Privacy Policy

This privacy notice tells you about the information we collect from you when you use our website.

Who are we?

CryptoHack is a hobby project and not a business entity. You can contact us by email at admin [at] cryptohack [dot] org

We are not required to have a data protection officer, so any enquiries about our use of your personal data should be addressed to the contact details above.

How we use your information

Certain visitors to our websites choose to interact with CryptoHack in ways that require CryptoHack to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that CryptoHack gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at to provide an email address. In each case, CryptoHack collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with CryptoHack. CryptoHack does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

When you use our website

Like most website operators, CryptoHack collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use the website. From time to time, CryptoHack may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the website.

When you use our website to browse our content and view the information we make available, a cookie is used by us to allow you to remain logged in. CryptoHack visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the website, with the drawback that certain features of our websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

A visitor's IP address may be logged within our system, typically for debugging purposes. The IP address may remain stored within our logs for up to 3 months.

Information Protection and Disclosure

CryptoHack does not disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to third parties, except in the circumstance detailed in the next paragraph. Apart from that one case, such information is only disclosed to the website operators, who may be located outside of your home country; by using our websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to those operators. If you are a registered user of CryptoHack and have supplied your email address, CryptoHack may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with CryptoHack. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. CryptoHack takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

CryptoHack has a careers feature where users can apply for jobs with third party companies. If a user submits an application using this feature, then their email address as well as public profile information will be shared with the third party company which posted the advertisement.

Your rights as a data subject

By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate. If we have asked for your consent to process your personal data, you may withdraw that consent at any time.

If we are processing your personal data for reasons of consent or legitimate interest, you can request that your data be erased.

You have the right to ask us to stop using your information for a period of time if you believe we are not doing so lawfully.

To submit a request regarding your personal data by email or post, please use the contact information provided above in the Who Are We section of this policy.

Updates to this policy

We regularly review and, if appropriate, update this privacy policy from time to time, and as our services and use of personal data evolves. If we want to make use of your personal data in a way that we haven’t previously identified, we will contact you to provide information about this and, if necessary, to ask for your consent.

This policy was last updated on 21st Feb 2022.

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