Gravity Protocol Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 25, 2018

Introduction

Gravity Protocol (hereinafter “Gravity Protocol”, “Us” or “We”) respects your privacy and takes meaningful steps to make sure that your personal information is protected and used only in full compliance with applicable data protection laws and regulations.

The purpose of our services at https://gravityprotocol.org (hereinafter “Website”) is to provide you (hereinafter “You”, “User”, or “Website Visitor”) with development frameworks and final solutions for SME businesses.

This Privacy Policy is designed to inform You about information we may collect from You, how and how long we intend to use that information, with whom Your information may be shared, and how You can opt-out of such uses, correct or change such information. This Policy applies to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter “Personal Information”) that is collected, recorded, stored, adapted, used, or otherwise made available (hereinafter “Processed”) by Gravity Protocol in the course of our activities providing our own technology solutions, such as Gravity Testnet, Gravity Wallet (hereinafter “Gravity Software”) or the functionality of our Website.

This Privacy Policy applies whenever You access or use our Website or uses the Gravity Software. By using Gravity Software or our Website, You agree to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Please take the time to read the full this Privacy Policy before You use or interact with our Website and Gravity Software. If You do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website or Gravity Software. By accessing or using our Website or Gravity Software, You agree to this Privacy Policy.

How We Collect Your Data

Information You Provide Voluntarily to Us:

When you use our Website or engage in certain activities, such as:

a) Registering Account. When you register for an account with Gravity Software, we may ask you to provide some or all of the following types of information: (i) Username (your nickname which is associated with your account ); (ii) email address; (iii) username which you use in other social media accounts.
b) Newsletter. When you subscribe to our newsletter, we will process your e-mail address and data to verify your subscription. You can cancel your subscription at any time by sending a message to us or by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ button.
c) Information Requests. When you requesting of information from Us, contacting Gravity Protocol support team with any questions or inquiries or when Gravity Protocol contacts you regarding any of the above, we may ask you to provide some or all of the following types of information: your name, email and telephone number.

Information We Collect About You Automatically When You Visit Our Website:

We may collect certain information automatically via internet connection or through your device, which You use to access our Website, including certain user details and information about your activity. Such information includes traffic/session data, your Internet protocol (IP) address, user agent, cookie identifiers, mobile advertising identifiers, activity measures, geo-location of your device, browser type, operating system, Internet service provider, your log-in and log-out time, pages that you visit before and after using the Website, the date and time of your visit, resources on our website which you access and use.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

a) Cookies. Cookies are small files stored on your device through your browser or mobile application that allow the mobile application to remember you the next time You visit. Cookies enable smoother, more efficient use of our Website by storing your specific information and preferences such as theme, language setting, privacy preferences, and even user ID and password, so you do not need to reenter those each time you visit the Website. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You may choose to block or delete cookies if your browser permits, but doing so may result in restrictions when using our Website.

b) Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related Website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

c) Log files. Every time You access our Website, your usage data is transmitted through the respective internet browser and stored in log files, the so-called server log files. The records stored in this case contain the following data: domain and location from which the user is accessing the Website.

d) Aggregated and Analytical Information. We may also utilize Google Analytics and Yandex Metrics to collect and compile information regarding visitor behavior and visitor demographics. This information is non-identifiable to You and includes, for example, the type of browser, browser language, type of operating system, domain name of Internet service provider, device IP address web pages visited, times and dates of visits and the content You access on and/or via the Website. The privacy practices of these tools are subject to their own privacy policies. We, therefore, encourage You to read Google’s policy regarding its analytics services at: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. You can opt out of Google’s collection and Processing of data generated by your use of the Website by going to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You can out opt of Yandex Metrics by going to https://yandex.com/support/metrica/general/opt-out.xml. We, use anonymous, statistical or aggregated information and may share them with our partners for legitimate purposes. This has no effect on your privacy because there is no reasonable way to extract data from the aggregated information that can be associated with You. Additionally, we can receive information from third parties, for example our business partners.

e) Third-Party Websites and Social Media Platforms. Our Website may contain links and interactive features with various social media platforms, such as Steemit®, Facebook® or LinkedIn®, as well as associated social media features and scripts, such as the Facebook® “like” button and widgets. These features and scripts may collect your IP address, which page You are visiting on the Website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Your interactions with these social media features and widgets, as well as your interactions with the social media websites themselves, are subject to the privacy policies of the applicable social media websites. You should be aware that Personal Information which You submit in a comment on any applicable social media websites, a publicly accessible blog, chat room or otherwise online, can be read, collected or used by others and could be used to send you unsolicited messages or otherwise contact you. We are not responsible for the personal information that You choose to submit when interacting with such services.

