Privacy policy - Qrypt

Qrypt
Privacy Policy

Last Updated April 1, 2022

INTRODUCTION

Qrypt and its affiliated and related entities (together, “Qrypt,” “we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website qrypt.com, including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto, and in our telephone, email or other communications with you (collectively, the “Site”). Please read this privacy policy carefully. If you do not agree with the terms of this privacy policy, please do not access the site.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will provide notice of such changes, as appropriate. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification, where and as permitted by law.

You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted, where and as permitted by law.

COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may collect information about you in a variety of ways when you interact with Site.

Certain of the information we collect may be “Personal Information,” by which we mean information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a natural person, device, or household, such as a name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and/or payment information. Other information directly associated with Personal Information also may be considered Personal Information. Information that is aggregated, de-identified, or anonymized is not considered Personal Information. Publicly available information that is made available from federal, state, or local government records also is not considered Personal Information.

The Personal Information we may collect on the Site includes:

Personal Information You Provide to Us

We may collect Personally Information, such as your name, shipping address, email address, and telephone number, and demographic information, such as your age, gender, hometown, and interests, that you voluntarily give to us when you register with the Site, or when you choose to participate in various activities related to, such as online chat and message boards. You are under no obligation to provide us with Personal Information of any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Site.

Personal Information Collected Automatically When You Contact Us

We may collect Personal Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site. We may also collect device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer, and information about the location of your device, if you access the Site from a mobile device.

Financial Data When You Make a Purchase

We may collect financial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g., valid credit card number, card brand, expiration date) when you purchase, order, return, exchange, or request information about our services from the Site. We do not store any financial information that we collect and all financial information is stored by our payment processor, Chargify, and you are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions.

Third-Party Data

We may collect Personal Information from third parties, such as network friends, if you connect your account to the third party and grant the Site permission to access this information.

Data From Contests, Giveaways, and Surveys

We may collect Personal Information you may provide when entering contests or giveaways and/or responding to surveys.

Mobile Application Information

If you connect using our mobile application, we may collect the following Personal Information:

Geo-Location Information. We may request access or permission to and track location-based information from your mobile device, either continuously or while you are using our mobile application, to provide location-based services. If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device’s settings.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use Personal Information collected about you via the Site to:

  • Administer sweepstakes, promotions, and contests.
  • Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoena.
  • Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.
  • Create and manage your account.
  • Deliver targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters, and other information regarding promotions and the Site to you.
  • Email you regarding your account or order.
  • Enable user-to-user communications
  • Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Site.
  • Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Site more personalized.
  • Provide, administer, and increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
  • Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site.
  • Notify you of updates to the Site.
  • Offer new products, services, and/or recommendations to you.
  • Perform other business activities as needed.
  • Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and protect against prohibited or criminal activity.
  • Process payments and refunds.
  • Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site.
  • Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
  • Respond to product and customer service requests.
  • Send you a newsletter.
  • Solicit support for the Site.
  • Comply with legal requirements, or assert or defend a legal claim or defense.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may share Personal Information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your Personal Information may be disclosed as follows:

By Law or to Protect Rights

If we believe the release of Personal Information is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your Personal Information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Third-Party Service Providers

We may share your Personal Information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.

Marketing Communications

With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your Personal Information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.

Interactions with Other Users

If you interact with other users of the Site and our mobile application, those users may see certain Personal Information, including your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking posts, following blogs.

Online Postings

When you post comments, contributions or other content to the Site, your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site in perpetuity.

Third-Party Advertisers

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Affiliates

We may share your Personal Information with our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include our parent company and any subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.

Business Partners

We may share your Personal Information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services, or promotions.

Other Third Parties

We may share your Personal Information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your Personal Information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.

Sale or Bankruptcy

If we reorganize or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your Personal Information to the successor entity. If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your Personal Information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party.

When sharing Personal Information with third parties, we generally require and expect that they only use or disclose your Personal Information as necessary to effectuate the purpose and uses described. We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.

If you consented to our use of cookies but later wish to opt out, you may change, at any time, your choice via the cookies banner. In addition, you may modify your browser settings in order to block the cookies.

