We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you interact with us as an investor, prospective investor, or former investor, when you create an account to access certain features of the Services, when you access or use any collaboration tools or participate in any interactive features of the Services, when you send us an email, fill out a form, respond to a survey, comment on a blog, register for an event, interact with us on social media, enter a promotional drawing, if any, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include the following:
When you access or use the Services, we may automatically collect information about you, such as the following:
We may receive information about you from our vendors. For example, we use vendors to verify the identity and accredited investor status of users of our Services and perform KYC and AML checks. These vendors may provide us with information such as:
The information we collect from vendors may include sensitive information (e.g., criminal conviction for fraud) to the extent permitted under applicable law.
We may also obtain information from other sources such as public databases, publicly accessible government lists or media and internet searches and combine that with information we collect through the Services. For example, we may use information from LinkedIn to update information about you in our contact database or to verify your employment.
We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:
We may process and store information about you in the UE, in the USA and/or in other countries, which may have less protective data protection laws than the region in which you are situated.
We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this policy:
We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you. Please note that information you post in your profile, blogs, listings, public or private groups, forums and any other interactive areas of the Services (if any) will be available to other users of those features and, in some cases, may be publicly available.
We store the information we collect about you for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we collected it and in accordance with our legal obligations and legitimate business interests or internal policy requirements. To help us do this, we apply criteria to determine the appropriate periods for retaining your personal data depending on its purpose, such as proper account maintenance, KTHouse investment record keeping, facilitating client relationship management, and responding to legal claims or regulatory requests.
KTHouse is extremely aware of the need to protect your personal data against loss and unauthorized manipulation, access or modification. To protect your personal data, we employ physical, administrative, and technological safeguards designed to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through our website and the Services. These measures are designed to appropriately protect personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing of the personal information in our possession. We will continuously assess and change our internal procedures accordingly to meet data protection requirements; however, no security system is impenetrable and, although we intend to do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of our systems or your personal information. You agree to not hold us and our respective past, present and future employees, officers, directors, contractors, consultants, equity holders, suppliers, vendors, service providers, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any misappropriation, interception, modification, deletion, destruction or use of information provided by you through our website or Services.
You may update, correct or delete your online account information (if any) at any time by logging into your account. If you delete any account information, we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.
You may opt out of receiving marketing or promotional emails from us by following the instructions in those emails. Please note that even if you opt out of receiving promotional emails, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.
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