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Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Policy of apps of Appvenue and its various & next versions (hereinafter collectively referred to as “us”, “we”, or “our”) and is incorporated into and is subject to our Terms of Use which can be found at https://appvenue.io/terms-of-use. In this Privacy Policy, we refer to our products and services as the “Service”. Please read on to learn more about our data handling practices. Your use of the Service signifies that you agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Service.

Information we collect

When you install the Service on your device and register, personally identifiable information about you may be collected during the download process for the Service (as requested during the download process) and when you register with us. For registration, you are required to provide your email address, city location, gender, name, depending on the device(s) you are using on the Service. You may also provide personally identifiable information, but that is optional. When you log in using your Facebook account, we may collect additional information you make available to us (see “Your User Profile” below).

In addition, when you install the Service on your device and register, you may be asked to allow us access to your address book. If you consent, we will have access to contact information in your address book on the device you use for the Service (names, numbers, emails, and Facebook IDs, but not notes or other personal information in your address book) and we will store them on our servers and use them to help you use the Service, for example, by synchronizing your contacts between different devices you may want to use with the Service.

We may also collect and gather non-personally identifiable information, such as certain profile information including country of residence and preferences. In addition, we may collect and store information about your and others’ usage of and interaction with the Service and our websites, including matches, numbers of matches made by members, match durations, text messages, usage by geographies, device and connection information, IP address, device capability, bandwidth, statistics on page views, network type and traffic to and from our websites.

We also collect error-reporting information if the Service crashes or hangs up so that we can investigate the error and improve the stability of the Service for future releases. In general these reports do not contain personally identifiable information, or only incidentally. As part of these error reports, we receive information about the type and version of your device, the device identifier, the time the error occurred, the feature being used and the state of the application when the error occurred. We do not use this information for any purpose other than investigating and fixing the error.

Sharing of your information

We will not rent or sell your information to third parties without your consent, except as noted in this Privacy Policy.

Parties with whom we may share your information:

– We may share User Content and your information (including but not limited to, information from cookies, log files, device identifiers, location data, and usage data) with businesses that are legally part of the same group of companies that is part of, or that become part of that group (“Affiliates”). Affiliates may use this information to help provide, understand, and improve the Service (including by providing analytics) and Affiliates’ own services (including by providing you with better and more relevant experiences). But these Affiliates will honor the choices you make about who can see your contents.

– We also may share your information as well as information from tools like cookies, log files, and device identifiers and location data, with third-party organizations that help us provide the Service to you (“Service Providers”). Our Service Providers will be given access to your information as is reasonably necessary to provide the Service under reasonable confidentiality terms.

– We may also share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of users our app receives. This information does not contain any personal or personally identifiable information, and is used to develop content and services that we hope you will find of interest.

– We may remove parts of data that can identify you and share anonymized data with other parties. We may also combine your information with other information in a way that it is no longer associated with you and share that aggregated information.

Parties with whom you may choose to share your User Content:

– Any information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Service, such as User Content, becomes available to the public. With this feature, we can be protected from exhibitionism. Once you have shared User Content or made it public, that User Content may be re-shared by others.

– If you remove information and contents (e.g. Screenshots, etc.) that you created on the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, or if other Users or third parties have copied or saved that information (e.g. Facebook, etc.).

How we use information we collect

We use or may disclose your personal information only as follows:

– To verify your identity; To connect you with others as enabled by the Service;

– To share your Profile with others on the Service; To allow your use of certain features of the Service that may be offered from time to time (such as Premium Services (see our Terms of Use));

– To show you the names of persons you communicate with and to show your name to persons you communicate with on the Service; To deliver to you any administrative notices, alerts and communications relevant to your use of the Service;

– To provide you with relevant content that you requested, using information that you allow us to collect from you or that you provide to a social media provider with which your account is connected, such as information regarding your and your contacts’ respective locations;

– To contact you via email, SMS or otherwise for the purpose of informing you about new products, services or promotions offered by us (you can opt-out of such emails or SMS by sending an email to hi@appvenue.io);

– For internal operations, including troubleshooting problems, data analysis, testing, research, improvements to the Service, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other illegal activity;

– When we have a good faith belief that the law, any legal process, law enforcement, national security or issue of public importance requires disclosure;

– To protect and defend our rights or property (including to enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements); or

– In connection with a corporate transaction involving us, such as the purchase or sale of a business unit, an acquisition, merger, sale of assets, or other similar event.

Service Providers

In certain instances, we may have contracts with third parties to provide products and/or services in connection with the Service. In those cases, we may share your personal information with our third-party service providers, but only in connection with providing the services to you. For example, we may share your phone number or email with third party SMS and email providers to deliver the authentication SMS or email to you when you register. We contractually require that these third parties use your information solely to deliver SMS or email to you and to use appropriate security measures to protect your information. In addition, certain servers are owned and hosted by third party service providers. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third party service providers.

Security

Protecting user privacy and personal information is a top priority for us. We make substantial efforts to ensure the privacy of all personally identifiable information you provide to us. Access to all personally identifiable information is restricted to those employees, contractors, agents and third-party service providers who need to know that information in order to provide, operate, develop, maintain, support or improve the Service. We use password protection, access logs, and system monitoring to safeguard the confidentiality and security of all member information.

In addition, due to the inherent nature of the Internet and related technology, we do not guarantee the protection of information under our control against loss, misuse or alteration.

Notification of Changes

We reserve the right at our discretion to make changes to this Privacy Policy. You may review updates to our Privacy Policy at any time via links on our website. You agree to accept electronic communications and/or postings of a revised Privacy Policy on our website, and you agree that such electronic communications or postings constitute notice to you of the Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to modify this policy from time to time, so please review it frequently.If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you by publishing a revised Privacy Policy or by means of a notice on our website, or as required by law. You agree to review the Privacy Policy periodically so that you are aware of any modifications. You agree that your continued use of the Service after we publish a revised Privacy Policy or provide a notice on our website constitutes your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of the Privacy Policy, you should not use the Service.

Your rights‍

If you wish to use any of the rights described below, you may contact us at any time by emailing us at hi@appvenue.io. We process and answer your requests without undue delay and in any event within one month of our receipt of the request unless a longer period is required due to the complexity of the request. In this case, our response time can be up to three months in total as permitted by Article 12 of the GDPR.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at hi@appvenue.io. Any personally identifiable information provided in connection with inquiries related to this Privacy Policy will be used solely for the purpose of responding to the inquiry and consistent with our Privacy Policy.

Date

This privacy policy was posted on April 1, 2023.