• PRIVACY POLICY AGREEMENT

     

    Applop

    Last updated [October, 2018]

     

     

    We at, Applop Mobile Solutions Pvt. Ltd. respects the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our mobile application (the “Application”). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS THE APPLICATION.

     

    This Privacy Policy does not apply to the third-party online/mobile store from which you install the Application or make payments, including any in-game virtual items, which may also collect and use data about you. We are not responsible for any of the data collected by any such third party.

     

    CONTACT US

    If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

     

    Applop Mobile Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

    33, JMD Megapolis

    Sector 48, Sohna Road,

    Gurugram – 122002 (Haryana)

    Email – legal@applop.com

    Phone – +91-124-4939799

     

    Revisions to the Privacy Policy

     

    We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. But when we do, we’ll let you know one way or another. Sometimes, we’ll let you know by revising the date at the top of the Privacy Policy that’s available on our website and mobile application. Other times, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our websites’ home pages or providing you with an in-app notification).

     

     

    1. COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

     

    In order to provide our services to you, we will ask you to provide personal information that is necessary to provide those services to you. If you do not provide your personal information, we may not be able to provide you with our products or services.

     

    We may collect the following types of information (which may or may not be personal information):

     

    1.1 Personal Data

     

    Demographic and other personally identifiable information (such as your name and email address) that you voluntarily give to us when choosing to participate in various activities related to the Application, such as chat, posting messages in comment sections or in our forums, liking posts, sending feedback, and responding to surveys. If you choose to share data about yourself via your profile, online chat, or other interactive areas of the Application, please be advised that all data you disclose in these areas is public and your data will be accessible to anyone who accesses the Application.

     

    1.2 Derivative Data

     

    Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Application, such as your native actions that are integral to the Application, including liking, re-blogging, or replying to a post, as well as other interactions with the Application and other users via server log files.

     

    1.3 Financial Data

     

    Financial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g. valid credit card number, card brand, expiration date) that we may collect when you purchase, order, return, exchange, or request information about our services from the Application.

     

    1.4 Installed Apps

     

    Where you have downloaded “Alternative Apps”, the Application collects the package names and meta data of the installed apps on your device. These are transferred to and stored anonymously on our application server. No information about the device is stored on the server.

     

    1.5 Data from Social Networks

     

    User information from social networking sites, such as Facebook, Google, Twitter etc., including your name, your social network username, location, gender, birth date, email address, profile picture, and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks. This information may also include the contact information of anyone you invite to use and/or join the Application.

     

    1.6 Location Information 

     

    When you use our services we may collect information about your location. With your permission, we may also collect information about your precise location using methods that include GPS, wireless networks, cell towers, Wi-Fi access points, and other sensors, such as gyroscopes, accelerometers, and compasses.

     

    1.7 Mobile Device Access

     

    We may request access or permission to certain features from your mobile device, including your mobile device’s [bluetooth, calendar, camera, contacts, microphone, reminders, sensors, SMS messages, social media accounts, storage], and other features. If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device’s settings.

     

    1.8 Mobile Device Data

     

    Device information such as your mobile device ID number, IMEI number, model, and manufacturer, version of your operating system, phone number, network operator, and any other data you choose to provide.

     

    1.9 Push Notifications

     

    We may request to send you push notifications regarding your account or the Application. If you wish to opt-out from receiving these types of communications, you may turn them off in your device’s settings.

     

    1.10 Third-Party Data 

     

    Some of the content, advertising, and functionality on our Services may be provided by third parties that are not affiliated with us. Such third parties Include:

    • Advertising providers, which help us and our advertising customers provide ads that are tailored to users' interests and understand how users respond to those ads;
    • Audience-measurement companies, which help us measure the overall usage of our Services and compare that usage to other online services; and
    • Social networking services that enable you to login to certain of our Services and to share things you find on our Services with your social network.

    These and other third parties may collect or receive information about your use of our Services, including through the use of cookies, web beacons and other technologies, and this information may be collected over time and combined with information collected on different websites and online services.

