LAST UPDATED JANUARY 12, 2016

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: January 12, 2016

CrowdFunnel LLC (“CrowdFunnel,” “We,””Company” or “Us”) has created this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to the consumer (“You” “Your”). We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of personal and financial information You may provide Us through this Website, which shall include related Websites through subsidiaries (“Website” or “Site”) or through other means. When You access our Website, opt to fill out an information submission form, or otherwise provide Us with Your personal information, such as Your name, address, email address, or phone number, You give Us Your consent to process and use such submitted information in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

ARBITRATION NOTICE: EXCEPT IF YOU OPT-OUT, YOU AGREE THAT DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND US WILL BE RESOLVED BY BINDING, INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION AND YOU WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT OR CLASS-WIDE ARBITRATION.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

A.      Personally Identifiable Information

We collect Personal Identifiable information from You only when You voluntarily provide it to Us by: (1) registering on the Website; (2) contacting Us (including our customer service representatives and other employees), including but not limited to by email, postal mail, fax, telephone or through any of the contact forms found on our Website; and, (3) signing up to receive information from Us. We may collect personal information, including, but not limited to, Your name, physical address, e-mail address, telephone number, cellular telephone number, other unique identifiers, Website password, Username, and other demographic information.

B.      Non-Personally Identifiable Information

As part of the standard operation of our Website and Internet servers, We may collect certain Non-Personally Identifiable information from You including, but not limited to, Your IP address, and the Web page from which You accessed the Website. In addition, We may collect information about Your browsing behavior, such as the date and time You visit our Website, the areas or pages of our Website that You visit, the amount of time You spend viewing our Website, the number of times You return to our Website, and other click-stream data.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION: COOKIES, WEB BEACONS AND OTHER DEVICES

We collect the above-described information using various technologies (some of which are described below), including, but not limited to, cookies, Web beacons, Web session variables, server log files, clear gifs, browser plug-ins or add-ons, or JavaScript.  “Cookies” are pieces of information that may be placed on Your computer by a Site for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing Your communication and interaction with that Site.  Only You and the entity that places a specific cookie on Your computer may access that cookie. You are always free to decline cookies, but by doing so, You may not be able to use certain features on the Website or take full advantage of all of our offerings. You can configure Your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, erase cookies, or notify You when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of Your browser to learn how to change Your cookie preferences.)

A “Web beacon” is typically a transparent graphic image (Usually 1 pixel x 1 pixel) that is placed on a Website or in an email which allows a Website to record the simple actions of the User opening the page that contains the beacon.  “Server logs” can be either a single log file or several log files automatically created and maintained by a server of activity performed by the server, which can include information about any transaction You conduct with the server.  

We may utilize the above technologies to: (1) track and report Your Personably Identifiable Information, if applicable. If You visited our Website after clicking on or through a link on another site, the affiliate company that created that link may have also placed a cookie on Your computer for this purpose; (2) conduct research to improve our content and services; (3) access Your account when You login to the Website and provide You with customized content, when applicable; and (4) require You to re-enter Your password periodically to help prevent others from accidentally accessing Your account information, when applicable.

To the extent third parties may place advertising on the Website, such third parties may utilize cookies or other technological means within the advertising to collect and utilize Non-Personally Identifiable Information. We are not responsible for information collected by third parties in this manner, nor for the collection or Use of information by other sites to which the Website is linked.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US

You may access any personal information You provide to Us, correct or modify any such personal information, or direct us to make no further use of Your personal information. To do so, please send an email with Your request by emailing: info@crowd-funnel.com; subject line “ATTENTION PRIVACY POLICY ADMINISTRATOR.”

 

USE OF INFORMATION

Subject to the limitations stated in this policy, We may use the Personally Identifiable Information We collect from You for purposes including but not limited to the following: (1) to fulfill Your requests for certain products and services; (2) to provide You with targeted offers based on Your specific requests or Your stated preference to receive certain categories of offers; (3) to send You information and promotional materials and offers from our company as Well as from our subsidiaries, affiliates, marketing partners, advertisers, and other third parties; (4) to deliver targeted display advertisements and offers (by matching criteria provided by our advertisers with information collected from You); (5) to enable our marketing partners, advertisers, and other third parties to communicate with You; (6) to contact You when necessary; (7) to help address questions and problems with our Website or services; (8) to administer our Website; (9) to conduct internal reviews of our Website (for example, to determine the number of visitors to specific pages within the Website); (10) to help Us better understand visitors’ use of our Website; and (11) to protect the security or integrity of our Website.

