Information We Collect
Personal Information. Personal Information. You can generally visit our website without revealing any Personal Information, however, to use our membership, investing or crowdfunding services you must create an account which requires Personal Information. We collect Personal Information from you when you voluntarily provide such information such as when you register for access to the Services (for example, contact information such as your name, email address, and mailing address; and when you wish to use certain Services (for example, financial information such as bank account numbers, your date of birth and last 4 digits of you social security number).
Personally Identifiable Information. ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ refers to information by which you may be personally identified, such as your name or email address. We will collect and process such data about you when you register for a Service/create an account, subscribe to a newsletter, submit feedback, enter a contest, fill out a survey, or send us a communication. When ordering products or services on the Websites or App, you may also be asked to provide a credit card number and other payment-related information.
Business information. We may collect business information that may be used by us in an anonymous aggregate form. This information will not be used with an identification of individual users or individual businesses. Transparency of user and business data related to an identifiable business is restricted to recipient users who have been specifically authorized to view such information by the originating and authorizing user.
User Communications. Email or other communication sent to Breakaway, may be retained in order to process your inquiries, to respond to your requests, and to improve our services.
Non-Identifiable or Aggregated Information. When you interact with Breakaway through the Site or Services, we receive and store certain non-identifiable information about you. Such information, which may be collected passively using various technologies or through other means, cannot be used to specifically identify you. As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream information. Breakaway may store such information itself or such information may be included in information bases owned and maintained by Breakaway affiliates, agents or service providers.
How We Use Your Information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- To ensure that content from our Services is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or mobile device
- To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection
- If you pay for Services using a credit card, we will transmit your credit card data to the appropriate credit card company and/or credit card payment processing company
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services, when you choose to do so
- To notify you about changes to our Services
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information
If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
If you use the Contact Us form on our site, we will respond to your inquiry
Cancelling Your Account or Deleting Personally Identifiable Information
If you are a member and would like to cancel your membership, contact us at email@example.com.
To have any personally identifiable information deleted, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you Services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you Services contact us at email@example.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.
Our Web site offers a publicly accessible blog. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Information and Other Information
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties
Breakaway Funding, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, ID verification, processing applications, and processing payments and completing transactions. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function. These companies are authorized to use your Personal Information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
Business merger or acquisition
In the event that Breakaway Funding, LLC goes through a business merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, personal and business information may be among the assets transferred. Breakaway Funding, LLC will provide notification on its website for a minimum of 30 days if any such change in ownership takes place.
Breakaway may disclose your Personal Information 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 Breakaway, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public against fraud or other harm, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as bank account information) on our website, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We also use third party ID verification to ensure our users’ true identities are validated. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. These security measures include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices, and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. We restrict access to personal information by Breakaway employees and third party service providers who need to know that information in order to operate, develop, or improve our Services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at email@example.com.
Breakaway Funding, LLC
150 Gate 5 Road, Suite 102
Sausalito, CA 94965
(844) 871-3400 Local: (415) 729-9482