Privacy Policy

Mike.rs Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how Mike.rs Pool LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company ("Mike.rs," "we" or "us "), collects, uses, discloses and protects Your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains which information we collect, use, process and protect Your information and what options our users have with regard to their personal information.

Personal information means any data relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This policy applies to information we collect when You access or use the Mike.rs website or otherwise participate in the Mike.rs 0xBitcoin token mining pool (collectively, “Mike.rs Services") or otherwise interact with us as described below. By using the Mike.rs Services or interacting with us as described below, You confirm that You are aware of and agree to this Privacy Policy.

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify You by revising the date at the top of this policy, and in some circumstances, we may provide You with additional notice, including, for example, by adding a statement to the homepage of the Mike.rs Services or by sending You an email notification. We strongly encourage You to review the Privacy Policy whenever You access or use Mike.rs Services to stay informed about our information practices and Your privacy rights and choices.

  1. DATA WE COLLECT

We collect information You provide directly to us and we may also obtain information about You when You utilize the Mike.rs Services. For example, we collect information about You when You create an online account, perform mining functions, complete a mining transaction, fill out a form, participate in the Pool, post messages to our forums or wikis or otherwise communicate with us.

The types of information we may collect are as follows:

•        Contact information, namely Your email address;

•        Your bitcoin address;

•        Account information such as username, two-factor authentication keys and account preferences;

•        All information associated with hashing power and token mining activity;  

A Bitcoin address does not in itself allow us to identify an individual person and would as such in certain jurisdictions not be considered personal information. In such jurisdictions, if we do combine this non-personal information with personal information, the combined information will be treated as personal information for as long as it remains combined.

When You access or use the Mike.rs Services, we automatically collect information as follows:

•        Transaction information: we collect information about the transactions You complete via the Mike.rs Services, including the details on what you have received through Multisend.  

•        Device and Log information: we collect information about the computer or mobile device You use to access the Mike.rs Services, including device identifiers, mobile network information, type of operating system, type of hardware used and the type of browser used. We also log information about Your use of the Mike.rs Services, including access times, pages viewed, IP address, other standard web log data, and the page visited before and after navigating to our websites.

•        Cookies and similar tracking technologies: we may use cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, and other tracking technologies to collect information about You when You interact with the Mike.rs Services, including information about Your browsing behavior on our Mike.rs Services. For more information on cookies, please see below.

•        Data we collect from third party providers: We use third party providers, including Facebook, Google and others, to collect information about Your use of Mike.rs Services and enable us to improve how the services work. The information allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on Mike.rs Services, helps us record any difficulties You have with the services, shows us whether our advertising is effective or not, and allows us to use responses to advertisements to optimize ad performance. Google, Facebook use cookies and other, similar technologies to collect information about the services use and to report website trends to us, without identifying individual End-Users or Visitors to us. See below for more information, or to opt out of these practices:

•        You can learn about Google’s practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy//, and opt-out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

•        You may opt-out of Facebook advertising by visiting thttps://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads/.

2.        HOW WE USE YOUR DATA  

2.1. SERVICES

We use Your data to operate effectively and provide the best experience with our services.

We use Your data to authorize access to Mike.rs Services, to provide customer support, to manage Your account(s) and send You technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages. We also use Your data to process transactions, to send notices about Your transactions and to help prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities and enforce our user agreements.

With the help of the data You provide us and with linking or combining it with information we obtain from others, we personalize, measure and improve the Mike.rs Services.

We may also carry out any other purpose for which the data was collected, to the extent such purpose is necessarily contemplated by the collection of such information or as otherwise notified in the Mike.rs Services at the time of collection.

We use third party services to help us provide our services effectively (e.g., maintenance, analysis, audit, transactions, fraud detection, marketing and development). They will have access to Your information as reasonably necessary to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for other purposes.

2.2. COMMUNICATIONS

We use Your email address to get in contact with You, to deliver marketing and promotional offers on behalf of Mike.rs and others. You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us by following the instructions in those communications. You may also opt out of receiving our newsletter or certain administrative emails by modifying Your communications preferences through the settings feature of Your online account. If You opt out of receiving promotional communications, we may still send You transactional or relationship messages, such as those about Your account or our ongoing business relations.