We use Your Personally Identifiable Information to send You information about our company and promotional material from our advertisers and affiliated marketing companies. We may also Use Your personal, demographic and profile data to improve our site, for statistical analysis, for marketing and promotional purposes, send SMS alerts or notification, and for editorial or feedback purposes for our advertisers. Information collected by Us may be added to our databases and used for future SMS text-messaging, e-mails or postal mailings regarding site updates, new products and services, upcoming events and/or marketing material We feel You would be interested in. If You provide telephone information while using this site, You are requesting telephone contact and agree that You may be contacted in any manner contemplated in this section even if Your number is found on a do not call registry, in-house list or similar registry.

Non-Personally Identifiable information may be used for these purposes as well to monitor Our Website, provide a greater online experience for visitors, identify the source of orders and obtain accurate aggregate demographic usage patterns.

We may employ or contract third parties, companies, or individuals to use Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information to perform certain functions or services on its behalf.  Examples of these services from such third parties, companies, or individuals, may include ID verification, electronic document signing, payment storing and processing, sending postal mail and e-mail, escrow services, disbursement of funds, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service.  As such, these third parties, companies, or individuals may have access to Your information, including Non-Personally Identifiable Information or Personally Identifiable Information, needed to perform their functions or services, and may not use it for other purposes.

 

We may also use Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information to help Us to carry out certain internal functions such as information management, account processing, client services, or other data collection relevant to our business; to investigate and help prevent potentially unlawful activity or activities that threaten the integrity of our Site or network; to protect and defend Our rights or property or the rights or property of others; as required by courts or administrative agencies; and in connection with a financing, sale, merger, or reorganization of Our business , ownership, or assets. Any successor in interest to our business would acquire the information We maintain, including Personally Identifiable Information, and may alter the terms of this Privacy Notice.

 

INFORMATION THAT WILL NOT BE DISCLOSED

We will not transfer, sell, rent or in any manner communicate to anyone outside of the company, except as expressly permitted by You in advance, any product concept, new product idea or other information describing Your idea that You have submitted to Us.

We will not transfer, sell, rent or in any manner communicate to anyone outside of the company, except as expressly permitted by You in advance, any telephone numbers that You provide to Us for the purpose of contacting You or providing services to You.

We may, however, have to disclose Your information, including Non-Personally Identifiable Information or Personally Identifiable Information, to other companies or entities in the event that We may be sold or is sold to another company or entity.  In that case, Your information, including Non-Personally Identifiable Information or Personally Identifiable Information, may be sold or transferred to such acquiring company or entity.  

 

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

Subject to limitations stated in this policy, We may transfer or otherwise disclose information collected from You to the following entities for the following purposes: (1) to our employees, independent contractors, subsidiaries, affiliates, consultants, business associates, service providers, and suppliers, if the disclosure will enable any of these entities to perform a business, professional, or technical support function for Us; (2) to our employees, independent contractors, service providers and suppliers, to fulfill a product or service request; (3) to our marketing and business affiliates and advertisers, who may use the information in connection with their business operations, such as to send marketing and other communications to visitors of the Website; (4) as necessary if We determine that there has been a violation of the Terms of Use and/or applicable law; (5) as necessary if We have reason to believe that such disclosure is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference (either intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, other users of CrowdFunnel’s Website, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities; (6) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; and (7) as provided for under the “Unforeseen Circumstances” section below. We may also sell, rent, lease or otherwise transfer any personal information collected from You to any of its marketing partners, advertisers, or other third parties.

 

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83 (known as the “Shine the Light” law), Customers of Ours who are California residents may request certain information regarding Our disclosure of personal information during the prior calendar year to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please email at info@crowd-funnel.com subject line “ATTENTION CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS ADMINISTRATOR.”

 

SECURITY

We utilize reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information placed under our control. We maintain physical, electronic, contractual, and managerial steps to safeguard and secure the information We collect from visitors to our Website. Our servers have been enabled with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to prevent unauthorized parties from viewing Your non-public personal information while in transmission during a secure session.

MESSAGING

 

The Site permits You and other Users to communicate with companies and other Users posting information on the Site.  We may read, collect and analyze information transmitted between You for regulatory compliance and marketing purposes.    We do not guarantee that information provided by Site visitors or third parties is accurate or complete.  We assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of its Site.

 

OPT-OUT POLICY

 

We may at times send You e-mail communications with information, marketing or promotional materials.  If You prefer not to receive such e-mails from Us, You may unsubscribe completely by contacting Us at info@crowd-funnel.com, subject line “ATTENTION OPT-OUT POLICY ADMINISTRATOR.”

