This policy describes the information we gather, how we use those Personal Data and the circumstances under which we disclose such information to third parties.
In this Policy “Services” means the web site, any feature provided by us via that website or any local application (mobile desktop or otherwise), including without limitation investment services or Ekòkò.ng™ information services, but excluding API services, which are governed by a separate agreement.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data(bitcoin private)
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Collecting of Personal Information
When you access or use the Services, we collect the following information:
Information you may provide to us: You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our website or through our app or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use the Services and when you report a problem with the website or on mobile devices.
Information We Collect from Other Sources: We also receive information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services. For instance:
We use third-party services that may be co-branded as Ekòkò.ng™ but will do so with clear notice. Any third-party services may collect information as determined by their own privacy policies.
Use of Personal Data
As it is in our legitimate interest to be responsive to you and to ensure the proper functioning of our products and organization, we will use your information to:
- Understand and meet your needs and preferences in using our Services;
- Develop new and enhance existing service and product offerings;
- Manage and develop our business and operations;
- Carry out any actions for which we have received your consent;
- Prevent fraudulent or other criminal activity; and
- Meet legal and regulatory requirements.
We also reserve the right to use aggregated Personal Data to understand how our users use our Services, provided that those data cannot identify any individual.
We also use third party web analytic tools that help us understand how users engage with the website. These third parties may use first-party cookies to track user interactions to collect information about how users use our website. This information is used to compile reports and to help us improve our website. The reports disclose website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of such third party analytic tools without affecting how you visit our site
We will process your Personal Data legally and fairly and not use it outside the purposes of which we have informed you. So far as we are able we shall ensure that all of your Personal Data is accurate and up to date.
Disclosure of Personal Data
We may share your information with selected recipients to perform functions required to operate your investment on our behalf. All such third parties will be contractually bound to protect data in compliance with our Policy. The categories of recipients include
Companies within the Ekòkò.ng™ corporate family located in the United States and the United Kingdom, in order to provide the Services to you.
Cloud services providers to store certain personal data and for disaster recovery services, as well as for the performance of any contract we enter into with you.
We also may share personal information with your investment/trading broker in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Ekòkò.ng™ assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by Ekòkò.ng™ is among the assets transferred.
Retention of Your Personal Data
The length of time we retain Personal Data outside our back up system varies depending on the purpose for which it was collected and used, as follows:
- Data you provide to us when buying our cookware: while user remains active, is stored in the US.
- Country Location data: while user remains active, stored in the US.
- Data on your preferences: while user remains active, stored in the US.
- IP address login: until subsequent login from a new IP, stored in the US.
Except where prohibited by law, this period may extend beyond the end of the particular relationship with us but only for so long as we are contractually bound to do so, or so far as is necessary for audit, regulatory or other accounting purposes.
When Personal Data are no longer needed we have procedures either to destroy, delete, erase or convert it to an anonymous form.
After you have terminated your use of our Services, we reserve the right to maintain your Personal Data as part of our standard back-up procedures in an aggregated format
Storage of Personal Data
Ekòkò.ng™ stores your Personal Data at secure locations in the EU. Ekòkò.ng™ has ensured that appropriate security standards are in place regarding the safeguarding, confidentiality and security of Data. The information that we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored in, destinations outside of your country and the European Economic Area (“EEA”) as described below
The information that we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored in, destinations outside of your country and the European Economic Area (“EEA”) as described below:
Adequacy Decision: The personal data that we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored at/processed in, the UK via encrypted communications channels and stored on hardware owned by Ekòkò.ng™ for the purpose of operation of Services and disaster recovery, which were found to have an adequate level of protection for personal data under Commission Decision 2000/518/EC of 26 July 2000.
Model Clauses: The personal data that we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored at/processed in the UK via encrypted communications channels and stored on hardware owned by Ekòkò.ng™ for the purpose of operation of Services and disaster recovery, under the Commission’s model contracts for the transfer of personal data to third countries (i.e., the standard contractual clauses), pursuant to Decision 2010/87/EU.
Privacy Shield: The personal data that we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored at/processed by Ekòkò.ng™ which complies with the US Department of Commerce’s EU-US Privacy Shield and Swiss–US Privacy Shield and has certified that we adhere to the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access, Recourse, Enforcement and Liability. For more information about the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield website.
If you are resident in the EU, in certain circumstances you have the right to access and receive a copy of information we hold about you, to rectify any personal data held about you that is inaccurate and to request the deletion of personal data held about you. Any access request after the first such request by you may be subject to a reasonable fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. You also have the right to data portability for information you provide to us – this means that you can obtain a copy of your data in a commonly used electronic format so that you can manage and move it. You may have the right to restrict or object to the processing of your personal data by us.
By using the Services, you signify your agreement to this Policy. Ekòkò.ng™ reserves the right to change this Policy at any time. If we make any material changes to this Policy, the revised Policy will be posted here and notified to our users at least 30 days prior to the changes taking effect, so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it. Please check this page frequently to see any updates or changes to this Policy
Questions and Complaints
Any questions about this Policy, the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Data by Ekòkò.ng™ or access to your Personal Data which is required by law (or would be so subject had the storage in question taken place in a relevant EU member state if the case may be but not otherwise) to be disclosed should be directed to [email protected].