Your Privacy Rights
Effective Date: March 12, 2020
“we”) in the process of providing this website (https://fundraiseup.com/) (the “Site”), the cloud-based platform (the “Software”) and the data, services, information, tools,
functionality, updates and similar materials (collectively, the “Service”), how we use it, with whom the
information may be shared, what choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of
information and our efforts to protect the information you provide to us through the Service.
By using the Service, you hereby consent to allow us to process information in accordance with this Privacy
Policy. Please also refer to our https://fundraiseup.com/terms,
which are incorporated as if fully recited herein. Terms defined in the Terms of Service that are not defined
herein shall have the same definition as in the Terms of Service.
Regardless of where our servers are located, your personal data may be processed by us in the United States,
where data protection and privacy regulations may or may not be to the same level of protection as in other
parts of the world. BY VISITING THE SITE AND USING THE SERVICE, YOU UNEQUIVOCALLY AND UNAMBIGUOUSLY CONSENT TO
THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING IN THE UNITED STATES OF ANY INFORMATION COLLECTED OR OBTAINED BY US THROUGH
VOLUNTARY SUBMISSIONS, AND, TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE, THAT U.S. LAW GOVERNS ANY SUCH COLLECTION AND PROCESSING.
California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), and other applicable privacy laws. Fundraise Up agrees
that under the GDPR, it is a data “Controller” and you, if you are an individual and reside in the United
Kingdom, Northern Ireland, the European Union, or Switzerland (collectively, and for the purposes of this
“Personal Data.” Similarly, under the CCPA, we are a “Business”, and you, if you are an individual residing
in California, are a “Consumer” with certain protected privacy rights concerning your “Personal
Information”. We will take commercially reasonable steps to maintain compliance with GDPR and CCPA
requirements. Your Personal Data and Personal Information may identify you as a person, and thus may be
referred to as Personally Identifiable Information ("PII").
1. Who Collects Your Information On Our Service?
We do. Under the CCPA we are a “Business” and pursuant to the GDPR, Fundraise Up is what is known as the
“Controller” of the PII that you provide to us. We collect information from you on the Service, and
we are responsible for protection of your information.
2. What Information Does Fundraise Up Collect?
Personal Information. We collect certain Personal Information about you, which may be supplied when you
sign-up for the Service, when you complete a survey, when you create or update an account, when you use
the Service, when you request services, or otherwise when you submit such information.We only collect
basic personal data about you that does not include any special types of information (e.g.,
health-related) as defined in the GDPR, or location-based information. The types of personal information
we collect and save include:
Contact and account information such as name, email address, physical address, location data, phone
number, and social media information, such as your user name and other information collected through the
Service’s social media integration;
Technical information collected in our logs. Such information may include standard web log entries that
contain your IP address, cookies (first party, third party, session, persistent, and flash), web
beacons, page URL and timestamp.
You may provide us information when you interact with us through email, online chat, messaging functions
within the Service, or otherwise. We may retain such information in order to provide you with services,
and you agree that we may share this information as needed with other users in order to resolve any issues
that may arise between you and another user of the Service.
The Service may record photos, audio or video of your usage of the Service for quality and security
purposes. The Service may also request permission and access to your photo gallery, camera roll or other
device storage holding your images, audio or videos, in order for you to upload and transmit them through
You may provide us information when you interact with other users on the Service through the Service.
Although it may appear that the Service collects financial information, it is actually collected and
processed through our third-party payment processor, Stripe, (“Payment Processor”) to process payments for
the Service. Our Payment Processor may collect information such as banking information or credit card
number, name, CVV code or date of expiration, from you on the Service.We do not hold your financial
Non-personal Information. Non-Personal Information is anonymous or non-personally identifiable information
about you, including but not limited to links and materials posted, information about your web browser,
enrollment history, purchase history, the pages accessed most frequently, how pages are used, applications
downloaded, search terms entered, and similar non-personal data.
