OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERYONE
PRIVACY POLICY
BTCMEX respect your privacy and is committed to protecting it through bellow items within the Policy. BTCMEX is organized primarily to provide registered users with Bitcoin Services.
This Privacy Policy regulates the types of information of yours that BTCMEX may collect through your registration, log into BTCMEX, and/or use the Services we offer, as well as how we shall use and protect the information collected.
1. USER AGREEMENT
Upon your log into BTCMEX, regardless of whether you register with BTCMEX, you shall be deemed to accept, agree, undertake and confirm that:
1.1 You, on the basis of your own free will and your requisite consent, agree to disclose your personal information to us;
1.2 You will comply with all the terms and limitations of this Privacy Policy;
1.3 You agree that we may collect your information through your log into this Website, your registration with this Website, and/or your using the Services offered by us; you agree to any changes and modifications that we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future;
1.4 You agree that BTCMEX may contact you in connection with the products and Services that you may be interested in (unless you have indicated that you do not want to receive such information).
2. INFORMATION COLLECTED
2.1 We process personal data about you when you interact with us, our Websites, our APPs or other Services (including API). The data includes:
∙ your name, email address / username, password and other login/security details (e.g. APP passcode, two-factor authentication token seed record, public PGP key), and login records;
∙ your payment details / Bitcoin wallet address;
∙ your account and portfolio details, such as live and historical orders, trades and positions, and balances;
∙ your site and account preferences, including site notification, sounds and confirmation dialogs and leaderboard preferences;
∙ any personal data you submit for ID verification purposes, and your self-reported location plus the geolocation of the IP address
∙ you connect from;
∙ your marketing and other communication preferences, and a record of any consents you have given us;
∙ information related to the browser or device you use to access our Website or APPs, as well as data that tells us which features of the Website/APP are popular, or suffer from issues we need to fix;
∙ customer Service notes and other records.
2.2 We will aim to mark data fields as optional or mandatory when collecting personal data from you via forms. Note, in particular, that to create an account, engage in transactions, and where necessary, prove your identity, the provision of personal data is typically mandatory.
2.3 We do not collect fingerprints, facial recognition data, or other biometrics.
3. PURPOSES OF COLLECTING INFORMATION
3.1 We will use your information that we collect for the following purposes or in the following ways:
(a) to provide you with our Services through our Website;
(b) to identify and confirm your identity when you use our Website;
(c) to improve and upgrade the Services of the Website;
(d) to keep statistics relating to the use of our Website;
(e) to personalize your experience;
(f) to facilitate transactions;
(g) to send e-mail;
(h) to meet other purposes as specified in the User Agreement of this Website.
3.2 We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer information or allow others to collect or use information; however, such information does not involve the following parties and does not include the following information: our affiliates, trusted third parties who help us operate our Websites, manage our business, or provide services to you, provided that such parties agree to keep such information confidential, so your information will not be provided for marketing, advertising or other purposes.
4. COOKIES
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer hard drive that track, save and store information about the users' interactions and usage of the Website. This allows the Website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this Website. When you use this Website, you agree to permit us to use cookies to track each of your actions and collect and keep all the information that you leave on this Website, including but not limited to your IP address, location, and other information. The information collected by cookies is non-registered and collective statistical data and does not involve personal data.
5. CRYPTOGRAPHIC HASHES
Users sending Bitcoin to this Website through the use of cryptographic hashes and keys take full responsibility for the risks involved. By using Services offered by BTCMEX you will automatically accept liability of any losses, damages or implications incurred through the use of this Website. BTCMEX and its owners will not be held liable for any losses of Bitcoin.
6. SECURITY
No cryptographic private keys or Bitcoin private keys are held on BTCMEX servers. Bitcoins sent to cryptographic public keys displayed on this Website are immediately forwarded to offline vaults.
7. EXTERNAL LINKS
Although this Website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this Website.
8. FULLY-AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING
BTCMEX instruments are highly leveraged. To keep positions in these instruments open, traders are required to hold a percentage of the value of the position on the exchange, known as the Maintenance Margin percentage. If you cannot meet your maintenance requirement, and liquidation is therefore triggered, we will cancel open orders on the current instrument, you will be partially or fully liquidated, and your maintenance margin can be lost. For more on that process,
9. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
BTCMEX may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, we will take steps to notify all users by a notice on the site. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.
10. CONTACT US
If you have any questions or concerns about how we process your data, you can get in touch with our contact point for privacy queries at support@btcmex.com.