PRIVACY POLICY

PLUTUS PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated: Dec 15, 2015

This privacy policy (this “Policy�?) applies as between you, the User of this Web Site and Block Code, the owner and provider of this Web Site. This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Web Site and any Services or Systems therein.

1. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

Account

Means collectively the personal Data, payment information and credentials used by Users to access the Web Site;

Cookie

Means a small text file placed on your computer by Block Code when you visit certain parts of this Web Site. This allows us to identify recurring visitors and to analyse their browsing habits within the Web Site. Where e-commerce facilities are provided, Cookies may be used to store your shopping basket and/ or Cart, as applicable. Further details are contained in Clause 10 of this Policy and the Schedules hereof;

Data

Means collectively all information that you submit to the Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, personal information, Account details and information submitted using any of our Services or Systems;

“Block Code�?, “We�?, “we�?, “our�?, and “us�?, as applicable

Means Block Code Ltd, registered at Suite 540, 405 Kings Road, London, SW10 0BB, United Kingdom;

Service

Means each and collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Block Code makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;

System

Means any online communications infrastructure that Block Code makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

Users/Users

Means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by Block Code (or contracted as an independent contractor of Block Code) and acting in the course of their employment (or services provision, as appliclable);

Web Site

Means the website that you are currently using (https://plutus.it) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. subdomain: https://plutus.it/blog unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. DATA COLLECTED

Without limitation, any of the following Data on you may be collected:

name;

password;

email;

date of birth;

contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;

financial information such as credit and debit card numbers, public payout address;

IP address (automatically collected);

web browser type and version (automatically collected);

operating system (automatically collected);

limitation date of birth, home address, profession, and nature of business (as applicable);

a list of URLS starting with a referring site, your activity on this Web Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected);

and

Cookie information (see Clause 10 below).

3. OUR USE OF DATA

If you seek permissions to raise Bitcoin buy and sell limits associated with your Account, we may require you to provide additional information which we may use in collaboration with service providers acting on our behalf to verify your identity or address, and/or to manage risk. This information may include your date of birth, taxpayer or government identification number, a copy of your government-issued identification, or other personal Data. We may also obtain information about you from third parties such as credit bureaus and identity verification services. If you do not use the Bitcoin element of the Service, you may opt out of providing this additional information.

When you use the Service, we collect information about your transactions and/or your other activities on our Web Site and we may continuously collect information about your computer, or other access device for fraud prevention purposes, to monitor for possible breach of your Account, and to identify any malicious software or other activity that may harm Block Code or its Users.

Any personal Data you submit will be retained by us for as long as you use the Service and Systems provided on the Web Site. Data that you may submit that is not personal information may be retained for a longer period and indefinitely.

Except as detailed in this Policy, and unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties.

All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 of the UK, and applicable data protection laws of the United States. Fore more details on security, see Clause 9 below.

We may disclose aggregated information about our Users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. We may also disclose personal Data that we collect or you provide:

To our subsidiaries and affiliates.

To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.

To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganisation, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Block Code’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by us, about our Users is among the assets transferred.

To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have consented to and not opted out of these disclosures. We contractually require these third parties to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.

To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.

For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

With your consent.

To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request.

To enforce or apply our terms of use [https://plutus.it/privacy - https://plutus.it/terms] and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.

If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Block Code, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Web Site. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

internal record keeping;

improvement of our products / services;

transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;

contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Web Site.


4. THIRD PARTY WEB SITES AND SERVICES

We may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment handling, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Web Site. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that Block Code requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties must be processed within the terms of this Policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and/or applicable US data protection law, as applicable.

5. CHANGES OF BUSINESS OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL

Block Code may, from time to time, expand or reduce its business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any division so transferred, be transferred along with that division and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was supplied by you.

In the event that any Data submitted by Users will be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your Data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.

6. CONTROLLING ACCESS TO YOUR DATA

Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:

Use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and

sharing Data with third parties.

7. YOUR RIGHT TO WITHHOLD INFORMATION

You may access your Account at any time to view or amend the Data. You may need to modify or update your Data if your circumstances change. Additional Data as to your marketing preferences may also be stored and you may change this at any time.

You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal Data on payment of a small fee.

9. SECURITY

Data security is of great importance to us and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected online.

10. COOKIES

Block Code may set and access Cookies on your computer. First-party Cookies that may be placed on your computer are detailed in Schedule 1 and third-party Cookies that may be placed on your computer are detailed in Schedule 2. All Cookies used by the Web Site are used in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011. Block Code has carefully chosen these Cookies and uses them to facilitate certain functions and features of the Web Site. We also use Cookies for analytics purposes. These Cookies track your movements and activities on the Web Site and are designed to give us a better understanding of our users, thus enabling us to improve the Web Site and our services.

Before the Web Site sets Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a pop-up or message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the setting of our Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you through our Web Site. If you wish to deny your consent to the placing of Cookies, certain features of the Web Site may not function fully or as intended.

Certain features of the Web Site depend upon Cookies to function and are deemed, within the law, to be strictly necessary. These Cookies are detailed in Schedule 1A. You will not be asked for your consent to place these Cookies however you may still disable cookies via your web browser’s settings, as set out in sub-Clause 10.4.

You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your web browser. By default, your browser will accept Cookies, however this can be altered. For further details please consult the help menu in your browser. Disabling Cookies may prevent you from using the full range of Services available on the Web Site.

You may delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Web Site more quickly.

The Web Site uses the third-party Cookies detailed in Schedule 2 for the purposes described therein. These Cookies are not integral to the services provided by the Web Site to you and may be blocked at your choosing via your internet browser’s privacy settings or via your response to the request for consent detailed in sub-Clause 10.2.

It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your browser if you are unsure as to how to adjust your privacy settings.

11. YOUR CALIFORNIA RIGHTS

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of the Web Site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal Data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident, and would like to make such a request, please send an e-mail to

[email protected]

Or write us:

405 Kings Road, suite 540, London, SW10 0BB.

12. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

Block Code reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Web Site and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Web Site following the alterations.

Block Code reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Web Site and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Web Site following the alterations.

SCHEDULE 1: FIRST-PARTY COOKIES

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SCHEDULE 1A: STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

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SCHEDULE 2: THIRD-PARTY COOKIES

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