Automatically tracking Internet Protocol (IP) addresses is one method of automatically collecting
information about your activities online and information volunteered by you. An IP address is a number
that is automatically assigned to your device whenever you surf the internet. Further, the Service may
utilize web beacons, pixel tags, cookies, embedded links, and other commonly used information-gathering
tools. Through collecting your IP address, we may be able to approximate your geographic location,
however, unless and until this is information is paired with your Personal Information, it cannot be used
to identify you.
Aggregate Information. We may also collect anonymous, non-identifying and aggregate information such as the
type of browser you are using, the date and time of any request, language preference, referring site, and
the domain name of your Internet service provider.
3. Why Is My Information Being Collected?
We accept and gather information in an effort to provide the Service to you.We need to collect your personal
information so that we can respond to your requests for information or to be added to our email lists, to
integrate with social media platforms, and to process your payment for the Service. We also collect aggregate
information to help us better design the Service. We collect log information for monitoring purposes to help
us to diagnose problems with our servers, administer the Service, calculate usage levels, and otherwise
provide services to you.
4. How Do We Use the Information We Collect?
We use the personal information you provide for the purposes for which you have submitted it including:
Internal Uses. We may use your PII to respond to your inquiries, to fulfill your requests for
information, track usage trends, conduct experiments, develop and improve the Service and other
offerings, and perform research and analytics.
Creating and Maintaining Your Account. We use your PII to create and maintain an account for you
to allow you to purchase and use the Service.
Paying For the Service. We use your PII to process your payment for the Service.
Communicating With You About Our Services. We may use your PII to send you information about new
services and other items that may be of interest to you.
Social Media Integration. We may use your PII to integrate your social media accounts with the
Service, and to provide to you the social media features of the Service.
Sending Administrative and Promotional Emails. We may use your PII to send you emails to: (a)
confirm your account information and your other PII; (b) process your transactions to purchase our
Service; (c) provide you with information regarding the Service; (d) inform you of changes to this
with information on our other services and products, or promotions related to the Service or our other
services and products.
Serve You Targeted Advertisements. We may use your PII to serve you advertisements with the
Service that are targeted to your interests.
We may use anonymous information that we collect to improve the design and content of our Service, and to
enable us to personalize your internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to
analyze how our site is used, as well as to offer you programs or services.
5. Co-branded Site(s)
We may partner with other companies to provide you with content or Services on a joint or “co-branded”
basis.At a co branded site, you will see both the our logo and the logo of the co-branding partner displayed
on your screen. In the instance of a co-branded site, we will still be the entity collecting your information,
may still apply as well.You should read the individual privacy policies of our co-branding partners, as they
may differ in some respects from ours.Reading these policies will help you to make an informed decision about
whether to provide your information to a given site.
6. Do We Share Your Personal Information?
We will not share your personal information except: (a) for the purposes for which you provided it; (b) with
your consent; (c) as may be required by law or as we think necessary to protect our organization or others
from injury (e.g., in response to a court order or subpoena, in response to a law enforcement agency request,
or when we believe that someone is causing, or is about to cause, injury to or interference with the rights or
property of another); or (d) with persons or organizations with whom we contract to carry out internal
operations or business activities. With your knowledge and consent, we may share your personal information
with our business partners. We may also share aggregate information with others, including affiliated and
non-affiliated organizations, including co-branding partners and co-owners of the Site.
7. How Can You Access And Control Your Information?
After becoming a user of the Service, you may revise or edit your information through your account or by
sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For instructions on how
you can further access your personal information that we have collected, or how to correct errors in such
information, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. We
will also promptly stop using your information and remove it from our servers and database at any time upon
your e-mail request. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your
identity before granting access, making corrections or removing your information.
