Last modified: July 25, 2016
In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, 15 U.S.C. §§ 6501-6506 and the regulations promulgated thereunder, the Company does not permit children under 13 years of age to register for an account on the Site and does not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13. If you register for an account on the Site, you represent that you are 18 years of age or older.
Information We Collect About You
We collect Personal Information, such as:
- Information you provide us when you register on the Site, respond to a communication such as email, or participate in any other feature or product made available on the Site;
- Demographic information;
- Financial information (including without limitation credit card number, expiration date, billing address, and other bank account information).
- Your physical address
- Your federal tax identification number
- Information relating to investor suitability
- Pitch decks provided in connection with an offering on or through the Site
- Financial statements
- Information you provide to third parties through the Site, including without limitation, information provided to our payment processing service providers and other business partners
- Your photo to the extent you provide it to us when you register on the Site
We automatically collect non-personally-identifiable information such as: (i) IP addresses; (ii) domain servers; (iii) computer and mobile device types; (iv) type of operating system; (v) web browsers and browser settings and plug-ins; (vi) URL traffic to, through, and from the Site; (vii) geo-location information, and (viii) pages viewed and other general tracking information and click path tracking ("cookies") to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to the Site. Please refer to the "Cookies" section below for information about cookies and how we use them. We do not honor “Do Not Track” signals. We do not authorize third party collection of personally identifiable information relating to you or your online activities over time or across different websites when you use the Site, without your separate consent.
Use of Personal Information
In order to register on this Site, for a user account or otherwise, you may be required to provide Personal Information such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and passwords. In addition, if you wish to invest in an offering available on or through the Site, or post an offering on or through the Site, you may be required to provide additional Personal Information such as information relating to investor suitability, pitch decks, financial statements, contracts, and financial information, such as account or credit card information. Such Personal Information is used to, among other things, provide products and services to you through the Site, verify your eligibility to make investments through the Site, improve the Site and services provided through the Site, and understand user trends and preferences. If you correspond with us or submit comments or suggestions, we may store your Personal Information on our servers. We may also use this information to respond to your emails, questions, comments and suggestions, provide customer support, or other similar matters. In addition, we may send correspondence to the email address you provide to us which may include information about us. Financial information that is collected may be used to verify your eligibility to make investments through the Site, facilitate investments in issuers made through the Site, and bill for any other products and services available on the Site.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Others
The Company treats customer information with the utmost sensitivity and does not knowingly disclose your Personal Information to third parties except: (a) to fulfill the purpose for which you provide the Personal Information, (b) if you expressly give us permission to do so, (c) where we are required to do so by court order, law, or legal process, or to enforce our policies or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company or any others, (d) to our affiliates, consultants, outsourced service partners, and the like, including without limitation third-parties used by the Company to process payments made through the Site, who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them, or (e) to a buyer or other successor to the Company’s business, whether by merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Company’s assets, in which personal information about the Site’s users is among the assets transferred.
Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We keep track of the pages visited by each user and may aggregate certain non-personally identifiable information with data on the pages visited by other users to track overall visitor traffic patterns. We may also use third-party automatic data collection technologies (such as Google Analytics or HubSpot) to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). We use this information to, among other things, improve this Site by making it more responsive to the needs and preferences of our users, and we may provide this aggregate information for marketing, advertising, or other uses. This information does not identify you personally.
Protecting Visitor Information
We collect and store your information in the best ways possible to assure there will be no destruction or unauthorized disclosure of Personal Information or unauthorized access regarding our users’ accounts. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Company makes no guarantee that such Personal Information is free from access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction as a result of a breach of any of the Company’s safeguards. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.
Right to Opt Out
To update or delete any Personal Information in your user account, or to opt out of sharing your Personal Information with third parties, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that deletion of your information or content does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information posted on the Site.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of the Site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to email@example.com or write us at P.O. Box 26112, Los Angeles, California, 90026.
Links to Third Party Websites
Effective Date: [July 25, 2016]