Terms of service

Last Updated: May 20, 2023

Welcome to HopeFundMe. Thank you for choosing our platform to either raise or donate funds. Please read these Terms of Service carefully as they contain important information about your legal rights, remedies, and obligations.

1. Acceptance of Terms

By accessing or using HopeFundMe, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Service, as updated from time to time. If you do not agree with these terms, please do not use our services.

2. Service Overview

HopeFundMe is an online fundraising platform that allows users to create, share, and contribute to fundraising campaigns.

3. Eligibility

To use HopeFundMe, you must be at least 18 years old or have the consent of a legal guardian.

4. Account Creation

To start a fundraiser or donate, you may need to create an account. You agree to provide accurate information and to keep it updated. You are responsible for all activities on your account.

5. Fundraising Campaigns

  • All campaigns must comply with our community guidelines.
  • Funds must be used solely for the purpose stated in the campaign.
  • HopeFundMe reserves the right to remove campaigns that violate our terms or guidelines.

6. Fees

Creating a campaign is free. However, HopeFundMe charges a small transaction fee for each donation.

7. Donations and Transactions

  • Donors acknowledge that contributions are made voluntarily.
  • Refunds are at the discretion of the campaign organizer unless HopeFundMe finds discrepancies.

8. Content Rights

While you retain rights to the content you upload, by using our platform, you grant HopeFundMe a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, display, and reproduce such content.

9. Prohibited Activities

Users are prohibited from:

  • Using HopeFundMe for illegal purposes.
  • Posting false or misleading information.
  • Violating any local, state, national, or international law.

10. Termination

HopeFundMe reserves the right to terminate accounts that violate these terms, at our sole discretion.

11. Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. Please review our [Privacy Policy] to understand how we collect, use, and share your information.

12. Limitation of Liability

HopeFundMe and its affiliates shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages resulting from the use of the HopeFundMe services.

13. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold HopeFundMe harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims, or expenses, made against us by any third party due to or arising out of your use of our platform.

14. Dispute Resolution

Any disputes arising out of or related to these Terms of Service or the use of HopeFundMe will be governed by the laws of [Your Jurisdiction], without regard to its conflict of law rules.

15. Updates to Terms

HopeFundMe may update these terms from time to time. We will notify users of significant changes and encourage you to review this page periodically.

16. Contact

For any questions, concerns, or feedback regarding these Terms of Service, please email us at [email protected]