Privacy Policy

At WeInk (“WeInk” “we” or “us”), we are committed to protecting the privacy of our users. We collect and use personal information only as necessary to provide the services that we offer and to fulfill our legal and regulatory obligations. This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, disclose and maintain information that can identify you ("personal information") when you create a WeInk account and use the platform WeInk (the "app") to post content in the WeInk community, including the stories you create, comments, and posts, and work with recommended freelancers (the "services").

This policy explains how and why we process your personal data and by data protection regulations including regulation eu 2016/679 of 27 april 2016 on the protection of individuals on important to you so that you can comply with your obligations under processing of personal data, free movement of data and repeal of directive 95/46/ec (general data protection regulation). This policy forms part of WeInk's terms of use.

1. Overall

1.1. Collection Of Personal Information

We collect and use personal information only as necessary to provide the services we offer and to fulfill our legal and regulatory obligations. When you create a WeInk account and use the app to post content in the WeInk community, including stories, comments, and posts, and work with recommended freelancers, we may collect personal information such as your name, contact information, payment information, and other information necessary to provide our services.

1.2. Use Of Personal Information

We use personal information to provide the services you have requested, improve our services, and fulfill our legal and regulatory obligations. We may also use personal information to contact you with important information about our services, resolve disputes, collect fees, and comply with legal requirements.

1.3. Consent To Collection And Use Of Personal Information

By creating an account with WeInk, using the app, or submitting personal information through the app, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this privacy policy. If you do not agree with our use of your personal information, please stop using the app.

1.4. Protection Of Personal Information

We take reasonable steps to protect the personal information we collect from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or destruction. However, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information as no method of transmitting or storing data is completely secure.

1.5. Your Rights

You have the right to access, correct, and delete your personal information, and to object to the processing of your personal information and withdraw your consent at any time.

1.6. Changes To Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is subject to change, so please check back periodically to stay informed about our privacy practices.

1.7. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy or how we handle your personal information, please contact us at

2. What is personal information?

Protecting personal information

Personal information is a valuable asset and must be handled with care. At WeInk, we are committed to protecting the privacy of our users and ensuring that their personal information is not misused.

2.1. What is personal information?

Personal information includes any information that can be used to identify an individual. This may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Name

  • Mailing address

  • Telephone number

  • Email address

  • Internet protocol (“ip”) address

  • Age

  • Gender

This information can also include other data associated with an individual, such as their preferences, interests, and habits.

2.2. How We Protect Personal Information

At WeInk, we take appropriate measures including encryption to safeguard personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, or misuse. This includes implementing appropriate technical, physical, and administrative safeguards, as well as limiting access to personal information to those who need it to perform their job functions.

In addition, WeInk uses secure communication channels to transmit and store personal information. We also regularly monitor our systems for security vulnerabilities and promptly investigate any suspicious activity.

2.3. Your Rights Regarding Personal Information

As a user of WeInk, you have certain rights regarding your personal information. This includes the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information, as well as the right to object to the processing of your personal information.

To exercise your rights or to request additional information about how WeInk handles personal information, please contact our support team at

3. What do we collect and why do we use it?

At WeInk, we understand the importance of privacy and take your personal information seriously. To provide you with our app and services, we need to collect and process certain personal information. Here is the information we may collect:

3.1. Personal information we collect

  • Information needed to use our services, such as your username, email address, date of birth, and password.

  • Information you choose to give to us, such as your real name, gender, and location.

  • Information we automatically collect from your use of our services, including: ip address, cookie data, device information, browser type, operating system, pages visited, actions performed e.g. Voting

3.2. Why We Use This Information

We collect and use your personal information for the following reasons:

  • To create your WeInk account and provide you with our app

  • To identify you through the app (e.g. When you log in, post stories or comments)

  • To provide relevant content

  • To provide technical support services

  • To contact you

  • To send you marketing emails, unless you unsubscribe

  • To display information as part of your WeInk listing

  • To calculate anonymous and aggregated statistics to better understand our users, improve our app, and develop new features

  • To display the information as part of your WeInk profile

  • To personalize and customize your story discovery experience

  • To measure your use and overall satisfaction with our services

  • To investigate and prevent reported issues, illegal activity, and breaches of our terms of service

  • To help prevent spam, fraud, abuse, and other prohibited activity

  • To display relevant, tailored advertisements and improve your ad experience, except where your separate consent is required

3.3. Security Measures

By default, we treat the above personal information as private. This means it won't be displayed on the app (unless you choose to make it public through your account settings or they are designated as public), disclosed to other WeInk users, nor are they rented or sold to anyone. However, the email address required to create your WeInk account may be used to send marketing emails, but you may unsubscribe at any time. Please note that if you choose not to disclose any personal information to us, you may not be able to use certain features of the service.

