Terms & conditions

We've updated our terms & conditions on the 9th march 2024, to add clarification to the following:

  • Refund policy

  • Use of our platform

  • Additional terms for Financial Contributors / Competitors

Welcome to Sponsor Driven, this page explains our terms of use. When you use Sponsor Driven, you’re agreeing to all the rules on this page. Some of them need to be expressed in legal language, but we’ve done our best to offer you clear and simple explanations of what everything means.

Overview of our platform

Sponsor Driven is a platform that helps competitors connect with fans and organisations, unlocking access to additional income through tiered membership and financial contributions. Our platform aims to make motorsport funding more accessible than ever before.

Our platform offers a number of different pages, which are outlined below:

  • "Individual" - An individual is a person who has created an account on Sponsor Driven, in order to manage a page or contribute to a competitor.

  • "Organisation" - An organisation is an entity that is using the platform to contribute to a competitor in an official capacity. Organisation pages can be managed by multiple "individuals" / representatives.

  • "Competitor" - A competitor is an entity (either a Driver or Team) with a page on the platform created for the purpose of connecting with "Individuals" and "Organisations" and receiving funding from them. Competitor pages can be managed by multiple "Individuals" / representatives.

Additional terminology

  • "Financial Contributor" - A Financial Contributor is a Contributor (Individual or Organisation) that uses the Platform to contribute funds to a particular Competitor. There are additional terms for Financial Contributors outlined in these Terms.

For clarity, our platform does not store or transmit funds. The platform is integrated with third-party payment processors, such as Stripe. When you support a competitor or create a competitor page to receive funds, you’re also agreeing to the payment processor’s terms of service.

By using our platform, you agree to not hold Sponsor Driven responsible or liable for any communications, transactions, interactions, disputes, or any relationships between users of the platform. While we may do our best to verify the reputation of some users, we cannot guarantee the authenticity of either an individual, organisation or competitor and cannot be held responsible for any misrepresentations.

Before creating an account

In order to have an account on our platform, you will need to be 18 or over. If you are under the age of 18, please see below. You’re responsible for your account and all the activity on it. You are welcome to browse the website without first registering for an account, but to use some of our features, an account will be need to be created. When you create an account, or make a payment of any kind, the information you give us has to be accurate and complete. You should not impersonate anyone else or choose names that are offensive or that violate anyone’s rights. If you don’t follow these rules, we may cancel your account.

You’re responsible for all the activity on your account, and for keeping your account secure. If you find out that someone has used your account without your permission, you should report it to support@sponsordriven.com.

To sign up for an account or create a competitor page, you need to be at least 18 years old, or old enough to form a binding contract where you live. If necessary, we may ask you for proof of age. If you are under the required age, a parent or legal guardian may create a profile on your behalf, but they must also be responsible for any funds received.

Things you shouldn't do on our platform

We shouldn't need to ask this, but we need to make it clear for legal reasons that if you want be a part of our platform, please don’t do any of these things:

  • Don’t break the law. Don’t take any action that infringes or violates other people’s rights, violates the law, or breaches any contract or legal duty you have toward anyone.

  • Don’t lie to people. Don’t post information you know is false, misleading, or inaccurate. Don’t do anything deceptive or fraudulent.

  • Don’t offer prohibited items. Don’t offer any rewards that are illegal, violate any of our policies, rules, or guidelines, or violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance, or regulation.

  • Don’t victimise anyone. Don’t do anything threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libellous, tortious, obscene, profane, or invasive of another person’s privacy.

  • Don’t spam. Don’t distribute unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material, or any junk mail, spam, or chain letters.

  • Do not initiate chargebacks. Any contributions through the platform are final. If you believe your contribution is being misused by a competitor, please reach out to them to resolve the issue. In the event that your card was stolen or compromised, please contact your bank who can assist you further. If you require further assistance with refunds, please contact support@sponsordriven.com.

- Don’t abuse access to personal information. Our platform is designed to connect Competitors with Individuals and Organisations, and so you may receive information about other users, including things like their names, email addresses, and postal addresses. This information is provided in good faith: don’t use it for other purposes other than originally intended, and don’t abuse it.

Failure to adhere to our terms & conditions may result in us closing your account and preventing you from accessing our platform.

Terms for Financial Contributors

If you use our platform as a Financial Contributor, you agree to the following:

  • Contributions. All contributions you make through the platform are held by Sponsor Driven, with the full amount (minus applicable fees such as card processing and platform fees) used in support of the Competitor you have designated to receive the contributions. By making payments through our platform, you agree to represent and are authorised to use the Payment Method provided. You authorise our payment provider, Stripe, to charge the specified amount to your Payment Method for any contribution made through the platform. If for any reason the Payment Method cannot be verified, is invalid, or not acceptable, your contribution may be suspended or cancelled.

  • Recurring contributions. Our platform offers the ability for contributors to make recurring contributions. Contributors must opt-in to recurring contributions and agree to be charged on a recurring basis. Similar to one-time contributions, you authorise our payment provider, Stripe, to charge your Payment Method on a recurring basis, on the same day each calendar month. For example, if the initial contribution was a monthly contribution made on the 14th February, the next charge will be on the 14th March, and every calendar month until cancelled. You will receive a notification via email before we charge your Payment Method, which also gives you the opportunity to cancel before the charge is made (Refunds as described below).

  • Cancellations. Financial Contributors can cancel recurring payments at any time through their profile settings.

  • Refunds. Except where specified in our terms, all contributions are final and there are no refunds. You agree to resolve any disputes with the recipient of any contributions that you made via the platform as they are responsible for initiating any refunds. In some cases, we may initiate a refund on behalf of the recipient if we feel there is a valid reason for the refund, as outlined in our Terms. You can contact us for any clarification on refund eligibility.

