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Evershare is the trading name of Blockchain Ventures Ltd and is registered in England & Wales with company number 11090204 (“we”, “us” or “our”).
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the General Data Protection Regulations 2016, and any and all other applicable laws and regulations relating to the processing of personal data and privacy (the “Data Protection legislation”), we act as the data controller and data processor. For clarity; • A controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data. • A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf of a controller.
This policy is effective from the 7th January 2021
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may collect and process the following data about you: • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our websites. This includes information provided at the time of applying for our service(s), requesting a quote for services, or completing an online contact or other request form. In addition we may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our website or your services. • By “Your Information” we mean the personal and financial information we obtain from you or from third parties (such as credit reference and fraud prevention agencies, joint account holders, your employees or officers of your business, other organisations who introduced us, or act on your behalf) which, where you are a sole trader or partnership, may relate to you and/or your business partners and guarantors and where you are a company or limited liability partnership, may relate to your officers, shareholders, partners, owners and guarantors. • We use your information for the following purposes:
Purpose Legal Basis: Where it is necessary to use your information in order to provide our services to you and to respond to any queries or complaints.
Contractual necessity Legitimate Interests: To conduct anti-money laundering checks and fulfil our regulatory obligations in connection with the services.
Legal obligation: To comply with legal requirements and Card Scheme Rules.
Legal obligation, contractual necessity and legitimate interests: To carry out credit checks and other enquiries to help us make decisions about whether to enter into a contract with you and to evaluate our ongoing relationship with you.
Legitimate interests: For the prevention, investigation and detection of crime & fraud and for security reasons.
Legitimate interests: To analyse and improve the running of our business, including contacting you for market research purposes.
Online Client Portal (Merchants and Partners): The online client portal allows merchants and partners to manage their accounts, including invoicing, transactional information, product & service ordering, personal information & preferences and access to payment channels and user guides. The client portal also displays company generated messages of a legal, regulatory and other nature, including updates to Terms & Conditions, procedural notices and matters affecting the provision of service and announcements about new products & services including third party offers. We may use your information for internal marketing purposes unless you have asked us not to. We will always give you the opportunity to stop receiving material from us within any marketing materials we send.
Google Analytics; When someone visits our websites we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard Internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the website. This information is only processed in a way, which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our site. To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have expressly consented (new customers) or have not unsubscribed from our previous communications (existing customers before 25th May 2018) to be contacted for such purposes. You may unsubscribe at any time from receiving further communications from us for such purposes.
Legitimate interests: Consent For analytical purposes and we may share this aggregated information with others from time to time. This regards use of records of the transactions in combination with the records of our customers in an aggregated form.
Legitimate interests website: If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
Promotional Email & Newsletters: We use a third party provider to deliver our periodic e-newsletters and other promotional communications. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies. If you send us a private or direct message via social media the message will be stored for three months. It will not be shared with any other organisations.
People who call our helpline or email us: When you call or email us about your service(s) we may need to access your online account and the information you provided when you applied for our service(s) or since. The information we hold about you is only visible on a ‘need to know’ basis.
HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION
We will keep your information for as long as we have a contract with you and for as long as we need your information for regulatory or evidential purposes for up to 6 years after expiry of termination of your contract.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password, which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. Please note, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
• Individuals have the following rights under data protection legislation: A right to ask for a copy of their personal data. A right to ask us to delete or correct any information we hold about them that is inaccurate. A right to request erasure of information in certain circumstances. A right to data portability. A right to restrict processing and a right to object to processing activities in certain circumstances .A right to stop your information from being used for direct marketing purposes; and A right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commissioner (or other supervisory authority in the UK) if you believe that your information has not been processed in accordance with the requirements of the data protection legislation. • Where any processing is based on consent you have a right to withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. • You can request any amendments or rectifications to your data by contacting us and to notify us if you would like us to delete or erase your data or, in certain circumstances, if you would like us to restrict the way in which we process your data. Please note that, in certain circumstances, we may not be able to delete or erase your personal data such as where this is still required for the purpose for which it was provided or where we have overriding legitimate interests in retaining your data. • You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data or by clicking the unsubscribe link on any marketing communications we send to you by email or by updating your preferences in the client portal. • Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites. • If you are unhappy with the way in which we have collected or processed your data or have any other complaint in relation to our handling of your data you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner, further information can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website at www.ico.org.uk or via their helpline on 0303 123 1113.
• GOVERNING LAW • This Policy and any dispute or claim arising out of it or in connection with it or its subject matter shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with this policy or its subject matter.
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