Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains what information is collected and how it is used and protected by Amity, its websites, mobile applications, and other products and services (the “Services”). It also explains the choices you have about the way this information is collected and used.

By registering for or using the Services, you agree to be bound to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy. In this policy, “Amity” refers to Amity, and its subsidiaries and other affiliates.

What Information We Collect

When you use our Services, we may collect and store information from you directly.

We may collect information from you when you register directly with us. That information may include, among other things, your full name, email addresses, age, password, phone numbers, device identifiers, and other information you provide. Depending on how you access our Services, we may also collect device identification information, including MAC address and IP address. If you choose to connect your mobile device contacts or address book with our Services, we will collect and store your contacts or address book information on our servers.

Information About You From an SNS

When you use the Services in conjunction with an SNS (Social Networking Service) such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, you allow us to access information from your profile for that site. The information you allow us to access varies by SNS and the privacy settings you and your friends establish at the SNS. You should refer to the applicable SNS for more information about the settings at the applicable SNS. Depending on your privacy settings, we may access and store some or all of the following information: your public data, full name, your profile picture or its URL, your user ID number, the user ID numbers and other public data for your friends, the login email address you provided to the SNS.

By accessing or using one of our Services, you authorize us to collect, store, and use any and all information that you agreed the SNS could provide to us through the SNS Application Programming Interface (“API”).

Customer Support Information

We will collect and store the contact information you provide to our customer support personnel, information about your use of our Services, and your user ID number. We will also store the communications you have with us and any information contained in those communications.

Notifications

With your consent, we may send push notifications to your mobile device to provide application updates and other relevant messages. You may be able to manage push notifications from the applicable application or from your device’s settings.

Technical and Usage Information

When you access our Services, we collect information about your mobile device or computer system, including MAC address, IP address and mobile device ID. We also collect usage statistics about your interactions with the Services. This information is typically collected through the use of server log files or web log files (“Log Files”), mobile device software development kits and tracking technologies like browser cookies to collect and analyze certain types of technical information. Some of the cookies the Services place on your computer are linked to your user ID number.

How We Collect Information

We collect information in various ways, including the following:

Information Collected Directly From You and Other Users

When you use one of our applications, we collect and store certain information that you provide directly, through an SNS, or through a third party. We also collect information about your use of the Services and your interaction with other users.

Cookies and Similar Collection Methods

We also collect technical information about your usage of the Services, and we use various technologies to collect information about cookies, IP addresses, device type, device identifiers, browser types, browser language, pages accessed, URLs, platform type, the clicks, domain names, landing pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, application state and the date and time of activity with our applications, and other similar information. We may associate this information with your user ID number for our internal use.

Communications Features

You may be able to take part in certain activities on our Services that allow you to communicate and share information with us and other users of our Services. These include sending private or group messages or invitations, chatting with other users, and posting photos, videos and other files. We may record and store archives of these communications on our servers. You acknowledge and consent to the recording and storage of these communications.

Other Sources

We may collect or receive information from other sources including (i) other Amity users who choose to upload their mobile device contacts and (ii) third party information providers. This information may be used to supplement your profile and it will be combined with other information we collect.

How We Use the Information We Collect

We use your information primarily to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience, including in one or more of the following ways: to create your accounts and allow use of our applications, to suggest and make connections with other users, to enable user-to-user communications, to provide technical support and respond to user inquiries, to prevent fraud or potentially illegal activities, and enforce our terms of service, to notify users of application updates, to provide application leader boards and promote application user achievements, to solicit input and feedback to improve our products and services and customize your user experience, and to inform users about new products.

If you have provided your email address or phone number to us, we may use it to respond to (i) customer support inquiries, and (ii) keep you informed of your activity, including comments from friends, notifications about application status. Some messages, such as invites for friends to join you in an application, may include your name and profile photo. We may also send promotional email messages.

Sharing Your Information

We do not sell or share your Personally Identifiable Information (such as mobile phone number) with other third-party companies for their commercial or marketing use without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with third party service providers to the extent that it is reasonably necessary to perform, improve or maintain Amity. We may share non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform types, asset views, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third-parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on Amity. We may collect and release Personally Identifiable Information and/or non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws, international law or respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant or equivalent, or where in our reasonable belief, an individual’s physical safety may be at risk or threatened. Amity also reserves the right to disclose Personally Identifiable Information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that Amity believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Terms of Service, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of Amity or our servers, and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Amity, our users or others.

Security of Your Information

We implement security measures we believe are reasonable to protect your information. It is important that you protect and maintain the security of your account and you need to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account. No website, mobile application or Internet transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches or other type of misuse will never occur. Any transmission of data to us is at your own risk.

How to Access and Update Your Information

If you have accounts on our Services you can access and edit the information you provided to us through individual settings in the Services. If you want to delete your accounts and information on our Services, please contact us directly. To manage the information we receive about you from an SNS you will need to follow the instructions at that SNS. Once we receive your information from an SNS, that information is stored and used by us in accordance with this privacy policy.

Our Policy Toward Children

Our Services are not intended for children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from such children. Children under the age of 13 should not use our websites or applications at any time. If we learn that we have collected personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13 we will delete such information as quickly as possible.

International Operations

We may transfer data to foreign affiliates, partners or vendors. If you are located outside of Australia and choose to use our Services and share information with us, we may transfer your data to Australia and process it there. By using our Services you agree to be bound by all the terms in this privacy policy.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. If we make material changes to our privacy policy, we will notify you and other users by posting the changes on the Amity websites and Services or by using the contact information you have on file with us and will indicate when such changes will become effective. By continuing to use our Services you are agreeing to be bound by any changes or revisions made to this privacy policy.

No Liability

As explained in the Terms of Service, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will Amity be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, incidental, exemplary or special damages resulting from your use of our Services, including any failure by Amity or an affiliate or partner to comply with this privacy policy, even if Amity has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The use of our Services is at your own risk.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding our privacy policy or practices, please send an email to support@amity.io.

Effective Date: August 10, 2016

 

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