Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Threadworx, Co. DBA GOTYOU 

Threadworx, Co. DBA GOTYOU (referred to as “we” and “our” and “us”) understands and respects your desire to maintain your privacy. It is our priority to maintain your privacy in all of your dealings with us, including through your use of the GOTYOU iOS/Android/Web app/ Andriod App/ IOS App/ Merchant App (“App”).

We may in the course of providing our services to you be required to collect your personal information. This Privacy Policy is intended to explain how we and our related entities will collect your personal information and protect your privacy.

Unless indicated otherwise, this Privacy Policy does not apply to third party products or services or the practices of companies that we do not own or control, including other companies you might interact with on or through our services.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at [email protected]

What information is covered under this policy?

This Privacy Policy covers your personal information. Personal information is information or an opinion, whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable. All personal information received in connection with our business is subject to strict rules of confidentiality.

Common examples include your name, username, password, IP address, unique device identifiers, gender, signature, address, telephone number, email, date of birth, bank account and digital wallet details, billing and credit or debit card details, photos and videos of you, other identification credentials and biographical details, and commentary or opinions about you.

We also collect information about your location and use location in the background in order for the App to function properly and monitor and verify forms of eligible purchase activities. You may turn location monitoring on and off using the settings of your operating system of your mobile device but, if you disable GPS functionality, we will not be able to collect information relating to your reviews, social posts, surveys, referrals, or other interactions and GPS/Cell-ID location which will prevent tracking and/or conversion of your confirmed interactions into GET/GYT tokens.

Personal information that we may collect from you

We may collect some or all of the following types of personal information:
1. Information that you give us through your dealings with us;
2. Information that we may collect from you; and
3. Information that we may receive from you from other third party sources.By agreeing to this Privacy Policy, you consent to the fact that you are aware that we are collecting your personal information.

How personal information is collected.
“Personal information” is data that identifies, relates to, describes, can be used to contact, or could reasonably be linked directly or indirectly to you. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, there is no meaningful distinction between the terms “personal information” and “personal data”.

You may choose not to provide some of the personal information described above. Please note, however, that some of our services require some personal information to operate, so if you choose not to provide the personal information necessary to operate and provide you with a particular service or feature of that service, you may not be able to use that service or feature.

Information that you give us

We may collect your personal information directly from our contact with you. This may include by you completing forms or parts of our website, Social Media, App, Merchant App and/or other software and/or mobile applications / Andriod App/ IOS App/, by you providing us with consent to access personal information such as photographs, videos or photo albums, by you providing us with consent to access the microphone and/or camera on your device, or by you contacting us via the chat, email, telephone, through Social Media and other similar functions either directly through our website or the App or through third party host websites, in person, through various marketing channels or competitions either directly through our website or the App or through third party host websites, and surveys.

You understand that any personal information that you provide to us must be accurate and up to date. We will assume this to be the case.

Information that we collect about you

In this Privacy Policy “Social Media” means social media networking sites of any kind or nature including but not limited to web or internet based or mobile telephonic devices or medium such as Facebook, X (Twitter), Instagram, TikTok, and LinkedIn which enable the creation and exchange of user generated content.

Our website, Social Media, App and/or other software and/or mobile applications may automatically collect the following information about you each time you visit or otherwise use our website, Social Media, App and/or other software and/or mobile applications / Andriod App/ IOS App/:

1. Technical information including but not limited to the Internet Protocol Address used to connect your device to the internet, the internet browser and version that you are using when accessing our website, Social Media, App / Andriod App/ IOS App/ or other software and/or mobile applications, any additional plug-ins that you are using, and your device’s operating system and platform; and

2. Information about the time and date you accessed our website, Social Media, App / Andriod App/ IOS App/ or other software and/or mobile applications, and what you accessed on our website, Social Media, App or other software and/or mobile applications. This includes links that you clicked on, what content you accessed, how long you accessed that content for, whether you downloaded any content, whether supplied by us or downloaded from a third party host, and how you navigated to and from our website, Social Media, App or other software and/or mobile applications to other sites, apps or other pages hosted by us.

Sensitive information

Throughout the course of collecting your personal information, we may collect sensitive information about you. Sensitive information includes:

1. Information or an opinion about your racial or ethnic origin; or political opinions; or membership of a political association; or religious beliefs or affiliations; or philosophical beliefs; or membership of a professional or trade association; or membership of a trade union; or sexual orientation or practices; or criminal record that is also personal information;

How we use your personal information

You consent to the disclosure of your personal information to any of our related entities.You consent to our collection of your personal information and disclosing it to third parties where necessary and for the purposes for which it was collected.This may include:

