Data Protection Declaration of Hydrominer GmbH, Wiedner Hauptstraße 65, 1040 Vienna, Austria (“Hydrominer“; “We“) concerning the website www.hydrominer.org (“Website“).
Thank you for your interest in the services of the Hydrominer. The protection of your privacy is of high priority to Us. The following declaration is intended to inform you comprehensively on what (personal) data We collect while using Our services respectively buying Our products as well as how we deal with it and which rights you have within this context. At the same time, we therewith fulfil Our duties imposed by the (Austrian) Data Protection Act (“DSG“) and other statutory data protection regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (“GDPR“), enforceable from 25 May 2018, and the Austrian Telecommunications Act (“TKG“).Data protection laws are generally relevant in case any processing of personal data is concerned. The terms used within the scope of this data protection declaration are defined in and by the GDPR. As such, the wide definition of “processing” of personal data means any operation or set of operations performed on personal data, such as, but not limited to, recording, organization, storage, alteration, and transmission of personal data. Data protection requirements primarily serve the protection of your personal data, which is considered information allowing Us or third parties to potentially identify your person. This terminology may also apply to IP addresses as long as they allow e.g. Internet Service Providers such identification.
1. Data Processing following the Access of Our Website
Our website may be used without providing any information about your person. When accessing Our Website, We will only store access data (e.g. date and time of retrieval, volume of transferred data, requesting provider) in server log files. Such data are necessary to maintain an undisturbed operation of Our Website and are not used to draw any conclusion regarding your person. As a visitor, you thus may inform yourself about Our products and services without any need to disclose personal information. By entering your personal data (name, phone-number and email address) in the provided form on Our Website, your personal data will not be stored or logged. Your personal data are processed only for the purpose of forwarding you the requested documents by an automatically generated email. (Art 6 para 1 lit b GDPR, “to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract”).
2. Data Processing following the Participation in an Initial Token Offering or any Purchase of Our Products (together, the “Services”)
We will collect the following additional data in order to provide Our Services: [Name, Address, Bank Data, Company Name, VAT ID, Date of Birth, Nationality, Gender, Accptance of read information, Password, Token information (amount, type of token)]
Your personal data are processed for the purpose of (i) the fulfilment of the contract (in accordance with Art 6 para 1 lit b GDPR), (ii) legal requirements (in accordance with Art 6 para 1 lit c GDPR) or (iii) Our legitimate interest (in accordance with Art 6 para 1 lit f GDPR).
Your personal data will only be used by the Hydrominer to fulfil all relevant legal requirements and – without any legal obligation – in no circumstances transferred to third parties.
If you wish to subscribe to Our newsletter, please use the following link: http://eepurl.com/djmus1. For this purpose, We must collect and store your email address. There is no necessity to indicate any other (personal) data. You can unsubscribe from Our newsletter at any time by using the “unsubscribe” link placed at the end of each mailing. After such unsubscription-procedure your email address will be deleted, if it has not been legally collected for other purposes as well. We will in no event issue newsletters to email addresses which have not been registered beforehand.
4. Rights of the Data Subject; Transfer of Data to Third Parties
A central aspect of data protection regulations is the implementation of adequate opportunities to allow for the disposition of personal data, even after the processing of said personal data has occurred. For this purpose, a series of rights of the data subject are set in place. Hydrominer shall comply with your corresponding requests to exercise your rights without undue delay and in any event within four (4) weeks of receipt of the request. All such requests are to be fulfilled free of charge as long as they are not pursued excessively. Specifically, the following rights are entailed:
- Right to information and access to personal data: should you exercise your right to in-formation, We shall provide you with all relevant information regarding the processing of your personal data by Hydrominer, permitted to the extent of the law. As We are processing very little personal data in order to provide Our services, We may not be able to identify your person by any means. Thus, We may only be able to provide information by requesting additional data to verify your status. This may apply to the other rights of the data subject as well. However, you may also obtain the abovementioned information by reading this Data Protection Declaration.
- Right to rectification: with this right, you may request the rectification of inaccurate or incomplete personal data (e.g. email addresses).
- Right to erasure: We are obliged to delete personal data (name, email address) upon your request as you may withdraw your consent at any time.
- Right to restriction of processing: restriction may be requested (i) for a verification period if the accuracy of the data is contested, (ii) if the processing is unlawful.
- Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
Hydrominer will not transfer any of your personal data to third parties without explicit prior consent. However, if processing of personal data in the future should be carried out on behalf of Hydrominer by a so-called processor (a third party), this processing will be governed by specific contracts obliging the processor to comply with Our Data Protection Declaration, to effectively ensure the protection of your rights as described above.
5. Data Security
Hydrominer will protect processed data adequately against unauthorized access (of third parties) in accordance with the provisions of the legal framework of Austria as well as the European Union. We will only process data, which are essential to provide Our services. Data will not be used or stored by other means than set out in this Data Protection Declaration and are made accessible only to a restricted and necessary number of persons, whereby any processing of personal data is strictly limited to the specified and legitimate purpose All employees of Hydrominer have been informed about applicable data protection provisions as well as data security measures and are bound to Our privacy practices. Our web presence and other systems are adequately protected by a variety of security mechanisms. Thus, Hydrominer intends to keep your (personal) data as safe as possible and avoid any loss, destruction, unauthorized access, alteration or dissemination. Nevertheless, We are not able to guarantee complete protection. There will always remain a slight risk of security measurements to fail. Accordingly, Hydrominer shall not be liable for any data loss outside Our sphere of influence.
