(“Giving Foundation for Children" or GFC") requires that Fundraisers, Buyers, Merchants and other visitors (collectively, “Users” or “you”) to, and its other sites (collectively, the “Sites”), agree to all of the terms and conditions in this User Agreement ("UA"). By accessing and using or by clicking on “I agree”, you indicate your acknowledgment and acceptance of this UA, including the privacy policy available at Privacy Policy. As used in this Agreement, "we," "our," “Giving Foundation for Children,” “GFC” and "us" means unless otherwise indicated.

Who is

Giving Foundation of Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We at GFC aim to provide a platform for children with special needs to achieve self-sufficiency through awareness, support services and education. provide you with access to an online collection of information, materials and services related to GFC and its work, including text, pictures, photographs, audio and video, graphics, logos, marks and images (collectively, "Content"), as well as software used in accessing, displaying the Content, and utilizing the functionality offered through ("Software"), all of which are subject to this UA. Unless stated otherwise, any new Content and Software added to and all revisions, modifications, and enhancements to the site, the Content or the Software will be covered by this UA effective upon the date of each such addition.


Use of is void where prohibited. By using the, you represent and warrant that (1) all information you submit is truthful and accurate; (2) you are 18 years of age or older or have received parental consent and supervision when using the Sites; and (3) your use of does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your use of may be terminated without warning if we believe you are in violation of any of these conditions.

Binding Agreement

By using, you agree to be bound by this UA, whether you are a visitor or Donor. The use of (including, without limitation, photographs, videos or images), by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited except as allowed by this UA.

GFC’s Privacy Policy is a Part of this Agreement. We are committed to protecting the privacy of any personal information you may provide to us when you use Please see our Privacy Policy for details. This UA includes and incorporates by reference GFC’s Privacy Policy. By accepting the terms of this UA, you agree to abide by the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Our Proprietary Materials

We welcome you to and we invite you to use it within the following rules:

  1. You may use, Content and Software solely as and for the purposes stated on the Site and as described in this UA.
  2. You may make one copy of relevant Content for your non-commercial use only, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. Beyond that, no text, logo, graphic, sound, image, photograph, video or Software published on or underlying may be copied, modified, published or otherwise distributed or used without the prior express written permission of
  3. Except as otherwise expressly stated herein, you may not alter, modify, copy, distribute (for compensation or otherwise), transmit, display, perform, reproduce, reuse, post, publish, license, hyperlink to, promote, frame, download, cache, store for subsequent use, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or Content displayed on or obtained from, in any manner, without your receipt of the prior written authorization of
  4. You may not resell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert the Software underlying to a human perceivable form.
  5. The information on, the user flow, design and layout of the Site, the Content and Software contain elements protected by trade dress, copyright, or other laws, and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part, except as specifically stated on the Site or in this UA. All Content, Software and materials on and underlying the site are copyright (c) 2013, Inc. or are licensed or otherwise used by GFC with permission. Except where noted otherwise, all rights to these materials are reserved by GFC or their respective owners. "", the logo are pending trademarks and pending service marks of, Inc., which reserves all rights to its marks and logos. Individuals appearing on the Site do so with permission; names, photographs, or videos of individuals may not be copied, downloaded or otherwise used.
  6. may be changed or updated by us from time to time, without notice. Although GFC cannot monitor the conduct of users of the Site, it is a violation of this UA to use or any information obtained in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit or sell to any person featured on the Sites. Any unauthorized use of, the Content or Software may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and applicable regulations and statutes.


We make reasonable efforts to provide a site that is safe and accurate, but can make no warranties. Giving Foundation For Children retains the right to restrict use of, in any manner it deems appropriate. You expressly understand and agree that: your use of, the content and software is at your sole risk. All content and software are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. GFC expressly disclaims all warranties and conditions of any kind whether expressed or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. GFC makes no warranty that (i) the content and software are accurate, timely, uninterrupted, virus-free or error free; (ii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the content or software will be reliable; and (iii) any errors in the software will be corrected.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Giving Foundation For Children, its employees, agents, affiliates, directors, officers, representatives, subcontractors, advisors and volunteers or anyone else who has been involved in the creation, production, or delivery of the sites (collectively "Giving Foundation For Children and its affiliates") be liable for any damages whatsoever, including without limitation direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, damages or loss of products, use of data or other intangible losses resulting from the use of any of the sites or any linked site (as defined below), or inability to use the sites, content or software. You understand and agree that your use of the sites is predicated upon your waiver of any right to sue Giving Foundation For Children and its affiliates and to participate in any class action suit for any losses or damages resulting from your use of the sites.

You understand and agree that Giving Foundation For Children and its affiliates will not be liable for any damages caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, or equipment or network failure whatsoever, and that GFC and its affiliates will not be liable whatsoever for any damages or injury that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in the sites, even if there is negligence by GFC or an authorized GFC representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or both.

GFC neither warrants nor represents that your use of Content, Software or any other materials displayed on the Sites will not infringe rights of third parties.

Third Party Websites

The Sites may provide links to other websites ("Linked Sites") as a convenience to you. Such Linked Sites are not maintained by Giving Foundation For Children, thus GFC is not responsible for the content, products, services or policies or activities of those Linked Sites. The inclusion of any link to such Linked Sites does not imply endorsement by GFC of the Linked Sites. The program providers’ links in our database are not endorsed by GFC.

