PRIVACY POLICY

We respect Your privacy and we are committed to protecting the personal information You provide to us. We would like to share with You the following principles that govern our privacy practices.

We collect certain information through the Platform, located at http://www.collectim.com, through Google Analytics or through an authorized access to Your Facebook and/or PayPal account.This document (“Privacy Policy”) lays out our policies and procedures surrounding the collection and handling of any such information that identifies an individual User or that could be used to contact or locate him or her (“Personal Data”, “Personal Information”).

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Service. It does not apply to any third party website or service linked to the Service or recommended or referred by the Service or by Collectim Users, or to any other website or online service linked to Collectim.

Collectim is a registered personal data controller with the Personal Data Protection Commission and complies with the applicable personal data protection regulations.

Collection of Your Personal Data

We collect Your Personal Information so that we can respond to Your requests, which may include, for example, registering Your account, verifying Your identity or Campaign, communicating with You in connection with the Service, providing You with access to certain features of the Service, registering You for our newsletter or for events, participating in an online survey, participating in discussion groups or forums, collaboration efforts, or for marketing activities.

We collect the following Personal Information from Users who use the Service: We may collect further information from You, only if permitted by You or needed for the performance of a service You have requested. You however own all Your Personal Information.

By using our Service, You expressly consent to Your personal data being collected and processed by us, while also ensuring their accuracy and authenticity. You further represent that You have been informed of the type of personal data collected and processed, of the purposes for which they will be used, and Your right to access, correct or delete personal data collected.

Use of Your Personal Data

We use Your Private Data to provide the ability to access the Platform and to create Your account, to process Your Campaigns and requests, to verify Your identity against Your Facebook and PayPal accounts, to enable Campaign Owners to send rewards to the Contributors, to send You our regular newsletter, to communicate with You about the services You asked for, to offer You additional services and events, to provide You with service support, to provide contest or other promotional activities, and generally to meet contract obligations. You expressly agree that Your personal data may be disclosed to third parties when needed for the execution of the contract between You and Collectim.

You may refuse Your personal data to be used by us for commercial, promotional or marketing purposes. If You do not wish Your information to be used by us for commercial, promotional or marketing purposes, You may contact us at the contacts published on http://www.collectim.com.

We may use Your information to create aggregated statistical information which is anonymous, as well as to perform statistical analysis, e.g. by using Google Analytics.

We also use that information to the extent necessary to enforce our Terms of Use and to prevent imminent harm to persons or property.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect statistical information about Users of the Website, such as the website that You came from, Your country of location, language, Your online behavior, Your browser, network, etc. None of this information is personally identifiable. We collect the above information in order to analyze what kind of Users visit the Website and how they are using the Website, which helps us to personalize our service.
You can prevent Your data from being used by Google Analytics, using the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on for the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, dc.js). If You want to opt-out, download and install the add-on for Your web browser.
Furthermore, we have implemented Display Advertising and we have implemented the following Google Analytics features based on Display Advertising: We will not facilitate the merging of personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information previously collected from Display Advertising features that is based on the DoubleClick cookie unless We have robust notice of, and Your prior affirmative (i.e., opt-in) consent to, that merger.
Using Google Ads Settings, You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads.
Although, not currently in use, we may also use the following Google Analytics features: By accepting the Terms and using the Service, You express Your explicit consent to our use of Google Analytics on the Website, including Display Advertising, and represent that You have been given the opportunity to opt out of Google Analytics.

Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We use “cookies” to collect certain information from all Users, including website visitors who are not registered and do not use any specific services from Collectim. A cookie is a string of data our system sends to Your computer and then uses to identify Your computer when You return to Collectim.

Cookies provide us with usage data we may use to personalize Your experience and track User traffic patterns. For instance, when You return to Collectim, cookies identify You and prompt Collectim to provide Your Username (not Your password), so You can sign in more quickly. Cookies also allow Collectim to remind You of Your past activities and to suggest similar services and events. Finally, we use information gained through cookies to compile statistical information about use of the Service, such as the time Users spend at the site and the pages they visit most often. Those statistics do not include Personal Information.

By accepting the Terms and using the Service, You express Your explicit consent to the use of "cookies", incl. the Google Analytics cookies, and represent that You have been given the opportunity to refuse the storage of or access to cookie information. If You prefer not to receive cookies while browsing Collectim or via HTML-formatted emails, You can set Your browser to warn You before it accepts cookies or refuse the cookie when Your browser alerts You to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in Your browser.You may also refuse the use of cookies by sending a statement in this regards to our contacts posted on the Website.

Protection of Personal Data

We safeguard the security of the data You send us with industry-standard physical, electronic, and managerial procedures. When appropriate, the Service uses SSL-encryption to enhance the security of sensitive data transmissions. Inside, data is stored in controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in certain locations where we are located in strict compliance with applicable Privacy and Data Protection legislation.

For any inquiries or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy You can contact us at the contact information provided at http://www.collectim.com.

Contractor and Other Third Party Access to Personal Data

We may only disclose Your personal information to third parties with Your explicit consent or where the transfer is necessary for the performance of obligations under a contract between You and Collectim.

We may however disclose to third parties where such disclosure is required by law due significant public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, e.g. to attorneys, collection agencies, Customs and other government authorities, or law enforcement authorities to address potential violations, other contract violations, or illegal behavior. We may also disclose any information demanded in a court order or otherwise required by law or to prevent imminent harm to persons or property.

As noted above, we compile website usage statistics from data collected through cookies. We may publish those statistics or share them with third parties, but they do not include Personal Information.

Links to Third Party Websites

The Service, as well as the third party material displayed on the Collectim, contain links to, and may allow You to visit, other websites (“Third Party Websites”). If You choose to visit any of these Third Party Websites by “clicking on” another third party link or navigating to a Third Party Website, You will be directed to that third party’s website. The fact that we link to a website, either through the Service or a Submission, or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement or offer You the opportunity to interact with, or submit information to, a third party, is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices.

Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Data

You can access, correct, amend or delete any Personal Information we store through Your account page.

We will store Your information as long as necessary to provide our services or as long as the law requires us. After that Your data will be deleted.

Amendment of this Privacy Policy

We may modify this Policy at our sole discretion and You will be properly notified about the modification.

You agree that any revision of this Policy shall become effective to You 7 days after You have been notified, unless You have expressly rejected the modification.

If You do not agree to the changes, You can terminate the agreement without penalty and discontinue the use of the Service.

You agree that all statements of Collectim in connection with the amendment of this Policy, shall be sent to Your e-mail used for registration with the Service or by posting in an appropriate place on the Website.


Effective Date: 01.04.2014
Last Edited: 01.04.2014