Privacy Policy
GIFcoin collects some Personal Data from its Users.
Data Controller and Owner
gifcoin.io
Types of Data Collected
GIFcoin collects various types of data, by itself or through third parties, including: Cookies, Usage Data, unique device advertising identifiers (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for instance) and email address.
The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in the case of Usage Data – automatically collected when using GIFcoin.
All Data demanded by GIFcoin are mandatory and failure to provide them may make it impossible for GIFcoin to properly provide its services. In cases where GIFcoin specifically states that some Data are not mandatory, Users are free not to share them without any consequences on the availability of the service.
Whenever Users are not certain about which Personal Data are mandatory, they are encouraged to contact the Owner.
Any usage of Cookies – or of any other tracking instruments – by GIFcoin or by the owners of third party services used by GIFcoin is with the purpose of providing the service necessary for the User, next to any other purposes, enlisted in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.
Users are responsible for any third party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.
Types of Data Collected
Methods for Data Processing
The Data Controller is charged with process Users’ Data in a proper fashion and shall take all appropriate safety measures to thwart disclosure, modification, unauthorized access, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data Processing happens through using computers and/or IT-enabled instruments, following organizational procedures and methods, strictly related to the purposes specified.

Place
The Data Processing occurs at the Data Controller's operating offices, as well as at any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller. Retention Time
The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.
Usage of the Data Collected
The Data regarding the User is gathered not only to let the Owner provide its services but also for the following purposes:
- Analytics
- Advertising
- Content commenting
- Access to third party accounts
- Registration and authentication
- Remarketing and behavioral targeting
- Managing support and contact requests
- Interaction with support and feedback platforms
- Interaction with external social networks and platforms
The Personal Data that serves for each of these purposes are defined in the specific sections of this document.
Detailed Information on Personal Data Processing
Personal Data is collected for the purposes and services listed below:
Access to Third-Party Accounts
This services allows GIFcoin to access Data from your account on a third-party service and execute actions with it. For this to be activated, an explicit authorization by the User is necessary.

Advertising
This type of service permits User Data to be made use of for purposes of advertising communication presented in the form of banners or other advertisements on GIFcoin, possibly on the basis of Users’ interests.
This does not mean that all of User’s Personal Data are utilized for this purpose. The conditions and information for using them are exemplified below.
Some of the services enumerated underneath may make use of Cookies in order to identify Users or they may use the technique of behavioral retargeting – displaying ads that are personalized to the User’s behavior and interests, including those ads detected outside GIFcoin. For more details, please acquaint yourself with the privacy policies of the respected services.
Bing Ads (Microsoft Corporation)
Bing Ads is an advertising service that is provided by Microsoft Corporation.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Facebook Audience Network (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Audience Network is an advertising service that is provided by Facebook, Inc. To comprehend Facebook's use of Data, familiarize yourself with Facebook's data policy.
GIFcoin may make use of identifiers for mobile devices (Android Advertising ID or iOS Advertising Identifier) and technologies comparable to cookies to be able to run the Facebook Audience Network service. One of the different ways the Audience Network displays ads is by utilizing the Users’ ad preferences. A User can manage this in the settings of Facebook ads.
Personal Data collected: Cookies, Usage Data, and unique device identifiers for advertising (IDFA or Google Advertiser ID).
Analytics
The services in this section allow the Owner to screen and evaluate web traffic, which can serve to monitor User behavior.
Facebook Ads Conversion Tracking (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Ads Conversion Tracking is an analytics service that is provided by Facebook, Inc. It serves to connect data from the Facebook advertising network to actions executed on GIFcoin’s website.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Facebook Analytics for Apps (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Analytics for Apps is an analytics service that is provided by Facebook, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Usage Data and different other types of Data as indicated in service’s privacy policy.
Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a service for web analysis that is provided by Google. The company uses the collected Data to follow and examine the use of GIFcoin in order to generate reports about its activities, as well as share them with other Google services.
Google may use the collected Data to put the ads into context and personalize its own advertising network.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Twitter Ads Conversion Tracking (Twitter, Inc.)
Twitter Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service that is provided by Twitter, Inc. Its purpose is to link the data from the Twitter Advertising Network to the actions executed on GIFcoin.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Content Commenting
The services for commenting content enable Users to form and publish their comments on the different contents of GIFcoin.
Users bear the whole responsibility their own comments’ contents.
If a content commenting service, which is provided by third parties, is installed, it may still gather data from web traffic for the pages where the comment service is installed, even in the case that the Users do not use the content commenting service.
Facebook Comments (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Comments is a service content commenting that is provided by Facebook, Inc. It permits the User to form comments and share them on Facebook.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Interaction with External Social Networks and Platforms
This service permits the interaction with social media or other kinds of external platforms, straight from the website of GIFcoin.
Both the interaction and information collected through GIFcoin’s website are always subject to the privacy settings of the User for each social medium or network.
This service may still gather traffic data for the website’s pages where the service is installed, even in the case that the Users do not use it.
Facebook Like Button and Social Widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
The Like Button of Facebook and Social Widgets are services that permit interaction with the social network of Facebook.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Twitter Tweet Button and Social Widgets (Twitter, Inc.)
The Tweet Button of Twitter and Social Widgets are services that permit interaction with the social network of Twitter.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Interaction with Feedback and Support Platforms
This service permits Users to engage with third-party feedback and support platforms, straight from the GIFcoin’s website.
If one of these services is available, it may obtain Usage and Browsing Data from the pages it is available, even if the Users are not actively using the service(s).
Zendesk Widget (Zendesk)
The Zendesk Widget is a service, which serves for communicating with the Zendesk feedback and support platform that is provided by Zendesk Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Managing Contact and Support Requests
This service lets GIFcoin manage contact and support requests obtained through email or by other means, such as the website’s contact form.
The Personal Data processed hinges on the information that is provided by the User in the messages and the other means used for communication (e.g. email address).