  • Recognition. As part of their contributions, Financial Contributors may receive certain advertising, marketing, or other Recognition in exchange for their contributions. Subject to these terms, all Financial Contributors will receive as a minimum the following Recognition: logo placement on the Competitor's page, along with a link to the Financial Contributor's profile page ("Baseline Recognition"). Financial contributors may receive additional Recognition as specified by the Competitor. In such cases, Financial Contributors must acknowledge and agree that any additional Recognition beyond the Baseline Recognition is offered and fulfilled by the Competitor, and Sponsor Driven is not responsible for the fulfilment of any additional Recognition offered by the Competitor. Financial Contributors agree to communicate with the Competitor or Administrators of the respective Competitor, in regards to fulfilment of any additional Recognition.

Terms for Competitors

If you use our platform as a Competitor, you agree to the following:

  • Receiving financial contributions. In order to receive contributions through our platform, you must provide accurate and up-to-date information, and fulfil any Recognition or obligations to Financial Contributors (described above) in a timely manner.

  • Use of financial contributions. By using our platform, you agree to use any contributions received solely for purposes related to competing in motorsport.

  • Identity verification. We reserve the right to ask for verification of your identity and any proof related to your participation in motorsport. Should you fail to provide accurate information requested or we cannot verify your identity in a timely manner, we reserve the right to suspend your account and initiate refunds on your behalf.

  • Inactivity within motorsport. You agree to maintain an active presence both on the platform, and within competitive motorsport in order to continue receiving contributions from Financial Contributors. You hereby acknowledge and agree to pause or cancel any financial contributions should you wish to take a break or are no longer competing in the motorsport industry. If you do not log in to the platform after a period of 90 days, or we find that you are no longer competing, we reserve the right to suspend your account and may pause or cancel any recurring contributions and prevent further contributions from being received by you.

About our fees

It's free to create an account on our platform, and it's also free to create a page. If you create a competitor page and have verified your details, we (and our payment partners) may collect fees on transactions. Fees may vary slightly based on your location.

We will never automatically charge you for something you have not asked for, so please ensure that you are aware of the difference between a "one-time" contribution and a "membership".

Things we don’t do and are not responsible for

Sponsor Driven is not and should not be held liable for any damages or losses related to your use of the Services. We don’t get involved in disputes between users, or between users and any third party relating to the use of the Services. We don’t oversee the performance or punctuality of pages and contents, and we don’t endorse any content users submit to the Site. When you use the Services, you release Sponsor Driven from claims, damages, and demands of every kind — known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed — arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and the Services. All content you access through the Services is at your own risk. You’re solely responsible for any resulting damage or loss to any party.

Our platform may contain links to other websites. (For instance, user websites pages, user profiles, and comments that may link to other sites.) When you access third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. We do not control or endorse those sites.

If you are unsure that you can trust a third-party website you visit, we advise you not to proceed further.

If you find a link that is malicious with intent, please reach out to support@sponsordriven.com.

Your intellectual property

- Any royalties or licensing on your Content are your responsibility. You will pay all royalties and other amounts owed to any person or entity based on your Content, or on Sponsor Driven's hosting of that Content.

- You’re ultimately responsible for the stuff you post. All information submitted to the Site, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom that content originated.

- We’re not responsible for any mistakes in your content. Sponsor Driven will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content.

Account deletion

You may stop using our Service at any time, by contacting us at support@sponsordriven.com, and requesting your account to be deletion. We may retain certain information as required by law or as necessary for our legitimate business purposes. All provisions of this agreement survive termination of an account, including our rights regarding any content you’ve already submitted to the Site. (For instance, if you’ve launched a page, deleting your account will not automatically remove the page from the Site.) If you have signed up for a membership, you can find information about your cancellation rights on our site. You will need to cancel your subscription in accordance with these cancellation rights to stop your recurring payments for the relevant subscription.

It is important to note that deleting your account without first canceling any subscriptions will not stop these payments, and you are ultimately responsible for cancelling any recurring payments.

About indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor Driven, Our subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and Our officers, directors, employees, partners, contractors, representatives, agents, and third party providers from and against any and all claims, causes of action, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) and all amounts paid in settlement arising from or relating to, breach of these Terms or violation of any applicable laws. We reserve the right, in Our sole discretion and at Our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you have agreed to indemnify us and you agree to assist and cooperate with us as reasonably required in the defense or settlement of any such matters.

About dispute resolution

We at Sponsor Driven encourage you to contact us if you’re having an issue, before resorting to the courts. In the unfortunate situation where legal action does arise, these Terms (and all other rules, policies, or guidelines incorporated by reference) will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law, and without application of the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act or the United Nations Convention of Controls for International Sale of Goods.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act lays out a system of legal requirements for dealing with allegations of copyright infringement. Sponsor Driven complies with the DMCA, and we respond to notices of alleged infringement if they comply with the law and the requirements set forth in our Copyright Policy. We reserve the right to delete or disable content alleged to be infringing, and to terminate accounts for repeat infringers. (We do this when appropriate and at our sole discretion.)

Agreement Between You and Us

These Terms are the entire agreement between You and Sponsor Driven with respect to the Services. They supersede all other communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and Sponsor Driven with respect to the Services and govern our relationship. If any provision of these Terms are deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. Sponsor Driven's failure to assert any right or provision under this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.


We may modify or discontinue the Services at any time, in our sole discretion. You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to these Terms. No waiver of any provision of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Sponsor Driven's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim arising out of or related to the Services must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

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