Internet-Based Advertising

Additionally, we may use third-party software to serve ads on the Site, implement email marketing campaigns, and manage other interactive marketing initiatives. This third-party software may use cookies or similar tracking technology to help manage and optimize your online experience with us. For more information about opting-out of interest-based ads, visit the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool.

Website Analytics

We may also partner with selected third-party vendors (such as Google Analytics), to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Site using first-party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyze and track users’ use of the Site, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors. However, if you do not want any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies, you can visit the third-party vendor or the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool.

You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

The Site may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services, that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Site, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Site.

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

We take reasonable precautions, including administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your Personal Information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the Personal Information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information. We urge you to take adequate precautions to protect your Personal Information.

To the maximum extent allowed by applicable law, you agree and acknowledge that Qrypt will not be liable or responsible if any information about you is intercepted, accessed, and/or used by an unintended recipient. If you have reason to believe that the security of your communications or Personal Information has been compromised, please notify us immediately using the contact information below.

POLICY FOR CHILDREN

Our Site is not designed nor intended to collect personal information from children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data, we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this Privacy Policy. Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. If you set the DNT signal on your browser, we will respond to such DNT browser signals.

NOTICE TO USERS WITHIN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA

When you use the Site, we collect, store, use, and otherwise process your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Bases for Processing

We rely on a number of legal bases to process your Personal Information, including where: (i) necessary for our legitimate interests in providing and improving the Site, including offering you content and advertising that may be of interest to you; (ii) necessary for our legitimate interest in keeping our Site safe and secure; (iii) necessary for the legitimate interests of our service providers and partners; (iv) necessary to perform our contractual obligations in the [Terms of Use]; (v) you have consented to the processing, which you can revoke at any time (however, a revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the processing of your Personal Information that occurred prior to the date of revocation); (vi) you have expressly made the information public (e.g., in a public forum); (vii) necessary to comply with a legal obligation such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena, or court order or to exercise or defend legal claims; and (viii) necessary to protect your vital interests, or those of others.

European Economic Area User Rights

If you are a user in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you may have one or more of the following rights with respect to Personal Information: (i) the right to request access to such information; (ii) the right to request correction of such information; (iii) the right to request deletion or erasure of such information; (iv) the right to request restrictions on our processing or use of such information; (v) the right to object to our use under certain circumstances; (vi) the right to withdraw consent under circumstances when consent is required for any use of such information; (vii) the right to obtain such information in portable form; or, (viii) if you believe that we have not complied with applicable data protection laws, lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.

To exercise any rights under the GDPR or for further information, please contact us at info@qrypt.com.

INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFER

Sharing of your Personal Information may imply transfers in countries located outside of the EEA. Certain countries outside the EEA have been approved by the European Commission as providing an adequate protection and therefore no additional safeguards are required to export Personal Information to these countries. In countries which have not been certified as providing an adequate protection, these international transfers are carried out in the framework of Standard Contractual Clauses adopted by the European Commission.

RETENTION

In accordance with our routine record keeping, we delete certain records that contain Personal Information you have submitted through the Sites where they are no longer necessary for the purposes identified under this Privacy Policy. We are under no obligation to store such Personal Information indefinitely and disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such Personal Information.

We will keep your Personal Information during the period of our contractual relationship, extended by the applicable limitation period.

With regard to marketing communications with prospects, we will keep Personal Information for three (3) years after the last correspondence with us.

As to the processing carried out in order to comply with a legal obligation, we will keep your Personal Information for the duration of such obligation.

When you close your account, we may keep your Personal Information for account restoration purposes, for three (3) months after the last correspondence with us, i.e., in case you wish to restore your account. However, this information will be maintained securely in an archival database with limited access.

On the expiry of the applicable data retention period, we will erase or irrevocably anonymize the relevant Personal Information.

OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION

Account Information

You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:

  • Logging into your account settings and updating your account
  • Contacting us using the contact information provided below

Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.

Emails and Communications

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by:

  • Noting your preferences at the time you register your account with the Site
  • Logging into your account settings and updating your preferences.
  • Contacting us using the contact information provided below

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.

CONTACT US

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Qrypt
One World Trade Center
Suite 83N
New York, NY 10007
212-895-3100