Terms & Conditions
The EasyDonate platform is wholly owned by Royal Bank of Canada and is provided to Gift Funds Canada – The Charitable Gift Funds Canada Foundation (CGFCF) as a third party service to allow interested donors to make online donations to the Charitable Gift Fund identified on this website.
2. Gift Processing Practices
CGFCF is a registered charitable organization in Canada (BN#89671 3500 RR0001). This program is governed by terms and/or conditions approved by the CGFCF’s Board of Directors. By authorizing a charitable gift transaction on a credit card using this website, you acknowledge and direct CGFCF to add your contribution (net of any applicable expenses) to the Charitable Gift Fund identified on this site. You further acknowledge and understand that contributions made to CGFCF are irrevocable gifts that cannot be refunded for any reason. You also understand that you are entitled to a donation receipt (in Canadian dollars) for the full value of the contribution and that this donation receipt will be prepared immediately and forwarded to you by return email.
3. Privacy Considerations
By submitting personal information via this website, you agree that CGFCF may use the information (e.g., name, address, contact information, donation history) provided to process your donations; administer its charitable services; verify your identity and protect against fraud; to satisfy regulatory and other legal requirements. In providing its charitable services, you understand that CGFCF may have to share your personal information with other persons; where the other parties are CGFCF’s third party service providers, suppliers or agents who assist CGFCF in providing its services; where they are the founding donor(s) of the Charitable Gift Fund to which you are contributing and where you have not otherwise opted to remain anonymous in making your donation; and where it is required or permitted to do so by law.
4. Monitoring Information
Gift Funds Canada makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information provided through the Website is current and accurate. It makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of such information.
5. Conditions of Use
Except as may be expressly authorized by Royal Bank of Canada & CGFCF, any reproduction, modification or distribution of the Website materials or content, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Royal Bank of Canada & Gift Funds Canada hereby grants to you a license to view, download, and retain copies of this Website and materials published by Royal Bank of Canada & CGFCF on this Website for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you do not remove or alter any copyright or other proprietary notices. Except to the extent permitted by copyright law, no copying or use of the material from this site is permitted except in accordance with this policy or the express permission of Royal Bank of Canada & CGFCF. Gift Funds Canada reserves the rights to modify, change, discontinue or suspend the Website in whole or in part, at any time, without prior notice to you. CGFCF or any of its respective employees, agents, officers, directors or third party service providers (collectively, "CGFCF and CGFCF Service Providers") shall not be liable to you or any third party should CGFCF exercise this right. In addition you agree not to use the Website in connection with any of the following activities: a) impersonating another person or entity, falsely misrepresenting your identity or your affiliations; and/or b) using the site for illegal or fraudulent purposes. CGFCF reserves the right at any time, in its discretion, to remove any content or material provided or posted by you including, but not limited to, materials CGFCF deems to be in violation of this policy.
6. Ownership of Intellectual Property
Royal Bank of Canada is the third party provider of the EasyDonate platform to CGFCF. Royal Bank of Canada owns all rights, title and interest in the Website and you acquire no interest therein. The overall site design and graphic templates used on the Website are protected by copyright. All rights are reserved. Any unauthorized use or any reproduction, modification or distribution of the materials is strictly prohibited. Nothing in this Legal Notice or your use of the Website shall grant you any rights in or to the intellectual property or proprietary rights of Royal Bank of Canada, CGFCF or any third party. Any unauthorized use of the trade-marks or trade-names of Royal Bank of Canada, CGFCF or of third parties is strictly prohibited.
You may not frame this Website nor link to this Website without the express permission of CGFCF. If you wish to link to this website, please firstname.lastname@example.org. Use of any linked site is entirely at your own risk. CGFCF makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or any other aspect of the information contained on the Linked Sites, including the goods or services sold or made available. CGFCF therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility for the availability of information, content, accuracy, products, or services found on third party sites which are linked from or to the Website. The existence of a link from the Website to any third party site does not constitute an endorsement by CGFCF of the linked site or any goods, services or information provided through such Linked Sites. Links from or to web sites outside the Site are meant for convenience only.
8. Compliance with Laws
In addition to complying with this Policy, you agree to use the Website, Linked Sites and services available on or through the Website and Linked Sites for lawful purposes only and in a manner consistent with local, national or international laws and regulations.
9. Disclaimers, Limitations of Liability and Indemnification
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS", "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. ROYAL BANK OF CANADA & CGFCF DO NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES REGARDING MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ROYAL BANK OF CANADA & CGFCF DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE. THE DOWNLOADING OF MATERIAL FROM THE WEBSITE OR LINKED SITES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK. ROYAL BANK OF CANADA & CGFCF DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT SUCH MATERIALS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE CODE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SAFEGUARDS TO PROTECT YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM AND DATA AND YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ENTIRE COST OF ANY SERVICE, REPAIRS OR CORRECTIONS NECESSARY AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON ANY OPINION OR OTHER INFORMATION SET OUT IN THE WEBSITE OR ANY SITE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE WHEN MAKING BUSINESS, FINANCIAL, PERSONAL OR OTHER DECISIONS. CGFCF AND CGFCF SERVICE PROVIDERS DO NOT ENDORSE THE OPINIONS OF ANY THIRD PARTY EXPRESSED ON THE WEBSITE OR ANY SITE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. Limitations of Liability. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL CGFCF OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AND AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY: (i) INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; (ii) DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF INCOME, LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF DATA OR BUSINESS INFORMATION, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY; (iii) CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES; OR (iv) OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS POLICY, THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE CUMULATIVE LIABILITY OF CGFCF, ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AND AGENTS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS POLICY EXCEED CDN $100. TO THE EXTENT THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS ON SOME CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THESE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. Scope of Limitations and Disclaimers. THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET OUT IN THIS POLICY SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSES, CIRCUMSTANCES OR FORM OF ACTION GIVING RISE TO THE LOSS, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR LIABILITY, EVEN IF SUCH LOSS, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR LIABILITY IS BASED UPON BREACH OF CONTRACT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, A CLAIM OF FUNDAMENTAL BREACH OR BREACH OF A FUNDAMENTAL TERM), TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, AND EVEN IF CGFCF, ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AND AGENTS ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THE LOSS, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR LIABILITY. Indemnity. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS CGFCF AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AND AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, DEMANDS, LOSSES OR EXPENSES (INCLUDING ALL LEGAL FEES) BROUGHT BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IN BREACH OF THIS OR ANY OF CGFCF POLICIES OR THE INFRINGEMENT BY YOU OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY.
The laws of the Province of Ontario and any applicable federal laws of Canada shall govern your use of the Website. The courts of the Province of Ontario shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of this Website.
This Policy, any and all other notices, policies and statements contained on the Website (as the same may be amended by CGFCF from time to time without prior notice) constitute the entire agreement between CGFCF and you. This Policy cannot be modified except as described elsewhere herein. This Policy supersedes anything in the Website inconsistent with this Policy. No delay or failure to exercise any right or any non-compliance by you, the user, with respect to the terms of this policy shall be construed as a waiver by CGFCF. No waiver of any of this Policy shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.
If in any jurisdiction any part of this Policy is held, by a court of competent jurisdiction, to be invalid or unenforceable, such part of this Policy shall be restricted or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary with respect to that jurisdiction, and the remaining Policy shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. If such invalid or unenforceable provision may be modified to become valid and enforceable, such provision will be deemed to be modified so as to be valid and enforceable to the extent allowed by law.