Information We Collect:
When you interact with us through the Site, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:
Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site: We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you contact us with inquiries, register an account with us or submit membership details to us.
Non-Identifiable Data: When you interact with Authentic Ventures through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. Authentic Ventures may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by Authentic Ventures affiliates, agents or service providers. We may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the characteristics of businesses or individuals that engage with Authentic Ventures or with our Authentic Ventures’ Network, and we may publish or otherwise disclose such aggregated information.
Aggregated Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Site, Authentic Ventures may conduct research on the characteristics of such users, including but not limited to user demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and Authentic Ventures, may publish or otherwise disclose such aggregated information. This aggregate information does not identify you personally.
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Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
- If you provide Personal Data in order to create a username and profile, we will use your Personal Data to provide you with access to such those components of the Site that require a username (including membership in the Authentic Ventures’ Network), to administer your access to the Site (e.g., sending a replacement password to the email address you provided to us) and to monitor your use of the Site.
- If you provide Personal Data to attend an event, we will use your Personal Data to give you access to that event and track the attendees of the event.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information
In addition to the disclosures described above, there are certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
Business Transfers: In the event of a sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
Agents, Contractors, and Other Third Parties: Authentic Ventures, like many businesses, sometimes hires others to perform certain functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information and maintaining databases. When we employ or engage others to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function under appropriate confidentiality obligations.
Legal Requirements: Authentic Ventures may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Authentic Ventures or individuals associated with Authentic Ventures, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
If you create a username for the Site, please also note that your username, how long ago you created your account, your karma, and any information included in the any fields in your profile (including but not limited to the background information, professional information, community connections, skills and interests, next investments, stories, or videos) will be viewable by only Authentic Ventures or Authentic Ventures’ affiliates, unless you give permission to Authentic Ventures to share such information.
You can visit the Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use or benefit from certain components of the Site.
Links to Other Web Sites:
Authentic Ventures takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from the Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Authentic Ventures via the Internet.
Other Terms and Conditions:
Access to Information: Contacting Authentic Ventures
To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via the Site.
You may contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org