Welcome to Hector Network NFT Marketplace beta Site! The beta Site includes a marketplace to buy, sell, trade and display digital items (“Digital Items”).
This Privacy Notice apply to all visitors on and users of the beta Site (referred to as “Users” and “Account Holders”) and services and resources available or enabled via our Site (each a “Service” and collectively, the “Services”).
To provide our Services we may collect some of your data some of which may under certain circumstances be considered personal information. We at Hector Network are committed to fully protect your privacy and be a responsible and transparent custodian of the information we collect.
Therefore, please find all necessary information on how we may collect and process your personal data gathered in connection with your use of our beta Site and our Services in this Privacy Notice.
Notice: Please, read this Privacy Notice carefully and in addition to the Terms & Conditions to understand our practices regarding the information that may be considered personal. If you do not wish for your personal information to be used in the manner described herein, you should not access our beta Site and all subdomains thereof, utilize our Services, or otherwise provide Hector Network with your information which may be considered directly or indirectly personal.
Please ensure that any relevant individuals are made aware of this Privacy Notice prior to providing their information to us or our obtaining their information from another source based on your or their activity with our beta Site or Services. In such case, you or they must first ensure that you or they have the authority and appropriate legal basis to do so.
We do not knowingly collect or ask for data, including personal information, from people under the age of 18. If you are such a person, please do not use our Services or send us your data. Otherwise, please be informed that we erase such data the moment we learn it is collected from a person under the age of 18.
The administrator of our Site, provider of the Services and thus controller of your personal information processed in connection for purposes described hereinbelow is
Hector Enterprise Inc
Trinity Chambers, PO Box 4301, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
(the „Controller”, “Hector Network”, “we” or “us”)
We will usually respond to all legitimate enquiries within 30 days. Occasionally it may take us longer if your request is particularly complex or you have made numerous requests. We will notify you and keep you updated.
‘Personal information’ is any information that, either alone or in combination with other data, enables an individual to be directly or indirectly identified (for example, name, email address, contact details, or any unique identifier such as an internet protocol address (‘IP address’), device ID or other online identifier).
We collect Personal Data and Anonymous Data, as described below.
various information voluntarily provided to us when you create your public profile on our Site, verify your profile on our Site, you communicate publicly on the user forum on our Site including Users you follow on our Site, you communicate with us via e-mail, on social media or other channels, when you register for our updates and when you respond to our communications or requests for information (for example, your name, contact information, title and other personal information about you), when you communicate with us about your request to become a publisher, etc.
your ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals about the Services you may provide to us through any means
your wallet address, any other cryptocurrency wallet address or bank account details and any related transaction details recorded by any blockchain on which our tokens are based or utilised for due provision of Services to you
listings of your single or multiple collection NFT including the collection title, title of the Digital Item, and Digital Item description, tags, properties and levels, the price for the listings, any royalty percentage attributed to them, etc.
Digital Items already bought by you as a User
Your IP address and other online identifiers while using our Site
Cookies utilised by our Site in a manner described hereinbelow
Some of the Cookies we utilise on the Site are necessary for functioning of the Site. Other are used for analytical, statistical, and other purposes and you may decide not to give us your consent to utilise them.
You can also choose how Cookies are handled by your device through your browser or through our cookie banner, including refusing or deleting all Cookies. If you choose to receive no Cookies at any time, websites may not function properly and certain services may not be provided. Each browser and device is different, so check the settings menu of the browser or device you are using to learn how to change your advertising settings and Cookie preferences.
Information we may collect from third party sources
We may receive information about you from other sources, including third parties that can lawfully share the information with us and help us update, expand, and analyse our records, prevent or detect fraud or other suspicious activities and process payments. In addition, our Site may also include integrated content or links to content provided by third parties (such as live chat, social media content, plug-ins and applications).
We do not process special categories of personal data (such biometric data, data concerning health, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, etc.).
We do not use either automated decision-making in terms of your personal information you provide to us with the exception of providing a discount for $HEC and $TOR holders.
We may use the information gathered primarily for the following purposes:
Provision of Services and related communication
to provide you with our Services and other services that you request including, as applicable, processing sale and purchase of Digital Items, administration of your public profile and secure your connection and communication with other users on our platform and any other Services to be provided to you on our Site;
to respond to your enquiries or to any problems that may arise (such as difficulties in purchasing or selling Digital Items, navigating our Site or accessing certain services or features) within our customer support services;
to secure the payments are made to you and other Users as a part of Services;
to process our platform fees we charge on sales of Digital Items;
to inform you of important changes or developments to our Services or policies and to provide you with technical, support or administrative notifications, etc.
Fulfilment of legal requirements
to conduct know-your-client and anti-money laundering and other sanctions’ checks (or to verify those carried out by third party sources) if we are required to do so by law or by our internal regulations; and
as is necessary, advisable or appropriate to comply with our legal or regulatory obligations and to respond to legal, regulatory, arbitration or government process or requests for information issued by respective government authorities.
