Privacy Policy Last Updated: January 2, 2024


Welcome to our Privacy Policy. This document informs you about how we collect, use, and disclose your information when you use our services. It also outlines your privacy rights and legal protections. By using our services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy has been generated by TermsFeed Privacy Policy Generator.


Interpretation: Words with capitalized initial letters have defined meanings under specific conditions. These definitions hold regardless of whether they appear in singular or plural.

Definitions: For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  • Account: A unique account created for you to access our services or parts thereof.

  • Business (for CCPA – California Consumer Privacy Act): Refers to the Company as the legal entity that collects consumers’ personal information and determines the purposes and means of processing consumers’ personal information. This term also applies when such information is collected on behalf of the Company and when the Company, either alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of processing consumers’ personal information. The Company does business in the State of California.

  • Company: Refers to Crowdfused, also referred to as “the Company,” “We,” “Us,” or “Our” in this Agreement.

  • Data Controller (for GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation): Refers to the Company as the legal entity that, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of processing Personal Data.

  • Country: Refers to the USA.

  • Consumer (for CCPA – California Consumer Privacy Act): Means a natural person who is a California resident. A resident, as defined in the law, includes (1) every individual who is in the USA for other than a temporary or transitory purpose and (2) every individual who is domiciled in the USA who is outside the USA for a temporary or transitory purpose.

  • Cookies: Small files placed on your computer, mobile device, or any other device by a website. They contain details of your browsing history on that website among their many uses.

  • Device: Any device that can access our service, such as a computer, a cell phone, or a digital tablet.

  • Do Not Track (DNT): A concept promoted by US regulatory authorities, particularly the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), for the Internet industry to develop and implement a mechanism allowing internet users to control the tracking of their online activities across websites.

  • Personal Data: Any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual. For the purposes of GDPR, Personal Data includes information relating to you, such as a name, identification number, location data, online identifier, or one or more factors specific to your physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity. For the purposes of the CCPA, Personal Data includes information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with you.

  • Sale (for CCPA – California Consumer Privacy Act): Means selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means, a consumer’s personal information to another business or a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration.

  • Service: Refers to the website.

  • Service Provider: Any natural or legal person who processes data on behalf of the Company. This refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, provide the Service on behalf of the Company, perform services related to the Service, or assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used. For the purpose of GDPR, Service Providers are considered Data Processors.

  • Usage Data: Refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

  • Website: Refers to Crowdfused, accessible from

  • You: Refers to the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such an individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable. Under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), you can be referred to as the Data Subject or as the User, as you are the individual using the Service.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may request you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

Usage Data

Usage Data is automatically collected when you use our Service. It includes information such as your Device’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages you visit on our Service, the date and time of your visits, the duration of your visits to those pages, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.

When you access our Service using a mobile device, we may collect specific information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device’s unique ID, your mobile device’s IP address, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.

We may also gather information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or access it through a mobile device.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We employ Cookies and similar tracking technologies to monitor activity on our Service and store specific information. These tracking technologies include beacons, tags, and scripts that collect and track information, enhancing and analyzing our Service. The technologies we utilize may involve:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies: These are small files placed on your Device. You can configure your browser to reject all Cookies or notify you when a Cookie is being sent. However, if you decline Cookies, some parts of our Service may not function correctly. Unless you adjust your browser settings to reject Cookies, our Service may use Cookies.

  • Web Beacons: Certain parts of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs). These enable us to, for example, count users who have visited specific pages or opened an email and provide other pertinent website statistics (like recording the popularity of a specific section and ensuring system and server integrity).

Cookies are categorized as “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

We employ both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes outlined below:

  • Necessary / Essential Cookies

    • Type: Session Cookies
    • Administered by: Us
    • Purpose: These Cookies are crucial for delivering services available through the Website and enabling you to utilize some of its features. They aid in authenticating users and preventing fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services you’ve requested cannot be provided, and we exclusively use them to furnish those services.
  • Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies

    • Type: Persistent Cookies
    • Administered by: Us
    • Purpose: These Cookies determine if users have consented to the use of Cookies on the Website.
  • Functionality Cookies

    • Type: Persistent Cookies
    • Administered by: Us
    • Purpose: These Cookies enable us to remember your choices when you use the Website, like remembering your login details or language preference. Their purpose is to provide you with a more personalized experience, eliminating the need to re-enter your preferences each time you use the Website.
  • Tracking and Performance Cookies

    • Type: Persistent Cookies
    • Administered by: Third-Parties
    • Purpose: These Cookies are employed to track information about traffic to the Website and how users interact with it. The information gathered through these Cookies may directly or indirectly identify you as an individual visitor. This is because the collected data is typically linked to a pseudonymous identifier associated with the device you use to access the Website. We may also use these Cookies to test new pages, features, or functionalities on the Website to evaluate user reactions.

