Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes terms that went into effect January 19, 2015, at 12. a.m. Central Time and apply to all Projects launched on MOLECURESTM (“moleCures”) on or after this date. Please refer to the Terms of Use for definitions of capitalized terms here.

This Privacy Policy describes how and when moleCures collects, uses and shares your information when you use our Services. MoleCures receives Your information through our website and from our partners and other third parties. For example, You send us information when You use moleCures from our website. When using any of our Services, You consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country You reside in or supply information from, You authorize moleCures to use Your information in the United States and any other country where moleCures operates.

If You have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

I. Types of Information Collected

A. Information Collected Upon Registration

When You create or reconfigure a moleCures account, you provide personal information, such as name, username, password, and email address. Some of this information, for example, Your name and username, is listed publicly on our Services, including on your profile page, project page, and in search results. You may use some moleCures services without registration.

B. Additional Information

If You are creating a project page, you may provide us with profile information to make public, such as a short biography, location, website, or a picture. We may use Your contact information to send You information about our Services. You may use Your account settings to unsubscribe from notifications from moleCures. You may also unsubscribe by following the instructions contained within the notification or the instructions on our website. If You email us, we may keep Your message, email address and contact information to respond to Your request. If You connect Your moleCures account to your account on another service in order to cross-post between moleCures and that service, the other service may send us Your registration or profile information on that service and other information that You authorize. This information enables cross-posting, helps us improve the Services, and is stored to provide a faster user experience.

Our Services are primarily designed to help you discover and fund projects. Some of the information You provide us is information You are asking us to make public. This includes comments and profile information.

C. Cookies

Like many websites, we use cookies and similar technologies to collect additional website usage data and to improve our Services, but we do not require cookies for many parts of our Services such as searching and looking at projects or project updates. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer's hard disk. MoleCures may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how You interact with our Services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Services, and to customize and improve our Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. However, some Services may not function properly if you disable cookies.

D. Log Data

Our servers automatically record information (“Log Data”) created by your use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as Your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, Your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, search terms, and cookie information. We receive Log Data when You interact with our Services, for example, when You visit our websites, sign into our Services, interact with our email notifications, use Your account to authenticate to a third-party website or application, or visit a third-party website that includes an moleCures button or widget. MoleCures uses Log Data to provide our Services and to measure, customize, and improve them.

II. Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not disclose Your private personal information except in the limited circumstances described here.

A. Your Consent

We may share or disclose Your information at Your direction, such as when You request tax receipt information from previously funded projects. This information includes Your name, email, username, and address. This information is only shared when explicitly requested by You.

B. Service Providers

We engage service providers to perform functions and provide services to us in the United States and abroad. We may share Your private personal information with such service providers subject to confidentiality obligations consistent with this Privacy Policy, and on the condition that the third parties use Your private personal data only on our behalf and pursuant to our instructions.

C. Business Transfers

In the event that moleCures is involved in a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or sale of assets, Your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this Privacy Policy will apply to Your information as transferred to the new entity.

III. Modifying Your Personal Information

If You are a registered user of our Services, we provide You with tools and account settings to access or modify the personal information You provided to us and associated with Your account.

A. Changes to this Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the Policy will govern our use of Your information and will be found at By continuing to access or use the Services, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy in effect at the appropriate time.

B. Questions and Contact Information

Still have questions or comments about the Site or this Privacy Policy? Please send our team an e-mail directly to