Our Website uses “cookie”. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your computer in order to enable certain functions and thus make the Website more user-friendly. Please note that certain cookies are set as soon as you visit the Website. Depending on your browser software, you may have the option to configure how cookies are to be treated (e.g. deletion of cookies upon closing the browser, forbidding third-party cookies or cookies in general). Please be advised that restricting cookies may limit the functionality of Our Website. To learn about your cookie management options with the most common browsers, please use the following links:
- Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Edge™: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/allow-or-block-cookies-in-microsoft-edge
- Safari™: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=de_DE&viewlocale=en_US
- Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en
- Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Opera™: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/
7. Google Analytics
If you wish to prevent your information from being transferred to Google, you can alternatively install an add-on for your browser to deactivate such services. You may download such add-on under https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881. Please note, however, that its availability is currently limited to Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera. Your browser may be configured to allow third party cookies for the add-on to work.
Without your explicit consent, We will not use such tracking tool to invisibly collect personal data, share such data with third parties respectively marketing platforms or link such data with any personal information.
For more details, please review the Google Analytics security and privacy principles carefully: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
Please note that Google is participating in the EU-US Privacy Shield, wherefore the company is obliged to adhere to the agreement and permanently maintain a level of data protection corresponding to the European data protection standards. The EU-US Privacy Shield – as subject to an adequacy decision of the European Commission – has been classified to carry a sufficient level of data protection. Data transfers to certified companies within the USA are thus to be considered in line with the legal framework. Google’s certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield can be examined under https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.
We use so-called social-plugins (“plugins“) connecting our Website with the platforms of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Telegram, Medium and bitcointalk.org (hereinafter in singular “platform“).
“Facebook” is provided by the company Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook“). For more information about the plugins of Facebook and their appearance, please click here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins
“Instagram” is provided by Facebook.
“Twitter” is provided by the company Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter“). For more information about the plugins of Facebook and their appearance, please click here: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons
“Telegram” is provided by the company Telegram Messenger LLG, 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom (“Telegram“). For more information about the plugins of Telegram and their appearance, please click here: https://core.telegram.org/api
“Medium” is provided by the company Medium Corporation, (“Medium“). For more information about the plugins of Medium and their appearance, please click here: https://help.medium.com/hc/en-us/articles/213510158-Medium-WordPress-plugin
“bitcointalk.org” is provided by the company Simple Machines, 2215 Renaissance Drive, Suite B, Las Vegas, USA (“bitcointalk.org“). For more information about the plugins of bitcointalk.org and their appearance, please click here: http://www.simplemachines.org/community
These plugins are integrated into our Website by means of the so-called “2-clicks solution”. By this, we ensure that if you visit a page of the Website, no connection to the server of the respective platform-provider (hereinafter in singular “platform-provider“) is established.
Only if you activate the plugins and thus give your consent to the data transmission, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of the platform-provider. The content of the respective plugin is then transmitted directly to your browser by the respective provider and integrated into the page. By activating the plugins, the providers receive the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our Website, even if you do not have a profile on the platforms the respective provider or if you are not logged in. This information (including your IP address) will be transmitted by your browser directly to a server of the respective provider in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to one of the services, the providers can directly assign the visit to our website to your profile on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. If you interact with the plugins, eg the “Like” or the “Tweet” button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the respective provider and stored there. The information will also be published on the social network or on your Twitter account and displayed there to your contacts.
If you do not want Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Telegram, Medium or bitcointalk.org to assign the data collected via our website directly to your profile for the respective service, you must log out of the corresponding service before activating the plug-ins.
Please note that Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are participating in the EU-US Privacy Shield, which requires companies to abide by the agreement and to maintain a level of data protection consistent with European privacy standards. The EU-US Privacy Shield has been granted a level of data protection by adequacy decision of the European Commission; Data transfers to certified companies in the third country USA are thus permitted. The Privacy Shield certifications can be viewed at https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.
9. Contact Form
We provided a contact form on Our website for inquiries. You are required to give your name and email address to send Us a message. We will use this information only to get back to you and for internal organisation purposes, e.g. to allocate incoming inquiries correctly. We will not use this information for any other purpose, and We will not store the data collected via the contact form in any way.
10. Links to websites of third parties
As far as the Website contains external links, We hereby indicate that these third-party websites are not subject to the influence and control of Hydrominer. We disclaim all liability for losses or obligations related to the use of these third-party websites. We are not responsible for the contents, availability, correctness, or accuracy of these websites, nor for their offerings, links, or advertisements.
11. Contact Details regarding Data Protection Issues
In case you have any questions or requests concerning Our privacy practices or if you would like to exercise your right of information, rectification or deletion, please send Us a written request outlining your desire to:
HydroMiner IT-Services GmbH
Wiedner Hauptstrasse 65
E-mail: [email protected]