Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Shortfundly Pvt Ltd (“We,” “Our” or “Shortfundly”) collects, uses and shares your information on our bsite at shortfundly.com (collectively, the “Site”) Use of the Site is subject to our Terms of Use.

What information do we collect?

Non-identifying information. We obtain non-identifying information such as age, gender, country during registration. We also obtain non-identifying information by collecting data on your use of the Site, such as time and duration of use and frequency of use. Identifiable information. We obtain identifiable information such as your name, email address during registration. You do not have to provide such personal information to us, but in that case, certain features of the Site may not be available to you. We also have presences on prominent social networking sites. It is completely optional for you to be involved on these sites, but if you do participate (by leaving a comment or liking our page), we may have access to your personal information depending on your privacy settings.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information We collect from you may be used in the following ways:

To personalize your experience

Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs

To improve our website

We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback We receive from you

To improve customer service

Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs

To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

To send periodic emails

The email address you provide during registration may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your registration, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. By accepting this privacy policy, you agree to receive the foregoing information from us.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, We include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. Despite these efforts, please note that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We want you to feel confident using the Site but We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers’ hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites’ or service providers’ systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that We can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

COOKIE BASICS

A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your web browser that allows Vimeo or a third party to recognize you using a unique identifier.

Who sets them: First-party cookies are set by Vimeo OTT. Third-party cookies are set by companies other than Vimeo OTT, such as analytics providers and advertisers.

What they do: “Essential” cookies enable services we offer. “Non-essential” cookies help us understand how our services are being used (i.e., analytics) and deliver advertisements. Some cookies may track you across multiple websites you visit (including ones not operated by us) to help deliver advertisements that may be relevant to you.

How long they last: Cookies may be either “session” or “persistent.” A session cookie expires (i.e., is deleted) when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains until it expires or you delete the cookies via your browser settings. Expiration dates are set in the cookies themselves and may vary in length, depending on the purpose of the cookie.

Vimeo OTT video player: Vimeo OTT’s embeddable video player uses first-party cookies that we consider essential to the video player experience. Please note that a third-party website may place cookies of its own. We have no control over third-party websites or the cookies they set.

CHANGING YOUR COOKIE PREFERENCES

You may limit the cookies set in your browser by taking the steps described below. Note that declining cookies may impact your ability to use our services.

Browser settings: You may change your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to reject new cookies. To learn more, visit the help pages of your browser:

You may also visit our sites in your browser’s “private” or “incognito” mode, in which case cookies will be set, but deleted when you close browser.

Opt-out (EU users): Users from the EU may opt out of non-essential cookies by selecting the option below. Upon opting out, we will, to the extent possible, delete any non-essential first party cookies in your browser and remember your cookie preference for your next visit. Please review your browser settings to remove third-party cookies.

Third party advertising opt-outs: Certain third parties provide ways to opt out of advertising cookies across multiple sites. You can learn more by visiting the sites of the Network Advertising Initiative (https://optout.networkadvertising.org) or the Digital Advertising Alliance (https://www.aboutads.info). In addition, there are third party plug-ins and apps that help manage cookies.

Google cookies: Google provides ways to manage or opt out certain of its advertising cookies (https://adssettings.google.com) and analytics cookies (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout). You may read Google’s Privacy Policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES

We use technologies that resemble cookies to help track user activities and preferences. For example, we may use web beacons (tiny graphics with a unique identifier embedded on web pages or emails) to track your activities and communicate with cookies. You cannot opt out of web beacons used on webpages, but you can limit their use by opting out of the cookies they interact with. You can opt out of web beacons used in emails by setting your email client to render emails in text mode only.

MOBILE APPS

We operate apps on various platforms on behalf of our customers. Our customers’ apps do not use cookies, but may use tracking technologies to, for example, authenticate you as a registered user, allow you to use the app’s features, and help us understand how our apps are being used. You cannot opt out of these mobile tracking technologies, but you may delete your apps and use the web versions instead.

Do you use log data?

