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Privacy Policy

Pledgesports.org  (“Website”) is owned and operated by PledgeSports Limited, registered company number 537399 and trading as PledgeSports, a company limited by guarantee not having a share capital, registered in Dublin, Ireland.

We treat the privacy of our visitors with the highest importance. This policy details the measures we take to preserving and safely guarding your privacy when you visit or communicate with our site or personnel. A detailed explanation of how we may store or otherwise use personal information about you is explained in this Privacy Policy. Regular updates of the Privacy Policy are completed, requiring you to check back on this Policy from time to time.

Collection and Use of Information

When creating an account and joining the PledgeSports community, we collect your email address – this is not displayed publicly on our site.

We will only use your personal data in connection with the fundraising service provided via the Website, to manage your user profile or to otherwise facilitate your use and enjoyment of the Website.  We also use your personal data in order to respond to your requests and keep you updated and informed about the Service and the Website.

Provided you have so consented on the Website, we may communicate with you in the future by mail, email oe newsletter. If you have a User profile, you can change your contact preferences at any time by visiting the section entitled “Notifications”.

All newsletters from PledgeSports include an unsubscribe option.

If you are making a pledge for a project, you may do this anonymously and your name will not appear on the public view of a fundraising page.  If you provide any personal data directly to the creator of a project who is seeking funding through the Website (“Project Creator”), the Project Creator is responsible for all uses made by it of your personal data and PledgeSports has no liability in this regard.

If you have selected to receive a reward, PledgeSports will provide your name, email and other relevant details to the Project Creators on completion of a successful project. PledgeSports will not otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent or unless we are required by law to do so.

Security
We store your personal information (such as name, telephone number, email address) using appropriate technical and operational security measures to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction of your personal information.

If you make a pledge, Your credit and debit card number data (and any other data provided as part of the payment process) is protected by the third party payment services provider using 128-bit encryption certificates and the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, which aims to protect your personal and sensitive information submitted while your pledge is being processed online.

Voluntary Disclosure
Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose in public areas becomes publicly available and can be accessed by other users. You should therefore carefully consider disclosing your personal information via these public webpages.  PledgeSports accepts no responsibility for any use made of information that you submit to public webpages.

How We Use Cookies

While on PledgeSports, certain information is automatically logged about how you are using PledgeSports.  This information may include the URL of the website which linked you to this site, your IP address and the pages you visit on PledgeSports.
We use the information collected to help us understand more about how our website is used by our supporters and how we could improve the Website to better suit your needs. You may adjust your browser settings not to accept cookies.

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Agreement to this Policy and future Changes
By visiting or registering with PledgeSports you are agreeing to the terms of this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time, but we will notify any such changes to you by email and/or by posting a change notice on the Website.  You will be deemed to have accepted the current version when you subsequently use the Website.

Links to other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest (sometimes posted by us, and sometimes by users).  However, once you have used these links to leave the Website, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to third party website.

Project Creators
By entering into our User Agreement, PledgeSports Project Creators agree to not abuse other users’ personal information. Abuse is defined as using personal information for any purpose other than those explicitly specified in the Project Creator’s Project, or is not related to fulfilling delivery of a product or service explicitly specified in the Project Creator’s Project.

If you are a Project Creator, you agree that you will protect the confidentiality of pledgors and will not communicate with pledgors in such a way that the identify of pledgors will becomes known to each other.  Consequently, you should always use the ‘bcc’ field when sending email communications to multiple pledgors.

General
This Privacy Policy is governed by Irish law and all issues relating to this privacy policy regarding this website are governed exclusively by Irish law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.

Transfer of business

If there is a change (or prospective change) in the ownership of PledgeSports or any of its assets, we may have to disclose personal information to the new (or prospective) owner. If we do so, we will require them to keep it confidential and use it in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy.

The payment system we use is www.Stripe.com. Please see a link to their security details https://stripe.com/help/security

Questions
If you have questions you can contact us at: info@pledgesports.org

 


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