Privacy Policy

FundMeNaija is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your personal information when you access and use the FundMeNaija Crowdfunding Platform (“Platform”). By using the Platform, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect:
1.1 Personal Information: We may collect personal information, such as your name, email address, contact information, and payment details when you register an account or make a contribution on the Platform.
1.2 Project Information: We collect information related to the projects you create or support on the Platform, including project details, descriptions, images, and updates.
1.3 Usage Information: We automatically collect information about your use of the Platform, including your IP address, device information, browser type, and browsing patterns.
1.4 Cookies and Tracking Technologies: We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience on the Platform and collect information about your browsing activities.

Use of Information:
2.1 We may use the information we collect to:

  • Provide and improve the Platform’s functionality and services.
  • Communicate with you regarding your account, projects, or support.
  • Process payments and transactions.
  • Personalize your experience on the Platform.
  • Send you marketing and promotional communications, subject to your preferences.
    2.2 We may aggregate and anonymize your information for statistical, analytical, and research purposes.

Disclosure of Information:
3.1 We may share your information with:

  • Project creators, for the purpose of facilitating project fulfillment.
  • Third-party service providers who assist us in operating the Platform and delivering services.
  • Legal authorities, if required by law or in response to a valid legal request.
  • Business partners or acquirers in the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets.
    3.2 We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes.

Data Security:
4.1 We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
4.2 However, please note that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Third-Party Links and Services:
5.1 The Platform may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not controlled or operated by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such third parties.

Children’s Privacy:
6.1 The Platform is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child without parental consent, we will take steps to delete such information.

Your Rights and Choices:
7.1 You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information. You may also have the right to object to or restrict certain processing activities.
7.2 You can manage your communication preferences by opting out of marketing communications or updating your account settings.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:
8.1 We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be effective when posted on the Platform. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically.

Contact Us:
9.1 If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy, please contact us at contact@fundmenaija.com

International Data Transfers:
10.1 Your personal information may be transferred to and processed in countries other than your own. These countries may have different data protection laws than your country of residence. By using the Platform, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to these countries.

Retention of Information:
11.1 We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Consent to Electronic Communications:
12.1 By using the Platform, you consent to receive electronic communications from us, including notifications, updates, and promotional materials. You can opt out of these communications at any time by updating your communication preferences or following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the communication.

California Privacy Rights:
13.1 If you are a California resident, you may have additional rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regarding the collection and use of your personal information. Please refer to our separate California Privacy Notice for more information on your rights and how to exercise them.

Governing Law and Dispute Resolution:
14.1 This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Nigeria.
14.2 Any disputes arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Nigeria.

Severability:
15.1 If any provision of this Privacy Policy is held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement:
16.1 This Privacy Policy constitutes the entire agreement between you and FundMeNaija regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information through the Platform.

Please review this Privacy Policy carefully. By continuing to use the FundMeNaija Crowdfunding Platform, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms of this Privacy Policy and agree to its provisions.

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