Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy sets out how forawalk PC, Reg. No 000140189003000, a company duly incorporated and organized under the laws of Greece, having its registered address at Kallithea Municipality, 17671 Athens, Greece, collect, use and share information that we obtain as a result of your use of the forawalk application (“App”), forawalk.gr, our other applications and tools, and any related services (collectively “Services”). forawalk (“we,” and “us”) respects the privacy of its users and has developed this Privacy Policy to demonstrate its commitment to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect, how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when downloading, installing, and using our App. By using or accessing our App in any manner, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy, and you hereby consent that we will collect, use, and share your information in the following ways.

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

  1. General

We may collect information that can identify, contact, or locate you such as your name and email address (“personal information”) and other information that does not identify you. When you provide personal information through our App, the information may be sent to servers located in different countries around the world.

  1. Information you provide

In order to create an account (“Account”) and register as a user with forawalk, you will be asked to sign in using your Facebook login. If you do so, you authorize us to access certain Facebook account information, such as your public Facebook profile (consistent with your privacy settings in Facebook), gender, date of birth, current city, and photos. You will also be asked to allow forawalk to collect your location information from your device when you download or use our App. We may also use your information for statistical and marketing purposes. You will also be required to submit a valid email address in connection with the registration of your Account. Once you register, you will not be able to change your information, whereas your pet’s details such as name, sex, breed and sterilization options are fully customizable.

This information helps to verify and protect our Users. Registration Information such as your name and surname may be visible to the public on your profile page, as well as your Pet’s details.

Information may also be provided by corresponding with us (by email or chat, for instance), when you report a problem with the App, send feedback about the App or share data via any of the social media functions on our App or website. Although we do not usually read or monitor the messages sent or received by you via our App, we reserve the right to access and view such messages to detect any fraud or other illegal and undesirable user behavior, perform background checks on users or take any legally required actions. For instance, that may happen if we receive numerous complaints from the users on the content of the messages received from you.

Any data collected and/or stored by us may be used to provide and improve our Services, develop new products and Services, analyze your use and personalize the Services. We may also use your information for statistical and marketing purposes.

  1. Geolocation Information

We may collect and store your device’s geolocation information when your device settings are enabled to offer certain features to you, such as finding other Users in your area. We may also use your device’s geolocation information to personalize the App and make it easier for you to interact with other Users.

Use of cookies and other technologies to collect information.

We use various technologies to collect information from your computer and about your activities on our Service. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you use our Service or browse the Website and also allows us to improve the Service. In particular, we may use Identifier for Advertising (IDFA), Google Advertising ID or other similar technologies to track activity of the device you are using for advertising purposes. The detailed information on how we use cookies may be found in the section “Cookies and Use of Cookie Data” below.

Information collected automatically. We automatically collect information from your browser when you visit the Service. This information includes your IP address, your browser type and language, information about your device, history of using other applications, access location and times, information on other apps installed on your device, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us (see “Cookies” below), and the referring website address.

Cookies and Use of Cookie Data. When you visit our Service, we may assign your device one or more cookies to facilitate access to our Service and to personalize your online experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your online activity on the Service, such as the web pages you visit, the time and date of your visits, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on our Service. During your visits to other websites or online services where we advertise, we (or third parties) may use certain data collected on our Service to show you the type of forawalk advertisements likely to be of greater interest to you. Although you may not opt out of receiving online advertisements generally, you may stop targeted forawalk advertising during your visits to other websites and online services. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in or use some of the interactive features offered on our Service.

Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to help analyze how our users’ use the Service. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information such as how often our users visit the Service, what pages they visit, and what other sites they used prior to coming to the Service. We may use the information we get from Google Analytics to improve our Service or to send you promotional messages about our Services. Google Analytics collects the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit the Service, but not your name or other personally identifying information. We do not combine the information generated through the use of Google Analytics with any personally identifying information. Although Google Analytics plants a persistent Cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit the Service, the Cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to the Service is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

Information collected by third-parties. We may allow third-party partners, including our authorized service providers, analytics providers, advertising companies and ad networks, to use “cookies” and other similar technologies to collect information about how the Service, advertisements, and email are viewed and accessed. We do not provide any personal information to these third parties. This information allows us to learn more about how the Service is used and for them to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness. Our partners also may collect information about your online activities over time, on other devices, and on other websites or online services when they also use our partners’ services. When they provide such services, they are governed by their own privacy policies.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

General

We may use information that we collect about you to:

manage your account and provide you with customer support

perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, Service or content offered by others

communicate with you by email, push notification, and/or through other digital methods about products or services that may be of interest to you either from us other third parties

develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our Service and other websites and online services

detect and resolve any fraud or other illegal or undesirable user behavior

perform background checks on users and take other legally-required actions

manage our business

provide our advertisements to you when you visit other websites and online services; and

perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

How we protect your personal information

Your account is protected by a password for your privacy and security. If you access your account via a third party site or service, you may have additional or different sign-on protections via that third party site or service. You must prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password and/or other sign-on mechanism appropriately and limiting access to your computer or device and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.

We endeavor to protect the privacy of your account and other Personal Information we hold in our records, but unfortunately, we cannot guarantee complete security. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.

Data Storage

By using the App, you agree and acknowledge that forawalk is a global app operating through servers located in a number of countries around the world, including the United States. If you live in a country with data protection laws, the storage of your personal data may not provide you with the same protections as you enjoy in your country of residence. By submitting your personal information, you agree to the transfer of your personal information to, and storage and processing of your personal information in, any such countries and destinations.

Security & Third Parties

We will use commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information. However, we cannot be held liable for any loss of or disclosure of data or any losses or damages incurred due to errors in transmission or unauthorized or unlawful acts of third parties or your decision to disclose your personal information. Some actions you can take to help keep your data secure:

Make sure you log out of your Account after use as you never know who may stumble onto your Account.

Do not share your social media password with anyone else.

Change your social media password periodically.

Children’s privacy

Although our Service is a general audience Service, we restrict the use of our service to individuals age 18 and above. We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use personal information from children under the age of 18.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in the law, our data collection and use practices, the features of our Service, or advances in technology. When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the “last updated” date at the end of this Privacy Policy, which will be posted on the App under “Settings/About/The App” and also on forawalk.gr, and you should regularly check for the most recent version, which is the version that applies. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you of the changes by reasonable means, which could include notifications through the Services or via email. Please review the changes carefully. Your continued use of the Services following the posting of changes to this policy will mean you consent to and accept those changes. If you do not consent to such changes you can delete your account by following the instructions under Settings.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email to the following address:

contact@forawalk.gr

 

Effective date

Last updated on 26th of June 2017.