Privacy Policy

1. General information

KYC&AML Ltd located at 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, UK (also referred to as ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘Foundation’, ‘The Foundation’) is the operator of this website, together with all subdomains (also referred as ‘website’, ‘our website’, ‘sites’, ‘websites’, ‘our websites). In our capacity as the operator of this site, we take great care to protect your personal data. To ensure protection, we collect and process your personal data in accordance with The UK Data Protection Act 2018, which is an implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This privacy policy (referred to as ‘Privacy Policy’) is designed to provide you with all the information you need to know about how we collect and process, as well as protect your personal information when you use our website.

Some users may share personal information with third parties. These may include friends, business partners, relatives. If this is the case, you should be concerned that they are familiar with our Privacy Policy.

If you prefer to share third-party data with us, take care of the following:

  • Personal information you have provided is correct;
  • Third parties have given you permission to do so.

2. Responsible Person

If you have any questions about your personal data or the personal data of third parties that you provide to us, please contact us by email at or send a letter to the following address:

Registered Address:

71-75 Shelton Street

Covent Garden



United Kingdom

3. Data Processing in Connection Our Websites

3.1 Viewing our website

Our website is hosted on servers provided by Tucows. This is a company that offers the service of hosting our files and databases on its servers.

From the first visit, our web hosting provider collects some information and saves it in special files called server logs. This is done by transmitting your information through your browser.

This process does not involve any interruption of your user session. The information we receive is not linked to data that may be obtained from other sources. It is retained for two days, after which it is automatically deleted. This includes:

  • Anonymized IP address;
  • Woocommerce shopping cart data;
  • A unique identification code that every Woocommerce customer has.

The reason we collect and process this technical information is to allow you to use the services of our website to the fullest extent possible. We are governed by Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Your IP address or IP addresses and other data may be used to identify users if we are faced with an attack on our website. By doing so, we protect our interests in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR.

3.2 Use of Website Cookies

Our website uses cookies. This term refers to text files that are saved and stored in a computer system via your browser. If you want to learn what cookies are and how they work, please, visit

The use of cookies is a common practice. Many sites do it. There are a variety of cookies. Some of them contain a parameter such as a cookie ID. This is a unique identifier for each cookie, with which it can easily be found and referred to. This allows the website to distinguish the data received from a single website visitor from all the information that is stored in the database.

The main reason why we use this feature is to provide you with services that you wouldn’t be able to get without using cookies.

As already stated above, by using cookies, we distinguish a particular user from a large array of other users.

You have the option of disabling the use of cookies. In this way, we will not store your personal data, but you will not be able to access all services and features of our website.

Any user can disable cookies by simply refusing the option. You will be able to use our website, but you will have access to limited functionality. Since the use of cookies has long been a common practice, there is no reason to refuse to use them unless you have some good reason to do so.

3.3 Matomo Analytics

We use software called Matomo Analytics to track data generated by cookies. The resulting information is stored on the servers of our web hosting provider. For more information, go to

Before the data is stored in the database, your IP address is shortened by a technology called anonymizeIP, which is used on this website. We can also receive and store other information that we get with the help of Matomo Analytics. It supplements the data that are mentioned in the 3.1 section.

This includes:

  • End device that you’re using to browse our website (smartphone, tablet, personal computer);
  • Returning of a user in case you visit the website the next time;
  • How long you stay on the website;
  • The path that you navigate on the website.

With the technical information our website receives from your browser, we understand how to optimize and improve our website, and we use that data for our internal statistical needs. The information collected by Matomo is not used to identify users. The only exception is if we know that a particular user has engaged in certain inappropriate activities.

If we did not collect this data, we would not be able to provide you with the information we provide. Collecting and processing technical data allows us to determine what works and how it works and allows us to improve our website. We collect and process your data in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR.

If you would like to opt-out of having Matomo Analytics track your data, you may do so. By doing so, we will not be able to track your personal information, and as a result, we will not be able to improve our website, not only for you but also for other users.

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3.4 Opening an account for the KYCC Web Forum

Visiting our forums requires you to create an account and provide us with information such as your username, email address, Skype username, and password.

This information is used to ensure that you have access to our forum which is password protected. This process will be as described in the guidelines outlined in Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a GDPR.

