Nodle is strongly committed to your privacy. We respect the privacy of our website visitors and our Nodle app users. Nodle is a connectivity provider for Smart devices. We have built a Bluetooth Low Energy - powered network to help companies and cities connect and collect data from devices, sensors, and tags. We also bring an innovative solution which enables any individual (“you”) and app developer to participate in the Nodle Network and in exchange to be rewarded through NODLE Cash (hereinafter “NODL”).
Nodle is a wireless network connecting and securing the next trillion Internet of Things using smartphones and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). The Nodle Network’s architecture and system design leverage, utilizing smartphones as nodes and base stations for the network. Our team has developed an innovative way to grow the network through “proof of connectivity”. Using this method, mobile application developers and individuals participate in the network by enabling their smartphones to provide resources such as wireless radio and bandwidth, and in exchange for their contribution, get rewarded with the cryptocurrency NODL.
Manufacturers or operators of electronic devices can also utilize the Nodle Network to connect their remote devices to the Internet and collect data from these devices.
We can collect “Personal Data” (or “Data”) that identifies you:
We may collect your Data and combine this Data with data provided by our partners:
You use our Services or the services of our partners
We can collect some Data to provide you with our Services (in particular to give you your NODL reward), to improve and personalize your online experience, understand and analyze how you use our Services and develop new services, features, and functionality, analyze trends, prevent fraud and improve the security of our Services.
When you visit our website, we may collect the following types of information:
When you use our Nodle application, we may process the following types of information:
We use our Nodle SDK and various types of technologies such as cookies (hereinafter ”Cookies”) to collect such Data when you use our Services (in particular when you visit the nodle.com website).
Some partners can provide us some Data. They can also set our Nodle SDK on your device when you use their software (e.g. their mobile application) . They must inform you about the use of the Nodle SDK and obtain your consent for activating our SDK and allowing the collection of your data.
You accept to receive push notification or you sign up to our newsletters, ask to be contacted by us or our partners.
Push Notifications. If you have opted-in to receive push notification on your device, we can process your data to push you some personalized notifications on your device. You can opt-out at any time by adjusting the permissions in your device or uninstalling our app.
Emails and Newsletters. We collect your email address and other contact details when you sign up to our newsletters or ask to be contacted by us or our partners. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link available at the end of each newsletter.
You cannot opt-out of push notifications or non-promotional emails, such as those about your account, transactions or servicing.
You are exposed to personalized content on our Services or those of our partners.
We may also use your Data collected to offer you personalized products, services, or content (“Personalized Content”) via our Services (e.g. to send you push notifications from the Nodle Cash App) or those of our partners.
You contact us via our customer support or social media.
If you contact us via our customer support, we collect Data such as your first name, your last name, your username, your email address, your date of birth, your postal address, depending on your questions or requests. We will record the content of our correspondence with you (such as feedback and questions to customer support). This data could be used to monitor service quality and compliance, prevent fraud, or provide training for our staff and customer service teams.
If you contact us via social media, we collect some of the Data included on your profile.
You take part in a survey
We could organize surveys within our application or our community (discord channels, telegram channels), and collect Data for administering the survey, analytics, statistics and marketing purposes (e.g. sending you promotional offers).
You do not comply with our terms and conditions.
When you use our Services, we ask that you comply with our terms and conditions which are intended to protect our users, employees, and our rights.
If you do not abide by these rules, you may be blocked your account including in the event of inappropriate conduct. We will keep your Data for the time needed to apply these exclusions. This Data may include for example your username, your IP address, and the identifier of your device.
Unless the law specifies a different retention period (e.g. for complying with legal, accounting, tax requirements and for managing your rights and/or our rights), we will only keep your Data for the time strictly necessary to carry out the operations for which said Data has been collected. At the end of this data retention period, your personal data will be erased or anonymized.
Due to the nature of blockchain, the retention period of the personal data embedded to manage the Nodle cash reward and other transactions (e.g. your crypto-wallet public address) is aligned with the duration of the blockchain.
We may share your Data with:
We can work with some partners who use your usage data to help us make our services better via Cookies: to consult the list of these partners, please visit the Cookies page.These third-parties (except our subsidiaries) have their own privacy policies which you may refer to for information about how they process your information and how to exercise your data subjects' rights as provided under applicable laws. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the policies of other organizations.
Your Nodle cash public key and information related to your Nodle transaction (such as the amount of the transaction and the public key of the recipient) are shared across all participants in the Nodle blockchain, and because of the nature of the blockchain, it is publicly available and cannot be altered or deleted.
