Terms & Privacy

BackerCity.com (“BC”, “we”, or “us”) is owned by BackerCity Inc. BC works to ensure your privacy is protected when using our services. We therefore have a policy setting out how your personal data will be processed and protected. Any changes we have made to this data policy can be found by visiting our website (www.Backercity.com)


Personal Details


We take responsibility for all the personal data – such as your name, address and e-mail address – that you provide us with or that we obtain through purchases or rental, subscribe to our service or when you create a personal account on BackerCity.com.


These details are kept within the BC acting as the party responsible for your personal data under US and CANADA Law. BackerCity.com maintains and processes your personal data in the US and CANADA we also take great responsibility for all the personal data that we find out on recruitment or in competitions. We do our best to provide you with a safe and convenient shopping experience. We have in place certain physical, electronic, contractual, and managerial safeguards to protect the security and privacy of your personal information. When you enter your personal information on our websites, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to protect your information as it is transmitted to us. These details are processed within the country organization where you have directed your application while the data is stored in the US and CANADA. Your country organization is also the party responsible for your personal data under the Data Protection Act of that specific jurisdiction. If you have any questions regarding your application and your personal details, please contact the BC at www.BackerCity.com.


Services


Registration


In order to use some features of the Website and the Services, you must first register with us and create a user name and password. During registration you are also required to give truthful contact and demographic information (including name,address and email address) in accordance with our Terms and Conditions. We use this information to contact you about the products and Services on our Website in which you have expressed interest.


Personal Information


Except in the limited circumstances described in this Privacy Policy, we do not share Personal Information with any external parties. We do not share your emails, passwords or your demographic information so that you can never be identified by another third party. We use your information, to send you offers and deals that we believe would be interesting to you based on the demographic and geographic data that you have provided us. Any information that you voluntarily choose to display on any publicly available portion of the Website, our social media channels or your own by tagging BC, becomes publicly available and may be collected and used by us or others without restriction. We may use it for commercial purposes without having any obligation to you in any way. BC may not provide any monetary or non-material benefits to you for use of your personal information or images, content or reviews that you have voluntarily chosen to provide to BC. We keep Personal Information no longer than necessary for legitimate business purpose or as required by law.


Surveys or Contests on Social Media, Email or Website


BC offers its members the opportunity to participate in surveys or contests on its social media channels, website site or via email. This is done in order to collect information to help improve the quality of service and benefits to our paying subscribers and non-paying members. If you participate, you voluntarily provide your own Personal Information and authorize use of that in the manner BC deems essential. By participating in a survey or contest you submit you voluntarily agree to that activity’s terms and conditions, including providing us with permission, if required, to share your Personal Information with sponsors of that survey and/or contest. BC, in several cases, may use third party service providers to conduct these surveys or contests, in which case the third party's service providers use of our users’ Personal Information will be governed by its privacy policy, and the regulatory laws of that state and country. These rules & regulations and privacy terms will be made available to users at the time they enroll for the survey or contest.


Refer a friend campaign


BC offers customers the ability to refer friends within and outside their networks through email, social media channels and through the site. If you choose to participate in this, you will be required to provide your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the Website. BC stores this information for the sole purpose of sending emails and tracking the success of this referral program.


If you or your friend may contact us at team@backercity.com to request that we remove this information from our database.


Third-Party Account Credentials


When you provide us with your third party account credentials, to such services as Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr and Twitter, you understand some content and/or information in those accounts may be transmitted into your account with us.However, information transmitted to our Website from your third party account will be covered by this Privacy Policy.


Chat Rooms/ Discussion Boards


If you choose to post messages in our chat rooms or other public message areas or leave feedback for other users, please note that such information is available to anyone with Internet access. We may, but are not obligated to, collect the information you post in our chat rooms or other public message areas to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law. PLEASE BE CAREFUL WHEN DISCLOSING ANY INFORMATION IN CHAT ROOMS, DISCUSSION BOARDS AND OTHER PUBLIC POSTING AREAS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USE BY OTHERS OF THE INFORMATION YOU PUBLICLY DISCLOSE.


