Privacy Questions and Answers
This notice describes how ViralAccounts.com (or VA for short) collects and uses data about you. ViralAccounts.com is a community marketplace for intangible items such as websites, domains, social media, and influence. In this document, we will refer to ViralAccounts.com as “Viral Accounts”, “service”, “site”, “forum”, “marketplace”, and collectively as “we” or “us”.
How does ViralAccounts.com collect data about me?
ViralAccounts.com collects data about you:
- when you browse ViralAccounts.com
- when you create and use an account
- when you post comments and otherwise participate in our website
Like many other websites, ViralAccounts.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and the number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
ViralAccounts.com collects data only when you use our website, whether you use the site using a web browser on your own computer, or use mobile devices. ViralAccounts.com does not buy or otherwise receive data about you from data brokers.
What data does ViralAccounts.com collect about me, and why?
ViralAccounts.com uses data about how you use the website to:
- optimize the site, so that it’s quick and easy to use
- diagnose and debug technical errors
- defend the service from abuse and technical attacks (abusive users and/or attacks)
- compile statistics
- compile statistics on the kinds of software and computers visitors use
ViralAccounts.com usually stores data about how you use the site in identifiable form for just a few weeks. In special circumstances, like extensive investigations about technical attacks, ViralAccounts.com may preserve log data longer, for analysis.
ViralAccounts.com account data
Many features of ViralAccounts.com require a member account. For example, members will need an account to participate in an auction. To sign up for a ViralAccounts.com account, ViralAccounts.com requires your name, a username, an e-mail address, a link to your social profile, and a phone number.
ViralAccounts.com uses your account data to identify you on the site and to create pages specific to you, like your profile page. With the exception of a members username and first/last name, things like email addresses, phone numbers, and social profiles are hidden from the general public.
Sometimes ViralAccounts.com will require identity verification from members who engage in a transaction on our website. This includes collecting photos/scans of government issued ID’s. The collected ID’s are used for verification purposes only, and they’re removed from ViralAccounts.com servers within seven business days of confirmation from staff. The collected ID’s are kept on an off-site server, inaccessible to any third-parties. ViralAccounts.com keeps sensitive information such as users ID’s off of our main servers, to protect user privacy in case of a breach.
How does ViralAccounts.com user your email?
- notify you about posts and other activity on the site such as new auctions and promotions related to the social media marketing industry
- reset your password and help keep your account secure
- contact you in special circumstances related to your account
- contact you about legal requests, like DMCA takedown requests
You may provide additional data for your account, like a short biography, your location, profile picture, or your birthday, on the profile settings page for your account. ViralAccounts.com makes that data available to others who can access the site. You don’t have to provide this additional information, and you can erase it at any time.
ViralAccounts.com stores your account data as long as your account remains open.
ViralAccounts.com collects data about posts and other activity on the site.
ViralAccounts.com collects the content of your posts, plus data about bookmarks, and links you follow in order to share that data with others, through the site.
ViralAccounts.com stores your posts and other activity as long as your account remains open.
Where does ViralAccounts.com store data about me?
ViralAccounts.com hosts store data in data centers in multiple jurisdictions, such as the United States and the European Union.
Does ViralAccounts.com comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation?
ViralAccounts.com respects privacy rights under Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Information that GDPR requires ViralAccounts.com to give can be found throughout this privacy notice. So can information about specific rights, like access, rectification, erasure, data portability, and objection to automated decision-making.
Where can I access data about me?
You can see your account data at any time by visiting your account page on the site. To protect your data in case of a breach, your stored ID (if any) is only accessible via a request to site admin. Your account page also lists your activity on the site, such as past orders. You may also request a copy of your data by emailing [email protected].
How can I change or erase data about me?
To entirely erase your data, contact site admin or email [email protected]. Closing your account starts a process of erasing or anonymizing records of data you provided for your account. You are also able to edit and erase your data from your account menu.
Does ViralAccounts.com make automated decisions based on data about me?
In rare cases, ViralAccounts.com classifies posts as spam automatically.
ViralAccounts.com uses data about your posts and other activity to make automated decisions about whether your posts to ViralAccounts.com are spam. When the software decides that a post is likely spam, the site refuses to accept the post.
Does ViralAccounts.com share data about me with others?
ViralAccounts.com shares account data with others as mentioned in the section about account data. ViralAccounts.com shares data about your posts and other site activity with others as indicated in the section about account data.
Apart from making data available to 3rd party services used to manage the site, ViralAccounts.com does not sell or give information about you to other companies or services. The companies behind the 3rd party apps we use may collect data about you on their own, for their own purposes. Some of these services may be used to collect information about your online activities across different websites.
ViralAccounts.com shares data with the following services/3rd parties
ASKIMET – https://automattic.com/privacy/
Askimet reduces site spam.
Google Analytics – https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/
Google Analytics compiles visitor statistics.
KnownHost.com – https://www.knownhost.com/privacy-policy.html
This is the company we rent servers from.
CloudFlare Inc. – https://www.cloudflare.com/privacypolicy/
CloudFlare speeds up our service by placing our website in the cloud, it also acts as protection against attacks.
Twilio LLC – https://www.twilio.com/legal/privacy
Twilio is used for phone verifications of our members.
Our company uses PayPal to collect payments on behalf of buyers/sellers during transactions.
Our company uses Skrill to collect payments on behalf of buyers/sellers during transactions.
Bank Millennium S.A. – https://www.bankmillennium.pl/privacy-policy
Our company uses Bank Millennium S.A. to collect payments on behalf of buyers/sellers during transactions.
MailChimp.com – https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/
We use MailChimp.com as our email server, where we send out emails to our clients.
How can I contact ViralAccounts.com about privacy?
You can send questions and complaints to [email protected]
Or, if you are a member, send a message to the administrators.