Cookie policy

This policy explains how we use cookies

Date of posting: 20/02/2020

Crowdfund Canada and crowdfund.ca is owned and operated by Crowdfunder Limited a leading UK crowdfunding platform and whose registered office address is at Crowdfunder, C-Space 5-7 The Crescent, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1DT, UK. Crowdfunder Limited is incorporated in England and Wales under company registration number is 07831511. The Crowdfunder Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy apply to all websites in the Crowdfunder family of websites which includes crowdfund.ca. These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed and performed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these Terms

Cookie notice

You should be aware that when you access or use our content, products and services, we may collect information from your devices through the use of 'cookies'. Cookies perform various different functions, and the purpose of this policy is to give you a clearer understanding of: 

  • What cookies are
  • Why do we use cookies
  • How we use cookies
  • How you can control the use of cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing a small amount of information that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Your browser makes cookies available each time you visit our websites. See the sections below to learn how you can control the use of cookies.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies are used by our websites to improve your online experience and to ensure that relevant content and functions are delivered and used more effectively.

How we use cookies?

While on crowdfund.ca, certain information is automatically logged about how you are using crowdfund.ca. This information may include the URL of the website which linked you to this site, your IP address and the pages you visit while on crowdfund.ca. The IP address indicates the location of your computer on the internet. We keep a record of each user’s activity by reference to the IP address of the internet connection(s) they use to access crowdfund.ca. These logs enable us to prevent users who breach the rules of the Crowdfunder.co.uk community set out in our Terms of Use by refusing communications from their IP addresses to the website. If you are concerned that we have blocked an IP address that you use to access crowdfund.ca in error, please email us at support@crowdfund.ca.

We may also store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer or other access device) which we can access when you visit our site in future. We do this to recognise you as a user when you return to this website using the same device and web browser.

We partner with third party ad networks to manage our advertising on other sites. Our ad network partner uses cookies and Web beacons to collect non-personal data about your activities on this and other Web sites to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads. http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Our cookies will have the file names __cfduid, _ga, wisepops, intercom-session-ohx9ivi5, intercom-lou-ohx9ivi5, intercom-id-ohx9ivi5, autologin_hash, ajs_user_id, ajs_group_id, ajs_anonymous_id, _gid, _dc_gtm_UA-41476933-1, _cfuuid_, __utmz, __utma, wisepops_session, PHPSESSID, IDE, DSID, SID.

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We use data from Google's Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics for marketing purposes.

How can you control the use of cookies?

You can amend your browser settings to block some or all cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your preferred web browser. For your ease of reference we have provided the links below which provide instructions on how to remove and delete cookies for some of the more common web browsers. Please be aware that if you block cookies from the websites, some or all the website's functions may not perform as intended:

Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser. For more information about online behavioural advertising cookies and opt-out controls, please go to http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/. More information regarding opting out of platform based advertising can be found at http://appnexus.com/platform-policy#choices.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about how we use Cookies, you can contact us by emailing support@crowdfund.ca.