The particular kinds of information we gather usually depend on how you interact with us. We may collect and process categories of data as follows, however, this list is not exclusive:
• Personally identifiable information (first and last name, e-mail address, etc.) only if a User voluntarily submits information via “Apply” and/or “Contact us” forms on our Website;
• Information about your project and/or company (company name, registration number, links to website, etc.).
• We automatically collect some information about how a User interacts with and navigates the Website, as well as the device and software the User uses to do so:
We may use technologies like cookies, scripts, and our own servers to help us collect and store this information, including log files.
•Information from any research or surveys submitted by a User within surveys (on a voluntary basis only) on various topics, including events and experiences, media consumption preferences, how we can improve our Website, etc.;
•Information from the content of messages a User submits through any of the fillable forms on the Website, such as “Apply” and/or “Contact us” form for the purpose of contacting the User about the question or comments he/she submitted and about the details of the project for which the User would like rise the funds. The Website obtains such data directly from the User or, upon his/her choice. The Website processes provided data for the purposes of operating on the Website, providing the services, ensuring the security of the Website and services and communicating with the User.
•Information from public postings, which is any information submitted to us to be displayed on the Website, including any communication/material you provide to be posted or consent to be posted to a publicly viewable area of the Website, such as a recommendation, comment or a review. Please acknowledge and understand that you shall have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality with respect to the content the User submits via the Website as a comment or review, whether or not User’s submission includes personal information.
The Website does not collect and does not process any sensitive personal data (for example, social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or any kind of membership).
This Policy only addresses what happens if a User visits the Website and this Policy does not apply to information collected by the Website online in the public domain or through any other means or any third-party, including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from the Website.
Purpose of data processing:
We process the User Information for the following purposes:
We also may process information about User and Users’ Company and publish it upon receiving consent on Social Media Networks, such as but not limited to Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Medium. The material to be published is provided by a User and solely upon a User’s consent.
Change of purpose
We will only use User Information for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. Please note that we may process User Information without the User’sconsent in the limited number of situations only when it is required or permitted by law.
Retention of User Information
User Information will be deleted:
•once it is no longer needed to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected;
•once the User requests to delete Personal data, if the Website is not obligated legally to keep such data.
Sharing and Disclosing User Information
The Website may share User Information with third parties located within the European Union and the European Economic Area if 1) required by law; 2) to allow proper operation of the Website (for the purposes of servicing the Website, including providing customer service and marketing assistance, performing business and sales analysis, supporting the Website’s functionality, surveys and other features offered through the Website); 3) in case there is another legitimate interest.
The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights and proper protection of our business against risks.
In case the Website shares User Information with third parties, such third parties will be bound to use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them and in line with the consent that you have submitted with respect to your User Information and such third parties will be bound by the obligations related to User Information processing of the same level of data protection.
User Information will be shared with those employees, agents and third-party providers on a need-to-know only basis and subject to non-disclosure undertaking.
We reserve the right, and you hereby expressly authorize us, to share User Information in the cases listed above.
Website Users’ legal rights
The right to access –the User has the right to request the Website for copies of User Information collected by Us. The Website may charge the User a small fee for this service.
The right to rectification – the User has the right to request that the Website corrects/completesany information a User believes is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to erase – the User has the right to request that the Website erases User Informationabout him, under certain conditions.
The right to restrict processing – the User has the right to request that the Website restricts the processing of User Information, under certain conditions.
The right to object to processing – the User has the right to object to the Website processing of User Information, under certain conditions.
The User shall be entitled to other legal rights as may be pertinent to data protection laws in a particular jurisdiction.
If a User makes a request, the Website has one month to respond. If a User would like to exercise any of these rights, he/she should contact Us at: [email protected].
The Website uses only strictly necessary cookies – these cookies are necessary for the Website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by a User such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.
A User has the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in the browser. However, a User may not be able to use all the interactive features of the Website if cookies are disabled.
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of the Website.