use the personal data that you supply to us for the following purposes:

  • to process your donation and to contact you if we experience problems in fulfilling your donation in a timely manner; and
  • to enable our recommended charities to claim Gift Aid from HMRC on your donation(s), if applicable; and 
  • to repair and improve the Site or ensure that the content on our Site is presented in the most effective manner; and
  • if you sign up to our newsletter(s), to contact you with information about your donation and/or to provide updates regarding iguacu’s or our recommended charities work.


HOW CAN I UPDATE, CORRECT OR DELETE MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?


The accuracy of your personal information is very important to us. We want to ensure that we are able to communicate with you in ways you are happy with. If you wish to change how we communicate with you, or update the information we hold, then please contact us at:

Email: [email protected]

Post: Iguacu Ltd, Vox Studio Westminster Business Square, Durham Street, London, England, SE11 5JH. 

Telephone: Europe +44 (0)20 7118 0899, USA +16467415137


COMPLAINTS, COMPLIMENTS AND COMMENTS


On the Site we provide space for your comments and. Your comments enable us as an organisation to develop and improve our services. Any personal information that you provide to us in those sections of the Site is only used to inform our future actions in the areas surveys. It is not re-used or re-applied or any other purpose. 

For further information about giving us feedback please click here: https://weareiguacu.org/ (and click on the envelope in the top right).


CHANGES TO THE POLICY


This Policy may be updated from time to time so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to us. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use the Site to submit personal information to us. If material changes are made to the Policy we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the Site. 

Updated: 26th October 2017


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COOKIES POLICY 

WHO WE ARE 

iguacu Ltd trading as iguacu (‘iguacu’, ‘us’ or ‘we’) is a not-for-profit organisation in England and Wales (registration no. 8872530), whose registered office and address is at Vox Studio Westminster Business square, Durham Street, London, England, SE11 5JH. We operate through the website www.weareiguacu.org (the “Site”).

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a very small encrypted text file that can be placed by a website in a computer or any other internet enabled device when visited, if the user agrees. They are widely used by websites as they cannot function effectively without them. A cookie often contains a unique number, which allows the website to recognize your device and remember if you’ve visited the website previously. 

You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. For a video about cookies visit http://www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies   

It is important to note that if you choose to not accept cookies, or you set your browser not to accept cookies, you may have difficulty using our Site.


HOW DO WE USE COOKIES ON THE SITE?


Our Site uses a number of different cookies. These are used for a variety of reasons, including: 

  • to detect the country your computer is located; 

  • to identify the pages of our website that you viewed during your visit;

  • to identify any search terms that you entered on our Site;

  • to conduct research to improve this Site and its services to you;

  • to administer this Site; and

  • to personalize your experience on the Site.

YOUR RIGHTS

No personal information is captured by our cookies which is capable of directly identifying you, such as your name or address. You have the right to choose whether you accept these cookies. Should you wish to amend the cookies settings used on this Site, this can be done using the settings of your Internet browser. However, please be aware that if you restrict cookies, you will not be able to use this Site.  

Data submitted on this site is encrypted and secure

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