Welcome to Cause:Israel! The Cause:Israel website and services are provided by Jewcer Community Funding and the Fund More Good Foundation EIN#47-4096632 DBA The Cause:Israel Fund (“Cause:Israel”, “we” “us” or “our”). These terms of service (these “Terms of Service”) govern your (“you” or “your”) access to and use of the Cause:Israel.org web site (the “Website”) and all services provided by Cause:Israel via the Website and Emails including without limitation our free monthly charity donation service (collectively, the “Services”).
Acceptance of Terms.
By using our Website or subscribing to our Services, you indicate your unconditional acceptance of the following Terms of Service. Please read them carefully, as they may have changed since your last visit. The most recent version of these Terms of Service may be viewed at www.causeisrael.org/terms
Scope of Service.
Cause:Israel maintains this Website as a service to the user community that visits the Website subject to these Terms of Service. You are responsible for obtaining any equipment and Internet service necessary to access our Website and for paying any fees for the equipment and service you select. We may alter, suspend, or discontinue this Website or the Services in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason, without notice. The Website may also periodically become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or for other reasons.
Users have a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive right to access and use the Content of this Website subject to these Terms of Service. The term “Content” means all information, text, images, data, links, software, or other material accessible through the Website or Services, whether created by us or provided by another person for display on the Website or through the Services.
The Content may contain typographical errors, other inadvertent errors or inaccuracies. We reserve the right to make changes to document names and content, descriptions or specifications of products or services, or other information without obligation to issue any notice of such changes.
You may view, copy, download, and print Content that is available on this Website or through the Services, subject to the following conditions:
- The Content may be used solely for internal informational purposes. No part of this Website or its Content may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording for any other purpose.
- The Content may not be modified.
- Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed.
Registration and Membership.
As a registered user of Cause:Israel, you agree to receive emails promoting any special offer(s), including third party offers. We may from time to time send you our Cause:Israel newsletter. You may opt-out from receiving special promotions or our newsletter by emailing info@CauseIsrael.org or selecting to unsubscribe as may be provided in the applicable email correspondence.
In your role as a Cause:Israel subscriber, each month we will transfer your Donation to one of the Charities based on your selection. If you fail to select a Charity within the 7 day “Pick Window”, your Donation will automatically be selected to go to the trending Cause from the selection you were offered that month. Each month of your subscription, the selection of Charities is expected to change.
BY SUBSCRIBING YOU AGREE TO PAY THE DONATION AMOUNT TO A CHARITY EACH MONTH OF YOUR SUBSCRIPTION. We’ve partnered with the Fund More Good Foundation a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation which is administering The Cause:Israel Fund. The Fund More Good Foundation will disburse the funds collected monthly to the Causes on our platform.
Transaction Fees When Using Cause:Israel.
Cause:Israel does not take any Transaction Fees to help to cover the cost of running Cause:Israel. When you use the Website to make Donations through Cause:Israel, 2.9% + $0.30 will be automatically deducted from your donation by our credit card processing service (Stripe). The rest of your donation will go directly and in-full to the charity you select each month.
Donation Payments through Cause:Israel.
This Website may be accessed from countries other than the United States. This Website and the Services may contain products or references to products that are only available within the United States and U.S. territories. Any such references do not imply that such products will be made available outside the United States. If you access and use this Website outside the United States you are responsible for complying with your local laws and regulations.
We work hard to build a community to fund worthy charities; however, you may cancel your ongoing membership through the account page on the Website. You must update your account on the Website three days prior to your monthly subscription transaction date in order to cancel your Donation for that month. If you do not cancel prior to 3 days before your transaction date, your Donation will be charged for that month, but after which your subscription will be canceled.
We may terminate your subscription, without notice, for conduct we believe violates these Terms of Service or our policies, is harmful our business interests or the Charities that we provide access to our Website, or for an inactive account.
Limitation of Liability.
IN NO EVENT SHALL Cause:Israel OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE, OR COSTS OF OBTAINING SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OR MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREON, WHETHER BASED UPON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES.