Zendesk (Zendesk)
Zendesk is a management service for contact and support requests, provided by Zendesk Inc.
Personal Data collected: different types of Data as indicated in the service’s privacy policy.
Authentication and Registration
By authenticating or registering, Users permit GIFcoin to identify them and provide them access to dedicated services.
Contingent upon what is described below, third parties might provide authentication and registration services. If that is the case, GIFcoin will be able to access some Data, kept by these third party services, for identification or registration purposes.
Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Authentication is an authentication and registration service that is provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to Facebook.
Personal Data collected: different types of Data as indicated in the service’s privacy policy.
Behavioral Targeting and Remarketing
This service lets GIFcoin and its partners to inform, optimize, as well as serve advertising on the basis of User’s past usage of GIFcoin.
This activity is executed by using Cookies and by tracking Usage Data – information that is transmitted to the partners who are in charge of the behavioral targeting and remarketing activity.
AdRoll (Semantic Sugar, Inc.)
AdRoll is an advertising service that is provided by Semantic Sugar, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Facebook Remarketing (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Remarketing is a behavioral targeting and remarketing service that is provided by Facebook, Inc. It links the activity of GIFcoin to the advertising network of Facebook.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Facebook Custom Audience (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Custom Audience is a behavioral targeting and remarketing service that is provided by Facebook, Inc. It links the activity of GIFcoin to the advertising network of Facebook.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and email address.
Twitter Remarketing (Twitter, Inc.)
Twitter Remarketing is a behavioral targeting and remarketing service that is provided by Twitter, Inc. It links the activity of GIFcoin to the advertising network of Twitter.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Twitter Tailored Audiences (Twitter, Inc.)
Twitter Tailored Audiences is a behavioral targeting and remarketing service that is provided by Twitter, Inc. It links the activity of GIFcoin to the advertising network of Twitter.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and email address.
Cookie Policy
GIFcoin uses Cookies. Cookies are portions of code installed in the browser that help the Owner in providing the service along with the purposes defined. A certain amount of the purposes for which the Cookies are installed may also necessitate the consent of the User.
Cookies Helping Collected Statistical Purposes
GIFcoin uses Cookies to save and maintain the browsing preferences and to enhance the browsing experience of the User. These Cookies may include, for instance, those which serve for the management of first-party statistics employed straight by the Owner of the website.
Other Cookie Types or Third-party Instrument Which May Use Them
Among the services described below, some of them gather statistics in an aggregated form and may not need the User’s consent or might be directly managed by the Owner, without the assistance of third parties.

If any third-party operated services are described in the instruments below, those might serve to track the browsing habits of Users, next to the information indicated herein and without the knowledge of the Owner. Please refer to the details of these listed services for more information.