2.3. ADVERTISING

We may target (and measure the performance of) ads to users, visitors and others both on and off our services directly or through a variety of partners. We are using data from advertising technologies on and off Mike.rs Services, like web beacons, pixels, ad tags, cookies, and device identifiers.

2.4. COOKIES

Cookies are small text files that are placed on Your computer by websites that You visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. They are typically stored on Your computer’s hard drive.

We use both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies expire when You log out of Your account or close Your browser. Persistent cookies remain on Your computer or mobile device until You erase them or they otherwise expire. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You are free to decline most of our cookies if Your browser or browser add-on permits, but choosing to remove or disable our cookies may interfere with Your use and functionality of the Mike.rs Services. Additionally, we may use certain persistent cookies that are not affected by Your browser settings, but will use such cookies solely for identity verification and fraud prevention purposes. You may refuse cookies by turning them off in Your browser, however, You should be aware that our site, like most other popular sites, may not work well with cookies disabled. For more information about cookies and how to block, delete or disable them, please refer to Your browser instructions, or contact us at [email protected]  

We may use third party service provider(s), to assist us in better understanding the use of our Site. Our service provider(s) will place cookies on the hard drive of Your computer and will receive information that we select that will educate us on such things as how visitors navigate around our site, what products are browsed, and general transaction information. Our service provider(s) analyses this information and provides us with aggregate reports. The information and analysis provided by our service provider(s) will be used to assist us in better understanding our visitors' interests in our Site and how to better serve those interests. The information collected by our service provider(s) may be linked to and combined with information that we collect about You while You are using our services. Our service provider(s) are contractually restricted from using information they receive from our Site other than to assist us.

3. HOW AND WHY WE SHARE YOUR DATA

We will only use and disclose Your personal information internally in order to:

  • Understand and meet Your needs and preferences;
  • Develop new and enhanced service and product offerings;
  • Manage and develop our business and operations;
  • Carry out any purposes for which we have received Your consent; and
  • Meet legal and regulatory requirements.

We may disclose any information we collect about You, whether You are a current or former customer, with law enforcement, data protection authorities, government officials, and other authorities, when:

  • compelled by subpoena, court order or other legal procedure;
  • we believe the disclosure is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss;
  • disclosure is necessary to report suspected illegal activity;
  • disclosure is necessary to investigate violations of this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Service.
  • we obtain Your consent or at Your direction.

Other than in connection with a merger, sale of Mike.rs' assets, financing or acquisition, we will not sell any of Your information to third parties for their own marketing purposes.

3.1. SHARING DATA WITH THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS

3.1.1. Mike.rs Service

We share some of Your data with third party service providers for analytic purposes in order to provide the best user experience. We are sharing data gathered from cookies, device identifiers and usage data with:

•        Facebook SDK to track and examine the use of Mike.rs Pool and the Mike.rs Site to prepare reports and analysis;

•        Fospha for connecting data from Mike.rs Site with actions performed in the Mike.rs Pool;

•        Google Analytics to track and examine the use of Mike.rs Website in order to prepare reports and analysis.

3.1.2.  Communications

We may share Your email addresses with third party service providers to send You marketing communications, communicate with You about our services and let You know about our policies and terms. We also use Your information to respond to You when You contact us.

3.1.3. Advertising and Analytics (Non-Personally Identifiable Information Only)

We use third-party analytics and advertising providers to help us analyze and improve our services. We are sharing data gathered from cookies and usage data and do not share information that personally identifies You. We may use analytic tool Facebook Pixel to measure the effectiveness of our advertising, to understand Your actions on Mike.rs Website and to optimize our advertising. We may also use Google AdWords to connect data gathered from the Google AdWords advertising network with actions performed on the Mike.rs Site.

4.        LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING DATA

We collect, use and share data as described above.

We will only collect and process personal data about You where we have a lawful basis for doing so. Lawful bases include consent (where You have given consent), contract (where processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with You - learn more in our Terms of Service found here) and “legitimate interests”.

Where we rely on Your consent to process personal data, You have the right to withdraw or decline Your consent at any time and where we rely on legitimate interests, You have the right to object. If You have any questions about the lawful bases upon which we collect and use Your personal data, please contact us at [email protected]  

5. YOUR CHOICES AND OBLIGATIONS

5.1. DATA RETENTION

We retain personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, subject to our own legal and regulatory obligations. In accordance with our record keeping obligations, we will retain basic account information and information about completed transactions for at least 5 years after an account is closed.

