Bitbond GmbH (hereinafter also referred to as “we”) is the provider responsible for this website and its sub-pages (hereinafter also referred to as “offer”). Bitbond GmbH uses this website to mediate loans between investors and borrowers. The following privacy statement explains the nature, the scope and the purposes of levying, processing and usage of personal data by Bitbond GmbH on our website and sub-pages.
II. The input of data by you
1. Personal data and its usage
Personal data is specific information about personal or factual circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. These include the name, the e-mail address or the phone number. As part of our offer, personal data is only levied, processed and used where applicable and as permitted by law, or you have given consent. The same applies to the disclosure of personal data.
Our offer causes the storage of cookies on your browser. Cookies are text files that help to facilitate our offer, by storing Login data or registering when and how frequently you visit our offer. The storing of cookies can be disabled completely in all major browsers.
3. Making contact
Our offer enables you to establish contact to us. This is possible, for example by sending an email to us. The information you provide while contacting us is stored, in order to process the request and, where appropriate, the following correspondence.
4. Comments and contributions
Our offer also contains areas where the possibility of commenting is present (the blog and individual loan listings). To protect ourselves from illegal content, we store your IP-address if you leave a comment or comment on your own, or the comments of other individuals.
5. Blog: Subscription to comments
In order to allow discussion in our blog to flourish, you are given the opportunity to subscribe to the comments on your comments. This is done by entering your own email address. In order to ensure that the person who enters the email address is the owner of the email address, we send a confirmation email to the entered email address, which also contains information on how to unsubscribe. We also store the IP address and the date of the subscription, in order to prevent potential abuse. The data necessary to register for the subscription and email transmission is not used for other purposes or forwarded to third parties. The consent for the storage of this data can be revoked any time by sending an email to the provider or by clicking the link contained in every information email.
6. Registration function
You can register as a user of our offer on the relevant and pertaining website pages, as an investor or borrower. The data received will be used here for the use of our offer. The utilisation also takes place, to inform you about changes in the scope of our offer or technical changes via email. The registration includes the entry of the following data:
- First name
- Last name
- Emai laddress
- address if applicable.
Beyond this, the IP-address used to register, as well as the date of the registration, are stored in order to prevent abuse of the registration function.
7. "Initial Registration"
After registering an account as a "Borrower" or "Lender" you can utilise our offer as a user by choosing between "Get a Loan" or rather "Complete your lender registration" in the function area. The hereby provided data is used for the mediation, conclusion and implementation of the loan agreements (see our terms and conditions), as well as the fulfilment regulatory obligations, particularly of guidelines for prevention of money laundering and, if this is necessary for the use of our services, transmitted to other users.
III. Visiting our Website
In addition to the entering of personal data, data is collected by us and third parties automatically during the utilisation of our offer. The use of our service includes interacting with third parties.
1. Access Data/Server Log Files
Your visit to our site is stored in a log file (so-called server log files). To this end, we collect (or our internet provider) the following data on each access to our offer:
- IP address of the accessing computer
- Name of the requested file
- Date and time of the request
- Amount of data transmitted
- Notification of successful request
- Browser type and version along with the operating system you use
- Referrer URL
- Requesting Provider
- Screen resolution.
The log data is used by us only for statistical analysis in the context of the operation of our offer. In the case of illegal use of our service, the log data also serves to inform a resolution in the eventuality of any violation of the law.
2. Google Analytics
This website and its sub-pages exclusively sends shortened (i.e. anonymized) IP addresses to Google.
3. "Facebook-Connect" (Login via Facebook)
The offer provides an alternative to immediate registration, by giving users the opportunity to Login via an existing user account on Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA „Facebook-Connect“).
You can revoke the connection between our Website and your Facebook profile by utilizing the appropriate settings in your Facebook user account.
4. Liability for Links
Our offer contains Links to websites of external providers. The referred domains were checked at the time of the placement of the link. Their content are not and will not become part of our offer. Should we become aware that the content behind a link has changed and become illegal, we will remove the link automatically.
IV. Right to Information
To a reasonable extent, you can demand to be informed by us about which personal data we have stored concerning yourself, free of charge.
V. Changes, Corrections and Updates, Revocation
You have the right to ask for the review and update of your data if you can not do so yourself. You can also have your personal data locked and deleted if they are not subject to statutory retention obligation. The data is also deleted, if you revoke your permission for storage, or the storage of the data is no longer possible due to legal reasons. Given consent for the future collection, processing and utilization of your personal data can be revoked by sending an email to the following address: [email protected]