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Terms and Conditions


This statement explains the privacy and data protection practices that apply to the and all its subdomains (“site”) operated by Romanian League in Defense of Animals, Inc, ROLDA USA or “ROLDA” (EIN 32-0176929) and to its affiliates: Fundatia ROLDA in Romania, ROLDA Gatehunder fra Romania in Norway, Association ROLDA Suisse in Switzerland, Association ROLDA Sverige in Sweden, ROLDA, Inc in Australia, ROLDA UK in England and Wales, as part of the ROLDA project.

In this Policy references to ROLDA or to “we” or “us” are to all these parties (Fundatia ROLDA, Gatehunder fra Romania, Association ROLDA Suisse, Association ROLDA Sverige, Romanian League in Defense of Animals, Inc, ROLDA, ROLDA UK) together. Please read these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy (available here) carefully before accessing or using the information and services available through the Site.

By accessing or using the information and services available through the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy available here. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy, do not use or access the Site or any information and services available through the Site.


The Terms and conditions (as well as the Privacy Policy) for the Site are governed by Federal and California state laws. Any disputes arising from or relating to the Website privacy policy, any transactions made on the site and/or these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States courts.

Contact ROLDA

Address: PO Box 4674, Crofton MD 21114 – USA
Registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in California state
Phone 410-353-5505 (US) or 004 0748903612 (Romania)

Prohibited content and activity

You must not place offending content, or permit others to place offending content, on the Site or any other website on which ROLDA or its related bodies corporate may choose to display content at their sole and absolute discretion ( all its subdomains referred to as “site”).

ROLDA reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against any person who, in ROLDA’s reasonable discretion, breaches the requirements of this clause by placing offending content on the Site. ROLDA may, without limitation, remove offending content from the Site.

Offending content includes, but is not limited to, content that is:
(a) offensive or promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
(b) harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
(c) exploits people in a sexual or violent manner;
(d) contains nudity, violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website;
(e) solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
(f) publicly posts information that poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person;
(g) constitutes or promotes information that is known to be false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libellous;
(h) constitutes or promotes an illegal or unauthorised copy of another person’s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
(i) involves the transmission of ‘junk mail’, ‘chain letters’ or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging or ‘spamming’;
(j) contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
(k) furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to making or buying weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses or other harmful code;
(l) solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other people;
(m) includes a photograph or video of any person without that person’s consent;
(n) violates the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, contract rights or any other rights of any other person;
(o) promotes propaganda and/or symbols of organisations which are unconstitutional or illegal in the United States.
We appreciate your help in keeping the Site a safe and enjoyable experience for all users. Please contact us if you have seen any content that you think breaches these Terms and Conditions at the address listed below


To enable our supporters to make a donation online to ROLDA on we use WooCommerce platform and its official extensions: PayPal, Stripe. (Read WooCommerce Terms and Conditions here). Our server is secure server and encryption to protect your financial and other personal information during transmission. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card numbers) on our website, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). When Credit Card details are collected, we simply pass them on in order to be processed as required.

We never permanently store complete Credit Card details.

Bitcoin donations to ROLDA can be made via BitPay’s external website

Donations can be also made to ROLDA one time or recurrently via the external website Raisely on:

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can email us at

Payment currency

When you contribute to ROLDA online at the transactions are processed in the currency selected by you. By default, normally it is displayed the currency of the country in which you are located at the moment you initiate the donation.

If you make a donation, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. You may be required to provide contact information (such as name, email, and postal address) and financial information (such as credit card number, and expiration date). We use this information for billing purposes only. If we have trouble processing a donation, we will use this information to contact you.

Refund and cancelation

One time donation:
In the event that a donation is made to ROLDA via as a result of fraud or misuse or in the event of accidental duplicate transactions, ROLDA will refund the donation amount electronically back to the same card that was used to make the original transaction, provided the request is made within 14 days of the transaction.
Please note that all donations made in crypto are nonrefundable.

Recurrent donation:
If you clicked the recurrent donation button but your intention was to make a one time gift, and you contact us within 45 days after your first donation was made, ROLDA will refund any subsequent donation and cancel the ongoing agreement, to prevent your card being charged further.
If you contact us after 45 days, ROLDA can only cancel the ongoing agreement and your card will stop being charged from the date on which you contact us (not retrospectively).

Cancelation of a recurrent gift:
ROLDA will act promptly, as per the instruction of the donor, to cancel any recurrent gift set up on or any external platforms created to fundraise on behalf of ROLDA.

Refund item purchased via ROLDA online shop

If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can return the product and get a full refund or exchange the product for another one, be it similar or not.

You can return a product for up to 30 days from the date you purchased it.

Any product you return must be in the same condition you received it and in the original packaging.

