CONSENSYS SPACE
PRIVACY POLICY
Last Updated: December 19, 2019
This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how ConsenSys, Inc.’s Space Team (“ConsenSys Space
Company”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) collects, uses, shares, and stores personal information of users of this
website, www.consensys.space (the “Site”). This Policy applies to the Site, applications, products and
services (collectively, “Services”) on or in which it is posted, linked, or referenced.
By using the Services, you accept the terms of this Policy and consent to our collection, use, disclosure,
and retention of your information as described in this Policy. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY
PART OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, THEN PLEASE DO NOT USE ANY OF THE SERVICES.
Please note that this Policy does not apply to information collected through third-party websites or
services that you may access through the Services or that you submit to us through email, text message or
other electronic message or offline.
If you are visiting this site from the European Union (EU), see our Notice to EU Data Subjects below for
our legal bases for processing and transfer of your data.
WHAT WE COLLECT
We get information about you in a range of ways.
Information You Give Us. Information we collect from you includes:
Identity information, such as your first name and last name;
Contact information, such as your postal address and email address; and
Usage information, such as information about how you use the Service and interact with us.
Information We Get From Others. We may get information about you from other third party sources
and we may add this to information we get from your use of the Services.
Information Automatically Collected. We may automatically record certain information about how you
use our Site (we refer to this information as “Log Data“). Log Data may include information such as a
user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, device and browser type, operating system, the pages or features of
our Site to which a user browsed and the time spent on those pages or features, the frequency with which
the Site is used by a user, search terms, the links on our Site that a user clicked on or used, and other
statistics. We use this information to administer the Service and we analyze (and may engage third parties
to analyze) this information to improve and enhance the Service by expanding its features and
functionality and tailoring it to our users’ needs and preferences.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
To provide our service
We will use your personal information in the following ways:
To enable you to access and use the Services
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To provide and deliver products and services that you may request.
To send information, including confirmations, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and
support and administrative messages.
To comply with law
We use your personal information as we believe necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws,
lawful requests and legal process, such as to respond to subpoenas or requests from government
authorities.
To communicate with you
We use your personal information to communicate about promotions, upcoming events, and other news
about products and services offered by us and our selected partners.
To optimize our platform
In order to optimize your user experience, we may use your personal information to operate, maintain,
and improve our Services. We may also use your information to respond to your comments and questions
regarding the Services, and to provide you and other users with general customer service.
With your consent
We may use or share your personal information with your consent, such as when you consent to let us
post your testimonials or endorsements on our Site, you instruct us to take a specific action with respect
to your personal information, or you opt into third party marketing communications.
For compliance, fraud prevention, and safety
We may use your personal information to protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized,
or illegal activity.
SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not share or sell the personal information that you provide us with other organizations without
your express consent, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We disclose personal information to third
parties under the following circumstances:
Affiliates. We may disclose your personal information to our subsidiaries and corporate affiliates
for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy.
Business Transfers. We may share personal information when we do a business deal, or
negotiate a business deal, involving the sale or transfer of all or a part of our business or assets.
These deals can include any merger, financing, acquisition, or bankruptcy transaction or
proceeding.
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement; Protection and Safety. We may share personal
information for legal, protection, and safety purposes.
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o We may share information to comply with laws.
o We may share information to respond to lawful requests and legal processes.
o We may share information to protect the rights and property of the Company, our agents,
customers, and others. This includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use.
o We may share information in an emergency. This includes protecting the safety of our
employees and agents, our customers, or any person.
Professional Advisors and Service Providers. We may share information with those who need
it to do work for us. These recipients may include third party companies and individuals to
administer and provide the Service on our behalf (such as customer support, hosting, email
delivery and database management services), as well as lawyers, bankers, auditors, and insurers.
Other. You may permit us to share your personal information with other companies or entities of
your choosing. Those uses will be subject to the privacy policies of the recipient entity or entities.
We may also share aggregated and/or anonymized data with others for their own uses.
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER
The Company has offices outside of the EU and has affiliates and service providers in the United States
and in other countries. Your personal information may be transferred to or from the United States or other
locations outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where privacy laws
may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction.
EU users should read the important information provided below about transfer of personal information
outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).
HOW INFORMATION IS SECURED
We retain information we collect as long as it is necessary and relevant to fulfill the purposes outlined in
this privacy policy. In addition, we retain personal information to comply with applicable law where
required, prevent fraud, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation, enforce our
Terms of Use, and other actions permitted by law. To determine the appropriate retention period for
personal information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the
potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for
which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other
means, and the applicable legal requirements.