3.5 Possibility of contact through the website

You have the opportunity to send us a message in different ways. Send an e-mail to or send a message through the feedback form. To do this, you will have to provide us with the following information:

  • Your name;
  • The subject of the message;
  • Your email address;
  • The message itself.

We only need this information to give you an answer. This process is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR. You authorize us to do so as per Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a GDPR.

3.6 Registration to receive our newsletter

In order to receive our newsletter in the form of periodic emails sent to your email address, you must provide us with some personal information. This includes your name and your email address.

We will therefore provide you with our periodic newsletter in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a GDPR.

We do not share this information with third parties.

If you would like to unsubscribe from receiving our periodic newsletter, you can click on the hyperlink at the end of each email.

This will delete your data and you will no longer receive our newsletters.

3.7 Social Media

On our website, we use special plug-ins. This includes YouTube, Reddit, Gitter, GitHub, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Meetups, StackExchange, Blog. When you click on them, the activation process takes place. In this way, the listed social media operators are notified that you are on our website and can use this information. The processing of your personal data is the responsibility of the mentioned social media platforms and is done in compliance with their privacy policies.

Our company is not responsible for the data collected by the social platforms. We only use them to ensure that our users receive up-to-date information about notifications and answers to questions.

3.8 Event Registration

From time to time, The Foundation hosts events of all kinds. In order to participate, you will have to go through the registration process and provide us with the following information:

  • First name;
  • Last name;
  • Language;
  • Your company title;
  • Your company affiliation;
  • Your credit card information;
  • Your email address.

We use this information to ensure that your participation is reserved unless you have specifically stated otherwise in this Privacy Policy or in the case where you have not specifically consented thereto.

Your name and other contact information are required in order to reserve your participation and to be able to contact you for details, payment, and others. These actions are carried out in full compliance with Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. b of the GDPR.

4. Other parties who have access to the information we collect

Our web hosting provider is the only third party who has access to the personal data you provide to us. Other than that, we do not provide access to your personal information to any third party. The exception to this is when either you have given us such permission, or we are compelled to do so when we are required by law to do so.

Our web hosting provider is the company to which we share your personal information in order to provide you with the best possible service. This is in accordance with the provisions set out in Art. 6 Par. 1 lit f GDPR.

If you use a credit card to pay for our services, we pass your credit card information on. This includes the credit card acquirer and the credit card issuer.

Before the payment is made, you will be prompted to enter the information necessary to do so.

This process is fully in accordance with Art. 6 Par. Lit. b of the GDPR.

5. International transfer of personal data

This Privacy Policy provides for the transfer of your personal data to third parties who are based abroad.

These are the following recipients:

  • A company that provides web hosting services for our websites;
  • Payment solution providers who act as e-commerce providers.

It is their responsibility to protect your personal information just as we do. If we find that your personal information is not protected to the same level as in the UK, we will protect it in accordance with UK law, in particular the GDPR.

6. Data security

In order to ensure a high level of protection of your personal data, we use modern technical means. This prevents loss of personal data, either partial or complete, or unauthorized access by unauthorized users. Keep in mind that transmitting information on the Internet, for example, by means of correspondence via e-mail, cannot be 100% secure. For this reason, we do not accept liability for information that you transmit to us over the Internet. There are no technical means to ensure 100% security of your personal data.

This does not apply to third parties or hyperlinks placed on our websites. Our company assumes no responsibility for this.

7. Your Rights regarding your data

7.1 Right to confirmation

Each user has the right to receive notice and confirmation from the Foundation if his or her personal data is processed.

You can always contact our representative as described in the first section of this Privacy Policy.

7.2 Right to access

At any time, you retain the right to receive information about the data that is stored, as well as a copy of that information. The Foundation is obligated to provide access to the below information:

  • The purposes we pursue in collecting and processing your personal data;
  • The types of personal data that are involved in the processing;
  • The user’s right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority regarding the collection and processing of personal data;
  • Any information about the source of the user’s personal data if his/her personal data is collected;
  • The presence of automatic processing of information as specified in Article 22(1) and (4) of the GDPR, as well as information about the significance this has for the user.
  • The third parties and our other partners with whom we share your personal data, including international organizations and companies;
  • The period for which the data is stored and processed, if possible to indicate this, and the criteria that define this period;
  • The right of the user to request from the Foundation information about the correction or deletion of personal data.

