The protection of your personal data is incredibly important, and one of our top priorities at Oobit. In saying that, we also want to ensure that you understand why we need to collect this information, and what exactly we do with it. In our efforts to offer a secure and completely transparent service, please see below how we manage data privacy at Oobit.
Personal data refers to information that identifies the individual, like name, ID number, etc.
Why Oobit Requires Your Personal Information
We need to collect your personal information for a number of reasons, first of which is to comply with anti money laundering laws designed to protect the integrity of the platform as well as the individual. Another important reason is to protect you from potential fraudulent activity through verifying your identity. There is a lot of illicit activity out there and our number one priority is to keep our clients’ and our platform protected from it.
Another reason we collect your personal data is to improve our service offering aligned to your personal preferences. We use this information to improve our product offering and better tailor our services.
We will never sell your data to a third party.
What Personal Information We Require
Covering multiple different categories, we’ve summarized exactly what data we collect. Transparency is key.
PERSONAL - legal name, age, nationality, date of birth, gender, phone number, email address, home address, government-issued identity document (passport, driver’s licence, ID card, ID book, etc).
TRANSACTIONAL - information relating to transactions made on the Oobit platform, i.e. name of recipients, amount, timestamp, etc.
CORRESPONDENCE - any contact made with the support team or any survey participation.
ONLINE - personal IP addresses, operating system, browser name and version, geo location.
Privacy Laws And Your Data
Oobit is fully compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation, and has an official Data Protection Officer to oversee all matters. You can read more about our GDPR practices here. These laws regulate what platforms can do with the data, as well as empower the consumer to request access, modifications, or deleting of their personal data.
To make any of the above requests or submit any questions or concerns, users need to log into their profile and lodge a request through the Live Chat feature. Please note that you will be asked numerous security questions to verify your identity. Accessing your data privacy at Oobit may take several days.