Last Updated: September 21, 2015
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
The Personal Information we collect is used to identify you, including without limitation your name, physical address, email address, telephone number, financial information, log-in and password details, and details of transactions made by you through the Service. Personal Information is collected when you register with the Site, upload or post Content, become a Project Owner, Funder or Supporter, use the Services, or visit the Site. We also collect your communications with Seed&Spark with respect to the Site and the Services. Your Personal Information is used for our internal purposes including without limitation to improve and personalize the Services for you and to provide partner and customer support, as well as to identify you when you sign in to your account, to enable us to provide you with the Service, to send you information you may find useful or which you have requested from us, to administer your account, to enable us to contact you, and for other purposes that we disclose to you when we request your Personal Information. By providing Seed&Spark your email address you consent to our using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail or otherwise. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, including changes to features of the Service and special offers.
Additionally, we collect certain non-personal default information customarily logged by web server software. Such information may include without limitation your originating IP address, the date and time of your visit, your browser type, the previous site you visited, the Content you upload and review and Services you use, and the pages and images requested. Non-personal information is used for such purposes including, without limitation, to maintain, evaluate, and improve the Services.
SECURITY OF INFORMATION
We use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information from disclosure or unauthorized access. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished if you are using a shared computer. Seed&Spark is not liable for disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized access or acts by third parties, or omissions or acts beyond Seed&Spark’s reasonable control. Seed&Spark does not guarantee that your Personal Information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards, and you agree that Seed&Spark shall not be liable to you for any damages that you incur as a result of or relating to any such occurrence.
INFORMATION SHARED WITH THIRD PARTIES
Generally, Seed&Spark will not provide your Personal Information to any third parties except as reasonably necessary in the performance of the Services or otherwise in order to operate our business. We may use third parties to maintain or perform certain parts of the Services, such as payment services. We use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent such third parties from using or disclosing your Personal Information for any reason other than the service they are providing in connection with the Services. We may provide your name, mailing address and/or email address in certain limited circumstances in connection with the Services, such as to a Project Owner if you choose to loan items, follow, or apply as Cast or Crew for a Project. We will not provide your credit card information to Project Owners. However, we cannot and do not guarantee that such third parties and/or Project Owners will not use or disclose your Personal Information, and you agree that Seed&Spark shall not be liable to you for any damages that you incur as a result of or relating to any such disclosure. If Seed&Spark is acquired, merged with another entity, or if all or substantially all of our assets are acquired for any reason, we may disclose your Personal Information to any successor-in-interest of Seed&Spark. Additionally, we may disclose your Personal Information in the case of an emergency or as required or permitted by law, or to protect or enforce our rights or the rights of a third party. For example, if a third party alleges that you have infringed their intellectual property rights, we may disclose your Personal Information as it relates to such allegations. We may also provide your Personal Information to other companies or organizations for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.
Seed&Spark may use certain information about you and/or your User Submissions without identifying you as an individual to third parties. We do this for purposes such as (without limitation) analyzing how the Service is used, diagnosing service or technical problems, maintaining security, and personalizing advertisements and promotions. We may store Personal Information in locations outside the direct control of Seed&Spark (for instance, on servers, cloud-based storage systems, or databases co-located with hosting providers).
Any Personal Information or Content that you voluntarily disclose in public areas of the Site becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by other Users. You should exercise caution before disclosing your Personal Information through these public venues, and do so at your own risk.
UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
You can review, correct and update your Personal Information by email or by logging onto the Site and making the appropriate changes in your personal profile. We may retain certain Personal Information and other information as required by law or for reasonably necessary business purposes. Seed&Spark has no obligation to maintain correct and updated information on you; the responsibility to keep your Personal Information updated and accurate is solely yours.
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