Effective Date: August 20, 2020

 

This policy (the “Privacy Policy”) governs the information collection and processing practices of “rumour,” our mobile application (referred to herein as, the “Application”).  Where more detailed information is necessary in our view to explain information collection practices relating to a specific feature, tool or service that we provide, there may be supplementary explanations or information relating to the specific feature, tool or service. Those supplementary explanations or information should be read carefully to understand the data collection practices relating to the specific feature, tool or service and supplement the provisions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to such supplementary explanation or information then you should not use the specific feature, tool or service.

 

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. By visiting and using the Application, you agree that your use of the Application, and any dispute over privacy, is governed by this Privacy Policy.

 

What kinds of information do we collect?

 

1.          Information You Provide to Us.

 

Personally Identifiable Information:  We may collect and store personally identifiable information and other information that you voluntarily supply either while on the Application or in completing forms or supplying other information in connection with a feature, tool or service available through the Application.

 

Some examples of personally identifiable information include (i) information (such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, ages, political views, nationality or ethnic origin, gender or sexual preferences, credit card information, and/or other personal contact information) that you submit to the Application, when you sign up for an account, create or share content and message or communicate with others or book appointments or sign-up for events, (ii) information that you post on message boards, blogs or other public areas of the Application, and (iii) information contained in search requests or questions that you submit to the Application or to us. This can include also background information relating to the content you provide, such as when information or photos were created or their locations. Some of the information you provide may be subject to special protections under law (i.e., laws relating to political views, nationality or ethnic origin or gender or sexual preference information).  

 

If you decline to supply or provide us with certain information that we request while using the Application, you may not be able to use or participate in some or all of the features, tools or services offered through the Application. 

 

Connections. We collect information about the people, pages, accounts, hashtags and groups you visit or  are connected to and how you interact with them across our features, tools or services, such as people you communicate with or groups you are part of. We also collect contact information if you choose to upload, sync or import that contact information from your mobile device.

 

Your usage. We collect information about how you use our features, tools or services, such as the types of content you view or engage with; the features you use; the actions you take; the people or accounts you interact with; and the time, frequency and duration of your activities. For example, we maintain logs about  when and for how long you use our features, tools or services, or what posts and other content you view on the Application.

 

Information about transactions: If you use the Application for scheduling appointments, paying for services or other financial transactions, we collect information about the appointment, purchase or transaction. This includes payment information, such as your credit or debit card number and other card information; other account and authentication information; and contact details.

 

Things others do and information they provide about you: We also receive and analyze content, communications and information that other people provide when they use our Application. This can include information about you, such as use or comments of your photos or content; messages to you, or use of your contact information.

 

2.          Information that is Automatically Collected.

 

We collect and store information that is generated automatically as you use or navigate through the Application, including, without limitation, information about your device and its interaction with the Application, including the type of mobile device you use with the Application, its unique user ID, IP address, and operating system, battery level, storage space, bluetooth signals and Wi-Fi access points, cell phone towers, location of your device and the type of mobile Internet browsers in use.

 

Data from device settings

 

Information you allow us to receive through your mobile device settings that you turn on, such as access to your GPS location, camera or photos.

 

Network and connections

 

Information such as the name of your mobile operator or ISP, language, time zone, mobile phone number, IP address, connection speed and, in some cases, information about other devices that are nearby or on your network.

 

Cookies and tracking

 

We may use cookies and/or other tracking technology on the Application. Cookies are small files that are placed on your mobile browser for record-keeping purposes that identifies your browser. The cookie will show how you use the Application.

 

In addition, third party advertisers or third party ad servers that place and present advertising or other information on the Application also may collect information from you via cookies or similar technologies. These third party advertisers and ad servers may use the information they collect to help present their advertisements, to help measure and research the advertisements’ effectiveness, or for other uses. The use and collection of your information by these third party advertisers and ad servers is governed by the relevant third party’s privacy policy and is not covered by our Privacy Policy. Indeed, the privacy policy of these third party advertisers and ad servers may be different from our Privacy Policy. If you want more information about the privacy policies of these third party advertisers and ad servers or want more information on how to opt-out of the cookies or other tracking technology that some advertisers and ad servers may use, please visit the applications or websites of those parties.

 

Information from partners.

 

Third parties, including advertisers and other application developers, can send us information through our relationships. These partners may provide information about your activities separate from the use of the Application—including information about your device, websites you visit, purchases you make, the ads you see, and how you use their services.  Partners receive your data when you visit or use their services or products, or through third parties they work with, and pursuant to our relationship these partners must have lawful rights to collect, use and share your data with us.

 

II.         How do we use this information?

 

We use the information we collect from you while you are using the Application as described below, including using the information to customize features, tools or services, and to customize or disseminate any advertising that appears on the Application. We also may provide your information to third parties, such as service providers, contractors, and advertisers, for a variety of purposes. Please review below for further information.

 

Provide, customize and improve features, tools and service.

 

We use the information we have to deliver our features, tools and services, including to customize information and advertise or to make suggestions to you. To customize your experience, we use data we collect and learn from you and others.

 

Location-related information

 

We use location-related information- such as your current location, where you live, the places you like to go, and local businesses and people to provide or personalize our features, tools and services, including ads, for you and others. Location-related information can be based on things like precise device location (if you've allowed us to collect it), IP addresses, and information from your and others' use of aspects of our services (such as or events you attend).

 

Product research and development

 

We use the information we have to develop, test and improve our features, tools and services.

 

Ads and other sponsored content

 

We use the information we have about you to select and personalize advertisements, offers and other sponsored content that we show you.

 

Provide measurement, analytics, and other business services.

