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Terms & Conditions

Our terms and conditions describe what Give a Tree does for you and the projects you support, and what we require of you as a user.

“Project” refers to individual and collective projects, whether non-profit or for profit, you support through use of our service.

“Give a Tree” or “us” or “we” refer to the owner of the website, GiveATree Ltd.

 “Website” refers to https://www.giveatree.life/.

 “You” and “your” refers to each user or viewer of the Website, including sponsors and project owners.

Summary

  • Online sponsorship – We operate a website that processes donations on behalf of the projects featured on it.  
  • Data Privacy – Your privacy is important to us. Our Privacy Policy shows you how we protect it.
  • User Conduct – We expect everyone to use this website in a respectful and positive manner. Please see our Code of Online Conduct for details. Breaches of this code may lead to you being removed from our site.

Terms of Service

These terms of service (and the relevant country specific terms) (collectively, the "Terms”) govern your use of the Website and its associated services. Please read these Terms carefully. Your use of the Website and/or and its associated services constitutes your assent to these Terms.

We may update these Terms from time to time. It is your responsibility to review these Terms wherever you access the Website. The latest version of these Terms will govern any future usage by you of the Website and its associated services.

About the projects featured on the Website:

The Website and its associated services allow you to donate to any project listed on the Website. Every project featured has an agreement with Give a Tree authorising Give a Tree to collect sponsorship on its behalf. Projects are listed on this Website at Give a Tree's discretion; however, we are not responsible for the activities of any project. By donating you agree that your sponsorship may be used for related purposes beyond the immediate cost of the offerings sponsored.

Links

The Website and its associated services contain links to other websites, including the websites of projects. Inclusion of a link to another website does not imply endorsement of its content or opinions. Your relationship and any direct transactions with other people or organisations are your own responsibility.

Copyright

All content on the Website and its associated services is owned by Give a Tree, and our project ambassadors 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, trade mark or other proprietary notice, and that your usage complies with any requests you may receive from any person with rights in that content. No other use of the Website's and its associated services' content is permitted without the express prior permission of Give a Tree, and, where applicable, the copyright holder.

Code of Online Conduct

Give a Tree is committed to growing the international agroforestry community. As such, we provide a platform for projects, donors and other interested parties to communicate, share and learn from each other.

We expect users to abide by the following principles:

  1. mutual respect;
  2. sharing of knowledge for mutual benefit;
  3. positivity in working towards a regenerative future;
  4. sharing of information that is genuine, useful and relevant.

We reserve the right to remove any party that in our opinion is behaving in an unacceptable manner on our platform.

This includes but is not limited to:

  1. abusive language based on an individual’s ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, nationality or lifestyle choices;
  2. sexually offensive language, sexual harassment or online grooming;
  3. hate speech and incitement to violence;
  4. advertising or promoting third-party products or services, beyond informal recommendations;
  5. using the platform for purposes unrelated to the work of Give a Tree and its partner projects.

Privacy Policy

Give a Tree

Give a Tree, located at XXX, Estonia is responsible for the processing of personal data as shown in this privacy statement.

Contact details:

www.giveatree.life
phone: xxx
address: xxx

Personal data that we process

Give a Tree processes your personal data because you use our services and / or because you provide them yourself. Below you find an overview of the personal data we process:

  • First and surname
  • E-mail address
  • IP address
  • Location data
  • Information about your activities on our website
  • Data about your surfing behaviour across various websites (e.g. because this company is part of an advertising network)
  • Internet browser and device type 

Special and / or sensitive personal data that we process

Our website and / or service does not intend to collect data about website visitors who are younger than 16 years, unless they have permission from parents or guardians. However, we cannot check if a visitor is older than 16. We encourage parents to be involved in the online activities of their children, in order to prevent data about children being collected without parental consent. If you are convinced that we have collected personal information about a minor without this permission, please contact us via roots@giveatree.life, then we will delete this information.

For what purpose and on what basis we process personal data

Give a Tree processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Handling your payment.
  • Sending our newsletter.
  • To call or e-mail you if necessary to carry out our services.
  • To deliver goods and services to you.
  • Give a Tree analyses your behaviour on the website in order to improve the website and to adjust the range of products and services to your preferences.
  • Give a Tree tracks your surfing behaviour across various websites with which we adjust our products and services to your needs.
  • Give a Tree also processes personal data if we are legally obliged to do so, such as information that we need for our tax return.

Automated decision-making

Give a Tree does not make decisions based on automated processing on matters that can have (significant) consequences for people. These are decisions taken by computer programs or systems, without a person (for example, a Give a Tree employee) being in between.

How long we store personal data

Give a Tree does not store your personal data for longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which your data is collected.

Sharing personal data with third parties

Give a Tree will not sell your information to third parties and will only provide this information if this is necessary for the execution of our agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation. With companies that process your data in our assignment, we conclude a data processing agreement to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality of your data. Give a Tree remains responsible for these processing operations.

Stripe and Transferwise process the payments from sponsors.

Cookies, or similar techniques, that we use

Give a Tree uses functional, analytical and tracking cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is stored in the browser of your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website. Give a Tree uses cookies with a purely technical functionality. These ensure that the website works properly and that, for example, your preferred settings are remembered. These cookies are also used to make the website work well and to optimize it. In addition, we place cookies that keep track of your browsing habits so that we can offer customized content and advertisements. On your first visit to our website we have already informed you about these cookies and asked permission for their placement. You can opt out of cookies by setting your internet browser so that it does not store cookies anymore. In addition, you can also delete all information previously saved via the settings of your browser. For an explanation, see: http://www.whatarecookies.com/

Necessary cookies help to make a website more useful by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure parts of the website. Without these cookies the website can not work properly.

Preferred cookies ensure that a website can remember information that affects the behaviour and design of the website, such as the language of your preference or the region where you live.

Statistical cookies help website owners understand how visitors use their website, by collecting and reporting data anonymously.

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors when they visit different websites. Their goal is to display ads that are adjusted to and relevant to the individual user. These ads become more valuable to publishers and external advertisers.

View, modify or delete data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by Give a Tree and you have the right to data portability. This means that you can submit a request to us to send the personal information we have in your computer file to you or another organization mentioned by you. You can send a request for access, correction, deletion, data transfer of your personal data or request for cancellation of your consent or objection to the processing of your personal data to roots@giveatree.life. To ensure that the request for access has been made by you, we ask you to send a copy of your ID with the request. Make your passport photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the strip with numbers at the bottom of the passport), passport number and citizen service number (BSN) black in this copy. This is to protect your privacy. We respond as quickly as possible, usually within two weeks.

How we protect personal data

Give a Tree takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. If you have the impression that your data is not properly secured or when there are indications of abuse, please contact us via roots@giveatree.life.

Refund Policy

Under EU law, you have the right to withdraw your order (in this case sponsorship) within 14 days of placing it. Give a Tree will refund the full amount using the same means of payment that you used to pay, without extra charges for you. We will make this repayment within 14 days of receiving your request for withdrawal. As Give a Tree does not trade in physical goods, there is no refund beyond this time period.

If you wish to withdraw your order, please contact us with 14 days via: roots@giveatree.life