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Privacy Policy

1. Information you give us
2. Information automaticly collected
3. Third party information
4. Personal information
5. Third party content
6. Legal basic for processing personal information
7. Data retention
8. Access
9. GPDR
10. California Privacy Policy
11. Information choises and changes
12. Children`s privacy
13. Changes to this privacy policy
14. Intl. Data Transfering
15. Contact information
This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how Sō.Capital Inc. (“Sō.Capital,” “Company,” “us,” or “we”) may collect, use and share personal information of users of this website, https://www.so.capital (the “Site”), services, and applications (“Services”).
Sō.Capital is an intermediary technology platform that will serve as a centralized location where market participants can post and/or discover capital raising campaigns online (“Campaign”). A Campaign is a concerted effort by a company and/or individual to raise capital for a specific use. You may participate on the Site as a User or Registered User (as defined in the Terms of Service) (“Participants,” “you,” or “your”). Only Registered Users will be required to register an account (“Account”) in order to access the corresponding Services.
We may collect and receive information about Participants of our Services from various sources, including: (i) information you provide through your Account if you register for the Services; (ii) your use of the Services; and (iii) from third-party websites, services, and partners.

We recommend that you read this Privacy Policy in full to ensure you agitre fully informed. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or Sō.Capital’s data collection, use, and disclosure practices, please contact us at privacy@so.capital.

1.What We Collect

We get information about you in a range of ways.

Information You Give Us

1. Account Registration. Depending on what type of Account you register for, you provide us with:

(a) Contact information, such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number;

(b) Social media accounts, such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn;

(c) Profile information, such as your individual profile pictures, investment interests, username, accredited investor status, and any other information you choose to provide on your profile (you may edit and control your profile information displayed to other users within the Site through user settings and preferences);

(d) Campaign Information, such as title of Campaign, company name/logo, description of Campaign, location, amount of capital sought, amount funded, and any other information or videos you choose to upload

(e) Company information, such as name of company, company founder information, company industry, and company logo; and

(f) Intermediary information, such as name of intermediary, focus industry, and regulatory status.

2. User Consent. Companies and Intermediaries are allowed to publicly post content on our Site. By registering an Account as a Company or Intermediary, you agree that your profile information and the content you post may be viewed and used by other users and third parties we do not control.

3. Communications. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide. We may also receive a confirmation when you open an email from us.

4. Payment Information. When you add your financial account information to your Account, that information is directed to our third-party payment processor. We do not store your financial account information on our systems; however, we have access to, and may retain, Member information through our third-party payment processor.

2.Information We Automatically Collect When You Use Our Services.

1. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies. As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. In addition, when you use our Services, we may collect certain information automatically from your device. This information may include internet protocol (“IP”) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (“ISP”), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, clickstream data, landing page, and referring URL. To collect this information, a cookie may be set on your computer or device when you visit our Services. Cookies contain a small amount of information that allows our web servers to recognize you. We store information that we collect through cookies, log files, and/or clear gifs to record your preferences. This type of information is collected to make the Site more useful to you and to tailor the experience with us to meet your special interests and needs. We may also automatically collect information about your use of features of our Services, about the functionality of our Services, frequency of visits, and other information related to your interactions with the Services. We may track your use across different websites and services. In some countries, including countries in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), the information referenced above in this paragraph may be considered personal information under applicable data protection laws.

2. Usage of Our Services. When you use our Services, we may collect information about your engagement with and utilization of our Services, such as processor and memory usage, storage capacity, navigation of our Services, and system-level metrics. We use this data to operate the Services, maintain and improve the performance and utilization of the Services, develop new features, protect the security and safety of our Services and our customers, and provide customer support. We also use this data to develop aggregate analysis and business intelligence that enable us to operate, protect, make informed decisions, and report on the performance of our business.

3. Location Information. Based on your IP address, we may collect information about your general geographical location (which may identify you as being in a particular city or state), but we do not use GPS or similar methods to collect information about your precise location.

