How it works

General

What is Mydream Smile the world ?
What is its aim ?
What can I do on Mydream Smile the world ?
How does Mydream Smile the world work ?
Why a special concept for dreams?
What is a social space?  What makes Mydream Smile the world different from a social network ?
What does the Mydream Smile the world slogan "We are a better world" mean?Why become a member of Mydream Smile the world ?
What do I have to do to live a Mydream Smile the world adventure ?
What do I sign up to by creating my profile ?
How are my data used ?
Why post my dreams ?
Why live my dreams ?
How does posting my dreams work ?
How does making dreams come true work ?
What do I have to do in return for living my dreams ?
How is Mydream – smile the world financed ?
Do I have to be member to use Mydream Smile the world ?
How do I unsubscribe from Mydream Smile the world ?

ActiveDreamer

What is an ActiveDreamer ?
What type of dreams can I post ?
How many dreams can I post ?
Is posting a dream free ?
How does Mydream Smile the world make dreams come true ?
Do I have to set a specific sum for making my dream come true ?
How much time do the DreamAngels have to make my dream come true ?
Is the result guaranteed ?
Can I use an avatar for posting my dreams ?
Can I remain anonymous ?
How am I notified that my dream has come true ?
What happens if my dream comes true before the end of the time period ?
What happens if at the end of the time period my dream has only partially come true ?
What happens if at the end of the time period my dream has not come true ?
What are my obligations if my dream comes true ?
What happens if my DreamAngel does not keep their promise to make my dream come true ?
Are the donations I receive legal ?
Do I have to declare any donations to the tax authorities ?
Can I write to the DreamAngel(s) who have made my dream come true ?

DreamAngels

What is a DreamAngel ?
Who can become a DreamAngel on Mydream Smile the world ?
How do I become a DreamAngel ?
How can I make a dream come true ?
Can I make a partial contribution towards a dream ?
Can I contact an ActiveDreamer before making their dream come true ?
Is there a time frame for making a dream come true ?
Can I use an avatar ?
Can I remain anonymous ?
What are my obligations once I have committed to make a dream come true ?
Can I publish the fact that I've made a dream come true ?
Can I cancel my contribution ?
Can I change the amount of my contribution ?
Do I get tax relief on my contributions ?
Are the donations I make legal ?

General

What is Mydream Smile the world ?
Mydream Smile the world is a new social space based on an innovative concept for living dreams and emotions.

What is its aim ?
Mydream – smile the world invites you to join a unique human adventure by stepping into a more inspiring, caring world where you can express your dreams and live them too.

What can I do on Mydream Smile the world ?
Mydream Smile the world allows you to live an overarching adventure from conversation to market place by :
- creating your network of DreamFriends and keeping up to date with them on DreamBoard
- posting your dreams on DreamWall and having them come true through the generosity of DreamAngels
- sharing news and meaningful initiatives which stimulate, bring hope or provide ideas, portraying a happier and more inclusive world
- creating and joining DreamBlogs to share your dreams and passions and help make them come true
- relating your DreamStory: how you succeeded in living your dream as an ActiveDreamer or what motivates you to become a DreamAngel
- benefitting from DreamOffers on a unique platform where they are 100% free.
- benefitting from DreamDeals from your favorite brands

How does Mydream Smile the world work ?
Mydream Smile the world brings together all the functions of a social network with innovative action modules inspired by crowdfunding, open to all those who have dreams, big or small, to help you live them in an easy and flexible way.

Why a special concept for dreams ?
We all have dreams which mean a lot to us. They are drivers of progress which lead us down paths we never dared think about. They give meaning to our destiny as an individual or a group and place us at the heart of a positive and invigorating dynamic. Today, more than ever, our dreams must go on inspiring us as the basis for a world more in sync with our expectations: a smiling, caring world which benefits everyone.

What is a social space?  What makes Mydream Smile the world different from a social network ?
Mydream Smile the world is the first social space whose common thread is woven around dreams, emotions and initiatives, allowing us to post our dreams, live them, create a community, exchange information and news and make the world a more inspiring, inclusive and caring place. It goes beyond the functions of a social network, in that it's a platform for self-expression, action and commitment.  Mydream Smile the world is the vehicle between talk and action, creating lasting bonds with our fellow citizens and transforming the desire for a better world into a dynamic, collaborative, modern, inventive reality.

What does the Mydream Smile the world slogan "We are a better world" mean ?
For us at Mydream Smile the world a better world means each and every one of us.  We are all part of the solution to bring about a more inspiring and hope-filled world.

Why become a member of Mydream Smile the world ?
Mydream Smile the world connects all those players from the social and business world who are motivated by action and invention to create lasting bonds between individuals, societies, celebrities, public figures, foundations, professionals and brands.  The alliance of all these groups is key to building a solid ecosystem which allows each member to play a positive and valuable role that benefits all.  Mydream Smile the world has created the platform, it's now up to you to give it life, to prove that together anything is possible – even making dreams come true !

