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Privacy Policy

Preamble:
The following privacy policy explains which information and data of Users will be processed and re-used in terms of visiting and registering at blockpit.io through the company Blockpit GmbH (in the following “Blockpit”)

In General

1.1 Responsible authority for data processing

Responsible authority for data processing is Blockpit GmbH, Softwarepark 21 / Tür 1 / Top 2.1 , A-4232 Hagenberg.

1.2 Compliance with Data Protection Laws

The collection, administration and use of personal details by Blockpit complies with applicable data protection laws.

1.3 Personally identifiable information collected by Blockpit

Blockpit collects information from users upon registration on its website (the “Registration” and a user then a “Registered User”) and in connection with the use of any of the Blockpit Applications. Personally identifiable information (personenbezogene Daten) within the meaning of § 4.1 of the Austrian Data Protection Act (DSG 2000) shall be saved and used in particular in order to offer new applications to the user, to improve such applications and conform them to the users' needs.

2. Data collection

Upon Registration, certain user data is collected in several ways (the “Registration Information”)

2.1 Mandatory Information

Certain information has to be given by a user in order to register for Blockpit applications, such as:
Email address;

2.2 Optional Information

Certain information is optional during Registration and can also be added or deleted later on by the user, such as:
First and Last name;
Date of birth;
Address (street, postcode, city, country);
Profile picture.

2.3 Purpose of data processing

The purpose of data processing is regarding the automated analysis of information technology data and transactional data processed by Registered Users within the blockchain technology space. Jurisdiction of data processing is governed by the austrian trade certificate regarding “Dienstleistungen in der automatischen Datenverarbeitung und Informationstechnik”.

3. Use and sharing of information with third parties

3.1 Confidentiality and Security

Blockpit deems all user information confidential and does not disclose such information without the express informed consent of the user. Blockpit has implemented reasonable security policies and procedures designed to protect user information.

3.2 Registration

With Registration, the user explicitly agrees that Blockpit shall have the right to use all collected personally identifiable information, for purposes of the Blockpit applications and generally agrees with this Privacy Policy.

3.3 Sharing of Information

Blockpit does not pass on personally identifiable information (see Section 2, above) to third parties, except as response to lawful requests from federal, state, local, or foreign law and civil enforcement agencies, as required by law, or with the explicit consent of the user, especially as set forth herein. Blockpit implements all reasonable measures to prevent the unauthorized access by third parties to saved details. Sensitive data within the meaning of the DSG 2000, will never be stored and shared. Blockpit transfers information of Registered Users only after Registered Users explicitly consent to the transfer when they connect to services and applications.

3.4 Advertising

The user explicitly consents to the storage and use of non-personally identifiable information for purposes of newsletter marketing by Blockpit or its partners. Registered Users may also opt out of advertising through a mechanism on the blockpit.io platform.

4. Plugins and Widgets for Social Media

Die Blockpit applications may integrate Plugins for Social Media, such as (i) Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; (ii) Google +, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043; (iii) Twitter, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA; (iv) WhatsApp, WhatsApp Inc., 650 Castro Street, Suite 120-219, Mountain View, CA 94041, USA. Such plugins can recognize a user’s IP address and the page visited on the blockpit.io platform and, possibly, store cookies, so that the services offered by Blockpit work properly. Social media plugins and widgets are hosted either by third party providers or directly by us. Your interactions with these plugins are subject to this privacy policy or the privacy policy of any third party that offers such feature. Blockpit is not responsible for the use of, or guidelines regarding the use of, personal data by third party providers.

5. Cookies

Several areas of the blockpit.io website use 'cookies' ─ small text files that are placed on the user's computer and stored by the browser. They are used by Blockpit to provide a more user-friendly, effective and secure service. Cookies also enable Blockpit to identify a user's browser and offer services to such user. Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information. You can prevent the installation of cookies by entering the corresponding settings in your browser software. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use the complete range of functions of the blockpit.io platform to its full extent.

6. Google Analytics and App Analytics

6.1 Blockpit applications use Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses 'cookies' (see Section 6, above). The information about your visit collected by the cookies, including your IP address, is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. To the extent that the Blockpit applications have activated IP anonymization, Google first abbreviates your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA or Asia and abbreviated there. Google will use the information collected on behalf of the website operator to evaluate your use of the Blockpit applications, to compile reports about your activities within the Blockpit applications, and to provide further services to Blockpit related to use of the Blockpit applications and Internet use. Google will under no circumstances associate the IP address transmitted by your browser within the operations of Google Analytics with other Google data.

6.2. You can prevent the data related to your use of the Blockpit platform, including your IP address, generated by the cookies from being recorded by Google and Google's processing of this data by downloading and installing the browser plugin from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

6.3 Furthermore, you can prevent the future data capture by setting an Opt Out-Cookie via the following link: Deactivate Google Analytics Further information regarding terms of use and privacy provisions may be found on the websites http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html and https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/. The Blockpit applications expanded the Google Analytics-Service with the “anonymizeIP”-Code to anonymize the user’s IP-address.

6.4 Blockpit applications use Google DoubleClick for Publishers (“DFP”). DFP uses Cookies to provide the user with user-relevant advertisements – further information may be found at https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/2839090?hl=en. The user may disable the DFP’s cookie placement and the placement of user-relevant advertisements for use of the Blockpit platform via the website: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences.

6.5 Usage of Google reCaptcha.

To protect against spam and attacks Blockpit use when sending the contact form the reCAPTCHA service company Google Inc. (Google). In this case, your IP address and the required data are transmitted to Google. The rules governing this web privacy policy can be viewed at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

7. Changes to Privacy Policy

Changes to this Privacy Policy require the consent of the respective user, to whom the changed Privacy Policy shall apply. If Blockpit intends to implement such changes, it will give the user as much prior notice of such changes as possible. Such notice shall be made on the relevant pages of the blockpit.io platform or on any other device through which the user accesses the blockpit applications. Any such modifications will take effect within thirty days of publication. This policy was last modified on 22.09.2017.

8. Deletion of User information

In case of a termination of the Registered User’s account, all personal details provided by the user upon Registration shall be deactivated. Any details made public by the user, e.g., routes, notes on other Registered Users’ walls, will be (i) anonymized, i.e., it will be made clear that such details were provided by a deleted user, or (ii) deleted, in the event of cancellation, within thirty days; and upon the Registered User’s request, all User Information not required for Blockpit’s performance of contractual obligations or compliance with statutory retention obligations, shall be irrevocably deleted. The user shall request such deletion by email sent to [email protected], which shall include the email address provided to Blockpit upon Registration. Blockpit will comply with such requests immediately.

10. Consent of User

By using our site as a Registered User, you consent to our privacy policy subject to all applications that can be used. Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website and apps: https://www.blockpit.io/terms

Last updated: 25 Sep, 2017