If you wish to exercise access rights, you may at any time contact the person responsible, as it is stated in the first chapter of this Privacy Policy.

7.3 Right to rectification

If you notice that your personal information processed and stored by the Foundation is incorrect, you have the right to request an immediate correction. If some data is missing and the information is incomplete, you may contact the person in charge, as described in the first section of this Privacy Policy, in order to have the information corrected.

7.4 Right to be forgotten (right to erasure)

The user has the right to be forgotten. This means that upon receipt of an appropriate request, the Foundation is obliged to delete the personal data immediately if one of the following conditions is met:

  • Personal data is no longer required by the Foundation for the purposes for which it was originally collected, so its retention and processing are no longer necessary;
  • You no longer consent to your data being processed and stored;
  • There is no overriding legal basis for the processing of the data, or the data subject objects to the processing according to Art.21 (1) GDPR;
  • There is evidence that the processing and storage of the data have been carried out without legal grounds to do so;
  • Personal data must be deleted because there are legal or other proceedings that require it, which will allow the Foundation to fulfill its respective legal obligations;
  • Personal information has been collected and processed in connection with the offering of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) of the GDPR;
  • The collected personal data must be deleted as required by the legal obligations to which the Foundation is subject.

If you find one of the reasons that you believe allows you to request the right to be forgotten, you can contact us and request the deletion of your data. The Foundation undertakes to delete personal data immediately if one or more of the points listed above are in fact applicable.

7.5 Right to restriction of processing

The user retains the right to request the restriction of the processing and storage of personal data if there are one or more of the following reasons for doing so:

  • You notice an inaccuracy in the content of the personal data processed by the Foundation; in that case, you will be able to request the restriction of the processing for the period required to modify and correct the information;
  • The processing of the data violates the law and you want to request a restriction on its use instead of deleting it;
  • The personal data is necessary for you to defend your interests before judicial or other authorities, but it is no longer required by the Foundation;
  • The data subject has not given his or her consent to the storage and processing of personal data as described in Article 21(1) of the GDPR.

If one or more of the reasons listed above are relevant and you would like to request a restriction on data processing, you may contact the Foundation and make a request accordingly. A representative of the Foundation will take immediate steps to ensure the right to restriction of processing of your personal data.

7.6 Right to object

On the basis of paragraphs (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR you have the right to object and request that the processing of your personal data be stopped if there is a specific reason to do so. If you object to the processing of your personal data, the Foundation will stop doing so unless the Foundation has objective reasons to do so, for which it can continue processing. This applies in particular to legal proceedings and other situations. In order to exercise your right to object, you must contact the Foundation via the contact form.

7.7 Automated individual decision-making (including profiling)

The user has the right to refuse automatic processing of personal data, resulting in decisions based on it, if they have legal consequences or otherwise affect him in the following cases:

  • The decision is not necessary for the conclusion or execution of a contract to which the Foundation and the user are parties;
  • The decision is not permitted under applicable law,
  • The decision is not the result of your explicit consent.

If the decision is necessary for your cooperation with the Foundation and is the result of your explicit consent, the Foundation assumes an obligation to protect your legitimate interests, rights, and freedoms.

Please keep in mind that the Foundation does not automatically make decisions, but we reserve the right to use profiling under the rules set forth in this Privacy Policy.

7.8 Right to withdraw data protection consent

Regardless of when you gave your consent to the processing of your personal data, you always have the right to withdraw your consent. If you want to exercise your right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your data, please contact us via the feedback form so that we can take appropriate action as quickly as possible.

8. Duration of the storage

The retention period of personal data is determined by whether it is necessary to achieve the purposes of storage. If the storage period expires, or the purpose of storing and processing personal data is achieved, then the personal data may be deleted, as required by applicable law.

9. Minors

The Foundation does not collect or process data from visitors who are underage. If a minor chooses to provide us with his or her personal data without parental or guardian permission, we ask the parent or guardian to contact us and request the deletion of the personal data in order to do so as quickly as possible. But they can also choose to share their information with others, which depends on the type of services they use.

10. Updates to this Privacy Policy

If you would like more information about how your personal data is regulated, visit the following link:

If you have any questions or need clarification on any issue, please contact us by emailing


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