If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Website, we may collect such information into a file specific to you. We reserve the right to terminate the accounts of visitors who use these Services in a manner that is inconsistent with the terms & conditions posted on our site.


For project with flexible funding goal, a partial $99 USD listing fee will be charged if the project did not reach its funding goal. If a project is suspended, stopped and cancelled for whatever reason, the $199 listing fee would still be applicable. Additionally, the service provided by BC cannot be interrupted or cancelled after the listing fee is paid.


Once a project is succesfully funded, whether with fixed or flexible funding goal, BC will reach out to project creator to confirm BC's member who have pledged to their project. If the project creator fails to fullfill the special reward that was agreed when the project is listed, BC reserve the rights to take further actions, including but not limited to legal action to resolve this issue.


BC will NOT pass NOR sell your personal details to third parties


Why do we take your details and what are they used for? We use the information that we collect to fulfill our commitments to you and to provide you with the service that you expect. This includes sending you information and offers for marketing purposes. In registering your interest/making an application you consent to our processing your personal details in a recruitment process. We will only store your details subsequently with your consent.


It is BC’s policy not to request sensitive information from applicants via our website. Therefore do not submit sensitive information (e.g. racial/ethnic origin, political views, religious/philosophical convictions, membership of trade unions, health, sex life) when you register your interest or send any application to us regarding any career information, information requests or for any other purposes.


During our sign up process we require you to provide some specific data about you which may include, but not be limited to, names, contact email, demographic information and zip code in accordance with our terms of use Terms and Conditions. We use this information to contact you about the products and services. If you decide that you do not want to receive these emails, please “unsubscribe” to the emails and we will do make our best efforts to take you off the list at the earliest, likely within 5-7 business days. Additionally, by using BackerCity.com and by giving us your personal information as requested in the forms, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend BC and its officers, directors, agents and affiliates from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to, attorneys' fees, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that is based on your use of this web site in violation of these terms. BC’s website(s) and all related webpages including any blogs or other related sites that are the property of BC, is available for consumers globally to browse without revealing to BC your identity or providing any specific personal information about yourself. However, there are certain rules as per BC’s sign up process that will require you to provide additional information to access certain pages. Once that information is provided to us, you understand that you are no longer anonymous. We may track your behavior and movements on our BC Website and we may use this information for internal research on our users’ behavior, demographics, interests, to better understand, protect and service our customers or potential customers. We only collect personal information about you that we consider necessary for making your experience with BC a much more personalized one. We cannot be held liable for breaches of integrity or content on these websites - we simply provide the links to make it easier for people visiting our site to find more information within specific areas.


Submissions to BC and Affiliated Servers If you post, upload or make available to this Site, or otherwise submit to or through BC as part of your use of this Site, any Content, you hereby grant to BC, a perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable (in whole or part) worldwide license under all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, privacy and publicity rights and other intellectual property rights you own or control to use, reproduce, transmit, display, exhibit, distribute, index, comment on, modify, create derivative works based upon, perform and otherwise exploit such Content and your name, image, voice, likeness and/or other biographical information or material in connection with that Content, in whole or in part, in all media formats and distribution methods now known or hereafter devised (including on the Site, third party web sites, broadcast and cable networks and stations, broadband and wireless platforms, products and services, physical media, and in theatrical release) for any and all purposes including advertising, promotional, publicity, trade or commercial purposes, all without further notice to you, with or without attribution, without limitation as to frequency, and without the requirement of any permission from or payment to you or to any other person or entity. You waive any right to inspect or approve any Content or any use of the Content. By submitting Content, you represent and warrant that the Content and your communication thereof conform to the Standards of User Conduct (set forth above) and other requirements of these terms and conditions, and that you own or have the necessary rights, licenses, consents and permissions, without the need for any permission from or payment to any other person or entity, to exploit, and to authorize us to exploit, such Content in all manners contemplated by these terms and conditions. You waive all moral rights in the Content which may be available to you in any part of the world and confirm that no such rights have been asserted. None of the Content will be subject to any obligation, whether of confidentiality, attribution or otherwise, on our part and we will not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Content.