Last revised: August 8, 2017

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to increase the user awareness regarding the processing and protection of their personal information when using the company’s website. The Privacy Policy describes the information BIZNET, LLP (“Biznet”) collects when a person accesses or uses in any matter our website, or otherwise contacts or interacts with us. This policy is a part of the Terms and Conditions of the website.

1. Scope and consent

By using the Site, you (“User”) accept the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to the data practices (such as collection, use, disclosure, and retention of your information) prescribed in it.

This Privacy Policy, as amended or otherwise changed from time to time (the “Privacy Policy”), explains the manner in which Biznet collects, uses, maintains, stores and discloses user personal information obtained through the website (the “Site”). The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to BIZNET, LLP. Capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Terms and Conditions.

2. Amendment

On occasion, Biznet may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our personal data collection and practices, the features on the Site, or advances in technology. Therefore, we reserve the right to change the Privacy Policy without prior notice to the Users. However, we undertake to post any changes in our Privacy Policy on the Site.

3. What information does Biznet collect?

Biznet offers its clients to provide some personal information in order to ensure the service is as effective as possible. We gather clients’ Personal Data and Anonymous Data, as described below.

3.1 Personal Data

Under “Personal Data” we understand any data that allows someone to identify or contact you. This includes your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, wallet numbers, transaction information, as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing data.

  • We collect Personal Data from you (e.g. your name and surname, e-mail and telephone number, photographs, password, your wallet numbers) upon registration with the program.
  • We may also collect some other Personal Data provided by third party identity verification services or via social networks (e.g. your facebook or skype profile).
  • If you use certain services (e.g. two-factor authentification), we may collect the information about your phone number to which your mobile device is associated, and may associate that phone number to your mobile device identification information.
  • If you allow your mobile device or computer to send us your location, we may store that information as well.
  • We also collect any other Personal Data that you provide us voluntarily when seeking support services, such as your e-mail address, copies of your government IDs, your photographs, screenshots, and any information you submit via our support online form, live chat, or any other information you provide to our support services staff.
  • We may also collect other data, including but not limited to, referrals URLs, your location, blockchain analytics information related to blockchain addresses you provide, etc.

3.2 Anonymous Data

Under “Anonymous Data” we understand any data that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Data. Anonymous Data does not, by itself, permit the identification of individual persons, but may be used by us for analytical purposes (e.g. for statistical analysis or data mining purposes).

  • We may collect directly or through third party service providers Anonymous Data from you, including your browser type, operating system, IP address, domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit.
  • We also gather some information automatically and store it in log files. This information usually includes IP addresses of each your visit, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
  • We also use “cookies” to collect information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing the website.
  • We retain information on your behalf, such as transactional data and other session data linked to your Account.

4. How does Biznet use the information it collects?

In general, Biznet uses both Personal and Anonymous Data in order to ensure the service we provide is as effective as possible. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer user data to any third party unless we provide users with advance notice.

4.1 Use of Personal Data

We may use your Personal Data in the following ways:

  • identify you and perform identity verification through a service provider;
  • improve the quality of experience when you interact with our Site and Services;
  • send you administration e-mail notifications or support advisories if needed;
  • contact you in order to verify ownership of the e-mail address provided when your Account was created;
  • notify you about important changes that might affect you;
  • identify, prevent, and report potentially suspicious, fraudulent, or illegal activities;
  • respond to your support requests and answer questions related to your personal account;
  • inform you about the new products and services offered, as well as about any updates of the website functionality.

4.2 Use of Anonymous Data

All data collected automatically may be used for internal purposes such as auditing, analytical data procession (statistical analysis or data mining), assessment of the quality of our products and services, and improvement of our services.

  • We may use the data we collect automatically (e.g. your IP address or some information from our log files) to perform identity verification and make our Site and Services more useful to you.
  • We use information from log files and cookies to analyze trends, track users’ movements around the Site, gather some statistical information about user database as a whole, and administer the Site.
  • We may use Cookies to collect your IP address, referral URLs, the type of device you use, your operating system, the type of browser you use, your geographic location, the length of your web or application session, and other session data. This information will be used to identify and prevent any fraudulent activity, to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Site, to help us understand and remember your preferences based on your previous or current site activities, and to make your experience with us more enjoyable and more tailored to meet your special interests and needs. Cookies are not permanent and will expire after some period of inactivity. However, if you do not want us to gather this information, you may opt to deactivate your cookies.
  • We also use automatically collected data for analytical purposes (e.g. for statistical analysis and data mining) in order to reveal patterns and trends on our data set and to make numeric predictions.

5. How does Biznet share any personal information?

Biznet undertakes not to disclose the personal information received from the User to third parties unless required to do so by law enforcement, court order, government request, or in compliance with legal reporting obligations.

It shall not be considered a violation of the obligations if we provide information to third parties or government authorities in order to comply with any law or to defend against claims, investigate or bring legal action against illegal or suspected illegal activities, enforce our Terms, or to protect the rights, safety, and security of Biznet, Biznet users, or the public.

It shall not be considered a violation of the obligations if we provide information to third parties in order to provide you with the Services that we offer through our Site; to perform any of our obligations to the User, described in our Terms; to conduct quality assurance testing; to provide technical support; to verify your identity; and/or to provide other services that we guarantee on our Site.

In the event of any sale, merger, acquisition, dissolution, insolvency, or receivership that might take place, we may transfer some of your Personal Data as a business asset. If another company acquires our company, or a portion of our business or assets, that company will also possess all or a portion of the Personal and Anonymous Data collected by us and might assume the rights and obligations regarding these data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Please note that our Site contains links to other third party websites, which have separate and independent privacy policies (e.g. electronic payment systems). We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites, even if you access them using the links from our Site.

6. How can personal information be updated on the Site?

For security reasons, users are not allowed to change or update their Personal Data after registration. You can update your personal information by contacting support and making a request. Please, provide a good reason for changing your personal data.

We reserve the right to retain your information for as long as your Account has not been deleted. If you wish to delete your Account and all private information associated with it, please contact our support team.

7. How does Biznet protect its clients’ personal data?

We take protection of your personal data seriously. We use the most modern methods of protection, including technical and organizational ones. We have implanted restrictions related to the storage of and the ability to access your personal information both on the Company’s web servers and in Users’ back office on the Company’s website. Besides, we use industry-standard data encryption technology.

Please note that no transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Users shall be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their authentication data. Biznet shall not be responsible for any fraudulent transactions performed as a result of the Users’ improper storage or loss of their authentication data.

Please note also that although we take reasonable measures, including administrative and technical, to protect your information from loss, theft, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction, we nevertheless cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat our security measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. In the event that any information in our possession or under our control is compromised as a result of a security breach, we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and, where appropriate, notify those Users whose information may have been compromised.

8. Further comments

Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that we may receive about you through channels external to Biznet (e.g. through social networks, or publicly available resources).

This Privacy Policy also does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, third-party cookies, web beacons, or other tracking technologies, which are covered by such third parties’ privacy policies. For more information, we encourage you to check the privacy policies of these third parties to learn about their privacy practices.

9. Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding our Privacy Policy, or if you believe that our policy relating to the protection of your personal information have not been respected, you may contact us using our contact support form.