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Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Proteum Capital, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (hereinafter, referred to as the "Company", "we", or "us") collects from the individual user (hereinafter, referred to as "you" or "your") certain personal data through the website www.proteum.io (hereinafter, referred to as the "Website"). The Company acts as a data controller with regards to your personal data.

This Privacy Policy contains Company’s policies and procedures governing the collection and processing of your personal data through the Website.

2. Your consent

By using the Website, you are consenting to processing of your personal data as set forth in this Privacy Policy. The term "personal data" refers to any information relating to a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by using such information, and the term "processing" refers to collecting, storing, deleting, using, and disclosing personal data.

In exceptional cases (where required by applicable law), we will seek your explicit consent. For example, we may seek your explicit prior consent if we intend to (1) use your personal data for the purposes that are not indicated in this Privacy Policy, (2) disclose or transfer your personal data to third parties that are not indicated in this Privacy Policy, (3) collect any sensitive data from you, or (4) significantly amend this Privacy Policy.

In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, (e.g., by subscribing to our Newsletter through the "Subscribe to our Newsletter" form) or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out from direct marketing communication at any time by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link contained in any of such direct marketing communications sent to you or by contacting us at info@proteum.io.

3. Types of collected personal data

We collect and process only minimal amount of personal data that is necessary for performing the operations requested by you. We do not attempt to collect any personal data from you that is not necessary for performing the requested operations or for pursuing our legitimate business interests.

If you subscribe to our newsletter by completing the "Subscribe to our Newsletter" form available on the Website, we will collect your email address. Please note that, by filling out the newsletter request form, you provide us with your explicit consent to deliver you our newsletter and any other direct marketing communication.

If you fill out one of the contact forms available on the Website, we may collect the following personal data from you:

  • Your full name
  • Name of your company
  • Your email address
  • Company website or LinkedIn URL
  • Description of your company, product or solution
  • Any other information that you may decide to provide us.

When you visit the Website, we may collect your IP address.

Sensitive data. We do not generally seek to collect sensitive data (also known as special categories) through this Website or otherwise. In the limited cases where we do seek to collect such data, we will do this in accordance with data privacy law requirements and/or ask for your consent.

The term "sensitive data" refers to the various categories of personal data identified by data privacy laws as requiring special treatment, including in some circumstances the need to obtain explicit consent from you. These categories include racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious, philosophical or other similar beliefs, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health, biometric or genetic data, sexual life or orientation, or criminal convictions and offenses (including information about suspected criminal activities).

4. The purpose of collection of personal data

We respect data protection principles and use your personal data only for (1) replying to your inquiries and (2) improving our business. The legal grounds for processing of your personal data are (1) ensuring the performance of a contract and (2) pursuing our legitimate business interests.

The personal data provided by you for subscription of our newsletter will be used for delivering our newsletter and providing you with advertisements of products and services, which may be of interest to you.

The personal data provided by you through one of the contact forms available on the Website will be used for providing you with the requested information and performing other operations explicitly requested by you. The IP address will be used only for website analytics purposes.

5. Non-personal data collected by us

We may collect non-personal website analytics data, such as browser types, operating systems, and the URL addresses of websites clicked to and from the Website, in order to analyze what kind of users visit the Website, how they find it, how long they stay, from which other websites they come to the Website, what pages they look at, to which other websites they go from the Website.

6. Protection of personal data

We put reasonable efforts to maintain the security of and to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, and modification of your personal data. However, please note that, due to the inherent risks of using the Internet, we cannot be liable for any destruction, loss, leakage, and falsification of personal data caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.
Please note that you are solely responsible for browsing on the Website and communicating with us by using a secure Internet connection.

7. Third party access to your personal data

Your personal data may be accessed by third parties that perform services on our behalf. We will assure that such third parties guarantee an adequate level of protection for your personal data that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. We do not sell your personal data to third parties and do not intend to do so in the future.

In some cases, when required by applicable law, we will respond to requests from public authorities to disclose information about the users of the Website to the extent necessary for pursuing public interest objectives, such as national security or law enforcement. In case the Company is being sold partly or fully, the Company may also provide your personal data to a purchaser or successor entity.