     

    It’s important to remember that we don't control the privacy practices of these (or any other) third-party services. So we encourage you to read the privacy policies of the services before connecting to them.

     

    1.11 Data From Contests, Giveaways, and Surveys 

     

    Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests or giveaways and/or responding to surveys.

     

    2. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

     

    Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Application to:

    • Develop, operate, improve, deliver, maintain, and protect our products and services.
    • Send you communications, including by email. For example, we may use email to respond to support inquiries or to share information about our products, services, and promotional offers that we think may interest you.
    • Monitor and analyze trends and usage.
    • Personalize our services by, among other things, suggesting friends or profile information, or customizing the content we show you, including ads.
    • Provide and improve ad targeting and measurement, including through the use of your precise location information (again, if you’ve given us permission to collect that information), both on and off our services.
    • Enhance the safety and security of our products and services.
    • Verify your identity and prevent fraud or other unauthorized or illegal activity.
    • Use information we’ve collected from cookies and other technology to enhance our services and your experience with them.
    • Enforce our Terms of Service and other usage policies.

     

    3. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

     

    We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:

     

    3.1 By Law or to Protect Rights

     

    If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

     

    3.2 Third-Party Service Providers

     

    We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.

     

    3.3 Marketing Communications

     

    With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.

     

    3.4 Interactions with Other Users

     

    If you interact with other users of the Application, those users may see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking posts, following blogs.

     

    3.5 Online Postings

     

    When you post comments, contributions or other content to the Applications, your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Application in perpetuity

     

    3.6 Third-Party Advertisers

     

    We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Application. These companies may use information about your visits to the Application and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

     

    3.7 Affiliates

     

    We may share your information with our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include our parent company and any subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.

     

    3.8 Business Partners  

     

    We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.

     

    3.9 Offer Wall

     

    The Application may display a third-party-hosted “offer wall.” Such an offer wall allows third-party advertisers to offer virtual currency, gifts, or other items to users in return for acceptance and completion of an advertisement offer. Such an offer wall may appear in the Application and be displayed to you based on certain data, such as your geographic area or demographic information. When you click on an offer wall, you will leave the Application. A unique identifier, such as your user ID, will be shared with the offer wall provider in order to prevent fraud and properly credit your account.

     

    3.10 Social Media Contacts

     

    If you connect to the Application through a social network, your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity.

     

    3.11 Other Third Parties

     

    We may share your information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.

     

    4. TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

     

    4.1 Cookies and Web Beacons

     

    We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Application to help customize the Application and improve your experience. When you access the Application, your personal information is not collected through the use of tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies, but be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Application. You may not decline web beacons. However, they can be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or by modifying your web browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, permitting you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.

     

      4.2 Internet-Based Advertising

     

    Additionally, we may use third-party software to serve ads on the Application, implement email marketing campaigns, and manage other interactive marketing initiatives. This third-party software may use cookies or similar tracking technology to help manage and optimize your online experience with us.

     

    4.3 Website Analytics

     

    We may also partner with selected third-party vendors, to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Application through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyze and track users’ use of the Application, determine the popularity of certain content, and better understand online activity. By accessing the Application, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors.

     

    5. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

     

    The Application may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Application, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Application.
     

    6. SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

     

    We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

     

    7. POLICY FOR CHILDREN

     

    We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 18 years. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 18 years, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

     

    8. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES

     

    Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems [and our mobile applications] include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this Privacy Policy.

     

    9. OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION 

     

    9.1 Account Information

     

    You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:

    • Logging into your account settings and updating your account
    • Contacting us using the contact information provided below
    • [Other]

    Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.

     

    9.2  Emails and Communications

     

    If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by:

    • Noting your preferences at the time you register your account with the Application
    • Logging into your account settings and updating your preferences.
    • Contacting us using the contact information provided below

    If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

     

    10. JURISDICTION

     

    If you choose to use the app, your usage and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Policy and the application's terms of use. In addition to the foregoing, any disputes arising under this Policy shall be governed by the laws of India.

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