Cookie Policy

FundingTheArts, Inc.

Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy is effective as of September 16, 2013.

This Cookie Policy explains FundingTheArts, Inc.’s use of cookies on FundingTheArts’ Website and should be read along with our Privacy Policy posted at http://fundingthearts.org/privacy/. We may amend this Policy at any time and all changes will be made on this Web page. The changes will take effect once they have been posted on the Website. Therefore, you should review this Policy on a regular basis. Capitalized terms, if not defined in this Cookie Policy, are defined in the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree with this Policy, do not use or access (or continue to access) the Website or services available through the Website (the “Service”).

FundingTheArts, Inc. (“FundingTheArts,” “we,” or “us”) uses cookies and other automated data collection tools when you use the Service. When you visit www.indiegogo.com, we may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer.

FundingTheArts uses session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser.

FundingTheArts uses the following cookies:

Strictly necessary or essential cookies

Strictly necessary or essential cookies are critical to the functionality and to navigate around the Website and use its features. For example, we use these cookies to keep you logged in to the Service and to remember relevant information about you when you return to the Website.

Performance cookies

Performance cookies collect anonymous information about how you use the FundingTheArts Website. For example, these cookies help us improve the usability of the Website by allowing FundingTheArts to track how users move around the Website when they are using it.

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies also collect anonymous information. They can also provide security in transactions. For example, we use functional cookies to remember the choices you make and provide enhanced features to improve your user experience. By way of example, these cookies remember your user name and configurations of the Service that you customize.

Advertising and targeting cookies

Advertising and targeting cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you and your interests, and be used to chart the effectiveness of an ad campaign. They are usually placed by third-party advertising networks with a website operator’s permission, but can be placed by the operator themselves. They can remember that you have visited a website, and this information can be shared with other organizations, including other advertisers. Third-party advertisement networks will show these cookie-triggered ads on sites across the Internet.

Third-party advertisement networks also use advertising and targeting cookies to allow FundingTheArts: (a) to reach people who previously visited our Website and match you with the right message and (b) to attract you back to our Website. Information about how you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies can be found by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

FundingTheArts does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers or ad networks. The FundingTheArts privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such advertisers.

Log files, web beacons, clear gifs

Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you register with or view our Website, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.

We use this information to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.

When you use the Service, we may employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our users anonymously. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients. The information is used to enable more accurate reporting, improve the effectiveness of our marketing, and make FundingTheArts better for our Users.

Browser Settings

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to block the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you decide to block or restrict cookies on your browser, you may be unable to access all or parts of the website. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact your user experience of our website.

If you continue to use the FundingTheArts websites without changing your browser settings, you will have consented to our cookie usage and agree that you understand our Cookie Policy.

Contacts

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us at privacy@fundingthearts.org.