Effective Date: 01/21/2019
“Aggregate Information” means information about groups of individuals, or categories of groups of individuals, which does not identify and cannot reasonably be used to identify a particular individual.
“Anonymous Information” means information that does not directly or indirectly identify, and cannot reasonably be used to identify, a particular individual.
“Cookies” are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your browser, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. To learn more about cookies and web beacons, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
“Datawallet” “we” and “us” refer to Datawallet, Inc., which is located at 18 West 18th St., Floor 6, New York, NY 10011.
“Personal Information” means information that identifies (whether directly or indirectly) a particular individual, such as the individual’s name, postal address, email address, and telephone number. When we associate Anonymous Information, directly or indirectly, with Personal information, we treat the resulting information as Personal Information.
“Platform” means the website, mobile application, plug-ins, contests, and other products and features we offer.
“Your Datawallet” refers to the data structure you create and manage via our Platform.
What kinds of information do we collect?
To provide our Platform, we must process information about you. We collect two basic types of information: Personal Information and Anonymous Information—and we may use Personal Information and/or Anonymous Information to create a third type of information, Aggregate Information.
The types of information we collect depend on how you use the Platform. Depending on the data sources you add to Your Datawallet, we may process any-to-all of the following types of data:
- Demographic Data, such as your age, gender, and address location.
- Identity Data, such as your ethnicity, lifestyle, and beliefs.
- Social Network, such as your friends, family, contacts, and co-workers.
- Professional Data, such as your job and education history, income range and history, job search history, and related preferences.
- Communication Data, such as your posts, comments, messages, and emails.
- Interests Data, such as your likes, groups, venues, playlists, and bookmarks.
- Behavior Data, such as your browser history, music streaming history, and search histories.
- Transaction Data, such as your Amazon order history, Facebook payments, and Facebook Marketplace activity.
- Device Data, such as your computer and mobile devices, geolocations, IP address, and device ID.
- Contact Data, such as your email, phone number, and address.
- Permission Preferences, created by you, such as the type of information you’re willing to trade with third parties, and the frequency and channels through which you’d liked to be contacted.
Please note that this list includes categories of data that you may consider sensitive or particularly private, such as ethnicity and political beliefs.
We collect your information from a variety of sources and in a variety of ways, including:
- Information you provide: We collect the content, communications and other information you provide when you use the Platform, including when you sign up for an account, create or share content, enter a contest, and message or communicate with others.
- Information from your accounts: When you transfer your Amazon, Facebook, and other online profile data to Datawallet, we receive information about your account and your activity on that service.
- Information from other third parties: Our advertising partners provide information about your activities outside of the Platform—including information about your device, demographics, and behaviors—whether or not you have a Datawallet account or are logged into Datawallet.
- Information we automatically collect: We automatically collect certain information from and about the computers, phones, and other devices you use that integrate with our Platform. We may combine this information across different devices you use.
How do we use this information?
We use the information we have (subject to choices you make) as described below and to provide and support our Platform and related services. Here's how:
- Provide, personalize and improve our Platform. We use the information we have to deliver our Platform, including to personalize features and content and make suggestions for you on our Platform. We also pre-process and enhance certain data-points you provide to turn your information into a full-fledged Datawallet.
- Research and develop our Platform. We use your information for quality control and to develop new data-products that third parties might want to purchase. We do this in order to create more demand for your data, therefore giving you more opportunities to use or share your data for monetary or other compensation. (NOTE: we will not use your data in a final product without your express consent.)
- Promote safety, integrity and security. We use the information we have to verify accounts and activity, combat harmful conduct, detect and prevent spam, maintain the integrity of our Platform, and promote safety and security on and off the Platform.
- Communicate with you. We use the information we have to send you marketing communications, communicate with you about our Platform, and let you know about our policies and terms. We also use your information to respond to you when you contact us.
- Market Research. We provide third parties free demos of developed data-products in order to quantify and qualify interest before offering them on the market. These demos will not include Personal Information.
How do we share this information?
We share your information with others in the following ways:
- With our service providers. We use service providers to help support our business and Platform. We use the following types of service providers: payment processors, cloud storage services, and marketing agencies.
- To comply with law. We may share your information when we believe it is necessary to comply with laws applicable to us, including court orders, legal processes, and responding to government or regulatory requests.
- To enforce our rights and the rights of others. We may share your information with third parties: (i) to enforce or apply our Terms of Service or terms of sale and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes; or (ii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Datawallet, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
- In the event of a corporate transaction. If we are involved in a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, we may share your information with any successor in interest.
You can manage or delete your information.
We provide you with the ability to modify and erase your information.
- You can correct or update your email and/or password by going to your profile settings. If there is information in Your Datawallet that is incorrect about you from an outside data source (e.g., Facebook), then please correct that information at the source and then re-upload it.
- You can limit the scope of Your Datawallet if you remove particular data sources from Your Datawallet. Note that this may automatically remove you from certain offerings and services you’re currently signed up for; we’ll mention all services-to-be-lost anytime you try to remove a data source.
- If you’d like to stop using Datawallet and have Datawallet delete the associated data, simply request to delete your account and Your Datawallet. (c.f. “How long do we keep your information”).
You can opt out marketing.
If you decide you do not want to receive marketing communications from us, you can click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any marketing email or send an email to [email protected] Please note that even if you opt out of marketing communications, you may still receive administrative, legal, and other important communications from us.
How do we secure your information?
We have implemented technical, administrative, and physical security measures that are designed to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, use, and modification. We regularly review our security procedures to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Please be aware that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.
How long do we keep your information?
When you place an account deletion request, it can take us up to 90 days to honor that request. After that period, we may still retain some information on a case-by-case determination depending on relevant legal retention needs.
Your Control of Cookies: Most web browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline Cookies. If you choose to decline Cookies, you may not be able to fully use all features of the Platform. You have the ability to delete Cookies files from your hard drive at any time.
Do Not Track Signals: Some web browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) or similar feature that signals to websites that a user does not want to have his or her online activity and behavior tracked. If a website that responds to a particular DNT signal receives the DNT signal, the browser can block that website from collecting certain information about the browser’s user. At this time, we do not honor the DNT signals we receive from your browsers.
International Data Transfers.
We are committed to complying with this Policy and the data protection laws that apply to us. Datawallet is headquartered in the United States, and we recognize that the laws in the United States may be different and, in some cases, not as protective as the laws of other countries. Our servers our located in the Eurpean Union (EU), and by providing us with your information and using our Platform, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred and processed in the both the EU and the United States.
The Platform is not meant for children.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. The Platform is intended for adult users over the age of 13, and it is not designed to attract child users. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13. If we learn that any of our users is under the age of 13 we delete their account and their associated Personal Information.
Special Notice to California Residents.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits individual California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of certain categories of Personal Information to third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes, which we only do if you have explicitly consented to allow such disclosures. To make such a request, please contact us using the information in the “How to contact us” section below. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year, and we reserve the right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the email or mailing addresses specified below.
Third Party Websites.
Our Platform may contain links to other websites on the Internet, and other websites may contain links to the Platform. These third party websites are not under our control, and this Policy does not cover the privacy and security practices of those third party operators. We are not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of such websites, and we recommend that you review the privacy practices of any third party website to which you use or submit your information.
We will notify you before we make material changes to this Policy and give you the opportunity to review (for example, via email or an update to our Platform) the revised Policy before you choose to continue using our Platform.
How to contact us.
You can learn more about how privacy works at Datawallet by sending us your questions and concerns to: