Terms & Conditions

Last updated on March 31, 2024 


These Terms & Conditions (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms” or “Terms of Use”) shall govern the relationship between us. This website is owned and operated by: Company Name: HIS Pods, Inc
Registered Office: 7901 4th St N. STE 12219, St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Registration Number: 93-2394421
(hereinafter referred to the “Company” or “HIS Pods” or “us” or “our” or “we”) and you (hereinafter referred to “you” or “your” or “user(s)”) and shall also govern your use of https://hispods.com/ (hereinafter referred to as the “Website” or “Site”).

We are a non-profit Christian Learning Center based in the United States, dedicated to providing educational services, religious support, business operational assistance, and various forms of religious ministry to Christian learning centers, schools, churches, teaching missionaries, and students. Our mission is to make a positive impact in our community and beyond. If you share our vision and wish to support our initiatives, you can make donations through our website (https://hispods.com/). HIS Pods, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your generous contributions enable us to continue our work and serve those in need.

Additionally, how we collect, use, store, share and transmit your personal information is governed by our Privacy Policy statement. These Terms & Conditions shall be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy statement.


1. Acceptance of  Terms & Conditions

By accessing or using or making donations on our website in any way, or by clicking on a button or taking similar action to signify your affirmative acceptance of these Terms, you hereby represent that:

i. You have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms and any future updates and additions to these Terms, as published from time to time at the website.

ii. You are of sound mind, at least 18 years in age, and otherwise competent to form a binding contract with us. Our website is offered and available to users who are at least 18 years of legal age to form a binding contract.

iii. You have read, understood, and consented to our Privacy Policy statement.


2. Donations

a) Purpose of Donations: Donations made to HIS Pods, Inc. through our website (https://hispods.com/) are instrumental in fulfilling our organization’s mission. Contributions are utilized to provide a wide range of essential services, including educational support, religious ministry, operational activities, and assistance to Christian learning centers, schools, churches, teaching missionaries, and students. By making a donation, you directly contribute to the betterment of our community and the pursuit of our organizational objectives.

b) Payment Processing: Donations made on our website are securely processed through GiveWP, with Authorize.net serving as our payment gateway service provider. We prioritize the security and confidentiality of your payment information to ensure a safe donation experience.

c) Contact Information: For any inquiries or concerns related to donations, please feel free to reach out to us at give@hispods.com. We are here to assist you and address any questions you may have.

d) No Refunds: Please be aware that donations made to HIS Pods, Inc. are considered nonrefundable. Once a donation is processed, it cannot be reversed or refunded.


3. Tax Deductibility

HIS Pods, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which means that donations made to us may be eligible for tax deductions in the United States. Donors will receive a tax-deductible donation receipt for their records. Please note that tax deductions are typically applicable to U.S. taxpayers. However, it is advisable to consult with a qualified tax advisor to determine your eligibility and the extent of deductions you may claim. HIS Pods, Inc. does not provide tax advice, and decisions regarding tax deductions should be made after seeking professional guidance.

4. Use of the Website

i. Allowed uses:
a) General Use: The HIS Pods, Inc. website (https://hispods.com/) is provided for the purpose of disseminating information about our organization, its activities, and opportunities for engagement. Visitors are encouraged to explore the content, learn about our mission, and engage with the resources available.

b) Donations: Users are permitted to make donations to HIS Pods, Inc. through the website. Donations support our non-profit initiatives, including educational
services, religious ministry, and community outreach.

c) Joining Our Team: Teachers interested in joining our team are invited to apply through the designated link: Apply to Join Our Team. We welcome dedicated
educators who share our commitment to our mission.

d) Information Gathering: Visitors may use the website to gather information about HIS Pods, Inc., its programs, and events. This includes accessing
documents, articles, videos, and other materials that are made available for public viewing.

e) Compliance: Users are expected to use the website in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including copyright and intellectual property rights. Any
unauthorized use, reproduction, or distribution of website content is prohibited.

f) Directions of Use: You must follow any and all guidelines or policies or directions of use as associated with each of the services on the Site, or while
making a donation.

g) Information: Whenever prompted, you must provide us with the correct, accurate, and updated information. All this collected information will be dealt in
accordance with our Privacy Policy statement.

h) Copies: You (or cardholder) must retain a copy of transaction records and our legal policies and rules.

i) Material: For the purposes of these Terms, “material” shall mean any text, video, design, photo, sound material, or content listed on the website, whether a copyright of HIS Pods, its licensors or any third party. You are not allowed to download or print the material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or
otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the website. You must not reproduce any part of
the website or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless we have indicated
that you may do so.

ii. Restricted uses:

a) You can’t impersonate others, create duplicate accounts, or provide inaccurate information.

b) You cannot breach or circumvent or attempt to break or circumvent our authentication and security processes and measures of our systems or networks.

c) You must not misuse or interfere with the website or try to access them using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. You may use
the website only as permitted by law and as per the directions provided by us. 

d) You must not:

• republish material from this website;
• sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
• show any material from the website in public without our consent;
• edit or otherwise modify any material on the website (other than editing your own information as per the method provided);
• reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose; or
• redistribute material from the website, except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution with our written consent and according to our terms;
• infringe or violate our Intellectual Property Rights or Intellectual Property Rights of our licensors or any third party;
• We reserve the right to restrict your access to any areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion

e) You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in
any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

f) You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer
virus, trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

g) You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data
harvesting) on or in relation to our website, without our express written consent.

