Investing in startups involves risks, including loss of capital, illiquidity, lack of dividends and dilution, it should be done only as part of a diversified portfolio. These investments are targeted solely at investors who are sufficiently sophisticated to understand these risks and make their own investment decisions.
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Collecting Your Personal Data

Details of these uses are covered in our submission to the Information Commissioner's Office under the Data Protection Act 1998.  Ice dragons Ltd registration number is: ZA008026

When you sign on to become an Authorised member of Ice Dragons, we will need certain information, such as your contact details, employment and financial status.

For entrepreneurs seeking to raise capital we will need information about your business and Directors.

We will combine this with information we receive from third parties such as Compliance Assist Ltd. We refer to all of this as your "Personal Data".

Processing and Storing Your Personal Data

The reasons for processing and storing your Personal Data are:

  • To confirm your identity in order to create your account and ensure that you are eligible to use the services provided by Ice Dragons.
  • In the case of Investors, to ensure you are eligible to make investments through Ice Dragons.
  • To carry out the required anti-money laundering checks on you in connection with the transactions (investing or raising funds) that you may under take via Ice Dragons.
  • In the case of entrepreneurs seeking capital, to verify the disclosures you make about yourself, your business and Directors.
  • To provide you with details of fund raising projects that we think may be of interest to you (unless you have opted out of receiving such e-mails).
  • To allow us to comply with all our legal and regulatory obligations.

We Will Not Share Your Personal Data

Personal Data will be kept confidential and we will not disclose other than to:

  • Allow our third part partner (Compliance Assist) to provide Identity checking and money laundering services to Ice Dragons.
  • Allow Go Cardless to process payments in the event of a successful fund raising.  Ice Dragons does not see or hold your bank account details.
  • We make all reasonable efforts to ensure that any service provider keeps your Personal Data confidential.
  •  Allow any third party to maintain the share register; communicate with shareholders; and communicate with you to convene and hold general meetings.
  • If the law requires or permits disclosure or there is a duty to the public to reveal it
  • If we are asked to do so by the Financial Conduct Authority to whom we have to submit a report on a monthly basis.

Security of Your Personal Data

We will employ appropriate security measures such as encryption technology given the nature of the data.  However, you recognise that your use of the Internet (and our website) is entirely at your own risk. As we have no responsibility or liability for the security of personal information transmitted via the Internet.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Please note that this policy will be reviewed and may be changed from time to time. The revised policy will be posted to this page (so that you are always aware of the information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it).

Cookie policy

At Ice Dragons we are committed to protecting your personal information and ensuring your experience with us is as safe and enjoyable as possible. In this section, you’ll find information on how and why we collect, store and use personal information to improve our service. You’ll also find out how to manage the information that’s collected.
What are cookies?

Most websites use cookies to improve your browsing experience. Cookies are small amounts of information in the form of text files sent by our website to your computer, mobile phone or other device when you visit our website. They allow us to do such things as tailoring the content you see, and ensure the security of your Ice Dragons trading.
Cookie types and their use

We only use session cookies on the Ice Dragons platform.

Session cookies

Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. These facilitate various tasks such as allowing a website to identify that a user of a particular device is navigating from page to page, supporting website security or basic functionality. Many of the cookies we use are session cookies. For example, they help us to ensure the security of your session, and can also keep you logged on to internet while you move between pages or service your account. Our session security cookies are designed to be very difficult to read, change, access or use except by us when you have an active session. They contain no personal information that can be used to identify you.

Persistent cookies (for infromation only, Ice Dragons does not use these). They last beyond your session and after you’ve closed your browser. We use them to ensure you have a better experience when you return to the site. Persistent cookies remain on your computer until you choose to remove them. Persistent cookies are used by websites to provide targeted advertising based upon the browsing history of your device. We do not use cookies to target you with advertising. We use persistent cookies in a few ways, for example, to remember your details for log on so you don’t have to. We also use persistent cookies to allow us to analyse customer visits to our site. These cookies help us to understand how customers arrive at and use our site so we can improve the experience.

First and third party cookies (for infromation only, Ice Dragons does not use these but our partners may)  Whether a cookie is a first or third party cookie depends on which website the cookie comes from. First party cookies are those set by or on behalf of the website visited. All other cookies are third party cookies. We use both first party and third party cookies from our partner organisations, Go Cardless and Compliance Assist.

What if I don't want to accept cookies?
You can choose to restrict or block the cookies set by us, or any website. You’ll need to do this through your browser settings.
Please note, if you block or restrict cookies on your machine, you may be unable to log on to Ice Dragons.
Your browser settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu. The Help function in your browser will show you how to change the settings. We use cookies to provide and maintain a secure environment for your transactions, to protect you from fraud. However, you can make Ice Dragons a trusted website in your browser settings so that each time you visit your cookies are enabled for Ice dragons and this will allow investment transactions and viewing investment opportunities.

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