1. Information we collect about you
In General. We may collect Personal Information, including Sensitive Data, and other information. “Personal Information” means individually identifiable information that would allow us to determine the actual identity of, and contact, a specific living person. Sensitive Data includes information, comments or content (e.g. video, profile, comments) that you optionally provide that may reveal personal details to the extent you have chosen. By providing Sensitive Data to us, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of Sensitive Data as permitted by applicable privacy laws. We may also collect your geolocation information with your consent. We may collect this information through the mobile application, or related online services. By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, parse and retain data related to the provision of the Service.
Information you provide. In the course of downloading, installing and using the Services you may be required to provide certain information to enable the functionalities of aFreeChat as an example, your device type or IP address, your operating system and/or browser, cookies or other information. Users are reminded that they control the information they share and are responsible for adjusting settings in the hardware or software they use.
During the course of your usage of the Service, in order to access features that may be offered now or in the future, you may be required to provide us with Personal Information which may include your name, e-mail address, physical address, and phone number.
You understand and agree that your use of these Service features is at your discretion. It is your decision whether or not to use certain features or functionalities, all such Personal Information is given voluntarily.
Through this service you may stream or otherwise deliver user-generated content, in addition features and functionalities may allow you to create a user profile or post other content. All such features allow you to disclose certain personal information of your choosing. Users agree that the ultimate responsibility for the details, information and/or content they share publicly, with other users is theirs to make. Users are strongly discouraged from sharing financial details, their home address or other sensitive information. Users agree and understand that such information they share is at their discretion, aFreeChat assumes no liability for these personal choices. aFreeChat may chose to take remedial action, at their discretion, when they feel that certain activities violate our terms and conditions, or other laws and regulations.
Information from other sources. We, and the third-party service providers, which we may chose to employ, may use analytics services to evaluate and improve user experience through our service. Such data and information will be aggregated, and only used to provide information about your usage, to the extent necessary to provide you with the services you have indicated an interest in.
Opting Out of Certain Functions. By adjusting your browser, hardware, or mobile device settings according to the requirements of the manufacturer or carrier, you can disable certain features in your privacy settings. You understand that it is your obligation to make these adjustments to make this decision. You are also advised that if you opt out of any such service, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Service.
2. How we use the information we collect
In General. We may use information that we collect about you to:
3. With whom we share your information
In addition for sharing listed above to allow functionalities of the Service, you as a user of aFreeChat shall have consented to have your content to appear as viewable by other users of the Service to the degree your settings have authorized.
Service providers. From time to time, we may employ third party service providers to carry out certain features or functionalities of this service (including, but not limited to, moderation, technical support, or payment processing) these third parties will be required to handle all data and information according to these policies.
Other Situations. We may disclose your information, including personal information:
In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our terms and policies.
Aggregated and/or non-personal information. We may use and share non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may also share it with affiliates and third parties to develop and deliver targeted advertising on our Service and on websites or applications of third parties, and to analyze and report on advertising you see.
4. Children's privacy
Although our Service is a general audience Service, we require that our Users are of the legal age required to enter into a contract. This Service is not intended for use by children under 13 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us [email protected]
5. Onward transfer and consent to international processing
We are a growing corporation with users and operations in multiple countries, including the European Union. We have developed data practices designed to assure information is appropriately protected but we ask our Users to be aware of the privacy and data protection laws in the jurisdiction in which they reside. You acknowledge that, the ultimate responsibility for the information you choose to share is yours.
6. No Rights of Third Parties
7. Application Stores and External Websites or Services
Your app store (e.g., iTunes or Google Play) may collect certain information in connection with your use of the Service, such as Personal Information, Payment Information, Geolocational Information, and other usage-based data. We have no control over the collection of such information by a third-party app store, and any such collection or use will be subject to that third party’s applicable privacy policies.
9. To Contact Us