At FOUNDED TECHNOLOGIES INC. (the “Company”, “we” or “us”), we use our website and other internet-based tools for the following purpose:We operate a subscription-based software platform to incorporate companies and manage ongoing legal needs, such as minute book maintenance, changes to corporate information, and legal documents.We are required to collect and retain information about the people and companies that access and use the website (“Users” or “you”). This Policy applies to our privacy practices on all communications between the Company and Users, including but not limited to communication via:
- the Company website (including the website hosted at www.founded.co and any other web domain used by the Company to communicate with users now or in the future);
- any mobile, computer, or tablet-based application currently offered by Company or developed in the future by the Company; and
- all other services provided by the Company, as described on the Website (Items 1 to 3 are collectively referred to as the "Website").
Information about users we collect and store
When you choose to create an account on the Website, we will collect and retain all personal identifying information submitted to us. This applies to personal identifying information about you and any other individuals associated with your account.We will take steps to protect the information submitted to us by Users and we will not disclose any personal identifying information without the consent of Users, unless otherwise set out in this Policy.Personal identifying information includes but is not necessarily limited to:
We will not use personal identifying information to contact you for any reason unrelated to your use of the Website or for commercial reasons unrelated to the business of the Company. Except with your consent or where required by law, we will not provide personal identifying information to any third party.
- Email addresses
- Telephone numbers
- Mailing addresses
Collection of Personal Information
In order to facilitate interactions on the Website, Users are able, where they deem appropriate, to upload information and documents containing personal identifying information. Users should only upload personal identifying information where they have explicit consent to do so from each individual whose information is contained on such documents and to the extent that such information enhances their experience of using the Website.
Additional Account Data Collected
To learn about your experience as a User and to make periodic improvements to the Website and our business, we may collect and retain certain information related to the information and activity in your account. We will automatically record your activity on the Website. We may also record and archive your Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system, geolocation information, locale preferences, identification numbers associated with your computers and mobile devices, your mobile carrier, date and time stamps associated with transactions, system configuration information, metadata, and other details about your interactions with the Company and the Website.
Permitted Uses of Data
Without restriction, we may use any information you submit through the Website for any purpose we deem appropriate so long as it has been anonymized by being stripped of any and all personal identifying information.We may use the data collected from the Website, devices, browsers, and any other sources, for its own purposes, both related to and unrelated to improving the Website.
Deleting Your Personal Information
If you want us to permanently delete your personal identifying information from our servers at any time, please send an email to [email protected]. We will ensure the personal identifying information is deleted in a reasonable time after receiving that request. Deleting such information may require us to terminate any account you may have created in its entirety and prevent you from using the Website.So long as your account remains active, we will preserve your personal identifying information in accordance with the Policy. If you have not accessed your account for a total of 5 years, we may terminate your account, without notice, along with any personal identifying information retained by us.When deleting your information, whether by request or due to inactivity, we will use standard electronic means to remove your personal information from our files.We will also retain any and all information that we are required to retain under any applicable laws for the full duration of time required under those laws.
Keeping Your Data Secure
We will store your information only in electronic format on industry-standard servers that we have selected. Except where required to do so by law, we will not permanently store your information in any physical or paper-based format.The servers we select to store information engage security software and generally accepted standards to protect personal information. The software used by these servers is intended to prevent unauthorized access or improper use.However, no security system is perfect and there is always a risk of unauthorized parties accessing your personal information. Therefore, we make no guarantees or representations as to the technical or legal compliance of the servers we use. We cannot guarantee the complete protection and security of your account data or personal identifying information.Our servers may be located outside of Canada, and thus are potentially subject to the privacy and security laws in force in other countries. If you have concerns about your account data or personal identifying information being stored electronically in foreign jurisdictions, please contact us before proceeding to use the Website.
In the event the account data or personal identifying information of a User is disclosed as the result of any breach of security of the Website or its servers, regardless of who is at fault, we will take steps to advise all known affected Users within a reasonable timeframe of learning of the breach.
Use of Website by Minors
The Website is not intended to be accessed by persons under the age of 18. The Company does not engage in any marketing efforts aimed at children or minors.Persons under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the Website without the express permission and direct supervision of a parent or guardian. Minors are prohibited from submitting any personal identifying information through the Website. The Company will immediately delete any personal identifying information submitted in violation of this Policy.
Disclosure of Personal Information
In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal identifying information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- If the Company or all/substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case account data and personal identifying information about Users may be one of the transferred assets.
User Referral Service
You can choose to provide us with the names and email addresses of individuals or organizations that you feel would be interested in learning more about our products and services. When you choose to engage this service, we send a preliminary email to each address provided to us, inviting the contact to visit our website. We continue to store the contact details in order to track the success of our referral service.
Amending this Policy
This policy may be updated and amended from time to time. We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time, and any amended Policy is effective upon posting to the Website. We will make efforts to communicate any changes to this Policy we deem material, in our sole discretion, via email or notifications on the Website. Your continued use of the Website will be deemed acceptance of any amended Policy.
We encourage you to send us questions and inquiries on this Policy and the steps we take to keep your personal information secure. Please send us an email: [email protected]We will respond to all inquiries on the Policy within 30 days.