CAUSENETWORK USER AGREEMENT

By submitting your email address and creating a password on a CauseNetwork website, mobile app or web app, you agree to become a member of CauseNetwork and to be bound by the following User Agreement. CauseNetwork is owned and operated by CauseNetwork, Inc.

CauseNetwork provides you with discounts and coupons from over participating 1,000 stores that give back a portion of every purchase you make to the cause you associate with your CauseNetwork account.  CauseNetwork will ensure that the dollar amount or percentage of your purchase that is listed on each offer goes to your affiliated cause if you click the “Shop Now” button and complete a purchase at the specific store within a certain amount of time after visiting the store. Each store has its own rules regarding the elapsed time with which you need to make a purchase, which generally varies from a few hours to a few days. Additionally, most stores require you not to click another link to their store after clicking the CauseNetwork “Shop Now” button, since the owner of that other link would instead receive a commission for referring you to their website or mobile shopping site.

You may be offered Cause Points for taking certain actions such as purchasing from specific stores or sharing a CauseNetwork page with your social network. Any action that provides CausePoints will be identified as such on our website. CausePoints can be redeemed for cash, merchandise or donated to your favorite cause.

CauseNetwork will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties, with the following exceptions: (i) for service providers CauseNetwork may use to make cash payments to you if you cash in your CausePoints, such as providing your email address to PayPal to receive a payment; (ii) to comply with government agency or court orders or requests; (iii) with respect to certain exclusive offers CauseNetwork may disclose your affiliation with a particular charity, as a college student, military personnel, teacher, or other demographic category of customer to which a particular merchant requires in order to receive an exclusive offer.

CauseNetwork may send you periodic emails containing content and special offers that it believes will be of interest to you, and you will have to option to opt-out of receiving these emails if you do wish to receive them. You will not be able to opt-out of certain emails related to servicing your account. CauseNetwork reserves the right to share your email with the cause organization that invited you to join, and to use your shopping patterns in aggregated and anonymized analysis that may be shared with existing or current cause partners, merchant partners, and/or investors. Your only option if you wish to allow these uses of your information is to cancel your membership in CauseNetwork.

Any other information gathered by CauseNetwork will be used only to improve your experience with CauseNetwork, for example by minimizing the irrelevant content or offers you see and increasing the offers you see from your favorite stores. Such information might include your favorite stores, preferred types of coupons or shopping categories.

When you become a member of CauseNetwork a cookie is placed in your browser or in the CauseNetwork mobile app, which is required by CauseNetwork. The cookie contains a unique identifier that is required for CauseNetwork to track purchases you make so we can know which cause we should make contributions to your affiliated cause on your behalf.  Rest assured that your privacy is protected when shopping with CauseNetwork as the unique identifier in your cookie is encrypted, and neither the information contained in the cookie nor you email address are shared with any of the stores you can click through to via CauseNetwork. Your sole option should you not wish to have a cookie placed on your device is to not become a member and to not click any of the links on CauseNetwork.

Members must be at least eighteen years old and agree not to use the CauseNetwork website for any illegal or fraudulent activity. Please be aware that participation in CauseNetwork is offered at the sole discretion of CauseNetwork, Inc. with the support of our sponsors, and that CauseNetwork has the right to change these terms and conditions in whole or in part, at any time, with or without notice.

You must be logged into your CauseNetwork account and enter your password to change your account information and payment preferences. You may check your account status and recent earning history at any time via the My Account tab on CauseNetwork.com. For security purposes, it is recommended that you memorize your password and not write it down.

You are responsible for keeping your password and other account information confidential. CauseNetwork is entitled to act on instructions received under your password and is not responsible for any credits or debits made to your account by someone else who uses your password.
Any failure to comply with these terms and conditions, any fraud or abuse relating to the accrual or receipt of CausePoints and/or CausePoints rewards, or any misrepresentation of any information furnished to CauseNetwork or its affiliates by you or anyone acting on your behalf may result in the termination of your membership in CauseNetwork and forfeiture of any earned CausePoints.

The determination of whether or not a purchase made through CauseNetwork qualifies for CausePoints is at the sole discretion of CauseNetwork, Inc. If a participating store fails to report a transaction to CauseNetwork or withholds payment for any reason, CauseNetwork reserves the right to cancel the CausePoints associated with that transaction. If CauseNetwork has any reason to suspect fraudulent activity is associated with your account, it reserves the right to delay or withhold payment of any cash rewards. You give CauseNetwork permission to review your account on where in its sole discretion CauseNetwork suspects fraudulent activity. CauseNetwork is not responsible for lost or stolen payments, including gift cards, and is not responsible for payments delivered to the wrong address through no fault of CauseNetwork or for payment errors made by payment partners like PayPal.

It is your responsibility to check your account regularly to ensure that CausePoints have been properly credited and paid and that your account balance is accurate. If you do not believe that points have been correctly credited to your account you must contact customer service at info@causenetwork.com within 90 days of the transaction. Should you disagree with any adjustments made to your account or payments made to you, your sole remedy is to cancel your account on CauseNetwork.

CauseNetwork does not warrant, guarantee, or make any representations regarding the quality or accuracy of advertisements for any products or services offered or provided on CauseNetwork. In addition, CauseNetwork does not warrant that access to this site or use of its applications will be uninterrupted or error-free, and CauseNetwork assumes no responsibility for any damage caused by your access or inability to access CauseNetwork.
Member agrees to indemnify and hold CauseNetwork, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any party due to or arising out of member’s use of CauseNetwork websites and links.

CauseNetwork may modify the terms and conditions of this User agreement from time to time, with or without notice, and your continued participation in CauseNetwork after such modification shall be deemed to be your acceptance of any such modification. It is your responsibility to check this User Agreement page of the website regularly to determine whether these Terms and Conditions have been modified. If you do not agree to any modification, you must immediately cease participation in CauseNetwork.

This User Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Virginia, without reference to conflicts of law rules. As a condition of the use of CauseNetwork, you (the Member) agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the Virginia court selected by CauseNetwork, Inc.

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