Last update: 01 March 2023
Please note that the Websites is only an interface for the community of users and developers (the “Community”). BNB Chain is the generic name given to any blockchains that use BNB cryptocurrency as the native token and consists of public, decentralized and permissionless blockchains. We do not and cannot control activity and data on the BNB Chain or the activities that Community participants may develop using BNB Chain. Decisions are not made by a single entity, but by the participants of the Community.
Our Services are offered through one or more subsidiaries and affiliates of BNB Chain Innovation Limited. You understand that your personal information may be processed by one or more of those entities, each as the Data Controller for personal information collected and processed in connection with provision of BNB Chain Innovation Services.
1. What Personal Information About Users Does BNB Chain Innovation Collect?
BNB Chain Innovation collects your personal information in order to provide and continually improve our products and services.
Here are the types of personal information we collect:
Information you give us: we receive and store any information you provide in relation to BNB Chain Innovation. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to use some BNB Chain Innovation Services. Examples of information that you give us include:
Event Registration Data: information that allows you to register and participate in any event organized by the BNB Chain Innovation, (such as Hackathons, classes and lectures, etc.) through our websites or websites of our third-party providers, we may require the following registration data:
We may use this information as well as other information you voluntarily provide (e.g. preferences, comments, dietary preferences) in order to execute the agreement or to check your eligibility, to enable your participation, and to provide you a better experience in the event. When necessary, we may ask for your consent to process your personal information for a specific purpose that we communicate to you.
2. Can Children Use BNB Chain Innovation Services?
BNB Chain Innovation does not allow anyone under the age of 18 to use BNB Chain Innovation Services.
3. For What Purposes Does BNB Chain Innovation Process My Personal Information?
We process your personal information to operate, provide, and improve the BNB Chain Innovation Services that we offer our users. These purposes include:
4. What About Cookies and Other Identifiers?
We use operational cookies and similar tools (collectively, “cookies”) to provide our services, for example:
The settings on your browser 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 and remove cookies, and when cookies will expire.
Operational cookies allow you to take advantage of some of BNB Chain Innovation essential features. If you block or otherwise reject operational cookies through your browser settings some features and services may not work.
5. Does BNB Chain Innovation Share My Personal Information?
Information about our users is an important part of our business and we are not in the business of selling our users' personal information to others. BNB Chain Innovation shares users' personal information only as described below and with the subsidiaries or affiliates of BNB Chain Innovation that are either subject to this Privacy Notice or follow practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Notice.
Third party service providers: We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include analysing data, providing marketing assistance, processing payments, transmitting content, and assessing and managing credit risk. These third-party service providers have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes. Further, they must process the personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice and as only permitted by applicable data protection laws.
Business transfers: As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy other businesses or services. In such transactions, user information generally is one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Notice (unless, of course, the user consents otherwise). Also, in the unlikely event that BNB Chain Innovation or substantially all of its assets are acquired, user information will be one of the transferred assets.
6. International transfers of personal data
BNB Chain Innovation may transfer your data outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”). BNB Chain Innovation puts in place suitable safeguards to ensure that such transfer is carried out in compliance with applicable data protection rules, except where the country to which the data is transferred has already been determined by the European Commission to provide an adequate level of protection.
Where BNB Chain Innovation transfers personal data to affiliates or service providers, BNB Chain Innovation relies on the standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission.
7. How Secure is My Information?
We design our systems with your security and privacy in mind. We work to protect the security of your personal information during transmission by using encryption protocols and software.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of your personal information. Our security procedures mean that we may ask you to verify your identity before we disclose personal information to you.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your account password. Where applicable, we recommend using a unique password for your BNB Chain Innovation account that is not utilized for other online accounts. Be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.
8. What About Advertising?
In certain circumstances, we may share your personal information with our marketing partners for the purposes of targeting, modeling, and/or analytics as well as marketing and advertising.
9. What Information Can I Access?
You can access your information, including your name, address, payment options, profile information, and transaction history in the “Your Account” section of the website or application.
10. What Rights Do I Have?
If you have any questions or objection as to how we collect and process your personal information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you consent to our processing your personal information for a specified purpose, you may withdraw your consent at any time and we will stop any further processing of your data for that purpose.
In addition, subject to applicable law, you have the right to request access to, correct, and delete your personal data, and to ask for data portability. You may also object to our processing of your personal data or ask that we restrict the processing of your personal data in certain instances. If you wish to do any of these things, please contact email@example.com.
11. How Long Does BNB Chain Innovation Keep My Personal Information?
We keep your personal information to enable your continued use of BNB Chain Innovation Services, for as long as it is required in order to fulfil the relevant purposes described in this Privacy Notice, where relevant, as may be required by law such as for tax and accounting purposes, or as otherwise communicated to you.
12. What are the legal basis for our use of personal information?
The EU GDPR and UK data protection laws require a legal basis for our use of personal information. Our basis varies depending on the specific purpose for which we use personal information. We rely on:
Performance of a contract when we provide you with products or services, or communicate with you about them.
Our legitimate interests and the interests of our users when, for example, we detect and prevent fraud and abuse in order to protect the security of our users, ourselves, or others.
Your consent when we ask for your consent to process your personal information for a specific purpose that we communicate to you. When you consent to our processing your personal information for a specified purpose, you may withdraw your consent at any time and we will stop processing of your data for that purpose.
Compliance with a legal obligation when we use your personal information to comply with laws. For instance, we collect bank account information for identity verification purposes. These and other legal bases depending on the purpose for which we use personal information.
These and other legal bases depending on the purpose for which we use personal information.
13. Contact Information
Our data protection officer can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org, and will work to address any questions or issues that you have with respect to the collection and processing of your personal information.
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