5. Ownership Rights

All content, materials, and intellectual property featured on the HIS Pods, Inc. website (https://hispods.com/), including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, audio, video, and software, are the property of HIS Pods, Inc. or its licensors and are protected by applicable copyright, trademark, and intellectual property laws. Users are granted limited, non-exclusive, and non-transferable rights to access and use the website for personal, non-commercial purposes in accordance with these
Terms and Conditions. Any unauthorized use, reproduction, or distribution of website content is strictly prohibited without prior written consent from HIS Pods, Inc.

6. Privacy

In order to see what personal information we collect and how we use or store or share such information, please refer to the detailed Privacy Policy statement available on our website.

7. ADA Compliance

HIS Pods, Inc. is committed to ensuring that our website (https://hispods.com/) is accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We strive to provide an inclusive online experience for all users, including those with disabilities, by employing best practices in web accessibility. If you encounter any accessibility issues while using our website or have suggestions for improvement, please contact us at legal@hispods.com. Your feedback is invaluable as we continue to enhance the accessibility of our online resources to better serve our diverse community.


8. Links to Third-party Sites

The website might contain links to third-party websites and services. For example, the website works with third party payment service providers to provide you the most convenient payment options. Such third-party links are not under the control of HIS Pods, and HIS Pods is not responsible for any third-party links. HIS Pods provides access to these third-party links only as a convenience to you, and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to third-party links. You shall use all third-party links at your own risk, and should apply a suitable level of caution and discretion in doing so. Whenever you click on such links, you may be taken to such third-party website, and you get out of the jurisdiction of our website. Therefore, you shall be governed by the legal
policies of such third-party websites and we suggest that you read those policies. In case of any damage due to such action of third-party links or inaccuracy of content or wrong information, HIS Pods shall not be responsible.

9. Payments and Refunds

a) Payment Processing: HIS Pods, Inc. offers the option for users to make donations through our website (https://hispods.com/). Donations are securely processed through GiveWP, with Authorize.net serving as our trusted payment gateway service provider

b) Donation Acknowledgment: Donors will receive an acknowledgment of their donation in the form of a tax-deductible donation receipt, as HIS Pods, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Please note that tax deductions are generally applicable to U.S. taxpayers, and it is advisable to seek guidance from a qualified tax advisor to determine eligibility and deduction amounts.

c) No Refunds: HIS Pods, Inc. wishes to express its deep gratitude for all donations received. However, it’s important to note that donations made to HIS Pods, Inc. are considered nonrefundable. Once a donation is processed, it cannot be reversed or refunded for any reason. We appreciate your understanding of this policy, as it allows us to efficiently allocate funds toward our mission and charitable activities.

d) Contact for Inquiries: If you have questions or concerns related to a donation made to HIS Pods, Inc., please do not hesitate to contact us at give@hispods.com. We are here to assist you and provide any necessary information or support.


10. General Disclaimer

The information provided on the HIS Pods, Inc. website is for general informational purposes only. While we strive to ensure the accuracy and currency of the content, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability
of the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. The content on this website does not constitute legal, financial, tax, or any other professional advice. Visitors are encouraged to seek appropriate professional guidance for their specific needs and circumstances.


11. Tax Disclaimer

The following tax disclaimer is provided to inform users about the tax implications of their donations to HIS Pods, Inc. through our website (https://hispods.com/):

a) Tax Deductibility: HIS Pods, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the United States. Donations made to HIS Pods, Inc. by U.S. taxpayers may be eligible for tax deductions in accordance with applicable tax laws. Donors will receive a tax-deductible donation receipt as acknowledgment of their contribution. However, the availability and extent of tax deductions may vary depending on individual circumstances, and tax laws are subject to change.

b) Seek Professional Advice: While HIS Pods, Inc. provides information related to tax deductions, we do not offer tax advice. We strongly recommend that donors consult with a qualified tax advisor or financial professional to assess their specific tax situation and determine the eligibility and potential benefits of tax deductions associated with their donations to HIS
Pods, Inc. 

c) Legal Compliance: Donors are responsible for complying with all relevant tax laws and regulations in their respective jurisdictions. HIS Pods, Inc. assumes no liability or responsibility for any tax-related consequences arising from donations made through our website.


