Terms of use

Your use of this site implies that you have read and agree to these Terms and Conditions.

This Terms of Use (TOS) is between GHANA VOLUNTEERING, otherwise known as ‘GV’ and you, the one using this website. You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old or visiting the Website under the supervision of a parent or guardian who is at least 18 years old.

Whilst every effort is made to place volunteers in the specific institutions mentioned in their Invitation / Placement Letters, it sometimes becomes necessary to change the assigned host institution and or volunteers’ accommodation/host-family due to unforeseen circumstances before volunteer arrives. In the event that this is the case, the originally assigned placement may be changed to ensure volunteer gets an experience up to the standard that GV maintains.

All volunteers participating in any of our programs are expected to have adequate travel insurance.

If you are not completely satisfied with a service and/or product you purchase on this Website you may cancel or return it for a refund. In the instance of a service purchase, you may cancel within 30 days after the purchase date. The purchase date shall be the date when your payment was cleared. An administrative charge of US$15 or 10 percent of the purchase price (whichever is higher) will be charged against the amount paid. Where the purchase is a tangible product, you may return it within 21 days of the date of receipt in the same condition and packaging in which it was dispatched. An administrative charge of US$15 or 10 percent of the purchase price (whichever is higher) will be charged against the refundable amount. NO REFUNDS ARE ALLOWED for the following items:

(1) program fee deposits
(2) digital purchases.

Donations  to this organization go 100% to beneficiaries after deducting the expenses incurred in procuring e.g. payment processor’s charges, communications and transportation costs.

Disclaimer of warranties. GV provides the Website and all GV Services on an ‘AS IS’ and ‘AS AVAILABLE’ basis. GV does not represent or warrant that the website, GV Service or its use: (i) will be free of inaccuracies or errors, (ii) will be uninterrupted, (iii) will meet your requirements, or (iv) will operate in the configuration or with the software and hardware you use. GV makes no warranties other than those made expressly in this TOS, and hereby disclaims any and all implied warranties or fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability and non-infringement, other than those which cannot be excluded by law.

This Website is created and controlled by us in the city of Accra, Republic of Ghana. As such, the laws of the Republic of Ghana will govern these disclaimers, terms, and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the Website or to the products and/or services you purchase through the Website shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Accra, Ghana, except that to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in a competent court in the Republic of Ghana. You hereby consent to, and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to venue and jurisdiction in the courts of Ghana. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of, related to or connected with the use of the Website or this Agreement must be filed within six calendar months after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever banned.

Please email us at info@ghanavolunteer.net or use our ‘Contact us‘ form to send your questions and/or comments.

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