Privacy Policy

This privacy policy was last updated on 12/21/2023.

Your information will not be used or disclosed to any third parties, except as explicitly outlined in this privacy policy.

Information Collection and Usage

In the event that you opt to utilize services such as press releases or guest blogging on CryptoKompas, it may become necessary for us to request specific personal identification details from you. This includes, but may not be limited to, information such as your name, phone number, email address, and physical address. The purpose of collecting this information is primarily to facilitate communication and identification. By submitting your personal information to CryptoKompas, you explicitly consent to allow the website to store and use the provided data for the purpose of addressing your inquiries or servicing your requests.

Log Data Collection

When you visit CryptoKompas, our servers automatically record information sent by your browser, known as log data. This data collection may encompass details such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of browser you are using, and other relevant statistics. Additionally, we may track your interactions with our website, including the specific pages you visit on CryptoKompas, the time and date of your access, and the duration of your visit.

This data processing is conducted in strict adherence to Article 6 (1) point (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our legitimate interest in this process lies in enhancing the stability and functionality of our website for an improved user experience. Please be assured that this data will neither be transferred to third parties nor utilized for any purposes other than those stated. Nevertheless, we retain the right to retrospectively examine the server log files should there be substantial indications of unlawful usage.

How We Manage Cookies

The CryptoKompas employs cookies to ensure the optimal functionality of our website features. Cookies are small data files transferred to your browser from websites you visit, serving as an anonymous unique identifier and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Our use of cookies at The CryptoKompas primarily facilitates internal tracking of user navigation across the site. We analyze cookie data to: 

Cookies at The CryptoKompas remember user interactions, like clicking in-article links and browsing patterns, to enhance your experience.

Third-party vendors, including Google, utilize cookies to deliver ads based on your previous visits to our site or other websites. Google’s advertising cookies enable it and its partners to present ads based on your visits to our and other sites on the Internet. We aim to display relevant content, but you can opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Google’s Ad Settings.

Additionally, using ‘share’ buttons on our articles to share content on social networks (such as Twitter, Reddit, and Facebook) may result in those sites sending you cookies. These third-party cookies are beyond our control, and we recommend consulting the respective sites for more information on their cookie policies and management.

You have the option to delete or disable cookies through your web browser settings. For more information on cookies, including how to manage and disable them, visit aboutcookies.org

Note that we are not responsible for the content of external websites.

Consent for cookie usage at The CryptoKompas is obtained in line with the IAB Europe Transparency & Consent Framework’s policies and technical specifications.

Safeguarding Your Personal Data

At CryptoKompas, we prioritize the privacy of your personal data. It’s important to note that we are not engaged in the sale of personal information. Whenever you reach out to us through our online form or other communication methods, both CryptoKompas and our web hosting service make concerted efforts to protect the personal information you share with us, such as your name and email address. However, it’s important to acknowledge that absolute security cannot be unequivocally guaranteed in the digital realm. The inherent nature of the internet involves some level of risk. We strongly encourage you to adopt measures to protect your computer and internet access to further safeguard your personal data.

Collaboration with Third-Party Service Providers and Plug-Ins

CryptoKompas occasionally collaborates with external companies and individuals and integrates third-party plug-ins to enhance our web functionality and service offerings. These third parties are engaged to perform specific tasks and services on behalf of CryptoKompas, and they also assist in analyzing our web analytics and data. We ensure that these providers are bound by confidentiality agreements; they are not permitted to use or disclose the information for any purpose other than to execute the specified services and functionalities for CryptoKompas.

External Website Links

As part of our news coverage, CryptoKompas includes links to external third-party websites. These links serve to enrich your understanding of various topics and provide insights into different companies. The nature of these links varies, encompassing informational, commercial, or promotional content. Please be aware that when you click on any of these third-party links, you will be redirected to websites outside of our domain. These external sites are not under the control or ownership of CryptoKompas, and consequently, we cannot vouch for their business practices, content quality, or privacy policies. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these external websites, including any advertising networks they may use, to understand how they handle your personal information.

Advertising Networks

CryptoKompas incorporates advertisements from various external ad networks. We urge you to exercise caution and conduct thorough research before making any investment decisions based on these advertisements. It is important to note that CryptoKompas does not endorse, have ownership in, or maintain affiliations with any of the companies advertised within these networks. The responsibility for investment choices rests solely with you. For a better understanding of how these ad networks manage your personal information, we recommend reviewing their privacy policies. The ad networks we use include Google Adsense and Dianomi.

Utilization of Google Analytics

At CryptoKompas, we employ Google Analytics to analyze user behavior and assess the performance of our website. This tool helps us track various metrics, including page views, outbound clicks, and interactions with our site’s content. Notably, Google Analytics is configured to not record or store IP addresses. If you prefer to exclude your data from Google Analytics, you can follow Google’s opt-out instructions.

Protection of Minors' Privacy

CryptoKompas is dedicated to topics such as cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies, and macroeconomics, often involving content about trading and investments. We do not intentionally gather personal information from individuals under the age of 13. In the event that we become aware of personal information collected from a child under 13, we will take steps to promptly remove it. If you believe that a child under 13, possibly your own, has inadvertently provided us with their personal information, please contact us immediately at feedback@cryptokompas.com to ensure its removal. We are committed to addressing any such concerns swiftly and effectively.

Privacy Policy Updates

Our privacy policy, including this section, is subject to revisions to align with evolving practices or changes in legal regulations. We recommend regularly reviewing this section for any updates.

It’s important to revisit our privacy policy from time to time, as we reserve the right to modify it without prior notice. Changes to our policy become effective as soon as they are published.

Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions, suggestions or comments.

Compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants specific privacy rights to California residents. This segment of our Privacy Policy explains these rights and details our compliance measures.

Data Collection Practices

We utilize Google Analytics to obtain insights into user activities and website performance. The data collected includes, among other metrics, page views, outbound clicks, and user interactions with our site. This information is crucial for enhancing user experience and refining our services. Note that Google Analytics is configured to not record or store IP addresses.

Sharing Data with Third Parties

In our use of Google Analytics, data is shared with Google as a third-party service provider. This data is exclusively used for the purposes mentioned above and complies with our stringent privacy standards.

Rights of California Residents

Under the CCPA, California residents are entitled to the following rights:

Opt-Out Procedures

To opt out of Google Analytics, refer to Google’s opt-out instructions. For additional assistance in opting out, you may directly contact us.

Contact for Inquiries

If you have questions about our privacy practices or wish to exercise your CCPA rights, please reach out to us here.

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