Our Commitment to Privacy
As will be described in this policy, Metaps Crypto Gateway may share Users' personal data with its group companies including subsidiaries and affiliates (including foreign companies) and substantially the same on organization restructuring (hereinafter referred to as “Group Compaies”) and, under certain circumstances, with third parties that provide services on our behalf or with whom we have partnered to offer a particular product or service. This policy will describe the Users' personal data Metaps Crypto Gateway collects, reasons for Metaps Crypto Gateway collecting Users' personal data, how the data is utilized, under what conditions the data is shared with third parties, and how user data is acquired by Metaps Crypto Gateway.
In the event there are revisions made to this policy, the contents of those revisions will be posted on the Metaps Crypto Gateway website. Users can tell if this Policy has changed by checking the revisions date that appears at the top. When we change the policy in a material way, we will provide notice by posting notices or links to notices on Metaps Crypto Gateway website. Users may change how Users provide Users’ personal data to Metaps Crypto Gateway at any time.
In addition, Metaps Crypto Gateway may collect and use User’s personal data through applications or services that Metaps Crypto Gateway provides. Metaps Crypto Gateway handles User’s personal data collected through such applications or services in accordance with the policy that Metaps Crypto Gateway stipulates separately.
Purpose of Use of Collected Information
In order to provide the best user experience possible, in accordance with the applicable data protection law, Metaps Crypto Gateway collects, utilizes, and discloses Users' personal data for the following purposes:
1.1 Service Optimization:
Metaps Crypto Gateway collects, processes, and stores Users’ personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection law for legitimate business and legal purposes. In other words, Metaps Crypto Gateway collects, processes, and stores User’s personal data for the purposes of acquiring a better understanding of Users' experiences with the website and services to enable Metaps Crypto Gateway to provide better service. For example, Metaps Crypto Gateway processes and utilizes personal data not only for direct interactions with Users such as service usage, billing, customer service usage, but also to identify problems and abuses regarding Metaps Crypto Gateway' website and services.
1.2 Prevention and Combat of Abuse:
In accordance with the applicable data protection law, Metaps Crypto Gateway collects and stores Users’ personal data regarding use of Metaps Crypto Gateway' website and services. This includes the monitoring of abuse and behavior that may be useful in detecting misuse or inappropriate behavior by Users. For example, Metaps Crypto Gateway detects the use of illicit script from User behavior using specialized software, as well as identify relevant data such as IP address. In the event it is determined that a User has violated the contractual agreements by which they are bound through actions such as using illicit script, Metaps Crypto Gateway reserves the right to utilize collected data (and other data) on the User to confirm the violation, as well as take additional action against the violating User in order to return to a normal state of operations.
1.3 Billing of Service Fees:
In accordance with the applicable data protection law, Metaps Crypto Gateway reserves the right to share Users’ personal data with payment processing service providers for the purposes of charging service fees. Metaps Crypto Gateway also reserves the right to provide Users’ personal data to third parties commissioned to collect payment balances, insofar as this information is required or useful to collect the balance. Metaps Crypto Gateway will inform Users of the name of the third parties. In the event there is collaboration with third parties for such tasks, Metaps Crypto Gateway is responsible to ensure that the third party complies with the applicable data protection law and carries out sufficient data protection measures.
1.4 Transmission of Information:
In accordance with the applicable data protection law, Metaps Crypto Gateway may utilize a User's personal data for the purposes of sending newsletters or offer information to that User. Users have the option of withdrawing their consent (unsubscribing) at any time by sending a written notice through email. It is also possible to withdraw consent by sending a transmission termination request (unsubscribing) using newsletters or information received.
1.5 Market Research:
In accordance with the applicable data protection law, Metaps Crypto Gateway reserves the right to utilize or disclose Users’ personal data that was saved or provided by Users for the purposes of conducting research on User distribution, interests, and usage behavior. This research is carried out anonymously and Metaps Crypto Gateway reserves the right to analyze stored information on Users as a statistical aggregate that does not identify individual Users. Measurement data may be utilized as reference material upon advertisement delivery or statistical data which does not include information that identifies individual Users.
Sharing of Information
There may be cases in which this data is shared with third parties. In accordance with the applicable data protection law, Metaps Crypto Gateway may share Users’ personal data in the methods and with the third parties described below:
1. Metaps Crypto Gateway may share Users’ personal data with: customer information management agents or companies who provide services on Metap's behalf such as for conducting surveys, promotion, or delivering information to Users. These service providers will not be granted the authority to release or utilize the Users’ personal data for any other purpose.
2. Metaps Crypto Gateway may share Users’ personal data with other businesses for the purposes of conducting joint marketing activities that aim to provide Users with products, services, content, and promotions. Apart from the sharing of information with other businesses to conduct joint marketing activities, Metaps Crypto Gateway will not at any time sell nor lend Users’ personal data to third parties to conduct marketing activities regarding the third parties' own products and services.
3. In the event that the data is necessary for national interests, or there is an investigation or proceedings by an official body in which it is in the public's interest to release, there may be cases in which Users’ personal data is released.
4. When Users exchange promotional offers or participate in surveys from the Partners, Metaps Crypto Gateway may share Users’ personal data with the Partners when the information becomes necessary to complete a survey or proceedings.
5. Metaps Crypto Gateway may share Users’ personal data with its Group Companies for the purposes of marketing research and data analysis.
