3. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION - The categories of personal information we collect depend on how you interact with us, our Services, and the requirements of applicable law. We collect information that you provide to us, information we obtain automatically when you use our Services, and information from other sources such as third-party services and organizations, as described below.
3.1.Information You Provide to Us Directly - We may collect the following personal information that you provide to us:
3.1.1. Account Information - We may collect information when you create an account with us, such as name and email address. We may also require that you provide additional identity and verification information.
3.1.2. Communication Information - If you provide us with feedback or contact us, we will collect your name and contact information, as well as any other content included in the message.
3.1.3. Purchases, Wallet and Transaction Information - In order to engage in certain transactions or purchases of the Services, you may need to provide us or our third-party payment processors with your payment information and allow us to connect to your digital wallet by providing us with your public wallet address. We will never ask you or collect your private keys. We do not directly collect or store any payment card information entered through our Services or access your digital wallet, but we may receive from our third-party payment processing providers information associated with your payment card information (e.g., your billing details).
3.1.4. Surveys - We may contact you to participate in surveys. If you decide to participate, you may be asked to provide certain information, which may include personal information.
3.1.5. Interactive Features - We and others who use our Services may collect personal information that you submit or make available through our interactive features (e.g., messaging and chat features, commenting functionalities, forums, blogs, and social media pages on Twitter, Discord, Medium, and others). Any information you provide using the public sharing features of the Services (referred to herein as “User Content”) will be considered “public,” unless otherwise required by applicable law, and is not subject to the privacy protections referenced herein. Please, exercise caution before revealing any information that may identify you in the real world to other users.
3.1.6. Contests - We may collect personal information you provide for any sweepstakes or contests that we offer. In some jurisdictions, we are required to publicly share information of sweepstakes and contest winners.
3.1.7. Conferences, Trade Shows, and Other Events - We may collect personal information from individuals when we attend or host conferences, trade shows, and other events.
3.1.8. Business Development and Strategic Partnerships - We may collect personal information from individuals and third parties to assess and pursue potential business opportunities.
3.1.9. Other Transactions - We may collect personal information and details associated with your activities on our Services.
3.1.10. Job Applications - We may post job openings and opportunities on our Services. If you reply to one of these postings by submitting your application, CV and/or cover letter to us, we will collect and use this information to assess your qualifications.
3.2. Automatically Collected Information - We may collect personal information automatically when you use our Services:
3.2.1. Programmed Data Collection - We may collect certain information automatically when you use our Services, such as your Internet protocol (IP) address, user settings, computer address, cookie identifiers, mobile carrier, mobile advertising and other unique identifiers, browser or device information, location information (including approximate location derived from IP address), and Internet service provider. We may also automatically collect information regarding your use of our Services, such as pages that you visit before, during and after using our Services, information about the links you click, the types of content you interact with, the frequency and duration of your activities, and other information about how you use our Services.
3.2.3. Cookies - Cookies are small text files placed in device browsers that store preferences and facilitate and enhance your experience.
3.2.4. The aforesaid Technologies may be used by us for the purposes of operational necessities, performance based, advertising and targeting purposes and functionality related. Our use of these Technologies allows you to access our Services and for us to identify irregular website behavior, prevent fraudulent activity and improve security or that allow you to make use of our functionality. It further helps us to identify how individuals use our Services and deliver relevant ads.
3.2.5. Analytics - We may use Technologies and other third-party tools to process analytics information on our Services. Some of our analytics partners include Google Analytics. We use analytics services provided by Google Inc. This allows us to process usage data to better understand how our website and web-related Services are used. This enables us to continually improve our website, making it relevant to your interests and needs. This may involve personal data, such as cookie and other device identifiers. The data collected by Google Analytics is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and processed there. In addition, Google uses your data for its own purposes, e.g. for profiling or linking it to other data.
3.3.Information Collected from Other Sources - We may obtain information about you from other sources, including through third-party services and organizations. For example, if you access our Services through a third-party application, such as an app store, a third-party login service, or a social networking site, we may collect information about you from that third-party application that you have made available via your privacy settings.
4.USE OF INFORMATION - We use your information for a variety of business purposes, including to provide our Services, for administrative purposes, and to market our products and Services, as described below.
4.1. For providing Services - We may use your information to fulfill our contract with you and provide you with our Services such as:
4.1.1. Managing your information and accounts;
4.1.2. Providing access to certain areas, functionalities, and features of our Services;
4.1.3. Answering requests for customer or technical support;
4.1.4. Communicating with you about your account, activities on our Services, and policy changes;
4.1.5. Processing applications if you apply for a job we post on our Services; and
4.1.6. Allowing you to register for events.
4.2. Marketing and Advertising our Products and Services - We may use personal information to tailor and provide you with content and advertisements. We may provide you with these materials as permitted by applicable law. Some of the ways we market to you include email campaigns and custom audiences advertising. If you have any questions about our marketing practices, you may contact us at any time as set forth in “Contact Us” below.
4.3. Administrative Purposes - We may use your information for various administrative purposes, such as:
4.3.1. Pursuing our legitimate interests such as direct marketing, research and development (including marketing research), network and information security, and fraud prevention;
4.3.2. Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity;
4.3.3. Measuring interest and engagement in our Services;
4.3.4. Short-term, transient use, such as contextual customization of ads;
4.3.5. Improving, upgrading or enhancing our Services;
4.3.6. Developing new products and Services;
4.3.7. Ensuring internal quality control and safety;
4.3.8. Authenticating and verifying individual identities, including requests to exercise your rights under this policy;
4.3.9. Debugging to identify and repair errors with our Services;
4.3.10. Auditing relating to interactions, transactions and other compliance activities;
4.3.11. Sharing information with third parties as needed to provide the Services;
4.3.12. Enforcing our agreements and policies; and
4.3.13. Complying with our legal obligations.
4.4. Other purposes - We also use your information for other purposes as requested by you or as permitted by applicable law.