8. How Do We Store and Protect Your Information?
After receiving your personal information, we will store it on our servers for future use. We have physical,
electronic, and managerial procedures in place to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain
data security, and correctly use the information we collect.Unfortunately, no data transmission over the
internet or data storage solution can ever be completely secure. As a result, although we take
industry-standard steps to protect your information (e.g., strong encryption), we cannot ensure or warrant
the security of any information you transmit to or receive from us or that we store on our or our service
Please note that we encrypt any PII our possession and are compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data
Security Standard (PCI DSS) v. 3.2 under the Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) A standard. Further, all
data transfers are through secure http protocol (HTTPS), and as such are encrypted.We also restrict access
to PII to key employees and log all instances of access to PII.Our Payment Processor is fully PCI-Compliant
and encrypts all payment transactions using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
If you are visiting the Site from outside of the USA, you understand that your connection will be through
and to servers located in the USA, and the information you provide will be securely stored in our servers
and internal systems located within the USA.
We store your personal information until you request us to remove it from our servers. We store our logs and
other technical records indefinitely.
To enhance your online experience with us, our web pages may presently or in the future use "cookies."
Cookies are text files that our web server may place on your hard disk to store your preferences. Cookies,
by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other PII unless you choose to provide this information
to us. Once you choose to provide PII, however, this information may be linked to the data stored in the
cookie. Although it may be possible to turn off the collection of cookies through your device or browser,
certain features of the Services may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
Our Service uses Google Analytics, provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA
about use of the Services and report on activities and trends.This service may collect information regarding
the use of other websites, apps and online resources.For more information on how Google uses data when you
use our Site or Service, please follow this link:
https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites.You may be able to opt-out of some or all of Google Analytics features by downloading the Google Analytics
opt-out browser add-on, available at,
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.For more information about interest-based ads, or to opt out of having your web browsing information used
for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit
We also use Google’s marketing services, which allow us to display ads in a more targeted manned in order to
displayed/served to the owner and/or device to which the relevant cookie pertains, whether or not that
cookie is linked to any PII.For more information about Google’s use of data for marketing purposes, please
https://www.google.com/policies/privacy. If you wish to object to interest-based advertising by Google marketing services, you can do so using the
settings and opt-out options provided by Google:http://www.google.com/ads/preferences.
Fundraise Up or our service providers may also use "pixel tags," "web beacons," "clear GIFs" or similar
means (collectively, "Pixel Tags") in connection with some Fundraise Up Site pages and HTML-formatted email
messages for purposes of, among other things, compiling aggregate statistics about website usage and
response rates. A Pixel Tag is an electronic image, often a single pixel (1x1), that is ordinarily not
visible to website visitors and may be associated with cookies on visitors’ hard drives. Pixel Tags allow us
and our service providers to count users who have visited certain pages of the Fundraise Up Site, to deliver
customized services, and to help determine the effectiveness of promotional or advertising campaigns. When
used in HTML-formatted email messages, Pixel Tags can inform the sender of the email whether and when the
email has been opened.
Our Service uses the “Custom Audience pixel” of Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
(“Facebook”)) on our website. This allows user behavior to be tracked after they have been redirected to the
provider’s website by clicking on a Facebook ad. This enables us to measure the effectiveness of Facebook
ads for statistical and market research purposes. The data collected in this way is anonymous to us, i.e. we
do not see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is stored and processed by Facebook,
which is why we are informing you, based on our knowledge of the situation. Facebook may link this
information to your Facebook account and also use it for its own promotional purposes, in accordance with
Facebook’s Data Policy
https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and off Facebook. A cookie may also be stored on
your computer for these purposes. The legal basis for the use of this service is Art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence
1 letter f GDPR. You can object to the collection of your data by Facebook pixel, or to the use of your data
for the purpose of displaying Facebook ads by contacting the following address:
As you use the internet, you leave a trail of electronic information at each website you visit. This
information, which is sometimes referred to as "clickstream data”, can be collected and stored by a
website's server. Clickstream data can reveal the type of computer and browsing software you use and the
address of the website from which you linked to the Fundraise Up Site. We may use clickstream data as a form
of non-personally identifiable information to determine how much time visitors spend on each page of our
Site, how visitors navigate through the Site, and how we may tailor our web pages to better meet the needs
of visitors. We will only use this information to improve our site.