Yes. When you use the Site, whether as a registered or non-registered user, our servers may record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (such information to be known as “Log Data”). This Log Data may include information relating to your browser type, pages of our Site that you visit and your internet protocol address.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when We believe such release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety, or in connection with a corporate sale, merger, acquisition, reorganization, dissolution or similar event. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, We may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, We seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Reviewing or Updating Your Information

You may review, update or have us delete your personal information by contacting us at the contact details below. However, do note that if you have us completely delete all such information, we will not be able to keep your account with us. We may also retain an archived copy of your personal information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website’s privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If We decide to change our privacy policy, We will update the Privacy Policy modification date below. This policy was last modified on March 19 2019.

Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Advertising

  • AdMob and Facebook Audience Network

Personal Data: Cookies, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example) and Usage Data

  • Amazon Mobile Ads, AppLovin, MobFox, MoPub, TapJoy, IronSource and InMobi.

Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

Infrastructure monitoring

  • Crashlytics

Personal Data: geographic position, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example) and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage Data, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example) and geographic position.

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.

The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Application.

All Data requested by this Application is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services. In cases where this Application specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without any consequences on the availability or the functioning of the service.

Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.

Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application serves the purpose of providing the service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.

The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

Place

The Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Retention time

The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.

The use of the collected Data

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Advertising and Infrastructure monitoring.

The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Advertising

This type of service allows User Data to be utilized for advertising communication purposes displayed in the form of banners and other advertisements on this Application, possibly based on User interests.

This does not mean that all Personal Data are used for this purpose. Information and conditions of use are shown below.

Some of the services listed below may use Cookies to identify Users or they may use the behavioral retargeting technique, i.e. displaying ads tailored to the User’s interests and behavior, including those detected outside this Application. For more information, please check the privacy policies of the relevant services. In addition to any opt out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

  • AdMob (AdMob Google Inc.)

AdMob is an advertising service provided by AdMob Google Inc.

In order to understand Google’s use of Data, consult Google’s partner policy.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example) and Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

  • Amazon Mobile Ads (Amazon)

Amazon Mobile Ads is an advertising service provided by Amazon.com, Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • AppLovin (AppLovin Corporation)

AppLovin is an advertising service provided by AppLovin Corporation.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy PolicyOpt out

  • Facebook Audience Network (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Audience Network is an advertising service provided by Facebook, Inc. In order to understand Facebook’s use of Data, consult Facebook’s data policy.

This Application may use identifiers for mobile devices (including Android Advertising ID or Advertising Identifier for iOS, respectively) and technologies similar to cookies to run the Facebook Audience Network service. One of the ways Audience Network shows ads is by using the User’s ad preferences. The User can control this in the Facebook ad settings.

Users may opt-out of certain Audience Network targeting through applicable device settings, such as the device advertising settings for mobile phones or by following the instructions in other Audience Network related sections of this privacy policy, if available.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example) and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

  • MobFox (MobFox Mobile Advertising GmbH)

MobFox is an advertising service provided by MobFox Mobile Advertising GmbH.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: Austria – Privacy Policy

  • MoPub (MoPub Inc.)

MoPub is an advertising service provided by MoPub Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Infrastructure monitoring

This type of service allows this Application to monitor the use and behavior of its components so its performance, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting can be improved.

Which Personal Data are processed depends on the characteristics and mode of implementation of these services, whose function is to filter the activities of this Application.

  • Crashlytics (Google Inc.)

Crashlytics is a monitoring service provided by Google Inc.

Personal Data collected: geographic position, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example) and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.

The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User’s Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of Users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.

This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.

To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

Shortfundly Community Guidelines

At Shortfundly, we believe in creating a safe environment that encourages the exchange of perspectives and information across a diverse array of cultures and beliefs. We work hard to foster a healthy, positive, and diverse community.

We have created the Shortfundly Community Guidelines, which update from time to time, so you can help protect and support our community. By using Shortfundly, you agree to these guidelines along with our Terms of Use.

Violation of these guidelines may result in deleted content, disabled accounts, or other restrictions. We reserve the right to monitor and report content to law enforcement bodies as permitted by local laws.

Express yourself, but always respect other members of the community
Shortfundly is a place where different cultures of filmmakers & movie-buff audience, beliefs and ideas come together. We want people to feel safe on the platform while enjoying the freedom of expressing their unique point of view.

