Privacy policy

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Please read the Privacy Policy carefully, and by visiting or using the Website, any other linked pages, features, content, and any other content. We offer from time to time in connection with any of the foregoing, You agree to the practices and policies set forth in this Privacy Policy, and You hereby acknowledge and expressly consent to our collection, use, processing, storing, disclosure and/ or transfer of Your information as described hereunder.

In this Privacy Policy, We set out the types of information that we may collect, the purpose of collection of the information, how We collect, use, disclose, transfer, and store Your information, so that you can make an informed decision in relation to the sharing of Your personal information with us. By using Our Website, or by giving us your personal data/information when registering with Us or subscribing to the newsletters or filling in various forms available on the Website. You accept the collection and processing of Your personal data as described in this Privacy Policy. If You do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, You may choose not to provide Us Your personal data/information but may continue to navigate our Website in a limited manner.

Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to websites maintained and/or operated by other companies or organizations with which We partner with and/ or provide a link of the same on our Website, and We are not responsible for any personal information You submit to third parties via their website. Please ensure that You read the privacy policy of such third parties before submitting Your details.

A crowdfunding website's privacy policy outlines how the platform collects, uses, stores, and protects personal and financial information provided by its users. Below, I'll provide a general overview of the typical elements you might find in a crowdfunding website's privacy policy. Keep in mind that the specific content may vary based on the platform's policies and jurisdiction.

1. Information Collection:
- Explanation of the types of information collected: This may include personal information (name, email, address), financial information (credit card details), and information voluntarily provided by users.
- Methods of data collection: How information is collected, such as through registration forms, cookies, or third-party services.

2. Use of Information:
- Purpose of collecting data: Why the platform collects user information, such as to facilitate crowdfunding campaigns, process payments, or improve services.
- Sharing of information: Disclosure of information to third parties, including campaign creators, payment processors, or law enforcement when required.

3. Protection of Information:
- Security measures: Explanation of the security measures in place to protect user data from unauthorized access or breaches.
- Data retention: How long the platform retains user data and the criteria used for data deletion.

4. Cookies and Tracking:
- Use of cookies: Explanation of how cookies are used for tracking user behavior and preferences.
- Options for disabling cookies: Information on how users can manage their cookie preferences.

5. Third-Party Links:
- Disclaimer regarding external links: A statement that the privacy policy does not apply to third-party websites linked from the crowdfunding platform.

6. User Rights:
- User rights: Explanation of users' rights regarding their data, including access, correction, deletion, and data portability.
- Opt-out options: How users can opt out of certain data collection or marketing communications.

7. Children's Privacy:
- Compliance with children's privacy laws: Information on the platform's adherence to regulations such as COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act) and age restrictions for users.

8. Updates to Privacy Policy:
- Notification of changes: How users will be informed about updates to the privacy policy, and when those updates will take effect.

9. Contact Information:
- Contact details: How users can reach out to the platform with questions or concerns about their privacy.

10. Legal Jurisdiction:
- The legal jurisdiction governing the privacy policy and any disputes related to it.