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Privacy Policy

Last updated: 1 December 2022

This Privacy Policy applies to our website, including any subdomains thereof (collectively, "Site"), applications, mobile applications (collectively, "Application") and related services. The Site, Application and related services together are hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Maker Services”. By accessing or using the Maker Services, you consent to the policies and practices of this Privacy Policy, to the extent permitted by law.

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, process, and disclose your personal information, in conjunction with your access to and use of the Maker Services. This Policy also tells you about your rights with respect to your Personal Information, and how you can contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

For the purpose of this Policy, “Personal Information” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual.

Privacy Policy Amendments

We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. If we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the revised Privacy Policy on the Maker Services and update the “Last Updated” date. If any changes to this Privacy Policy materially change your rights, we will provide notice on the Site.

Any changes in this Privacy Policy will become effective when we make the revised Privacy Policy available on or through the Maker Services. Your continued access to or use of the Maker Services after our posting of such changes, with or without notification, constitutes your binding acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

Personal Information We Collect

When you access or use the Maker Services, we will collect your personal information for purposes which may include, without limitation: to perform the contract between you and Maker, to provide you with all the requested services, to fulfill legal obligations, your consent, and Maker’s legitimate interests.

The personal information we collect about you may include the following. In each case, we identify the grounds that we rely on to process your personal information under the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”):

When We Use Personal Information About You

We only process your Personal Information based on a valid legal ground, including when:

How We Use Personal Information

We may use, store, and process personal information to:

How We Share Personal Information

Third-Party Services

We rely on third party services providers to perform a variety of services on our behalf, such as payment processing, hosting services, and data storage or processing, and we may transfer your personal information to our service providers for such purposes. Third party service providers have access to and may collect personal information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose.

When we disclose your personal information to third parties, we take reasonable measures to ensure that the rules set forth in this Privacy Policy are complied with and that such third parties provide sufficient guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal information.

Information Security

We take your privacy very seriously and use a variety of measures to protect the integrity and security of your information, such as data encryption using secure socket layer technology (SSL). However, no security precautions or systems can be completely secure, so we cannot guarantee absolute security. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Maker, and you do so at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, copied, modified, used or destroyed by breach of any of our safeguards. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any information that you provided to us has been compromised), please contact us immediately using the contact information in the “Contact Us” section below.

Retention of Personal Information

We will use, disclose or retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which that personal information was collected and as permitted or required by law. We will delete your Personal Information when this information is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we process it, unless we are required or permitted by law to retain this information for a longer period.

Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Information

Under certain circumstances and in accordance with the GDPR or other applicable data protection laws, you have the following rights:

In order to exercise any of these rights and for other requests to review, update, delete, or otherwise limit Maker’s use of your personal information, please contact us as set forth in the “Contact Us” section.

Third Party Websites and Services

The Maker Services may contain links to third-party websites or services (“Third Party Services”). The privacy practices of Third Party Services are not governed by this Privacy Policy and we encourage you to review all privacy policies of such Third Party Services prior to using the Third Party Services.

We do not own or exercise control over Third Party Services and we do not assume responsibility for the privacy practices of such Third Party Services. When you interact with Third Party Services, you may be providing information directly to the Third Party Services, Maker, or both.

Third Party Partners & Integrations

We may use third-party service providers (“Third Party Partners”) to help us provide services related to the Maker Services, such as, to: provide website hosting, maintenance, and security services; provide payments services; to provide the Maker Services through third party platforms; or offer certain functionality.

We may collect your personal information from these providers and these providers have limited access to your personal information to perform these tasks on our behalf in order to ensure the adequate performance of our contract with you. We require that these parties process such information in compliance with this Privacy Policy and we authorize them to use the information only for the purposes for which it is provided to them.

The privacy practices of Third Party Partners are not governed by this Privacy Policy. We do not own or exercise control over Third Party Partners and we do not assume responsibility for the privacy practices of Third Party Partners. We do not control the provision and processing of your information by Third Party Partners.

Children Privacy

The Maker Services are not directed to individuals under the age of 18, and we do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from individuals under the age of 18. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not access or use the Maker Services at any time or in any manner.

If we learn that personal information has been collected on or through the Maker Services from individuals under 18 years of age, then we will take reasonable measures to promptly delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under 18 years of age has provided personal information, then you may contact us as set forth in the “Contact Us” section and request the erasure of your child’s personal information from our systems.

For residents of the EEA, where the processing of personal information is based on consent, Maker will not knowingly engage in that processing for users under the age of consent established by applicable data protection law. If we learn that we are engaged in that processing with such users, we will halt such processing and will take reasonable measures to promptly delete this information.

Contact Us

For privacy queries, any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or your personal information, to exercise any applicable rights, or to make a complaint, you may email us at service@makerinvestor.com.