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GoFundBD Privacy Policy

December 22, 2018 Version 0.2

As GoFundBD is a crowdfunding site it needs user information. GoFundBD has published a Privacy Policy which goal is to make understand to all users what information GoFundBD collect and what it does with the information. Privacy activities of information relating with visiting, browsing, creating events, bank account details, mobile banking information, donation amount, contacting us by email, email addresses for user account, social media, telephone number etc. regarding the services whatever data a user will provide defines our privacy policy. By using our site and services submitting information any of our services you acknowledge that you accept our privacy policy and consent by submitting your information through GoFundBD sevices and agree with our data transfer or processing in Bangladesh. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the site and our services.

Information Collection

As GoFundBD is a crowd-funding platform it needs a lot of information from users to give a better service to its users. To make a crowd-funding event successful a user should give those information. Otherwise raising money may not be happened in a smooth way. So this site needs information form users to provide great experience of raising money and all of GoFundBD services effectively.

We collect the following categories of information from you:

1. Personal Information of A User
We collect and store any information whatever you provide to us through our site GoFundBD use it for user verification process, event verification process, all communication process, fraud detection, giving great user experience, providing services regarding crowd funding etc. Examples of information we may collect from you are given below:
• Signing up to use our service using your personal account, we collect your name, email address and may ask you for your birthday and if you connect with your social networking site we may collect your public information that you shared in your Social Network Sites like as sex, any photos that you upload to the Site, your mailing address and phone number etc.

• Your email address and any personal information you provide to us when you email us, or Contact Us, or when you post on our Site or any other way you contact with us.

• We may record video calls when contacting with you for verification and security purposes.

• For verification and security purpose we may need your National Identity Card or Passport or Birth Certificate.

• Personal information you provide about yourself on your GoFundBD account or in an event page or anywhere else on our Site. For example, if you use any third-party platforms, such as Facebook or Twitter, to share information about yourself on the Site, we collect that information;

• For creating an event to raise money you need to post information regarding the event. There lots of information with photos, video links, address, bank account information, name, email address and all valuable information you need to post on our site to make your crowd-funding effectively, we may collect your information.

• From our site you can share your event details via Facebook, Twitter. It will make crowd-funding more effective. On the other hand, GoFundBD will also share your events from their social network account to make your event successful.

• Any user of GoFundBD or other users who don't have any account in GoFundBD all have to provide infromation when donating.

• Users who does not have account in GoFundBD they also need to provide their name, phone number and donating amount, transaction references through GoFundBD sites. These information for verification of successful donation. It will provide effective donation collection process experiences.

• GoFundBD will use all those information for giving users a smooth and successful crowdfunding experiences.
If you do not want us to collect information about you, it is completely your decision and you may not interested to submit it to us, but then you may not be able to take advantage of all of the services of GoFundBD.

2. Other Information


When you visit our Site, our web server issues a cookie to your computer or mobile device to store and sometimes track information about your use of the site to make user experience simple and smooth. Cookies last only for the duration of your web or application session and expire when you close your browser or exit the application. Some of the cookies used are set by third parties who are delivering services on our behalf. Most web and mobile device browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. Please note, however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on the Platform, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Site.

Web Beacons

A web beacon is a transparent image file. Web beacons enable GoFundBD to track website usage information, such as the number of times a given web page has been viewed. Web beacons are invisible to you and (unlike cookies) are not placed on your computer. We may use them in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of the Site. Web beacon is simply a technology that it will provide use how many times user visit the site, emails are viewed or not, when any email was opened, how many times it was forwarded and links are were clicked. GoFundBD may use this kind of web beacons.

Communication Information

When you send an email and phone number to GoFundBD, we may store your email address, phone number and the contents of the email you send. It will ease the process of GoFundBD communication and review services.

