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Terms of Use

 

 Stewardship America Recipient Accounts

 

Thank you for being a Stewardship America Recipient. The following links will guide you through the conditions of use for our services, helpful explanations of key terms we use and other general guidance to help you fully understand how we operate our grant-making process. Unless otherwise defined, the capitalised terms in these terms and conditions are defined in the “Helpful explanations” section.

 

Contents:

  1. About Us
  2. About These Terms
  3. The Legal Pieces
  4. Privacy
  5. Terms of Use
  6. Helpful Explanations and Definitions
  7. Our Giving Service
  8. Guidance for Specific Recipient Types
  9. Other General Terms

 

 

1. About Us

 

Stewardship America is the operating name of Stewardship American Donor Fund UK Limited, a registered charity in England & Wales no. 1180678, and a registered company in England & Wales no. 11532453. Stewardship American Donor Fund UK Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewardship American Donor Fund US, Inc, a US 501(c)(3) public charity with Employer Identification Number (EIN) 83-2161455. Our registered office and main operating address is: 1 Lamb’s Passage, London EC1Y 8AB.

If you have any questions or comments, please get in touch with the Stewardship Philanthropy Services team on 020 8418 8896 or email [email protected]. Our website address is www.stewardship.org.uk/america.                                                                                                                      


 

 2. About These Terms

 

This page contains the terms and conditions applicable to organisations who register as a Recipient with Stewardship America. By registering as a Recipient with us, you agree to and undertake to comply with the obligations set out in these terms and conditions.

If there is a difference between a provision in these terms and conditions and any information in our website, application forms, brochures or any other documents or terms relevant to or in respect of your relationship with Stewardship America, the provision in these terms and conditions is the one that shall apply.

For your own benefit and protection, we would recommend that you carefully read these pages. We also recommend that you print and keep these terms and conditions in a safe place, as you may wish to refer to them in the future; although you can access them at any time on our website.

If there is anything that you do not fully understand, please ask for further information or seek professional advice or guidance.

 

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3. The Legal Pieces

 

Terms of Use

  1. Stewardship America runs a dual-qualified donor advised fund, which is a type of charitable giving vehicle making it tax-effective and easy for US/UK dual taxpayers to give. As such, all funds Gifted into a Stewardship America Giving Account are Stewardship America’s and become part of our charitable funds. Givers can make requests to make Grants to Recipients. Funds that have been Gifted to Stewardship America are irrevocable, outright Gifts from the Giver to us and cannot be returned.
  2. All Grants paid to Recipients are made at the discretion of Stewardship America’s Trustees. Stewardship America reserves the right to not make a Grant to a particular Recipient. These situations are rare but as a Christian charity, an example would be that we cannot give to a charity advancing another faith.
  3. Stewardship America will deduct from Giving Accounts all costs and expenses that it incurs in connection with the operation and administration of our giving services. Information in relation to these costs can be found at: stewardship.org.uk/america and may be subject to change.
  4. As Stewardship America is a registered charity in England and Wales and the wholly-owned subsidiary of a US public charity, Recipients must ensure that all Grants are used for purposes that are charitable under English and Welsh law, are exclusively religious, charitable, scientific or educational within the meaning of the Internal Revenue Code, are within Stewardship America’s charitable objects and are within any specific purposes that we may agree with you.
  5. Neither a Giver nor any of their Close Relatives can derive any benefit from any Gifts or any income deriving from the Gifts that have been received by Stewardship America. For example, any Gift made into a Giving Account with Stewardship America cannot be used to pay for goods, services or events provided to a Giver or any of the Giver’s Close Relatives.
  6. Grants paid to registered Recipients must be used in line with these terms and conditions and the information provided in the Recipient Application Form. 

 

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4. Privacy

 

Prior to using our Recipient services, please make sure to review our privacy notice which is available at stewardship.org.uk/america.

 

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5. Terms of Use

 

Terms applicable to all Grants

All Grant payments from Stewardship America to Recipients will be made on the basis of your understanding and acceptance of the terms in this section and the remainder of our terms and conditions for Recipients.

Basis of Stewardship America Grant payments

1. Grant payments will be made on the basis of the information you have provided to Stewardship America, including but not limited to that provided within the Recipient Application Form you have completed and which we have approved, and that all such information supplied by you is true, accurate and complete in all material respects at the date it was provided.

2. Any subsequent amendment to this information should be promptly communicated to Stewardship America. This may include changes to your governing document, controlling persons or your legal, tax or regulatory status, contact details or banking information.

Use of Grants

3. Stewardship America is a Christian, charitable organisation registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales and the wholly-owned subsidiary of a US public charity. As such, Grant payments will be made by Stewardship America at its sole discretion to provide charitable public benefit in accordance with UK and US charity law and to achieve its own charitable objectives.

4. Any Grant proceeds must only be used for purposes that are charitable under English and Welsh law, exclusively religious, charitable, scientific or educational within the meaning of the Internal Revenue Code and within the scope of Stewardship America’s charitable objects.  Furthermore, any Grant proceeds must only be used for the purposes which have been identified in your Recipient Application Form and agreed with us (the “Purposes”).

5. You will not use any Grant, directly or indirectly, whether pursuant to a future or prior commitment:

(i) To cause any improper private benefit to any person to occur (‘private benefit’ includes any benefit that would be regarded as non-permissible for UK Gift Aid tax relief purposes);

(ii) To undertake political campaigning or political activity, except as permitted for a charity by the laws of England and Wales;

(iii) To carry on propaganda, or otherwise to attempt to influence any legislation (within the meaning of Section 4945(d)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code);

(iv) To influence the outcome of any specific public election or to carry on, directly or indirectly, any voter registration drive (within the meaning of Section 4945(d)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code);

(v) To make grants to individuals for travel, study or other similar purposes by such individuals (such as scholarships, fellowships or grants for research), unless such grants satisfy the requirements of Section 4945(g) of the Internal Revenue Code;

(vi) To make any grant to any other organisation (other than to public charities or exempt operating foundations) which does not comply with the requirements of Section 4945(d)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code and the law of England and Wales;

(vii) To undertake any activity for any purpose other than the charitable purposes specified in Section 170(c)(2)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code;

(viii) To undertake any activity which is not charitable under the law of England and Wales;

(ix) To provide any succour or support (whether financial or otherwise) to any organisation or individual formally identified by either the government of the United States or the UK as being proscribed on the basis of a connection to terrorist activities;

(x) To provide financial benefits to or for the Giver requesting the Grant or any other person or entity connected to the Giver, including a trust or company;

(xi) To do anything in the delivery of the Purposes which may put any beneficiaries who may be vulnerable (including but not limited to children, young people and vulnerable adults) (together the “Relevant Persons”) at risk of harm or exploitation; or

(xii) To take any other action inconsistent with your governing documents or the charity laws or tax laws of the United States and/or of England and Wales.

6. Any funds that Stewardship America has Granted but which are not used for the agreed Purposes must be repaid to Stewardship America immediately without deduction of any kind, and regardless of whether such funds have already been spent. No Grant amounts should be repaid directly to the Giver who requested the Grant, or to any other party.

7. Stewardship America operates a zero tolerance policy towards bribery, corruption and tax evasion. In accepting Stewardship America Grants you confirm that you have suitable policy and procedures in place to prevent any part of the funds granted by Stewardship America being used for either tax evasion, a corrupt purpose, or to bribe any person or organisation in any part of the world, or otherwise in a way that would breach the requirements of the UK Bribery Act 2010 (or any other applicable laws in any jurisdiction).

8. Stewardship America also has a zero tolerance approach to modern slavery and human trafficking. You agree not to use Grants in any way that contravenes the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Reporting and records

9. We reserve the right to request additional information or reports (including audited reports) from you regarding use of the Grant funds upon reasonable notice.

10. You will maintain records of receipts and expenditures of Grant funds for a period of at least seven years after the Grant funds have been completely expended. You will make such records available for inspection by us upon request (with reasonable notice).

11. We also reserve the right for a Stewardship America representative to conduct a visit to you (upon reasonable notice). This is usually required when high levels of grant funding are involved.

12. If you become aware of: (a) any legal claim(s) or investigations made or threatened against you, or (b) a serious incident reportable to the Charity Commission, or (c) any other adverse event; which in each case may risk our reputation or affect our legal duties towards you, you must let us know as soon as possible.

13. Stewardship America may act upon requests and information that it believes in good faith have been made by you (or an Authorised User).

