Terms of Service

The following information tells you the Terms of Use on which you may make use of our website or mobile app either as a guest user or as a subscriber to H2O Services or application. Please read these terms and conditions of services carefully before you start using our site or app.

1. Information About Us

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).

2. Terms of Use

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

3. Our Relationship with You.

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.

4. Donations

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.

5. Monitoring your use

H2O maintains all authority to monitor any utilization of this website to guarantee consistence with the Terms of Use and to prevent deceitful use. On the off chance that our observing proposes resistance with these Terms of Use or if fraudulent activity is suspected, H2O reserves absolute right to take any action we deem necessary, including without limitation, suspension or termination of any or all of your rights under these Terms of Use without any liability.

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.

6. Assumption of Risk

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.

7. Eligibility and Registration

If you choose to create an account with H2O, you will requested to provide certain identifying information (including: first name, last name, postal address, email address and phone number) to register and create a user profile, and importantly a username and a password to gain access to certain features of H2O website. You agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself. You additionally concur not to impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent any affiliation with another person, entity, or association, use false headers, or otherwise conceal your identity from H2O for any reason. You also consent to keep up to date and update such information to keep it current and accurate. H2O agree to treat with care the information you entrust to us, in accordance with the disclosures we give during the Registration process and as detailed in our Privacy Policy.

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.

8. Privacy

H2O respects and values your privacy and considers the personal and financial data you have shared with us to be private and confidential. H2O is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and security of the personal information entrusted to us by all current and potential Donors, Advisors, investors, and subscribers. Hence, we have developed a Privacy Policy to assure you that your personal information is secured.

For a full account of H2O’s personal data collection and use practices, see H2O’s Privacy Policy available at http://happiness2others.org/privacy. Utilization of this Site constitutes your consent to H2O’s collection and use of personal data as detailed therein.

9. Third-Party Service Providers

H2O may use third-party service providers to assist in providing certain services with or without notice to you. H2O may also change third-party service providers or may provide a service without the assistance of such third party. You consent and authorize H2O to delegate the authorizations you provide to H2O to any third-party service providers H2O deems necessary or desirable to provide the applicable service to you. You agree that these Terms of Use, including any of the other terms, conditions, warranty disclaimers, and liability disclaimers incorporated herein, inure to the benefit of such third-party service providers and such third-party service providers are deemed to be third-party beneficiaries of these Terms of Use, including any other terms, conditions, warranty disclaimers, and liability disclaimers incorporated herein. You also agree that all references to “H2O” within these Terms of Use are also deemed to include, where applicable, H2O’s agents, such as the third-party service providers.

To ensure the privacy and security of your personal information, third-party service providers will be authorized to use or maintain your personal data only as per H2O’s Privacy Policy.

10. Disclosure of Affiliated Relationships

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.

11. Your Responsibility for Data and Computers

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.

12. Limitations

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.

13. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless H2O, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and related entities, its third-party service providers, and all of their respective owners, officers, directors, employees, legal representatives, agents, successors, assigns, licensors, partners, joint venturers, customers, and any other person or entity involved in the creation, production, and/or distribution of the H2O site and apps, from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and/or expenses (including but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs) arising out of any third-party claims, demands, and damage (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed (collectively, “Claims”) arising out of or in any way related to your use, misuse, or abuse of this website, site’s content, or the Services provided under this Terms & Conditions, the violation of the Terms of Use by you, or the infringement by 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.

14. Discontinuation of Use

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).

15. Termination of Agreement

H2O may terminate these Terms of Use (including your rights hereunder) at any time, with or without notification and with or without cause. H2O’s proprietary rights, disclaimer of warranties, indemnities, limitations of liability, and miscellaneous provisions included in these Terms of Use shall survive any termination or expiration of these Terms of Use.

16. Waiver

Failure to insist on the strict execution of any of the Terms of Use will not operate as a waiver of any subsequent default or failure of performance. Furthermore, failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision in these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by H2O in writing. No waiver by H2O of any right under these Terms of Use will be deemed to mean, either a waiver of any other right or provision or a waiver of that same right or provision at any other time.

17. Right to Amend.

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.

18. Contact

For questions about these Terms of Use please contact us at support@happiness2others.org. THANK YOU FOR VISITING AND USING HAPPINESS 2 OTHERS (H2O)