PRIVACY POLICY

This Application collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Policy Summary

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

  • Access to third party services' accounts Access to the Facebook account
    Permissions: About Me and Email
  • Access to the Twitter account
    Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service
  • Analytics
    Google Analytics
    Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data
  • Contacting the User
    Contact form
    Personal Data: email address, first name and last name
  • Hosting and backend infrastructure
    Amazon Web Services (AWS) and mLab
    Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service
  • Location-based interactions
    Non-continuous geolocation
    Personal Data: geographic position
  • Managing contacts and sending messages
    MailChimp
    Personal Data: email address
  • Platform services and hosting
    Squarespace
    Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service
  • Registration and Authentication
    Direct registration
    Personal Data: email address, first name, last name, password and username

Further information about Personal Data

  • Push notifications
    This Application may send push notifications to the User.
  • Access the address book
    This Application may request access to your address book.

Contact information

Owner and Data Controller
DATS APP LTD., 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ, United Kingdom
Owner contact email: ale@datsapp.com

Full policy

Owner and Data Controller
DATS APP LTD., 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ, United Kingdom
Owner contact email: ale@datsapp.com

Types of Data Collected
Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage Data, first name, last name, email address, username, password and geographic position.
Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection. The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Application.
All Data requested by this Application is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services. In cases where this Application specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without any consequences on the availability or the functioning of the service. Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.
Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by the owners of third-party services used by this Application serves the purpose of providing the service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.
Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and Place of Processing the Data
Methods of processing
The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

Place
The Data is processed at the Data Controller's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Retention time
The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.

The use of the collected Data
The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Access to third party services' accounts, Analytics, Contacting the User, Registration and authentication, Managing contacts and sending messages, Platform services and hosting, Hosting and backend infrastructure and Location-based interactions. The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

Facebook permissions asked by this Application
This Application may ask for some Facebook permissions allowing it to perform actions with the User's Facebook account and to retrieve information, including Personal Data, from it. This service allows this Application to connect with the User's account on the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook Inc. For more information about the following permissions, refer to the Facebook permissions documentation and to the Facebook privacy policy.
The permissions asked are the following:

Basic information
By default, this includes certain User’s Data such as id, name, picture, gender, and their locale. Certain connections of the User, such as the Friends, are also available. If the User has made more of their Data public, more information will be available.

About Me
Provides access to the 'About Me' section of the profile.

Email
Provides access to the User's primary email address.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data
Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

  • Access to third party services' accounts
    This type of service allows this Application to access Data from your account on a third party service and perform actions with it. These services are not activated automatically, but require explicit authorization by the User. Access to the Facebook account (This Application)
    This service allows this Application to connect with the User's account on the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc.
    Permissions asked: About Me and Email.
    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy
    Access to the Twitter account (Twitter, Inc.) This service allows this Application to connect with the User's account on the Twitter social network, provided by Twitter, Inc.
    Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy
     
  • Analytics
    The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior. Google Analytics (Google Inc.) Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
    Place of processing: US – Privacy PolicyOpt Out
     
  • Contacting the User
    Contact form (This Application) By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Application to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header. Personal Data collected: email address, first name and last name.
     
  • Hosting and backend infrastructure
    This type of service has the purpose of hosting data and files that enable this Application to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of this Application. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) (Amazon)
Amazon Web Services is a hosting and backend service provided by Amazon.com Inc.
Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: See the Amazon privacy policy –Privacy Policy

mLab (ObjectLabs Corporation)
mLab is a hosting and backend service provided by ObjectLabs Corporation. Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Location-based interactions
    Non-continuous geolocation (This Application) This Application may collect, use, and share User location Data in order to provide location-based services.
    Most browsers and devices provide tools to opt out from this feature by default. If explicit authorization has been provided, the User’s location data may be tracked by this Application. The geographic location of the User is determined in a manner that isn't continuous, either at the specific request of the User or when the User doesn't point out its current location in the appropriate field and allows the application to detect the position automatically.
    Personal Data collected: geographic position.
     
  • Managing contacts and sending messages
    This type of service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the User. These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

MailChimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC.)
MailChimp is an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC.
Personal Data collected: email address.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Platform services and hosting
    These services have the purpose of hosting and running key components of this Application, therefore allowing the provision of this Application from within a unified platform. Such platforms provide a wide range of tools to the Owner – e.g. analytics, user registration, commenting, database management, e-commerce, payment processing – that imply the collection and handling of Personal Data. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.
    Squarespace (Squarespace, Inc)"
    Squarespace is a platform provided by Squarespace, Inc. that allows the Owner to build, run and host this Application. Squarespace is highly customizable and can host websites from simple blogs to complex e-commerce platforms. Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
    Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy
     
  • Registration and authentication
    By registering or authenticating, Users allow this Application to identify them and give them access to dedicated services. Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services. In this case, this Application will be able to access some Data, stored by these third party services, for registration or identification purposes.
    Direct registration (This Application)
    The User registers by filling out the registration form and providing the Personal Data directly to this Application.
    Personal Data collected: email address, first name, last name, password and username.

Further information about Personal Data

  • Push notifications
    This Application may send push notifications to the User.
  • Access the address book
    This Application may request access to your address book.

Additional Information about Data Collection and Processing

Legal action
The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.
The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional Information about User's Personal Data
In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System Logs and Maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information Not Contained in this Policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The Rights of Users
Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above. This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

Information About This Privacy Policy
The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy, prepared starting from the modules provided by iubenda and hosted on iubenda's servers.

Definitions and Legal References
Personal Data (or Data)
Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.
Usage Data
Information collected automatically from this Application (or third-party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.
User
The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.
Data Subject
The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.
Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)
The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.
Data Controller (or Owner)
The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.
This Application
The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.
Cookies
Small piece of data stored in the User's device.
Legal information
Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies. This privacy policy relates solely to this Application.

Latest update: March 06, 2018
iubenda hosts this content and only collects the Personal Data strictly necessary for it to be provided