Terms + Conditions

Please read them carefully

The following are terms and conditions for this website. Please read them carefully.

The website is owned and operated by DonateNow NZ Limited (’DonateNow’). These terms and conditions of use (’terms’) apply to all users of the website. By accessing, viewing and/or using the website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the terms (without qualification) and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, do not use this website. The material provided on this website is protected by law, including (without limitation), New Zealand law, international law and international treaties. Intellectual Property, all Website contents, including without limitation, the text, graphics, copyright works, magnetic or digital translation, and other matters related to the website comprise intellectual property owned by DonateNow (or our relevant content supplier). DonateNow is the exclusive owner of all rights in the compilation, design and layout of this Site. All rights are reserved to DonateNow. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials by using the website. The posting of information or materials on the website does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials.


Right to Use this Website and Content

You may access, view, reproduce and print the content on the website provided you use the content only for information and non-commercial purposes. Any such reproduction must include a prominent acknowledgement of DonateNow's rights in the relevant content. If you wish to establish a link to any part of this website, you must obtain DonateNow's prior written consent.


Donations made via this Website

All DonateNow payment processing is undertaken via Paystation who are New Zealand's premier certified online payment gateway and facilitate seamless connectivity for settlement into every bank in New Zealand. Paystation provides DonateNow with the software that allows for real time processing of credit card transactions.



In the unlikely event that you would like your donation refunded, please email the donation receipt you have received along with your request to helpdesk@donatenow.co.nz.


Liability Excluded

To the extent permitted by law:

  • All warranties, representations and guarantees (whether express, implied or statutory) are excluded, including without limitation, suitability, fitness for purpose, accuracy or completeness of this site or the content on or accessed through it; and
  • DonateNow will not be liable for any damage, loss or expenses, or indirect losses or consequential damages of any kind, suffered or incurred by you in connection with your access to or use of this website or the content on or accessed through it.
If the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 applies, you may have rights or remedies that are not excluded nor limited by the above. If you are using this site or its content for business purposes, the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply. Although we have tried to ensure the content on the website is current, accurate and complete, DonateNow does not guarantee that such content will be current, accurate or complete when you access it. DonateNow will take action, within a reasonable time, to correct any error or inaccuracy that is brought to our attention. DonateNow makes the website and its information and material available to you as a service. Use of information and material contained on the website is at your own risk. DonateNow is not responsible for any adverse consequences arising out of such use. The website is a general information service only. The material provided on the website has not been prepared by taking into account the particular objectives, situation or needs of any individual users.


Third Party Websites

The contents of the website may include links to third party materials (’linked sites’). DonateNow will not be responsible for the contents of any linked site or liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage suffered by you from accessing, using, relying on or trading with third parties. These links are provided to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply DonateNow's endorsement of the site or any association with its operators.


Jurisdiction and Governing Law

You agree that these terms will be construed and take effect as a contract made in New Zealand. The website and content have been prepared in accordance with the requirements of New Zealand law. These terms and any matters or disputes connected with the website will be governed by New Zealand laws and will fall under the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.



DonateNow Limited may amend these terms of use from time to time, so you should check and read these terms of use regularly. By continuing to use the website after any such amendment, you are deemed to have agreed to the amended terms of use.



If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms. These terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties.


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