Happiness 2 Others (H2O) is a non-profit corporation(Tax ID number 47-2052523), organized charity, and fundraising company and existing under the laws of the United States, with its registered office located at PO Box 2305 Pasadena, CA 91102, California, United States
www.happiness2others.org is a website that own and operate by Happiness 2 Others (H2O).
By accessing H2O website and mobile app, you accept to be bound by these H2O Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this website. Applicable copyright and trademark law protect the materials contained on this website.
When you register with this Site, you are contracting with H2O: Happiness 2 Others, with its registered office located at PO Box 2305 Pasadena, California 91102.
Take note that Happiness 2 Others is referred to in these terms and conditions as “we”, “us”, “our” or H20. Please further note that you MUST be aged 18 and above in order to register with H2O via website or mobile app.
These Terms and Conditions may change or be updated from time to time and it is your responsibility to ensure that you remain in agreement with the current Terms posted on this Platform
H2O is an Independent Contractor for all purposes, except that we act as your agent with respect to the custody of your funds for the Services. In signing up with H2O, you consent to receive communications from H2O electronically. (Whenever you visit our Site, app, or send or receive emails to H2O, you are conveying electronically.) H2O may correspond with you by posting notices on the Site, by sending you emails, or by using postal mails. You agree that all Agreements, notices, policy modifications, disclosures, and other communications that H2O provides to you electronically fulfill any legal requirements that such communications be in writing. You may as well send notices to H2O either through electronic communication or via postal mail.
Donations made on our website or app are final charitable gifts to H2O and are not refundable. Happiness 2 Others (H2O), a California non-profit corporation, is a tax-exempt public charity described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
H2O collects all Donations during the course of the competition and upon close of the competition, 90% of the net donations are donated directly to charitable cause represented by the featured competitor. Fund recipients are required to be 501(c)(3) organizations in good standing with the IRS or the applicable taxing authority or be used for a charitable purposes. It is your responsibility to determine if any amount is tax deductible and, as with all tax related matters, you should consult your own tax advisor. Except in the event of fraud and a valid chargeback by a credit card issuer, all Donations are non-refundable.
For donations where there are giveaways, no purchase, payment or donation is necessary. Winners will be selected at random. Eligibility for the giveaways depend on the required donation amount to be considered for that specific giveaway or entry can also be considered by mail with no donation or payment required. Winners will be notified by email shortly after the campaign closes. Winners must provide necessary information to ensure prize is received timely. H2O works with multiple parties to deliver the giveaways timely within 4 to 6 weeks after winners are contacted.
To enter any giveaway without making a donation or payment, simply send a typed letter for which giveaway you’d like to be considered for. (I.e the name of the competitor and giveaway we are offering). Mail it in an envelope with proper postage to : H2O Giveaways PO Box 2305 Pasadena, CA 91102. Be sure to hand-print the name of the competitor you are entering on the back of the envelope. Each entry must be mailed separately, postmarked by the end of the competition that the competitor is featured on our platform for, and received within seven (7) business days thereafter. No responsibility is assumed for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, or postage due mail or entries.
Furthermore, any information obtained by monitoring, reviewing, or recording is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with investigation or prosecution of possible criminal activity on H2O website. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information we believe necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, or governmental request, and will comply with all court orders involving requests for such information.
You use the Internet solely at your own risk and subject to all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. While H2O endeavors to secure any personal information you may provide on its website, please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from this website over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. While all electronic correspondences to or from H2O are encrypted, you acknowledge the risk that data, including e-mail, electronic and wireless communications, and personal data, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated between you and H2O or between you and other parties. H2O is not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet or for the consequences of any reliance on such information. H2O shall not be responsible whatsoever for any loss resulting from interruptions or omissions in Internet, communications, data processing, network, or hosting services. You assume the sole and complete risk of using this Site.
At its sole discretion, H2O might decline access to the website due to a login that (i) impersonates someone else, (ii) may be protected by trademark or proprietary rights law, (iii) is vulgar, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate, as determined by H2O in its sole discretion, or (iv) is obtained through the provision of identifying information that H2O has reasonable grounds to suspect is inaccurate. H2O reserves the right to reclaim any usernames for any reason at its sole discretion.
Use of the Services is intended for individuals who are at least thirteen (13) years old. If you are not at least thirteen (13) years old, please do not access, visit or use the Site or Services.
You hereby authorize H2O to initiate credit and debit entries to any bank accounts you add to your H2O account and further authorize your bank to debit the same to such account. This authority is to remain in full force and effect until you remove your bank account from your H2O account in such time and in such manner as to afford H2O and your bank a reasonable opportunity to follow up on it.
H2O may compensate or receive compensation from individuals, non-profits, and/or companies that are included on our Site for services rendered. All financial transactions between H2O and affiliated organizations are conducted at arm’s length and subject to the approval of an independent board of directors.
H2O is not responsible or liable for any damage resulting from corrupted, distorted, or erroneous data resulting from data transfer with third parties or third-party products or services. H2O will not be responsible or liable if you mishandle, alter, or improperly use any aspect of our website. You are in charge and solely responsible for the security and maintenance of your computer systems, software, and data. This responsibility includes but is not limited to creating firewalls and taking other protective measures to prevent unauthorized access to, infiltration, and corruption of your computer systems, software, and data as well as creating, storing, and updating backup or archival copies of data as needed in case of system failure. The utilization and storage of any information, including account balances, accessible using the Site is absolutely your obligation and is at your sole risk.
IN NO OCCASION SHALL H2O OR ITS AGENTS, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSEES OR BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT, OR DUE TO BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS ON H2O’S INTERNET WEBPAGE, EVEN IF HAPPINESS 2 OTHERS (H2O) OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN NOTIFIED ORALLY OR IN WRITING OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THESE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless H2O and its officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, and assigns from any claims, damages, losses, or costs (including reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs) arising from any third-party claim, action, or proceeding alleging that your Submissions, postings, or any content contained in them or H2O’s use of such material:
- Violates, infringes, or abuses the copyright or other intellectual property rights or other rights of any third party.
- Violates any applicable law, principle, or regulation, or
- Constitutes or contains material that constitutes, libel, defamation, or intrusion of privacy.
You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in H2O’s defense of any of the claims detailed above. H2O reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you shall not in any event settle any matter without H2O’s written consent.
H2O reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject a registration application or terminate use of its platform (website and mobile apps) by a registered user, change, suspend, limit, or interrupt, temporarily or permanently, your access, in whole or in part, to all or any part of the Site, with or without prior notice and with or without cause, effective immediately, for any reason whatsoever, including, but not restricted to:
- a serious complaint is received or a number of complaints (amounting to what we determine as a serious complaint) are received about the User and his/her/its
- conduct in using the Website;
- You breaches these Terms and Conditions, whether the breach is material or otherwise;
- if We deem Your behaviour to be unacceptable (as solely determined by H2O).
H2O may change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of this site at any time, including the accessibility of any feature, database, or Content. We may likewise force limits on certain Site features or services or restrict your access to parts or the entire Site without notice or liability. The materials appearing on H2O Happiness 2 Others’ website and app could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. H2O does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. H2O may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. However, H2O does not make any commitment to update the materials.