Third Party Websites Seeking to Hyperlink to the Sites

We welcome appropriate hyperlinks to our Sites. By publishing a hyperlink to our Sites on your website, you warrant that the content of your website is appropriate and consistent with the stated purposes of the Sites and GFC. If this is not the case, please do not link to any Site. GFC reserves the right to rescind the right to link to its Sites at its sole discretion.

Use of any GFC trademark, service mark or other intellectual property or content provided by GFC for a hyperlink to a Site is permitted and licensed by GFC solely for the purposes described on the Sites, and you shall not otherwise copy, modify, publish, use or distribute such trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property or content. Upon request by GFC, you shall immediately remove any hyperlink to the Sites, and discontinue use of any trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property or content provided by GFC.

Making Donations through GFC

GFC is a non-profit platform for children with special needs to achieve self-sufficiency through awareness, support services and education. While GFC will make every effort to honor Donor requests, GFC will retain ultimate control over all donated funds. All Donors are subject to the specific Donor terms described below.

Donations to are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. You may view a copy of our annual financial statements and federal tax return upon request by emailing

Special Provisions Relating to Donors

Thank you for your interest in funding a special need child at By creating a user account, the following additional terms of the UA apply to those users who sign up for a donor account and/or donate to a project on the Sites ("Donor").

By applying to become a Donor, you represent that:

  1. You are at least 18 years old; if you are under 18 years old you must provide GFC with a signed parent or guardian consent.
  2. All information you provide to GFC is accurate, and you will update the information to keep it accurate.
  3. You understand that by making a donation to GFC, you have relinquished all legal control of the donated funds.
  4. Any donation you make is legal in your jurisdiction.

Donor Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the use and maintenance of the confidentiality of your user ID and password (which you will receive upon completing the process of registering as a Donor) for access to Donor-restricted portions of the Sites, and shall not share your ID and password with anyone else. You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another Donor or User at any time or to disclose your password to anyone else. You agree to exit from your account at the end of each session and to immediately notify GFC of any unauthorized use of your password or account. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account and for any actions that take place using your account. All suggestions and comments you provide become the intellectual property of GFC.

In addition to the rights of GFC described elsewhere in this UA, you agree that descriptions of the proposed activity, the thank you notes, and other materials that GFC may send you regarding each cause you fund are solely for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be distributed, displayed or copied in any way. Recognizing the critical importance of these restrictions in protecting the rights and privacy of the participants, you agree that any breach by you of any of these restrictions may cause GFC and others to suffer irreparable loss, damage and harm in an amount not easily ascertained, and therefore agree that GFC may immediately seek an injunction against you to stop your distribution, display, or copying of any such materials and you waive any objection to the scope or venue of such an action.


You may terminate this UA by destroying all materials obtained from the Sites, cancelling your Donor account or participation, as applicable, and stopping all use of the Sites. GFC may terminate this UA immediately at will for any reason, in its sole judgment, without warning or prior notice. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from the Sites and stop all use of the Sites.


This UA is governed by the laws of the State of Florida, USA and controlling United States federal law without regard to its choice of law or conflicts of law provisions. You agree that any action to resolve or enforce any dispute, judgment or arbitration award regarding use of the Sites or this UA will be brought exclusively in the federal or state courts located in the City of Safety Harbor, Florida. If any provision is deemed by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful or unenforceable, it will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The section headings are for convenience only and do not have any force or effect.

Resolution of Disputes

This UA contains a binding arbitration provision which may be enforced by the parties.Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating use of any Site shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association to be heard and adjudicated by one arbitrator to be mutually chosen by you and GFC. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Safety Harbor, Florida, and claims regarding the judgment of the arbitrator (including entry of judgment on the arbitration award) may only be brought and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the State and federal courts located in the City of Safety Harbor, Florida, and you waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. Either you or GFC may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a state or federal court of competent jurisdiction in the City of Safety Harbor, Florida, as may be necessary to protect the rights or property of you or GFC pending the completion of arbitration.


You agree to indemnify and hold GFC and its Affiliates harmless from and against any and all loss, liability, claims, causes, actions, damages or penalties, including attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of: (1) your use of any Site in breach or violation of any term of this UA; (2) your violation of any law or regulation; (3) breach of your representations and warranties as set forth herein; or (4) any content you provide to GFC.


If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or practices, you may contact us at are always happy to hear your questions or feedback.

Entire Agreement

This UA, including the terms specifically applicable to Donors, and other policies and notices GFC may post on the Sites necessary for access to Donor portions of the Sites, constitute the entire agreement between GFC and you in connection with your use of the Sites, hyperlinks to the Sites and the Content and Software displayed on the Sites, and supersedes any prior agreements between GFC and you regarding such matters, including prior versions of this UA. GFC may update this UA from time to time by posting revised versions of this UA on the Sites, without notice to you except that the effective date of this UA will change and your subsequent use of the Site is governed by that new UA. The terms of this UA are effective until terminated by GFC, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, the disclaimers, limitations of liabilities and indemnities set forth in this UA will survive.

This User Agreement was last updated on 08/06/2015.