YOU AGREE Cause:Israel’S TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICES WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE CONTRIBUTIONS, IF ANY, YOU PAID TO Cause:Israel IN THE THEN-PRIOR CALENDAR YEAR.
By using this Website, our Services, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Cause:Israel from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to, attorneys’ fees, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that arises in connection with use of this Website, Services, or Products by you or any other person accessing the Website using your member login account.
Content Submitted by Users.
- Liability. We are not responsible or liable for the conduct of users or for any views, opinions and statements expressed in Content submitted for public display through our Website, such as through an online discussion forum or chat room. We do not prescreen information posted to online discussion forums or chat rooms, if any. With respect to such forums and chat rooms, we are acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and are not responsible for Content. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information in Content expressed or made available by users of an online discussion forum or chat room are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Cause:Israel. We neither endorse nor guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any such Content. You are responsible for ensuring that Content submitted to this Website is not provided in violation of any copyright, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of another person or entity. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights, or any other harm resulting from your uploading, posting or submission of Content to this Website.
- Monitoring. We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor Content submitted to our Website through an online discussion forum or chat room, to determine compliance with these Terms of Service and any other applicable rules that we may establish. We have the right in our sole discretion to edit or remove any material submitted to or posted in any online discussion forum or chat room provided through this Website. Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to remove any material that Cause:Israel, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of these Terms of Service or otherwise objectionable, and you are solely responsible for the Content that you post to this Website.
- Lobbying Federal law restricts lobbying activities by tax-exempt organizations. “Lobbying” includes certain activities intended to influence legislation. Content posted by users does not constitute lobbying by Cause:Israel, but may constitute lobbying by you or an organization that you represent. You are responsible for complying with any applicable lobbying restrictions.
By accessing our Website or any chat room, online discussion forum, or other service provided through our Website, you agree to abide by the following standards of conduct. You agree that you will not, and will not authorize or facilitate any attempt by another person to use our Website or any related chat room or online discussion forum to:
- Transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, offensive, obscene, pornographic, lewd, lascivious, or otherwise objectionable, as determined by Cause:Israel.
- Use a name or language that Cause:Israel, in its sole discretion, deems offensive.
- Post defamatory statements.
- Post hateful or racially or ethnically objectionable Content.
- Post Content which infringes another’s copyright, trademark or trade secret.
- Post unsolicited advertising or unlawfully promote products or services.
- Harass, threaten or intentionally embarrass or cause distress to another person or entity.
- Impersonate another person.
- Promote, solicit, or participate in any multi-level marketing or pyramid schemes.
- Exploit children under 18 years of age.
- Engage in disruptive activity such as sending multiple messages in an effort to monopolize the forum.
- Introduce viruses, worms, Trojan horses and/or harmful code to the Website.
- Obtain unauthorized access to any computer system through the Website.
- Invade the privacy of any person, including but not limited to posting personally identifying or otherwise private information about a person without their consent (or their parent’s consent in the case of a child under 13 years of age).
- Solicit personal information from children under 13 years of age.
- Violate any federal, state, local, or international law or regulation.
- Encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal or civil offense.
Cause:Israel does not claim ownership of any materials you make available through the Website. With respect to any materials you submit or make available for inclusion on the Website, you grant Cause:Israel a perpetual, irrevocable, non-terminable, worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license to use, copy, distribute, publicly display, modify, create derivative works, and sublicense such materials or any part of such materials. You hereby represent, warrant and covenant that any materials you provide do not include anything (including, but not limited to, text, images, music or video) to which you do not have the full right to grant Cause:Israel the license specified above. You further represent, warrant and covenant that any materials you provide will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material. Cause:Israel will be entitled to use any content submitted by you without incurring obligations of confidentiality, attribution or compensation to you.
Cause:Israel services are available only to, and may only be used by, individuals who are 18 years and older who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Individuals under the age of 18 can use this service only in conjunction with and under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. In this case, the adult is the user and is responsible for any and all activities, subscribers and purchasers.
Intellectual Property Rights.
