We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Act, the data controller is Technofunding Ltd of 2 Woodberry Grove, Finchley London N12 0DR England.
“Act” means the Data Protection Act 1998;
“Donation” means an amount pledged by a Project Funder to fund a certain Project;
“personal data” has the meaning set out in the Act;
“Project” means a technology project requiring funding by Project Funders which the Project Creator places on our Site in accordance with these Terms;
“Project Creator” means a person who, requiring funding, registers with us and sets up a Project on our Site;
“Project Funder” means a person who wishes to make a Donation to a Project and registers on our Site;
“Site” means our website, www.technofunding.com;
“Terms” means the Technofunding Terms and Conditions;
“Visitor” means all persons who visit and use our Site, whether registered or unregistered, a business or a consumer, including those persons who choose to become Project Funders or Project Creators; and
“We”, “Us”, “Our” means Technofunding Ltd.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information you give us
Visitors may give us information about themselves by filling in forms on our Site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register as a Project Funder or Project Creator, set up a Project on our Site, make a Donation, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our Site, 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.
Information we collect about you
With regard to each of your visits to our Site we may automatically collect the following information:
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 we provide. In this 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 (including, for example, 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 THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Project Creators’ handling of Project Funders’ data
to any third party without first obtaining the Project Funder’s explicit consent.
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:
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
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. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
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 checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time 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, payment providers, 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.
or write to:
2 Woodberry Grove,
Finchley London N12 0DR Updated: Sept, 12 2013