Terms of Use

Welcome to WorldVision.org.ph, the official website of World Vision Development Foundation Inc. (“WVDF”). By accessing and using this website (the “Site) and its contents, you agree and acknowledge to be bound by these Terms of Use (“Terms”) and the Site’s Privacy Policy, may you be a World Vision Philippines donor or not.

By using the Site, you also agree that WVDF reserves the right to modify or revise the Terms on its sole discretion, effective immediately upon publishing the revisions on the Site. Please do not use and access the Site if you do not agree.

Please read the Terms carefully and review each provision periodically to know the conditions that apply to your use of the Site.

1. Use of Site and Site Materials

The Site and all content on the Site are intended for your personal and non-commercial use. All materials published on the Site, including the World Vision logo, and all text, photographs, images, illustrations, animations, graphics, illustrations, videos, audios, scripts, and other files (collectively, the “Site Materials”) are owned by or licensed to World Vision and WVDF and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property rights under the law.

WVDF allows you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-assignable, non-sublicensable, non-transferable and personal license to access, use, electronically copy, and print to hard copy portions of the Site Materials for your informational, non-commercial and personal use, as long as you maintain all copyright and other notices contained therein. This limited license may be terminated by WVDF for any reason, in WVDF’s sole discretion, without advance notice or liability.

The limited license does not grant you:

a.Ownership and any intellectual property interest in any Site Materials

b.Commercial use of the Site or the Site Materials

c.Distribution, public performance or public display of any Site Materials

d.Permission to modify or tamper, in any way, any Site Materials

e.Use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods

f.Permission to download (other than the page caching) any portion of the Site, the Site Materials or any information contained therein

g.Permission to use the Site or the Site Materials other than for its intended purpose

2. Third-Party Products and Services

No advertisements or promotions of a commercial nature for products or services are permitted on the Site.

3. Copyright

If you believe that anything on the Site infringes upon any copyright, please contact WVDF at [email protected]

4. Trademarks

“World Vision,” along with other World Vision logos and any other World Vision service name or slogan contained in the Site are trademarks of World Vision, and/or its affiliates and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without prior written permission. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the marks or any other name, trademark or product or service name of World Vision without prior written permission. The Site and Site Materials may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and names or logos mentioned in the Site are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof.

5. Hyperlinks

You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a text hyperlink to the Site for non-commercial purposes, provided such link does not portray World Vision or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that the linking site does not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. This limited right may be revoked at any time.

WVDF accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of third-party websites accessible by hyperlink from the Site, or websites linking to the Site.

6. Submission of Suggestions and Ideas

You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information about the Site (“Submissions”) you provide to WVDF are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of WVDF. WVDF shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these submissions for any purpose, without acknowledgement or compensation to you.

7. Disclaimer of Warranties

Except as expressly provided to the contrary in a writing by WVDF the site, and the site materials contained therein are provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. WVDF disclaims all other warranties, expressed or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement as to the site, including the information, content and materials contained therein. WVDF does not represent or warrant that materials in the site are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free.

WVDF is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions relating to text or photography. While WVDF attempts to make your access and use of the site safe, WVDF cannot and does not represent or warrant that the site or its server(s) are free of viruses or other harmful components; therefore, you should use industry-recognized software to detect and disinfect viruses from any download.

WVDF reserves the right to change any and all content contained in the site and to modify, suspend or discontinue the site or any features or functionality of the site at any time without notice and without obligation or liability to you. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by WVDF.

8. Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall WVDF, its affiliates, directors, members, employees or agents be liable for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss of use, loss of profits or loss of data, whether in an action in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of or inability to use the site, the content or the materials contained in or accessed through the site, including without limitation any damages caused by or resulting from reliance by user on any information obtained from WVDF, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of god, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to WVDF’s records, programs or services.

9. Miscellaneous

Applicable Law and Venue. These Terms and your use of the Site shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with the laws of the Republic of the Philippines, applicable to agreements made and entirely performed within the Philippines without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms shall be filed only in courts located in the Philippines and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Terms.

Non-Waiver. Enforcement of the user content or conduct rules in these Terms is solely at WVDF’s discretion and WVDF’s failure to enforce any particular term of these Terms shall not be construed as a waiver of any of WVDF’s rights hereunder.

Severability. If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

These Terms of Use are effective as of October 2021.