Restore dead or damaged forests in national parks all over the world right over the web.
Planting trees dates back to the dawn of humanity. It might be the only cross-cultural, all time phenomenon linking all of us.
With the power of the web we want to boost this phenomenon, making tree planting easy and universally accessible to anyone anytime anywhere. We have created Maraquia.com as a place where real people meet real foresters to plant real forests.
We take the responsibility of safeguarding your personal information very seriously. We use your personal information only for providing and improving our services. We treat your personal information as we would and do treat our own.
By using the Service in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Site or contributing content, information, or other materials or services to the Site, you agree to be bound by this Agreement.
The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace this Policy by posting the updated version on the Site. It is your responsibility to check this Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of any changes to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes.
Maraquia is a platform where certain type of users identified as "Foresters" can register under the "Site" term completely for free information regarding: locations and estimated time for tree planting, reasonable prices for tree planting and post planting care services; to fundraise necessary money from individuals as well as corporate Backers. Immediately after registering a Site, its information becomes publicly available to registered as well as unregistered users, and constitutes an act of Voluntary Disclosure.
Through the Website, email, websites, and other media, the Service makes accessible various content, including, but not limited to, videos, photographs, images, artwork, graphics, audio clips, comments, data, text, software, scripts, projects, other material and information, and associated trademarks and copyrightable works (collectively, “Content”). Foresters, Backers, and other visitors to and users of the Service (collectively, “Users”) may have the ability to contribute, add, create, upload, submit, distribute, facilitate the distribution of, collect, post, or otherwise make accessible ("Submit") Content. “User Submissions” means any Content Submitted by Users.
Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose in public areas of the Site becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by other users. You should exercise caution before disclosing your personal information through these public venues.
Maraquia Forest Project Creators (Foresters) never receive users' credit card information.
Maraquia is a platform where certain type of users identified as "Foresters" can register under the "Site" term completely for free: locations for tree planting, reasonable prices for tree planting and post planting care services; to fundraise necessary money from individuals as well as corporate Backers. By registering a Site on Maraquia, you as are offering the public the opportunity to enter into a contract with you. By backing a Site on Maraquia, you as the Backer accept that offer and the contract between Backer and Forester is formed. Maraquia is not a party to that agreement between the Backer and Forester. All dealings are solely between Users.
By backing or registering a Site on Maraquia, you agree to be bound by this entire Agreement, including the following terms:
Joining Maraquia is free. However, we do charge fees for certain services. When you use a service that has a fee you have an opportunity to review and accept the fees that you will be charged. You are responsible for paying all fees and taxes associated with your use of the Service.
Funds pledged by Backers are collected by Stripe Payments operated by Stripe, Inc. Maraquia is not responsible for the performance of Stripe Payments.
We may collect and process the following information about you:
Maraquia Forest Project creators (Foresters) never receive backers' credit card information.
We provide the registered personal or legal entity name to backers using the site. In the future we may provide these names to backers or other users on the project page or other areas.
We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. We try to keep emails to a minimum and give you the ability to opt out when we can.
We will send you email relating to your personal transactions. We will keep these emails to a minimum.
You will also receive certain email notifications, for which you may opt-out. We may send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so.
We never post anything to your accounts with Facebook, Twitter, or any other third-party sites without your permission. Except for the purposes of providing the Services, we will not give your name or personal information to third parties.
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Maraquia reserves the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, or in the good-faith belief that it is necessary to comply with the law.
If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated: October 2013