Earth Membership Deposit Terms and Conditions

  1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS Please find below the terms and conditions (“Terms”) on which you are able to make a Membership Deposit (“Deposit”) to join the Earth Housing Collective. If you are unable to accept these Terms, you will not be able to make the Deposit. Please note that these Terms only apply to the Deposit and are not applicable in the event you, in the future, finalize a purchase of an Earth Home. The final purchase of an Earth Home will be governed by separate terms and conditions.

    By finalizing the online Deposit you agree to acknowledge and confirm:
    1. That you have read and agree to be bound by these Terms.
    2. Upon receipt of your payment of the Deposit Amount (as defined in Section 5 below) as set out herein, that an agreement regarding the Deposit has been entered between you and New Eelam, Inc. doing business as Earth, a corporation incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware with registered address at 2035 Sunset Lake Road, Suite B-2, Newark, DE, 19702 (“Earth” or “We”). We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms or save them to your computer for future reference.
    1. A Deposit is a preliminary, non-binding order, which gives you membership in the Earth Housing Collective and which entitles you to be a prioritized buyer when an Earth Home is available for sale in your chosen location. Earth will use reasonable efforts to ensure that you will be able to finalize your purchase of an Earth Home. These Terms do not however constitute a purchase agreement and the Reservation does not in any way confirm or guarantee you a right to purchase an Earth Home with priority over other customers.
    2. Earth will update you as homes become available, and you may write to us at to reserve a specific home, schedule consultations with our team, and to convert your reservation to a formal order and configure your Earth Home.
    1. You must be at least 18 years of age and ensure that all the details you provide to us are accurate.
    2. The offer to make a Deposit is available until we disable the Deposit functionality in our digital channels.
    3. Your rights in respect of the Deposit are personal and may not be assigned or transferred to anyone else.
    4. You represent and warrant that you are not a person, or acting on behalf of a person, designated on any sanctions list imposed by the UN, EU or US. If at any time these representations fail to be true, your Deposit and Membership will automatically terminate with immediate effect, without any liability to compensate you whatsoever. Furthermore, according to the Law we may not be able to repay your Deposit Amount payment.
    1. When you have finalized the online Deposit process on our digital channels and we have received your Deposit Amount, you have made a Deposit.
    2. After you have finalized your Deposit, you will receive a receipt of your Deposit confirming that it has been received and completed (“Deposit Confirmation”). Please save the Deposit receipt as this will be used when you have the opportunity to purchase your Earth Home.
    3. If you do not receive the Deposit Confirmation within four (4) hours of completing the online process, please contact us by following the instructions on
    1. Please note that we collect a refundable 100 USD deposit (the “Deposit Amount”) in order for the Deposit to be processed. The Deposit Amount as set out above is free of Sales Tax. This means we will not charge you any Sales Tax in relation to this Deposit due to the fact that it is a refundable Deposit.
    2. The Deposit is payable by credit card or cryptocurrency. We use Stripe and Bitpay for internet payment services. By accepting these Terms you expressly agree to either Stripe or Bitpay handling the payment transaction, your payment details and any other information necessary for such payment transaction to be executed by Stripe or Bitpay (including but not limited to fraud prevention). Stripe is certified by banks and card acquirers to securely manage payment transactions. If paying with Stripe, all communication between the Website and your bank is handled by Stripe and is encrypted via SSL (Secure Sockets Layer).
    3. When finalizing your purchase of an Earth Home, the Deposit Amount can be used as a partial payment of your final order.
    4. You do not have a right to collect interest on the Deposit.
    1. You have the right to cancel your Membership at any time and for any reason. If you wish to cancel the Membership, please contact us by following the instructions on
    2. We are also entitled to cancel the Membership made by you at any time. Upon a cancellation initiated by us, you will be contacted.
    3. If your Membership is cancelled for any reason, either by you or us, your Deposit Amount will be refunded on the payment method used by you to pay the Deposit Amount, and we will not charge you any fees due to the cancellation. We will process your cancellation without undue delay and no later than fourteen (14) days after we receive the cancellation notice. Upon cancellation, you will no longer be able to use the Deposit or enjoy the benefits of Membership.
    1. Should you have any questions or complaints about the Deposit or wish to contact us for any other reason, you can do so by following the instructions on the Earth contact page at
    1. Earth does not warrant or guarantee you the right to purchase an Earth Home, despite you having completed this Deposit and paid the Deposit Amount.
    2. Further, specifications and images of Earth Homes in our digital channels at the time of making the Deposit are not to be considered as specifications of any final Earth Home.
    1. In no event shall Earth or any of our affiliates be liable or responsible for any loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection to your Deposit (except as may be required under mandatory law), including (without limitation hereto) any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, your Deposit. Your sole and exclusive remedy related to your Reservation is limited to the refund of your Deposit Amount.
    1. We may assign or transfer our rights and obligations to another organization, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Terms. We will always notify you in writing or by posting on the Earth website if this happens.
    2. If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will do so by phone or e-mail at the contact details you provide to us during the online Reservation process.
    1. We may revise these Terms from time to time, but will in such event provide you with relevant information of the amended Terms first. If you do not agree to the changes, you are always entitled to cancel the Deposit.
    1. These Terms are governed by, and to be interpreted according to, the laws of the State of Delaware. Prior agreements, oral statements, negotiations, communications or representations about the Deposit are superseded by these Terms.