We at Shareathon, LLC (hereinafter “Shareathon, Shareathon, LLC, or
Sharethon.com) respect and wish to protect your privacy. We hold our relationship
with you, the User, with great value. Your use of this application is subject to this
terms and policies, which Shareathon does not control. Shareathon explains herein
how may use the information we collect with this application on Facebook and
with whom we may share it. The use of any information received from children
incidental to the use of this application is handled in compliance with 16 CFR Part
312, Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, 15 USC 6501 et. seq.
What Information Do We Collect?
The two types of personal information we may collect with this application are: (i)
information and content we receive from Facebook that was provided by you or
other users to Facebook or was associated by Facebook with a particular user
(hereinafter “information we receive from Facebook”) and (ii) any information and
content you provide directly to us, such as by submitting it to us through a form in
this application (hereinafter “Independent Information”).
Shareathon.com only operates in the US. We are not responsible for any user data entered
by anyone that is not a citizen of the US. EU users should NOT enter their data on the shareathon.com platform.
What is “Information We Receive From Facebook?”
Any information you have made visible to “Everyone” on Facebook as well as the
information Facebook designates as your publicly available information may be
collected as you use the application. Information includes but may not be limited to
your name, profile picture, gender, current city, networks, friend list, and pages of
which you are a fan. It is possible that even if you have not allowed this application
access it, it may collect information we receive from Facebook about you when
friends on Facebook allow access to and use the application, subject to your
Facebook settings. We use this information to operate the application, such as
posting to your wall or sharing with other users. We may share this information on
your wall or with other users without your explicit approval.
What is the “Independent Information” we may use?
The Shareathon application may ask you to explicitly provide certain information
to us, such as your email address from a pre-defined list to send to your friends.
We generally use independent information for the same purposes as we use
information we receive from Facebook.
How We Share Information We Receive from Facebook
Shareathon may disclose information received from Facebook to our affiliates and
service providers as permitted by Facebook. Shareathon does not and will not
provide such information to third parties for their use in marketing their products
or services to you without your consent. Facebook may use content and
information it collects in relation to your use of this application. We also may
share information we receive from Facebook with other third parties with your
consent including but not limited to other users of Facebook and other users of the
application, as described hereinabove. Shareathon will disclose any information we
receive from Facebook as deemed required, in our sole discretion, in order to
comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
Additionally, it is Shareathon’s prerogative to disclose information we receive
from Facebook when, in our sole discretion, disclosure is required to prevent
physical harm or financial loss or in connection with suspected or actual illegal
If you have any questions or comments about this privacy notice, please contact us
by email at hello@Shareathon.com.
Shareathon provides a no upfront cost fundraising program designed for groups
raising money for children’s programs and activities aged 14 and younger.
Shareathon charges a flat fee of 40% on all payments collected.
Shareathon pages will be available for the public to see on the internet and may be
indexed and returned in results by search engines like Google and Bing. There are
no private pages on Shareathon. Your pages and therefore your activity is public
Sponsors will have the option to make their donation public or anonymous.
You are independently responsible for complying with all applicable laws in all of
your actions related to your use of Shareathon’s services, regardless of the purpose
of the use. In addition, you must adhere to the terms of this Acceptable Use Policy.
Shareathon does not and will not engage in any solicitation activities; activities are
carried out by Shareathon’s users on their own initiative. Please report any
concerns that law is being violated by our users to us immediately. Shareathon will
work to address those concerns.
User Tax and Legal Representations
As a condition of using our service, you represent to us that:
(a) If you are residing in the United States and you are a person who is not a nonprofit
organization or charity as defined by the Internal Revenue Service then
donations made to your organization are not tax deductible.
(b) The funds you obtain through the methods on our website and application will
be used solely for the purposes described in the materials that you post;
(c) You will comply with all relevant local, state, and federal laws applicable to
you when you solicit funds, particularly but not limited to the laws relating to your
marketing and solicitation for your project.
The Shareathon service may not be used for activities that violate any law, statute,
ordinance or regulation, post items that are considered obscene or that infringe or
violate any copyright, trademark, right of publicity or privacy or any other
proprietary right under the laws of any jurisdiction, post any sexually oriented
materials or services, or show the personal information of third parties in violation
of applicable law.
Violations of the Acceptable Use Policy
We encourage you to report violations of this Acceptable Use Policy to Shareathon
These Terms and Conditions may only be modified by an authorized executive of
Shareathon, LLC. These Terms and Conditions will be binding upon and will inure
to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
Shareathon.com processes payment transactions through Arvest Bank, Stripe, or
PayPal. Shareathon.com is not a chartered banking entity. All funds that are not
part of a fee paid to Shareathon.com are paid directly to a 3rd-party payment
The User will not hold Shareathon liable or responsible for any funds or tax
obligations on those funds paid to any 3rd-party payment solutions.
Donors and Users agree not to involve Shareathon, in any litigation, claim,
counter-claim, intervention, etc. that may occur as a result of using the website or
Shareathon will not be held liable for any loss or damage due to failure to comply
to the terms of this agreement.
Disclaimer of Warranties
SHAREATHON, LLC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES
AS TO THE MERCHANTABILITY OF OUR SERVICE OR FITNESS FOR
ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU, THE USER, AGREE THAT YOU ARE
RELEASING US FROM ANY LIABILITY THAT WE MAY OTHERWISE
HAVE IN RELATION TO OR ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR OUR
PRODUCTS, FOR REASONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
FAILURE OF OUR SERVICE, NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER TORT. TO
THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW RESTRICTS THIS RELEASE OF
LIABILITY, YOU AGREE THAT SHAREATHON, LLC ONLY LIABLE FOR
THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF DAMAGES THAT THE LAW RESTRICTS
OUR LIABILITY TO, IF SUCH A MINIMUM EXISTS.
YOU, THE USER, AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY
WAY FOR OFFERS MADE BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH OUR WEBSITE
OR APPLICATION. THIS INCLUDES ANY FAILURE OF ANY GOODS OR
SERVICES TO MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY THIRD PARTY OFFERS THAT
MAY TURN OUT TO BE FRAUDULENT, IRRESPONSIBLE, OR
OTHERWISE ADVERTISED IN BAD FAITH.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURES ON THE PART OF OUR
THIRD PARTY PAYMENT PROCESSORS.
WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE OF THE GOODS OR SERVICES
OF OUR COMPANY OR A THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING ANY FAILURES
OR DISRUPTIONS, UNTIMELY DELIVERY, SCHEDULED OR
UNSCHEDULED, INTENTIONAL OR UNINTENTIONAL, ON OUR
WEBSITE WHICH PREVENT ACCESS TO OUR WEBSITE TEMPORARILY
THE PROVISION OF OUR SERVICE TO YOU IS CONTINGENT ON YOUR
AGREEMENT WITH THIS AND ALL OTHER SECTIONS OF THIS
AGREEMENT. NOTHING IN THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
“REPRESENTATIONS & WARRANTIES” SECTION SHALL BE
CONSTRUED TO LIMIT THE GENERALITY OF THE FIRST PARAGRAPH
OF THIS SECTION.
For Jurisdictions that do not allow us to limit our liability: Notwithstanding any
provision of these Terms, if your jurisdiction has provisions specific to waiver or
liability that conflict with the above then our liability is limited to the smallest
extent possible by law. Specifically, in those jurisdictions not allowed, we do not
disclaim liability for: (a) death or personal injury caused by its negligence or that
of any of its officers, employees or agents; or (b) fraudulent misrepresentation; or
(c) any liability which it is not lawful to exclude either now or in the future