Our Privacy Policy

NorthFarm Studio Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in NorthFarm Studio (" NorthFarm," "we," or "us"). Welcome to our website at www.northfarmstudio.com (the "Site"), as well as all related web sites, downloadable software, mobile applications (including tablet applications), and products and services provided by us (collectively, together with the Site, our "Service"). By accessing or using the Service or the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to these terms. If you cannot agree to these terms, then please do not use the Service or the Site.

As you use our Service, you may provide us with information about you, including information that can be used to identify you. This Privacy Policy explains (1) your responsibilities when using the Site and the Service, and (2) how NorthFarm Studio may collect, use, and disclose information you provide to us and other information we receive related to your use of our services. Your use of the Service constitutes agreement to the terms in this policy.

When we use "Personal Information" in this policy, we mean information that - alone or in combination with other information - could be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, address, email address, date of birth, home address, telephone number, and other information. We do not consider information to be Personal Information if it has been anonymized so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific person.

By signing up for the Service, you consent to the disclosure to non-affiliated third parties of non-public Personal Information pertaining to you. This consent is effective until you revoke it. You can revoke this consent at any time by emailing us at support@northfarmstudio.com. You may want to review, download or print a copy of this consent for your records. You are entitled to do so at any time by visiting our website at www.northfarmstudio.com.

Intellectual Property

You are not permitted to use any content delivered to you through this website. You may not copy, reproduce, distribute, or create derivative works from this content for commercial use. You agree not to reverse engineer or reverse compile any of the service technology.

The Site, its content, any materials downloaded, and all intellectual property relating to the Site (including copyrights, database rights, graphics, designs, text, logos, trademarks and service marks) are owned by NorthFarm or third parties and all right, and titles remain property of NorthFarm and/or such third parties (collectively, the "Content"). All Content is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.

You are authorized only to view and retain a copy of the pages of the Site for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may also view and make copies of relevant documents, pages, images or other materials on the Site for the purpose of transacting business with NorthFarm. You agree that you will not duplicate, publish, modify, create derivative works from, participate in the transfer of, post on the Internet, or in any way distribute or exploit the Site, or any portion of the Site for any public or commercial use without the express written consent of NorthFarm. Additionally, you agree that you will not (i) remove or alter any author, trademark or other proprietary notice or legend displayed on the Site (or printed pages produced from the Site); and (ii) make any other modifications to any documents or information obtained from the Site other than in connection with completing information required to transact business with NorthFarm.

Site Security

As a condition of your use of the Site, you agree that you will not, and you will not take any action intended to: (i) access data that is not intended for you; (ii) invade the privacy of, obtain the identity of, or obtain any personal information about any NorthFarm client or user of the Site; (iii) probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or the NorthFarm network or breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (iv) attempt to interfere with service to any user, host or network or otherwise attempt to disrupt our business, including by means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mail bombing" or "crashing;" or (v) send unsolicited mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products and services. If you violate our system or network security, it could result in civil or criminal liability to you.

Prohibited Conduct

  • Use the Service for any illegal purpose, or in violation of any local, state, national, or applicable international law;
  • Violate, or encourage others to violate, the rights of third parties, including by infringing or misappropriating third party intellectual property rights;
  • Post, upload, or distribute any content that is unlawful, defamatory, libelous, inaccurate, or that a reasonable person could deem to be objectionable, profane, indecent, pornographic, harassing, threatening, embarrassing, hateful, or otherwise inappropriate, as determined by us;
  • Interfere with security-related features of the Service, including by (i) disabling or circumventing features that prevent or limit use or copying of any content, or (ii) reverse engineering or otherwise attempting to discover the source code of the Service or any part thereof except to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law;
  • Interfere with the operation of the Service or any user's enjoyment of the Service, including by (i) uploading or otherwise disseminating viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code; (ii) making unsolicited offers or advertisements to other users of the Service; (iii) attempting to collect, personal information about users or third parties without their consent; or (iv) interfering with or disrupting any networks, equipment, or servers connected to or used to provide the Service, or violating the regulations, policies, procedures or operations of such networks, equipment, or servers; Perform any fraudulent activity including impersonating any person or entity, claiming false affiliations, accessing the accounts of others without permission, or falsifying your age or date of birth; Sell or otherwise transfer Service access or any Service-related content or any right or ability to view, access, or use any Service-related content or materials;
  • Attempt to do any prohibited conduct, or assist or permit any persons in engaging or attempting to engage in any prohibited conduct.

Termination of Use; Discontinuation and Modification of Service

If you violate any provision of these terms, your permission to use the Service will terminate automatically. Additionally, we, in our sole discretion may terminate your user account on the Service or suspend or terminate your access to the Service at any time, with or without notice. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue the Service at any time (including by limiting or discontinuing certain features of the Service) without notice to you. We will have no liability whatsoever on account of any change to the Service or any suspension or termination of your access to or use of the Service. You may terminate your account at any time by contacting customer service at support@northfarmstudio.com. If you or we terminate your account, you will remain obligated to pay all outstanding amounts owed to us or on your line of credit, if any, relating to your use of the Service incurred prior to termination.

Links to Other Websites and Services

The Site may contain links to outside services and resources, the availability and content of which NorthFarm does not control. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offering of these services and resources or the content of their web sites. NorthFarm does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, products, and content of these and any other persons. Any concerns regarding any such services or resources should be directed to the service or resource.


