Privacy Policy

Last updated: December 15, 2015

Peter (refers to Bitproof, Inc.) takes your privacy seriously, and has implemented this Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy"), as well as internal policies and practices, to keep your personal, business and financial information secure.

The Privacy Policy covers Peter’s treatment of the Personally Identifiable Information we collect from you through your use of Peter’s website (the "Site") and your use of Peter by email ("Services"). For the sake of simplicity, the "Site" and "Services" are sometimes collectively referred to as "Online Services".

By using Peter Online Services, you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you have questions or concerns about the Privacy Policy, kindly contact us at privacy@humans.hirepeter.com.


Information we collect

Traffic Data. Peter uses a number of internal and third-party methods to recognize visitor data like IP addresses and browser settings (collectively "Visitor Data"). The Peter internal servers and software automatically recognize Visitor Data. No Personally Identifiable Information is revealed in this process. The Site may use Visitor Data to compile traffic data about the types of visitors who use the Site at specific intervals (collectively "Traffic Data").

Peter may use the standard cookie feature of major browser applications and third-party providers, or employ internally-developed cookies and tracking codes, that allow Peter to store a small piece of data on a visitor's computer, or any other device a visitor uses to access Online Services, about his or her visit to the Site or use of Applications.

We may use Traffic Data to analyze Site traffic, but this information is not examined for Personally Identifiable Information. We may also use Traffic Data to diagnose problems with our server, administer our Site, or display content according to your preferences. Visitor Data and Traffic Data may also be shared with business partners, affiliates or advertisers on an aggregated and anonymous basis.

Personal Information. Peter requires each customer to provide us with personal and business information (collectively "Personally Identifiable Information") to access and use Peter products and services. Personally Identifiable Information is captured only when a visitor accesses Online Services or speaks on the phone with a Peter employee, and willingly discloses that information. This disclosure may occur when a visitor registers with an Online Service, engages in transactions, contacts customer service, or participates in contests, promotions, surveys, forums, content submissions, chats, bulletin boards, discussion groups, requests for suggestions, or other aspects of services offered by Peter.

Personally Identifiable Information includes: (i) "Contact Data" (such as your name, business name, website address, mailing address, city, state, zip code, phone number, and email address); (ii) "Financial Data" (such as your billing address, credit card number, expiration date and verification code); (iii) "Demographic Data" (such as your zip code); and (iv) other "Legal Data" (such as your business' federal employer identification number, sales tax identification number, trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, inventions and idea submissions, and other sensitive information necessary to generate documents and complete your order).

Calls/Electronic Communications. In the regular course of our business, Peter may monitor and record phone conversations or email communications between you and Peter employees and partners for training and quality assurance purposes. We may receive a confirmation when you open or click on content in an email from us, which helps us make our communications to you more useful and interesting. If you do not wish to receive email from Peter, you may unsubscribe from our mailing list on any of the emails we send.


Usage of your information 
We may use the information we collect from you when you use Peter in the following ways:

       To automatically fill in contract templates and give context to the emails.
       To personalize user's experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
       To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
       To quickly process your transactions.
       To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.

Order Processing. Peter, sometimes with the assistance of a third party or Bitproof subsidiary, may use your Personally Identifiable Peter to process your payment through merchant account services, and to generate the products and services you order.  Your Contact Data may be used to follow up with you on transactions you initiate through Online Services, respond to inquiries made through Online Services, inform you of changes to Online Services, and send you additional information about Peter and its products and services.

Registered Agent Requests. If you designate a person or company other than Peter to serve as the registered agent for your business entity, Peter may provide your name and contact information to that party, if the designee requests. 

Required by Law. We may also disclose your personal information: as required by law, such as in response to a subpoena or similar legal process, and when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a legal request.

Visitor Demographics. Contact Data and Traffic Data are used to gather general statistics about our customers and visitors. We may use Demographic Data to generate collective information about our users, but not in a way that identifies any user specifically. For example, we may inform third parties about the number of registered users and unique visitors, and the pages most frequently browsed.

Service Providers. We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with companies that provide support services to us (such as email service provider), or help us market our products and services. These companies may need information about you in order to perform their functions. These companies are not authorized to use the information we share with them for any other purpose.


Protection of your information
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, the connection to this website is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user communicates with Peter to maintain the safety of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission is guaranteed to be 100% secure and we therefore cannot guarantee the security of information you transmit to or from the Site or through the use of our Services, and you provide this information at your own risk. ACCORDINGLY, WE DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR THE THEFT, LOSS, OR INTERCEPTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR DAMAGE TO, YOUR DATA OR COMMUNICATIONS BY USING THE SITE AND OUR SERVICES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND ASSUME THESE RISKS.


Third Parties

Except for the limited circumstances described in this policy, we do not provide your information to third parties.

We host the Site and operate the Platform using third parties, including CloudFlare® and Google Cloud® (the “hosting providers”). For this reason, we will provide the information we collect to Hosting Providers, and the Hosting Providers will serve it from its data centers.

We use a third party, Stripe®, to process subscription payments, and therefore provide them with the Personally Identifiable Information required to charge your credit card.

We may use third-party services either embedded into our Site (such as Mixpanel™ and Google® Analytics) or outside of it (such as GitHub® and Twitter®) to communicate with you or to enhance the function of the Services. While we provide these third parties with no more information than is necessary to enable their use, any information that you provide these services independently is subject to their respective privacy policies and practices. We may in the future add additional third-party services or stop using some that we currently use, and we may not update this policy to reflect these changes.

Finally, we may be required by law or court order to provide Personally Identifiable Information or Non-personally Identifiable Information to government authorities or private parties. We fully cooperate with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use the Services for illegal activities, and we may report to law enforcement any activities that we believe in good faith are unlawful.


California Online Privacy Protection Act
CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law's reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy.

According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously
- Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page, or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering our website.
- Our Privacy Policy link includes the word 'Privacy', and can be easily be found on the page specified above.
- Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes:
       On our Privacy Policy Page
- Users are able to change their personal information:
       By emailing us

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Changes to this Policy
We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes a notice will be posted on this page along with the updated Privacy Policy prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

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Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Bitproof, Inc.
55 E 3rd Avenue
SAN MATEO, California 94401 
United States of America
privacy@humans.hirepeter.com