Our company (hereinafter referred to as "bitwallet") hereby declares that bitwallet strives to protect the personal information (hereinafter referred to as "Personal Information") of our customers (hereinafter referred to as "User" or "Users"), always keeping the following in mind:
Collection of User Information
When User uses the Services, his/her IP address and standard log information such as type of browser used or pages accessed on the website of bitwallet are collected.
When using the Services, the following User information collected.
Before approving of use of the Services by User, bitwallet may request such User to submit additional information to confirm the identity or address of such User or to manage risks, such as date of birth, identification certificate number, nationality or any other identification information. Further, bitwallet may acquire the information in relation to User from third parties such as credit research agencies or identification services.
While User is using the Services, bitwallet collects the information in relation to the transactions, any other activities on the website or use of the Services by such User. bitwallet may collect the information in relation to the computer or any other access devices of such User to prevent any unauthorized or wrongful act.
When User downloads or uses any mobile bitwallet applications or accesses any of the websites of bitwallet for mobile terminals, bitwallet can receive the information in relation to the location and mobile terminal (including its unique identifier) of such User. bitwallet can use such information to provide the services based on such location information, such as advertisements, search results or any other customized contents. It is common for mobile terminals to control or invalidate the location information service on the menu of such terminals. If User has any question about how to invalidate the location information service of his/her terminal, such User needs to contact his/her mobile service provider or the manufacturer of such terminal.
Handling of Sensitive Information
bitwallet, in principle, does not acquire, use or provide to any third party any information in relation to political opinion, belief (religion, thought or faith), membership of labor union, race, ethnicity, origin, permanent legal domicile, healthcare, sex life and criminal history (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Sensitive Information"). bitwallet may acquire, use or provide to any third party Sensitive Information within its necessary scope in any of the following cases (with strict management on the part of bitwallet):
Cookie, Web beacon, Local storage and similar technologies: Cookie, Web beacon, Local storage and similar technologies: When User accesses the bitwallet website or uses the Services, bitwallet (including its business partners) creates small data files in the computer or any other device of such User. Such data files may be cookie, pixel tag, "Flash Cookie" or any other local storage provided by the browser or related applications used by such User (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Cookie"). bitwallet uses such Cookies for any of the following purposes. • To recognize such User as User of bitwallet; • To provide the Services, contents or advertisements suited to the applications of such User; • To measure promotional effects; • To confirm that the security of the account of such User is not exposed to any risk; • To reduce any risk and avoid any unauthorized use; • To improve the reliability and security of the bitwallet website and the entire Services.
bitwallet's Cookie can be refused if the browser or add-on of such browser used by User permits such refusal, unless such Cookie is necessary to prevent any unauthorized use or to ensure the security of the website managed by bitwallet. In the case of refusal of the Cookie, the use of bitwallet's website or of the Services may be obstructed.
Protection and Storage of Personal Information
bitwallet stores and processes Personal Information of User in its computers located in Singapore or in the computers of various customer service centers or operation support centers located all over the world. bitwallet protects Personal Information of User by taking physical, electronic and procedural security measures. bitwallet takes security measures in relation to its computers such as firewalls or data encryption and controls any physical access to its buildings, facilities and files. Further, any permits for access to Personal Information are limited only to the employees who need such Personal Information to perform their duties.
Use of Collected Personal Information
The first purpose of collecting Personal Information of User is to provide such User with a safe, smooth and efficient environment suited to such User. As a result bitwallet uses Personal Information of User for any of the following purposes.
bitwallet does not sell or lend any Personal Information of User, without express consent of such User, to any third party other than its affiliated companies, for the purpose of marketing of such third party. bitwallet provides User with the Services, contents or advertisements suited to the applications of such User, by integrating the information of such User and the information collected from other companies, and strives to improve the quality and effect of such provision.
Sharing of Personal Information with other Users of bitwallet
bitwallet needs to convey Personal Information of User to any individual or company to whom such User makes payments, in order to process such payments. The contact information and date of registration of User is provided to other Users with whom such User conducts transactions through bitwallet. If User accesses the Services by using any third party, such information and any other information may be shared with such third party. Such third party cannot use such Personal Information for any purpose other than the purpose to make the Services available, without consent of such User.
When User purchases any products or services and makes payments for them via bitwallet, the latter may provide the seller of such products or services with the confirmed billing address of such User for credit card, so that such User can complete the transactions with such seller. Such seller cannot sell its own services by using such information, without consent of such User.
bitwallet enables User to make payments by using the Services and promotes the use of the Services, by collaborating with third parties such as the merchant. Therefore, when User makes payments to any merchant or makes payments through any third party, bitwallet and such third party may share the information in relation to such User, such as e-mail address or mobile phone number. Such information is used to confirm that such User is a member of the Services and that the Services can become effective as a payment method for such User.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the User's credit card number is not disclosed to the other party to whom such User makes payments through bitwallet or the third party who provides or uses the Services. However, if User expressly permits such disclosure, or if bitwallet is required to disclose such information in order to comply with the rules of credit card associations, effective regulations or requests of law-enforcement institutions, or to cooperate with investigations of law-enforcement institutions in accordance with the request of laws, such information may be disclosed.
Sharing of Personal Information with Third Party
bitwallet may share User's Personal Information with any of the following third parties.
Personal Information of User is shared with law-enforcement institutions, governmental institutions or any other third parties in any of the following cases.
Personal Information of User is shared with other third parties for any of the following purposes.
User needs to acknowledge that such third party may be located in the country where the laws in relation to handling of Personal Information are laxer than the laws of the country of such User.
Overseas Transfer of Personal Information
bitwallet undertakes best efforts to sufficiently protect Personal Information of Users, regardless of storage location of data, and strives to properly protect Personal Information of Users in transferring such information to overseas locations including those outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).
Use of "Login with bitwallet"
"Login with bitwallet" is a tool developed by bitwallet to improve the usage experience of Users on the internet. "Login with bitwallet" simplifies the account opening and login process, in the case of using the websites of third parties. It also enhances the usage experience of Users on such websites.
In using "Login with bitwallet", Users do not need to create each user name and each password for each website. A User can sign in by his/her existing login information on participant websites. If User uses "Login with bitwallet", such User is be deemed to have agreed that bitwallet shares with the participant websites, the information listed on the screen for consent of login or listed in account setup of "Login with bitwallet". The information which User permits bitwallet to share with third parties is based on the conditions of service and the terms of privacy stipulated by each third party. Therefore, bitwallet recommends User to confirm the policies of each third party.
Access to and Change of Personal Information
User can confirm or edit his/her own Personal Information anytime, by moving to "Individual Setup" on the website of bitwallet after login to the account of such User. User can also cancel the account of the Services. In such case, bitwallet puts a mark of "cancelled" on such account in its data base. However, bitwallet may retain Personal Information of such User for solution of objections or problems, support to investigation, prevention of wrongful acts, enforcement of the Terms or any other measures, for a specific period of time, in accordance with the requirements of laws and within the permitted scope.
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