Privacy Policy

STOblock (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.stoblock.io website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. 

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from https://www.stoblock.io

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Information we collect and how we use it

In general we may use information that we collect about you to:

  • Provide the services that you have requested;
  • Perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content;
  • Communicate with you by email, telephone and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you;
  • Develop and display content tailored to your interests on the Service and/or applications;
  • Enforce our terms;
  • Manage our business;
  • Process transactions between you and us; and
  • Perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
  

Personal Data

STOblock collects personal data from you when you request information from STOblock and/or supply, information through the site, such as when you fill out a subscription form, add listing or support inquiry, opt in to receive emails from STOblock and agree to participate in surveys.  While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. 

(“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Reason for contacting STOblock
  • Topics you are interested in, any other background information provided with an application and any other information contained in messages you send us
  • Cookies and Usage Data

By browsing our Service and submitting this information to us, you explicitly agree to STOblock using your personal data for the purposes and in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.  Please do not send us any information you do not wish STOblock to use.

STOblock will use your personal data to fulfil your request, provide you with the information you requested and/or send you marketing communications. 

STOblock may collect personal data and may disclose such information to third party service providers in aggregate for marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you.

You do not have to provide us with any personal data.  However, if you do not, we may be unable to handle your request or to provide you with the services you are requesting.

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.  These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Use of Cookies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service, hold certain information, speed up navigation and improve your experience of the site.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

Our Service may use cookies such as Google Analytics to carry out some analytics on and enhance our Service. These cookies help us understand, for example, how you use our Service, which pages are the most visited or where people visiting our Service are located.

We may also use cookies to enable you to share content on networking or social media sites or for marketing and promotional purposes where you have subscribed to our marketing communications from STOblock.

The “help” section of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive new cookies, and how to disable or delete cookies altogether.  However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Who we share your personal data with

STOblock may share your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To carefully selected third party service providers, such as marketing service providers (if you have subscribed to our marketing communications), IT systems providers, data cleansing providers or event organizers, so they can provide services to STOblock;
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of STOblock
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Third parties, other than law enforcement authorities or government bodies, will only handle your personal data on behalf of STOblock for the purposes described in this Policy. STOblock will not sell or otherwise share your personal data with such third parties for their own use.

If you reside in the European Union, such mechanisms include using contracts or wording approved by the European Commission (called “Standard Contractual Clauses”) or, in the case of US-based companies, working with companies that are Privacy Shield certified. Please note that “Standard Contractual Clauses” are an agreement that can be entered into by companies for transfers of personal data outside of the European Union. They are a mechanism approved by the European Commission to ensure adequate safeguards to personal data when it is transferred outside of the European Union. 

STOblock will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

How we store your data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

STOblock will keep your personal data for as long as needed to handle your request or for as long as we have a relationship with you.  We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

  • Google Analytics

    Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

    For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to third party websites, including social network sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

STOblock has no control over and bears no liability and responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.  In addition, a link to a third party website does not mean that STOblock endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such web site. 
 

Please note that STOblock has no access to or control over cookies that are used by third-party websites.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us at hi@stoblock.io. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

What are your rights?

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent
  • The right to complain to a supervisory authority 
If you receive a newsletter or marketing communications from STOblock, you can opt out of receiving future emails from STOblock or unsubscribe, which is accessible in every email you receive from STOblock.
 

If you wish to make a request about your personal data or if you think we are handling your information unlawfully, we encourage you to contact us at hi@stoblock.io. You may also have the right to lodge a complaint with your national supervisory authority.  Please note that we will take reasonable steps to check your identity before handling your request.  

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: hi@stoblock.io

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