What personal information is collected from people that visit the NEOS Network?
NEOS Network does not collect any personal information about its users. User IP addresses may appear in server logs and/or be saved in our database.
When do we collect information?
We are the sole owners of the information collected on the NEOS Network. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We collect information from you when you register on the NEOS Network, Use Live Chat, Open a Support Ticket or enter information on the NEOS Network.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register on the NEOS Network, make a transaction, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the NEOS Network, or use certain other features in the following ways:
- To improve the NEOS Network in order to better serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to you, regarding the reason you contacted us.
Note: If you choose to provide your email address to us, at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
NEOS Network considers all user information confidential, and will not knowingly reveal user e-mail, IP addresses, or other details to third parties, unless we are legally required to provide this information based on a lawful subpoena. If you ask specific questions about your account or earnings in a public forum, we may respond in public with actual (non-personally-identifying) account information. If you would like to keep your account information private, use private channels to ask about your account.
How do we protect your information?
The NEOS Network is a decentralized blogging platform powered by blockchain technology. There is no webserver. We never ask for credit card numbers.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
Using blockchain technology, NEOS provides a direct link between data saved on the blockchain acting as an immutable distributed database and the client interface (frontend). Data is referenced by ID, which points to a location in the transaction database. Revisions of the data as well as their pointers can be updated to either reflect a current version or a pointer updated point to empty data in the event questionable or illicit content should be reported. Due to the nature of the technology being used and the implementation, however, data is permanent and cannot be removed without effectively shutting down the entire network and project.
Do we use 'cookies'?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services.
Compile aggregate data about NEOS Network traffic and interactions in order to offer better experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
For session persistence. We do not use any 'tracking cookies', however these may be set by other sites that is linked to or displayed content from. In order for the NEOs Network to function correctly, cookies must be enabled for at least the NEOS Network domain.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your experience more efficient may not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
Occasionally, third-party products or services may be offered or shared on the NEOS Network. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of the NEOS Network and welcome any feedback about these third-party sites.
Does NEOS Network allow third-party behavioral tracking?
We do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.
https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en We have not enabled Google AdSense on the NEOS Network but we may do so in the future.Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit the NEOS Network anonymously.
We will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
All users of the NEOS Network may make any changes to their information at any time by logging into their control panel and going to the 'Edit Profile' page.
This policy was last modified on: 12/22/2017
You can change your personal information:
- By logging in to your account
How does the NEOS Network handle Do Not Track signals?
We don't honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place. We don't honor them because the NEOS Network is based on blockchain technology.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old. We do not let third-parties, including ad networks or plug-ins collect PII from children under 13.
Terms and Conditions
Please visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of the NEOS Network.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via in-network notification
- Within 7 business days
If you provided us with your email, we will notify you via email
- Within 7 business days