Privacy Policy and Cookies

Jsgenesis values your privacy.

This Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") and Cookie Policy ("Cookie Policy") explains how Jsgenesis AS ("Jsgenesis", "Company", "We", "Us", "Our") collect and use data and information when you ("User) use on or any of the Joystream products, developed in the GitHub organization Joystream. These products (collectively "Software") include, but are not limited to, all pages under the domain ("Website"), the Joyful node ("Full Node"), the Colossus Storage Node ("Storage node"), and the Pioneer User Interface, either self hosted or hosted by Us ("App").

Relevant to the Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy are the following terms:

  • The term "Blockchain" refers to the blockchain(s) assembled by the Full Node.
  • The term "Content" refers to media files accessible through our Software.
  • The term "Keys" refers to a private/public cryptographic keypair, that Users can generate in order to write (and decrypt data) on the Blockchain.
  • The term "Membership" refers to tying your Keys to a public profile, allowing users to access Content and interact with the Blockchain.
  • The term "Memo" refers to a markdown enabled text field, where users can input data tied to their Keys.

Privacy Policy

Last updated on the 23rd of February 2022

1. Agreement to the Policy

By using any of Our Software, the User are accepting this Privacy Policy. If you are acting on behalf of another company or an employer, you must have the rights to act on their behalf. The Privacy Policy is not extended to any of our newsletters, where Users are bound by the privacy policy of Mailchimp

The Privacy Policy does not apply to any other third party services including, but not limited to, applications, websites, tools or software, even if accessible through links or guides in our Software.

2. Changes to Policy

This Privacy Policy may be changed at the sole discretion of Company. If any material changes are made, the User will be notified in the Service that is used. Note that adding new products to be included in the term Software, e.g. a new User facing product replacing the App or a new tool for uploading Content, is not considered material as it will not affect Users unless they adopt the new product. Changing software names, terminology used in this Privacy Policy, and changing link locations are also examples of non-material changes.

3. Information Collected

All data written to the Blockchain, is implicitly collected not only by Company, but also anyone else in the world that is running the Full Node locally, or accessed via the App or a third party. This includes, but is not limited to, Content hashes, Membership profile, Memo field, and any other way a User can record data on the Blockchain. ‍

When using the faucet subpage of the Website, Company will record the IP address behind every new request for tokens. This data will be deleted every 14 days.
Company uses Google Analytics, with IP anonymization, to collect statistics on Website and the version of App hosted by us. All customisable data sharing settings are turned off to improve the privacy of Users. ‍

Company also uses Livesession to help us find bugs, improve UX and more by using session replays. Sensitive data such as passwords and IP addresses are anonymized.

Company will not sell your data for advertising, or other purposes.

Cookies Policy

Last updated on the 17th of April 2019

1. What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you. ‍

Cookies can be persistent or session cookies.

2. How we use Cookies

We use cookies for the following purposes our Service:

  • Provide Analytics
  • Store preferences
  • Persistant local storage of Keys and Membership.

3. Third-party Cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we also use various third-party cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on. They include:

  • Google Analytics
  • Mailchimp (Only when signing up for any of our newsletters)
  • Godaddy

Please see Item 3. of the Privacy Policy for more information on the extent of these providers.

Regarding Your Cookies

If you would like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
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