Privacy and Cookies Policy

This document sets out the PRIVACY and COOKIES Policies (the “Policy”) of Tech Vanguard Sarl a company incorporated and existing in Switzerland with headquarters at 11 rue de Beaumont, 1206, Geneva with company’s identification number CHE-291.053.037, its successors and permitted assigns (hereinafter “mynameis”) applying when someone (“USER”) transmits to or provides to mynameis any personal data of his/her own or any other identified or identifiable individuals (“Data”) including when USER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY transmits to mynameis, by means of any Forms, through/at the website https://mynameis.company (the “Website”) through/at mynameis’s mobile app ‘mynameis’ (the “APP”) and/or in connection with the use of mynameis’s distributed services (the “Services”) the Website, the APP and the Services hereinafter collectively and indistinctively referred to as the “CHANNELS”.

To the far extent that USER is a legal representative of another organization this Policy applies to Data uploaded or disclosed to mynameis and may include the name, email indicated in any Contact Forms available at the CHANNELS (if any) with their association to requests of information sent to mynameis.

If USER has any reservations, doubts or objections to this Policy USER should resume and exit from the CHANNELS refraining from their use and/or transmitting any Data to mynameis.

mynameis reserves the right to change this Policy at any time without prior notice. Any amended Policy will be integrated herein effective as from the date of its posting at the CHANNELS. Continued access and use of the CHANNELS implies that USER is aware, acknowledges and accepts this Policy as amended and in force from time to time.

Last revised and applicable as from May 23rd, 2019.

What and how Data is collected?

As part of the Services that mynameis provides and strictly as necessary for such purposes, mynameis may collect (whether at the registration process of the USER at the CHANNELS to use the Services or as part of such actual use of the Services) certain categories of Identification, Professional, Geolocation and/or Technology (device OS) Data including User email, User name, User photo (an avatar), User password (user registration), Social Media profile links, User location, User language, User bio and User contact phone number, Cryptocurrency wallet address info in connection with payment, Video call recordings, Id from addressees of pro bono and charity donations.

mynameis does not collect or process financial, bank or credit card information.

USER may visit the Website or download the APP anonymously at all times without a registration being concluded and any Services being engaged from mynameis, provided however that certain CHANNELS may use Cookies. Please check out mynameis Cookies Policy further down this document here

mynameis WILL ONLY COLLECT DATA THAT IS VOLUNTARILY DISCLOSED AND SUBMITTED BY USER AND/OR THAT IS NECESSARY FOR THE CLOSING OF A TRANSACTION WITH mynameis , THE COMPLIANCE WITH A LEGAL OBLIGATION, THE PERFORMANCE OF AN EXISTING CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH mynameis, OTHER LAWFULL PURPOSES OR ANY OTHERS THAT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN LAW AND/OR CONSENTED BY USER, PURSUANT TO THE LAWS IN FORCE FROM TIME TO TIME AND THIS POLICY.

TO THE FAR EXTENT THAT CERTAIN PURPOSES PURSUED BY mynameis (v.g. Marketing or Advertisement activities) DEPEND ON THE CONSENT BY USER FOR THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF HIS/HER DATA, USER IS FREE TO EITHER CONSENT OR NOT TO SUCH DATA PROCESSING BY mynameis AS WELL AS TO WITHDRAW A PREVIOUSLY GRANTED CONSENT AT ANY TIME AT HIS/HER SOLE AND FAIR JUDGEMENT AND CRITERIA.

Refusal to grant consent or the withdrawal of a previously granted consent may only prevent mynameis in some cases from providing Services for which such consent may be necessary as a condition precedent (for instance, and without limitation, mynameis may be prevented from sending notices about campaigns, discounts available, new offerings, product lines, or other relevant information by SMS or mailing).

Is all data the same as Data?

No.

mynameis may also collect and process company’s data, which may not be entirely covered by the stipulations of this Policy (“Corporate Data”).