Unless otherwise noted, all Content contained on this Website is the property of Cause:Israel and/or its affiliates or licensors, and is protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by United States copyright law, trademark law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws. Product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
We do not claim ownership of Content submitted by users without compensation by Cause:Israel and with the expectation that such Content will be made publicly accessible through our Website. By submitting such Content, however, you agree to grant us a world-wide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, and publicly perform or display such Content. This license shall remain in effect until we delete the Content from our systems.
Copyright Infringement; Notice and Take Down Procedures.
If you believe that any materials on this Website infringe your copyright, you may request that they be removed. This request must bear a signature (or electronic equivalent) of the copyright holder or an authorized representative and must include the following information: (1) identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed, including a description of the work and, where possible, a copy or the location of an authorized version of the work; (2) identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location, including a description of the material, its Website location or other pertinent information that will help us to locate the material; (3) your name, address, telephone number, and email address; (4) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (5) a statement that the information in your claim is accurate; and (6) a statement that “under penalty of perjury,” you declare that you are the lawful copyright owner or are authorized to act on the owner’s behalf. Our agent for copyright issues relating to this Website is: Cause:Israel Copyright Agent, 4647 Kingswell Avenue, Suite #148, Los Angeles, CA 90027.
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, we maintain a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of this Website who are repeat infringers.
When you register to participate in Cause:Israel services on this Website, you may be required to establish a login identifier and a password. You are responsible for protecting your login and password from unauthorized use, and you are responsible for all activity that occurs on your account (including without limitation financial obligations). You agree to notify us immediately if you believe that your login or password has been or may be used without your permission so that appropriate action can be taken. We are not responsible for losses or damage caused by your failure to safeguard your login and password.
Disclaimer of Warranty.
YOU SHOULD MAKE WHATEVER INVESTIGATION YOU FEEL NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE BEFORE PROCEEDING WITH ANY ONLINE OR OFFLINE DONATION WITH ANY CHARITIES OR THIRD PARTIES. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING IF THE CHARITIES ARE AUTHENTIC AND OPERATE AS THEY REPRESENT. WHILE WE USE GOOD FAITH EFFORTS TO CONFIRM THAT EACH CHARITY IS WORTHY OF DONATIONS BEFORE PROVIDING THAT CHARITY WITH ACCESS TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR WEBSITE, WE ARE NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE ANY ASSURANCES REGARDING THE TRUSTWORTHINESS OF THE CHARITIES OF THE INFORMATION THEY PROVIDE VIA OUR WEBSITE.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED AS THE RESULT OF ANY SUCH DONATIONS OR DEALINGS WITH CHARITIES OR THIRD PARTIES OR BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION IN ANY CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY ARISING FROM OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO ANY DONATION SHALL BE BY RECOVERY THROUGH THE CHARITY.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN, ALL TEXT, IMAGES, AND OTHER INFORMATION ON OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, Cause:Israel DOES NOT WARRANT THAT: (i) THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE IS FREE OF ERRORS; (ii) THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ARE NOT DEFECTIVE; (iii) THE FUNCTIONS OR SERVICES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MECHANISMS FOR THE DOWNLOADING AND UPLOADING OF CONTENT) PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR FREE OF ERRORS; (iv) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR (v) THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
Assumption of Risks.
YOU AGREE THAT BY MAKING A MONTHLY DONATION THROUGH THE WEBSITE, Cause:Israel IS ACTING AS AN AGENT TO COLLECT YOUR DONATION AND REMIT IT TO THE DESIGNATED CHARITY. YOUR DONATION IS TAX DEDUCTIBLE WHEN YOU DONATE THROUGH Cause:Israel. YOU AGREE THAT Cause:Israel SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED AS THE RESULT OF ANY SUCH DONATIONS ONLINE OR OFFLINE TO ORGANIZATIONS LISTED ON Cause:Israel. IF THERE IS A DISPUTE BETWEEN USERS OF THIS WEBSITE, OR BETWEEN A USER AND ANY THIRD PARTY, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT Cause:Israel IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO BECOME INVOLVED AND IS NOT SUBJECT TO ANY LIABILITY.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Links to Third-Party Websites.
