The Wonderful Post Project is a community art project that exists to send hope, happiness & inspiration through the mail.

You should carefully read the following terms and conditions before taking part in The Wonderful Post Project or using wonderfulpost.org.

Do not join our campaign or use wonderfulpost.org or if you do not agree with the terms below!

Wonderfulpost.org reserves the right to change or amend these terms with regard to future arrangements at any given time. Last update of terms: 02/07/2019


An overview

The Wonderful Post Project and WonderfulPost.org is a campaign created by Neil Gill and Dave Gill.

Taking part in The Wonderful Post Project is free. To participate in the project, you must arrange your own materials and postage. By taking part, you are expected to participate in a responsible and respectful way.

You agree to never abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate anyone, or attempt to sell or solicit anything. You agree not to pressure your recipient for a reply or attempt to visit them in person. You agree not to post anything that is political, religious, offensive, creepy, pornographic, profane or includes copyrighted content that you don’t own. In short, you agree to be cool and send kindness.

You can report anything suspicious to hello@wonderfulpost.org and we’ll investigate straight away and do what we can to make it right.

If you nominate a person (or persons) to receive Wonderful Post, you confirm that you have permission to share their details, or otherwise agree to provide your own details and pass on the post in person yourself. You agree that you are responsible for vetting everything received to make sure that the recipient will find it uplifting. The Wonderful Post Project accepts no responsibility for anything sent or received by users of our platform.

We reserve the right to photograph, repost, reprint, promote and celebrate all creative works that are entered into The Wonderful Post Project.


The following terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as “Terms”) represent the exclusive basis for the legal relationships established between Wonderfulpost.org and the agreement partners (hereinafter referred to as “users” or “you”).

our service, website & Subject of Agreement

Wonderfulpost.org is a platform (run via the website, email, and social channels) which encourages and empowers people around the world to send creative snail mail.

Wonderfulpost.org provides a service (“Service”) that enables its members to exchange creative snail mail and participate in campaigns, contests and promotions made available on the platform. Services include access to a postal address exchange, facilitated via email, as well as access to creative snail mail based campaigns.

Content ("Content") includes, but it is not limited to text, comments, messages, information, data, maps, graphics, photographs, news articles, images, illustrations and software on the website, via email providers, and on social networks.

You understand and agree that the platform may include advertisements, sponsorships, and purchasable products. You understand that these are necessary for Wonderfulpost.org to provide the Service.

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augments or enhances the current Service shall be subject to the Terms.

Your use and access of the Website, Platform or Service may be interrupted from time to time as a result of equipment malfunction, updates, maintenance or repair, or any other reason within or outside of the control of Wonderfulpost.org. You understand and agree that the Services are provided "AS-IS" and that Wonderfulpost.org assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery or failure to store any user data.

Wonderfulpost.org reserves the right to suspend or discontinue the availability of the Platform, Service and / or Website and/or remove any Content at any time at its sole discretion and without prior notice.

No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of the Terms and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind Wonderfulpost.org in any respect whatsoever. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. Wonderfulpost.org shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond Wonderfulpost.org’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation.


Registration and membership

To use the Platform, you are required to input registration information required for your participation such as, but not limited to, your email address, your name, and your postal address to which our Privacy Policy applies. The registration information you provide must be accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account.

By signing up to take part, you agree to receive email instructions and updates about the project from The Wonderful Post Project / Wonderfulpost.org. You can unsubscribe at any time at the bottom of every email.

You may not use the platform under the name of another person or entity, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your name and personal details - i.e. by using only your first name, creating a PO Box to anonymise your postal address etc. You are solely responsible for all activities resulting from your use of Wonderfulpost.org.

You may not enter the postal address of another person or entity unless you have appropriate and verifiable authorisation and that it respects the Wonderfulpost.org terms.

The Platform / Service / Website are available only to individuals who are either (i) at least 13 years old, or (ii) who are under the age of 13 years old and who are authorised to access and use the Service by a parent or legal guardian. If you have authorised a minor to use the Website, you are responsible for the online and offline conduct of such minor in relation to Wonderfulpost.org, and the consequences of any misuse of the Platform by the minor. Parents and legal guardians are warned that post received through the Service may include artistic creations, images and other content that may be offensive to some.

The Wonderfulpost.org service is intended for personal use by individuals without a commercial purpose. Businesses and commercial operations may use the service, but via our relevant “for business”" paid products. If you are a business who does not pay to use the Service, you are not permitted use the Service or Platform.

Wonderfulpost.org is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users. However, it may access, preserve, and/or disclose your account information and/or Content if required to do so by law, or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation, or disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) comply with legal process, (b) enforce the Terms; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties, (d) respond to your requests for customer services, or (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Wonderfulpost.org, its users, and/or the public. For more information, please check our privacy policy.