Safeguarding and other obligations

14. You agree that in all your activities, including but not limited to those in relation to the Purposes, you will act in compliance with all your applicable legal and regulatory obligations.

15. To the extent that your or your organisation’s beneficiaries are Relevant Persons (such persons being “Beneficiaries”) you must ensure that you take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of such Beneficiaries, including compliance with any local laws in this respect. You must ensure that you have and comply with an appropriate written policy and set of procedures in place to safeguard Beneficiaries which must as a minimum comply with the standards required by local laws, and which must include safe recruitment procedures which will check the backgrounds of all employees, volunteers, directors or contractors who will supervise, care for or otherwise have significant direct contact with Beneficiaries. All new staff must be adequately trained in these policy and procedures.

16. You will notify us as soon as possible of any and all incidents in which any Beneficiaries are harmed or placed at risk of harm and shall provide such details as we shall request. You shall comply with all local safeguarding reporting requirements in addition to notifying us.

17. We reserve the right to review and require amendments to your policies to ensure they meet the required standards.

18. If you contract with a third party to carry out any of the Purposes, you must ensure that such third party adheres as a minimum to the standards set out in your written policy and procedures OR that such third party adheres to its own adequate safeguarding policies and procedures.

Intellectual property rights

19. Each of us agree that all rights, title and interest in or to any information, data, reports, documents, procedures, forecasts, technology, know-how and any other Intellectual Property Rights whatsoever owned by either of us prior to our Grant to you, or developed by either party during the Grant period, shall remain the property of that party.

Data Privacy 

20. You and Stewardship America (being in these data privacy provisions the “Parties”) acknowledge that, to the extent the Data Privacy Laws apply, the Parties are independent Controllers of Protected Data. Please see the following guidance to understand your obligations as a Controller: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/ However, to the extent that the Parties’ processing of Protected Data means that, by operation of the Data Privacy Laws, they are joint Controllers, these data privacy provisions shall constitute an arrangement for the purposes of Article 26 GDPR, and the Parties shall ensure that the essence of these provisions is available to Data Subjects.

21. You shall ensure that you comply with all applicable obligations under the Data Privacy Laws when processing Protected Data disclosed to you by Stewardship America under these terms and conditions.

22. You will permit Stewardship America (or persons authorised by us) to access any premises you own, control or occupy on which Protected Data is processed in order to inspect and audit all security measures including but not limited to facilities, equipment, documents and electronic data relating to and/or used in the processing of Protected Data by you, and to ensure compliance with these data privacy provisions and the Data Privacy Laws.

23. You shall not take any action, or omit to take any action, which would be likely to result in Stewardship America contravening its obligations under the Data Privacy Laws.

24. Where your processing of Protected Data requires Stewardship America to take any action under the Data Privacy Laws, you will promptly inform Stewardship America in writing of (i) the action required to be taken and (ii) the legal basis for such action being required to be taken.

25. In the event that a Data Subject who has rights in Protected Data makes a request (as permitted under Articles 15-22 GDPR) or makes a complaint in relation to Protected Data to you, then (i) you shall promptly notify Stewardship America in writing and (ii) where reasonably required by Stewardship America, you shall cooperate in good faith with Stewardship America to ensure that such a request or complaint is responded to and/or complied with within a period stipulated by the Data Privacy Laws or, if there is no such period stipulated by the Data Privacy Laws, within a reasonable period.

26. You shall implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard Protected Data against Personal Data Breaches. Such measures shall be appropriate to the harm which may result from any such Personal Data Breach and have regard to the nature of the Protected Data in question.

27. In the event that Protected Data is subject to a Personal Data Breach, you shall, immediately on becoming aware of the Personal Data Breach, notify Stewardship America in writing. Such notification shall include a full description of: (i) the nature of the Personal Data Breach, including details of the Protected Data and Data Subjects affected; (ii) the likely consequences of the Personal Data Breach; and (iii) the measures taken or proposed to be taken by you to address the Personal Data Breach, including, where appropriate, measures to contain the Personal Data Breach and mitigate its possible adverse effects.

28. Where reasonably required by Stewardship America, the Parties shall work together in good faith to mitigate any risks to Data Subjects, notify the ICO, other EU data protection authorities or other regulators (where relevant), notify affected Data Subjects (where applicable) and take steps to reduce the likelihood of reputational damage to Stewardship America following a Personal Data Breach.