Do Not Track. At present, the Site does not specifically respond to browser do-not-track signals.
10. Collection of Information by Others.
Our Terms of Service document identifies certain third party websites to which we may provide links, and that
you may click on our Site. Please check the privacy policies of these other websites to learn how they
collect, use, store and share information that you may submit to them or that they collect.
11. ‘European Union’ Privacy Rights.
If you currently reside in the EEA, the GDPR applies to your PII and you are a Data Subject.The GDPR requires
that we, as a Controller, have a legal basis to process your PII.
We process your PII under one or more of the following legal bases:
Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and
fundamental rights do not override those interests;
To perform the contract that we are about to enter with you (e.g. our Terms of Service);
- To comply with a legal obligation; and/or
- If we have your consent to do so.
Under the GDPR, as a Data Subject you have certain rights. They are:
The right to be informed. This is your right to be informed about what they are processing, why, and who
else the data may be passed to.
- The right of access. This is your right to see what data about you is held by us.
The right to rectification. This is the right to have your data corrected or amended if what is held is
incorrected in some way.
The right to erasure. This is the right to have your personal data to be deleted in the event that such
data is no longer required for the purposes it was collected for, your consent for the processing of the
data is withdrawn, or the data is being unlawfully processed..
The right to restrict processing. This is the right to ask for a temporary halt to processing of your
personal data, such as in the case where a dispute or legal case has to be concluded, or the data is
The right to data portability. This is the right to ask for your personal data to be provided to you in
a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.
The right to object. This is the right to object to further processing your personal data if such
processing is inconsistent with the primary purposes for which it was collected.
Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling. This is the right to not be subject to a
decision based solely on automated processing. The service does not engage in automated decision making
you wish to find out more about these rights, please contact us at
12. Children and Young People’s Information.
We do not knowingly collect any information from any minors, and we comply with all applicable privacy laws
including the GDPR, the CCPA, USA Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and associated Federal
Trade Commission (“FTC”) rules for collecting personal information from minors. Please see the FTC's website
(www.ftc.gov) for more information. If you have concerns about this Site,
wish to find out if your child has accessed our services, or wish to remove your child's personal information
from out servers, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our
Site will not knowingly accept personal information from anyone under 13 years old in violation of applicable
laws, without consent of a parent or guardian. In the event that we discover that a child under the age of 13
has provided PII to us, we will make efforts to delete the child’s information in accordance with the COPPA.
If you believe that your child under 13 has gained access to our Site without your permission, please contact
us at email@example.com.
13. California Privacy Rights.
To the extent that the CCPA applies to our practices with respect to PII and you currently reside in
California, the CCPA provides you with certain rights.
Consumers Rights Under the CCPA.
California consumers have the right to request that we disclose Personal Information we have collected
about them in the previous 12 months including, but not limited to, the categories of information
collected by us, the source(s) of such information by category, and the purpose for collecting such
information.This right may not be exercised more than twice in a 12 month period.In the previous 12
months, we have collected the following categories of Personal Information about consumers;
Identifiers.Identifiers can be your name, mailing address, social security number, unique personal
identifiers (device identifier, IP Address, cookies, beacons, pixel tags, mobile ad identifiers),
account names, and similar information;We collect the identifiers from the consumers themselves,
third parties, and automatic means;
Personal Information Under the California Customer Records Law (Cal. Civ. Code §1798.80) (“CCRLPI”);
Commercial Information.Commercial information includes records of personal property, products or
services purchased, obtained or considered, or other purchased or consuming histories or tendencies;
- Geolocation Data.Such geolocation data may include GPS data;
Employment Information. Such employment information can include your employment history;
Internet/Network Activity.Internet Activity Information includes browsing history, cookies, search
history and a consumer’s interaction with a website; and
- Inferences drawn from any other category of personal information.
