Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING OUR WEBSITE BY ACCESSING, BROWSING, OR REGISTERING TO USE OUR WEBSITE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OUR WEBSITE.

This Privacy Policy describes the way www.bitcoinmerchant.io (BCM), a website owned and operated by AMS which is incorporated under the laws of British Virgin Islands (BVI) and registered at Tortola Road, treats personally identifiable information collected when you are using the website www.blockchainmerchant.io (“Website”). This privacy policy applies to the Site, as well as to all products and services offered. By using the Website you are deemed to have agreed to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

To be fully compliant with personal data protection rules we adhere to the following principles in order to protect your privacy:

  • We respect the right of individuals to access their personal data
  • We will provide you with choices and means to limit the use and disclosure of your personal data
  • Any personal data that you provide to us will be secured with industry standard safety protocols and technology
  • We are committed to follow certain principles of personal data received from the EU in compliance with GDPR
  • We will collect your personal data only for the purposes set forth herein
  • We provide you with the means to contact us regarding inquiries or complaints of yours

We aim to ensure that this Privacy Policy is always publicly, transparently and easily accessible on our Website. Please also read Terms and Conditions which describe the terms under which you access our Website.

Collecting your personal information

We collect from you the following personal data that you share with us when using Website:

  • name proven with a photocopy of official government ID document or digital ID document, e.g. (1) personal ID card, e-resident card, residence permit card, (2) national passport or (3) driving license;
  • username;
  • email address;
  • transaction data;
  • support team tickets and messages;
  • website performance data;
  • device specific information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in various ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, fill out a form and in connection with other activities, services, functions or resources that we make available on our site. Users may be prompted for a name and email address. However, users may visit our site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily provide us with such information. Users can always refuse to provide personal identification information, except that this may prevent them from participating in certain activities related to the Site.

We may collect non-personal identification information about users when they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the name of the browser, the type of computer and technical information about users, means of communication with our Site, such as the operating system used and Internet service providers, as well as other similar information.

Cookies

A cookie is a text file that is used for an origin website to send state information to a user’s browser and for the browser to return the state information to the origin website. The state information can be used for authentication, identification of a user session, user’s preferences, shopping cart contents, or anything else that can be accomplished through storing text data on the user’s computer. We only use session cookies which are essential for the operation of the Website that you access.

We use cookies for a number of different purposes. Some cookies are necessary for technical reasons, some enable a personalized experience for users; and some allow the display of advertising from selected third-party networks. Performance cookies collect information about your use of this Site and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, performance cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the Website, allow us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Site, help us record any difficulties you have with the Website, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. Functionality cookies allow us to remember the choices you make on our website and to provide enhanced and more personalized features, such as customizing a certain webpage, remembering if we have asked you to participate in a promotion, and for other services you request. We and our partners may use targeting or advertising cookies to deliver ads that we believe are more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies remember what you have looked at on the Website and we may share this information with our partners.

Summarizing all purposes, we use our own cookies and third-party cookies to recognize you as our user, customize our services, content, and advertising, to measure promotional effectiveness, and to collect information about your computer or another access device to mitigate risk, help prevent fraud, and promote trust and safety. The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you close your browser. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device until they expire or are deleted.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Opting out of third-party targeting or advertising cookies does not necessarily mean that you will not see our advertising on third-party websites, only that this advertising will not be targeted to you through the use of third-party cookies.

How we use the information we collect

BCM may collect and use User’s personal information for the following purposes:
– To improve customer service: the information you provide helps us respond more effectively to your customer service requests and support needs.
– To personalize user experience: we can use the information together to understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our site.
– To improve our Site: we can use your feedback to improve our products and services.
– For payment processing: we can use the information that users provide about themselves when placing an order, only to provide services for this order. We do not share this information with third parties, except when necessary to provide the service.
– To launch a promotion, contest, survey or other site functions
– To send Users information that they agreed to receive, on topics that, in our opinion, will be interesting to them.
– Send periodic emails
– We may use your email address to send User Information and updates regarding their order. It can also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If the User decides to subscribe to our newsletter, he will receive emails, which may include company news, updates, information about products or services, etc. If the User at any time wants to refuse to receive future emails, he can do it so by contacting us through our website.

How we protect your information

We use appropriate methods of collecting, storing and processing data and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, information about transactions and data stored on our Site.

The exchange of confidential data between the Site and its Users occurs over a secure SSL communication channel and is encrypted and protected by digital signatures.

Managing your personal information

You can update, correct or delete your account information at any time by logging into your account or by contacting us using the information below. Please note that we may store certain information in accordance with legal requirements or for legitimate business purposes. We may also store cached or archived copies of information about you for a certain period of time.

Third Party Sites

 Users can find ads or other content on our Site that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. As part of our service your details may be passed to third parties but only at your request and for the purpose of introduction to their services. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the methods used by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Viewing and interacting on any other website, including websites that link to our website, is governed by its own terms and conditions and policies.

Disclaimer

Please note that even though we use industry-leading measures to protect data, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or guarantee that your information on BCM may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We use an internal protocol for security measures to ensure that outside personnel cannot access our databases. We also apply access restrictions and educate staff members on how to properly handle personal data.

In case a personal data breach occurs that could result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, we will notify you immediately in a notification describing the nature of the data breach, the likely consequences of the personal data breach and the measures taken to address it.

We will not notify you of the breach if our technical and organizational protection measures eliminate the risk of the breach, if the high risk to the rights and freedoms of data subjects is no longer likely to materialize or if it would involve a disproportionate effort. In such a case, we will instead organize a public communication or similar measure where the data subjects are informed in an equally effective manner.

If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can contact us by email privacy@bitcoinmerchant.io

Amendments and updates

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Laws, regulations, and industry standards evolve, which may make those changes necessary, or we may make changes to our business. We will post the changes to this page and encourage you to review our Privacy Policy to stay informed. If we make changes that materially alter your privacy rights, we will provide additional notice. 

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this site, you agree to this policy and user agreement. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the Site after posting changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of these changes.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site or your interactions with this site, including requests to access personal information and/or correct personal information, please contact us: privacy@bitcoinmerchant.io

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