Last modified: July 25, 2016

Choir, Inc. (the “Company,” or “we”) is the owner and operator of the crowdfunding platform available at (the “Site”), and the services available on or through the Site (such services, the “Services”). Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting the personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) you disclose to us. Personal Information may include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, financial information, and/or any other personal identifier by which you may be contacted. This Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand the type of information we may collect from our users (“user” or “you”) of the Site, how we use Personal Information and non-personally identifiable information that we collect, and how we protect your Personal Information. 

Please read the following Privacy Policy carefully before using the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to this Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, you may not use the Site.

The Company reserves the right to change, add, or delete portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. If we do so, we will update the effective date of the Privacy Policy, and we will provide you with notice by posting a notice of the change on the Site, by sending you an email, or by any other means we reasonably deem appropriate. Any amendment to the Privacy Policy will become effective immediately upon posting to the Site, and your continued use of the Site after any changes have been made shall be deemed and shall constitute your acceptance of such amended Privacy Policy.


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
  • Contracts
  • 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.

Cookies” are small files placed on an individual’s computer hard drive to enable the individual to more easily communicate and interact with the Site. “Web beacons” are small electronic files that link web pages to web servers and their cookies and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to a web server. We use cookies and web beacons, to track your click path through the Site and your path to and from the Site. Though this information does not identify you personally, we may use it to help customize your visits to the Site. We may also use cookies and web beacons to record how many times a user has visited the Site and what pages the user has accessed. You may opt-out of receiving cookies at any time through your web browser. It is not our intention to use cookies or web beacons to retrieve information that is unrelated to this Site or your interaction with our Site.

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content or applications on the Site are served by third-parties, including Listing Companies, content providers, and application providers (including, without limitation, third party payment applications through and These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use the Site. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. If you communicate with any other user of the Site, including e.g. by sharing Personal Information or other information with a Listing Company or an Investor, such Personal Information or other information may be shared by such other user of the Site unless you and such user agree to the contrary, and we cannot and do not make any representations or warranties about the confidentiality of any information that you share with any other user of the Site.

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 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 or write us at P.O. Box 26112, Los Angeles, California, 90026.

Links to Third Party Websites

This Site may contain links to other sites, including links to sites from Listing Companies. The Company provides these links to you as a convenient method of accessing information that may be useful or of interest to you. This Privacy Policy and any other practices or policies of the Company do not apply to the websites of any third party. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy, or opinions expressed on any third party website or for the privacy practices or security standards used by third parties on their respective websites. You understand and agree that by clicking on a link to a third party’s website, you have left this Site, and the Company’s Privacy Policy stated on this Site is no longer in effect

Contact Chime

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact Chime at

Effective Date: [July 25, 2016]