Section Links: 1.Information We Collect, 2. How We Use It, 3. Who We Share It With, 4. Security of Your Personal Information, 5. Your Account, 6. Use Of Cookies, 7. Compliance With COPPA, 8. Linked Sites, 9. Affiliated Business We Do Not Control, 10. Changes to Our Policy, 11. Questions or Comments


Introduction to our Privacy Policy

Effective as of February 22nd, 2017

Welcome to www.dreams.build (the “Website”). Application Hope LLC (“dreams.build”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) is the owner and operator of the Website. We provide an online crowdfunding venue for people and entities seeking to raise funds (“Innovator(s)”) for their own fundraising campaigns related to a project (“Dream(s)”) and for people to contribute (“Sponsor(s)”) monetary funds (“Donation(s)”) to the Innovators, as well as other related services (together with the Website, the “Services”). By accessing or using the Services, including viewing or using any feature available through the Website, Innovators, Sponsors, and all other end users of the Services (herein referred to as “User(s), “you”, or “your”), expressly agree to be bound to and to abide by this Privacy Policy, the Terms of Service , and any other policy we may develop from time to time (collectively, “Policies”), which create legal and enforceable agreements whether or not you register for a user account (an “Account”) with us, make Donations, become Innovators. Also, certain functions may allow a User to or transmit, send, receive, link, email, post, submit, or otherwise communicate (collectively referred to as “Transmit”): text, data, descriptions, links, sound, images, submissions, documents, messages, comments, photographs, graphics, video, audio, information, or any other material or input (“Content”) using the Services to us or to other Users. If you do not agree to be bound to or to abide by this Policy and our other Policies, do not browse the Website or use the Services.

 1. Information We Collect.

 

(a) Personal Data is collected from you when you create an Account with us or when you otherwise disclose Personal Data to us when using the Services. “Personal Data” means any information that may be used to identify an individual. To create an Account with us, you may be asked to provide us with your full name, age, residence address, payment method information, billing address, email address, telephone number, userID, Account password, and short biography. In addition, Innovators and Supporters may be asked to provide further information such as the applicable tax identification number, US federal tax identification number, and/or Social Security Number, for tax purposes and regulatory compliance.

(b) When you browse the Services, you do so anonymously, unless you have previously created an Account with us. However, we may log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which part of the Services you visit and how long you spend there. However, we do not link your IP address to any Personal Data unless you have logged into the Services. Like many other commercial Websites, the Services may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you interact with the Services. Please see below for more information.

2. How We Use It. We use, allow access to, or disclose your Personal Data to third parties to:

 

(a) enable us to provide the Services to you according to the Policies;

(b) to notify you regarding Dreams, Donations, and other aspects of the Services;

(c) to allow Supporters to be contacted by Innovators whose Dream’s they Donate to;

(d) update you about Services;

(e) process payment of fees;

(f) allow you participate in promotional offers;

(g) respond to requests for assistance from our customer support team; and

(h) carry on our business.

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 3. Who We Share It With

 

(a) We will use or disclose Personal Data to the extent necessary, in our sole discretion, to provide Services to you.

(b) We may disclose Personal Data to the extent required by law or by court order.

(c) We may disclose Personal Data to protect our rights and property, to prevent fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices, or to prevent a likely threat of harm to others.

(d) We may transfer Personal Data if we are acquired by (or merged with) another company, or if our assets are sold to another company. In all of these circumstances, you understand and agree that the Terms of Service and this Policy will be assigned and delegated to the other company.

(e) Personal Data or other information may be shared with our agents and contractors to perform tasks for us.

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 4. Security of Your Personal Information

 

We exercise care and prudence in protecting the security of Personal Data provided to us. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Specifically, we or our Payment Processor(s) use the Transport Layer Security or ‘TLS’ encryption when collecting, storing, or transferring sensitive data. Personal Data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. However, you have a significant role in Account security. No one can see or edit your Personal Data collected by us without knowing your userID and password, so do not share these with others. WE TAKE THESE PRECAUTIONS IN AN EFFORT TO PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION AGAINST SECURITY BREACHES. HOWEVER, THIS IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT SUCH INFORMATION MAY NOT BE ACCESSED, DISCLOSED, ALTERED, OR DESTROYED BY BREACH OF SUCH FIREWALLS AND SECURE SERVER SOFTWARE. BY USING THE SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ASSUME THESE RISKS.

