As a GadgetAny creator how can I adhere to data privacy rules? - GadgetAny Help Center

As a GadgetAny creator how can I adhere to data privacy rules?

When you run a successful project on GadgetAny, you will receive some personally identifiable information (PII) from your backers, comprising their email address and survey responses. Under GadgetAny Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, all project creators must keep backer details confidential, except for strictly necessary to interact with backers directly and fulfil rewards. No information provided by or regarding backers should be used for any other reasons without first getting consent or approval from the backer as necessitated by applicable data privacy laws.

To make sure that you have received backers’ consent to be appended to an off-site newsletter, we suggest one of the following:

Put a simple yes/no question to your reward survey, asking your backers if they consent to being added to an off-site newsletter.

Post an update with a link for backers to directly sign-up to your off-site newsletter. In addition, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides citizens or residents of the European Economic Area (EEA) with certain rights over their personal data, including a right to access, correct, delete, and restrict processing of their data and requires a “lawful basis” for collecting and retaining their personal information. Any successful project on gadgetany may have backers that are EEA residents and handling of their backer information would be subject to GDPR.

All creators should be ready to respond to backer requests to provide or delete their personal info stored or used off of gadgetany site, comprising copies of backer surveys you’ve downloaded from the creator dashboard. We also encourage creators to evaluate and analyze the GDPR rules and consider consulting with a lawyer for proper guidance on how these rules and other applicable data privacy rules and regulations could directly impact them.
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