Privacy Policy

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This privacy policy describes how we use and protect your personal information. By accepting the privacy policy and the terms & conditions you expressly consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in our policies. This privacy policy is effective upon acceptance for every user, client or visitor of our website.

In order to use our services you must register. By visiting or using our website you agree to provide accurate personal and contact information about yourself.

We may collect and store the following: (a) email address and physical contact information (for communication means); (b) financial information, such as credit card or bank account numbers (financial information is encrypted for your protection; needed for the payment process); (c) transactional information based on your activities on Pitchtous.net (such as your projects or entries to a project); (d) community discussions, chats, dispute resolution, correspondence sent to us; (e) standard web log information, such as connection information, browser type, operating system, domain name, date and/or time stamp for your visit, statistics on page views, traffic to and from our site, ad data, and IP address (needed for improving our services and providing a better experience for you on our website).

We will never sell or redistribute your information without your express permission. You agree that we may use your personal information to: (a) facilitate the creation of and secure your account; (b) identify you as a user in our system; (c) improve our website and services; (d) for our internal research and development; (e) customize content to match your preferences; (f) prevent suspended users from re-registering; (g) provide the services you request from customer support to fee collection, troubleshoot problems, dispute moderation, etc; (h) send you a welcome e-mail to verify ownership of the e-mail address provided when your account was created; (i) send you administrative e-mail notifications, such as security or support and maintenance advisories; (j) respond to your inquiries and requests; (k) to make telephone calls to you, from time to time, as a part of secondary fraud protection or to solicit your feedback; (l)  prevent potentially prohibited or unlawful activities, and enforce our website policies; (m)  compare your information for accuracy, and verify it with third parties; (n) to send newsletters, surveys, offers, and other promotional materials related to our services and for other marketing purposes of the company.

We do our best to follow the industry best practices regarding your privacy; however third parties may illegally intercept transmissions or private communication, and other users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the site. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private, as no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.

Transactions on the marketplace are conducted in a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) session, which encrypts all transaction data for transmittal in a format that prevents theft of the information. Our servers are located in a secure, supervised environment. Our databases are accessible only by persons who have entered into and are bound by a confidentiality and nondisclosure agreement with us.

Your Pitchtous Ltd membership name is publicly displayed on our site. Other people can see your projects, entries, feedback, ratings and associated comments, and so on. Notices sent to community members regarding suspicious activity and policy violations on our website may refer to Pitchtous Ltd membership names.

Occasionally, we conduct user surveys to learn how we can better serve you. These surveys are optional and if you choose to respond, your responses will be kept anonymous. The demographic information we collect in the registration process and through surveys is used to help us improve our services and it