Privacy Policy

Crowd-Fund-Us is a fundraising platform for people, entrepreneurs, schools, clubs and educational projects. This Crowd-Fund-Us website is owned and operated by Smart Crowdfunding LLC

This Privacy Policy describes how and when Smart Crowdfunding LLC collects, uses and shares your information when you use our Services. Smart Crowdfunding LLC receives your information through the Crowd-Fund-Us website and from our partners and other third parties. For example, you send us information when you use our Crowd-Fund-Us website. When using any of our Services you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country you reside in or supply information from, you authorize Smart Crowdfunding LLC to use your information in the United States and any other country where Smart Crowdfunding LLC operates.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, then please contact us at support@crowd-fund-us.com


Information Collected Upon Registration:

When you create or reconfigure a Crowd-Fund-Us account, you provide some personal information, such as your name, username, password, and email address. Some of this information, for example, your name and username, is listed publicly on our Services, including on your profile page, project page, and in search results. Some Services, such as search, public user profiles, and viewing projects, do not require registration.


E.U. Safe Harbor
Smart Crowdfunding LLC complies with the U.S. - E.U. Safe Harbor framework and the U.S. - Swiss Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries and Switzerland.


Additional Information:
If you are creating a Project Page, you may provide us with profile information to make public, such as a short biography, your location, your website, or a picture. We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services. You may use your account settings to unsubscribe from notifications from Crowd-Fund-Us. You may also unsubscribe by following the instructions contained within the notification or the instructions on our website. If you email us, we may keep your message, email address and contact information to respond to your request. If you connect your Crowd-Fund-Us account to your account on another service in order to cross-post between Crowd-Fund-Us and that service, the other service may send us your registration or profile information on that service and other information that you authorize. This information enables cross-posting, helps us improve the Services, and is stored to provide a faster user experience. Our services are primarily designed to help you discover and fund Projects. Some of the information you provide us is information you are asking us to make public. This includes comments and profile information.


Cookies:
Like many websites, we use cookies and similar technologies to collect additional website usage data and to improve our Services, but we do not require cookies for many parts of our Services such as searching and looking at projects or project updates. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer's hard disk. BrainFunder may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our Services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Services, and to customize and improve our Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. However, some Services may not function properly if you disable cookies.


Information Sharing and Disclosure:
We do not disclose your private personal information except in the limited circumstances described here.
Your Consent:
We may share or disclose your information at your direction, such as when you request tax receipt information from previously funded projects. This information includes your name, email, username, and address. This information is only shared when explicitly requested by you.
Service Providers:
We engage service providers to perform functions and provide services to us in the United States and abroad. We may share your private personal information with such service providers subject to confidentiality obligations consistent with this Privacy Policy, and on the condition that the third parties use your private personal data only on our behalf and pursuant to our instructions.
Modifying Your Personal Information:
If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools and account settings to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.