Last revised: May 2019
We collect different types of information and data for various purposes related to providing and improving our Website and providing you with news, information and other services from Crowdiate. Information we collect may include personal information, usage data and cookies, and location data.
While using our Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain information that can be used to contact you or identify you (the “Personal Information”). Personal Information includes information from and about you such as your:
We may use your Personal Information to identify you in our records, or to contact you with information that may be of interest to you including upcoming competitions, announcements, and certain marketing and promotional materials. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link provided in any email we send or by contacting us directly.
Like many websites, we use “cookies” and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser access our Website or advertisements and other content served by or on behalf of Crowdiate on other websites. Cookies are unique identifiers that enable our systems to recognize you and provide personalized content. The Help feature on most browsers will explain how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies or to disable altogether. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use services offered through our Website that require you to login.
We may collect data about how the Website is accessed and used. This usage data may include technical information such as your computer’s IP address, your browser type and version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other unique device identifiers and diagnostic data.
We use your usage data to provide our Website and to improve and customize your experience of the Website and its features.
We may use and store data about your location if you give us permission to do so. We use the location data to provide features of our Website, and to improve and customize our Website. You can enable or disable location services when you use our Website at any time, through your device settings.
The Company uses the collected Personal Information for various purposes, including:
The Company will not collect Personal Information for any other purpose.
We may combine information we gather including with information we receive from third parties. For example, when a user signs up to Crowdiate using a login feature from another company (like Facebook or Google), we receive information like your name and email address. The information we get depends on your settings and privacy policies of such other companies. Please check your settings. We will not share information we collect from you or post to your social networks without your permission.
Our Website includes links to other websites.
Personal Information stored in physical form is disposed of by secure shredding or other means as required to prevent unauthorized parties from accessing that information. Personal Information stored in electronic or other ephemeral form is destroyed through erasure or other means, or is made anonymous, as required to prevent unauthorized parties from accessing that information.
The Company retains usage data for internal analysis purposes. Usage data is generally retained for a short period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Website, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Your Personal Information is stored and processed on servers owned by companies in Canada and the United States and may in some cases be transferred to other countries. Where your information is transferred outside of Canada, it may be available to government authorities under lawful orders and laws applicable in those countries.
Our Website may contain links to other third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. The Company neither owns nor controls these third-party websites and assumes no responsibility for the information practices of those websites. You should inform yourself with the privacy policies (if any) of those third-party websites.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security and you agree to provide us with Personal Information at your own risk. Methods of communicating Personal Information third parties may not be completely secure and may be susceptible to loss, misrouting, and error.
Personal Information collected by the Company may be stored in a secure database or file system, both physically and in electronic or other ephemeral form. All Personal Information stored electronically or in other ephemeral form is secured by confidential password(s), encryption or other means and may only be accessed by authorized persons.
The Company maintains reasonable security measures to protect your Personal Information including firewalls, anti-virus and system security monitoring. We limit access to your Personal Information to those employees, contractors and agents on a need to know basis.
The Company aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to access or correct your Personal Information. You can update your Personal Information directly within your account settings if applicable, or you may contact our Privacy Contact Person in writing to make the required changes.
You have the right to request an opportunity to view the Personal Information held by us. There are limited exceptions to the type of information you cannot access, including information collected during an investigation or information that includes the Personal Information of another person. Request for access should be forwarded to our Privacy Contact Person.
Upon receipt of a request, we will advise if we have any Personal Information in our care and control, as well as provide you with details of such personal information. Any such access request may be subject to a small statutory fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you, where permitted by applicable law.
We reserve the right to confirm the identity of the person seeking access to Personal Information before complying with any access requests or corrections to Personal Information.
We do not intend for our Website to be used by persons who are minors under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not use our Website. If you are over the age of 13 but under the age of majority in the jurisdiction where you reside, you should use the Website only with the permission of a parent or guardian. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from minors without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
These website terms and conditions of use for https://crowdiate.com, constitute a legal agreement and are entered into by and between you (the “User”) and Crowdiate Inc. (“Company,” “we,” “us,” “our“). The following terms and conditions, together with any documents and/or additional terms they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, these “Terms and Conditions“), govern your access to and use, including any content or functionality, offered on, through, or in connection with https://crowdiate.com (the “Website“).
By using this Website, you represent and warrant that you are the legal age of majority under applicable law to form a binding contract with the Company and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Website.
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to revise and update these terms and conditions from time to time. Any and all such modifications are effective immediately upon posting and apply to all access to and continued use of the Website. You agree to periodically review the terms and conditions in order to be aware of any such modifications and your continued use shall be your acceptance of these.
The information and material on this Website, and the Website may be changed, withdrawn or terminated at any time in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is restricted to users or unavailable at any time or for any period.
