We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any identifying information we ask you to provide will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page, so please do check it from regularly to ensure that you are familiar with any changes. This policy is effective from 10th May 2015.
1. Your consent
2. What we collect
We may collect the following information: your email address, your chosen username and password, demographic information, such as your postcode and your IP address and, should you choose to tell us, your date of birth, whether you are pregnant or not (and, if you are, when your due date is) and/or whether or not you have children and how many, your blog URL and Twitter handle, should you join the Qiddle Bloggers Network ("Blog").
3. What Information Do We Collect?
We collect certain information you provide to us when you are using the App, such as when you create an account and profile, send us an email or post information or other content to Qiddle or the App. We collect certain personal information, such as your name, picture, email address and phone number, as well as certain non-identifying information, like your gender, birthday and pincode. We will also collect the contact information of your friends, if you choose to connect your contacts and address book information with Qiddle and your login credentials to your social network accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google, if you choose to connect those accounts with your Qiddle account.
We also automatically collect certain information when you use the app, such as your location/GPS coordinates (if you enable this feature), a device identifier (but not the UDID), MAC address, Internet Protocol (IP) address (if using a browser), operating system, the browser type, the address of a referring site and your activity on Qiddle. You can enable or disable location services when you use the app at anytime, through your mobile device settings. This information is not treated as personal information unless we combine it with or link it to any of the personally identifiable information mentioned above.
4. How Do We Use the Information We Collect?
We use the information collected through the app for the purposes described below:
to provide our services or information you request, and to process and complete any transactions;
to respond to your emails, submissions, questions, comments, requests, and complaints and provide customer service;
to monitor and analyse usage and trends, and to personalise and improve the app and your experiences when you use the app, such as providing content or features that match your profile or interests (including ads), and to increase the functionality and user friendliness of our services;
to send you confirmations, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages and otherwise facilitate your use of, and our administration and operation of, our services;to allow you to add your location to your posts; to find and connect with your friends (when instructed by you); to let your friends know about your updates on the app to let your friends know it's your birthday (if you the feature is enabled); and for any other purpose for which the information was specifically or implicitly collected.
5. What Information Do We Share With Third Parties?
We will not share the personal information we have collected from you, except as described below:
with your friends on the app with whom you want to share your updates, and according to the preferences set in your account;
with certain social networking services, if you allow such sharing through our services;
with service providers who are working with us in connection with the operation of our app or our services (these service providers have access to your personal information only to perform services on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose it or use it for any other purposes);
we may share aggregated information and non-identifiable information with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling and other similar purposes;
when you give us your consent to do so, including if we notify you that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information;
We are not responsible for the actions of service providers or other third parties, nor are we responsible for any additional information you provide directly to any third parties.
6. Links to Other Sites
7. What Steps Do We Take To Protect Your Information Online?
We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Please be aware, however, 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.
8. Accessing and Modifying Your Information
If you have an account, you can access and modify the personal information you provided to us that is associated with your account. You may 'opt-out' of receiving marketing or promotional emails from us by changing your account preferences or by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt out of these messages, you will still receive emails from us, about your account, our services and other pertinent information related to our services. These communications are considered part of the service and your account, which you cannot opt-out from receiving.
You can deactivate your account by selecting the "deactivate" link. Deactivating your account lets you remove your profile without permanently deleting it. When you deactivate your account, other users will no longer see your profile or information (but your information is saved, in case you want to reactivate your account at some point in the future). If you want to delete your information and your account, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a request that we delete your account and information. We will take steps to delete your information as soon as is practicable, but some information may remain in archived/backup copies for our records and as otherwise required by law.
10. Contact for any query
Effective: 10th May 2015