We collect Personal Information in the above categories from the consumers themselves, other users of
the Service, service providers and business partners, third parties, and by automatic means for the
As a California consumer, you also have the right to request that we tell you which of your Personal
Information we have disclosed for a business purpose, or sold, in the previous 12 months.With respect
to Personal Information being disclosed for a business purpose, the consumer shall receive the
categories of information disclosed and the types of entities they have been disclosed to.This right
may not be exercised more than twice in a 12 month period.For Personal Information being sold, this
includes the categories of information being sold and the categories of third parties to whom it is
being sold.In the past 12 months, we have disclosed personal information falling under the following
categories of Personal Information:
- Internet/Network Activity; and
- Commercial Information.
We disclose Personal Information in the preceding categories to the consumers themselves, to other
users/third parties as the consumer may direct, service providers, third parties, and government/law
enforcement agencies for the purpose it was provided/provision of Services, to comply with applicable
POSTED WE SHALL NOT SELL, THE PERSONAL INFORMATION OF ANY CONSUMER, INCLUDING MINORS UNDER THE AGE OF
You have the right to opt out of the sale of your Personal Information, if applicable.
You also have the right to request the deletion of the Personal Information that we have collected from
you at any time.However, we may not be required to comply with such request under several circumstances
including, but not limited to, when the data is necessary for the underlying transaction, to comply with
applicable law, to detect security incidents, to debug glitches, and for our internal purposes.
In the event that you exercise one of your rights under the CCPA, you will not be discriminated by us in
any way, including by the denial of goods or services, providing you a different level of goods or
services, or charging you different prices or rates for the goods or services, unless the change in
price is reasonably related to the value you receive from your personal information.
How do you exercise your rights under the CCPA?
Because we offer the Services exclusively online, you may submit your requests to exercise your rights
under the CCPA by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org,
please include “Request for Privacy Information” in the subject line.
We will acknowledge receipt of your request within 10 business days of receiving it, and will do our
very best to respond within 45 calendar days of receipt of your request, and in no event will our
response come more than 90 days after receiving your request.If we are unable to provide our response
within the first 45 day window, we shall notify you as soon as we become aware of the possible delay and
provide an explanation of why additional time is needed to respond.
Before we respond to any CCPA based requests relating to your personal information, we will take steps
to reasonably verify the identity of the person making the request (“Requestor”) to make sure it’s you,
or your authorized agent.We do this to this avoid disclosing your information to third parties and bad
actors, not to inconvenience you in any way.To do this, we will ask the Requestor to confirm at least
two pieces of information that we have in our files.As the sensitivity of the information being
requested goes up, we will ask the Requestor to confirm more pieces of information. If an agent is
acting on behalf of the consumer, we will need to also verify the agent’s identity and their authority
to act on the consumer’s behalf.For requests to delete information, after verification, we will confirm
the consumer’s desire to delete one final time before actually deleting the information.If the identity
of the Requestor cannot be reasonably verified, either as the consumer or their agent, then in order to
protect that consumer, we shall not disclose the personal information requested.
14. Changes to this Policy.
policy to the email address that you provided to us. Your continued use of the Fundraise Up Service following
Date” above to see when this Policy was last updated.
15. Our Contact Information.
Copyright © Fundraise Up Inc. All rights reserved. The Service is the property of Fundraise Up, and is
protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws. This includes
the content, appearance, and design of the Service, as well as the trademarks, product names, graphics, logos,
service names, slogans, colors, and designs.
Nothing in this policy contradicts the following statement: Fundraise Up does not use the domain
fundraiseup.com to collect, retain or share any data regarding a
particular user or device (including IP addresses and user identifiers) on sites or apps not owned by