Last Updated: October, 2018
This Privacy and Data Retention Policy (the Policy) explains the way in which Fintechvision Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Changelly”) collects, uses, shares, and protects Personal Information of Users (“you”) obtained through the changelly.com website (“Website”) and its exchange tools integrated into third-party services (Widget, API). The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to “Changelly”.
“Personal Information” is an information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains.
At changelly.com, we are fully committed to respecting privacy and to protecting any information that our clients provide. Your privacy and security are both our highest priorities and we make every effort to ensure that all the information provided by you is protected.
We follow and comply with best practices and regulation in the sphere of privacy including but not limited to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The Personal Information on the Website is collected, controlled and processed by the Fintechvision Ltd., a legal entity with registration address in 1801-03, 18/F., East Town No.41 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, contact e-mail: [email protected].
While providing our services, we may collect Personal Information, namely:
An information necessary for registration. In order to access the full functionality of the Website, you need to register. When you go through the registration process, you shall provide an e-mail address and create a password. You may also choose to log in via supported third-party service provider (for example, Twitter, Facebook and Google+). You can also choose to add a Google Authenticator account to be used for 2FA verification for improved security;
Transaction Information. For all personal user accounts, we collect transaction information including transaction history.
An information, which we may collect through automated means. Through your use of Changelly and its exchange tools, we also monitor and collect tracking information related to usage such as access date & time, device identification, operating system, browser type and IP address. This information may be directly obtained by Changelly or through third party services.
Sometimes you decide or we require (for example in case of KYC procedure) to share with us some other Personal Information, we may collect it as well.
We do not collect any information that may identify You without your permission. However, We use Google Analytics on Our Technology Platform. If You want to know more about Google Analytics and its “do not track” policy, please visit google analytics
We do not intend to solicit or collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 16 or under the legal age of your country, if it is higher. If you are under 16 or are not of a legal age of your country, do not enter any personal information on our Website.
We and our representatives store and use Personal Information only for providing and improving the Website. In particular, we use user's Personal Information for the following purposes:
To maintain our Website. We use Personal Information to ensure that our services function properly;
To improve our Website and services. Personal Information helps our systems ensure that our interface is accessible for Users across all platforms;
To comply with our legal obligations. In many jurisdictions we are obliged to collect certain information about our users to be authorized to act (Know Your Client and Anti-Money Laundering regulations). We obliged to obtain Personal Information in order to be able to aid during criminal investigations;
To protect your assets We may use information to identify you and the assets belonging to you in order to secure access to your accounts and to prevent the fraud. Information about your transaction allows us to monitor suspicious activity and protect you from fraud and scam activity;
To send periodic e-mails We may use the information we collect from you when you register or use certain other site features. This might be for security reasons, to ask your opinion about the website, or it may be to keep you updated on any changes to the services provided on the Website. We may also send periodic emails with news and Website updates, or use this information to follow up with you following live chat or email;
To resolve disputes and enforce our agreements to the extent necessary and sufficient for protecting your interests or interests of other users.
We will retain your information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. We will retain your information just to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
The User may request to remove the personal data. Should that be a case, user requests could be fulfilled by the erasure of personal data to the extent permissible by the applicable law and regulations. In certain cases we are obliged to store your information to be legally compliant.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from the Website and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Recognising you when you sign-in to use our services;
Keeping track of your specified wallet addresses for improving user experience;
Keeping track of transaction initiating process;
Preventing fraudulent activity;
Reporting. This allows us to measure and analyze the performance of our services.
You can manage browser cookies through your browser settings. The "Help" feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, how to disable cookies, and when cookies will expire. If you disable all cookies on your browser, neither we nor third parties will transfer cookies to your browser. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a Website and some features and services may not work.
changelly.com aims to protect your information as much as we aim to protect our own information and network. We will not permit any third parties to contact you directly on an unsolicited basis in relation to their own products or services. We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to others. You should never disclose your account password to unauthorized parties.
We use certain security measures to help keep your personal information safe, but we cannot guarantee that these measures will stop any users try to get around the privacy or security settings on the Website through unforeseen and/or illegal activity. That is why we make no warranty, express, implied or otherwise, that we will prevent such access.