XRPNow.com (which shall be referred henceforth in this document as “we”, “us”, “Website” or “XRPNow”) endeavors to respect its users’ privacy. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) is applicable to the personal and customer data (“Information”) collected by XRPNow when you access our Website.

The types of Visitor (“You”, “Your”) information acquired by our Website is further explained in this Privacy Policy, which also details how said information is used by us. The Policy also relates the protection measures employed for ensuring the security of user information and how we can be reached with regards to our privacy practices.

We will be responsible for controlling any of the personal data we process for the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 and any applying legislation (the “GDPR”).

Types of Collected Information

1.1. Non-personal Information:
1.1 (a) Information regarding your use of our Website will be collected via our automated systems upon accessing xrpnow.com; we will collect data such as logs from web servers, JavaScript, and similar technologies.

1.2. Personal Information:
1.2 (a) Your personal data may be collected by us from the sources stipulated below:
i) directly from you (via the website or online forms); and/or
ii) from third parties and service providers that aid us in providing our users with outsourced services.

1.2 (b) By providing us with your personal information voluntarily through the use of our Website, you give your explicit and irrevocable consent to us to use your personal information according to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Moreover, we have your acknowledgment and agreement that said personal information may be stored on our Website’s servers, and/or servers of approved third parties as long as it is allowed by the pertinent law.

1.2 (c) The following categories of personal data concerning our existing or potential individual visitors may be collected by us:
а) Contact information;
b) Your IP address and the unique identification numbers of your mobile device (for example, your device ID, MAC address, advertising ID);
c) Your device data, such as what operating system runs on it, the device’s manufacturer, its browser type and language;
d) Extensive location data;
e) Specific geolocation data;
f) Data collected through cookies and other technologies of this kind;
g) Advertising and analytics purpose data for the improvement of our Service;
h) Messages that you send to our Services (such as feedback regarding your experience) browser type;
i) Information regarding the use of our website (such as what pages you have visited, geographical location, online transactions, time spent viewing our pages);
j) Online marketing preferences; and/or
k) Other data that you have decided to supply to us.

1.3. Supplementary Information:
1.3 (a) We reserve the right to occasionally attain information about the representatives of the legal entities that access our Website.
1.3 (b) We may obtain information about the website of a legal entity, the name of the legal entity, the contact information of the legal entity, including business e-mails, the country of incorporation, and the website link of the legal entity (if applicable).

The Information Collection Process

2.1. Other personal identification information that may be collected by us might include your e-mail and name, but only in the case you willingly send us this information.
You are able to decline to send us such personal identification information. Non-personal identification information about you may be collected when you access and interact with our Website.

3. The Use of Acquired Information

3.1. The non-personal information we collect may be used for the following purposes:
(a) to filter unnecessary advertisements when you browse our site or to help you from re-entering the Website more times than it is necessary;
(b) to process how many visitors our Website had and which featured content is the most popular;
(c) to better the content featured on our web pages and to tailor the content and design of our pages;
(d) to offer you the information you’ve requested from our Website, such as an article, review, news, analysis, etc.;

3.2. We may also use your personal information to provide you with e-mail newsletters, feedback, enable you to make comments on articles and interactive forms, as well as other areas.
By submitting your e-mail address to us, you may receive regular promotional e-mails from us, and our carefully chosen partners who might inform you of special offers or services should you consent that you want us to send such information.
Other e-mails you might receive include those of informational nature which are in relation to administrative notices about our Website’s operation.
You are allowed, at any time, to request us to stop sending you electronic advertising e-mails by submitting a withdrawal notice to xrpnow.com or by clicking the dedicated button (“Unsubscribe button”) featured in all e-mails from XRPNow.

3.3. Your information might be shared with the following types of third
parties:
a) providers of technical support that manage our website and infrastructure,
b) third party software providers who host, on our behalf, the personal data we collect;
c) professional consultants, such as accountants, solicitors, tax consultants, auditors, and insurance brokers;
d) providers that aid us in generating and organizing reviews for our goods and services;
e) the advertising and promotional agencies that manage our marketing campaigns for us and which promote their own products or services that might be relevant to your own interests; and/or
f) service providers who help us in offering our services.

3.4. Your information might be shared with Law enforcement or government organizations.
In accordance with the law, your personal data may be disclosed for the purpose of investigating, preventing or intervening in illegal activities, assumed fraud, infringement of our intellectual property rights, circumstances related to potential threats of personal physical safety, infringement of our agreements, or as demanded by law.

Cookies

4.1. Cookies are files containing a small amount of data which may feature an anonymous, unique identifier. Our Website sends these cookies to your browser and then they are stored on the hard drive of your computer.

4.2. Our “cookies” are employed to collect information. Our Website uses cookies in order to gather data about your visit and to enable page-to-page browsing, record the total number of visits, and to establish which zones and features are popular on our Website.
Through these cookies, we collect feedback which is then used to improve our Website and to offer an enhanced customer experience.
Cookies are not able to collect personal information from you, and none of the personal information that has been registered in your cookies is generally stored by us.

4.3. The cookies from our Website can be controlled or deleted if you wish to do so. All cookies stored on your computer can be deleted, and you can prevent cookies from being stored on your device by modifying your browser’s settings. Disabling the cookie storage might damage some of the services and functionalities of our Website.