 

CHILDREN PRIVACY POLICY

 

The Site is not intended for Use by children, especially those under eighteen (18) years of age.  No one under eighteen (18) years of age is allowed to use the Site, provide any personal information or receive our email distributions.  We do not knowingly solicit or collect Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of thirteen (13) or anyone under eighteen years of age.  If You believe that a minor has disclosed Personally Identifiable Information to CrowdFunnel, please report this to Us immediately by contacting Us through info@crowd-funnel.com, subject line “ATTENTION CHILDREN PRIVACY POLICY ADMINISTRATOR”

 

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Our Website may contain links to other third party Websites (such as those of our marketing partners or advertisers), which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the activities and practices that take place on these Websites. Accordingly, We recommend that You review the privacy policy posted on any Website that You may access through our Website.

UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES

As We continue to develop our business, We or our affiliates may sell or buy other businesses or entities. In such transactions, personal information may be one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that We sell substantially all of its assets, Your personal information may be one of the transferred assets.

CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Notice at any time.  Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to CrowdFunnel Site(s). You should review this Privacy Notice regularly for changes, and can determine if changes have been made by checking the Effective Date above. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Notice means You accept such changes.

CONTACT US

Please relay any questions You may have pertaining our above stated policies via email at info@crowd-funnel.com subject line “ATTENTION ONLINE ADMINISTRATOR.”

 

APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION

 

The Site is maintained in the United States of America.  Furthermore by accessing this Site, You agree and consent that the laws of the state of California AND WILL SPECIFICALLY NOT BE GOVERNED BY THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTIONS ON CONTRACTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SALE OF GOODS, IF OTHERWISE APPLICABLE without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern this Privacy Policy and any dispute of any sort that might arise between You and Us. In the event, any person or entity makes a claim or files a complaint initiating an action based on a dispute arising out of use of this Site or information posted to this Site, it shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the California state courts located in Los Angeles County and/or the United States District Court of the Central District of California, and each of the parties hereby agrees to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts.  YOU HEREBY WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIM, ACTION OR PROCEEDING, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATING TO, THESE TERMS OF USE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT ABSENT THIS PROVISION, YOU WOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUE IN COURT AND HAVE A JURY TRIAL.

 

ARBITRATION:

Unless You expressly opted out, any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to the use of this Privacy Policy including the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, shall be determined by arbitration in Los Angeles, California before one arbitrator.   However, You agree that all disputes or any other matters arising under this Privacy Policy must first be mediated by a Certified Mediator in Los Angeles, California; however, this provision shall not preclude Us from seeking equitable relief during said time with the courts located in Los Angeles County.  You agree that mediation shall occur within thirty (30) days of the date mediation is requested by You or Us. The Mediator shall be agreed upon but if unable to agree, a mutually agreeable mediator listed in the Los Angeles County Court Directory or equivalent directory shall be binding. You and Us agree to abide by the Mediator’s Agreement, pay Mediator fees promptly and share them on an equal basis. You and Us also agree that in the event 1) the mediation has been declared an impasse by the Mediator or 2) terminated in writing by or both of the parties, then the matter shall be submit shall be administered by JAMS pursuant to its Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures pursuant to JAMS’ Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures. Judgment on the Award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.  The New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards will apply.

You may opt out of this agreement to arbitrate. If you do so, neither You nor Us can require the other to participate in an arbitration proceeding. To opt out, You must notify Us in writing within 30 days of the date that you first became subject to this arbitration provision. You must use this email address to opt out:  info@crowd-funnel.com subject line “OPT OUT ARBITRATION.”

You must include your name and residence address, the email address registered with Us, and a clear statement that you want to opt out of this arbitration agreement.

If the prohibition against class actions and other claims brought on behalf of third parties contained above is found to be unenforceable, then all of the preceding language in this Arbitration section will be null and void. This arbitration agreement will survive the termination of your relationship with Operators.

 

INTERNATIONAL USE


We do not represent that all content, materials and services on our Website are appropriate or available for use in all geographic locations, especially some locations outside the United States, and You acknowledge that accessing such from certain locations may be illegal and prohibited. Those who do access content, materials and services from such locations act on their own initiative and We are not responsible for their compliance with local laws or other applicable laws. You agree that You will not access the foregoing where prohibited by law.

 

MODIFICATION AND WAIVER


No modification or waiver of this Statement of Privacy by Us will be effective unless We agree in writing.  No waiver by Us will be a continuing waiver unless so stated in writing.

 

INTEGRATION; SEVERABILITY; GENERAL

 

 Any provision of this Statement of Privacy which is determined to be unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall be removed from this Statement of Privacy to the minimum extent required in that jurisdiction without in any way invalidating the remaining provisions of this Statement of Privacy.  In that event the arbitrator(s) and/or the court is hereby directed by You and Us to replace the legally invalid provisions with legally valid provisions which will, from an economic viewpoint, most nearly and fairly approach the eliminated provisions.  The unenforceability of any provision in a given jurisdiction shall not make that provision unenforceable in any other jurisdiction

 


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