Last Updated: February 28, 2023
at vinland.gg and our Vinland discord server (collectively, the “Platform”).
The categories of personal information we collect depend on how you interact with us, our Platform, and
the requirements of applicable law. We collect information that you provide to us, information we obtain
automatically when you use our Platform, and information from other sources such as third-party services
and organizations, as described below.
We may collect the following personal information that you provide to us via the following ways:
•Your Communications with Us. We may collect personal information, such as your email
address, when you request information about our Platform or otherwise communicate with
•Your Interactions with our Smart Contracts. When you interact with smart contracts on
our Platform, you share with us your public blockchain address and your associated activity
•Interactive Features. We and others who use our Platform may collect personal information
that you submit or make available through our interactive features (e.g., commenting
functionalities and social media pages). Any personal information you provide on the public
sections of these features will be considered “public,” unless otherwise required by
applicable law, and is not subject to the privacy protections referenced herein
•Payment Information. We may collect personal information, such as your address, mailing
address, credit card details but our standard procedure is to not collect payment or banking
information as we utilize third-party APIs such as Stripe
•Sweepstakes or Contests . We may collect personal information you provide for any
sweepstakes or contests that we offer. In some jurisdictions, we are required to publicly
share information of sweepstakes and contest winners.
We may also collect personal information automatically when you use our Platform through
the following methods:
•Automatic Data Collection . We may collect certain information automatically when you use
our Platform, such as your Internet protocol (IP) address, user settings, cookie identifiers,
browser or device information, location information (including approximate location derived
from IP address), and Internet service provider. We may also automatically collect
information regarding your use of our Platform, such as pages that you visit before, during
and after using our Platform, information about the links you click, the types of content you
interact with, the frequency and duration of your activities, and other information about how
you use our Platform.
•Cookies, Pixel Tags/Web Beacons, and Other Technologies. We, as well as third parties
pixel tags, local storage, and other technologies ( “Technologies” ) to automatically collect
information through your use of our Platform
•Cookies. Cookies are small text files placed in device browsers that store preferences and
facilitate and enhance your experience.
•Pixel Tags/Web Beacons. A pixel tag (also known as a web beacon) is a piece of code
embedded in our Platform that collects information about engagement on our Platform. The
use of a pixel tag allows us to record, for example, that a user has viPlatformd a particular
web page or clicked on a particular advertisement.
Our uses of these Technologies fall into the following general categories:
•Operationally Necessary. This includes Technologies that allow you access to our Platform,
applications, and tools that are required to identify irregular webPlatform behavior, prevent
fraudulent activity and improve security or that allow you to make use of our functionality;
•Performance-Related. We may use Technologies to assess the performance of our
Platform, including as part of our analytic practices to help us understand how individuals
use our Platform
•Functionality-Related. We may use Technologies that allow us to offer you enhanced
functionality when accessing or using our Platform. This may include identifying you when
you sign into our Platform or keeping track of your specified preferences, interests, or past
items viewed; and
•Advertising- or Targeting-Related . We may use first party or third-party Technologies to
deliver content, including ads relevant to your interests, on our Platform or on third-party
See Section 6 below to understand your choices regarding these Technologies.
•Analytics . We may use Technologies and other third-party tools to process analytics
information on our Platform
•Google Analytics . For more information about how Google uses your data (including for its
own purposes, e.g., for profiling or linking it to other data), please visit Google Analytics’
information, please click here
•Social Media Platforms. Our Platform contain social media buttons such as Twitter and
Discord (that might include widgets such as the “share this” button or other interactive mini
programs). These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our
Platform, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Your interactions
providing such Platforms
•Third-Party Sources. We may obtain information about you from other sources, including
through third-party services and organizations. For example, if you access our Platform
through a third-party application, such as a third-party login service or a social networking
Platform, we may collect information about you from that third-party application that you have
made available via your privacy settings.
We use your information for a variety of business purposes, including to operate our Platform, for
administrative purposes and to market our products and services, as described below.
1. Operating our Platform
We use your information to fulfill our contract with you and provide you with our Platform,
including but not limited to:
• Managing your information;
• Providing access to certain areas, functionalities, and features of our Platform;
• Communicating with you about your activities on our Platform and policy changes;
• Processing payments via our third party payment processors;
• Processing your digital wallet information to facilitate transactions via the Platform; and
• Allowing you to register for events.
2. Administrative Purposes
We use your information for various administrative purposes, including but not limited to:
• Pursuing our legitimate interests such as research and development (including marketing
research), network and information security, and fraud prevention;
• Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal
activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity;
• Measuring interest and engagement in our Platform;
• Improving, upgrading or enhancing our Platform;
• Developing new products and our Platform;
• Ensuring internal quality control and safety;
• Authenticating and verifying individual identities;
• Debugging to identify and repair errors with our Platform;
• Auditing relating to interactions, transactions and other compliance activities;
• Enforcing our agreements and policies; and
• Complying with our legal obligations.
3. Marketing our Products and Services
We may use personal information to tailor and provide you with content. We may provide you
with these materials as permitted by applicable law. If you have any questions about our
marketing practices or if you would like to opt out of the use of your personal information for
marketing purposes, you may contact us at any time as set forth in Section 14.
4. Other Purposes
We also use your information for other purposes as requested by you or as permitted by
applicable law including but not limited to the following scenarios:
•Consent. We may use personal information for other purposes that are clearly disclosed to
you at the time you provide personal information or with your consent.
• De-identified and Aggregated Information. We may use personal information and other
information about you to create de-identified and/or aggregated information, such as deidentified demographic information, de-identified location information, information about the
device from which you access our Platform, or other analyses we create.
We disclose your information to third parties for a variety of business purposes, including to provide
our Platform, to protect us or others, or in the event of a major business transaction such as a merger,
sale, or asset transfer, as described below.
