Privacy Policy

Welcome to our Privacy Policy section. Hereby we describe the way we collect and handle data about you when you use the Rights Chain website.

While browsing the website we do not use tracking cookies, neither ours nor third party, for advertising or scopes that are not related to your experience of navigation or access to our Services. Further information about our Cookie Policy can be found in the relative page.

We collect certain information about you to allow you the access to our Services. The collected information includes:

  • Your full name, pseudonym(s) (or nickname(s)), place and date of birth, residence, e-mail address and mobile number
  • Eventually a digital copy of your ID document such as driving license, personal ID or passport
  • your IP address, and details of which version of web browser you used
  • Uploaded files you will upload while using our Service
  • information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques

This data can be accessed by authorized at Rights Chain Ltd. to:

  • grant you the access to our Platform
  • improve the website monitoring how you use it
  • gather feedback to improve our services
  • respond to your feedbacks or support requests
  • send e-mail alerts for important events on our Platform
  • allow you to access our Services

Some information could be passed to a third party, like a payment service provider, to allow a safe and secure transaction. We will not store payment information like credit card numbers under any circumstance.

We would like to let you know that:

  • Your name, place and date of birth, residence, document ID, e-mail and mobile number represents your personal data that is not accessible to third parties at any moment, and are not accessible directly throughout our website to visitors or other users
  • The eventually uploaded copy of your document(s) will be held on our platform at most for 30 days for Service activation and is not shared with third parties at any time
  • The Country of Residence with your pseudonym(s) or nickname(s) will be shown under your Artworks and will be integrated within our Artwork’s Birth Certificate as the Author name and the country of origin of the registered Artwork
  • Your e-mail address is used as your login name, may be used by us to send you important messages such as password reset requests, Service notifications, messages from visitors of your Artworks.
  • Your e-mail address, full name and pseudonym(s) may be visible to a third party as part of your digital signature whereas you would file a Complaint Request of a Copyright Infringement throughout our Platform’s Service
  • Your mobile phone number is stored only for urgent notifications about your privacy, Copyright or other security means (for example, two factor authentication)

Where is Your data

Based on your Country of Residence, your information might be stored in a different location. You can always check our Contacts page to know what is the Data Centre facility that belongs to your area.

As of the current revision of our Privacy Policy, the following Data Centre facilities are in place:

  • London LDN1 facility, handled by DigitalOcean Inc.

Some of our suppliers may be based outside the European Economic Area (EEA). We perform strict and continuous controls over how and why your data can be accessed.

When you submit your personal data, you agree to the following:

  • Access and view of your personal information to Rights Chain Ltd. And its staff for Service supply
  • Supplying only the strictly required information to third parties, such as our payment gateway processor, to allow Service delivery
  • A small set of information is stored within a Blockchain database that cannot be altered or edited by any mean by Rights Chain Ltd. (see Blockchain database section below)

The Blockchain database

Artwork’s Registration data is stored within a Blockchain database. Such technology does not allow neither Rights Chain Ltd nor any third party to alter or delete the information stored within once it has been saved. The data stored within the BlockChain database includes:

  • Your pseudonym or nickname
  • The country of origin of the Registration (2 letters code in ISO 1366 format)
  • A digital hash of your Artwork’s file
  • A digital signature of your Artwork’s file

No further information is stored within the Blockchain database.

Keeping your data secure

Sending information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and we can’t guarantee the security of your data while it’s in transit.

We have procedures and security features in place to keep your data secure once we receive it.

All communications between your computer or device (“Endpoint”) and our systems are encrypted and digitally signed using the latest and most reliable encryption technologies.

Whereas you had concerns about confidentiality or security of your communications with our Platform, please contact us for further information or support.

Disclosing your information

We may pass on your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so, or if we have to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements. This includes exchanging information with other government departments for legal reasons.

We may supply a minimal set of information to third parties, such as the payment gateway service, to allow the correct delivery of our Services. Otherwise we won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.

Your rights

You can find out what information we hold about you, and ask us not to use any of the information we collect.

If you’ve signed up for email alerts, you can unsubscribe or change your settings at any time.

Links to other websites

Rights Chain website may contain links to other websites.

This privacy policy only applies to Rights Chain Ltd.’s websites, and doesn’t cover other services and transactions that we link to. These services have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies.

Following a link to another website

If you go to another website from this one, read the privacy policy on that website to find out what it does with your information.


Last update 2017-09-18 09:25:36

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