4. Why Do You Ask For My Date Of Birth?

WeInk is intended for individuals who are at least 13 years of age or older. This privacy policy does not provide provisions for users under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and become aware that your child under the age of 13 has provided personal information without your consent, please contact us using the information provided below. Users under the age of 18 are not allowed to withdraw beans to their bank accounts. Beans will be kept in their account and released when they turn 18.

5. Why Do We Collect And Use Your Email?

We use your email address as an essential means of communication with you. This includes system emails such as notifications related to forgotten user passwords and legal notices such as updates to our policy.

6. What Can Other WeInk Users See?

Our services are designed to allow you to share information with the WeInk community. Any personal information you voluntarily provide in a publicly accessible area of the app will be available to anyone who has access to the content. This includes your username, the description you create, and the profiles you create. This information may be used to make inferences such as topics that may interest you, to develop new products and services for the WeInk community, and to personalize our content.

7. How Do We Share Your Personal Information?

We may share your personal information with third-party service providers when necessary to provide any app or services to you (e.g., email providers, server providers, etc.). When we share data with third-party services that support our delivery of the app and services, we require that they protect your personal information to the same standards that we do. We do not release, rent, or sell your personal information except in specific situations:

  • To comply with an applicable law (including investigations of any crime), regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request

  • To enforce or apply our terms of service and other policies, including investigation of potential violations

  • To protect the rights, property, or safety of WeInk, our employees, our users, or the public

  • If WeInk is involved in a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, in which case we will continue to ensure the confidentiality of any personal information and give affected users notice before personal information is transferred or becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

8. Where do we store your personal information?

Our services are provided from our offices in France. Any personal information submitted through the app may be transferred to a country other than your place of residence, such as our servers, for processing and storage. In addition, our third-party service providers may process or store your personal information on servers located outside your country. By using the app or submitting personal information through the app, you authorize WeInk and its authorized service providers to use and process your personal information in these countries. Please note that in some of these countries, the privacy and rights for public and governmental authorities to access your personal information may differ from your country.

9. Access To Your Personal Information

If you wish to access, correct or delete your personal information held by us, please email us at We will comply with such requests to the extent required by law or our policies and subject to the limitations of our systems.

10. How Does WeInk Protect My Personal Information?

We use physical and organizational security measures to protect your personal information from loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or alteration. Only employees with a business need-to-know or whose job duties have a reasonable need for the information may access your personal information.

11. When You Leave WeInk?

When you close your account, we will delete your personal data from our systems. We will keep your personal data for six months after you close your account in case you change your mind and decide to reopen it after which all personal data will be deleted.

12. Personal Information

WeInk uses cookies, tracking pixels and similar technologies on our service to collect non-personal information that helps us provide our app to you and to learn how our app is used. We also use these technologies to help deliver promotional messages and ads for relevant WeInk products and services.

When you visit the app or use the service, we use cookies and we also automatically collect various types of information by the use of “clear gifs” or “web beacons”. Cookies allow us to “remember” what you have done before and personalize the app for you, and the automatically collected data provides us with app usage statistics and other traffic data that is used to help diagnose problems, analyze trends and administer the app and the services.

When placing cookies or using web beacons and clear gifs, WeInk does not collect personal information, and we do not combine the information we do collect by these means with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your screen name or e-mail address is. Some business partners, such as advertisers, may use cookies on our app. We have no access or control over third-party cookies.

We may share non-personal information publicly and with various third parties, such as publishers and advertisers. For example, we may share information with advertisers or make it publicly available to show trends about the general usage of our app.

13. Changes

Our privacy policy may change from time to time. We will not limit your rights under this privacy policy without your express consent. Otherwise, please note that your continued use of the service following any changes constitutes your acceptance and agreement to the revised privacy policy. If you do not agree to any changes to this privacy policy and do not want your personal information to be subject to the revised policy, you must close your account or stop using the app.

14. How To Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at