||The university will welcome and respect the interest of individuals and organisations seeking to contribute to the university.
||The university will ensure that university staff engaged in
donor liaison and the soliciting of gifts do not grant or accept
favours for personal gain and avoid actual or apparent conflicts of
||The university will ensure that all personnel involved in
managing gifts exercise prudent judgement in their stewardship
||The university will ensure that only authorised representatives of the university undertake solicitation of gifts.
||The university will not seek or accept gifts where this would be inconsistent with the university's mission.
||The university will at all times respect information about
donors and prospective donors and their gifts and will ensure that such
information is handled confidentially, to the extent provided by law
and consistent with the donor's wishes.
||The university will ensure that potential donors are encouraged
to seek independent professional advice about the taxation status and
any other business or legal implications of their gifts or potential
gifts. University staff may work with such advisers to assist with gift
||The university will ensure that non-cash gifts and gifts in
kind are evaluated having regard to the university's capacity to use
the gift effectively, the benefits they may bring and any on-going
costs associated with their use and maintenance.
||The university will ensure that all gifts are treated in
accordance with the donor's wishes, to the extent consistent with the
letter and spirit of the law.
||The university will ensure that all gifts are dealt with in accordance with all laws and regulations applicable.
||The university will confirm the acceptance of all gifts in writing.
||The university reserves the right to decline a gift for any reason.
||The university will ensure that all donors have access to its most recent published financial statements.
||The university will ensure that donors receive prompt, truthful and complete answers to their enquiries.
||The university will ensure that all donors receive appropriate
acknowledgment and recognition being mindful of the donor's wishes.