What do I have to do to live a Mydream Smile the world adventure ?
Becoming a member of Mydream Smile the world is easy.  All you have to do is fill out your profile which gives you access to your DreamBoard. DreamBoard is your personal space where all your and your community's information is saved and where you can benefit from all the available DreamActivities.

What do I sign up to by creating my profile ?
Mydream – smile the world stands for liberty and creativity. This why it's free, asks nothing in return and is designed so that you remain in control of your personal data, information and dreams.  Mydream Smile the world also stands for committing to other people so that you can live your adventure with a minimum amount of constraints.

How are my data used ?
Your data are the guarantee on which our relationship is built and form the basis of your public page which is accessible by all the members of the community.  We at Mydream Smile the world use your e-mail address to send you the notifications that are an essential for living your dream, but we will never contact you by phone. You can modify or complete your profile, delete an item or even unsubscribe at any time.

Why post my dreams ?
Our dreams are a unique and universal source of motivation and hope.  They are drivers of progress, the substance of our future and our emotional link with others.  They are living things and develop with us throughout the course of our life, giving us an aim and a purpose to our individual and common destiny, enabling us to gather our forces around inspiring values and positive prospects.

Now with Mydream Smile the world and the commitment of its community, someone, somewhere can make the dreams we all have come true.

Why live my dreams ?
At Mydream Smile the world a better world starts by having dreams and having the possibility to live them, a world where you can count on the commitment and imagination of a whole community. Living your dreams represents enormous progress for an individual and contributes to a large number of people in a modern and innovative way by building hope and faith in the future.

How does posting my dreams work ?
It only takes a couple of clicks to post your dream on your DreamBoard. Go to DreamActivities and select "post a dream", then follow the instructions. Your dream will remain posted on DreamWall for 2 months and your network of DreamFriends and all the people capable of making it come true will be notified.

You can post all types of dream, big or small – an ideal, a personal project, a solidarity project, a humanitarian cause, a unique experience, an unforgettable surprise, learning or perfecting a skill, an item you can't afford, or a donation.

How does making dreams come true work ?
You can choose which dreams you want to make come true via your DreamBoard or directly on DreamWall by posting your contribution. You could contribute a helping hand, a skill, an introduction, an invitation, a gift, a favor, or a donation. This can be done by single DreamAngel or several contributing together based on the crowdfunding principle.

What do I have to do in return for posting or living my dreams ?
Posting a dream is free. The only thing we require of ActiveDreamers is that they share how their dream came true with their DreamAngel(s) and with the whole community by posting a message and a photo or video on DreamStory.

How is Mydream Smile the world financed ?
Mydream Smile the world uses advertising and sponsoring and deducts 10% from any financial transaction that takes place on the site.  You can also support Mydream Smile the world by making a donation or by buying a t-shirt.  

Do I have to be member to use Mydream Smile the world ?
The home page of Mydream Smile the world is open to all, but you need to be a member to access your DreamBoard and benefit from all the DreamActivities.

How do I unsubscribe from Mydream Smile the world ?
Just send a message to the Mydream Smile the world team via the contact form here.  Your account will be deactivated on receipt of your request.

 

ActiveDreamer

What is an ActiveDreamer ?
An ActiveDreamer is a member of the community who posts a dream.

What type of dreams can I post ?
You can post all types of dream, big or small – an ideal, a personal project, a solidarity project, a humanitarian cause, a unique experience, an unforgettable surprise, learning or perfecting a skill, an item you can't afford, or a donation.

How many dreams can I post ?
As many as you wish.

Is posting a dream free ?
Yes, it's totally free.

How does Mydream Smile the world make dreams come true ?
A dream can come true through a helping hand, a skill, an introduction, an invitation, a gift, a favor, or a donation offered by single DreamAngel or several together based on the crowdfunding principle.  Or through the donations deposited in your DreamBox.

Do I have to set a specific sum for making my dream come true ?
When you post a dream, you can choose the way you want it to come true : a helping hand, a skill, an introduction, an invitation, a gift, a favor, or a donation.  If you choose a donation you will have to set the sum, using the curser on the "Posting my dream" form.  You will be guided throughout the process.

How much time do the DreamAngels have to make my dream come true ?
Each dream is posted free of charge for 2 months.

Is the result guaranteed ?
Mydream Smile the world relies on the values, solidarity and commitment of its members, without any notion of obligation. When you post a dream, you are entering the Mydream Smile the world adventure of goodwill, emotion, adrenaline, and ultimately the surprise of finding out that your dream has come true.

Can I use an avatar for posting my dreams ? 
Mydream Smile the world is a platform for creating lasting bonds, based on mutual respect. This is why we ask all the members of the community to use their real name when signing in and posting.

Can I remain anonymous ?
Mydream Smile the world is also a platform for living a unique human adventure. When you post a dream, your potential DreamAngel(s) must be able to consult your public page. But our aim goes beyond living dreams to sharing precious moments among fellow ActiveDreamers, DreamAngels and the whole community. This is why ActiveDreamers must post their dream under their real name.