Analytics
Advertising
Content Commenting
Interaction with External Social Networks and Platforms
Interaction with Feedback and Support Platforms
Behavioral Targeting and Remarketing
How Can I Control the Installation of Cookies?
Additionally to what is indicated in this Cookie Policy, the User can control its Cookies’ preferences straight from their own browser and preclude, for instance, third parties from installing them.
Via the preferences of the browser, one is also able to delete Cookies, which have been installed in the past. It is crucial to know that by deactivating all Cookies, the overall functioning of this website may be compromised. Use the following addresses to manage the Cookies of different browsers: Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Windows Explorer, Mozilla Firefox.
If there are third parties that provide services, Users can use their right to withdraw from the activity that keeps track of them by making use of the information provided in the Privacy Policy of the third party, by clicking on the link for opt-out – if it is provided – or by reaching out to the third party.
Nonetheless, the Owner would like to inform Users that they can consult Your Online Choices. This type of service permits Users to choose their tracking preferences for the majority of the advertising instruments. Therefore, the Owner recommends that Users utilize this resource next to the information that is provided herein.
Data Controller and Owner
gifcoin.io

Owner contact email: support@gifcoin.io
Because the installation of third-party Cookies, as well as various other tracking systems via the services made use of within GIFcoin’s website, cannot be strictly controlled by the Owner, any explicit references to Cookies and tracking tools installed by third parties shall be considered indicative. In an effort to obtain comprehensive information, visit the privacy policy of the respective third-party services detailed herein.
Having in mind the complex nature related to the identification of technologies on the basis of Cookies and their quite close integration with web operations, Users are fostered to contact the Owner if they’d like to receive any extra information on how to use Cookies themselves, as well as any possible use of them – for instance, by a third party – performed on this website.
Additional Information about Data Collection and Processing
Legal action
The Personal Data of Users may be used for legal purposes, in Court, or in the different stages, leading to possible legal actions, which may arise from the improper use of GIFcoin or its related services.
The User affirms being aware that the Data Controller may be required to disclose personal data upon request of public authorities.

User's Personal Data – Additional Information
Next to the information included in this Privacy Policy, GIFcoin may provide the User with supplementary and contextual information with regard to specific services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System Logs and Maintenance
With the aim of operation and maintenance, GIFcoin and any third-party services may gather files that record interaction with the website (System logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (for instance, the User’s IP Address).
Information not Included in This Policy
More information with regard to the collection and/or processing of Personal Data may be required from the Data Controller at any time.
User Rights
At any time, Users have the right to inform themselves of whether their Personal Data have been stored and can communicate with the Data Controller to know about their origin and contents in order to verify their correctness or to demand for them to be called off, augmented, updated, or even corrected, or for their conversion to anonymous format or to block any form of data maintained in breach of the law, as well as to be against their treatment for any legitimate reasons. These requests should be forwarded to the Data Controller using the contact information listed above.
Changes to this Privacy Policy
The Data Controller reserves itself the right to introduce changes to this Privacy Policy at any point in time – by providing notice to the Users on this page. Hence, it’s highly recommended to stop by this page frequently, checking out the date of the latest modification.
If a User is against any of the changes herein, he/she must stop using GIFcoin, and is able to request that the Data Controller delete his Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current Privacy Policy is applicable to all Personal Data the Data Controller possesses about Users.
Information about This Privacy Policy
The Data Controller bears the responsibility of this Privacy Policy.
Definitions and Legal References
Personal Data (or Data)
Personal data (or data) is any information with regard to a natural person, a legal person, an association or an institution, which is, or may be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a Personal Identification Number.


Usage Data
- Usage date is any information automatically collected from GIFcoin (or third party services involved in GIFcoin), which can include:
- The domain names or IP addresses of the computers of the Users who use GIFcoin
- The URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier)
- The time of the request
- The method used to submit the above-mentioned request to the server
- The file’s size, received in response to that
- The numerical code, signifying the status of the answer of the server (a successful outcome, an error, etc.)
- The country of origin
- The features of both the browser and the operating system which the User utilizes
- The different time details per visit (for instance, the time spent on each page within the website)
- The details about the path followed within GIFcoin with a specific reference to the order of pages visited
- Other parameters about User's IT environment and/or the device’s operating system.
User
The individual using GIFcoin, which must correspond with or be authorized by the Data Subject to whom the Personal Data refers.


Data Subject
The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (Data Supervisor)
The natural person, legal person, association or organization, public administration or any other body, which is authorized by the Data Controller to process the User’s Personal Data, compliant with this Privacy Policy.

Data Controller (Owner)
The natural person, legal person, association or organization, public administration or any other body possessing the right, also together with any other Data Controller, to make decisions concerning the purposes, as well as the methods, of processing Personal Data and the means used, including the safety measures regarding the operation and use of GIFcoin. Unless otherwise specified, the Data Controller is the Owner of GIFcoin.

GIFcoin
The hardware or software instrument with which User’s Personal Data are collected.

Cookies
Tiny pieces of data kept in the User's device (see detailed information above).

Legal Information
Notice to European Union Users: this privacy statement has been arranged following the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, in relation to Cookies.

This Privacy Policy relates exclusively to GIFcoin.

Latest update: December 19, 2017