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violate the Community Guidelines as outlined in Exhibit A,
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Our designated copyright agent to receive DMCA Notices is:
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The DMCA allows us to restore the removed Content if the party filing the original DMCA Notice does not file a court action against you within ten business days of receiving the copy of your Counter Notice.
Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Site was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.
It is our policy to disable or terminate the accounts of users who are repeat infringers.
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You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Site will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY SITE LINKED TO IT.
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The limitation of liability set out above does not apply to liability resulting from our gross negligence or willful misconduct.
We will try work in good faith to resolve any issue you have with Site if you bring that issue to the attention of our Companyâ€™s service department. However, we realize that there may be rare cases where we may not be able to resolve an issue to a user's satisfaction.
Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to use the Companyâ€™s platform to raise funds or establish or contribute to any campaign with the implicit or explicit purpose of or involving:
Illegal: the violation of any law or regulation;
Unregistered elections: election campaigns that are not run by a registered organization within the supported country;
Fraud: information that is fraudulent, misleading, inaccurate, dishonest, or impossible, particularly if done knowingly with the intent to deceive;
Illegal drugs: narcotics, steroids, controlled substances, abuse of pharmaceuticals or similar products or therapies that are either illegal or prohibited;
Violence: knives, explosives, ammunition, firearms, or other weaponry or accessories, as well as the promotion of violent ideas such as genocide, execution, and other violent acts;
Financial schemes: annuities, investments, loans, equity or lottery contracts, lay-away systems, off-shore banking or similar transactions, money service businesses (including currency exchanges, check cashing or the like), pyramid schemes, â€œget rich quick schemesâ€ (i.e., Investment opportunities or other services that promise high rewards), network marketing and referral marketing programs, debt collection or crypto-currencies;
Gambling: gaming and/or any other activity with an entry fee and a prize, including, but not limited to raffles, casino games, sports betting, fantasy sports, horse or greyhound racing, lottery tickets, raffle tickets, auctions and other ventures that facilitate gambling, games of skill or chance (whether or not it is legally defined as a lottery), promotions involving monetary rewards, including gift cards, or sweepstakes;
Hate, discrimination, and harassment: content that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be in support of hate, violence, harassment, bullying, discrimination, terrorism, or intolerance of any kind relating to race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, sex, gender or gender identity, or mental, physical, or other medical conditions;
Legal defense for serious crimes: campaign that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be for the legal defense of alleged crimes associated with hate, violence, harassment, bullying, discrimination, terrorism, or intolerance of any kind relating to race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, sex, gender or gender identity, mental, physical, or other medical conditions, or financial crimes or crimes of deception;
International sanctions: activities with, in, or involving countries, regions, governments, persons, or entities that are subject to U.S. and other economic sanctions under applicable law, unless such activities are expressly authorized by the appropriate governmental authority;
Exploitation: funding a ransom, human trafficking or exploitation, vigilantism, bribes or bounty;
Pornography: pornographic content or other sexual content relating to minors or persons appearing to possibly be minors;
Graphic: offensive, graphic, perverse or sensitive content;
Pre-sales: the sale of items before the seller has control or possession of the item;
Payment manipulation: collecting payments on behalf of merchants by payment processors or otherwise; including but not limited to self-payments on campaigns or an attempt to bypass or otherwise circumvent the designated method of payment as provided by The Company;
Credit: credit repair or debt settlement services;
Misuse of funds: the receipt or grant of cash advances or lines of credit to yourself or to another person for purposes other than those purposes clearly stated in the Campaign, collecting or providing funds for any purpose other than as described in a Campaign description;
Slander and personal attacks: publication or removal of User Contributions (such as mug shots), where the primary purpose of posting such User Contributions is to cause or raise concerns of reputational harm, as well as personal attacks, slurs, caustic or combative content submitted with the aim of harming other people in some way;
No-value-added services: sale or resale of a service without added benefit to the buyer; resale of government offerings without authorization or added value;
Money laundering: aggregation of funds owed to third parties, factoring, or other activities intended to obfuscate the origin of funds;
Piracy: counterfeit music, movies, software, or other licensed materials without the appropriate authorization from the rights holder;
Intellectual property violations: products or services that directly infringe or facilitate infringement upon the trademark, patent, copyright, trade secrets, or proprietary or privacy rights of any third party;
Unauthorized sale or resale: of brand name or designer products or services;
Trade violations: sale of goods or services that are illegally imported or exported;
Credit card fraud: processing where there is no bona fide donation accepted; cash advance; card testing; evasion of card network chargeback monitoring programs;
Financial crimes: any other activity that the Company may deem in its sole discretion to be in support of individuals and/or entities associated with alleged financial crimes including but not limited to corruption, bribery, tax evasion, fraud, and activities of a similar nature; or
Generally unacceptable activity: any other activity that the Company may deem in its sole discretion to be unacceptable.