About Amazon Smile
Below are some small extracts from the Amazon as they explain how Amazon Smile Works.
What is Amazon Smile?
Amazon Smile is a website operated by Amazon that let's its customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices and convenient shopping features as on amazon.co.uk. The difference is that when customers shop through the URL smile.amazon.co.uk Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligable purchases to the charitable organisations selected by customers.
How does Amazon Smile Work?
In order to browse or shop through AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organisation. Once they have chosen their charity they can shop the site as they normally would. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees of the customer's eligible purchases.
Is there any cost to charitable organisations or to customers?
No. There is no cost to charitable organisations or to AmazonSmile customers. The shopping experience is identical to amazon.co.uk with the added benefit that Amazon will donate to the charitable organisations selected by the customers.
Do you charge any administrative fees or take any deduction from the donation amount?
No. Charities must enrol to receive donations and have a valid bank account to which we can route donations, but there is no charge to participate and we do not deduct fees from the donation amount.
Does AmazonSmile take any portion of donations to fund its operations.