FAQs

FAQs

What is giftupload.com?

Giftupload.com is a payment service that allows you to list specific items, events or causes for friends and strangers to contribute towards in one convenient space.

How does giftupload.com work?

You simply upload your desired gift, may it be a book, watch, a car or a special holiday away and your friends, fans, and family will inturn contribute as a group and help you buy what your really want.

How do I get started?

You can register with your email account or sign in with your Facebook or Twitter information. As a first time user you will be asked to select your country of resident and your currency. Please check PAYPAL for available currencies as all payments are paid & received via paypal and hence must be supported by Paypal.

You will also be asked to choose and answere 2 secuirty questins. These qustions are simply designed for your own security purposes and may be asked of you from time to time to ensure the person using your account is really you.

How do I create a Gift Page?

Once signed in your profile name will appear on the right hand side of the serch button. You can simply click on your name and you will be directed to your account section. Where you can can upload your gift via ‘upload a gift page’ tab.

Simply state your occasion, your desired gift, the amount of money you rquire to purchase your gift and the date your event will expire.

Is there a minimum and or maximum gift amount I can upload?

There is no minimum or maximum gift amount.

Is the Money I transfer to myself tax free?

You must comply with tax codes and legislation in your own state & country.

Is there a limit of how many gift pages I can have to my name?

No, you may have as many gift pages as you wish.

What items can I list on giftupload.com?

You can add any item may it be a physical item like a television or a non physical item such as a honeymoon in spain.

Can I use giftupload.com for any occasion?

Yes, you may choose giftupload.com to raise money for birthdays, weddings, charities, fund raising, or any other occasion you may think of.

Can I create a gift page for my friend, family member or my boss?

Yes, you may create a gift page for your self, or as a surprise fund raiser for a special gift for a friend, a surprise honeymoon gift for a family member or that special gift for the boss with his/her knowledge. You can even list causes such as your favourite charity.

How do I let people know that I have created a gift page?

Each gift page allows you to share your gift page via all social networks.

Does my gift page ever expire?

When creating your gift page you will be asked to set an expiry date, this date cannot be changed once your gift page goes live. You will be reminded of your expiry date prior to the expiry date so you can inform your friends and family to hurry up as your event is due to expire.

Can I change my gift page at anytime after I have published it?

You are able to make certain changes such as images or your own comments but you cannot change your gift amount or expiry date once you have published your gift page.

Is there a time frame which by people can contribute to my gift page?

People can continue to contribute to your gift page up until the expiry date or upon reaching the target amount which ever comes first. After such date no further contribution will be accepted on the gift.

What happens when the target is reached on a gift page?

You will be able to transfer the amount raised to your nominated Paypal account with a click of a button. And this is an instant process.

Simply complete your security questions (this is for your own financial safety), ensure all the information on the page is corrct, provide your Paypal account and press the transfer button. Please ensure you check your Paypal account information very carefully, as recovering money sent to wrong Paypal accounts is hard in the best of times.

What happens when the time set for a gift page expires?

You will be able to transfer the amount raised to your nominated Paypal account with a click of a button. And this is an instant process.

Simply complete your security questions (this is for your own financial safety), ensure all the information on the page is corrct, provide your Paypal account and press the transfer button. Please ensure you check your Paypal account information very carefully, as recovering money sent to wrong Paypal accounts is hard in the best of times.

Will I know who contributed to my gift and how much?

If the contributor has selected to remain anonymous, you will only see the amount contributed. Otherwise both the amount, and their profile will remain visible.

How can I contribute to a particular gift page?

You can simply register with your email address or choose to login with your Facebook or Twitter account. Once loged in you may search for a particular gift page or a person. Once located the page you can simply contribute.

Would I be notified if someone makes a contribution towards my gift?

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What payment methods are available on giftupload.com?

Gift upload uses Paypal for your security and safety. For those people who do not have a Paypal account they can still use the Credit Card facility which I provided through Paypal.

Can I use my credit card to make contributins?

Yes, you can use your credit card to make contributions through paypal. You do not need to have a Paypal account in order to use the following credit card facility.

Why does giftupload.com use Paypal as a sole payment system?

Because, Paypal offers a piece of mind as it is the most secure online payment system.

Who can contribute to my gift?

Anyone can contribute to your gift, friends, family or even generous strangers.

What type of gifts can I upload?

You are not able to upload gifts that can be construed as offensive, inciting violence or dangerous. No illegal items or causes can listed in giftupload.com Outside of these restrictions you are able to upload any gift you like, from specific items such as clothes, shoes or cars through to general events such as Weddings or birthdays.

When can I transfer the funds that have been raised to myself?

Once your gift page expires or you have reached the target you have originally set to achive.

What happens if I don’t hit my target?

You are still able to transfer your gift amounts to yourself, however you will not be able to receive further contributions for the expired gift page.

How long after I cash out or transfer the funds to myself I will receive my funds?

Funds will be automatically transferred via paypal once you transfer the funds to yourself and will be received in your account shortly there after.

In what format will I receive my funds?

You will receive the funds in your listed currency into your paypal account.

Am I actually required to buy the gift I listed on the gift page?

No, it is simply up to you if you still want to use the funds to purchase what you have actually listed. You certainly can have a change of mind and use your funds to purchase what ever you choose to buy.

Why do we only use Paypal?

Paypal is the most trusted payment gateway in the world, we exclusively use paypal for your safety and security.

What countries and currencies does giftupload.com operate in?

Giftupload.com is only available in currencies accepted by paypal.

What if I live (ie in Australia) and want to contribute to gift page created in United kingdom?

A Gift page created in UK will be set in British Pound. You will be charged a currency conversion fee by paypal at the time of contribution as you may only contribute in the currency that the gift page has been established originally.

If I live in Australia do I have to select my currency to be Australian Dollar?

Yes, if the currency of the country you reside is available in Paypal you must select the currency . For example Australi, Australia Dollar. United States of America, US dollar.

Can I create a gift page any where in the world?

You can create a gift page anywhere in the world however you will need to hold a paypal account to receive the funds once your gift expires.

Is giftupload.com safe and secure to use?

Giftupload.com uses Paypal as our payment system and so provides the ultimate safety and security to users.

What are the advantages of creating a gift page?

Not only is a gift page a convenient and creative way to send and receive gifts, but it takes the difficult task of fining the perfect gift away from your family and friends and ensures that you receive gifts you can really use and appreciate.

Can I create a gift page to raise money for a charity event?

You can absolutely create a gift page to raise money for any event, including charity organisations however you will need to verify your connection with that charity in order to then receive funds.

Do I have to register to donate to a charity cause or a gift page?

Yes, unless you wish to login with your Facebook or Twitter information.

Can a non-profit organisation use this site?

Yes an organisation or company can use giftupload.com however an individual will need to be listed as the authorised representative of the gift page. There will be a process of verification to avoide any misconduct. To find out more contact our support team.

How do I know when, who and how much someone has contributed to my gift page?

You will receive an email each time a contribution has been made to your gift page, you can also login to your gift account at anytime to view specific donation information.

Can I create a gift page for someone else without them knowing?

You can create a gift page to raise money for another individual’s event such as hen’s night, birthday, housewarming or gift for a co-worker.

Can I create a gift page for any event?

You can create a gift page for any event as long as it is legal, not offensive in nature and not inciting violence or danger.

How can I get in touch with giftupload.com?

You can contact our support team at any time via contact

How can I get more help?

You can ask for more assistance or information at any time via contact

How can I report a spam or misconduct on a particular gift page?

You can report any misconduct, spam or any page you feel needs our attention at any time by clicking on report dispute/spam.