Last Updated: March 18, 2019
Crypto Accepted Here knows that you take your privacy seriously– and so do we. Afterall, the model cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are built upon, are based on exactly that–privacy, decentralization and most of all, transparency. We intend to be completely transparent with you about our data practices by giving you control over the information we collect about you (your “Data”), some of which may identify you or from which you may be identified (“PII”).
Crypto Accepted Here offers the following services:
- Consumer Services, which include our website (www.CryptoAcceptedHere.org) and content (e.g. tips, reviews, photos that users may provide
Part I applies to Data about users of our Consumer Services (“Crypto Accepted Here Users”).
Part II applies to Data provided by our customers
Part III applies to all Data that we may collect and further process in the circumstances described in all of Parts I and II
Part I – Crypto Accepted Here Users
Below are the types of Data we collect about Crypto Accepted Here Users and the ways in which we may collect, use and share that Data.
What Data Does Crypto Accepted Here Collect
We receive and store Data that you provide to us when you create an account and use our Consumer Services. When you create an account, we may collect your full name, email address, phone number, your Twitter, Facebook or Social Media URL and other Data. As you interact with us and use our Consumer Services, we may also collect other Data that you directly provide to us, which may include pictures that you choose to upload to your account and any other Data that you voluntarily provide to us.
If you opt-in, we automatically receive Data about your location and/or IP address whenever you interact with, or use, the Consumer Services. We use various technologies to determine your location, such as the location services of your operating system or browser, sensor data from your device (e.g. magnetometer or barometer, Bluetooth data, beacon data, Wi-Fi access points, GPS data, and cell tower data), and other Data that may help us to understand your precise location. We may also collect additional Data about you when you use the Consumer Services. For example, we receive Data:
- relating to how you interact with the Consumer Services, such as your search terms, what pages you view, your access times, the time you spend on each page, your IP address, the redirected pages, or any messages you write to other users or post to the Consumer Services;
- relating to your device, such as your hardware model, operating system, unique ID, browser type, language, and wireless network; and
We may receive Data about you from third parties, and/or third parties with services that interact with the Consumer Services or that provide services to us, such as unaffiliated apps and websites, e.g., websites and applications offered by third party developers that integrate with our API, advertising exchanges, ad platforms, ad networks or from our partners. This Data may include Data about your activity when using the Consumer Services or on unaffiliated websites and apps, or Data received from web browsers or operating systems such as browser types and settings, the operating systems, device models, carriers, location information, IP address, mobile device and advertising identifiers (e.g. Apple IDFA or Google Advertising ID), as well as cookie information, pixel or other similar technology.
How Is My Data Used?
Below are the ways that we may use Data about Crypto Accepted Here Users.
We may use your Data to operate and maintain the Consumer Services, and to understand you better and tailor the Consumer Services to you.
We may also use your Data for research and development, to improve the Consumer Services, but only to the extent that this is in compliance with applicable law. For example, we may redesign the website to make it easier for you to search for restaurants in Crypto Accepted Here.
We may use your Data to communicate with you, including by email, by offering updated to the Consumer Services or anything else we think may be of interest to you. You can opt out of receiving marketing and promotional emails at the bottom of the email.
We may use your Data to protect the rights, property or safety of Crypto Accepted Here, the Consumer Services, our users and employees, or any third party. For example, we may use your Data if we need to enforce or apply our Terms of Service or Policies.
When Is My Data Shared?
When you use the Consumer Services, to create a business listing, visitors may see your information such as your website, phone number, email, store location, only if you chose to make this information public in your listing.
Publicly available Data such as the Data available in your business listing such as public photos, may be searchable by search engines.
We may share your Data when we believe in good faith that such release is necessary to comply with law or a legal process, including laws outside your country of residence; to protect our rights, property, or safety of Crypto Accepted Here, our employees, the Consumer Services and others.
We may share your Data as part or in anticipation of a business sale, merger, consolidation, investment, change in control, transfer of substantial corporate assets, reorganization, liquidation, or similar business transaction or corporate event.
Determining and Sharing Location
What About Cookies and Similar Technologies?
We may use technologies like cookies, pixels, web beacons, local storage and other identifiers on our Sites, in our emails, to provide you with a range of products and services. We use these technologies for a number of purposes, such as for authentication, security, preference settings, advertising and analytics. We sometimes work with advertisers or other partners, and advertising service providers to serve ads to you on the Consumer Services, or a third party website or app, that may be relevant to you based on your interaction with the Consumer Services, including places you have “checked in”.
You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools.
How do I Access or Delete My Data?
You may delete your Data (business listing) by clicking on your dashboard and clicking the delete icon under your listings. You may request to have your user account, including all of your stored information (email, name, etc) permanently deleted by contact our support team. If you delete your Data, your listing, your profile, everything will be removed from the Consumer Services, and you will no longer be able to access such Data. We will not be able to restore your account once it has been deleted. Deletion of your account may not be immediate.
If you have questions about accessing, updating, or deleting your Data, please email [email protected]
Can I Opt Out?
- By Email: You can opt out of marketing or promotional emails at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of the email located at the footer of any marketing or promotional email. Please note that you cannot opt out of service or legal notices.
Part II – Partner End-Users
Below are the ways in which we may collect, use and share Data about Partner End-Users.
API or Data Files
We share Data with third party developers via our API, which may also involve those third party developers agreeing to share Data about Partner End-Users with us. In some cases, they have committed not to share Partner End-User Data with us if it comprises PII or without the Partner End-User consenting to the sharing. We may also share Data with third party developers via flat data files, and may receive a flat data file from developers in return.
Part III – Individuals Described In All of Parts I and II
This Part III applies to Data about individuals we may collect in the circumstances described in all of Parts I and II
We use industry standard physical, technical, and logical security measures to protect your Data. We endeavor to safeguard your Data to ensure that it is kept secure. However, we cannot guarantee the security of Data in an account from unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors.
Your account is protected by a password that you have chosen. We recommend using a password that is unique to your Crypto Accepted Here account. If you use the Consumer Services on public or shared networks (e.g. public wifi), we cannot ensure the security of your account.
Children under 13
Neither the Consumer Services nor the Enterprise Services are directed to individuals who are under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect any Data from children under 13. If you notice or suspect that a user is under 13, please contact us immediately at [email protected].
Our Apps and all of our data, including your Data, are hosted on servers in the United States. If you are using or accessing the Consumer Services from outside of the United States, your Data will be transferred to, processed and stored in the United States. As a result, United States federal and state governments, courts, or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain your Data through laws applicable in the United States. United States laws may not offer the same privacy protections as the law of your jurisdiction.