Terms of use

1.    Introduction and Acceptance

Welcome to the People springs.com platform .We, us,our refer to People Springs.com and  user of this website  as "you" or "User". By using our Website, you confirm that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use (the “Terms”) and Privacy Policy and by all rules and procedures. You are agreeing to accept these terms of use, which may change from time to time. If you do not agree to any of the terms and conditions set forth herein, you shall not use the People Springs.com platform.

2.    Registration

a)    The Service is available only to individuals who are 18 years old. To use the Services, you will be asked to register. You must not use any name or term that is the name of another person, with the intent to impersonate that person and is otherwise offensive, vulgar, or obscene. You will be required to provide some information when you sign up. You will provide true, accurate and complete registration information and, if such information changes, you will promptly update the relevant registration information.

b)    You may only sign up for an account on behalf of an entity or organization if you have the legal authority to bind that entity or organization. During registration, you will create a user name and password. You are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs under your password, whether you have authorized the activity.

c)     You may login using social website face book etc. You agree to contact us immediately if you become aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your Membership.

d)    We reserve the right to refuse registration, suspend or cancel a registration without assigning any reason.

3.    Identity Authentication

People Springs reserves the right to obtain, verify and sometimes store personal information. People Spring is not a money Services Business; however as required by law People Springs must store certain pieces of customer information and cooperate with law enforcement to help the government fight terrorism and money laundering. As a campaigner you will be required to provide necessary information but not limited to such as address proof, NGO registration certificates and banking details etc.

4.  Communications

When you use our services and send e mails to communicate with us You agree to receive information and disclosures electronically on this website and/or via e-mail and other electronic mode or otherwise. You may download and print for your records.

5.    Description of services

a)    People springs.com is online crowd funding   platform   service to individuals, entities or organizations to raise funds by promoting via social media services, websites, and email etc. People springs is interactive computing service, the Communications service and not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider through the Services.

b)    We do not endorse any individual or organization we do not pick or endorse any such individuals, NGO, entities or organizations, or any of their campaigns or causes. We provide online technology platform to allow fundraisers to connect with donors. Providing the Services is not a solicitation of donations by People springs, and we do not engage in any solicitation activities, or consult on the solicitation of contributions from the public, on behalf of any individual, entity, or organization. By using the Services, you understand and agree that people springs shall not be responsible for the use of your donations or the amount of funds raised for your charity, campaign, or event.

c)     We are not the final recipients of any funds from the contributors directly, but a service provider, which enables receipt of funds by campaign owners, who are the final recipient of funds. We do not generate contributions and contributors for a campaign and guarantee that the target funds of a campaign will be met and offer our platform to Users for investing in a project for profit sharing.

d)    We shall not be liable for your interactions with any organizations and/or individuals found on or through our service. This includes, but is not limited to, delivery of goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with listings on website. We do not oversee the performance, punctuality or completion of projects.

e)    Payment facility provided by people springs is not a banking, financial service but a facilitator providing an electronic, automated online electronic payment, receiving payment through, collection and remittance facility for the Transactions on the website using the payment gateway networks. Further, by providing Payment Facility, we are not acting as trustees or acting in a fiduciary capacity with respect to the transaction.

6.    Funds and Fees

a)    Joining the People springs website is free.

b)    Every Campaign is free to create.

c)    People springs platform service fee 6 % + GST deducted from funds raised   from donors.

d)    Payment gateway processing fee is also deducted from the gross donation collected.  Insufficient Fund/Chargeback Fees – fees in connection with insufficient funds to complete a transaction you request, credit card chargeback fees, and similar fees also deducted from donation collected.

e)    Contributors are not required to pay a fee. However, Contributors are sometimes offered the option to pay the fees on the transaction on behalf of the Recipient if they so desire.

f)    There are no penalties 

g)    We may modify the platform Service Fee from time to time and such changes are effective after the by posting the changes on the Site.

h)    We may choose to temporarily change the Service Fee for promotional events (for example, free listing days) or new services, and such changes are effective when the Company posts the temporary promotional event or new service on the Site.

i)    Donors agree and authorize the web Site to deduct the necessary commissions on the contributed amount before transferring to the campaigner / project creators or refunding their amount.

j)    Users of the Service are subject to and must adhere to the terms of the applicable Payment gateway providers’ Terms of Service and other agreements relating to their Service transactions. The Company is not affiliated with any Payment Provider, and neither is the agent or employee of the other, and neither is responsible in any way for the actions or performance (or lack thereof) of the other.

k)    Funders are informed that their credit and debit card /internet banking related details are not provided to the people springs or the Site by the online payment gateway & remain confidential.

l)    For any additional service requested additional fees will be payable to us.

m)    All fees are non-refundable

7.    Fund transfer

a)    You always keep the money you raise. It doesn’t matter how much you raise with in target time.

b)    Funds are transferred to project / campaign creator after deducting service fee, payment gateway charges and taxes after   completion of deadline of project / campaign and reconciliation subject to your bank account information is correct and accurate. Normally we will disburse fund within 7 working days after completion of campaign.

c)    You are required to upload necessary documents after login your account and after verification fund will be transferred in your bank account. The Site only transfers money to Indian Bank Accounts and does not provide international fund transfer service.

d)    After making payments into bank account number we shall be discharged of any/all liability towards the Campaigner and contributors/donors.

