Privacy Policy

Who are we?

 

CrowdPad (“CrowdPad”, “we”, “our” or “us”) is a tokenised social media app allowing entrepreneurs to create communities and interact with investors.

CrowdPad takes the privacy of your data very seriously.

For any questions about how we use your data or to exercise your rights over your data, you can contact us on: joeltomalexander@gmail.com

If you do have questions, we’d ask you to read this policy first as we hope it’s clear and comprehensive.

For purposes of the applicable data protection laws, CrowdPad is the "data controller". This means that CrowdPad determines the purposes for which and the manner in which, your data is processed. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us or provided by you.

 

Data Collected

 

We may collect the following information, which includes personal data, from you:

  • full name;

  • job title;

  • contact information such as an address, email addresses and telephone numbers; information regarding your company;

 

Who do we collect data from?

 

We collect data from the following persons:

  • website users e.g for users who use our website to find out more about what we do;

  • persons interested in testing our beta app;

 

How we collect data

 

We collect data in the following ways:

Data is given to us by you, for example:

  • when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, email or through any other means;

  • when you submit our user research Typeform; and

  • when you express interest in testing our beta app.

Data analytics from you. We will collect your data via cookies, in line with Cookies Policy.

Data is received from third-party sources for example, LinkedIn and Google.

 

Why do we use your data?

 

We will process any or all of the above data for lawful reasons. For example, in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our website. Specifically, data may be used by us for the following reasons:

  • App Testing: if you express an interest in testing our beta app, we will use the data provided to provide you with updates relating to the beta release and also conduct relevant checks on you before testing our beta app. You may withdraw consent at any time by contacting joeltomalexander@gmail.com.

  • Enquiries: We may use your data provided to contact you to provide answers to your enquiries.

  • Legal obligations: we will use or process personal information as necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject.

  • Other legitimate interests: we may process your information for our legitimate interests not described above where your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests. These include managing on-going relationships with you, to keep in touch with you as part of our professional network and let you know about opportunities. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed "Your rights" below). You may withdraw your consent by contacting joeltomalexander@gmail.com.

 

Who do we share your data with?

 

CrowdPad will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. We may disclose your data to third parties in the following circumstances and/or for the following purposes:

  • Where it is necessary for the provision of information or services to you;

  • Where we are required to do so by the courts or to comply with other legal, statutory and/or regulatory obligations including accounting and taxation requirements;

  • To our wider network where we believe that there is a legitimate commercial interest and where your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; and

  • To prevent and/or detect crime.

  • Your data will always be managed with reference to all relevant laws and regulations.

 

Keeping data secure

 

We have robust access controls in place and we will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your data.

Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this email address: joeltomalexander@gmail.com.

 

Data Retention

 

Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the data be deleted.

In the event that we delete your data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

 

Your Rights

 

You have the following rights in relation to your data:

Right to access - the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is "manifestly unfounded or excessive." Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.

  • Right to rectify - the right to have your data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

  • Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove your data from our systems.

  • Right to restrict our use of your data - the right to "block" us from using your data or limit the way in which we can use it.

  • Right to data portability - the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your data.

  • Right to object - the right to object to our use of your data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your data), please contact us via this email address: joeltomalexander@gmail.com.

If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ICO's contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.

It is important that the data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your data changes during the period for which we hold it.

 

Transfers outside the European Economic Area

 

Data which we collect from you may be stored and processed in and transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”). For example, this could occur if our servers are located in a country outside the EEA or one of our service providers is situated in a country outside the EEA.

We will only transfer data outside the EEA where it is compliant with data protection legislation and the means of transfer provides adequate safeguards in relation to your data for example, by way of data transfer agreement, incorporating the current standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission.

To ensure that your data receives an adequate level of protection, we have put in place appropriate safeguards and procedures with the third parties we share your data with. This ensures your data is treated by those third parties in a way that is consistent with the data Protection Laws.

 

Links to other websites

 

This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

 

Changes of business ownership and control

 

CrowdPad may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of CrowdPad. data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

We may also disclose data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.

 

Policy Information

 

CrowdPad reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the website following the alterations. You may contact CrowdPad by email at joeltomalexander@gmail.com

This privacy policy was last updated on 21 August 2021.