Gifts Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions govern the relationship between SWEET Institute and each donor, including the terms on which donations may be accepted, refused, or returned by SWEET Institute.
By making a donation, a donor agrees and acknowledges that:
1.1.The donation is provided to SWEET Institute as an irrevocable gift, subject to any exercise of the donor’s right to receive a refund as described below and SWEET Institute’s right to return any donation at its discretion.
1.2.100% of all donations will be directed to support social workers, through scholarships to SWEET services, and there will a log of beneficiaries, available to all donors at any time.
1.3.The donation is made subject to these Terms and Conditions, which shall constitute a legally binding agreement between the donor and SWEET Institute (the “Agreement”), entered into by each party in consideration of the other’s obligations under these Terms and Conditions.
2.1.Donations will be accepted from individuals as well as any other legal entities (such as companies).
2.2.Donors who are individuals must be aged 18 or over and United States residents. All other donors must be incorporated, established and/or registered in the United States (as applicable).
3. ADMINISTRATION OF DONATIONS
3.1.All donations to SWEET Institute shall be made through the donations page on sweetinstitute.com (the “SWEET Institute Website”). Donations will be accepted by SWEET Institute for the period during which the donation page is live on the SWEET Institute Website.
3.2.Donations received by SWEET Institute will be deposited in one or more bank accounts in the name of SWEET Institute (DBA:Dr. Sidor Psychiatric Services, PLLC), together with other SWEET Institute funds. Each donation will be identifiable by a unique merchant identification number and accounted for separately by SWEET Institute.
3.3.Except for the SWEET Institute donation incentives offered to social workers, no other donor shall receive any benefit in return for any donation, or shall have the rights to influence the editorial policy or output of SWEET Institute.
3.4.SWEET Institute is for profit organization with a not for profit mission, and 100% of all donations will be used to support social workers, through scholarships to SWEET services. Under the laws of the United States and, as far as SWEET Institute is aware, donors shall not be entitled to any charitable contribution deduction in respect of their donations under either United States Federal or State law or the laws of any other jurisdiction worldwide.
4. RETURN OF DONATIONS
4.1.SWEET Institute reserves the right to refuse and return any donation in its absolute discretion, including without limitation where it believes that accepting the donation would conflict with the mission, values or interests of SWEET Institute, and/or where, having regard to the source of the donation or intentions of the donor, SWEET Institute considers that to accept the donation could damage the independence or reputation of SWEET Institute or adversely affect the relationship of SWEET Institute with other donors or stakeholders.
4.2.Donors shall be entitled to receive a refund of their donation for up to 14 days after receipt of payment by notifying SWEET Institute by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any requests for a refund of a donation received by SWEET Institute following expiry of the 14-day period will be ineligible.
4.3.Any refused and/or returned donations shall be repaid into the account from which the donation was made.
5. TRANSPARENCY OF DONATIONS
SWEET Institute reserves the right to:
5.1.Request the full name and contact details of the donor.
5.2.Request from the donor any other information that it considers to be necessary or desirable to determine the provenance of the donation.
5.3.Undertake any further investigations it deems fit to determine the provenance of the donation.
5.4.Publicly disclose the identity of the donor and the amount of the donation.
5.5.If the donor refuses to provide any information requested by SWEET Institute under clause 5.1, SWEET Institute may refuse and return the donation to the donor at its discretion.
6. CONFIDENTIALITY AND PUBLICITY
6.1.Donors shall not be entitled to publicize their donation or otherwise market themselves or any connected person or business in connection with their donation, except with the prior written consent of SWEET Institute and then only if the donor complies with any relevant policies, procedures or requirements of SWEET Institute.
7. DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY
7.1.By making a donation, the donor confirms that he or she consents to receive information relating to sales, promotions and competitions from SWEET Institute via the email address supplied by the donor. If at any time a donor would no longer like to receive such information, he or she may unsubscribe by contacting email@example.com.
8. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
8.1.Neither SWEET Institute nor any affiliated person, employee, agent, officer or director shall be liable for any loss suffered by any donor or other person arising out of or in connection with a donation, whether direct or indirect, including loss of revenue, loss of profits, loss of business or anticipated savings, loss of use, loss of goodwill, loss of data, and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, except in respect of any liability for death or personal injury or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
9.1.A failure of SWEET Institute to assert a right or provision under these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.
9.2.If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, that provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions will continue in full force and effect.
9.3.This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the donor and SWEET Institute in respect of any donations made by the donor.