Collection And Use Of Your Personal Information
bitGekko, or where relevant a designated service provider, collects personal information that you voluntarily provide on this Web site, on third-party websites and applications when subscribing digitally to bitgekko.com, which may include your name, email address, website etc. For example, bitGekko or a designated service provider collects personal information when you submit information to subscribe to email an newsletter, enter a contest, or other promotion. If you do not provide certain personal information, not all functionality on the site will be available.
We use this information for carefully considered business purposes which also benefit our customers and which include some or all of the following:
• to communicate with you
• to help bitGekko improve our services and products and develop new services and products
• to provide support for our services and products, and for bitGekko internal quality control purposes
• to provide you with offers and promotions about services and products of bitGekko or of other parties that may be of interest to you
• to enhance your experience with this Web site, including to save your preference and login information
• to analyze web site usage and analyze use of the Web site
• to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of bitGekko or others and to monitor compliance with and enforce the terms of any agreement with bitGekko
• to operate our services, products, and systems properly.
Please note that if you exercise choice in this manner, you will continue to receive communications concerning products and services you requested, and in response to any requests for information by you. Please also note that this opt-out process may take some time to complete, consistent with applicable law.
bitGekko and the parties with whom we work (e.g., service providers, business partners, advertisers and advertising servers) may place, view, and/or use “cookies”, Web server logs, Web beacons, or other electronic tools to collect statistical and other information about your use of this Web site and other websites. This information may include information about the IP address of your computer, browser type, language, operating system, your mobile device, device ID, geo-location data, the state or country from which you accessed this Web site, the Web pages visited, the date and the time of a visit, the websites you visited immediately before and after visiting this Web site, the number of links you click within this Web site, the functions you use on this Web site, the searches you request on this Web site, the data you save on or download from this Website and the number of times you view an advertisement.
bitGekko and the parties with whom we work may use the information collected for various reasons, either on behalf of bitGekko or for the other parties’ own purposes, including research, analysis, to better serve visitors to this Web site (such as by providing customized content, or presenting online advertising on this Web site or other websites tailored to your interests as described further below), to compile aggregate and anonymous information about usage of this Web site and other websites, other statistics, etc. However, if you have deleted and disabled cookies, these uses will not be possible to the extent they are based on cookie information.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. Likewise, most mobile devices allow you to disable the ability for geo-location information to be collected from your mobile device. The help function on most browsers and mobile devices contains instructions on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting cookies, disable cookies entirely, or disable the collection of geo-location data. You need to set each browser, on each device you use to surf the Web. Thus, if you use multiple browsers (e.g., Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.), you should repeat this procedure with each one. Similarly, if you connect to the Web from multiple devices (e.g., work and home), you need to set each browser on each device. Depending on your jurisdiction, you may be able to utilize additional cookie management tools. However, if you disable cookies or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, it is possible that some parts of this Web site, such as the polls, surveys, contests, and product sales, and certain areas of the Web site for which you need to log in, will not function properly, and the advertising you receive when you visit this Web site may not be advertisements tailored to your interests.
Note that even if you exercise choice for targeted advertising, you will still receive online advertising.
Disclosure Of Your Personal Information
bitGekko may also disclose your personal information to unaffiliated third parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to: (a) comply with any applicable law, rule, or regulation, or in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process; (b) protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of bitGekko or others; (c) monitor compliance with and enforce any terms of service on this Web site; (d) provide you with offers or promotions from bitGekko; or (e) operate the systems that provide our services properly.
The collection, further use, and/or disclosure of your information by Third-Party Providers or by other third parties is not the responsibility of bitGekko. Rather, such collection, use, and/or disclosure is governed by the third parties’ privacy policies.
Accuracy, Security, And Retention Of Your Personal Information
Any personal information you provide to bitGekko is kept on secure servers. bitGekko uses security measures appropriate to the provision of the relevant product or service, such as reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures (a) to safeguard personal information against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification; and (b) to ensure the integrity of the personal information. Personal information is retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it is collected, including legitimate business reasons, and/or legal and regulatory requirements.
Rights With Respect To Your Personal Information
Please note that it may take some time to process your request, consistent with applicable law.
Links To Third-Party Websites
bitGekko may provide links to third-party websites, including social networking websites. Since we do not control third-party sites and are not responsible for any information you may provide while on such sites, we encourage you to read the privacy policies on those websites before providing any of your information on such sites.