These are the terms and conditions of World of Crowdfunding (hereinafter WCF). These apply when you use WCF's website and / or its services. This document will inform you about your rights, as well as your obligations, when you use the WCF platform. Please read terms and conditions carefully before using WCF.
Using the WCF's website or its services, means you agree with terms and conditions mentioned in this document.
Great care has been taken in the compilation of these texts. Errors (whether in text or data) cannot always be prevented. In view of this and because of the rapid IT developments, we recommended you to obtain the necessary information.
Except for willful misconduct or gross fault on its part, WCF shall recline any responsibility or liability for (the accuracy of) data derived from this website.
World of Crowdfunding (hereinafter WCF) is an Internet company that offers a crowdfunding platform for personal crowdfunding. This means that anyone can use the platform to raise funds for financing a project, as well as it facilitates supporters to choose from available projects and makes it possible for them to make donations.
World of Crowdfunding uses the abbreviation WCF. There is no difference between ‘World Of Crowdfunding’ and ‘WCF’. Both are identical. WCF is just shorter and at times it is easier to use.
The following terms are defined in this document as:
Worldofcrowdfunding.com is an online service that makes it possible for users to raise money for a specific purpose or project. As a WCF user, your personal project pages will be publicly available on the Internet. This means that everyone, including search engines such as Google, will be able to view the page. Your project is always publicly accessible.
As a donor with WCF, you have the option to show or hide your donation. To make anonymous donation, leave name and first name blank.
You are solely responsible for complying with all applicable laws and regulations, related to the use of WCF's services, regardless of the purpose of that use.
In addition, you must adhere to these terms.
As a user / donor, you agree to the following provisions:
WCF is not involved in any fund raising of its own. All projects are organized by our users and done so on their own initiative. If you are concerned of a possible violation of, or conflict with, certain regulations, please do not hesitate to contact WCF. We will undertake immediate action to clarify the situation.
WCF reserves the right to unilaterally remove content such as posts, images, comments, ... and / or to block certain users / accounts that conflict with the WCF’s Terms and Conditions.
WCF does not refund donations.
WCF will not check all the content that is posted on worldofcrowdfunding.com.
On worldofcrowdfunding.com you are fully responsible for protecting your project page from offensive, harmful content that can be posted by another user.
On worldofcrowdfunding.com you are fully responsible for preventing any damage to equipment (pc, mobile device) that might result from a visit to the web site.
WCF’s electronic communications will be sent to users to inform them of events / activities / notices, new projects and general WCF’s services.
You agree that worldofcrowdfunding.com will send the before mentioned communications to your email address.
You acknowledge that you are responsible for all communications sent to possible supporters / donors for your project. This communication includes, but is not limited to, "share" emails sent via worldofcrowdfunding.com, but also the communication sent independently to / regardless of the WCF-platform.
Worldofcrowdfunding.com always does everything to be compliant with all regulations. Despite all our efforts, errors can not be ruled out.
If you believe that your copyrights have not been observed, please contact us and supply the following information:
You can send this information to email@example.com
After receiving the notice concerning copyright, we will remove the material in question as soon as possible and urgently request a response from the person responsible for posting it.
If you visit and/or use the WCF platform, you shall behave as expected from a responsible and careful Internet user. You are not permitted to use the (content of) the website for acts that are in violation of the law and / or disturb public order or morality.
More specifically, the following actions and / or behavior are not permitted:
Without the prior written permission of WCF, you are not permitted to copy, modify, distribute, disseminate, "reverse engineering", decompile or use and / or exploit otherwise the available online material.
Only if WCF has given you its prior written permission, you are allowed to place a hyperlink. (A technical command that refers to the site of WCF). Requests for placing a hyperlink can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you do not adhere to the above restriction, WCF reserves the right to recover from you any damages resulted from your unauthorized use.
WCF has the right to remove your material, if it is illegal, causes problems or when it is in breach of these Terms and Conditions, any law and / or its policies.
You may not use the WCF service for activities that:
WCF does all possible to deliver a good service, but cannot always guarantee it.
Except for willful misconduct or gross failure from its side, WCF is not liable for the acts listed below:
WCF can not be held responsible for any damage resulting from not complying with the terms of this agreement. If the above provisions are in conflict with any legal provisions, WCF's liability is limited to the absolute minimum determined by relevant laws.
These general conditions are governed by Belgian law. A dispute on these will be submitted to the competent court.
These general conditions apply to all agreements, all offers, all service and WCF services, unless otherwise indicated. Deviations from these general conditions are valid only if agreed upon in writing.
We encourage everyone to report any doubt or suspicion regarding possible violations of the terms and conditions, to WCF immediately. If you suspect, or have questions about, any transaction being in conflict with our terms and conditions, please do not hesitate to contact WCF: email@example.com.
WCF charges a fee of 6% including VAT, excluding transaction costs on all donations received.
Transactions can be made via:
Please also keep in mind that the various aforementioned agencies may charge transaction fees. These transaction fees are determined by the agencies. WCF does not participate in these profits.
All fees are automatically deducted from every transaction. You will never receive a separate invoice for these costs.
WCF and the different payment agencies are in no way related and operate independently from each other. WCF has no say in their committees and has no say about the amount of their fees. They can adjust their fees without our permission. WCF follows these developments closely, and will inform you about any change in fees, so you always have the correct information.
All donations go to the project owner. WCF fee of 6% and other related transaction fees are automatically deducted from the donations made. The total of donation shall be transferred to the project owner at the conclusion of the project and when WCF has received all funds. This may take up to several weeks.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
VOF World of WoW
BTW: BE 0643.593.713
Tel.: +32 (0)485 / 47 43 22
These terms and conditions are modified on May 30, 2016
These terms and conditions have been translated from Dutch into English on June 15, 2014