4.4.1. We may use personal information for other purposes that are clearly disclosed to you at the time you provide personal information or with your consent.
4.4.2. We may use personal information and other information about you to create de-identified and/or aggregated information, such as de-identified demographic information, de-identified location information, information about the device from which you access our Services, or other analyses we create.
4.4.3. Our Services may offer various tools and functionalities. For example, we may allow you to provide information about your friends through our referral services. Our referral services may allow you to forward or share certain content with a friend or colleague, such as an email inviting your friend to use our Services. Please, only share with us contact information of people with whom you have a relationship (e.g., relative, friend neighbor, or co-worker).
4.4.5. By using our Platform and Services, you may voluntarily embed personal data in the metadata of any NFT(s). All information embedded in the Metadata will not be available for deletion and there is no reasonable expectation of privacy for any personal data put in the metadata. The users and parties associated with the sale, transfer, and use of NFTs are solely responsible for ensuring their personal data including sensitive data are properly protected.
5. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION - We disclose your information to third parties for a variety of business purposes, including to provide our Services, to protect us or others, or in the event of a major business transaction such as a merger, sale, or asset transfer, as described below.
5.1. Disclosures to Provide our Services - The categories of third parties with whom we may share your information are described below.
5.1.1. Service Providers - We may share your personal information with our third-party service providers who use that information to help us provide our Services. This includes service providers that provide us with IT support, hosting, payment processing, customer service, and related services.
5.1.2. Business Partners - We may share your personal information with business partners to provide you with a product or service you have requested. We may also share your personal information to business partners with whom we jointly offer products or services.
5.1.3. Affiliates - We may share your personal information with our company affiliates.
5.1.4. Advertising Partners - We may share your personal information with third-party advertising partners. These third-party advertising partners may set Technologies and other tracking tools on our Services to collect information regarding your activities and your device (e.g., your IP address, cookie identifiers, page(s) visited, location, time of day). These advertising partners may use this information (and similar information collected from other services) for purposes of delivering personalized advertisements to you when you visit digital properties within their networks. This practice is commonly referred to as “interest-based advertising” or “personalized advertising.”
5.1.5. APIs - We may use third-party Application Program Interfaces (“APIs”) and Software Development Kits (“SDKs”) as part of the functionality of our Services. For more information about our use of APIs and SDKs, please, contact us as set forth in “Contact Us” below.
5.2. Disclosures to Protect Us or Others - We may access, preserve, and disclose any information we store associated with you to external parties if we, in good faith, believe doing so is required or appropriate to: comply with law enforcement or national security requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; protect your, our, or others’ rights, property, or safety; enforce our policies or contracts; collect amounts owed to us; or assist with an investigation or prosecution of suspected or actual illegal activity.
6. PRIVACY CHOICES AND RIGHTS
6.1. Your Privacy Choices - The privacy choices you may have about your personal information are determined by applicable law and are described below.
6.1.2. Do Not Track (“DNT”) - is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. Please, note that we do not respond to or honor DNT signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.
6.1.3. Cookies and Interest-Based Advertising - You may stop or restrict the placement of Technologies on your device or remove them by adjusting your preferences as your browser or device permits. However, if you adjust your preferences, our Services may not work properly. Please, note that cookie-based opt-outs are not effective on mobile applications. However, you may opt-out of personalized advertisements on some mobile applications by following the instructions for Android or iOS. It is also to be noted that you may have to separately opt out in each browser and on each device.
6.2. Your Privacy Rights - In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to:
6.2.1. Access Personal Information about you, including: (i) confirming whether we are processing your personal information; (ii) obtaining access to or a copy of your personal information;
6.2.2. Request Correction of your personal information where it is inaccurate, incomplete or outdated. In some cases, we may provide self-service tools that enable you to update your personal information;
6.2.3. Request Deletion, Anonymization or Blocking of your personal information when processing is based on your consent or when processing is unnecessary, excessive or non-compliant;
6.2.4. Request Restriction of or Object to our processing of your personal information when processing is non-compliant;
6.2.5. Withdraw your Consent to our processing of your personal information. If you refrain from providing personal information or withdraw your consent to processing, some features of our Service may not be available;
6.2.6. Request data portability and receive an electronic copy of personal information that you have provided to us;
6.2.7. Be informed about third parties with which your personal information has been shared; and
6.2.8. Request the review of decisions taken exclusively based on automated processing if that could affect data subject rights.
6.3. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please, contact us as set forth in “Contact Us” below or as otherwise instructed in the additional privacy notices provided at the time we collected your personal information. We will process such requests in accordance with applicable laws.
8. DATA TRANSFER - All information processed to us may be transferred, processed, and stored anywhere in the world which may have data protection laws that are different from the laws where you live. We endeavor to safeguard your information consistent with the requirements of applicable laws.
10. CHILDREN’S INFORMATION - The Services are not directed to children under 18 (or other age as required by local law), and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your child has uploaded personal information to our website without your consent, or wish to review information collected from your child, or have that information modified or deleted, you may contact us as described in “Contact Us” below. If we become aware that a child has provided us with personal information in violation of applicable law, we will delete any personal information we have collected, unless we have a legal obligation to keep it, and terminate the child’s account.
11. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
11.1. Third-Party Websites/Applications - The Services may contain links to other websites/applications and other websites/applications may reference or link to our Services. These third-party services are not controlled by us. We encourage our users to read the privacy policies of each website and application with which they interact. We do not endorse, screen or approve, and are not responsible for, the privacy practices or content of such other websites or applications. Providing personal information to third-party websites or applications is at your own risk.