12. Limitation of Liability 

HIS Pods, Inc., its officers, directors, employees, and agents shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, including but not limited to loss of tax benefit, profits, data, use, or other intangible losses, arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use the HIS Pods, Inc. website (https://hispods.com/). This limitation of liability applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other legal theory, even if HIS Pods, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In jurisdictions where such limitations are not allowed, the liability of HIS Pods, Inc. shall be limited to the extent permitted by applicable law.


13. Legal Action

If you are found to be degrading, tarnishing, maligning the image, goodwill, or reputation of HIS Pods, by spreading hate, insulting, false, fake reviews or engaging in mala fide actions against the above, HIS Pods is at the discretion to take legal action.


14. Indemnity

You acknowledge to defend, indemnify, and hold HIS Pods, our owners, distributors, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, agents, partners, and any other licensors (hereinafter referred to as “Indemnified Party”) harmless from and against any claim, disputes, fine, liability, demand, or expense, including reasonable attorney’s fee, made by a third party, relating to, or arising from:

a) Your violation of ours or any third-party right;
b) Your wrongful or improper use of our Site;
c) Your violation of any applicable laws, rules, or regulations;
d) Your violation of these Terms or any other policy of ours as associated with our services;


15. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution

i. Governing Law: The Terms and any dispute arising from the same will be governed by the laws of the State of Florida (USA), except for its conflict of law principles.

ii. Jurisdiction: Unless provided otherwise by the applicable law prevailing in your jurisdiction, all disputes must first be attempted to resolved amicably, failing which, such controversy, conflict or dispute shall be finally settled by bringing it exclusively before the appropriate court located in Pinellas County, Florida (USA).


16. Notices 

When you use the website or send emails to HIS Pods, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive physically or electronically any communications related to your use of this website. HIS Pods will communicate with you by post or by email or by posting notices on this website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that are provided to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. We may give notice by means of a general notice via electronic mail to your email address and/or by posting it to your address as available with us. If you want to give a notice to us, you can do so by dropping an electronic mail to legal@hispods.com.


17. Miscellaneous

i. Independent Legal Advice: It is your obligation to obtain independent legal advice at your own expense to ensure you understand the provisions of these Terms.

ii. Headings: The section headings are for convenience only and shall not control or affect the meaning or construction of any provision of these Terms.

iii. Breach: In case of any breach or threatened breach to the provisions of these Terms, we reserve the right to suspend your access to our Site, at our sole discretion.

iv. Severability: If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions of these Terms will continue in full force and effect.

v. Waiver: Our failure to insist on or enforce strict performance of these Terms & Conditions shall not be construed as a waiver by us of any provision or any right that we have to enforce these Terms and nor shall any course of conduct between Company and you or any other party be deemed to modify any provision of these Terms.

vi. Survival: Notwithstanding any other provisions of these Terms & Conditions, or any general legal principles to the contrary, any provision of these Terms & Conditions that imposes or contemplates continuing obligations on either party shall survive the expiration or termination of these Terms & Conditions, for any reason whatsoever.

vii. No Third-Party Beneficiaries: Except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms & Conditions, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to these Terms & Conditions.

viii. No Assignment: You may not assign these Terms & Conditions (or any rights, benefits, or obligations hereunder) by operation of law or otherwise without the prior written consent of HIS Pods, which may be withheld at HIS Pods’s sole discretion. Any attempted assignment that does not comply with these Terms & Conditions shall be null and void.

ix. Entire Agreement: The Terms and our Privacy Policy, together with any additional terms and conditions incorporated herein or referred to herein constitute the entire agreement between HIS Pods and you, relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes any prior understanding or agreements (whether oral or written) regarding the subject matter, and may not be amended or modified except in writing or by making such amendments or modifications available on our

x. Updates to these Terms: We may add to or change or update these Terms at any time, from time to time, entirely at our own discretion, with or without any prior written notice. You are responsible for checking these Terms periodically. Your use of the Site after any amendments to the Terms shall constitute your acceptance to such amendments.


18. Grievance Officier

In the event you have any grievance regarding anything related to these Terms, Privacy Policy, in that case you may freely write your concerns to the Grievance Officer/Designated Officer at below:

Name: Seth Fritch
Email: give@hispods.com
Postal: HIS Pods, Inc – 7901 4th St N. STE 12219 St. Petersburg, FL 33702


19. Feedback and Information

We welcome your questions or comments regarding the Terms. You can write to us via email: legal@hispods.com.

Support the Pod! 

Please consider giving to our mission in planting HIS Pods Christian campuses across the globe. Our unique Pods structure enables us to do so much with so little, but the more we are given the more kids and families we can reach in sharing the Gospel. All donations given to our 501c3, non-profit are tax deductible.