Having been involved with PayPal subscriptions with the Open Rights Group, it's, quite frankly, a complete arse. Every time a PayPal user changes their card details, PayPal cancels all their ongoing subscriptions.
I'd quite strongly recommend ignoring PayPal (for *recurring* donations; feel free to solicit one-offs through them) and just stick with STOs, which are easy enough to set up with any UK bank. My €0,02… -- Owen Blacker, London GB Say no to ID cards: www.no2id.net Get your mits off my bits: www.openrightsgroup.org Help us crowdsourcing video: www.theyworkforyou.com/video -- Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759 2009/1/2 Tom Holden <thomas.hol...@gmail.com> > Paypal will always be more expensive than direct bank transfers, even > with the charitable discount, so I'd certainly recommend that those > looking to donate to us who have the facility to make us direct bank > transfers should avoid paypal. > > Direct debits certainly aren't free, though the majority of the costs > are set-up and annual ones, rather than proportional to the level of > donations, so once we're larger it will be relatively cheaper. However > it's by the by at the moment since the Co-Op require you to have had > an account with them for a year before they'll let you set-up direct > debits (out of other people's accounts). > > Tom > > 2009/1/2 AndrewRT <ratur...@yahoo.co.uk>: > > On Jan 2, 4:22 pm, "Andrew Cates" <and...@soschildren.org> wrote: > >> Any progress on accepting direct debits? > > > > We will be able to accept standig orders as soon as the bank account > > is finalised which should be soon after Foundation approval next > > Sunday. > > > > I think the Board decided against direct debits as they were too > > expensive, but I can't find the decision at the moment - cfp could you > > confirm? > > > > We're also looking into paypal which could be promising. > > > > Hope this helps, > > > > Andrew > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia UK mailing list > > wikimediau...@wikimedia.org > > http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_UK > > http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia UK mailing list > wikimediau...@wikimedia.org > http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_UK > http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l >
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