Corporate Clients, partners, suppliers and distributors expressly grant to mynameis a fully paid, royalty free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable, perpetual, worldwide license for mynameis to collect and process Corporate Data of the Corporate Client in question for the intended business purposes of mynameis including those relating to the compliance of a legal obligation, performing a contract, pursuing a legitimate interest such as collection of client’s feedback, promotional and marketing activities, sales management, benefit’s management, amongst others that lawfully are associated to its business activity.

Unless as otherwise imposed by Law, whenever any third-party entities contact mynameis compelling it to disclose Corporate Data of its Corporate Clients, partners, suppliers and/or distributors (1) mynameis shall promptly communicate such compelled disclosure to the Corporate Clients, partners, suppliers and distributors in question; (2) shall seek that the entities in question contact directly the Data owner and to such effect shall only provide basic contact data, as available to mynameis; (3) mynameis shall reasonably effort not to grant access to excessive information considering the one that was compelled from it to be disclosed; (4) mynameis shall effort – to the far extent lawfully permitted and without additional costs to mynameis – to prevent any entities from accessing directly to stored Data, to encryption keys used to secure data or from being able to break such encryption.

What are and how do Cookies work? Cookies Policy

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that mynameis may transfer into the devices' hard drives to enable its systems to recognize a browser and tell it how and when the CHANNELS are being visited and by how many people, also permitting to enhance USER experience (UX) (“Cookies”). Cookies may keep track of USER’s movements within the CHANNELS, help to navigate or advise navigation, remember navigation history, theme selection, preferences and other customization functions (if/as available).

Certain mynameis business partners and Clients may also use cookies at their own channels without any control on the part of mynameis in what concerns their privacy policies (if any).

Some of the Cookies used by mynameis enable the interconnection of data flows with social media sites and operators such as the following:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Medium
  • Pinterest
  • Angel.co
  • Crunchbase
As well as Social Media Pixel used in the CHANNELS for Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

PLEASE NOTE THAT Social Media operators use their own Cookies and may use cookies, web beacons and other storage tools so as to collect and receive data from CHANNELS and other internet environments and eventually may use such information for service measurement, data trading, profiling, direct or indirect marketing campaigns or to enable unsolicited publicity.

mynameis warns that it does not exert an influence or control by any means over Social Media sites and operators nor it holds an influence on their privacy policies and/or data security procedures, means and/or resources used or business model.

USER DISCRETION IS ADVISED PRIOR TO ACCESSING AND USING SOCIAL MEDIA.

The Website and all of its mynameis sub-domains or landing pages may use Cookies from the following categories:
Cookies used by mynameis presently include one or more cookies from the Analytics Cookies category and are the following:
  • Cloudfare cookies
  • Mixpanel cookies
  • Google Analytics cookies
Cookies used by mynameis do not directly collect or process USER Data.

mynameis recommends that USER leaves the Cookies activated because Cookies allow a better USER experience and a more relevant interaction with the CHANNELS and the Services. Total refusal of Cookies or their entire removal may cause the Website not to proper function or block certain functionalities disabling them. However, where the USER does not wish to accept Cookies, USER may manage his/her preferences. USER may configure the equipment so that USER is warned every time a Cookie is deposited on its drive and may deactivate all Cookies through the navigation tool (v.g. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer). USER may also choose to refuse, delete or accept Cookies through an appropriate selection of functions in the “options” or “preferences” sections of the web browser. USER should further navigate the “Help” menu of the web browser to properly understand and configure its Cookies preferences.

In order to further understand what Cookies are all about, understand what Cookies were installed and how can they be managed and/or deleted by USER please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

By using the CHANNELS, USER consents to his/her Data being processed by mynameis and its partners according to USER’s Cookies Preferences except where the USER’s express is required, in which case such processing may only occur to the far extent there’s such a consent and for as long as it is validly granted by USER.

Anonymous Information. How does it work?

mynameis may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any Data for statistics or business/content planning purposes of CHANNELS.

Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, device name, type of computer and technical information, connectivity information such as the OS and/or the ISP used or other similar non-personal technical information.