5.2. ACCESSING AND CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Regarding Your personal data, You have following options:

•        Delete data: You can request deletion of Your personal data that we have about You. We will delete the data that we are not legally obliged to keep and since some of the data is necessary to provide Mike.rs Services to You, You will not be able to use our services after the deletion;

•        Change or correct data: You have the right to request change of incorrect personal data that we have about You;

•        Object to or limit or restrict use of data: You can request that we stop using all or some of Your personal data (e.g., if we have no legal right to keep using it) or to limit our use of it (e.g., if Your personal data is inaccurate or unlawfully retained).

•        Right to access and/or take Your personal data: You have the right to ask us for a copy of Your personal data and can ask for a copy of personal data You provided in machine readable form.

You can make a request for any of the above-mentioned actions by sending an email to [email protected]

5.3. ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND ACCOUNT DELETION

You may access and review or update Your online account information at any time by logging into Your account.

If You choose to close Your Mike.rs Account, please contact us at [email protected]  Your account will be deleted and Your personal data will be erased within 30 days of receiving Your request.

We retain Your personal data even after You have closed Your account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse or enforce our Terms of Service. We will retain de-personalized and fully encrypted information after Your account has been deleted.

6.        SECURITY

We implement reasonable security practices and procedures to help protect the confidentiality and security of Your information, including any non-public personal information.

We protect Your information using reasonable physical, technical and administrative security measures, including by limiting access to Your information to employees with a need to know such information. To make sure Your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy and security guidelines to our employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the company.  

7.        OTHER IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES

NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

Your California Privacy Rights (As Provided by California Civil Code Section 1798.83).

A California resident who has provided personal information to a business with whom he/she has established a business relationship for personal, family, or household purposes (a “California Customer”) may request information about whether the business has disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes, subject to certain exceptions. In general, again, subject to certain exceptions, if the business has made such a disclosure of personal information, upon receipt of a request by a California Customer, the business is required to provide a list of all third parties to whom it disclosed personal information in the preceding calendar year, as well as a list of the categories of personal information that were disclosed. One of the exceptions allows Mike.rs to provide California Customers a cost-free means to opt out of these disclosures instead of providing such list. Any customer may request to opt out of these disclosures by contacting Mike.rs as described below. California Customers may also request further information about our compliance with this law by contacting us at our address below.

Mike.rs Pool LLC

Attn: General Counsel
Via Email:
[email protected]

For the avoidance of doubt, it is important to understand that this opt-out shall not prohibit any disclosures made for non-marketing purposes.

Corrections/Cancellations and Questions. Upon Your request, MIKE.RS will provide You with its record of the personal information You gave MIKE.RS at registration. For security reasons, this information will only be sent to the email address on file for the subscriber ID associated with it. With respect to corporate or company accounts, aggregated or individual user history may be shared with the account holder, upon request. If You have any questions about this Policy or would like MIKE.RS to correct any of Your personal information, You can email Your corrections to [email protected] We will endeavor to comply with Your requests as soon as reasonably possible, but changes requested of us may not be effective immediately. We are not responsible unless required by law, to inform third parties with whom we have already shared Your information of any changes requested pursuant to this section. We are not responsible for removing information or causing information to be removed from the databases or records of such entities.

CHILDREN AND NON-U.S. USERS

The Mike.rs site is directed to a general audience and not directed to those under the age of 18. Mike.rs asks that minors not submit any personal information. Mike.rs does not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under 18 years of age and if we obtain actual knowledge that a user is under 18 years of age, we will take steps to remove that user’s personal information from our systems.

The Pool is operated in the United States. If you are located anywhere outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect, including personal information, will be transferred to, processed and stored in the United States. The data protection laws in the United States may differ from those of the country in which you are located, and your personal information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement in the United States according to the laws of the United States. By providing us with any information, you consent to the transfer, processing and storage of your information in the United States. You are also consenting to the application of United States federal and Wyoming state law in all matters concerning this Policy.


The laws of the State of Wyoming shall govern any dispute, including those disputes arising from Mike.rs’ use of personal information or otherwise relating to privacy, as specified in the Terms of Use. This Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties.

8.        CONTACT US

If You have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected]  

Last updated: June 16, 2018