Welcome to https://dothq.co (“Site”), hosted by Dot HQ (“Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”).
We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy.
If you have any questions or concerns about our notice, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at [email protected].
If there are any terms in this privacy notice that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our Sites or Dot and our services.
This privacy notice applies to all information collected through our site, Dot Browser, ("Dot"), Dot ID, ("ID"), and/or any related services.
Please read this privacy notice carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us.
1. What information do we collect?
2. How do we use your information?
3. Will your information be shared with anyone?
5. How long do we keep your information?
6. How do we keep your information safe?
7. What are your privacy rights?
8. Do California residents have specific privacy rights?
9. Do we make updates to this policy?
10. How can you contact us about this policy?
11. How can you review, update, or delete the data we collect from you?
We don't collect information when you use Dot, for example, crash reports, errors, and telemetry data.
However, we do collect information when you register for an ID on our Site like email, username and OAuth 2 applications.
We use personal information collected via our Site or Dot for a variety of purposes.
We use the information we collect or receive:
• To facilitate account creation and logon process.
• To enforce our terms, conditions and policies for Legal Reasons and Contractual.
• To respond to legal requests and prevent harm. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we may need to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond.
• To manage user accounts. We may use your information for managing your account and keeping it in working order.
• To respond to user inquiries/offer support to users. We may use your information to respond to your inquiries and solve any potential issues you might have with the use of our Services.
We do not exchange your personal information.
We do not share your information with third parties, use it for marketing or use it for advertising and tracking.
The cookie contains your user token which you could think of like a key to access our Services. Without it, you don't have a "key" to enter.
We do not use tracking technologies on our Site or Dot Services.
When you visit our Site, a service called Cloudflare (which we utilise to stop DDOS attacks and dangerous actions against our Site, will place a cookie to determine your trust-factor on the Cloudflare network. Cloudflare powers millions of sites and you can learn more about their trust-factor cookie here.
We will only keep your personal information for the duration you have an account registered with us. Your account will be automatically deleted from our databases once you close your account on our Site.
We aim to protect your personal information and we do this by encrypting data you give us, like your password, email and other sensitive information you have provided us with.
We have implemented the appropriate security measures to protect the security of your personal information stored in our database, however, you should be careful with your information, as the internet is not 100% secure. It is your responsibility to access our Services in a controlled and safe environment. An example of an unsafe environment could be a library or public space.
Personal Information that has been gained from another source like a bad actor on public Wi-Fi is not our responsibility.
In regions like the European Economic Area, you have rights which allow you a large amount of control over your personal information and how it is processed. You can view, modify and delete any information you have with us at any time.
You have the right to withdraw your consent if you believe we are processing your personal information in an unlawful way.
If you are a resident of a European Economic Area and you believe we are processing your personal information in an unlawful way, you have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here.
If you have questions or comments about your privacy rights, you may email us at [email protected].
Yes, California residents are granted rights regarding access to your personal information.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, states that users who are California residents have the right to obtain a free-of-charge information bundle with categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the preceding calendar year.
If you are under 18, reside in California, and have a registered account with our Services or Dot, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you have given us on our Services.
If you are a California resident and would like to request any of this data, please contact us with the information provided in section 10 of this policy.
We will always revise this policy to stay in line with all new laws.
We will place all old policies for viewing at a later date at our privacy history page.
If you have questions or comments about this policy, you may email us at [email protected].
Based on the laws of some countries, you may have the right to request access to the personal information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please visit dothq.co/legal/gdpr. We will respond to your request within 30 days.