Privacy

Privacy Policies

1.Introduction
This is our privacy policy. It tells you how we collect and process data received from you on our site blayoo.com - Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. If you have any comments on this privacy policy, please email them to [email protected].

Blayoo is a social platform for content creators, don't take it as payment processor, Before creating an account or making a payment please take a moment to read the privacy policies of these payment providers.
Blayoo facilitates a direct relationship between Creators and Audiences (Audiences include Followers, Supporters, Donors, Subscribers, and Buyers) on Blayoo Individual Creators receive certain contact information about Supporters such as email addresses and transaction information such as delivery addresses and phone numbers when required for shipping providers and as such Creators themselves are responsible for their own lawful processing of information made available to them by the service.

2.Who We Are
  • Our site address is Blayoo.com
  • Our nominated representative can be contacted at [email protected]
3.What we may collect
We may collect and process the following data about you:
  • Contact information such as name and email address either entered directly or transmitted via a social sign up facility such as ‘sign up with Google’ or ‘sign up with Facebook’,
  • Information you put into forms or surveys on our site,
  • Information you put into your Blayoo profile and updates to your profile including but not limited to images, hashtags, text updates and links to third-party websites or content,
  • Information you enter to send or receive payments such as PayPal email address or Stripe Connected Account information,
  • Details of transactions you carry out through our site,
  • Details of your visits to our site and the resources you use,
  • Information about your computer (e.g. your IP address, browser, operating system, etc.) for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers,
  • The referring URL (where a visitor to a page came from).
  • Marketing preferences information which can be managed at notification settings,
  • Other personal information you choose to disclose to us for any reason.
Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We collect and process your personal data;
  • As necessary to fulfil our Terms and Conditions of Use
  • Consistent with your consent which you may revoke at any time through the deletion of your account
  • As is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party
  • As necessary to comply with our legal obligations
  • To protect your vital interest or those of others
  • As necessary in the public interest
  • For our legitimate interest in the provision of a service to our users and partners unless those interests may be overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms that require the protection of personal data.
4.How we use what we collect
We use information about you to:
  • Present site content effectively,
  • Provide information about the service and connected supporters or creators pages of which may be of interest,
  • Tell you about additional services available to you,
  • Carry out our contracts with you,
  • Allow you to use our interactive services if you want to,
  • Comply with the acceptable use policies of payment partners such as PayPal and Stripe,
  • Tell you our charges for premium, gold or pro services where appropriate
If you don't want to be contacted for marketing purposes, please adjust your notification settings in your dashboard.

Note: Both Blayoo and the Creators using Blayoo process the personal information provided on Blayoo separately and are therefore considered independent data controllers. For example, Creators using Blayoo will have access to their Supporter email addresses and buyer shipping addresses and transaction information. If you do not wish for your information to be available to Creators on Blayoo , please do not enter that information when using Blayoo and do not use this service.

Please also note: We don't identify individuals to our advertisers, but we may give them aggregate information to help them reach their target audience, and we may use information we have collected to display advertisements to that audience. In addition, if you don’t want us to use your personal data for any of the other reasons set out in this section in 5, you can let us know at any time by contacting us at [email protected], and we will delete your data from our systems. However, you acknowledge this will remove our ability to provide the service to you and will not automatically remove that contact or transaction data previously made available to Creators.

5.Where we store your data
We may transfer your collected data to storage outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may be processed outside the EEA to provide the service to you.
By giving us your personal data, you agree to this arrangement. We will do what we reasonably can to keep your data secure.
If we give you a password, you must keep it confidential. Please don't share it. Although we try to provide protection, we cannot guarantee complete security for your data, and you take the risk that any sending of that data turns out to be not secure despite our efforts.
We only keep your personal data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above in section 5, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it. In any event, we will conduct an annual review to ascertain whether we need to keep your personal data. Your personal data will be deleted automatically if we no longer need it.

In a Nutshell
Your data is stored securely, and we don’t keep it for longer than we need it. Your data is transferred to some suppliers located outside of the EEA.

6.Disclosing your information
We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases:
  • If we want to sell the service or the company, we can disclose it to the potential buyer.
  • We can disclose it to other businesses in our group.
  • We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or in order to protect other people's property, safety or rights.
  • If a payment provider such as PayPal or Stripe requests access to it.
  • We can exchange information with others to protect against fraud or credit risks.
We may contract with third parties to supply services to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. 
Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under GDPR and the law.

Disclosing supporter information to creators
We will disclose the email address and any transaction information entered on Blayoo required to facilitate direct communication between the Creator and Supporter, the fulfilment of transactions or calculation of tax liabilities.
Creators are responsible for how they use the data collected on Blayoo . By following, supporting, subscribing or buying from a Creator on Blayoo you are directing us to share your information in this way. If you do not wish for information to be disclosed to a creator please do not enter that information on Ko-fi. 
Creators may contact you outside of Blayoo and you agree to contact them directly should you wish to withdraw your consent to contact you. It will be wholly the responsibility of the creator, not Blayoo to use your data in accordance with applicable laws.

Creators Using supporter or follower information
We expect Creators to respect the privacy of the followers and supporters whose information you have received. As described in Blayoo  Terms and Conditions, you have a limited license to use that information only for Blayoo related communications and transactions. Blayoo has not granted a license to you to use the information for unauthorised transactions or sending unsolicited commercial messages in violation of any applicable laws, including any consent requirements of the jurisdiction of the recipient. 

You should only add a Supporter to your email or physical mailing list or otherwise use or store a Supporter’s personal information in accordance with applicable laws, including any consent requirements that apply in that member's jurisdiction.

7.Your rights
You can ask us not to use your data for marketing. You can do this by updating your notification settings or by contacting us at any time at [email protected]
Under the GDPR, you have the right to:
  • request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by us at no cost to you;
  • be informed of what data processing is taking place;
  • restrict processing;
  • to object to the processing of your personal data; and
  • complain to a supervisory authority.
To enforce any of the foregoing rights or if you have any other questions about our site or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected]

8.Links to other sites
Please note that our Terms of Use and our policies will not apply to other websites that you get to via a link from our site. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

9.Changes
If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page. If we decide to, we may also email you.

Update Date: February 17th, 2022