Privacy and Cookies Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the and truCrowd, Inc and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to truCrowd, Inc include http://us.trucrowd.com, us.trucrowd.com and truCrowd, Inc. The truCrowd, Inc website is a intrastate funding portal site under Illinois Crowdfunding Exemption (HB 3429). By using the us.trucrowd.com website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

truCrowd will collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, etc. If you register on truCrowd, Inc's as issuer (entrepreneur) or as investor, we collect billing and bank information. This information is used to complete the equity crowdfunding transactions. us.trucrowd.com may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender, household income and race. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by us.trucrowd.com. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the us.trucrowd.com.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through us.trucrowd.com’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

us.trucrowd.com encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from truCrowd, Inc so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. truCrowd, Inc is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the us.trucrowd.com website.

Use of your Personal Information

truCrowd, Inc collects and uses your personal information to operate its website and deliver the services you have requested.

truCrowd, Inc may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from us.trucrowd.com and its affiliates. truCrowd, Inc may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

truCrowd, Inc does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

truCrowd, Inc may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to us.trucrowd.com, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

truCrowd, Inc may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within us.trucrowd.com, in order to determine what truCrowd, Inc services are the most popular, and for regulatory and compliance purposes. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within us.trucrowd.com to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

truCrowd, Inc will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on truCrowd, Inc or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of truCrowd, Inc; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of truCrowd, Inc, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The truCrowd, Inc website will use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize us.trucrowd.com pages, or register with us.trucrowd.com site or services, a cookie helps us.trucrowd.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same us.trucrowd.com website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the us.trucrowd.com features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the us.trucrowd.com services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

To secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure, truCrowd, Inc uses the following:

Comodo, TRUSTe and BBB

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Comodo is an independent, third-party company engaged in the development of digital trust. Comodo provides authentication of Internet services, digital identity and intellectual property.

Children Under Thirteen

truCrowd, Inc does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Disconnecting your truCrowd, Inc Account from Third Party Websites

You will be able to connect your us.trucrowd.com account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR TRUCROWD.COM ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. Users may learn how to disconnect their accounts from third-party websites by visiting their "My Account" page. Users may also contact us via email or telephone..

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from truCrowd, Inc by contacting us here:

  • - Web page: http://us.trucrowd.com
  • - Email: support@trucorwd.com
  • - Phone: (312) 628-1309

Changes to this Statement

truCrowd, Inc will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. truCrowd, Inc encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how truCrowd, Inc is protecting your information.

Contact Information

truCrowd, Inc welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that truCrowd, Inc has not adhered to this Statement, please contact truCrowd, Inc at:

truCrowd, Inc
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212
Chicago, IL 60654

Email Address:

Telephone number: (312) 628-1309


Effective as of February 15, 2016

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