Terms and Conditions

Payee Requirements

By selecting  the "Donate" button, you are confirming that you accept the following Terms and Conditions.  You promise that you have all necessary rights, power and authority to authorize each such donation/payment and that you will take such steps as your financial institution requires you to make such authorization.

It is your responsibility to:

Pay any fee and/or interest charged by your financial institution or Living Stones Church.  Check your financial account statement to verify that the amounts debited from your account are correct.  Requests for refunds due to over payment should be directed to the Living Stones Church office administration.

Contribution Obligations

Living Stones Church does not charge you a convenience fee for using Online Giving.  However, your financial institution may charge you fees related to your scheduled contributions, including transaction fees or fees for attempting contributions without sufficient funds.  If a transaction is not honored by your financial institution, a fee may be charged to Living Stones Church.

Unauthorized or Disputed Contributions

 If you believe that someone has made an unauthorized contribution through Online Giving without your permission, contact your financial institution immediately.  You are solely responsible for any authorized payments/contributions, although your financial institution may provide some form of fraud protection.

In case of disputes or questions about your Online Giving, contact the Living Stones Church office administration by emailing bookkeeping@livingstones.ab.ca or by calling 403-347-7311, Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm MST (excluding holidays).  Living Stones Church office administration must hear from you within thirty (30) days after the first financial statement on which the problem appeared was sent to you.  Please be prepared to provide your name and contact information, describe the error or transfer about which you are unsure, why you believe there is an error, and the dollar amount of the suspected error.

Living Stones Church  office administration will inform you as to the result of the investigation within ten (10) business days after Living Stones Church office administration hears from you and will correct any error promptly.  If more time is needed, however, Living Stones Church office administration may take up to forty-five (45) days to investigate your complaint or questions.  If no error is found, Living Stones Church office administration will contact you within three (3) business days after the investigation is completed.

Cancellation

Living Stones Church does not permit cancellation of one-time Online Giving after you have scheduled the transaction.  Living Stones Church does permit cancellation or suspension of recurring and installment donation/payments after you have scheduled the transaction.  To cancel or suspend a recurring or installment donation/payment, please contact Living Stones Church office administration within 7 days of your scheduled payment by emailing bookkeeping@livingstones.ab.ca or by calling 403-347-7311.

Termination

Participation in Living Stones Church's Online Giving is completely optional.  Living Stones Church reserves the right to suspend or discontinue accepting online donations/payments at any time, for any reason without prior notice.  Living Stones Church will attempt to provide you with prior notice of suspension or termination of Online Giving, but Living Stones Church will not be liable for any failure to do so.

Other Terms and Conditions

Living Stones Church has no responsibility for any failure or error in Online Giving, including without limitation, any interruption, omission, mistake, malfunction or delay related thereto. 

Online Giving will be operated and used at all times subject to applicable laws, rules, regulations and decisions of Federal and Provincial government authorities having jurisdiction, as in effect from time to time, including without limitation, the applicable public utilities commission.

Any dispute related to Online Giving shall be resolved pursuant to the laws of the Province of Alberta, without reference to its principles on conflicts of laws.

Your use of Online Giving does not provide any legal right or interest in any intellectual property used in connection therewith, or derived there from or any text or other content posted in connection therewith, including without limitation any copyright, for which all rights are reserved by Living Stones Church.

Use of Online Giving is at your sole risk. Although Living Stones Church has endeavored to create a secure and reliable service, the confidentiality or security of any communication transmitted or accessible over the internet cannot be guaranteed.  Living Stones Church does encrypt your personal information on our systems and in transmission and complies with all applicable laws in handling such information.  Accordingly, Living Stones Church is not responsible for the security of any information transmitted or accessed using the Internet.  Actual or attempted unauthorized use of this Online Giving service may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution.

Living Stones Church's use of your information shall in accordance with Living Stones Church privacy statement which may be viewed at:  www.livingstones.ab.ca/PrivacyPolicy.

Living Stones Church shall not be deemed to have waived any of it's rights or remedies hereunder unless such waiver is in writing and signed by Living Stones Church.  No delay or omission on the part of Living Stones Church in exercising any rights or rememdies shall operate as a waiver of such rights or remedies or any other rights or remedies.  A waiver on any one occasion shall not be construed as a bar or waiver of any rights or remedies on future occasions.

Living Stones Church reserves the right to change any terms and conditions of Online Giving at any time.  Your use of Online Giving after any changes in such terms and conditions shall constitute your consent to such changes.  You  agree that Living Stones Church shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of Online Giving.