Applatch Privacy Notice
Last Revised Date: July 2022
Applatch Inc (“we” “our”, or “us”) is a technology company with the mission of helping our clients (“users”, “your” or “you”) to attain increased productivity as well as improved mental health, through facilitating on your behalf, a limitation on social media addiction and enhancing time management as well as accountability. To achieve this, we provide you with access to a technology that checks excessive social media consumption while also creating an accountability partner that checks and limits access to social media, within such periods designated by you (“Services”).
We may in our sole and absolute discretion, change or revise this Notice, and any other policy or agreements which are referenced or incorporated under it. Such changes or revisions shall be effective immediately upon posting them on our website or mobile application. We will notify you of such changes or revisions by indicating the “Last Revised Date”. Your continued use of our Services after such change or revision shall constitute your acceptance of the Notice. If you do not agree to the Notice as of the Last Revised Date, do not use or continue to use our Services.
Applicability and Scope
This Notice applies to your information when you visit our website or use our Services through our mobile application Consent and authorization. By using our Services, you consent to the recording, storage, and disclosure of such information you send or receive for the purposes of using our Services; We may, but have no obligation to monitor, record, and store information you provide to us as well as the information we collect about you, in order to protect your safety or the safety of other users, and to assist with regulatory or law enforcement efforts, or to protect and defend our rights and property.
Category of Information we collect
For the purpose of this Notice, the nature of the information we collect is personal information. Personal information are unique information or aggregated data, which when processed with other information can identify you as a human being; The nature of personal information we collect are those which are necessary for the purpose of providing our Services to you and they include: Individual Information: this includes; names or alias, physical address, work address, phone number, email address, IP address, date of birth, gender, social media address, photo identification, Identity card, selfie or video authorization, images of your face on your identification document,facial identifiers and other additional information you may provide or additional information, we may request you to provide; Device Information: this includes such as information about the hardware model, operating system and version of your device, as well as the unique identifiers, browser type and version, the presence of any device, browser add-ons, the times you access our Services, the locations from where you access our Services, the page you access before navigating to our Services, your stored contacts and mobile network information of your device, when you access our website or use our Services through our mobile application; Location Information: we may receive information from you that helps approximate your location, such as using an IP address received from your browser to determine an approximate location.
We may also collect location information from devices in accordance with the consent process provided by your device; Information collected through the use of our Services: we collect information about how you use our Service, your actions, and your communications with us through our website or mobile application.
How we collect your information
We automatically collect public and non-public information about you when you visit our website, or use our mobile application, or communicate with us through our customer support channels or when you apply or sign up to use any of our Services through a third party platform or read our emails, or through third party service providers and other sources, or through online research on social media and websites which may not be publicly available; We typically collect this information through variety of tracking technologies including cookies, flash objects, web beacons, file information and similar technologies (“tracking technologies”); We may use the data collected through tracking technologies to: Remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit our website or mobile application; Provide custom, personalised content and information, including targeted content and advertising; Identify you across multiple devices; Provide and monitor the effectiveness of our Services; Monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, usage and demographic patterns on our Services; Diagnose or fix technology problems and otherwise to plan for and enhance our Services; We may use one or more third party analytics services to evaluate your use of our Services, by compiling reports on your activities on our website or mobile application and analyzing performance metrics. By assessing and using our Services, you consent to the processing of your data by these analytics providers in the manner and for the purposes set out in this Notice.
Purposes of collection and use of your information
We use the information we collect or receive to operate, improve and protect the Services we provide and to develop new Services; More specifically, we collect and use your information to: Develop improve, enhance, modify add to and further develop our Services; To provide the Services, perform obligations under our agreements and carry out related business functions; Comply with legal obligations and regulations applicable to our Services; Conduct recordkeeping and otherwise manage the business; Verify you, your identity, that the data you provide is credible; Protect you, our website, mobile applications and Services from malicious activity and other privacy and security risks; Provide customer support to you, including to help respond to your inquiries related to our Services or our website and mobile application; Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, support and administrative messages; Investigate any misuse of our Services or our website or mobile application, including criminal activity or other unauthorized access to our Services; Process and facilitate payment for Services facilitated by us; Deal with disputes and complaints For any other purpose with your consent; We may use raw or aggregated and anonymised data for the purposes provided in this Notice.
