(Last updated on Sep. 11, 2014)
By visiting our Site or using the Service, you are accepting the policies and practices described in this Policy, as such Policy may be amended from time to time. Each time you visit the Site or use the Service, you agree and expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of the information that you provide as described in this Policy.
To be clear about the terminology we are using, when we use the phrase "Personal Information" in this Policy, we mean information about you that is personally identifiable, like your name, address, e-mail address, billing information, or phone number, as well as other non-public information that is associated with this personal information. When we use the phrase "Anonymous Information" in this Policy, we mean information that is not personally identifiable, or linked to your Personal Information such as aggregated information, general demographic information and IP addresses. Anonymous Information does not necessarily enable identification of individual persons.
1. Collection and Use of Information
When you install an App or register on the Site, you will be asked to provide us with your phone number, email, country, city, name and a photo (name and photo are not mandatory) and to allow us access to your mobile device's address book.
A copy of the phone number, email, country, city, name and a photo in your address book will be stored on our servers and will only be used to:
(a) Notify you when your contacts become active,
(b) Indicate which of your contacts is already a App user,
(c) Correctly display the name of each contact as it appears in your address book when a call is received.
(d) Sync your contacts with the App running on Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android tablets, iPads and Windows Tablets.
The copy of your address book (names and phones) is stored on a live database. This database does not have a "historical backup". If you delete the address book from our servers (more about this below), it will be deleted instantly and permanently.
Your phone number and Email will be used for identification purposes as your App user ID.
Since App users may add your number to their address book and see that you registered to the App, we do not consider the fact that your number and email exists on any of our app as private information.
Phone number, Email, Country Name, City Name, Name and Photo
Should you provide your name and/or photo it will be visible to other App users as long as:
- Such users have your App number, or
- All participate in the same Group
In the event we make message boards and forums available to you (collectively, "Forums"), you will be solely responsible for the information and any other content you post on and through these Forums and should be aware that when you voluntarily disclose Personal Information (e.g., name, e-mail address, telephone number) on or through these Forums, such information is generally accessible to, and may be collected and used by, other users. This may result in unsolicited messages from third parties, and such messages are beyond our control. We do not exercise control over any users or Site visitors, and in no way are we responsible, nor do we have any liability whatsoever, for any collection or use of information you may disclose through the Forums. This Policy does not cover such disclosure of information. You are encouraged to exercise discretion when providing personal information about yourself in and through Forums. Please do not post any Personal Information on this Site and any of our apps that you expect to keep private.
Cookies, Clear GIFs and Other Automatically Collected Data
We may use "clear GIFs" (aka "Web beacons" or "pixel tags") or similar technologies, in the Site and/or in our communications with you to enable us to evaluate Site usage information about visitors to the Site, target campaigns, upgrade visitor information, and know whether you have visited a Web page, App or received a message. A clear GIF is typically a one-pixel, transparent image (although it can be a visible image as well), located on a Web page or in an e-mail or other type of message, which is retrieved from a remote site on the Internet enabling the verification of an individual's viewing or receipt of a Web page or message. A clear gif may enable us to relate your viewing or receipt of a Web page, App or message to other information about you, including your Personal Information.
Our servers may automatically collect data about your Internet address when you visit the Site. This information, known as an Internet Protocol address, or IP Address, is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider whenever you are on the Internet. When you request pages from our Site, our servers may log your IP Address and, if applicable, your domain name. Your IP Address is used to help identify you and to gather demographic information about our members and users as a whole, but does not include personally identifiable information. Our server may also record the referring page that linked you to us; the pages you visit on this Site; the web site you visit after this Site; the ads you see and/or click on; other information about the type of Web browser, computer, platform, related software and settings you are using; any search terms you have entered on this Site or a referral site; and other Web usage activity and data logged by our servers. We use this information for internal system administration, to help diagnose problems with our servers, and to administer our Service. Such information may also be used to gather demographic information, such as country of origin and Internet Service Provider.
Any or all of these activities with regard to Site / app usage information may be performed on our behalf by our service providers, including, for example, our analytics vendor(s) and our e-mail management partner(s).
Third-Party Sites and Privacy Practices
We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personal Information of visitors or users. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a device user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.
2. Sharing and Disclosure of Information
We do not rent, sell, or share any information about our users with any third-parties, except as specifically described herein. We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe such action is necessary to:
(a) Comply with the law, or legal process served on us;
(b) Protect and defend our rights or property (including the enforcement of our agreements); or
(c) Act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our Service or members of the public.
In order to provide you with TVS products you have requested, TVS may sometimes, if necessary, share your Personal Information and traffic data with trusted partner service providers and/or agents, for example: banking organizations or other providers of payment and analytical services, customer support, or hosting services. TVS will always require these third parties to take appropriate organizational and technical measures to protect your personal data and traffic data and to observe the relevant legislation. TVS will never share your address book information with any third party, except as may be required by law.
3. Children's Privacy
TVS websites and software clients are not intended for or designed to attract anyone under the age of 13 and we do not intentionally or knowingly collect Personal Information on our sites from anyone under the age of 13 (or older in some jurisdictions). We encourage parents to be involved in the online activities of their children to ensure that no information is collected from a child without parental permission.
We take reasonable precaution to protect Personal Information from misuse, loss and unauthorized access. Although we cannot guarantee that Personal Information will not be subject to unauthorized access, we have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in place to protect Personal Information. Personal Information is stored on our servers and protected by secured networks to which access is limited to a few authorized employees and personnel. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
5. Business Transitions
We will post a notice on this Site of any such change in ownership or control of the Personal Information we may have prior to such transfer.
6. Changes to Policy
From time to time, we may revise this Policy. We reserve the right to update or modify this Policy, or any other of our policies or practices, at any time with or without notice. However, we will not use your Personal Information in a way that is materially different than the uses described in this Policy without giving you an opportunity to opt-out of such differing uses. We will post the revised Policy on the Site, so that users can always be aware of what information we collect, how the information is used and under what circumstances such information may be disclosed. You agree to review the Policy periodically so that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued use of the Site indicates your assent to any changes and signifies your agreement to the terms of our Policy. If you do not agree with these terms, you should not use the Site, App, or any other Service.
7. Change or Removal of Information
If you provided your e-mail address to us and wish to update it, you may do so by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you no longer wish to receive e-mail communication from us, such as offers, updates and newsletters, you may opt-out of receiving such communications by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication. In addition, you can remove your e-mail address at any time by sending an e-mail with the subject line of UNSUBSCRIBE to email@example.com
Due to technological reasons, we do not know when and if you delete the application. Therefore, if we detect no activity from your device for 90 days, we will assume that you deleted the application and we will remove your address book and messages from our servers. However, since we are not certain that you deleted the application (you may just be on vacation, etc.) we will not deactivate your account (which is your phone number and email). We do not want to force you to register again in the event of non-use.
If you wish to delete your account completely, sending an e-mail with the subject line of UNSUBSCRIBE to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we will remove your data from all requested application server. If you have additional concerns and/or requests, you can contact us at email@example.com.
8. Report Abuse
We have zero tolerance policy to abusive users. Users can report any abusive activities through our app. We will review your reports, and if we found abusive activity, we will block the user account within 24 hours.
9. Contact Information
Please direct all questions in connection with this Policy by Email or mail
4920 Niagara RD. #422
College Park MD 20740
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