Privacy Policy

Thank you for choosing to be a part of our community at The Blockchain Association Costa Rica, operating as The Asoblock (“AsoBlockchain”, “AsoBlock”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We value your trust and are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any concerns or questions about our policy, or our practices concerning your personal information, please contact us at

When you visit our website and use our services, you entrust us with your personal information. We take the privacy of our users very seriously. In this privacy policy, we aim to explain to you as clearly as possible what information we collect, how we use it, and what rights you have regarding your personal information. Please read this policy carefully, as it is important. If you do not agree with any of the terms in this policy, please do not use our Sites and services.

This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our website (such as, and/or any related services, sales, marketing, or events (which we collectively refer to as the “Sites“).

1. What Information Do We Collect?

Personal information you disclose to us

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, address, contact information, phone. We collect this information when you register on the Sites, express an interest in our products and services, participate in our activities, or contact us.

The personal information we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Sites, the choices you make, and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect can include the following:

  • Name and Contact Data: We collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data.
  • Payment Data: We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by our payment processor and you should review its privacy policies and contact the payment processor directly to respond to your questions.

You must provide accurate and complete personal information, and notify us of any changes to such personal information.

Information automatically collected

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Sites, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, and other technical information. We collect this information to maintain the security and operation of our Sites, and for internal analytics and reporting purposes.

We also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.

Information collected from other sources

We may obtain limited data about you from public databases, marketing partners, and other third-party sources, such as social media profile information, marketing leads, search results and links, and sponsored links.

2. How We Use Your Information

At our company, we take the responsibility of handling your personal information seriously. We process your data for a variety of purposes based on legitimate business interests, contractual obligations, legal compliance, and/or your consent. We rely on specific processing grounds for each purpose, which are listed below.

We use the personal information collected through our Sites for various business purposes, including marketing and promotional communications, administrative information, fulfilling and managing orders, delivering targeted advertising, protecting our Sites, enforcing our terms and policies, responding to legal requests, and other business purposes such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, evaluating and improving our products, services, and your experience.

We may use your personal information to send you marketing and promotional communications, as long as it aligns with your marketing preferences. You can always opt-out of receiving marketing emails at any time by referring to the “WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS” section. Additionally, we may use your personal information to send you administrative information about our products, services, and any changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.

We also use your personal information to fulfill and manage your orders, including payments, returns, and exchanges made through our Sites. To enhance your experience with us, we may develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests and location, and we may work with third-party partners to measure its effectiveness. We may also use your information for fraud monitoring and prevention to keep our Sites safe and secure.

In order to maintain the integrity of our Sites and enforce our policies, we may use your personal information as part of our efforts. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we may need to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond. Lastly, we may use your information for other Business Purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, and evaluating and improving our products, services, and your experience with us.

3. Can Your Information Be Shared With Anyone?

We only share your information with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations. We may process or share your data based on legal grounds such as consent, legitimate interests, contractual obligations, legal obligations, and vital interests.

There are certain situations where we may need to process or share your personal information, including:

  • Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party vendors, contractors, or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf, such as payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing efforts.
  • Business Transfers: We may share or transfer your information in connection with any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of our business.
  • Third-Party Advertisers: We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads to you based on your interests.
  • Business Partners: We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services, or promotions.
  • Other Users: When you share personal information or interact with public areas of the Sites, your information may be viewed by other users and may be publicly distributed outside the Sites in perpetuity.

Rest assured that we do not share, sell, rent, or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes, unless otherwise specified in this Policy.

4. Legal Basis for Data Processing and Sharing

We only share your information with specific third parties, which we have categorized below for clarity. If you have previously given us consent to process your data and now wish to revoke it, please get in touch with us.

At times, we may need to share or disclose your data with third-party providers to carry out certain functions or services. We have categorized these providers for your convenience and to help you understand our data collection and processing practices:

  • Advertising, Direct Marketing, and Lead Generation: Google AdSense
  • Content Optimization: Google Site Search
  • Data Backup and Security: Google Drive Backup
  • Retargeting Platforms: Google Analytics Remarketing
  • Web and Mobile Analytics: Google Analytics
  • Website Hosting: AWS
  • Website Testing: Google Website Optimizer

We would like to assure you that we only share your information with the above-listed providers and do not disclose it to any other third parties. In case you have any concerns regarding the processing of your data, please do not hesitate to contact us.

5. Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We may utilize cookies and similar tracking technologies such as web beacons and pixels to obtain or store data. Our Cookie Policy provides comprehensive details on how we use such technologies and how you may decline certain types of cookies.

6. Retention of Your Information

We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy. However, in some cases, we may be required to keep your information for a longer period of time to comply with legal obligations. When determining the retention period, we consider the nature and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your information, the purposes for which we process your information, and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means. After the retention period, we will securely destroy your personal information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

7. Information Security

Our priority is to safeguard your personal information by utilizing a combination of technical and organizational security measures. To protect any personal information we handle, we have implemented suitable security measures that comply with the latest industry standards. Please note that while we do our best to ensure the security of your data, we cannot guarantee the internet’s absolute security. You are responsible for accessing our services in a secure environment, and any transmission of personal information to and from our Sites is at your own risk.

In order to comply with laws and regulations related to the protection of minors, we have a strict policy of not knowingly collecting or processing personal information of children under the age of 18 without the verifiable consent of their parent or legal guardian. We do not intentionally direct any of our services, marketing, or advertising to minors. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child without appropriate consent, we will take reasonable steps to delete the information as soon as possible. If you believe that we may have collected personal information from a child under 18 without appropriate consent, please contact us immediately so that we can take appropriate action.

8. Account Information

To ensure that your account information is up-to-date, you have the option to review or change your information at any time. This can be done by logging into your account settings and updating your user account. If you wish to terminate your account, you may also do so at any time. Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, please note that we may retain some information in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use, and/or comply with legal requirements.

As a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain rights that provide you with greater control over your personal information. These rights include the right to access and review your personal information, as well as the right to request corrections or deletions of any inaccuracies. To exercise these rights, please contact us using the information provided below.

If you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regarding access to your personal information. You have the right to request information about the categories of personal information we have collected, disclosed or sold about you in the last 12 months. You also have the right to request that we delete any personal information we have collected from you, subject to certain exceptions under the law. To exercise these rights, please contact us using the information provided below.

We take the privacy rights of our users very seriously and will make every effort to comply with these requests in a timely and efficient manner. Please note that we may need to verify your identity before we can process any requests related to your personal information.

If you wish to opt-out of our email marketing, you can do so at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link provided in the emails you receive from us or by contacting us. Upon unsubscribing, we will remove you from our marketing email list. However, please note that you will still receive service-related emails that are essential for the administration and use of your account. If you wish to opt-out of other forms of communication or have any other queries regarding your privacy rights, you may contact us.