For more comprehensive information regarding the Cookies we utilize and your choices concerning Cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section of our Privacy Policy.

Use of Personal Data

The Company may utilize your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  1. Service Maintenance: To provide and maintain our Service, including monitoring usage.

  2. Account Management: To manage your account, enabling access to various functionalities available to registered users.

  3. Contractual Obligations: For executing and complying with purchase contracts for products, items, or services you’ve acquired, or any other contract with us through the Service.

  4. Communication: To contact you via email, phone calls, SMS, or equivalent electronic means for updates or information related to the Service, including security updates.

  5. News and Offers: To provide you with news, special offers, and general information about goods, services, and events similar to those you’ve previously engaged with, unless you’ve opted out of such information.

  6. Request Management: To attend to and manage your requests to us.

  7. Business Transfers: Your information may be used to assess or conduct mergers, divestitures, restructurings, dissolutions, or other transfers of our assets, including as part of bankruptcy or liquidation.

  8. Other Purposes: We may use your information for data analysis, identifying usage trends, evaluating the effectiveness of promotional campaigns, and enhancing our Service, products, services, marketing, and user experience.

Sharing of Personal Information

We may share your personal information in the following scenarios:

  1. With Service Providers: Your personal information may be shared with service providers for monitoring and analyzing Service usage and for payment processing or contacting you.

  2. Business Transfers: In connection with mergers, asset sales, financing, or acquisition of our business by another company, your personal information may be shared or transferred, with prior notice.

  3. With Affiliates: Your information may be shared with our affiliates, subject to them abiding by this Privacy Policy.

  4. With Business Partners: Your information may be shared with business partners for specific products, services, or promotions.

  5. Public Interaction: When you share personal information or interact publicly with other users, it may be viewed and distributed by all users.

  6. With Consent: We may disclose your personal information for other purposes with your consent.

Retention of Personal Data

We will retain your Personal Data for the duration necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, as well as to meet legal obligations and resolve disputes. Usage Data is typically retained for shorter periods, unless used for security or Service enhancement, or if legal requirements mandate longer retention.

Transfer of Personal Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be processed and stored in locations outside your jurisdiction where data protection laws may differ. By providing your information and agreeing to this Privacy Policy, you consent to such transfers. We will ensure your data is securely treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable controls.

Disclosure of Personal Data

  1. Business Transactions: In cases of mergers, acquisitions, or asset sales, your Personal Data may be transferred, with prior notice.

  2. Law Enforcement: When required by law or upon valid requests from public authorities, we may disclose your Personal Data.

  3. Other Legal Requirements: Your Personal Data may be disclosed to comply with legal obligations, protect rights or property, investigate potential wrongdoing, ensure personal or public safety, or defend against legal liability.

Security of Personal Data

Although we employ commercially acceptable security measures to safeguard your Personal Data, no method of transmission or electronic storage is completely secure. While we strive to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Detailed Information on Data Processing

  • Service Providers: Third-party service providers may access your Personal Data to monitor and analyze your Service use.

  • Analytics: We may utilize third-party services to monitor and analyze Service usage.

  • Email Marketing: Your Personal Data may be used to send newsletters, marketing materials, and other information of interest, with the option to opt-out.

  • Payments: For paid products or services, we may use third-party payment processors, with no storage or collection of your payment card details.

GDPR Privacy Policy

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under GDPR

We process Personal Data under conditions including consent, contract performance, legal obligations, vital interests, public interests, and legitimate interests.

Your Rights under GDPR

You have rights to access, correct, object to processing, request erasure, and request data transfer of your Personal Data. You may withdraw consent where applicable.

CCPA Privacy Policy

This section applies to California residents and lists categories of personal information collected, including identifiers, personal information in customer records, commercial information, and internet or network activity, among others.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Notice

Exclusions Under CCPA

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the term “personal information” does not encompass the following:

  1. Publicly Available Information: Information obtained from government records that is publicly accessible.

  2. Deidentified or Aggregated Data: Information that has been anonymized or combined with other data in a way that it can no longer be tied to an individual.

