BlockFi Inc. values the privacy of our users. We may collect information including but not limited to your: name, address, email address, telephone number and information about your interest in products and services referenced on the site. BlockFi will not sell or otherwise distribute any information collected without your consent and in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.
NOTICE TO EU DATA SUBJECTS
Some of the information you provide us may constitute sensitive data as defined in the GDPR (also referred to as special categories of personal data), including identification of your race or ethnicity on government-issued identification documents.
Legal Bases for Processing
We only use your personal information as permitted by law. We are required to inform you of the legal bases of our processing of your personal information, which are described in the table below. If you have questions about the legal bases under which we process your personal information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Processing Purpose||Legal Bias|
|To communicate with you
To optimize our platform
For compliance, fraud prevention, and safety
To provide our service
|These processing activities constitute our legitimate interests. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impacts on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal information for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal information for activities where our interests are overridden by any adverse impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).|
|To comply with law||We use your personal information to comply with applicable laws and our legal obligations.|
|With your consent||Where our use of your personal information is based upon your consent, you have the right to withdraw it anytime in the manner indicated in the Service or by contacting us at email@example.com.|
Use for New Purposes
Under the GDPR, you have certain rights regarding your personal information. You may ask us to take the following actions in relation to your personal information that we hold:
- Opt-out. Stop sending you direct marketing communications which you have previously consented to receive. We may continue to send you Service-related and other non-marketing communications.
- Access. Provide you with information about our processing of your personal information and give you access to your personal information.
- Correct. Update or correct inaccuracies in your personal information.
- Delete. Delete your personal information.
- Transfer. Transfer a machine-readable copy of your personal information to you or a third party of your choice.
- Restrict. Restrict the processing of your personal information.
- Object. Object to our reliance on our legitimate interests as the basis of our processing of your personal information that impacts your rights.
You can submit these requests by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. Applicable law may require or permit us to decline your request. If we decline your request, we will tell you why, subject to legal restrictions. If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal information or response to your requests regarding your personal information, you may contact us at email@example.com or submit a complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction. You can find your data protection regulator here.
Cross-Border Data Transfer
Whenever we transfer your personal information out of the EEA to the U.S. or countries not deemed by the European Commission to provide an adequate level of personal information protection, the transfer will be based on a data transfer mechanism recognized by the European Commission as providing adequate protection for personal information.
Please contact us if you want further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your personal information out of the EEA.
What is a Cookie?
A cookie (“Cookie”) is a small text file that is placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Some of the cookies will only be used if you use certain features or select certain preferences, and some cookies will always be used. You can find out more about each cookie by viewing our current cookie list below. We update this list periodically, so there may be additional cookies that are not yet listed. Web beacons, tags and scripts may be used in the site or in emails to help us to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by our service/analytics providers on an individual and aggregated basis.
- To recognize new or past customers.
- To store your password if you are registered on our site.
- To improve our site and to better understand your visits on our platforms and site.
- To serve you with interest-based or targeted advertising.
- To observe your behaviors and browsing activities over time across multiple websites or other platforms.
- To better understand the interests of our customers and our website visitors.
Some Cookies are necessary for certain uses of the site, and without such Cookies, we would not be able to provide many services that you need to properly use the site. These Cookies, for example, allow us to operate our site so you may access it as you have requested and let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account to access site content. They also include Cookies that enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our sites.
We also use functional Cookies and Cookies from third parties for analysis and marketing purposes. Functional Cookies enable certain parts of the site to work properly and your user preferences to remain known. Analysis Cookies, among other things, collect information on how visitors use our site, the content and products that users view most frequently, and the effectiveness of our third party advertising. Advertising Cookies assist in delivering ads to relevant audiences and having our ads appear at the top of search results. Cookies are either “session” Cookies which are deleted when you end your browser session, or “persistent,” which remain until their deletion by you (discussed below) or the party who served the cookie. Full details on all of the Cookies used on the site are available at our Cookie Disclosure table below.
How to disable Cookies
Click here here to learn more about the “Private Browsing” setting and managing cookie settings in Firefox;
Click here to learn more about “Incognito” and managing cookie settings in Chrome;
Click here to learn more about “InPrivate” and managing cookie settings in Internet Explorer; or
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If you want to learn more about cookies, or how to control, disable or delete them, please visit https://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. In addition, certain third party advertising networks, including Google, permit users to opt out of or customize preferences associated with your internet browsing. To learn more about this feature from Google, click here.
|Name of Cookie/Identifier||What does the cookie generally do (e.g., website function and administration, analytics, marketing)?||Is it a 1st or 3rd party cookie and what is the name of the party providing it?||What type of cookie is it (persistent or session)?||What is the duration of the cookie on the website (if not cleared by the user)?|
|BlockFi||User Session||1st||Persistent||1 day|
|Google Ads||Analytics, Caching, Ads||3rd – Google||Persistent||2 years|
|Google Analytics||Analytics||3rd – Google||Persistent||2 years|
|Drift||Analytics, Chat||3rd – Drift||Persistent||Forever|
|HotJar||Analytics||3rd – HotJar||Persistent||Forever|
|Analytics, Ads||3rd – Facebook||Persistent||90 days|
|Analytics, Ads||3rd – LinkedIn||Persistent||90 days|
|Analytics, Ads||3rd – Twitter||Persistent||90 days|
|Analytics, Ads||3rd – Reddit||Persistent||90 days|