Terms & Conditions

Welcome to ZealousGood.com! “Zealous Good” matches nonprofit organizations that need specific goods or services with organizations and individuals who have resources to donate. Zealous Good does this via a simple and effective online local marketplace.


1.1 This User Agreement (the “Agreement”) outlines Zealous Good's privacy and security practices and applies to the entire content of Zealous Good's website under the domain name zealousgood.com (the “Website”), to any correspondence by email between Zealous Good and you (including Zealous Good's own free e-Newsletter (the “Newsletter”)), and to all other services provided by Zealous Good (collectively the “Services”).

1.2 Anyone who visits, views, or uses the website, including registered “Donor Members” and “Nonprofit Members,” is considered a “User.” Even if you do not register, but still access the Website, you are considered a User. Once you register through the Website, you become a Member of Zealous Good. For purposes of this Agreement, the term "Member" includes Donor Members and Nonprofit Members, unless where its usage indicates otherwise. Certain areas of the Website and certain Services are only open to Members.

1.3 Please read this Agreement in its entirety before using the Services. Using the Services constitutes your acceptance of these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to become a Member. If you do not accept these terms, do not use the Services. If you have any questions about this statement, please do not hesitate to contact Zealous Good at Questions@ZealousGood.com.

1.4 Zealous Good may revise this Agreement at any time. You should check the Website from time to time to review the Agreement, because it is binding to you. Certain provisions of this Agreement may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of the Website.

2.1 While Zealous Good endeavors to ensure that the Website is available 24 hours a day, Zealous Good shall not be liable to any User if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

2.2 Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair, or for reasons beyond Zealous Good's control.

3.1 Zealous Good owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Website and the Services. The Website contains copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of Zealous Good, its Users, and its licensors. You may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information unless granted written permission by Zealous Good.

3.2 Any graphics you submit remain your property, however, Zealous Good retains the right to use these graphics on the Website and in other marketing materials or otherwise, free of any charge claimed by you or a third-party beneficiary.

3.3 Advice, opinions, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Website, but not directly by Zealous Good, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. Zealous Good does not:
(a) guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Website, or
(b) adopt, endorse or accept responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by any party that appears on the Website.
Under no circumstances will Zealous Good or its affiliates be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from your reliance on information or other content posted on the Website or transmitted to or by any User.
You forever waive any claim for monetary damages against Zealous Good as a result of anything posted in this paragraph.

3.4 You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material:
(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, misrepresentative, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy, or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals; or
(c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or
(d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).
You may be held liable to Zealous Good for any claims against Zealous Good for conduct prohibited in this article.

3.5 Zealous Good reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove any text submitted by a Member, if Zealous Good deems it in breach of this article.

3.6 You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking). Members, both Donors and Charities, are required to act in good faith, including: fairly and accurately representing any items listed; accurately representing the nonprofit organization, 501c3 status, and the intended use of the donation as described to the Donor; and to pay any and all fees associated with a donation or membership subscription.

3.7 Zealous Good shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Zealous Good to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of this article.

3.8 You may not impersonate any person or entity, and any goods donated must be the property of the Donor Member.

3.9 Zealous Good reserves the right to immediately terminate membership, and you will not be entitled to any refund if Zealous Good deems that your behavior toward any other User or employee of Zealous Good is inappropriate, threatening, or offensive.

4.1 Zealous Good respects and protects the privacy of Users and will never sell, trade, or rent your personal information to other individuals or companies without your permission. The information that you provide is used only to process your donations and Membership.

4.2 With the Donor Member's permission, the Donor Member's name and contact information will be provided to the Nonprofit Members that the Donor Member supports through Zealous Good.
(a) Zealous Good will only pass on the information Donor Members choose to provide to Zealous Good.
(b) Each Nonprofit Member has its own policies regarding privacy of donor information. Donor Members should contact the Nonprofit Members directly to learn about their privacy policies.

4.3 To provide Services to Nonprofit Members, Zealous Good collects the personal and organizational information of Nonprofit Members including, but not limited to, name, address, email address, organization name, employer ID, and tax exempt status. Zealous Good collects this information to process donations and carefully screen Nonprofit Members to ensure that they meet the scope of Zealous Good's vision statement. Nonprofits fill out an online Membership Form, which is reviewed by Zealous Good. Zealous Good may contact nonprofits to verify the information provided. Nonprofit Members can log into their password protected "My Account" section to update any personally identifiable information.

