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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: October 23, 2018

Blockstack respects and protects the privacy of its users. This Privacy Policy is designed to explain how we collect, use, and share information gathered through our websites (www.stackstoken.com and any other site that links to this Privacy Policy) (collectively, the “Services”). The terms “Blockstack,” “we,” and “us” include Blockstack Token LLC and its subsidiaries. By using the Services, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. Beyond the Privacy Policy, your use of the Service is also subject to our Terms of Service.

Information We Collect



Information You Provide Us

Customer Information: When you sign up to receive updates about our products and services, you provide us with information about yourself, which may include name and email address.

Communications: If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you. For example, when you contact us for customer support, we may receive your name, email address, phone number, the contents of a message or attachments that you may send to us, and other information you choose to provide.

Information We Collect Automatically from Your Use of the Services

When you use our website, we and our third-party service providers may collect information from you through automated means, such as cookies, web beacons, and web server logs. By using the website and communicating with us through email, you consent to the placement of cookies, beacons, and similar technologies in your browser and on emails in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The information collected in this manner may include IP address, browser characteristics, device IDs and characteristics, operating system version, language preferences, referring URLs, and information about the usage of our Services.

We may use this information, for example, to ensure that the Services function properly, to determine how many users have visited certain pages or opened messages or newsletters, or to prevent fraud. We work with advertising and analytics providers which use cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the Services and report on activities and trends. These providers may also collect information regarding your use of other websites, apps, and online services over time.

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you can adjust your web browser’s cookie settings, including to reject all cookies or cookies from certain parties or websites. You may also wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Services.

Information from Third Party Services. We may receive information about you, such as name and email address, from third party partners such as investment platforms that you use to invest in our services.

How We Use Your Information


We may use the information we collect:

  • To operate, maintain, enhance, and provide features of the Services, to provide services and information that you request, to respond to comments and questions, and otherwise to provide support to users.
  • To understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our users, to improve the Services, and to develop new products, services, features, and functionality.
  • To contact you for administrative and informational purposes, and to contact individuals whom you invite to join the service. This may include providing customer service or sending communications, including changes to our terms, conditions, and policies, or invitations to join the Services.
  • For marketing purposes, such as developing and providing promotional and advertising materials that may be useful, relevant, valuable, or otherwise of interest.
  • For our business purposes, such as audits, security, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, or fraud monitoring and prevention.
  • To enforce our Terms of Service or other legal rights.

How We Share Your Information

We disclose information that we collect through the Services to third parties in the following circumstances:

  • To our third-party service providers who provide services such as website hosting data analysis, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing, and other services.
  • To third party advertising partners to show you ads that we think may interest you. These advertising partners may set and access their own cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies on the Service and they may otherwise collect or have access to information about you which they may collect over time and across different online services. Some of our advertising partners are members of the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance. If you do not wish to receive personalized ads, please visit their opt-out pages to learn about how you may opt out of receiving web-based personalized ads from member companies. You can access any settings offered by your mobile operating system to limit ad tracking, or you can install the AppChoices mobile app to learn more about how you may opt out of personalized ads in mobile apps.
  • To a potential or actual acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
  • If required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

We may use and disclose aggregate information that does not identify or otherwise relate to an individual for any purpose, unless we are prohibited from doing so under applicable law.

Third Party Services

This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, or any third-party operating any site or service to which the Services link. The inclusion of a link on the Services does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates.

Security

We use certain physical, organizational, and technical safeguards that are designed to maintain the integrity and security of information that we collect. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and thus we cannot and do not guarantee the security of your data. It is important that you maintain the security and control of your credentials and not share your passwords or private keys with anyone.

Your Choices

From time to time, we send marketing e-mail messages to our users. If you no longer want to receive such emails from us on a going forward basis, you may opt-out via the “unsubscribe” link provided in each such email.

Do Not Track. There is no accepted standard on how to respond to Do Not Track signals, and we do not respond to such signals.

Use of Services by Minors

The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of eighteen (18), and we request that they not provide personal information through the Services.

International Cross-Border Data Transfer

Blockstack uses servers hosted in the United States and is intended for users in the United States. Please note that we may be transferring your information outside of your region for storage and processing in the United States and around the globe. By using the Services you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.

Updates to This Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this Privacy Policy. The “Effective Date” at the top of this page indicates when this Privacy Policy became effective. If we make material changes, we may notify you through the Services or by sending you an email or other communication. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy periodically to stay up-to-date about our privacy practices. Your use of the Services following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected]