Launch Portal (“Launch”) is a start-up crowdfunding portal operated by Launch Crowdfunding Corp. It is not registered under Canadian Securities Legislation. Launch and any third-party crowdfunding offering investments on this website rely on provincial start-up crowdfunding exemptions as described in the BC Instrument 45-535 and Multilateral Instrument 45-316 Start-up Crowd-funding Registration.
Welcome to https://www.launchportal.ca (the “Site”). We understand that privacy online is important to users of our Site, especially when conducting business. This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site (“Visitors”) who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by Launch (collectively, “Services”) (“Authorized Customers”).
“Personally Identifiable Information”
Refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person towhom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial profiles, social security number and credit card information. Personal Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an
What Personal Identifiable Information is collected?
We may collect basic user profile information from all of our Visitors. We collect the following additional information from our Authorized Customers: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of Authorized Customers, the nature and size of the business, and the nature and size of the investments that the Authorized Customer intends to purchase or sell.
What organizations are collecting the information?
In addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit cardcompanies, transfer agents and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow/trust services may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorized Customers. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorized Customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.
How does the Site use Personal Identifiable Information?
We use Personal Identifiable Information to customize the Site, to make appropriate service offerings, and to fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site. We may email Visitors and Authorized Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use Personal Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorized Customers in response to specific inquiries, or to provide the requested information.
With whom may the information be shared?
Personal Identifiable Information about Authorized Customers may be shared with other Authorized Customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions with other Authorized Customers. We may share aggregated information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our Visitors and Authorized Customers, with our affiliated agencies and third party vendors. We also offer the opportunity to “opt out” of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any agency acting on our behalf.
How is Personal Identifiable Information stored?
Personal Identifiable Information collected by Launch is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of Launch except for use as indicated above.
What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use, and distribution of the
Visitors and Authorized Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us.
Are Cookies Used on the Site?
How do Launch use login information?
Launch uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the Site, track a user’s movement and use, and gather broad demographic information and to ensure any investor is located only in such jurisdictions where an appropriate crowdfunding prospectus exemption is available of Launch Portal.
What partners or service providers have access to Personal Identifiable Information from
Visitors and/or Authorized Customers on the Site?
How does the Site keep Personal Identifiable Information secure?
All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personal Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorized Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information. We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by encryption protocols, in place to rotect information sent over the Internet. While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering, and break- ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorized Customers for any such occurrences.
How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personal Identifiable Information?
Visitors and Authorized Customers may contact us to update Personal Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at email@example.com
Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personal Identifiable Information collected by the Site?
We provide Visitors and Authorized Customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personal Identifiable Information from the Site’s database by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor’s entry without retaining some residual information. An individual who requests to have Personal Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personal Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.
https://www.launchportal.ca contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.