  3. Excluded Information: Certain types of information that fall outside the scope of the CCPA, including:

    • Health or medical data covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), as well as clinical trial data.
    • Personal information subject to specific sector-specific privacy laws, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.

Sources of Personal Information

We collect the categories of personal information mentioned above from the following sources:

  1. Directly from You: For instance, when You fill out forms on our website, share preferences, or make purchases.

  2. Indirectly from You: This includes information gathered by observing Your interactions with our website.

  3. Automatically from You: Data collected through cookies and similar technologies as You navigate our site.

  4. From Service Providers: We obtain information from third-party vendors who help us monitor and analyze website usage, process payments, and provide other services.

Use of Personal Information for Business or Commercial Purposes

We may use or disclose the personal information we collect for various “business purposes” or “commercial purposes” as defined by the CCPA. This includes:

  • Operating our website and providing services to You.
  • Offering support and addressing inquiries, including investigations and improvements to our services.
  • Fulfilling the purposes for which You provided the information.
  • Complying with legal obligations and responding to law enforcement requests.
  • Utilizing the information as described when it was collected or as detailed in the CCPA.
  • Internal administration, auditing, and security purposes.

Please note that these are illustrative examples and not an exhaustive list. For more details, refer to our “Use of Your Personal Data” section. If we intend to collect additional categories of personal information or use collected information for significantly different purposes, we will update this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Personal Information for Business or Commercial Purposes

In the past twelve (12) months, we may have disclosed the following categories of personal information for business or commercial purposes:

  • Category A: Identifiers.
  • Category B: Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
  • Category D: Commercial information.
  • Category F: Internet or other similar network activity.

Please note that this list represents categories defined by the CCPA, and not every example within each category was necessarily disclosed.

When we disclose personal information for business purposes, we enter into agreements that mandate the recipient’s confidentiality and restrict the use of the information to the specified purpose.

Sale of Personal Information

As defined by the CCPA, “sale” includes sharing personal information with third parties for valuable consideration. While we may have received benefits for sharing personal information, not all instances involve monetary compensation.

In the past twelve (12) months, we may have sold the following categories of personal information:

  • Category A: Identifiers.
  • Category B: Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
  • Category D: Commercial information.
  • Category F: Internet or other similar network activity.

Please note that this list reflects categories as defined by the CCPA, and not every example within each category was necessarily sold.

Sharing of Personal Information

We may share personal information from the above categories with the following third parties:

  • Service Providers
  • Payment processors
  • Affiliates
  • Business partners
  • Third-party vendors with your authorization

Sale of Personal Information of Minors Under 16 Years of Age

We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under the age of 16 through our website. However, please be aware that third-party websites we link to may have different practices. If you believe a child under 13 (or 16) has provided personal information, please contact us to facilitate its removal.

Your Rights Under CCPA

As a California resident, you have specific rights under the CCPA:

  1. The Right to Notice: You have the right to be informed about the categories of personal data collected and the purposes for which it’s used.

  2. The Right to Request: You can request information about the collection, use, sale, and disclosure of your personal data.

  3. The Right to Say No (Opt-Out): You can instruct us not to sell your personal information.

  4. The Right to Delete: You can request the deletion of your personal information in certain circumstances.

  5. The Right Not to Be Discriminated Against: Exercising your CCPA rights won’t result in discrimination.

To exercise these rights, contact us through our support portal.

Do Not Track Policy (CalOPPA)

Our website does not respond to Do Not Track signals, but you can adjust your browser settings to indicate your preference regarding tracking.

Children’s Privacy

Our website is not intended for children under 13, and we do not knowingly collect information from them. Parents and guardians are urged to monitor their children’s online activities and provide guidance.

California Shine the Light Law

Under California Civil Code Section 1798 (Shine the Light law), California residents with an established business relationship can request information about sharing personal data with third parties for direct marketing purposes.

If you’d like more information under this law, please contact us.

California Privacy Rights for Minor Users

California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 allows California residents under 18 to request the removal of publicly posted content. To request removal, contact us with your associated email address.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party sites with their own privacy policies. We are not responsible for the content or practices of these sites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy and will notify you of changes via email or a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us

For questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us through our support portal.

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