Blockchains Factory

Privacy Policy

Last Revised: August 21st, 2018 

Who we are

Our website address is https://blockchainsfactory.com. We respect the privacy of our users (“User” or “you”) and are committed to protect their information. We believe that you have a right to know our practices regarding the information we may collect and use when you visit our proprietary online platform featuring various tools and information related to various cities worldwide (the “Service”) available at the Internet address [https://blockchainsfactory.com] (the “Site”).

This Policy is incorporated to and considered a part of our Terms of Use.

Your consent (please read carefully!)

By accessing and/or using the Site or the Service you agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy, including to the collection and processing of your Personal Information (as defined below). If you disagree to any term provided herein, you may not access or use the Site and the Service.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect two types of data and information:

(a) Non-personal Information. The first type is non-identifiable and anonymous information. To put it simply, we have no idea what is the identity of the User from which we have collected the Non-personal Information. Non-personal Information which is being gathered consists of technical information and behavioral information, as detailed below:

Technical information:

  •         Type of operation system (e.g. Windows, Linux, etc.)
  •         Type of Browser (e.g. Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.)
  •         Screen resolution (e.g. 800×600, 1024×768, etc.)
  •         Browser and keyboard language (e.g. English)
  •         IP address.
  •         You computer’s configurations and settings and any similar technical data and information.

Behavioral information:

  •        User’s clickstream on the Service (i.e. the fact that User has chosen to click on a certain link or access a certain feature on the Service).
  •        The activities of the User on the Service and any Similar behavioral information.

(b) Personal InformationThe other type of information we may collect is individually identifiable information. To put it simply, this information may identify an individual or is of a private and/or sensitive nature such as name, address, and email address. Personal Information which is being gathered consists of any personal details provided voluntarily by the User during registration to the Site.

Registration to the Site and/or contact forms. During the registration process to the Site and/or contacting us by contact forms, you will have to provide us with certain Personal Information. Such information includes your email and additional information which you may provide at your sole discretion.

Please note: certain third-parties may share your Personal Information with us if you allow them to share such information. Such information is shared with us for your convenience, in order to enable you to access the Service after signing-in such third parties, and without the need to register to the Service separately.

How do we collect information on our Users?

There are two main methods we use:

(a)    We collect information while you access or use the Site or the Service. In other words, when you access or use the Service we are aware of your usage of the Service, and may gather, collect and record the information relating to such usage. For example, when you connect to the Service your computer tells us your IP address. We may further log the content you generate during your use of the Service.

(b)       We collect information which you voluntarily permitted third parties to provide us. For example, when you wish to connect to Facebook through the Service for the first time, we will ask you to allow Facebook to provide us certain information (as described above).

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Social Login

We collect your public profile data only from your consent that you grant before initiating Social Login, from the social network used to login at our website. This data includes your first name, last name, email address, link to your social media profile, unique identifier, link to social profile avatar. This data is used to create your user profile at our website. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an email.

Facebook Comments

We embed Facebook Comments plugin to allow you to leave comment at our website using your Facebook account. This plugin may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the commenting interface, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the interface (such as “liking” someone’s comment, replying to other comments), if you are logged into Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update

GooglePlus Comments

We use GooglePlus Comments widget at our website for you to be able to comment at our webpages using your GooglePlus account. From this interaction Google automatically collects and store certain information in server logs like IP address, device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request, in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Facebook Comments Moderation

We collect the data related to the Facebook Comment you post, only from  your consent that you grant before posting Facebook Comment at our website. This data includes your Facebook account name, unique Facebook account identifier, unique identifier associated to the posted Facebook comment, unique open graph object identifier of the webpage at which you posted the comment, unique identifier associated to the parent comment if you reply to an existing comment. This data is used to show recent Facebook Comments made all over our website and/or to show the old comments made at non-SSL webpages before we moved our website to SSL. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an email.

Facebook Comments Notifier

We send the Facebook Comment you post, to page/post author and/or website administrator via automated email, only from your consent that you grant before posting Facebook Comment at our website. This data includes just the  Facebook comment posted by you.

Social Analytics for Sharing 

We use Google Analytics to track social shares made at our website. Google automatically collect and store certain information in their server logs which includes device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Google Account, in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Facebook Like, Facebook Recommend, Facebook Share official buttons

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to see number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” our webpages. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update

Twitter Tweet official button

We use a Twitter Tweet widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update

GooglePlus, GooglePlus Share official buttons

We use a GooglePlus widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Google’s servers for you to be able to share our webpages using your GooglePlus account. These requests make your IP address visible to Google, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Linkedin Share official button

We use a Linkedin Share widget at our website to allow you to share our webpages on Linkedin. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Reddit Badge official button

We use Reddit Badge widget at our website which may log information when you interact with the widget. This may include your IP address, user-agent string, browser type, operating system, referral URLs, device information (e.g., device IDs), pages visited, links clicked, user interactions (e.g., voting data), the requested URL and hardware settings, in accordance with their privacy policy: https://www.redditinc.com/policies/privacy-policy

 

What are the purposes of the collection of information?

