Last update: [2021.06.03]
This Policy may be updated from time to time due to adoption of new practices or developments in the fields of privacy and personal data. In case of any considerable changes to this Policy, Honeygain will take measures to notify its users in advance by email (if possible), a pop-up message on the website, or other means which we will deem most fitting in a particular case.
If you have any questions regarding our Policy or the way we collect and process your data, do not hesitate to contact our support team using this link here.
WHAT DATA DO YOU COLLECT?
Honeygain provides rewards in exchange for small amounts of your network connection and device’s resources. For such an arrangement to work, we require access to a limited amount of your personal data. All the data described below is collected directly from you.
INFORMATION OF END USERS OF HONEYGAIN APPLICATION
We categorize the data we have access to through our application into the following categories:
In order to analyse and improve our services, we also collect some aggregated statistics related to the use of our application. This information may include crash and error reports, as well as application usage analytics provided by Google and Facebook Analytics. Users can opt-out from such processing by changing the settings of the application.
INFORMATION OF WEBSITE VISITORS
We automatically collect certain information from you when you visit our website. The data we collect through our website includes your Internet Protocol (IP) address, location, type of browser, device, and the operating system you use.
We may also collect your personal information when you contact us via email or a dedicated contact form. In such a case, we will use your personal data to manage your inquiry and adequately address any issue or question you may have.
WHAT PURPOSES DO YOU USE THE DATA FOR?
We process the above-mentioned data for the purposes mentioned below.
WHAT IS YOUR LEGAL BASIS FOR DATA PROCESSING?
The information on the end-users of the Honeygain application specified above is necessary for the performance of the contract between you and Honeygain.
We process the platform usage and statistical data based on our legitimate interest to improve the functionality and usability of our application.
The information on your interactions with our website, your device, and the browser is collected based on our legitimate interest to ensure the thorough functioning of our website.
The basis for the administration of your inquiries is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our business and communications with users.
The legal basis of data processing for marketing purposes is your consent, customer relationship with us, or our legitimate interest to market our product.
The legal basis for using the data to exercise legal rights and fulfill legal obligations is, respectively, our legitimate interest to defend Honeygain’s interests and rights in legal processes or legal obligation to which Honeygain is a party.
HOW LONG DO YOU STORE THE DATA?
If the data is no longer required for a purpose pursued by us and there are no legal obligations to retain it (e.g., tax retention periods to which we are subject), we delete personal data. We only store personal data to the extent that it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, particularly statutory retention periods, and for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.
WHO DO YOU SHARE DATA WITH?
We use service providers (data processors) to help deliver our services. Such data processors are:
Our service providers are obligated to keep your information absolutely secure. They do not have any right to access your information for their own purposes. Our data processors are also obligated to not disclose your information to any third parties not related to the provision of said services.
We may share your location and IP data with our partners (including clients outside the European Economic Area) in order to enable them to access and collect data from public Internet resources (e. g., various websites). Such data sharing is necessary for the performance of the contract between you and Honeygain.
We are obligated to provide personal data to investigative/criminal prosecution/supervisory authorities insofar if they require it for the avoidance of risk to the public and for the prosecution of criminal acts.
We will not share or otherwise disclose your personal information in any other case than described above unless:
We strive to ensure that our partners or service providers comply with the European privacy standards when your personal data is shared with third countries. We include data protection-related clauses in agreements with our partners and service providers to ensure an adequate level of personal data protection.
WHAT RIGHTS DO I HAVE?
As a data subject, you retain the following rights with regard to your personal information:
The right to file a complaint about the use of your personal data. If you believe that we mishandled your personal information or otherwise acted unlawfully in relation to your privacy rights, you have the right to file a complaint with a local supervisory authority.
You retain the rights to access, edit, and delete information that we hold on you. In most cases, any of the above can be done by you by simply logging in or updating Honeygain settings.
You can exercise any of these rights, as well as discuss other issues you may have with this Policy by contacting our support team using this link here
DO YOU USE AUTOMATED INDIVIDUAL DECISION-MAKING?
For security purposes, we use algorithms to decide whether there are any abnormalities in our user base. In case the algorithms show such abnormalities, the related activities are submitted for a human review and may result in suspension or (in the most extreme cases) termination of our services.
DO YOU COLLECT INFORMATION ON CHILDREN?
We do not intend to collect any personal information of children under the age of 14 or any other age which would require authorisation or consent of a holder of parental responsibility for collecting or processing the personal data of such child. In the case of us accidentally collecting personal information of children, we undertake to delete or otherwise dispose of such information as soon as possible after we become aware of having received it.
If you are a holder of parental responsibility of a child that has provided us with their personal information without your consent or supervision, please contact us so we can take the actions required to stop collecting and processing your child’s personal data and erase the data that we may have already collected.
DOES YOUR WEBSITE PLACE COOKIES?
We use the following cookies, pixels, and beacons to collect information from the device you use to access our services: