We collect both “Personal Information” and “Anonymous Information” about our Users. Personal Information means information that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, birthdate, and e-mail address, as well as any other information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing data or other information that can be used to identify or contact you. Anonymous Information means data that is not reasonably linked to your Personal Information. Anonymous Information is created by manipulating or removing the reasonable link to personal identifiers. It includes passively collected information about your activities on the Application, such as usage data, to the extent that information is not linked to your Personal Information. As used herein, the term “Information” means both Personal Information and Anonymous Information.
Account and Profile Information: We may collect Information from you, such as your name, birthdate, and email, as well as any other information that could be used to identify or contact you (like Gmail or Apple IDs) and Application passwords, when you are requested and provide this Information in the Application, including when you register and create an account for the Application’s Services (your “App Account”), as required to use the Application.
Feedback Information: If you provide us feedback or contact us via e-mail through the Application, we will collect your name and email address, as well as any other content included in the e-mail, in order to send you a reply. Feedback or questions regarding support on the Application can be sent to email@example.com.
Geo-location Information (such as IP address, browser information or mobile GPS Information)
We may also collect other Personal Information at other points in our Services that state that Personal Information is being collected, such as requests for your e-mail made through the Services.
To make the Services more useful to you, the Services use technology to automatically collect certain Information, including but not limited to:
Usage details: The Services may automatically collect certain details of your access to and use of the Services, including traffic data, engagement with advertisements, clickstream information (which is the recording of the parts of the screen or Application that you click on), and date and time of usage/visit.
Device information: The Services may collect Information about your mobile device, including the unique advertising identifier (Ad ID) of the device, IP address, operating system, browser type, domain type, mobile network information, the device’s manufacturer and model information and a list of the applications on the device.
Our Application does not allow Third Parties to collect your Information while using the Application, but should you engage in links, ads, or other items on the Application that takes you to another application or website, Third Parties may collect other Information about you outside of the Application, such as your online activities over time and across different websites and applications. BCN is not responsible for the information collected directly by the Third Parties or their privacy policies or practices.
In general, Information you submit to us or that is collected by us in connection with the Application or the Services is used either to respond to requests that you make, or to aid us in serving you better. We may use your Information in the following ways:
To provide you with the Application and the Services.
Fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
To share with Third Parties and direct certain advertisements and content to you so that you are more likely to see advertisements and content that are relevant to you (see “About Our Ads” below).
To facilitate the creation of and secure your App Account on the Application and recognize you when you use the Application.
To notify you when Application updates are available, and of changes to the Application or Services.
To analyze use of the Application.
To monitor the Application and the Services for fraud, abuse or violations of the BCN Terms and Conditions.
To improve and deliver a better and more personalized experience through the Application.
We reserve the right to use Anonymous Information for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Information to Third Parties in our sole discretion. We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by removing or manipulating information that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We use Anonymous Information to analyze usage patterns of the Application and to enhance the content of our Services and improve the Application.
We may share your Information with the Third Parties in order to direct certain advertisements and content to you so that you are more likely to see advertisements and content that are relevant to you. See also “About Our Ads” below.
We share your Information for any other purpose disclosed by us at the time you provide the Information.
We may use or disclose Anonymous Information without restriction.
In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), the Application is not directed or targeted at any individuals under 13 years of age, and the Application does not knowingly collect Personal Information from such individuals. No one under age 13 may provide any Personal Information to BCN. If we later obtain actual knowledge that a User is under 13 years of age, we will take steps to remove that User's Personal Information from our systems and delete the Account. If you are the parent or guardian of a child whom you believe has disclosed Personal Information to us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may delete and remove such information from our systems.
BCN adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising (DAA Self-Regulatory Principles).
You have a choice about receiving interest-based ads and content. See “Opting Out” below.
We understand that you may not wish to have your Information collected and used to receive interest-based ads or content on the Application. You may prevent your device’s Ad ID from being collected by changing the related settings on your device. On iOS, you may find and edit this setting on the Settings application on your device. Through Android, this setting can be accessing through the Google Settings application, selecting the Application, and opting out of collection of Ad ID. Doing so may also affect your experience with the Services.
You can change or delete your profile or App Account Information in the App by editing it or by contacting us directly at email@example.com. However, please note that we may be required to maintain certain Personal Information, or to maintain certain Personal Information for a period of time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements. When we delete any information, it will be deleted from our active database, but may remain in our archives. We may retain your information for fraud detection or similar purposes. Note that if we have already disclosed some of your Personal Information to third parties, we cannot access that Personal Information any longer and cannot compel the deletion or modification of any such information by the parties to whom we have made those disclosures.
We take reasonable security safeguards such as firewalls, data encryption, authorization controls, and other security measures to protect you against such risks as loss or unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure of Personal Information.
You should not provide your App Account information to unauthorized parties. You are encouraged to protect your mobile device and passwords against unauthorized access.
We may send you e-mails to promote the use of the Services. When you receive those e-mails, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further communications from us and you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the e-mail you receive, by terminating your App Account or by contacting us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
These choices do not apply to the display of online advertising or the receipt of mandatory service communications that are considered part of the Services, which you may receive periodically unless you close your App Account.
Please note that if you take steps to block cookies, doing so may impact the Services or prevent certain elements of the Services from functioning.
The Application offers you the ability to register and login using your third-party social media account details (like your Facebook, Twitter or other social media account logins). If you choose to do register this way, we will receive certain profile information about you from your social media provider. The profile information we receive may vary depending on the social media provider, but will often include your name, email address, friends list, profile picture, birth date, and other information you may choose to make public.