(a)       Non-personal Information is collected in order to:  

  •       Enhance the User’s experience on the Service (e.g. by determining the screen resolutions).
  •       Learn about the preferences of Users and general trends on the Service (e.g. understand which features are more popular than others).
  •       Statistical purposes.

(b)       Personal Information is collected in order to:  

  •       Enable the overall operation of the Service.
  •       Personalize your experience on the Service.
  •       Provide you with certain information and services available only to registered Users.
  •       Allow us to contact you with proposals and tailored information regarding events, offers, services, etc.
  •       Identify you when conducting customer service operations (such as providing feedback, etc.).
  •       Allow you to register for special offers, contests or premium services.

Who we share your data with

We share Personal Information only in the following cases:

(a) to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, subpoena or governmental request; (b) to enforce these Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use [www.blockchainsfactory.com\terms-of-use], including investigation of potential violations thereof; (c) to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; (d) to respond to claims that any content published on the Service violates any right of a third-party; (e) to respond to claims that unauthorized information (e.g. phone number, name, etc.) of a third-party has been posted on the Service; (f) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Company, its Users or the general public; (g) when Company is undergoing any change in control, including by means of merger, acquisition or purchase of all or substantially all of the assets of Company; (h) pursuant to your approval, in order to supply certain services you have requested from Company; or (i) to let our partners and affiliates serve you with commercials.

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.

Advertising

You hereby agree that we shall use your contact details for the purpose of informing you regarding products and services (offered by the Company and/or by third parties) which may interest you and to send to you advertisements and other marketing material, transmitted to the e-mail address you provided.

The foregoing consent constitutes consent to transmission of advertisements pursuant to the Telecommunication Law (Bezeq and Transmissions) (Amendment No. 40), 2008. You may withdraw your consent via written notice to the Company or on the same manner as the advertising was transmitted to you.

It is clarified that we are not responsible for the content of said advertisements and the products delivered or services rendered thereby by third parties and you irrevocably and unconditionally agree that we shall not be held responsible or liable in connection thereof.

Note that if you click on any of these advertisements, these advertisers may use cookies and other web-tracking technologies to collect non-personal and/or personal information about you. We recommend that you review the terms of use and privacy policy for any advertiser with which you are interacting before doing so. Their privacy policy, not ours, will apply to any of those interactions.

Cookies & Local Storage

When you access or use the Service, Company may use industry-wide technologies such as “cookies” and Flash (or similar technologies), which stores certain information on your computer (“Local Storage“) and which will allow us to enable automatic activation of certain features, and make your Service experience much more convenient and effortless. The cookies used by the Service are created per session, does not include any information about you, other than your session key and are removed as your session ends (usually after 24 hours). It is easy to prohibit the Local Storage. Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer’s hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. In order to erase or disable the Local Storage option in Flash you should use the settings option of Flash according to the specific instructions provided by the technology provider. However, if you block or erase cookies, or change the settings of Flash, your online experience may be limited.

We also use certain third-party cookies. These are a different kind of cookies, stored on your computer by third parties, rather than by the Company (for example see Section 6 regarding Advertising). This kind of cookie is only read (and not altered by the Service) each time you visit the Service, and also when you visit certain websites or applications that uses similar cookies. Third-party cookies usually store only a Non-personal Information, such as the web pages you have visited, the duration of your browsing, etc.

What rights you have over your data

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.

Security

We take a great care in maintaining the security of the Service and your information and in preventing unauthorized access to it through industry standard technologies and internal procedures. However, we do not guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur.

Third Party Websites

While using the Service you may encounter links to third party websites. Please be advised that such third party websites are independent from the Service, and we assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to privacy matters or any other legal matter with respect to such third party websites. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies and the terms of use or service of such websites.

Third Party Software/Service

We may be using third party software and/or services, in order to collect and/ or process further information.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

The terms of this Privacy Policy will govern the use of the Service and any information collected therein. Company reserves the right to change this policy at any time, so please re-visit this page frequently. In case of any material change, we will make reasonable efforts to post a clear notice on the Service.

Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective as of the stated “Last Revised” and your continued use of the Site and/or the Service on or after the Last Revised date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes.

Got any Questions?

If you have any questions (or comments) concerning this Privacy Policy, you are most welcomed to send us an email using the following address: contact@­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­blockchainsfactory.com, and we will make an effort to reply within a reasonable timeframe.