Privacy Policy review how we protect your privacy

At FoundationMade, we collect and manage user data according to the following Privacy Policy, with the goal of incorporating our company values: transparency, accessibility, sanity, usability. By using or accessing FoundationMade (the "Website"), you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions. Please read the Terms of Conditions in their entirety, and refer to those for definitions and contacts.


Data Collected

We collect anonymous data from every visitor of the Website to monitor traffic and fix bugs. For example, we collect information like web requests, the data sent in response to such requests, the Internet Protocol address, the browser type, the browser language, and a timestamp for the request.

We ask you to log in and provide certain personal information (such as your name and email address) in order to be able to save your profile and the downloads and comments associated with it. In order to enable these or any other login based features, we use cookies to store session information for your convenience. You can block or delete cookies and still be able to use FoundationMade, although if you do you will then be asked for your username and password every time you log in to the Website. In order to take advantage of certain features of the Website, you may also choose to provide us with other personal information, such as your picture or personal website, but your decision to utilize these features and provide such data will always be voluntary.

In order to pay sellers on FoundationMade, we are required to collect certain information (such as your address and tax identification number) in order to provide tax information at the end of the year. We store your tax identification number encrypted with 256-bit AES encryption. We will not collect the information until it is required (once you've received $600 or more in commission).

You are able to view, change and remove your data associated with your profile. Should you choose to delete your account, please contact us at support@foundationmade.com and we will follow up with such request as soon as possible.

Minors and children should not use FoundationMade. By using the Website, you represent that you have the legal capacity to enter into a binding agreement.


Use of the Data

We only use your personal information to provide you the FoundationMade services or to communicate with you about the services or the Website.

With respect to any documents you may choose to upload to FoundationMade, we take the privacy and confidentiality of such documents seriously.

We employ industry standard techniques to protect against unauthorized access of data about you that we store, including personal information.

We do not share personal information you have provided to us without your consent, unless:

  • doing so is appropriate to carry out your own request;
  • we believe it's needed to enforce our Terms of Service, or that is legally required;
  • we believe it's needed to detect, prevent or address fraud, security or technical issues;
  • otherwise protect our property, legal rights, or that of others.

FoundationMade is operated from the United States. If you are visiting the Website from outside the U.S., you agree to any processing of any personal information you provide us according to this policy.

FoundationMade may contact you, by email or other means.

Sharing of Data

We DO NOT share your personal information with third parties. Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services to help us improve the Foundation Website and service. We currently use Google Analytics (traffic analysis, SEO optimization) and Mailchimp (mailing list management). Feel free to check out their own Privacy Policies to find out more.

We also use social buttons provided by services like Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Facebook. Your use of these third party services is entirely optional. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of these third party services, and you are responsible for reading and understanding those third party services’ privacy policies.


Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make major changes in the way we collect or use information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on the Website or sending you an email. A user is bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when he or she uses the Services after such changes have been first posted.

Should you have any question or concern, please write to support@foundationmade.com.