For the purpose of applicable, European-derived, data protection legislation (the “Act”), the data controller is Crowd Crusader Limited of Kyletelogue House, 9 Cherrywood, Tallanstown, Louth, Ireland.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information you give us. If you fill in a form on our site or correspond with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise, you are giving us information about you. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site (including registration using your Facebook details), participate in crowdfunding activities or other interactive elements of our site, creating a campaign, search for a campaign, support a campaign, donate to a campaign, engage in a campaign through our commenting facility, share an issue, support an issue, engage in an issue through our commenting facility and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, personal description and photograph, Facebook log-in details, campaign descriptions and issue descriptions.
Information we collect about you. On each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:
-technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
-information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services that we provide. If and to the extent that this is the case, we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this site. We are also working closely with third parties (which may include, for example, companies that are part of our group of companies, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.
Uses made of this information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Information you give to us. We will use this information:
-to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
-to provide you with information about other services we might offer from time to time that are similar to those that you have already received or enquired about from us;
-to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services that are similar to those that you have already received or enquired about from us. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please email us requesting to opt-out tick the relevant box
-to notify you about changes to our services;
-to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
-to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
-to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
-to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
-as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
-to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
-to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
Disclosure of your information
We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may share your information with selected third parties including:
-Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you.
-Advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others.We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 100 men aged under 45 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in SE England). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.
-Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
-In the event that we buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data confidentially to the prospective seller of such business or assets in relation to such sale.
-If our company or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms (www.crowdcrusader.com/terms) and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our company, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Where we store your personal data
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted [using SSL technology.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them by contacting us by email email@example.com.
You can also block all cookies (including functional cookies) by activating the setting within the internet browser on your computer that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you do this you may not be able to access some parts of our site. You can find more information about enabling and disabling cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.