How We Use Your Data

Legal basis for the processing of the Personal Information is Art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR. We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, based on the legal grounds and for the legitimate business purposes outlined in this Policy, such as:

a) To provide Users with the Gravity Software;
b) To present our Website and its contents to You;
c) To improve and to continue developing the Gravity Software;
d) To respond to questions, comments, and other requests, and provide You with information, products or services that You request from us;
e) To notify You about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide through it;
f) To protect the security of our Gravity Software and Website and to prevent fraud;
g) To prevent misappropriation, infringements, identity thefts and any other potentially prohibited or illegal activities;
h) To comply with court orders and warrants, and assist law enforcement agencies;
i) To take any action in any legal dispute and proceeding;
j) To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
k) In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
For any other purpose we use Personal Information with your consent. We commit to process personal information solely for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

How We Share Your Data with Others

We may share your Personal Information with service providers and other third parties, if necessary to fulfill the purposes for collecting the information, provided that any such third party will commit to protect your privacy as required under the applicable law and this policy.

We may share your Personal Information to protect Us or Others with law enforcement and/or government agencies, courts, and/or other organizations: (a) as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process; and/or (b) when We believe in good faith that disclosure/sharing is necessary to enforce Our policies or agreements, protect Our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request, or if We, in good faith, believe that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable.

We may share your Personal Information any other circumstances where We receive your written consent.

How We Store Your Data

We store your data:

a) If you have consented to the processing at the latest until you revoke your consent;
b) If we use the data on the basis of a legitimate interest to provide our Website content and fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected, as long as your interest in deletion or anonymization does not prevail.

How We Transfer Your Data

All Personal Information collected via or by Us may be stored in various sites in the world, on our servers, or on the servers of our service provider Amazon Web Services. By providing information to Us, you consent to the storage of your Personal Information in these locations.

How We Secure Your Data

The security of your Personal Information is of great importance to Us. We maintain appropriate safeguards and current security standards to minimize the risks of unauthorized access, disclosure, or misuse of your Personal Information, such as using SSL encryption. However, please be aware that no security measures are perfect, and although We make meaningful efforts to protect your privacy we cannot always ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us.

What are Your EU Data Subject Rights

In operating the Website, We process Your data as a controller (as such terms are defined in the GDPR). As a controller, We are committed to fulfill data subjects’ (‘Users’) GDPR rights.

As an EU resident, you have the right of access (Art 15 GDPR), the right to rectification (Art 16 GDPR), the right to erasure of your personal data (Art 17 GDPR), the right to restriction of processing of your personal data (Art 18 GDPR) as well as the right to data portability (Art 20 GDPR). Furthermore, you have the option to file a complaint against the processing of your personal data with the competent supervisory authority.

As an EU resident, you may contact Us at any time at: [email protected] and request access, rectification, erasure or restriction of the personal information that We keep on You.

We may ask you to provide us certain credentials to verify your identity before granting access to or making any changes to your Personal Information.

How Can You Opt-Out

You may opt out from certain uses and disclosures of your Personal Information.

a) Mails. You may unsubscribe from Our newsletters list at any time by sending us an opt-out request to [email protected]. We will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt. Note that we may still send you emails with information concerning Gravity Protocol and You will not be able to opt out of those communications (for example, communications concerning this Privacy Policy and its updates).
b) Cookies. As noted above, You may manage your cooking preferences, restrict, block or delete cookies from your browser by adjusting your web browser settings.
c) Analytics. As noted above, You may also choose to opt out of o Google’s collection and Processing of data generated by your use of the Website by going to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You can out opt of Yandex Metrics by going to https://yandex.com/support/metrica/general/opt-out.xml

How Can We Change this Privacy Policy and Our Practices

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. If there are any material changes to this Policy, We will notify you by email or as otherwise required by applicable law. If We need to adapt the policy to legal requirements, the new policy will become effective immediately or as required.

Your continued use of this Website or Gravity Software after We make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check this Privacy Policy periodically for updates.

If you have any concerns about the way We process your personal information, you are welcome to contact us at: [email protected]