29. In the event that any investigation is instigated or enforcement action is brought by the ICO or any EU data protection authority, or a claim is brought by a Data Subject against you, in both instances relating to the processing of Protected Data, you will promptly inform Stewardship America about any such investigation, enforcement action or claim(s) and will co-operate in good faith where reasonably required by Stewardship America to resolve it / them in a timely fashion.

30. The Parties acknowledge that the types of Protected Data which will be shared include the name, address and email address of each Giver requesting a Grant to you (unless a Giver chooses to remain anonymous).

31. The Parties acknowledge that the purpose of Stewardship America disclosing Protected Data to you is so that you can thank the Giver for their Grant request.

32. For the purposes of these data privacy provisions and the Data Privacy Laws, Stewardship’s Compliance, Assurance and Risk Manager can be contacted on [email protected].

33. The Parties shall only use the categories of Protected Data set out in clause 30 above and shall only use such Protected Data as is necessary for the provision of the Grant.

34. For the purposes of Article 6 GDPR, the Parties rely on the lawful basis of legitimate interest.

Other

35. If your organisation dissolves or becomes insolvent, or the Grant is terminated for any other reason, you will promptly notify us and Stewardship America reserves the right to request the return of any unspent Grant funds to us.

36. We may, in our sole discretion, withhold payment of future Grant funds or declare the Grant terminated, although we will always first try and use reasonable attempts to discuss any problems with you.

37. In the event of a material breach by you of these Grant terms (or the remainder of our terms and conditions for Recipients), we may at our sole discretion require repayment of some or all of the Grant (regardless of whether such amount(s) have been spent), but we will always first try and use reasonable attempts to discuss any problems with you.

 

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6. Helpful Explanations and Definitions

 

  • Anonymous: Givers can ask to remain anonymous when requesting a Grant to a Recipient which means we will not provide Giver details to the Recipient.
  • Authorised User: A person(s) who has been authorised to help manage a Recipient’s relationship with us
  • Controller: Shall have the same meaning as under the GDPR.
  • Close Relatives: Means a Giver’s child, grandchild, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, or the spouse or civil partner of the Giver or any of these, or a company under the control of the Giver, or under the control of Close Relatives.
  • Data Privacy Laws: Means, as applicable: (a) the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) and any related legislation which applies in the UK including, without limitation, the Data Protection Act 2018; (b) the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (as amended) and any successor or related legislation; and/or (c) all other applicable laws and regulations relating to the processing of Protected Data and/or governing individuals’ rights to data privacy, including statutory instruments.
  • Data Subject: Any living individual whose Protected Data is disclosed between Stewardship America and a Recipient, or otherwise processed under these terms and conditions.
  • Eligibility of Recipients: We need to determine whether the work of a Recipient i.e. church or charity continues to be eligible to receive Grants from us. We do this at the outset when a Recipient completes an application form and at other times to verify their continued eligibility. 
  • Gift: An irrevocable, outright gift of money or other financial asset(s) by a Giver to Stewardship America. Gifts are made into the Giver's Giving Account. Once made, a Gift to Stewardship America forms part of our charitable funds and cannot be returned to the Giver.
  • Giver: A giver (also known as donor or supporter) is an individual or organisation who makes a Gift to Stewardship America.
  • Giving Account: Givers are provided with a Giving Account to help manage their giving.
  • Grant: When a Giver’s request to support a Recipient is approved, a payment is made by Stewardship America to the Recipient’s bank account. We call this payment a grant.
  • ICO: Shall mean the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK data protection authority.
  • Intellectual Property Rights: This means all patents, copyrights and design rights (whether registered or not) and all applications for any of the foregoing and all rights of confidence and know-how however arising for their full term, together with any renewals and extensions. 
  • Internal Revenue Code: Shall mean the Internal Revenue Code of the United States of America (as amended).
  • Personal Data: Shall have the same meaning as under the GDPR.
  • Personal Data Breach: Shall mean a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, Protected Data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed. This includes breaches that are the result of both accidental and deliberate causes.
  • Process/processed/processing: Shall have the same meaning as under the GDPR. 
  • Protected Data: Is used as a group term for both Personal Data and Special Categories of Personal Data processed under these terms and conditions.
  • Recipient: Those receiving Grants from Stewardship America (as funded from Gifts from Givers) are called Recipients. Examples are a charity or a church.
  • Reclaimed tax: This is the UK tax reclaimed from HM Revenue & Customs under the Gift Aid scheme. 
  • Special Categories of Personal Data: Shall be those categories of Personal Data listed in Article 9(1) GDPR.

