How is Liberapay funded? Are there fees?
Liberapay does not take a cut of payments, the service is funded by the donations to its own account. However there are payment processing fees.
Ποιος μπορεί να χρησιμοποιήσει το Liberapay;
Liberapay can be used by anyone who wishes to fund their work by collecting recurrent donations.
Can creators of NSFW content use Liberapay?
Yes. However, Liberapay isn't a shield: we can't protect anyone from being banned by the underlying payment processors.
Can I modify or stop my donations?
Yes, you can stop your donations or modify their amounts, periods and renewal modes at any time through your “Giving” page. Stopping a donation doesn't trigger any refund, it merely cancels future renewals.
Μπορώ να κάνω μια εφάπαξ δωρεά;
Liberapay is designed for long-term stable funding and only supports recurring gifts.
What are the differences between Liberapay and other recurrent crowdfunding platforms like Patreon?
  1. Liberapay is only for donations, meaning that transactions must not be linked to a contract nor a promise of recompense.
  2. Liberapay is an open project structured around a non-profit organization, which sets it apart from commercial platforms like Patreon and Tipeee.
  3. Νοιαζόμαστε για τη διεθνοποίηση, η υπηρεσία μας υποστηρίζει πολλαπλά συναλλάγματα και μεταφράζεται σε πολλές γλώσσες (μπορείτε να συνεισφέρετε).

If you'd like more details, the folks have compiled a big list of crowdfunding platforms and the differences between them.

Does Liberapay respect financial regulations?
Ναί. Η Liberapay εδρεύει στη Γαλλία και συμμορφώνεται με τους οικονομικούς κανονισμούς της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης. Οι επεξεργαστές πληρωμών μας διαθέτουν όλες τις κατάλληλες άδειες και μας βοηθούν να εμποδίσουμε την απάτη, το ξέπλυμα χρήματος και τη χρηματοδότηση της τρομοκρατίας.
How do I know that my donation won't go to an impostor?
You can usually check the authenticity of a Liberapay profile by looking at the social accounts connected to it. Only someone who controls a social account can connect it to a Liberapay profile, because the process includes an authentication step. You can also look for a link to a Liberapay profile in a project's official website. Finally if you have doubts about a specific account you can ask us and we'll look into it.
How do I know that my pledges won't be claimed by an impostor?
A pledge is linked to an account on another platform (e.g. GitHub) and it can only be claimed by someone who controls this account.
Which countries and currencies are supported?
See the “Παγκόσμια” page.
Ποιες μέθοδοι πληρωμής είναι διαθέσιμες;
The available payment methods depend on which payment processors are supported by the recipient. If a payment is processed by Stripe, then most credit and debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) are accepted, as well as SEPA Direct Debits (for Euro donations only). If a payment is through PayPal, then it's possible to pay in various ways, however the donor needs to have or create a PayPal account.
What are the payment processing fees?
The fees vary by payment processor, payment method, countries and currencies. The average is expected to be below 5% in all cases.
How are chargebacks handled?
If despite our fraud prevention efforts you receive money whose origin is revealed to be fraudulent, it falls on you to pay it back.
Υπάρχει ένα ελάχιστο μέγιστο ποσό που μπορώ να δώσω ή να λάβω;
The minimum you can give any user is $0.01 per week, but in order to minimize processing fees you will be asked to pay for multiple weeks in advance.
The maximum you can give any one user is $100.00 per week. This helps to stabilize income by reducing how dependent it is on a few large patrons.
Πρέπει να πληρώσω φόρος στο εισόδημα που λαμβάνω από το Liberapay;
We don't know, it's up to you to figure out your country's tax rules.
Are donations through Liberapay tax-deductible?
Probably not, but it depends on the tax rules of your country.
What are wallets?
Liberapay used to hold the funds of donors in wallets, but we no longer do that. Instead the full amount of a donation is immediately transferred to the recipient.
What is “payday”?

Payday is a program (this one) that we run every Wednesday. It executes donations and notifies donors and recipients.

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