1. Disclosures to Provide our Platform
The categories of third parties with whom we may share your information are described
•Notice Regarding Use of Blockchain.. If you elect to interact with any smart contracts, or
sign transactions, information about your transactions will be provided to the applicable
blockchain and may be accessible to third parties due to the public nature of the blockchain
•Third Party WebPlatforms and Applications. You may choose to share personal
information or interact with third-party webPlatforms and/or third-party applications which
may reference or link to our Platform, including, but not limited to, third-party electronic
wallet extensions (such as Metamask). Once your personal information has been shared
with a third-party webPlatform or a third-party application, it will also be subject to such
otherwise interacting with them. Please note that we do not control and we are not
responsible for the third-party webPlatform’s or the third-party application’s processing of
your personal information, or the privacy practices or content of such other webPlatforms or
applications. Providing personal information to third-party webPlatforms or applications is at
your own risk.
•Service Providers. We may share your personal information with our third-party service
providers who use that information to help us provide our Platform. This includes service
providers that provide us with IT support, hosting, payment processing, customer service,
and related services
•Business Partners. We may share your personal information with business partners to
provide you with a product or service you have requested. We may also share your
personal information with business partners with whom we jointly offer products or
•Affiliates. We may share your personal information with members of our corporate family
and our affiliates
•APIs/SDKs.We may use third-party application program interfaces (“ APIs ”) and software
development kits (“ SDKs ”) as part of the functionality of our Platform. For more
information about our use of APIs and SDKs, please contact us as set forth in Section 14
2.Disclosures to Protect Us or Others
We may access, preserve, and disclose any information we store associated with you to
external parties if we, in good faith, believe doing so is required or appropriate to: (i) comply
with law enforcement or national security requests and legal process, such as a court order
or subpoena; (ii) protect your, our, or others’ rights, property, or safety; (iii) enforce our
policies or contracts; (iv) collect amounts owed to us; or (v) assist with an investigation or
prosecution of suspected or actual illegal activity.
3. Disclosure in the Event of Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers
If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization,
bankruptcy, receivership, purchase or sale of assets, or transition of service to another
provider, your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction, as
permitted by law and/or contract.
Your Privacy Choices . The privacy choices you may have about your personal information are
determined by applicable law and are described below.
• “Do Not Track.” Do Not Track (“DNT ”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain
web browsers. Please note that we do not respond to or honor DNT signals or similar
mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.
• Cookies . You may stop or restrict the placement of Technologies on your device or
remove them by adjusting your preferences as your browser or device permits. However, if
you adjust your preferences, our Platform may not work properly.
Please note you must separately opt out in each browser and on each device.
Your Privacy Rights . In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to:
• Access Personal Information. about you, including: (i) confirming whether we are
processing your personal information; (ii) obtaining access to or a copy of your
personal information; or (iii) receiving an electronic copy of personal information that
you have provided to us, or asking us to send that information to another company
(the right of data portability);
• Request Correction of your personal information where it is inaccurate or incomplete.
In some cases, we may provide self-service tools that enable you to update your
• Request Deletion of your personal information;
• Request Restriction of or Object to our processing of your personal information; and
• Withdraw Your Consent to our processing of your personal information.
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us as set forth in
Section 14 below. We will process such requests in accordance with applicable laws.
We take steps designed to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with
security of any information you provide to us. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we
do not accept liability for unauthorized disclosure.
By using our Platform or providing personal information to us, you agree that we may communicate
with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of
our Platform. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically
by posting a notice on our Platform, by mail, or by sending an email to you.
All information processed by us may be transferred, processed, and stored anywhere in the world,
including, but not limited to, the United States or other countries, which may have data protection laws
that are different from the laws where you live. We endeavor to safeguard your information consistent with
the requirements of applicable laws.
Platform or as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected, provide our Platform, resolve
disputes, establish legal defenses, conduct audits, pursue legitimate business purposes, enforce our
agreements, and comply with applicable laws.
subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“ CCPA ”). The CCPA provides California
residents with the right to know what categories of personal information Vinland has collected about them,
and whether Vinland disclosed that personal information for a business purpose (e.g., to a service
provider) in the preceding twelve months.
Additional Privacy Rights for California Residents
“Sales” of Personal Information under the CCPA. For purposes of the CCPA, Vinland does not “sell”
personal information, nor do we have actual knowledge of any “sale” of personal information of minors
under 16 years of age.
Non-Discrimination. California residents have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by us for
the exercise of their rights conferred by the CCPA.
Authorized Agent. Only you, or someone legally authorized to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable
consumer request related to your personal information. To designate an authorized agent, please contact
us as set forth in Section 14 below.
Verification. When you make a request, we will ask you to provide sufficient information that allows us to
reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized
representative, which may include confirming the email address associated with any personal information
we have about you.
If you are a California resident and would like to exercise any of your rights under the CCPA, please
contact us as set forth in Section 14 below. We will process such requests in accordance with applicable
If you are a resident of Nevada, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of certain personal information to
third parties who intend to license or sell that personal information. You can exercise this right by
contacting us as set forth in Section 14 below with the subject line “Nevada Do Not Sell Request” and
providing us with your name and the email address associated with your account. Please note that we do
not currently sell your personal information as sales are defined in Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter
The Platform is not directed to children under 13 (or other age as required by local law), and we do not
knowingly collect personal information from children. If you learn that your child has provided us with
personal information without your consent, you may contact us as set forth in Section 14 below. If we
learn that we have collected a child’s personal information in violation of applicable law, we will promptly
take steps to delete such information.
If you are in the European Economic Area, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom you have the right to
lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe our processing of your personal information
violates applicable law.