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Terms Of Service

 

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Functions of CharityMalaysia.com

 
CharityMalaysia.com allows you to raise funds for any person or organisation that you feel is in need. We list your charity for you at no charges.
 
CharityMalaysia.com also allows you to make donations to any of our charities listed here. We remit 100% of your donations made to your designated charity, minus any online payment charges if applicable.

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Charities To Be Registered With The Authorities

 

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Registered Charities

Charities that are listed with the Malaysian authorities will be highlighted. However, charities that are listed with the Malaysian authorities may or may not be listed in CharityMalaysia.com.  Listing of charities is at the sole discretion of CharityMalaysia.com.  We reserve the right not to list any charity without assigning any reasons whatsoever.

 

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Tax Exemption

Tax exemption on any donations is subject to the charity having obtained the tax exemption status from the authorities. If they have, they may issue receipts directly to donors so that they may claim tax rebates.

 

c.

Charities Not Registered

Notwithstanding (a) above, CharityMalaysia.com, on compassionate and humanitarian grounds, do allow exceptions for any individual or organisation in distress to raise funds despite not being registered with the Malaysian authorities, particularly in the event of emergencies and natural disasters.

However, to curb abuse and to avoid scams, CharityMalaysia.com may highlight these charities as, "NOTE: THIS CHARITY HAS NOT BEEN REGISTERED WITH THE MALAYSIAN AUTHORITIES" and advise donors to exercise caution accordingly to check on the genuineness of such charities.

3.

Charity Organisations Authorise CharityMalaysia.com To Collect Donations

Unless otherwise stated, CharityMalaysia.com is hereby authorised by each charity listed on its website to collect donations on its behalf, subject to the terms and conditions contained in this Terms Of Service.

4.

CharityMalaysia.com Undertakes The Following Duties:-

 

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To provide an efficient online portal for charities to raise funds.

 

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To provide a safe, convenient, economical and efficient way for donors to donate funds to the charities listed on its website.

 

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To remit funds collected from donors to the respective charities in a timely and efficient manner.

Register and renew the registration annually for the domain name.

Pay annual hosting charges for its domain name and data at the server.

To design and maintain a user-friendly and aesthetic website so as to encourage more online traffic to it.

 

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To allow charities to place and update their charitypages on its website. However, we reserve the right to add, edit or delete any content on their charitypage.

 

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To pay for incidental costs for online marketing of its website, viz.

 

 

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Search Engine Optimiser

Blogs

E-forums

E-zines

On-the-web Press Releases

Article Submission

Online newsletters

Advertisement such as Google Adwords, Adsense, Yahoo, etc.

 

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To pay for incidental costs for offline marketing of its website, viz.

 

 

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Stationery - name cards, letterheads, etc.

T-shirts

Securing sponsorships

E-zines

Advertisement and promotion such as classifieds, roadshows, etc.

 

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To pay commissions on remittances, viz.

 

 

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Paypal, for online collection. (Currently, Paypal charges are considered very high at 6.4% due to lack of competition. We expect the situation to change in the near future.)

 

 

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Visa and Master Card payment commissions.

Direct debit bank charges.

Remittances of funds from overseas to our Malaysian account. (For example, Malaysia is currently unable to receive payment directly from Paypal as our country is still not affiliated to them. We receive funds via our neighbours like Singapore .)

 

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Any excess of funds through commission collected will be used for the following purposes:-

 

 

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Staff salaries. Our founders and staff are currently on voluntary basis.

Expenses and overheads. We intend to set up an offline centre to collect donations other than cash and also to mobilise volunteers for various work around the country. We aim to be able to mobilise our own team to assist in emergency situations. Thus, we are raising funds for manpower, vehicles and equipment, etc.

 

 

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Financial Education. We at CharityMalaysia.com do have our own favourite charity, ie. financial education. We aim to alleviate poverty through financial education so as to produce more donors to support the charities in Malaysia.

5.

Service Charge

Unlike most international professional fund-raising sites, CharityMalaysia.com is a non-profit organisation. We do not levy any charges on donations made by donors. Nor do we charge charity organisations for our services.

6.

User Conduct

 

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Charities must at all times use the CharityMalaysia.com site and its associated services in a responsible and legal manner. You must not upload offensive, obscene or racist, sensitive, political or religious content, including photographs, on to the CharityMalaysia.com website.

 

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If you build a personal fundraising page on CharityMalaysia.com, it is your responsibility to ensure that the content you are uploading on your page, particularly photographs, are not copyright-protected. If they are, you should obtain the copyright owner's written consent to use it.

 

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In addition, you as a user must not:-

 

 

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misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any other person or organisation;

 

 

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use the website to send junk email or 'spam' to people who do not wish to receive email from you;

 

 

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use the website to conduct, display or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters;

 

 

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interfere with, or disrupt, the service or networks connected to the service.

 

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Failure to comply with any of the above may result in CharityMalaysia.com suspending or removing your charitypage permanently. You may be denied access to any or all parts of the site and services.

7.

Termination

 

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You may discontinue use of the site and services at any time. These Terms of Service will continue to apply to past use by you.

 

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CharityMalaysia.com reserves the right to terminate its services to you with immediate effect and without assigning any reason whatsoever.

8.

Other Terms And Conditions

 

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Right To Amend This Terms Of Service

CharityMalaysia.com will make every effort to ensure that the website and other services are available continuously, but reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue all or any part at any time without notice. Unless specifically exempted, any new features, services or software applications introduced shall be subject to these Terms of Service.

CharityMalaysia.com reserves the right to modify or replace these Terms of Service at any time. Any change shall be effective immediately as it appears on the site. Each time you use the service you are deemed to have accepted any such change.

 

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Unauthorised Use Of Credit Cards

When a donation is made on the CharityMalaysia.com website the transaction is final and not disputable unless unauthorised use of your payment card is proved. Kindly notify your card issuer should you suspect that your credit card has been used without your authorisation.

 

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Links

The CharityMalaysia.com website contains links to the websites of member charities and organisations. Inclusion of a link to another website does not imply endorsement of its content or opinions. Your relationship and any transactions with other organisations through their websites or otherwise are your own responsibility.

 

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Affiliate Services

CharityMalaysia.com may from time to time select partners or affiliates offering relevant information and services that we believe will enhance online traffic to our site. Whilst we will do our best to select partners of the highest integrity, we are not responsible for any aspect of the information or services offered by them, and if you choose to use their services you do so at your own risk.

 

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Trademarks

The name CharityMalaysia.com and any other product and service names that we may present on the site from time to time may not be used in connection with any product or service that does not belong to CharityMalaysia.com, nor in any manner that is likely to misrepresent or cause confusion, or in any way that may disparage or discredit CharityMalaysia.com. Other trademarks, service marks or logos that appear on the site are the property of their respective owners and are likely to be registered trademarks and subject to restrictions as to their use. They must not be used without the express permission of both CharityMalaysia.com and the trademark owner.

 

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Copyright

All content on the CharityMalaysia.com site is owned by CharityMalaysia.com, our member Charities, or other original providers, and is protected by the applicable intellectual property and proprietary rights and laws. You may copy content for your own personal, non-commercial use provided you do not alter it or remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notice. No other use of the sites content is permitted without the prior express permission of CharityMalaysia.com.

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Governing law

These Terms of Service are governed by Malaysian law.

 

 

 

 

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