Privacy Policy

This policy describes the ways Coindoodle Limited, hereinafter, “Coindoodle”, “we”, “our” or “us” collect, store, use and protect Personal Data. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that Coindoodle complies with applicable United States (US) federal and state regulations, and European Union (hereinafter, “EU”) data protection laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter, “GDPR”). Coindoodle Services include merchant processing services, products, or any other features, technologies or functionalities (hereinafter: “Services”) offered by Coindoodle Users accept this Policy by visiting our website and/or by using our Services.

Definitions

Virtual Financial Asset

As used herein, “Virtual Financial Asset” under Malta’s Virtual Financial Asset Act, 2018, also called “convertible virtual currency,” “cryptocurrency,” or “digital goods”, such as bitcoin or ether, which is based on the cryptographic protocol of a computer network that may be (i) centralized or decentralized, (ii) closed or open-source, and (iii) used as a medium of exchange and/or store of value.

Personal Data

Personal Information is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

 

Privacy is our priority

What types of personal information do we collect?

There are six types of data subjects whose personal data we may process:

  1. Our cardholders
  2. Wallet users that have downloaded and installed either our app on their mobile device
  3. Shoppers who indirectly interface with us when paying a merchant’s invoice
  4. Shoppers who indirectly interface with us when requesting a cryptocurrency withdrawal via a Merchant that is using our Services.
  5. Visitors of our websites
  6. Merchants that sign up for our Services

Information you provide online and on applications or other forms, or through discussions we have with you or your representatives, such as your name, address, date of birth, investment experience, risk tolerance, and any information about your personal investment goals or objectives. Information about your transactions with or through us, such as your account balance, trading activity, and account history, if applicable.

Sensitive or special categories of personal data

We do not process any sensitive personal information, such as religion, race, ethnicity and/or political views.

Why we collect personal information

Our primary purpose for collecting Personal Data is to provide you with a secure, efficient, and customized experience. We can use your Personal Data to:

  1. investigate suspicious activities
  2. resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems;
  3. comply with applicable laws and regulations;
  4. customize, measure, and improve the services and the content and layout of our website and applications;
  5. collection of amounts outstanding from you
  6. manage our websites and services;
  7. provide the our Services and customer support you request;
  8. the day-to-day operation and maintenance of accounts and services;
  9. deliver targeted marketing, service update notices, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences;
  10. contact you (including by way of e-mail),
  11. process transactions and send notices about your transactions;
  12. prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our Terms of Use;
  13. compare information for accuracy and verify it with third parties.
  14. provide you with information about our products and services, or those of others, that you may be interested in;

We may collect personal information from visitors to our websites and individuals who participate in a promotion or survey. We may use this information to advise them of products, services and other marketing materials which may be of interest to them.

How we protect and store personal information/how we share personal data with third parties

If data is transferred outside the European Economic Area, we will ensure that the receiving party is in full compliance with GDPR rules through contractual clauses.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside of Malta. It may also be processed by staff operating outside of Malta who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing, except customers located in the EEA, as detailed above. All information you provide to us is stored on our and/or third party cloud servers.

You have to know that we take security of data very seriously. We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption, we enforce physical access controls to our buildings and files, and we authorize access to Personal Data only for those employees who require it to fulfill their job responsibilities. We maintain reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal data. We require you to enter a unique user name and password to access your account information online. Our servers are enabled with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to prevent unauthorized parties from viewing the personal information that you provide or access during a secure session (look for the padlock icon on your browser).

Data retention

Your personal data will be stored for the duration of your active subscription for general usage of the site and communication purposes.

If your subscription falls into inactive status, we will dispose of your data within days. In some 100 cases we may keep a hash of your e-mail address to prevent repeated usage of the free trial.

Individual Rights for European Economic Area Residents under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

The GDPR regulation provides rights for individuals (data subjects):

  1. Right to Object
  2. Right of Access
  3. Right to Data Portability
  4. If case you wish to exercise any of those rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer at (CPO@coinigy.com) or using the contact form.
  5. Right to Rectification of Erasure Procedure

How data subjects can access or change their personal data

Individuals located in the European Union have statutory rights in relation to their Personal Data. Subject to any exemptions provided by law, you may have the right to request access to Information, as well as to seek to update, delete, correct, or restrict the processing of this Personal Data. If you would like to exercise the right of access, you can make a request via our support form which can be found here: www.coindoodle.com

Merchants can review and edit their information by logging in to their account and reviewing their Personal Data under the Settings tab. If you wish to change information relating to your industry or company website, or if you wish delete your account, you can send an email to support@coindoodle.com . If you choose to delete your account, we will mark your account in our database as "Closed".

Marketing

We do not sell your Personal Data to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent but we may share Personal Data with third parties to help us with our marketing and promotional projects. We may combine your information with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our services and advertising. Customers can opt out from these marketing communications at any moment. If you do not want to receive these communications, please send an email to support@coindoodle.com

How we use cookies and what should you know about "cookies"?

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. Most browsers support cookies, but you can set your browser to decline them and can delete them whenever you like.

What type of cookies do we use?

When you access our website, we, or companies we hire to track how our website is used, may place small data files called “cookies” on your computer. Our cookies do not contain personal information about you. You do have control over cookies. Most Web browsers can be set to notify you when an HTML cookie is placed on your computer. You can manually delete HTML cookies and set most browsers to refuse to accept HTML. We send a “session cookie” to your computer when you log in to your account. This type of cookie helps us to recognize you if you visit multiple pages on our site during the same session, so that we do not need to ask you for your password on each page. Once you logout or close your browser, this cookie expires and no longer has any effect.

Changes to this policy

We may change this policy at any time by posting a revised version on our website. The revised version will be effective at the time we post it. In addition, if the revised version includes any substantial changes to the manner in which your Personal Data will be processed, we will provide you with 30 days prior notice by posting notification of the change on the “Privacy Policy” area of our website.

Questions about privacy or your rights? Please contact us.

If you have questions concerning this or a complaint about this privacy policy or our global privacy standards, please just send us an email at support@coindoodle.com