Contribution Terms & Conditions

Volleyverse Limited (“Volleyverse”) would like to provide an opportunity for our supporters to make a financial contribution to Volleyverse and thereby help it in its mission to make volleyball a globally respected and loved sport.

Contributions will be used by Volleyverse to support its Editorial operations.

These Terms and Conditions govern the relationship between Volleyverse and each contributor, including the terms on which contribution may be accepted, refused, or returned by Volleyverse. Contributions will be accepted in the form of a one-off payment made directly to Volleyverse as described in these Terms and Conditions.


By making a contribution, a contributor agrees and acknowledges that:

the contribution is provided to Volleyverse as an irrevocable gift, subject to any exercise of the contributor’s right to receive a refund as described below and Volleyverse’s right to return any contribution at its discretion;

The contribution will be used by Volleyverse to support its Editorial operations; and

The contribution is made subject to these Terms and Conditions, which shall constitute a legally binding agreement between the contributor and Volleyverse (the “Agreement”), entered into by each party in consideration of the other’s obligations under these Terms and Conditions;


Contributions will be accepted from individuals as well as any other legal entities. Contributors who are individuals who must be aged 18 or over.


All contributions to Volleyverse shall be made through the contributions page on (the “Volleyverse Website”). Contributions will be accepted by Volleyverse for the period during which the contributions page is live on the Volleyverse Website.

Contributions received by Volleyverse will be deposited in one or more bank accounts in the name of Volleyverse together with other Volleyverse funds. Each contribution will be identifiable by a unique merchant identification number and accounted for separately by Volleyverse.

From the moment the contribution is processed, Volleyverse will be legally and beneficially entitled to the full amount of the contribution and the contributor has no entitlement to the return of a contribution in any circumstances other than as specified in these Terms and Conditions

The contributor shall receive no benefit in return for any contribution and shall have no rights to influence the editorial policy or output of Volleyverse.

Contributions to Volleyverse are not charitable donations under the law of England & Wales and, as far as Volleyverse is aware, contributors shall not be entitled to any tax relief in respect of their contributions nor are any contributions eligible for “gift aid” either in the United Kingdom or in any other jurisdiction worldwide.


Volleyverse reserves the right to refuse and return any contribution in its absolute discretion, including without limitation where it believes that accepting the contribution would conflict with the mission, values or interests of Volleyverse, and/or where, having regard to the source of the contribution or intentions of the contributor, Volleyverse considers that to accept the contribution could damage the independence or reputation of Volleyverse or adversely affect the relationship of Volleyverse with other contributors or stakeholders.

Contributors shall be entitled to receive a refund of their contribution for up to 14 days after receipt of payment by notifying Volleyverse by email at Any requests for a refund of a contribution received by Volleyverse following expiry of the 14 day period will be ineligible.

Any refused and/or returned contributions shall be repaid into the account from which the contribution was made.

Cancellation requests will be confirmed within 72 working hours.


Volleyverse reserves the right to:

Request the contact details of the contributor and;

request from the contributor any other information that it considers to be necessary or desirable to determine the provenance of the contribution

undertake any further investigations it deems fit to determine the provenance of the contribution; and

publicly disclose the identity of the contributor and the amount of the contribution

If the contributor refuses to provide any information requested by Volleyverse under clause 5.1, Volleyverse may refuse and return the contribution to the contributor at its discretion.


Contributors shall not be entitled to publicise their contribution or otherwise market themselves or any connected person or business in connection with their contribution, except with the prior written consent of Volleyverse and then only if the contributor complies with any relevant policies, procedures or requirements of Volleyverse.


Any personal information about a contributor obtained by Volleyverse as a result of a contribution being made will be used in accordance with the Volleyverse privacy policy, available at By making a contribution, the contributor accepts the terms and conditions of the privacy policy.


Neither Volleyverse nor any affiliated person, employee, agent, officer or director shall be liable for any loss suffered by any donor or other person arising out of or in connection with a contribution, whether direct or indirect, including loss of revenue, loss of profits, loss of business or anticipated savings, loss of use, loss of goodwill, loss of data, and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, except in respect of any liability for death or personal injury or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


A failure of Volleyverse to assert a right or provision under these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, that provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions will continue in full force and effect.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the contributor and Volleyverse in respect of any contributions made by the contributor.

These Terms and Conditions are not intended to confer any contractual benefit on any person pursuant to the terms of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

The Agreement and any non-contractual obligations arising out of or in connection with it will be governed by English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


If you have a query or complaint about your contribution, please contact us using any of the contact details below: