Collection of your Personal Information
Otterfund may collect personally identifiable information, which includes, but is not limited to your name, email address, telephone number, address, computer hard drive and software information, and any other information you provide to us. If you purchase Otterfund's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. We collect information from you when you register on our site, create or donate to a campaign, comment on a campaign, subscribe to our blog, fill out a form, download our widget, communicate with us via third party social media sites, apply for a job, request customer support, or otherwise communicate with us or interact with us. Otterfund may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race, religion and any and all personal information that the user decides to share that may be helpful to Otterfund. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information and any other information you choose to provide.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Otterfund. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Otterfund's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
Otterfund encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Otterfund so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Otterfund is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Otterfund website.
Use of your Personal InformationAll personal data is stored securely in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR).
Otterfund collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s), deliver the services you have requested, to link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and to provide you with better services, provide content that match user profiles, and analyze usage and user activity in connection with any of our services.
Otterfund may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Otterfund and its affiliates. Otterfund may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Otterfund may sell, rent, or lease customer information to third parties.
Otterfund may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. Otterfund may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Otterfund, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Otterfund may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within our website, in order to determine what Otterfund services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Otterfund to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Otterfund will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required or otherwise allowed by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) prevent or investigate potential or actual fraud or unauthorized transactions; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Otterfund; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Otterfund users, or the public.
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email AND/OR telephone AND/OR text message AND/OR mail with information, news and offers on Otterfund products AND/OR related services. Otterfund will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam, and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that Otterfund fully protects your rights and complies with its obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015.
Under GDPR Otterfund will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. Otterfund will only process your personal data if at least one of the following basis applies:
- you have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes;
- processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, or in order to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract;
- processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject;
- processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another natural person;
- processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the protection of public interest; and/or
- processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Us or by a third party on our behalf, except where such interests are overridden by the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.
Otterfund may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Otterfund pages, or register with Otterfund site or services, a cookie helps Otterfund to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Otterfund website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Otterfund features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Otterfund services or websites you visit.
Social SharingOtterfund offers multiple social sharing features and other integrated social tools (example: Facebook “Like” button). The user is solely responsible to reference and review the privacy policies of any third party entities that provide any and all such features.
Security of your Personal Information
Otterfund will only keep your data for as long as it needs to in order to use it as described above, and/or for as long as it has your permission to keep it. In any event, Otterfund will conduct an annual review to ascertain whether it needs to keep your data.
Data security is of great importance to Otterfund, and to protect your data it has put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through its websites and stored on its servers or third party servers.
Notwithstanding the security measures that Otterfund takes, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to Otterfund data via the internet.
Summary of Your Rights under GDPR
Under the GDPR, you have:
- the right to request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by Us;
- the right to complain to a supervisory authority;
- be informed of what data processing is taking place;
- the right to restrict processing;
- the right to data portability;
- object to processing of your personal data;
- rights with respect to automated decision-making and profiling
Children Under Thirteen
Otterfund does not seek to collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. Nevertheless, adults are permitted to register their children through our website. In the event an adult wishes to register their child through our website, they must provide their email address to Otterfund who will send notice of the registration. When a child is registered with Otterfund, their information becomes available to Otterfund and will be used by Otterfund pursuant to the Privacy Polidy. Otterfunddoes not knowingly solicit anyone that we know is under the age of thirteen. It is the sole responsibility of Otterfund users to never give us the email address of children under the age of thirteen without prior written consent of child's legal guardian.
If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. If you are a parent and you have questions regarding our data collection practices, would like to delete information which was submitted by a child under the age of thirteen without your permission, or would like to refuse to permit the further use or collection of information from your child, please contact us using the information provided at the end of this Statement of Privacy.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information or unsubscribe to our services. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Otterfund by contacting us using the information below.
You may access certain areas of Otterfund websites without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on a Otterfund website you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
For Otterfund clients who
have a customer that requests to review or remove their personal data, simply
contact us using the information below, and we will send you a copy of the
customer’s data or remove their data based on your request, within 30 days of
For Otterfund client's customers leaving ratings and reviews: Otterfund clients have the option to share reviews left about them on the Otterfund platform to their social media portals. If you would like to have your review removed from one of Otterfund's clients' social media portals, you will need to contact the company directly and have them remove it from their specific social media accounts. Any posts to social media will contain the reviewer's display name as left on our platform, the overall rating, and the written review.
Changes to this Statement
Otterfund welcomes your questions, comments and/or requests regarding this Statement of Privacy. Otterfund may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
California Online Privacy Protection Act, Fair Information Practices, Can Spam Act, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, Privacy Alliance, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Effective as of June 1, 2018