Privacy on GlobeFunder

1. Privacy policy introduction

In our opinion, trust and transparency in the personal finance field are important. We believe that you should know how the information collected on this website is being used and this privacy policy applies to information collected, stored and processed through globefunder.com website. Within our capabilities, the globefunder.com management and editor team highly values your privacy and is committed to protecting it while using our website in accordance to requirements set forth by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (also known as GDPR).

2. How we collect information?

2.1. Information collected

Website visitors: when you visit our website, we collect standard web log information, such as IP address, browser type, time, pages you accessed, device-specific information etc. This information is being collected automatically by our web hosting provider and is not personally identifiable. 

Cookies: This website uses advertising and analytics technologies (including cookies from your device). “Cookie” is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on your computer. A “cookie” includes a unique identifier that helps us to provide you with better user experience. More about cookies you can find here

Web analytics: we use Google Analytics to track user behaviour on our website. The information that we collect includes but is not limited to: time spent on site, pages visited, referral source, usage statistics, location, device type, browser type etc. More information about Google Analytics you can find here

2.2. Information you provide

Personal data: if you decide to interact and use any of the forms available on our website, the information you enter is being collected and may be used to communicate with you further or for marketing purposes. There are contact, comment, review forms and other possibilities to actively interact on our website. We keep records of correspondence with our content providers and partners. 

Information we receive from our partners: often we work with our marketing partners who provide us with additional data and information to improve our services and content. In such cases, we always try to verify if these partners were authorised to provide us with such information and if we can use it in our marketing activities. Please note that even though we do our due diligence, we may not be able to check all the data and if the provider has been granted all the necessary rights. Feel free to contact us if you have any concerns regarding your personal data and we will take immediate steps to sort that out on our side.

3. Use of your information

The information collected on the globefunder.com website is being used for security, marketing and statistical purposes as well as to ensure performance and operational requirements of the globefunder.com website. We may use the information to get in touch with you or inform you about updates of your interest if you have chosen to opt-in. You have full rights to opt-out at any time if you decide to.

4. Disclosure and information sharing

GlobeFunder will not disclose or share your personal information with any unaffiliated third party. We disclose personal data to GlobeFunder’s affiliates or affiliated companies when it is necessary to provide our services or fulfill operational or legal requirements, that includes but is not limited to protection against online fraud, unauthorised access, claims or other. 

We may share aggregated information that is not considered as personal data with our affiliates, advertisers, marketing partners, platforms or affiliated companies. We do this to provide our affiliates and affiliated companies with information to enable advertisers, brands and other third parties to determine whether our website is a good fit for cooperation and if both parties may work together to provide better information and services to our visitors.

4.1. Third-parties and partners

globefunder.com may include links to third-party websites that are not in our control and are provided by our advertisers. In using such links, be aware that each website is subject to its own privacy and data protection policies and is not covered by this Privacy statement. We do allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may be placing and reading cookies in the cookie file.

5. Protection of the data

We maintain a variety of physical and electronic safety measures to protect the information that we collect from our website users. To ensure the website performance, we use third-party service providers to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the website. We believe that the partners we have chosen are trustworthy and they taken the necessary steps to provide the security to protect the information from unauthorised access. Please note that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is fully secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal data. However, we encourage you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet and inform us if you believe that there has been a leak of information from our website or servers. 

Unless it is otherwise allowed in this Privacy statement, we restrict access to your personal data to those contractors, editors and partners who need to know that information in order to process it for us, or to provide services to you or otherwise assist you.

6. Access to your personal information

You have the right to request the personal data we hold about you in order to verify the information and its accuracy. Please note that there may be instances where access may be restricted or limited. If you would like to verify the personal data we hold about you, please contact us at privacy@globefunder.com. Please provide us with sufficient information about yourself in order to identify you and the specific information you are requesting. Please give us some time to respond to your request.

7. Updates to this privacy

Any changes or updates of this Privacy statement will be published here and we encourage you to occasionally check this page for any recent changes or updates. 

This privacy policy was last updated on: 8 December 2020. 

8. Contact information

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please reach out to us at privacy (a) globefunder.com.