Kreosus is a sustainable crowdfunding platform that brings content creators together with their audience who are willing to support their creations. During this flow of monetary support, privacy is of paramount importance to us; therefore, we would like to share what we do to protect your privacy.
This section covers the information you give to us by using the website/interface of Kreosus by filling text boxes. These include but are not limited to your name, your payment information, your creator profile information, your goals. The information we need to collect may change based on how you use Kreosus. For instance, you can use Kreosus without creating a creator profile. In this case, we will not require you to fill information regarding a creator profile.
We require you to fill the following 3 information to open an account on Kreosus:
Furthermore, you may register to Kreosus using your Facebook, Twitter, Google, and/or your LinkedIn accounts. If you choose to open an account using any of these external websites, we only access to your full name from that social media account. You may end the link between Kreosus and your social media account at any time and thus, you may prevent us from accessing your name information.
After you enter the above-mentioned basic profile information, you may enter further information about yourself. This is optional. This information may include a personal bio section, links to your social media profiles, a profile picture, and so on. All of this information are stored in our databases.
Supporters is a collective term we use for those who create an account on Kreosus, even if they have not chosen to pledge to any creator at a given moment. If you choose to support any creator on Kreosus, you will have to use your credit card or debit card information.
As Kreosus, we only store information related to the amount of support, which creator(s) you support and how you choose to support them (one-time or monthly). Your card information is not stored in our servers at any time.
A person who wants to collect support from their audience or from a general audience is required to register a creator account. In order to create a creator account, you have to open a profile that reflects information such as the types of content you create, a profile picture, the types of content you create, the category or categories you fit in, an e-mail address, your goals, the pledge tiers you recommend to your supporters, why you think people should support you, etc.
While creating a creator account, aside from the above-mentioned information, we require you to enter information related to what is called a Kreosus Support Module. This is a module that can be embedded to any website or blog, which allows a creator to collect support directly from their website. In order to embed this module to any website, we provide an HTML code that is based on an iframe. A creator is required to fill in the information that will be used on this module. This information includes sections such as a title, a description, and a link to an FAQ page.
Additionally, you may enter information related to your social media profiles. All of these information are stored in our databases.
Finally, as a creator, for us to be able to pay you your balance, you are required to enter your bank or digital payment system information, as well as tax information for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of the USA. This includes:
While you spend time on Kreosus, we use third party analytical tools to collect some information. These include but are not limited to the type of device, browser type, IP address, device identity information, Kreosus pages you access or try to access, links you click on, the website you came from, your interactions with other users, and your search queries. Additionally, we use your IP address to approximate your locations at the level of city and country.
Kreosus currently does not support Do Not Follow request. Therefore, our third party analytics partners may combine your Kreosus activity with your activity on other websites.
If you would like to opt out of Google Analytics tracking, you may use “Google Analytics Opt-Out” browser add-on by clicking here.
We promise not to sell your information for profit to anybody. We use your information as follows:
If you are a supporter, we share the following information with our creators:
Your name, your e-mail address, your address or any information that can be used to trace back to you with reasonable effort are considered Personally Identifiable Information (PII). We share this type of information only in the following cases:
The following information can be accessed by anyone on the Internet:
Since Kreosus makes a minimal amount of information public, we do not provide any privacy options to our supporters or creators.
You can use your rights on your data in the following ways:
We may use your information to offer you products and services that we think you may be interested. If you are within the European Economic Region, we will collect your data and ask for your permission to obtain your data within the scope of the law. If you wish, you may reject data collection and the use of your data free of charge.
The security of your private information is of paramount importance to us. Therefore, we give the upmost attention to details to protect your data. For example, none of your credit card information is stored on our databases. Any data that we store in our database is double-encrypted for security.
Kreosus is not a website designed for the consumption of children. One must be at least 15 years old to create an account on Kreosus and use the services of Kreosus.
If you have any questions, feel free to ask them via [email protected].