Prohibited Items

Getfundz | Crowdfunding Platform

We do not allow projects that are illegal, heavily regulated, or pose potential risks to backers including:
  • ❌ The violation of any law, regulation, industry requirement, or third-party guidelines or agreements by which you are bound, including those of payment card providers and transaction processors that you utilise in connection with the Services;
  • ❌ Any election campaigns that are not run by a registered organisation within the supported country;
  • ❌ User Content or campaigns that are fraudulent, misleading, inaccurate, dishonest or impossible;
  • ❌ Drugs, narcotics, steroids, controlled substances, pharmaceuticals or similar products or therapies that are either illegal, prohibited or forbidden by an applicable regulatory body; legal substances that provide the same effect as an illegal drug; or other products, medical practices or any related equipment or paraphernalia that have been found by an applicable regulatory body to cause consumer harm;
  • ❌ Knives, explosives, ammunition, firearms, or other weaponry or accessories;
  • ❌ Annuities, investments, loans, equity or lottery contracts, lay-away systems, off-shore banking or similar transactions, money service businesses (including currency exchanges, cheque cashing or similar), pyramid schemes, 'get rich quick schemes' (i.e. investment opportunities or other services that promise high rewards), network marketing and referral marketing programmes, debt collection or crypto-currencies;
  • ❌ Gambling, gaming and/or any other activity with an entry fee and a prize, including, but not limited to raffles, casino games, sports betting, fantasy sports, horse or greyhound racing, lottery tickets, raffle tickets, auctions and other ventures that facilitate gambling, games of skill or chance (whether or not it is legally defined as a lottery), promotions involving monetary rewards, including gift vouchers, or sweepstakes;
  • ❌ User Content that we deem, at our sole discretion, to be in support of hate, violence, harassment, bullying, discrimination, terrorism or intolerance of any kind relating to race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, sex, gender or gender identity or serious disabilities or diseases;
  • ❌ Campaigns that we deem, at our sole discretion, to be for the legal defence of alleged crimes associated with hate, violence, harassment, bullying, discrimination, terrorism or intolerance of any kind relating to race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, sex, gender or gender identity, serious disabilities or diseases or financial crimes or crimes of deception;
  • ❌ Activities with, in, or involving countries, regions, governments, persons, or entities that are subject to Australian and other economic sanctions under applicable law, unless such activities are expressly authorized by the appropriate governmental authority;
  • ❌ Funding a ransom, human trafficking or exploitation, vigilantism, bribes or bounty;
  • ❌ Pornography or other sexual content;
  • ❌ Offensive, graphic, perverse or sensitive content;
  • ❌ The sale of items before the seller has control or possession of the item;
  • ❌ Collecting payments on behalf of merchants by payment processors or otherwise; including but not limited to self-payments on campaigns or an attempt to by-pass or otherwise circumvent the designated method of payment as provided by GetFundz;
  • ❌ Credit repair or debt settlement services;
  • ❌ The receipt or grant of cash advances or lines of credit to yourself or to another person for purposes other than those purposes clearly stated in the Campaign;
  • ❌ Publication or removal of User Content (such as mug shots), where the primary purpose of posting such User Content is to cause or raise concerns of reputational harm;
  • ❌ Sale or resale of a service without added benefit to the buyer; resale of government offerings without authorization or added value;
  • ❌ Aggregation of funds owed to third parties, factoring, or other activities intended to obfuscate the origin of funds;
  • ❌ Counterfeit music, movies, software, or other licensed materials without the appropriate authorization from the rights holder;
  • ❌ Products or services that directly infringe or facilitate infringement upon the trademark, patent, copyright, trade secrets, or proprietary or privacy rights of any third party;
  • ❌ Unauthorized sale or resale of brand name or designer products or services;
  • ❌ Sale of goods or services that are illegally imported or exported;
  • ❌ Processing where there is no bona fide donation accepted; cash advance; card testing; evasion of card network chargeback monitoring programs;
  • ❌ Collecting or providing funds for any purpose other than as described in a Campaign description;
  • ❌ Any other activity not listed that GetFundz may deem in its sole discretion to be in support of individuals and/or entities associated with alleged financial crimes including but not limited to corruption, bribery, tax evasion, fraud and activities of a similar nature; or any other activity that GetFundz may deem in its sole discretion to be unacceptable.
  • ❌ Not to use the Services to transmit or otherwise upload any User Content that:
(i) infringes any intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any party; 
(ii) you do not have a right to upload under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; 
(iii) 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; 
(iv) poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person; 
(v) constitutes unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, commercial activities and/or sales, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes", "contests", "sweepstakes" or any other form of solicitation; or 
(vi) in the sole judgment of GetFundz, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Services, or which may expose GetFundz or its users to any harm or liability of any type;
  • ❌ Not to interfere with or disrupt servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services;
  • ❌ Not to harvest, collect or publish personally identifiable information of others;
  • ❌ Not to raise funds for a minor without the express permission of the minor’s guardian unless the funds are transferred into a trust account for the sole benefit of the minor;
  • ❌ Not to use the Services on behalf of a third party or post any personal data or other information about a third party, without the express consent of that third party;
  • ❌ Not to use another User's account or URL without permission, impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, misrepresent a Charity or Campaign through the Services, or post user content in any inappropriate category or areas on the Services;
  • ❌ Not create any liability for GetFundz or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our Internet Service Provider(s), web hosting company or any other vendors or suppliers;
  • ❌ Not to engage in any conduct that, in GetFundz’s sole judgment and at GetFundz's sole discretion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Services;
  • ❌ Not to interfere with or disrupt any servers or networks used to provide the Services or their respective features or disobey any requirements of the networks GetFundz uses to provide the Services;
  • ❌ Not to gain unauthorised access to the Services, or any account, computer system, or network connected to these Services, by any unauthorised or illegal means;
  • ❌ Not to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information not intentionally made available through the Services;
  • ❌ Not to use the Services to post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes, or that contains advertising, except that using the Services for fundraising activities in accordance with these Terms which is expressly permitted;
  • ❌ Not to, on the GetFundz Platform, engage in advertising or commercial solicitation of any product or service without GetFundz’s written consent, except that using the Services for fundraising activities in accordance with these Terms is expressly permitted;
  • ❌ Transmit more request messages through the Services in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional online web browser;
  • ❌ Undertake any activity or engage in any conduct that is inconsistent with the business or purpose of the Services; or attempt to indirectly undertake any of the foregoing.

Additionally, with respect to all Donations you make or accept through the Services, you agree:

  • ❌ Not to make or accept any Donations that you know or suspect to be erroneous, suspicious or fraudulent;
  • ❌ Not to use the Services in or for the benefit of a country, organization, entity, or person embargoed or blocked by any government, including those on sanctions lists identified by the United States Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC);
  • ❌ To maintain reasonable and standard security measures to protect any information transmitted and received through the Services, including without limitation by adhering to any security procedures and controls required by GetFundz from time to time;
  • ❌ To maintain a copy of all electronic and other records related to Campaigns and Donations as necessary for GetFundz to verify compliance with these Terms of Service and make such records available to GetFundz upon our request. 

If you think your project is unlawful/illegal and/or potentially dangerous for backers/donors and is not in this list of phroibited items, please contact us before starting your project.

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