This Website may contain links to third party Websites that are provided to you as a convenience. Any outside Website accessed from our Website is independent from Cause:Israel, and we have no control over the content of such Websites. We are not responsible for the content of any linked Website or for any loss or damage incurred in connection with your use such links or dealings with the operators of such third party Websites.
No Implied Endorsements.
In no event shall any reference to any third party or third party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by Cause:Israel of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party. Likewise, a link to any third party Website does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such a Website. Cause:Israel does not endorse, warrant or guarantee any product or service offered by any third party through an online discussion forum or chat room accessible through this Website and will not be a party to or in any way monitor any transaction involving any third party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you are responsible for exercising appropriate judgment and caution.
We make no representation that information on this Website, or the Products or Services we provide, are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access this Website from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
We may terminate any user’s monthly subscription or access to our Website or Services, including access to any online discussion forum or chat room, in our sole discretion, for any reason and at any time, with or without prior notice. It is our policy to terminate users who violate these terms and conditions, as deemed appropriate in our sole discretion. You agree that we are not liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to our Website or Services.
These Terms of Service shall be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the Republic of California, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law.
All disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms of Service shall be finally resolved by arbitration conducted in the English language in Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A. under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. The parties shall appoint as sole arbitrator a retired judge who presided in the Republic of California. The parties shall bear equally the cost of the arbitration (except that the prevailing party shall be entitled to an award of reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred in connection with the arbitration in such an amount as may be determined by the arbitrator). All decisions of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on both parties and enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we shall be entitled to seek injunctive relief, security, or other equitable remedies from federal and state courts located in the State of New York or any other court of competent jurisdiction. Under no circumstances shall the arbitrator be authorized to award punitive damages, including but not limited to federal or state statutes permitting multiple or punitive damage awards. Any purported award of punitive or multiple damages shall be beyond the arbitrator’s authority, void, and unenforceable.
You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Cause:Israel, its affiliates and each of its, and its affiliates employees, contractors, directors, suppliers and representatives from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, that arise from or relate to your use or misuse of, or access to, the Site, Service, Content or otherwise from your User Submissions, violation of the Terms of Service, or infringement by you, or any third party using the your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Cause:Israel reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will assist and cooperate with Cause:Israel in asserting any available defenses.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL Cause:Israel, NOR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS OR CONTENT PROVIDERS, BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE (I) FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, DATA LOSS, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES (HOWEVER ARISING), (II) FOR ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE (REGARDLESS OF THE SOURCE OF ORIGINATION), OR (III) FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF (IN THE AGGREGATE) ONE-HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100.00). SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Accessing the Cause:Israel platform is prohibited from territories where such Content is illegal. If you access this service from other locations, you do so at your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Electronic Delivery/Notice Policy and Your Consent
By using the Cause:Israel platform, you consent to receive from Cause:Israel all communications including notices, agreements, legally required disclosures or other information in connection with the Services (collectively, “Contract Notices”) electronically. Cause:Israel may provide such electronic Contract Notices by posting them on the Cause:Israel Site. If you desire to withdraw your consent to receive Contract Notices electronically, you must discontinue your use of the Cause:Israel Site and Services.
These Terms of Service (and any further rules, policies or guidelines incorporated by reference herein) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law, and without application of the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act or the United Nations Convention of Controls for International Sale of Goods. You agree that the company (and all Services) is deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Cause:Israel or its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers or shareholders, either specific or general, in any jurisdiction other than the State of California. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms, or your use or non-use of the Services, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Los Angeles County in the State of California and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. You hereby irrevocably waive any right you may have to trial by jury in any such dispute, action or proceeding.
Integration and Severability.
The Terms of Service are the entire agreement between you and Cause:Israel with respect to the Service and use of the Site, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and Cause:Israel with respect to the Site. If any provision of the Terms of Service is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms of Service will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.
If any part of these Terms of Service is held to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein. We may, at our sole discretion and without notice, revise these terms at any time by updating this posting.
For Additional Information.
If you have any questions about these Terms of Service, please contact support@Cause:Israel.org.
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Version: July 10, 2017