This Policy specifies prohibited activities when using our Services and applies to all users.
Last Update: November 1, 2018
You are independently responsible for complying with all applicable laws in all of your actions related to your use of Pushpay’s services, regardless of the purpose of the use. In addition, you must adhere to the terms of this Acceptable Use Policy.
You may not use the Services for activities that:
- Violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
- Involve money laundering, fraud, or other financial crimes, including terrorist financing;
- relate to transactions involving (a) narcotics, steroids, certain controlled substances or other products that present a risk to consumer safety, (b) drug paraphernalia, (c) cigarettes, (d) items that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity, (e) stolen goods including digital and virtual goods, (f) the promotion of hate, violence, racial intolerance or the financial exploitation of a crime, (g) items that are considered obscene, (h) items that infringe or violate any copyright, trademark, right of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right under the laws of any jurisdiction, (i) certain sexually oriented materials or services, (j) ammunition, firearms, or certain firearm parts or accessories, or (k) certain weapons or knives regulated under applicable law;
- relate to transactions that (a) show the Personal Data of third parties in violation of applicable law, (b) support pyramid or Ponzi schemes, matrix programs, other “get rich quick” schemes or certain multi-level marketing programs, (c) are associated with purchases of annuities or lottery contracts, lay-away systems, off-shore banking or transactions to finance or refinance debts funded by a credit card, (d) are for the sale of certain items before the seller has control or possession of the item, (e) are by payment processors to collect payments on behalf of merchants, (f) are associated with the sale of traveler’s checks or money orders, (g) involve currency exchanges or check cashing businesses, (h) involve certain credit repair, debt settlement services, credit transactions or insurance activities, or (i) involve offering or receiving payments for the purpose of bribery or corruption;
- involve or relate to the provision of physical or psychological health care services, or involve or relate to any protected health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended, or otherwise;
- involve the sales of products or services identified by government agencies to have a high likelihood of being fraudulent;
- involve airlines and scheduled or non-scheduled charters/jets/air taxi operators, dealing in jewels, precious metals and stones, acting as a money transmitter or selling stored value cards, selling stocks, bonds, securities, options, futures (forex) or an investment interest in any entity or property, or providing escrow services;
- provide file sharing services or access to newsgroups; or selling alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, e-cigarettes or prescription drugs/devices; or
- activities involving gambling, gaming and/or any other activity with an entry fee and a prize, including, but not limited to casino games, sports betting, horse or greyhound racing, fantasy sports, lottery tickets, other ventures that facilitate gambling, games of skill (whether or not legally defined as gambling) and sweepstakes.
VIOLATIONS OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
We encourage you to report violations of this Acceptable Use Policy to Pushpay immediately. If you have a question about whether a type of transaction may violate the Acceptable Use Policy, you can email Pushpay’s AUP Compliance Department at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This list specifies states in which Pushpay is currently collecting sales tax. Pushpay may add additional states from time to time. If your state is omitted from this list, it does not necessarily mean that you are exempt from paying sales taxes in your state. It is your obligation to assess sales tax liability in your state and pay all applicable sales taxes. These materials are provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon or construed as legal, accounting or tax advice. Please consult your own tax, legal and accounting advisors to determine the applicability of sales tax to you.