Privacy Policy

Page last updated September 3rd, 2020

General Information

PIVX, a Decentralized Autonomous Organization has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy. This privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") will provide you with information about the collection, processing and use of personal data when using our websites. It also describes your options regarding use, access and correction of your personal information, as well as your rights in determining what we do with the information that we collect or hold about you. Our goal is to empower you by giving you straightforward and clear information so you can make informed decisions about our products and services.

PIVX is the operator of this website, together with and, (each are their own "websites" and together comprise the ecosystem of "websites"). As a rights preserving project, we believe the protection of your personal data and privacy is serious. It is our policy to always respect your privacy and rights as it pertains to any information we may collect from you whilst you are on the "websites". We will ever only ask for personal information when it is paramount to provide a service. If and when this occurs, our policy is to collect, process and use your personal data in accordance with this privacy policy and in compliance with the General European Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").

It is our policy to retain the above mentioned information for as long as is necessary in order to provide you with the best browsing experience. Protecting of this data is done within the boundaries of commercially acceptable means. These steps are taken to mitigate loss, theft, use, and modification of your data.

PIVX does not share any of your data publicly or with 3rd parties, except when explicitly mandated by law.

From time to time the "websites" may have links to 3rd party, external sites that are not operated by us. PIVX does not have control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

In the event that you provide us with personal data of any third persons (such as associates, family, colleagues, and the like), it is your responsibility to ensure that these individuals are familiar with this Privacy Policy. Also, you should consider only sharing their personal data if you have their explicit permission to do so.

Responsible Person

For any matters, relating to data protection you may contact [email protected] in writing by e-mail.

Data processing in connection with the sites

Visiting our websites

Anytime you visit the "website", the hosting provider may collect information in server log files that are sent from your current browser. This information/data is neither assigned to you, a specific person, nor linked to data from other sources. The collection and processing of this form of data is for the purpose of enabling the entire use of our website, ensuring internal systems security and stability, optimising our website, and for statistical purposes.

Furthermore, IP addresses are evaluated together with other data. This is performed so that in the event of an attack or other unauthorised use or misuse of the website, there is greater clarity, intelligence and protection, and if appropriate, may be used in criminal proceedings for identification and civil and criminal proceedings against the relevant users in the unauthorized use and/or attack of the "website".

Websites Cookies

The "websites" use cookies. We use cookies in a conscious, specific manner in order to deliver to you, the end user, the best browsing experience possible. Cookies are text files that are stored locally on a computer system via an Internet browser. Information on cookies and how they work can be found at:

You may, at any time stop the setting of cookies through our websites by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser of choice, and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Previous cookies may be deleted at any time as well. Deactivation and/or deletion of cookies in the Internet browser used may result in a less than optimal use and experience of all the functions of the "website".

Opening a PIVX Forum account

To access our forums at you must set up an account. This entails providing us with your username, e-mail address, and password.

This collected data, which must be voluntarily provided in order to use this specific function of the "website" is used for the purpose of providing your password-protected access to your base data we have stored.

Contact possibility via the website

You may contact us via our websites contact page or by e-mail to the following e-mail address: [email protected]. In order to process this query, you must (voluntarily) provide the following information: Name or Alias, Subject, E-Mail address, message.

We use this data, which you may give voluntarily, only in order to answer your contact question or to reply to your e-mail in the best possible manner.

Registration for the PIVX newsletter (if relevant)

In order to register for the PIVX newsletter, you must voluntarily provide your name/alias, and e-mail address. By registering, you give consent to process the given data in order to periodically send the newsletter to the address you have given. All information gathered this way will never be passed on or sold to any third party.

At the end of each newsletter and in your initial opt-in email a link is provided by means of which you can unsubscribe at any time.

Social Media Data

We include links to social networks such as, GitHub, YouTube, Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and others on our websites. By clicking these links, the operators of the respective social networks may record that you are on our websites and may use this information. In this, it is the responsibility of these 3rd party platforms to abide by their privacy policy, of which we have no purview. PIVX is not responsible for data collected by these individual social media platforms.

Other parties who have access to information we collect

With the exception of the provider of our website, we do not share any personally identifying information publicly or with third parties, except when required to by law.

International transfer of personal data

We are entitled to transfer your personal data to third parties abroad for the purposes of the data processing described in this Privacy Policy. These recipients are obliged to protect data privacy to the same extent as described above. If the level of data protection in a given country does not correspond to the European data protection level, we can ensure that the protection of your personal data corresponds to that in the EU at all times by complying with the GDPR.

Data security

We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your stored personal data against manipulation, partial or complete loss, and unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously being improved in line with technical developments.

Please note that any data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e- mail) is generally not secure and we accept no liability for data transmitted to us via the Internet. Unfortunately, absolute protection is not technically possible.

This information does not apply to the websites of third parties and the corresponding links given on our websites.

Rights regarding your data

Right to confirmation of data

You have the explicit right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed. If you wish to avail yourself of this right of confirmation, you may, at any time, contact the responsible person as stated above in this Privacy Policy.

Right to access data

You have the right to obtain information about your personal data stored at any time and a copy of this information. You may receive this information at any time by contacting the responsible person as stated above in this Privacy Policy.

Right to rectification

You have the right to rectify inaccurate personal data concerning you. You shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement. You may receive this information at any time by contacting the responsible person as stated above in this Privacy Policy.

Right to be forgotten

You have the right to deletion of personal data concerning you as soon as possible. You may at any time contact the responsible person as stated above in the Privacy Policy.

Duration of Data Storage

Processing and storage of personal data will only be done for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the applicable laws or regulations. If the storage purpose is not applicable, or if a storage period prescribed by the applicable laws expires, personal data is routinely erased in accordance with the legal requirements.


We do not knowingly collect or use any personal data from minors. A minor may be able to willingly share personal information with others, depending on the plugins and/or media channels used. If a minor provides us with their information without the consent of their parent or guardian, we will ask the parent or guardian to contact us for the purpose of deleting that information.

Updates to our Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time and inform you on the websites that the policy has been amended. The current version of the Privacy Policy, as published on our website, is applicable.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy by contacting us at [email protected].