We at PHOENIXBIT, (“PHOENIXBIT” “us“, “we“, or “our“) recognize and respect the importance of maintaining the privacy of our customers. If not otherwise defined herein, capitalized terms have the meaning given to them in the Terms of Service, available at https://PhoenixBit.io/rules (the “Terms “). This Privacy Notice describes the types of data we collect from you when you visit our website (the “Site“). This Privacy Notice also explains how we may process, transfer, store and disclose the data collected, as well as your ability to control certain uses of the collected data. PHOENIXBIT is the data controller in respect of the processing activities outlined in this Privacy Notice. ”Personal Data” means any data that refers, is related to, or is associated with an identified or identifiable individual or as otherwise may be defined by applicable law.
We collect data from you when you choose to use our Site. In order to use our Site and/or receive related services, you will be required to register and provide us with certain Personal Data. We also collect Personal Data when you make use of the Site, request information from us, sign up for newsletters or our email lists, complete online forms, or contact us for any other reason.
Examples of the Personal Data that we collect from you may include your name and e-mail address. Such Personal Data may be collected by us through the Site.
In addition, when you use the Site, certain data may be automatically gathered about your computer or mobile device, such as operating system, IP address, and subject to your consent as may be required under applicable law, (geo) location, as well as your browsing history and any data regarding your viewing on our Site. It is your voluntary decision whether to provide us with any such Personal Data, but if you refuse to provide such data we may not be able to register you to the Site and/or provide you with our services.
We collect your data and use it for purposes of the Site, as well as for purposes of the future payment system that we intend to set up for such users who sign up.
We and any of our trusted third-party subcontractors and service providers may use the Personal Data we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes: (1) to provide you with the Site; (2) to respond to your inquiries or requests, contact and communicate with you; (3) to contact you with informational newsletters and updates relating to our Site and services; (4) to review the usage and operations of our Site and services; (5) to use your data in an aggregated, non-specific format for analytical purposes (as detailed below); (6) to prevent fraud, protect the security of our Site and services, and address any problems with the our Site and services and (7) to provide customer support.
By analyzing all data we receive, including all data concerning users, we may compile statistical data across a variety of platforms and users (“Statistical Data“). Statistical Data helps understand trends and customer-needs so that new products and services can be considered and so existing products and services can be tailored to customer desires. Statistical Data is anonymous and aggregated and we will not link Statistical Data to any Personal Data. We may share such Statistical Data with our partners, without restriction, on commercial terms that we can determine in our sole discretion.
We may use your Personal Data as required or permitted by any applicable law.
We may share your data, including Personal Data, as follows:
If you are invited by a friend to join the Site, we may let that friend know how many people you have invited to join the Site as well. We will not disclose the names of those people.
We may disclose data, including Personal Data we collect from and/or about you, to our trusted service providers (e.g. cloud computing service providers like Google Cloud), business partners, affiliates, subcontractors, who may use such data to: (1) help us provide you with the Site and/or services; and (2) aid in their understanding of how users are using our Site and/or services. We ensure in our agreements with our service providers and subcontractors that they do not make independent use of the Personal Data, such as your name or email address.
We may use subcontractors and service providers and have business partners (e.g. cloud computing service providers like Google Cloud) and affiliates who are located in countries other than your own and send them data we receive (including Personal Data). We will ensure that these third parties will be subject to written agreements ensuring the same level of privacy and data protection as set forth in this Privacy Notice. You hereby consent to such international transfer.
We may transfer our databases containing your Personal Data if we sell our business or part of it, including in cases of liquidation. Data about our users, including Personal Data, may be disclosed as part of, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets or acquisition and shall continue being subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice.
We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity, behavior or (digital) content and data of or related to an individual, including in the event of any user suspected to have engaged in illegal or infringing behavior. We may also share your Personal Data with third parties: (I) if we believe in good faith that disclosure is appropriate to protect our rights, property or safety (including the enforcement of the Terms and this Privacy Notice); (II) to protect the rights, property or safety of third parties; (III) when required by law, regulation subpoena, court order or other law enforcement related issues; or (IV) as is necessary to comply with any legal and/or regulatory obligation. You can request such Personal Data as specified herein by emailing us at [email protected]
We make efforts to follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Data submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
You have certain rights in relation to the Personal Data that we hold about you, as detailed below. We reserve the right to ask for reasonable evidence to verify your identity before we provide you with any information and/or comply with any of your requests, as detailed below:
Subject to applicable law, we retain data as necessary for the purposes set forth above. We may delete data from our systems, without notice to you, once we deem it is no longer necessary for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Notice.
Most Web browsers are initially configured to accept cookies, but you can change this setting so your browser either refuses all cookies or informs you when a cookie is being sent. In addition, you are free to delete any existing cookies at any time. Please note that some features of the Services may function improperly when cookies are disabled or removed.
All use of third-party applications or services is at your own risk and subject to such third party’s privacy policies.
Please note that we reserve the right to send you service-related communications, including service announcements and administrative messages relating to your account, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. Should you not wish to receive such communications you may cancel your account.
We do not knowingly collect personally-identifiable data from children under the age of eighteen (18). In the event that you become aware that an individual under the age of eighteen (18) has enrolled without parental permission, please advise us immediately.
When visiting this Site, you shall be asked to accept the terms of this Privacy Notice. If you do not agree with the terms hereof, please do not use the Site. We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time – we encourage you to review it periodically. By continuing to access or use the Site and/or services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised privacy notices. We will post the updated Privacy Notice on this page. Please come back to this page every now and then to make sure you are familiar with the latest version. Any new Privacy Notice will be effective from the date it is accepted by you.