The Information Collected
We may receive or store any data or information about yourself that has been included and posted either thru our site or any third party website related to HolidayFunder. In order to be able to make actions including but not limited to registering an account, donating to a campaign or commenting on a campaign, we may collect and process some information from you. Examples of personal information that we may be collecting:
- If you are registering an account, we collect your name, email address, address, preferred payment processor and some images you may have uploaded in the site,
- Your account on HolidayFunder needs to have a specific username and password,
- When you get in touch with the HolidayFunder team by posting a comment on a campaign page, subscribing to our newsletter or sending an inquiry to our Support Team, you give your identification including your name and email address,
- You will also provide information about yourself when you decide to donate to any of our campaign pages,
- Your Facebook information if you sign up using Facebook Connect (This will link your Facebook account and gather your name and email address to your HolidayFunder profile).
You may opt not to give any personal information, however, you will not be able to take advantage of all the services offered by the site. If you decide to give us your personal information, we will only collect the information that’s needed to create a campaign or any action that is within the objectives of HolidayFunder.
Information you post on your campaign page, profile or public areas on the site is accessible by the public which can be used or collected by other users. Exercise caution on which information you want to be made public.
The Use of your Information
The information you have supplied will be used to operate, maintain and provide the full features of this website. This information will be used to:
- Identify your account when you sign in,
- Administer your account with HolidayFunder,
- Enable us to provide you with our Services,
- Send you information that you have requested from us or any type of communication,
- Respond to your inquiries, comments, customer service notes and complaints,
- Conduct research for the site’s improvement of content and services.
Once you register with HolidayFunder and use our services, you are no longer anonymous to us. If you are browsing the website without registering, you are anonymous to us, but we will still collect information like browser type and IP address. These data are collected for all HolidayFunder visitors and are non-personally identifiable and are used to manage, monitor and track usage and improve website services.
In addition, we store certain information from your browser using "cookies." A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. We use session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in and are removed once the user closes the browser.
Members should be aware that when posting personally identifiable information in areas of the site accessible to other users such as Campaigner’s bio, these information can be read, collected, or used by other users of this website and could be used improperly to send you unsolicited messages. We strongly recommend never adding your email address, contact information or personal details to your campaign pages. Members are solely responsible for these type of information they choose to submit. HolidayFunder is not liable for any misuse or improper collection of such information such as email harvesters that search every page on the internet mining for email addresses to send spam to. Any misuse or improper collection of information provided on the website is a violation of the HolidayFunder Terms of Service. Contact us to report abuse of personal information.
HolidayFunder may use a member's name and email address to send updates or news regarding the service. Members may choose whether or not they wish to receive this type of email. Further, HolidayFunder account holders will receive emails relating to transactions with the website.
Third Party Advertising
HolidayFunder may share profile information and aggregate usage information in a non-personally identifiable manner with partners and other third parties in order to present to members and other users of HolidayFunder website more targeted advertising, products and services. We assure you that in such situations we will never disclose information that would personally identify you.
Links to Other Sites
Our provision of a link (such as in Partner Organization) to any other website or location is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of such other website or location or its contents. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for these outside websites or their content.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information HolidayFunder Collects
Except as otherwise stated in this privacy statement, HolidayFunder will not disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by HolidayFunder, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce the HolidayFunder Terms of Service or to protect our rights; or (3) to protect the safety of members of the public and users of the service.
Confidentiality and Security
The HolidayFunder account of every member is password-protected. We take every precaution to protect the information of all members, as well as information collected from other users of the HolidayFunder website. We use industry standard measures to protect all information that is stored on our servers and within our database. We limit the access to these information to those employees who need access to perform their job function such as our customer service personnel. If you have any questions about the security of our website, please contact us.
HolidayFunder uses Security Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to send sensitive personal information over the internet. Credit card information are never stored on our servers.
This Policy is to ensure that no individual’s privacy may be breached, more so with children. In order to protect the privacy of young children, HolidayFunder does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age or allow such individuals to register on the site. The website is open to the general public, with the exception of young children. If we learn that we have collected information from someone under 13 years old, we will remove that information from our database. If your child has used the site and our services, please contact us so we can delete the information as quickly as possible.
HolidayFunder may update this policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes by sending a notice to your contact email address or by placing a prominent notice on our website. If you object to any such changes, you may cease using our website. Continued use of HolidayFunder following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgment of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.