Terms & Conditions – Personal Donations

Personal Donations

Individuals may make a financial donation to the Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia by either

(i) Using the donation links on our website

(ii) Raising funds as part of an event organised by The Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia using either the printed sponsorship form(s) supplied by The Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia or the online sponsorship services provided by virginmoneygiving.com for the event.

The Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia is registered with the Charities Commission for England & Wales – Charity Number 1140234. Details of our charity and how it raises and uses funds can be found our our website (www.coloniarotary.co.uk) and on the Charities Commission website (https://register-of-charities.charitycommission.gov.uk/). Unless published otherwise (on our website or printed materials) donations will be disbursed to charities and good causes in accordance with our declared “Charitable Objects” and at the sole discretion of the Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia. If you wish to make a donation for a specific purpose or to support a specific beneficiary please contact The Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia first.

Donations may be processed by an authorised third party ie GoFundMe.com or PayPal. These third parties may levy a percentage transaction fee. These will be declared on the third party’s website when you process your donation. These parties will also have additional terms and conditions relevant to their services which are available on their websites.

Other registered charities may, by prior agreement, raise funds directly through personal donations or sponsorship. The donor is responsible for collecting and transferring such funds to the charity. The Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia has no responsibility for the collection, transfer, management (including claiming Gift Aid from HMRC) or the use of these funds.

Donations to our charity are non-refundable. Under charity law, charities are not permitted to refund donations, other than in specific circumstances.

If a donor has ticked the Gift Aid box they are consenting to The Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia claiming Gift Aid from HMRC and that they agree to the following “I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax in the current tax year than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations it is my responsibility to pay any difference.”

Donations, including sponsorship donations, are held by the Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia Trust Fund for the sole purpose of making grants and donations to charities and good causes. A list of charities and good causes helped by the Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia can be found on our website (www.coloniarotary.co.uk).

Your Information

By making a personal donation you consent to the personal information you provide being held and processed electronically by the Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia. As a data controller we will always hold your information securely and will not pass it on to any other party other than (i) HMRC for the purposes of charity gift aid claims (ii) an authorised third party appointed to process payments eg PayPal. We do not pass personal information onto any of the selected charities to which we make donations or award grants.

If you are participating in an event organised by The Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia please also refer to the terms and conditions for that event.