In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal information (so that it can no longer be
associated with you) in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
We employ industry standard security measures designed to protect the security of all information
submitted through the Services. However, the security of information transmitted through the internet can
never be guaranteed. We are not responsible for any interception or interruption of any communications
through the internet or for changes to or losses of data. Users of the Services are responsible for
maintaining the security of any password, biometrics, user ID or other form of authentication involved in
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obtaining access to password protected or secure areas of any of our digital services. In order to protect
you and your data, we may suspend your use of any of the Services, without notice, pending an
investigation, if any breach of security is suspected.
INFORMATION CHOICES AND CHANGES
Accessing, Updating, Correcting, and Deleting your Information
You may access information that you have voluntarily provided through your account on the Services,
and to review, correct, or delete it by sending a request to legal@consensys.net. You can request to
change contact choices, opt-out of our sharing with others, and update your personal information and
preferences.
Tracking Technologies Generally
Regular cookies may generally be disabled or removed by tools available as part of most commercial
browsers, and in some instances blocked in the future by selecting certain settings.
Google Analytics
You may exercise choices regarding the use of cookies from Google Analytics by going to
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser
Add-on.
CONTACT INFORMATION. We welcome your comments or questions about this Policy, and you may
contact us at: legal@consensys.net.
CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY. We may change this privacy policy at any time. We
encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. If we
make any changes, we will change the Last Updated date above.
Any modifications to this Privacy Policy will be effective upon our posting of the new terms and/or upon
implementation of the changes to the Site (or as otherwise indicated at the time of posting). In all cases,
your continued use of the the Site or Services after the posting of any modified Privacy Policy indicates
your acceptance of the terms of the modified Privacy Policy.
ELIGIBILITY
If you are under the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence, you may use the Services only with
the consent of or under the supervision of your parent or legal guardian. Consistent with the requirements
of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), if we learn that we have received any
information directly from a child under age 13 without first receiving his or her parent's verified consent,
we will use that information only to respond directly to that child (or his or her parent or legal guardian)
to inform the child that he or she cannot use the Site and subsequently we will delete that information.
NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California users are entitled to the following consumer
rights notice: California residents may reach the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer
Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs by mail at 1625 North Market Blvd.,
Sacramento, CA 95834, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210.
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This section provides additional details about the personal information we collect about California
consumers and the rights afforded to them under the California Consumer Privacy Act or “CCPA.”
For more details about the personal information we collect from you, please see the “What We Collect”
section above. We collect this information for the business and commercial purposes described in the
“Use of Personal Information” section above. We share this information with the categories of third
parties described in the “Sharing of Personal Information” section above. Company does not sell (as such
term is defined in the CCPA) the personal information we collect (and will not sell it without providing a
right to opt out). Please refer to our Cookie Policy below for more information regarding the types of
third-party cookies, if any, that we use.
Subject to certain limitations, the CCPA provides California consumers the right to request to know more
details about the categories or specific pieces of personal information we collect (including how we use
and disclose this information), to delete their personal information, to opt out of any “sales” that may be
occurring, and to not be discriminated against for exercising these rights.
California consumers may make a request pursuant to their rights under the CCPA by contacting us at
legal@consensys.net. Please note that you must verify your identity and request before further action is
taken. As a part of this process, government identification may be required. Consistent with California
law, you may designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. In order to designate an
authorized agent to make a request on your behalf, you must provide a valid power of attorney, the
requester’s valid government issued identification, and the authorized agent’s valid government issued
identification.
NOTICE TO EU DATA SUBJECTS
Personal Information
With respect to EU data subjects, “personal information,” as used in this Privacy Policy, is equivalent to
“personal data” as defined in the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Sensitive Data
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 legal@consensys.net.
Processing Purpose
Legal Basis
To communicate with you
These processing activities constitute our
legitimate interests. We make sure we consider
To optimize our platform
and balance any potential impacts on you (both
positive and negative) and your rights before we
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For compliance, fraud prevention, and safety
process your personal information for our
legitimate interests. We do not use your personal
To provide our Services
information for activities where our interests are
overridden by any adverse impact on you (unless
To identify or remediate possible threats to the
we have your consent or are otherwise required or
Site’s security
permitted to by law).
To conduct research about your use of the Site and
our Services
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 legal@consensys.net.
Use for New Purposes
We may use your personal information for reasons not described in this Privacy Policy, where we are
permitted by law to do so and where the reason is compatible with the purpose for which we collected it.
If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and explain the
applicable legal basis for that use. If we have relied upon your consent for a particular use of your
personal information, we will seek your consent for any unrelated purpose.
Your Rights
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.
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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 legal@consensys.net. 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 legal@consensys.net or submit a
complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction. You can find your data protection
regulator here .
Cross-Border Data Transfer
Please be aware that your personal data will be transferred to, processed, and stored in the United States.
Data protection laws in the U.S. may be different from those in your country of residence. You consent to
the transfer of your information, including personal information, to the U.S. as set forth in this Privacy
Policy by visiting our site or using our service.
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.
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