Data Retention

5.1. Your information is kept by us for as long as we consider we need it to offer you our services, or for as long as we are legally obligated to do so. Your information will be retained if it is needed in our compliance with any legal requirements in solving disputes and enforcing our agreements.

5.2. You can, at any time, ask for confirmation if your personal data is being processed by contacting us at [email protected]
5.3. You can, at any time, access and export your information by submitting a request to [email protected].

Privacy complaints

6.1. We rely on our aforementioned legitimate interests to process your data, as our processing of your information falls within the scope of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
You can, at any time, stop us from using your information for our own marketing purpose by clicking on the special opt-out button that alerts us to stop sending you any e-mails.
You also have the right to object to the processing of your data by sending an e-mail at [email protected].

6.2. Privacy concerns are treated with great seriousness by XRPNow. If you are certain that we have not conformed with this Privacy Policy with regards to your information, please contact our Data Protection Officer at [email protected].
You are kindly asked to describe in as many details as you can the instances in which you believe that the Website has failed to comply with its Privacy Policy. Your complaint will be investigated promptly, and a reply will be given to you within 30 (thirty) days.

Personal Information Protection

7.1. Administrative, technical, and physical safety measures are employed in order to ensure the security of your personal information against accidental, illegal or unauthorized use, damage, loss, alteration, access, or disclosure.

7.2. We’ve implemented appropriate security measures to avert the accidental loss, use, or unauthorized access, alteration or disclosure of your personal information. We also limit data access to employees, agents, contractors, and third-party providers that are required to know your information. They are allowed to process your data based only on our directions, and all data shared with them is confidential. We have implemented certain procedures in order to detect suspected data breaches, and you and your competent regulator will be notified of a breach where the law requires us to do so.

How Long Is Your Personal Data Retained?

8.1. We will keep your personal data for as long as we consider it necessary for the reasons it was initially gathered relating to your requests through our website or via using our website.

9.1. We may feature or offer third-party products or services on the Website, at our discretion. These third-party providers are subject to privacy policies independent from our own. As a result, we are not responsible or liable for the content and activities of the services featured in our links. We do, however, strive to maintain the integrity of our Website and so we are open to receive any feedback regarding these services.

Analytics

10.1. We reserve the right to collaborate with web analytics companies that compile this information for us in order to determine our Website’s number of visitors and to have better insight regarding the areas which are of interest to our visitors.
For more information, please access and read the privacy policies of the web analytics company we use: Google Inc.  http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy.html

Third-Party Embedded Content

11.1. Our articles may have embedded content (e.g., videos, images, GIFs, etc.)
If you come across embedded content from other websites, please keep in mind that it will have the same behavior as if it were on those exact websites. We are not responsible for monitoring, reviewing, or updating, and we cannot exercise any control over this content. Please keep in mind that third-party websites may employ the use of cookies, collect personal data, deploy third-party tracking, and monitor your general interaction with their services.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

12.1. We reserve the right to subject this Privacy Policy to periodical updates without prior notice to you regarding the modifications in our personal information policies. You will be notified by us when essential changes will be made by posting a prominent Privacy Policy on our Website with the date of the update featured at the top of the Policy.

Your Rights

13.1. You have the right to ask us for information regarding the management of your personal data, to see copies of all personal data held by us and to ask us to amend, correct or remove your personal data from our systems.
You are also entitled to object, restrict or limit how we process your information. None of our decisions are made by exclusively employing automated processing, such as profiling.

You are able to withdraw the consent you have given us to use your data at any time you see fit. Please keep in mind that even if your consent has been withdrawn, we can still use the initial consent you gave us prior to your withdrawal in order to legally process your personal information.

You have the right to object to our use of your personal information in the instance in which we specified that we use our legitimate business interests to process your data.

13.2. You are able to request that we cease the use and processing of your data along with the withdrawal of your personal data, by sending an e-mail at [email protected]. Your e-mail will receive a response within 30 (thirty) days.

Law and Harm

14.1. With the exception of anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may keep or share your data if we believe that it is required by law, regulation, governmental request, legal process; needed to solve fraud, security or technical matters; and to protect the security of a person or the rights or property of our Website and its visitors.

14.2. If XRPNow is legally obligated or has to protect the safety of its visitors, we may share your personal information with legal entities, data protection authorities, government officials, and other regulatory bodies.

Our Contact Information

15.1. For inquiries regarding our Privacy Policy, our Website’s operations, or your interactions with our Website, please reach us out at [email protected]

Personal Data Transfers Outside the Eu/European Economic Area

Your personal data is shared with our affiliates located in the EU as well as with those that are located outside of the EU. The Standard Contractual Clauses for Controllers and Processors (where applicable) approved by the EU Commission oversees all external EEA international transfers with XRPNow’s affiliates.

Your personal data is shared by us with our external vendors, service providers, or suppliers with whom we collaborate. These vendors perform functions on our behalf and under our instructions for our service; moreover, we make sure that the vendors located in the EU space are under contractual obligation to comply with the EU data protection laws.

In our contracts, we obligate these organizations to only Process Personal Data according to our instructions so that they can supply the agreed services and maintain your personal data’s integrity and confidentiality after it has been shared with them.

Your personal data may be shared with our advisors, consultants, and public authorities (including tax and social security organizations), law enforcement agencies, prosecuting attorneys, courts, and tribunals. The aforementioned organizations and authorities are also responsible for being compliant with the EU data protection law.