Privacy Policy

Last Updated: March 1st 2015 v1.0

CrowdShield understands your personal data is important and as such we strive to be transparent throughout the vulnerability disclosure process. If you disagree with or have concerns about our collection and use practices of your data, please discontinue use of CrowdShield.

We collect some personal information to allow you to create an account and participate on CrowdShield. Basic information, such as your bounty name, username, password, and email address are used and stored to help identify and verify you when you log in to the Website.

Certain information you may provide us with, such as billing details, including phone numbers, billing addresses, and credit card numbers will remain private.

Your profile information on CrowdShield is public and as such may be cached and searchable via search engines and third parties. Take caution not to place anything on your profile you do not wish to share with the general public.

Your e-mail information may be used to e-mail you notices and important correspondence and where you have opted in newsletters. At any time you wish to opt out of certain communications you may contact us at [email protected] 

Some information may be automatically collected when you visit CrowdShield, such as information about the device you access our Service with, your browser, operating system, IP address and the website that referred you to CrowdShield. We may collect information about your usage while logged into our account to generate statistics to better serve you and improve our Services.

Session cookies will be used for the purpose of creating a session to know when you are logged in – the cookie contains an encrypted user identifier. Since cookies are stored on the user's computer, their security remains the responsibility of the user. If you reject use of cookies on CrowdShield the Service may not function as intended.

We may use information about you to prevent abuse to CrowdShield. In some circumstances, we may disclose your information if we believe it is reasonably necessary in order to comply with a law, regulation, or valid legal process. If we are going to release your information, our policy is to provide you with notice unless we are prohibited from doing so by law or court order.

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act restricts us from collecting personal information from children under 13. If we become aware of a user under the age of 13, we will take care to delete identifying information.

You may choose to close your account with CrowdShield at any time. Although your user profile will no longer be visible on our Service; bug reports that you may have submitted and shared will still be available on CrowdShield.

CrowdShield attempts to secure personal information. We use encryption to protect data transmitted to and from our site. No data transmission over the internet is completely secure or, so we cannot guarantee the absolute security of this data. You use the Service at your own risk, and are responsible for taking reasonable measures to secure your account and data.

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of our Privacy Policy will be available at https://crowdshield.com/privacy.html