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7. Our Giving Service

 

7.1 Recipient eligibility

Stewardship America can support the majority of US and UK churches and registered charities, as well as many organisations outside the US and UK. Broadly, we can support most general charitable purposes, but because we are a Christian charity, we are not able to support charitable activities that oppose the Christian faith or advance another faith. If we have not made a Grant to a Recipient before, we will need them to complete our application process so we can ensure that they are eligible to receive funds from Stewardship America. Although it is rare, there may be some occasions where we are not able to register a Recipient if their charitable purposes are not consistent with our own.

Applying to be a Stewardship America Recipient

We require all Recipients to complete an application form before any Grants can be made to them by Stewardship America. This is so that we can review your activities and make sure that you are eligible for support within Stewardship America’s charitable objects and under US and UK charity law. If your application is successful, you will be added to our database of Recipients so that our Givers can request Grants to you from their Giving Accounts.

Grants to you

Once we have determined your eligibility, we will register you as a Recipient. When a Giver requests a Grant from their Giving Account, we will assess the request and, if approved, make the Grant to you.

Projects and specified purposes

The Grants we make to you as a Recipient are usually for general purposes.

Sometimes, Givers may request that a Grant is used for a specific purpose. In these cases, whilst we will not make a restricted Grant unless specifically agreed in advance, we ask Recipients to give consideration to the Giver’s request and where possible, use the Grant for the purpose intended.

Gift Aid

Where we are able to claim Gift Aid on behalf of a Giver, they may choose whether they would like the reclaimed tax to be added to the Grant, or whether the funds will accumulate in their Giving Account balance. Therefore Grants may or may not be followed by the proportionate amount of reclaimed tax.

7.2 Grant payments to your bank account

Timing

We will arrange a Grant payment into your bank account. Our team will discuss the timing of this with you.  If a Grant is made to you incorrectly or in error, we may need to recover the full amount of the Grant from you.

Bank account

If you change your bank details, for security reasons you must advise us in writing and provide us with an original item of bank stationery, such as a pre-printed bank paying in slip, bank statement or void cheque, to confirm the details of your new account.

Important notes

Once you have received a Grant from us, it is your responsibility to ensure that the funds are used only for purposes which are charitable under US and UK law and in line with the purpose(s) indicated to us in your Recipient application form.

As a Recipient, you may be subject to tax on the Grants you receive from us. It is your responsibility to determine this and we cannot accept responsibility for any issues arising on taxation of the Grants we may pay to you.

7.3 Fees

UK church or charity

If you do not have a determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service stating that you are equivalent to a US public charity, we will require you to undergo an equivalency determination by a third party service provider. Any fee which Stewardship America incurs for this equivalency determination will be deducted from your Grant.

We do not usually charge any other fee for registering UK Recipients or administering Grants to them. There may be exceptional circumstances where we need to deduct an additional fee to help cover our costs, for example where extra due diligence work has been required, but we will always communicate this in advance.

US church or charity

To offset some of the additional due diligence and administration required under UK law, a one-off fee will be applicable for your registration as a Recipient and we will deduct a fee of 1% from each Grant made to you. Further fees may be charged, for example, where increased due diligence or a site visit is required due to high levels of funding. Please contact us for further details.

Church or charity outside of the UK and US

If you do not have a determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service stating that you are equivalent to a US public charity, we will require you to undergo an equivalency determination by a third party service provider. Any fee which Stewardship America incurs for this equivalency determination will be deducted from your Grant.

In addition, to offset some of the additional due diligence and administration required under UK law, a one-off fee will be applicable for your registration as a Recipient and we will deduct a fee of 1% from each Grant made to you. Further fees may be charged, for example, where increased due diligence or a site visit is required due to high levels of funding. Please contact us for further details.

7.4 Communication

General information

You can contact us by email, letter or phone. We will initially go through our security procedures before discussing Recipient or Grant details with you.

Publicity and announcements

If you plan to make any public announcements in relation to Grant(s) or your status as a Stewardship America Recipient, please let us know in advance so we can make sure that this is done in a way that complies with our legal obligations and internal procedures.

