Duckfund (as defined below) provides financial products and services solely for business or commercial purposes to sole proprietorships, businesses and other entities ("Commercial Customers"). Our services are not directed to or intended for individuals under 18 years of age.
Contact us if you believe that we have mistakenly collected personal data from someone who is not allowed to use our services or who intends to use financial products and services from Duckfund for personal, family, or household purposes and we will delete this information immediately unless we are legally required to keep it. This Policy will apply to all Affiliates of Duckfund, now existing or hereafter arising.
For purposes of this Policy, "Company Information" means any information about a Commercial Customer from which the Commercial Customer could be identified, whether obtained directly from the Commercial Customer or from another source. Company Information may include, but is not limited to: (a) company name, your contact information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number; (b) physical address, including street name and name of city or town; (c) email address or other electronic contact information; (d) telephone number; (e) tax identification number; (f) credit history; (g) bank or credit card account number; (h) financial statements; (i) information about officers, directors, and other control persons; and (j) any other information from or about a Commercial Customer. However, the following is not considered Company Information: (a) aggregated or anonymous information that does not identify a customer and (b) information that Duckfund obtains from a public source (or knows to be available from a public source).
“Duckfund” and “we” in this Policy means Duckfund Inc., a Delaware corporation.“Website” in this Policy means duckfund.com. “Affiliates” in this Policy means companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.“Nonaffiliates” in this Policy means companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies and could include insurance companies, mortgage companies, credit card companies and direct marketing companies.
In order for us to provide the product or service you have requested of us, to give you information on financial products and to facilitate third party financing for you, we need to collect and process Company Information about you. If you do not provide the Company Information we need, we may not be able to provide our services to you.
Our services may change over time and we may introduce new features that may collect new or different types of Company Information.
If we have Company Information from you or Company Information that is available from other sources, including from third parties from both offline and online sources, we may use it in combination with the information that we have collected through our Website. We can use this information to better tailor and personalize our services and communications to you, both online and offline, and for any other purpose that complies with applicable law and regulation.
By submitting your Company Information, you expressly authorize Duckfund and any of its Affiliates to use that Company Information in accordance with their respective privacy policies.
Any Company Information that Duckfund collects is kept as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy, unless a longer retention period is required by law or our recordkeeping policies and practices. When we no longer have reason to retain your Company Information it will be destroyed or anonymized in a manner designed to preserve its private and confidential nature, however archival copies may be impossible to delete.
Duckfund shares Company Information among and between all of its Affiliates. You may not opt-out of this sharing.
Duckfund may share Company Information with Nonaffiliates in order to offer you additional products and services. You have the right to opt-out of such sharing, as described below in "How To Change Your Privacy Options."
Duckfund may also disclose Company Information to Nonaffiliates for routine business purposes, including but not limited to website design, sending email communications, fraud detection and prevention, customer care, or performing analytics. For example, Duckfund may disclose Company Information to service providers and other third parties as necessary to facilitate a transaction requested by a Commercial Customer, or to report to credit bureaus, or to organizations or firms who provide consulting, technology or other services for us and agree to maintain its confidentiality, to only act on our behalf and under our instructions, and to not use Company Information for purposes other than the product or service they are providing to us or on our behalf.
Please be aware that third-party websites accessible or recommended through our Services may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. These links and features are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of information provided through these third-party links and features, nor any association with their operators. We are not responsible for any actions, content of websites, or privacy policies of such third parties. We urge you to read the privacy and security policies of these third parties.
We restrict access to your Company Information to our employees and to permitted third-parties who need to know that information to provide products or services for us, or to provide, process, or maintain any security, account, or financial product, service or program for you or your benefit.
Duckfund may also disclose Company Information to Nonaffiliates in response to a subpoena, warrant, or court order, or as otherwise required or advisable considering applicable law or regulation. You may not opt-out of this sharing. Further, Duckfund may disclose Company Information to its banking, securities, or other regulators without any prior notification or any other restriction.
We may also use and share Company Information that we collect on an aggregate or anonymous basis (such that it does not identify any individual users) for various business purposes with Nonaffiliates, where permissible under applicable laws and regulations. Only in a way that would not allow you or any other person to be identified, we may prepare and share anonymized Company Information with third parties, such as banks, financial companies, advertisers or partners, for purposes of identifying and informing you about financial products available for you as well as for research, academic, marketing and/or promotional purposes. If you are a California resident, we will not share your Company Information with third parties for their marketing purposes without your consent.
We will share Company Information as described in Section III above unless you direct us otherwise by taking a step below. Note that based on the sharing practices above, there are certain instances of sharing for which you may not opt out.
Our system will be updated to reflect your privacy preferences within thirty (30) days following receipt of the request with complete information. You can verify the update by calling the Customer Service number listed above.
If you have already shared with us your privacy preferences under this Policy, it is not necessary to contact us again. We will continue to honor the preferences you have provided.
To protect your Company Information from unauthorized access and use, Duckfund uses use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.
If you are a California resident, you may have certain rights. California law may permit you to request that we:
You may have the right to receive information about the financial incentives that we offer to you for your personal information (if any). You also have the right to not be discriminated against (as provided for in applicable law) for exercising certain of your rights. Certain information may be exempt from such requests under applicable law. For example, we need certain types of information so that we can provide the Services to you and for compliance with applicable law. If you ask us to delete certain information, you may no longer be able to access or use the Services.
To exercise your rights, please send us an email at email@example.com. You will need to provide additional information to verify your identity before we fulfill your request. You can also designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. To do so, you must provide us with written authorization or a power of attorney, signed by you, for the agent to act on your behalf. You will still need to verify your identity directly with us.
The CCPA sets forth certain obligations for businesses that "sell" personal information. Based on the definition of "sell" under the CCPA and under current regulatory guidance, we do not believe we engage in such activity and have not engaged in such activity in the past twelve months. We share certain information as set forth in the Information Use and Sharing section, above.
The California "Shine the Light" law gives residents of California the right under certain circumstances to opt out of the sharing of certain categories of personal information (as defined in the Shine the Light law) with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not share your personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes within the meaning of that law.
Certain Nevada users may opt out of the sale of "personally identifiable information" for "monetary consideration," as defined under Nevada law, to a person for that person to license or sell such information to others. We do not engage in such activity; however, if you are a Nevada resident who has purchased goods or services from us, you may submit a request to opt out of any future sales under Nevada law by contacting us as detailed in the "Contact Us" section. Please note we may take reasonable steps to verify your identity and the authenticity of the request.