ARTICLE 1: WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU?
You understand and agree that we collect information from you as follows:
i. Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifiable information is information that assists us to recognize any particular person, including, without limitation, full name, gender, address, email, country, state, age. We collect this information when you register yourself with us.
ii. Non-Personally Identifiable Data
In addition to the personally identifiable information provided in clause (a), we collect some non-personally identifiable information like Internet Protocol address, URL, device location, domain name, device type, and browser.
iii. Data Gathered from Third Parties
We also store your information from third sources to the extent permitted by law, e.g., verification partners, public databases, resellers, distributors, joint marketing partners, social media platforms. ID verification partners utilize publicly available information and government records for the purpose of verifying the identity.
iv. Commercial Information
We also collect some of your commercial information, including, without limitation, business activity, order activity, deposits, withdrawals, and balance account.
v. Data for Correspondence
You agree that we may also collect some of the information you provide to us in correspondence, including opening an account on our platform and client service.
vi. Institutional Information
If you are using our services as an institution, we may collect some of your information, including, without limitation, name of entity, proof of legal existence.
We may also collect information about you, such as your criminal history or alleged transgression of the law, or information about someone with whom you have or have had a financial transaction.
ARTICLE 2: WHY DO WE COLLECT YOUR DATA?
We collect your information, including, without limitation, for the purposes provided herein.
i. to deliver the services.
ii. to provide access to our services.
iii. to deliver important notices.
iv. to facilitate communication with you.
v. to fulfil contractual and legal duties.
vi. to conduct research and surveys.
vii. for research and development purposes.
viii. to improve our services.
ix. to monitor online activity.
x. for legal purposes.
xi. to deal with complaints and disputes.
xii. for legal investigations.
xiii. to prevent fraud and other illegal activities.
xiv. for billing purposes.
xv. in order to comply with the law.
ARTICLE 3: WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE YOUR DATA?
WHOOSEO shares your information with:
1. Service Providers
For business and commercial activities and to obtain services we can share your data to our third-party service providers. Services may include, without limitation, verifying identity, detecting and preventing fraud, processing payments, analyzing data, reporting tax, monitoring transactions. The purpose of sharing this information is to get the services. However, we assure you that those providers will maintain the confidentiality of your data.
WHOOSEO can disclose your data to its contractors, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, agents, suppliers, officers, employees, and insurers.
3. Enforcement Agencies.
For the purposes provided here, we may disclose your data to law enforcement and government agencies.
i. If required to do so by law,
ii. For law suits and legal proceedings.
iii. For the execution and protection of our legal rights and duties.
iv. For the prevention of fraud and other illegal activities.
4. Corporate Transaction
You agree that WHOOSEO may share your personal information in the event of any merger, amalgamation, restructuring, sale of assets, bankruptcy, dissolution, or any other transaction of the same nature.
WHOOSEO can disclose your information to its legal and accounting professionals for the purpose of obtaining their services.
WHOOSEO may also take permission from you from time to time to allow us to disclose your personal information.
7. For corporate and business purposes.
WHOOSEO can share your information for any corporate or business purpose to the extent permitted by law.
ARTICLE 4: HOW DO WE SECURE YOUR INFORMATION?
WHOOSEO assures you that it has implemented procedures to safeguard your information from any incidental loss, unauthorized use, modification, or exposure. However, it does not warrant the safety of data you share with us. There is no method on the internet that is 100% secure for the transmission of data. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute safety, and any transmission of personal data is at your own risk. In the event of circumvention of security measures within the services you understand that WHOOSEO shall not be held liable.
However, we have taken the following steps to ensure the security of your data:
i. SSL Communications
ii. Two-factor authentication
iii. Review of our collection, storage, and processing practices periodically.
iv. Restricting our employees’ access to your data under certain circumstances.
ARTICLE 5: WHAT RIGHTS DO YOU HAVE REGARDING YOUR DATA?
