Privacy Policy
Last Updated: 14 July, 2023
Our Privacy Policy is here to explain how the DRPC team, that‘s "us," "we," or "DRPC," along with our Affiliated Parties, handle your personal information. This policy is all-encompassing. It applies to your use of our website, its subdomains, and our services, technologies, functionalities, software, and other assets we provide.
It‘s essential to view this Policy as an integral part of our Terms of Use. You can find these on our website, forming a complete understanding of our practices.
"Personal Data" means the identifiable information you give us when you use our Website, Services, content, or when you interact with us or our affiliates. However, if any of this data is anonymized, it‘s no longer classed as your Personal Data. "Affiliated Parties" signifies our partners, affiliate companies, and third parties.
Have any questions about your Personal Data or this Policy? Please contact us at the address [email protected].
Using our website and services means you agree with this Policy and our Terms of Use. If you don‘t agree, kindly refrain from using them.
What personal info do we actually collect?
We only gather the necessary information to provide our services effectively, such as your basic ID info, contact data, transaction history, technical details, usage data, and marketing preferences. We do not collect sensitive data or publicly available government records, and we prioritize your privacy and data security.
Unlike other providers, we don‘t track or store unnecessary personal information beyond what‘s required for service delivery.
How We Collect Your Data
We collect your data in a few different ways:
Direct Interactions: You may provide us with data by filling in forms on our website, creating an account, subscribing to our channels, requesting resources or marketing info, and providing us with feedback. Basically, any time you interact with our website or services, we‘re gathering data.
Automated Technologies: As you use our website, we automatically collect technical data about your equipment and browsing actions through technologies like cookies, server logs, and Google Analytics.
Third-Party Requests: With your specific consent, we may request your data from third parties.
Why We Use Your Data
We use your personal data for a variety of purposes:
  • To register you as a new user
  • To process your activities on our website
  • To manage our business relationship with you (sending updates, asking for reviews, surveys, etc.)
  • To allow you to participate in prize draws, competitions, and surveys
  • To administer and protect our business and services (troubleshooting, testing, system maintenance, etc.)
  • To use data analytics to improve our business, website, and user experiences
  • To make suggestions about our services that may be of interest to you
We use your data based on a few legal grounds, such as contractual necessity, compliance with legal obligations, and legitimate interests.
Marketing Communications
You‘ll receive marketing communications from us if you‘ve requested info or given us your details and not opted out. You can withdraw consent to these communications at any time. We won‘t share your data with third parties for marketing purposes without your express consent.
Changes in Purpose of Data Use
We‘ll only use your data for the purposes we collected it for, unless we find a related reason that‘s consistent with the original purpose. If we need to use your data for an unrelated purpose, we‘ll let you know and explain the legal grounds for processing.
Cookies, Logs, and Pixels
We use cookies to remember your preferences and the pages you‘ve visited. We keep logs to gather aggregate info about visits to different pages on our site. We may also use pixels, SDKs, and other storage technologies to collect or receive info for metrics services and targeted ads. DRPC does not store IP addresses, logs, or any personal data.
Specific types of technical data that we may temporarily log include:
  • IP address (only in logs for redirecting requests to the nearest RPC nodes and rate limiting at the free level, which are cleared weekly). The user ID is hidden in the temporary logs, so it is not possible to link them to a specific user ;
  • Device information, including device name and ID, hardware model, operating system and version;
  • Browser information;
  • Cookie information;
  • Date/time of access;
  • Requested page(s)
Your Data, Your Rights
Transparency and Control
At DRPC, we ensure you‘re informed about our use of your personal data, offering an ‘unsubscribe‘ option in all our communications. You can request access, corrections, modifications, or deletion of your data unless it‘s necessary for contractual or verification purposes as per law.
Respecting Your Choices
You can object to the use of your data for legitimate reasons and have the right to data portability. However, restricting our access to your data may affect certain service provisions. You can opt out of marketing communications, withdraw consent to data sharing, and deactivate your account, all under our Terms.
Data Retention and Removal
Removed data might persist in backups and won‘t be used for general purposes. However, data necessary for contractual fulfilment or verification can‘t be erased at will. Removed data is retained for internal accounting and to record your interaction history with us.
Response Time and Exercising Rights
We strive to respond to all requests within three months, with the possibility of delay in complex cases or multiple requests. To exercise your rights, reach out to us via email.
Data retention
DRPC retains your Personal Data only as long as necessary for its intended purposes and to comply with legal obligations. We carefully consider data type, potential risk from unauthorized use, and our processing needs. Sometimes, we anonymize data for indefinite use in research or statistics, which won‘t require further notice to you.
Data sharing and disclosure
DRPC respects your privacy and does not sell your data to third parties for marketing. In delivering our services, we may share your data with our partners and affiliates, but only with your consent.
Your data may be shared with:
(a) our IT and system administration service providers;
(b) our subsidiaries;
(c) affiliated parties;
(d) our professional advisers;
These parties are obligated to process your data in line with our instructions and data protection laws. To ensure quality service, your data may also be shared with our trusted partners, but only when necessary for maintaining and enhancing our services. These partners are required to maintain the security of your data and comply with all applicable laws.
In addition to these practices, we may be legally required to disclose your data under certain circumstances, such as to comply with judicial orders, protect our rights and property, or ensure the safety and security of our users. This could extend to sharing information with law enforcement or government agencies, and in managing liability, compliance, or audit requirements.
Furthermore, your personal data may be disclosed or transferred as part of business operations such as mergers, consolidations, asset sales, equity financing, acquisitions, strategic alliances, or any other situation where your personal data may be transferred as one of our business assets. In all instances, the handling and disclosure of your data are done in strict adherence to applicable data protection and privacy laws.
International data transfers.
Users‘ Personal Data is collected and processed in accordance with the applicable privacy laws and the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
DRPC may share, store, process or attempt to process all Users‘ data worldwide. When Personal Data is shared or transferred, DRPC will ensure that the transfer will be subject to appropriate safeguards in accordance with applicable data protection legislation and corresponding level of protection.
At DRPC, we prioritize the security of your personal data. We have implemented a range of measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information we collect from you. This includes secure storage in restricted environments and access limited to authorized personnel. We employ various security practices, such as encryption, physical controls, and regular monitoring, to safeguard your data against unauthorized access, loss, or alteration. In the event of a suspected data breach, we have established procedures to promptly respond and notify you and relevant authorities when required by law. Rest assured, your data security is of utmost importance to us.
Privacy of minors.
The Website is not meant to be used by anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data, such as name and email address, from children under 18 years old, unless expressly permitted by their parent or guardian. We believe it is important to safeguard the privacy of children and encourages parents to regularly take an interest in their children‘s online activities. Governing law.
Any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of or in connection with this Policy, or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof, shall be governed by the laws and venue as stated in the Terms.
Changes of Policy
We may update this Policy from time to time. If there are significant changes, we will inform users by posting them on our website. We recommend checking this Policy periodically to stay informed about the information collected, its use, and disclosure. By continuing to use our website and services, you accept any changes made to this Policy.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]