3.Information We Receive from Third-Parties.

1. Third-Party Accounts. If you choose to link our Services to a third-party account, we will receive information about that account, such as your authentication token from the third-party account, to authorize linking. If you wish to limit the information available to us, you should visit the privacy settings of your third-party accounts to learn about your options.

2. Third-Party Partners. We may also receive publicly available information about you from our third-party partners and combine it with data that we have about you.

4.USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use your personal information as follows:

We use your personal information to operate, maintain, and improve our sites, products, and services.

We use your personal information to provide personalized content and investment suggestions for you based on your investment interests and project interests as indicated during the Account registration process.

We use your personal information to respond to comments and questions and provide customer service.

We use your personal information to send information including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages.

We use your personal information to communicate about promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us and our selected partners. If you indicated that you wished to receive special offers, and information about services that might be of interest to you, So Capital may occasionally send you messages regarding such offers. If you do not wish to continue to receive these offers, you can block, unsubscribe, or email us at privacy@so.capital. Changes may require up to ten business days to take effect.

We use your personal information to link or combine user information with other personal information.

We use your personal information to protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.

We use your personal information to provide and deliver products and services customers request.

For compliance purposes, including enforcing our Terms of Service, or other legal rights, or as may be required by applicable laws and regulations or requested by any judicial process or governmental agency.

SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may share personal information as follows:

We may share personal information with your consent. For example, you may let us share personal information with other Intermediaries and/or other third parties for their own marketing or research uses. Those uses will be subject to their privacy policies.

We may share personal information when we do a business deal, or negotiate a business deal, involving the sale or transfer of all or a part of our business or assets. These deals can include any merger, financing, acquisition, or bankruptcy transaction or proceeding.

We may share personal information for legal, protection, and safety purposes.
We may share information to comply with laws.
We may share information to respond to lawful requests and legal processes.
We may share information to protect the rights and property of So Capital, our agents, customers, and others. This includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use.
We may share information in an emergency. This includes protecting the safety of our employees and agents, our customers,or any person.

We may share your personal information with financial institutions with which we partner to process payments you have authorized.

We may share personal information with our service providers. We use third-party service providers to help operate our business. Examples include suppliers who host our data or provide customer service. We require all service providers to maintain confidentiality. Use of your personal information by our service providers is further limited to the information they need to provide services on our behalf. For more information about how these service providers treat your personal information, contact us at the address below. We may share personal information with our related companies. We may share some or all of your information with our affiliated companies, subsidiaries, or joint ventures, provided that they are subject to and conditioned upon strict adherence to this Privacy Policy.

We may also share aggregated and/or anonymized data with others for their own uses.

5.THIRD-PARTY CONTENT

We may allow you to access third-party content on the Service, or to link to third-party applications and locations from the Service, but we are not responsible for your interaction with third-party content, apps and locations.
We are not responsible for third-party policies or practices. Please contact the relevant third parties regarding their privacy and data security policies and practices.

Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.
However, we will normally collect personal information from you only (i) where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you; (ii) where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your rights; or (iii) where we have your consent to do so. We have a legitimate interest in operating our Services and communicating with you as necessary to provide these Services, for example when responding to your queries, improving our platform, undertaking marketing, or for the purposes of detecting or preventing illegal activities.
In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you or may otherwise need the personal information to protect your vital interests or those of another person.
If we ask you to provide personal information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information).

7. DATA RETENTION

We retain personal information we collect from you where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (for example, to provide you with a service you have requested or to comply with applicable legal, tax, or accounting requirements).
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
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8.ACCESS

If you are a registered user, you may access certain information associated with your Account by logging into our Services or emailing privacy@so.capital. If you terminate your Account, any public activity on your Account prior to deletion may remain stored on our servers and may remain accessible to the public.
To protect your privacy and security, we may also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before updating or removing your information. The information you provide us may be archived or stored periodically by us according to backup processes conducted in the ordinary course of business for disaster recovery purposes. Your ability to access and correct your information may be temporarily limited where access and correction could: inhibit Sō.Capital’s ability to comply with a legal obligation; inhibit Sō.Capital’s ability to investigate, make or defend legal claims; result in disclosure of personal information about a third party; or result in breach of a contract or disclosure of trade secrets or other proprietary business information belonging to Sō.Capital or a third party.

9.ACCESS

If you are a registered user, you may access certain information associated with your Account by logging into our Services or emailing privacy@so.capital. If you terminate your Account, any public activity on your Account prior to deletion may remain stored on our servers and may remain accessible to the public.

To protect your privacy and security, we may also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before updating or removing your information. The information you provide us may be archived or stored periodically by us according to backup processes conducted in the ordinary course of business for disaster recovery purposes. Your ability to access and correct your information may be temporarily limited where access and correction could: inhibit Sō.Capital’s ability to comply with a legal obligation; inhibit Sō.Capital’s ability to investigate, make or defend legal claims; result in disclosure of personal information about a third party; or result in breach of a contract or disclosure of trade secrets or other proprietary business information belonging to Sō.Capital or a third party.

10.NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS – YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS (AS PROVIDED BY CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1798.83)

A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT WHO HAS PROVIDED PERSONAL DATA TO A BUSINESS WITH WHOM HE/SHE HAS ESTABLISHED A BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP FOR PERSONAL, FAMILY, OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES (A “CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER”) MAY REQUEST INFORMATION ABOUT WHETHER THE BUSINESS HAS DISCLOSED PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANY THIRD PARTIES FOR THE THIRD PARTIES’ DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES. IN GENERAL, IF THE BUSINESS HAS MADE SUCH A DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA, UPON RECEIPT OF A REQUEST BY A CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER, THE BUSINESS IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A LIST OF ALL THIRD PARTIES TO WHOM PERSONAL DATA WAS DISCLOSED IN THE PRECEDING CALENDAR YEAR, AS WELL AS A LIST OF THE CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA THAT WERE DISCLOSED. CALIFORNIA CUSTOMERS MAY REQUEST FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT OUR COMPLIANCE WITH THIS LAW BY E-MAILING privacy@so.capital . PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO ONE REQUEST PER CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER EACH YEAR AND WE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO REQUESTS MADE BY MEANS OTHER THAN THROUGH THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS.

11.INFORMATION CHOICES AND CHANGES

You can use some of the features of the Services without registering, thereby limiting the type of information that we collect about you. Our marketing emails tell you how to “opt-out.” If you opt out, we may still send you non-marketing emails for informational, transactional, account-related, or similar purposes. Non-marketing emails include emails about your accounts and our business dealings with you.
You may send requests about personal information to our Contact Information below. You can request to change contact choices, opt-out of our sharing with others, and update your personal information.
You can typically remove and reject cookies from our Site with your browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, Some features and the personalization of our Services may no longer work for you. You will continue to receive advertising material but it will not be tailored to your interests.

12.CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Sō.Capital does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13, and children under 13 are prohibited from using our Services. If you learn that a child has provided us with personal information in violation of this Privacy Policy, you can alert us at privacy@so.capital.

13.CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time, so please review it frequently. Any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy and your use of our Service indicates your consent to the Privacy Policy posted at the time of use. Changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on our websites. If we materially change the ways in which we use or share personal information previously collected from you through our Services, we will notify you through our Services, by email, or other communication.

14.INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS

Sō.Capital does not currently restrict the Service to certain jurisdictions. We may transfer personal information to countries other than the country in which the data was originally collected. These countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. When we transfer your personal information to other countries, we will protect that information as described in this Privacy Policy.

15.CONTACT INFORMATION.

We welcome your comments or questions about this privacy policy. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or Sō.Capital’s data collection, use, and disclosure practices, please contact us at info@so.capital You may also contact us at our address:
Sō.Capital Inc.
1209 Orange Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

We may change this Privacy Policy. If we make any changes, we will change the Last Updated date above.

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