7.5 Additional users

We offer the ability for you to add other persons as Authorised Users if you would like. To add an Authorised User, please contact us. Please note that only Authorised Users will be able to discuss your Recipient status and any Grants with us.

7.6 Ending your Recipient status

You are free to end your Recipient status at any time. Simply contact our team to let us know. In addition to voluntary requests from you to end your Recipient status, Stewardship America will also have the right to terminate this if you are no longer eligible to receive Grants from us, or there are any material or ongoing breaches of our terms and conditions. We will always try to discuss any problems with you first, but if these cannot be resolved we will have the right to end your Recipient status. If you do not receive any Grants for three years, your registration as a Recipient may be ended.

Now you know all about how being a Recipient works, take a look at the relevant section below to find out other important information about the Recipient type that is relevant to you.

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8. Guidance for Specific Recipient Types

 

8.1 UK organisations

We work alongside churches and charities to help lighten the load by securely processing donations.

To confirm your eligibility to receive Grants under US law, you will need to:

  • provide us with a determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service stating that you are a public charity; or
  • undergo an equivalency determination by a third-party service provider.

8.2 US and other non-UK organisations

We are able to support the work of many charitable organisations registered outside of the UK, provided we can obtain sufficient information to confirm your eligibility to receive Grants.

Eligibility

You will need to complete an application form for us to determine whether we can support your work with Grants from Stewardship America within the charitable law of England and Wales and also the United States. The registration process for organisations outside the UK is more complex than for those within the UK, and can therefore take a little longer to complete, particularly if documents need to be translated and posted from other countries.

Initial checks: To get an idea of whether we are likely to be able to support a non-UK organisation before an application is made, we often undertake some initial enquiries to establish the likelihood of your organisation being eligible. This may include speaking with the Giver who is requesting to support you.

Application process: Once we have gathered sufficient information, if proceeding, we will ask you to complete our full Recipient application process, which also includes providing us with supporting documentation.

Eligibility under US law: If you are a US organisation, we will ask for evidence of your status as a public charity. If you are a non-US organisation and you do not have a determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service stating that you are a public charity, we will require you to undergo an equivalency determination by a third party service provider. 

Grant payments

Where a non-UK organisation operates a UK bank account, we would expect to credit Grant payments to that account. Where no UK bank account is held, a Grant will be made in sterling or US dollars according to the Giver’s request, directly to the organisation’s overseas bank account. Non-UK banks may also apply their own charges in respect of the Grant payments we make.

Due diligence 

UK and US rules surrounding charitable Grants overseas are very stringent and from time to time, we may request additional information and evidence from you. 

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 9. Other General Terms

 

  1. Nothing in these terms and conditions limits or excludes Stewardship America’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or any damage or liability incurred by you as a result of fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by Stewardship America or its trustees, or for any matters for which the limitation or exclusion of liability is prohibited by law.
  2. To the extent that our liability is not lawfully excluded by these terms and conditions, our total liability to you in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty), misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise arising in connection with the performance, or contemplated performance or failure to perform under or in respect of these terms and conditions shall be limited to the amount deducted from any Grants to you in order to pay our charges, costs, contributions or expenses during the year in which the liability arose.
  3. If Stewardship America delays in exercising or fails to exercise a right or remedy under or in connection with these terms and conditions, this shall not constitute a waiver of, or prevent or restrict future exercise of, that or any other right or remedy we may have. Similarly the single or partial exercise of a right or remedy shall not prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.
  4. If any term of our terms and conditions is found by any court or body or authority of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unlawful, void or unenforceable, such term shall be deemed to be severed from these terms and conditions and this shall not affect the remainder of these terms and conditions which shall continue in full force and effect.
  5. Our terms and conditions (and any non-contractual obligations arising out of or in connection with them) are governed by English law and are binding upon both you and upon Stewardship America (and each of our successors, permitted assigns and permitted transferees).
  6. Each of us agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales in relation to any action, proceeding, claim, dispute or difference arising out of these terms and conditions or otherwise in connection with your status as a Recipient.
  7. Our terms and conditions may be varied by Stewardship America from time to time and where possible, we will always notify you in advance of any changes.

 

These terms were last updated October 2020.

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