ROLDA Online Shop is on WooCommerce platform. Please read WooCommerce/Automattic Privacy Policy here

Email page to a friend and e-card facilities

The e-mail to a friend and e-card (virtual gift card) facilities allow a user to e-mail story and product links or e-cards to other online users. Users can include a personal message together with a name and e-mail address.

The details you provide will not be used for any purpose other than delivering the appropriate information to the intended recipient. The site and all its sub domains will not use the details to send unsolicited e-mail, and will not sell details to any third party.

Advertising and e-commerce

ROLDA does not accept advertising on its sites.

Business location

We are a charity located in the United States and registered under US law. Our website is addressing to US and Worldwide supporters.


The Site may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that is not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites. We encourage our Shop Customers and Site Visitors to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.

Changes to this policy

ROLDA makes changes to its privacy policy from time to time. We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy without advance notice. These changes will be reflected in the contents of this page.


ROLDA reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.


For orders through the Shop, we work to protect the security of your payment information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.

The Site uses reasonable security methods to protect the personal data (e.g., contact details) that resides on our servers. However, no security system is impenetrable. cannot warrant or guarantee the security of its or its partners’ servers, nor can it guarantee that information that Shop Users supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to or its partners over the Internet.


Although ROLDA makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the Website, we cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses. Therefore, please take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the site.


Although the site uses encryption security software in areas where online payment details are accepted, the security of information and payments transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. ROLDA will not be liable for any loss incurred by any User who transmits information by means of e-mail or other Internet links.

Copyright information

In the United States, the Romanian League in Defense of Animals, Inc/ROLDA is the sole owner of the name “ROLDA” which is a registered trademark.
In addition, ROLDA is the U.S. licensee of the ROLDA logo.

Your use of the name and logo and/or links bearing the name and logo acknowledges ROLDA’s exclusive ownership of the name and/or right to use the logo. All use of or goodwill associated with the name, logo, our materials, electronic products and/or services will inure to the benefit of ROLDA or its licensors.

The logo, electronic products and services are provided without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or non-infringement. Use of our materials, electronic products and/or services provided at the Site is solely at your own risk.

Linking to ROLDA site and use of website materials, name and logo and technology

ROLDA encourages visitors to its Site to spread the animal rights message by copying and downloading online content for personal, non-commercial use. If you wish to use any materials found on Site (text, videos, photographs, etc) for any other purpose, you must obtain express written consent before using the materials.

PLEASE BE AWARE: by copying and/or downloading material from the Site, including our name and logo, links bearing our name and the logo and/or using our electronic products and/or services you agree to the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Use and any terms and conditions that may be outlined elsewhere on our website. Without limiting any other terms or conditions, the permission to use the Site, materials, electronic products and/or services, including our name and logo and/or links bearing our name and logo, is subject to the following:
a) Use of the name and logo or links bearing the name and logo may not indicate or create an impression that ROLDA endorses, approves, sponsors or is affiliated with your products, goods, services or your website.
b) Your use of the name and logo or links bearing the name and logo may not indicate or create an impression that ROLDA will benefit from the sale of any goods or services.
c) Links bearing the name and logo may only be used for the purpose of linking to the Site as designated within the link.
d) The links bearing the name and logo will always be active links.
e) The name and logo and/or link bearing the name and logo may not be combined with any other graphic elements; nor may they be altered in any manner including size, proportions, font, design, arrangement, colors or elements; nor may they be animated, morphed or otherwise distorted in perspective or appearance.
f) The name and logo and/or link bearing the name and logo may not appear more prominently than your personal, company, product or service website name.
g) You will not transfer, assign, sell, reproduce, distribute or otherwise exploit the name and logo or your link to us.
h) The ROLDA name and logo and/or link bearing the name and logo may not appear on any pages of any websites that include content or advertising for alcoholic beverages, tobacco, pornography, defamatory materials, religious material, partisan material, political material or firearms.
i) Appropriate action by ROLDA may include but is not limited to, the revocation of the right to use the name and logo and/or any links bearing the name and logo, in which event you agree to remove the name and logo and/or the links bearing the name and logo within 2 business days of notice of revocation.

It is improper and may be a violation of the law, for you to post or download and distribute any material that you do not own or for which you do not have permission to use. PLEASE BE AWARE: violation of someone’s copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.

Your privacy

ROLDA has a firm commitment to data privacy, particularly as it relates to visitors to our website. To learn more, read ROLDA’s privacy policy.

Additional questions?

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the information that we have collected from you online, the practices of this site or your interaction with this site, please contact us at

You can also reach us via mail or phone at:
Address: PO Box 4674, Crofton MD 21114 – USA
Phone 410-353-5505 (US) or 004 0748903612 (Romania)

Read also ROLDA Privacy page