Whenever mynameis shares such information it shares it in a distinctive database so that information remains anonymous at all material times and cannot be reverted to be understood and processed as Data.

What are the purposes mynameis processes my Data for?

mynameis may process Data for the following purposes:
  • Technical and of Technical improvement - To enable mynameis and its partners and subcontractors to collect service feedback as well as to operate and maintain the CHANNELS and to technically support them, thereby improving the USER experience;
  • Marketing and Commercial – To send alerts to USER on products, services, new products, campaigns, promotions, news, special offers that may be interesting for the USER PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT HE/SHE HAS CONSENTED;
  • Usability – In order to help USER to find the products or services that best adapt and respond to his/her needs from the navigation’s memory and the interaction collected through cookies, without access to Data;
  • To make the CHANNELS more relevant and easier to navigate by USER and/or to help USER solve any navigation problems;
  • Newsletters and generic information - To send periodic emails If USER decides to register and/or join mynameis’s newsletters or non-solicited mailing (if/as available) and PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT USER HAS SO PROVIDED HIS/HER CONSENT.
  • Investigation and Research – To improve Services, to generate innovation and to design other portfolio solutions to Clients.
  • Archival Purposes as reasonably legitimate considering mynameis activities.
If USER wishes to unsubscribe from future emails, pushups or news from mynameis, he/she may follow the instructions contained in the message for removal from unsolicited mailing lists. However PLEASE NOTE that despite such fact, you may still continue to receive e-mails from the System (v.g. referring to passwords).

How mynameis protects my Data?

mynameis shall process Data only in accordance to this Policy and the European Laws in force – as amended from time to time- within the European Union.

mynameis adopted appropriate technical and organizational measures intended to protect Data against accidental loss, destruction, or alteration; unauthorized disclosure or access; or unlawful destruction. Sensitive data od Data belonging to vulnerable owners is most unlikely to flow in-out to/from mynameis Systems. However, when/if such becomes the case mynameis shall use SSL secured communication channel with encryption and protected digital signatures so as to minimize a Data breach event.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE LATTER PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT mynameis CANNOT ENSURE FULL NETWORK SECURITY OVER THE WEB AND USE OF THE INTERNET IN GENERAL MAY EXPOSE USER AND DATA TO RISKS SUCH AS IDENTITY THEFT, FRAUD OR FRAUDULENT ACTION BY THIRD PARTIES OUT OF mynameis’s CONTROL POTENTIALLY ABLE TO CAUSE USER AN IRREPARABLE LOSS AND/OR DAMAGE OF UNQUANTIFIABLE IMPACT.

USER’S DISCRETION ON THE USE OF THE INTERNET, THE CHANNELS AND ON THE DISCLOSURE OF USER DATA AS WELL AS ON THE PROVIDING OF ANY CONSENTS AND THEIR CONSCIOUS MANAGEMENT, IS STRONGLY ADVISED.

To whom may mynameis disclose my Data?

mynameis is not in the Data selling, trading, or renting businesses and therefore mynameis exchanging or sharing Data with third parties is strictly limited and is only made in accordance to the applicable laws subject however to the following:
  • mynameis may share Data for its activity’s intended purposes and in connection with contractual obligations of mynameis before the USER;
  • mynameis may share Data for its activity’s intended purposes and in connection with contractual obligations of mynameis before the USER;

    1. Cloud Providers
    2. Technical Providers
    3. Support and Maintenance Providers
    4. Social Media
    5. Marketing Providers

    In order to get to know mynameis’s Business Partners please Contact Us using the Contact Form provided at the Website or chat with mynameis support team from the APP.
  • Administrator data for purposes of security management of CHANNELS and/or for the active fraud and attack prevention;
  • Data storage operations being contractually guaranteed before third party providers the compliance with the terms and conditions of the herein Policy;
  • Newsletters and generic information - To send periodic emails If USER decides to register and/or join mynameis’s newsletters or non-solicited mailing (if/as available) and PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT USER HAS SO PROVIDED HIS/HER CONSENT.
Any and all disclosure of Data (if any) shall be SOLELY in strict conformity with the consents provided by USERS (if/when applicable), any other legitimacy as provided by Law and in conformity to this Privacy Policy and the information management system in place at mynameis.

