2. Use of Your Information
2.2. While using the Services and contributing to a Project, you may be required to provide the full name of the natural person who will receive the product, merchandise and/or service incentives provided in conjunction with a Project (the “Reward”). We will only share the name you provide with the merchant for that Project. The merchant for that Project may use your full name for the purposes of verifying the Reward. We may also collect your full name during the contribution process to verify your credit card payment information. When signing up for mailing lists, registering for an account, or registering for other services or promotions through the Service, you may also be asked to provide your name at that time so that we can personalize correspondence you receive from FunderHut.
2.3. When you contribute to a Project, you will need to submit your credit card billing or other payment information so that FunderHut and FunderHut’s third party processor can process your contribution to the Project.
2.4. We may collect demographic data, such as age, gender or profession from you. We may use all of the information we collect to better tailor the Service to you, including by providing targeted advertising by and through third party advertisers. Based upon an analysis of the information we collect, FunderHut determines your likely needs and interests, and attempts to display for you advertisements for products, merchandise and services that match those needs and interests. FunderHut will de-identify and/or aggregate personally-identifiable information before sharing it with any third parties, including but not limited to third party advertisers, so that you will not be specifically identified.
2.5. We may provide you with the ability to utilize your social network credentials to log in to the Service. By logging in to the Service with your social network credentials, you will be providing FunderHut access to certain general personally-identifiable information in your social network profile. We may allow you to share content with your social network contacts. We do not view or store lists of your social network contacts or the specific messages that you send to your social network contacts or other data available to us from your social network profile. However, we may record the number of times that particular content has been shared and track and share other information that is not personally-identifiable.
3. Other Information We May Collect
3.1.We passively collect certain information, such as your physical location, navigational data and which Projects you have viewed. FunderHut may share the foregoing information with third parties in an aggregated form that is not personally-identifiable.
4. Disclosure and Use of Your Information
4.1. FunderHut only shares your personally-identifiable information with third parties in limited circumstances and, except as provided in this Section 4, we will obtain your consent before we share any of your personally-identifiable information.
4.2. We may provide personally identifying information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons, including but not limited to third party processors, for the purpose of processing personally-identifiable information on our behalf.
4.3. We reserve the right to transfer or assign the personally-identifiable information we have collected from you in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, dissolution, reorganization, assignment, or other transfer of FunderHut or the business of this Service to which the information relates.
5. Persons Under the Age of 13
FunderHut does not knowingly collect any information from persons under 13 years of age, and we will delete accounts held by individuals that we learn are under 13 years of age, and delete any content uploaded to the Service by individuals that we learn are under 13 years of age.
Users of the Service must keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever fully secure or error-free. Although FunderHut may permit you to restrict access to certain information through privacy settings, we cannot guarantee that such restrictions will be safe or secure. We are not responsible for any evasion of security measures of the Service. FunderHut cannot guarantee that content you post on the Service, including but not limited to descriptions of any Projects or Rewards, will only be accessed by authorized persons or entities, and we cannot guarantee the security of your personally-identifiable information.
When you share information with third parties using the Service, including through the posting of comments and descriptions of Projects and Rewards, such information may be shared with others. Remember that all such sharing of information is done at your own risk, that such information may become publicly available, and that FunderHut is not responsible for the actions of persons with whom you choose to share information. Any personally-identifiable information or personally-sensitive data that you disclose through the posting of comments and descriptions of Projects and Rewards may be collected and used and disclosed by others. FunderHut reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor any content you post on the Service and remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason. FunderHut also reserves the right to remove any such information or material upon the request of any third party.
7. Third Party Websites and Applications
The Service may contain links to other websites, services or applications operated by third parties. FunderHut is not responsible for these third party websites, services or applications, which may collect personal information from you. When you follow a link, or utilize another website, service or application, and leave this Service, you do so at your own risk and should review the privacy policies of such website, service or application before following a link. FunderHut makes no representations or warranties with respect to the availability, ownership, or legality of any such linked sites, or for the content, advertising, products, merchandise, services or other materials available through such websites, services or applications.
8. Notice to California Residents
Pursuant to California state law, if you are a resident of California and you wish to obtain a list of the information we have collected from you and/or to update or change that information, please contact us in writing at the below address, with a letter identifying (a) your name; (b) mailing address; and (c) email address.