Privacy Policy

  • Overview

    In order to operate the elegro Services and to prevent fraud and reduce its risk, Niko Technologies OU, registered in Roosikrantsi street 2, Downtown, Tallin, Harju county, 10119, Estonia, acting as the data controller, is obliged to ask you to provide us with information about yourself, including your business bank account details or eWallet addresses, and corporate details and sensitive data. By consenting to, and agreeing the terms of, this Privacy Policy, you agree to us processing your data in the manner set below. This Privacy Policy describes the collection and usage of information about you. elegro.io (Niko Technologies OU) takes the processing of your information very seriously and will use your information only accordingly to the terms described in this Policy. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, the term “information” and Personal Data means any confidential and/or personally identifiable information or other information related to users of elegro and/or related Services provided by Niko Technologies OU and through its subsidiaries, including but not limited to customers and merchants (legal entities). Your information will not be sold or rented to any third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. However, in order for us to offer elegro and/or related Services provided by Niko Technologies OU and through its subsidiaries, to our users; enhance the quality of Services from time to time; and protect the interests of our users, we will in limited circumstances share some of your information with third parties under strict restrictions. It is important for you to review this Privacy Policy as it applies to all the Niko Technologies Services. This Privacy Policy is intended to govern the use of elegro and/or related Services provided by Niko Technologies OU and through its subsidiaries, by our users (including, without limitation those who use the elegro Services in the course of their trade or business) unless otherwise agreed through contract.

    Niko Technologies OU appointed Data Protection Officer, for any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact: compliance@elegro.io

  • Changes to this privacy policy:

    All future changes to this Privacy Policy set out in the Policy Update already published on the elegro or Niko Technologies website at the time you register for the elegro Services. All the changes will take effect as specified in the Policy Update. “Policy Update” means a prior notice of changes to any of your agreements with elegro which Niko Technologies OU may make available to you in writing. If you disagree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not register for or use the elegro Services.

  • Notification of changes:

    This Policy may be revised and updated as new features are added to the elegro Services or as we incorporate suggestions from our customers. We may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a revised version of it on our website. Unless we have legal grounds to do otherwise, we will provide you with at least 30 days' prior notice of the effective date of the revised privacy policy. We may notify you about the changes in the Policy by posting the notice on the 'Policy page' of our website(s) and/or notify you by e-mail. In case you disagree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, you may close your account or request closing your account at any time. Please check the elegro or any Niko Technologies websites on a regular basis for the most current version of our Privacy Policy. Third Party Websites: Some pages on the elegro website include links to third-party websites or our other products. These sites are governed by their own privacy statements (unless the product or link to the web site belongs to Niko Technologies OU), and Niko Technologies OU is not responsible for their operations, including but not limited to their information practices. Customers who submit information to or through these third-party websites should review the privacy statements of these sites before providing them with personally identifiable information. Not a Framework Contract: For the avoidance of doubt, this Privacy Policy does not constitute a 'framework contract' for the purpose of the EU Payment Services Directive (2007/64/EC) or any implementation of that directive in the European Union or EEA (including, without limitation, the UK Payment Services Regulations 2009).

    A Special Note about Children: Children are not eligible to use elegro or other related Niko Technologies Services and we ask that minors (persons under the age of 18) do not submit any personal information to us or use the elegro or Niko Technologies Services.

  • General principles

    In accordance with this Privacy Policy, we comply with the following principles:

    • Processing activities must be lawful, fair and transparent.
    • Personal Data must be collected for specified, explicit, and legitimate purposes.
    • Personal Data may not be further processed in any way incompatible with those purposes. Processing operations for archiving, public interest, scientific and historical research, and statistical purposes shall be consistent with the original purpose.
    • Personal Data must be adequate and relevant and limited to the minimum necessary for the purposes for which they are processed.
    • Personal data must be accurate and, where necessary, up to date.
    • Personal Data should be kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the data were processed. Personal Data may be kept longer for archiving purposes in the public interest and for historical, statistical or scientific purposes.
    • Personal Data may only be processed in a way that ensures the security of Personal Data.
  • Personal information we collect

    Providing information to us is voluntary, but any refusal to provide such information may disable us to comply with legal obligations, enter into contract with you, respond to your requests, provide you with our Services, receive and process your request.

    We collect information about you when you visit our Sites or use our Services, including the following:

    • Registration and use information – When you register to use our Services by creating an Account, we will collect Personal Data as vital to offer and fulfill the Services you request. The information we require may vary, depending on the service you use: your name, postal address, telephone number, IBAN, personal identification number, email address and identification information to establish an Account. Due to the legal obligations prescribed by relevant laws, we may require you to provide us with additional data: Corporate details and incorporation documents, information about shareholders and Ultimate Beneficial Owners, transaction history, detailed description of your business, nature of funds etc.
    • Transaction and usage information – When using our Services or Services available through Niko Technologies web site or its subsidiaries, for example, to make purchases from merchants, to receive money, to process payments, we collect information about the transaction, as well as other information associated with the transaction such as amount sent or requested, amount paid for products or services, merchant information, including information about any funding instruments used to complete the transaction, Device Information, Technical Usage Data, and Geolocation Information. We strictly follow AML and CFT Policies and the information about transactions is necessary for providing our Services.
    • Participant information – When using our Services or Services available through Niko Technologies web site or its subsidiaries, we collect Personal Data you provide us about the other participants associated with the transaction.
      • Send or request funds: When you send or request funds (crypto currencies or fiat) through the Services, we collect Personal Data: name, postal address, telephone number, and financial account information about the participant who is receiving money from you or sending money to you. The extent of Personal Data required about a participant may vary depending on the Services you are using.