 

We use the information we have to help advertisers and other partners measure the effectiveness and distribution of their advertisements and services, to understand the use or interaction of  their services by users among each other and other websites or applications.

 

Promote safety, integrity and security.

 

We use the information we have to verify accounts and activity, combat harmful conduct, and protect the Application.

 

Communicate with you.

 

We may use your information to communicate with you. 

 

 

 

III.        How is this information shared?

 

We use and share the information we collect from you in a variety of ways, as described below.

 

1.          When you share your information

 

Though the Application you may provide your information to other people, in public areas of the Application or in other situations. You have control over when and/or how you share. Information that you share publicly may become accessible through other unrelated applications like search engines.

 

When you sign in and are using the Application, your information may appear or identify your activity.

 

2.          When we share your information

 

We do not share your personal information with companies, organizations, or individuals outside of the Application except in the following cases:

 

With your consent

 

We will share your personal information when we have your consent. For example, you may schedule an appointment or event through the Application and we will obtain your permission as part of sharing your information.

 

For external processing

 

We provide personal information to our affiliates and other businesses or persons to utilize the information with regard to providing features, tools or services to you or us in connection with the Application or disseminating advertisements or other marketing materials or other processes for us, based on our instructions in compliance with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

 

For legal reasons

 

We will share personal information (i) as may be permitted or required by law, regulation, rule or court order; (ii) pursuant to requests from governmental, regulatory or administrative agencies or law enforcement authorities; (iii) to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; or (iv) to prevent, investigate, identify persons or organizations potentially involved in, or take any action regarding, suspected fraud, to address security or technical issues, violations of our Terms of Service, or activity that appears to us to be illegal or may expose us to legal liability. Additionally, we may disclose your personal information in situations that we believe to be emergencies involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or property if we believe that your personal information in any way relates to that threat.

 

Corporation Transactions

 

As our business grows, we or affiliates may buy or sell various assets. In the unlikely event that we or our affiliates sell some or all of our assets, or this Application is acquired by another company, personal or aggregated information about our visitors and/or users may be among the transferred assets.  

 

IV.  How do we protect your information?

 

Any personal information you provide to us is kept on secure servers. We use reasonable security measures, including administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures (a) to safeguard personal information against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification; and (b) to ensure the integrity of the personal information. To help us protect your privacy, you should maintain control over your mobile devices and the logon ID and password you may have set up in connection with your use of the Application. Personal information is retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it is collected, including legitimate business reasons, and/or legal and regulatory requirements.

 

V.         Rights With Respect To Your Personal Information

 

Depending on the jurisdiction, you may have the right to access, correct, delete, or restrict use of certain personal information covered by this Privacy Policy. Depending on the jurisdiction, you may also have the right to request that we refrain from processing personal information. Please bear in mind that if you exercise such rights this may affect our ability to provide our features, tools or services to you. For inquiries about your personal information, please contact us by emailing support@rumourapp.com. While we will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request, we also reserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such requests, if allowed or required by applicable laws.

 

Please note that it may take some time to process your request, consistent with applicable law.

 

VI.        Your California Privacy Rights

 

In addition, if you are a California resident, you may have the right, consistent with this Privacy Policy and applicable laws to request:

 

(a)         certain information about our collection, use, sale, or disclosure of your personal information

(b)         deletion of your personal information collected or maintained by us

(c)         to opt-out of the sale of your personal information

 

You also have the right to not receive discriminatory treatment for exercising these rights.

 

If you choose to exercise these rights, we ask you to provide sufficient information, including your state and country of residence, and contact information, in order for us to verify your identity and process your request. Depending on the types of requests, additional information may be requested.

 

You may use an authorized agent to submit a request on your behalf related to your personal information. If you choose to use an authorized agent, you should supply your agent with written permission to act on your behalf in relation to your request, and your agent must provide us with proof of such authorization before we process your request.

 

To exercise a right related to your personal information, please contact us by emailing  support@rumourapp.com. We may share  personal information related to tailored advertising, including online identifier, IP address, and Internet or other electronic network activity information, with third parties in ways that may constitute a “sale” under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, as amended, for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. You may adjust your preferences related to tailored advertising by using the designated tool on the Application.  

 

If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by us to our affiliates and/or third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

 

To make such a request, please send an email with your first name, last name, mailing address, email address and telephone number to support@rumourapp.com. Please include “California Privacy Rights” in the Subject line of your email.

 

You may also make such a request by writing to us at:

 

2310 N Henderson Ave, # 1105

Dallas, TX 75206

 

 

Transfer Of Your Personal Information To Other Countries

 

Some of the uses and disclosures mentioned in this Privacy Policy may involve the transfer and processing of your personal information to and in various countries that may have different levels of privacy protection than your country. By using our products and services, you acknowledge and agree to such transfers and processing, including to and in the United States. We implement appropriate safeguards, which may include but is not limited to European Commission standard data protection clauses, to protect your personal information that is transferred.

 

Links To Third-Party Services

 

The Application may provide links or access to third-party applications, websites or other digital properties, including social networking applications or websites. Since we do not control third-party digital properties and are not responsible for any information you may provide while on such digital properties, we encourage you to read the privacy policies on those websites before providing any of your information on such digital properties.

 

Questions Regarding This Privacy Policy

 

If you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@rumourapp.com. Please include “Privacy” in the Subject line of your inquiry. If you have complaints about our processing of your personal information, you may have the right to contact the applicable supervisory authority.

 

Modifications To This Privacy Policy

We reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by indicating the Effective Date at the top of the Privacy Policy. Such changes will be effective upon posting the new Effective Date.