Development of our Services
to send you marketing communications, and other information or materials that may be of interest to you
to maintain our list of contacts for purpose of such communication;
to understand how people use our Site, including by generating and analysing statistics and user trends, and to evaluate, administer, maintain and improve our Site and Services;
for internal development of new products or services;
for our internal business purposes, including data analysis, invoicing and detecting, preventing, and responding to actual or potential fraud, illegal activities, or intellectual property infringement;
to assess the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and publications.
Protection or enforcement of rights
to protect or defend your rights and legitimate interests;
to protect our or any third parties’ rights and legitimate interests;
to enforce our or any third parties’ claims;
to ensure cybersecurity of our Services and platform;
to protect the rights, property or personal safety of Hector Network, our employees, directors, officers, partners, suppliers, customers, agents, or members of the public;
to investigate potential violations of Terms and Conditions and applicable law;
to enforce compliance with our Terms and Conditions and applicable law;
to deal with respective disputes, if necessary, etc.
Enhancing our Services with aggregated data
we may aggregate personal and other data captured through our Site so that the data is no longer capable of identifying any individual.
we reserve the right to use this aggregated information for the purposes of improving and enhancing our Services, generating insights, for use in marketing and otherwise for the purposes of our business. Provided that such aggregated data does not directly or indirectly identify you as an individual, this data is not considered to be personal information for the purpose of this Privacy Notice.
We retain the information we collect for no longer than is reasonably necessary to fulfil the above purposes and to comply with our legal obligations.
Your personal information as described above is processed by us on a basis of the following legal grounds:
Taking steps prior to entering into a contract and necessity for performance of a contract with you – we may need to collect and use your personal information to enter into a contract with you or to perform a contract that you have with us, for example, when you provide personal information to us to create and verify your profile, carry our purchase or sale of Digital Items, etc.;
In such case, the provision of your data is a necessary to enter into a contract and then contractual requirement, as without such data we are not able to enter into contract with you.
Compliance with legal obligations – We may process your personal information as may be required to by respective legal or regulatory obligations that may apply to us;
In this case, the provision of your data is a statutory requirement without which we are not able to comply with our legal obligations.
Our legitimate interests – We may use your personal information for our legitimate interests to improve our Services and our platform, thus maintain and develop our business activities as well as to protect and enforce our or third party’s rights, if necessary.
Please, be informed, that you have the right to object relating to your particular situation at any time to processing of personal information which is based on our or third party’s legitimate interest.
Your consent - we may send to you the direct marketing e-mails or news if you subscribe to our newsletter upon your previous consent. Each such e-mail also contains link that allow you to opt-out from receiving such e-mails, update your contact information or change your preferences at any time.
To withdraw any consent to processing your personal information, please, use our electronic form , write to email@example.com or click on a link provided in every e-mail sent to you to unsubscribe from such marketing electronic communication.
We deploy organisational, technical and physical safeguards designed to safeguard the information that we collect. This includes, when required or appropriate and feasible, obtaining written assurances from third parties that may access your personal information that they will protect the information with safeguards designed to provide a level of protection equivalent to that adopted by Hector Network.
We may store the information we collect on our servers both cloud-based or in servers located in countries where we or our service providers have facilities. Therefore, we may transfer information to countries outside of your country of residence which may include countries outside the EU member states.
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. Therefore, the marketing e-mails we send to you bear opt-out link for you to unsubscribe from receiving such communication (as well as update your contact information). We will honor your choice and without delay refrain from sending you such e- mails.
Under applicable law, you also may have certain rights regarding processing of your personal information, in particular, you have the right to request: (i) access to your personal information, (ii) rectification or erasure of your personal information, (iii) restriction of processing concerning you, (iv) objection to processing that is based upon our legitimate interests (as already stated above), and (v) data portability to other service providers.
We are committed to working with you to obtain a fair resolution of any complaint or concern about your privacy. If, however, you believe that we have not been able to assist with your complaint or concern, you may have the right to lodge a complaint with a respective supervisory data protection authority, as applicable, also in your jurisdiction.
If you would like to contact us, please use the methods stated above.
Your ability to exercise these rights will depend on a number of factors and, in some instances, we will not be able to comply with your request, for example because we have legitimate grounds for not doing so or where the right doesn’t apply to the particular information we hold on you. Where so entitled to access to your personal information, you will not have to pay a fee unless your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive (upon which we may charge a reasonable fee or refuse to comply with your request). If you would like to discuss or exercise the rights you may have, you can contact us through the methods stated above.
Please keep us informed if your personal information changes whilst we continue to retain such information. We encourage you to contact us to update or correct your information if it changes or if you believe that any information that we have collected about you is inaccurate or out of date.
We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time and we encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Notice. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Notice regarding the way we collect, use, and/or share the personal information that you have provided, we will notify you by posting notice of the changes on the Site or, if we hold your email address, by email.
The use of certain of our Services may also be governed by other applicable terms and policies regarding privacy and the sharing of personal information, which supplement, and should be reviewed alongside, this Privacy Notice.
Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Notice, terms used have the same meaning as in the Terms & Conditions