This Privacy Policy describes how we use and protect your personal information. By accepting the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of Service during registration, you expressly consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is effective upon acceptance for new users and is otherwise effective on July 29, 2013.

What Information Do We Collect?
You can browse most of our site without telling us who you are. In order to start or participate in projects, or participate in the forums, you are required to register. If you choose to give us personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information.

How Secure Is The Information We Collect?
Lummys is committed to industry best practices concerning security to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of the information in our possession. However, as you know, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and other users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the site. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.

How Do We Use Your Information?
We will never resell or redistribute your information without your express permission. You agree that we may use your personal information to: provide the services and customer support you request; resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems; prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our Site Policies; customize, measure and improve our services, content and advertising; tell you about targeted marketing, service updates, and promotional offers based on your specific preferences; and compare your information for accuracy, and verify it with third parties. Your (nick)name is publicly displayed on our site. Other people can see your projects, entries, feedback, ratings and associated comments, and so on. Notices sent to community members regarding suspicious activity and policy violations on may refer to (nick)names.

Occasionally, we conduct user surveys to learn how we can better serve you. These surveys are optional and if you choose to respond, your responses will be kept anonymous. The demographic information we collect in the registration process and through surveys is used to help us improve our services.

How Can You Use Information from Lummys?
Lummys allows users to share personal information to complete transactions and to enter into agreements with each other (such as the project contract). We encourage you to respect the privacy of others. To help protect the privacy of all users, we allow only limited access to other users' contact information to facilitate transactions. When users are involved in a transaction (after a project winner is selected), they will have access to each other's name and contact information. You agree to use another user’s information only for:

Lummys transaction-related purposes that are not unsolicited commercial messages; other purposes that the other user expressly permits. Neither we nor our users like spam. You may not add other Lummys users to your mailing list (email or physical mail), or share, rent or sell other users’ contact information, without their express consent. To report Lummys-related spam or spoof emails to Lummys, please forward the email to You may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send content that would violate our Site Policies. If you send an email to an email address that is not registered in our community, we do not permanently store that email or use that email address for any marketing purpose. We do not rent or sell these email addresses.

How Do We Protect Children’s Privacy?
We do not intentionally or knowingly collect personal information from children 13 or under.

How Do We Use Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that help us analyze our site, customize our services, content and advertising, and identify you and maintain your signed-in status, among other uses. Certain features on our site are available only through the use of cookies. You are always free to decline our cookies, although doing so may interfere with your use of some of our services. Should we allow advertisers on our site, those advertisers may use cookies. We have no control over third-party cookies.

How Can You Protect Your Account?
Your password is your key to your account. Use unique numbers, letters and special characters, and do not share your password with anyone. If you do share your password or your personal information with others, remember that you are responsible for all actions taken on your account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personal information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately notify us and change your password.

Third Parties
This document addresses only the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. Lummys does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended terms on this site. All amended terms automatically take effect 30 days after they are initially posted on the site and your continued use of after such time means that you have accepted the new terms. If your questions are not answered online, you may e-mail us at