How am I notified that my dream has come true ?
When your dream has come true totally or partially, you will be notified by your DreamAngel and also by Mydream Smile the world.

What happens if my dream comes true before the end of the time period ?
When your dream has come completely true you will be notified, and your dream will be transferred from "Dreams in progress" on DreamWall to "Dreams come true".

What happens if at the end of the time period my dream has only partially come true ?
If your dream has only partially come true after 2 months, we will extend it automatically for another 2 months to give you more chance of success. If after 4 months your dream is still only partially fulfilled, it will be canceled and all the donations contributed by the DreamAngels will be returned to them.

What happens if at the end of the time period my dream has not come true ?
It will be canceled and removed from DreamWall, but you will be able to post it again.

What are my obligations if my dream comes true ?
Goodwill is the main driver of Mydream Smile the world. Once you have been informed that your dream has come true, you are required to post a message of thanks to your DreamAngel(s) and to post your experience on DreamStory, complete with photos and videos, so that the whole community can share your special moment.

What happens if my DreamAngel does not keep their promise to make my dream come true ?
By making a promise DreamAngels are giving their word.  If they do not keep their promise, please let Mydream Smile the world know via the contact page.  If a number of complaints are received about a particular DreamAngel their account will be deleted.

Are the donations I receive legal ?
All donations for making your dreams come true are completely legal.

Do I have to declare any donations to the tax authorities ?
No, this type of donation is not subject to tax.

Can I write to the DreamAngel(s) who have made my dream come true ?
It is strongly recommended that you /It is a requirement as an ActiveDreamer to thank your DreamAngel (s) by posting a private message on their public page or a public message on DreamWall.  Once your dream has come true we recommend / it is required that you post your experience, photos and videos on DreamStory.
 

DreamAngels

What is a DreamAngel ?
A DreamAngel is a member of the Mydream Smile the world community who wants to help make the dreams posted on DreamWall come true.

Who can become a DreamAngel on Mydream Smile the world ?
Mydream Smile the world is designed in such a way that everyone can become a DreamAngel, whatever their means and reasons for doing so.

How do I become a DreamAngel ?
It's easy. Just choose a dream on DreamWall and follow the instructions.  The type of dream is up to you, as is the type of contribution. You can also choose a quick solution, bypassing DreamWall, by making a donation from €1 only to DreamBox and from €500 to SmartDream.

How can I make a dream come true ?
There are lots of ways of making a dream come true through a helping hand, a skill, an introduction, an invitation, a gift, a favor, or a donation. Dreams can be fulfilled by a single DreamAngel or by several based on the crowdfunding principle. You can also make a donation from €1 to DreamBox, which is open to all, or to SmartDream, which aimed more particularly at sponsors and foundations.

Can I make a partial contribution towards a dream ?
Yes. According to the type of dream and type of contribution, you can decide to cover the dream totally or partially.

Can I contact an ActiveDreamer before making their dream come true ?
You can comment on, "like", or forward any dream that has been posted.  if you are a member of the poster's DeamFriend network you can send them a private message via their public page.

Is there a time frame for making a dream come true ?
For each dream posted there's a countdown showing how many days are left.

Can I use an avatar ?
Mydream Smile the world is a platform for creating lasting bonds, based on mutual respect. This is why we ask all the members of the community to use their real name when signing in and posting.

Can I remain anonymous ?
As a DreamAngel, you have the option of remaining anonymous.  You will need to state this on the DreamAngel form. As a general rule, all donations (dream fulfillment, DreamBox donation or support for Mydream Smile the world) are covered by this option.

What are my obligations once I have committed to make a dream come true ?
As soon as you have commited to make a dream come true, your ActiveDreamer is notified and you receive each other's contact details to facilitate making it happen. If the dream is for a helping hand, a skill, an introduction, an invitation, a gift, or a favor, you will agree together on the time frame and how to proceed.  If you wish to make a donation, this is done via the Mydream – smile the world site, and we will transfer it on your behalf to the ActiveDreamer.

Can I publish the fact that I've made a dream come true ?
Making someone's dream come true is an exceptional experience. On Mydream Smile the world you are free to publish the dreams you have made come true.  You can post a message to your ActiveDreamer on DreamWall which will be open to the whole community.  If you are a member of the ActiveDreamer's DreamFriend network, you can also send a private message via their public page.  Finally you can post the reasons that inspired you and what you gained from it on DreamStory for all to see.

Can I cancel my contribution ?
When you validate your contribution, you agree at the same time to abide by the Mydream Smile the world Terms and Conditions and the undertaking you have made. If you decide to cancel your contribution after validation, you will receive a warning from Mydream Smile the world. We reserve the right to close your account if the situation is repeated.

Can I change the amount of my contribution ?
Once you have validated the amount of your contribution, you can no longer change it.

Are the donations I make legal ?
All donations for making your dreams come true are completely legal.

 

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