8.    Refund

a)    Once a user has contributed to a project, campaign, event, they cannot withdraw their contribution.

b)    If campaigner is unable to fulfil their commitments. contributors must request all refunds directly from the Campaign Owner. Campaigner shall return the money to the Donor / Contributor within a time bound manner.

c)     The Website is not responsible for refunds for funds.

9.    Taxes

a)    Campaign / Project Creators should be aware that funds raised using the Site could be taxable income. It is the Project Creators responsibility to declare the funds and comply with tax laws.

b)    You are responsible for paying all applicable taxes associated with your use of the Site.

10.    Perks, Rewards, incentives

Incentives may be referenced as Incentives, Perks, rewards that are offered by Campaign Owners as motivators for Users to contribute to their Campaign. Campaign Owners agree to the following regarding Incentives:

a)    You are solely responsible and liable for, and must fulfil the Incentives as per your Campaign;

b)    If for any reason you are unable to fulfil an Incentive, you will make a refund in a timely manner.

11.    Intellectual Property

All intellectual property rights comprised in or relating to the Website and site design, software and service content including, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics of the site. Reproduction of this material is prohibited other than for your own personal, non-commercial use belonged to People springs, our licensors or both.

The Company grants you a limited, revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the Service subject to your eligibility and continued compliance with terms of use. Subject to; that you do not and allow any third party to copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Service.

12.    Access, Use and prohibited activities for users

The People springs website allows you to upload, post, and transmit /or share information, text, data, photographs, audio, video, images, graphics, logos, symbols, documents, and other content subject to following:

a)    You must not upload offensive, obscene, racist, defamatory, misleading or deceptive content, including photographs, on to the Website or its associated services.

b)    Project creators /campaigner will not run same project / campaign on any other crowd funding platform while crowd funding on people springs directly or indirectly.

c)    You must not Impersonates another, deceptive, inaccurate, misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any other person or organization or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic, or otherwise objectionable.

d)    You agree not to advertise or sell any goods or service.

e)    It contains a formula, instruction, or advice that could cause harm or injury; or Is a chain letter of any kind. uses manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to "crawl" or "spider" any page of the Website;

f)    Interfere with, or disrupt, the service or services or networks connected to the people springs service and introduce any computer virus (including any variant or similar malicious code or instructions

g)    Disrupts, damages, limits, modifies, obtains unauthorized access to or otherwise interfere with the proper function of any security measures, software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or submitting Content which contains software viruses, computer codes, files, or programs that are intended to have such an effect);

h)    Constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional material ("spam"), chain letters, surveys, raffles, lotteries, contests, or pyramid schemes;

i)    Use the Website to send junk email or 'spam' to people who do not wish to receive email from you;

j)    Includes personal information such as messages which identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references;

k)     You shall not send or receive what we reasonably believe to be potentially fraudulent funds. We reserve the right to refund the donation in such case.

l)     Refuse to cooperate in an investigation or provide confirmation of your identity or any Information you provide to us;

m)    Control an Account that is linked to another Account that has engaged in any of these Restricted Activities. Conduct your business or use the Services in a manner that results in or may result in complaints, Disputes, Claims, Reversals, Chargebacks, fees, fines, penalties and other liability to People Springs, a User, a third party or you.

n)    You must use the website and its associated services in a responsible and legal manner and ensure that the content you provide does not breach any intellectual property rights of a third party or breach any right or duty owed to a third party.

o)    Encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law.

p)    Disclose any information relating to any donor except with the consent of the donor or as permitted by applicable laws.

q)    Infringes any intellectual property right (including trade secrets), moral right, obligation of confidence, or otherwise breaches the rights of any other person or entity;

r)    Breaches applicable laws, regulations or relevant industry codes, or is otherwise unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, tortious, offensive, or invasive of another's privacy;

s)    Imposes or may impose an unreasonably large load on people springs or its third-party service provider’s infrastructure.

t)     You shall not make any negative, denigrating or defamatory statement(s) or comment(s) about people springs or take any action which might tarnish the image or reputation or harm anyway.

u)    Campaigner must fulfil the commitments made to the donor, supporter, Contributor in the manner as detailed in the Campaign and in a timely manner.  We may ask information regarding the use of the funds raised by the campaigner and provide the details to the donors.

v)    Campaigners / project creator must go through a free mandatory evaluation process to get selected by the Site for hosting their campaign and raising funds. The Company reserves the right to approve or reject a campaign and reserves the right to communicate or not communicate the reasons for rejection.

