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Privacy Policy

RATbits NFT Marketplace Privacy Policy

Last Revised: January 27, 2022

RATbits NFT Marketplace owned and operated by The Rare Antiquities Token Software Design, whose address is at Office No. 43-44 King of Dubai Municipality – Bur Dubai – Al Fahidi (“RATbits,” “we” or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy. We have prepared this Privacy Policy to describe to you our practices regarding the Personal Information (as defined below) we collect, why we collect it, and how we use and disclose it.

Your privacy matters to us, so please do take the time to get to know and familiarize yourself with our policies and practices. Please understand that we reserve the right to change any of our policies and practices at any time, but you can always find the latest version of this Privacy Policy here on this page.

Personal Information We Collect

We may collect information reasonably capable of identifying you as an individual (“**Personal Information**”). Personal Information does not include anonymous or aggregate information that does not identify you as an individual.

  • Connecting your Wallet: If you connect to use our Platform, we collect your Ethereum wallet address.
  • Newsletter: If you request platform updates we collect personal information such as name and email.

Personal Information We Collect Automatically

We may collect the following categories of Personal Information automatically through your use of our services:

  • Online Identifiers such as IP address, domain name;
  • Device Information such as hardware, operating system, browser;
  • Usage Data such as system activity, internal and external information related to RATbits pages that you visit, clickstream information; and
  • Geolocation Data.

Our automatic collection of Personal Information may involve the use of Cookies, described in greater detail below.

What We Do With Personal Information We Collect

We use the Personal Information we collect to:

  • Make the Platform work and enable you to list, buy, transfer, or trade unique digital art;
  • Provide you with critical updates, confirmations, or security alerts;
  • Provide support or respond to your comments or questions;
  • Personalize and improve your experience;
  • Inform you about products, services, news, or promotional opportunities we think might interest you;
  • Analyze and improve our Platform.

When We May Share Personal Information

We rely on service providers to make some of the Platform’s features work, including our website providers or the company who supports the chat feature. These providers may have access to Personal Information we collect so they can do this work on our behalf. We work hard to ensure these providers only access and use your information as necessary to perform their functions.

Cookies

We also collect basic analytics data through Cookies when you access or use the Platform. A “Cookie” is a small piece of data or text file stored on the local hard disk of your computer or mobile device. These include our own first-party Cookies and third-party Cookies. Some Cookies are only stored temporarily and destroyed each time you close your web browser. Others may remain on your browser and may collect and store data for a period of time after you have left the Platform.

How we use Cookies:

  • Functionality: Our Platform uses Cookies to ensure the Platform functions properly, including page loads or our chat feature.
  • Performance and Analytics: Our Platform uses Cookies to gather usage and performance data. This enables us to monitor and improve the Platform’s performance, our services, and your experience.
  • Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to understand how users interact with the Platform and serve you information about products or services we think you may like. You can find out more about Google Analytics and how to opt-out here.

How you can control Cookies

If you wish to prevent Cookies from tracking your activity on our Platform or visits across multiple websites, you can set your browser to block certain Cookies or notify you when a Cookie is set. For more information on how you can customize your browser’s Cookie setting please visit the link to your web browser below:

  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla

You may opt-out of interest-based advertising in general by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s or Network Advertising Initiative’s websites. We are not responsible for the completeness, effectiveness, or accuracy of any third-party opt-out options or programs.

If you block Cookies, some features that make the Platform function property may not work and your experience may be affected.

Information For Persons Subject to EU Data Protection Law

While customers who are located in the European Union (“EU”), European Economic Area (“EEA”) or the Channel Islands, or other locations subject to EU data protection law (collectively, “Europe”) are customers of our US entity, we recognize and, to the extent applicable to us, adhere to relevant EU data protection laws. For purposes of this section, “personal data” has the meaning provided in the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”).

Lawful bases for processing

We process personal data subject to GDPR on one or more of the following legal bases:

  • Legal Obligation: to conduct anti-fraud and to fulfill our retention and other legal obligations;
  • Contractual Obligation: to satisfy our obligations to you under our Terms of Use, including to provide you with our Services and customer support services, and to optimize and enhance RATbits;
  • Legitimate Interest: to monitor the usage of RATbits, conduct automated and manual security checks of our Services, to protect our rights; and
  • Consent: to market RATbits and our Services. You may withdraw your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before consent is withdrawn.

European privacy rights

European residents have the following rights under GDPR, subject to certain exceptions provided under the law, with respect to their personal data:

  • Rights to Access and Rectification. You may submit a request that RATbits disclose the personal data that we process about you and correct any inaccurate personal data.
  • Right to Erasure. You may submit a request that RATbits delete the personal data that we have about you.
  • Right to Restriction of Processing. You have the right to restrict or object to our processing of your personal data under certain circumstances.
  • Right to Data Portability. You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided to us in an electronic format and to transmit that personal data to another data controller.

To submit a request to exercise these rights, please contact us using the methods described at the end of this Privacy Policy. When handling requests to exercise European privacy rights, we check the identity of the requesting party to ensure that he or she is the person legally entitled to make such request. While we maintain a policy to respond to these requests free of charge, should your request be repetitive or unduly onerous, we reserve the right to charge you a reasonable fee for compliance with your request.

Collection and transfer of data outside the EEA

RATbits operates with some of our systems based outside of Europe. As a result, we may transfer personal data from Europe to third countries outside of Europe, including the United States, under the following conditions:

  • Contractual Obligation. Where transfers are necessary to satisfy our obligation to you to provide you with our Services and customer support services, and to optimize and enhance RATbits; and
  • Consent: where you have consented to the transfer of your personal data to a third country.

Where transfers to a third country are based on your consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time. Please understand, however, that our services may not be available if we are unable to transfer personal data to third countries.

When we transfer personal data to third countries, we endeavor to ensure adequate safeguards are implemented, for example through the use of standard contractual clauses or Privacy Shield certification.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) sets forth a Notification and Counter Notification process initiated by a party complaining of alleged copyright infringement on the RATbits Platform. We may share information of the notifying, counter-notifying party, and any involved third parties, such as a Collector, of an allegedly infringing artwork to facilitate communication between the relevant parties for the purposes of complying with or resolving a DMCA dispute or allegation of copyright infringement.

Important Limitations

Nothing in this Policy restricts our ability to:

  • Comply with applicable law, rules, or regulations, including the DMCA;
  • Comply with a civil, criminal, or regulatory inquiry, investigation, subpoena, or lawful court order;
  • Cooperate with law enforcement agencies about conduct we reasonably and in good faith believe may violate the law;
  • Protect our rights or our property;
  • Enforce our Terms of Service; or,
  • Prevent behavior that is (or that we think may be) illegal or unethical.

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy or our processing of your Personal Information, please feel free to email us at support@ratbits.com.