You have certain rights related to the personal information you have submitted to us. The options include, as follows:
1. Request access to your personal information. We assure you that we will share this information within 30 days of your request.
2. Request us to remove your data. We will do as requested to the extent permitted by law.
3. File an objection related to the processing of your data by WHOOSEO, to the extent permitted by law.
4. Request us to provide details about the information we have about you.
We assure you that if you exercise any of the options provided above, we will not discriminate against you. We will clearly explain to you these options and their consequences.
ARTICLE 6: FOR HOW LONG DO WE MAINTAIN YOUR DATA?
We store your information so long as it is reasonably important for us to provide you with the services you request and fulfill our contractual and legal obligations. In the event that you close your account with us, we will continue to save your information as long as we are required to provide you the services.
ARTICLE 7: DO WE TRANSFER YOUR DATA INTERNATIONALLY?
Our aim is to do business globally. Consequently, your data may be saved, retained, and processed anywhere we are operating or engaging with service providers. Your data can be shared with recipients in countries than the ones where it was collected originally. You understand that those states may have distinct policies from each other. However, we will ensure that we transfer your data in compliance with Data Protection Laws. Under some situations, law, regulatory and security agencies may have access to your data. If any user is based in the UK, Switzerland, or European Economic Area, we assure you that we will transfer your data in accordance with an adequate level of data protection. You understand that we can also share your personal data with third countries from Europe and outside of Europe, under the following situations:
1. To satisfy our obligations to you concerning the services.
2. You can withdraw your consent to share your personal data anytime. If you do so, you understand that some of the features of service may become unavailable to you.
ARTICLE 8: SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
As a California resident, you have certain privacy rights under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine the Light” law. The aforementioned law allows California residents to ask us about third parties, their names and addresses, with whom we share their data for marketing purposes once a year and free of charge for the immediately preceding calendar year.
Furthermore, if you are using our services, you can request us to remove unwanted data that you publicly post on the website. You can submit your request to us in writing in this regard if you are a California resident, with a statement that you are a California resident. Please be aware that we cannot delete data completely or comprehensively from our systems.
ARTICLE 9: COOKIES POLICY
We collect cookies while you access and use our site. Cookies do not run programs or deliver viruses to your network. The purpose of collecting them is to provide a convenience feature, optimize your time, identify you as a user or customer, gather information about your device to ensure the safety of your account, and prevent any suspicious or fraudulent activity on your account. Furthermore, we do not control third parties’ tracking technologies and our policy does not apply to these third parties or their use of information.
ARTICLE 10: THIRD PARTY SITES
You understand that you deal with and interact with third parties and advertisers accessible through our site at your sole discretion. Third party links are available via our site only for your convenience and should not be considered as an endorsement by us. WHOOSEO makes no representations or warranties about privacy policies of third parties and you agree that we shall not be held responsible for any kind of damage arising in connection with such interaction between third parties and you.
ARTICLE 11: COMMUNICATION
In order to communicate with you, we can send you direct notifications at your email address from time to time regarding services, activities, and marketing materials.
ARTICLE 12: OPT-OUT
You are entitled to opt out of receiving marketing communications from your settings at any time. You can also opt out by following the instructions provided in marketing communications. We do not provide your information to third parties without your consent for their own direct marketing. If you opt out, be advised that we can still send you important information regarding our business relationship.
ARTICLE 13: CONTROLS FOR DO NOT TRACK FEATURES
ARTICLE 14: CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN (16)
WHOOSEO does not save the information of children under the age of 16 knowingly. If it comes in our knowledge that we have saved the personal information of someone who is under 16 we undertake that we will delete it from our systems. If you are under 16 and using our site, you understand that you are using it on your own responsibility. We shall not be held liable to you or your guardian for the loss of your information.
ARTICLE 15: AMENDMENTS
ARTICLE 16: QUESTIONS AND FEEDBACK