We may amend or modify this Agreement at any time by posting via the Food4Change Services or e-mail to you, and the revised Agreement shall be effective at such time. We may modify or discontinue any portion of the Food4Change Services, and/or suspend or terminate your access to the Food4Change Services at any time without notice to you. You automatically agree to the terms of affiliated third parties including Stripe, Plaid and Bstow, Inc. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification or termination of the Food4Change Services, and/or suspension or termination of your access to the Food4Change Services.
- “Donor” or “End User” means any person who ultimately uses or is intended to ultimately use the Food4Change Platform.
- “Organization”, “Charity”, or “Donee” means any beneficiary organization listed on the Food4Change Services to which donors can make financial contributions.
- “Donation”, “Transaction”, “Financial Contribution”, or “Contribution” means any action which results in a financial contribution being made to a selected organization by a donor.
- “Content” means the end products of consulting, coordinating and creative services including concepting, design, copywriting and rich media. All products of these services, also referred to as Content; including assets, files, presentations, renderings and intellectual property originated by Food Bank of the Rockies is the property of the organization.
- “Stripe” means Stripe, a provider of payment processing services.
- “Plaid” means Plaid Technologies, Inc., a provider of bank account authentication, identity validation, and payment detail and account balance capture services which support ACH transfers.
- “Spare Change”, “Round Up” or “Round Ups” means the amount of money donated based on the difference between an organic merchant credit or debit card charge and a full dollar amount of credit card or debit card charge selected by the Donor. For example, where the merchant’s credit or debit card charge for an item is $23.25, the Donor has directed the Service to round up to the nearest five dollars and donate the difference, the Round-Up is $1.75. Another example is where the merchant’s credit or debit card for an item is $11.22, the Donor has directed the Service to round up to the nearest dollar and donate the difference, the Round Up is $0.88.
- “Platform” means a technology or online service domain including but not limited to mobile and web applications, websites, and all related products and/or services
- “IRS” means Internal Revenue Service
Your donation is managed by Food Bank of the Rockies, a 501(c)(3) public charity, EIN 84-0772672. Food Bank of the Rockies (“Food4Change”) makes every reasonable effort to respect the wishes of its donors. However, to comply with federal tax laws and Internal Revenue Service regulations, Food4Change must retain the exclusive authority, discretion, and legal control over all donated funds.
Donor Contribution Disclaimer
The verification of an organization’s eligibility to receive tax-deductible contributions and the determination of the extent to which your contribution(s) is deductible is fully the responsibility of you, the donor. We highly advise that you, as a donor, consult an attorney, accountant, and/or financial advisor before making any donation. Any donation made on the Food4Change Services is done so at your own risk.
Food4Change collects donations for Food Bank of the Rockies. Donations will be used in the way most needed by the organization. You are fully responsible for understanding such information prior to making a donation.
Receipt of Charitable Donation
Food4Change shall make a receipt of your charitable donations accessible to you so that you may be able to substantiate, as required by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, your charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. While Food4Change will use its commercially reasonable best effort to provide the appropriate documentation for your contribution to qualify as a tax deduction, Food4Change does not represent, warrant, or guarantee that you will receive such documentation or that the IRS will ultimately recognize your contribution as being tax deductible.
You expressly authorize Food Bank of the Rockies to collect a processing fee for carrying out its services, defined as a 0% processing fee on donations made via the Platform to Organizations that have supplied authorized direct deposit information. If an Organization has not supplied direct deposit information, Food4Change will collect a 0% processing fee to carry out the work of administering your donation. The processing fee shall not necessarily qualify charitable deduction. Fees are subject to change.
Power of Attorney
For as long as you are using the Food4Change Services, you give to Food Bank of the Rockies (“Attorney-in-Fact”) a limited power of attorney and appoint Food Bank of the Rockies as your true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution and re-substitution, for you and in your name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to (a) use any credit cards in your name which you have provided to Food Bank of the Rockies and which you have selected to be used by the Food4Change Services, Site and/or Application; (b) make deposits and withdrawals from any banking, savings, or brokerage accounts in your name including certificates of deposit, which you have provided to Food4Change and which you have selected to be used by the Food4Change Services, Site and/or Application; (c) allow Food Bank of the Rockies’s employees or independent contractors to review the information you have provided to Food4Change for its assistance in legal, tax, bookkeeping, financial, and housekeeping matters; and (d) make contributions and/or charitable gifts on your behalf using processes deemed most appropriate by Food Bank of the Rockies, including but not limited to escrowing of funds meant for contribution and use of disbursement companies and payment gateways to deliver funds in a timely fashion, all as described above, with the full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done in connection with the Food4Change Service, as fully to all intents and purposes as you might or could do in person. Once Food Bank of the Rockies has actual knowledge that you wish to cease using the Food4Change Service as provided in this Agreement or as otherwise permitted in this Agreement and has a reasonable opportunity to act on such knowledge, this limited power of attorney is automatically revoked; provided, however, that any act done by Food Bank of the Rockies in good faith before it has actual knowledge of termination by you shall be deemed to be authorized by you. To notify Food Bank of the Rockies that you wish to discontinue using the Food4Change Service, you may send us an email as provided in this Agreement. This limited power of attorney is given in compliance with the requirements of 12 Del. C. $ 49A-101 et.seq.. This limited power of attorney is given primarily for a business or commercial purpose and is given to facilitate a specified transfer or disposition of one or more assets, whether real, personal, tangible or intangible in accordance with 12 Del. C. $ 49A-103(a)(1) and (7). You