Other Information

From time to time, we may also ask you to provide us information via phone call, email or social apps or social network sites. This information can be related with your any personal information including any video call recording or any video for verification and security, may be information related with your GoFundBD events to make successful your crowd-funding event or any necessity of our internal purposes or for creating reports for third-party advertisers and partners or otherwise shared with third parties for any lawful purpose, without your permission. We also may automatically collect Site usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of users to the Site, pages visited and similar data. This data is used in the aggregate, that is, as a statistical measure, and not in a manner that is intended to identify you personally. Aggregate information generally is collected through the use of cookies and web beacons as discussed above. This aggregate information helps GoFundBD determine general usage patterns and modify the Site in order to improve your experience. This type of aggregate information may be shared with third parties at any time for advertisement and lawful purpose. It may be necessary, in rare cases, for us to obtain address or other information about you from third-party sources for fraud prevention or for legal compliance, to enforce our legal rights or to protect the rights of other users of the Site and our services.

3. How GoFundBD Use Information
When you provide us information through our sites, via email, phone or any other way we will use those information for several purposes, they are:

• To make simple and effective uses of our services we need information from users. With your given information we will give you an account to use GoFundBD services.

• Communication between GoFundBD and you including, responding to your questions or comments, sending emails concerning our products and services including upcoming events, announcements.

• As administrative purpose GoFundBD can use your account information, event details, donation information to make an effective fund raising ecosystem and this information can be used for GoFundBD marketing and promotional activities.

• Making a successful crowd-funding event showing information in event details page as a public post. User bank and mobile banking information and contact details also a publicly shown information for successful fundraising. These information will be shown through GoFundBD site.

• To provide a frequent communication with fundraisers for collecting the donation till ending of the event and also after closing the event.

• For successful verification and security purposes.

• Make advertisements and sharing your events through social network sites and any other media.

• Any Important functionality changes in the site, provide new GoFundBD services, to the extent permitted by law, special offers from GoFundBD and sharing information with reputable third parties that we think you will find valuable.

• Customizing, analyzing, adjusting and improving the site to meet our, advertisers or business partners needs and expectations.

• Enforcing our agreements with you, preventing fraud and other prohibited or illegal activities, for our review systems. Or any legal purpose these information can be used.

• For any advertising and business purpose we may use this information without your permission and of course without harming any users intentionally.

• Update, modifying and time to time user given information can make an event more successful from starting to finish of an event.

4. Accessing or Changing Your Information
GoFundBD allows you to change or correct your information by logging into your account. But if GoFundBD thinks that information need to be changed then GoFundBD will contact you and if you give permission to GoFundBD to change your necessary information then Admin Panel will change this. On the other hand for your successful crowd-funding event GoFundBD can change your information regarding event without even your permission.

5. Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
GoFundBD may use or disclose your personal information to or with any third parties for any security or legal purpose.

6. Bank or Mobile Banking Account Information
Users must have to provide bank and mobile banking account information through this GoFundBD site. GoFundBD will show this information publicly for donating money on that account. So information will not be anymore private. GoFundBD can store this information for review verification or any legal issues or fraud prevention or any security issues.

7. Public Post and SNS Using
Information regarding any event will be treated as public post. And it will be viewable to all public users. And you can share information via SNS like Facebook, Twitter. We may use your SNS data.

8. Others

Other Websites Links

The Site may contain links to third-party websites and please be aware that GoFundBD cannot control and is not responsible for the information collection practices of such websites, which may differ from those of GoFundBD. Please be aware and check privacy policy of those site before use their services.

Data Security

No system can be completely secured. But we want you to give our best to secure your all information related with GoFundBD. We took step to secure data by implementing physical and technological protocols to limit access to your personal information. We will always try to secure your data with our technologies and physical attempts. Therefore, although we take reasonable steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches or other communications always will remain secure. If any harmful things occur or any security has broken we will notify you if reasonably possible and as reasonably necessary so that you can take appropriate protective steps. In the event of a breach of the confidentiality or security of your personal information, we will notify you if reasonably possible and as reasonably necessary so that you can take appropriate protective steps.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may need to change this Privacy Policy and any or our policies and procedures regarding GoFundBD services at any time and without prior notice subject to applicable law. When we post any change we will update the version and date. For any material changes we will notify via Email address what you will provide through our website. We always try to notify you if any changes happened in our policies.