Privacy Policy

Last Update: March 10, 2020

Fund Journey Inc. (“Company”, “we”, “our” or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to your use of the website located at www.fundjourney.com (the “Website”). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to learn more about our commitment to the protection of your privacy and the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.

By using our Website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use this Website, submit or otherwise disclose personal information to us.

How “Personal Information” is Defined in this Privacy Policy

“Personal Information” means information that can be used to identify, locate or contact you or could reasonably be used to identify, locate or contact you and which is submitted to and/or collected by Company websites and maintained by Company in an accessible form, in the course of our activities. The Personal Information we collect through the Website may include contact information that allows us to identify and to communicate with you, such as your name, email address, mailing address and phone number.

What Personal Information we Collect

  • Registration Information. We may collect your name and email address when you register for an account.
  • Contribution Information. We may also collect your credit or debit card information when you contribute in a project featured on the Website. Your contribution will be processed by a third-party payment processing company.
  • Campaign Information. We may collect information when you create a campaign on the Website. For example, we you may choose to provide information such as your name, project name, project description, country, city and contribution amount.
  • Other Information. We use cookies and other technological tools to collect non-personal information, that may include, but is not limited to, your browser name, the type of computer you use and your use of our website and applications. We may also collect technical information about your means of connection to our Website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and your IP address. We collect this information for security reasons and to better understand the characteristics of people who visit our Website with a view to improving the Website.

Purposes for Collecting and Using Personal Information

Company only collects Personal Information that is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. For example, we require your name and email address in order to create your membership profile. We require your credit card information in order to process contributions in the projects featured on the Website.

With your consent, we may send you information about projects that we think you may be interested in. You may opt-out of receiving emails from us at any time by unsubscribing using the links provided in our emails.

Providing Personal Information is not required to visit our Website. However, if you choose to withhold requested information, you may not be able to obtain certain services. Furthermore, several circumstances will require you to provide us with your Personal Information. These circumstances may include, but are not limited to:

  • When you register for an account on the Website;
  • When you make a contribution;
  • When you sign up to receive information on our projects;
  • When you contact us;
  • In connection with other activities, services, features or resources which may be available on our Website from time to time.

Transfer of Personal Information to Service Providers

Your Personal Information is stored on the servers of third-party hosting providers that we contract with. When you make a payment on the Website, your Personal Information will be transferred to a third-party service provider who will store or process this information on our behalf. We recommend that you review the privacy policy of the payment processor indicated on the payment page of the Website.

Some service providers may be in countries which may not have the same or substantially similar privacy laws as those set out in your jurisdiction, and accordingly, your information may not receive the same protections under the laws of such foreign jurisdictions.

Disclosure and Retention of Personal Information

We only retain the information collected through our Website for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws. When we no longer require your Personal Information, we will security destroy dispose of it.

In the event that Fund Journey is sold or integrated with another business, Fund Journey Inc. customer information may be subject to review for such purpose by another party, such as our advisers, any prospective purchaser’s advisers and the new owners of the assets of the business.

Accuracy of and Access to Personal Information

You have a right to access, correct or delete your Personal Information in our custody or control, subject to limited exceptions. We may require you to provide verification of your identity and to pay an administration fee to provide a copy of the information we hold.

In some circumstances, we may not be able to provide access to your Personal Information, for example if it contains the Personal Information of other persons, if it constitutes confidential commercial information, or if it is protected by solicitor-client privilege. If we deny your request for access to, or refuse a request to correct your Personal Information, we will advise you of the reasons for this refusal.

While we endeavor to keep your Personal Information accurate, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of all Personal Information. To request the correction of your Personal Information, please send us an email.

Security Safeguards

We maintain reasonable physical, organizational, and technological security safeguards to ensure the safety of your information and protect it from accidental loss and from unauthorized access or disclosure. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent our computers from being illegally accessed, and the data on them stolen or altered.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files registered in a space dedicated by the hard disk of your computer, tablet or smartphone (“terminal”) when you consult an online service through your browser. A cookie allows its issuer to identify the terminal in which it is registered during the cookie’s term of validity or recording.

(i) What types of cookies do we use?

The cookies which we transmit are:

  • Cookies essential to the browsing on our Website (as the identifiers of session) which allow you to use the main features of the website and to secure your connection.
  • Cookies not essential to the browsing on our Website but allow to optimize its functioning and to give you access to specific features. These cookies so allow you to have a fluid and made-to-measure browsing. To accept cookies on your terminal is the simplest and the fastest means to personalize and improve your user experience.
  • Analytics cookies: We may use these cookies to establish the use and performance of our Website, statistics, the volume of traffic and utilization of the parts making up our website (content consulted, browser history) so that we can improve the relevance of our services (most consulted pages and sections, etc.).
  • Sharing cookies (connection with social networks): Our Website may contain links to Facebook, Twitter and other similar social networks that allow you to share content from our Website with other people. [Whenever you use these share buttons a third-party cookie is installed. If you are connected to the social network while browsing our Website, you can use the share buttons to link the consulted content to your user account.

(ii) Third party cookies

The use of cookies by third parties is subject to the cookie policies of such third parties. We encourage you to read the policies of these third parties to understand their use of cookies.

(iii) Methods of refusal of cookies

The recording of a cookie in a terminal is subject to the permission of the user of the terminal. Such permission can be expressed and modified at any time by such user, free of charge.

Each browser has different settings. You can find them under the “Help” menu of your chosen browser, and they will give instructions on how to change your cookie preferences.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may 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. We recommend that you check this page regularly to be informed of updates.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about the Website or this Privacy Policy, or to request access to your Personal Information, please contact us by email at: contactus@fundjourney.com

You can also send a letter to:

Fund Journey Inc.
8005 Financial Drive, unit A4
Brampton, Ontario
L6Y 6A1