4.4 When you become a Member of Zealous Good, you are automatically subscribed to receive the Zealous Good Newsletter. If you do not wish to receive the Newsletter, you may unsubscribe by using the link located at the bottom of each Newsletter.

4.5 Although Zealous Good makes every effort to preserve User privacy, it may need to disclose personal information when it has a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order, or legal process served on Zealous Good.

5.1 Each registration is for a single User, or in the case of Nonprofit Members, registration is for a single nonprofit entity only. Zealous Good does not permit you to share your user name or password with anyone.

5.2 Responsibility for the security of your username and password rests with you, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password. You agree to:
(a) immediately notify Zealous Good of any unauthorized use of your username or password or any other breach of security,
(b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session, and
(c) use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer, so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.

5.3 Zealous Good is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision.

6.1 You may not use the Services and may not accept the Agreement if:
(a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract, or
(b) you are a person barred from receiving the Services under the laws of the United States or other jurisdictions, including the jurisdiction in which you are resident or from which you use the Services.

7.1 Donor Members may donate to organizations via Zealous Good at no cost. Nonprofit Members agree to pay Zealous Good all charges for use of the Services by you or other persons (including your agents) using your account, in accordance with your agreement with Zealous Good and current billing practices. Zealous Good reserves the right to correct any errors or mistakes that it makes even if it has already requested or received payment.

7.2 In the event of cancelation of Service by a Nonprofit Member, any unused portion of subscription fees shall not be refunded unless the Nonprofit Member requests, and Zealous Good determines, at its sole discretion, that a refund is warranted.

8.1 While Zealous Good endeavors to ensure that the content on the Website is correct, it does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the content. Zealous Good may make changes to the content, or to the goods described in it, at any time without notice. The Website content may be out of date, and Zealous Good makes no commitment to update such content.

8.2 Website content is provided "as is," without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, Zealous Good provides access to the Website on the basis that Zealous Good excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to the Website.

9.1 Zealous Good, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Website), and any of Zealous Good's group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation, negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the Services in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites, including without limitation, to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website.

9.2 If your use of the Service results in the need for servicing, repair, or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.

9.3 You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users. Zealous Good reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users. Zealous Good is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any User. In no event shall Zealous Good be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, general, special, compensatory, consequential, and/or incidental, arising out of or relating to the conduct of you or anyone else in connection with the use of the Service, including without limitation, bodily injury, emotional distress, and/or any other damages resulting from communications or meetings with other Users of Zealous Good, or persons you meet through Zealous Good. You agree to take reasonable precautions in all interactions with other Users, particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person. You should not provide your financial information (for example, your credit card or bank account information) to other Users.

9.4 You agree to indemnify and hold Zealous Good, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, other partners, and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.

10.1 The Website is for the use of individuals, businesses, corporations and nonprofits only. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Website, including collecting user names and/or email addresses of Members or Users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email and unauthorized framing of or linking to the Website may be investigated, and appropriate legal action will be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.

10.2 Use of the Service is with the permission of Zealous Good, which may be revoked at any time, for any reason, and in Zealous Good's sole discretion.

11.1 The Service or third parties may provide links to other websites or resources. Because Zealous Good has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Zealous Good is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.

11.2 You further acknowledge and agree that Zealous Good shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of, or reliance upon, any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

12.1 You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.

13.1 This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Illinois law. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Illinois courts.

13.2 By using the Services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

13.3 Membership is void where prohibited.

14. TERM
14.1 This Agreement will remain in full force and effect at all times. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason, by emailing a notice of termination to Questions@ZealousGood.com. If you terminate your membership, your membership will remain active until the end of the month in which you cancel your membership.

14.2 Zealous Good may terminate your membership by sending notice to you at the email address previously provided to Zealous Good. If Zealous Good terminates your membership because you have breached this Agreement, you will not be entitled to any refund of unused membership fees. All decisions regarding the termination of accounts shall be made at the sole discretion of Zealous Good. Zealous Good is not required to provide you notice prior to terminating your membership. Zealous Good is not required to, and may be prohibited from, disclosing a reason for the termination of your account. Even after your membership is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect. All terms that by their nature may survive termination of this Agreement shall be deemed to survive such termination.

This Agreement contains the entire agreement between you and Zealous Good regarding the use of the Services. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

Please contact Zealous Good at Questions@ZealousGood.com with any questions regarding this User Agreement.