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Welcome to www.hwarf.in(the website). Our organization Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation is a Non-Government Organization With non- profitable interest. It was founded in the year 2010 with a common interest toward various services and humanitarian concerns, we have provided timely help to secure people in all aspects. The primary objective of our organization is to support every individual without any caste and creed, we have shown concern for below poverty line, Under Privilege, Destitute, most needy, and less fortunate People. We have also monitored policies and encouraged other specific issues such as education, environmental awareness, sports, health, women empowerment, medical benefit and skill training

From here onwards in this agreement, the term “HWARF”, “PAW4s” refers to the website www.hwarf.in and Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation who owns this website.

This Terms and Conditions of Service (“Agreement”) between HWARF and users / registered members of the website (“You”) describes the terms on which HWARF offers you the Services (as defined below) through the website. The use of this website is governed by the terms and conditions under this Agreement. Before using this website, you must carefully read, understand, accept, and agree to abide by all the terms and conditions under this Agreement. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions under the Agreement, please do not use the website.

HWARF reserves the right to revise, amend or modify the policy entailed in this disclaimer at any time and in any manner as it may deem fit. Any change or revision so effected will be posted on the site. It is therefore important that you review these terms regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.

1. Description of HWARF services

The facilities and services provided by HWARF are as follows,

  • 1.1 Funding services: HWARF at times enlists various NGOs and display their funding requirements on the website. Registered members can use facilities of HWARF to donate to the cause they are interested in.
  • 1.2 Payment Gateway: If you are making donations through the payment gateway, you understand that the payment gateway is provided by a third party and governed by the terms and conditions provided by such third party. You are liable in the event you violate any of the terms and conditions of such third party in making your donations. HWARF shall not be responsible for any such errors or default in making your donations.
  • 1.3 HWARF as facilitator: You understand that HWARF is merely a facilitator for the donations to reach the NGO(s), who are responsible for the cause to which you have donated. HWARF shall make every effort to ensure that the donation is utilized for the purpose which is specified in the description.
  • 1.4 Utilization of donations and Feedback reports: HWARF strives to provide a feedback report on the utilization of donations made by you within reasonable time limits. The feedback report time may vary depending on the nature of utilization of donation.
  • 1.5 Tax exemption certificates: You are requested to go through the tax exemption details displayed in the content of every cause before you make the donation. HWARF will ensure that applicable tax exemption certificates are sent to you within reasonable time limits.

2. Member Information

2.1 Before making any donation, you are required to register with HWARF as a member by filling up all the mandatory information in the membership form. This information will be used for further communication in terms of tax exemption certificates, feedback reports etc. And also note that this is required as per Government of India order to record all the information about the donors.

2.2 You acknowledge that all information on member profile has been entered by or on behalf of you are true to the best of your knowledge. HWARF shall take reasonable steps to maintain the confidentiality of such information. However, HWARF does not assume any liability in case of any direct or indirect loss, injury, claim, liability or damages of any kind whatsoever arising on account of divulgence of such personal information by the visitor.

2.3 By accepting this Agreement, you agree that you are responsible for all information provided and subsequent activities carried by you on the website until you close such account or we terminate your account in accordance with the provisions of this agreement. HWARF retains the right to suspend or terminate your account without any further notice, due to reasons including but not limited to the following;

a) breach or violate of these Terms or other HWARF agreements or guidelines,

b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies,

c) a request by you,

d) unexpected technical issues or problems or,

e) extended periods of inactivity.

2.5 Termination of your HWARF account includes removal of access to all offerings within the HWARF Services and may also bar you from further use of the HWARF Services. Furthermore, you agree that all terminations shall be made at HWARF’s sole discretion and that HWARF shall not be liable to neither you nor any third party for any termination of your account or access to the HWARF Services.

3. NGO Information

3.1 HWARF if enlists NGOs to be a part of this platform after screening their activities on a best effort basis. HWARF has the sole discretion to enlist/delist NGOs to avail its services.