1. Providing our services;
2. Verifying your physical location, verified interaction activities, and issuing GET/GYT tokens on the basis of this verified data;
3. Investigating and/or preventing suspected fraud or other criminal activities or misuse of our services, including the collection and disclosure of user location and interaction data for purposes in connection with our App, including detailed user behavioral analysis for these purposes;
4. Where we collect or disclose information that is or relates to the Internet Protocol Address used to connect your device to the internet, for the purpose of fraud detection and management of the integrity of the GOTYOU App system and other services. This may include detecting when users are cheating the GOTYOU App, tokens, points, system, and for handling accounts we suspect are stolen or have otherwise been compromised. This information helps us verify whether the account or associated assets belong to a particular user;
5. Where information is or relates to system version information of your device, or the make and model of your device, for the purpose of our compatibility assessments with our software versions and other aspects of our services;
6. Operating the GOTYOU Marketplace;
7. Using your personal information to provide you with information that you have requested from us, although we do not create a link between your User Name and your user email, or other personal information;
8. Communicate with you, including to inform you of updates to the App, GOTYOU website, our Terms of Use and/or this Privacy Policy;9. Authenticating your financial account information or processing the transfer of digital assets;
10. Authenticating your credit or debit card information;
11. Using your personal information for marketing purposes to provide or offer services to you. This includes, but is not limited to, keeping you up to date with our latest news, events, special offers and promotion of our brand or other similar products that we think that you may be interested in. This includes both our direct marketing to you or another third party whom you have authorized us to disclose your personal information to;
12. Notifying you about any changes to our products, website, App and/or other software and/or mobile applications / Andriod App/ IOS App/, brand or services offered;
13. Seeking your opinion and feedback on any of our services, including for the purposes of product improvement and customization, website/software improvement and personalization and other general services;
14. For consumer engagement and/or customer service purposes, including but not limited to identifying the effectiveness of advertising, allowing you to participate on website viral features such as sharing website content and other community features (for example, blogs, articles, etc);
15. Analyzing the usage of, and improve our services;
16. For other general services such as website/software security, maintenance, identification of fraud or errors, internal accounting and administration, and for any other purpose that we are required or permitted to do by law; and
17. Managing our relationships with you and our other partner / customers.Certain of your personal data may be shared with other users of the App as part of the normal operation of our services. Additionally, we may, from time to time, expand or withdraw our business which may involve the transfer of certain of our divisions or assets to other parties, and the data we store and use, where relevant, may be transferred to such third parties.

In addition we may utilize overseas IT services (including software, platforms and infrastructure), such as data storage facilities or other IT infrastructure. In such cases, we may own or control such overseas infrastructure or we may have entered into contractual arrangements with third party service providers to assist us with providing our services to you.

As we utilize cross border IT services and platforms which can be accessed from various countries via an internet connection, it is not always practicable to know where your information may be held.

Promotional Communications

We may send you promotional emails or text messages if you provide your consent to receiving such communications. To unsubscribe from promotional emails, you may use the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of the email. To opt-out of receiving promotional text messages, you may reply “STOP.” Note that you will continue to receive transaction-related emails regarding products or services you have requested. We may also send you certain non-promotional communications regarding us and our services, and you will not be able to opt-out of those communications (e.g., communications regarding the services or updates to this Privacy Policy). Our Clients are required to comply with our Policy when using our Services to send promotional communications, including the applicable legal requirements for email and text communications.

Legal obligations to disclose

We may be required to disclose your personal information for the purposes for which it was collected and also subject to our legal obligations:
1. As required by law;
2. To any person where necessary or desirable in connection with our provision of services; and
3. On a confidential basis to our external service providers and advisors.

How we store your personal information

We maintain commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and physical security measures designed to protect your information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

When your credit or debit card account, financial account or digital wallet information is being transmitted to our services or through our services, it will be protected by cryptographic protocols. To be clear, we do not ourselves store your credit or debit card account information, and we do not have direct control over or responsibility for your credit or debit card account information. We may use third party payment processors that are the controllers of your information. Our contracts with third parties that receive your information require them to keep it secure and confidential.

However, we cannot guarantee that transmissions of your information will always be secure or that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat the security measures taken by us or our third party service providers. Except to the extent that liability cannot be excluded or limited due to applicable law, we assume no liability or responsibility for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access, or other causes beyond our control.

We will only keep your information for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which your personal information was originally collected.

We will delete your information after a reasonable time. You may be required to re-enter your personal information if it has been deleted.

We will take all reasonable steps and precautions to ensure that any transmission of your personal information via the internet is secure. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data transmitted to our website and you agree and acknowledge that any such transmissions are at your own risk.

Once we receive your information, we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information. This may include storing any information on a secure server and employing strict procedures and security features to protect your personal information from any unauthorized recipients and to prevent unauthorized access to the same. We may also store your personal information in physical form.

All our employees with access to your information will be held to the confidentiality obligations as set out in this Privacy Policy.

Collections of your information using cookies and other tracking technologies

Our website and/or App and/or other mobile applications use “cookies”. Cookies are small pieces of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser. These pieces of data will allow our website and/or App and/or other mobile applications to remember who you are and to obtain information from you which allows us to deliver you a better and more customized service.

As a result of our website and/or App and/or other mobile applications’ use of cookies, we may collect information such as your IP address, online activity and your web browser details. Information that we will not collect or store includes your passwords or other sensitive information.

We will use both persistent cookies, which could remain on your device until their expiration, and session cookies, which are temporary files removed from your device once your browser is closed.

The types of cookies we may use include analytical and tracking cookies, which allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and analyze use of the services, as well as to verify transactions, and advertising and re-targeting cookies, which allow us to generate appropriate advertising directed to you on our website as well as on the App.

If you enabled cookies when accessing our website and/or App and/or other mobile applications, we will take this as consent to our use of cookies and other technologies mentioned in our Privacy Policy.

Your rights

You have the right to request access to the personal information we hold about you by contacting us by emailing [email protected].

If we cannot provide you with access, we will write to you and provide you with the reasons why we are unable to provide you with access.

If any personal information that we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or not up to date, you may write to us or our Privacy Officer and request that we correct the information at the above address.

You have the right to request that we do not disclose your personal information (for example, for marketing purposes). You can exercise your rights by unchecking the relevant check boxes on our website and/or App and/or other mobile applications when you provide us with your personal information, or by writing to us at the above address.

You may choose to opt out of receiving any further correspondence from us by writing to us at the above address or emailing us at the above email address.

This Privacy Policy was last updated in Jan 2023