With the exceptions stated in this Section 8, we do not disclose or transfer your personal data to third parties. Transfer of personal data outside the EEA. If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), please note that some of third party service providers with whom we cooperate may be located outside the EEA. Thus, we may need to transfer your personal data outside the EEA. If such a transfer occurs, we will ensure that the third party that receives your personal data can guarantee an adequate level of protection of your personal data that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

8. Your Rights regarding your Personal Data

  • You can ask for copies of your personal data;
  • You can ask us to rectify inaccurate personal data and to complete incomplete personal data;
  • You can ask us to delete your personal data;
  • You can ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data;
  • You can object to the processing of your personal data;
  • You can ask that we transfer your personal data to another organization or to you;
  • You can complain about our processing of your personal data to a supervisory authority; and
  • To the extent that the legal basis of our processing of your personal data is consent, you can withdraw that consent.

These rights are subject to certain limitations and exceptions, to the extent permitted by applicable law.

You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by sending us an email at info@proteum.io., provided that you supply appropriate evidence of your identity. If you would like to file a complaint about the way in which your personal data is handled by us, we kindly ask you to contact us first. After you contact us, we will investigate your complaint and provide you with our response as soon as possible. If you are a resident of the EU and you are not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint, you have the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority.

9. Children’s privacy

We do not knowingly request or collect personal information from any person under the age of 18. If a person under the age of 18 has provided us with personal data without obtaining parental or guardian consent in advance, the parent or guardian may contact us and request us to destroy the personal data.

10. Retention Period

Your personal data will be kept for as long as is necessary to provide you with the requested service or as long as it is necessary for our legitimate business interests for a time period specified by the applicable law. When your personal data is no longer necessary, we will immediately delete it from our systems.

11. Third-party links

Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites. We have no control over and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

12. Cookies

The Website uses cookies. A cookie is a small computer file, which consists of letters and numbers. When you visit a website, the website may send a cookie to your browser. Subsequently, your browser may store the cookie on your computer system. The main purpose of cookies is to allow a website to recognize your device.

There are two types of cookies, namely, (1) persistent cookies, which remain valid until their expiration date, unless deleted by the user before that date, and (2) session cookies, which are stored on a web browser and remain valid until the moment when the browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain personal data. However, personal data stored by us may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. Web servers can use cookies to: (1) identify and track users while they navigate through different pages on a website; and (2) identify users returning to a website

What cookies do we use? We use both persistent and session cookies, including, but not limited to, the following cookies:

  • Persistent cookies: MR, __lc_vv, message_text, 3rdparty, 1P_JAR, lang, 1P_JAR, SSID, recent_window, HSID, _ga, main_window_timestamp, MUID, MUIDB;
  • Session cookies:__cfduid, __lc.visitor_id.2633681, _ga, _gid, lc_window_state, __livechat_lastvisit, _uetsid.

Refuse cookies. If you do not agree to our use of cookies, you need to either (1) discontinue your use of the Website or (2) set your browser to refuse cookies. Please be aware that some parts of the Website may not function properly without cookies. If you would like to set your browser to refuse cookies, please check your browser’s help information.

Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to analyze your use of the Website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about the Website by means of cookies. The information generated by Google Analytics in relation to the Website is used to create reports about the use of the Website. We may use the following Google Analytics advertising features: (1) Remarketing with Google Analytics; (2) Google Display Network Impression Reporting; (3) Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting; and (4) Integrated services that require Google Analytics to collect data via advertising cookies and identifiers.

Opt-out from Google Analytics. If you would like to opt-out from Google Analytics advertising features, you can do so through Ads Settings, Ads Settings for mobile apps, or any other available means (for example, the NAI’s consumer opt-out).

13. Amendment of this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting an amended version on the Website and indicating an effective date at the top of the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website after posting such an amended version will constitute your acknowledgment of theamendments and your consent to abide and be bound by the amended Privacy Policy. Please regularly review this Privacy Policy in order to be aware of any new amendments.

14. Term and termination

This Privacy Policy enters into force on the effective date indicated at the top of the Privacy Policy and remains valid until terminated or amended by us.

15. California Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident, you have the right to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of your personal information with third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes. California law provides that you have the right to submit a request to us at our designated address and receive the following information: (a) the categories of information we disclosed to third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year; and (b) the names and addresses of third parties that received such information, or if the nature of their business cannot be determined from the name, then examples of the products or services marketed. You are entitled to receive a copy of this information in a standardized format and the information will not be specific to you individually. You may make such a request by emailing info@proteum.io.

16. Do Not Track Disclosure

This website does not support "Do Not Track" browser settings and does not currently participate any "Do Not Track" frameworks that would allow us to respond to signals or other mechanisms from you regarding the collection of your personal or non-personally identifiable information.

17. Contact Us

You may contact us by post at 153 Second Street, Suite 105, Los Altos, California 94022 or by sending us an email at info@proteum.io.; or by using our website contact form.