mynameis shall not disclose Data or confidential information of EU citizens into non-EU territories or to companies without the control of mynameis except (1) in respect of Information Systems Cloud hosting and data storage and management services, provided however that on such cases safety and organizational measures by cloud providers (namely by AWS (USA)) were granted to mynameis in terms consistent with this Policy; (2) if USER so requires, consents or determines mynameis; (3) as deriving from interaction of USERS with mynameis’s CHANNELS - which by nature operate multi-territorially - or the interaction and use of Social Media (if any) as well as any online activity; (4) as provided for in Law or as imposed by a court or administrative order or another public determination by an entity or officer with jurisdiction over mynameis outside the EU; (5) in case of intra-group and/or partners transmissions pursuant to the terms of the Law and strictly as necessary subject to a written agreement strictly as necessary and subject to the laws in force.

Where does Mynameis process my Data?

Data is mainly processed within the EU (Germany). Data is also processed on a cloud-based solution through our cloud partner non-EU providers (AWS, USA).

mynameis abides by the European Union Data Privacy laws regarding the collection, storage, processing, management and retention of Data from European Union national or citizens which data is processed within the European Union.

Who is the Data Controller?

mynameis (as identified above) is the Data Controller.

Where USER intends to exert any of its rights he/she should contact mynameis to:
11 rue de Beaumont c/o Charles de Bavier, 1206 Geneva

Or send an electronic message to hello@mynameis.company

What are my Rights?

USER has the right to access, rectify and/or eliminate (totally or partially) his/her Data, the right to be informed on the processing activities, the right to oppose or limit the processing activities, portability right (in certain cases) and any others as conferred by Law as in force from time to time.

The USER is entitled to claim or complaint directly before the Data Protection supervising or regulatory authorities in the EU, which contacts shall be provided upon request.

mynameis shall respond any requests by USERS pursuant to the herein terms and the provisions of the Law.

For how long is my Data stored and processed?

Mynameis retains USER Data until the longest of:
  • The term within which the USER is registered in the CHANNELS or Services are being engaged from mynameis or Data is required to be maintained associated to the fulfillment of a contractual/ pre-contractual obligation, the fulfillment of a legal obligation, the legitimate pursue of a business interest pursuant to the retaining timelines defined internally at mynameis;
  • IP and Video Call recordings shall be retained at Cloud based database for a maximum of 30 (thirty) days;
  • For as long as a consent by the USER lasts for a specific purpose and whenever the consent is the legitimate cause for Data processing.

How is my Data deleted?

Data is deleted through safe deletion procedures described in internal codes and policies in force at the mynameis.

As far as the right to be forgotten is concerned, mynameis shall use reasonable commercial efforts so that its business cloud partners implement deletion of data and removal of USER from the CHANNELS to the maximum extent technically feasible to mynameis and within its range of control.

Digital Data may be annonymised whenever the removal or deletion of such Data from mynameis’ systems may not reconcile on a reasonable basis with the data quality of the general database in which they are located; notably, whenever the deletion or removal of part of data or segments of data may imply a considerable risk to the data quality of other data stored on same systems the latter are to remain integrate and active (impacts on data integrity and/or on systemic data quality feasible or anticipated).

Although mynameis is tendentially a paperless business, any Data in physical media existing shall be eliminated by irreversible destruction methods.

What Laws and Jurisdiction applies?

Data will be processed solely according to this Policy and the Laws in force in Portugal. No further laws shall apply to Data.

Any disputes hereunder shall be submitted and resolved exclusive by the Portuguese Courts, which territorial and material jurisdiction will be determined according to the procedural laws in force.

Last Revised and in force as of May 23rd 2019