skip to content Menu

Terms of Use

Use of material on this website

This website is owned and operated by Mastercard Foundation. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using our website. By using it, you automatically agree to all of the terms and conditions, which may be revised from time to time. If you continue to use our site after we post changes to the terms and conditions, it will mean that you accept those changes.

Mastercard Foundation maintains this website for your personal information, education and communication. Please feel free to browse our site. The material on this site is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and international agreement. The material on our site, including but not limited to, artwork, graphics and text are the sole property of Mastercard Foundation unless otherwise stated. The Mastercard Foundation trademarks are owned by MasterCard International Incorporated, used under license by Mastercard Foundation. Reproduction of all photographs and images and all other material identified as being the property of a third party is prohibited.

Privacy Clause

Security of your personal information is of paramount importance to our relationships with visitors to our website. We do not use cookies to capture your individual email address or any personal information, which may identify you.  We will not rent or sell any information gathered nor will your personal information be shared with any third parties for any reason.

Accuracy of information

In no event or circumstance is Mastercard Foundation, its directors, officers, employees or volunteers liable for losses or damages of whatever nature arising in any manner from the use of the Foundation’s website or from errors, omissions, inaccuracies or misleading information contained on this website.


Our website contains links to third-party websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Mastercard Foundation of the contents of such third-party websites.

Mastercard Foundation does not assume and is not responsible for any liability whatsoever for the linking of any of these linked websites. Organizations with websites linked to this site are solely responsible for the operation (including the right to display such information) and information found on their respective websites. The linking to or from this site does not imply on the part of Mastercard Foundation any endorsement or guarantee of any of the organizations or the information found on their respective websites.

While Mastercard Foundation encourages links to its website, it does not wish to be linked to or from any third-party website which contains, posts or transmits any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind.

You agree to remove any link you may have to our website at the request of Mastercard Foundation.