Any failure by NorthFarm to exercise any rights or enforce any of these terms is not a waiver of such rights or terms. If any provision of these Terms or their application in a particular circumstance is held to be invalid or unenforceable to any extent, the remainder of these Terms, or the application of such provision in other circumstances, will not be affected, and each provision will be valid and enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Governing Law

To the extent permitted by applicable law, (i) these terms will be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to conflict of law principles, and (ii) to the extent that any lawsuit or court proceeding is permitted under these terms, we both agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts and federal courts located within San Francisco County, California for the purpose of litigating all such disputes.

Information We Collect

We collect Personal Information from everyone who uses our Service. We collect this information at various stages of your experience with us. We collect basic information such as name and email address when you open an account, and we ask for more detailed information such as financial information as you seek loans using our platform.

We may collect information from you as you use our Service. When you choose to create an account, we ask for your name, phone number, email address, home address, date of birth, Social Security number. We may also collect, as noted below, cookies and other browsing data. You may choose to provide additional, optional information such as your location or information required to share content on your social media accounts. During the loan application process, we may also request financial information such as username and password for your bank account, account balance, transaction history, ACH authorization, or credit report.

You can decline to provide additional Personal Information, or through your browser, block or delete cookies, but doing so may prevent you from engaging with and using certain parts of the Service.

Cookies and Automatic Data Collection

As you use our Service, we and our service providers may collect browsing information about you, such as location, internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, referral source, and other information from server logs, cookies, or similar technology. We may obtain information from your mobile or tablet device, such as device type, location, IP, language setting, or browser type. In addition, when you contact our customer support team, we may collect information from you through those communications. Most browsers allow you to block and delete cookies. However, if you do that, the Service may not work properly.

Notice regarding the U.S. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998 provides safeguards to protect children who use the Internet by regulating the online collection of personal information from children under the age of 13. NorthFarm does not allow minors (persons under age 18) to register for or use NorthFarm Services. If you use the Service, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age. NorthFarm and the NorthFarm Site does not target minors as an audience or a market. If we learn that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a minor, we will make all reasonable efforts to delete that data from our records.

Mobile Device Usage

Use of the Service may be made available through a browser on a mobile device or through an application running on a mobile device. You are responsible for all costs incurred by you with respect to using the Service on a mobile device, including data usage fees and other telecommunications fees.

How We Use Your Information

We use this information to help us verify your identity, communicate with you, prevent fraud, originate your loan, service your loan, help you refer friends to our Service, and in other ways not prohibited by applicable law . We also use this information to provide you with relevant content, and more generally, to facilitate and improve the Service. You can update your personal information by emailing support@northfarmstudio.com.

NorthFarm may use your information, including Personal Information in order to perform our Services including for the following activities:
Identity Verification and Security
  • Confirm that you are over the age of 18.
  • Verify your identity and safeguard against potential fraud.
  • Protect data from unauthorized parties and comply with legal requirements.
  • Enable our service providers to implement automatic payments.
  • Implement collection activities as needed.
  • Maintain regular communications with you concerning transactions you initiate, such as requesting information or assistance, submitting a loan request, making payments, or transferring funds.
General Communications
  • Help you refer friends directly from within the app or website.
  • With your consent, help you link your device phonebook to easily share NorthFarm with your friends. You can revoke this consent at any time.

NorthFarm will never advertise or sell your Personal Information to a third party. We may anonymize and aggregate data collected through the Service and use it for any purpose.

How We May Disclose Information

We may share your information, including Personal Information, for a number of reasons: with our service providers to facilitate our Service; with social networks, at your direction; to comply with legal obligations; to protect and defend our rights and property; and for any other reason with your permission.

We work with a range of service providers who provide functionality to our Service. We may share information, within the limits of applicable law, with vendors and service providers to help us provide our Service. You acknowledge and agree that your data and information will be treated in accordance with our third party data providers' privacy policies located at https://plaid.com/legal/ and https://www.yodlee.com/legal/privacy-notice/. We may share information and also, with your permission, share your Personal Information with social networking websites and other website services.

When logging into a third party service (such as a social network) or a website different from our Service, please be aware that the privacy practices of those services may differ. Use of the information will be governed by their privacy policies, and you may be able to modify your privacy settings on their websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy for each website you visit. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of linked third party sites or services.

From time to time, NorthFarm may have to access, preserve, or disclose your Personal Information or other information in accord with applicable law. NorthFarm will comply with law enforcement requests and legal process to protect the rights, property, or safety of you, of us, or of others.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of assets, or transition of service to another provider, your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract. We cannot control how such entities may use or disclose such information. We may also disclose your Personal Information with your permission.

We may anonymize and aggregate data collected through the Service and use it for any purpose.

Security of Your Information

We take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this policy. Unfortunately, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us. We do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure.

By using our Service or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Current Service. If we learn of a security system's breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Current Service or sending an email to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice), please notify us at support@northfarmstudio.com.

Changes to Our Policy and Practices

This policy may change from time to time. If our practices change regarding Personal Information that would result in sharing of your Personal Information in a way that is materially less restrictive than we have stated in the version of this Policy in effect at the time we collected the information, we will make reasonable efforts to provide notice to you of any expanded sharing. Your use of the Service after an update to the Privacy Policy means that you accept the new policy.

Contact Information

For additional information, or if you have questions about anything at all, please contact us at support@northfarmstudio.com. NorthFarm is available Monday through Thursday from 9am to 4pm Pacific Time.

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