What personal information do we collect?
We collect information that is required for the operation of the app and information that helps us provide you with better services. Some of the information is entered directly by you, some is automatically collected from your phone or network and some information is your activity within the app.
The messages created with the app are saved on the app’s server. We do not read messages made with the app except for identifying or fixing problems.
We do not make any use of the photos, videos and audio that are part of the messages except for showing them to the message recipients.
The data we collect may include the following items:
We do not collect credit card data as we do not make charges ourselves, only via partners such as Apple Inc, Google Wallet and PayPal.
We do not copy or use your address book, we only show the address book to help you select a contact’s phone.
We do not store location data. We use your location only to set a default location for the message.
How do we use your information?
In general, we use the collected information for the operation of the app and to provide you with better services. Specifically we use the collected information in the following ways:
Unless otherwise specified, we retain information as long as it is necessary and relevant for us to achieve the purposes referred to above or to enable us to comply with our legal data protection retention obligations.
How do we protect your information?
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when you use the app in any way to maintain the safety of your personal information.
You can use the device Privacy setting to control advertising and basic phone functionalities like contact book. The specific actions may differ per device and operating system.
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
Google's advertising requirements are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. You can see Google advertising policy here:
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our app. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old. Therefore we do not knowingly collect personal information via our websites, applications, services, or tools from anyone under 13.
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