Terms and Conditions
CauseWash is a fundraising platform to raise support for spefic causes of 501(c)(3) charity. CauseWash's core principles are that consumers can use their great purchasing power and leverage that spending for raising awareness and money for local causes they choose. CauseWash’s custom-built platform charities with powerful tools to raise awareness and money for their causes and share philanthropic stories with their personal networks. The site lets anyone turn their friends into an active base of car wash buyers for the causes listed and lets organization unlock untapped leverage out of their existing platform. Please read and agree to the CauseWash Terms and Conditions. Here comes some real important stuff in bold text.
These terms and conditions govern CauseWash, LLC. (“CauseWash”, “we”, or “our”) relationship with you when you use the CauseWash website, https://www.causewash.com/ ("site") and any and all services available on or through the site or otherwise provided by CauseWash, including any widget provided by CauseWash (collectively, the "services"). By using or accessing the site, services or a widget, whether manually or through automated means, you agree to these CauseWash terms and conditions ("terms"). These terms apply to you if you are a charity, customer or any other user of the site and/or services (collectively, "users" or "you"). If you choose to not accept these terms, we won't be mad at you but it means you can't use the CauseWash site or the services. Since we don't ever want that to happen, be sure to contact us if you have any questions.
Additional Terms for Fundraisers
Any organization that registers as a member and raises funds through the site or the services (“fundraisers”) is subject to the following additional terms of these terms that apply specifically to fundraisers.
By raising funds through the service, you represent and warrant that: (a) you are raising money for a cause or activity that is legal under all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial and local laws and regulations; and (b) you will use all donated funds solely for the purpose you have stated on the site, and under no circumstances may you use the funds for any other purpose. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization or registered charity (a “Charity”) through the site, you agree that you will comply with all applicable state and provincial solicitation and/or fundraising laws, and you represent and warrant that such Charity: (i) has and will maintain tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
If you create a campaign, you represent and warrant that you: (a) are the authorized representative of the charity with the authority to bind them to the terms of this Agreement; and (b) will ensure CauseWash and Car Wash Operators donations are made directly to the account of the Beneficiary and all funds raised are used as described by the campaign.
Receiving Funds. As a Charity, receipt of funds is based on the payment processor, as described below. In addition, all Charities will be responsible for any applicable taxes based on their net income or gross receipts (if any).
CauseWash will process funds generated on the Site to all charitieis listed on or by the 15th of the month following their 90 day sales cycle. For example, funds collected from Jauary 1 through March 31 will be paid on or by the 15 of April. Matching funds are paid directly to the charity from their mathcing sponsors. Their are zero transaction or any other fees for our services for Charities. These pametn schedules are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of CauseWash.
Their are no fees or any cost for Charites to participate. All CauseWash marekting and platform costs are covered by participating car wash operators in each community we operate.
Ownership of the site, Site information and services. The site and services and all technology underlying the same are expressly owned and operated by CauseWash. Unless otherwise noted, the design and content features on the site and services, including without limitation, information and other materials, illustrations, product layout and design, icons, navigational buttons, images, artwork, graphics, photography, text, data, audio sound, software, URLs, and the like, as well as the selection, assembly and arrangement thereof (collectively, the "Site Information"), are owned by CauseWash or are licensed by CauseWash from third parties. The site and services, as a whole and in part, are protected by copyright, trademark, service mark, trade name, and other intellectual property and proprietary rights, and all other applicable rights are reserved.
The trademarks, logos, and service marks ("Marks") displayed on the site are registered trademarks of their respective owners, are the property of their respective owners, and/or are protected by U.S. and international trademark laws and/or common law. Their uses are restricted to programs, events, products or services that CauseWash sponsors or with which we are otherwise affiliated. CauseWash trademarks may not be used for personal financial gain. Use of the Marks is prohibited without CauseWash express written consent except as permitted by applicable laws. Nothing contained on the site should be construed as granting, by implication, or otherwise, any license or right to use the Marks without CauseWash express written consent.
No portion of the site, services or Site Information may be reprinted, republished, modified, or distributed in any form without CauseWash's express written permission. You may not, and these terms do not give you permission to, reproduce, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify, transmit, sell, distribute, license or create derivative works with respect to the site, services or any of the Site Information. You may not remove any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or proprietary notice or legend contained on the site, services, or the Site Information and you must retain all copyright, trademark, service mark and other proprietary notices contained on the site, services or in the original Site Information on any authorized copy you make of the site, services or the Site Information.
Electronic Communications. When you visit the site, use the services or send emails to CauseWash, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from CauseWash electronically. CauseWash may communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that CauseWash provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold CauseWash and its affiliates, if any, officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, costs, liabilities, losses and damages of any kind (including attorney's fees) resulting from: (a) your use, misuse or abuse of the site, services or the Site Information; (b) your User Generated Content; or (c) your breach of any provision of these terms. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in CauseWash's defense of any claim. CrowdRise reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you shall not in any event settle any matter without CrowdRise's written consent.
- DISCLAIMER. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE USING THE SITE AND THE SERVICES AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE, THE SITE INFORMATION AND THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," AND TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, CAUSEWASH, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES, IF ANY, AND ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS AND VENDORS HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY, TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, CONDITION, GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION, WHETHER ORAL, IN WRITING OR IN ELECTRONIC FORM. CAUSEWASH, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES, IF ANY, AND ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS, AND VENDORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THE SITE, THE SITE INFORMATION OR THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR THAT THERE WILL BE NO FAILURES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, OR LOSS OR SECURITY BREACH OF TRANSMITTED INFORMATION, OR THAT NO VIRUSES WILL BE TRANSMITTED THROUGH ACCESS TO OR USE OF SITE, SERVICES OR SITE INFORMATION. CAUSEWASH ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MIS-DELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY CONTENT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY USER GENERATED CONTENT) OR USER COMMUNICATIONS.
- LIMITATION ON LIABILITY. CAUSEWASH, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, IF ANY, AND ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS, AND VENDORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THESE TERMS, ANY SALES THROUGH THE SITE, YOUR ACCESS TO OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THE SITE OR ITS SERVICES OR THE SITE INFORMATION, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR VIRUSES ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICES, YOUR USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE SERVICES, THE SITE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THIRD PARTY SITES LINKED TO SITE, REGARDLESS OF THE TYPE OF CLAIM OR THE NATURE OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL CAUSEWASH BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR MORE THAN THEIRTY DOLLARS ($30.00). YOU AND CAUSEWASH AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE TERMS, THE SITE OR SERVICE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
- RELEASE. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE CAUSEWASH, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES, IF ANY, AND THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS AND VENDORS AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED (COLLECTIVELY, "CLAIMS"), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND ITS SERVICES OR THE SITE INFORMATION.
Security of the Site. CauseWash maintains reasonable safeguards and personnel policies that are designed to guard the site, the services, our systems and and Charities' information. For example, for the security of your online visit to the site, CauseWash may make use of firewall barriers, encryption techniques and/or authentication procedures. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure. As a result, while CauseWash strives to protect your information, it cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Content you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. In the event of a breach of the confidentiality or security of your personal information, CauseWash will notify you as necessary so you can take appropriate protective steps.