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First of all, Personal Information means information you provide to us that specifically identifies you (such as your name, address, email address, credit and debit card number and other billing information, profile picture and social media account ID) and information about your positions on public issues that is directly linked to personally identifiable information.
Personal Information does not include aggregate information, which is data we collect about the use of our Services or about a group or category of Services or users, from which individual identities or other personal information has been removed.
Except to the extent necessary in connection with your use of the Services, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background, political opinions, or trade union membership) on or through the Site or otherwise to us.
What personal information we collect
Personal Information may be collected in a number of ways when you use the Services. We collect certain information you voluntarily provide to us, such as when you fill out a form, create an account or a profile, send us an email, sign-up to receive email or updates, connect through a social feed, make a donation, or request information. Such information may include Personal Information.
Personal Information may also be collected if you provide such information in connection with creating a profile or group, leaving comments, posting a blog or other content, or participating in any interactive features on the Services. In addition, from time to time we may collect demographic, contact or other personal information you provide in connection with your participation in surveys and other activities on the Services.
We may also receive your Personal Information from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, social media platforms (including from people with whom you are friends or otherwise connected) and from other third parties. For example, if you elect to connect your social media account to your Crowdpac account, certain Personal Information from your social media account will be shared with us, which may include Personal Information that is part of your profile or your friends’ profiles.
The Services may contain links to other web sites. Crowdpac is not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Services and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Policy applies solely to information collected by our Services.
What we do with your personal information
We use your Personal Information to give you relevant information. For example, we use your questionnaire responses to give you ‘best matches’ to candidates. Another example is that we use your postcode or your full address to locate the correct electoral districts for you, so we can give you an accurate personalised voting guide. We also use your email address to send you a link to your voting guide and a gentle reminder to vote. We may over time use your email address to let you know about new services on our Services, or information about political issues, candidates and elections that may be of interest to you. We also use your Personal Information to facilitate social sharing functionality.
We will use your Personal Information to respond to your enquiries and fulfill your requests and to provide personalised recommendations for content on the Services and via email. We will also use you information for our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, developing new products, enhancing, improving or modifying our Services, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and operating and expanding our business activities.
We do not sell, rent or otherwise share your Personal Information with any third parties except in the following limited circumstances:
Crowdfunding donations. We may share your Personal Information with the operators of any crowdfunding campaigns to which you donate using the Services. These parties may contact you in connection with your donation and support of their campaign.
Posts. By you, on message boards, chat, profile pages and blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and materials using the Services (including, without limitation, our Social Media Pages). Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public and may be available to other users and the general public.
Compliance with Law. We may preserve or disclose your Personal Information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation, or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security, or technical issues; or to protect Crowdpac’s rights or property.
Business Transfers. The promises in this Policy will apply to your Personal Information in the event that Crowdpac Inc or Crowdpac Limited is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganisation, or a sale of assets. However, your information may be transferred to another entity as part of that transaction.
Technology providers. Your Personal Information may be disclosed to our third party service providers who provide services such as website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing and other services.
Passive Data Collection: When you use Crowdpac, some information is automatically collected, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your operating system, the browser type, the address of a referring website, and your activity on our Services. We treat this information as Personal Information if we combine it with or link it to any of the identifying information mentioned above. Otherwise, it is used in the aggregate only, without personal identifiers.
We may use and disclose this information for any purpose, to the extent permitted under applicable law. In some instances, we may combine this information with Personal Information (such as combining your name with your location). If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined. If we are required to treat this type of information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use it for the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information as detailed in this Policy.
We seek to use reasonable organisational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of your account has been compromised), please notify us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changing your Personal Information
Once you are a registered user of our Services, we will provide you with appropriate tools and account settings to access, modify and delete the Personal Information you provide to us and which is associated with your account.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or deletion. There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed.
Crowdpac does not knowingly ask for or collect personally identifying information from children under the age of 13. If you become aware that your child has provided Crowdpac with personal information without your consent, please contact us at email@example.com. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.
We value your opinions to make our Services more useful and relevant. Our feedback link is for you to provide us with feedback, testimonials, suggestions and ideas about our products and services - or you may also provide such content through other means which we’ll call “Responses”. We may use any of your Responses in any way, without obligation to you.
Cross Border Transfer
The Site is controlled and operated by us from the United States and is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States. Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Services you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.
Changes to this policy
We reserve the right to change the provisions of this Policy at any time. We will make clear that changes have been made by indicating on the Policy the date it was last updated. Unless otherwise stated in the amendment, the amended Policy will automatically be effective seven days after it is initially posted on the Site. We encourage you to review this Policy from time to time to make sure that you understand how any Personal Information you provide will be used. Questions or comments regarding your privacy or this Policy should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
Crowdpac Limited C/O Morrison & Foerster Citypoint One Ropemaker Street London EC2Y 9AW United Kingdom
Effective date of this version: April 19, 2016