hereby revoke all prior Powers of Attorney that you may have previously executed to the extent that they contradict or nullify powers granted in this agreement (except for those for health care matters) and you retain the right to amend or revoke this Power of Attorney and to substitute other attorneys in place of the Attorney-in-Fact appointed herein by closing your account with Food4Change and deleting the Application from your mobile device. The authority of your Attorney-In-Fact shall terminate if you become disabled or incapacitated once you or your personal representative, as applicable, provides actual notice to Food Bank of the Rockies that this Power of Attorney is to be terminated. Notwithstanding the above, any act done by Food Bank of the Rockies in good faith before it has actual knowledge of your death or incapacity shall be deemed to be authorized by you. This Power of Attorney shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado. The powers granted to the Attorney-in-Fact shall stay in effect for either the principal’s entire life or until revoked by the principal (whichever occurs first). This Power of Attorney is effective immediately upon registration with the Food4Change Services, Site and/or Application. By using the Food4Change Services, Site and/or Application, you agree to all terms and that you have entered into this agreement with appropriate number of witnesses according to laws of the state in which you reside and/or use the Food4Change Services, Site and/or Application. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WHEN FOOD BANK OF THE ROCKIES IS ACCESSING AND RETRIEVING INFORMATION FROM THE FOOD4CHANGE SERVICES, SITE, AND/OR APP, FOOD BANK OF THE ROCKIES IS ACTING AS YOUR AGENT. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WHEN FOOD4CHANGE MAKES WITHDRAWALS OR DEPOSITS FROM ANY BANKING ACCOUNT, SAVINGS ACCOUNT, BROKERAGE ACCOUNT, CREDIT CARD, DEBIT CARD OR OTHER SIMILAR ACCOUNT WHICH YOU HAVE PROVIDED TO FOOD4CHANGE, FOOD BANK OF THE ROCKIES IS ACTING AS YOUR AGENT. YOU AGREE THAT FOOD BANK OF THE ROCKIES, ITS AFFILIATES AND PARTNERS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RELY UPON THE FOREGOING AUTHORIZATION, AGENCY AND POWER OF ATTORNEY GRANTED BY YOU.
Links to Other Sites
The Site, Application and Food4Change Services contain links to other independent third-party websites, and we provide links to third-party websites as part of the Food4Change Services (in all cases “Linked Sites”). We are not responsible for and do not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any products, information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. Some of the content served by us will be from merchant sites, and sales through these sites may generate a commission payable to us.
Permitted Donor Uses
Food Bank of the Rockies Donor Services
Food Bank of the Rockies authorizes its users to track and access your historical contributions (including one-time, recurring, and Round Up donations) made to Food Bank of the Rockies, and to make financial contributions (via our third party payment gateway outside of the Application) to Food Bank of the Rockies through the Food4Change Platform.
We are always working on new ways to improve our Services. We reserve the right to modify or change our Site, the Application or any of the Services, temporarily or permanently, with or without notice to you, and we are not obligated to support or update the Site, the Application or any Services. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party in the event that we exercise our right to modify, change or discontinue the Site, the Application or any Services.
You may not use the Food4Change Site, Application or Services for any illegal or unlawful or malicious activities, or for activities that we deem improper for any reason whatsoever in our sole judgment, including, without limitation, the laundering of proceeds of any unlawful activity, the financing of terrorism, the commission of fraud or market manipulation, the harassing or making of disparaging comments to any user of the Food4Change Services, Site or Application. We reserve the right to take preventive or corrective actions to protect ourselves and our users.
Your use of the Site, the Application and Food4Change Services is conditioned in part on your compliance with the rules of conduct provided herein, and your failure to comply may result in termination of your access to and use of the Site, the Application and Food4Change Services and liability for damages caused by your noncompliance. In addition to the foregoing, while using the Site, the Application and Food4Change Services, you may not, except as may be expressly set forth above under “Permitted Uses” (a) impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, or use or provide any fraudulent, misleading or inaccurate information; (b) defame, abuse, harass, stalk, intimidate, bully, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of others, including without limitation others’ privacy rights or rights of publicity; (c) access or use (or attempt to access or use) another user’s account without permission, or solicit another user’s login information; (d) transmit any software or materials that contain any viruses, worms, trojan horses, defects, or other items of a destructive nature; (e) modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Site, Application or Food4Change Services ; (f) “frame” or “mirror” any portion of the Site, Application or Food4Change Services ; (g) use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, “data mine” or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site, Application or Services; (h) harvest or collect information about or from other users of the Site, Application or Services; (i) use the Site, Application or Food4Change Services for any illegal activity; (j) probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Food4Change Services, Site or Application, or breach the security or authentication measures on the Food4Change Services, Site or Application or take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Food4Change Services, Site or Application, including without limitation a denial of service attack; (k) send or otherwise post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam); (l) engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme; (m) post content that is hateful, threatening or pornographic, incites violence, or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence; (n) access or use any portion of the Content if you are a direct or indirect competitor of the Company, or provide, disclose or transmit any portion of the Content to any direct or indirect competitor of the Company; (o) use or distribute any Content, including Content that has been verified or confirmed by you or anyone else, to directly or indirectly create or contribute to the development of any database or product; or (p) facilitate or encourage any violations of this Section. Outside of charitable rewards provided to donors and Organizations for the purpose of encouraging generosity, the Food4Change Platform shall not be used for quid pro quo arrangements whereby goods and/or services are provided in consideration of charitable gifts.
Limitation of Remedies