For the purpose of the Data
Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Cryptonit Solutions Ltd, with registration ID [ZA052084].
The cryptonit website (the “Site”) is an online service we own and operate, which enables individuals to buy and sell cryptocurrency with each other.
We may ask you for, or you may submit, certain personal and non-personal information and data to us through the Site when you register or otherwise use the Site.
This could include:
name and address: to prevent
fraud and to comply with anti-money laundering regulations and
other applicable laws and regulations.
bank account information: your
sort code, account number and full name may be requested to refund
late payments or verify your identity.
proof of bank account
information: anti-money laundering regulations require that
refunds go to the account from which the funds were received.
e-mail address: to contact you
about cryptonit related issues, news, or to offer cryptocurrency
phone number: to contact you
about matters requiring your urgent attention, to verify your
identity and to provide other cryptonit services with your consent
(such as text message notifications by the system).
identification documents and
photo proof: to comply with anti-money laundering regulations and
other applicable laws and regulations.
We may also record other
information concerning your use of the Site or any content you
submit to the Site ("Your Content”).
All information we hold will be
kept securely in accordance with an internal security policy and
may be used to:
enable our compliance with
applicable laws and regulations;
enable your use of the Site and
open and run your account and
provide you with an up to date, efficient and reliable service;
process and make available Your
Content to the Site;
monitor the use of the Site;
generally run and improve the
We may anonymise information about
you (so that you cannot be identified from it by third parties) and
provide that information to third parties to for the purposes
marketing analysis or to market the Site.
Your personal information may be
transferred to destinations outside the European Economic Area and
may be shared with trusted third parties to assist our operation of
By submitting your information you
agree to this use.
We will only use information
collected about you in accordance with the Data Protection Act
When you get in contact with us
(for example by email or instant messaging) we will keep records of
what is communicated. This is to ensure we have a record of our
discussion for future reference so we can provide services to you
We might collect sensitive
information about you but we will never collect sensitive
information about you without your explicit consent.
If you believe we have information
about you that you do not want us to have or that you think is
incorrect, please contact us.
Although we will do our best to
protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of
data transmitted to the Site. Any transmission is at your own
risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict
procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised
We use ‘cookies’ on the Site.
Cookies are small computer files which the Site will store in your
internet browser, which enable information to be transmitted to and
from your internet browser and the Site. For more information
about cookies, please visit allaboutcookies.org. If you do not
Internet browser settings to not accept cookies. Your computer’s
help file should tell you how to do this but please note that this
may affect your ability to use the Site. By using the Site, you
the Site is being used, to learn about the types of individuals
which are using the website, to record which other websites have
referred users to the Site, to improve the services of the Site, to
enable the Site to remember your preferences and to enable aspects
of the website to be customised.
If you don’t disable cookies the
Site will ask for and store details including your name and email
address, browser type, IP address and may automatically insert
certain information on the subscription or Your Content forms so
that you can use the Site with less form filling.
We will retain this information
for up to one year.
We use the information derived
from cookies to help us to optimise and improve the Site.
We give you a choice of whether or
not you want us or other companies to contact you about future
offers, events, products and services you may be interested in.
We might send you marketing emails
about products or services which are similar to or related to the
Site, or contact you by email with information about the Site. We
will not send you any other marketing emails or pass your
information on to third parties unless you give your consent or you
have given it already.
If you provide information about a
friend of yours as part of a referral of that friend to us, we will
send your friend a single email about the Site and we will store
their personal information to the minimum extent necessary. When
you provide us with your friend's information, you are confirming
that you have their consent to this use of their information. We
will tell your friend that you provided their details when we
If we share your personal
information with other companies, those companies may contact you
by email and they may be based inside or outside of the EEA.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose personal
information about you to other members of our group of companies or
to trusted third parties.
Your personal information may be
if we buy or sell any businesses
with a view to preventing fraud
or reducing credit risk;
if we are obliged to do so to
comply with law, regulations or a court order; if it is necessary
agreements to which we are a party; if it is necessary to protect
our rights, property or the safety of our customers or Site users.
Some of your
personal information may be used for fraud prevention, enforcing
the Terms and Conditions and for compliance with anti-money
laundering regulations. As such, depending on various factors (such
as whether you have traded on the site or not) some of your
personal data will need to be kept for at least one year. We will
only hold your personal data, content (for example comments posted
in public or private), trade history, coin addresses and other
technical information for as long as is necessary for the purpose
for which that data was collected.
If you follow a
link from the Site to any third party websites, you should be aware
that those websites may have their own privacy policies. We do not
accept any responsibility or liability for those websites. Please
check the policies of any third party websites before submitting
any personal data to those websites.
We may make
on this page. You should check this page from time to time to
ensure you are aware of any changes. Where appropriate we may
notify you of changes by email or by putting a notice on the Site.
comments or enquiries should be directed to us. We will try to
respond to you within 48 hours.
CRYPTONIT SOLUTIONS LTD
7/11 Minerva Road
Company No. 08810990
(England & Wales).