PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated: Nov 28, 2016

Thank you for visiting https://www.GlobalBTC.com (the “Site”), operated by Global BTC Limited (“Global BTC”, “Us”, or “We”). We are dedicated to safeguarding user privacy as you interact with content and information on the Site. To better protect user privacy, we have prepared and provided this policy ("Privacy Policy"), which lays out our information practices as well as choices you may make regarding how your information is collected and used.


1. Policy Overview


Global BTC is committed to respecting user privacy and recognizes your need to protect and manage your personally identifiable information ("Personal Information").

Personal Information denotes information which may be used to identify a given individual. Such information includes, but is not limited to: First and Last Name, Physical Address, Email Address, Online Profile, or other Contact Information. At present, we do not require users to provide Personal Information in order to access our Site. Personal Information is however, required to utilize our Digital Assets Platform as according to the relevant KYC/AML regulations pertaining to where the Platform is being utilized.

We may use your email address and/or other provided information to contact you regarding our services and/or to send updates, a newsletter, or other news or materials regarding our services.

If you choose to provide us with your Personal Information on the Site, we may transfer said Personal Information within Global BTC or to Global BTC's third-party service providers, but only to facilitate providing services on the Site (across borders, and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions). The services provided by our third-party service providers may include providing customer service and marketing assistance, performing business, sales, and traffic analyses and analytics, supporting our website functionality, and supporting other features offered through our Site. If any transactions are conducted, such as a user requesting a service or deliverable via the Site, we may also share your name or contact information with authorized service providers. These service providers may have access to information needed to perform their functions, and will process said information in accordance with their privacy policies.

Global BTC strives to comply with all applicable laws designed to protect user privacy, our goal being to protect your Personal Information regardless of where that Personal Information has been or is collected, transferred, or retained. While legal requirements vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, Global BTC adheres to principles set forth in this policy even if, in connection with the foregoing, we transfer said Personal Information from your source jurisdiction to one or more other jurisdictions.

Finally, please note we may disclose a user’s Personal Information, and/or any further information submitted to the Site, if we arrive at the good faith belief that said disclosure would be of assistance and/or necessary in order to:

  • enforce our Terms of Service and investigate potential violations thereof
  • ensure compliance with any and all applicable laws, legal processes, regulations, or requests made by government authorities
  • investigate, detect, preempt, or otherwise address issues pertaining to fraud or security
  • provide protection against damage to the safety, rights, or property of Global BTC, its users, or the public


2. How Information is Collected


Cookies

A “Cookie” is a string of information that a website or web-based service stores on a user’s computer, which the user’s browser thereafter provides to the website each time the user submits a query to the site. Global BTC uses Cookies to track pages that users visit during each session - in order to help us improve user experience and to better understand and track how our Site is being used. As with other non-Personal Information gathered from users, we analyze and disclose said information in aggregated form to help us, our partners, and other parties better understand how the Site is used. We do not attempt to link information gathered via Web Cookies to Personal Information described above. USERS WHO PREFER TO NOT HAVE COOKIES PLACED ON THEIR MACHINES SHOULD SET BROWSER SOFTWARE TO REFUSE COOKIES PRIOR TO ACCESSING THE SITE, WHILE UNDERSTANDING THAT CERTAIN FEATURES OF THE SITE MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY AS A RESULT. USERS WHO REFUSE COOKIES ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RESULTING IMPAIRED FUNCTIONALITY.

Web Beacons

A “Web Beacon” is an object embedded in a web page, which allow website operators to check whether a user has viewed a particular web page or an email, and which typically are invisible to the user. Global BTC may use Web Beacons on its Site and in its emails to count users who have visited particular pages or viewed emails, and with respect to Global BTC’s services. Note that Web Beacons are not used to access Personal Information. They are used purely to compile aggregated statistics about Site usage. Web Beacons collect only a limited set of information including a Cookie number, time and date of a page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which the Web Beacon resides. While users may may not decline Web Beacons, they may render them ineffective by declining all Cookies or modifying your browser settings to provide notifications each time a Cookie is tendered - allowing users to accept or decline Cookies on an individual basis.


3. User Choice Opt Out


You may choose whether or not to provide Personal Information to Global BTC. If you choose not to provide the Personal Information we request, you can still visit portions of the Site, but you may be unable to access certain options, content, and services.


4. Securing Personal Information


We have implemented security policies, rules, and technical measures to protect and safeguard Personal Information within our custody from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification, as well as unlawful or unintended destruction or loss. All Global BTC employees and data processors that have access to said Personal Information are obligated to ensure and respect your information’s confidentiality.


5. External Sites


Our Site may contain links to other sites, for instance regarding our partners or clients, or media coverage of Global BTC services. Other sites may also reference or link to our site. Please note Global BTC is not responsible for either the privacy practices or content of said external sites.


6. Commitment to Privacy


We are committed to protecting your privacy. Protecting user privacy online remains an evolving area, and Global BTC's Site is evolving in turn to satisfy these demands. In the event you have comments or questions regarding this Policy, please contact us at support@GlobalBTC.com. We will address any issue as soon as possible to the best of our abilities.


7. Consent


By using this Site, you confirm your consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and to Global BTC's processing of Personal Information for purposes iterated above. If you do not agree with the terms of this Policy, please do not use our Site. Global BTC reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of our Site further to the posting of changes to these terms confirms your acceptance of said changes.