Users are responsible for obtaining their own access to the Website and for the Website’s availability and performance. Users are required to ensure that all persons who access the Website through a user’s internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions and comply with them. Users are responsible for any security breaches or performance issues relating to their access of the Website.
The Website including content or areas of the Website may require user registration. It is a condition of your use of the Website that all the information you provide on the Website is correct, current, and complete.
You are prohibited from attempting to circumvent and from violating the security of this Website including without limitation: (a) accessing content and data that is not intended for you; (b) attempting to breach or breaching the security and/or authentication measures which are not authorized; (c) restrict disrupt or disable service to users, hosts, servers or networks; (d) illicitly reproducing TCP/IP packet header; (e) disrupting network services and otherwise disrupting Website owner’s ability to monitor, control or otherwise deal with the Website; (f) use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website; (g) introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful; (h) attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack, distributed denial-of-service attack, flooding, mailbombing or crashing; and (i) otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
You understand and agree that the Website and its entire contents, features, and functionality, including but not limited to all information, software, code, text, displays, graphics, photographs, video, audio, design, presentation, selection, and arrangement, are owned by the Company, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected in all forms by intellectual property laws including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and any other proprietary rights.
The Company name, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, images and slogans are trademarks and property of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission and on the terms of the Company. Other names, logos, product and service names, designs, images and slogans mentioned or which appear on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners. Use of any such property, except as expressly authorized, shall constitute a violation of the rights of the property owner and may be a violation of federal or other laws and could subject the violator to legal action.
You may only use the Website for your personal and non-commercial use. You shall not directly or indirectly reproduce, compile for an internal database, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material on our Website.
You have no right, title, or interest in or to the Website or to any content on the Website, including without limitation any graphics or text, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.
As a condition of your access and use you agree that you may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
The Company has the right, without provision of notice to:
YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY THE COMPANY AND ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES RELATING TO ANY INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER THE COMPANY OR SUCH PARTIES OR BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
The content on our Website is provided for general information purposes only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain more specific or professional advice before taking, or refraining from, any action or inaction on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date. The information on the Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We make no guarantees as to quality, accuracy, completeness, currency, fitness for a particular purpose, uninterrupted access, error free operation, or the absence of computer viruses and other harmful components or corrupted data or information.
Your use of the Website is at your own risk and the Company has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for your use of this Website.
This Website may include content provided by third parties, including from other users and other third-parties. All statements and/or opinions expressed in any such third party content, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. Such materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. The Company is not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any third party materials.
For your convenience, this Website may provide links or pointers to third party sites. We make no representations about any other websites that may be accessed from this Website. If you choose to access any such sites, you do so at your own risk. We have no control over the contents of any such third party sites, and accept no responsibility for such sites or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. You are subject to any terms and conditions of such third party sites.
From time to time we may send important news and information to the email address or social media account details you provide to us. By providing your email to us, you are consenting to receiving such messages from us including, without limitation, invitations to participate in Company contests, projects, activities or offers. To unsubscribe from receiving commercial electronic messages email [email protected]
Additional terms and conditions may be applicable to parts or features of this Website and are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms and Conditions.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY AFFILIATES NOR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS MAKES ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR ENDORSEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY, ACCURACY, CURRENCY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS.
We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files or data available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are solely and entirely responsible for your use of the Website and your computer, internet and data security. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, OVERLOADING, FLOODING, MAILBOMBING OR CRASHING, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, WORMS, LOGIC BOMBS, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, NEGLIGENT MISREPRESENTATION, FUNDEMENTAL BREACH, DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, RELIANCE ON, THE WEBSITE, ANY LINKED WEBSITES OR SUCH OTHER THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, NOR ANY SITE CONTENT, MATERIALS, POSTING OR INFORMATION THEREON.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your breach of these Terms and Conditions or your use of the Website.
The Website and Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision, principle or rule.
Any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Website and under these Terms and Conditions will be instituted in the courts of the province of Ontario and/or the Federal Court of Canada, and each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any such action or proceeding. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to the venue of such courts. Anyone accessing this website from other jurisdictions assumes sole responsibility for compliance with local laws.
No waiver under these Terms and Conditions is effective unless it is in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the party waiving its right. No failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, any right, remedy, power or privilege arising from these Terms and Conditions operates, or may be construed, as a waiver thereof. No single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power or privilege hereunder precludes any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power or privilege.
If any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions is invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of these Terms and Conditions or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction.
This website is operated by Crowdiate Inc.
All notices of copyright infringement claims should be sent to the Company at [email protected].
Should you become aware of misuse of the website including libelous or defamatory conduct, you must report it to the Company at [email protected].
All other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Website should be directed to: [email protected].