When a new user creates an account with us, we programmatically compare that user’s data against others in our database to help detect potential cases of identity theft. Sharing your Information We take your privacy seriously and as such we do not sell or rent your personal information to anyone and do not use your data for commercial purposes other than identity verification and for the purposes covered under this Notice and other documents referenced under it.
We may share your information in the instances described below:
With third parties at your request; For our everyday business purposes, particularly in relation to our Services under this Notice;
With other companies that provide services to us, such as data analytics and identity verification service providers;
To information technology providers or other service providers around the world that act under our instructions regarding the processing of some of your data (“Vendors”). These Vendors will be subject to contractual obligations to implement appropriate technical and organizational security measures to safeguard the information shared with them and to process information only as instructed by us; To support our compliance and corporate governance functions, and With your consent or direction or as otherwise required by law. Subject to applicable law, we may disclose data if required or permitted by applicable law or regulation, including laws and regulations of the United States and other countries, or in good faith and belief that such action is necessary to: Comply with a legal obligation or in response to a request from law enforcement or other public authorities wherever we may do business Protect and defend our rights Act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of our users, our website, mobile application, or Services, as well as our employees or contractors; Protect against any legal liability. Protection of your information Applatch takes commercially reasonable measures to help in the protection of your information from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosures, alteration, and destruction. We also implement policies that are designed to protect the confidentiality and security of your non-public personal information; Unless otherwise specified in this Notice, we limit access to your information to employees that have a business reason to know such information and further implement security practices and procedures designed to protect the confidentiality and security of such information and prohibit the unlawful disclosure of such information in accordance with our policies.
Control over your information
You may update your profile information, such as your account name, social media handles, and social media access hours, and may change some of your data-sharing preferences on your settings page; You may control our mobile application’s access to your device information through the settings app on your device. For instance, you can withdraw permission for our mobile application to access your saved contacts, location, photo stream and camera;
You can stop receiving promotional email communications from us, by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link provided in such emails. We make every effort to process all unsubscribe requests promptly. You may not opt out of service related communications such as changes to features of our Services, technical and security notices; If you would prefer not to accept cookies, most browsers will allow you to change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether to accept it or not, disable existing cookies, or to set your browser to automatically reject cookies. Please note that doing so may negatively impact your experience using the Service, as some features and services on our Services many not work properly; If you have any questions about reviewing, modifying or deleting your information, please contact us directly at email@example.com www.applatch.com we may not be able to modify or delete your information in all circumstances.
Data Retention and Protection
Your information collected through our Services may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which we maintain facilities or you utilize our Services; Please note that we may transfer information, including personal information to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction and you acknowledge such transfer or information to the United States or any other country in which Applatch or its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates or service providers maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about you as described in this Notice; We retain your information to fulfil our legal or regulatory obligations and for our business purposes.
We may retain your information for longer periods than require by law if it is in our legitimate business interests and it is not prohibited by law; If you stop using our Services and close your account with us, we reserve our ability to retain and access the data as provided in this Notice. We will continue to use and disclose such data in accordance with this Notice; All data or information are stored in encrypted formats in Applatch’s database. Surveys We may request that you complete a survey on the Services we provide to you, in order for us to better understand your perception of our Services and to further improve on them. If you choose to participate in any of such surveys, we may collect demographic information about you, such as your age, marital status, ethnicity, profession or other sensitive information. We may also collect information about the way you utilize our Services and your experiences while using it.
By participating in such a survey you consent to our collection and use of the information you provide in accordance with this Notice. Links to third party websites Our Services, website or mobile application, may contain links to third party websites of our partners or contractors. While we take appropriate care when publishing links to any third party service, if you follow a link to any website, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies. We strongly recommend that you read their privacy policies and terms and conditions of use to understand how they collect, use and share information. We are not responsible for privacy practices or the content on third-party websites. Governing Law This Notice is made pursuant to the Delaware Online Privacy and Protection Act (DOPPA) 2015 and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) as well as all other laws, regulations, or international conventions which Applatch in providing its Services and within the country of its operations is subject to. Where any provision of this Notice is deemed inconsistent with such law, regulation, or convention, such provision shall be subject to the overriding law, regulation, or convention.
How to contact us
If you have any questions about this Notice or our website as well as our mobile application, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.applatch.com