We embrace diverse voices, but we draw the line at content that does not respect others’ opinions or violate others’ rights.

Abusive behavior and content: In order to promote healthy and open communication on Shortfundly, we prohibit behavior and content that aggressively insult, harass, intimidate or bully others. Content with the intention to defame someone is also not allowed.

Hate speech: We also do not allow posts or any content that incites hatred against an individual or a group of people based on their race, ethnicity, religion, caste, culture, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, or any other discrimination.

Spam: Users come to Shortfundly for high-quality and engaging content of shortfilm videos, posters, teasers etc.,. Help us foster a meaningful and genuine community by not posting spammy content or creating artificial traffic, such as trading comments and using deceptive information to encourage views or likes.

Impersonation and fake content: You may not create inauthentic accounts with the intention to confuse others, and don’t spread fake news or other fake content.

Intellectual property infringement: You own all the information and content you post on Shortfundly. However, please respect others’ copyrights, trademarks, and other legal rights, and don’t post anything that you do not hold the rights for.

Violation of privacy: Remember to respect other people’s privacy, and don’t disclose others’ personally identifiable information, such as address, phone number, email address, ID number, and credit card number.

Remember to keep your interactions civil, and always treat all users with respect.


Post and share content that resonates with a diverse audience
While we want people to feel free to share content about their opinions and stories, we don’t allow content that could harm other users or encourage them to harm themselves – whether through physical, emotional, financial, or legal harm.

We consider the following content inappropriate and harmful to our users and our platform:

Terrorism and extremism: Shortfundly has a zero-tolerance policy for accounts belonging to terrorist groups or individuals. We also prohibit the use of the Shortfundly platform by extremist groups or individuals, who use violence to advance their political, religious or social cause. Posts promoting and supporting these organizations or individuals breach our guidelines.

Violent and graphic content: Shortfundly does not allow content or behavior that encourages or incites violence against an individual or group of people. This includes, but is not limited to, graphic or bloody scenes, threats of physical harm or death, rape and sexual assault, and content that could cause public violence in real life.

Glorification of self-harm and suicide: The Shortfundly community cares for each other, and is often a place where people come together to get through hard times. In order to maintain this supportive environment, we will remove the content encouraging or promoting self-harm and suicidal behavior.

Pornography and nudity: Shortfundly is not the place for sexually explicit content or content intended for sexual gratification. Please don’t post the content if it isn’t something suitable to be done or shown to your parents or children.

Child sexual exploitation: Shortfundly upholds the protection of minors (under the age of 13). If we are made aware of content that sexually exploits, targets, or endangers children, we may comply with law enforcement or report cases, as appropriate.

Some other examples of behavior or content that would fall under this policy include:

  • glorifying the use of weapons, bombs, drugs, or any other goods regulated by local laws
  • online gambling or other fraudulent financial schemes
  • engaging in illegal activities or inciting others to such activities

Help us prevent real-world harm, and help us stay safe on Shortfundly.

We don’t tolerate any form of malicious activity
We strive to protect Shortfundly users from malicious activities and keep Shortfundly secure. You may not do, or attempt to do, any of the following while accessing or using Shortfundly:

  • Interfere with Shortfundly’s daily operation, hack its website or associated networks, or bypass its measures to restrict users’ access.
  • Distribute files that contain viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, or create any derivative products based on Shortfundly, including any files, tables or documentation, nor attempt to regenerate any source code, algorithms, methods, or techniques embodied in Shortfundly.
  • Use automated scripts to collect information from Shortfundly.

Upholding our Community Guidelines

All Shortfundly users must follow the policies set forth in the Shortfundly Community Guidelines. If a behavior violates these guidelines, or if we receive a valid and properly scoped request from law enforcement bodies or other authorized entities, we investigate the case and take proper action. Depending on the severity of the violation and a user’s history on Shortfundly, we may take one or more of the following enforcement measures.

Limiting visibility: We may reduce the distribution of the content that may not be appropriate for all audiences. This makes content less visible on the Popular page or only visible to your followers.