Communication with Users is done solely at Users' request. Users may choose whether to receive information or not at Users’ own discretion. In accordance with the applicable data protection law, users have the following rights through submission of appropriate documentation:
- The right to withdraw consent regarding the collection, use, and disclosing of their personal data
- The right to request access to their personal data
- The right to make revisions to the contents of their personal data
Please contact us through the “contact” link for the following:
- When you wish to access or revise the contents of your personal data, or when you wish to withdraw consent for collection, use, or disclosing of your personal data
Additionally, Metaps Crypto Gateway may communicate with Users through email to send notices of promotional events. If you wish to unsubscribe from this email mailing list, please contact us through the “contact” link and your request will be processed within 30 business days.
Metaps Crypto Gateway protects the Users’ personal data that it possesses and manages using appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, use, and release of said data, as well as to deliver a safe online experience. For the protection of User privacy and to ensure the safety of Users’ personal data, Metaps Crypto Gateway takes physical and electronic, as well as contractual, and managerial security measures. Metaps Crypto Gateway regularly and periodically monitors both the system and server. Metaps Crypto Gateway also regularly conduct tests that are monitored by our experts to continuously work to improve security.
When Users enter their personal data on the Metaps Crypto Gateway website, their transmitted information is protected using secure socket layer (SSL) technology. By encrypting data that is exchanged on the internet, SSL is a standard security measure that prevents others from knowing the data's contents. By using SSL, which is the global standard for encryption technology, customers' personal information that is dispersed across the web is securely protected. Although appearances may differ depending on which browser is used, as an unbroken key or lock is displayed in front of the URL, it means that SSL is working and the page is secure. By observing the URL that is displayed on the browser, Users can confirm their security yet further. When accessing a secure server, the first few letters of the displayed URL should change from 'http' to 'https'.
If Metaps Crypto Gateway learns of a security systems breach Metaps Crypto Gateway may attempt to notify Users electronically so that Users can take appropriate protective steps. By using the services or providing personal data to Metaps Crypto Gateway, Users agree that Metaps Crypto Gateway can communicate with Users electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to Users’ use of the services. Metaps Crypto Gateway may post a notice on Metaps Crypto Gateway website if a security breach occurs. If this happens, Users will need a web browser enabling Users to view the website. Metaps Crypto Gateway may also send an email to Users at the email address Users have provided to Metaps Crypto Gateway in these circumstances. Depending on where Users live, Users may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw Users’ consent from receiving electronic notice) Users should notify Metaps Crypto Gateway through the “contact” link.
People who try to obtain personal data fraudulently are known to use a scam known as “phishing,” wherein fraudulent emails are sent with the purpose of getting unsuspecting users to give up personal and financial information. Phishing is a fraud that tries to steal personal information. Please do not reply to emails requesting personal information although they may appear to have been sent by Metaps Crypto Gateway. Metaps Crypto Gateway has not and will never request personal information such as username, password, or credit card information through email. In the event you have inadvertently entered personal information or replied to suspicious emails, pop-up displays, or fake websites, please contact us through the “contact” link immediately.
Metaps Crypto Gateway uses browser cookies for the purposes of usage tracking. Cookies are small text-files that are stored on Users' hard-disks for user identification and cannot be used to run programs or infect Users' computers with viruses.
Although Metaps Crypto Gateway utilizes cookies, Metaps Crypto Gateway never store personal data in Users’ cookies. Cookies are used for the purposes of improving the User experience of Metaps Crypto Gateway' services and website. For example, cookies are used for the following purposes:
- To recognize Users who revisit the website
- To keep track of Applications that Users have saved, uploaded, or registered and to record Applications in User accounts
- To process purchase orders and enable Users to make payments through Paypal when Users have web-accounts
- To identify what services were sought by guests to the site through search inputs, as well as track their movements through the site
Users can choose to either accept or deny cookies as it is possible to deny cookies through browser settings. However, if cookies are denied, the Metaps Crypto Gateway website may not run normally. For example: if all cookies are rejected, certain portions of the website cannot be browsed, registration functions will be unavailable, and the overall User experience may be negatively affected.
Use of Web Beacons
In order to determine what sort of web content is effective and to better manage it, Metaps Crypto Gateway utilizes a software technology known as Clear GIF (also known as Web Beacon or Web Bug). Clear GIFs are small images with identification codes that have the same functions as cookies and are used to track Users' online movements. Unlike cookies that are stored on a user's hard disk, Clear GIFs are embedded in e-mail or on web pages in an invisible format , and they are approximately the same size as a period. Metaps Crypto Gateway uses Web Beacons to get a grasp of cookie transmission and number of visits, as well as to confirm the opening of sent emails.
Links to Other Websites
On the Metaps Crypto Gateway website, there may be links to other websites that are thought to be beneficial to Users. As these external sites are operated independently of Metaps Crypto Gateway, their privacy protection and security measures are also taken independently. In order to optimize your online experience, it is strongly recommended that Users confirm policies regarding privacy and security adopted by each site. Regarding the contents and policies of links placed on the Metaps Crypto Gateway website, Metaps Crypto Gateway bears no responsibility for them as the links are placed solely for the purposes of convenience and to provide Users with information.
It is not Metaps Crypto Gateway' intent to store User’s personal data indefinitely. When it has been deemed unnecessary from a legal and business standpoint, the personal data will promptly be deleted.
Rights to Privacy/Questions & Comments
Metaps Crypto Gateway will not release Users’ personal data to third parties without Users’ consent, nor will we do so outside the scope of applicable laws and the provisions thereof. Metaps Crypto Gateway will endeavor to ensure that employees, officers, agents, consultant, and contractors involved in the collection, use, and release of data, comply with all applicable laws in accordance with the provisions of this policy.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact us through the “Inquiries” link.
Effective Date: December 1, 2016