Fund Raising Standards
Regulating to build trust in phone-paid services
PhonepayPlus (previously known as ICSTIS) regulates premium rate (or phone-paid) services in the UK. These are the premium rate goods and services that you can buy by charging the cost to your phone bill and pre-pay account.
Charities, voluntary organisations and community groups rely on the generosity of people like you for much of the money that funds their work. giveonthemobile® is registered with PhonepayPlus - for more information visit the web site below.
For the purpose of donating using giveonthemobile® the following premium rate numbers 7009 for a £1 donation, 7007 for a £3 donation and 70800 for a £5 donation are used.
PhonepayPlus focus on pre-empting and preventing problems – the key, we believe, to effective long-term consumer protection.
PhonepayPlus regulate services using our Code of Practice. This sets out the rules with which all providers of premium rate services must comply.
Clear and accurate pricing information
Honest advertising and service content
Appropriate and targeted promotions
As of 1 September 2011, PhonepayPlus’ new (12th edition) Code of Practice and mandatory, industry-wide Registration Scheme are in effect. Anyone businesses involved in providing premium rate services to consumers - apart from companies that only provide 0871, 0872 and 0873 numbers - must be registered with PhonepayPlus.
Give with confidence FRSB
Most people give money to charity from time to time – some give a lot and do it regularly. But every time you give, you want to feel confident that you can trust that charity. So how can you give with confidence? By looking for the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB) tick logo.
Charities, voluntary organisations and community groups rely on the generosity of people like you for much of the money that funds their work.They are all working to make a difference – in their communities, all over the country and in other countries too and they need your help to do it.
People in the UK give a lot of money to good causes, nearly £9 billion last year. And because your money is so important, it’s vital you feel you can trust charities and organisations when they ask you to give to them. That’s what the FRSB is there to do – to help you give with confidence to your favourite good causes by looking for their tick logo.
Givezio Ltd, the company that runs giveonthemobile®, is registered with the Fundraising Standards Board, helping you feel confident about giving to yor favourite causes.