Privacy policy

Sprowd respects your privacy and has created this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate this.

Cookies and IP addresses

Upon entering this web site a cookie may be created on your hard disk. These cookies do not reveal any personal information, except your username and userID, and are only used for optimising the performance of Sprowd.com, making it more user-friendly and enabling all available features. The acceptance of cookies can be disabled, but this may result in not being able to take full advantage of this web site.

Sprowd obtains IP addresses from users to monitor and prevent fraud, diagnose problems, and estimate demographic information.

External links

As mentioned in the Disclaimer Sprowd.com may contain links to other web pages which are not under our control and not covered by this Privacy Policy. Therefore we recommend you to read the privacy policies of these specific web sites.

Requested information

Sprowd.com requests information upon registration and gathers information during the use of the web site. This information may consist of personal information (such as your name and address), contact information (such as your e-mail address) and financial information (needed for payments). This information will only be used for the purposes of Sprowd.com and obligations resulting from the Terms & Conditions and the mutual Agreement between the Pitcher and Believer. Fore mentioned information will not be sent to or be visible to third parties and other Users of Sprowd.com unless you explicitly choose so or by formal request by authorities or by legal conditions. Sprowd will only store information as long as necessary to carry out its activities and to meet its legal requirements.

Our financial transactions partner (Buckaroo) will ask for financial information. This information will only be used for financial transactions as requested by you. We recommend you to read the privacy policy of this partner.

Users under the age of 18 must not pass any personal information without the explicit approval of their legal representative.

E-mail

You will receive e-mail from Sprowd regarding your personal transactions and relevant updates on Sprowd.com. You may also receive certain e-mail notifications and newsletters, which you can opt-out of. We may send you service-related messages, but we will keep those to a minimum.

Phone number

Believers will not receive text messages or calls from Sprowd. After reaching the Funding Goal on Sprowd.com, our partners will use the Pitcher’s phone number to contact him/her for starting up the idea or business.

Security

Sprowd exercises care and diligence in managing, transmitting and securing personal information once we receive it. Your personal information is protected by safeguards, back-ups and security measures that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the information and are in line with currently available security technology. This may include use of passwords and encryption. Your orders are placed through a secure server (SSL).

It is important for you to understand that data transmission over the Internet never is 100% secure. Despite our best efforts, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of any information you transmit to us, and therefore you do so at your own risk. For the sake of clarity: Sprowd will never be liable for any kind of damages resulting from the aforementioned data transmission.

Public areas

Please beware that everybody may have access to any personal information disclosed in public areas (such as the Sprowd.com Q&A and comments), so please exercise caution before doing so. Acknowledge that you may be identified publicly. Do not disclose any personal information of others in these public areas. Sprowd does not accept any responsibility or liability for this information.

Updates

Sprowd reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy. Notifications of these updates will be sent to your e-mail address.

Questions or requests

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our practices or if you want information removed from our web site, please contact us by using the contact information mentioned on our web site. Sprowd will answer or act in accordance with the notice-and-take-down procedure as mentioned in the Sprowd.com Terms & Conditions.

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