Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Pinkstart LLC collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from creators and backers (each, a 'User') of the www.pinkstart.me website ('Site'). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Pinkstart LLC.


Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, billing address, phone number, Facebook infomation if you are signing up thorugh Facebook connect, credit card information, Stripe or bank account information (for creators), other personally identifiable information neeed for verification, for fraud prevention or for legal compliance. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously.

We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities as creating campaigns or backing projects.

We reserve the right to reveal personal information when we believe that doing so is reasonably necessary to comply with the law or law application, to prevent fraud, or to protect our legal rights.

We won’t provide your personal information to any third-party services, except when it’s necessary to offer Pinkstart’s Service (as partner payment processors).



Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.



Web browser cookies

Pinkstart may use 'cookies' to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.



How we use collected information

Pi:nkstart LLC collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To process payments: We may use the information Users provide about themselves when backing a project to perform a payment. We never store User credit card details. All the payments are processed by Stripe, which may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies.

  • To inform creators: Creators will receive their project backers' personal information (name, email, shipping address and phone number) only if the project is successfully funded. The will receive as well: the amount pledged, and the selected reward. Creators will never receive backers' credit card details or other payment information.

  • To send periodic emails: The email address Users provide for becoming a member, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their membership. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.



How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. We may store Personal Information in locations outside our direct control (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. Credit card numbers are never stored on our database or servers.



Third party websites

Users may find content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.



Changes to this privacy policy

Pinkstart LLC has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page, or we will send you an email. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.



Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.



Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: info@pinkstart.me