Effective August 26, 2012
To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices, including the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at this Site.
In connection with Services, you will be signing additional agreements with OurCrowd or its affiliates or other third parties. In the event of conflicts between the terms of such agreements and the terms of this Policy, the terms of such agreements will govern solely with respect to matters specifically referenced therein, and this policy will apply in respect of all other matters.
We respect your privacy. OurCrowd is the sole owner of the information collected through the Site, will use and disclose such information in the manner described in this Policy. The terms of this Policy are subject to all applicable laws.
Upon performing the registration process, you will be asked to provide certain information, such as your first and last name, residence for tax purposes, social security, taxpayer id and other identifying information, email address, gender and birthday, as well as a username and password and certain financial information. The username and password are used to ensure that only you have access to any of the personal information you have provided. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any password you use to register, and you should always be careful whenever disclosing information on line.
In addition, we receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way (for example, in the course of subscribing for particular investments, otherwise using the Site or other communications with us, or as contained in written documents you provide). This includes information that can identify you (“personal information”). The amount of personally identifying information you provide is up to you, and you are not legally obligated to provide such information. However, your use of the Site or the Services may be curtailed if such information is not provided.
You may provide information on behalf of another person or entity. If you completed the registration on behalf of another entity or if you otherwise provide information regarding another person or entity, you represent to us that you were authorized by that person or entity to give us consent to use the submitted information. We also may collect certain non-personally identifying information when you visit our Site or use the Services, such as your IP address, the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using and access times. We also may collect information about your online activity. We may use third party contractors to collect and aggregate this information. For more information, please see Information Collected by Means of Technology.
The Site and Services may only be used by individuals over the age of 18.
We collect certain information, such as your IP address, when you access the Site.
The Site may also collect information using cookies. A cookie is a piece of data stored on your hard drive containing information about you that identifies you to the Site. Cookies enable us to track and target your interests to enhance your experience on the Site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. If you do not wish to have a cookie placed on your hard drive, you may still use the Site; however, your use may be limited in certain ways.
In addition, when a User views Content, certain information regarding User’s viewing activities is collected and stored by the OurCrowd automatically, without notice to Users. The information described above is User identifiable. OurCrowd also uses log files of Users’ access and use of the Site.
User identifiable information will be used by OurCrowd’s and its affiliates' employees, consultants and third party service providers in connection with OurCrowd’s business (including, without limitation, as described elsewhere in this Policy), in connection with the operation and management of the Site and Services, to enhance performance of the Site, to tailor the Site to Users’ preferences, and to analyze trends, including, without limitation, as follows:
In certain cases, we provide User information to other third parties, such as advertisers, or partners. Where we provide User information to third parties other than for use on our behalf, it will be provided either in aggregated form that does not identify User identity, or in a form that does not link the information to Users’ personally identifiable information. In certain cases, such as information provided to our advertisers, we may provide non-personally identifiable identification (for example, gender) in connection with an IP address.
We may disclose your personal information to:
We may share aggregated or anonymous data with third parties for any use whatsoever without restriction.
We also may share your information:
Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to have us share such information.
We take appropriate precautions to protect Users’ personal information. These include use of high industry standard security measures in operations of these kinds to protect the servers on which personally identifiable information is stored. OurCrowd’s employees are kept up-to-date on security and privacy practices. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of account or personal information. Despite our efforts, unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. If you have any questions about the security measures we use on the Site please contacts us by sending an email to email@example.com.
The Site sends new registered Users a welcoming email to verify password and username. After you register with the Site, we may send you on a regular basis via emails information on other services that we believe may be of interest to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we give you the option at all times to opt-out of these types of communications. Please see our choice and opt-out below. By choosing not to optout, you consent to these communications.
The Site may also send you notifications regarding updates to the Site and services. We may also communicate with you to provide requested services and with respect to issues relating to your account via email or phone. You will not be able to opt-out of service announcements that contain important information about the service.
OurCrowd allows you to view the information you provided during registration and to alter any data, inaccuracies or errors. To request such access, or correct, update, or amend your personal information please contact us at the e-mail address, postal address or telephone number listed on the OurCrowd site.
You may ‘opt-out’ of having your personal information used for any purpose not directly related to the Site upon registration to the Site. If you no longer wish to receive additional information or promotional materials from OurCrowd, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by sending an email with the word ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject line or otherwise sending a request to the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org, or using the opt-out mechanism described in the relevant email.
This policy may change from time to time. If OurCrowd at any point decides to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify Users by posting the change on this page. If the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice on the Site or notify you of such change by email. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to this Policy have been posted (or, if applicable, notified) signifies your acceptance of those changes.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you Services or as required in accordance with applicable law. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, please contact us at the e-mail address, postal address, or telephone number listed above. Note that following account cancellation we will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.