Terms & Conditions
The following terms and conditions have been written to ensure that the MS International Federation can support its fundraisers in the best possible way, whilst raising as much as possible to fund its work. If you have any questions about them, please don’t hesitate to call us on +44 (0)20 7620 1911 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
1. As an event participant fundraising in aid of the MS International Federation, you agree to the following:
1.1. Securing your place: Once you have completed this registration and paid your entry fee, you have secured a place in your event. The MS International Federation reserves the right to revoke places in exceptional circumstances.
1.2. Entry fees: These help to cover MS International Federation’s costs and are therefore non-refundable.
1.3. Fundraising: Raise at least the minimum fundraising target for your event by the fundraising deadline; this is 6 weeks after Cykelnerven. The minimum fundraising target can be found on the relevant event registration page.
1.4. Fundraising: Only to use lawful means to fundraise for the MS International Federation and not to bring the charity's name or other brands into disrepute.
1.5. Images and audio: Any images, video, audio or quotes taken on the event day or at any other occasion relating to your event, may be used by the MS International Federation to promote future events. If you do not wish your photos, video, audio or quotes to be used you must inform the MS International Federation in writing at: email@example.com
1.6. Injury: You must ensure that you are medically fit to participate in your chosen event. You take part in your chosen event at your own risk, the MS International Federation will not be held responsible for injury or illness resulting from participation in an event.
1.7. Gift Aid: However, please encourage your sponsors to Gift Aid their donations where possible. This increases the value of their donation at no extra cost to them.
1.8. Injury: If you are injured in advance of the event and unable to take part, please let the MS International Federation know as soon as possible. Please bear in mind that if you tell us you’re dropping out after the registration deadline, we will be unable to offer your place to another applicant.
1.9. Deferrals: If you inform us that you need to withdraw from a race before the registration deadline and wish to defer your place to a future event you can roll your event place over to another event occurring within the next year, up to and including the event you originally applied for, subject to availability.
2. As a Cykelnerven participant fundraising in aid of the MS International Federation, you can expect the following from us:
2.1. Our support, guidance and expertise.
2.2. If requested, provide a letter of support to be used to validate the authenticity of the event and its organisers.
2.3. Acknowledge any direct contributions to MSIF as a result of your fundraising.
2.4. Provide expert knowledge and support around the event you are participating in or organising.
2.5. Help you create a personal web page about your event on our fundraising platform or our website. This web page will not only help you promote your event, but also allow people to make contributions that will be automatically credited to your event.
2.6. Promote the event on the MSIF and social media pages, where possible.
2.7. Provide existing Cykelnerven marketing materials, brochures, and information (where available).
2.8. Provide each participant with two Cykelnerven branded jerseys, two pairs of Cykelnerven cycling shorts, one Cykelnerven wind protector.
2.9. Provide acknowledgement of the event on our Cykelnerven International website.
Organising a fundraising event.
3. You may choose to organise your own fundraising events to achieve your target for Cykelnerven. As event organisers, you agree to the following:
3.1. If an individual or group organises or takes part in a third party event to raise funds for MSIF it is important to be clear that it is ‘in aid of’, not ‘organised by’ MSIF.
3.2. The organiser (individual or group) is responsible for having its own insurance and for entering into all contracts. MSIF is not responsible for these events legally or financially.
3.3. It is important to fully assess the fit between the activity proposed and MSIF. Please be respectful of people affected by MS.
3.4. If you are planning an event or wish to take part in an event for MSIF, you should always con-tact a member of our team first. This is to ensure it is an event we can support, it also helps form a plan on how to support you to make sure the event is successful. Contact the team on +44 (0) 20 7620 1911 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
3.5. MSIF cannot provide funding, pay for or reimburse any expenses incurred as a result of a third party event. This means that the event organiser or participant (whichever is appropriate) must pay all expenses incurred.
3.6. All contracts and permits related to the event must be issued in the name of the organiser and signed by an authorised representative of the organiser. Contracts or permits must not commit MSIF (or its affiliates) to any contractual obligations and the organiser or participant may not sign anything on behalf of MSIF. The same applies to liability and insurance.
Selling something for MSIF
4. If you have chosen to sell items, auction items or donate proceeds of sales to MSIF, you also agree to the following:
4.1. You must state clearly on the area of sales the amount that will be donated and that it will be donated to the MS International Federation. MSIF cannot promote any items not listed this way.
4.2. MSIF can provide you with support and guidance, therefore you should speak to a member of the fundraising team before going ahead with any sales or auctions.
4.3. Once you have begun your sales, you must keep your contact at MSIF up to date with the amount raised for the charity.
4.4. You should aim to transfer the money as soon as it is in your account, at regular intervals or on an agreed date with the charity. Transfer of money and payment methods must be agreed with the MSIF fundraising team before sales.
4.5. You must keep a record of sales and make this available to MSIF if requested. This will enable us to audit our own accounts.
Many thanks for your support and good luck with your fundraising! Remember the fundraising team is here to help and support you, so please do get keep in touch.
If you need a burb about MSIF, you can use the following:
“MSIF brings together the research and work of MS organisations around the world to improve the quality of life of everybody affected by MS. By strengthening organisations in countries with little support available, campaigning for increased awareness of the disease, and supporting international research into better treatments we are leading the global movement to create a world without MS.”
If you need a burb about Cykelnerven, you can use the following:
“Cykelnerven is one of the most challenging rides in Europe. I’ll be taking on the toughest mountain stages of this year’s Tour de France just a couple of weeks before the professionals do it. Money raised will fund vital research into the causes, treatments and possible cures for MS.”