You may not misuse the Website, Service or Platform for illegal or unauthorised purposes.


User / Participant Conduct

All information or content posted, uploaded or otherwise submitted to the Platform / Service is the sole responsibility of the account holder from which such material originated and you acknowledge and agree that you, and not Wonderfulpost.org, are entirely responsible for everything that you post, or otherwise submit to the platform. Wonderfulpost.org does not actively control nor moderate user submitted content or material and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such materials. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to content or material that you may consider objectionable.

Wonderfulpost.org is entitled to remove questionable digital content or material on its own and to delete anything submitted by you in culpable violation of the mentioned rules and regulations of these Terms.

You have to respect any applicable laws and regulations, especially with regard to youth protection, data privacy, protection of personal rights, protection against slander and defamation, copyright laws and trademarks. Wonderfulpost.org respects the rights, accessibility and dignity of its users and will therefore delete any content that it deems discriminatory.

As a condition of use, you promise not to use the Services or Platform for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, or any other purpose not reasonably intended by Wonderfulpost.org.

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to use the Platform / Services:

  • To abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate any person;

  • To post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain private and confidential information from any Wonderfulpost.org user;

  • To create or transmit unwanted ‘spam’ to any person or entity;

  • To post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any Content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or that infringes any copyright or other right of any person;

  • For any purpose (including posting or viewing material) that is not permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction where you use the Services;

  • To post copyrighted material which doesn’t belong to you;

With the exception of accessing RSS feeds, you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Website for any purpose without our express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not:

  • take any action that may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;

  • interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website, Platform or Service, or any activities conducted on them;

  • advertise to, or solicit, any Wonderfulpost.org user to buy or sell any products or services, or to use any information obtained from the Platform / Service in order to advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent;

To report a suspected abuse of the Service, Platform or Website, or a breach of the Terms please send email Wonderfulpost.org using: hello@wonderfulpost.org.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of Wonderfulpost.org. Wonderfulpost.org reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.

Wonderfulpost.org is also entitled to exclude offending users from continued use of the website, service or platform without prior warning. If the offending user creates a new account despite written notice, Wonderfulpost.org reserves the right to pursue legal action against the offender.


Content / material / post which is sent via users of the platform

Wonderfulpost.org is not responsible for any information, artistic creations, data, text, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other material (collectively referred to herein as “Content”) posted by Users of the Platform, Service or Website.

Wonderfulpost.org makes no representations with respect to the accuracy, integrity, or quality of any such Content, and shall not in any way be liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Platform, Service or Website.

You are solely responsible for any Content posted by you on the Platform, Service or Website, or offered by you through the Platform, including, without limitation, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Platform, Service and/or Website.

You represent that you have the right to post or transmit such Content. You are solely responsible for protecting and enforcing any intellectual property and other rights in your Content; Wonderfulpost.org shall have no obligation to do so on your behalf.


Grant of rights

You maintain all rights to the content which you create as a result of using the Platform, Service or Website.

By sending post to the Wonderfulpost.org community or other users, you grant Wonderfulpost.org a non-exclusive, revocable license, free of charge, to publicly offer, display, reproduce and distribute such information, in the form of imagery, audio, video, text etc. Wonderfulpost.org is authorised to use or distribute uploaded content outside of our Website, Platform or Service, such as social networks.

By submitting information, the user acknowledges and accepts that their uploaded information can be accessed globally through the Internet. With the uploading of such information, the user agrees to these conditions.

The aforementioned license does not end at the time when the contract with the user is terminated.


Third party services

Wonderfulpost.org reserves the right to refer to third party offers or digital media, and to cooperate with third party services, pursuant to our Privacy Policy. These third party offers are not subject to these terms.


Changes of these terms

As mentioned at the top of this page, Wonderfulpost.org reserves the right to change or amend these terms with regard to future arrangements at any given time. Wonderfulpost.org may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Platform, Service and/or Website. Unless notified otherwise, such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms.


Limitation of liability and indemnity

By using Wonderfulpost.org, you agree that Wonderfulpost.org assumes no liability for any consequences arising from the use or misuse of the Service / Platform or Website. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Wonderfulpost.org, its affiliated and associated companies, and their respective owners, operators, directors, and staff.


Warranties

No warranties of any kind shall be deemed to have been given by Wonderfulpost.org in respect of the website and/or the service and/or the platform, including any terms relating to quality, performance, suitability or fitness for purpose. This includes all third-party elements which we may use as well.

Wonderfulpost.org does not guarantee that use of its Platform, Service or Website will be entirely free from defects or that the operation of such will be entirely error-free.


Final Clauses

If any provision of the Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. Wonderfulpost.org may transfer, assign or delegate the Terms and its rights and obligations without consent.

The law of the United Kingdom exclusively applies to all contracts concluded by us based on these terms and to any further kind of claims arising thereof.