Privacy Policy

Neededfund protects your privacy

Neededfund is aware that you are cautious about the information you share on our site and how we use it. We fully appreciate your concern for security. Listed in this document are the various ways that Neededfund registers your information, and uses them. This includes the information collected from you when you visit By visiting, you are accepting the Terms and Conditions described in this Privacy Policy.

What kind of personal identifiable information is collected from me when I visit the website?

When you visit our website, you may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information) that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis for various purposes. These purposes include lending via Neededfund, requesting further information from us about projects and loans, making requests, submitting a form on our website, or simply asking a question. We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way.

We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your request and reply to you. This information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies. Neededfund does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. If you choose not to provide any information, we may not be able to fulfill your request, but you will still be free to browse the other sections of the websites owned and administered by Neededfund. This means that you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

How does Neededfund use the information I provide?

When you supply information about yourself for a specific purpose, we use the information for only that purpose (such as to provide the information you have requested). For example, you may be asked to give us individual details to receive information, to make a loan, or to start a fundraiser.

If you purchase a Neededfund Card gift product, we collect information about your purchase (for example, your name as purchaser, amount you spent, number of cards purchased and purchase dates) and information about your recipient that you provide (for example, recipient name, email address and physical address). We use the information you provide in order to deliver the Neededfund Card and contact you and/or the recipient with respect to the purchased items.

We use email addresses provided by you to send monthly updates on your loan status, or to send you newsletters. You could however choose to opt out of receiving these newsletters.

We use return email addresses to answer emails we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with any third parties.

Neededfund does not sell, rent, give-away or share its e-mail addresses or other information with outside sources.

How does Neededfund ensure data security?

Personally identifiable information is stored on our server and is not publicly accessible. Further, personally identifiable information is only accessed by Neededfund personnel on a "need to know" basis. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate security procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Additionally, sensitive data such as credit card numbers is encrypted, to provide an additional level of security.

How do I update my information?

If you ever need to update the information provided by you on our website, write to us at with relevant changes made to your details. We will update your details at once.

Is any anonymous information collected about me on the website?

Anonymous information is collected for every visitor to this site. IP numbers are not stored, but are temporarily used to determine domain type and in some cases, geographic region. We do not make any association between this information and a visitor's identity.

How does use Cookies?

Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser that provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the website. Neededfund uses cookies to identify your browser as you visit pages on the Neededfund website or sites in the Neededfund media network. Cookies created on your computer by using our website do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security. Cookies allow Neededfund to gather anonymous information.

Online Registration Information

You will provide us with information about yourself and your organization when you register for fundraising, loans or any other purpose. This information is not used for any other purpose than to fulfill your request and is not shared with outside parties. However, visitors should be aware that information collected through Neededfund website may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure.


This website may contain links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked websites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

E-mail Links

We use e-mail links located on this site to allow you to contact us directly via e-mail. We use the information provided in your e-mail to respond to your questions or comments. We may also store your comments for future reference.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

Changing business practices and circumstances may require that we make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes made here will be reflected on our website. Neededfund reserves the right to modify its website and/or this Privacy Policy at any time and users are deemed to be appraised of and bound by any such modifications. Our goal is to provide all services to visitors to the Neededfund website in an accessible, efficient and friendly manner while maintaining their privacy. If you have comments or questions regarding privacy, please contact us.

Legal Disclaimer

We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Neededfund.

For More Information

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about privacy at our website, please send us a description of your concern via e-mail to or call us.