INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
How to contact us
Last updated on 26th of June 2017.