Removing content: We may remove your content from our platform if the content violates the Guidelines and is harmful to the whole community, such as death threats, hate speech, video playback issues, suicidal behavior, or child abuse. We will also remove the content if we receive a valid and properly scoped request from law enforcement bodies or other authorized entities.

Suspending an account: This is our most severe enforcement action. When an account is suspended, it is removed from the platform and the violator will not be allowed to create new accounts.

Reporting to law enforcement bodies: When we believe there is a genuine risk of physical harm or direct threats to public safety, we will report the case to law enforcement bodies as permitted by local laws.

Help keep our Shortfundly community safe
You are an important part of the Shortfundly community. If you see content that you believe violates any of the Community Guidelines, please help us by using Shortfundly’s built-in reporting buttons. We have a dedicated team to review all the content flagged by our users, 24/7, and take proper action as quickly as possible. If you have further concerns, please contact info@shortfundly.com.

Thank you for being a wonderful community member and doing your part to foster a safe and enjoyable community for others. Let’s continue to work together to keep this amazing community strong.

Law Enforcement Guidelines
These operational guidelines are a reference for law enforcement officials seeking information from us about user activity on Shortfundly. We may change these guidelines at any time, without notice.

General
We disclose Shortfundly accounts information solely in accordance with our terms of service and applicable law, upon request from law enforcement officials with lawful documents.

Account Information Availability
When creating an account in Shortfundly, user may: provide profile information; post text, picture or other material; communicate with another user; or conduct other activities. We retain different types of information for different time periods. We cannot guarantee retention and accuracy of any data we stored. Upon request with due legal process, we will search for and disclose data which we are reasonably to locate and retrieve.

Request for Account Information
Any non-public information of the user will only be released to law enforcement in response to legal process such as a subpoena, court order, or other valid legal process.

Any private message of user requires a valid search warrant or any equivalent order.

In case of a valid emergency request, please see Emergency Request.

Details for Request
Requests for user account information in accordance with applicable law, are required to include the following information:

  • username of the relevant account
  • specific information requested

Note that we are unable to process overly broad or vague requests.

The request shall be signed by the head of that law enforcement agency and sent via a valid official government email address.

Preservation Requests
We will honor formal requests from law enforcement to preserve user data. Upon receiving the due request, we will attempt to preserve available account information associated with any properly identified user for up to 90 days.

Preservation requests, in accordance with applicable law, should:

  • be signed by the requesting official on law enforcement letterhead
  • have a valid government official email address;
  • provide the relevant username

Emergency Request
An emergency request may be submitted through email at info@shortfundly.com.

We evaluate emergency requests on a case-by-case basis. In certain situations, we are able to voluntarily disclose personal data about an individual without the consent of the individual where such disclosure is necessary to respond to an emergency that threatens the life, health or safety of the individual or another individual.

All emergency requests must be in writing on official letterhead, signed by a sworn law enforcement official, and come from a valid government official email address.

Non-law enforcement personnel aware of an emergency should immediately and directly contact local law enforcement officials.

Content Removal Request
If you are a law enforcement or government official and find out potentially illegal content in Shortfundly, you can first review our Term of Service, Community Guidelines and other published policies first, and submit potential violation of the relevant case by using our “Report” function in-app. Our dedicated team will process your submission expeditiously. If you receive a response from us that the reported case does not currently violate our policies, you can submit, via an official government or law enforcement email address, a request to remove content, in which you shall identify the local laws the reported case is deemed to have violated and court order or other supportive documentation. We will process your request as soon as possible.

Notification to users
It is our policy to notify our users when we receive legal process seeking their records, information or content or removing the same unless providing such notice is prohibited under law.

Further, if your request places us on notice of an ongoing or prior violation of our terms, we will take action to prevent further abuse, including account termination and other actions that may notify the user that we are aware of their misconduct. If you believe in good faith that taking such actions will jeopardize your ongoing investigation, you may request that we defer such action in your request and we will take your request under advisement. It is the responsibility of the requesting law enforcement official to make this request, as it is our policy to enforce its terms.

Cost Reimbursement
We reserve the right to seek reimbursement for the costs associated with responding to law enforcement data requests.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

www.shortfundly.com

support@shortfundly.com