We may process or transfer some Data with partners who have servers or who are based outside EEA. In such cases, the EuropeanData may be transferred to countries located outside the European Union who provide an equivalent level of protection. In the event of transfer to other countries, the protection of this Data is specially ensured by the signature of standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission or equivalent legal mechanisms (such as those defined in chapter V of the Regulation (UE) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27th April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter ”GDPR”).
Due to the nature of blockchain, your privacy rights (e.g. rectification, object and erasure rights) are not extended to the data embedded in the blockchain. This personal data stored on the blockchain is limited to transactions with your public keys.
Give and withdraw your consent (Right to consent): At any time, you may withdraw your consent or object to:
Right to erasure (Right to be forgotten): You can request the deletion of your data when:
If you have been sanctioned in relation to our Services, we cannot delete the Data regarding your sanction as to allow us to maintain your sanction.
PLEASE REMINDER, DUE TO THE INHERENT TECHNOLOGY OF BLOCKCHAIN (I.E., ITS IMMUTABLE NATURE), YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS TO BE FORGOTTEN ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO ANYTHING THAT IS PUBLISHED ON THE BLOCKCHAIN.
If you object to the processing or withdraw your consent or ask for the deletion of your personal data by us, we will stop processing your personal data or erase it from our IT systems, except where we have legitimate and compelling grounds for processing, or for the purpose of ascertaining, exercising, or defending its legal rights in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.
To exercise your rights,you can also contact us. But before we can facilitate these rights, we will first need to be able to identify you based on the information that we have about you.
We will retain and use information about you as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We'd like the chance to resolve any complaints you have. However, if you feel that your rights have not been respected after having contacted us, you have the right to make a complaint to the regulatory authority in your country.
To ensure the security and confidentiality of your Data, we implement appropriate physical, electronic and organizational procedures to safeguard and secure Data throughout our Services, in particularly, to prevent your Data from being distorted, damaged or communicated to unauthorized third parties, by ensuring an appropriate level of security with regards to the risks associated with the processing and the nature of Data to be protected.
Where you use a password for registering with our Services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your username and/or password and/or your private key with anyone. To protect your NODLE account, you should not share your private key with anyone.
We cannot guarantee the security of Data that you transfer over the internet or a telecommunication network to us; however, we do take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal data.
The lawfulnesses of the data processings are:
Our Services are not intended for use by or directed towards children. Accordingly, we do not knowingly collect and maintain the information of anyone under the age of 18. Where we discover that the user is a child, we will promptly delete the associated user account and any personal data linked to this account, except where that data is part of the Nodle Chain, in which case it is immutable and cannot be deleted.
To let you know when we make changes to this Privacy Notice, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page. The new modified or amended Privacy Notice will apply from that revision date. Please check back periodically to see changes and additions.
Notice of Collection and Use
Right to Know and Delete
If you are a California resident, you have the right to delete the personal information we have collected from you and the right to know certain information about our data practices in the preceding 12 months. In particular, you have the right to request the following from us:
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us by using our contact form. In the request, please specify which right you are seeking to exercise and the scope of the request. We will confirm receipt of your request within 10 days. We may require specific information from you to help us verify your identity and process your request. If we are unable to verify your identity, we may deny your requests to know or delete.
Right to Opt-Out
To the extent Nodle sells your personal information as the term “sell” is defined under the California Consumer Privacy Act, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information by us to third parties at any time. You may submit a request to opt-out by using our contact form.
You can designate an authorized agent to submit requests on your behalf. However, we will require written proof of the agent’s permission to do so and will verify your identity directly.
Right to Non-Discrimination
You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by us for the exercise of any your rights.
Financial incentives are programs, benefits, or other offerings, including payments to consumers as compensation, for the disclosure, deletion, or sale of personal information about them.
To be rewarded with NODLE Cash, the Nodle App and Nodle SDK require the collection and sharing of Data in exchange for financial rewards in the form of Nodle Cash. The connectivity resources require Edge Node Device Information and due to the inherent nature of connectivity protocols like BLE and Wi-Fi. If you do not provide Edge Node Device Information, you will not be able to connect to the Nodle Network, provide connectivity resources to the Nodle Network, or earn any NODLE Cash.
NODLE Cash rewards vary based on the data packets transmitted through the Nodle network, paying for the first few nodes that show a new packet, paying more or less depending on the value of the packet. In order to guarantee that Nodle is faithful to its mining model, Nodle has inserted a validation protocol to assess and confirm the order of arrival of beacons.
More information about the terms related to Nodle Cash can be found in our terms and conditions.
California Shine the Light Law
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of services that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by writing to us at:
Nodle Technology Inc.
2443 Fillmore Street #287
San Francisco, CA 94115
We may still retain your information to resolve disputes, enforce our user agreement, or comply with legal requirements.
Please use the form below if you want to make a request regarding your data.