Terms & Conditions

Terms of Use and Donation Conditions


The internet platform photonenergyfoundation.org is operated by Stichting Photon Energy Foundation with registered seat at Barbara Strozzilaan 201, 1083 HN Amsterdam, Netherlands, ID: 56208588 (hereafter the “Foundation”). Foundation is a social enterprise: all funds are used exclusively for non-profit purposes in accordance with the organization’s articles of association and Policy plan.

These terms and conditions apply to all users and visitors of photonenergyfoundation.org. They regulate the rights and obligations of users/visitors when visiting the platform photonenergyfoundation.org and using the provided functions. When photonenergyfoundation.org is mentioned as a uniform term below, this involves a legal relationship with the Foundation as operator of the platform. The term ‘donation conditions’ is to be understood independently of the tax status of the funded projects and their sponsoring organizations.

Donation Process

The donation process in the sense of these Conditions of Use refers to contributions made to the Foundation. Such contributions can be made in the form of a monetary gift.

The terms “donor” and “donation process” are used in these Conditions of Use regardless of the tax status of the organization which is managing the and for which funds are being raised.

Monetary gifts can be donated through online payments on the photonenergyfoundation.org  platform without explicit consent of the Foundation.

The planned use of the donations is described in the “Policy plan”.

Foundation is a charitable organization recognized under tax law. Monetary contributions for projects described in the “Policy plan” shall be applied by the Foundation based on its internal decision making and evaluation.

The donor undertakes to ultimately provide the contributed funds for with no deductions for any money transfer costs. The donor is not entitled to claim interest on funds which have not yet been disbursed. The repayment of contributions to the donor is excluded.

Payments can be made using any of the payment options provided on the platform (e.g. credit card, debit card). The payment process on the 3rd party payment gateway is secure. The data is transmitted using an encrypted connection (SSL) and is not processed by photonenergyfoundation.org in connection with the payment.

Changes to Conditions

These Terms of Use and Donation Conditions came into force in September 2015.

The Foundation reserves the right to make changes to its Terms of Use and Donation Conditions at any time without restriction, in particular in order to adapt them to legislative or technical changes. For comments or questions about the Conditions for Use and Donations of photonenergyfoundation.org please contact the Foundation:

Stichting Photon Energy Foundation
Barbara Strozzilaan 201
1083 HN Amsterdam

Governing Law and Place of Jurisdiction

The law of the Netherlands applies whereas the headquarter of the Foundation is agreed as the place of jurisdiction.