13.    User content

a)    You alone are responsible for all your User Generated Content and you retain ownership to all User Generated Content. However, by submitting your   Content to People springs, you hereby grant people springs a fully paid, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive and fully sub licensable right (and waive all moral rights) and license to use

b)    People springs reserves the right to remove or edit any content posted on the Website or its associated services at its sole discretion and without notice, regardless of whether it is, in the opinion of any third party, offensive, obscene, racist, defamatory, misleading, deceptive or otherwise inappropriate.

c)    We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with your User Content and to use your User Content for advertising and promotional purposes on network of our associates and service providers etc.

d)    We shall have the right, but no obligation, to monitor User Generated Content and other features of the Services to determine compliance with these Terms and any other operating rules we establish. We shall have the right in its sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted through the Services.

e)    Under no circumstances will people springs be liable for any loss or damage of any kind caused by reliance on information obtained through User Generated Content of the Services.

f)    People springs is not responsible for any offensive, defamatory, obscene content or any other posting made through the Services. We reserve the right always to disclose any information we believe necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part.

14.    Service Content & Third-Party Links

a)    We provide our Services including, without limitation, Service Content for information or promotional purposes only.  Service Content will include content posted by a third-party or will represent the opinions and judgments of a third-party. We do not endorse, warrant and are not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement offered through our Services by anyone other than our authorized representatives   acting in their official capacities.

b)    You may not rely on any information and opinions expressed through any of our Services for any other purpose. In all instances, it is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or usefulness of any Service Content. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any Service Content.

c)    We may permit links to third-party websites. These links do not mean that we review or endorse these third-party sites or services. These other websites are not under the Company's control We believe such links may be helpful, but we do not monitor or accept any responsibility for such sites.  so, you proceed to these links at your risk and responsibility. You acknowledge that we are not responsible or liable for any content, services, or product on these third-party sites.

15.    Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless People Springs and its officers, directors, employees, parents, partners, successors, agents, distribution partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, and their related companies from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, obligations, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of, related to, or that may arise in connection with: Content or otherwise from your User Submissions, violation of the Terms of Use, or infringement by you, or any third party using the your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Including any fundraising campaigns, Events, Promotions, or prizes; or (e) disputes between users (including but not limited to Fundraisers, Donors, Charities, and third parties and your acts or omissions. 

16.    Termination

a)    We reserve the right in our sole discretion and at any time to terminate or suspend your Membership and/or block your use of our Services for any reason with or without notice and remove any registration information and user content including, without limitation. You agree that People Springs is not liable to you or any third party for any termination or suspension of your Membership or for blocking your use of our Services.

b)    If you wish to terminate your account, you may do so by following the instructions on the Site. Any fees paid hereunder are non-refundable. All provisions of the Terms of Use which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

17.    Amendment; Additional Terms

a)    People springs reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time by posting a notice on the Site or by sending you an email. The Company reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. The Company will not be responsible to you for refund, in whole or part, of the Service fees for any reason. You agree that the Company shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

b)    Modifications to these Terms of Use or Additional Terms will be effective immediately upon notice, either by posting on the Website etc. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to the Terms and Conditions of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes. 

c)    You understand and agree that the Service is provided AS-IS and that the Company assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any communications or personalization settings.

d)    If you object to any subsequent revision to the Terms of Use or to any Additional Terms, immediately discontinue use of our Services and, if applicable, terminate your Membership.

18.    Privacy

People springs is committed to protecting your privacy.  We will protect your privacy as per our privacy Policy (link to be provided). If you do not accept / agree to our privacy policy, you should not use our website.

19.    Dispute resolution

a.    Where any Dispute arises involving people springs, a representative of the User and people springs will meet and negotiate in good faith to resolve the dispute amicably.

b.    When the representatives of the parties do not resolve the dispute. Then dispute will be resolved through   arbitration in Delhi in accordance with the law applicable. Arbitrator will be appointed by people springs.

c.    For any disputes involving People springs the jurisdiction in courts of Delhi

20.    Miscellaneous

a)    These Terms and Conditions of Use are the entire agreement between you and Company with respect to the Site and use of the Site and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and Company with respect to the Site.

b)    If any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms and Conditions of Use will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.

c)    Any failure by People springs to enforce any parts of these Terms of use will not be considered a waiver of such Term in whole or in part.

For any query about Terms of Use or any violations of the Terms of service to please contact on contact@peoplesprings.com

These terms and conditions ("Terms"), describe what we do for you, These Terms are a legally binding contract between Peoplesprings and the user of the Website.