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 5. Your Account.

 

(a) Users may review and update Personal Data by logging into their Account. To protect your Privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as password and userID, before granting access to any Personal Data.

(b) If your Account is terminated by you or us, we will remove your name and other Personal Data from any publicly viewable page on the Website where such Personal Data may appear. If your Account is terminated, we have no obligation to retain any Content or Personal Data, and we may delete any or all of such information. However, we may retain Content and Personal Data related to you if we believe it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, or for legitimate business purposes, including but not limited to Account recovery, auditing our records, enforcing our rights and obligations under our Policies, or if required by law. We may also retain and use your Content if it is desirable to do so in order to provide Services to other Users. For example, just as an email you may send to another person through an email service provider resides in that person’s inbox even after you delete it from your sent files or close your Account, Content you Transmit through the Services may remain visible to others after your Account has been terminated. Similarly, other Content you have shared with others, or that others have copied, may also remain visible. We disclaim any liability in relation to the deletion or retention (subject to the terms of this Policy) of Content or any obligation not to delete the Content.

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6. Use of Cookies

 

We and third parties with whom we may partner may use cookies, clear GIFs (also known as ‘web beacons’), or local shared objects (sometimes called ‘flash cookies’) to help you personalize the Website. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a webpage server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. A clear GIF is typically a transparent graphic image (usually 1 pixel by 1 pixel in size) that is used in conjunction with the Website, which allows us to measure the actions of Users who open pages that contain the clear gif. We use clear GIFs to measure traffic and related browsing behavior, and to improve your experience when using the Website. We may also use customized links or other similar technologies to track hyperlinks that you click, and associate that information with your Personal Data in order to provide you with more focused communications. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies and Clear GIFs may be unusable if you elect to reject cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify the browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Website.

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7. Compliance with the Children’s Online Policy Protection Act.

 

Protecting the privacy young people is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain Personal Data or other information through the Services from those we actually know are under thirteen (13), and no part of the Services are structured to attract anyone under thirteen (13). We expressly disclaim, and you expressly release us from any and all liability whatsoever for any controversies, claims, suits, injuries, harm, loss, penalties, damages, arising from and/or in any way related to any misrepresentations regarding the age of any User. We reserve the right to suspend and/or terminate with or without notice the Account of User who we believe has provided false information when registering for and/or using the Services and each User agrees to make no further use of the Services after termination and/or during suspension.

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8. Linked Sites

 

We and/or third parties may provide links to Linked Sites. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those web sites, nor are we responsible for the information or materials they contain. This Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Services; thus when you use a link to go from the Website to a Linked Site, this policy is no longer in effect. We encourage Users to read the privacy policies of Linked Sites before proceeding to use them.

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9. Affiliated Business We Do Not Control

 

 We may use third-party companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include but are not limited to payment processing, hosting, data storage, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from User lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), and providing customer service. We will provide such entities with access to certain information needed to perform their functions, but will take measures to ensure that they may not use it for other purposes.

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10. Changes to our Policy

 

We reserve the right to change this Policy, the Terms of Service, and our other Policies at any time. We will notify you about changes to this Policy by placing the updated Policy on the Website. You agree that your use of the Services after such notification will constitute acceptance by you of such changes to our Policy. This Policy is and any disputes in connection with this Policy are subject to the Terms of Service and our other Policies which are each incorporated herein by reference.

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11. Questions or Comments Regarding this Policy.

 

We value your comments and opinions. If you have questions, comments or a complaint about compliance with this Policy, you may send a written notice to us at: support@dreams.build.

 


Section Links: 1.Information We Collect, 2. How We Use It, 3. Who We Share It With, 4. Security of Your Personal Information, 5. Your Account, 6. Use Of Cookies, 7. Compliance With COPPA, 8. Linked Sites, 9. Affiliated Business We Do Not Control, 10. Changes to Our Policy, 11. Questions or Comments, 12. Back to the top