3.2 Some of the content on the website is provided by various NGOs that are enlisted. Such content has been reproduced after prior permission from the content owner i.e., NGOs and the copyright of such content will remain exclusively with the NGOs. HWARF does not assume any responsibility for the mistakes which might appear in such content.

4. Donations

4.1 You can donate to selected causes on HWARF using several payment methods such as credit or debit cards or cheque. Donations are processed by our payment gateway service provider PAYU.

4.2 All donations made through HWARF are NON-REFUNDABLE. Please contact HWARF immediately if there are justifying reasons or circumstances for refund and your case may be reviewed on a best effort basis and decision of HWARF will be final.

4.3 You will receive an email confirming your donation to the cause. This is the final confirmation of your donation. If you have not received, please contact HWARF immediately.

4.4 HWARF reserves the right at any time from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the donation facility with or without notice.

5. Prohibited Activity

5.1 You agree to act in a responsible and legal manner when using the HWARF Services. You shall comply with all applicable laws, regulations and rules and undertake not to use the HWARF Services for any unlawful purpose or in a manner which is likely to cause harm or offense any other user including HWARF.

5.2 You agree not to post content that is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or harm of any kind against any group or individual.

5.3 You agree not to create a false identity on the website, impersonate any person or entity (including members of HWARF) or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your name, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity.

5.4 You agree not to submit or transmit through any material that contains viruses or any other computer codes, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment, or otherwise permit the unauthorized use of a computer or computer network.

5.5 HWARF reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in HWARF’s opinion, violates this provision, including, without limitation, reporting you to appropriate law enforcement authorities.

6. Content

6.1 You are solely responsible for the content that you post on or through any of the HWARF Services, and any material or information that you transmit to other users. HWARF will not liable and does not endorse and has no control over such content.

6.2 All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to HWARF, are acknowledged on the website.

6.3 Through this website links to other websites are provided for your convenience to provide further information and they are not under the control of HWARF. HWARF has no control over the nature, content, and availability of those websites.

7. Intellectual property rights

7.1 Unless otherwise stated, HWARF or our third parties own the intellectual property rights on the website and material on the website.

7.2 You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

7.3 HWARF grants you a personal, non-transferable, and non-exclusive right and license to use the services; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to)

a) Sell, rent or sub-license material from the website.

b) Show any material from the website in public, without accreditation of the source.

c)Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on HWARF website for a commercial purpose

d)Edit or otherwise modify any material on the website.

8. Availability

8.1 HWARF aspires to be a dynamic website by adding new features and content regularly for the benefit of visitors. For this purpose, HWARF website may be temporarily shut down for updating work. However, HWARF will put its best efforts to minimize the inconvenience caused due to non-availability of website.

8.2 At HWARF we make every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, HWARF takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to issues beyond our control.

9. Indemnification

9.1 By accepting these Terms, you agree to indemnify and otherwise hold harmless HWARF, its officers, employees, affiliates, and other partners from any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages resulting from the use of the HWARF Services by you or by those who have access to the service through your account.

10. Privacy and Disclosure

10.1 Use of the HWARF services is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these terms by this reference. Without limitation of the terms and conditions set forth in our you understand and agree that HWARF may disclose personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to comply with legal process, enforce these terms or protect the rights, property or safety of HWARF, its members and the public.

11. Governing Law/Dispute Resolution

11.1 The contract shall be governed in accordance with the laws of India and the Courts in Mumbai shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to try and suit, proceedings in connection therewith/in that behalf. Any disputes under this agreement, which cannot be settled by negotiation may be resolved exclusively by arbitration and shall be held in Mumbai, India and conducted in accordance with the provision of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 or any statutory modification or re-enactment thereof. Subject to the above, the courts of law at Mumbai alone shall have the jurisdiction in respect of all matters connected with the agreement. The arbitration award shall be final and binding.