Wolk Inc. Privacy Policy

Last Updated: August 7, 2017

Wolk, Inc. operates decentralized database services based on Ethereum SWARM. To learn more about the Wolk platform, please visit www.wolk.com. Content and Data buyers (“Buyers”) can obtain content and data using a virtual currency called Wolk tokens. Content and data suppliers (“Suppliers”) can likewise receive payment in Wolk tokens. To learn more about Wolk tokens, please visit www.wolk.com.

Wolk, Inc. values the privacy of individuals who use Wolk services, websites, and mobile apps (collectively, the “Services”). This Privacy Policy is designed to explain how we collect, use, and share information from Wolk users, including Buyers and Suppliers. The terms “Wolk,” “we,” and “us” include Wolk, Inc. and our affiliates and subsidiaries. By using the Services, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. Beyond the Privacy Policy, your use of the Services is also subject to our Terms of Service [www.wolk.com/app/faq].
Information We Collect
Information You Provide Us
Registration Information: When you sign up for a Wolk account, you provide us with your name, email address, phone number, company name, and company website.

Communications: If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you. For example, when you contact our Customer Support Team, we will receive your name, email address, phone number, the contents of a message or attachments that you may send to us, and other information you choose to provide.

Buyer Payment Information: To facilitate purchases, we collect information about Buyers’ [bank routing numbers, bank account numbers, billing address], Ethereum address (if you make a payment using Wolk tokens). If you make a payment using a credit or debit card through the Services, your information will be collected by a third-party payment provider and not by us.

Supplier Payment Information: To make sure Suppliers get paid, we collect information about Suppliers’ bank routing numbers, tax information, Ethereum address (if receiving payment via Wolk tokens) and any other payment information provided by Suppliers.

Data Subject Information: Our Suppliers provide various attributes tied to mobile device IDs, hashed or clear text email addresses, and hashed or clear text phone numbers in order to enable them to license that data to third parties for purposes of online advertising. These attributes include:
Information We Collect Automatically From Your Use of the Services
When you use our Services, we and our third party service providers may collect information from you through automated means, such as cookies, web beacons, and web server logs. By using the Services, you consent to the placement of cookies, beacons, and similar technologies in your browser and on emails in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The information collected in this manner includes IP address, browser characteristics, device IDs and characteristics, operating system version, language preferences, referring URLs, and information about the usage of our Services.

We may use this information, for example, to ensure that the Services function properly, to determine how many users have visited certain pages or opened messages or newsletters, or to prevent fraud. We use IP address to derive your approximate location.

We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the Services and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting the transfer to your computer of a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular site. You may also wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Services.
How We Use Your Information
We do not use Data Subject Information for any purpose other than to provide the Services.

We may use the information we collect about Buyers and Suppliers:
How We Share Your Information
We share Data Subject Information with our service providers and with Buyers who purchase the Information.

We disclose Buyer or Supplier information that we collect through the Services to third parties in the following circumstances:
We may use and disclose aggregate information that does not identify or otherwise relate to an individual for any purpose, unless we are prohibited from doing so under applicable law.
Third Party Services
This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any site or service to which the Services link. The inclusion of a link on the Services does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates.
We use certain physical, organizational, and technical safeguards that are designed to maintain the integrity and security of information that we collect. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and thus we cannot and do not guarantee the security of your data.
Your Choices and Access
From time to time, we send marketing e-mail messages to our users. If you no longer want to receive such emails from us on a going forward basis, you may opt-out via the “unsubscribe” link provided in each such email.
Use of Services by Minors
The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13), and we request that they not provide personal information through the Services. If we find out that a child under 13 has provided personal information, we will take steps to delete that information.
International Cross-Border Data Transfer
Wolk uses servers hosted in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Please note that we may be transferring your information outside of your region for storage and processing in the United States and around the globe. By using the Services you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.
Updates to This Privacy Policy
We may make changes to this Privacy Policy. The “Last Updated” date at the top of this page indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised. If we make material changes, we may notify you through the Services or by sending you an email or other communication. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy periodically to stay up-to-date about our privacy practices. Your use of the Services following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.
Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected].
Because email communications are not always secure, please do not include sensitive information in your emails to us.